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CameronRobertson
CameronRobertson
16 October 2017

Thoughts on kitchen colours for a hopeless case!

Thoughts on kitchen colours for a hopeless case!

I think the combination of colours does sound complementing looking at their hues. However, the overall outlook might be too dark. Even though your backsplash will be…

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CameronRobertson
Oct 16, 2017 3:02 pm
CameronRobertson
PedroKim
PedroKim
11 October 2017

Any Cooking Tools?

Any Cooking Tools?

You can also add stylish performance to your gourmet kitchen with…

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PedroKim
Oct 11, 2017 1:37 am
da_scud
da_scud
9 October 2017

Importing kitchen appliances from Germany

Importing kitchen appliances from Germany

Thanks Alex - We are planning to bring in range hood, dishwasher and fridge.

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da_scud
Oct 09, 2017 7:22 am
theducks
theducks
9 October 2017

Mondella (Bunnings) Cadenza Angled Vege Spray Sink Mixer?

Mondella (Bunnings) Cadenza Angled Vege Spray Sink Mixer?

It can be tightened down - best I can describe is to just keep trying, I got it in the end.

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theducks
Oct 09, 2017 12:14 am
theducks
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
8 October 2017

looking for a joinery that will cut to size and install

looking for a joinery that will cut to size and install

All good. Yes joiners do a lot more than that. Its also a common misconception that carpenters can do this type of work or build kitchens. Sure they could have a go at…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Oct 08, 2017 6:56 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
6 October 2017

kitchen drawers

kitchen drawers

Unfortunately all builders are different. So builders allow there contractors to bill you directly for changes and other builders put huge mark ups on.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Oct 06, 2017 7:51 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens

I bet this is quite a puzzle because it's such a small space. Do you mean it's 3.3 metres by 3.3 metres? ...and the sink is in the next room? Where have you put your…

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Verity Jayne
Sep 22, 2017 8:11 pm
Verity Jayne
lys245
lys245
20 September 2017

Polar White v Classic White kitchen cabinets

Polar White v Classic White kitchen cabinets
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Hi there, I came across your pic and was wondering how you are finding the finger pulls on the top cabinets? We are thinking of doing the same - keeping the top as finger…

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lys245
Sep 20, 2017 10:14 am
algernon
algernon
11 September 2017

Symmetry V Practicality

Symmetry V Practicality

I'm a firm proponent of function before form, especially in such a critical room as the kitchen, and I'd vote for the asymmetrical but more useful layout. I agree that…

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algernon
Sep 11, 2017 10:50 pm
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
11 September 2017

Best butlers/pantry wall cabniet options - Adelaide

Best butlers/pantry wall cabniet options - Adelaide

Anyone have any recommendations of the best places to get upper cabinets for a pantry in Adelaide? We also would be looking for an installer rather than DIY - the OH…

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JM1911A1
Sep 11, 2017 3:04 pm
JM1911A1
AKB
AKB
8 September 2017

Who sells a push to open, soft close large bin drawer?

Who sells a push to open, soft close large bin drawer?

We ended up with the Blum servo Drive on our bins and dishwashers in order to avoid handles

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AKB
Sep 08, 2017 10:02 pm
AKB
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
6 September 2017

Painting kitchen cabinets with chalkboard paint?

Painting kitchen cabinets with chalkboard paint?

As long as you key the surface by sanding it properly the undercoat/paint will stick easily. Why chalk board paint?

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 06, 2017 4:09 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CameronRobertson
CameronRobertson
4 September 2017

Kitchen bar stools

Kitchen bar stools

Bar stools are really difficult to find those that truly match your taste. They either do not fit the height requirement or their design is too complicated. I had bought…

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CameronRobertson
Sep 04, 2017 2:25 pm
CameronRobertson
Joker
Joker
4 September 2017

To Handle or Not Handle????

To Handle or Not Handle????

For me I love the look of over sized architectural looking handles, and cabinets stay cleaner longer.

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Joker
Sep 04, 2017 12:51 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
4 September 2017

Appliance steam

Appliance steam

If its just steam from a kettle and the doors are not vinyl wrap its not needed.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 04, 2017 12:24 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
4 September 2017

Laminate Cabinets - matte or gloss???

