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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
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

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

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

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
lostlozza
lostlozza
28 February

Kitchen colours feedback please...

Kitchen colours feedback please...

Hi Just wondering if anyone could help love your kitchen, I was hoping to use honey elm but builder just informed me he uses poltec is there anyone who would know of honey…

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lostlozza
Feb 28, 2018 5:57 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
mj-mac4
mj-mac4
20 January

Do not like kitchen wall tiles

Do not like kitchen wall tiles

Hello, it will cost around $500 - $600 to replace with new tiles and take the old ones off. Make sure they don’t damage your cabinetry when taking the tiles off. But…

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mj-mac4
Jan 20, 2018 12:33 pm
mj-mac4

Caesarstone and draining grooves

Caesarstone and draining grooves

Hi, not sure if you have already chosen your sink yet and which size you're looking for (seems to be between 860 and 1160 ?). In case you're still looking, we do have a…

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Friendly Kitchen
Jan 07, 2018 2:19 pm
Friendly Kitchen
AJW
AJW
27 December 2017

Fridge cavity - what’s a good amount of space each side?

Fridge cavity - what’s a good amount of space each side?

They shouldn't really need that much if there is a vent at the back for the hot air to escape to. Most fridge cavities I've ever seen with an overhead cupboard onto have a…

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AJW
Dec 27, 2017 4:12 pm
cbarre
cbarre
29 November 2017

New Kitchen layout help

New Kitchen layout help

Nope. Can’t move from current location. Thanks

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cbarre
Nov 29, 2017 9:56 pm

All. Doing a medium update on this kitchen and want some ideas on color. Kitchen will get new laminate bench tops and the cupboards (doors and back) will be painted. New…

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Alwaysmoretodo
Nov 15, 2017 7:29 pm

I have been told by a rep that the design of my corner pullout allows the shelves to hit each other and is not an install problem. Loaded or in loaded it constantly hits…

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Pmburke
Nov 09, 2017 10:11 am
lys245
lys245
20 September 2017

Polar White v Classic White kitchen cabinets

Polar White v Classic White kitchen cabinets
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Hi there, I came across your pic and was wondering how you are finding the finger pulls on the top cabinets? We are thinking of doing the same - keeping the top as finger…

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lys245
Sep 20, 2017 10:14 am
CameronRobertson
CameronRobertson
4 September 2017

Kitchen bar stools

Kitchen bar stools

Bar stools are really difficult to find those that truly match your taste. They either do not fit the height requirement or their design is too complicated. I had bought…

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CameronRobertson
Sep 04, 2017 2:25 pm
CameronRobertson
annielee
annielee
26 August 2017

formica snowdrift = laminex polar white ?

formica snowdrift = laminex polar white ?

thanks for your comment.. will have another look at the cabinet this week..

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annielee
Aug 26, 2017 7:22 am
rattleAU
rattleAU
17 August 2017

Kitchen drawers - Any cool gadgets, inserts or ideas?

Kitchen drawers - Any cool gadgets, inserts or ideas?

Than ks for the reply CuttingEdgeKitchens. Will look into it. Althom, I've seen some pretty sweet ones where people fit towel rails to the inside of cupboard doors are…

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rattleAU
Aug 17, 2017 1:32 am
marshi
marshi
25 July 2017

Diamond gloss benches

Diamond gloss benches

Please show me photos of your diamond gloss benches if you have used this :)

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marshi
Jul 25, 2017 3:25 pm
megg
megg
6 July 2017

stonemason Melbourne area

stonemason Melbourne area

Thanks for your reply. I think I will have to go with the stonemason that the place where I purchased the kitchen said to use. I just thought that paying $950 for the…

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megg
Jul 06, 2017 11:42 am
megg
Adasiyan
Adasiyan
9 June 2017

Matt finish to kitchen cabinets - will it look ok?

Matt finish to kitchen cabinets - will it look ok?

We've got matt black going on our kitchen cupboards, I think it will look great Sent from my HUAWEI RIO-L02 using Tapatalk

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Adasiyan
Jun 09, 2017 7:11 pm

Calling Porter Davis home owners Advice on range hood duct!

Calling Porter Davis home owners Advice on range hood duct!

What sort of brand of rangehood are you getting? You need to check in the rangehood specs as to the type and size of the duct. All rangehoods are different. The duct you…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 05, 2017 10:17 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Last week we talked about , today we are going to discuss Tandem Pantries. Our tandem panties come heights 6 tier (1850mm to 2150mm), 5 tier (1660 to 2060mm) and 4 tier…

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Arova
Mar 22, 2017 11:48 am
Arova
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
9 March 2017

2 Pack or Vinyl Wrap?

2 Pack or Vinyl Wrap?
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Having said that, I just found out that the laminate form wrap is the vinyl wrap, re-named! Hidden facts! (Alternative facts? hahahha lol) So no, I wouldn't do…

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JayaJaya
Mar 09, 2017 7:27 am
JayaJaya
emy
emy
3 March 2017

...and the kitchen sink!

...and the kitchen sink!

I can advice . My wife wanted a single drain deep undermount sink and this was it. I removed the old one which was a tad smaller. This zhune was installed with a negative…

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emy
Mar 03, 2017 8:49 pm
emy
woolly
woolly
18 February 2017

YDL Stone

YDL Stone

I am looking at using YDL Stone - Sabia in my kitchen, bar and laundry. I've been given conflicting advice from stonemasons on the quality. Can anyone help with actual…

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woolly
Feb 18, 2017 12:07 pm
Ezza78
Ezza78
13 February 2017

Show me your polytec kitchens

Show me your polytec kitchens

We've just signed with Busby. Are you happy with your house?

