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flossy17
flossy17
3 December 2010

Help with kitchen colours

Help with kitchen colours

Thank you so much everyone for your replies. I am still soooo torn with this. I am starting to consider going for just a white gloss, the look is gorgeous but i still…

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flossy17
Dec 03, 2010 6:04 am
flossy17
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
1 December 2010

How to polish my carbinate??

How to polish my carbinate??

How "old" is it? depending on the size of your doors and panels you might look at replacing just the covers to freshen up your kitchen. I'll have a look around to see…

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chrisandkate
Dec 01, 2010 1:08 pm
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grinder
Nov 30, 2010 9:34 pm
grinder
1sthome
1sthome
30 November 2010

New Kitchen using Michelle's template

New Kitchen using Michelle's template

doors and drawer fronts: 2 pack poly, finger pulls bench top: corian 40mm, tile cove, integrated sinks, waterfall end

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1sthome
Nov 30, 2010 8:36 pm
tengals
tengals
29 November 2010

Cooktop glass cracked - can I (legally) replace?

Cooktop glass cracked - can I (legally) replace?

the glass should be toughened by law, and should CRACK so to speak, toughened glass doesnt generally CRACK, it emplodes.

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tengals
Nov 29, 2010 7:11 pm
1sthome
1sthome
29 November 2010

Freedom kitchens - no so free

Freedom kitchens - no so free

Thanks for the tip about looking for other more flexible companies. We're considering using our cabinet maker but I wanted some quotes to go from and to understand what's…

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1sthome
Nov 29, 2010 9:34 am
barkly
barkly
29 November 2010

Ideas for the Pantry

Ideas for the Pantry

Don't forget to include a power point in your pantry. Use for pantry DIY internal lighting and things like your can opener.

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barkly
Nov 29, 2010 8:19 am
danrts
danrts
26 November 2010

kitchen / vanity under bench LED lights

kitchen / vanity under bench LED lights

Hi am looking to put some LED under bench lights, under the overhead cupboards and the island bench and the vanities. Our cabinet maker wants $3200 for 18 lights, that…

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danrts
Nov 26, 2010 10:37 am
Nikki1987
Nikki1987
24 November 2010

Changing new kitchen cupboards to saucepan drawers

Changing new kitchen cupboards to saucepan drawers

I am looking to do the same as I have a serious lack of cupboard space in my kitchen that Im building. Can you recommend any suppliers?

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Nikki1987
Nov 24, 2010 7:43 pm
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
23 November 2010

Please help with island bench ideas.

Please help with island bench ideas.

You don't have enough room to do it at the sides. How long is your island bench? If you had enough space you could centralise the sink and as Kyton has done, use it as a…

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MrsGreen
Nov 23, 2010 12:03 am
MrsGreen
TAZZ
TAZZ
22 November 2010

Granite

Granite

Yeah, I know the drill. I was just hoping for a low, medium, high range without having to get three different range quotes from three different stone masons for a…

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TAZZ
Nov 22, 2010 1:27 pm
TheOK
TheOK
21 November 2010

Outdoor kitchen

Outdoor kitchen

hindipop, are you in Australia? The link in your sig suggests you may be in the U.S. with the spelling of "mom". Just wondering as comparing prices…

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TheOK
Nov 21, 2010 5:50 pm
TheOK
leni
leni
21 November 2010

Weird IKEA cabinet Question

Weird IKEA cabinet Question

all the cupboards in my custom kitchen have adjustible shelves! They are super handy. My carcases are grey, not white, which I personally think is classy.. but you…

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leni
Nov 20, 2010 11:11 pm
leni
grinder
grinder
20 November 2010

Nuvex NaturaSone Benchtops and Splashback

Nuvex NaturaSone Benchtops and Splashback

Morning Guys, Just wondering if any of you have come across this new material as an alternative to glass splashbacks, can also be used on…

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grinder
Nov 20, 2010 8:22 am
grinder
garden lover
garden lover
18 November 2010

Stonemason to cut stone benches

Stonemason to cut stone benches

Have you tried a cabinet maker or granite supplier?

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garden lover
Nov 18, 2010 10:03 am
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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