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auds
auds
3 December 2012

Polytec??

Polytec??
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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
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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
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
19 November 2012

Height of Splashback

Height of Splashback

Thank you so much everyone. Would putting a bulkhead in an open plan kitchen still work, especially as i have the WIP (prep room)…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 19, 2012 7:07 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
brisbanedave
brisbanedave
18 November 2012

saucepan lid repair

saucepan lid repair

Hello. We have a saucepan set that we have had for years. I don't know the brand but my wife assures me it's a very good set. One of the handles has come adrift the…

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brisbanedave
Nov 18, 2012 10:10 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
12 November 2012

Cost of small laminate kitchen

Cost of small laminate kitchen

A standard diconnect reconnect costs around $700-$800

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 12, 2012 6:46 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
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LeanneR
Nov 12, 2012 4:50 pm
LeanneR
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
12 November 2012

Nova PVC wrapped white gloss door

Nova PVC wrapped white gloss door

Fair enough. Funny about your sister, one thing that finally decided me against poly was my sister's new kitchen which had a quite noticeable…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 12, 2012 1:57 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Lonnie78
Lonnie78
12 November 2012

Benchtop colour with Vivid White cabinets

Benchtop colour with Vivid White cabinets

HI Birdman I found your post randomly as I am also wondering what colour stone to go with for my kitchen island and what colour to use for the cabinets etc. I assume you…

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Lonnie78
Nov 12, 2012 1:55 pm
AC27
AC27
11 November 2012

DIY Kitchens Sink placement.

DIY Kitchens Sink placement.

Ok rennovating my old 70s kitchen ripped it all out with a sledgey, and put in new cupboards etc. just ordered in the laminate bench tops. This is where I need some…

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AC27
Nov 11, 2012 9:58 pm
auds
auds
11 November 2012

Cherry Pie Benchtops

Cherry Pie Benchtops

Has anyone heard of these benchtops? I saw samples in Tradelink the other day. Like a fake Caeserstone. Just wondering about quality, durability and price? cheers

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auds
Nov 11, 2012 1:00 pm
Leannemac
Leannemac
8 November 2012

Anyone used Quantum Quartz

Anyone used Quantum Quartz

I originally liked the Walnut in the Caesarstone, but after much discussion with designers and others I decided not to go with the block colour for the reasons listed in a…

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Leannemac
Nov 08, 2012 8:54 pm
Styles
Styles
8 November 2012

Abey Schock Composite Sink Installation Dilemma - Sorted

Abey Schock Composite Sink Installation Dilemma - Sorted

Nope, ours fits ok too. Abey have great customer support, just give them a call. P.S So far so good with the second sink, seeing the plumber on…

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Styles
Nov 08, 2012 3:43 pm
HomeAngels
HomeAngels
7 November 2012

YDL Stone benchtops

YDL Stone benchtops

Thanks for the responses :) I guess I'll see what their warranty and colours are like and go from there.

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HomeAngels
Nov 07, 2012 2:55 pm
HomeAngels
HomeAngels
HomeAngels
6 November 2012

Adding soft close to doors LATER...

Adding soft close to doors LATER...

Oh wow, I didn't realise Ikea sold them! Thank you!

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HomeAngels
Nov 06, 2012 2:32 pm
HomeAngels
nobl
nobl
6 November 2012

Adding kitchen pantry after handover - How do I do it?

Adding kitchen pantry after handover - How do I do it?

Yes you would save with a flat pack (ready made) but the quality is terriable compared to a kitchen company or cabinet maker. Price…

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nobl
Nov 06, 2012 10:26 am
nobl
nobl
nobl
5 November 2012

kickboard removal for floating floor, is it worth it?

kickboard removal for floating floor, is it worth it?

There are two types of kickboards. 1. Proper kickboards built in a ladder style that fully support the cabinets. These can not be…

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nobl
Nov 05, 2012 12:37 pm
nobl
Pebble
Pebble
5 November 2012

Experiences with Wooden Benchtops?

Experiences with Wooden Benchtops?

