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What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?

What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?
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, a service Kitchen Solvers pioneered, involves stripping your existing cabinets down to the frame, removing the drawers, door fronts and hinges until all you have left…

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kitchensolvers
Aug 13, 2018 9:26 pm
kitchensolvers

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

Would you do a bold blue kitchen, or is a neutral palette more your thing? Get inspired by this award-winning blue kitchen here, and look forward to hearing your thoughts…

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Blue Tea
Aug 18, 2018 6:27 am
Blue Tea

2Pac!

2Pac!

No not easily by eye. I am sure it could be tested but its very hard to spot when its new.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 07, 2018 2:49 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Drew01
Drew01
6 August

Adhesive child safety locks on 2pac

Adhesive child safety locks on 2pac

nay - we've never had locks on our cupboards in the kitchen, laundry, bathroom, and have twins. we established boundaries for them when they were babies, and have never…

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Drew01
Aug 06, 2018 3:59 pm
Drew01

Organising stone bench tops yourself to save $

Organising stone bench tops yourself to save $

Yes you can organise the stone yourself but as Choppy said you could have some problems.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 06, 2018 7:29 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Vinyl wrap doors - matte white

Vinyl wrap doors - matte white

Well straight up they are nothing like me if they even entertain the thought of selling a vinyl wrap kitchen. I strongly recommend against using it!

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 06, 2018 7:26 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Kitchen island with floating floor?

Kitchen island with floating floor?

The fridge panel is left off and fitted after the floor has been installed. The panel is screwed to the floor using two small brackets. There is no issue with this at all.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 06, 2018 7:25 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
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Choppy182
Aug 02, 2018 6:43 pm

Changing cabinet doors after handover?

Changing cabinet doors after handover?

Personally I wouldn't use "thermolaminate stuff" in a kitchen. If you google vinyl wrap you will see 1000s of people complaining about it lifting around head sources like…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 02, 2018 7:52 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
meowys
meowys
1 August

My first kitchen reno designs. Please tell me what you think

My first kitchen reno designs. Please tell me what you think

Hi Rob, I agree with TheShed. Seek expert advice, whether it's free or paid. Drawing your plan is already a good start. You have an idea of what you want, therefore it…

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meowys
Aug 01, 2018 6:52 pm

NEW SHOWROOM COMMING SOON!!!

NEW SHOWROOM COMMING SOON!!!

Kitchen Design Victoria is excited to announce we will be opening a new showroom in the heart of Nunawading in…

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Kitchen Design Victoria
Aug 01, 2018 10:49 am
Kitchen Design Victoria
TheShed
TheShed
30 July

Waterfall on island bench

Waterfall on island bench

I’m getting waterfall ends on my island bench as I don’t want my small child walking into a corner of the breakfast bar. If I wasn’t having overhang I wouldn’t…

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TheShed
Jul 30, 2018 10:09 am
Nuri
Nuri
26 July

help with splashback issue in new house

help with splashback issue in new house

they attempted to rectify by re-tiling the whole lot straight over the top AGAIN. I actually can't believe I'm back to square one. Talk about being stressed out!

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Nuri
Jul 26, 2018 12:42 pm
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CathyG
Jul 23, 2018 8:51 pm
reaver
reaver
23 July

Waterfall material same as cabinets rather than benchtop

Waterfall material same as cabinets rather than benchtop

But the OP has a CaesarStone bench top! You wouldn't put laminated panels like in the photo with caesarstone. The OP was talking about putting polyurethane or…

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reaver
Jul 23, 2018 12:02 pm
reaver

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
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colin1
Jul 18, 2018 4:53 pm
colin1
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

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