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Kitchen Designers Suggestions?

Kitchen Designers Suggestions?

My view is if you are on a budget, go with IKEA, if you want quality, go with a high end cabinet maker - the ground in between I think is full…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 26, 2012 7:54 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
cchomeone
cchomeone
25 July 2012

just cabinet doors

just cabinet doors

cabinets on demand = NIGHTMARE. Lucky you found an alternative option. You say "I have some pretty obscure door sizes so they are not standard". Based on my experience…

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cchomeone
Jul 25, 2012 10:43 am

Height for Kitchen Ceiling and splash back

Height for Kitchen Ceiling and splash back

Do you have cornices? If so what height are they? Are you going gas or electric cooktop? We need all the info to be able to give you exact answers.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 24, 2012 5:28 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Seanr
Seanr
23 July 2012

What should I be asking for?

What should I be asking for?

Actually Storm, I'd probably redo a bathroom rather than a kitchen. I am a qualified tiler though, and as long as there are no changes to plumbing (and to a lesser degree…

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Seanr
Jul 23, 2012 11:34 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
23 July 2012

Kitchen cabinets colour help please!

Kitchen cabinets colour help please!

ETA: I think either Laminex diamondgloss in stipple hemp or stipple seal is a great alternative to cashmere Caesarstone. Thanks so much for…

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Treeseachanger
Jul 23, 2012 8:11 pm
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
23 July 2012

back pannel

back pannel

You could always use a white back panel with a darker timbergrain panel, smaller than the back panel (say stepped in 150mm all the way around) attached to the back panel…

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Kitchenpro
Jul 23, 2012 3:53 pm
B STAR
B STAR
17 July 2012

Filtered Water Tap

Filtered Water Tap

I guess if I need to sanitise anything, I'd use the steam oven... Gas continuous flow for washing, at…

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B STAR
Jul 17, 2012 8:46 am
daisygirl
daisygirl
16 July 2012

Spare sink for sale

Spare sink for sale

Are we allowed to advertise leftover product on here? We got a brand new sink included with our kitchen which is still wrapped up and in the box but decided to buy a…

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daisygirl
Jul 16, 2012 7:13 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
16 July 2012

Vinyl wrap drawers?

Vinyl wrap drawers?

That's a relief, thank you! :D I suppose they make them in the same colours that are available for the vinyl doors... Looked on other websites ( pre made kitchens) and…

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Treeseachanger
Jul 16, 2012 12:16 pm

Rev-A-Shelf in Australia?

Rev-A-Shelf in Australia?

Have you looked at Blum, Hettich and Hafele products to see if there is anything that is similar?

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 16, 2012 11:29 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
daisygirl
daisygirl
15 July 2012

Powerpoint install near cooktops

Powerpoint install near cooktops

Our electrician installed our powerpoints last weekend and the edge of the powerpoint is approx 500mm from the edge of the stove and he never questioned where we wanted to put it.

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daisygirl
Jul 15, 2012 11:24 pm
ck7001
ck7001
15 July 2012

HANEX benchtop joins

HANEX benchtop joins

Hi I recently had Hanex benchtops installed and am wondering if anyone can share with me pictures of the join in their Hanex bench Hanex itself advertises "one seamless…

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ck7001
Jul 15, 2012 2:34 pm
1sthome
1sthome
13 July 2012

Ducting a cabinet-mount rangehood

Ducting a cabinet-mount rangehood

Can't you go out the back of the cupboard? Otherwise a bulkhead with cornice will be all you can do.

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1sthome
Jul 13, 2012 10:55 pm
frost04
frost04
10 July 2012

What colour for walls

What colour for walls

Cool blue is known for its calming effect and, when used in a kitchen, can help to establish a relaxed atmosphere.

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frost04
Jul 10, 2012 11:24 pm
Zarli
Zarli
10 July 2012

Chip in polyrey benchtop

Chip in polyrey benchtop

Cool, thankyou Treeseachanger, that gives me something else to search. :)

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Zarli
Jul 10, 2012 3:04 pm
Zarli
seanocall
seanocall
10 July 2012

cleaning splashback

cleaning splashback

The problem with glass splashbacks is that by nature glass is a porous surface, so all kinds of grime and stains can get in there. Much like the cloudy scum over time on a…

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seanocall
Jul 10, 2012 1:02 pm
timqld
timqld
7 July 2012

Expert unbiased opinion re kitchen installation faults

Expert unbiased opinion re kitchen installation faults

Thanks for your comments everyone. I usually get an email when someone replies to my post, but I didn't this time (or maybe I deleted it by accident), so I didn't realise…

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timqld
Jul 07, 2012 5:31 pm

The two yellow rings came out!!! They used Gumption and metho (?). They were concerned about too much rubbing though as obviously it will affect the finish. We weren't…

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Dreamer
Jul 07, 2012 1:40 pm
Pink Tulips
Pink Tulips
6 July 2012

Anyone with Silver Forest Granite Benchtops?

