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get the builder to drop the ceiling height down in the kitchen area. depending on the kitchen design, just to platerboard dropdown bulkhead. IMO mdf bulkheads that follow…

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Pitto
Mar 21, 2011 11:06 am
Debra50
Debra50
20 March 2011

Has anyone got a benchtop in Stipple Seal or similar?

Has anyone got a benchtop in Stipple Seal or similar?

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ZMu2OZ8NjdI/TVvHw__LkwI/AAAAAAAAAUs/-qXHseqo8t0/s320/IMG_1665.JPG Someone else's from another thread but the island…

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Debra50
Mar 20, 2011 10:27 pm
kel72
kel72
20 March 2011

Double Oven - what brand to go with?

Double Oven - what brand to go with?
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hey impatient how do you find the grill with the bosch? is it an in oven grill open/closed door? I'm looking at this one b/c our old oven has a seperate grill which we…

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kel72
Mar 20, 2011 5:08 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
19 March 2011

Do you have a timber benchtop?

Do you have a timber benchtop?

Only the island bench and cupboards and doors exist & the architraves. I have looked and looked and can't find a photo as it was. Now mostly concrete... soz All the timber…

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onc_artisan
Mar 19, 2011 7:43 pm
onc_artisan
Pinchy
Pinchy
19 March 2011

Single bowl sink anyone?

Single bowl sink anyone?
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Thanks Mrs P. Oliveri have a great range of accessories.

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Pinchy
Mar 19, 2011 2:32 pm
myart
myart
18 March 2011

Benchtop manufacturer recommendation in Perth - found one!

Benchtop manufacturer recommendation in Perth - found one!

Hi I used MGD in Osborne Pk for our tiles and pavers. Their service was excellent as they also installed it for us. For our lift we put a beautiful product called laminam…

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myart
Mar 18, 2011 2:02 pm
iknowboonie
iknowboonie
18 March 2011

2-Pack or Polytec Createc?????

2-Pack or Polytec Createc?????

We were tossing up between 2-pack or Createc. In the end we have decided to go with 2-pack because it allowed us to choose any colour we wished. The Createc had a…

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iknowboonie
Mar 18, 2011 12:58 pm
grinder
grinder
18 March 2011

FRANKE SPAZIO 3 PLUMBING KIT

FRANKE SPAZIO 3 PLUMBING KIT

Depends... Who is doing the plumbing? Where and how high is the drain hole and what pipes are gong to go in? If you have a plumber ask him If you DIY then wait until you…

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grinder
Mar 18, 2011 7:22 am
grinder
hparis
hparis
16 March 2011

SMALL FRIDGE GAP

SMALL FRIDGE GAP

have a look at the samsung SRF579DIS... huge fridge space, enormous freezer space, and will fit inside your 880mm fridge cavity... Has an automatic ice maker and a…

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hparis
Mar 16, 2011 9:27 pm
mapcalla
mapcalla
16 March 2011

Bar Stools from The Reject Shop

Bar Stools from The Reject Shop

sometimes they look okay via the internet, but once you go in and have a look the quality is that not great. have you got a reject shop close to you where you can go and…

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mapcalla
Mar 16, 2011 9:23 pm
Pitto
Pitto
15 March 2011

Shadowline/fingerpull poly - full length pantry doors help!

Shadowline/fingerpull poly - full length pantry doors help!

Our 22 drawers and 10 cabinets are handleless....but our pantry has two slimline handles that match the handle on the oven and…

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Pitto
Mar 15, 2011 12:09 pm
emeri
emeri
13 March 2011

What have you had to compromise on?

What have you had to compromise on?

I lost out on a few things: * Butlers pantry.....despite 8 designs from 3 different designers, we just couldn't get a design that ANYONE thought worked in our space *…

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emeri
Mar 13, 2011 10:12 pm
CC101
CC101
13 March 2011

Benchtop Caesarstone versus Granite

Benchtop Caesarstone versus Granite
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builder is charging more than 2k more than the quotes i got privately

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CC101
Mar 13, 2011 3:10 pm
CC101
CC101
12 March 2011

Essa stone or Ceasor stone in Perth

Essa stone or Ceasor stone in Perth

thanks zeitgeber for the above information. has any one got good or bad experience for getting essa or ceasor stone installed in perth

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CC101
Mar 12, 2011 10:58 pm
markloy
markloy
11 March 2011

Sealing Granite Benchtops

Sealing Granite Benchtops

Sealing of a granite benchtop is necessary because on a daily basis will be subject to exposure to food and drink. Benchtop cleaning a lot easier to seal and stain…

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markloy
Mar 11, 2011 7:54 pm
Pippi
Pippi
11 March 2011

Is a sink a sink?

Is a sink a sink?

Thanks Zeitgeber, that E&S video was really helpful. Think I'll watch some more of those...

