Terminology

At Walworth Appliances we want our customers to be happy with their product choice and to have made an informed decision before purchase. Therefore we have provided the following buying guides. Each of the sections below will give you a greater understanding of your chosen product. We hope you find them useful.

Washing

Washing Machine – Freestanding

Where the appliance is able to be fitted anywhere with the correct fixings with no need to be built into any kitchen cupboards or units and left freestanding.

Washing Machine – Integrated

An integrated washing machine fits under the worktop. It is built into your kitchen furniture and hidden by a furniture door.

Washer Dryers

Ideal for the smaller property as these appliances act as a washing machine and a dryer, the moisture from the drying process is pumped out during the cycle, no need for venting or emptying. They can be integrated or freestanding.

Tumble Dryers

A tumble dryer either comes in condenser meaning moisture needs to be expelled through a venting tube or collected in a reservoir and emptied manually, or as vented meaning you need to fit it near to an outside wall. They can be integrated or freestanding.

Dishwashing

Fully Integrated

The dishwasher is totally covered with full height cabinet door and the controls are on the inside top edge. S

emi Integrated

This dishwasher takes a drawer line door and the control panel can be seen at the top front of the furniture door.

Refrigeration

Built-in

These are built into a tall cabinet in your kitchen furniture.

Built-under

These are simply built underneath a standard worktop and a furniture door is affixed to the front to leave the refrigerator or freezer completely hidden.

Cooking

Single Oven:

A single oven has one cooking cavity, which usually includes oven & grill; these can be built into the kitchen furniture at eye-level or under the worktop.

Double Oven:

A double oven has two cavities and each cavity can be used to cook fully in.

Fan Oven:

A fan oven circulates the hot air all around the oven, therefore cooking time is reduced and the food is cooked evenly.

Conventional Oven:

A conventional oven works from top and bottom heat and does not have a fan.

Multifunction Oven:

A multifunction oven has the option of fan or conventional cooking, grilling or fan grilling and gives you more versatile cooking options.

Built-in Oven:

A built-in oven means that it is built into your kitchen furniture at eye-level for your convenience. These can also be built under a counter.

Built-Under oven:

A built-under oven means that it is built under your worktop so that you can have the hob inserted above saving space.

Hobs

Induction Hob:

An Induction hob uses a strong electro magnetic (induction coil) which is positioned below the ceramic cooking zones. This transfers the heat to the pan and not to the hob which will remain semi warm.

Ceramic Hob:

A ceramic hob uses radiant heat from under the glass of the hob.

Halogen Hob:

A halogen hob uses light sourced heat and is backed up with radiant heat.-Please remove this section.

Cooker Hoods

Cooker Hoods:

Cooker hoods extract smells and fumes out of the kitchen area using ducting, if ducting is not possible then it can be recirculated using filters.

Chimney:

A chimney hood is fitted as a visible feature and adds character to any kitchen.

Canopy:

A canopy hood is placed into an artificial chimney of any style.

Integrated:

An integrated cooker hood is built into your kitchen furniture and is covered by a cupboard door which generally will match your kitchen.