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tinkster
tinkster
29 August 2010

Anyone use stone offcuts for bathrm vanities??

Anyone use stone offcuts for bathrm vanities??

Those in states other than wa might find something useful on offcuts.com.au Very cheap prices for stone offcuts

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tinkster
Aug 29, 2010 3:40 pm
tinkster
grinder
grinder
29 August 2010

Does anyone have FORMICA WARM WHITE GLOSS finish?

Does anyone have FORMICA WARM WHITE GLOSS finish?

Yes I 'll have Laminex too soon enough but if I ever get tired of it, soon I'll change the look to 2pack in a flick of a switch :z:

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grinder
Aug 29, 2010 8:22 pm
grinder
cmooring
cmooring
31 August 2010

Out with the old in with the new...

Out with the old in with the new...

While we don't need a new kitchen, I love the idea of recycling so well done! Please also chuck an advert on gumtree.com.au too. My wife spends all her time on there…

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cmooring
Aug 31, 2010 12:45 am
cmooring
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
31 August 2010

Handle-less drawers

Handle-less drawers

:: :: :: Thanks heaps everyone, especially those of you who went back to your files and websites to find the info we were looking for. Where would we be without our…

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Elizabeth
Aug 31, 2010 6:15 pm
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
31 August 2010

What height should o/heads be above bench height

What height should o/heads be above bench height

Mine will be 700 above bench in line with the rangehood. I have no idea if i'll reach the top shelf... but in all reality it's for things I only use a couple of times a…

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MrsGreen
Aug 31, 2010 9:18 pm
MrsGreen
donnam
donnam
1 September 2010

Does anyone have a super quiet dishwasher?

Does anyone have a super quiet dishwasher?
1, 2, 3

Our new Bosch with the cutlery drawer is horribly noisey. I am dreading when we make the room open planned.

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donnam
Sep 01, 2010 10:13 pm
Sweetpea67
Sweetpea67
3 September 2010

Laminex Freestyle Surface Benchtops

Laminex Freestyle Surface Benchtops

I agree with ptre. We visited a Laminex showroom and were told to steer clear of freestyle. I love the Davinci colour but was told it doesn't wear well at all and needs a…

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Sweetpea67
Sep 03, 2010 12:33 am
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
3 September 2010

Would it look naff if ...?

Would it look naff if ...?

Just for closure on this one, we've gone for the integrated look. The cabinet maker is building the whole pantry, but two sides will be plastered on the outside. Budget…

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Elizabeth
Sep 03, 2010 7:14 pm
Lee75
Lee75
3 September 2010

Slab ends the colour of the cabinets not the benchtop?

Slab ends the colour of the cabinets not the benchtop?

Hi Just wondering if anyone has chosen to have slab ends the colour of their cabinets not the colour of their benchtop. I have a pic from a magazine where it looks…

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Lee75
Sep 03, 2010 9:00 pm
AJW
AJW
4 September 2010

Installing glass splash back behind rangehood

Installing glass splash back behind rangehood

Your cabinet maker wont install the rangehood (not that type anyway), your electrician should :D So once the cabinets are in, in comes your…

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AJW
Sep 04, 2010 6:00 pm
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
5 September 2010

Please recommend a kitchen company! (Melbourne)

Please recommend a kitchen company! (Melbourne)

Grandview are making our low VOC kitchen too. We're really happy with their price, and even more so with their willingness to work outside their comfort zone with new…

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Elizabeth
Sep 05, 2010 9:59 pm
leni
leni
6 September 2010

Glass or Tiled Splashback - Opinions Please!!

Glass or Tiled Splashback - Opinions Please!!
1, 2

sorry for the late reply. Our tiles are 600x300, we got them from Osborne Ceramics on Scarborough Beach Road Osborne Park/Perth WA. they are just cheapie ceramic tiles,…

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leni
Sep 06, 2010 12:21 am
leni
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
6 September 2010

Kitchen Layout Suggestions

Kitchen Layout Suggestions

No it is cheaper to get the Miele fridges and then go from 7.5% to 10% discount. They're made by the same company... My issue is where to put the fridge really if the…

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MrsGreen
Sep 06, 2010 8:57 am
MrsGreen

Hi I hope this works - I've never posted a pic before - oh well, fingers…

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KitchenKrazy
Sep 08, 2010 9:44 pm
vvs mand
vvs mand
9 September 2010

Suggestions on cleaning gas cooktop

Suggestions on cleaning gas cooktop

Be careful how you clean the cook top itself. There are two probes that like most probes, protrude. They protrude through the top of the cooktop near the burners. One is…

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vvs mand
Sep 09, 2010 8:26 am
vvs mand
vvs mand
9 September 2010

Kitchen Sink Taps & spout

Kitchen Sink Taps & spout

Just use a pair of grips.....large multigrips or footprints and grip the bulbous part of the spout firmly and gently but forcefully anti clockwise and youll find it just unscrews.