Laminate Cabinets - matte or gloss???

I think the matte finishes look cheap in laminate. I would use gloss. But personally I wouldn't have a laminate door, I would have a semi gloss polyurethane(2pac) door in…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 04, 2017 12:23 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
29 August 2017

20mm vs 40mm caesarstone benchtops

20mm vs 40mm caesarstone benchtops

20 or 40 there is no difference in quality only looks.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 29, 2017 4:52 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
29 August 2017

Kitchen sink mounting

Kitchen sink mounting

I ended up buying a black granite sink on their website. That looks pretty awesome ah ah :)

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 29, 2017 4:49 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
annielee
annielee
26 August 2017

formica snowdrift = laminex polar white ?

formica snowdrift = laminex polar white ?

thanks for your comment.. will have another look at the cabinet this week..

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annielee
Aug 26, 2017 7:22 am
rattleAU
rattleAU
17 August 2017

Kitchen drawers - Any cool gadgets, inserts or ideas?

Kitchen drawers - Any cool gadgets, inserts or ideas?

Than ks for the reply CuttingEdgeKitchens. Will look into it. Althom, I've seen some pretty sweet ones where people fit towel rails to the inside of cupboard doors are…

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rattleAU
Aug 17, 2017 1:32 am
Southies
Southies
11 August 2017

Electrolux or Westinghouse

Electrolux or Westinghouse

great to hear algernon - thank you

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Southies
Aug 11, 2017 10:55 pm
Southies
AvaG
AvaG
11 August 2017

Kitchen design query

Kitchen design query

Because of the island alignment though, I'd still favour a door that matches the cabinetry over glass

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AvaG
Aug 11, 2017 9:30 pm
bank
bank
8 August 2017

Tiles - Gloss or Matte???

Tiles - Gloss or Matte???

I am a fan of matte, I think it hides more, however gloss is easier to clean. We chose matt originally but when that was discontinued we chose lappato. The tile we chose…

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bank
Aug 08, 2017 11:50 am
bank
First_Timer_Ray
First_Timer_Ray
4 August 2017

Island bench location

Island bench location

Is there any chance you could just swap the Family and Kitchen/Pantry/Laundry? You could rotate the kitchen 90 degrees so it faces the outside alfresco(?) or wraps around…

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First_Timer_Ray
Aug 04, 2017 4:02 pm
First_Timer_Ray
AJW
AJW
27 July 2017

Caesarstone. Fresh concrete, Raw Concrete

Caesarstone. Fresh concrete, Raw Concrete

Yep, my sleek concrete does show every mark and wipe. Once a week we give it a proper clean using Jiff (which is essentially what the OEM cleaner is) and it comes up as…

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AJW
Jul 27, 2017 4:55 pm
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
26 July 2017

Help! Repairing Crack in Kitchen Bench!

Help! Repairing Crack in Kitchen Bench!

It looks as if they did the whole riverdance on it! Does that hairline crack go all along to the tap? Hard to see in this pic. You could possibly do a few things...…

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JayaJaya
Jul 26, 2017 11:54 pm
JayaJaya
lovemy3
lovemy3
26 July 2017

Ceaserstone fresh concrete?

Ceaserstone fresh concrete?

Wanting a white stone benchtop without going too gloss. We are having Dulux natural white shaker profile cupboards. Love the look of the fresh concrete in caeserstone.…

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lovemy3
Jul 26, 2017 2:16 pm
marshi
marshi
25 July 2017

Diamond gloss benches

Diamond gloss benches

Please show me photos of your diamond gloss benches if you have used this :)

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marshi
Jul 25, 2017 3:25 pm
Kopite74
Kopite74
23 July 2017

Colours

Colours

Hi all, we are currently looking at colour selections, tiles kitchen bathroom etc. anyone have any tips or websites that can help with colour selections. Not paint but…

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Kopite74
Jul 23, 2017 5:12 pm
Joker
Joker
23 July 2017

How can I make Pantry look better

How can I make Pantry look better

Would do above sink, nice tiles or glass Splashback and empty wall, shelves, would lift it 100%.

