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donnam
donnam
5 July 2010

Asko D5131 (Stainless Steel) - comments please?

Asko D5131 (Stainless Steel) - comments please?

No worries, thanks for getting back to me though. Good luck with the rest if your build.

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donnam
Jul 05, 2010 11:08 pm
Poidda
Poidda
6 July 2010

Dishwasher suggestions

Dishwasher suggestions

I've had the F&P OneTouch for the last few months and it's great. http://www.fisherpaykel.com.au/product/ ... A5F83EE2B6 It's very quiet and cleans/drys perfectly. I…

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Poidda
Jul 06, 2010 4:17 pm
dadandsue
dadandsue
6 July 2010

Samsung SRS585HDIS Side by Side Fridge

Samsung SRS585HDIS Side by Side Fridge

I spent $11000 all up in there so they didnt mind a very skinny deal

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dadandsue
Jul 06, 2010 9:01 pm
Trinity
Trinity
6 July 2010

RANGE HOOD CHOICE

RANGE HOOD CHOICE

I'd choose a canopy style over slide-out. Fewer moving parts = reduced chance of breaking.

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Trinity
Jul 06, 2010 10:48 pm
sunflower613
sunflower613
12 July 2010

Canopy Rangehood over glass splashback

Canopy Rangehood over glass splashback

Hi Herbus. If it makes any difference for you, I was freaking out about this problem when the rangehood was first installed, but now we're in the house it doesn't bother…

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sunflower613
Jul 12, 2010 10:50 am
sunflower613
oze
oze
13 July 2010

Cooktop air vent installation

Cooktop air vent installation

Vents do not need to be extended to the exterior in Victoria.

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oze
Jul 13, 2010 9:50 am
oze
Emohruo
Emohruo
13 July 2010

Rangehood ?? - built in concealed canopy under cupboards??

Rangehood ?? - built in concealed canopy under cupboards??

The main thing to look at when purchasing an rangehood is the strength at which it exhausts the fumes/ moisture so it really sucks up the steam and cooking odours. The…

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Emohruo
Jul 13, 2010 11:54 am
AJW
AJW
20 July 2010

AEG or Miele Wall oven

AEG or Miele Wall oven

Obviously Miele is going to be better than AEG. However I am pretty sure Meile is also going to be much more expensive. AEG is owned by the…

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AJW
Jul 20, 2010 2:36 am
KitchenKrazy
KitchenKrazy
23 July 2010

Fridges - Opinions please.

Fridges - Opinions please.

Thanks for the feedback everyone. Hubby has his heart set on the F&P fridge (he likes the style) but given the feedback I'm leaning towards the Electrolux. Our previous…

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KitchenKrazy
Jul 23, 2010 11:39 pm
n&n02
n&n02
2 August 2010

Opinions on Blanco?

Opinions on Blanco?

I had a Blanco induction cooktop at my old house and loved it so much I got our builder to order me the exact same one for this house! That's the only Blanco item I've…

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n&n02
Aug 02, 2010 7:16 pm
Chuq
Chuq
4 August 2010

Fisher & Paykel dishdrawer or Bosch?

Fisher & Paykel dishdrawer or Bosch?
1, 2

We got F&P Dishdrawers when we first built (2001-02). Had repairs done twice, the third time it broke (2008) we had enough, we got an Asko D3122 instead - it has been…

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Chuq
Aug 04, 2010 2:15 pm
Chuq
oze
oze
10 August 2010

Appliances - kettles and toasters.

Appliances - kettles and toasters.

Kitchen Krazy - here's one. Heard nothing but excellent reviews about it. http://www.cuisinart.com.au/prodView.asp?idproduct=444

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oze
Aug 10, 2010 2:07 pm
oze
75etd
75etd
12 August 2010

Omega Appliances

Omega Appliances

Omega & Smeg are both made by the same company. We have gone for an Omega rangehood, but it's still not installed, so sorry can't comment based on experience. We've…

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75etd
Aug 12, 2010 9:21 pm
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
13 August 2010

Gas cooktop flame

Gas cooktop flame

Usually if its orange it means the flame isnt hot enough OR something has been spilt over the burner partially blocking the holes and reducing the flame.

