With this feature, if you inadvertently leave your freezer door ajar an alarm will sound so that you can prevent food spoilage.
After Running - Cooker Hoods
The hood automatically continues to run on, for approx ten minutes, after normal operation to ensure that any remaining vapours and odours are effectively whisked away. The hood then automatically switches off.
Airstream Shelving - Refrigeration
Air vents at the back of the shelf allow an increased level of air circulation within the fridge. This improved circulation leads to food staying fresher for longer due to a more even temperature within the fridge.
Most of the fridge and fridge-freezer models we sell have natural silver elements within the lining of the fridge section which gives lifetime protection against bacteria, micro organism and algae growth, providing the safest possible storage environment for your food.
Anti-Overflow Protection - Hobs
If liquid accidently overflows onto the control panel, the hob will automatically switch off allowing you the opportunity to clean up.
Aquastop/ Waterstop - Dishwashers
A device that cuts off the water supply in the case of leaks, and a safety water valve to guard against siphoning, even when the machine is switched off.
A-Rated - Refrigeration
Unlike your washing machine or dishwasher, your fridge or freezer is on 24 hours a day, so it is especially important that the appliance does not waste energy. Look out for cooling products that are the most energy-efficient performers minimising environmental damage and saving you money. Most models in our range have at least an A rating in the EC Energy Efficiency rating scheme and many of our models have an A+ energy rating, meaning that it uses up to 25% less energy than equivalent A-rated products.
Without compromising on performance, A energy rated products use less electricity, saving you money and reducing the impact on the environment.
Automatically defrosts the fridge at regular intervals without the need to switch off the appliance or remove the food stored.
Automatic Boil Start - Hobs
The cooking zone may be set to operate at full power for a period of time before reverting back to a pre-set power level.
Automatic Pan Recognition - Hobs
The hob recognises the size of the pan and only heats up the base of the pan and not the whole zone, saving time and energy.
Automatic Re-ignition - Gas Hobs
If the flame goes out this is quickly detected by a heat sensor, and the hob will automatically attempt to re-ignite.
Automatic Weight Programmes - Microwaves
Simply select the appropriate programme; enter the weight and press start. The automatic programme then takes over to cook your dish to perfection.
Baby Cycle - Dishwashers
An intensive wash cycle designed to cleanse and remove harmful bacteria from dishwasher-safe crockery and cutlery used to feed babies and young children, to give you further peace of mind when caring for your family.
Boost Function - Hobs
Increases the power output of the selected cooking zone by approximately 50% by borrowing power from another zone. Note that when boost is selected for a particular zone, the partner zone contributing the power cannot be used.
Bottom Heat Only - Ovens
Only the bottom element is used to generate heat. This method is ideal for reheating or for when a crisp underside is required such as pizza bases and pastry cases. It can also be used for drying herbs and bain-marie cooking.
Built-Under Double Oven
Conveniently fitted under a worktop, slide into position on legs, the built-under ovens offer all the advantages of a built-in double oven but in a slightly smaller space, giving you the advantage of two ovens where you thought you may have only had room for one.
Canopy hoods are designed to fit snugly under an overhead canopy kitchen unit. Theyre discreet and save valuable space in the kitchen.
Cast Iron Supports
Cast iron pan supports are both stylish and highly durable, providing solid and robust support for your cooking pans whilst adding a strong contemporary look to your kitchen.
With either electronic touch or rotary dial controls and flexible cooking zones, the ceramic hobs combine great looks with smart function and design. The smooth ceramic glass hob surface is tough and durable as well as being practical and easy to clean.
As much as a visual statement as an essential kitchen tool. The extractors are available in a choice of options, from extra wide to standard models in a range of styles and finishes.
Conventional extractors fit neatly under a kitchen unit protruding slightly. The controls are usually positioned on the front.
Conventional Top and Bottom Heat - Ovens
Employs both the upper and lower heating elements. The heat travels to the centre of the oven by natural convection, which is the best position to obtain the selected temperature. Most foods can be cooked using this system, but it is best suited to foods, which require a dark crisp finish or long slow cooking.