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vvs mand
Sep 09, 2010 7:35 pm
garden lover
garden lover
10 September 2010

removing floor tiles hard?

removing floor tiles hard?

Pay the $500 and save it somewhere else.

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garden lover
Sep 10, 2010 9:19 am
alex1
alex1
11 September 2010

Which glass splashback colour for Coral Reef benchtop?

Which glass splashback colour for Coral Reef benchtop?

Please help me with some colour advice on my kitchen-to-be... So far, I've decided on: Benchtop: Quantum Quartz Coral Reef Cabinets: Dulux Vivid White Wall collour: Hog…

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alex1
Sep 11, 2010 3:56 pm
Nicnwic
Nicnwic
11 September 2010

Benchtop opinions please

Benchtop opinions please

Thanks for all the advice, DH is set on a dark colour so we have chosen Creastyle Anthracite Artstone as a comprimise and I am very happy with the choice we have made. We…

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Nicnwic
Sep 11, 2010 4:03 pm
Cooper32
Cooper32
12 September 2010

Ceramic Kitchen Sink in Perth

Ceramic Kitchen Sink in Perth

Possibly Clever Bathrooms???? (They do kitchen stuff too!! :) ) Malaga (large showroom) & Home Base Wembly.

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Cooper32
Sep 12, 2010 8:06 pm
TeeVee
TeeVee
12 September 2010

Anyone used White Knight laminate (or tile) paint?

Anyone used White Knight laminate (or tile) paint?

Thanks Grinder! :D That guy's after shots are impressive! So he reckons it was subject to a few scratches... shame. My daughter rides her trike inside (yeah, I know! But…

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TeeVee
Sep 12, 2010 11:12 pm
kmaree
kmaree
13 September 2010

Kitchen Colour & Layout Suggestions

Kitchen Colour & Layout Suggestions

Hi All, Does anyone know the cost of Laminex Crystal Gloss versus standard laminex?

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kmaree
Sep 13, 2010 9:06 pm
grinder
grinder
13 September 2010

kitchen quote figures and advice

kitchen quote figures and advice

Sorry to hijack your thread, deathgod. I'm planning to replace the gas cooktop and rangehood in my new apartment, and I'm hoping that…

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grinder
Sep 13, 2010 9:26 pm
grinder
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 September 2010

Have to pay for certificate of compliance?

Have to pay for certificate of compliance?
1, 2

As I said, the provision of a certificate is FREE OF CHARGE... the windows with or without a certificate…

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ECOECO
Sep 14, 2010 1:20 pm
ECOECO
sara.alag
sara.alag
14 September 2010

Urgent: Ceaserstone - Joint in my benchtop??

Urgent: Ceaserstone - Joint in my benchtop??

all sorted now.... apparently the joint was for the stovetop benchtop...it is actually not too visible from the outside anyway....the builder also showed us some pics of…

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sara.alag
Sep 14, 2010 3:34 pm
grinder
grinder
14 September 2010

Removable/portable/mini splashback

Removable/portable/mini splashback

Hi guys, We just renovated our kitchen and have tiled our splashback. However, because it is white tiles with white grout, we have heard that it…

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grinder
Sep 14, 2010 11:56 pm
grinder
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
15 September 2010

Using base cupboards overhead

Using base cupboards overhead

You can get 450mm deep cupboards (not quite as shallow as normal 300mm) perhaps they would suit? I don't think you'll be able to mount base cupboard on a wall as they…

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chrisandkate
Sep 15, 2010 12:30 pm
beckandbubs
beckandbubs
15 September 2010

Painting two pack?

Painting two pack?

I've just started a new thread: http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=38471 There are a couple of pics of our pantry and one of…

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beckandbubs
Sep 15, 2010 9:22 pm
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
16 September 2010

New Pantry

New Pantry

See i liked the kitchen too,but its your kitchen & you have to be happy :D I would replace tiles to something fresher,paint those overhead beams,change the handles to…

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kerry-ann
Sep 16, 2010 10:59 am
barkly
barkly
16 September 2010

Laundry cabinetry question - adding cupboards/draws.

Laundry cabinetry question - adding cupboards/draws.

