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    • deannatrois
    • By deannatrois 12th Mar 18, 2:08 PM
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    Time to choose appliances - Suggestions?
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    • 12th Mar 18, 2:08 PM
    Time to choose appliances - Suggestions? 12th Mar 18 at 2:08 PM
    Ok, can't quite believe it but after 9 months of living with a fally apart kitchen in a council property (literally cupboard doors falling off in my hands lol) I have been approved for an adapted kitchen because of my special needs. I won't be paying for the kitchen (thank god) but will have to pay for appliances. Nothing complicated but part of the problem has been because of arthritis I need a built in double oven as I can't bend easily. Need something not too complicated but that works and has some kind of self cleaning lining if possible but I can do without that, just easier on my hands (which are also arthritic) if I could have it.

    It will have to be electric, fan preferred and accurate (last built-in I bought ran at 20 degrees C above the dial reading and didn't seem to be consistent, was awful to use). I also need a ceramic hob.

    I love baking so can't wait to get back to my old ways.

    But I have looked and looked and no particular cooker leaps out at me. It can't be one of the really expensive ones (like 600 plus) as I also have to buy a fridge freezer (big as possible). Would prefer to spend in the 400's.

    Does anyone have any ideas of good reliable makes/models that don't require a degree to use and aren't really really expensive?

    I plan to sell my expensive gas/electric cooker to help (it seems anything with a liner is quite expensive). I should get 100 plus for it, hopefully. Plus a few other things.

    The fitters said second hand wasn't a good idea as they wouldn't install anything that didn't pass their standards, otherwise I'd have just gotten second hand. it is a bit of a worry because I have very restricted income. Saving as hard as I can.
    Last edited by deannatrois; 12-03-2018 at 2:12 PM.
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    • JEN22
    • By JEN22 12th Mar 18, 2:27 PM
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    • 12th Mar 18, 2:27 PM
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    • 12th Mar 18, 2:27 PM
    I would always have Siemens now. Used to have all Neff but the new ovens are floored with problems. inaccurate temps doors exploding bulbs exploding ect ect
    • zx81
    • By zx81 12th Mar 18, 2:30 PM
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    • 12th Mar 18, 2:30 PM
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    • 12th Mar 18, 2:30 PM
    the new ovens are floored with problems.
    Originally posted by JEN22
    I would hope they're floored with metal, even if they're flawed with problems.
    • EssexExile
    • By EssexExile 12th Mar 18, 3:37 PM
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    • 12th Mar 18, 3:37 PM
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    • 12th Mar 18, 3:37 PM
    I would always have Siemens now. Used to have all Neff but the new ovens are floored with problems.
    Originally posted by JEN22
    Probably made in the same factory.
    Tall, dark & handsome. Well two out of three ain't bad.
    • deannatrois
    • By deannatrois 12th Mar 18, 4:07 PM
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    • 12th Mar 18, 4:07 PM
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    • 12th Mar 18, 4:07 PM
    Siemens look a little bit expensive for me, 2-4 times my budget.
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