At least wood bench tops are probably easier to repair when stained or damaged compared to laminate? Durability probably depends more on the type of sealer used. I've…

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Pebble
Nov 05, 2012 10:29 am
Pebble
stratastruggler
stratastruggler
5 November 2012

Covering laminate

Covering laminate

Thanks for that cutting edge! Appreciate the heads up on that laminate paint.

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stratastruggler
Nov 05, 2012 6:04 am
donna61
donna61
2 November 2012

Essastone or Diamond Gloss

Essastone or Diamond Gloss

essastone is bigger than that 3m x 1.4 m $2200 I have been quoted will suck it up and buy the extra sheet - best to get it right and doesn't increase the mortgage by much…

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donna61
Nov 02, 2012 2:19 am
bears-bub
bears-bub
1 November 2012

Microwave in pantry

Microwave in pantry

Awesome, thanks guys :)

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bears-bub
Nov 01, 2012 8:21 pm
Team PD
Team PD
1 November 2012

re Shadow Line colour

re Shadow Line colour

Hi pd1974, Could you please send me a private…

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Team PD
Nov 01, 2012 7:21 am
Team PD

Hi everyone! We're building our first home in Mackay, North QLD (expensive here!!) and used this forum to help me sooo much when we did our selections, as we were…

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kcs2012
Oct 31, 2012 8:52 am
AJW
AJW
30 October 2012

cost to replace gas oven with electric

cost to replace gas oven with electric

Should also give a sparky a call too as a freestanding oven will require a dedicated circuit. As for costs it is another it all depends answer. Depends upon how easy it is…

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AJW
Oct 30, 2012 6:09 pm
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MrsT12
Oct 30, 2012 11:06 am
MrsT12
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silver3l
Oct 30, 2012 10:56 am
EcoFriendly
EcoFriendly
30 October 2012

Kitchen Splashback colour

Kitchen Splashback colour

Hi, You could use a clear glass splashback and place beautiful wallpaper behind it. http://wallpaperbrokers.com.au/ Watch out for the wall paper pattern repeat. Cheers

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EcoFriendly
Oct 29, 2012 11:14 pm
donna61
donna61
29 October 2012

Kitchen Quotes/Layout and Price Estimate

Kitchen Quotes/Layout and Price Estimate

I love the kitchen that is already there, but then I like traditional and have a lot of wood furniture.

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donna61
Oct 29, 2012 12:48 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
28 October 2012

Timber bench tops

Timber bench tops

Does anyone have timber bench tops in there kitchen? How do they preform? How do you protect them? We're looking into tassie oak bench tops but would love…

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Stewie D
Oct 28, 2012 5:52 pm
ennoh
ennoh
26 October 2012

Best place to buy ovens and dishwashers in Perth

Best place to buy ovens and dishwashers in Perth

thanks to all of you for your suggestions! This has helped greatly.

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ennoh
Oct 26, 2012 3:17 pm
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kiwi
Oct 26, 2012 5:35 am
kiwi
Jen1977
Jen1977
25 October 2012

What depth is your island bench?

What depth is your island bench?
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3m x 1.2m. We were going to have 3.3m, but we reduced it down to 3m so we didn't have a join in the stone While I am excited about the island width, I am more excited…

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Jen1977
Oct 25, 2012 12:30 pm
wanttorenovate
wanttorenovate
24 October 2012

Kitchen sink help please

Kitchen sink help please

Thank you both. I was talking about the water taps but I didn't think about the waste tap. The water taps are mounted on the sink and the pipes lead out to an external…

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wanttorenovate
Oct 24, 2012 3:03 pm
Leighlou
Leighlou
24 October 2012

Oven fitting - sit proud or flush??

Oven fitting - sit proud or flush??

Thanks for that Zarli and CEK! Makes me feel better now. They are going to look into the microwave for me as they said that that should be sitting better than it is, so I…

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Leighlou
Oct 24, 2012 9:19 am
Evelin
Evelin
22 October 2012

Kitchen cupboards and layout... please please help!

Kitchen cupboards and layout... please please help!

Hi Christally, the kitchen would start at the right side with 2 x 600mm tall oven cabinets which leaves you with 4400mm, minus the 900mm for the cooktop cabinet, which…

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Evelin
Oct 22, 2012 10:30 pm


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