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Pippi
Mar 11, 2011 3:48 pm
Pippi
renomart
renomart
11 March 2011

Fridge O/H Cupboard Color Split

Fridge O/H Cupboard Color Split

It's not generally a good idea to have a wine rack above the fridge as the heat from the refrigerator can keep them quite warm. ::surprise::

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renomart
Mar 11, 2011 9:42 am
renomart
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jaeger LeCoultre
11 March 2011

Blumotion adapter

Blumotion adapter

Ikea use Blum drawers and hinges in their kitchens and they sell soft closing dampers for them so they may fit some Blum drawers and hinges: drawer…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Mar 11, 2011 7:00 am
Goodieslalas
Goodieslalas
10 March 2011

Kitchen colour help!!!

Kitchen colour help!!!

Oh awesome! Thank you so much :D

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Goodieslalas
Mar 10, 2011 9:40 pm
Goodieslalas
Strumer
Strumer
10 March 2011

Why not laminate?

Why not laminate?
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I remember reading somewhere that one of the top things on a lot of people's list of things to change when they buy a house that has been lived in is the kitchen. Units…

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Strumer
Mar 10, 2011 5:03 pm
Strumer
MemoriesinStone
MemoriesinStone
10 March 2011

Stone benchtops cost?

Stone benchtops cost?

What determines the price of engineered stone 1) size of tops - engineered stone only comes in 3000mm x 1400mm slabs 2) colour - there is standard deluxe and premium 3)…

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MemoriesinStone
Mar 10, 2011 7:21 am
MemoriesinStone
MemoriesinStone
10 March 2011

how to move our 1/2 tonne caesar stone bench

how to move our 1/2 tonne caesar stone bench

Special trolley Would say it would be easier safer and cheaper to leave it to a stonemason

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MemoriesinStone
Mar 10, 2011 6:48 am
DawnDrifter
DawnDrifter
9 March 2011

Stefani inline water filters from bunnings

Stefani inline water filters from bunnings

Hi all, hope you are well. Just a quick question to the forum - Have any of you had experience with the Stefani Inline water filter system($99) available from Bunnings. We…

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DawnDrifter
Mar 09, 2011 2:11 pm
Amadio
Amadio
9 March 2011

Storage systems to hang on pantry door

Storage systems to hang on pantry door

I think that in most parts of Australia many…

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Amadio
Mar 09, 2011 12:01 pm
Strumer
Strumer
9 March 2011

MR vs HMR whiteboard

MR vs HMR whiteboard

Yeah Pitto, I too assumed that MR was an abbreviation of MRMDF, same as HMR is a shortened version of HMRPB...doesn't mean I'm right though. Agree about the MDF vs PB…

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Strumer
Mar 09, 2011 9:47 am
Strumer
Melly03
Melly03
8 March 2011

Polyuerethane Kitchen

Polyuerethane Kitchen

Thanks for your replies :-) So far I've been able to ascertain that the paint is supposed to be 2 pac. I rang a local kitchen installer who was surprised that I'm already…

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Melly03
Mar 08, 2011 9:11 pm
TheBirthCoach
TheBirthCoach
8 March 2011

Does anyone have a Myrtle Benchtop? or redgum?

Does anyone have a Myrtle Benchtop? or redgum?

I am considering getting a myrtle benchtop for my new kitchen. Well myrtle first choice, redgum second choce. Just curious if anyone has one, as they are not that common…

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TheBirthCoach
Mar 08, 2011 4:41 pm
Pitto
Pitto
8 March 2011

Kitchen Colours - Help Please!

Kitchen Colours - Help Please!

your thoughts are to do the entire pantry wall/walloven tower and appliance tower all Lustrous Elm?…

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Pitto
Mar 08, 2011 11:21 am
becks81
becks81
6 March 2011

drainer for kitch sink under the bench

drainer for kitch sink under the bench

I'm a little concerned about the moisture too.

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becks81
Mar 06, 2011 12:38 pm
Southies
Southies
5 March 2011

Dark floor tiles

Dark floor tiles

lastone, we have taupe-coloured tiles throughout our living areas & we just love them. On my monitor, the tiles look grey but they have definitley more brown in them than…

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Southies
Mar 05, 2011 12:17 pm
Southies
Miss
Miss
5 March 2011

Light colour benchtop verses darker colour benchtop

Light colour benchtop verses darker colour benchtop

We've gone for a white benchtop in our kitchen simply because we liked the colour and we thought it would be what would work best with the other colours in that area. We…

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Miss
Mar 05, 2011 8:57 am
kyton
kyton
4 March 2011

Kitchen dissapointments anyone?

Kitchen dissapointments anyone?
1, 2

If you have a fridge with water and ice you need to have water plumbed to the cavity.

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kyton
Mar 04, 2011 8:55 pm
kyton
kyton
kyton
4 March 2011

Opinions on butler pantry contents

Opinions on butler pantry contents

Personally I don't think your pantry is wide enough for all those things. My pantry is 1.8 wide and our widest shelf is 45cm - I think that is almost as wide as I would go.

