Stain Resistant Benchtop
I am also looking at having a very light, possibly white or grey, kitchen. Is anybody able to compare (in terms of stain resistance) Corian and Caesar stone?
White Knight tile paint
Hi, I have just used the White Knight Tile Paint. I have had problems with drips running down the tiles, has anyone else had this problem and how…
Tiling kitchen benchtops
hey guys, i'm a tiler. my suggestion would be to to put a lining on top of your bench top, main reason being if you put 6 mm villaboard down and screw it off at 200, you…
Life span of kitchens
you are right, in the local magazines you will not see much at all due in the most part to lack of local demand.
As I have stated, if you have something in…
Laminex vs. Duropal
Hi e, relates to all construction board materials such as MDF , craftwood etc.
As I understand it, it will become the standard in oz also but legislation for…
Don’t worry Jason,
We have to put up with this sort of thing all the time.
Makes you laugh though, they want us to use their products but we never see them.
Stove top infill.
Get a heavy gauge stainless steel frame made up. The external dimensions being bigger than the hole by say, 20mm all round and the inner cutout to suit your cooktop cutout.
Relocating the kitchen
As Strumer says, your drainage can be run in your walls, and there's really no reason why the services couldn't be put in there too, especially if you run plastic pipes.…
Feb 06, 2007 6:10 am
Kitchen cabinet handles (pic)
Sorry, I only just noticed your question. I haven't actually ordered anything yet as we're only just started building, but these two companies have something similar:
Euro or Teknica (sp?)
I have a Technica oven and electric cooktop and they've been fine. The oven took a while to master as it has loads of different settings but overall, I'm very happy with…
Appliance Cabinet Options
if you do decide to go with the rollerdor. go over to parbury in wetherill park(sydney). they sell the appliance cupboard for something like $170
(there is a counter…
comparing laminates - Chinese products
I am happy to use Chinese products and am suspicious of some kitchen retailers selling purely on the fact their products is made in Australia.
whats the matter with…
Timber Benchtop, cheap make over
Right now our timber bench mark has a few water stains and one pot stain and is also lacqured a bit too much for my liking, so I wanted to know if anybody can advise on…
New kitchen dillema
Thanks everyone for your responses! (SIlly me hadn't yet worked out that I had responses!)
We ended up getting the builder's company to install a very basic version of…
P.S OMG - I just tried rubbing one piece on the brickwork at the front door and the scratches!!! I used the other on the polished floor boards (just rubbed it back and…
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 8:38 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 8:56 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 18, 2007 11:04 pm
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 9:46 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 8:34 pm