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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
jamesandronicos
jamesandronicos
24 September 2011

James Andronicos - Which is the best range hoods website

James Andronicos - Which is the best range hoods website

This is James Andronicos. I am in need of range hoods for my kitchen. Can someone here suggest me the best website online for the same? Or any alternate? Thanks, James Andronicos

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jamesandronicos
Sep 24, 2011 6:44 pm
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jaeger LeCoultre
19 September 2011

Does a fully integrated dishwasher need a handle???

Does a fully integrated dishwasher need a handle???

I've seen fully integrated dishwashers attached on handleless doors with grooves/grips and they can be quite hard to open. Unless the handle less door has a good and deep…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Sep 19, 2011 5:07 pm
Abrielle.Samson
Abrielle.Samson
14 September 2011

Kitchen Appliances- Convotherm Oven

Kitchen Appliances- Convotherm Oven

Been having this dilemma a year ago for my cafe. :) I've got a convotherm Gas Combi Oven, yes, its great for seafood as well as vegies. I got mine at: acecater com…

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Abrielle.Samson
Sep 14, 2011 3:02 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
8 September 2011

stainless rangehood chimney/flue

stainless rangehood chimney/flue

I usually have a stainless steel company make them up if they are not long enough. Take your measurements to a SS fabricator and get a quote.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 08, 2011 12:31 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
kmcgreg
kmcgreg
29 August 2011

Comments on Appliances?

Comments on Appliances?

Thanks for the comments and help. The fisher and paykal oven is 104 liter capacity ...the web site has a mistake on the double oven page and the capacity refers to a…

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kmcgreg
Aug 29, 2011 10:31 pm
portas1971
portas1971
26 August 2011

Fridge for Entertainment Room

Fridge for Entertainment Room

Sorry for late reply. Each side by side on mine have separate leads. From memory, leads come out from approx the middle of each one. Water supply for ice maker one mine is…

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portas1971
Aug 26, 2011 1:03 pm
boiselfish
boiselfish
25 August 2011

Canopy rangehood ducting through wall

Canopy rangehood ducting through wall

It's quite simple. We have ours vented outside. Our ducting goes through our roof/floor cavity to an external vent. We have a double story house. We had to pay for it to…

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boiselfish
Aug 25, 2011 12:25 pm
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
23 August 2011

What cooktop/oven do you have?

What cooktop/oven do you have?

Actually we ended up changing our oven to the HBA43B250A as it has a triple glazed door which is the minimum we wanted.

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chrisandkate
Aug 23, 2011 9:35 am
kiwi
kiwi
21 August 2011

Baumatic Appliances

Baumatic Appliances

see the 'dishwasher thread' re baumatic viewtopic.php?f=16&t=50341&p=771476#p771476 we had a 45 cms baumatic dishwasher..useless. we have a ceramic hob and round hood…

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kiwi
Aug 21, 2011 6:24 am
kiwi
gam
gam
20 August 2011

My Baumatic oven- did I get a lemon or is the quality poor?

My Baumatic oven- did I get a lemon or is the quality poor?

Not a Lemon, just a typical Baumatic piece of rubbish. I have also unfortunaltely ahd one and it was the worst oven I have ever used. After the door falling off twice,…

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gam
Aug 20, 2011 8:55 pm
gam
gam
20 August 2011

Advice on kitchen appliances

Advice on kitchen appliances

I can't begin to tell you the problems I have had with Baumatic Rangehood, Dishwasher and Oven. I suggest you look at some better quality brands, even our rangehood has…

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gam
Aug 20, 2011 8:54 pm
gam
gam
20 August 2011

Baumatic Duel Fuel Upright Cookers

Baumatic Duel Fuel Upright Cookers

Stay away from Baumatic. Worst oven I have ever used. After the door falling off twice, handle coming off twice, inside racks coming loose on no less than 12 occasions in…

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gam
Aug 20, 2011 8:49 pm
appliance guru
appliance guru
19 August 2011

Should I get this Ilve 90cm cooktop?bargain price

Should I get this Ilve 90cm cooktop?bargain price

Hi Guys, Problem here is your comparing units which are not at the same level (Eg Technika is a very basic/cheap built brand - Cant compare this to Ilve (Handmade in…

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appliance guru
Aug 19, 2011 3:20 pm
bristow
bristow
18 August 2011

Ikea appliances

Ikea appliances

Thanks for your replies. The range hoods listed in the Ikea catalog have an extraction rate of between 380 and 630 cubic metres per hour; nothing like the above mentioned…

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bristow
Aug 18, 2011 4:51 pm
Pepsi_Drinker
Pepsi_Drinker
18 August 2011

Is a Range Hood neccesary?

