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ivory_kitten
ivory_kitten
7 July 2011

2 young children and 2 PAC

2 young children and 2 PAC

yea i think it's pretty good, it's just the kids are super rough (well especially my 3yo son) he tears around the house with those crazy push along toys and crashes in to…

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ivory_kitten
Jul 07, 2011 2:16 pm
Strumer
Strumer
7 July 2011

Washing machine to run off kitcken faucet?

Washing machine to run off kitcken faucet?

A few years ago when I was living in a unit I had a front loading washing machine on castors that ran off the kitchen tap. My plumbing supplier provided me with a special…

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Strumer
Jul 07, 2011 2:10 pm
Strumer
di101
di101
5 July 2011

What colour ceaser stone benchtop have you got?? - HELP!!!

What colour ceaser stone benchtop have you got?? - HELP!!!

great thank you all so much for your responses .. and for the pics, your kitchens all look FAB!!! - yes, its a personal choice but under so much pressure to make it right…

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di101
Jul 05, 2011 3:40 pm

top cabinet width

top cabinet width

Most kitchens designs tend to line the doors up with the cabinets below. Having said that it also depends on how long the run of overheads is and also if a rangehood…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 04, 2011 3:41 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
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Leona
Jul 04, 2011 12:37 pm
alt0160
alt0160
1 July 2011

kitchen mixer

kitchen mixer

There are so many lovely things on that website, easy to miss. Ive spent waaaaay too much time researching tap ware lately

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alt0160
Jul 01, 2011 11:43 pm
emeri
emeri
1 July 2011

Resene metallic glass splashback HELP!!!

Resene metallic glass splashback HELP!!!

Here are some pics of my Resene metallic splashback. It is Scotty Silver (blue/silver that shimmers) on starfire…

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emeri
Jul 01, 2011 9:08 pm
Melodie
Melodie
1 July 2011

Ceasarstone in Brisbane

Ceasarstone in Brisbane

Thanks emeri! We ended up going with MWS Masonry, from a recommendation from the Yatala office. They are coming in next week to do the first site visit and…

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Melodie
Jul 01, 2011 4:57 pm
emeri
emeri
1 July 2011

Looking for a Kitchen company in Brisbane.

Looking for a Kitchen company in Brisbane.

Hi Dave I used Rod's Kitchens at Meadowbrook to do my kitchen recently. They were recommended by two people I knew. We did a total pull out, remove wall and brand new…

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emeri
Jul 01, 2011 4:48 pm
spencerman
spencerman
30 June 2011

Reno in Carlton Melb - Just finished

Reno in Carlton Melb - Just finished

Hi Guys, I have just finished my reno and thought i better post it up. I will get some photos on the weekend and let me know what you think, before and after. :) cheers Spencer

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spencerman
Jun 30, 2011 10:28 pm
leanne27
leanne27
30 June 2011

How to reduce rangehood noise

How to reduce rangehood noise

I don't have any further updates except that the builder will try to put in a sound proofing material in a bulkhead surrounding the duct. We don't have a 200mm cavity so…

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leanne27
Jun 30, 2011 8:59 pm
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suh
Jun 30, 2011 5:57 pm
suh
alt0160
alt0160
30 June 2011

New kitchen was a winner!

New kitchen was a winner!

Amazing. I love the handless look!

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alt0160
Jun 30, 2011 2:50 pm
Renofreak
Renofreak
30 June 2011

CaesarStone bench tops

CaesarStone bench tops

Have just had a kitchen reno and covered the existing bench with 6mm engineered stone. Looks great. I was not able to scratch the sample with a very sharp knife.

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Renofreak
Jun 30, 2011 10:11 am
Jervisbay
Jervisbay
29 June 2011

L Shape Island Bench - help

L Shape Island Bench - help

Hi Cass, Did you try an image search on Google? I've found a few interesting ideas here: http://www.google.com.au/search?hl=en&r ... 0l0l0l0ll0 Hope this helps.

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Jervisbay
Jun 30, 2011 12:56 am
Jervisbay
Jervisbay
29 June 2011

Sink and mixer tap

Sink and mixer tap

We opted for a Oliveri undermount double sink and a Methven mixer with veggie spray. The mixer has 15 years warranty and was on special at HN. We use the big sink to…

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Jervisbay
Jun 30, 2011 12:43 am
chippy
chippy
29 June 2011

Flatpak kitchens

Flatpak kitchens

We went to bunnings to pick up some metal and hubby saw a kitchen they had on display - he priced it up with what he'd quote, custom…

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chippy
Jun 29, 2011 1:48 am
chippy
smch
smch
26 June 2011

To integrate or not to integrate, that is the question!

To integrate or not to integrate, that is the question!

