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kay-you
kay-you
15 February 2011

corner pantry

corner pantry

We have just ripped out a blind corner pantry from our 20 yr old kitchen because I absolutely HATED it. The dimensions sound the same. I can see that it may have appeared…

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kay-you
Feb 15, 2011 3:57 pm
nav12c
nav12c
15 February 2011

Chip in poly kitchen

Chip in poly kitchen

I ended up getting some spare paint for the kitchen manufacturer and touched up the chip. Almost not noticable.

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nav12c
Feb 15, 2011 3:46 pm
luvlee79
luvlee79
14 February 2011

How do you clean your kitchen cupboards

How do you clean your kitchen cupboards
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Trish is right, you do have to wipe over it with a damp cloth to get rid of the residue. I have used it on everything, walls, to get rust off mirrors, small amounts of…

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luvlee79
Feb 14, 2011 2:44 pm
Mrs P
Mrs P
14 February 2011

Island depth +breakfast bar

Island depth +breakfast bar

Rizzo your place is gorgeous. Cabinet maker rung me today and said the price quoted was 900 so we are all good!

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Mrs P
Feb 14, 2011 11:09 am
grinder
grinder
12 February 2011

Caesarstone Benchtops - Colour

Caesarstone Benchtops - Colour

Engineered stones This is essastone…

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grinder
Feb 12, 2011 6:07 pm
grinder
upsydaisy
upsydaisy
12 February 2011

What you love most about your new kitchen

What you love most about your new kitchen
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I love my 2.5 metres of bench that does not have anything on it - will eventually put stools in front so kids can work while I am cooking. Plenty of space to prepare and…

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upsydaisy
Feb 12, 2011 6:42 am
upsydaisy
midnite069
midnite069
11 February 2011

What does dual fuel mean on ovens?

What does dual fuel mean on ovens?

Thanks for that Kyton-I will go shopping and have a look at some ovens-I find gas so much cheaper than electricity-my last power bill was thru the roof!

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midnite069
Feb 11, 2011 12:35 pm
Mango
Mango
11 February 2011

Putting new kitchen in - sand floors before or after?

Putting new kitchen in - sand floors before or after?

We sanded the floors and used the waterbased finish prior to installing the kitchen. We did both jobs ourselves and there was no damage to the floor when installing the…

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Mango
Feb 11, 2011 11:17 am
writermonkey
writermonkey
10 February 2011

Forgot to get plumbing in fridge recess. Now what?

Forgot to get plumbing in fridge recess. Now what?

Writermonkey (welcome to Piara Waters BTW) now would be the time to act to get the builder to include it. You will more then likely have to pay a…

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writermonkey
Feb 10, 2011 2:07 am
writermonkey
grinder
grinder
9 February 2011

Know anything about Scholtes?

Know anything about Scholtes?

Yes I have one undermount rangehood and so far is pretty good it's a bit fiddly to install performs well It's an Italian firm that manufactures the range of ovens…

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grinder
Feb 09, 2011 9:54 pm
grinder
davinci
davinci
9 February 2011

freestanding cookers

freestanding cookers

Was looking for ppls opinions experience etc on freestanding gas cookers. We are in the process of having a new kitchen designed. Looking at brands like : miele, blanco,…

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davinci
Feb 09, 2011 9:28 pm
davinci

Or you can just do what I did - no overheads at all. So no filler bits needed!! …

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kyton
Feb 09, 2011 7:51 pm
kyton
norvenski
norvenski
9 February 2011

double bowl no drainer kitchen sink

double bowl no drainer kitchen sink

I was looking for one also, and found this place in Perth: http://www.sinkwarehouse.com.au/product ... sic-range/ I bought a Classic 200 last weekend, seems like a good…

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norvenski
Feb 09, 2011 10:01 am
Rany
Rany
8 February 2011

Marblo benchtops

Marblo benchtops

It is similar to corian, and they will happily match any colour and or even translucency you are after. It does cost a little more than your average product but anything…

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Rany
Feb 08, 2011 10:46 pm
blueblueblue
blueblueblue
8 February 2011

Is your rangehood in line with the overhead cupboards?

Is your rangehood in line with the overhead cupboards?

Thank you all. Have checked the manufacturers recommendation and it's all good now :)

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blueblueblue
Feb 08, 2011 3:56 pm
beckandbubs
beckandbubs
8 February 2011

Replacing cupboard doors

Replacing cupboard doors

I am doing something similar but for my whole kitchen so I've shopped around a bit. I guess it depends on what finish you are looking for. Laminex doors I think were under…

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beckandbubs
Feb 08, 2011 1:16 pm
grinder
grinder
8 February 2011

sourcing 20mm white laminated melamine boards

sourcing 20mm white laminated melamine boards

Laminex produces 16mm is the most common but there is 18mm 20 is hard to find may be you should consider some buttons or infills ask a cabinet maker or a kitchen place for…

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grinder
Feb 08, 2011 9:17 am
grinder
mimi23
mimi23
7 February 2011

Kitchen colour selection ideas

Kitchen colour selection ideas

Hi marriott48, Have a look through the "show me your kitchen" thread, there are some stunning kitchens that will inspire you! ::kissed:: Good Luck!

