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chatterbox
chatterbox
13 January 2013

kitchen colours for cabinets and tops and waterfalls......

kitchen colours for cabinets and tops and waterfalls......

we are planning the kitchen.....we have carbonized bamboo flooring and cannot settle on the cupboard and benchtop colours. we are looking at the high gloss acrylic…

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chatterbox
Jan 13, 2013 4:46 pm
zora0071
zora0071
13 January 2013

Sink facing window and not in island bench.

Sink facing window and not in island bench.

Friends of ours have decided on two sinks in their kitchen, they have the main one under the window but have a single round sink to one end of the…

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zora0071
Jan 13, 2013 4:07 am
lenarufus
lenarufus
12 January 2013

kitchen drawer heights inside & outside

kitchen drawer heights inside & outside

It sounds like the sharknose is not a goer.

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lenarufus
Jan 12, 2013 4:12 pm
Mclaren
Mclaren
11 January 2013

Timber Kitchen Staining - Is this okay?

Timber Kitchen Staining - Is this okay?
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I wouldn't be happy with that either - if it looks like that now and it's brand new what's it going to look like in a year, 2 years, etc etc? Keep complaining until…

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Mclaren
Jan 11, 2013 3:50 pm
Mclaren
renomart
renomart
11 January 2013

Rangehood height above cooktop

Rangehood height above cooktop

Take a look at these as well as…

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renomart
Jan 11, 2013 10:39 am
renomart
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
11 January 2013

chosing Vinyl wrap over solid timber (reasons)

chosing Vinyl wrap over solid timber (reasons)

I will take a look at ultraglaze, thank you! - but as mentioned, upgrading kitchen doors from whatever is included is low priority in my…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 11, 2013 5:35 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
sohandy
sohandy
10 January 2013

Waterfalls on island bench or not?

Waterfalls on island bench or not?
1, 2

Waterfalls on the end of our island bench are great looking but also more robust if you have kids - i.e. they are always destroying something. In terms of cost our kitchen…

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sohandy
Jan 10, 2013 11:33 am
sohandy
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
10 January 2013

To add to kitchen or start again?

To add to kitchen or start again?

Totally agree with Mclaren. Matching old with new in a kitchen never works well.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 10, 2013 9:50 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
mrsmel
mrsmel
8 January 2013

UltraGlaze Kitchens

UltraGlaze Kitchens

More details on uploading photos can be found here http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=42169

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mrsmel
Jan 08, 2013 7:25 am
mrsmel
stormjr
stormjr
7 January 2013

Kitchen Bench Joint

Kitchen Bench Joint

It is square edge laminate, after selling us round edge then ringing to say waterfall edge and round don't work, this is what we get! So upset, I wanted the laminate to…

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stormjr
Jan 07, 2013 2:17 pm
alkababba
alkababba
7 January 2013

My idea for my kitchen so far (via laminex designer 3d)

My idea for my kitchen so far (via laminex designer 3d)

Thanks so much, that helps a lot. :) Ill bring it up with the builders. Anyone here used naturastone? We were going to use caesarstone but the dude said they use natura…

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alkababba
Jan 07, 2013 12:39 pm
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
7 January 2013

Caesarstone sink cutout

Caesarstone sink cutout

Hi J1burr, I have messaged you the contact details of a great stone mason I use. They are based in Brisbane but also have a factory in Melbourne. Hope this helps.

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Kitchenpro
Jan 07, 2013 8:44 am
alkababba
alkababba
6 January 2013

Black bench tops???

Black bench tops???

Im tossing up whether to have black benchtops as well. The cleaning doesnt so much bother me as i think ill be so in love ill spend hours a day rubbing them anyway, but i…

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alkababba
Jan 06, 2013 7:11 pm

Ok so im getting my kitchen renovated and im after any advice about materials/quotes you've recieved, problems you have come accross in installation, other things to think…

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alkababba
Jan 06, 2013 1:41 pm
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suh
Dec 28, 2012 3:33 pm
suh
amgsl55
amgsl55
27 December 2012

Microwave location

Microwave location
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Just resurrecting an old thread. Our microwave is above the oven ( 1400 above floor level). The microwave has a pull down door and both myself and my partner find it…

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amgsl55
Dec 27, 2012 8:29 pm
grumblebum54
grumblebum54
24 December 2012

Pot draws

Pot draws
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Lilac Glad the microwave and oven are at a height that suits you. I have a steamer oven in the tower and it only needs a space about 390 high opposed to your oven that…

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grumblebum54
Dec 24, 2012 10:00 pm
grumblebum54
kvadro
kvadro
24 December 2012

L-shaped granite bench top joints

L-shaped granite bench top joints

Thanks for your attention mate. And sorry guys for a false alarm. Started looking more closely on our plans and appeared that a join proposed by a supplier is actually in…

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kvadro
Dec 24, 2012 9:47 pm
fmac
fmac
21 December 2012

Has anyone used a fish tank as a kitchen splashback??

