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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

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
Southies
Southies
22 October 2010

Refresh the island benchtop!

Refresh the island benchtop!

If the carcasses & their internals are OK then just change the doors & handles. If you're constrained by a budget try changing the cabinet handles 1st to see how much of a…

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Southies
Oct 22, 2010 9:31 am
Southies
vvs mand
vvs mand
21 October 2010

New House - Hot Water Circulator with untempered kitchen?

New House - Hot Water Circulator with untempered kitchen?

Water is tempered so as top reduce the incidence of scalding. All new houses and hot water unit relocates should have tempering valves installed, that regulate hot water…

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vvs mand
Oct 21, 2010 5:22 pm
naybo87
naybo87
21 October 2010

Dark Kitchens

Dark Kitchens

we are thinking of doing something similar, although i was thinking maybe white tiles to break up the dark colours. Be interested in knowing what you decide on! :)

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naybo87
Oct 21, 2010 2:55 pm
leni
leni
19 October 2010

Chilled filtered water tap

Chilled filtered water tap

i was very keen to get a hot/cold filter in our new kitchen, but in the end just got a double tap (one spout with two outlets, one filtered tap water, the other normal…

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leni
Oct 19, 2010 1:28 am
leni
Terrian
Terrian
17 October 2010

Laundry reno

Laundry reno
1, 2

yeah, a couple of months work *if* we get our act together :)

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Terrian
Oct 17, 2010 6:49 pm
dingdongbell
dingdongbell
16 October 2010

Sydney Kitchen Renovation Recommendation please.....

Sydney Kitchen Renovation Recommendation please.....

We want to make a island bench-top...budget is about 5k...any recommendations??? we want to do Caesar Stone + waterfall edge, 2.3 m long and 800mm deep...do you guys…

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dingdongbell
Oct 16, 2010 8:22 pm

Moving this to the Classifieds section..

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am

We have the zip hydrotap in our kitchen and couldn't imagine being without it now... no waiting for the jug to boil, and so quick and easy for chilled water as we have an…

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Moogles
Oct 15, 2010 8:59 pm
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Judie
Oct 13, 2010 8:09 pm
Judie
bryky
bryky
13 October 2010

IKEA kitchen - what do you think?

IKEA kitchen - what do you think?

Hi Andy & Jess, (Pobjoy1) I'm having trouble contacting you and wonder if you're still happy to share the tradies you've used in the Geelong area... We'd love to hear…

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bryky
Oct 13, 2010 12:34 pm
Melrich
Melrich
13 October 2010

Bulkheads over kitchen wall cupboards with 9ft ceiling?

Bulkheads over kitchen wall cupboards with 9ft ceiling?
1, 2

We have 10ft ceilings and are having the same dilemma. I definitely want bulkheads and would be happy to have high cabinets for long-term storage…

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Melrich
Oct 13, 2010 11:22 am
Biff Costanza
Biff Costanza
12 October 2010

Mirrored Splashback

Mirrored Splashback

The main reason why we are having a mirrored splashback is due to size of the site. We have a long narrow block and the mirror will create the necessary illusion of space.

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Biff Costanza
Oct 12, 2010 11:02 am
Biff Costanza
baley@thefarms
baley@thefarms
11 October 2010

Best Dulux colour to match caesarstone "snow".

Best Dulux colour to match caesarstone "snow".

I have white shimmer ceasarstone benchtops and I used taubmans 'milk cloud' it's a neutral white that doesn't look too clinical...it's white that has a welcoming feeling…

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baley@thefarms
Oct 11, 2010 7:34 pm
grinder
grinder
10 October 2010

Kitchen renovations - help!

Kitchen renovations - help!

We want to renovate half of the kitchen in our apartment (i.e. the bench and sink but not the oven/stove top). Most kitchen…

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grinder
Oct 10, 2010 8:48 pm
grinder
suh
suh
9 October 2010

HELP ... I need to clean my grout

HELP ... I need to clean my grout

Get a scrubbing brush of some sort (a good stiff one) :| push it into a tub of Gumption, wet it a bit and scrub the grout like hell....my grout came up really well doing this.

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suh
Oct 09, 2010 5:29 pm
suh
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kyton
Oct 09, 2010 8:34 am
kyton
Evelin
Evelin
8 October 2010

ALNO - 3D kitchen design program

ALNO - 3D kitchen design program

I read in another thread that somebody was looking for a kitchen design program with 3D. ALNO, a German kitchen manufacturer, has a program that is widely used and works…

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Evelin
Oct 08, 2010 9:31 am
Melrich
Melrich
8 October 2010

Polytech kitchen

Polytech kitchen

7 years is a standard warranty, you don't see any longer than that. I do understand your frustration at the longevity of the product but if it is just the surface covering…

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Melrich
Oct 08, 2010 7:17 am
HelenR
HelenR
7 October 2010

Worried that council might make us remove Kitchen Bar!

