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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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Every product that's essential for the kitchen, make it beautiful and attractive. Like glass, coffee machine juicer knife kit and other products.

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alexp79
Feb 12, 2019 1:27 pm

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
lindsayr
lindsayr
23 October

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

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
mbarlow69
mbarlow69
22 October

Cabinetry steam protection

Cabinetry steam protection

Greetings, Trust everyone is keeping safe and well. I need to have my new kitchen cabinetry protected from steam ( coming form steamer, kettle, coffee machine, etc ).…

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mbarlow69
Oct 22, 2020 5:12 am
Subtropic
Subtropic
14 October

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

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

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

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

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
AJum
AJum
21 September

Kitchen help needed

Kitchen help needed

Hello, Could you please tell me what u have chosen for overhead cabinetary?

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AJum
Sep 21, 2020 3:20 am
Evelin
Evelin
14 September

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kitchen Design input

Kitchen Design input

I am a bit concerned that woodgrains will be closely matching your flooring, ideally there should some definite contrast.

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alexp79
Jul 04, 2020 8:36 pm
alexp79
alexp79
4 July

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

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

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

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alymei
Jun 26, 2020 8:08 am
kline
kline
25 June

Kitchen layout - U or Island

Kitchen layout - U or Island

I think everyday comfort and utility are more important than trends. I like the U shape.

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kline
Jun 26, 2020 12:23 am
kline

Kitchen renovation questions

Kitchen renovation questions

Hi Than, As Chippy said, you don't need to wait for the kitchen demolition to get a measurement however are you dealing with the kitchen company itself or the…

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Modern Era Constructions
Jun 21, 2020 11:38 am
Modern Era Constructions
Nelly123
Nelly123
18 June

Kitchen height

Kitchen height
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Would you mind telling me your height please? We are thinking 930 bench Heights. I’m 168 heigh and am not sure if this would be too heigh. Thank you.

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Nelly123
Jun 18, 2020 1:10 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
5 June

Coooktop install - flexible gas hoses?

Coooktop install - flexible gas hoses?

Your gas fitter will determine what is allowed by the manufacturer and building regulations. If the regulator needs to be in a different place but only rigid lines are…

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arcadelt
Jun 05, 2020 11:20 am
AJW
AJW
1 June

Kitchen Cabinet no longer square, not supported benchtop.

Kitchen Cabinet no longer square, not supported benchtop.

Looks like I am out of luck. There are no adjustable feet under this cupboard, it doesn’t look like it has a proper plinth either. A would have expected a proper plinth…

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AJW
Jun 01, 2020 11:47 am

Kitchen Renovation and Appliances - Cooktop and Stove

Kitchen Renovation and Appliances - Cooktop and Stove

Found a lovely looking Smeg 90cm stove cooktop for roughly 3k with a 5 year warranty. Might go with that.

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tylergold123
May 25, 2020 12:13 am
amilelka
amilelka
14 May

Nikpol Black Matt drawers & pantry.

Nikpol Black Matt drawers & pantry.

I just built my kitchen with Polytec matte black. Many of the boards were faulty (light scratches, bowed, inconsistent thickness) so Polytec had to come out and replace…

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amilelka
May 14, 2020 8:30 am
chippy
chippy
7 May

Kitchen Design - Need Extra Set of Eyes?

Kitchen Design - Need Extra Set of Eyes?

Hi Azmir Post up the plans and we can have a look. With regards the overhang. The designer is correct that the maximum unsupported overhang for engineered stone is…

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chippy
May 07, 2020 8:09 pm
chippy
Ozzyvonny
Ozzyvonny
29 April

Kickboard

Kickboard

I’m looking to change my black kitchen kickboard to brushed stainless. I was going to buy it buy 150mm wide rolls, sand the existing kickboard, and then glue the new…

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Ozzyvonny
Apr 29, 2020 10:44 am
Oldwolf
Oldwolf
23 April

Kitchen sink placement

Kitchen sink placement

I also think it would look better centered to the window

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Oldwolf
Apr 23, 2020 5:25 am
Oldwolf
chippy
chippy
17 April

Rangehood performance bottleneck

Rangehood performance bottleneck

What I showed there is a back draft wall vent that are used with Qasair rangehoods. They would be available through any of their sales representatives in any state. You…

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chippy
Apr 17, 2020 11:35 pm
chippy

I can’t see where your wall ovens will be located, but would something like these appeal to you to keep slightly more linear benchtop?

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arcadelt
Apr 12, 2020 9:40 am

Hi there. I've got my kitchen benchtop joint split after 1 year. Got the cabinet makers back to fix it and after the fix it seems the benchtop is no longer straight. Is…

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VincentL
Apr 07, 2020 4:29 am
jeanlaw
jeanlaw
6 April

Smart touch switch as isolation / Hob switch

Smart touch switch as isolation / Hob switch

I have a induction cooktop and my sparky installed the hob switch together with couple of light switches, as a result a 4 gang switch with 3 switches controlling the light…

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jeanlaw
Apr 06, 2020 2:17 pm
chippy
chippy
4 April

Replacement Polytec Panels

Replacement Polytec Panels

There's a minimum order on all cut to size so the one little panel will still cost you way more than it's worth. The good news is Polar White Sheen is one of the most…

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chippy
Apr 04, 2020 8:32 pm
chippy
Billie14
Billie14
1 April

Kitchen sink

Kitchen sink

Kindred is a relatively good brand as I know of. I'd go for the stainless steel look, the gray shade that just goes well with anything if I were you. For a little…

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Billie14
Apr 01, 2020 9:05 pm
Billie14
dga
dga
31 March

NO HANDLE KITCHEN CABINETS/DRAWER

NO HANDLE KITCHEN CABINETS/DRAWER

Probably, but since we have no idea what builder you've chosen's inclusions are, it's impossible for us to tell.

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dga
Mar 31, 2020 7:07 pm
GHEG
GHEG
30 March

Polytec ravine satra wood or ravine natural oak in kitchen?

Polytec ravine satra wood or ravine natural oak in kitchen?

Thanks alymei. Has anyone used satra wood or maison oak in their kitchen? Would love to know more about the colour combinations. Also any views on preferred colours…

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GHEG
Mar 30, 2020 12:27 am

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