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LouR
LouR
25 September 2016

Chip in caeserstone

Chip in caeserstone

Sorry for the delay, we moved on Friday & have been so busy. We tried all week to speak to our site supervisor & found out on Friday that he no longer works for the…

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LouR
Sep 25, 2016 9:44 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
25 September 2016

Granite cover on old benchtop

Granite cover on old benchtop

Will be interesting to see how it fairs over 5-10 years.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 25, 2016 9:44 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
themakeovergroup
themakeovergroup
22 September 2016

Contemporary Kitchen Design Tips and Tricks

Contemporary Kitchen Design Tips and Tricks

If you're looking for Kitchen ideas, check out: 101 Kitchen & Bathroom Design Ideas at…

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themakeovergroup
Sep 22, 2016 9:31 am
themakeovergroup
themakeovergroup
22 September 2016

Recommendation for Kitchen renovation

Recommendation for Kitchen renovation

Hi there, I know it's been a long time since you posted but if you are interested in having new doors made we can help with this. We custom make doors in the sizes you…

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themakeovergroup
Sep 22, 2016 9:26 am
themakeovergroup
themakeovergroup
22 September 2016

Kitchen colour schemes opinions

Kitchen colour schemes opinions

If you're looking for kitchen colour schemes, you might like 101 kitchen & bathroom design ideas at…

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themakeovergroup
Sep 22, 2016 9:18 am
themakeovergroup
themakeovergroup
22 September 2016

Kitchen design- ideas appreciated.

Kitchen design- ideas appreciated.

Hi Guys, you might be interested in this download: 101 Kitchen & Bathroom Design Ideas You can get it from…

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themakeovergroup
Sep 22, 2016 9:15 am
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renomart
Sep 13, 2016 11:18 pm
renomart
renomart
renomart
13 September 2016

Upper cabinetry depth

Upper cabinetry depth

The best way would be to split the height of the overheads and have the extreme uppers 600mm deep

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renomart
Sep 13, 2016 10:57 pm
renomart
jasonwg
jasonwg
11 September 2016

Caesarstone upgrade cost

Caesarstone upgrade cost

That is very cheap!

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jasonwg
Sep 11, 2016 10:19 am
jasonwg
lozza81
lozza81
9 September 2016

Would you put your microwave in the walk in pantry bench or

Would you put your microwave in the walk in pantry bench or

We put ours in the WIP because there wasn't really a place for it that worked well elsewhere. Whatever you think will work for you. I personally wouldn't want to squat…

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lozza81
Sep 09, 2016 6:20 pm
themakeovergroup
themakeovergroup
9 September 2016

Show us your kitchen ideas (all of them!!)

Show us your kitchen ideas (all of them!!)

Kitchens are the heart of your home and almost every renovation seems to include an update. We'd love to see your kitchen renovations, ideas and inspiration and share…

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themakeovergroup
Sep 09, 2016 11:19 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
7 September 2016

Engineered stone weaknesses

Engineered stone weaknesses

Yes, why you would want to is another question. But 20mm is more than strong enough to have you stand on it. What some people forget though is any bench top including…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 07, 2016 1:04 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
5 September 2016

Kitchen Bin in 300mm cupboard

Kitchen Bin in 300mm cupboard
1, 2

So the bins I recommend come in 450, 500 and 600mm versions. Those sizes are the cabinet external widths. I put a link up to the kits, they come with everything…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 05, 2016 3:03 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
5 September 2016

Modifications to Kitchen Cabinetry

Modifications to Kitchen Cabinetry

Just a heads up your doors are not laminate doors. The would be either vacuum form or polyurethane doors. That type of door is easily available from Tesrol or Polytec that…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 05, 2016 3:00 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
4 September 2016

Tips on removing existing stone from benchtops

Tips on removing existing stone from benchtops

Fingers crossed it lasts and doesn't crack down the track.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 04, 2016 12:32 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
canbuild
canbuild
3 September 2016

GPO on Island Bench

GPO on Island Bench
1, 2

Does anyone know what the cost to provision power point to island after slab I.e digging a trench and running a conduit

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canbuild
Sep 03, 2016 10:30 am
sjl81
sjl81
30 August 2016

oven switch location

oven switch location

we are in queensland, unsure if it makes a difference, but presume as/nzs apply on a national level

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sjl81
Aug 30, 2016 11:55 am
sbunter
sbunter
27 August 2016

