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alexp79
alexp79
12 February 2019

What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?

What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?
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Hi Leanne, Remember to find out if the manufacturer is capable of producing your kitchen cabinets according to your…

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alexp79
Feb 12, 2019 1:27 pm
Thylacene
Thylacene
7 October 2020

Show me your kitchen...

Show me your kitchen...
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Range hood has been fitted since pics, waiting on the sparky to hand led bar pendant over the island

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Thylacene
Oct 07, 2020 8:43 pm
renomart
renomart
22 July 2019

Links- Benchtops

Links- Benchtops
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If you are curious about Caesarstone prices (per slab and per square metre) then check out this

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renomart
Jul 22, 2019 12:49 pm
renomart

Hi all, I'm renovating my kitchen at the moment (see attached plan for kitchen and laundry). As you can…

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3simon
Jan 14, 2021 9:22 pm
SydSR
SydSR
13 January

Grey Kitchen Cupboards

Grey Kitchen Cupboards

Hi All , If you have a photo of your Grey color kitchen cupboards , could you please upload the photo and the color you selected. I am interested for Tea House / Malay…

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SydSR
Jan 13, 2021 11:24 pm
Kate_s
Kate_s
11 January

Kitchen design help

Kitchen design help

Hi everyone, just about to send to drafty final kitchen plan. What do you think of my planned scullery layout? Is this ok. Please suggest any changes. I would be…

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Kate_s
Jan 11, 2021 9:53 pm
SydSR
SydSR
5 January

Polyurethene Kitchen Color Ideas

Polyurethene Kitchen Color Ideas

Hi , We are building a house and in the process of…

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SydSR
Jan 05, 2021 9:37 pm
twotwopig
twotwopig
4 January

Kitchen SINK - size problem

Kitchen SINK - size problem

I installed the anthracite colour.

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twotwopig
Jan 04, 2021 2:41 pm
Kate_s
Kate_s
31 December 2020

New kitchen design help needed

New kitchen design help needed

Thank you so much chippy I appreciate your advice.

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Kate_s
Dec 31, 2020 4:21 am
Kate_s
Kate_s
30 December 2020

Kitchen help needed

Kitchen help needed
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We haven't chosen anything yet. Any help welcome.

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Kate_s
Dec 30, 2020 12:50 am
Pomjoiner
Pomjoiner
28 December 2020

Kick board around stove.

Kick board around stove.

Hi new to the site, can someone advise if it’s okay to use continuous MDF plinth/kick board under a SS free standing range cooker please

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Pomjoiner
Dec 28, 2020 2:03 pm
annon_floor
annon_floor
14 December 2020

Floating floor before waterfall bench

Floating floor before waterfall bench
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Unfortunately the short answer is no. This is because all natural floors expand and contract hence why there are gaps under metal trims, Scotia and skirting boards. This…

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annon_floor
Dec 14, 2020 1:16 pm
chippy
chippy
12 December 2020

Joins in stone benchtops

Joins in stone benchtops

Correct installation of stone requires a joint at every change of direction. A U shaped kitchen will have a minimum of two joints.

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chippy
Dec 12, 2020 11:38 pm
chippy
ziotic
ziotic
9 December 2020

Laminam splashback

Laminam splashback

I would also like to learn more about Laminam product for future reference.

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ziotic
Dec 09, 2020 4:49 am
3simon
3simon
3 December 2020

Advice on layout of laundry/kitchen area?

Advice on layout of laundry/kitchen area?

That's great news. Thanks all.

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3simon
Dec 03, 2020 11:12 pm
dogstar001
dogstar001
22 November 2020

Cabinet depth

Cabinet depth

We got a new kitchen with a wall of cabinets including the fridge & a wide pantry. These were shown as 700mm deep on the plans. Our cabinets were installed but only have a…

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dogstar001
Nov 22, 2020 12:35 pm
chippy
chippy
19 November 2020

Absolute Matte $

Absolute Matte $

Ask about Polytec Legato. It is a factory applied paint like finish. Basically full 2.4x1.2 boards pre-finished in matt solid colour and timber grains. The cabinet maker…

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chippy
Nov 19, 2020 11:55 pm
chippy
Susan007
Susan007
16 November 2020

Gas Hotplate cutout on Stone Benchtop

Gas Hotplate cutout on Stone Benchtop

Thanks for that chippy. I guessed that may be the case.

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Susan007
Nov 16, 2020 8:25 pm
Susan007
karl47
karl47
13 November 2020

Kitchen Design input

Kitchen Design input

Kitchen design is also very important to me.

