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themakeovergroup
themakeovergroup
14 October 2016

Kitchen Refurb Ideas

Kitchen Refurb Ideas

Hi Incredible Bulk, It can be done but will really only last for about 5 years as the two pack resurfacers use tends to chip, etc. Also, make sure your hinges/hardware…

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themakeovergroup
Oct 14, 2016 3:32 pm
Rochelle-1212
Rochelle-1212
14 October 2016

Polytec Ravine...timber look

Polytec Ravine...timber look

Hi, Love your kitchen! What colour is your grey polytec part of your ktichen?

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Rochelle-1212
Oct 14, 2016 3:14 pm
tdk14
tdk14
14 October 2016

Qstone White Minerale anyone?

Qstone White Minerale anyone?

This is a long shot but does anyone have photos of Qstone's White Minerale benchtop? It's currently on display at Summit Homes headquarters (Perth) but I forgot to take pictures!

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tdk14
Oct 13, 2016 11:51 pm
tdk14
missticky2
missticky2
12 October 2016

Caesarstone or an alternative

Caesarstone or an alternative

We recently had a new kitchen installed and we were going to have a laminate type benchtop but then asked for quotes to upgrade to stone. We just did it all through our…

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missticky2
Oct 12, 2016 10:12 am
newwyhouse22
newwyhouse22
12 October 2016

Cheap kitchen cabinet custom builders online

Cheap kitchen cabinet custom builders online

How about go to houzz au, there are many companies on the site, with full contact information.

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newwyhouse22
Oct 12, 2016 7:27 am
LouR
LouR
25 September 2016

Chip in caeserstone

Chip in caeserstone

Sorry for the delay, we moved on Friday & have been so busy. We tried all week to speak to our site supervisor & found out on Friday that he no longer works for the…

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LouR
Sep 25, 2016 8:44 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
25 September 2016

Granite cover on old benchtop

Granite cover on old benchtop

Will be interesting to see how it fairs over 5-10 years.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 25, 2016 8:44 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
themakeovergroup
themakeovergroup
22 September 2016

Contemporary Kitchen Design Tips and Tricks

Contemporary Kitchen Design Tips and Tricks

If you're looking for Kitchen ideas, check out: 101 Kitchen & Bathroom Design Ideas at…

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themakeovergroup
Sep 22, 2016 8:31 am
themakeovergroup
themakeovergroup
22 September 2016

Recommendation for Kitchen renovation

Recommendation for Kitchen renovation

Hi there, I know it's been a long time since you posted but if you are interested in having new doors made we can help with this. We custom make doors in the sizes you…

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themakeovergroup
Sep 22, 2016 8:26 am
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
22 September 2016

Kitchen design- ideas appreciated.

Kitchen design- ideas appreciated.

Hi Guys, you might be interested in this download: 101 Kitchen & Bathroom Design Ideas You can get it from…

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themakeovergroup
Sep 22, 2016 8:15 am
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renomart
Sep 13, 2016 10:18 pm
renomart
renomart
renomart
13 September 2016

Upper cabinetry depth

Upper cabinetry depth

The best way would be to split the height of the overheads and have the extreme uppers 600mm deep

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renomart
Sep 13, 2016 9:57 pm
renomart
jasonwg
jasonwg
11 September 2016

Caesarstone upgrade cost

Caesarstone upgrade cost

That is very cheap!

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jasonwg
Sep 11, 2016 9:19 am
jasonwg
greatwoodworker
greatwoodworker
9 September 2016

Shelving for Food Storage - Idea

Shelving for Food Storage - Idea

Hello, Idea for canning storage: bins and shelves. Pictures ---> Comments?

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greatwoodworker
Sep 09, 2016 11:24 pm
greatwoodworker
lozza81
lozza81
9 September 2016

Would you put your microwave in the walk in pantry bench or

Would you put your microwave in the walk in pantry bench or

We put ours in the WIP because there wasn't really a place for it that worked well elsewhere. Whatever you think will work for you. I personally wouldn't want to squat…

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lozza81
Sep 09, 2016 5:20 pm
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
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
7 September 2016

What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?