How to finish off stove area? (image link now fixed)

How to finish off stove area? (image link now fixed)

Thanks heaps for letting me know, images here (fingers crossed this works) <iframe width="480" height="360"…

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sbunter
Aug 27, 2016 11:23 am
MrsJM
MrsJM
20 August 2016

caesarstone sleek concrete OR QQ Carbon matte

caesarstone sleek concrete OR QQ Carbon matte

We have chosen fresh concrete and I'm just waiting to strike as I'll be begging and pleading with the stone mason to let us pay whatever it takes to change it. CS rep told…

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MrsJM
Aug 20, 2016 2:20 pm
MrsJM
meshelf
meshelf
15 August 2016

Polytec recessed handles?

Polytec recessed handles?

Wow price differences that can occur are crazily scary!

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meshelf
Aug 15, 2016 6:27 pm
gt81
gt81
12 August 2016

Diamond gloss bench top photos

Diamond gloss bench top photos

Hi we are currently renovating the kitchen in our 1890s house & are trying to decide on a bench top colour. We will be having off white shaker doors. I like the look of…

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gt81
Aug 12, 2016 2:21 pm
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meshelf
Aug 11, 2016 7:28 pm
sco77k
sco77k
8 August 2016

Anybody used a whole stone slab for their island?

Anybody used a whole stone slab for their island?

I have a whole slab for my island. don't have any issues with it, the bigger the better I say!

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sco77k
Aug 08, 2016 4:06 pm
sco77k
EM1
EM1
5 August 2016

Clark Quatro double overmount sink

Clark Quatro double overmount sink

Has anyone installed any of the clark quatro overmount sinks in their kitchen? Would love to see photos! Thanks!

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EM1
Aug 05, 2016 1:49 am
MrsJM
MrsJM
4 August 2016

Caesarstone wont warrant bench over 3000mm?! -from 3060slab

Caesarstone wont warrant bench over 3000mm?! -from 3060slab

I'm glad they are rectifying but can't say I'm surprised. Not a huge fan of coral homes at the moment. Their knowledge of product is terrible and they just pull 'facts'…

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MrsJM
Aug 04, 2016 5:45 pm
MrsJM
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
4 August 2016

How to restrict cabinet hinge to open less than 90 degrees??

How to restrict cabinet hinge to open less than 90 degrees??

Hi Oneness, it depends on the brand of the hinge. For example Blum sells a hinge restrictor that does exactly what you are asking for, stops the hinge from opening at 90…

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Kitchenpro
Aug 04, 2016 10:26 am
duchoang84
duchoang84
26 July 2016

Painting a gloss finish onto matt cabinetry???

Painting a gloss finish onto matt cabinetry???

Thanks for the info Chantal :D I guess its onto plan B then hahaha <a href=http://tiencuongviglacera.com/t/dai-ly-gach-viglacera-gia-tot-5>gạch viglacera</a>

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duchoang84
Jul 26, 2016 1:54 am

When I was overseas on holidays earlier this year the resort had a mat on the bench that was a sticky sheet and when flies landed on it they got stuck. It kept the whole…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Jul 24, 2016 1:28 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Mum
Mum
20 July 2016

SPLASHBACK COLOUR/TYPE

SPLASHBACK COLOUR/TYPE

Thanks LakeMacMetford. I tried the white tile look but somehow it does not seem to match with the benchtop as it looks too harsh. I never thought of a bronze mirror. By…

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Mum
Jul 20, 2016 10:06 am
Building4my3tots
Building4my3tots
17 July 2016

Kitchen and joinery handles material used: zinc alloy, stain

Kitchen and joinery handles material used: zinc alloy, stain

Hi, I'm at the kitchen handle selection part of the build and wanted to know what material kitchen people are using as door handles. Are they all zinc alloy (eg. Chrome,…

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Building4my3tots
Jul 17, 2016 1:08 am
Building4my3tots
jtpn
jtpn
16 July 2016

Kitchen sinks: Blanco, Abey, Franke or Oliveri

Kitchen sinks: Blanco, Abey, Franke or Oliveri

Can you please tell me which brand you chose and why? I went into Harvey Norman set on getting an Oliveri sinks\, and then a Blanco rep talked me into switching to Blanco…

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jtpn
Jul 16, 2016 11:35 pm
Just3ofus
Just3ofus
11 July 2016

