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JB1
JB1
10 July

What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?

What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?
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They can unglue themselves over time, in particular around the cooktop due to heat and steam.

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JB1
Jul 10, 2018 7:52 am

We just had our kitchen finished this weekend and I am in love with it. Polar White Silk cabinetry African jet black granite tops and waterfall We hand picked the exact…

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aphsta
Jul 15, 2018 10:29 pm
Michelle
Michelle
8 February

Links- Benchtops

Links- Benchtops
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Thinking this post might need an up date...:)

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Michelle
Feb 08, 2018 6:39 pm
Michelle

Waterfall material same as cabinets rather than benchtop

Waterfall material same as cabinets rather than benchtop

So, a breakfast bar. I understand what you are saying, but that is not the definition of a waterfall end. You can have one without the other, as a breakfast bar overhang…

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arcadelt
Jul 19, 2018 6:02 pm

Undermount Sink - Installation costs?

Undermount Sink - Installation costs?

I love how its a builder price. My stone mason charges an extra $250 for an undermount bowl cut and polish. Anything much more than that and the builder is taking the…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 19, 2018 1:19 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Caesarstone - mitred or butt joint waterfall ends?

Caesarstone - mitred or butt joint waterfall ends?

I have never had one mitred join crack in over 20 years of building kitchens! If it cracks its because it hasn't been installed correctly. No real pros or cons other…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 19, 2018 1:17 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
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colin1
Jul 18, 2018 4:53 pm
colin1
mj-mac4
mj-mac4
18 July

help with splashback issue in new house

help with splashback issue in new house

This is terrible. You should be getting what you paid for. I definitely looks like white grout not light grey. 😫

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mj-mac4
Jul 18, 2018 2:51 pm
mj-mac4
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
16 July

Smartstone benchtops

Smartstone benchtops

Company is Australia wide.

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StoneGuru
Jul 16, 2018 5:56 pm
StoneGuru

I am looking at moving my kitchen into the dining room, just wondering if anyone could share their thoughts on this. There is currently a arch way which I would brick in…

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meercat
Jul 08, 2018 6:14 pm

Kitchen Quality

Kitchen Quality

Yes I know there are machines that do it but the thin piece of edging at the top can get damaged easily.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 04, 2018 7:24 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens

We're specialists in Marble, Granite and Engineered Stone for both residential and commercial applications. View our website to learn more or visit our Wangara showroom in…

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Medici Marble and Granite
Jul 03, 2018 3:51 pm
Medici Marble and Granite
tsoonie
tsoonie
3 July

Butlers pantry & finding the right spot for upright freezer

Butlers pantry & finding the right spot for upright freezer

I’d be inclined to put the freezer in the wip directly behind where you currently have in mind, so in the left hand corner. I quite like the expanded Butler’s only…

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tsoonie
Jul 03, 2018 12:26 am
cdzaza
cdzaza
2 July

Anyone heard of Ariston?

Anyone heard of Ariston?

Have had Aristotle stove hot plate and range , they lasted for over 14 years and never had a problem with any of them the only reason I’m getting new is updating.

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cdzaza
Jul 02, 2018 7:04 pm
One
One
29 June

Ventilation of butler’s pantry

Ventilation of butler’s pantry

Thanks for the replies. Yes, rangehood will be externally ducted. We just wanted more ventilation. We actually got the idea of the second kitchen from the display home,…

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One
Jun 29, 2018 12:51 pm
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Choppy182
Jun 23, 2018 4:30 pm
ashlisa
ashlisa
18 June

kickboard colour...

kickboard colour...
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Can someone gove me trinas details...id love to see her pics of zincworks. We have chosen zincworks and would love to see more pics of it in homes rather than just the…

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ashlisa
Jun 18, 2018 11:15 pm

If you don't have them, then you either need an extra large opening for the fridge or you need to push it out so the doors are proud of the walls. This diagram from the…

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arcadelt
Jun 17, 2018 10:30 am
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mj-mac4
Jun 16, 2018 2:04 pm
mj-mac4

We used Pure Mineralstone for the benchtop in our laundry, but engineered stone elsewhere. That was the laminate that was closest to the stone. We have parchment…

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arcadelt
Jun 05, 2018 10:02 pm
SallyKat
SallyKat
5 June

Laminex Diamond Gloss Benchtops Anyone?

