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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 9:25 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 7:42 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 6:52 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 10:42 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 1:32 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 10:26 am
inverell
inverell
26 March 2011

Groovy powerpoints...

Groovy powerpoints...
1, 2

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 8:40 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 7:29 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 8:40 pm
Deemaree
justfrank
justfrank
24 March 2011

Kitchen Reno - Blog Progress....

Kitchen Reno - Blog Progress....
1, 2, 3

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

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justfrank
Mar 24, 2011 5:47 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 1:37 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 9:13 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 5:49 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 5:13 pm
kyton
midnite069
midnite069
22 March 2011

2pac in satin or textured finish?

2pac in satin or textured finish?

Textured is the actual paint eg textured,satin or gloss and colonial square is the pattern inside the door

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midnite069
Mar 22, 2011 2:12 pm
hparis
hparis
21 March 2011

Legalities of cancelling a paid order?

Legalities of cancelling a paid order?

I'd be surprised if any reputable retailer wouldn't negotiate in this situation. It's not just about legality, more and more in this day and age…

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hparis
Mar 21, 2011 6:27 pm
Pinchy
Pinchy
21 March 2011

White polly kitchen looks grey in my new kitchen

White polly kitchen looks grey in my new kitchen

I have a sample of the cupboard material it is brownish inside and it looks shiny white outside with a black, bluish tinge.…

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Pinchy
Mar 21, 2011 3:48 pm
KAN
KAN
21 March 2011

Things to be considered when retro fitting a butlers pantry

Things to be considered when retro fitting a butlers pantry

Wow, thanks for your response. I have an exhaust, but not sure about the water waste...You have me thinking now. Maybe it is cheaper to get the builder to do rather than…

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KAN
Mar 21, 2011 1:36 pm

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?
1, 2

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?
1, 2

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
1 ... 5, 6, 7

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?
1, 2

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

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


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