Is a Range Hood neccesary?
1, 2

......we also have a alfresco area with a built in BBQ which is semi covered/enclosed so we also have a beautiful outdoor rangehood above the…

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Pepsi_Drinker
Aug 18, 2011 12:35 am
Pepsi_Drinker
Darren Stewart
Darren Stewart
15 August 2011

Where's your toaster?

Where's your toaster?
1, 2, 3

I often found people had their daggy ones in an appliance cupboard, the ones with the tambour tec roller doors were good and an easy install ( got it down to 20 mins, I…

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Darren Stewart
Aug 15, 2011 6:14 pm
OptimiseNow
OptimiseNow
8 August 2011

Ilve Freestanding stove/oven P90mp

Ilve Freestanding stove/oven P90mp

Hello Amazing Grace, If your planning to buy a new one, go here http://www.burnsferrall.co.nz , they sell at an affordable price with long lasting quality, they also…

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OptimiseNow
Aug 08, 2011 4:11 pm
How Hard Can it Be
How Hard Can it Be
8 August 2011

Rangehood extraction into ceiling - question

Rangehood extraction into ceiling - question

Well there seems to be some conflicting advice out there. I've listed on my 'defects' report just in case. I'll let you know outcome when the Building Commission come…

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How Hard Can it Be
Aug 08, 2011 1:52 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
1 August 2011

Gas Cooktops (900mm vs 750mm)

Gas Cooktops (900mm vs 750mm)

I put a 750 gas cooktop into my wifes parents house and have used it a number of times and love it. The large wok burner is on the outside which is perfect. It allows for…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 01, 2011 1:21 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
andrean140
andrean140
31 July 2011

Ariston Gas Cooktop Flame Height Seems too Low

Ariston Gas Cooktop Flame Height Seems too Low

I have recently renovated my kitchen and went with an Ariston gas cooktop PG 960 MST GH. I absolutely love the layout of this cooktop but am finding that the flame-height…

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andrean140
Jul 31, 2011 3:37 pm

No rangehood? How well does this work?

No rangehood? How well does this work?

I lived in an appartment with no rangehood. It was horrible! The kitchen was all light and airy with huge windows but the amount of grime on…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 27, 2011 4:09 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
kyton
kyton
21 July 2011

Refridgerator Drawers in Kitchen? Cool Drawer Fischer Payka?

Refridgerator Drawers in Kitchen? Cool Drawer Fischer Payka?

There is no way they would be big enough for our family - 2 adults & 3 kids. We actually have 2 normal fridges side by side LOL. We are considering one of the drawer…

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kyton
Jul 21, 2011 2:13 pm
kyton

Who installs rangehood ? plumber or electrician ??

Who installs rangehood ? plumber or electrician ??

My place is a two-storey unit. The plan is to duct it out. I think will require duct out thru brick wall :? which is why I am unsure whose job this is…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 19, 2011 6:50 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
B STAR
B STAR
16 July 2011

Electrical requirements for new kitchen appliances - help!

Electrical requirements for new kitchen appliances - help!

I have the same concern about single-phase here in regional Vic. We have invested in "power hungry" appliances such as a Pyrolytic Oven, Induction…

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B STAR
Jul 16, 2011 10:40 pm
Emily13
Emily13
13 July 2011

Kitchen appliance packages- Inner Melb

Kitchen appliance packages- Inner Melb

kitchen appliances to support a good food. The use of kitchen appliances can right a head or a part-time professional chef to cook food of your choice. Prepare a meal…

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Emily13
Jul 13, 2011 4:18 pm
Melrich
Melrich
13 July 2011

kitchen appliances - what do you like/dislike?

kitchen appliances - what do you like/dislike?

Seimens own Bosch (and Neff). The Seimens brand is the premium brand, Bosch is the budget brand. We have Seimens oven, microwave and cooktop. All very good stuff, we were…

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Melrich
Jul 13, 2011 8:57 am
pearl
pearl
10 July 2011

Rangehood flue to be cut down slightly

Rangehood flue to be cut down slightly

We are in the SouthWest so I dont think you will be able to help. Thanks anyway. Still waiting for the new flue to arrive.

