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alexp79
alexp79
12 February 2019

What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?

What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?
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Hi Leanne, Remember to find out if the manufacturer is capable of producing your kitchen cabinets according to your…

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alexp79
Feb 12, 2019 1:27 pm
cjlab9ihih
cjlab9ihih
30 September

Show me your kitchen...

Show me your kitchen...
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Yes, of course. I completely agree with you.

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cjlab9ihih
Sep 30, 2021 9:13 am
cjlab9ihih
renomart
renomart
22 July 2019

Links- Benchtops

Links- Benchtops
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If you are curious about Caesarstone prices (per slab and per square metre) then check out this

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renomart
Jul 22, 2019 12:49 pm
renomart
arcadelt
arcadelt
24 November

Splashback for Classic calacatta

Splashback for Classic calacatta

I'd be surprised if a textured tile was easier to "maintain" than a glass splash back, but it sounds like a nice choice

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arcadelt
Nov 24, 2021 4:56 pm
jake_paul
jake_paul
18 November

Splash back tiles.

Splash back tiles.

browse some images on the internet you will get an idea, I saw some pictures related to your question, it looks good go ahead.

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jake_paul
Nov 18, 2021 12:04 am
Noname
Noname
17 November

Anyone used a window for a splashback and any regrets?

Anyone used a window for a splashback and any regrets?
1, 2

yes a greasy window splashback is unsightly. You either clean it after every cook, put up with the greasy window or Buy a large chopping board to place behind the cooktop…

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Noname
Nov 17, 2021 10:50 am
Ernie M
Ernie M
11 November

Induction Cooktops

Induction Cooktops

Its not about brands. Within one brand there are good & bad units. Specific make & model counts. This topic is specifically about electric induction cooktops. It doesn't…

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Ernie M
Nov 11, 2021 6:36 am
mmsg21
mmsg21
1 November

Kitchen help

Kitchen help

Thank you for your help :)) I have gone with option 2

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mmsg21
Nov 01, 2021 9:23 pm
Cupcake2021
Cupcake2021
1 November

Kitchen Countertops

Kitchen Countertops

I think you mean Chippy.

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Cupcake2021
Nov 01, 2021 8:21 pm
shinobowun
shinobowun
26 October

Do we have microwave drawers in Australia yet?

Do we have microwave drawers in Australia yet?

I lived in the US for 3 years with 2 Thermador draw style microwaves, they are brilliant to use, there is no need to bend down to see the controls as they connect to a…

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shinobowun
Oct 26, 2021 5:50 pm
Pchel
Pchel
12 October

Cleaning Granite Benchtops

Cleaning Granite Benchtops
1, 2

Personally, I have a quartz countertop and I really like it. What attracts me is that it is easy to erase any stains from it. For example, I…

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Pchel
Oct 12, 2021 12:57 am
chippy
chippy
1 October

Help! How would you structure the utilities in THIS kitchen?

Help! How would you structure the utilities in THIS kitchen?

Hi @Molo Audace Your biggest constraint is going to be fitting everything into the space you have available. Whilst what Alex has said is great in a commercial kitchen…

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chippy
Oct 01, 2021 1:09 pm
chippy
Emina
Emina
1 October

My cabinet maker installed wrong kitchen

My cabinet maker installed wrong kitchen

Thanks for that, very helpful

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Emina
Oct 01, 2021 8:14 am
Pulse
Pulse
30 September

Painting Kitchen

Painting Kitchen

i used mirotone acid cat lacquers

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Pulse
Sep 30, 2021 6:55 am
Phil19
Phil19
24 September

Can you buy recycled glass top?

Can you buy recycled glass top?

Try Betta Stone - manufactured in Melbourne and seems a bit better than that Caesarstone blog suggests. I haven't lived with it - our build is still 12 months away so I…

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Phil19
Sep 24, 2021 1:46 am
chippy
chippy
15 September

Advice on kitchen floorplan

Advice on kitchen floorplan

I would move the sink to the window and the cooktop to where the sink is but slightly to the right. It's a small kitchen so you need to maximize your space. I'd put a…

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chippy
Sep 15, 2021 10:31 pm
chippy
arcadelt
arcadelt
7 September

Repair damage to top of melamine drawer front

Repair damage to top of melamine drawer front

You don’t need a tradesman to come to you as you can take the drawer to them. Other than that, you could try something like these, although colour matching might be an…

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arcadelt
Sep 07, 2021 11:39 am
Digger11
Digger11
2 September

Blum soft close kitchen drawers bounce back

Blum soft close kitchen drawers bounce back

Cheers, Thanks Chippy, as previously advised I’ll probably get used to it.

