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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
pearl
pearl
11 April 2011

help- mineral turps has left marks on my new caesarstone

help- mineral turps has left marks on my new caesarstone

Sorry to hear about your accident on the caesarstone. I to have just had Urban fitted 7 days ago on my kitchen bench. I was told by the stonemason not to use a few…

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pearl
Apr 11, 2011 10:31 am

we did burnished wood around the fridge unit and back bench, and sides of the breakfast bar. The breakfast bar is in a swirly laminex viewtopic.php?f=31&t=35307&start=1280

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kiwi
Apr 10, 2011 4:25 pm
kiwi
Rizzo
Rizzo
9 April 2011

Splashback help, well after the fact!

Splashback help, well after the fact!

Thanks emeri, I've e-mailed them again to let them know I'm not happy. I mean, what's the point in picking a colour if you don't get that colour? We were never told it…

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Rizzo
Apr 09, 2011 7:01 pm
grinder
grinder
8 April 2011

Protecting laminate benchtops

Protecting laminate benchtops

Jsut simply buy one of those large non slip mat rolls in one of those Chinese cheap buys shop cuts them to size slip under some chopping block or board or similar and that's it

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grinder
Apr 08, 2011 10:38 pm
grinder
kb46
kb46
8 April 2011

black and white kitchen

black and white kitchen

Oooh - very sleek and timeless ref_kt!

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kb46
Apr 08, 2011 10:11 am
bel
bel
7 April 2011

Kitchen colours

Kitchen colours

Hey kwiwkim Pictures always help us help you! :D Have you got a plan or picture of the space?

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bel
Apr 07, 2011 10:55 pm
bel
Pippi
Pippi
7 April 2011

Any tips on getting the best quote for appliance packages?

Any tips on getting the best quote for appliance packages?

Barkly was right - E&S Blackburn are great! I'm sure going in when it's quiet during the week helps, but I am so impressed with the service and price I got there. I'd been…

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Pippi
Apr 07, 2011 3:34 pm
Pippi
jess p
jess p
6 April 2011

panelled / routed doors

panelled / routed doors

LOVE THAT HAMPTONS style kitchen......now i need to convince hubby.... i like is has a gallery of that style!

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jess p
Apr 06, 2011 3:38 pm
suh
suh
6 April 2011

Are panel lift cupboard doors functionally better?

Are panel lift cupboard doors functionally better?

I have both the lift (bottom row) and the push button (top row) type they are both good. No idea of expense sorry. Look in the Show me your kitchen thread, mine is in there.

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suh
Apr 06, 2011 7:55 am
suh
Pitto
Pitto
5 April 2011

polyurethane, hardform or colourform?

polyurethane, hardform or colourform?

One more thing, Hardform doors are a Parbury product, its kind of like a melamine door with a rounded post formed edge, very hard wearing, but i personally have not used…

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Pitto
Apr 05, 2011 10:30 pm
SoonerOrLater
SoonerOrLater
5 April 2011

Caesarstone Buttermilk?

Caesarstone Buttermilk?

HalCal, The only image of Buttermilk that I have found truly satisfying was when we visited the Caesarstone showroom and I fell in love with the slab of stone hanging on…

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SoonerOrLater
Apr 05, 2011 12:02 pm
kyton
kyton
4 April 2011

Choosing colours that wont date...

Choosing colours that wont date...

Will be hard to find a cabinet maker who will do the angled handle (I have this in 2pak). But you can have metal type handles installed on top of the doors that make it…

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kyton
Apr 04, 2011 10:24 pm
kyton
Jahmat85
Jahmat85
4 April 2011

Retrospective Kitchen Reno blog

Retrospective Kitchen Reno blog

I absolutely love what you have done with the kitchen. The original looks a lot similar to our kitchen , but we are hoping to renovate it in the coming few months. Are…

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Jahmat85
Apr 04, 2011 8:21 pm
hayley567
hayley567
3 April 2011

Kitchen colours

Kitchen colours

I don't know. I think darker would look better but I do like the light colours.

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hayley567
Apr 03, 2011 8:18 pm
Pippi
Pippi
2 April 2011

kitchen cupboard colours

kitchen cupboard colours

I love that site too, so good for inspiration and guidance! If you're after ideas I also like houzz.com and remodelista.com. Oh the hours I've wasted looking at them...

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Pippi
Apr 02, 2011 6:47 pm
Pippi
suh
suh
31 March 2011

Dummy for colour, kitchen doing my head in!

Dummy for colour, kitchen doing my head in!

I myself wouldn't have anything but a white splashback with river white granite, it's so gorgeous I wouldn't want anything else to take over up the top. Just make sure…

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suh
Mar 31, 2011 11:23 pm
suh
kel72
kel72
31 March 2011

Bosch wall oven door picture?

Bosch wall oven door picture?

