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CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
10 September 2011

cupboard / draw handles

cupboard / draw handles

Most of my customers choose two different sizes. One larger(300-600mm) length size to suit all the drawers and tall doors and a smaller(200-300mm) handle to suit all other doors.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 10, 2011 9:33 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Leo2010
Leo2010
9 September 2011

Laminex Vinyl for kitchen door

Laminex Vinyl for kitchen door

I am renovating my kitchen and I can't seem to find the right colour vinyl for the new cupboard doors so it matches my existing doors - the colour is coral (its…

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Leo2010
Sep 09, 2011 5:47 pm

Hi All, I have never spammed a forum so I apologise in advance :oops: I'm looking to off load these new appliances as I have moved out of the house they were going to be…

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 11:00 am
xquisite
xquisite
8 September 2011

Granite Transformations - Anyone done it?

Granite Transformations - Anyone done it?

Yes, 2FK, it would be a travesty. Maybe try & sell your benchtops on ebay. I got a quote from GT a couple of years ago for a property we were selling & it was at least the…

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xquisite
Sep 08, 2011 4:34 pm
beau2
beau2
6 September 2011

Perla Di Sabbia granite bench

Perla Di Sabbia granite bench

That's not correct. Granite Transformations manufactures their own slabs. It is a man made engineered stone made form granite (hence the name), quartz and other materials.…

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beau2
Sep 06, 2011 7:29 pm

Hi... we are going to install this type of…

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Lot927
Sep 05, 2011 9:11 pm
Darth Teddy Bear
Darth Teddy Bear
5 September 2011

Glass splashback not one piece but 3, surely this is wrong?

Glass splashback not one piece but 3, surely this is wrong?

Hi all, I spoke to a Michelle at ; and before I go on I must say she was extremely helpful and spent…

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Darth Teddy Bear
Sep 05, 2011 8:13 pm
Darth Teddy Bear
chippy
chippy
5 September 2011

Is this an acceptable fix?

Is this an acceptable fix?
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CEK's idea of laminating the DW recess sides was a good one. Yes it can be done after (although it is easier before installation) however seeing how these guys have done…

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chippy
Sep 05, 2011 2:35 pm
chippy
zeds
zeds
5 September 2011

Kitchen sink for 50cm cabinet -help!

Kitchen sink for 50cm cabinet -help!

yes the existing sink is a single bowl. I think a single bowl is my only option.

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zeds
Sep 05, 2011 1:31 pm
kyton
kyton
2 September 2011

Stone Bench Tops

Stone Bench Tops

C'stone, not Essa - but no issues after 22mths of living here.

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kyton
Sep 02, 2011 8:38 pm
kyton
Leni_82
Leni_82
2 September 2011

Installation Moved back again!!!

Installation Moved back again!!!

Damn It! My kitchen cabinets where supposed to be installed on August 25th, then he told me we were in about a week of that date.. I was fine with that... Then hubby…

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Leni_82
Sep 02, 2011 11:40 am

I am having silimar teknobili,think they are a great idea

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pattycake4
Sep 01, 2011 9:25 am
mixxa
mixxa
31 August 2011

Granite benches

Granite benches

Hi, thank you for all your comments. The front island bench was only 2mts with a 60cm bench at the end going along the right wall ..there was no need for the join.

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mixxa
Aug 31, 2011 6:22 pm
Leni_82
Leni_82
29 August 2011

Benchtop - Starlight Black or Black Rocks?

Benchtop - Starlight Black or Black Rocks?

Thanks for the info guys. I do like the starlight black and it looks much more classy than the Black Rocks, but I worry it will show up…

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Leni_82
Aug 29, 2011 11:03 pm
theyetti
theyetti
27 August 2011

Disconnecting oven

Disconnecting oven

Best to get a licensed electrician to disconnect old oven and reconnect the new one. Our oven has a dedicated feed circuit with heaver gauge cable and it's own…

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theyetti
Aug 27, 2011 9:10 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
26 August 2011

Pendant Lights over breakfast bar/ island

Pendant Lights over breakfast bar/ island

hi Kyton, I agree cleaning wise. I think the indoor kitchen will be used on a limited basis as my wife is Malaysian and cooks a lot of Asian food, for that reason and…

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AussieMark
Aug 26, 2011 10:09 pm
deconst
deconst
26 August 2011

uPVC windows and cooktops

uPVC windows and cooktops

FYI for any interested people, according to this: viewtopic.php?p=706885 200mm suggested clearance from non-fire-retardant surface. My current kitchen plans have 170mm…

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deconst
Aug 26, 2011 4:41 pm
deconst
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
25 August 2011

Confused about Laminex options

Confused about Laminex options

Hi Heytherek, nothing wrong with the products you have chosen, it's down to what colours appeal to you. Diamond gloss is promoted as being eight times…

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Kitchenpro
Aug 25, 2011 3:35 pm
glasses
glasses
23 August 2011

Has anyone used Crea Cream Artstone as a benchtop?

