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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 2:48 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 2:31 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 4:42 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 09, 2016 11:08 pm
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 10:02 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 7:46 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 12:24 am
TomCat

cement benchtop

cement benchtop

I have had customers make there own cement tops, I would recommend against it.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 04, 2016 8:40 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
sjl81
sjl81
3 June 2016

Exhaust / rangehood above island with high ceilings

Exhaust / rangehood above island with high ceilings

That looks interesting, my nearest external wall is 4.6m away from the island. Although the kitchen area is actually in stumps so might it be possible to exhaust to the…

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sjl81
Jun 03, 2016 4:32 pm
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jaeger LeCoultre
27 May 2016

Dishwasher

Dishwasher

Asko used to make one a couple of years ago, not sure if it's still…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
May 27, 2016 10:38 am
Rikesh
Rikesh
22 May 2016

Is the caeserstone joint ok?

Is the caeserstone joint ok?

Yes it is back of the cooktop. But I will take a better picture and post it soon. Thanks

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Rikesh
May 22, 2016 11:41 pm
AJW
AJW
22 May 2016

Gap between cabinet doors - normal or not?

Gap between cabinet doors - normal or not?
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Thanks for the replies. I was able to push the cabinet out to 1056mm and made the doors 525 each so 2 2 2 gaps. What I have is a double base cabinet with end panels…

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AJW
May 22, 2016 5:41 pm

time for another update. so all the kitchen cabinets are now out. sadly, we found an old electric hot water service in one of them so that means we're going to have to…

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nuggets
May 21, 2016 8:23 am

Blum products

Blum products

I haven't used the Grass or Hafele runners myself. I have used Blum for 20years and have never had any warranty complaints. Blum products work and work well! Yes Grass…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 20, 2016 8:18 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Is SMEG really that good?

Is SMEG really that good?
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I have just had a house built with a Smeg oven and dishwasher. I was looking forward to having beautiful new high end products. The dishwasher is badly designed and I…

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subdivide hopeful
May 19, 2016 10:31 pm
chippy
chippy
15 May 2016

Cupboard handles

Cupboard handles

Hi Poseiden I'd probably go for a more square handle. It's just a more modern look. The beautiful thing about handles is it's not hugely expensive to change them if your…

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chippy
May 15, 2016 8:08 pm
chippy
AussieMark
AussieMark
11 May 2016

My island bench width??

My island bench width??

My bench is 3m x 1.2m with 540mm cupboards at either side of the seating side. That leaves 1.8m for the brekky bar. I think it will be a real squeeze for me to get 4…

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AussieMark
May 11, 2016 10:36 am
AJW
AJW
9 May 2016

Shaddow line full height cabinets

Shaddow line full height cabinets

Thanks, for the replies, am sold on the lower height pull. In fact visited a friend who has finger pull drawers (but push to open pantry) and just going through pretend…

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AJW
May 09, 2016 7:48 pm
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xyz
Apr 30, 2016 9:27 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
30 April 2016

melamine grain direction

melamine grain direction

Timber grain joins well for a bar back with the grain running vertically. It doesn't work well at all the other way!! Yours is fine!

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 30, 2016 1:51 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
MrBee
MrBee
27 April 2016

Caesarstone thickness

Caesarstone thickness

Yes don't be fooled into thinking 40mm is the entire bench it's only the edges

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MrBee
Apr 27, 2016 9:13 am
MrBee
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
26 April 2016

Urgent help for kitchen colours

Urgent help for kitchen colours
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Love the render. You can find a much wider selection of lights online. Just make sure they accept returns so you can see how they look. Custom knockdown rebuild…

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Leksie5000
Apr 26, 2016 7:35 pm
ozwrangler
ozwrangler
25 April 2016

Advice on changing from laminate bechtops to stone

Advice on changing from laminate bechtops to stone

I think stone is the laminate of the noughties. Caesarstone is in McDonalds. Your kitchen looks good, so I'd leave it.

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ozwrangler
Apr 25, 2016 7:08 pm
AKB
AKB
24 April 2016

Kitchen plan

Kitchen plan

Our draftsman drew ours up I then used that as a guide and worked with the cabinet maker direct. He came out and made up templates

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AKB
Apr 24, 2016 8:13 pm
AKB
TomCat
TomCat
17 April 2016

Drainer Grooves or not?

Drainer Grooves or not?

Hey that's pretty neat!

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TomCat
Apr 17, 2016 4:29 am
TomCat
TomCat
TomCat
17 April 2016

Waterfall Edges after handover

Waterfall Edges after handover

Greg, yes check out Tribe7's thread in the 'Building a new house' subforum. Search for her thread: 'Metricon Gold Coast' (page 152). She was told it couldn't be done and…

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TomCat
Apr 17, 2016 4:23 am
TomCat
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
15 April 2016

melamine grain direction

melamine grain direction

It also depends on the length of the panel required. Sometimes it can be done from one sheet without the need for a join.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 15, 2016 2:13 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
lazandjohn
lazandjohn
13 April 2016

Silestone or Caesarstone?

Silestone or Caesarstone?

