Is your kitchen appliance up to scratch? Here are 3 reasons it may need replacing

Eliminate these common kitchen problems by switching to a better appliance, with the help of Bosch

Bosch fridge freezer
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Is your kitchen appliance doing all it can to save you time and effort while storing, preparing, and cooking your meals? Although our fridges and ovens are indispensable, they often come with issues that result in wasted food, less than perfect meals, and higher energy consumption than we would like. 

Simply put, if your kitchen appliance keeps letting you down, it is time to consider getting a new one. As the innovative new fridge freezers and ovens by Bosch demonstrate, kitchen appliances now offer so much more in terms of time-saving and food-enhancing technologies than even five years ago. These are just the top three issues these clever new fridges and ovens can help resolve. 

1. You're still having to defrost your fridge

It used to be the case that defrosting the fridge was an annoying and messy but necessary job in the kitchen. Forget to defrost yours and it stops working properly – your food gets frozen on bottom shelves, your freezer is overgrown with ice, and your energy bills are higher than you should be.

We say 'used to be the case' because the best new fridges and fridge freezers are now low-frost or frost-free. Serie 4 KIN86VFF0G fridge freezer from Bosch features frost free design helps to save you time, energy and effort as it prevents ice from building up inside the freezer. This not only saves you the hassle of manually defrosting your fridge freezer, but also keeps it working efficiently.

2. Your food goes off before you get the chance to use it

The other thing with fridge freezers is that some are much better than others at keeping your food fresh. If you're finding time and time again that your food goes off before you've had the chance to cook or eat it, it may well be that your fridge is not great at regulating humidity, which results in food spoiling. This can affect all types of food, although tender salad leaves and vegetables are especially sensitive to subtle humidity and temperature fluctuations. 

Bosch fridges feature a VitaFresh drawer which keeps fresh food crisp and fresh. Fish and meat stay fresh for longer with the built-in adjustable humidity control and extra-low temperature specific to the drawer. The moisture conditions in the drawer can be adjusted so your fruit and vegetables retain vitamins and stay fresh for longer too.

3. You can't seem to get the oven shelf right for what you're cooking

This problem has frustrated many a home cook – you put in time and effort putting together the dish that needs to be baked; you've set the oven to the correct temperature. And then...you somehow put the tray on the wrong shelf, and now the meal is unevenly cooked, burned on the outside but still raw in the middle. 

If this is you, you need to know that the best modern ovens have eliminated this problem. The Bosch HBG634BS1B Built-In Oven, for example, features the 4D HotAir  technology, with the heat evenly distributed on up to 4 levels. This means that food can be placed on any shelf level from one to four and the results will be consistently perfect. And that’s not all: You can also bake and roast on up to four levels simultaneously, for reliable results from top to bottom. 

Discover the full range of Bosch appliances at John Lewis & Partners with a minimum of a 2 year guarantee.

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