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jtnru
jtnru
19 May 2011

Hi flow water filter system

Hi flow water filter system

Thanks for your reply . We have installed one but not living there yet so great to hear that it works well

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jtnru
May 19, 2011 9:46 pm
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blackpaw
May 18, 2011 10:17 am
sarahlou2
sarahlou2
17 May 2011

Would you lay different tiles in kitchen to rest of house

Would you lay different tiles in kitchen to rest of house

I wouldn't try pulling the tiles up from anywhere else and transplanting them. You'll end up with more mess and you won't be able to save many tiles without breaking them.…

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sarahlou2
May 17, 2011 7:33 pm
Mrs P
Mrs P
17 May 2011

What is 2 Pak doors????

What is 2 Pak doors????

I wish I went 2 pac. We went vinyl wrap.. 2 pac was never offered to me

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Mrs P
May 17, 2011 6:23 pm
Pitto
Pitto
17 May 2011

Shadowline Query

Shadowline Query

Not sure on the sqm price, but you are looking at minimal amounts. a post forming company can supply kick rips of 150mm widths, that can be ripped down to the widths your…

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Pitto
May 17, 2011 11:00 am
Olga1
Olga1
16 May 2011

Cupboard above the fridge ...

Cupboard above the fridge ...

I put TV above fridge. And the frame around it like a picture frame from the same material like cabinets. But frame is the door which can be open if I need. about 5 cm.

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Olga1
May 16, 2011 10:44 pm
kiwi
kiwi
16 May 2011

cm between island bench and wall bench

cm between island bench and wall bench

1300mm and perfect for us, as 2 people can easily pass by each other and it is a step and a little bit from the hob to the island for me. any wider and it would be 2 steps…

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kiwi
May 16, 2011 7:44 am
kiwi
evo9
evo9
14 May 2011

Aluminum trim corners for glass splashba ck

Aluminum trim corners for glass splashba ck

I was going to get a glass splashback but we also had a windowsill to cover and wasn't keen on all the exposed edges that were going to be visible. Seeing our benchtop has…

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evo9
May 14, 2011 9:45 pm
donuts
donuts
13 May 2011

Fans of Scandinavian kitchens and interiors may like...

Fans of Scandinavian kitchens and interiors may like...

nice blog! lovely pics... her photo wall is fantastic. love the "Lindman" houses she's put up further down the page too. maybe not to live in, but to spend a night in…

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donuts
May 13, 2011 5:54 pm
donuts
Octavia
Octavia
12 May 2011

Granite Benchtop around cooktop

Granite Benchtop around cooktop

Hi all, I am hoping that someone on here has some suggestions to an issue I am having with my kitchen renovations. Recently our awful upright oven died a horrible death…

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Octavia
May 12, 2011 1:53 pm
karsen
karsen
11 May 2011

Does anyone have a farmhouse sink in island bench?

Does anyone have a farmhouse sink in island bench?

Farmhouse sinks....I love them, but is it a waste to put them in an island bench, so not on view? Any opinions or pics would be appreciated. ::smile::

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karsen
May 11, 2011 5:11 pm
Excited to Build
Excited to Build
11 May 2011

Pics of woodgrain laminex with granite benchtop???

Pics of woodgrain laminex with granite benchtop???

Ooh thank you!! That looks really nice and is a bit different love it! :)

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Excited to Build
May 11, 2011 11:22 am
grinder
grinder
11 May 2011

[SOLVED] Zenolite supplier?

[SOLVED] Zenolite supplier?

Can you post where you found them for other if they want this as well please? I'm not in QLD but it may help others (the idea of teh forum :wink:

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grinder
May 11, 2011 9:35 am
grinder
donuts
donuts
10 May 2011

Anyone bought taps and PC items off the internet?

Anyone bought taps and PC items off the internet?

yep, I bought my pin mixer for our main bathroom from ebay, it came from somewhere in Australia but I think it was made overseas... in any case as others have said as long…

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donuts
May 10, 2011 5:39 pm
donuts
bashworth
bashworth
10 May 2011

Laminex benchtop - wood lookalike

Laminex benchtop - wood lookalike

I've had one in the past and thought it looked tacky. I much prefer laminex when it isn't trying to be something else.

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bashworth
May 10, 2011 12:14 pm
bashworth
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
10 May 2011

E & S Trading 20% off Bosch 13th May-15th May

E & S Trading 20% off Bosch 13th May-15th May

For anyone looking for Bosch appliances http://blog.estrading.com.au/bid/37976/Bag-a-bargain-at-the-Bosch-3-Day-Sale-ends-15th-May

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chrisandkate
May 10, 2011 11:38 am
twisti
twisti
9 May 2011

Drawer depths, really need some help!

