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Althom
Althom
14 July 2015

Rangehood

Rangehood
1, 2, 3

We have a Blanco Rangehood in our kitchen and a Schweigen in our alfresco. The motors on the Schweigen are externaly mounted so the noise around it is markedly less than…

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Althom
Jul 14, 2015 12:27 pm
Althom
clairelv
clairelv
8 July 2015

How much to bargain?

How much to bargain?

thank you all ! i am so busy these days . i want good quality and good price good service . it is not easy to get ! :P so i have to compare . i am not good at in…

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clairelv
Jul 08, 2015 2:00 pm
LarryEadson
LarryEadson
3 July 2015

paint the wall by yourself

paint the wall by yourself

Nice post. Thanks for giving idea.

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LarryEadson
Jul 03, 2015 5:34 pm
Greg_K
Greg_K
23 June 2015

ILVE Appliances

ILVE Appliances

Hi All, The package we are building with includes ILVE cooktop/oven, Dishwasher, Microwave and Rangehood. Has anyone had any expieriences with ILVE appliances, either…

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Greg_K
Jun 23, 2015 5:59 pm
oneJohn
oneJohn
17 May 2015

600mm or 900mm oven?

600mm or 900mm oven?

Assuming you have a 600mm oven now, have you often found it too small for your use? The 900 oven will use more electricity, and may be slower to heat up. With that, and…

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oneJohn
May 17, 2015 7:15 pm
oneJohn
Grakat
Grakat
12 May 2015

Wall Oven Choice - Miele v Neff

Wall Oven Choice - Miele v Neff

Depending on how much you are purchasing you might be able to get 5% on Miele. They are pretty much fixed price but there is sometimes room for a little bit of movement.

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Grakat
May 12, 2015 8:22 pm
oneJohn
oneJohn
12 May 2015

Where Is Your Microwave?

Where Is Your Microwave?

In our current house it's in the pantry, but in the new one it will go above the wall oven. I think most microwave ovens will fit in 450mm deep shelves, and it looks like…

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oneJohn
May 12, 2015 1:08 pm
oneJohn

There are a few side-opening ovens available in Australia: Westinghouse:…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Apr 16, 2015 1:17 pm
Greg-SiR
Greg-SiR
6 April 2015

Amana Side by Side Defrost Timer location?

Amana Side by Side Defrost Timer location?

Hi all,i just joined up,i am having trouble finding this bugger! The unit is an Amana SBDT520S W,an oldie but she goes good well most of the time :lol: I have stripped of all…

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Greg-SiR
Apr 06, 2015 7:22 pm
admodra
admodra
30 March 2015

German brands - Do you get what you pay for??

German brands - Do you get what you pay for??

I'm also choosing appliances at the moment and wondering this exact same question. We are planning to live in our house for a long time so I would really like good…

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admodra
Mar 30, 2015 10:20 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
17 March 2015

Combi oven (microwave)

Combi oven (microwave)

I would like 2 x 600mm ovens in my new build. I wonder if a combi oven (microwave/oven) and a regular oven will solve my dilemmas about where to place a microwave. …

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Leksie5000
Mar 17, 2015 1:32 pm
grom40
grom40
5 March 2015

Fridge Space too Small

Fridge Space too Small

It might help if you tell everyone exactly how much of a "will not fit" problem you have. For example are we just talking about the fridge being a few millimetres too wide…

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grom40
Mar 05, 2015 11:20 am
grom40
barilz10
barilz10
14 February 2015

Feedback on Sirius rangehoods

Feedback on Sirius rangehoods

Also interested if anyone has one of these as I'm looking to purchase one as well.

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barilz10
Feb 14, 2015 3:27 pm
nofire
nofire
8 February 2015

Appliance selections

Appliance selections

Hi, We have been looking at our kitchen appliances for our new house build, and would love feedback on the items we are looking at, or better alternatives if you have any.…

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nofire
Feb 08, 2015 3:13 pm
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jaeger LeCoultre
29 January 2015

Oven sizes?

Oven sizes?

I think the St George ovens are now 620mm high so it might be the closest to the one you have…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Jan 29, 2015 12:10 pm
joea
joea
23 January 2015

Oven and stovetop

Oven and stovetop

We decided to go with the Blanco free standing oven BFD9058FX.

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joea
Jan 23, 2015 11:15 am
joea
Crazyk
Crazyk
27 December 2014

Help! Scratches on my new smeg oven. :(

Help! Scratches on my new smeg oven. :(

Has anyone got any tips to remove fine scratches from the surface of my beautiful new oven? I think either the cleaners or the electrician did…

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Crazyk
Dec 27, 2014 7:08 pm
Crazyk
Stormy
Stormy
10 December 2014

Damani appliances

Damani appliances
1, 2

I have all D'amani products in my house as supplied by the builder. The microwave is great, as is the 60cm wall oven and the 5 burner 90cm hot…

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Stormy
Dec 10, 2014 3:50 pm
Stormy
bpratt
bpratt
3 December 2014

Gas cooktops/uprights changing from natural to lpg

Gas cooktops/uprights changing from natural to lpg

I was told that some gas cooktops/uprights are easy to re-jet from natural gas to LPG, and there are other which are very difficult to re-jet, as they involve a more…

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bpratt
Dec 03, 2014 10:04 pm
bpratt
bpratt
3 December 2014

Dishwasher brands?

