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oly411
oly411
8 November 2023

What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?

What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?
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sure, diving into the world of kitchen quotes can be pretty wavy 😅. good quality in cabinets usually comes down to the materials and construction. with your…

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oly411
Nov 08, 2023 6:11 pm
AJW
AJW
27 June 2022

Show me your kitchen...

Show me your kitchen...
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Looks very American.

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AJW
Jun 27, 2022 5:29 pm
renomart
renomart
22 July 2019

Links- Benchtops

Links- Benchtops
1, 2, 3, 4

I found this Emperor stone has an exclusive range to granite Benchtops Adelaide. Checkout here: https://emperorstone.com.au/stone-benchtops/

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renomart
Jul 22, 2019 11:49 am
renomart
cp1989
cp1989
17 June

Kitchen benchtop substrate preparation advice

Kitchen benchtop substrate preparation advice

Hi, i was wondering if you managed to sort this out? i know it was a few years ago now. i have a simular…

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cp1989
Jun 17, 2024 11:59 am
chippy
chippy
29 May

Kitchen Layout Help

Kitchen Layout Help

This thread is over 6 months old. I'd say the OP has long since decided on their layout.

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chippy
May 29, 2024 6:38 pm
chippy
nickmaj
nickmaj
29 May

Kitchen island dimensions

Kitchen island dimensions

Well, it was the default we got with our deign, walking through the build last week felt ok, based on drawings on the floor, it is basically a metre, which is quite a big…

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nickmaj
May 29, 2024 2:40 pm
Mary73
Mary73
29 May

Two sinks? Seeking advice with scullery/kitchen layout

Two sinks? Seeking advice with scullery/kitchen layout

What is the distance between the island and the bench please?

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Mary73
May 29, 2024 9:09 am
Mary73

Ceaserstone v Solid Surface

Ceaserstone v Solid Surface

Products such as Corian have been around a lot longer than engineered Stone. No stone supplier will give you a written guarantee that their product will not fade or…

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petersolidsurface
May 09, 2024 10:34 am
mdg1104
mdg1104
30 April

Corian vs Caesarstone

Corian vs Caesarstone
1, 2

When choosing between Corian and Caesarstone, it’s tough, but leaning towards Corian might be beneficial if you value seamless integration and a wide…

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mdg1104
Apr 30, 2024 5:33 pm
firsthyme
firsthyme
26 April

Overhead cupboard door size in Kitchen – which is better

Overhead cupboard door size in Kitchen – which is better

Bigger the better for storage for me IMO. But I guess it's harder to tell the cost/benefit in your example - mainly the 'cost'? If you go 700mm, what are you doing extra…

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firsthyme
Apr 26, 2024 10:50 am
firsthyme
Bimbob
Bimbob
10 April

Cesearstone Alternatives

Cesearstone Alternatives

and they have their Mineral range too

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Bimbob
Apr 10, 2024 9:53 am
obiwon
obiwon
31 January

Enclosing the space above kitchen cabinets question

Enclosing the space above kitchen cabinets question

You can really use anything you want the main consideration would be how it looks once painted/finished - or the look you want. Cabinetmakers use MDF because its cheap…

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obiwon
Jan 31, 2024 12:22 pm
obiwon
jeff_89
jeff_89
12 January

Butlers Pantry Workflow

Butlers Pantry Workflow

I visited a relatives house and he went with sink in kitchen and butlers, dishwasher in kitchen and butlers and has crockery spread out between the two areas depending on…

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jeff_89
Jan 12, 2024 2:09 pm
ponzutwo
ponzutwo
28 December 2023

Matt Black Kitchen .. Options

Matt Black Kitchen .. Options

I asked this question of one of the forum's resident cabinet makers who may/may not wish to identify himself to answer other questions if he sees this, but the rersponse…

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ponzutwo
Dec 28, 2023 2:04 pm
Jeanette
Jeanette
10 December 2023

Small black specks appearing on new white Caesar Stone

Small black specks appearing on new white Caesar Stone

Thankyou for your advice. We do have Caesar coming out and hopefully resolve the issue for us.

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Jeanette
Dec 10, 2023 9:45 pm
chippy
chippy
6 December 2023

Soft Close Drawers - are they worth it?

Soft Close Drawers - are they worth it?
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As mentioned above, I don't use Harn drawers because I have other options that I prefer to use. Harn still sells triomax drawers so if you have an issue (not exactly…

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chippy
Dec 06, 2023 3:52 pm
chippy
firsthyme
firsthyme
13 November 2023

3m ceilings - how high would you have your kitchen cabinets?

3m ceilings - how high would you have your kitchen cabinets?

Thanks mate. Yeah good points! Leaning towards Option 3 to get a bit extra space in the cabinets but not going too crazy high (and expensive). Would require a mini…

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firsthyme
Nov 12, 2023 11:25 pm
firsthyme
oly411
oly411
8 November 2023

Kitchen Quote - What should be included?