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pearl
Jul 10, 2011 7:46 pm
Supergran
Supergran
2 July 2011

Blanco Freestanding Oven - Model No FD9045WX

Blanco Freestanding Oven - Model No FD9045WX

Hi Snoofie, Sounds like a good idea. ::wink:: Yes, I have tried googling it and all I can get is the manual which already comes with the stove and is mainly about…

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Supergran
Jul 02, 2011 7:16 am
RenoBliss
RenoBliss
1 July 2011

Burnt stove top

Burnt stove top

Thanks for the tips! I have some gumption here so I'll try a bit of that first, but I'll keep the ceramic cleaner in mind. Thanks to you both :D

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RenoBliss
Jul 01, 2011 9:04 am
Phillshz
Phillshz
28 June 2011

Recommend me a dishwasher please

Recommend me a dishwasher please

Ive been using mine for a few weeks now and really do love it. It is whisper quiet, cleans really well and everything comes out…

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Phillshz
Jun 28, 2011 3:33 pm
Sir Snagger
Sir Snagger
27 June 2011

Dishwasher opinions

Dishwasher opinions

Have you googled it ::lol:: I googled all the dishwashers noise levels because ours sits right next to the living area. Anyway, too late for you :D I'm…

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Sir Snagger
Jun 27, 2011 8:28 pm
Sir Snagger
Evelin
Evelin
24 June 2011

AEG Induction Cooktop

AEG Induction Cooktop

AEG is better than Electrolux. I believe, the induction cooktop must be an older model (can't find it on the website). The oven is ok if 51l is enough for you. With the…

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Evelin
Jun 24, 2011 11:46 pm
BornFree
BornFree
23 June 2011

Standalone Cooker Recommendations

Standalone Cooker Recommendations

We put a 90cm duel fuel Ilve in our last kitchen and love love loved it!! I too would kill for a Wolf in our new kitchen but sadly the little…

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BornFree
Jun 23, 2011 1:32 pm
mel_mox
mel_mox
20 June 2011

Recommendations for an oven and stove

Recommendations for an oven and stove

Bosch. Used their appliances when I renovated my kitchen a few yrs ago. Funnily enough the only thing I miss from my old house lol

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mel_mox
Jun 20, 2011 10:39 pm
Rod12
Rod12
17 June 2011

Rangehood Size

Rangehood Size

Great and thanks so much. The rangehood would be completely hidden inside the chimney and the smaller size is easier for our builder to work with too. We intend to put…

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Rod12
Jun 17, 2011 6:10 pm
mtchairs
mtchairs
13 June 2011

Omega Induction Cooktops

Omega Induction Cooktops

Hi, I'm considering one of the Omega Induction Cooktops for my new kitchen. Choice recommended the OI64BB model and there is also the cheaper ICT1BB model. Does anyone…

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mtchairs
Jun 13, 2011 9:58 am
Theresa
Theresa
12 June 2011

Microwave/Steam Oven

Microwave/Steam Oven

Wow, that sounds cheap. When I looked, I found that the steam ovens (only) started from $3000. I was looking at the European brands.

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Theresa
Jun 12, 2011 9:29 pm
Theresa
Abby
Abby
9 June 2011

Induction cook top to range hood relationship

Induction cook top to range hood relationship

That doesn't make sense to me. I had a Bosch induction cooktop and just had a pull out exhaust from the cupboard. I didn't have any problems with it.

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Abby
Jun 09, 2011 9:42 am
Strumer
Strumer
7 June 2011

Undercupboard rangehoods

Undercupboard rangehoods

There is no law stating…

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Strumer
Jun 07, 2011 12:55 pm
Strumer

Separate piece here

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suh
May 31, 2011 7:31 pm
suh
ashilleong
ashilleong
28 May 2011

Rangehood for raked ceiling??

Rangehood for raked ceiling??

I'm having trouble linking images, but this house has a raked ceiling and they have a side exhaust built into the bit sticking out of the bench.

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ashilleong
May 28, 2011 9:28 am
ashilleong

I just spoke with the cabinet maker, he said they make it stick out 20mm because it is vinyl wrap kitchen and if it is flush, the heat will damage…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 28, 2011 7:56 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
pgfireplaces
pgfireplaces
20 May 2011

Retro Stove?

Retro Stove?

Sorry, i don't have any idea on that. give some more idea.

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pgfireplaces
May 20, 2011 9:01 pm
Melrich
Melrich
19 May 2011

Newbie to appliances

Newbie to appliances

We would be looking at the Isodrive in the Schweigen, and the twin motor in the Qasair; I gather the Qasair might have the better draw, especially as we will…

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Melrich
May 19, 2011 8:40 am
edscl
edscl
17 May 2011

Custom built fridge

Custom built fridge

what a great idea, thanks for the info

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edscl
May 17, 2011 11:50 pm
edscl
kyton
kyton
12 May 2011

Built in or freestanding oven

Built in or freestanding oven

There are heaps of threads on this topic. Search is your best friend. We have a freestanding - snugly in between two lots of benches / drawers. No problems with mess so…

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kyton
May 12, 2011 2:41 pm
kyton


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