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TamK
TamK
2 February 2012

Kitchen Colour advice

Kitchen Colour advice
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Hi Rocketship, I absolutely love the mock-up of your kitchen, it's going to be stunning. I personally love the green, but also agree that it may be better to just use…

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TamK
Feb 02, 2012 4:12 pm
Evelin
Evelin
2 February 2012

20mm benchtop with 40mm waterfall..anyone seen this done?

20mm benchtop with 40mm waterfall..anyone seen this done?
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a good mesure to decide on kitchenbench height is by taking an ironing board and a adjusting the height until you feel comfortable with it. Another measure is, bend your…

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Evelin
Feb 02, 2012 10:28 am
MissyP
MissyP
1 February 2012

Kitchen colour HELP

Kitchen colour HELP

Some might say BORING, but for me it's white all the way! A lot of the decision will come down to personal taste though so it depends what YOU like. White cupboards with…

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MissyP
Feb 01, 2012 9:17 am
MissyP
tinkster
tinkster
30 January 2012

Caesarstone benchtops- overhang of 40 cm okay?

Caesarstone benchtops- overhang of 40 cm okay?

My benchtop is 4m long and I have a 380mm overhang and no supports, apart from the waterfall ends. I've got 40mm stone . :)

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tinkster
Jan 30, 2012 4:48 pm
tinkster
vvs mand
vvs mand
29 January 2012

Tiler Recommendation in Sydney?

Tiler Recommendation in Sydney?

Try Henry 0425219232 he does all my work and ive recommended him to others who were equally happy

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vvs mand
Jan 29, 2012 10:23 am
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
27 January 2012

Removing glass splashback

Removing glass splashback

Most glass companies will use double sided tape to stick the glass to the wall and then use a fine bead of silicone to seal splashback. If you have an open end to start, I…

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Kitchenpro
Jan 27, 2012 10:25 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
27 January 2012

Integrated dishwasher help please!

Integrated dishwasher help please!

Thank you so much. Can I please ask, do you ever do different heights for the island bench and wall bench? Is that a no-no? I'm sure we can…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 27, 2012 8:12 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CC101
CC101
24 January 2012

Square Edge Caesarstone Upgrade

Square Edge Caesarstone Upgrade

My stone mason told me that square edge will have very sharp edges and can get chipped. so go for pencil round.

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CC101
Jan 23, 2012 11:03 pm
Patchie
Patchie
23 January 2012

Tiling Splash Back - Cement Sheeting needed?

Tiling Splash Back - Cement Sheeting needed?

Thanks so much, we aren't going to use CS for the wall, but thanks for that tip with the silicone, we would of used grout!!!! Ace! Patchie

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Patchie
Jan 23, 2012 7:23 pm
Patchie
DarlaDark
DarlaDark
23 January 2012

Mitre 10 Kitchen Reviews?

Mitre 10 Kitchen Reviews?
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I'm going to get a small business cabinet maker to give me a quote and compare against ikea and bunnings…

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DarlaDark
Jan 23, 2012 12:49 pm

Hi everyone, got a problem with the canopy ventilation. Below is the picture of my canopy just installed two months ago in the new house, is the gap in the pic acceptable?…

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umehomes
Jan 21, 2012 8:36 am
jaelee
jaelee
19 January 2012

Help with splashback again

Help with splashback again

Hi, we have a stainless steel splashback that was installed on top of our tiles behind our cooker. It's not the best photo, but hopefully still gives you an…

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jaelee
Jan 19, 2012 6:00 pm
MrZebra
MrZebra
18 January 2012

timeless colours and finishes

timeless colours and finishes

Excellent point, Kyton. I have to say, regarding glass splashbacks, I'm just not sure that they are a decorating 'phase', as they are not purely decorative. Compared to…

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MrZebra
Jan 18, 2012 10:21 pm
PHL
PHL
15 January 2012

Kitchen - Minimalist Design Help

Kitchen - Minimalist Design Help

The blum tip on system is great for avoiding this problem and work really well but they have a couple of drawer backs. They are quite…

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PHL
Jan 15, 2012 9:34 pm
Matt+Jo
Matt+Jo
15 January 2012

Can anyone id what model of Omega oven i have??

Can anyone id what model of Omega oven i have??

Without a pic we'd all be stabbing guesses. Use something like photobucket to upload an image and post it here and we'll do our best! :?

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Matt+Jo
Jan 15, 2012 2:54 am
Matt+Jo
MrZebra
MrZebra
12 January 2012

How much space between fridge and bench?

