Ovens and cooktops
Narrow down on the oven features that you'll actually use.
We got a very impressive pitch about an oven that had 100's of automatic cooking modes. Not only was it…
Slide Out Cooktops
Hi, I have a very small kitchen which was updated about 8 years agao however it has little benchtop space, I do remember many years ago that you could get slideout…
Nov 28, 2010 4:16 pm
bosch vs miele vs smeg
Vote 1 Bosch here.
A friend has a 7 month old Smeg freestander thats has cracked 2 door glasses and the 3rd time the door bent!!!
Whole front had to be replaced. Smeg…
Microwave - Built-in vs normal
Wouldn't you have to be really careful with microwaves that have vents on the side. Mine has them on the side and the top and it is supposed to have 7cm clearence at the…
I was just on the phone to mum and she said she realised it was working for the 3 weeks before she moved as she got rid of her old fridge and used it then. freezer was…
Westinghouse or Blanco Appliances?
we're all Blanco over here!
oven x 2, dishwasher, microwave, etc etc.
I love em', but that's only because before this home I'd only ever rented and had crap!
Rangehood recommendation needed
There is "quiet" and there is "is that rangehood even on?"
Miele, Ilve, some Bosch and other more premium brands will offer…
Dec 27, 2010 2:24 am
Delonghi Oven freestanding 90cm de926gwf
Hi I'm wanting to buy a Delonghi de926gwf double door 90cm freestanding oven, But was not sure on the product or the brand, and can't find any reviews Does anyone have…
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If anyone is on the lookout for a new dishwasher I would like to recommend the ASKO to you…
Dec 30, 2010 11:59 am
Agree with garden lover - especially if you have white cupboards. ( we don't now but will do when we next build) We have eveything above the bench ss atm ( microwave/wall…
Jan 07, 2011 4:29 pm
Oven Electrical Oven
Update on progress of changing faulty oven. Supplier to house gave a refund for this faulty Damani plugin oven. Service and understanding of my concerns was excellent.…
Jan 08, 2011 12:33 pm
Corner cooktop & rangehood
Just curious why you're putting it in the corner?
Mainly to save on bench space and the only side we can really have our cooktop on seems…
Thankyou ...yes, think I'm going the Schweigems price wise not too much difference. The thing I like is the fact the motor is in/outside roof hence very quiet
neff induction cooktops
I currently have an electric cooktop which is near its end of life. Do you know how easy it would be to replace this with an induction cooktop? Is there any installation…
Jan 17, 2011 1:09 pm
Wall Oven isolation required?
Help me too please. I have moved into my new house 2 months ago minus the Ilve induction 90cm cooktop because the electrician has just realised that it draws 10,8kw. He…
Kitchen appliances you chose
I tried looking for alternative ovens etc. We got a 900cm freestanding oven which can easily be replaced. To be honest I have done lots of baking and must say I haven't…
Jan 28, 2011 10:32 am
ranghood is ok
after spending a lot of money they will do something similar
Where is your rangehood duct routed to?
Where are you located?
The plumbers I use here in Brisbane all do rangehood ducting...I could put you onto one if you are here.
Again in Qld, we even have these guys
Change Elect stove to gas
Removal of electric stove:
Get the electrician to do the following:
-Disconnect the wiring from the switchboard to the stove and ensure it gets…
Feb 08, 2011 6:59 pm
Good Gas Ovens
Thanks for your advice Pippi,I will keep that in mind...
Depth of Fridge
but remember everyone that you need to have some space between back wall and fridge for ventilation as well. You can not have your fridge touching the back wall.
Feb 10, 2011 12:50 am
La Germania ovens
we have a little one (previous owners of this house). I can't find fault with it functionality-wise, but the smaller size is a pain when I have larger pots on the go. …
Electrolux oven and cooktop.
i went full electrolux. For the money they are great. The induction is better than many of the european brands. (its actually made in germany). It is better because it has…
Induction cooktops and cookware
Induction cooktops are awesome concept BUT.....They are 1/3 more efficient than gas. So the price of an induction top over a normal electric or…
Can someone teach me about ovens
From what i have seen with people getting freestanding units, unless you are paying reasonable to BIG $$ you probably aren't going to like it.
I have a few friends who…
Bosch Or Smeg Oven/Cooktop
We've got a Bosch oven and love it. It's the pyrolytic one and I would gladly buy it again. Don't have a Bosch cooktop though..yet
How much did you spend on a cook top?
You shoudl try to compare all your appliances as one.
When i shopped arround by oven was over 2300, cooktop was 2300 and rang hood 1800.
I paid less than 5K in the end.
Samsung french door fridges
I've got one, but its for the new house so can't tell you anything about it other than its really purty! (and in a HUGE box)
Feb 28, 2011 9:18 pm
Thanks for all the replys! We are looking at a french door LG fridge, so that should solve the narrowness problems...
What size rangehood?
Some brands make a 750mm or close to, but unless you like one of those specifically then go 900mm.