Has anyone used a fish tank as a kitchen splashback??

My aunt has a built in tank between two living areas, so it can be seen in both rooms. From what I have seen in one room you can access the tank by a hinged part of the…

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fmac
Dec 21, 2012 11:33 am
tamz026
tamz026
21 December 2012

Anyone used laminex nostalgia profile cabinetry doors?

Anyone used laminex nostalgia profile cabinetry doors?

What amazing blogs! Oh i cant wait until ours is finished!!! I really look forward to seeing your kitchen when its done as well! This is the one room in the whole house i…

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tamz026
Dec 21, 2012 9:27 am
renomart
renomart
17 December 2012

Kitchen layout

Kitchen layout

I would place the sink (scullery) in the middle of the bench.

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renomart
Dec 17, 2012 5:26 pm
renomart
renomart
renomart
17 December 2012

Blum blumotion soft door closers...

Blum blumotion soft door closers...
1, 2, 3

What is a piston drill thing? How does it work? Want to do my own drawers after handover, is there an attachment device like the ones for…

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renomart
Dec 17, 2012 5:22 pm
renomart
renomart
renomart
17 December 2012

Kick Boards

Kick Boards

Good idea to go with black laminate for the kickboards as vinyl faced kickboards can tear in some circumstances.

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renomart
Dec 17, 2012 4:59 pm
renomart
Evelin
Evelin
17 December 2012

Kitchenhaus in Perth, any experience?

Kitchenhaus in Perth, any experience?

Does anybody know the company and has bought a kitchen from them? They are in Osborne Park. http://www.kitchenhaus.com.au

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Evelin
Dec 17, 2012 1:41 pm
1rocky
1rocky
17 December 2012

Dark kitchen bench

Dark kitchen bench

i also wanted a dark bench top in the kitchen and finally settled on white truffle essa stone

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1rocky
Dec 17, 2012 5:43 am
mike815
mike815
12 December 2012

Kitchen colours and materials

Kitchen colours and materials

I'm building a house and choosing kitchen colours. I'd like some feedback on either of these two choices. Choice one: Benchtop: Osprey Caesarstone (white with little…

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mike815
Dec 12, 2012 12:20 pm
Rudolf1980
Rudolf1980
11 December 2012

timber veneer splashback

timber veneer splashback

So what did you end up going with? Just recently been toying with the idea to use timber as a splashback. I'm planning on even extending the timber look with lining our…

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Rudolf1980
Dec 11, 2012 5:55 am
Rudolf1980
build again
build again
10 December 2012

Kitchen recommendations for hunter area NSW

Kitchen recommendations for hunter area NSW

We used Hunter Kitchen Kings- stores in singleton and maitland- for our laundry units and wardrobe inserts. They were fantastic- competitive pricing, products are…

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build again
Dec 10, 2012 8:09 pm
chippy
chippy
10 December 2012

Question for CEK

Question for CEK
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All the stone tops I've had installed for clients are done exactly as CEK explains. Sometimes the stone mason will fix 20mm battens to the top of the carcass in places to…

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chippy
Dec 10, 2012 4:26 pm
chippy
Miss Mia
Miss Mia
9 December 2012

Zampetti appliances

Zampetti appliances

We were wondering the same. Can not even find Zampetti at a retailer in SA which does not give us confidence !!

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Miss Mia
Dec 09, 2012 10:42 am
D101
D101
6 December 2012

Building a storage system for cans in the pantry

Building a storage system for cans in the pantry

A lot of their stuff seems pretty expensive (I don't need it to look good - just to be functional). Have looked at Bunnings but none of their kits appear to be the right size.

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D101
Dec 06, 2012 9:23 pm
auds
auds
3 December 2012

Polytec??