Daily 60 - Hotpoint Laundry
This new wash programme has been designed to wash a typical load of 4-6 lightly soiled place settings within just 60minutes, whilst achieving an A class wash performance.
Defrost Function - Ovens
Perfect for gently defrosting meat, poultry, bread, cream cakes and much more.
Fully flexible, with two ovens that you can use individually or at the same time giving you maximum capacity and flexibility. Installed in a taller unit, you can have everything at eye level for ease of use.
Dough Proving - Warming Drawers
The gentle heat of the warming drawer is the perfect environment for proving dough.
Dual Zones - Hobs
Available on selected hobs, this energy-saving feature allows you to select a smaller cook zone for small pans, and a larger zone for larger pans.
Ducted Extraction - Cooker Hoods
Ducting out is the most effective method of extraction if the hood can be sited on an outside wall or an outside wall can be reached via ducting.
EcoWash - Hotpoint Laundry
An environmentally friendly wash cycle combining low energy consumption levels with great cleaning performance.
Ceramic and induction electric hobs offer a sleek, streamlined look in the kitchen. With slim glass cooking surfaces they are easy to clean, and induction hobs are as easy to control as gas.
Electronic Control - Ovens
A perfect blend of high tech and contemporary design, the top of the range ovens are electronically controlled. The oven temperature is maintained at a constant level to provide even heat and optimum cooking performance.
Electronic Temperature Control - Refrigeration
Accurate temperature control is essential to maximise the freshness of your food. Premium fridge-freezers feature accurate electronic control and temperature display for both fridge and freezer sections.
Electronic Timer - Ovens
No need to plan your life around meals, the programmable timer means you can set the start and finish times to suit the demands of your day and your cooking.
Emergency Stop - Hobs
Allows you to switch all cook zones off at the touch of a single button - ideal if the doorbell rings.
The enamel oven interior coating offers an easier to clean finish.
Extendable Zone - Hobs
The cooking zone can be extended giving you a much larger area to accommodate big saucepans, fish kettles and other special cooking dishes.
Fast Fix - Hotpoint Laundry
A unique hinge mechanism enables the appliance to be neatly installed without cutting the plinth and then the patented Fast Fix system allows the front décor panel to be fitted in minutes, even if the dishwasher has already been installed.
Fast Heat - Ovens
This time-saver preheats the oven approx. 30% faster by using all the heating elements at once.
Fixed Hinge - Refrigeration
The benefits of this type of hinge are that you can add more weight to the door, and open it at a larger angle, making access and use easier. The doors close automatically at an angle of approx 15%.
Flame Failure Device
If the burner is accidentally extinguished the thermostat reacts and shuts off the gas supply to the burner.
Freeze Function - Induction Hobs
"Freezes" the control panel at its current settings to allow the surface to be wiped down (if something spills). Saves the user having to switch off the hob to clean it or risk disturbing the settings. Reverts back at the touch of the key or after approximately 20 seconds.
A fridge and a freezer designed to fit in a single tall housing unit. Each has its own door, but shares the same compressor unit, saving energy and money.
Available on selected fridge-freezers, this innovative system eliminates the formation of ice on food and the freezer interior, meaning you never have to worry about defrosting again. Intelligent electronics ensure that the defrost operation is only initiated when the appliance actually needs it.
Full Width Variable Grill
Enables you to grill large quantities with precise temperature control. For added efficiency grilling is performed with the oven door closed.
Fully Extendable Shelf Rails
The height of convenience, telescopic shelf rails allow you to pull out the oven shelves to access an item without having to lift it out of the oven. Ideal for basting or tasting quickly and safely.
Fully Frost Free
Means exactly what it says, no more defrosting ever. And theres more good news, food stays fresher longer due to the circulation of cold air in both the fridge and the freezer preventing the build up of ice.
Fully Integrated - Dishwashers
Need a dishwasher, but dont want to spoil the seamless lines of your new kitchen? Fully integrated models offer all the innovative features youd expect from all of our quality brands but you get to choose a door panel to fit with your kitchen design.
