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gunny
gunny
22 August 2012

The Appliances We've Chosen and Why

The Appliances We've Chosen and Why

How much does it cost to get a normal double bowl sink on 40mm ceaserstone replaced by a similar size undermount double bowl sink? Any brand will do. I have a Blanco Tipo…

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gunny
Aug 22, 2012 9:47 pm
Heytherek
Heytherek
20 August 2012

Rain drop noise in Robinhood rangehood

Rain drop noise in Robinhood rangehood

Hi, We remain puzzled about noises we get coming down our rangehood that is vented to the outside in our kitchen in our new house. Every time it rains we hear a ping…

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Heytherek
Aug 20, 2012 7:30 am
kyton
kyton
14 August 2012

Falcon Ovens

Falcon Ovens

I have the Falcon Toledo 1100mm I think it is called. Had it for almost 3 years - so far I love it. The ovens aren't massive - but I just make sure I stick to pans less…

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kyton
Aug 14, 2012 2:05 pm
kyton
Laila
Laila
11 August 2012

Buy now or wait?

Buy now or wait?

We ordered ours but didn't get them delivered for about 6 weeks, I'm not sure about the warranty thing, one of them was payment on delivery but the others we might have…

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Laila
Aug 11, 2012 5:08 pm
Laila
Laila
11 August 2012

Storage for appliances

Storage for appliances

We have one siimular to steph's however it's just on half of it so has one bi-fold door. The bottom level has a pull out shelf on tracks that holds our coffee machine…

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Laila
Aug 11, 2012 5:00 pm
doczim
doczim
3 August 2012

Undermount rangehoods

Undermount rangehoods
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Wow great thread and info from all especially appliance guru. I will be doing some more research on these brands and now I know about gross and nett extraction rates won't…

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doczim
Aug 03, 2012 7:38 am
tamz026
tamz026
2 August 2012

Best gas freestanding oven for under $3k?

Best gas freestanding oven for under $3k?

I'll be glad when I've decided so I can start pricing. So much variation in pricing and I'd be guttered if I paid a arm & a leg for an item for it be dramatically reduced…

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tamz026
Aug 02, 2012 3:26 pm
tamz026
tamz026
28 July 2012

Gas wall oven

Gas wall oven

After a little more looking around i have come up with a GLEM Gas 60cm built in fan assisted oven. I love the look of this to! Glem gas also have another range called…

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tamz026
Jul 28, 2012 3:18 pm
MattyT
MattyT
25 July 2012

Kitchen Appliances

Kitchen Appliances

I'd go with the Bosch, you'll find the small premium over the westinghouse is worth it. The reviews of their stuff is usually pretty good. I remember someone told me…

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MattyT
Jul 25, 2012 10:24 am
PHL
PHL
23 July 2012

Island cooktops/rangehoods?

Island cooktops/rangehoods?

Ceilings are 2450mm, single story. It is mounted on a bulkhead, mainly to conceal lighting, but also to minimise the length of the metal duct cover. We have the rangehood…

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PHL
Jul 23, 2012 12:30 pm
bernieb1978
bernieb1978
15 June 2012

900 range hood/cooktop with 600 oven - Okay?

900 range hood/cooktop with 600 oven - Okay?

Hi there, I know your post is over a year old but we are renovating our kitchen and I want to do the same as you (900 cooktop with a 600 underbench oven underneath) and I…

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bernieb1978
Jun 15, 2012 12:50 am
PHL
PHL
8 June 2012

Steam Ovens ??

Steam Ovens ??

We have the V-Zug XSL Combi-steam, and are loving it! Steaming veges works surprisingly well, much better than I expected. Personally we haven't used the built in recipes…

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509
PHL
Jun 08, 2012 8:25 pm
Abby
Abby
1 June 2012

Kitchen appliance clueless

Kitchen appliance clueless

I had Bosch oven, induction hot plate and range hood in my last build. Didn't have a problem in six years and also have them this time.

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Abby
Jun 01, 2012 3:49 am
paguatao
paguatao
21 May 2012

Kitchen Appliances - Oven / Cooktop

Kitchen Appliances - Oven / Cooktop

We went with Baumatic when we did a kitchen reno and have major regrets. The ignition switch started ticking after 6 months ... apparently due to water/liquid either…

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paguatao
May 21, 2012 6:10 am
paulw11
paulw11
9 May 2012

Advice re sink, tap, dishwasher and rangehood

Advice re sink, tap, dishwasher and rangehood

Hi We chose Bosch for the dishwasher as we had one in our previous house - very quiet and they seem to be reliable. For the range hood we went with Schweigen because we…

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paulw11
May 09, 2012 9:36 am
gesinta7
gesinta7
2 May 2012

Problems with Ilve stoves

Problems with Ilve stoves

I have to agree with you there !! I'm so happy with mine that when we build later on in the year, i'm taking it with me !!! Good luck, and let me know what you think ::smile::

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gesinta7
May 02, 2012 8:16 pm
Royster
Royster
25 April 2012

New 900 Freestanding oven

New 900 Freestanding oven

In the process of renovating our kitchen, & are now in a quandry as to which oven to purchase ? Have $2-3K to spend, but every salesman, preview, friend has a different…

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Royster
Apr 25, 2012 2:40 pm
PHL
PHL
9 April 2012

Miele or Neff cooking appliances?

