Caesarstone Vs Granite with 4 kids in tow?
no matter what top you get they all have there inherent problems ,just the same as we humans ,it does tend to annoy me when people try to discredit an item in this case…
I have bench tops in my kitchen made of highly polished Jarrah. I haven't found them to be high maintenance. I polish them every few months with a silicone car polish, and…
Feb 23, 2007 9:38 pm
removing plaster off concrete wall
well i've just ripped up lino and sanded the whole house..as the entire floors were lino! yep even the bedrooms!!!
so a bit more dust i guess won't hurt..
Apartment kitchens and kitchenettes
What you need to do is find a kitchen you like and scale it down to your size!!
Make it fit within your boundary of work space.
Think about it…. Look at your…
So you want to know about kitchen design?
Some of those measurements are quite handy but but there are too many rules there for my liking. I think the 'work triangle' was designed by time and motion studies in…
Mar 12, 2007 9:56 am
Anyone got Technika kitchen appliances?
all thye european stoves come in a project range ,this means that it may have a good quality name but it only comes with basic functions ,not the high end product that the…
Mar 19, 2007 12:04 am
Croian Versus Ceaser Stone
I've just put in a vanity unit in a new bathroom, with a corian top. Obviously it's very early days yet ( the bathroom isn't yet functional) but on looks alone I'm very…
Mar 22, 2007 10:46 pm
Flat-pack kitchens - are they worth it?
I have just read this post and I see it is over two months since the question was first asked. I was wondering what you ended up doing.
I have been involved in setting up…
A friend of mine built a kitchen entirely from furniture purchased from Everyday Living. It looked fabulous and was extremely cost effective. I was wondering if anyone…
Stove in the corner ?
Thanks for then idea cabinfever. I have this horrible 70's kitchen with x 4 burner stove literally stuffed into the corner and a high cupboard beside it. It's like…
Kitchen Bench - Help!
Oooo, I refuse to have lilies in the house for exactly that reason!!!!
I can imagine in the dark ages they used this pollen as a permanent dye for things.
Island bench with sink
I put one in the laundry when I finished off the renovations last year.
The idea being that you can rinse out the entire tub after washing your hands (grease - from…
As I stated in my post I also agree that a waterfall side needs to be made from either a solid top or laminated flat on all sides.
However, I was also…
Hi Mek -
Thanks for the websites - there were a lot I hadn't seen!
POLIFORM are great - they have a showroom here in Sydney - its combined with the Space Furniture…
Kitchen Design Software ?
Matt, Glad to hear that you are finding that software useful, more anticipating now ...
As for the computer power hope that won't cause too…
May 08, 2007 9:34 pm
May 09, 2007 3:20 am
Local Gas System
Thanks all, sounds like it's a possibility. Will post when/if I get it done.
May 10, 2007 1:11 pm
Sallyho - I will do a bit more research into this and let you know..
benchmarkmg - Thanks. What other things need to be considered here?
Topmount v Undermount Sinks
One of the things I've been worrying about with the stone divide (and to a lesser extent the whole undermount thing) is that I'll end up with lots of smashed/chipped…
ideas for kitchen
thats almost exactly what I'm looking for! :p
the pull out part is right but the door is wrong.
what I'm looking for is a system where the door is attached…
Caesarstone a "Combustible Surface"?
I've been in touch with the distributor and they advised it is non-combustible. They also sent a data sheet that indicates the material's flashpoint is 490C, but due to…
Jun 15, 2007 10:40 pm
Slide out benches
Thanks Michelle. Guess it's a matter of common sense and I think I've still got a little store of that somewhere.
Jul 02, 2007 12:06 pm
Cabinet door types how do they compare?
Thanks for the thanks - and a great score on that granite!
To provide a 40mm edge they would only double the thickness on the visible edges, but this still represents…
Jul 08, 2007 11:36 pm
Does anyone know roughly how much the Laminex freestyle is?
We are looking at all materials similar, and had picked Neustone, but have now been told that it…
Jul 09, 2007 12:55 pm
Sorry for late reply.
Attached is my draft layout. According to my calculation if I use smartpackkit.com.au is about 4K+ (Ophelia-2pak…
Whilst building your new home……
Whats important to me at the moment...
*The kitchen work top...can make or break the whole look of the kitchen. At the moment we want granite.
Jul 11, 2007 3:56 pm
Corrugated iron stove recess
So in Aug 06 you posted this and no one saw it or replied.
I'm sure Michelle will be able to help here.
There is an excellent series of books printed by Ian…
Not a Kitchen Question...
Few basic design comments to your image…
• Add some drawers – they are good to hide a small clutter
• Extend cupboards to the ceiling.…
Kitchen Cabinet Handles
I only use stained steal.
And I always use rectangular modern handles at least 20-25cm long. They look very good.
Check EBay – there are hips and prices are very good.
Gloss white laminate or laminate liner (about 0.8mm thick)