umehomesAnything can install on Canopy chimney to block out flies???
21 January 2012
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?…
MrZebraHow much space between fridge and bench?
12 January 2012
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…
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…
Jaeger LeCoultreKitchen Sinks for narrow benchtops
4 January 2012
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…
HappyCamper_auCanopy rangehood vs. slideout undercupboard rangehood?
28 December 2011
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…
HeytherekEnd of diamond gloss benchtop looks weird
26 December 2011
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…
miss_ticky2Advice setting oven/stove into old fireplace please?
22 December 2011
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…
renomartShould I line up overhead cupboard doors?
20 December 2011
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.…
nrh157Get builder to do overhead cupboards OR diy later???
18 December 2011
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…
timqldHow far is your kitchen sink from the bench edge? (survey)
18 December 2011
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…
GardenofNeedn-58getting help with choosing colours for benches/cupboards
17 December 2011
thanks Kyton. so is laminex and formica the same?
CuttingEdgeKitchensHow do I know how many cupboards I will need in the kitchen?
13 December 2011
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…
jim and adelRepeated problems with Neff coffee maker
12 December 2011
I said I'd update this thread as things developed so I'm glad to be able to do so positively: the day after sending the second email last week I was contacted by both…
MrZebraNeed suggestions on splashback and Mixer Tap.
7 December 2011
Hi renokingoffail (exceptional username BTW), I see you've already purchased a tap, but just wanted to say that I reckon you'd be pushing it for a decent quality…
AJWhow much $ to install mixer spout in 2-spout sink?
6 December 2011
Firstly do you want to do it by replacing the existing sink and vanity or somehow doing retrofit? If retrofit with the kitchen in particular do the taps come through the…
BroomKitchen drawers & cupboards colour - Help! 2 Pack off-white
5 December 2011
We used Solver "Designer White" on our hallway linen cupboards, it's only 30% gloss 2pac there so it's obviously not that shiny. The colour looks really white until you…
SquirtyChookGirlCoulour for 2pac kitchen to go with hog bristle walls
5 December 2011
What about Antique White or 1/4 Hog Bristle? My walls are Hog Bristle and the kitchen is 1/4 Hog…