Miele or Neff cooking appliances?

For induction, we have been very happy with the Siemens (same parent company, different import channel, with Siemens above Neff, and Bosch below Neff). A cousin has the…

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PHL
Apr 09, 2012 10:54 pm
whikey
whikey
5 April 2012

About home appliances

About home appliances

Dont go to Winnings either.... Never had an issue with Good Guys or Harvey Norman...over 70% of my goods were faulty from Winnings....took 3 weeks to finalise the delivery!!!

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whikey
Apr 05, 2012 10:33 pm
ESB
ESB
14 March 2012

evoline and Blum

evoline and Blum

We don't have any corner cupboards at all ... I don't like corner cupboards .. lol. I haven't got the plate stackers either, I did look at them but was only worried…

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ESB
Mar 14, 2012 5:59 pm
ESB
Liliana
Liliana
10 March 2012

Chesterville/CV brand from Prestige Appliances?

Chesterville/CV brand from Prestige Appliances?

I have just been looking at these as well and can't find any information about them on the web. Did you end up using this brand?

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Liliana
Mar 10, 2012 3:46 pm
deathgod
deathgod
3 March 2012

Range hood help

Range hood help

Hey guys When we reno-ed the kitchen, we added a Highland Rangehood BHH9027G. It set us back $1500, and never seems to work. It is very noisy, and doesn't seem to suck up…

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deathgod
Mar 03, 2012 11:23 am
kek
kek
2 March 2012

Appliance choices - Reliability

Appliance choices - Reliability

I agree that some online research is required - Product Review, Whirlpool forums or even Choice (it may be worth paying for a report). For what it's worth, we recently…

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kek
Mar 02, 2012 4:35 pm
kek
wtam
wtam
29 February 2012

Westinghouse Builders Pack $999 (cook-top, oven & rangehood)

Westinghouse Builders Pack $999 (cook-top, oven & rangehood)

I am renovating the kitchen for investment property and looking for kitchen appliances. Westinghouse builders pack cost $999. It includes Fan Forced Electric…

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wtam
Feb 29, 2012 4:04 pm
PHL
PHL
27 February 2012

Looking for inside dimensions of Miele DGC 5080 Combi steam

Looking for inside dimensions of Miele DGC 5080 Combi steam

Not sure if you can get the V-Zug in the US, but their medium sized Combi steam is about the same size as the Miele, but no need for plumbing as the manage to finish dry.

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PHL
Feb 27, 2012 10:10 pm
askchris
askchris
27 February 2012

Rangehood suitable for induction cooktop?

Rangehood suitable for induction cooktop?

There is a good article on the Qasair webpage under condensation. http://www.qasair.com.au/tech_information_17.html. It helps explain why induction cooktops cause some…

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askchris
Feb 27, 2012 6:28 pm
andy the pm
andy the pm
22 February 2012

Help!!! Integrated dishwasher nightmare…

Help!!! Integrated dishwasher nightmare…

thanks for sharing you can check the solution of your problem at this link : it has worked for me hope it will work you tooo.

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andy the pm
Feb 22, 2012 12:00 pm
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
14 February 2012

What Rangehood near a large window?

What Rangehood near a large window?

I like the Schweigen vs others because the canopy designs appeal to me a little more. The one we got is very simple and low profile so it just looks like every other…

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chrisandkate
Feb 14, 2012 7:56 am
delatite13
delatite13
8 February 2012

Neff gas cooktop - any recommendations/concerns

Neff gas cooktop - any recommendations/concerns

You may want to consider a Smeg PSA 906. Similar wok value at 18.6 Mj and can be found for around the $1950 mark

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delatite13
Feb 08, 2012 7:52 pm
delatite13
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carolynp
Jan 21, 2012 10:41 pm
PHL
PHL
13 January 2012

Kitchen sink mixer with pull out vegie spray

Kitchen sink mixer with pull out vegie spray

The part about the leak was also my concern, so I elected to spend more on a pull out. We are getting the Hansgrohe but Hansa is also an excellent brand.

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710
PHL
Jan 13, 2012 9:47 pm
llow
llow
8 January 2012

No Fridge in the Kitchen???? Would you do this?

No Fridge in the Kitchen???? Would you do this?
1, 2

Hi We are building the majestic 35 with Wisdom Homes. It comes with a very large pantry space. We will fit out the pantry ourselves after…

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llow
Jan 08, 2012 3:00 pm
kexkez
kexkez
3 January 2012

Can I cope without Gas?