What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?
1 ... 5, 6, 7

And for that I am glad! Those silly old face frame kitchens were a joke!

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 07, 2016 12:06 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
7 September 2016

Engineered stone weaknesses

Engineered stone weaknesses

Yes, why you would want to is another question. But 20mm is more than strong enough to have you stand on it. What some people forget though is any bench top including…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 07, 2016 12:04 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
5 September 2016

Kitchen Bin in 300mm cupboard

Kitchen Bin in 300mm cupboard
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So the bins I recommend come in 450, 500 and 600mm versions. Those sizes are the cabinet external widths. I put a link up to the kits, they come with everything…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 05, 2016 2:03 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
5 September 2016

Modifications to Kitchen Cabinetry

Modifications to Kitchen Cabinetry

Just a heads up your doors are not laminate doors. The would be either vacuum form or polyurethane doors. That type of door is easily available from Tesrol or Polytec that…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 05, 2016 2:00 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
4 September 2016

Tips on removing existing stone from benchtops

Tips on removing existing stone from benchtops

Fingers crossed it lasts and doesn't crack down the track.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 04, 2016 11:32 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
canbuild
canbuild
3 September 2016

GPO on Island Bench

GPO on Island Bench
1, 2

Does anyone know what the cost to provision power point to island after slab I.e digging a trench and running a conduit

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canbuild
Sep 03, 2016 9:30 am
sjl81
sjl81
30 August 2016

oven switch location

oven switch location

we are in queensland, unsure if it makes a difference, but presume as/nzs apply on a national level

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sjl81
Aug 30, 2016 10:55 am
sbunter
sbunter
27 August 2016

How to finish off stove area? (image link now fixed)

How to finish off stove area? (image link now fixed)

Thanks heaps for letting me know, images here (fingers crossed this works) <iframe width="480" height="360"…

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sbunter
Aug 27, 2016 10:23 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
meshelf
meshelf
15 August 2016

Polytec recessed handles?

Polytec recessed handles?

Wow price differences that can occur are crazily scary!

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meshelf
Aug 15, 2016 5:27 pm
gt81
gt81
12 August 2016

Diamond gloss bench top photos

Diamond gloss bench top photos

Hi we are currently renovating the kitchen in our 1890s house & are trying to decide on a bench top colour. We will be having off white shaker doors. I like the look of…

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gt81
Aug 12, 2016 1:21 pm
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meshelf
Aug 11, 2016 6:28 pm
sco77k
sco77k
8 August 2016

Anybody used a whole stone slab for their island?

Anybody used a whole stone slab for their island?

I have a whole slab for my island. don't have any issues with it, the bigger the better I say!

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sco77k
Aug 08, 2016 3:06 pm
sco77k
EM1
EM1
5 August 2016

Clark Quatro double overmount sink

Clark Quatro double overmount sink

Has anyone installed any of the clark quatro overmount sinks in their kitchen? Would love to see photos! Thanks!

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EM1
Aug 05, 2016 12:49 am
MrsJM
MrsJM
4 August 2016

Caesarstone wont warrant bench over 3000mm?! -from 3060slab

Caesarstone wont warrant bench over 3000mm?! -from 3060slab

I'm glad they are rectifying but can't say I'm surprised. Not a huge fan of coral homes at the moment. Their knowledge of product is terrible and they just pull 'facts'…

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MrsJM
Aug 04, 2016 4:45 pm
MrsJM
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
4 August 2016

How to restrict cabinet hinge to open less than 90 degrees??

How to restrict cabinet hinge to open less than 90 degrees??

Hi Oneness, it depends on the brand of the hinge. For example Blum sells a hinge restrictor that does exactly what you are asking for, stops the hinge from opening at 90…

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Kitchenpro
Aug 04, 2016 9:26 am
duchoang84
duchoang84
26 July 2016

Painting a gloss finish onto matt cabinetry???

Painting a gloss finish onto matt cabinetry???

