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Balay electrical appliances

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Balay electrical appliances

Post Posted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 12:36 am

Has anyone got experience of Balay electrical items for the kitchen. If so are they good quality/lasting in the same way as the well known brands such as Whirlpool, Bosch and Siemens. Thanks Confused

 

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Re: Balay electrical appliances

Post Posted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 1:31 am

Hi there,

Our oven is Balay and it is great - no problems at all!!!! The rest of the appliances we have are Ariston and on and on and on!!! Laughing


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Re: Balay electrical appliances

Post Posted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 2:48 am

That's good to hear as I don't think the bank manager will talk to us if we don't tighten our belt on a build. Laughing

 

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Re: Balay electrical appliances

Post Posted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 3:58 am

We bought a Balay dishwasher like you never heard of them .
No complaints very good seems solid and strong like our old zanussi

 

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Re: Balay electrical appliances

Post Posted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 1:58 pm

Balay is owned by the Bosch and Siemens Group, and many of the group products are produced in the same factories.

There are technological differences between Bosch and Balay, but they are relatively small, particularly on the budget end models. Many of the parts are interchangeable between the two brands.

I have Bosch, Balay, AEG, Siemens, Miele and Bauknecht in our properties and all have performed well, so economically speaking the Balay wins hands down as they were by far the cheaper products with very good results, performance wise the Bauknecht do take the prize and the Miele appliances just keep going and going.


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Re: Balay electrical appliances

Post Posted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 10:45 pm

Puzzy
No, I have never heard of Balay until we considered purchasing the kitchen for our new build, but then I've never had to purchase electrical products anywhere other than the UK. Good to hear you're happy too.
Lemonstalk
Seems you have the lot, but again good to hear Balay gets the thumbs up, especially on a budget. That will please my hubby.

Looking currently at Radiopopular and Wortens to purchase. Any other suggestions?

THANKS. Smile

 

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Re: Balay electrical appliances

Post Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 9:20 pm

- Yvette

Puzzy
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Looking currently at Radiopopular and Wortens to purchase. Any other suggestions?

THANKS. Smile



Yes.... small/family run businesses.... especially ones with a "Euronics" sign... we saved 30% on retail price on our Ariston apliancies.... was far cheaper than Worten etc

 

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