Laminex Diamond Gloss Benchtops Anyone?

Has anyone had White Valencia / Pure Mineralstone / Carra Blanco / Grigio Grafite used for their bench tops please? Are you happy with how they look. I'm having pretty…

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SallyKat
Jun 05, 2018 4:35 pm
weekm
weekm
5 June

Indoor cooktop for outdoor kitchen?

Indoor cooktop for outdoor kitchen?

Hi I just read your post and would be interested to know did you go ahead with your outdoor kitchen with an indoor cooktop? if yes, did you choose a ceramic gas cooktop?…

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weekm
Jun 05, 2018 9:49 am

Zip Taps - are they worth it or a PITA?

Zip Taps - are they worth it or a PITA?

We had one in the house we built in 2012 and absolutely loved it. It had all three options...BUT it was a complimentary upgrade from the builder. We've just signed up to…

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stellabella
May 26, 2018 12:13 am
stellabella
kks
kks
24 May

Using a benchtop for a study desk - Where to find?

Using a benchtop for a study desk - Where to find?

Trademaster, in Granville, will likely be able to look after you on this bench top need. Lovely, helpful people with super prices. I tell you, you will fall over when you…

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kks
May 24, 2018 11:47 pm

Accessories for Afa flow double undermount sink?

Accessories for Afa flow double undermount sink?

hi there, long time late but googling away & wondering if you found any in the end. Reece have a collection on their site now of Afa flow accessories

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Naomi Pommerel
May 22, 2018 12:10 pm

Install marble bench top after handover possible on tiles?

Install marble bench top after handover possible on tiles?

Removal of the handover and replacing it with your marble bench-top is very much possible provided its done the right way and by the experts. Get in touch with an expert…

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simplebenchtop
May 18, 2018 3:43 pm
simplebenchtop

Overhang

Overhang

300mm is the maximum overhang that CaesarStone and most other companys will warranty. Anything over that and you risk it snapping. It may have internal supports but it…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 15, 2018 7:09 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Open pantry shelving

Open pantry shelving

I actually do like spaning any more than 800mm! At anything over 700mm I put a centre shelf pin in the back of the cabinet and suggest anything over 900 be fixed or…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 09, 2018 4:42 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
mishb
mishb
8 May

Undermount sink and Caesarstone Warranty

Undermount sink and Caesarstone Warranty

I've had undermount sinks in a stone benchtop for 15 years. They aren't big sinks so sometimes pots scrape the edges getting them in and out. …

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mishb
May 08, 2018 12:57 pm

Non Vented Rangehood Advice

Non Vented Rangehood Advice

Its just a Neff canopy rangehood. Nothing too fancy! Handles smells fine. I really haven't noticed anything different to our previous standard house!

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ktotherose
May 08, 2018 11:08 am
RjMaan
RjMaan
4 May

How to maintain your kitchen quartz benchtops

How to maintain your kitchen quartz benchtops

Thanks for such a nice piece of information. I would also suggest you that you should use the in the decoration of your kitchen. You can either grow some plants in it or…

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RjMaan
May 04, 2018 7:47 pm
fred1234
fred1234
30 April

Need spare parts for kitchen drawers. Can anyone identify t

Need spare parts for kitchen drawers. Can anyone identify t

Thank you, Splashers. That looks like it. I have now ordered some parts directly from Hafele. You have a good eye. Thank you again.

