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Fiffaro
Fiffaro
15 February 2010

Miele products

Miele products
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For what it is worth I have been told that one should not use Le Chasseur on induction cooktops as the bases are not sufficiently flat. Le Creuset…

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Fiffaro
Feb 15, 2010 4:30 pm
roba
roba
18 February 2010

Running Dishwasher off Oven main

Running Dishwasher off Oven main

I just had our old kitchen ripped out. When the electrician came around, he was very surprised to find the oven on one of the power circuits: the same circuit that…

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roba
Feb 18, 2010 11:41 am
suh
suh
22 February 2010

Oven explodes in new $1m home

Oven explodes in new $1m home

I remember seeing something on the tv about the glass in some new ovens exploding. I stop myself from looking through the glass because of that show :shock: they didn't mention…

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suh
Feb 22, 2010 7:35 pm
suh
CJV
CJV
23 February 2010

Smeg / Omega Appliances

Smeg / Omega Appliances

ok. So the smeg appliances are proving to be quite a pain in wa. Anyone have any comments on electrolux appliances-coffee machine, oven, stovetop and microwave.

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CJV
Feb 23, 2010 2:33 pm
GeoffW1
GeoffW1
23 February 2010

Dishwasher

Dishwasher

Hi, Well, you might, if your…

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GeoffW1
Feb 23, 2010 10:54 pm
GeoffW1
Casa2
Casa2
27 February 2010

Rangehood Questions

Rangehood Questions

There are 700 mm, 750 m and 800 mm rangehoods in between 600 and 900 mm. On of these may look better.

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Casa2
Feb 26, 2010 11:51 pm
kek
kek
3 March 2010

PD Blanco rangehood in current promotion

PD Blanco rangehood in current promotion

In general, the pull-out (slimline) rangehoods aren't usually as efficient as the canopy style.... That said, we've had pull-out models in both our houses and they've been…

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kek
Mar 03, 2010 8:48 pm
kek
Melrich
Melrich
9 March 2010

Siemens Ovens - any experience with these?

Siemens Ovens - any experience with these?

Well after reading this thread I though I better look into Siemens. Having done that, I am now going to purchase the Siemens Oven and microwave. Very…

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Melrich
Mar 09, 2010 8:40 am
Vundaful!
Vundaful!
13 March 2010

Which brand for a good electric/oven & induction cooktop?

Which brand for a good electric/oven & induction cooktop?

My anecdotal observations: Westinghouse and Fisher and Paykell are medium quality brands - medium price, medium quality. Generally you'll get a good product that lasts…

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Vundaful!
Mar 13, 2010 5:08 pm
Vundaful!
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Jaeger LeCoultre
Mar 16, 2010 12:20 pm
Melrich
Melrich
16 March 2010

Rangehood & oven drama

Rangehood & oven drama

Personally I would never buy appliances made in Italy. They are just not as well engineered as German appliances and many developers prey on the "Euro" appliance fad. If…

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Melrich
Mar 16, 2010 3:51 pm
benschke
benschke
16 March 2010

Bosch Dishwashers

Bosch Dishwashers
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Im bringing this thread back up again, cause im in the market for a new dishwasher.. Im looking at 2 bosch models the SMU68MO5AU - with 3rd…

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benschke
Mar 16, 2010 10:02 pm
leni
leni
24 March 2010

$2,000 to spend on a cooktop, what would you get?

$2,000 to spend on a cooktop, what would you get?

We also went with Highland. If you want the look of electric, I would only go induction. Choice have just done a new review of induction cooktops. I'm not a big fan of the…

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leni
Mar 23, 2010 11:04 pm
leni
alokin
alokin
26 March 2010

Gas stoves - which brands are trouble free?

Gas stoves - which brands are trouble free?

Bosch used to be a good brand. But I heard that the washing machines aren't good anymore and won't have a life expectancy of more than 5-7 years. The DIY tools had been…

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alokin
Mar 26, 2010 4:13 pm
sleven
sleven
29 March 2010

Kitchen Appliances - what's a good brand?

Kitchen Appliances - what's a good brand?
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I think the brand that has the product to cater to your needs could be a relevant answer here too.

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sleven
Mar 29, 2010 4:10 pm
sleven
Bozza
Bozza
31 March 2010

Fridges! What have you got? Are you Happy?

Fridges! What have you got? Are you Happy?
1, 2

we have a westinghouse 700l side by side. bought it 2m ago, LOVE it.

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Bozza
Mar 31, 2010 10:27 pm
redwings
redwings
4 April 2010

Fisher Paykel 90cm Dual Fuel The freestanding cooker debate?

Fisher Paykel 90cm Dual Fuel The freestanding cooker debate?

hahah yah, I know and I didn't think it would be a good idea to cook on the stove with the oven open. :lol: Thanks for the reply andy_min.

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redwings
Apr 04, 2010 1:29 pm
bvbfan
bvbfan
5 April 2010

SMEG fridges - quality???

SMEG fridges - quality???

I have no experience with Smeg or Samsung but have heard the Samsung fans freeze up. I agree with the Smeg sentiments too

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bvbfan
Apr 05, 2010 1:48 am
jagguy
jagguy
6 April 2010

dishwasher

dishwasher

OK I have a better idea. I am getting a new kitchen from bunnings and a 3rd party will install it. i have a small kitchen…

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jagguy
Apr 06, 2010 12:51 pm
75etd
75etd
7 April 2010

Best prices on appliances in Sydney

Best prices on appliances in Sydney

Thanks everyone for sharing your thoughts and experiences

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75etd
Apr 07, 2010 9:00 pm
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
13 April 2010

Retractable rangehoods: are they any good?