How much space between fridge and bench?

Gogo, thanks for your input. I kind of rigged up a bit of a mock scenario with dining room chairs acting as the fridge and benchtop. At 1.1m I reckon I'd either need a…

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MrZebra
Jan 12, 2012 10:24 pm

Hi Gogo We have a single pantry door that can either pivot in or pivot out. It opens back inline with the wall then the pantry begins. I didn't realise it could pivot out…

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SinkOrSwim
Jan 11, 2012 11:30 pm
CCANDDS
CCANDDS
11 January 2012

Looking for a Kitchen Desginer ??

Looking for a Kitchen Desginer ??

Hey Guys Any one looking for a kitchen designer in Perth ? Just a quick post to let you know about this great kitchen designer that i have found. Margaret has helped us…

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CCANDDS
Jan 11, 2012 6:52 pm
MelanieG
MelanieG
9 January 2012

Splashback join in centre off cooktop

Splashback join in centre off cooktop

Thanks everyone for the replies and comments on our kitchen. We think the builder is back this week so will see how we go. Kitchen details: Bench: Ceasarstone Ice…

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MelanieG
Jan 09, 2012 8:21 am
edscl
edscl
8 January 2012

Help Please - Kitchen Design

Help Please - Kitchen Design

hello, In my opinion, I would put the range hood and cabinetry in so you would know exactly how much you would need to cover with tiles. It looks like a bit space at the…

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edscl
Jan 08, 2012 12:48 am
edscl
Pitto
Pitto
6 January 2012

ducting a rangehood

ducting a rangehood

another is a brisbane company called Reduct. Their ducting kits are all fire rated and meet AS specification. John is excellent to deal with and his kits are top…

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Pitto
Jan 06, 2012 10:07 pm
Pitto
Pitto
6 January 2012

Oh please help me....!!!

Oh please help me....!!!

keep in mind that dark colours in 2pac in 30% gloss will show up fingerprints. Not a great idea for fingerpulls. Earls comments are on the money 100% as is CEK's in…

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Pitto
Jan 06, 2012 10:02 pm
Pitto
Pitto
6 January 2012

Fitting Benchtop to nonsquare kitchen

Fitting Benchtop to nonsquare kitchen

my thoughts exactly, i just replied elsewhere with the same answer. a small cabinetmaker may come out and do a cash job for you on hourly rate. G

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Pitto
Jan 06, 2012 9:53 pm
pandorash8
pandorash8
4 January 2012

CaesarStone White Shimmer 3142

CaesarStone White Shimmer 3142
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I know I'm a little late to the party but I just wanted to say that this thread was great to read as my partner and I just chose White Shimmer for our benchtop and…

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pandorash8
Jan 04, 2012 8:03 pm
pandorash8
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jaeger LeCoultre
4 January 2012

Kitchen Sinks for narrow benchtops

Kitchen Sinks for narrow benchtops

You can look at some single bowl sinks without drainer and install it with the long side facing the front and they should fit some narrow benchtops. If you want double…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Jan 04, 2012 9:15 am
river45
river45
4 January 2012

How is YOUR rangehood ducted???

How is YOUR rangehood ducted???
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Actually I think our rangehood is ducted to the outside, well I can see one of those chimney like things on the roof in the spot where you would expect it to be. I'm happy…

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river45
Jan 04, 2012 5:05 am
MrZebra
MrZebra
2 January 2012

Kitchen Lighting

Kitchen Lighting

its definitely open plan, but is a big space. hmnz im now thinking similar styling but different.. like this pic where it shows 2 diff…

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MrZebra
Jan 01, 2012 11:50 pm
HappyCamper_au
HappyCamper_au
28 December 2011

Canopy rangehood vs. slideout undercupboard rangehood?

Canopy rangehood vs. slideout undercupboard rangehood?

Nicenurse, when I was researching I discovered that undermounts seem to be not as wide as the cooktop...eg, my cooktop is a Kleenmaid 700mm touch control ceramic and their…

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HappyCamper_au
Dec 28, 2011 6:16 pm
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
28 December 2011

Incorrect range hood installation?

Incorrect range hood installation?