Dishwasher brands?

I was told today the Daniela brand is a rebadged Smeg, but don't know for sure. Would be interested to find out if there are any other rebadged good and/or expensive…

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bpratt
Dec 03, 2014 9:56 pm
bavshan
bavshan
3 December 2014

Westinghouse Oven

Westinghouse Oven

Hi we have the 667s and its great. Its one of the largest 60cm ovens. The 883 has a few more features but i wasnt really sure if we will use them vs the cost. The only…

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bavshan
Dec 03, 2014 8:12 am
bavshan
PHL
PHL
18 November 2014

Induction cooktop feedback please

Induction cooktop feedback please

We have gas and induction, and much prefer induction. Gas is good for the wok burner (there are induction wok cooktops, but you are restricted to their wok), but I find…

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PHL
Nov 18, 2014 9:31 pm
whikey
whikey
17 November 2014

SMEG Appliances

SMEG Appliances

As a continuation re the SMEG appliances we bought. The range hood is now leaking oil!!!! not impressed at all regarding these appliances. I will never buy a SMEG…

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whikey
Nov 17, 2014 7:28 am
monty1104
monty1104
2 November 2014

Identification help

Identification help

Yeah it's right. It's crap, but it's right.

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monty1104
Nov 02, 2014 1:04 pm
PHL
PHL
21 September 2014

do home ovens nees a Flue ??

do home ovens nees a Flue ??

Perhaps my oven is different, but in normal mode, there is no steam escaping as it self vents. Of course when we use the steam function, there will be steam, but not severe.

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PHL
Sep 21, 2014 9:24 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
3 August 2014

Dishwasher sides and tops

Dishwasher sides and tops

You shouldn't be able to see sides or top - just front. But - I know mine has sides.

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Saint Mike
Aug 03, 2014 7:37 am
Saint Mike
GBDesign
GBDesign
2 August 2014

Feedback on Highland Gas Cooktops

Feedback on Highland Gas Cooktops

From my experience, they're awesome quality, have very good flame control/kj. output, are very well made, and the supplier is great to deal with/good aftersales service.

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GBDesign
Aug 02, 2014 11:02 am
GBDesign
bpratt
bpratt
31 July 2014

Miele Fridge/Freezer keeps tripping RCD

Miele Fridge/Freezer keeps tripping RCD

The fridge draws 28 amps ? Surely that must be surge when all components of the fridge go on at the exact same time. If it regulary draws that much current, then I'd hate…

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bpratt
Jul 31, 2014 10:39 am
Gertrudemyra
Gertrudemyra
21 July 2014

Induction Vs Gas - Help Please

Induction Vs Gas - Help Please

We had Bosch induction in our last 2 Builds. We have gas in our Reno. I much prefer induction for ease of cleaning. It was so quick to heat up and turned itself off,

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Gertrudemyra
Jul 21, 2014 1:47 pm

Hello Jeager. Do you have a Schweigen or a Whispair Rangehood? I am doing research on rangehoods and have been recommeded to buy one of these and…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Jul 16, 2014 2:30 pm
AlPerth
AlPerth
15 July 2014

Rangehood - Qasair or 2x Neff/Siemens better

Rangehood - Qasair or 2x Neff/Siemens better

Has anyone considered a Schweigen or a Whispair instead? My local appliance outlet are recommending these two rangehoods.

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AlPerth
Jul 15, 2014 12:17 am
MalSannie
MalSannie
30 June 2014

Bench top lighting

Bench top lighting

It isn't hard at all we did it too with some LED strip lights - it makes such a huge difference we'll definitely be adding it to our build when we get overhead cupboards eventually

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MalSannie
Jun 30, 2014 6:51 am
MalSannie
AussieMark
AussieMark
19 June 2014

Technika Oven...yes or no?

Technika Oven...yes or no?

Yes I doubt that the oven manufacturers make the glass that goes in the oven doors. All products have a failure rate and should be dealt with accordingly. Sounds like…

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AussieMark
Jun 19, 2014 10:26 am
HomeAngels
HomeAngels
16 June 2014

which convection microwave do you recommend

which convection microwave do you recommend

We bought this cheapy one for work. I cooked roast veggies in it the other day and then turned out brilliantly! At this price I'm considering buying one for home!