Considering a stone bench top

Considering a stone bench top

We went with quantum quartz Carrara for our reno'd kitchen a year ago. Literally half the price of the similar product from Caesar stone. It has a slightly brown vein…

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Just3ofus
Jul 11, 2016 8:47 pm
missticky2
missticky2
11 July 2016

Corner Pantry Shelf Depth

Corner Pantry Shelf Depth

Thank you...that is something to consider :)

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missticky2
Jul 11, 2016 12:36 pm
felix_deLarge
felix_deLarge
8 July 2016

Abey Lago Sinks

Abey Lago Sinks

Hi all, Just wondering if someone with an Abey Lago sink could help me out. We're looking at putting one in our new kitchen, however I was hoping to see what the lip…

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felix_deLarge
Jul 08, 2016 7:56 pm
PAB_34
PAB_34
6 July 2016

Opinion on appliances?

Opinion on appliances?

We went the side-by-side option with a pyro-clean oven (600mm) and a combi-steam oven (450mm) with a warming drawer (150mm) under it beside the oven (all Miele). The…

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PAB_34
Jul 06, 2016 10:37 pm
PAB_34
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
30 June 2016

Bad odour from stone bench top

Bad odour from stone bench top

Is it still smelling, Tomcat? Did you kill the smell? I must have missed that in your build topic.... I'm guessing you wiped with vinegar and all the other usual suspects as well?

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JayaJaya
Jun 30, 2016 4:02 pm
JayaJaya
Pixielix
Pixielix
30 June 2016

Cost to upgrade

Cost to upgrade

The builder has said to upgrade to 1200 we will need an extra slab. He said it will cost around $1800. We have waterfall edges so I guess that makes sense.

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Pixielix
Jun 30, 2016 8:12 am
Pixielix

[SYD] Stone benchtop replacement recommended installers/idea

[SYD] Stone benchtop replacement recommended installers/idea

No difference other than aesthetic. 40mm is just 20mm with a mitred 40mm front edge, 80mm is just 20mm with a mitred 80mm front edge. Who ever told you the cabinets…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 25, 2016 11:32 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
C00pers
C00pers
22 June 2016

Ikea kitchen installation @ Perth

Ikea kitchen installation @ Perth

Hi, does anyone had experience hiring contractor to install ikea kitchen in perth? Any recommending and tips will be appreciated. Installing it ourself is out of question…

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C00pers
Jun 22, 2016 10:17 am
melipen19
melipen19
19 June 2016

Is it possible

Is it possible

We're going for that exact look - plain white crystal gloss cabinets but we're adding feature handles in a pewter style and the splashback will be subway tiles, so i think…

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melipen19
Jun 19, 2016 7:50 pm
Aegean430
Aegean430
15 June 2016

Mirror Splashback in Kitchen

Mirror Splashback in Kitchen

Have u tried water & vinegar in a spray bottle?

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Aegean430
Jun 15, 2016 3:48 pm
Aegean430
new_senior_citizen
new_senior_citizen
13 June 2016

Flooring under fridge

Flooring under fridge

Hello, Yes flooring is best all the way under the fridge, cupboards and ovens. I tiled my old house AROUND these items, getting the fridge over the tile 'step' was, well,…

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new_senior_citizen
Jun 13, 2016 3:31 pm

Kitchen resurfacing options

Kitchen resurfacing options

Laminate tops for an average size kitchen cost around $800 Not a big fan of resurfacing, I think your better off pulling the old tops off and replacing with new laminate…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 11, 2016 5:42 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Here you go Winnie ... This is the liming white (I've since added choc brown bits to keep it for my new place -- try to look past that)

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TomCat
Jun 10, 2016 12:08 am
TomCat

+1 for glass splashback. Having come from tiles i'm loving my new glass splashback. We too have an all white kitchen with a darker splashback for contrast.

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gandn
Jun 09, 2016 11:02 am

Please HELP -Polytec - Parbury kitchen replacements

Please HELP -Polytec - Parbury kitchen replacements

If its vinly wrap then you have the option of pulling the vinyl off and spray painting the existing doors. You would have to do everything except spray the doors as most…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 08, 2016 8:46 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
TomCat
TomCat
8 June 2016

Paint kitchen tiles - experiences?

Paint kitchen tiles - experiences?

I painted our kitchen splashback tiles in our old house 15 years ago and they are still holding up well (we still own the house). The tiles were dark olive green and I…

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TomCat
Jun 08, 2016 1:24 am
TomCat


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