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Digger11
Sep 02, 2021 2:18 pm
Splashers
Splashers
31 August

Defect in Caesarstone

Defect in Caesarstone

Firstly look under your benchtop inside your cabinet or dishwasher area to see if it is Caesar Stone (some companies swap stone for other brands), it should have black…

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Splashers
Aug 31, 2021 8:02 pm
Splashers
garfield
garfield
30 August

Kaboodle Raw doors

Kaboodle Raw doors

Hi everyone, Just wondering if anyone on here has purchased the Kaboodle Raw door range and painted them selves? If so be interested to hear how they turned out and what…

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garfield
Aug 30, 2021 6:55 pm
GFReno
GFReno
28 August

Caesarsone Adhesive

Caesarsone Adhesive

Wondering what is the best adhesive to use to join the mitred end of a Caesarstone bench please?

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GFReno
Aug 28, 2021 7:39 pm
LusiaM
LusiaM
24 August

Kicthens

Kicthens

I had my kitchen (and laundry) renovated in 2012 by Kitchen Choice (in Perth) and you might be wondering why I am responding to your query after this length of time since…

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LusiaM
Aug 24, 2021 1:46 pm
garfield
garfield
12 August

Edge banding

Edge banding

Thanks Chippy.

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garfield
Aug 12, 2021 10:09 am
Frage601
Frage601
11 August

WOULD THIS PANTRY BE TOO CRAMPED?

WOULD THIS PANTRY BE TOO CRAMPED?
1, 2, 3

Hi Raz, raz I see your post was sometime ago, but wondering if you went ahead with this walk in pantry. We are currently planning on doing a walk in pantry with almost…

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Frage601
Aug 11, 2021 7:05 pm
JPrice
JPrice
11 August

Kitchen layout advice

Kitchen layout advice

That is a full window, but looks good. No cupboards above but I like that too.

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JPrice
Aug 11, 2021 1:36 pm

Wiring for new induction cooktop. 32A or more?

Wiring for new induction cooktop. 32A or more?

I would find another electrician. The wiring should match or exceed the rated maximum power requirements.

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forrestmount
Jul 10, 2021 10:29 am
Sboyd
Sboyd
5 July

Ventilation space under Electrolux Induction Cook Top

Ventilation space under Electrolux Induction Cook Top

Saw this post doing my own research in response to a kitchen cabinet installer who said the same ("they have never seen this requirement before"). I've asked this…

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Sboyd
Jul 05, 2021 1:52 am

Colour Clash

Colour Clash

That's nice!!! Good choice!

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KarliesAngel
Jun 14, 2021 11:19 am

Hi Rizzo, do you have cornices for the rest of the house or is it square set for the rest of the house? Our kitchen is similar to yours, dropped ceiling over the kitchen…

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Huggies
Jun 12, 2021 5:31 am

Benchtop Colour help needed

Benchtop Colour help needed

if you can, you can maybe widen the window and add another one but from a different direction. If you can't, you can also add skylights. If there are no more ways for…

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KarliesAngel
Jun 10, 2021 11:29 am
dracnath
dracnath
10 June

The saga of the DISHWASHER and the KICKBOARD

The saga of the DISHWASHER and the KICKBOARD

Thanks for the replies. In the end I went with a Bosch SMS46GW01A. Now I have questions about installing that, but I'll start a new thread. Thanks! PS - , I'll post…

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dracnath
Jun 10, 2021 11:20 am
dracnath

kitchen upgrade help

kitchen upgrade help

hi! I know it's been months since you've posted this but I'm just curious - what did you end up with? also, did you know that there is a stovetop + oven combo?