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karl47
Nov 13, 2020 3:52 am
karl47
chippy
chippy
8 November 2020

Cabinetry steam protection

Cabinetry steam protection

Like I said. If heat shields have been installed then even around ovens it's generally ok. The workmanship comes from the thermolaminate supplier not individual cabinet…

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chippy
Nov 08, 2020 3:15 pm
chippy
bluesteel
bluesteel
3 November 2020

60mm Stone Feedback

60mm Stone Feedback

Builder and quotes all match up - worth getting quotes and there is a lot of helpful info on the internet - like homeone ! Thanks for those you gave feedback.

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bluesteel
Nov 03, 2020 5:28 pm
bluesteel

We did a 40mm top with shadowline and sharknose . We specced bench top height to be 950 above FFL. The kitchen guys put a 19mm packer sheet under the stone to support…

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Thylacene
Nov 02, 2020 7:13 am
chippy
chippy
30 October 2020

Which Kitchen variation is best?... Help!

Which Kitchen variation is best?... Help!

I'd agree that having the kitchen where it is in drawing#1 is best to optimise the northern aspect. The actual design of kitchen #1 is terrible though. That whole walk in…

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chippy
Oct 30, 2020 4:10 pm
chippy
lindsayr
lindsayr
23 October 2020

Kitchen layout

Kitchen layout

Anyone know of a paid service for floor plan assistance, preferably that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg? I could just get a kitchen company out I guess..

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lindsayr
Oct 23, 2020 6:16 pm
Stewy42
Stewy42
23 October 2020

Matt Black finish,

Matt Black finish,

Hi, I'm renovating my kitchen soon and looking at products like Nikpol and Fenix NTN in a Matt Black finish, for drawers , cupboards and importantly bench-tops Both have…

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Stewy42
Oct 23, 2020 9:20 am
Subtropic
Subtropic
14 October 2020

Laminate drawer fronts

Laminate drawer fronts

Thanks, they are only 3 years old, so I am hoping it Should be straight forward

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Subtropic
Oct 14, 2020 8:58 pm
MaryLo1987
MaryLo1987
9 October 2020

Kitchen cupboards that look like drawers?

Kitchen cupboards that look like drawers?
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I support you in this desire. I am not the neat person, so kitchen cabinet handles are a perennial problem and a sponsor of my bruises. And this solution looks very elegant.

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MaryLo1987
Oct 09, 2020 12:10 am
Joker
Joker
23 September 2020

Microwave install under island bench

Microwave install under island bench

Have a Smeg inbuilt under bench microwave,no problems,builder made sure there were plenty of air flow holes drilled where needed.

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Joker
Sep 23, 2020 4:53 pm
Hillsbuilds
Hillsbuilds
22 September 2020

Cooktop on breakfast bar. Am i Crazy?

Cooktop on breakfast bar. Am i Crazy?

It will make a bit of a splattery mess every time you cook. Your bench top also doesn’t look that big, will you have enough prep space? That said, I know people who have…

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Hillsbuilds
Sep 22, 2020 1:10 pm
Barlanara
Barlanara
21 September 2020

Fridge / freezer advice

Fridge / freezer advice

Hi, I'm doing a week long trip to the richtersveld in the next couple of months (family of 4). I've got a 40L Engel. SWAMBO says its too small and is wondering where she…

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Barlanara
Sep 21, 2020 5:08 am
Evelin
Evelin
14 September 2020

Cooktop with integrated ventilation

Cooktop with integrated ventilation

Hi, yes I can tell you a bit. In Germany these cooktops are the most popular as Germans like to cook "into the room". The best Brand is BORA, the model which is the one…

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Evelin
Sep 14, 2020 11:25 pm
elloelloelloqwer
elloelloelloqwer
9 September 2020

Porcelain sheets (12mm) for benchtops

Porcelain sheets (12mm) for benchtops

Hi all! I am interested in this porcelain sheets (12mm) for my benchtops and was wondering if anyone from the forum has had experience with these sheets before? Any…

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elloelloelloqwer
Sep 09, 2020 11:57 pm
chippy
chippy
8 September 2020

Advice on outdoor kitchen cabinetry/materials

Advice on outdoor kitchen cabinetry/materials

Personally I prefer to use full waterproof materials for my outdoor kitchens but if it is 100% undercover and will never get rain on it you can get away with using more…

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chippy
Sep 08, 2020 11:22 am
chippy
Rizzo
Rizzo
2 September 2020

Matte White Benchtop

Matte White Benchtop

Hi all, Does anyone have a white matte laminate benchtop? I would love to see pictures if so. :)

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Rizzo
Sep 02, 2020 5:29 pm
mun6
mun6
1 September 2020

Frame for single oven

Frame for single oven

That's right. Right now, it looks like this and the oven is too small to be mounted: I just thought I'd use pine for the frame that holds the oven in place and the…

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mun6
Sep 01, 2020 3:23 pm
JayB001
JayB001
31 August 2020

How to hide joins on rear panels of kitchen island?