Drawer depths, really need some help!

Thanks for the response Strumer, much appreciated. I was under the impression that correcting this problem is not a major task, it just takes money and resources, which…

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twisti
May 09, 2011 3:19 pm
Eve Dweller
Eve Dweller
9 May 2011

Cost of replacing benchtops or relaminating existing tops

Cost of replacing benchtops or relaminating existing tops

There are companies that specialise in re-spraying laminate surfaces. They do look great and don't need to remove existing top.

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Eve Dweller
May 09, 2011 12:03 pm
roseycheeks
roseycheeks
7 May 2011

Help with kitchen layout

Help with kitchen layout

Thanks Joles for your comments - hoping to post the rest of the house soon too - good point about backing onto the bedroom and the noise - will need to think about that one.

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roseycheeks
May 07, 2011 10:46 pm
Malben
Malben
7 May 2011

What color staron bench top to choose with white cabinets?

What color staron bench top to choose with white cabinets?

Thanks Bel & Pippi, I took a look at the Luna White (Quantum Quartz) and Haze (Caesarstone), I will definitely go for something either plain (no fleck) or something with a…

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Malben
May 07, 2011 12:42 am
Valed
Valed
6 May 2011

Unique kitchen ideas please!!!!

Unique kitchen ideas please!!!!

Hi everyone. Have you ever heard about metal finishes? My friend did kitchen renovation. They wanted something unique and they found a metal finishing company in Sydney…

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Valed
May 06, 2011 8:58 pm
Pippi
Pippi
6 May 2011

the kitchen vote - a diverting website

the kitchen vote - a diverting website

If you're a sucker for looking at photos of kitchens you may enjoy this... You can vote yes or no for each…

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Pippi
May 06, 2011 6:22 pm
Pippi
kiwichick
kiwichick
5 May 2011

HELP-Colour experts! Need colour for granite kitchen

HELP-Colour experts! Need colour for granite kitchen

The river white granite looks lovely, it will add some charactor to the kitchen. Stay with your dream of a white kitchen. have the white cabinets. If its a modern house a…

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kiwichick
May 05, 2011 5:49 pm
kyton
kyton
5 May 2011

Laminex Fusion Surfaces

Laminex Fusion Surfaces

We looked at them for the kids toyroom. We are having gloss red cupboards and looked at the jellybean pattern for the desktop. Surprisingly I was happy to find the…

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kyton
May 05, 2011 4:41 pm
kyton
chook07
chook07
4 May 2011

What colours do you think to replicate this kitchen.

What colours do you think to replicate this kitchen.

Thanks Joles, i hadn't thought of Pewter. I have quite a few samples but not Pewter or Platinum Micro...... Thanks for your help

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chook07
May 04, 2011 10:46 pm
grinder
grinder
3 May 2011

Another question for the tilers out there...

Another question for the tilers out there...

Umm... the tiler would be us. :( But we've had success! We bought a really good diamond bit and a spray bottle of water and got several holes…

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grinder
May 03, 2011 9:19 pm
grinder
Michelle
Michelle
3 May 2011

caesarstone

caesarstone

I don’t ask the prices, I just give the colours to clients in samples. Sorry. :wink:

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Michelle
May 03, 2011 7:33 pm
Michelle

Casa - that is why our designer added in the slim 30cm cupboards. Great for hiding away cookbooks and vases - things not needed every single…

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take2
May 03, 2011 4:32 pm
take2
ashilleong
ashilleong
2 May 2011

Serpentine benchtop - what colour cupboards?

Serpentine benchtop - what colour cupboards?

walls - probably Papyrus or simular and a wood floating flooring (to be decided). We're still kicking around ideas, so nothing concrete yet.

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ashilleong
May 02, 2011 10:45 pm
ashilleong
jamo25
jamo25
2 May 2011

My kitchen renovation, benchtop colours? Photos included

My kitchen renovation, benchtop colours? Photos included

yes i think going white on the benchtops will be the way to go. decided ill go the mid grey glass splash back, should end up looking good with the gloss white wall…

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jamo25
May 02, 2011 9:35 pm
SarahidMentor
SarahidMentor
1 May 2011

Kitchen Colours

Kitchen Colours

Kiwichick, your Kitchen has a warm and welcoming feel to it. The floor tiles look great with the warm kitchen cabinetry. The tiles are not too light in tone either. Sarah

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SarahidMentor
May 01, 2011 9:22 pm
SarahidMentor
becks81
becks81
1 May 2011

Are handleles/shadow line drawers more difficult to open?