Kitchen Quote - What should be included?

hey there! 😊 so, it’s kinda common for standard drawer depths to be around 500mm since most cabinets use this size to fit the usual runners…

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oly411
Nov 08, 2023 6:23 pm
Helyn
Helyn
30 June 2023

kitchen bench in very light colour?

kitchen bench in very light colour?

Hi - thanks for your reply. Yes I think 'Ill go for whitish with very speckly bits rather than pure white something like this. PS was actually 2008 I built the…

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Helyn
Jun 30, 2023 9:36 am
Helyn
strannik
strannik
14 June 2023

Gooseneck tap in front of kitchen window

Gooseneck tap in front of kitchen window

that will depend on the kitchen bench depth. you'll have to specify it so it allows for both the tap and the sink

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strannik
Jun 14, 2023 3:19 pm
ponzutwo
ponzutwo
6 June 2023

Do you think this kitchen is original

Do you think this kitchen is original

No. It's not original. Circa early to mid 90s would be my guess and maybe even as late as early 2000s

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ponzutwo
Jun 06, 2023 7:36 pm
chippy
chippy
22 May 2023

Pantry Shelves

Pantry Shelves

Basically. If the shelves are fixed then they will be screwed in just the same as the rest of the carcass. To re move the screws you need to remove that section of…

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chippy
May 22, 2023 6:57 pm
chippy
ponzutwo
ponzutwo
22 May 2023

SINK & COOKTOP ON SAME BENCH

SINK & COOKTOP ON SAME BENCH

should have done a second dishwasher. Has been a game changer for me

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ponzutwo
May 22, 2023 11:08 am
Allnamesrgone
Allnamesrgone
30 April 2023

Undermount sink

Undermount sink

Have had stone benches with undermount sink (kitchen) and drop-in (laundry) and top-mounted basin (bathrooms) for coming up 13 years and not one chip/scratch of any kind.…

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Allnamesrgone
Apr 30, 2023 12:15 pm
Taffy
Taffy
30 April 2023

Essastone

Essastone

I'm building a new house. First time using stone The stone I've picked is Essastone Chalkstone. I've since read reviews on a general google search and most of them are…

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Taffy
Apr 30, 2023 8:44 am
Taffy
Vanessa7
Vanessa7
27 April 2023

Kitchen Design input

Kitchen Design input

Love your renovation. Would really like to know how that vinyl flooring has stood up? I have heard some negative reviews of that brand so would be interested to hear if it…

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Vanessa7
Apr 27, 2023 8:50 pm
chippy
chippy
20 April 2023

Corner kitchen Cabinet gap - not flush - is this acceptable?

Corner kitchen Cabinet gap - not flush - is this acceptable?

The gap can be adjusted so it's tighter. You can definitely set up corner cabinets to have the same gap as standard doors.

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chippy
Apr 20, 2023 8:12 pm
chippy
Jstan
Jstan
20 April 2023

3 meter ceiling, 60cm above kitchen bulkhead alternatives

3 meter ceiling, 60cm above kitchen bulkhead alternatives

Thanks for sharing. Looks good. The joiner has come back with a quote of close to 5k. I think we are going to not do it. Attaching panelling is something they are dead…

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Jstan
Apr 20, 2023 6:02 pm
Guybrush Threepwood
Guybrush Threepwood
15 April 2023

Westinghouse Rangehood Fan Not Working

Westinghouse Rangehood Fan Not Working

OK, might have to YT that one! Thanks.

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Guybrush Threepwood
Apr 15, 2023 7:43 pm
Guybrush Threepwood
Guybrush Threepwood
Guybrush Threepwood
15 April 2023

Replacing Oven Door Seal?

Replacing Oven Door Seal?

OK, will do. Thanks for confirming.

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Guybrush Threepwood
Apr 15, 2023 7:42 pm
Guybrush Threepwood
Kafka
Kafka
20 March 2023

Leaking Fisher & Paykal Fridge

Leaking Fisher & Paykal Fridge

I have a Fisher & Paykal E372B fridge with a bottommounted freezer. Of late the fridge has been leaking twice a day. I have seen a Youtube video which says that the leak…

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Kafka
Mar 20, 2023 7:29 am
Michelle
Michelle
14 March 2023

Sticky Residue on Kitchen

Sticky Residue on Kitchen

I hope this worked out for you. In all honestly, removing the residue should be up to the installers.

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Michelle
Mar 14, 2023 6:28 pm
Michelle
ponzutwo
ponzutwo
2 March 2023

Caesarstone Porcelain benchtops

Caesarstone Porcelain benchtops

for the same reason they dont just treat sewerage and pump it back into our water supply. Its not the same. The slurry has glues, material changes due to extreme…

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ponzutwo
Mar 02, 2023 11:05 am

I recently discovered a whole bunch of goodies for the kitchen. I think they will inspire you.

