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AJW
AJW
17 November 2010

Internal rangehood for BBQ

Internal rangehood for BBQ

Flame issues aside there would be electrical issues using an indoor range hood outside. All electrical equipment, sockets etc have a rating that determines where they can…

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AJW
Nov 17, 2010 10:55 pm
YBBroker
YBBroker
16 November 2010

Am I being anal???

Am I being anal???

The cabinetmaker can make an infill piece for that to fix it in a jiffy.

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YBBroker
Nov 16, 2010 4:16 pm
axio99
axio99
15 November 2010

Pantry doors

Pantry doors

wow dyen, for a moment I thought the kitchen came from a magazine....lovely kitchen you have! Thanks for sharing, now I just need to tell my builder what I want.

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axio99
Nov 15, 2010 12:52 pm
dyen12
dyen12
15 November 2010

Colour template!!!!

Colour template!!!!

I found a very unusual colour of a kitchen today whilst at an open home, I thought it was so warm and inviting. http://i1120.photobucket.com/albums/l48 ... Filedo.jpg

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dyen12
Nov 14, 2010 11:45 pm
Casa2
Casa2
14 November 2010

What do you think of this handle on the pantry door?

What do you think of this handle on the pantry door?

The horizontal handle matches the drawers, so maybe it's better that way.

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Casa2
Nov 14, 2010 5:08 pm
rolev5
rolev5
12 November 2010

Laminex Crystal Gloss finish

Laminex Crystal Gloss finish

hi i am looking at having the seductive limba crystal gloss was it more expensive than normal laminex as was looking at vinyl gloss door and was told this will look the…

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rolev5
Nov 12, 2010 5:36 pm
TheShed
TheShed
10 November 2010

Bathroom Reno - Insurance & Waterproofing Qu's

Bathroom Reno - Insurance & Waterproofing Qu's

In NSW you need home warranty insurance for contracted work over $12,000. If you are an owner builder it is only required if you sell the property within six years. Check…

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TheShed
Nov 10, 2010 8:19 pm
donnam
donnam
10 November 2010

will my existing kitchen match the new floorboards?

will my existing kitchen match the new floorboards?

Thanks for that. Might get some samples for kickboards just in case!

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donnam
Nov 10, 2010 8:02 pm
JackOfAll
JackOfAll
10 November 2010

New kitchen cabinets on new stud wall

New kitchen cabinets on new stud wall

Thanks grinder. Hopefully I won't need to change kitchen cabinets and it's a fairly small area (therefore kitchen) which doesn't allow for much change. I think the most…

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JackOfAll
Nov 10, 2010 9:11 am
JackOfAll
Evelin
Evelin
9 November 2010

Kickboard drawers

Kickboard drawers
1, 2

The conventional option for kickboard drawers are on the right. However what i have drawn on the left is an innovative alternative that is much…

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Evelin
Nov 09, 2010 7:46 pm
mcniks
mcniks
8 November 2010

Kitchen Sink - Undermount or Insert

Kitchen Sink - Undermount or Insert

No to undermount here - for the same reasons others have mentioned (the grime thing was a BIG turn off) they do look great though when they are new! I am going for a…

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mcniks
Nov 08, 2010 10:05 pm
Southies
Southies
8 November 2010

Soft closers post handover

Soft closers post handover

Just out of curiosity : how do the pistons work ? do they give out over time & need to be replaced ?

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Southies
Nov 08, 2010 2:17 pm
Southies
Evelin
Evelin
8 November 2010

Built in's

Built in's

yep, that's were you look for coffee machines, coffee and the other bits

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Evelin
Nov 08, 2010 9:38 am
Moogles
Moogles
7 November 2010

Poll for 3 kitchen layouts

Poll for 3 kitchen layouts
1, 2

Oooh that IS great news!!! :z: Hope it presents itself soon! Keep us posted!

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Moogles
Nov 07, 2010 8:47 pm
leni
leni
7 November 2010

Kitchen cabinetry colour - which white? Too many to choose!

Kitchen cabinetry colour - which white? Too many to choose!

we have Laminex 'Polar White' in 'Silk Finish' which is highlgloss... Personally I like the white and don't think it is too stark.. :)

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leni
Nov 07, 2010 12:45 am
leni
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
6 November 2010

Antico blanco match

Antico blanco match

How did you go today McKinnon? I'm keen to see how your kitchen comes along :)

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MrsGreen
Nov 06, 2010 5:45 pm
MrsGreen
Cozmo
Cozmo
6 November 2010

Fridge with Ice maker and water under 850mm wide

Fridge with Ice maker and water under 850mm wide

Thanks Sheep dog ... thats looks good... its 835mm wide and the space it has to go in is 870mm... shame its not stainless but beggars cant be choosers