Extremely controllable and easy to use, gas hobs are the choice for cooking enthusiasts. Most gas hobs are available in several colour options with many also available in stunning stainless steel.
On selected ovens you have the option to select just the centre section of the grill element as an economical way to grill smaller quantities of food.
Half Load - Dishwashers
If you dont have enough for a full load and cant wait, simply load the crockery, plates, pots and pans anywhere in your dishwasher, select the programme temperature and press the half load button. The programme time is reduced and up to 30% less water is used.
Heat Exchanger - Dishwashers
The unique heat recycling reservoir maximises performance by using heat that is generated in the main wash to pre-heat cold water used for the rinse cycles before it enters the dishwasher. Pre-heating the water minimises the risk of thermal shock which can occur when cold water strikes warm delicate items which can cause cracking or breakages. As an additional benefit this system is also an extremely energy efficient method of heating the water.
Hold Warm - Ovens
This convenient function keeps food items warm at temperatures between 66oC and 100oC at the touch of a button.
Holiday Setting - Refrigeration
Save energy while you are away. Holiday Setting allows the freezer to keep running as normal whilst the fridge is set to 12oC when empty with the door closed. This prevents any unpleasant odours and energy consumption is minimal.
Hot Air Grilling
An ideal cooking method for meat and poultry where a rotisserie effect is desired. The grill and fan operate alternately, which results in even crisp food and can use up to 50% less energy than traditional roasting.
Humidity Control - Refrigeration
Allows adjustment of both temperature and humidity levels to maximise the shelf life of fruits and vegetables. Lettuce, for example should be stored at high air humidity compared to other fruit and vegetables.
Induction technology is now widely recognised as one of the quickest, safest and most efficient methods of cooking available. It uses an electromagnetic field to instantly generate heat, giving you the control and responsiveness of gas, but with far more energy efficiency. Heat is only generated when the pan is placed on the hob - it stops as soon as the pan is removed - and while an induction hob cooks almost twice as quickly as a standard ceramic hob, and 40% quicker than gas, the ceramic glass of an induction hob does not get as hot as that of standard ceramic hobs, which makes for a safe and easy-to-clean cooking surface. The hob will only operate with pans with a ferrous (or magnetic) base.
InnoWave Technology - Microwaves
Inverter technology is used to regulate the microwaves inside the oven. This results in a more consistent, precise level of power, allowing food to be cooked faster and more evenly. Energy consumption can be reduced by up to 15%, and cooking times reduced by up to 10%.
Integrated hoods look like theyre part of the furniture. Hidden behind a furniture door, they pull out when you need them.
Intensive Heat - Ovens
This time-saver delivers immediate intense heat from below, which is particularly effective for foods with a crispy base such as pizza. It makes it unnecessary to preheat the oven when baking cakes and quiches, and is also ideal for baking with tin, glass or porcelain moulds, which tend to reflect heat or are poor conductors of heat.
Island Chimney Hood
Dramatic and designed to be suspended over a central island unit in larger kitchens - an interior designers dream come true.
Larder fridges are so called because they provide a huge amount of space to keep all your fresh foods cool, just like a larder. Models include the extra large and eye level options, all featuring our latest technology and design.
Low Temperature Cooking
Ideally suited for keeping high quality pan-fried meat at the desired level of rareness or otherwise for an extended period of time without it spoiling. Juices and textures are retained whilst you get on with preparing the rest of the dinner.
Metal Filter - Cooker Hoods
A metal filter provides the ultimate in filtering efficiency. The dishwasher-proof metal mesh requires periodic cleaning but can be used over and over again.
Metal Touch Controls
Some state-of-the-art ovens now feature the latest in touch control technology with metal touch controls, which only require the lightest touch to activate them.
Multifunction ovens are the optimum choice for anyone who takes cooking seriously. Giving you total control with maximum flexibility, theres a wide choice of multifunction ovens with between five and thirteen separate cooking programmes.
One Hand Ignition - Hobs
Push and turn the ergonomically designed control knobs and the gas ignites automatically. As well as offering the convenience of only using one hand there is also no separate ignition button to clean.