Has anyone used Crea Cream Artstone as a benchtop?

I am also looking at using Crea Cream Artstone for a benchtop and would love to see a picture of a whole bench in it. We're thinking of using it in our bathrooms. Any help…

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glasses
Aug 23, 2011 12:16 pm
SinkOrSwim
SinkOrSwim
23 August 2011

Laminex Stipple Seal

Laminex Stipple Seal

We have Stipple seal in our kitchen which will hopefully be finished wednesday. The stipple seal is on the lower cupboards and panel pantry door, as well as the appliance…

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SinkOrSwim
Aug 23, 2011 1:15 am
gelatiii
gelatiii
22 August 2011

Createc costs as much as poly?

Createc costs as much as poly?

We did ours in Createc as it was part of a package. If I had to pay extra I'll go for 2 pac or vinyl, large colour choices. That said, Createc is not too shabby and I like…

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gelatiii
Aug 22, 2011 11:37 pm
Leni_82
Leni_82
22 August 2011

other alternatives for these marble benches

other alternatives for these marble benches
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Calacutta is so very expensive, it ranges from about $600-$1000 per square metre. Bianco Carrera looks similar and a fraction of the price. Some one mentioned marble not…

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Leni_82
Aug 22, 2011 4:53 pm
gam
gam
20 August 2011

baumatic 90 cm Dual Fuel Cooking Theatre

baumatic 90 cm Dual Fuel Cooking Theatre

Stay away from Baumatic. Worst oven I have ever used. After the door falling off twice, handle coming off twice, inside racks coming loose on no less than 12 occasions in…

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gam
Aug 20, 2011 10:00 pm
theyetti
theyetti
19 August 2011

What are the best under-cabinet LED downlights?

What are the best under-cabinet LED downlights?

We're looking at Wilson & Bradley's LED down-lights for our hallway wall/corner niches. We used Hera halogen down-lights in our overhead kitchen cupboards but are…

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theyetti
Aug 20, 2011 12:25 am
zeitgeber
zeitgeber
19 August 2011

Kitchen taps - what to consider when buying ?

Kitchen taps - what to consider when buying ?

For the kitchen sink tap, I like the tall square gooseneck tap offered by either Methven or Alder Alto, because you don't need to swivel it away…

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zeitgeber
Aug 19, 2011 4:27 pm
zeitgeber
jmuf1j1
jmuf1j1
19 August 2011

Pure White Caesarstone + paint to match for all white kitche

Pure White Caesarstone + paint to match for all white kitche

Hi Bec - I'm thinking of using pure white for my kitchen too. What paint did you end up using for your cupboards?

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jmuf1j1
Aug 19, 2011 12:09 pm
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mapcalla
Aug 19, 2011 12:02 pm
kdgirl
kdgirl
18 August 2011

Help with colors for cupboards and benctop please ...

Help with colors for cupboards and benctop please ...

You should have a look at Parchment. My parents just renovated their kitchen and were looking at Alibaster and Antique white but then ended up going with parchment and it…

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kdgirl
Aug 18, 2011 4:37 pm
kmcgreg
kmcgreg
17 August 2011

Wilsonart Hd anyone used it? Other Benchtop materials

Wilsonart Hd anyone used it? Other Benchtop materials

Hi, this is my first post and no doubt not the last. We are renovating our workers style cottage circa 1870 and redoing the kitchen as part of it. We have a meeting…

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kmcgreg
Aug 17, 2011 9:42 pm
warry
warry
17 August 2011

Which white for kitchen cupboards

Which white for kitchen cupboards

We used "parchment" in vinyl gloss wrap, we chose it for exactly the reason that you mentioned.