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fred1234
Apr 30, 2018 10:12 pm

Different color & material benchtop in kitchen than pantry

Different color & material benchtop in kitchen than pantry

So just need an opinion on what looks nice. In my kitchen I have a dark gray stone bench top. My husband is installing my pantry and I want a dark timber benchtop. Not…

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2017istheyear
Apr 24, 2018 2:05 pm

From grand butlers pantries, to narrow pull out pantries, read below to find a solution to pantry design for your renovation. Start a topic..

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Blue Tea
Apr 23, 2018 2:00 am
Blue Tea
AJW
AJW
22 April

Pull out sideways shoe racks

Pull out sideways shoe racks

That is of course an option but so is asking on sites like this if anyone knows of places where they can be brought. Main point of this board isn’t it? Ps I built the…

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AJW
Apr 22, 2018 8:33 am
Southies
Southies
17 April

Outdoor wok burner

Outdoor wok burner

thanks I'll check out bunnings

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Southies
Apr 17, 2018 3:03 pm
Southies

Join in Caesarstone

Join in Caesarstone
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The majority of slabs are 3000mm long so having a join is normal but it shouldn't have cracked.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 16, 2018 5:17 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Joker
Joker
5 April

Stain on caesarstone

Stain on caesarstone
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If you use a high quality professional aussie made product from wizard Australia, no soap on contents, environmentally friendly, used for years with no dulling effect,…

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Joker
Apr 05, 2018 8:58 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
4 April

Outdoor kitchens question

Outdoor kitchens question

If you check the it just leaves the water inlet and drain hanging, and says nothing about how you connect it. However, because the BBQ has wheels, you wouldn’t want a…

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arcadelt
Apr 04, 2018 10:39 pm
Evelin
Evelin
4 April

Electric v Gas cooktop?

Electric v Gas cooktop?

Induction but you have to check the wattage of the zones and take one with dual or better multislider. Until recently I had Miele. With various wattages per zone, it was…

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Evelin
Apr 04, 2018 9:15 am
steel
steel
3 April

Window splashback

Window splashback

I particularly hate ours. Just looks permanently covered in grease and grime if I dont clean it weekly and its far harder to clean properly than an actual splashback. I…

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steel
Apr 03, 2018 1:31 pm
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
31 March

Smartstone Absolute Blanc

Smartstone Absolute Blanc

If you want a pure white, go to Technistone Crystal Diamond white

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StoneGuru
Mar 31, 2018 3:33 pm
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
23 March

White benchtops absolute blanc or pure white

White benchtops absolute blanc or pure white

Technistone Crystal White is the whitest and in our opinion the best quartz brand on the market.

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StoneGuru
Mar 23, 2018 7:04 am
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
23 March

White benchtops

White benchtops

Technistone Crystal White is the whitest of all the quartz brands and in our opinion the best quartz product on the market.

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StoneGuru
Mar 23, 2018 6:59 am
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
23 March

caesarstone stain testing - expressions of interest :)

caesarstone stain testing - expressions of interest :)
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For any stain, this document will guide you through step by step on any stone especially quartz etc.

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StoneGuru
Mar 23, 2018 6:40 am
StoneGuru

My kitchen is Vivid White and love it as a contrast again the Caesarstone.

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DamNita
Mar 19, 2018 10:26 am
DamNita

Pantry Next To Cooktop

Pantry Next To Cooktop

A narrow pantry internally of around 300mm still works well. Sure you cant store big cereal boxes but most other things fit. Its worth considering.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Mar 15, 2018 8:37 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
gih995m
gih995m
13 March

Kitchen Design - Need Extra Set of Eyes

Kitchen Design - Need Extra Set of Eyes

Looks nice, but what do you think about changing your kitchen counter tops to a soapstone. Check it out here: https://www.greatideahub.com/soapstone-countertops/

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gih995m
Mar 13, 2018 10:01 pm
StoneGuru
StoneGuru
13 March

Standard builders range of silestone

Standard builders range of silestone

There is generally 8 colours in the standard range that is the budget range available to builders You will need to contact your specific builder, as not all builders have…

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StoneGuru
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