Anyone with Silver Forest Granite Benchtops?

Currently tossing up between a mirror splashback or a light sliver/grey but am keen to know what splashback material/colour you might have chosen? For reference, the…

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Pink Tulips
Jul 06, 2012 11:05 am
Buttercup
Buttercup
5 July 2012

Australian Kitchen Industries Pty Ltd in administration...

Australian Kitchen Industries Pty Ltd in administration...

No doubt the directors will open up under a name within a couple of weeks just like most of them do.

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Buttercup
Jul 05, 2012 7:29 pm
Buttercup
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Treeseachanger
Jul 04, 2012 4:52 pm
tamz026
tamz026
4 July 2012

Anyone used Caesarstone $hitake?

Anyone used Caesarstone $hitake?

Very true. The lighting in the showroom I saw wasn't to bad. As there was a lot of natural light as well as a few lights so it didn't give a false colour. Seeing anything…

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tamz026
Jul 04, 2012 7:30 am

Kitchen Advice

Kitchen Advice

I hope Pat has his kitchen done by now as he posted this up in 2010!

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 03, 2012 6:26 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

What size is you fridge space?

What size is you fridge space?
1, 2

The fridge doors always have to stick out from the front of your cabinets. If they dont you wont be able to open the doors enough to pull the drawers out.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 03, 2012 6:22 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Taking cupboard doors & drawers out of contract

Taking cupboard doors & drawers out of contract

If you have 2 pac installed after handover it will be alot cheaper! They average kitchen cost me $2000 to have sprayed. You could have the builder install the kitchen…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 03, 2012 6:20 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
kenc
kenc
3 July 2012

Masters Hafele functionality kitchen

Masters Hafele functionality kitchen

Great to hear scriviamo. Yes, Masters somehow changed the name.. Anyway, all the cabinets are assembled without issues. Needed to cut abit out of the cross member running…

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kenc
Jul 03, 2012 1:56 pm
Evelin
Evelin
2 July 2012

Galley kitchen plan - feedback welcomed

Galley kitchen plan - feedback welcomed

The original plan is the best. The only thing which you could do is installing deeper cabinets, eg 750mm. That would give you more storage space and the 'gap' would not…

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Evelin
Jul 02, 2012 7:36 pm
Leni_82
Leni_82
1 July 2012

caesarstone

caesarstone

We used Urban in a kitchen not long ago. Looked good, simple 40mm edge

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Leni_82
Jul 01, 2012 10:49 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
1 July 2012

Kitchen Sink Disposal Unit - Opinions from users/ installers

Kitchen Sink Disposal Unit - Opinions from users/ installers

Well I did as Chippy mentioned and I called the WaterBaord and they are not allowed in WA. Not sure about other states.

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AussieMark
Jul 01, 2012 8:53 pm
theanonyuser
theanonyuser
1 July 2012

Carrara Bianco Marble Tiles as Splashback - Will they be ok?

Carrara Bianco Marble Tiles as Splashback - Will they be ok?

I saw one person testing and they left the stains for a full 20mins, I can imagine myself not seeing something and leaving it overnight :) Anyway, I've found a really nice…

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theanonyuser
Jul 01, 2012 5:05 pm
doczim
doczim
30 June 2012

Drainage grooved into Cessarstone

Drainage grooved into Cessarstone
1, 2

We have been quoted $70 per drainage line and suggested 5 lines ought to do it. We ave chosen an Oliveri undermount sink …

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doczim
Jun 30, 2012 8:23 pm

Thank you! :D :D :z: :z: The image below from Houzz shows a green beaded board panel to the back of their bench. They have used a really vintage green colour though, whereas…

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Treeseachanger
Jun 30, 2012 6:13 pm
Michelle
Michelle
27 June 2012

Decision on tiles please

Decision on tiles please

Hi Michelle :D we have had a win with our builder! They have agreed to let us go owner supply for feature tiles and trims, yay! At first…

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Michelle
Jun 27, 2012 5:43 pm
Michelle
koolsville
koolsville
27 June 2012

Recommendation - Kitchen Cabinet Maker - Cockburn Area

Recommendation - Kitchen Cabinet Maker - Cockburn Area

Hi I'm looking for a cabinet maker for some overhead cupboards/shelf/glass front cupboards in the Cockburn Central area (Perth). Its not a complete kitchen renovation. …

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koolsville
Jun 27, 2012 4:10 pm
koolsville
Pete_n_Pet
Pete_n_Pet
26 June 2012

Kitchen cupboard handles - thoughts?