Polytec??
1, 2

I had a chat to my cabinet maker neighbour - he said a chip came off because it wasnt wrapped - just stuck on a bit of chipboard stuff. He says its a good product. He…

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auds
Dec 03, 2012 2:06 pm
idream3
idream3
29 November 2012

Acrylic countertop

Acrylic countertop

We have had a hafele acrylic bench top installed. Granted it is only 2 months old but I can't fault the product. Doesn't scratch, easy to keep clean and no joins. We…

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idream3
Nov 29, 2012 9:33 pm
wanttorenovate
wanttorenovate
29 November 2012

BLANCO sinks

BLANCO sinks

I was just going to ask the same question. I am looking at this one - http://www.appliancesonline.com.au/blan ... tipo6slhd/ Would love…

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wanttorenovate
Nov 29, 2012 3:17 pm
wokwon
wokwon
28 November 2012

Stainless Steel Fridge hitting LHS wall (handle on RHS)

Stainless Steel Fridge hitting LHS wall (handle on RHS)

Ahh yes I didn't think about the top freezer door. Failing a wall mounted door stop x2 (which would look pretty ugly), I'd be looking at modifying the hinge to prevent…

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wokwon
Nov 28, 2012 1:25 pm
Laila
Laila
28 November 2012

Great app for kitchen renovators

Great app for kitchen renovators

I love the app, so many great ideas and photos! Definitely comes in handy when I'm doing a project.

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Laila
Nov 28, 2012 11:14 am
Laila
Laila
28 November 2012

LED Strip Lighting

LED Strip Lighting
1, 2

I've got down lights in the cupboards with false bottoms, I found the LEDs too gave off too much glare and I prefer the light being over top of the counter as opposed to…

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Laila
Nov 28, 2012 11:06 am
Laila
Laila
28 November 2012

What colour glass splashback with white kitchen

What colour glass splashback with white kitchen

We have simular to you, glossy white cupboards, osprey stone bench and dark brown floor boards, we put in a latte colour splash back, ties in very well. I was looking at…

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Laila
Nov 28, 2012 10:49 am
CC101
CC101
28 November 2012

Looking for a good essastone stone mason

Looking for a good essastone stone mason

i used classic stone company - excellent service and cheapest price i got out of more than 10 quotes

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CC101
Nov 28, 2012 12:36 am
Jen1977
Jen1977
27 November 2012

Kitchen Mixer - Which to choose?

Kitchen Mixer - Which to choose?

I've put the Methven Minimalist pull out spring mixer in a few of my developments. Looks good, never had any problems with them. This is…

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Jen1977
Nov 27, 2012 10:45 am
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
27 November 2012

Kitchen facelift on first home, little help?

Kitchen facelift on first home, little help?

Great ideas and you sound like you have it all worked out. I would definitely go for a white finish, especially as it's a smaller kitchen. This will add brightness to the…

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mynameisjonas
Nov 27, 2012 9:16 am
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
26 November 2012

Masters Kitchens

Masters Kitchens
1, 2

We used kitset kitchens for ours, and they were absolutely superb. Higher quality in my opinion than Ikea and Masters/Bunnings. It's a great way to go if the standard…

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mynameisjonas
Nov 26, 2012 12:54 pm
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
26 November 2012

Bench tops........

Bench tops........

Definitely go for laminex with that budget. You can get the flecked appearance to make it look like stone. ours cost $700 instead of $2500 for stone! That money can go…

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mynameisjonas
Nov 26, 2012 12:25 pm
Dreamer
Dreamer
24 November 2012

thickness of caesarstone benchtops

thickness of caesarstone benchtops

^^ I agree I have 40mm benches and my drawers don't touch the bench on opening. The bench sits on top of the cabinetry. I don't see how thickness of bench makes a difference.

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Dreamer
Nov 24, 2012 10:18 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
22 November 2012

Gloss kitchen cabinets and handless drawers

Gloss kitchen cabinets and handless drawers

How does the cost of the push to open drawers compare to soft close price? We have been quoted soft close for all which was quite expensive and…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 22, 2012 7:08 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
19 November 2012

Kitchen company logo in cupboards - opinions?

Kitchen company logo in cupboards - opinions?

In your previous post you said most kitchens don't have the caps, now you're saying a lot of large companies use them. But it's interesting to…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 19, 2012 8:50 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens


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