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ARRRGGHHH! Oven has just died an untimely death! Recommendations needed pls.

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Crapricorn Sun 18-Nov-12 14:37:28

I sadly need to buy a new electric oven pronto!

It needs to be a built under the worktop. My old model was a double oven with a fan oven below and a grill/conventional small oven above. This was ok and will probably be the compromise that I have to accept. However the main oven always felt too small and a big single oven would be temting if such a thing exists in a built under model.

I can't afford this before Christmas - but equally I use my oven all the time so needs must. I need good value for money please!

Please help quickly!!!!!

JackThePumpkinKing Sun 18-Nov-12 14:40:34

Do you have any Tesco vouchers? The clubcard exchange is still on, so that might be worth a look.

Otherwise I would recommend Neff, ours is brilliant. Either than or the John Lewis own brand.

Crapricorn Sun 18-Nov-12 14:45:20

Thanks Jack.
Unfortunately I have just cleaned out my Clubcard points on Xmas presents. I will have a look at Neff and John Lewis now.

Horsemad Sun 18-Nov-12 14:53:35

I'm currently looking and have noticed Beko getting some good reviews and not too costly either.

IndigoCat Sun 18-Nov-12 17:49:56

Hi Capricorn,
Have you tried getting some one to look at it for repair or if you or DH are handy, you could try changing the element. Mine went a couple of months, I watched a video on YouTube and it was a 20 minute job, worth a try?

ChippyMinton Sun 18-Nov-12 17:53:59

I second what IndigoCat has said. Have a look on espares website and youtube. It's easy to change an element.

FermezLaBouche Sun 18-Nov-12 17:56:02

For now, why not invest in a halogen cooker? They're really handy and just sit on to of the kitchen surface. They're really good for whole chickens in particular, I find. Not a long term solution obviously, but I've found I use my gas oven significantly less now I have my halogen.

Crapricorn Sun 18-Nov-12 18:49:55

Hi all,
Yes we have had a friendly electrician in. I am afraid that it has reached the point where several parts are giving up the ghost now and it could be a potential fire risk. Don't know the details but we do need to buy new.

I think that buying a halogen cooker would just be an additional expense as I will need a proper oven as I am hosting Xmas!

IndigoCat Sun 18-Nov-12 19:22:39

Good luck maybe try comet...

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