Retractable rangehoods: are they any good?

I wouldn't ventilate into the roof but outside. Do you really want all the grease in your roof space? I would as well specify exactly what you…

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Kevin Brown
Apr 13, 2010 9:03 am
Kevin Brown
renomart
renomart
14 April 2010

wind noise from rangehood

wind noise from rangehood

You may need to install a draft (draught) stop above your rangehood. It sits on top of the exhaust outlet and has two 'wings' which open up when the rangehood is in…

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renomart
Apr 14, 2010 6:24 pm
renomart
candice.novak
candice.novak
14 April 2010

advice on upright cookers smeg/ascot or grand cuisine

advice on upright cookers smeg/ascot or grand cuisine

Thank you all for your advice I think we wil go for Miele dishwasher and Qasair rangehood still lost on upright cooker as Im in love with the look of the smeg ( sorry to…

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candice.novak
Apr 14, 2010 8:34 pm
meatpie
meatpie
19 April 2010

Glem ovens - Anyone know anything about them?

Glem ovens - Anyone know anything about them?

I am trying to decide on a 90cm freestanding stove. Has anyone got a Glem? I can't find any reviews and have never heard of them myself so am not…

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meatpie
Apr 19, 2010 10:37 am
Bozza
Bozza
21 April 2010

De Dietrich

De Dietrich

hello all, after reading everything on here, i ended up buying demo models on grays for a fraction of the price. the dishwasher i got has scratches and dents on the front…

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Bozza
Apr 21, 2010 10:01 pm
room4acubby
room4acubby
27 April 2010

induction cooktops and benchtops

induction cooktops and benchtops

My mum's had a St George Induction Cooktop in the a timber bench for more than five years with no problem. Only issue for her is she needs to open the cupboard underneath…

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room4acubby
Apr 27, 2010 12:09 pm
room4acubby
mcniks
mcniks
1 May 2010

Canopy vs Built In Rangehoods

Canopy vs Built In Rangehoods

Thanks for your opinions. I guess another thing that we have to consider is that we do not have any windows in our kitchen so the rangehood has to be a strong one. But,…

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mcniks
May 01, 2010 8:56 pm
MissyMc7
MissyMc7
5 May 2010

appliances after handover

appliances after handover

yep very common these days it would seem. People will steal anything! Just this week we had our fence stolen!!! 33m of fully erected colourbond good neighbour fence!! :-(

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MissyMc7
May 05, 2010 9:55 am
nemisis
nemisis
13 May 2010

Slideout Rangehood's

Slideout Rangehood's

I think I'm going for a canopy now...women!!!

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nemisis
May 13, 2010 2:14 pm
camyperth
camyperth
14 May 2010

NEW ENERGY RATING ON WHITEGOODS

NEW ENERGY RATING ON WHITEGOODS

No camy, its just a more stringent system encouraging even more energy efficiency - so what was 4 stars is about 2.5 and what was 2 stars…

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camyperth
May 14, 2010 4:18 pm
davethebuilder
davethebuilder
14 May 2010

Emilia freestanding or glem bi-energy gas oven 900

Emilia freestanding or glem bi-energy gas oven 900

Technika by far have the largest range of uprights with about x 6 or 8 different models. Cant speak more highly about the quality of the products.... and with 6 or 8 of…

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davethebuilder
May 14, 2010 5:05 pm
kek
kek
14 May 2010

Does anyone have a 700 / 750mm cooktop?

Does anyone have a 700 / 750mm cooktop?

Whether it will work or not depends on what/how you cook and how the burners are configured. We find even 900mm cooktops impossible to use if the wok burner is in the…

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kek
May 14, 2010 7:12 pm
kek
Dollar
Dollar
21 May 2010

Type of Rangehood

Type of Rangehood

http://www.futurofuturo.com/images/mura ... ro_485.jpg I vote for this-glass murano rangehood-comes in a variety of colours.

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Dollar
May 21, 2010 11:23 am
abbeybox
abbeybox
25 May 2010

new oven advice please

new oven advice please

We have purchased a highland pyro oven 76cm. The trays in that are ok to be cleaned with the pyro function. Well all of them except for one of the racks. We managed to get…

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abbeybox
May 25, 2010 8:54 am
kiwichick
kiwichick
1 June 2010

Dishwasher help!!!! Whirlpool ADP7000

Dishwasher help!!!! Whirlpool ADP7000

Havent they got a customer service freephone, either that or chat to a friendly person where you bought it. Maybe its faulty

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kiwichick
Jun 01, 2010 11:31 pm
kiwichick
kiwichick
1 June 2010

Mircowave above the oven...need advice

Mircowave above the oven...need advice

You do have another option. I am having my kitchen done with an oven below and the a combo microwave/oven above. I could otherwise see me just not using the microwave…

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kiwichick
Jun 01, 2010 11:44 pm
shelby75
shelby75
5 June 2010

Oven choice - Miele, Bosch or St George

Oven choice - Miele, Bosch or St George

I love my Bosch dishwasher and would be happy to buy another, my mum loves her bosch oven, her only complaint is the instruction booklet is very basic. My sister has a…

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shelby75
Jun 05, 2010 8:48 pm
sam_mark
sam_mark
5 June 2010

Dishwasher Installation Advice Please

Dishwasher Installation Advice Please

Thanks Barkly. I am pretty sure the pipes are copper. I have had a look with a mirror and all other pipes I have seen in the house are copper.

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sam_mark
Jun 05, 2010 10:47 pm
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

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