Thanks for the info Chantal :D I guess its onto plan B then hahaha <a href=http://tiencuongviglacera.com/t/dai-ly-gach-viglacera-gia-tot-5>gạch viglacera</a>

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duchoang84
Jul 26, 2016 12:54 am

When I was overseas on holidays earlier this year the resort had a mat on the bench that was a sticky sheet and when flies landed on it they got stuck. It kept the whole…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Jul 24, 2016 12:28 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
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
Building4my3tots
Building4my3tots
17 July 2016

Kitchen and joinery handles material used: zinc alloy, stain

Kitchen and joinery handles material used: zinc alloy, stain

Hi, I'm at the kitchen handle selection part of the build and wanted to know what material kitchen people are using as door handles. Are they all zinc alloy (eg. Chrome,…

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Building4my3tots
Jul 17, 2016 12:08 am
Building4my3tots
jtpn
jtpn
16 July 2016

Kitchen sinks: Blanco, Abey, Franke or Oliveri

Kitchen sinks: Blanco, Abey, Franke or Oliveri

Can you please tell me which brand you chose and why? I went into Harvey Norman set on getting an Oliveri sinks\, and then a Blanco rep talked me into switching to Blanco…

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jtpn
Jul 16, 2016 10:35 pm
Just3ofus
Just3ofus
11 July 2016

Considering a stone bench top

Considering a stone bench top

We went with quantum quartz Carrara for our reno'd kitchen a year ago. Literally half the price of the similar product from Caesar stone. It has a slightly brown vein…

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Just3ofus
Jul 11, 2016 7:47 pm
missticky2
missticky2
11 July 2016

Corner Pantry Shelf Depth

Corner Pantry Shelf Depth

Thank you...that is something to consider :)

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missticky2
Jul 11, 2016 11:36 am
felix_deLarge
felix_deLarge
8 July 2016

Abey Lago Sinks

Abey Lago Sinks

Hi all, Just wondering if someone with an Abey Lago sink could help me out. We're looking at putting one in our new kitchen, however I was hoping to see what the lip…

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felix_deLarge
Jul 08, 2016 6:56 pm
PAB_34
PAB_34
6 July 2016

Opinion on appliances?

Opinion on appliances?

We went the side-by-side option with a pyro-clean oven (600mm) and a combi-steam oven (450mm) with a warming drawer (150mm) under it beside the oven (all Miele). The…

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PAB_34
Jul 06, 2016 9:37 pm
PAB_34
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
30 June 2016

Bad odour from stone bench top

Bad odour from stone bench top

Is it still smelling, Tomcat? Did you kill the smell? I must have missed that in your build topic.... I'm guessing you wiped with vinegar and all the other usual suspects as well?

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JayaJaya
Jun 30, 2016 3:02 pm
JayaJaya
Pixielix
Pixielix
30 June 2016

Cost to upgrade

Cost to upgrade

The builder has said to upgrade to 1200 we will need an extra slab. He said it will cost around $1800. We have waterfall edges so I guess that makes sense.

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Pixielix
Jun 30, 2016 7:12 am
Pixielix

[SYD] Stone benchtop replacement recommended installers/idea

[SYD] Stone benchtop replacement recommended installers/idea

No difference other than aesthetic. 40mm is just 20mm with a mitred 40mm front edge, 80mm is just 20mm with a mitred 80mm front edge. Who ever told you the cabinets…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 25, 2016 10:32 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
C00pers
C00pers
22 June 2016

Ikea kitchen installation @ Perth

Ikea kitchen installation @ Perth

Hi, does anyone had experience hiring contractor to install ikea kitchen in perth? Any recommending and tips will be appreciated. Installing it ourself is out of question…

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C00pers
Jun 22, 2016 9:17 am
melipen19
melipen19
19 June 2016

Is it possible

Is it possible

We're going for that exact look - plain white crystal gloss cabinets but we're adding feature handles in a pewter style and the splashback will be subway tiles, so i think…

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melipen19
Jun 19, 2016 6:50 pm


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