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Cozmo
Nov 06, 2010 5:20 pm
TheOK
TheOK
6 November 2010

Which side for the drainer

Which side for the drainer

I'm left handed so I finally got a new kitchen with it working for me :) So its dishwasher on left, drainer on left, sinks on right then benchtop…

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TheOK
Nov 06, 2010 11:11 am
TheOK
Aiah
Aiah
6 November 2010

Polished concrete bench tops SA

Polished concrete bench tops SA

:lol: :lol: Sounds familiar, also got a house here that is waiting for the right day/week/month :lol: :roll: Have you freighted any benchtops cc? I've…

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Aiah
Nov 06, 2010 10:56 am
Aiah
TheShed
TheShed
4 November 2010

Diamond Gloss laminex with waterfall???

Diamond Gloss laminex with waterfall???

My cabinetmaker had a small sample from Laminex. I wasn't really impressed with the finish and it didn't look anywhere near seamless like the brochure. It was like a clear…

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TheShed
Nov 04, 2010 5:39 pm
brb_654
brb_654
3 November 2010

Kitchen selections & tips or advice!

Kitchen selections & tips or advice!

Your welcome :D The white does make it look crisp and I agree it's gorgeous!!

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brb_654
Nov 03, 2010 6:42 pm
brb_654
axio99
axio99
3 November 2010

Kitchen island question

Kitchen island question

Hey leni, your pull out drawers look great, I would love to have that kind of pull out drawers for my pantry. Does it cost you a lot to add that or it is part of the plan…

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axio99
Nov 03, 2010 6:06 pm
lilfeggle
lilfeggle
3 November 2010

kitchen colours help pls

kitchen colours help pls

white can be done in poly. you can get the smokey sapelle (laminex) in gloss too - i prefer it in matt finish against the gloss white.

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lilfeggle
Nov 03, 2010 9:36 am
lilfeggle
tinkster
tinkster
1 November 2010

Standard length of essastone

Standard length of essastone

I know, extra bench is always a good thign!!

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tinkster
Nov 01, 2010 5:17 pm
tinkster
bunnywabbit
bunnywabbit
1 November 2010

Recommendation for a gas-certified plumber in Melbourne

Recommendation for a gas-certified plumber in Melbourne

Most plumbers are certified but very much depend on the job type most of the times they leave the tough jobs to their apprentices in training…

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bunnywabbit
Nov 01, 2010 1:23 pm
bunnywabbit
karbern
karbern
1 November 2010

cost to supply and install caesarstone

cost to supply and install caesarstone

some references from WA: - a cabinetry company quoted me 30mm Essa for 7.8k - stone mason quoted me 40mm caesar for 9.8k my kitchen has an island and has waterfall ends…

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karbern
Oct 31, 2010 11:05 pm
Strumer
Strumer
31 October 2010

Help Kitchen Plan Question

Help Kitchen Plan Question

A drawer unit CAN be installed right up next to a wall but it is highly recommended to fit an in-fill panel between the cabinet and the…

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Strumer
Oct 31, 2010 5:09 pm
Strumer
grinder
grinder
31 October 2010

Ceasarstone/granite sourcing?

Ceasarstone/granite sourcing?

Caesarstone has Low, Mid and High end ranges of products If you are looking at the high end range then 9 out of 10 times it is cheaper…

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grinder
Oct 31, 2010 12:19 pm
grinder
qonyx
qonyx
31 October 2010

Oran Park Display Homes - Kitchen Photos

Oran Park Display Homes - Kitchen Photos

Hi Kaytee, yesterdas was very busy and hot too here in Sydney.. well worth it as it gaves us loads of ideas.

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qonyx
Oct 31, 2010 5:56 am
qonyx
AJW
AJW
30 October 2010

Swaping out kitchen

Swaping out kitchen

We are in the process of building and are not happy with the look of the kitchen we want to keep the carcus and swap out…

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AJW
Oct 30, 2010 7:20 pm
kek
kek
30 October 2010

Corner Pantry U Shape Kitchen

Corner Pantry U Shape Kitchen

I love FBs pantry drawers. ::kissed:: Our corner pantry has double doors - much better for easy access to the shelves (you can walk right in and there's heaps of room), but not as…

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kek
Oct 30, 2010 4:30 pm
kek
flagstaffIV
flagstaffIV
29 October 2010

Please help with kitchen selections. Pic uploaded

Please help with kitchen selections. Pic uploaded

Those glass splashback tiles are too die for Isim... I wanted the bmut it wasn't an affordable option for us! :( Nice work!! ::