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Ezza78
Feb 13, 2017 8:56 pm
Christianwelch
Christianwelch
7 February 2017

Help wih kitcken design

Help wih kitcken design

Hey guys, please give me an help with this kitchen design. Which design would you recommend between the two? Hello..... I saw both the images I think…

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Christianwelch
Feb 07, 2017 1:34 pm
Renman
Renman
25 January 2017

NEW - Laminex Form Wrap Doors

NEW - Laminex Form Wrap Doors

You are on the ball there Verity Jayne!! We are using all three types of finishes in our new Metricon home. Coming from a house that has Vinyl wrap (now called…

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Renman
Jan 25, 2017 8:45 pm
Renman
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
29 November 2016

Stove disaster!! Burning my skirting

Stove disaster!! Burning my skirting

Hi Drekko, there is no question that your cook top has been installed far to close to a combustible material and should never have passed final inspection. As Chippy has…

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Kitchenpro
Nov 29, 2016 8:51 am

Here is a couple of pic's of a recent job I finished that used stone for the splashback. It looked very smart and was a change from the normal glass splashback. The…

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chippy
Nov 15, 2016 7:15 pm
chippy
PEARZ
PEARZ
17 October 2016

Kitchen design question (stone thickness)

Kitchen design question (stone thickness)
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LOL good thing otherwise I'll be pretty damn annoyed! It should be all over for the amount they are charging us!!

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PEARZ
Oct 17, 2016 4:18 pm
PEARZ
themakeovergroup
themakeovergroup
22 September 2016

Kitchen colour schemes opinions

Kitchen colour schemes opinions

If you're looking for kitchen colour schemes, you might like 101 kitchen & bathroom design ideas at…

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themakeovergroup
Sep 22, 2016 8:18 am
themakeovergroup
themakeovergroup
9 September 2016

Show us your kitchen ideas (all of them!!)

Show us your kitchen ideas (all of them!!)

Kitchens are the heart of your home and almost every renovation seems to include an update. We'd love to see your kitchen renovations, ideas and inspiration and share…

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themakeovergroup
Sep 09, 2016 10:19 am
MrsJM
MrsJM
20 August 2016

caesarstone sleek concrete OR QQ Carbon matte

caesarstone sleek concrete OR QQ Carbon matte

We have chosen fresh concrete and I'm just waiting to strike as I'll be begging and pleading with the stone mason to let us pay whatever it takes to change it. CS rep told…

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MrsJM
Aug 20, 2016 1:20 pm
MrsJM
Mum
Mum
20 July 2016

SPLASHBACK COLOUR/TYPE

SPLASHBACK COLOUR/TYPE

Thanks LakeMacMetford. I tried the white tile look but somehow it does not seem to match with the benchtop as it looks too harsh. I never thought of a bronze mirror. By…

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Mum
Jul 20, 2016 9:06 am
Aegean430
Aegean430
15 June 2016

Mirror Splashback in Kitchen

Mirror Splashback in Kitchen

Have u tried water & vinegar in a spray bottle?

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Aegean430
Jun 15, 2016 2:48 pm
Aegean430

Here you go Winnie ... This is the liming white (I've since added choc brown bits to keep it for my new place -- try to look past that)

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TomCat
Jun 09, 2016 11:08 pm
TomCat

Please HELP -Polytec - Parbury kitchen replacements

Please HELP -Polytec - Parbury kitchen replacements

If its vinly wrap then you have the option of pulling the vinyl off and spray painting the existing doors. You would have to do everything except spray the doors as most…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 08, 2016 7:46 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
AJW
AJW
22 May 2016

Gap between cabinet doors - normal or not?

Gap between cabinet doors - normal or not?
1, 2

Thanks for the replies. I was able to push the cabinet out to 1056mm and made the doors 525 each so 2 2 2 gaps. What I have is a double base cabinet with end panels…

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AJW
May 22, 2016 5:41 pm

time for another update. so all the kitchen cabinets are now out. sadly, we found an old electric hot water service in one of them so that means we're going to have to…

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nuggets
May 21, 2016 8:23 am
Evelin
Evelin
8 March 2016

Which kitchen? Help please :)

Which kitchen? Help please :)

if you buy any quality German ovens, they should be in a tall cabinet. The reason for it is that the digital displays can be read and operated much better as they are…

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Evelin
Mar 08, 2016 10:05 pm

Joins in Quantum Quartz benchtop

Joins in Quantum Quartz benchtop

That may or may not be the case BUT, It doesn't really matter because the stone mason always measures up after the cabinets are installed. The stone mason should have…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Mar 06, 2016 5:42 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
GC Kitchen Plans
GC Kitchen Plans
23 February 2016

Anyone with no overhead cupboards?

Anyone with no overhead cupboards?

Hi all... my first post... I recently produced a set of plans for a large kitchen that had no wall cupboards, but it did have a tall slide-out pantry at the opposite…

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GC Kitchen Plans
Feb 23, 2016 1:51 am
GC Kitchen Plans
svard75
svard75
7 January 2016

Kitchen design - suggestions or thoughts?

Kitchen design - suggestions or thoughts?

What about a stove and hood where the double ovens live and install sink where windows are then have overhead bins on either side of the windows and a horizontal cabinet…

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svard75
Jan 07, 2016 8:57 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
28 December 2015

Gap between island bench and cabinetry - normal?

Gap between island bench and cabinetry - normal?

How do you know its not a problem with the stone?? Or a problem with the carcases making the stone sit a little high? The picture doesn't give enough detail to know…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Dec 28, 2015 5:07 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
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kyliebsmith
Dec 16, 2015 8:43 pm

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