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Pete_n_Pet
Pete_n_Pet
31 May 2012

Hard Decision

Hard Decision
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Ok, so I see no one picked Freestyle Laminex in my poll. Looks like Quantum Quartz is the cheapest compare to Essa Stone and CaesarStone…

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Pete_n_Pet
May 31, 2012 1:11 am
Brett854
Brett854
30 May 2012

Island Bench 3560

Island Bench 3560

Thanks for your comments. We have found a granite slab about 3.5 that the cabinet maker says will get us a 3.4 mtr island so i think we are going to do that. 160mm isn't…

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Brett854
May 30, 2012 11:02 pm
alt0160
alt0160
30 May 2012

Do you have matching handles in the kitchen and laundry?

Do you have matching handles in the kitchen and laundry?

In our appartment everything is the same throughout - handles, cabinets, benchtops, tiles. We are doing the same in our house.

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alt0160
May 30, 2012 12:12 pm
Charnley
Charnley
29 May 2012

Shaker Doors

Shaker Doors

Thanks for that info Trees. As for inspiration here is my new favourite http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/2597049/thumbs/Favourites :D

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Charnley
May 30, 2012 12:03 am
Charnley
Michelle
Michelle
29 May 2012

Back splash

Back splash

Tiles would be your cheapest choice. :D

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Michelle
May 29, 2012 8:04 pm
Michelle
namweng
namweng
29 May 2012

White cabinetry and white stone bench - what colour splash?

White cabinetry and white stone bench - what colour splash?

A friend has a pure white kitchen with white marble top along with a metallic silver splash book. Definitely looks good. It really depends on how you want to decorate…

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namweng
May 29, 2012 3:46 pm
paulw11
paulw11
28 May 2012

Metallic/Auto paint for splashback?

Metallic/Auto paint for splashback?

Hi I don't know about using auto paints, but try giving Ozzie Splashbacks a call - http://www.ozziesplash.com.au/acrylicsplashbacks. They…

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paulw11
May 28, 2012 9:00 pm

If your drawers are standard 40, 60 or 80cm wide, you can try Ikea (They also have drawers for 30 and 50cm cupboards but they come in a set of three). Their drawers come…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
May 28, 2012 12:16 pm
MissyP
MissyP
27 May 2012

Please help with my kitchen cabinet size!

Please help with my kitchen cabinet size!

I think it was at this point DH reminded me that more than half the world's population lives in mud huts - really helpful…

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MissyP
May 27, 2012 1:01 am
MissyP

base kitchen cabinet depth

base kitchen cabinet depth

You can get cabinets in any depth you like. Just go to a cabinet maker.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 25, 2012 7:33 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Laila
Laila
25 May 2012

Hideaway bins & Insinkerator under fullsize or 3/4 bowl

Hideaway bins & Insinkerator under fullsize or 3/4 bowl
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I like having the bins right under sink, perfect for the scrapping the food scraps before plates go into the sink or dishwasher. We also have no drawerhandles so my…

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Laila
May 25, 2012 12:41 pm
lily-bear
lily-bear
21 May 2012

Rangehood Bargain

Rangehood Bargain

Looking for a well priced rangehood Check out Insane Deals Online Store, ive bought a SS rangehood Robinhood 900 , paid near $500 with post price now down again, inhome…

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lily-bear
May 21, 2012 7:34 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
18 May 2012

Induction ventilation???

Induction ventilation???

Sounds to me like if you don't do it, you won't have a warranty, and if there was a fire, you would not have insurance... It also sound very easy to comply. Ed

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ECOECO
May 18, 2012 4:13 pm
ECOECO
caz_770
caz_770
14 May 2012

Kitchen in new house - Ideas for microwave space??

Kitchen in new house - Ideas for microwave space??

@MrZebra Yeah, Mum mentioned the large cooktop without bench space being an issue. One of many points that made it a "badly designed kitchen". As it's my 1st build, I can…

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caz_770
May 15, 2012 12:03 am
caz_770
Laila
Laila
14 May 2012

Kitchen colors to match osprey bench tops

Kitchen colors to match osprey bench tops

We have white polyurethane cupboards, latte colour glass splashback and then have painted the kitchen a light sky blue, absolutely love it!

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Laila
May 14, 2012 5:02 pm
chippy
chippy
14 May 2012

Pantry drawers behind pantry doors

Pantry drawers behind pantry doors

Those are a Hettich product. All manufatcturers make a similar product. Just ask your cabinet maker and they should have one in the brand they use.

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chippy
May 14, 2012 11:05 am
chippy
moo
moo
13 May 2012

Outdoor sink

Outdoor sink

Yeah is definitely a proper sewer inspection line, even has a cover on top of it which states it. Though I do have a few of those fake drainage grates similar to yours.