Joles, Don't know where you are located but if in Vic I suggest you visit Plyboard Disributors in Dandenong. They are flat pack people and can design you any…

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barkly
Sep 16, 2010 5:33 pm
clubmacca
clubmacca
17 September 2010

Has anyone used SPLASHLITE

Has anyone used SPLASHLITE

Has anyone used Splashlite in their kitchen. It is the splashback acrylic material with LED lights. We are thinking of using it in a 300mm strip at the front of our 3…

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clubmacca
Sep 17, 2010 2:45 pm

It is hard to get a white to exactly match the QQ top - if that is what you are trying to do. Getting a true white shouldn't be too much a problem. We got some sample…

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Moogles
Sep 17, 2010 3:55 pm
Razer
Razer
19 September 2010

Pull out Pantries?

Pull out Pantries?

You can get free catalogues from manufacturers.... both Haefele and Hettich make pull-out pantries (among many other fittings). http://www.hafele.com/au/index.htm

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Razer
Sep 19, 2010 10:46 pm
Olga1
Olga1
21 September 2010

Choosing a fridge with ice maker?

Choosing a fridge with ice maker?

After using my parents one for the past 6 months we actually bought one today - for the new house those (on laby until next yr) we got the…

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Olga1
Sep 21, 2010 11:46 am
VintageModern
VintageModern
21 September 2010

square edge laminate benchtops - edging or trim?

square edge laminate benchtops - edging or trim?

I don't know anything about ABS edging and the other products available... But the one thing which I hate about my kitchen (with a passion) is that I have a light coloured…

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VintageModern
Sep 21, 2010 2:08 pm
Tall6
Tall6
21 September 2010

tiled splashback to go with polar white cupboards??

tiled splashback to go with polar white cupboards??

Thanks. Still haven't decided what to do. Leaning towards white gloss tiles but not sure what shape/size. Time to head out to the tile shops again!!

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Tall6
Sep 21, 2010 2:14 pm
jessie87
jessie87
21 September 2010

Chinese Vs Italian Porcelene?

Chinese Vs Italian Porcelene?

Definitiely Italian tiles. They say the best are from Italy and Spain

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jessie87
Sep 21, 2010 10:02 pm
tracyel
tracyel
22 September 2010

Will this sink fit?

Will this sink fit?

Thank you both for your help. I was able to confirm with the supplier that the sink will fit. So I ended up purchasing it.

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tracyel
Sep 22, 2010 11:04 am
joles
joles
22 September 2010

Help with kitchen cabinet colour

Help with kitchen cabinet colour

I cannot suggest you much but I would like to appreciate that your choice is really good enough. And color combination is fantastic. You can contact any kitchen designer…

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joles
Sep 22, 2010 4:42 pm
joles
danrts
danrts
22 September 2010

Anyone else using Staron acrylic benchtops?

Anyone else using Staron acrylic benchtops?

We've found out the price for Staron (acrylic) is actually more expensive by about $3000 compared to Caesarstone Osprey. I think we'll go with the Caesarstone!

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danrts
Sep 22, 2010 4:52 pm
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Bagheera
Sep 23, 2010 3:31 pm
samsoft24
samsoft24
23 September 2010

Tilers near Wyndham Vale, Melbourne

Tilers near Wyndham Vale, Melbourne

For our investment property at Wyndham Vale, we would like to install tiles in the kitchen (approx 9sq meters). Can anyone recommend me a good tiler/installer around the…

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samsoft24
Sep 23, 2010 8:58 pm
samsoft24

This is mine, really love it :D

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Morgaine
Sep 23, 2010 11:35 pm
Dollar
Dollar
24 September 2010

Installing timber floor in new kitchen

Installing timber floor in new kitchen

We had our timber floor laid before skirting or kitchen was fitted. We cut our floors back and particularly focused on the edges so the skirtings or kickboards wouldn't show gaps.

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Dollar
Sep 24, 2010 8:12 pm
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Bam
Sep 24, 2010 9:37 pm
Bam
Olga1
Olga1
27 September 2010

Undermount sinks

Undermount sinks

is the sink Abey undermount the daintree Q200U is good? Where the best place in Sydney to buy it? Thanks

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Olga1
Sep 27, 2010 9:02 pm
suh
suh
29 September 2010

Granite Vs Corian Benchtop?

Granite Vs Corian Benchtop?

I had Granite in my last house and there was hardly any upkeep. We had it sealed again after 5 years and when we sold after 13 years it was still perfect. I also used to…

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suh
Sep 29, 2010 9:58 am
suh
fairy blue
fairy blue
29 September 2010

Positioning under bench lights

Positioning under bench lights

Thanks TM, good luck with your decision.

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fairy blue
Sep 29, 2010 10:45 am
fairy blue
Olga1
Olga1
29 September 2010

Complete Kitchen Solutions

Complete Kitchen Solutions

Hi David! Could you please tell me: 1. ceaser stone 30 mm better than 40? 2. 2 pack polyuritane is good enought? Thanks a lot Olga

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Olga1
Sep 29, 2010 3:42 pm


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