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Caesarstone - mitred or butt joint waterfall ends?

Caesarstone - mitred or butt joint waterfall ends?

Mitred joint looks more seamless and modern but heard it's more prone to cracks due to movement. Butt joint looks more traditional. Any other pros and cons of both joints?

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One
Jul 17, 2018 6:52 pm

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
reaver
reaver
10 July

Waterfall material same as cabinets rather than benchtop

Waterfall material same as cabinets rather than benchtop

We currently have an island bench with a stone countertop and laminate for the side end panels. After living with it for over a year we have found that it doesn't get…

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reaver
Jul 10, 2018 8:48 am
reaver
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

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
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
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

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
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

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
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
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

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
Mar 13, 2018 11:13 am
StoneGuru
StoneGuys
StoneGuys
28 February

Caesarstone....

Caesarstone....
1, 2, 3

please upload a photo and we can tell you why it has…

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StoneGuys
Feb 28, 2018 11:42 am
StoneGuys
Michelle
Michelle
12 February

When you are tight on space

When you are tight on space

Depends how often you want to to dip into it. 😁 www.denovoconcepts.com

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Michelle
Feb 12, 2018 6:15 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
8 February

Links- Benchtops

Links- Benchtops
1, 2, 3

Thinking this post might need an up date...:)

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Michelle
Feb 08, 2018 6:39 pm
Michelle
Blue Tea
Blue Tea
25 January

Marble bench tops and alternative options

Marble bench tops and alternative options

It really is tricky getting your head around the type of marbles, the price differences and what other options could be available to you. We have written an article about…

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Blue Tea
Jan 24, 2018 11:58 pm
Blue Tea
chippy
chippy
24 January

laminate vs polyurethane kitchen pantry

laminate vs polyurethane kitchen pantry

Carcass is generally HMR melamine particle board. The doors and panels are made from MR MDF board that has a very smooth melamine surface. This gives a very smooth finish…

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chippy
Jan 23, 2018 11:12 pm
chippy
Justin from SGT
Justin from SGT
23 January

Thoughts on mirrored glass splashback

Thoughts on mirrored glass splashback

Hey guys, you should have a look at this 6 mm Low Iron Toughened…

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Justin from SGT
Jan 23, 2018 6:33 pm
Justin from SGT
JenBarber
JenBarber
26 December 2017

Pull Out Spice Rack - Kitchen Designer says No

Pull Out Spice Rack - Kitchen Designer says No

I think you and the designer have the better idea here. Like you say, if the individual pull out drawers will last longer and have similar ease of access as the big pull…

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JenBarber
Dec 26, 2017 12:31 pm
JenBarber
Saig
Saig
11 December 2017

Kitchen layout plan help

Kitchen layout plan help

Also, the window above the chest freezer is 1200h x 700w. So there can’t be an overhead cabinet there. I prefer the pantry between the fridge and wall oven/microwave.…

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Saig
Dec 11, 2017 12:01 am
Joker
Joker
24 November 2017

Sinks & island benches

Sinks & island benches

Bench tops maximum length without a joint is 2.8 metres to 3.2metres as slabs come in 3 metre length, depending on actual slab you pick, to maximise length you go to…

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Joker
Nov 24, 2017 7:59 am

Would love to know your thoughts if you think this style is going to be a winner. We are working on many design projects already with this look and think its going to gain…

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Blue Tea
Nov 07, 2017 11:17 pm
Blue Tea
FionaK
FionaK
4 November 2017

Black sinks

Black sinks

I love the black sinks. Do you know if they can be under mounted with laminate bench tops?