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moo
May 14, 2012 12:14 am
deb17
deb17
10 May 2012

Coffee Machine under $500

Coffee Machine under $500

His a good Son and must have a great Mum. My children bought mine for me 2.

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deb17
May 10, 2012 5:34 pm
Marcoola32
Marcoola32
9 May 2012

How wide r your kitchen drawers?

How wide r your kitchen drawers?

Ours are 900 wide, we only really went that size because we had 2700mm to work with and figured chopping that in 3 worked well. We'll see once our kitchen goes in I guess! Em

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Marcoola32
May 09, 2012 2:16 pm
Trish
Trish
8 May 2012

Cannon Gas Stove / Oven

Cannon Gas Stove / Oven

Thanks delatite13 Unfortunately the model I was looking for isn't listed on their site but thanks for the links

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Trish
May 08, 2012 6:33 pm
Trish
Koroboo
Koroboo
8 May 2012

Advice needed re kitchen renovation

Advice needed re kitchen renovation

Hi there, We currently have in our place (soon to be smooshed) full gloss white poly cupboard doors with the u-shaped handle-less top (not shark edge). We find it great,…

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Koroboo
May 08, 2012 5:08 pm
Lex
Lex
7 May 2012

Siliconing a tiled kitchen splashabck

Siliconing a tiled kitchen splashabck

Hmmmmm ... don't tempt me again guys! Otherwise my lovely splashback could be easily ruined !! :oops:

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Lex
May 07, 2012 4:06 pm
Lex

What colours are avail in Silestone tops?

What colours are avail in Silestone tops?

Silestone will be selecting a few stone masons to use their product. We met with their Victorian representative last…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 07, 2012 2:42 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
AussieMark
AussieMark
5 May 2012

Anyone used fesal.com.au? Positive/negative feedback?

Anyone used fesal.com.au? Positive/negative feedback?

Well I live in Singapore and am looking at Grohe taps etc and I think they are quite a bit cheaper. The model numbers are different only by the last digit but all…

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AussieMark
May 05, 2012 1:40 am
Evelin
Evelin
4 May 2012

Lazy susan, lemans etc

Lazy susan, lemans etc

with a corner unit you actually loose some space, it has been calculated and documented by German kitchen suppliers. the problem with any corner unit is, you can have only…

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Evelin
May 04, 2012 8:28 pm
Goldfish
Goldfish
4 May 2012

Kitchen benchtops

Kitchen benchtops

I know a friend who got a benchtop that looked like stone, but wasn't actually stone, and it could be moulded and shaped really easily. Not sure if it's cheaper but might…

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Goldfish
May 04, 2012 6:21 pm
mia100
mia100
3 May 2012

Need help with colours for splashback, handles and kickboard

Need help with colours for splashback, handles and kickboard

Thank you for your advice. We have now decided to have floating floorboards instead of tiles. Not sure what colour yet. I dont know anything about floorboards. The…

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mia100
May 03, 2012 10:00 pm
Dreamer
Dreamer
3 May 2012

Harn Kitchen Hardware - Comments/ Feedback

Harn Kitchen Hardware - Comments/ Feedback

I was just searching "Harn" and this thread came up. I was just looking at our kitchen reno quote and they have written down "Harn". I assume they are okay?!

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Dreamer
May 03, 2012 6:25 pm
* jas *
* jas *
3 May 2012

If you have a white kitchen with white walls...please help!

If you have a white kitchen with white walls...please help!

Our walls are solver slightly and our kitchen is polar white with stipple seal bench top and our splash back is white tiles. I love it, I was a little worried it would…

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* jas *
May 03, 2012 3:30 pm
kmcgreg
kmcgreg
2 May 2012

Comments please on our kitchen cabinets

Comments please on our kitchen cabinets

Thanks all for the comments...I can't type much as doing this on my phone as our phone is cut at the moment so no adsl. Anyway the joiner is going to make drawer panels…

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kmcgreg
May 02, 2012 10:33 pm
gesinta7
gesinta7
2 May 2012

Zampatti Appliances...

Zampatti Appliances...

Any thoughts on Zampatti appliances would be much appreciated....

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gesinta7
May 02, 2012 9:33 pm
gesinta7
gesinta7
2 May 2012

Is satin Albedor hard to clean and does it scratch easily

Is satin Albedor hard to clean and does it scratch easily

I have a French Provincial style kitchen, albedor... i think mine is the texture ..i was never given a choice ... i have had my kitchen for 4 yrs and the quality is…

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gesinta7
May 02, 2012 9:15 pm

What do you recommend for kitchen appliances?

What do you recommend for kitchen appliances?