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flagstaffIV
Oct 29, 2010 12:43 pm
flagstaffIV
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thirsty
Oct 28, 2010 6:36 pm
thirsty
baydudette
baydudette
28 October 2010

floating floor installed before or after kickboards

floating floor installed before or after kickboards

Thanks everyone for you posts - now the floor guy says the job is too small and not worth his while (kitchen is 3.4 x 1.2) anyone have someone they can reccommend for the…

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baydudette
Oct 28, 2010 4:50 pm
barkly
barkly
28 October 2010

******* kitchen by PD access - damaged

******* kitchen by PD access - damaged

I suggest this will have to be a repair job and not a replacement. Is that an engineered stone for your bench top? If so this will be (or should be) laid over a substrate…

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barkly
Oct 28, 2010 2:21 pm
LeanneR
LeanneR
27 October 2010

Cost - extra laminate colours

Cost - extra laminate colours

They are just plain colours so that's fine. Hopefully we're only charged around $170 too

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LeanneR
Oct 27, 2010 11:15 am
LeanneR
Thudd
Thudd
27 October 2010

bread makers, who uses them and how often.

bread makers, who uses them and how often.
1, 2

We use ours semi-regularly for making oddball breads.

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Thudd
Oct 27, 2010 11:03 am
sanguis
sanguis
26 October 2010

Need structural engineer

Need structural engineer

If you're in Melbourne I can recommend someone.

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sanguis
Oct 26, 2010 5:26 pm
baydudette
baydudette
25 October 2010

tile finishing strip - aluminium or plastic

tile finishing strip - aluminium or plastic

Hi everyone - thanks for your comments I insisted on the mitred edges on the corner and what do you know, when someone else (read a man) asked the tiler all of a sudden he…

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baydudette
Oct 25, 2010 12:51 pm
McKinnon
McKinnon
25 October 2010

Cabinet maker no can do !

Cabinet maker no can do !

Yes that's right, that cabinetmaker did not have the right machinery, his quote came in way too high as well. Needless to say I found someone alot more competative and…

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McKinnon
Oct 25, 2010 8:23 am
Candylea
Candylea
25 October 2010

Kitchen Suppliers help! All advice appreciated :)

Kitchen Suppliers help! All advice appreciated :)

Hello and welcome to the forum :) I have never been in it, but Rick Hart opened up a new store called Kitchen HeadQuarters in Osborne Park. http://www.kitchenhq.com.au/web/

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Candylea
Oct 25, 2010 1:24 am
Candylea
Mimes
Mimes
25 October 2010

Thoughts on kitchen

Thoughts on kitchen

Hi, Did our kitchen reno a year ago. Feedback: Splashback: We got glass and never looked back, love it. It is effortless to keep clean. Should have gone glass in laundry…

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Mimes
Oct 24, 2010 11:31 pm
seast
seast
24 October 2010

Your bench thickness

Your bench thickness
1, 2

Another for the mix. We have 20mm on the back bench and 40mm on the island bench. Guess it depends on the colours you have chosen and which bits you want to be the…

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seast
Oct 24, 2010 2:57 pm
seast
mac64
mac64
22 October 2010

Pop-up / Pull-up Power points

Pop-up / Pull-up Power points

hafele has a (search) powerdock and i think clipsal has something similar

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mac64
Oct 22, 2010 8:54 pm
Cooped07
Cooped07
22 October 2010

Finish dishwashing tablets

Finish dishwashing tablets
1, 2, 3

Haven't tried that yet... Will do that tomorrow. We are renting back the house we sold and the dishwasher is old and cruddy.

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Cooped07
Oct 22, 2010 8:34 pm
Cooped07
pkey
pkey
22 October 2010

Roxx Stone Vs Ceaser

Roxx Stone Vs Ceaser

Hi all, We are considering Roxx Stone for our kitchen benches instead of ceaser. We've been told it is much more affordable and just as durable as ceaser. Does anyone…

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pkey
Oct 22, 2010 8:21 pm
Evelin
Evelin
22 October 2010

How to find quality tapware on the net? Della Francesca?

How to find quality tapware on the net? Della Francesca?

as an example, Methven tabs are good quality. I will buy a pullout kitchen tap where the pullout part is made of stainless steal. Methven gives 15 years warranty and they…

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Evelin
Oct 22, 2010 6:22 pm
beth95
beth95
22 October 2010

laminex mineral harmony

laminex mineral harmony

Thanks for the bathroom pic it looks great!

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beth95
Oct 22, 2010 11:51 am
Southies
Southies
22 October 2010

Rubbish sealant between cooktop and bench

Rubbish sealant between cooktop and bench

Over a year in our place & I'm still having probs with the sealer used around the perimeter of our gas cooktop. It is still soft ! ::hyst:: It actually comes off when I wipe…

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Southies
Oct 22, 2010 9:35 am
Southies


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