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FionaK
Nov 04, 2017 9:49 am
FionaK
Carpentacular
Carpentacular
1 November 2017

Recommendations to buy undermount 60cm rangehood

Recommendations to buy undermount 60cm rangehood

I changed two years ago I got from bunnings which works well the last maybe 6 years ago for next door and the first over 10 ago for us and it wasn't even an expensive one.…

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Carpentacular
Nov 01, 2017 9:24 am

Here's some shots of my kitchen to give you a feel. Benchtops are Cesarstone White Shimmer Cabinetry is Polytec Polar White Sheen Photo after move in, can see contrast…

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aloenyx
Oct 31, 2017 8:21 pm
aloenyx
Southies
Southies
20 October 2017

Cooktops using LPG

Cooktops using LPG

thank you very much for clarifying CuttingEdgeKitchens. :-D very helpful :z:

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Southies
Oct 20, 2017 7:54 am
Southies
da_scud
da_scud
9 October 2017

Importing kitchen appliances from Germany

Importing kitchen appliances from Germany

Thanks Alex - We are planning to bring in range hood, dishwasher and fridge.

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da_scud
Oct 09, 2017 7:22 am

I bet this is quite a puzzle because it's such a small space. Do you mean it's 3.3 metres by 3.3 metres? ...and the sink is in the next room? Where have you put your…

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Verity Jayne
Sep 22, 2017 8:11 pm
Verity Jayne
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
4 September 2017

Appliance steam

Appliance steam

If its just steam from a kettle and the doors are not vinyl wrap its not needed.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 04, 2017 12:24 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
29 August 2017

Kitchen sink mounting

Kitchen sink mounting

I ended up buying a black granite sink on their website. That looks pretty awesome ah ah :)

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 29, 2017 4:49 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Southies
Southies
11 August 2017

Electrolux or Westinghouse

Electrolux or Westinghouse

great to hear algernon - thank you

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Southies
Aug 11, 2017 10:55 pm
Southies
AJW
AJW
27 July 2017

Caesarstone. Fresh concrete, Raw Concrete

Caesarstone. Fresh concrete, Raw Concrete

Yep, my sleek concrete does show every mark and wipe. Once a week we give it a proper clean using Jiff (which is essentially what the OEM cleaner is) and it comes up as…

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AJW
Jul 27, 2017 4:55 pm
lovemy3
lovemy3
26 July 2017

Ceaserstone fresh concrete?

Ceaserstone fresh concrete?

Wanting a white stone benchtop without going too gloss. We are having Dulux natural white shaker profile cupboards. Love the look of the fresh concrete in caeserstone.…

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lovemy3
Jul 26, 2017 2:16 pm
aden
aden
22 July 2017

wet bar

wet bar

has anyone installed a wet bar in their house and do you have any pics. just trying to get ideas for rumpus room and guest quarters thanks

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aden
Jul 22, 2017 8:26 am

Urgent : Oven issue (replace?)

Urgent : Oven issue (replace?)

From the photo you have supplied the cooktop and the oven are clearly separate units. If the oven is working fine then you only need to replace the cooktop! It looks to…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 27, 2017 7:47 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
lenarufus
lenarufus
9 June 2017

Washing machine in kitchen

Washing machine in kitchen

I now know more about washing machines in kitchens than I ever wanted. After protracted emails with our certifier who insisted…

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lenarufus
Jun 09, 2017 5:15 pm
Southies
Southies
30 May 2017

Noisy Gas Cooktop

Noisy Gas Cooktop

seriously :cry: :cry: again ?? I give up on trying to embed a video :roll: :roll: NO IDEA HOW if you're interested just click on the highlighted link in the previous post 8)

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Southies
May 30, 2017 9:56 am
Southies

Wide but slim profile fridge

Wide but slim profile fridge

What a lot of people forget is that 99% of the time the thickness of the fridge door actually protrudes from the face of the cabinets. So a 650mm deep fridge space will…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 11, 2017 3:29 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Galedpk
Galedpk
9 May 2017

Shelving in pantry

Shelving in pantry

We got rawson to give us an empty walk in pantry. And then fitted it out after handover with kaboodle bench and cupboards and IKEA pantry cabinets. So far living it. You…

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Galedpk
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