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KarliesAngel
Jun 09, 2021 12:29 pm

Laminex bench tops

Laminex bench tops

Cheers thankyou . i need the old sq edge to match what i have already . ill give it a go. Dean

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kassan1973
May 30, 2021 6:25 pm
bashworth
bashworth
17 May

Kitchen Benchtops

Kitchen Benchtops

Stone is overrated. We have had in the past, but for our last kitchen remodel went for laminex which is available with wood look finishes

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bashworth
May 17, 2021 11:32 pm
bashworth
Budapest
Budapest
16 May

SINK & COOKTOP ON SAME BENCH

SINK & COOKTOP ON SAME BENCH

Thanks for the feedback. My wife and I worked through a few more things. We agree with your 300mm gap from edge to hotplate so have used that, so we are thinking the…

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Budapest
May 16, 2021 1:29 am
CannaCam
CannaCam
10 May

SWEATY SINK!!!!!! VERY WEIRD

SWEATY SINK!!!!!! VERY WEIRD
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I know this was posted a long time ago, MCKinnon, but my sink sweats or condensates too. I thought it was my new washing machine with a leak but only now twigged to look…

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CannaCam
May 10, 2021 11:07 pm

Carlisle homes formwrap with Shaker profile

Carlisle homes formwrap with Shaker profile

I'm building with Carlisle homes and planing to build Canterbury 47. I'm planing to upgrade the kitchen cabinet to formwrap with Shaker profile, also to have island bench…

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asenay79
May 09, 2021 10:30 pm

Can IKEA Metod cabinets be free-standing?

Can IKEA Metod cabinets be free-standing?

I am self-installing an IKEA kitchen. The Metod system is designed to be wall mounted. However with the layout of my kitchen, one cabinet (80x80x60) will not be against a…

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HouseOfChaos
May 04, 2021 12:32 am
chippy
chippy
3 May

Kitchen island

Kitchen island

It can't be changed now so will have to be painted or you could laminate it but probably just as easy to paint. Really the underside of the overhang should be stone just…

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chippy
May 03, 2021 9:16 pm
chippy
chippy
chippy
13 April

Taking cupboard doors & drawers out of contract

Taking cupboard doors & drawers out of contract

Hi elloelloelloqwer If you have a look at stormy's post above they have explained quite well what some of the challenges are with getting the 2pac done after hand…

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chippy
Apr 13, 2021 11:53 pm
chippy
Gary78
Gary78
12 April

Kitchen Design input

Kitchen Design input

Thanks for the feedback. The light is from Beacon and it's the 1.8m long one. The island bench is just over 3m long so it sits nicely in the middle.

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Gary78
Apr 12, 2021 2:15 pm
bermuda23
bermuda23
6 April

Converting 20mm stone benchtop to 40mm waterfall

Converting 20mm stone benchtop to 40mm waterfall

Hi all, I'm thinking of converting a 20mm stone benchtop to a 40mm one with waterfall edge. Would love to hear any suggestion to do it cost effectively as the quotes I've…

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bermuda23
Apr 06, 2021 3:37 pm
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Allnamesrgone
Apr 02, 2021 12:56 pm
Berek
Berek
20 March

Should l renovate or leave it and ideas please.

Should l renovate or leave it and ideas please.

Having modular kitchen is really good...it will definitely gives you a good feeling while entering to the kitchen itself.…

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Berek
Mar 20, 2021 8:57 pm

Beware when purchasing Mondella products, they will not replace faulty products without a receipt. Our approx 2 year old tap has become very tight and squeaky to use, the…

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RegG
Mar 18, 2021 9:11 am
Sara Usmani
Sara Usmani
12 March

Kitchen design help

Kitchen design help

If you want to renovate your kitchen, and bring change in the area where you spend your most time, according to recent trends,…

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Sara Usmani
Mar 12, 2021 10:58 pm
aussieta
aussieta
5 March

OB and duplex in VIC

OB and duplex in VIC

not going to happen in vic

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aussieta
Mar 05, 2021 7:24 pm
aussieta
Noname
Noname
24 February

Cabinet depth

Cabinet depth

600mm is standard large cabinet depth. Standard depths are 600, 450 and 300 depth for overheads. Trust me, maintain a pantry in even 600m cupboards is a PITA. It sounds…

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Noname
Feb 24, 2021 7:53 am
Althom
Althom
2 February

Schweigen rangehood

Schweigen rangehood
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I don't think I want to know. If you have to use a rangehood with external motors when you're showering that must mean there's some very powerful odours being given off.

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Althom
Feb 02, 2021 6:23 pm
Althom
boxhill
boxhill
30 January

300mm kitchen bench overhang with 20mm stone

300mm kitchen bench overhang with 20mm stone
1, 2

Thanks, your picture provided solution to my problem!!

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boxhill
Jan 30, 2021 8:11 am
boxhill

Hi, I've got what I think is a SMEG brand rangehood / exhaust fan over the stove (I'm not sure cause I can't find any make/model mark or sticker on the thing). The lights…

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Jan 29, 2021 5:51 pm

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