Hi Redfox, As far as I am aware, the only state you can duct into the roof or wall cavity is South Australia, but it has been a while since I last check. If the…

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Kitchenpro
Dec 28, 2011 3:34 pm
Heytherek
Heytherek
26 December 2011

End of diamond gloss benchtop looks weird

End of diamond gloss benchtop looks weird

Hi, I am quite happy with the pencil round edge on the long side, but there was nothing in our contract that indicated anything about a curved end. All the other benchtops…

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Heytherek
Dec 26, 2011 8:22 am
* jas *
* jas *
24 December 2011

Have you used Formica Chocolate Pear

Have you used Formica Chocolate Pear

I think (my memory can be bad at times lol) that cooped07 used chocolate pear in her kitchen. Check out her thread in building a house as there are lots of pics and it…

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* jas *
Dec 24, 2011 11:10 am
* jas *
* jas *
24 December 2011

Stone Benchtops or Laminex Benchtops??

Stone Benchtops or Laminex Benchtops??

We went with laminex as in a few years we will replace with cs or es (kitchen only I think). You dont need to have the whole house the same but if you do want that…

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* jas *
Dec 24, 2011 11:06 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
24 December 2011

cooktop replacement suggestions?

cooktop replacement suggestions?

I am changing my 50-amp 3-wire receptacle used for my old cooktop to a junction box (still the 3-wire) to hardwire my new cooktop (which the…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Dec 24, 2011 6:31 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Arthur63
Arthur63
23 December 2011

Cutting Board in Benchtop

Cutting Board in Benchtop

I am looking to get a benchtop sander to round the four corners on cutting boards (in addition to other uses). The way I have been going about it now is to trace a…

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Arthur63
Dec 23, 2011 10:28 pm
Leni_82
Leni_82
22 December 2011

Kitchen Reno advice

Kitchen Reno advice

Looks great! Your wife must be wrapped with this outcome!

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Leni_82
Dec 22, 2011 9:00 pm
miss_ticky2
miss_ticky2
22 December 2011

Advice setting oven/stove into old fireplace please?

Advice setting oven/stove into old fireplace please?

Olly...I'm sure it will look lovely whichever way you go :) Another thing that came to mind....if you're using an existing fireplace check how high the top of the opening…

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miss_ticky2
Dec 22, 2011 11:55 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
20 December 2011

Glass Splashback Question

Glass Splashback Question

The electrician has fitted it correctly. The splash back should have been cut to go 100mm up to the rangehood. You could then continue it up to the top of the overheads.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Dec 20, 2011 5:50 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
renomart
renomart
20 December 2011

Should I line up overhead cupboard doors?

Should I line up overhead cupboard doors?

It is a natural tendency to line the wall cabinets with the floor as our brains naturally seek out symmetry (in all forms). Don't knock yourself out getting too exact.…

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renomart
Dec 19, 2011 11:52 pm
renomart
renomart
renomart
20 December 2011

which flatpack?

which flatpack?

I recently went to check out the kitchens at Masters (Harrington Park) and was very impressed with the quality. The attitude and commitment of the sales team was a real…

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renomart
Dec 19, 2011 11:46 pm
renomart
nrh157
nrh157
18 December 2011

Get builder to do overhead cupboards OR diy later???

Get builder to do overhead cupboards OR diy later???

Hi, We recently had our house built by EB. They wanted big $$$ for extra cupboards, so we just went with the basics. After moving in, just found a local kitchen co & got…

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nrh157
Dec 18, 2011 3:57 pm
nrh157
timqld
timqld
18 December 2011

How far is your kitchen sink from the bench edge? (survey)

How far is your kitchen sink from the bench edge? (survey)

Thanks everyone - I really appreciate you all responding to this question. It has been a small survey (here and where I work), but it seems to be an indication that it's…

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timqld
Dec 17, 2011 11:51 pm
HappyCamper_au
HappyCamper_au
17 December 2011

Show me your upstand?!

Show me your upstand?!
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If I'm remembering correctly...(and there's a chance I'm wrong) I think that Kyton has an upstand in her kitchen.

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HappyCamper_au
Dec 17, 2011 2:28 pm
Leni_82
Leni_82
16 December 2011

Smartstone

Smartstone

Hi everyone It does have a bigger fleck through it though which they have said is better for joins and less visible…

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Leni_82
Dec 16, 2011 8:58 pm
bigboyberger
bigboyberger
14 December 2011

Fridge tap - recessed?

Fridge tap - recessed?

we are going to install the fridge tap in the cupboard next to the fridge too. the power point will go above the…

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bigboyberger
Dec 14, 2011 5:19 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
13 December 2011

How do I know how many cupboards I will need in the kitchen?

How do I know how many cupboards I will need in the kitchen?

Thanks for the replies. Having never designed a kitchen before, I thought there might be some special trick to making the most of space but I guess…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Dec 13, 2011 6:49 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens


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