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Joker
Jul 23, 2017 3:31 pm
aden
aden
22 July 2017

wet bar

wet bar

has anyone installed a wet bar in their house and do you have any pics. just trying to get ideas for rumpus room and guest quarters thanks

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aden
Jul 22, 2017 8:26 am

are expert in it. Truly nice people and professional at all times.You can get help by them.

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Fatal.lordes
Jul 17, 2017 3:26 pm
travisaus
travisaus
13 July 2017

Which Pellet Smoker to buy?

Which Pellet Smoker to buy?

Pellet I would probably go a Traeger (depending on your budget)... but I would take a Kamado Joe/Primo Kamado over a pellet smoker any day of the week. :)

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travisaus
Jul 13, 2017 9:51 am
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
12 July 2017

For everyone who thinks their kitchen may not turn out!

For everyone who thinks their kitchen may not turn out!
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I'm not a brown girl, either, Aloenyx... I had to have a touch of it in my greys, though, as I didn't want the house to be an icy blue or lavender either! You'll probably…

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JayaJaya
Jul 12, 2017 9:36 am
JayaJaya
megg
megg
6 July 2017

stonemason Melbourne area

stonemason Melbourne area

Thanks for your reply. I think I will have to go with the stonemason that the place where I purchased the kitchen said to use. I just thought that paying $950 for the…

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megg
Jul 06, 2017 11:42 am
megg
CameronRobertson
CameronRobertson
27 June 2017

Kitchen layout

Kitchen layout

I personally love the idea of a huge living area and that the kitchen should be placed near the windows. It just makes sense to have good ventilation if you're going to be…

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CameronRobertson
Jun 27, 2017 12:08 pm
CameronRobertson

Urgent : Oven issue (replace?)

Urgent : Oven issue (replace?)

From the photo you have supplied the cooktop and the oven are clearly separate units. If the oven is working fine then you only need to replace the cooktop! It looks to…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 27, 2017 7:47 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
shakey55
shakey55
16 June 2017

Kitchen Renovation

Kitchen Renovation

Can anyone recommend quality good priced kitchen companies in South West Sydney (Narellan/Camden) area.

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shakey55
Jun 16, 2017 8:00 am
CameronRobertson
CameronRobertson
15 June 2017

Suggestion needed for Kitchen

Suggestion needed for Kitchen

Hmm I think Thomas is trying to say that a respray is only going to give you a bit of colour in the kitchen though and obviously the OP would need to consider the price…

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CameronRobertson
Jun 15, 2017 5:56 pm
CameronRobertson
lazandjohn
lazandjohn
13 June 2017

Wobbly tap in s/steel sink

Wobbly tap in s/steel sink

We ended up getting a Franke metal brace (not the plastic one) and it has moreorless solved the problem - slight movement in the tap, but not a…

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lazandjohn
Jun 13, 2017 5:25 pm
Buiding1234
Buiding1234
11 June 2017

Bench Top Heights and appliances

Bench Top Heights and appliances

Thanks, will have a look into these when we buy them. I was referring to dishwasher, washing machine and dryer

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Buiding1234
Jun 11, 2017 9:38 am
Adasiyan
Adasiyan
9 June 2017

Matt finish to kitchen cabinets - will it look ok?

Matt finish to kitchen cabinets - will it look ok?

We've got matt black going on our kitchen cupboards, I think it will look great Sent from my HUAWEI RIO-L02 using Tapatalk

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Adasiyan
Jun 09, 2017 7:11 pm
lenarufus
lenarufus
9 June 2017

Washing machine in kitchen

Washing machine in kitchen

I now know more about washing machines in kitchens than I ever wanted. After protracted emails with our certifier who insisted…

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lenarufus
Jun 09, 2017 5:15 pm
aphsta
aphsta
8 June 2017

2 pack vs vinyl wrap price

2 pack vs vinyl wrap price

No sorry that just doesn't explain the huge jump in price. Massive builders margins is why they charge so much more. My wife and I had a house build by a large…

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aphsta
Jun 08, 2017 8:24 am

The best thing to do is having DIY kitchen island plans, that will help you in making professional kitchen island with standard basics. and it will guide you to avoid the…

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Dave_66
Jun 03, 2017 8:44 am

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