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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 11:05 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 3:17 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 10:38 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 9:47 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 1:45 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 6:45 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 6:20 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 12:11 pm
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 11:56 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 6:39 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 7:42 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 7:06 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 10:36 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 6:17 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 2:23 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
Nov 01, 2010 12:05 am
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 6:09 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 1:19 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 6:56 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 8:20 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 5:30 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 1:43 pm
flagstaffIV
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thirsty
Oct 28, 2010 7:36 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 5:50 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 3:21 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 12:15 pm
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 12:03 pm
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 6:26 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 1:51 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 9:23 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 2:24 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 25, 2010 12:31 am

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 3:57 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 9:54 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 9:34 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 9:21 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 7:22 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 12:51 pm
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 10:35 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 10:31 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 6:22 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 3:55 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 2:28 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 7:49 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 9:22 pm

Moving this to the Classifieds section..

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 11:00 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 9:59 pm
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Judie
Oct 13, 2010 9:09 pm
Judie


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