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kyton
Mar 04, 2011 8:53 pm
kyton
mikhailovna
mikhailovna
4 March 2011

alaskan gloss

alaskan gloss

Hello, I hope this is not too late but PLEASE steer clear of ****** ****** (PM me). We have just had a nightmare fiasco with them and all they are doing to fix our…

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mikhailovna
Mar 04, 2011 4:31 pm
countrylife
countrylife
4 March 2011

Walk through pantry

Walk through pantry

Thanks for all your comments. I will go back to the drawing board and have another play. Not really sure how to get the sink and fridge closer as I need something along…

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countrylife
Mar 04, 2011 9:29 am
horaldo
horaldo
3 March 2011

Anyone with Caesarstone Oyster benches?

Anyone with Caesarstone Oyster benches?

I'd love to see some pics of your kitchen if you have Caesarstone Oyster bench tops. We have settled on this color and are very excited about it as it works well with…

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horaldo
Mar 03, 2011 10:42 pm
waterwheel
waterwheel
2 March 2011

Kitchen for the physically disabled

Kitchen for the physically disabled

Wow Grinder! Thank you so much for this link. We have a disabled son and have been looking for exactly what's on the Granberg site for years. We're building in a year…

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waterwheel
Mar 02, 2011 3:18 pm
PeasInAPod
PeasInAPod
1 March 2011

Show me your diamond gloss bench pleeeaaassseeee.......

Show me your diamond gloss bench pleeeaaassseeee.......
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Vinyl!! It looks great :) Thanks for the colours. I'll just HAVE to use fossil in my house...gorgeous colour!

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PeasInAPod
Mar 01, 2011 1:12 pm
PeasInAPod
grinder
grinder
28 February 2011

benchtop dilema

benchtop dilema

I hope this works as it is a link to a pdf brouchure of the range. I am going for a NObilia kitchen from Germany but there is a local…

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grinder
Feb 28, 2011 6:25 am
grinder
midnite069
midnite069
27 February 2011

sink not to expensive to put in my kitchen

sink not to expensive to put in my kitchen

I was looking at a Clark sink at Bunnings that was $189-it looked really nice but a guy told me to spend a bit more as it may start looking tired after 2-3 years-so Id…

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midnite069
Feb 27, 2011 3:17 pm
Not So Good
Not So Good
27 February 2011

Powerpoint location in Kitchen.. help!

Powerpoint location in Kitchen.. help!

I have a very similar kitchen design, built with Simonds 15 months ago. I do have power points in the splash back, mine is black glass, it does look nice, dont have them…

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Not So Good
Feb 27, 2011 10:14 am
B STAR
B STAR
26 February 2011

side by side fridge freezer

side by side fridge freezer

I have the electrolux four door fridge. The freezer is easy to organize as everything is in draws. \ The fridge also good the way it opens up. Regarding noise. The…

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B STAR
Feb 26, 2011 4:02 pm
kexkez
kexkez
25 February 2011

Do you regret getting a ceramic cooktop?

Do you regret getting a ceramic cooktop?

yup we had the old style free standing stove in our last house too Stormy. Oh well. Maybe it's the black. I tried the cerapol stuff and it helped a bit but wasn't…

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kexkez
Feb 25, 2011 9:36 pm
kexkez
Evelin
Evelin
25 February 2011

Kitchen design thought? Approx costing?

Kitchen design thought? Approx costing?

Have drawers on both sides of the oven. have one larger sink instead of 1 1/2. remember you might want to clean a larger oven tray or pot. Get a deep sink. Where do you…

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Evelin
Feb 25, 2011 1:01 pm
kyton
kyton
25 February 2011

Is white kitchen and white table & chairs too much?

Is white kitchen and white table & chairs too much?

If you do a search for posts by Suh you will see she has pretty much the same setup. She does have a metallic dark chocolate splash and other accent pieces but pretty much…

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kyton
Feb 25, 2011 9:15 am
kyton
nerak
nerak
24 February 2011

All white kitchens

All white kitchens

Thanks upsydaisy - that's exactly what I wanted to see. Your arrangement is how I thought it would be built. I'll have to go back to my builder and ask what they meant…

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nerak
Feb 24, 2011 11:09 am
Strumer
Strumer
23 February 2011

heat shield

heat shield

Some suppliers, such as Polytec, supply their own "heatshield" which is basically a shaped metal strip that sits between your oven and the neighbouring boards, it extends…

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Strumer
Feb 23, 2011 5:01 pm
Strumer
full of faith
full of faith
23 February 2011

Scratched acrylic surface

Scratched acrylic surface

We have a solid surface benchtop which I have since found out is (made by?) Portafino. I think our cupboards are oyster linea colour - they are not gloss but a matt…

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full of faith
Feb 23, 2011 3:07 pm
n&n02
n&n02
23 February 2011

What's your all time favourite light caesarstone colour?

What's your all time favourite light caesarstone colour?

I looooove cs buttermilk ::kiss:: ::kiss::. I think its quite new... I would have used it but we needed depth in our kitchen area so choose a darkish colour - cashmere. If I would…

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n&n02
Feb 23, 2011 12:50 pm


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