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HomeAngels
Jun 16, 2014 7:29 pm
HomeAngels
mb21
mb21
12 June 2014

Fisher & Paykel

Fisher & Paykel

Hi All Looking for feedback from people that have recently (last 3-5 years) bought appliances from Fisher & Paykel and what there feedback is. Even better if you have one…

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mb21
Jun 12, 2014 9:40 pm
mb21
mb21
12 June 2014

Kitchen PC Items Feedback

Kitchen PC Items Feedback

Hi all, I've been looking at kitchen PC items as we can pick what ever we want was are building with a small custom builder. Trying to keep the budget to $4000 so might…

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mb21
Jun 12, 2014 9:34 pm
Goog99
Goog99
11 June 2014

Blanco oven

Blanco oven

I am looking at the blanco double oven as this is offered by builder and just wondering what people think as I can't find many current reviews?

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Goog99
Jun 11, 2014 12:16 pm
JB1
JB1
7 June 2014

Bellini Appliances any good or better alternative?

Bellini Appliances any good or better alternative?

Bellini looks very cheap quality, that doesn't necessarily mean it won't last long. Just cheap looking. For something decent without breaking the bank I'd ask how much…

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JB1
Jun 07, 2014 6:50 pm
MezMaz71
MezMaz71
21 May 2014

Kitchen appliances- where to go??

Kitchen appliances- where to go??
1, 2

I used a family owned business in Berloni Appliances which some friends recommended after they used them http://www.berloniappliances.com - They…

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MezMaz71
May 21, 2014 5:52 pm
boosta
boosta
16 May 2014

Best brand/model of rangehood 900mm??

Best brand/model of rangehood 900mm??

Thank you boosta. Sorry I did not provide the model number of the rangehood that I was after more information. As you have found out is…

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boosta
May 16, 2014 12:10 pm
TiredHalo
TiredHalo
27 March 2014

Ovens with Proofing Function

Ovens with Proofing Function

Great, thanks heaps everyone for the suggestions. I've done the trick of sitting it on top of the car before. & Sharon it is either proofing or proving. Take your pick. :)

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TiredHalo
Mar 27, 2014 10:39 am
TiredHalo
zara_bear
zara_bear
24 March 2014

Belling Colour Boutique

Belling Colour Boutique

Hi guys! I want to buy a Belling Richmond 90cm freestanding stove in the "Silver Sky" colour (which is more a grey blue) but it seems Harvey Norman, Belling's only…

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zara_bear
Mar 24, 2014 1:31 am
gem888
gem888
24 March 2014

Electric Oven - Feedback on Neutral

Electric Oven - Feedback on Neutral

I have a new electric oven. It was part of the upgrade package for my new house. Something is not right with this oven, the front panel indicator light stays on for a…

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gem888
Mar 24, 2014 12:49 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
14 March 2014

Is it worth paying extra $1000 for a pyrolytic oven?

Is it worth paying extra $1000 for a pyrolytic oven?

My builder use Ilve products and I'm going for a 600mm pyro instead of the default 900mm gas oven. I don't need the big oven and that will…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Mar 14, 2014 7:39 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
PHL
PHL
4 March 2014

Glass or SS cooktop

Glass or SS cooktop

We have the Ceran (glass looking) cooktop, as we have both gas and induction, so they match. Ceran is very easy to clean, especially if you wipe it over once a while with…

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PHL
Mar 04, 2014 10:20 pm
vladmari
vladmari
28 February 2014

** Dishwashers **

** Dishwashers **

I have bought Bosch (made in Germany) dishwasher a week ago and can't praise it enough for a good job done every time. We had Omega for about 3 years and it was horrible…

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vladmari
Feb 28, 2014 2:25 pm
vladmari
joannek
joannek
25 February 2014

Kitchen cookware ..where to buy?

Kitchen cookware ..where to buy?

Visit Taps And More, Best place to buy stylish & modern bath taps, kitchen taps, basin taps, bathroom taps, tapware & accessories online. Visit Today.

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joannek
Feb 24, 2014 11:54 pm
2-cupcakes-pls
2-cupcakes-pls
8 February 2014

Induction cooktop issues

Induction cooktop issues

that's good to know. I hope it didn't cost lots to fix.

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2-cupcakes-pls
Feb 08, 2014 10:07 am
2-cupcakes-pls
JB1
JB1
8 February 2014

Comment/reviews on these kitchen appliances

Comment/reviews on these kitchen appliances

I think all Bosch gas cooktops are made in Spain. Westinghouse cooktops and oven are robust. IMO gas cooktops are all similar as they are simple. BTU is the most…

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JB1
Feb 08, 2014 9:59 am
thomaslux
thomaslux
7 February 2014

What Kitchen Appliances to Buy - Value for Money?

What Kitchen Appliances to Buy - Value for Money?

If you call or email Bosch service in Australia, they will tell you where a particular model is made. I have a feeling it's either Germany or Turkey.

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thomaslux
Feb 07, 2014 2:50 pm


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