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Uncle Arfur
Aug 13, 2010 5:45 pm
scatmurray
scatmurray
17 August 2010

Bompani electric oven - instructions required

Bompani electric oven - instructions required

Hello readers I've recently moved into a new home with a Bompani electric built-in oven - combined oven and grill. Alas, I can't work it, and I can't locate the model…

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scatmurray
Aug 17, 2010 8:39 am
Biff Costanza
Biff Costanza
24 August 2010

Rangehood advice

Rangehood advice

My only advice on a rangehood is spend as much as you can afford. This piece of equipment will almost single handedly determine whether you enjoy…

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Biff Costanza
Aug 24, 2010 4:43 pm
Biff Costanza
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jaeger LeCoultre
28 August 2010

Island range hoods

Island range hoods

Miele has an island rangehood that you can adjust its height at a touch of the…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Aug 28, 2010 10:14 am
beckandbubs
beckandbubs
31 August 2010

Induction cooktops - Belair brand

Induction cooktops - Belair brand

Has anyone purchased/heard of a brand of induction cooktops by Belair? I've found a supplier online who has some fantastic prices but have never heard of them. One thing…

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beckandbubs
Aug 31, 2010 12:48 pm
kitwen
kitwen
31 August 2010

Miele?

Miele?

Thanks for the feedback. Was very impressed with the products in the store, just such a big outlay. At least we cook at lot.

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kitwen
Aug 31, 2010 5:07 pm
midnite069
midnite069
1 September 2010

700mm smeg ovens

700mm smeg ovens

I hadnt actually thought of that-I dont know if theres anywhere here in Perth where u can see the ovens running-she was also looking at Beaumatic ovens but I dont know…

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midnite069
Sep 01, 2010 4:23 pm
MisterMister
MisterMister
1 September 2010

Where do you get US-style overhead microwaves in AUS?

Where do you get US-style overhead microwaves in AUS?

Thank you. What about importing one? I'm assuming they are only single voltage (110V) though? :(

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MisterMister
Sep 01, 2010 8:52 pm
Moogles
Moogles
1 September 2010

Intergrated Fridges

Intergrated Fridges

Hi MrsGreen, Yes, I saw your Miele oven questions, and left you a reply - bit long winded lol so take a look when you get the chance... - I have only been in my place 5…

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Moogles
Sep 01, 2010 9:34 pm
vpeewee
vpeewee
9 September 2010

Cleaning your stainless steel appliances-what do u use??

Cleaning your stainless steel appliances-what do u use??
1, 2

here is my secret trick for stainless steel, use Windex! Weird I know but try it, I use it on my fridge, dishwasher, oven, rangehood and cooktop and everything comes up…

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vpeewee
Sep 09, 2010 8:59 am
Evelin
Evelin
11 September 2010

Miele?

Miele?

Hi all, A relative of mine (who's a good cook!) wasn't keen on her Miele oven. Not really sure why, I was thinking perhaps it takes a while to…

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Evelin
Sep 11, 2010 7:48 pm
mel_mox
mel_mox
12 September 2010

Blanco dishwasher - Grr! Where's the quality?

Blanco dishwasher - Grr! Where's the quality?
1, 2

Am in a rentals now & have omega dishwasher & appliances, terrible compared to bosh. I really miss my dishwasher the most. Lol

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mel_mox
Sep 12, 2010 12:52 am
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jaeger LeCoultre
16 September 2010

bosch vs smeg cooktop?

bosch vs smeg cooktop?

Sorry, forgot to mention that the smeg cooktop comes with a flame failure version CIR66XS, RRP $1090.

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Sep 16, 2010 3:06 pm
beckandbubs
beckandbubs
18 September 2010

Cleaning Your Oven

Cleaning Your Oven

Gee... imagine cleaning other people's greasy ovens for a living! I just clean the glass. I don't worry about the rest. Just turn it up high for a while and that will…

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beckandbubs
Sep 18, 2010 1:07 pm
suh
suh
22 September 2010

cooking enthusiasts help required please!!

cooking enthusiasts help required please!!

Agree about the words, that's why I have to get out the manual every time I cook :lol: :roll: I think I've got it now. Westinghouse appliances don't look old school these days, I…

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suh
Sep 22, 2010 9:39 am
suh
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
22 September 2010

Induction cooking end results?

Induction cooking end results?

I'm curious to know what the running cost difference are between gas and induction. I've read they use just as much power as regular electric, so I'm assuming gas is still…

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MrsGreen
Sep 22, 2010 10:47 am
MrsGreen
grinder
grinder
25 September 2010

Cooktop and Wall Oven

Cooktop and Wall Oven

I'm hoping someone can help me out here. Does anybody know of any electric cooktops and wall ovens that can just be plugged into the normal…

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grinder
Sep 25, 2010 9:29 am
grinder
barbw61
barbw61
25 September 2010

Linea oven

Linea oven

In all our excitement of building our new house, I didn't choose our underbench oven too well. The builders use the Linea brand, so I said I wanted a 90cm underbench…

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barbw61
Sep 25, 2010 11:45 am
Bam
Bam
26 September 2010

Help with new cooktop and rangehood - cut outs too big!