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warry
Aug 17, 2011 9:13 pm
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adgn
Aug 17, 2011 5:39 pm
podoco
podoco
17 August 2011

Undermount sink size and Caesarstone

Undermount sink size and Caesarstone

Also, someone mentioned you can cut the drainer lines on the stone itself. How does this work? Doesn't the stone stain rather easily? Also, I don't imagine the water…

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podoco
Aug 17, 2011 11:29 am
Henroes
Henroes
16 August 2011

My new kitchen nearly finished

My new kitchen nearly finished
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I have decided to go either a silver or beige metallic type of colour, only light, but am having trouble deciding between the two. Does anyone know of a very light…

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Henroes
Aug 16, 2011 11:10 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
16 August 2011

Pros and Cons on handle-less cabinets/cupboards please

Pros and Cons on handle-less cabinets/cupboards please
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A little off topic but... is it a massive cost difference to get the aluminium strips, say compared to, high quality handles??? Sensational…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 16, 2011 4:37 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
silversurfer
silversurfer
16 August 2011

Help needed with kitchen colours - Michelle

Help needed with kitchen colours - Michelle

thanks for the advice, I suppose both would work and whilst parchment would be a bit warmer, we are leaning more towards polar white for a bit more contrast with the…

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silversurfer
Aug 16, 2011 2:47 pm
ShelleyB
ShelleyB
16 August 2011

Undermount sinks.. how much are builders charging to upgrade

Undermount sinks.. how much are builders charging to upgrade

Just checked the contract documentation - it cost me $547 for an Oliveri MO70U undermount sink to kitchen caesarstone benchtop in lieu of standard top mounted sink…

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ShelleyB
Aug 16, 2011 10:55 am
Darren Stewart
Darren Stewart
15 August 2011

Cupboards over gas cooktop

Cupboards over gas cooktop

No worries, I'm sure in range hoods ( I know were on about cabinets here tho.) it said min 650 max 750. I always though you could ( I I've done so many times) crack your…

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Darren Stewart
Aug 15, 2011 7:59 pm
Darren Stewart
Darren Stewart
15 August 2011

What's best granite or ceasarstone??

What's best granite or ceasarstone??

I like both, but granite has a depth to it that you just cannot get with man made products. Both can scratch but natural granite is pretty tough. Caesar stone can and…

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Darren Stewart
Aug 15, 2011 4:38 pm
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Testedbytime
Aug 15, 2011 2:46 pm
SquirtyChookGirl
SquirtyChookGirl
11 August 2011

traditional style kitchen: taps and sinks?

traditional style kitchen: taps and sinks?

I have a ceramic butler sink. You are able to buy rubber liners for the bottoms of them so you do not get marks from pots and pans and do not get breakages. We've not had…

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SquirtyChookGirl
Aug 11, 2011 6:20 pm
SquirtyChookGirl
SquirtyChookGirl
11 August 2011

Cheap french kitchen taps

Cheap french kitchen taps

Wonderful news. Just what I was after. I'll have a look at some uk sites. I love the perin & rowe taps. Thanks so…

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SquirtyChookGirl
Aug 11, 2011 6:15 pm
noki388
noki388
10 August 2011

Column on island bench

Column on island bench

Thanks all, cant wait to see your updates chippy. Slightly off topic but are you aware of any perth builders using bondek for their suspended slabs

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noki388
Aug 10, 2011 10:32 pm
BarbT
BarbT
10 August 2011

kitchen cupboards colour help

kitchen cupboards colour help

Hi , I am strugggling with colours for my kitchen cupboards. I am thinking I like Wilsonart,"Deepstar Agate" high definition benches and "Desert Zephyr" fine stippledoors.…

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BarbT
Aug 10, 2011 9:54 pm
movingGal
movingGal
10 August 2011

Questions about sinks

Questions about sinks

I have both! The Blanco one was standard with the builder and the Oliveri one I seem to remember I had to pick it because the one the builder was going to supply for the…

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movingGal
Aug 10, 2011 7:11 pm
Melodie
Melodie
10 August 2011

Our kitchen reno :)

Our kitchen reno :)
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Thanks HHCIB!! :)

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Melodie
Aug 10, 2011 10:33 am
CA3105
CA3105
8 August 2011

Alaskan Gloss

Alaskan Gloss

Sounds like a tricky one. Do you have a copy of the guarantee from Alaskan Gloss in writing anywhere that you could keep in conjunction with the guarantee from the…

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CA3105
Aug 08, 2011 8:55 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
8 August 2011

cupboard doors and benchtop - cheap reno sought

cupboard doors and benchtop - cheap reno sought

The bench tops and doors are the biggest cost in a kitchen. If you are handy and can fit them yourself then there is money to be saved in just doing doors and tops BUT If…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 08, 2011 12:32 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Gaia
Gaia
7 August 2011

Can't have glass splashback near gas cooktop ??

Can't have glass splashback near gas cooktop ??
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Post subject: Re: Can't have glass splashback near gas cooktop ?? Gaia wrote: Quote: and it does not matter what distance it is away from the hob OR…

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Gaia
Aug 07, 2011 11:06 am

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