How to hide joins on rear panels of kitchen island?

It's an Ikea kitchen with a few variations, so yes, flatpack (limited budget). The panels I have were left overs from something else, including the sides that by fit by…

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JayB001
Aug 31, 2020 10:46 pm
Deep Blue
Deep Blue
28 August 2020

Need a Single White Kitchen Wall Tile - Where Do I Buy?

Need a Single White Kitchen Wall Tile - Where Do I Buy?

Thanks so much - good advice re tile cutting that I'll certainly follow-up on. Living in metro Melbourne with "lockdown", non-food shops are closed - only open for online…

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Deep Blue
Aug 28, 2020 4:27 pm

I have seen someone added continuous shelf on all 4 side of walls @ 2100mm height (above door). example is in below image top most will be above the door opening. Only…

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chetansoni_3141
Aug 22, 2020 9:37 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
21 August 2020

Ceiling Fans in Kitchens

Ceiling Fans in Kitchens

We have a fan in our kitchen. No issue with grease as we use the rangehood that deals with that, and we clean it regularly just to deal with the natural amount of dust…

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arcadelt
Aug 21, 2020 2:30 pm
elloelloelloqwer
elloelloelloqwer
15 August 2020

Install marble bench top after handover possible on tiles?

Install marble bench top after handover possible on tiles?

hi! were you able to install the marble bench top successfully after? Thanks!

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elloelloelloqwer
Aug 15, 2020 9:52 pm
zoeT
zoeT
13 August 2020

Bench waterfall feature after handover.

Bench waterfall feature after handover.

Awesome thanks for the note !!

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zoeT
Aug 13, 2020 3:44 pm
Usherdim
Usherdim
12 August 2020

Painting kitchen cabinets

Painting kitchen cabinets

My son just bought an old house and wants to paint the kitchen cabinets. Does anyone have suggestions…

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Usherdim
Aug 13, 2020 12:05 am
Thylacene
Thylacene
30 July 2020

HELP! Kitchen benchtop slab gap line's edge has crack uneven

HELP! Kitchen benchtop slab gap line's edge has crack uneven

The stone isn't cracked, the supporting structure has moved. Nothing to serious, scrape it out and clean with thinners, run some new sealant into it, spray with soapy…

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Thylacene
Jul 30, 2020 10:27 am
Splashers
Splashers
28 July 2020

Advice for a functional kitchen/scullery

Advice for a functional kitchen/scullery

There are a few things i would consider changing. 1) The Walk In linen at the front of the house to be deleted as it seems there is ample storage throughout the house and…

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Splashers
Jul 28, 2020 10:28 am
Splashers

You can never go wrong with been using them for years. Ask for Michael

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JayB001
Jul 17, 2020 1:36 pm
elloelloelloqwer
elloelloelloqwer
12 July 2020

Cabinetry after handover

Cabinetry after handover

Hi all! I am hoping to have my cabinetry in kitchen, and bathroom etc after handover. I am hoping to look for better stones for the benchtop and looking into colourtech…

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elloelloelloqwer
Jul 13, 2020 12:29 am
alexp79
alexp79
4 July 2020

How to find quality tapware on the net? Della Francesca?

How to find quality tapware on the net? Della Francesca?

Blanco is not bad either for the kitchen. Also, there are some very reliable Japanese brands around such as Omoikiri.

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alexp79
Jul 04, 2020 2:44 pm
Sethor
Sethor
30 June 2020

high end refrigerators

high end refrigerators

If you're looking for high end take a look at & , I have two Liebherrs which are great but the Monolith & Sub-Zero are in another league.

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Sethor
Jun 30, 2020 2:59 am
Evelin
Evelin
27 June 2020

Bad odour from stone bench top

Bad odour from stone bench top

I first would open up a drawer and look for printing on the underside of the stone slap. Each Ceasarstone has printing underneath, a) Ceasarstone, b) the colour name and…

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Evelin
Jun 27, 2020 5:00 pm
alymei
alymei
26 June 2020

Island bench size

Island bench size

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alymei
Jun 26, 2020 8:08 am

Kitchen renovation questions

Kitchen renovation questions

In a kitchen renovation, if you have any existing cracks around the walls it will need to get fix once.…

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Modern Era Constructions
Jun 21, 2020 11:38 am
Modern Era Constructions

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