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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 8:25 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 3:17 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 1:39 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 9:44 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 8:11 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 2:41 pm
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suh
Dec 28, 2012 4:33 pm
suh
amgsl55
amgsl55
27 December 2012

Microwave location

Microwave location
1, 2

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 9:29 pm
grumblebum54
grumblebum54
24 December 2012

Pot draws

Pot draws
1, 2

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 11:00 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 10:47 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 12:33 pm
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 10:27 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 6:26 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 6:22 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 5:59 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 2:41 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 6:43 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 1:20 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 6:55 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 9:09 pm
chippy
chippy
10 December 2012

Question for CEK

Question for CEK
1, 2

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 5:26 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 11:42 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 10:23 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 3:06 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 10:33 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 4:17 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 2:25 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 12:14 pm
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 12:06 pm
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 11:49 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 1:36 am
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Jen1977
Nov 27, 2012 11:45 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 10:16 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 1:54 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 1:25 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 11:18 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 8:08 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 9:50 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 8:07 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 11:10 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 7:46 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
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LeanneR
Nov 12, 2012 5:50 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 2:57 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 2:55 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 10:58 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 2:00 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 9:54 pm


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