Thanks for that. I had stumbled across the sink warehouse and am searching for a cheaper version, but am only after a single sink. Maybe I will phone the other and…

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smch
Jun 26, 2011 10:54 pm
MiainBundy
MiainBundy
25 June 2011

Help! I can't decide on colours for my walls and splashback

Help! I can't decide on colours for my walls and splashback

It's a tough one, because white, or antique white would probably be the simplest option, or grey, as Mango suggested. Maybe even a slightly golden yellow, to bring extra…

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MiainBundy
Jun 25, 2011 12:05 pm
MiainBundy
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
25 June 2011

Cutlery tray in dishwasher or not

Cutlery tray in dishwasher or not

I don't have a cutlery tray (yet...) but it annoys me having the baskets because my cutlery isn't skinny ended so has to go into the baskets grouped together and not…

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MrsGreen
Jun 25, 2011 11:38 am
MrsGreen
Mclaren
Mclaren
24 June 2011

Kitchenette and Bar fridge

Kitchenette and Bar fridge

Put a vent in the door - solved!

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Mclaren
Jun 24, 2011 6:00 pm
Mclaren
alt0160
alt0160
24 June 2011

Power Points

Power Points

You have a kitchenaid mixer! *jealous*. You dont want to hide that away! I would probably use the black ones from the saturn range, they sound lovely

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alt0160
Jun 24, 2011 3:58 pm
ironhorse26
ironhorse26
23 June 2011

help with colours.

help with colours.

I agree with bel... there is definitely a yellowish with raw silk. Go with the bondi and hog half

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ironhorse26
Jun 24, 2011 12:09 am
theyetti
theyetti
22 June 2011

Undoing plumbing reno in rental house?

Undoing plumbing reno in rental house?

As above, fitting a sink mixer tap might involve a considerable amount of money and effort depending on the current setup. If the current taps and spout come out of the…

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theyetti
Jun 22, 2011 9:23 pm
Iwannanewkitchen
Iwannanewkitchen
22 June 2011

Laminex Crystal Gloss

Laminex Crystal Gloss

Yes I popped into the Osbourne Park showroom and the colour is lovely. I don't want 2pac, the paint is supposed to be very toxic so that is def out. I will take my chance…

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Iwannanewkitchen
Jun 22, 2011 7:24 pm
planfan
planfan
22 June 2011

Advice on Benchtop for kitchen newbie

Advice on Benchtop for kitchen newbie

We chose laminex benches - and the cupboards are Wilson Art. I like it, it's not cold, stone stains (as does laminex), stone could be noisy and echoes. It's cheap so…

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planfan
Jun 22, 2011 4:20 pm
Deeg
Deeg
22 June 2011

Euro vs Euro Grand

Euro vs Euro Grand

I've bought a second hand Eurogrand cooktop and need a new thermocouple for the wok burner. Can't find an agent who sells them. Any ideas?

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Deeg
Jun 22, 2011 12:50 pm
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
20 June 2011

What is this Kitchen style?

What is this Kitchen style?

Hi varshnei, the high top is called a "raised severy top". The underside of the top is usually grooved out for it to slide onto the back panel. cheers

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Kitchenpro
Jun 20, 2011 8:59 am
AL-58
AL-58
19 June 2011

Black sparkly stone benchtops

Black sparkly stone benchtops

Caesar Stone Night Sky is the one we're using. has a few sparkles in it. Al

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AL-58
Jun 19, 2011 5:03 pm
tim mitchell
tim mitchell
18 June 2011

Using Solar hot water supply for a Dishwasher?

Using Solar hot water supply for a Dishwasher?

it wont matter if you have solar hot water or plan hot water system. If its a new place or then again even if its old a solar hot water system should by law have a temp…

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tim mitchell
Jun 18, 2011 8:55 pm
BayBuild
BayBuild
18 June 2011

Anyone have a white tiled splashback?

Anyone have a white tiled splashback?

I have a white tile splashback with a feature strip that is black/silver - hope it…

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BayBuild
Jun 18, 2011 2:45 pm
BayBuild
treesha
treesha
16 June 2011

Any thoughts/experiences on Laminex "Colourtech" gloss doors

Any thoughts/experiences on Laminex "Colourtech" gloss doors

Thanks for that Stormy. Think we will go with it. I know its a lot of money but I dont want to scrimp on the kitchen, and they do look nice.The laminate is peeling off in…

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treesha
Jun 16, 2011 4:23 pm
alt0160
alt0160
16 June 2011

Where do you store recipe books? Display or not.

