Kitchen design guide
A gas leak is serious business - and is extremely dangerous anywhere in your home. Find out what steps to take if you suspect there is a gas leak inside your home.
Gas or electric - or both? Conventional electric or induction? Self-cleaning? How much space can you spare? Find out what kinds of things you need to consider when you buy an oven or stove for your kitchen.
The cheapest appliances are rarely the best ones - but the most expensive aren't always going to suit your needs either... Find out what you should be looking for.
The rangehood you choose will largely depend on how big your stovetop is - and beyond that, how powerful you need it to be and what style you prefer. Read on to find out more about what to look for in a rangehood.
When you're looking for a microwave, there are four main factors you'll need to consider: capabilities, capacity, power and style. Provided that you understand your own needs, choosing a microwave should be simple.
Choosing a refrigerator is never easy - there are so many choices on offer and so many small differences - it's easy to get lost in the details. Read our guide to find out what's really important, and why.
There are several very different options available to you when you're choosing a cooktop. But how do they work, and what's the difference? Find out how each style of cooktop performs in practical terms.
Once your kitchen layout's been established, it’s time to choose a suitable benchtop; one that fits in with the aesthetic of the design, but more importantly one that's functional, suitable for your purposes and which makes preparation in the kitc
Having the wrong balance of storage space in your kitchen is likely to be an annoyance for years to come. Find out more about how best to plan your kitchen's cupboards and drawers.
How many drawers will you have? What will you need them for - and where's the best place to put them? Will they be soft-closing? Find out what you need to consider when planning your kitchen drawers.
The kitchen is the single most expensive and complex area when you're renovating or building a house - and clever design is easily the most important aspect of a good kitchen.
Kitchens are busy places filled with all kinds of energy-hungry appliances and specialised work surfaces. Find out what kinds of choices you can make to create a more energy efficient kitchen.
There's a lot that can be done to design or retrofit a kitchen to make it more suitable and accessible for people with disabilities or special needs.
Kitchens can be a dangerous place for kids. Thankfully, there's a lot you can do - even with an existing kitchen - to make your kitchen a safer place for children of all ages.
Kitchens are often complex and fairly pricey to build and renovate - but there's plenty you can do to rein in the costs if you know what you're doing.
The days of the old Aussie barbecue in the backyard have changed dramatically. Find out how an outdoor kitchen can transform your entertaining areas.
If you want a kitchen that doesn't drive you mad, it's crucial that your sinks, taps and drainboards are properly suited to the work you want to do with them.
Space is a precious thing in any kitchen - but in small kitchens it needs to be managed very carefully. Find out how to make the most of a small space for your kitchen.
Identifying the right splashback for your kitchen will involve a bit of thought about your budget, and of course about the style of kitchen you're building.
When you're shopping around for splashbacks, will need to be aware that there are many variables that can affect the cost - and some options are far more costly than others.
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