Are handleles/shadow line drawers more difficult to open?

^^ That is a very good suggestion but I'm not sure if you've seen the "Linear" handle, it's metal at both ends and "safety grip" ?plastic in the middle. So not really…

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becks81
May 01, 2011 1:42 am
simple_man
simple_man
30 April 2011

Same $, do you get more value from higher end appliances?

Same $, do you get more value from higher end appliances?

Another view: if paning to use yourself for considerable time (5-10 years) get quality staff, bet of what you can afford. If planing to sell/rent in few years, get…

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simple_man
Apr 30, 2011 8:58 pm
grinder
grinder
29 April 2011

caesarstone vs Laminate Benchtop - long term v short term $$

caesarstone vs Laminate Benchtop - long term v short term $$

Beg to differ with Glen It is harder to repair and modify the base cabinets once stone bechtops go on top however with laminate ones and base cabinets can be accessed…

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grinder
Apr 29, 2011 11:08 pm
grinder
grinder
grinder
29 April 2011

Opinions on bench tops - Stone vs Wooden (vs Bamboo)

Opinions on bench tops - Stone vs Wooden (vs Bamboo)

Wood is very good but much higher maintenance than other types of benchtops

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grinder
Apr 29, 2011 9:34 pm
grinder
Rizzo
Rizzo
29 April 2011

Installation of Island before timber floor down??

Installation of Island before timber floor down??

Are you installing a floating floor or secret nailed and glued "structural" floor? If you are installing a secret nailed floor (I think over…

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Rizzo
Apr 29, 2011 4:09 pm
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
28 April 2011

Caesarstone Snow - Similar Laminate?

Caesarstone Snow - Similar Laminate?

Try White Myriad with a tight front edge roll. Looks very similar and with the tight edge, gives the appearance of stone. Hope this helps.

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Kitchenpro
Apr 28, 2011 9:23 am
kiwichick
kiwichick
27 April 2011

Does anyone have a pull out bin UNDER the sink?

Does anyone have a pull out bin UNDER the sink?
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I have pull out bins next to the sink in their own pull out cubboard. There are two and they fit the grocery plastic bags perfectly. I kept under the sink for cleaning…

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kiwichick
Apr 27, 2011 6:29 pm
doogs82
doogs82
27 April 2011

Dishwasher with cutlery drawer and room for tall glasses

Dishwasher with cutlery drawer and room for tall glasses

Looking at the seimens variodrawer range at e&s yesterday...They have a cutlery draw on top and the rack below that can be height adjusted individually on each side…

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doogs82
Apr 27, 2011 1:08 pm
renomart
renomart
26 April 2011

Cleaning oven racks!??

Cleaning oven racks!??

Cloudy ammonia works well.

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renomart
Apr 26, 2011 9:11 pm
renomart
Carolleigh
Carolleigh
23 April 2011

Colour combination help please

Colour combination help please

We don't know! We're chucking the old blue-ish couch and getting a new one...probably in neutral tones - maybe browns. The space opposite the kitchen will have our buffet,…

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Carolleigh
Apr 23, 2011 11:29 pm
HappyCamper_au
HappyCamper_au
23 April 2011

What to clean Caesar stone with?

What to clean Caesar stone with?

Seems I was fortunate in having a CS installer who told me to register for warranty purposes although he didn't tell me about the cleaning pack I would receive....one…

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HappyCamper_au
Apr 23, 2011 10:26 am
AnD
AnD
22 April 2011

my new kitchen

my new kitchen

I have the same oven currently for 1.5 years now. Found it fairly basic- but that's what i wanted! No fuss! Love the ability to program time to start/end..etc. Reliable as…

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AnD
Apr 22, 2011 7:02 pm
gelatiii
gelatiii
22 April 2011

Pull out pantry

Pull out pantry

Thank you for your responses Charlie and Sirgoat. Probably will go to the display centre before I make a decision.

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gelatiii
Apr 22, 2011 9:09 am
bel
bel
20 April 2011

Blum - Kitchen soft door closers

Blum - Kitchen soft door closers

I'll wait until I get the kitchen in - then take a photo of the hinges, and get you to sort it out for me! :D

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bel
Apr 20, 2011 4:28 pm
bel


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