Help with new cooktop and rangehood - cut outs too big!

Nice name ::wink:: As grinder said, Laminex is easy. Trace the dimensions on to the benchtop and get out a jigsaw.

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Bam
Sep 26, 2010 8:08 pm
Bam
Helyn
Helyn
27 September 2010

User-unfriendly appliances

User-unfriendly appliances

Mine is not in the kitchen but the laundry and beeping sound the washing machine makes when it finished, and it keeps beeping until someone lifts…

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Helyn
Sep 27, 2010 2:49 pm
Helyn
grinder
grinder
28 September 2010

Ariston or Scholte Appliances?

Ariston or Scholte Appliances?

i have an ariston 90 cm only started using this week, good so…

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grinder
Sep 28, 2010 11:00 pm
grinder
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
30 September 2010

blanco oven

blanco oven

Thanks for that, Harvey & i are very good old friends :lol: ::lol::

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kerry-ann
Sep 30, 2010 10:41 pm
leni
leni
1 October 2010

Ceramic + Gas cooktops - anyone got one??

Ceramic + Gas cooktops - anyone got one??

sorry can't offer any advice on the schwein! we have a cheapie that works pretty well hoping it works better once we install the ducting.. (still on the 'to do' list,…

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leni
Oct 01, 2010 12:38 am
leni
leni
leni
3 October 2010

Kitchen renovation - Need some help with appliances

Kitchen renovation - Need some help with appliances

Don't get too caught up in the choice tests, i find they are often funny as they weight wierd things like ease of use for those with disabilites highly, and you may not…

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leni
Oct 03, 2010 9:13 pm
leni
Moogles
Moogles
4 October 2010

Recessed / Flush mounted induction cooktop?

Recessed / Flush mounted induction cooktop?

Hi Mrs Green, I've sent you a PM.... (Sorry nattygee for hijacking your thread ::smile:: )

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Moogles
Oct 04, 2010 7:47 pm
piscean
piscean
4 October 2010

Canopy rangehoods and other Q's

Canopy rangehoods and other Q's

You dont need a plumber to do it but you do need someone fairly handy. We are quite handy people and did our own but it wasnt without problems (was actually more of a PITA…

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piscean
Oct 04, 2010 9:50 pm
ESB
ESB
5 October 2010

1x900mm or 2x600mm ovens

1x900mm or 2x600mm ovens
1, 2

I put a 900 in my kitchen reno, but this place I'm going to go with 2 x 600 ovens ... one with a separate grill and then another standard oven. I'm putting them in a wall…

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ESB
Oct 05, 2010 11:18 am
ESB
Evelin
Evelin
5 October 2010

Where to get Siemens appliances in VIC??

Where to get Siemens appliances in VIC??

Anybody know where to get Siemens appliances in Victoria aside from E&S Trading. I want somewhere to shop against…

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Evelin
Oct 05, 2010 7:46 pm
McKinnon
McKinnon
12 October 2010

De Dietrich DOP740X pyrolytic oven

De Dietrich DOP740X pyrolytic oven

What are you talking about, De Dietrich is better than Miele and Neff. After Gaggenau, De Detrich are the best. Do follow up on customer service eg how long do the…

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McKinnon
Oct 12, 2010 1:56 pm
libran_6
libran_6
15 October 2010

Bosch dishwashers- urgent opinions please

Bosch dishwashers- urgent opinions please

Thanks for the replies! I'll definitely get a Bosch. :D

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libran_6
Oct 15, 2010 8:51 am
Polo
Polo
21 October 2010

LG or Westinghouse Fridges???

LG or Westinghouse Fridges???

Thanks guys, appreciate your comments/replies. Sounds like the Westinghouse is the way to go. Thanks again much appreciated.

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Polo
Oct 21, 2010 11:39 am
rlay1
rlay1
1 November 2010

Rangehood recommendations

Rangehood recommendations

+1 for Schweigen. I have the 2x professional series (non iso-drive) and it is still relatively quiet given it can extract up to 2200m3. No problems even over the BBQ.

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rlay1
Nov 01, 2010 8:19 am
mecha-wombat
mecha-wombat
7 November 2010

Fridge with no Plumbing

Fridge with no Plumbing

Samsung make them I have one and it is FANTASTIC

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mecha-wombat
Nov 07, 2010 2:06 am
mecha-wombat
qonyx
qonyx
7 November 2010

what's ur thought?

what's ur thought?

hey meme.... check out http://www.productreview.com.au/ as most products have consumer reviews posted on various products each have their own pros/cons... but ultimately…

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qonyx
Nov 07, 2010 11:52 am
qonyx


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