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leni
leni
6 June 2010

Pyrolytic ovens - are they worth the money?

Pyrolytic ovens - are they worth the money?

Hi Pet might be worth doing a search on this, have been lots of recent threads! Cheers

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leni
Jun 06, 2010 5:24 pm
leni
Raleighfarm
Raleighfarm
10 June 2010

600mm wall oven or 900mm under bench oven?

600mm wall oven or 900mm under bench oven?
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Thanks for this info Raleighfarm- I think u r a bearer of good news than bad news. Imagine if I or anyone else would have bought that model-it would…

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Raleighfarm
Jun 10, 2010 11:49 pm
Raleighfarm
Harvey1
Harvey1
15 June 2010

Second hand Blanco range hood

Second hand Blanco range hood

FYI - Bit the bullet and purchased the rangehood. In excellent condition and no terrible rattle or any other ominous noises. And, for $200, eBay is my new best friend!

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Harvey1
Jun 15, 2010 12:12 pm
saemiseon
saemiseon
16 June 2010

Anyone has cooktop and rangehood straight from overseas?

Anyone has cooktop and rangehood straight from overseas?

Hi guys thanks for the reply:) Yes I am very concerned and aware of these problems but when you're looking at exactly same range hood selling for $3300 here where I can…

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saemiseon
Jun 16, 2010 10:56 am
OurLindrum52
OurLindrum52
20 June 2010

New Appliances

New Appliances

Try www.productreview.com.au It rates appliances based on personal experience of actual people.

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OurLindrum52
Jun 20, 2010 2:09 pm
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
20 June 2010

Integrated Gas cook top...SO COOOOOL! anyone? *PIC*

Integrated Gas cook top...SO COOOOOL! anyone? *PIC*

I plan to get this in our new home, whether to match it with the rangehood I'm yet to think about... I've fallen in love with the integrated fully automatic ILVE coffee…

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MrsGreen
Jun 20, 2010 11:54 pm
MrsGreen
mek
mek
22 June 2010

Stealth Door Fridges.. where to get?

Stealth Door Fridges.. where to get?

Thanks Deemaree! Didn't know the proper name for them.. much appreciated. Anyone have an integrated fridge here? And…

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mek
Jun 22, 2010 10:23 pm
mek
tjilpi
tjilpi
25 June 2010

Where to buy ovens, rangehood, cooktop, dishwasher?

Where to buy ovens, rangehood, cooktop, dishwasher?

We are currently looking at dishwashers and have been recommended Miele or Asko. Of those Asko seems to be the preferred option. I like the fact that Asko has a fixed pipe…

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tjilpi
Jun 25, 2010 3:49 pm
piscean
piscean
30 June 2010

Installing rangehood post-handover

Installing rangehood post-handover

Hey everyone! We are contemplating on installing a rangehood after handover as opposed to getting one from our builder. We have an existing…

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piscean
Jun 30, 2010 3:40 am
cwoern
cwoern
4 July 2010

External venting for rangehood, when done?

External venting for rangehood, when done?

Our builder advised that the venting through the roof, for the rangehood is supposed to be done before handover as it is part of the tender, not…

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cwoern
Jul 04, 2010 8:01 pm
gourmetcamper
gourmetcamper
5 July 2010

Rangehood for 90cm cooktop

Rangehood for 90cm cooktop

Qasair is great, mostly. We have the 90cm flip-out one with two motors. Very powerful -- we do a lot of hi-temp wok cooking. As someone else pointed out, its a bit…

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gourmetcamper
Jul 05, 2010 3:58 pm
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?
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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??
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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?
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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


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