Can I cope without Gas?

ceramic scratches! Even when you are being careful. Perhaps worse to look at because we have a black ceramic top. I am very disappointed at how much and wish I'd just…

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kexkez
Jan 03, 2012 6:26 pm
kexkez
* jas *
* jas *
24 December 2011

Dishwasher - built under or free standing

Dishwasher - built under or free standing

In our old house we had a Bosch that we bought to fit the spot, not fixed just slide in and out but it was too tall so we took the removable top off so it would fit. In…

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* jas *
Dec 24, 2011 10:10 pm
PHL
PHL
8 December 2011

Miele, Siemmens & AEG - steam oven or convection or buy 2!

Miele, Siemmens & AEG - steam oven or convection or buy 2!

In the same boat, and ended up with the V-Zug XLS combi-steam and their normal pyro oven; that way we hope to use mainly the combi-steam (45L), but when we need more…

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PHL
Dec 08, 2011 3:46 pm
delatite13
delatite13
3 December 2011

St George Cooktops

St George Cooktops

Is there anyone out there who knows anything about StGeorge Appliances ???

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delatite13
Dec 03, 2011 8:50 pm
delatite13
appliance guru
appliance guru
30 November 2011

Flush mount cooktop

Flush mount cooktop
1, 2

Installation if very much the key to stone. I would also keep in mind that inset barazza sinks will have scracthes around the surround. Also if when splash water or…

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appliance guru
Nov 30, 2011 10:10 am
paulw11
paulw11
29 November 2011

I need help picking a dishwasher!!!

I need help picking a dishwasher!!!

Hi everyone In the end I was able to get another $50 off the Bosch so I stuck with what I know. Paul

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paulw11
Nov 29, 2011 8:14 pm
Leni_82
Leni_82
24 November 2011

for those with induction cooktops

for those with induction cooktops
1, 2

I have de deitrich induction top. I've only just begun using it, but I am loving it already!

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Leni_82
Nov 24, 2011 8:32 pm
Gmick
Gmick
1 November 2011

Advice on appliances: Blanco oven and AEG cooktop

Advice on appliances: Blanco oven and AEG cooktop

I have a blanco oven, 600mm and I hate it. First thing is if the power goes out I need to reset the clock, I dont…

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Gmick
Nov 01, 2011 10:50 am
PHL
PHL
28 October 2011

Siemens or Miele

Siemens or Miele

We were told with the combo-steam, we are unlikely to need the microwave as well, so ended up with the XL Combi-Steam, and the simpler pyro oven, as we didn't think we…

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PHL
Oct 28, 2011 5:42 am
PHL
PHL
27 October 2011

telescopic runners vs normal pull-out racks

telescopic runners vs normal pull-out racks

Not all telescopic runners come put the full distance so check to make sure yours does before you buy.

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PHL
Oct 27, 2011 6:34 am
HappyCamper_au
HappyCamper_au
24 October 2011

Style Gurus: Canopy or Undercabinet Rangehood?

Style Gurus: Canopy or Undercabinet Rangehood?

I have an undermount rangehood ducted through the exterior wall via 125mm tubing and vent. As has already been said you do lose some cupboard space but if you have a…

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HappyCamper_au
Oct 24, 2011 5:57 pm
Laila
Laila
24 October 2011

Damaged induction cooktop

Damaged induction cooktop

Ok this is what happened. I wrote a letter of complaint to Ilve, regarding the **** house packaging, blah, blah and told them that I will take…

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Laila
Oct 24, 2011 11:52 am
PHL
PHL
19 October 2011

Gas Verses Induction

Gas Verses Induction
1, 2

63A! Wow! I think mine does about 30A for a 4 hob setup. We are…

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PHL
Oct 19, 2011 11:16 am
renomart
renomart
16 October 2011

Electric cooktop and retractable rangehood - good brands?

Electric cooktop and retractable rangehood - good brands?

One suggestion... Get a rangehood that is bigger than the cooktop. I.e, a 900mm wide rangehood above a 60mm wide cooktop.

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renomart
Oct 16, 2011 6:15 pm
renomart
PHL
PHL
8 October 2011

More Silent Rangehood options

More Silent Rangehood options

For anyone interested, The Klasse brand are not available at any discount, which makes the Schweigen even better value. Klasse are on…

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PHL
Oct 08, 2011 6:16 pm
Amadio
Amadio
1 October 2011

Ascot Oven - anyone here have one? thoughts?

Ascot Oven - anyone here have one? thoughts?

Ring a couple of appliance repair guys in your area (the ones that you would probably ring to fix something once it's out of warranty) and ask their opinion on the best…

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Amadio
Oct 01, 2011 5:50 pm


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