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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 12:02 pm
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 8:34 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 9:48 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 6:29 pm
suh
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kyton
Oct 09, 2010 9:34 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 10:31 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 8:17 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 1:42 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 11:37 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 8:03 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 6:12 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 9:18 pm
benschke
benschke
5 October 2010

Do cooktop and oven need to have the same width?

Do cooktop and oven need to have the same width?

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 3:48 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 2:49 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 2:32 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 11:50 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 11:01 pm
joles
joles
1 October 2010

Cupboards in different colours, thoughts?

Cupboards in different colours, thoughts?
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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 1:51 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 8:05 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 4:09 pm
grinder
grinder
30 September 2010

All about stones

All about stones

I am posting a very useful site for those interested in all kind of stones and there is even a tech forum for those interested Australian Stone Advisory…

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grinder
Sep 30, 2010 10:05 am
grinder
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 4:42 pm
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 11:45 am
fairy blue
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 10:58 am
suh
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 10:02 pm
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Bam
Sep 24, 2010 10:37 pm
Bam
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 9:12 pm

This is mine, really love it :D

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Morgaine
Sep 24, 2010 12:35 am
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 9:58 pm
samsoft24
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Bagheera
Sep 23, 2010 4:31 pm
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 5:52 pm
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 5:42 pm
joles
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 12:04 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 11:02 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 3:14 pm
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 3:08 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 12:46 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 11:46 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 4:55 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 3:45 pm
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 6:33 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 11:59 am
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 10:22 pm
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 1:30 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 15, 2010 12:56 am
grinder
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 4:34 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 September 2010

Have to pay for certificate of compliance?

Have to pay for certificate of compliance?
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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 2:20 pm
ECOECO
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 10:26 pm
grinder
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 10:06 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 13, 2010 12:12 am


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