Where do you store recipe books? Display or not.
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Check the width of your cookbooks. I have narrow cupboards 30cm deep and not all my books will fit in them. They are stored in the study…

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alt0160
Jun 16, 2011 3:08 pm
the country chook
the country chook
14 June 2011

Arda ovens...any opinions?

Arda ovens...any opinions?

On the look our for a black oven, freestanding or inbuilt, and saw in the latest Retravision Catalogue : Arda brand??? Any comments??? Tammy

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the country chook
Jun 14, 2011 7:21 pm
idream3
idream3
14 June 2011

Country/Shaker style kitchen

Country/Shaker style kitchen

Thanks so much for all the information. I think 2 pac does get a bit of a bad wrap but think it is the way to go. Looking forward to many more 'conversations' on here as…

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idream3
Jun 14, 2011 6:39 pm

this is the door i was talking about, the one on the end with the bolt into the floor, it swings both ways, so you could leave the handle off and push…

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wildorchid
Jun 12, 2011 9:40 pm
jmcbd
jmcbd
10 June 2011

help with kitchen color-dark benchtop and wood grain cabinet

help with kitchen color-dark benchtop and wood grain cabinet

I think I will keep it simple by just using woodgrain cabinet everywhere and then a light color splashback. thanks for the replies

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jmcbd
Jun 10, 2011 5:17 pm
kb46
kb46
9 June 2011

Kitchen drawers

Kitchen drawers

Ours are like the picture. I did ask for one set as a bank of just two drawers when I did up the kitchen spec but the cabinetmaker said the shallow first drawer with two…

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kb46
Jun 09, 2011 10:38 pm
donnam
donnam
9 June 2011

For those who have kickboard drawers

For those who have kickboard drawers

Hi I'm not sure how much extra ours cost. I have two lots. One in the island and one opposite on the other bench. No one even realizes they are there. We have two…

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donnam
Jun 09, 2011 9:33 pm
PHL
PHL
8 June 2011

Fridge in a drawer

Fridge in a drawer

Might be worth your while looking at fridges for ships; I know Danfoss makes a drawer fridge system that is very energy efficient especially for caravans and boats.

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PHL
Jun 08, 2011 11:29 pm
Strumer
Strumer
8 June 2011

Vinyl Wrap advice & comments please

Vinyl Wrap advice & comments please

I think vinyl vehicle wraps are quite good for such needs. One of my friends runs a food truck and he advertises his business…

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Strumer
Jun 08, 2011 1:06 pm
Strumer
mimi23
mimi23
8 June 2011

Kitchen colour's - Help I have no idea

Kitchen colour's - Help I have no idea
1, 2, 3, 4

I think having caesarstone splashback and bench top would look great, just not sure Bondi is the right colour to go with the Hogs? You will probably get more replies if…

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mimi23
Jun 08, 2011 2:27 am
mimi23
Bam
Bam
6 June 2011

Stone benchtop - Final Payment: BEFORE installation

Stone benchtop - Final Payment: BEFORE installation

Dont do it. You should always owe something. A payment on completion ensures that you are happy with the product and/or service.

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Bam
Jun 06, 2011 9:06 pm
Bam
xquisite
xquisite
6 June 2011

All White Kitchen

All White Kitchen

Sounds nice, Boogie. Love your idea of painting the walls to contrast. i would check out Dulux beige royal as a nice foil for the white.

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xquisite
Jun 06, 2011 11:21 am
wrexter
wrexter
4 June 2011

Kitchen Cabinet Handles

Kitchen Cabinet Handles

Hey guys anyone know of any stores in Perth?

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wrexter
Jun 04, 2011 8:30 pm
wrexter

How big is your corner walk in pantry??

How big is your corner walk in pantry??

Ours is approx 4mx1.8 ish (only working of rough figures) but its a walk through from the garage and is only for food as i dont think that the…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 03, 2011 10:28 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
blueblueblue
blueblueblue
2 June 2011

powerpoint on waterfall island bench

powerpoint on waterfall island bench
1, 2

Our waterfall edge island bench has a Saturn D/P in each of the top corners under the 30cm overhang for occasional rather than constant use. If…

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blueblueblue
Jun 02, 2011 7:29 pm
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
2 June 2011

How big is a standard microwave cut out??

How big is a standard microwave cut out??

The installation guide here https://portal.bsh-partner.com/portal%2 ... LFRAME.HTM Says that the cavity should be min 450mm internal height, 568mm (560+8mm) internal…

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chrisandkate
Jun 02, 2011 1:44 pm
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tori_bella
Jun 01, 2011 3:15 pm
Trewman
Trewman
9 September 2011

mirror or vinyl sliders

mirror or vinyl sliders
1, 2

We went vinyl sliding mirrors would be a pain to clean all the time

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Trewman
Sep 09, 2011 5:48 pm


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