Worried that council might make us remove Kitchen Bar!

Council came through and didn't even blink about the kitchen bar - all was approved. We were also told by a kitchen company that it all has to do with how big the house…

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HelenR
Oct 07, 2010 12:42 pm
kb46
kb46
7 October 2010

Cathedral Ceiling and bulkhead

Cathedral Ceiling and bulkhead

We have a raked ceiling over the kitchen and for our situation, a bulkhead would just be too big. My husband is going to get a flue cover made after handover by a…

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kb46
Oct 07, 2010 10:37 am
jbarry
jbarry
6 October 2010

Is there a way to whiten an aging, yellowing kitchen cabinet

Is there a way to whiten an aging, yellowing kitchen cabinet

Just another tip. Once you get in touch with a consultant, get them to come over and demonstrate the product for you on your cupboards - and then only purchase if you are…

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jbarry
Oct 06, 2010 7:03 pm
Casa2
Casa2
6 October 2010

What is the difference between 'Snow' and 'Ice Snow' caesar?

What is the difference between 'Snow' and 'Ice Snow' caesar?

Snow is a nicer colour in my opinion. I'm getting Snow. Keep in mind that Snow is a premium colour and costs more than Ice Snow. (There's also Pure White, which is whitter…

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Casa2
Oct 06, 2010 5:12 pm
TryingToRenovate
TryingToRenovate
5 October 2010

Bypass the Kitchen companies - Self Manage - A better way?

Bypass the Kitchen companies - Self Manage - A better way?

Hi Poidda, I am planning to renovate my kitchen and don't know where to start... your idea seems to be reasonable. Can you please send me the links/contacts as you have…

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TryingToRenovate
Oct 05, 2010 8:18 pm

Hi Jessica, We have gone for a 600mm oven, 750mm cooktop & a 900mm rangehood. Regards. PS - Don't take any notice of the fridge in this shot please :)

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benschke
Oct 05, 2010 2:48 pm
Trish
Trish
5 October 2010

Does this quote sound ok?

Does this quote sound ok?

leni - Not sure why a plumber needs to install it - its just what i have been told!. It would be a DIY job if we knew what we were doing. The…

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Trish
Oct 05, 2010 1:49 pm
Trish
countrylife
countrylife
4 October 2010

Kitchen flooring question

Kitchen flooring question

Trinia, Do you have cork in your house already? Could we see some photos? I am in the same dilemma re: flooring in kitchen lounge dining. I would love to see what cork…

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countrylife
Oct 04, 2010 1:32 pm
Olga1
Olga1
4 October 2010

undermount sinks...

undermount sinks...

Hi! Please help me to find good 2 or 1/2 undermount sink. Which one do you recomend? Where is a better way to buy it? I need to do it quickly. Another Q- which one is more…

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Olga1
Oct 04, 2010 10:50 am
saemiseon
saemiseon
2 October 2010

Please help me, dead line today in deciding cook top!

Please help me, dead line today in deciding cook top!

Thanks guys for your input. Leni, Luckily I have a flat bottomed wok:) also I have a bbq with wok burner on the side I'll probably use that for cooking something for long…

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saemiseon
Oct 02, 2010 10:01 pm
joles
joles
1 October 2010

Cupboards in different colours, thoughts?

Cupboards in different colours, thoughts?
1, 2

Gorgeous colours Leanne! Is this kitchen in? If not when is it in? I speak for myself, SuH,…

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joles
Oct 01, 2010 12:51 pm
joles
Strumer
Strumer
30 September 2010

Under Cupboard Downlights for Flat Pack Kitchen Cupboards

Under Cupboard Downlights for Flat Pack Kitchen Cupboards

It can be quite easily done in a number of ways - it sounds like you want to put lamps in the top of the cabinets providing internal illumination? There are quite a few…

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Strumer
Sep 30, 2010 7:05 pm
Strumer
frozensage
frozensage
30 September 2010

Kitchen install ...what to expect

Kitchen install ...what to expect

Shouldn't the floor goes in before the kitchen cabinets get installed? My floor is done this week and the kitchen goes in next…

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frozensage
Sep 30, 2010 3:09 pm


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