Openspace Oven - Hotpoint
The revolutionary design means Openspace has 20% more space than a standard 60cm single oven, giving you a huge 70 litres. Then insert the divider to create a double oven with two independent cooking zones.
Paper Grease Filter - Cooker Hoods
The print and stripe markings darken considerably when the disposable paper filter is saturated to indicate that it needs replacing.
Piezo are a range of appliances which are controlled by pressure sensitive keys rather than touch controls.
Pizza Function - Ovens
Designed with the pizza-lover in mind, but equally useful for quiches and tarts, this innovative function delivers cooking power for a perfectly crisp, browned base while keeping the topping moist. Suitable also for frozen food, and in many cases no preheating is required.
Plate Warming - Ovens
Food stays warm for longer if served up in preheated ovenware. Plate warming allows you to preheat porcelain ovenware between 30oC to 65oC.
Not only make the oven easy to operate but also they maintain a clean line when the oven is not in use, making the oven control panel easy to clean. Some of the top of the range Logixx models also have an illuminated red band.
Power Settings - Cooker Hoods
All hoods feature multiple power settings, which can be set to effectively remove odours, smoke and moisture caused by cooking in the kitchen area. Many hood models also feature an intensive extraction setting, which gives an extra boost to the performance of the hood when required.
Pre-Wash Option - Laundry
For especially dirty clothes, a pre-wash will loosen dirt and remove it from the clothes prior to the main wash.
The ultimate in self-cleaning power and convenience. During the pyrolytic self-cleaning cycle, the oven is heated to around 480oC, at this temperature any deposits are quickly reduced to a thin layer of ash, which can then be simply wiped away with a damp cloth to leave a completely clean oven. The process is completely safe and costs less than 50p each time.
Recirculating Extraction - Cooker Hoods
If an outside wall cannot be reached the extractor can be set up for recirculating. Air is drawn into the appliance through the filters to neutralise odours and remove grease particles. The cleaned air is then returned to the kitchen. A carbon filter or recirculating kit is necessary for recirculation (most an optional accessory).
Recirculating Kit - Cooker Hoods
Contains a carbon filter and any other necessary components to ensure that odour free air is returned into the kitchen. To ensure that the hood performance is maintained, the carbon filter should be replaced on a regular basis.
Reduced Ironing Option - Laundry
The laundry is tumbled gently periodically during the normal programme spin cycle, and then at the end of the spin phase, keeping laundry fluffy and tangle free. The result is reduced creasing, and therefore easier ironing.
Residual Heat Indicator
A series of indicator lights for each burner on the front control panel, which show you if there is a residual heat on the hob. In the event of a problem with the individual burner the indicator lights also act as warning lights on some models.
The oven can be set to maintain a temperature of 85oC for between 24 and 73 hours.
Safer Touch Doors
Oven doors are either double, triple or even quadruple glazed depending on the model to ensure that the temperature of the door is always well within safety standards.
Safety Glass Shelves - Refrigeration
The safety glass shelves do not shatter when broken, reducing the risk of cutting yourself on shards of glass. They often have an anti-spill trim too, and can hold up to a pint of liquid in case of accidents. Easy to clean with a scratch-resistant, non-slip surface and height adjustable allowing you to maximise the interior storage space.
Safety Lock - Dishwashers
The control panel or door can be locked to stop little fingers from interfering when the machine is running.
Safety Lock - Hobs
Featured as standard on many touch control models, it prevents the hob from being inadvertently operated.
These still allow you to fit a décor panel to your dishwasher. However, on these models the control panel, which can be in a range of colours to suit your furniture and other appliances, is clearly visible.
Sensitive Wash - Laundry
By prolonging the maximum wash temperature, increasing the water level, and adding an extra rinse, this programme reduces exposure to allergens that irritate sensitive skin.
Neatly installed in a unit or under a counter, single ovens offer convenience and functionality. Sleek, smart and elegant in design ensuring you achieve the look you desire in your kitchen.
Sliding Hinges - Refrigeration
The integrated door fitting method offers a slide connector pre-fitted at the factory, which offers a simple low cost route to adding door furniture. It offers adjustment in depth and height for precise fitting.
