Renovating your kitchen is an exciting adventure, with myriad decisions to be made on everything from souped-up storage to a perfect working triangle. But your choice of appliances is arguably the most important element of your new space. Thankfully, you can make these important decisions easily and all in the one place, with the Everdure range at Bunnings. By purchasing all your major appliances from the one family, they'll play well and look great together, and you'll get to enjoy the same fantastic functionality throughout your brand-new kitchen. So now the only question is which of these fabulous appliances to choose!
Forever burning the sausages? A good rangehood is a must, sucking up smoke, steam, grease and whiffy odours to keep your kitchen healthier and cleaner. A canopy rangehood is a powerful choice and the perfect match for enthusiastic cooks who work with all burners blazing! It also makes a visual statement – choose one to suit your kitchen style.
If you want a rangehood that sits out of sight, a slide-out model might be the one for you. Despite its smaller size, a slide-out rangehood can still handle whatever steam and smoke you throw at it.
A good dishwasher is a must in any kitchen. When choosing, look for a model that offers flexibility with several different washing programs. Everdure's 60cm freestanding model has six cycles, to tackle everything from rinsing glassware to scrubbing dirty pots. The other important factor is capacity – do you have a big family or do you regularly cater for a crowd? Opting for a model with a third layer for cutlery will give you more room for plates and pots in the bottom level.
Do you want a built-in version or a freestanding oven? Built-in ovens win on ergonomics, able to be positioned at a better height for viewing and handling hot dishes; for even easier access, go for a side-opening model. Built-ins are less bulky than freestanding, but this doesn't mean you have to compromise on capacity. Everdure's 60cm ovens punch well above their weight in useable space so you'll never struggle with the Christmas ham again!
If a freestanding oven is your preference, but space is limited, you can still have your first choice with an Everdure 50cm cooktop and oven. This appliance delivers all the bells and whistles, including two ovens (the smaller one has both grilling and baking options) and four hot plates, without hogging valuable kitchen space.
Induction cooktops have gone from ‘new-fangled technology' to the preferred choice of many. They give an incredible degree of precision, they're easy to wipe clean and very efficient, with all the heat going to your pans and very little escaping into the kitchen. But while induction cooktops are amazing and their streamlined profile is ideally suited to a modern kitchen, gas versions will never go out of fashion. Many home cooks prefer a gas burner, as it allows them to visually monitor the flame and adjust as needed. Gas burners are also compatible with all types of cookware (some pans aren't suitable for induction).
Take a look at the full range from Everdure.
Asbestos, lead-based paints and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber are health hazards you need to look out for when renovating older homes. These substances can easily be disturbed when renovating and exposure to them can cause a range of life-threatening diseases and conditions including cancer. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer or visit our Health & Safety page.
When following our advice in our D.I.Y. videos, make sure you use all equipment, including PPE, safely by following the manufacturer’s instructions. Check that the equipment is suitable for the task and that PPE fits properly. If you are unsure, hire an expert to do the job or talk to a Bunnings Team Member.