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Jaeger LeCoultre

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7 years7 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Hideaway bin

Not sure what kind of plumbing you have under the sink, you may try to use the Franke Spazio plumbing kit to tuck all the pipe to the back of…

Hideaway bin
7 years7 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Wide but slim profile fridge

You may look at the Miele pigeon pairs either freestanding or integrated behind doors. Their freestanding fridges aren't too deep which might fit your space.
Freestanding:
https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/imag ...…

7 years7 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
AEG ovens

AEG is now owned by Electrolux and although the quality is not bad it's not as good as it used to be. And their prices in Australia are very inflated…

8 years8 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Dishwasher

Asko used to make one a couple of years ago, not sure if it's still available:
https://www.thegoodguys.com.au/asko-60cm-outdoor-alfresco-dishwasher-d5954outdoors

8 years8 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Kitchen Bin in 300mm cupboard

If you want to use the cupboard later for bins only, you can fit a Blum drawer onto the door and install the Blum servo-driver so the door opens automatically…

Kitchen Bin in 300mm cupboard
8 years8 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
SileStone vs Ikea PERSONLIG stone benchtops

Ikea used to use Caesarstone in their Personlig range but I think they use Silestone now as their current colour names are mainly Silestone colours. Same of them are even…

SileStone vs Ikea PERSONLIG stone benchtops
9 years9 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Side opening oven doors

There are a few side-opening ovens available in Australia:
Westinghouse: https://www.westinghouse.com.au/ovens/wves613s
Bosch: http://www.bosch-home.com.au/appliances/cooking/ovens/single-ovens/HBL43S450A.html?source=browse
Gaggenau: http://www.gaggenau.com/au/product/BOP210/BOP211?sourceCat=baking_and_coffee#product

9 years9 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Wall Oven Choice - Miele v Neff

The Neff you want has symbols painted around the dial and may come off if you clean it too much while the Miele has symbols behind glass and can't come…

9 years9 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Dishwasher V Dishdraws

If you like a wide dishwasher Smeg also makes one and it has a 12 place setting (The F&P 90cm has a 9 place setting): http://www.smeg.com.au/smeg_au/docs/common_pdf/STH903specsheet.pdf

9 years9 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Importing kitchen appliances from Germany

I did buy some taps direct from Germany, some Grohe exposed thermostatic shower mixers that are so hard to find here in Australia, only saw them a couple of times…

9 years9 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Water Filters - what to plan for?

Personally I got a separate Zip water filter with room temperature water and boiling water as we use boiling water quite often (tea, instant soup, etc). And I prefer a…

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9 years9 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Oven sizes?

I think the St George ovens are now 620mm high so it might be the closest to the one you have now.
http://www.sga.com.au/built-in-single/single-wall-oven-pull-down-left-or-right-side-open/w1/i1249480_1001250
Otherwise if you want to go for a normal…

9 years9 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Importing kitchen appliances from Germany

Although they're the same products, they most likely don't have the Australian approvals and if something happens and it causes damage to your house, your insurance company might not cover…

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9 years9 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
How to choose a Double Wall Oven

If you're getting two separate ovens, one can also be a combi-steam oven which you can steam, bake, or grill in it. You can get a full size oven with…

9 years9 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Microwave with trim kit

I got mine behind a drop-down door to match my oven. I know it may be a pain to open two doors and I tend to leave the door open…

Microwave with trim kit
10 years10 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Splashback meterial cost

You can get a rough idea on how much caesarstone and glass splashbacks cost on this Ikea price list (p.8 for splashbacks):
http://www.ikea.com/ms/en_AU/media/pdf/buying_guides_2015/kitchen/BENCHTOPS_bg_AugFY15_Final.pdf
Glass seems to be cheaper than quartz stone.

10 years10 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Advise needed pull out rangehood and surrounding cupboard

Ilve makes an 80cm slide out rangehood which might look better with an 850mm cupboard.
http://ilve.com.au/wp-content/uploads/brochures/CA80.pdf

10 years10 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Fesal.com.au Review

For this kind of high end bulky products, personally I'd prefer to buy locally where I can see the products and speak to a salesperson in person. I think Gaggenau…

10 years10 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Classic tapware

Not exactly the same design but you can try these ones from Ikea:
http://www.ikea.com/au/en/catalog/products/30222622
http://www.ikea.com/au/en/catalog/products/90225608
http://www.ikea.com/au/en/catalog/products/60211575
http://www.ikea.com/au/en/catalog/products/80113381

10 years10 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Sink Strainer Plugs Not Holding Water

I've seen some new sink plugs leak like you said. Sometimes it's manufacturing defect or sometimes the plug and waste might have been sitting in the warehouse for too long…

10 years10 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
is it possible to retrofit slide out drawers into a pantry

Probably you can, as long as the door can be opened fully to pull out the drawers, like this one from Ikea:
Or you can mount the door straight onto 2-3…

10 years10 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Range hood recommendations - Qasair Vs Schweigen

No, I don't have a Schweigen or a Whispair Rangehood. I got a Miele at home. I did buy a qasair but found it too hard (and expensive) to install…

10 years10 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Pot drawer dividers

Ok, the plate thing is more for people like me with OCD ::: !
Or you can get plate holders like these ones:

Pot drawer dividers
10 years10 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Pot drawer dividers

Hafele got some nice ones too:
http://www.hafele.com.au/HAFELEHOME/products/kitchen/organisation
Another good one is the peg system that can basically fit items of any shapes. Ikea used to sell them 10 years ago but…

Pot drawer dividers
10 years10 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Frypan - Removable Handle

Smeg used to have the Fagor range with removable handles, not sure where you can them in Sydney but here's the link for a Melbourne retailer:
http://www.8appliances.com.au/kitchen/stainless-steel-appliances/stainless-steel-cookware/358/smeg-stainless-steel-cookware-fagor

10 years10 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Integrated fridges or not? Worth it?

Yes they're more popular in Europe, even Ikea sell them there. Some of the integrated fridges such as Miele Mastercool and Gaggenau VarioCool have very sturdy hinges to minimise sagging…

Integrated fridges or not? Worth it?
10 years10 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Can someone explain how built in microwaves work?

There's quite a few 60cm built in microwaves around ranging from a couple of hundred dollars to high end brands like Gaggenau. You can also look at the Neff microwave…

10 years10 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Can someone explain how built in microwaves work?

Some built in microwaves don't need trim kits as they're installed like a built in oven and many European non-trim kit built-in microwaves have similar sizes (usually 450-460mm or 380-390mm…

Can someone explain how built in microwaves work?
10 years10 yearsJaeger LeCoultreJaeger LeCoultre posted:
Undermount sink under laminate

The first time I saw an under mount sink on laminate bench is in an Ikea catalogue in the 90's and I couldn't figure out how it was done. Then…

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