I saw a demo of the telescopic arms at Berloni appliances, and i so want some of them! they look fantastic and slide in/out of the oven so much easier than standard oven racks.

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kel72
Mar 31, 2011 12:30 pm
GroovyOne
GroovyOne
30 March 2011

STONE bench-Would you be fussed about the location of a join

STONE bench-Would you be fussed about the location of a join
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Ahhh, sorry - I misunderstood what you were saying. I can see the issue with the join. If it's right near the sink that would be risky. Hope they fix it so it looks…

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GroovyOne
Mar 30, 2011 1:20 am
kyton
kyton
28 March 2011

A Caesar Stone Question - 'Joins' on the side and sharp edge

A Caesar Stone Question - 'Joins' on the side and sharp edge

There are normally two ways of making stone thicker. The first is two slabs stuck together. That is how my 40mm upstand is done. Look carefully at the edge and you can…

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kyton
Mar 28, 2011 10:25 pm
kyton
Jochicho
Jochicho
28 March 2011

For Jochicho

For Jochicho

Thank you heaps Suh for posting those pics! Sorry for not replying earlier but my PC at home has been playing up... And I loveeeeeeeee the special puppy pic, too cute! ::

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Jochicho
Mar 28, 2011 8:42 am
Amadio
Amadio
28 March 2011

Looking for old doors and drawers for 1985 AV Jennings home

Looking for old doors and drawers for 1985 AV Jennings home

Have you gone to the tip shops? These are the places that store and sell all the stuff that comes via the dump truck but which is in still good condition. I've seen…

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Amadio
Mar 28, 2011 7:52 am
Wandering
Wandering
27 March 2011

Question for those with vinyl wrap

Question for those with vinyl wrap

Thanks so much for that Earl. I didn't think it was vinyl wrap - but couldn't work out what it was. It does very much feel like melamine (thanks for the name!) - and my…

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Wandering
Mar 27, 2011 11:42 pm
Pepsi_Drinker
Pepsi_Drinker
27 March 2011

900 gas cooktops

900 gas cooktops

We've got a 90cm gas cooktop and the centrally placed wok on medium flame matches our 30cm frypan just right :D We find the wok and larger pans…

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Pepsi_Drinker
Mar 27, 2011 2:32 pm
Pepsi_Drinker
Crawley
Crawley
27 March 2011

Broken/Damaged/Cracked Glass Cooktop

Broken/Damaged/Cracked Glass Cooktop

I would maybe get someone to come in and have a look. I would think the glass used on cook tops is specific for that purpose due to the high heat it is exposed to during…

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Crawley
Mar 27, 2011 11:26 am
inverell
inverell
26 March 2011

Groovy powerpoints...

Groovy powerpoints...
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Have one quick question as you clearly have the 240V light switch range. Are the cover plates on these switches glass or acrylic? The reason I ask is…

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inverell
Mar 26, 2011 9:40 pm
Casa2
Casa2
26 March 2011

Hob choice!

Hob choice!

I have a 700 mm induction cooktop and a 700 mm rangehood. It looks "just right".

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Casa2
Mar 26, 2011 8:29 am
Deemaree
Deemaree
25 March 2011

Is there such a thing as too much gloss or white in akitchen

Is there such a thing as too much gloss or white in akitchen

^^^I've got a creamy beige floortile too movingGal-love the way it offsets the white kitchen! Our wall colour is…

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Deemaree
Mar 25, 2011 9:40 pm
Deemaree
justfrank
justfrank
24 March 2011

Kitchen Reno - Blog Progress....

Kitchen Reno - Blog Progress....
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Kitchen was $7k Appliances $3500 Gas Man - $600, he was Useless not happy with…

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justfrank
Mar 24, 2011 6:47 pm
justfrank
sheznay
sheznay
24 March 2011

Kitchen Design Help Needed

Kitchen Design Help Needed

yeah I see what you mean. The house we are building has a capped wall, but no photos yet as it's not build. :-) IMO capped walls are important for kitchens but I think the…

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sheznay
Mar 24, 2011 2:37 pm
sheznay
Pitto
Pitto
22 March 2011

What"s easier to keep clean-2pak doors in satin or gloss?

What"s easier to keep clean-2pak doors in satin or gloss?

light colour gloss is better, and can be rebuffed to restore its original shine. dark coloured satin, shows everything.

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Pitto
Mar 22, 2011 10:13 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
22 March 2011

Dumb question re splashback

Dumb question re splashback

Hi Glass splashbacks are always painted on the back. Starfire is a proprietary name for an iron-free glass, as…

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ECOECO
Mar 22, 2011 6:49 pm
ECOECO
kyton
kyton
22 March 2011

diamond gloss laminex

diamond gloss laminex

For one of our rentals we used Laminex Cosmos gloss. It was super glossy and lovely. Whenever I saw marks on it I would just use paper towel and windex (my favourite stuff…

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kyton
Mar 22, 2011 6:13 pm
kyton

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