Is there any difference between the two? Is one cheaper than the other? I've had Zodiaq which is exactly the same as Caesarstone but I'm not familiar with Silestone. Thanks

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lazandjohn
Apr 13, 2016 9:15 am
eeney
eeney
8 April 2016

Stacked or subway splashback

Stacked or subway splashback

We also went with Subway tiles with dark grout. I wanted some texture and utilitarian look into an otherwise modern white clinical kitchen. I think we achieved the look…

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eeney
Apr 08, 2016 4:19 pm
rondy
rondy
5 April 2016

Where can i get just kitchen cupboard doors replaced?Melb

Where can i get just kitchen cupboard doors replaced?Melb

Not sure where in Melbourne you're located. There used to be a guy advertising on the front page of the Moreland Leader which specialized in quick kitchen renovations such…

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rondy
Apr 05, 2016 6:23 am

Ikea used to use Caesarstone in their Personlig range but I think they use Silestone now as their current colour names are mainly Silestone colours. Same of them are even…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Mar 25, 2016 10:26 pm

Is it possible, or advisable to attempt to polish my reconstituted stone benchtop myself? If so how often should it be done? Scenario: I had my kitchen fit on a budget,…

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eeney
Mar 25, 2016 5:39 am
jarunit
jarunit
16 March 2016

Reliable/Honest Kitchen Company in Sydney

Reliable/Honest Kitchen Company in Sydney

Thanks Splashers, we are still looking, I will give them a shot. Cheers!

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jarunit
Mar 16, 2016 11:01 am
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
15 March 2016

Builder's kitchen vs own supply....and Nobilia

Builder's kitchen vs own supply....and Nobilia

Thanks.. Oh you totally should.. I leveraged it off TravisAUs amazing house.. The hanging rail anyway. Of course mine isn't quite so amazing hehehe. I didn't go for a…

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Leksie5000
Mar 15, 2016 6:20 pm
rebuilder86
rebuilder86
15 March 2016

Typical clueless guy - kitchen makeover

Typical clueless guy - kitchen makeover

you can gyprock straight onto brick, i do it all the time. Its not as cheap as it would look at first research though. Bunnings sells the gyprock masonry adhesive. The…

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rebuilder86
Mar 15, 2016 5:07 pm

Hi Ursula I'm looking into something similar to what you were asking. Would be great if you went ahead with it and hope to hear your progress. I have a 40mm overlap…

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Emmz70
Mar 14, 2016 2:49 pm
Evelin
Evelin
8 March 2016

Which kitchen? Help please :)

Which kitchen? Help please :)

if you buy any quality German ovens, they should be in a tall cabinet. The reason for it is that the digital displays can be read and operated much better as they are…

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Evelin
Mar 08, 2016 10:05 pm

Joins in Quantum Quartz benchtop

Joins in Quantum Quartz benchtop

That may or may not be the case BUT, It doesn't really matter because the stone mason always measures up after the cabinets are installed. The stone mason should have…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Mar 06, 2016 5:42 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Undermount sink came off, need to re mount.

Undermount sink came off, need to re mount.

Stay well away from builders, they never should mount bowls! All kitchen places use stone masons. We always contract out to them. Try and get in contact with a local…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Mar 03, 2016 1:30 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
GC Kitchen Plans
GC Kitchen Plans
23 February 2016

Anyone with no overhead cupboards?

Anyone with no overhead cupboards?

Hi all... my first post... I recently produced a set of plans for a large kitchen that had no wall cupboards, but it did have a tall slide-out pantry at the opposite…

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GC Kitchen Plans
Feb 23, 2016 1:51 am
GC Kitchen Plans
happysarah
happysarah
22 February 2016

Best Rangehood under $1000

Best Rangehood under $1000

Based on air flow speeds: Schweigen 90cm Undermount Rangehood at Harvey Norman's for$699 or so from memory.) (It has 1030m3/hr of airflow and is a non-silent model)

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happysarah
Feb 22, 2016 12:54 pm
happysarah
Southies
Southies
19 February 2016

IKEA Kitchens

IKEA Kitchens

Thanks for the response melbournevicau - appreciate it :D

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Southies
Feb 19, 2016 5:26 pm
Southies
greatwoodworker
greatwoodworker
18 February 2016

Cold Storage Room In Basement - My building Project

Cold Storage Room In Basement - My building Project

Yess very useful after harvest time or to store many beers ;) See my other

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greatwoodworker
Feb 18, 2016 10:45 am
greatwoodworker
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
16 February 2016

Would you have a join in island benchtop?

Would you have a join in island benchtop?

Agreed, so do I but sometimes there isn't an option!

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 16, 2016 4:45 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
10 February 2016

Caesarstone overhang

Caesarstone overhang

The height of your island can also be designed in two levels, with the working area set at a comfortable height for standing prep work and the dining area lower or higher…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 10, 2016 6:38 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
teigs1
teigs1
6 February 2016

Too much gloss?? PLEASE HELP!

Too much gloss?? PLEASE HELP!

Hi kitchen pro, thanks for that info! I think if the benchtop people wrap it any tighter a dark line appears along the bend of the bench. I might call again to see if…

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teigs1
Feb 06, 2016 7:29 am
Southies
Southies
4 February 2016

Glass overhead kitchen cupboards

Glass overhead kitchen cupboards

Do you find having glass doors on overhead wall cupboards in your kitchen, high maintenance ? Are they a pain to keep clean ? Does anyone regret having them ? or is it…

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Southies
Feb 04, 2016 5:09 pm
Southies


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