Kitchen cupboard handles - thoughts?

I love the look of no handles but for practical reasons, I want handles. To hang the hand towel, the tea towels, etc. Otherwise, need to think of where to hang these…

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Pete_n_Pet
Jun 26, 2012 11:06 pm
Dreamer
Dreamer
24 June 2012

Opinions on Polar White v Classic White w/ CS White Shimmer?

Opinions on Polar White v Classic White w/ CS White Shimmer?

We went with Polar White in the end (Polytec Melamine Polar White Sheen). And White Shimmer CS. We are ripping out the old kitchen today and the new one goes in…

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Dreamer
Jun 24, 2012 2:05 pm
Leni_82
Leni_82
24 June 2012

Reconstituted stone Vs Granite

Reconstituted stone Vs Granite

Well Sahara is a deluxe colour that comes in 20mm thickness 3040 X 1440 I know you can buy jumbo slabs of some certain colours. Off the top of my head Sahara isn't one of…

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Leni_82
Jun 24, 2012 11:14 am
Casa2
Casa2
24 June 2012

Distance of sink from bench edge

Distance of sink from bench edge
1, 2

At least that company that did you the dis-service went bust. Hopefully that will be a lesson to other companies to look after their customers, which is the reason for…

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Casa2
Jun 24, 2012 9:29 am
AJW
AJW
22 June 2012

Kitchen units Birmingham

Kitchen units Birmingham

Kitchen units Birmingham I really don’t understand how the high street still survives when the internet is so fiercely competative. I found…

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AJW
Jun 22, 2012 4:55 pm
Dreamer
Dreamer
22 June 2012

Cupboard/Drawers Handles,Vertical or Horizontal???

Cupboard/Drawers Handles,Vertical or Horizontal???
1, 2

I would suggest to look at some products https://www.doup.com.au that can give you huge range of cabinet handles, cabinet knobs, shop for cabinet hardware, wall hooks. visit them

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Dreamer
Jun 22, 2012 12:27 pm
donR
donR
22 June 2012

Corian vs Caesarstone

Corian vs Caesarstone

We have had both, Ceaser Stone Organic White/Raven and Corian Glacier White. The ceaser stone is great, looks nice, feels like stone, but can chip and hard to or cannot…

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donR
Jun 22, 2012 11:01 am
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donR
Jun 22, 2012 10:39 am

Hi everyone, ::smile:: hoping you all can share some ideas with me on how to fit out my walk in pantry. its dimentions: W.1000 wall with alcoves 3520 oppisite wall…

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Nayzv
Jun 22, 2012 8:44 am
Nayzv

A few more pics of the kitchen. Spice drawer…

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kmcgreg
Jun 19, 2012 9:50 pm
Jaans
Jaans
19 June 2012

Garbage Draw In The Kitchen

Garbage Draw In The Kitchen

We got a Hettich 2x20l door pull on tracks unit - cost $680.

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Jaans
Jun 19, 2012 8:00 pm
Jaans
Jaans
19 June 2012

1 & 3/4 Sink - Waste disposal (Insinkerator)under which bowl

1 & 3/4 Sink - Waste disposal (Insinkerator)under which bowl

We have an Abey 1 and 3/4 sink (one bowl is full size the other is 3/4). If you have a waste disposal systems, would it matter under which bowl it gets installed?

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Jaans
Jun 19, 2012 7:58 pm

Trying to imitate 2 pac!!

Trying to imitate 2 pac!!
1, 2

I think I may bite the bullet and get new polyurethane doors done; that way fewer future problems. Also need some laundry cupboard doors done too, but…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 19, 2012 7:16 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
renomart
renomart
16 June 2012

700mm concealed rangehood over 900mm cooktop

700mm concealed rangehood over 900mm cooktop

I always go one size LARGER than the cooktop surface

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renomart
Jun 16, 2012 12:27 pm
renomart
colleen01
colleen01
16 June 2012

black gloss or matt benchtops????

black gloss or matt benchtops????

Hi, Its been nearly a year since I've had my kitchen installed and I did use Wilsonart HD for my benchtops. Unfortunately no one I knew had even heard of this product let…

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colleen01
Jun 16, 2012 12:07 pm


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