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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 12:22 pm
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 10:35 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 6:39 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 1:14 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 12:38 pm
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 4:19 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 1:03 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 11:46 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 1:42 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 9:58 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 7:22 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 6:49 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 5:41 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 11:46 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 10:19 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 8:33 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 5:32 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 11:45 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 10:35 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 10:22 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 2:42 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 9:58 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 30, 2011 12:08 am
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 10:34 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 5:09 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 10:23 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 7:29 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 2:08 pm
renomart
renomart
26 April 2011

Cleaning oven racks!??

Cleaning oven racks!??

Cloudy ammonia works well.

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renomart
Apr 26, 2011 10:11 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 24, 2011 12:29 am
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 11:26 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 8:02 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 10:09 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 5:28 pm
bel
dsiroky
dsiroky
20 April 2011

kitchen design software programs

kitchen design software programs

The ikea program is very good. It builds 2D models and 3D models. I've done 2 kitchens using it now, and will probably do my 3rd the same way. The hardware they use for…

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dsiroky
Apr 20, 2011 1:58 pm
grinder
grinder
19 April 2011

Can you ask for a discount on tile prices?

Can you ask for a discount on tile prices?

Hi everyone, In my last post I was wondering about tile colour. Now I think we found one, but its a bit more than what we wanted to spend. As…

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grinder
Apr 19, 2011 10:22 pm
grinder
powinc
powinc
18 April 2011

Movable kitchen island anyone? (not wheels)

Movable kitchen island anyone? (not wheels)

I think you are onto something. If you can move the island bench, then you could make room in your kitchen and use it in the dinning area for say parties??

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powinc
Apr 18, 2011 10:37 pm
powinc
powinc
powinc
18 April 2011

Quantum Quartz

Quantum Quartz

Thanks, I appreciate the feedback

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powinc
Apr 18, 2011 4:03 pm
powinc
Bindi77
Bindi77
16 April 2011

help with floor tile colours

help with floor tile colours

Hi claire, We have chosen a neutral tile to go with a neutral theme to our house. We have chosen a tigressa beige tile with a marble type pattern on it so it hides the…

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Bindi77
Apr 16, 2011 3:38 pm
suh
suh
15 April 2011

wiping the bench directly into the bin

wiping the bench directly into the bin
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I wouldn't put a hole in the benchtop either but I do prepare most things on the island and scrape straight into the pullout bin and I peel veggies directly into the bin…

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suh
Apr 15, 2011 7:29 am
suh
pearl
pearl
14 April 2011

Splashback question

Splashback question

Chis&Kate The style that we want is the third drawing and reading Strumers comments which seem to make a lot of sense so we will talk to the kitchen company regarding…

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pearl
Apr 14, 2011 9:02 pm
hayley567
hayley567
14 April 2011

Cafe cream kitchen

Cafe cream kitchen

Has anyone installed a kitchen in Cafe Cream gloss with stone bench top? Would like to see pictures & colour used for bench top.

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hayley567
Apr 14, 2011 5:30 pm
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SoonerOrLater
Apr 12, 2011 11:00 am
to_do_list
to_do_list
11 April 2011

curious kitchen bin question

curious kitchen bin question

Actually I like Matts bin in a drawer idea viewtopic.php?f=53&t=45022 I've got a pull out pin and tucking the back around the lip of the bin and frame gives me the shytesens.

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to_do_list
Apr 11, 2011 11:56 pm
to_do_list
chatterbox
chatterbox
11 April 2011

Question about griller inside oven, not separate

Question about griller inside oven, not separate

I hear what you all say... but I just think it is archaic to have to either keep the door open, or close it and then attach a handle to pull out the grill tray.......a…

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chatterbox
Apr 11, 2011 8:15 pm


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