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mimi23
Feb 07, 2011 2:14 am
mimi23
KAN
KAN
6 February 2011

Caesarstone - Snow

Caesarstone - Snow

I'll be watching this with interest.....I have selected snow too, but am wondering the same.

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KAN
Feb 06, 2011 2:51 pm
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jemsaf
Feb 06, 2011 7:44 am
Pippi
Pippi
5 February 2011

buying off ebay connection?

buying off ebay connection?

Hi Jaeger, I was just wondering, are you happy with your Hansa taps? And were the fittings you needed to buy for them expensive? (Did you happen to buy from an ebay…

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Pippi
Feb 05, 2011 6:09 pm
Pippi
suh
suh
4 February 2011

Size of pot drawer handles

Size of pot drawer handles

Both your handle setups look great :)

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suh
Feb 04, 2011 11:15 pm
suh
4sterftg
4sterftg
4 February 2011

vinyl wrap doors - shiny or not?

vinyl wrap doors - shiny or not?

Thanks everyone - your comments have certainly helped. I've spoken to the cabinet maker and have ordered vinyl wrap in a metallic gloss finish. Our benches will be in…

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4sterftg
Feb 04, 2011 6:30 pm
Michelle
Michelle
4 February 2011

Help me pick bench colour

Help me pick bench colour

OMG ::surprise:: there's dirt on my floor :| :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: ::hyst::

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Michelle
Feb 04, 2011 5:09 pm
Michelle
iduno
iduno
4 February 2011

Under-cabinet lighting

Under-cabinet lighting

I'm just about to install some led lights in my pantry cupboard. I got one of the following for each shelf. these seem to be plenty bright enough for a 1.5 meter wide…

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iduno
Feb 04, 2011 2:13 am
thirsty
thirsty
3 February 2011

Shadowline question

Shadowline question

Thanks so much for that Kyton. Im pretty sure that what we are getting will be the one you didnt get. I might need to go back into laminex again. Or pass it all in and get…

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thirsty
Feb 03, 2011 9:33 pm
thirsty
nicenurse
nicenurse
3 February 2011

"flatpack" Deep kitchen cupboards?

"flatpack" Deep kitchen cupboards?

Hi, I have been wondering the same thing myself. Hoping to do 900mm deep units along the wall with all pot drawers under, but I hadnt thought of the runners (and naturally…

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nicenurse
Feb 03, 2011 4:37 pm
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
3 February 2011

Builder will not rebate the correct amount for Casaerstone!!

Builder will not rebate the correct amount for Casaerstone!!

We did manage to get full RRp back on our appliances and heating, but as mr & mrs smith said, said we also went with a smaller builder.

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chrisandkate
Feb 03, 2011 9:35 am

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suh
Feb 03, 2011 7:22 am
suh

Would you be able to show us a photo of your…

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n&n02
Feb 02, 2011 9:57 pm
Kaytee
Kaytee
1 February 2011

U shaped kitchen open at two ends

U shaped kitchen open at two ends

Kaytee I'm in love with what your island bench is giong to love like. Can I please ask how far your benchtop will overhang and the thickness of…

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Kaytee
Feb 01, 2011 10:12 pm
Kaytee
MrsRose
MrsRose
1 February 2011

Does anyone have a splashback in "Dulux Linseed"

Does anyone have a splashback in "Dulux Linseed"

No problem! Thanks for the compliments Pattycake and Miss! I can't wait until its finally finished with downlights! :D

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MrsRose
Feb 01, 2011 10:41 am
MrsRose
gelatiii
gelatiii
31 January 2011

To upgrade to vinyl wrap or not?

To upgrade to vinyl wrap or not?

A bit off topic but does anyone know if Polytec createc is more expensive than vinyl wrap? The kitchen people we're dealing with doesn't seem to like the Createc material.

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gelatiii
Jan 31, 2011 11:28 pm
cheerupcharlie
cheerupcharlie
31 January 2011

Need help with kitchen layout please

Need help with kitchen layout please

Thanks for your help everyone. I've ended up turning the whole thing around to get it all in comfortably. I'm actually much happier with it that way. I've changed to…

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cheerupcharlie
Jan 31, 2011 9:18 pm
MrsRose
MrsRose
31 January 2011

Quantum Quartz Riverstone with a gloss white kitchen

Quantum Quartz Riverstone with a gloss white kitchen

Hi Annie, I think Topdeck is using riverstone in her kitchen. I think it looks great! :D

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MrsRose
Jan 31, 2011 2:18 pm
MrsRose
building1
building1
31 January 2011

I think I regret my decision! Not anymore!!

