Smeg built-in coffee machines

Smeg offers two 60cm wide fully automatic built-in coffee machines. Both the CMSC45 Linea and the CMS45X Classic built-in machines work with beans and ground coffee, and deliver steam for cappuccino and hot water for tea. Linea also available in all stainless steel trim. Each model comes with 1.8 liter water tank, 220 gram coffee bean container and 15 bar pump.

Other key benefits of these Smeg built-in coffee machines are,
– regular or double coffee
– multi language LCD display
– 5 level programmable coffee strength
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Dacor Distinctive 24" Microwave

Available in sleek stainless steel, the Distinctive 24″ Microwave is a classic combination of beautiful form and superior functionality, with an affordable price that has become a signature of the Distinctive Series. Loaded with exceptional features, the Distinctive Microwave offers convenience for busy homeowners who still want to serve tasty, well-cooked meals and snacks. Equipped with Dacor state-of-the-art Sensor Technology the Distinctive Microwave takes the guesswork out of cooking by detecting the moisture and humidity level of the food inside and cooking it accordingly. A built-in electronic sensor automatically sets the time for cooking … (read more)

Sharp Steamwave 3-in-1 steam oven

This 3-in-1 steam oven is an intelligent combination of steamer, grill and microwave. The Sharp Steamwave AX-1100 is available in two colour variants and uses pure steam to prepare meals. You can cook everything from chicken satay sticks on tomato rice to baked fish and vegetables with couscous. The Sharp Steamwave features preprogrammed automatic settings helping you to prepare varied meals and healthy menus quickly and easily. As you perfectly aware, the steaming cooking method keeps practically all vitamins and nutrients as well as maintains authentic natural tastes of your favorite foods.

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GE Café Line in 2011

Cooking enthusiasts can design a kitchen that showcases their commitment to cuisine. GE will introduce its new built-in selection of the Café line of appliances at the International Builders Show, Jan. 12-15, 2011.

“We are expanding our extremely popular GE Café line into built-in wall ovens and cooktops to give consumers even more options,” says Larry Muennich, merchandising specialist for Cooking. The Café line, hugely popular for its professional appearance with oversized handles and stainless steel commercial feel, was previously only available in free-standing or slide-in range models.

Consumers can place the Café … (read more)

Is a Central Vacuum System Right for You?

If you are considering installing a central vacuum system, you probably have visions of carefree vacuuming- is that an oxymoron? You will no longer lug your vacuum up and downstairs or try to maneuver through doorways, banging the walls as you go. Well before you spend the $1000 or more, read on to see if your vision can become a reality.


Unlike standard portable vacuums, central vacuum systems don’t require you to haul a heavy unit around the house to clean. … (read more)

43" Jenn-Air electric cooktop from Expressions Collection

Enjoy the flavors of grilling indoors with this modular electric downdraft cooktop from Jenn-Air Expressions Collection, that features an Energy Saver grill assembly with Excalibur nonstick grill grate finish and a built-in ventilation system. Two open bays accept optional Energy Saver grill assemblies or radiant or coil element cartridges.

This modular cooktop features backlit controls with infinite surface control settings, 2.8 kW energy saver grill and linear pan, and PerimaVent downdraft ventilation system with variable speed fan. The Jenn-Air electric downdraft cooktop from Expressions Collection can be installed anywhere in your kitchen. Comes … (read more)

Origine single burner gas hob by Glem

This innovative single burner gas hob is designed by Marcello Cutino and made of Monolithic Ipergres. Glem Origine single burner gas hob represents a nomadic layout for those who wants fresh, less coordinated look. Monolithic Ipergres is a ceramic material produced by Laboratorio Pesaro. It offers superb structural performance and is suitable for large and very thin slabs. The glazed ceramic surface is also much more resistant to accidental bumps, scratches and corrosive substances than marble or granite. Available in 12 colours. Glem.

Built-in appliances from Glem
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Ten Money Saving Tips – Read This Before You Buy

Here are some handy tips to consider if you really want to save money on your next appliance purchase:

1. Buy Last Year’s Model
If you don’t mind owning last year’s model, you can shave hundreds of dollars off of your appliance purchase. Best time to shop: September and October when stores are under pressure to clear space for the new arrivals.

2. Shop the Scratch and Dents
A small scratch or dent could become your best friend if you’re on a tight budget. Ask the sales associate if they have any damaged … (read more)