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namiLI
Feb 28, 2023 11:27 am
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Tia
Feb 07, 2023 7:10 pm
strannik
strannik
23 January 2023

Wall cabinet height - AUS and US difference?

Wall cabinet height - AUS and US difference?

i think it's when it's at a certain height relative to the person's height. cause i'm taller, and i don't bang my head either, possibly because i'm looking at the hood…

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strannik
Jan 23, 2023 9:54 am
Yogamum
Yogamum
29 December 2022

stone overlay for benchtops

stone overlay for benchtops

We are also really happy with our Granite Transformations benchtop too. We are in Sydney and used these guys. . Amazing customer service fast installation.

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Yogamum
Dec 29, 2022 12:17 pm
KT11111111
KT11111111
26 December 2022

Kitchen help

Kitchen help

I'm having the same dilemma in designing our kitchen. Have you since built this kitchen? If so, did you go with option 2 and how is it? Thanks,

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KT11111111
Dec 26, 2022 7:51 pm
chippy
chippy
25 December 2022

Blum soft close kitchen drawers bounce back

Blum soft close kitchen drawers bounce back

Hi Steve There are several different types of Blum drawer systems that incorporate soft close. Is it push to open or just soft closing? What do the drawer sides look like,…

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chippy
Dec 25, 2022 1:19 pm
chippy
sv12918
sv12918
19 December 2022

Stainless Steel Sink

Stainless Steel Sink

Hi, does anyone know what these marks are on a Stainless Steel kitchen sink, they look dull and don't rub off with your hand, I would like to get rid of them if possible…

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sv12918
Dec 19, 2022 10:27 pm
Nezza112
Nezza112
13 December 2022

Cabinetry colours and tile in Hall & Hart display

Cabinetry colours and tile in Hall & Hart display

Have you tried asking their office?

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Nezza112
Dec 13, 2022 4:52 pm
GMQ
GMQ
13 December 2022

Kitchen relocation

Kitchen relocation

Hi, We are looking to open up our Kitchen / Living / Dining space and looking for recommendations on where to relocate the Kitchen to? We are thinking where the existing…

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GMQ
Dec 13, 2022 3:09 pm

Hi all, First homebuilder here. I want my kitchen to appear larger. Thinking of this I would like some suggestions to the placement of the ovens in my kitchen. Appliance…

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JTLavs
Dec 12, 2022 7:01 pm
Quark1134
Quark1134
16 November 2022

Advice for cleaning caesarstone (?) bench

Advice for cleaning caesarstone (?) bench

Just an update. We also had a 1cm chip out of the edge of a benchtop and contacted Peter Fikus from In Stone Design (his contact details are on the caeserstone website) to…

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Quark1134
Nov 16, 2022 3:31 pm
cmlavorato
cmlavorato
24 October 2022

Advice on outdoor kitchen cabinetry/materials

Advice on outdoor kitchen cabinetry/materials

I ended up sticking with the poly. I really didn’t want to compromise on the design!

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cmlavorato
Oct 24, 2022 7:35 pm
chippy
chippy
6 September 2022

Bunnings kaboodle blind corner with hafele lemans II

Bunnings kaboodle blind corner with hafele lemans II

By the look of the picture the door is hinged on the wrong side. The carcass seems to have the hinge holes on the right side. Lemans need to have a centre mullion and be…

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chippy
Sep 06, 2022 12:59 am
chippy
orionnebula
orionnebula
30 August 2022

Stone Waterfall "After" Flooring Install

Stone Waterfall "After" Flooring Install

How did you plan to cover the necessary expansion gaps without using scotia?

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orionnebula
Aug 30, 2022 8:59 pm
chippy
chippy
12 August 2022

What's wrong with my cabinets

What's wrong with my cabinets

I sent you a PM but for others. The drawer should simply be adjusted up so it sits level with the end panel. That way it would cover the white carcass edge. Personally I…

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chippy
Aug 12, 2022 1:20 am
chippy
aussieta
aussieta
26 July 2022

Induction Cooktops

Induction Cooktops

we had bosch and the glass top went white over the burners in 2 years westinghouse now 6 years and as new

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aussieta
Jul 26, 2022 3:28 pm
aussieta
chippy
chippy
24 July 2022

Integrated Fridge Cavity

Integrated Fridge Cavity

I've sent a DM

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chippy
Jul 24, 2022 10:25 pm
chippy
mrpont
mrpont
21 July 2022

Splash back tiles.

Splash back tiles.

Because of their excellent results, which provide you the peace of mind you need knowing you're working with the greatest spray foam insulation contractor in all of DC, I…

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mrpont
Jul 21, 2022 5:10 pm
orionnebula
orionnebula
13 July 2022

Hidden Water Leak in Kitchen

Hidden Water Leak in Kitchen

Your first call should be to your insurance company. Although this would appear to be a slow leak instead of a sudden burst they'll work out what you are covered for. Slow…

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orionnebula
Jul 13, 2022 2:17 pm

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