If you like cooking pizza, Ilve's got a new pizza oven in which you can cook a pizza in less than 3 mins. I've tried one in their showroom and the result was pretty…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
May 01, 2012 11:06 pm
amandla
amandla
1 May 2012

Advice on wall cabinets above the sink and uneven bulkhead

Advice on wall cabinets above the sink and uneven bulkhead

Thanks so much for your replies. I thought the height above a gas stove was more like 750 but thanks for the tip to check the actual rangehood - I didn't know that…

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amandla
May 01, 2012 11:33 am
monkeypantz
monkeypantz
1 May 2012

Our Kitchen has been delivered to the house!!!

Our Kitchen has been delivered to the house!!!

Very nice! I love the colour (I'm partial to earthy/brown tones myself) :D

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monkeypantz
May 01, 2012 9:51 am
jeanyos
jeanyos
30 April 2012

Chinese imported kitchen... Wanting some REAL buyer feedback

Chinese imported kitchen... Wanting some REAL buyer feedback

Thanks for this real food for thought!! Making me stop and think. I am going to challenge the supplier to a Formaldehyde test kit in his workshop. This is a family…

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jeanyos
Apr 30, 2012 7:06 pm
unfunkable
unfunkable
29 April 2012

price check on a quantum quartz bench

price check on a quantum quartz bench

yeah sounds abit expensive to me... the lady did say where ever it overhangs it looks like its 40mm but the part that is the bench over the cupboard it will be 20mm

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unfunkable
Apr 29, 2012 4:23 pm
theyetti
theyetti
29 April 2012

Powerpoint to Waterfall Edge

Powerpoint to Waterfall Edge

We didn't want to spoil the clean lines of our waterfall edges so we had a double power point (Clipsal Saturn O/M) installed in each top corner under the bench overhang. …

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theyetti
Apr 29, 2012 11:31 am
CC101
CC101
29 April 2012

300mm kitchen bench overhang with 20mm stone

300mm kitchen bench overhang with 20mm stone

both ceasor stone and quantum quartz installation manual states to have support underneath. I don't know why stone masons don't follow instructions.

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CC101
Apr 29, 2012 1:19 am
AubinGroveFan
AubinGroveFan
27 April 2012

Essa Stone or Freestyle

Essa Stone or Freestyle

It's been a while... Has anyone managed to install Freestyle Laminex benchtops to share some of their feedback, thoughts and experience?

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AubinGroveFan
Apr 27, 2012 1:28 am
GPL
GPL
25 April 2012

Different products can someone please explain ??

Different products can someone please explain ??

I wish i could help you with the pricing but have you considered getting timber stained? or getting your kitchen sprayed? I'm a 2 pack spray painter and personally, I…

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GPL
Apr 26, 2012 12:47 am
grumblebum54
grumblebum54
25 April 2012

Which vinyl wrap is better satin or texture or ?

Which vinyl wrap is better satin or texture or ?

Do you have to use vinyl wrap as so many of the "experts" warn against it. I also have CS ice snow and for the cupboards/drawers I used Polytec Classic White Sheen flat…

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grumblebum54
Apr 25, 2012 12:49 pm
grumblebum54
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
25 April 2012

Kitchen HELP

Kitchen HELP

The laminate primers are a big waste of money! The local hardware stores tell you that laminate cant be painted with out the special primer. THIS IS TOTALLY WRONG. To…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 25, 2012 9:02 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
limesoda
limesoda
24 April 2012

Polyurethane or laminate cupboards?

Polyurethane or laminate cupboards?

Thank you! I'm starting to lean this way I think.

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limesoda
Apr 24, 2012 6:42 pm
Stray
Stray
24 April 2012

Has anyone heard of whiteboxshop.com.au?

Has anyone heard of whiteboxshop.com.au?

We are renovating our kitchen and while searching on google for flat pack kitchens I came across http://www.whiteboxshop.com.au but I have never heard of them. Has anyone…

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Stray
Apr 24, 2012 11:29 am
whikey
whikey
23 April 2012

Splashback - Caesarstone or glass

Splashback - Caesarstone or glass

Have to call SMEG again tomorrow....the kitchen people completed a quality control check tonight noticed I have a hole in my oven door...and another small dent on the…

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whikey
Apr 23, 2012 9:54 pm
greenfish
greenfish
23 April 2012

Question RE power and pipes for island bench

Question RE power and pipes for island bench

Yeah I know what you mean. I questioned the same thing with our build, but apparently that is the way it's done - one pipe that has heaps of other pipes running through it

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greenfish
Apr 23, 2012 8:24 pm
greenfish
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SoonerOrLater
Apr 23, 2012 1:35 pm
SoonerOrLater
SoonerOrLater
23 April 2012

Which kitchen would be more practical?

Which kitchen would be more practical?

In my opinion for practicality, would be the pantry and fridge next to each other. Though, you really need to consider your own cooking style and what would suit you the…

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SoonerOrLater
Apr 23, 2012 1:03 pm

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