I think I regret my decision! Not anymore!!
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I'd just like to add that I ADORE my Blanco Induction cooktop! :: :: I'd always preffered gas, but now? I'd choose…

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building1
Jan 31, 2011 9:11 am
Pippi
Pippi
30 January 2011

White Duck (or HALF or QUARTER) on starfire glass

White Duck (or HALF or QUARTER) on starfire glass

Thank you so much Haywgl, I really appreciate you going to the effort. Just now I've been examining my samples of Ice Snow, White Duck and Polar White, hoping the…

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Pippi
Jan 30, 2011 8:55 pm
Pippi
Lex
Lex
29 January 2011

How wide are your overhead cupboard doors?

How wide are your overhead cupboard doors?

Hmmmm ... I much prefer something in the middle, like around 450. That size gives you a nice comfortable usable width doors, not too narrow, not too wide. Ours are about…

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Lex
Jan 29, 2011 7:47 am
Lex
Olga1
Olga1
28 January 2011

bench top and splashback colours

bench top and splashback colours
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We want latte benchtops CS too.. I'm thinking about off white cabinets and not sure about splashback. Dark looks good but not for my kitchen. May be gold colour? How about…

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Olga1
Jan 28, 2011 10:15 pm
Pippi
Pippi
27 January 2011

Can you get Caesarstone in a matte finish?

Can you get Caesarstone in a matte finish?

Thanks for the advice, Grinder, Casa and Jaeger. I'll definitely look into the question of maintenance - I've been living with wooden benchtops and they are a nightmare…

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Pippi
Jan 27, 2011 5:48 pm
Pippi
garden lover
garden lover
27 January 2011

Multiple panels or single in the front of the island?

Multiple panels or single in the front of the island?

Kaytee, I love your moto about chocolate ::hyst:: Once your kitchen is cleaned up etc, you wont notice anywhere near as much. Not to mention once furniture is in the house and…

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garden lover
Jan 27, 2011 3:12 pm
Rizzo
Rizzo
27 January 2011

Is there a kickboard in front of your dishwasher?

Is there a kickboard in front of your dishwasher?

Just what I needed to see, thanks for the pic Suh. I had the cabinet maker here the other day doing maintenance and he's doing the panel for our semi-integrated and we…

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Rizzo
Jan 27, 2011 11:49 am

First of all it will come down to where the wall studs are as to how long you can have3 a single shelf. I put a couple of these up and they come in up to 1.2mt…

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chrisandkate
Jan 27, 2011 9:35 am
ELH05
ELH05
26 January 2011

Help with getting Benchtops - anything under $250 sqm

Help with getting Benchtops - anything under $250 sqm

Mmm bamboo benches sound nice - wonder where I could get them in Perth ? Under $250 sqm ??

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ELH05
Jan 26, 2011 11:57 am
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grinder
Jan 26, 2011 9:51 am
grinder
zozo
zozo
25 January 2011

Kitchen companies that will just do benchtops

Kitchen companies that will just do benchtops

My dad's a sole trader cabinetmaker based in Western Sydney that does small jobs on request. If you'd like his details PM me.

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zozo
Jan 25, 2011 4:16 pm
amazing_venice
amazing_venice
25 January 2011

Laminated board or tiles on the floor?

Laminated board or tiles on the floor?

Hi - we opted for the laminate as we thought it might look too busy with different floor coverings. We have 2 toddlers so spills happen frequently - just as long as you're…

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amazing_venice
Jan 25, 2011 8:31 am
amazing_venice
Kaytee
Kaytee
25 January 2011

Do I have to have kitchen handles?

Do I have to have kitchen handles?

Ours are 10mm. Kitchen. Cupboards are in now. You can see on pge 22 of my thread.

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Kaytee
Jan 25, 2011 7:49 am
Kaytee
Rebecca1983
Rebecca1983
24 January 2011

HELP! Splasback tiles in the kicthen are not going to work

HELP! Splasback tiles in the kicthen are not going to work

What we have ended up doing is turning the 600x300 tiles on their side and running our feature tile in between (made the feature file wider). Extra tiles were ordered…

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Rebecca1983
Jan 24, 2011 2:11 pm
grinder
grinder
22 January 2011

Kitchen

Kitchen

Looking for opinions only is not a god idea surely will be biased then again someone here who gives his/her opinons may be compromised. So starting from there: Have you…

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grinder
Jan 22, 2011 11:40 pm
grinder


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