Smaller household, or just not the space for a full size dishwasher? A slimline model reduces the water used for dishwashing, and often have the same AAA energy rating as the top of the range standard dishwashers.
Small Utensil Detection - Induction Hobs
If you leave a serving spoon on the induction zone when it is turned on, the hob will not recognise it as being suitable cookware. As an added safety mechanism, the hob will automatically switch off giving you peace of mind.
Solarplus Grill - Hotpoint
Found on all Experience double ovens, the Solarplus Grill gets to full temperature after only 15 seconds and it is 20% quicker than a conventional grill. The grill mesh is also practically self-cleaning saving you valuable time and inconvenience.
Sports Wash - Laundry
A programme for modern sports clothes with Sportswear microfibre technology like those used for gym, cycling or jogging.
Looking for a healthier way of cooking? Steam Ovens are a fast, healthy and convenient way of sealing valuable vitamins and minerals into your food. Taste is maintained, as there is no flavour transfer; so different dishes can be cooked together.
Supercool - Refrigeration
Putting new food into your fridge causes the internal temperature to increase; the more you add, the greater the effect. Your fridge has to work harder to cool down, and the food already stored in there can get warmer. So for maximum preservation, Supercool will prepare your fridge by rapidly reducing the temperature, keeping the contents cool, and quickly lowering the temperature of the new groceries down to 2oC.
Superfreeze - Refrigeration
Adding new food to the freezer raises the internal temperature, and the freezer has to work harder to avoid food already in there from warming-up, and possibly even part defrosting. The Superfreeze function rapidly lowers the temperature in the freezer, ensuring that the fresh food is frozen food quickly, while surrounding frozen food stays frozen. So even when the door is open for longer periods, the contents are protected.
3D Hot Air Cooking - Bosch
The element around the fan distributes the heat quickly and evenly throughout the oven for same temperature cooking on three levels. Sweet and savoury items can be cooked at the same time. At higher temperatures (200-220oC) the effect is to evenly grill on three levels - with no turning of the food required. Use high temperature 3D hot air cooking, for example, to cook an entire full English breakfast.
For the smaller kitchen where space is at a premium. These clever hoods pull out from the wall when you need them, and can be fitted with a light pelmet or optional stainless steel finish front décor panel.
The height of convenience, telescopic shelf rails allow you to pull out the oven shelves to access an item without having to lift it out of the oven. Ideal for basting or tasting quickly and safely.
This option allows you to programme your washing machine or dishwasher to start up to 24 hours after you set it. So you can time your washing to be ready for when you get home, or take advantage of cheaper late-night electricity rates.
Top Heat Only - Ovens
Perfect for flash browning dishes like cauliflower or macaroni cheese, when you need to achieve a gratin finish. This is available on Neff range cookers.
Top/ Bottom Heat - Ovens
Providing conventional cooking heat sources at the top and bottom of the oven. Heat travels to the centre of the oven by natural conduction. This is ideal for baking pastries and scones.
Total Electronic Control - Hotpoint
Openspace features total electronic control, with independent time and temperature controls for both the Small, Main and Extra Large Spaces. So when you are in Double Space mode you can set separate times and temperatures for each space ensuring all your dishes are cooked to perfection.
Touch Control - Ovens
The ultimate in sophisticated technology, the touch sensitive panels deliver precision cooking to your fingertips. Available as Touch Control on glass or on Stainless Steel, the technology offers you total control with ovens that are efficient, easy to clean, and a pleasure to use. They look fantastic too!
Turntable - Microwaves
A turntable in the base of the oven rotates through the microwave to make sure theyre evenly distributed.
VarioDrawer - Dishwashers
This additional loading level on some Neff and Bosch models offers more flexibility, making room for larger utensils such as soup ladles or serving spoons or even espresso cups. The VarioDrawer dramatically increases the capacity of the dishwasher.
Selected gas hob models feature a powerful wok-style burner, which provides an intense heat to the pan and spreads the flame over a greater surface area for quick and even cooking.