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BZMZ
BZMZ
6 August 2010

Pot drawers

Pot drawers
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Hey thanks for that Stormy! I am getting 3 x pot drawers @ 800 wide. I also have another 2 pot drawers (or really deep drawers maybe deeper than the pot drawers) as part…

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BZMZ
Aug 06, 2010 11:51 am
karry327
karry327
6 August 2010

Re-surfacing kitchen cupboard doors

Re-surfacing kitchen cupboard doors

Ah, I see. Thanks Grinder. Our bench tops are fine, it's just on the cupboards that some laminate has broken off. Didn't realise it was toxic though, so will look at…

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karry327
Aug 06, 2010 3:56 pm
karry327
brb_654
brb_654
6 August 2010

Please help!!! Opinions Needed!!

Please help!!! Opinions Needed!!

Jaye_Jol, I really love the colour of the Kitchen cabinets, and the two look great together!!! Have to agree with Suh, it's how you accessorize that will determine how…

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brb_654
Aug 06, 2010 7:49 pm
brb_654
grinder
grinder
6 August 2010

Splashback & Benchtops Melbourne - Reputable Operators?

Splashback & Benchtops Melbourne - Reputable Operators?

Hi there, I live in Bayside Melbourne and I'm looking at a few quotes for splashback and caesarstone benchtop in our kitchen. Can anybody kindly…

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grinder
Aug 06, 2010 8:27 pm
grinder
suh
suh
6 August 2010

what colours to choose

what colours to choose

My suggestion - paint the pantry door white, go a whiter colour on the walls, and get rid of the roller blinds and replace…

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suh
Aug 06, 2010 9:22 pm
suh
Melrich
Melrich
7 August 2010

Help!! Kitchen island and aisles measurements...

Help!! Kitchen island and aisles measurements...

Your main work area I think should be wider than 1m. Personally, we encourage kids in the kitchen as we feel it is a great way for them to learn about food and how to…

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Melrich
Aug 07, 2010 5:26 am
Nicoletta
Nicoletta
7 August 2010

Freestanding cooker - to go wider or not to go wider?

Freestanding cooker - to go wider or not to go wider?

I definitely don't want it for fashion reasons. I'd like a wider cooktop as i frequently have large pans bumping together on a 600mm cooktop, so the extra space is…

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Nicoletta
Aug 07, 2010 4:30 pm
Scaredy Cat
Scaredy Cat
8 August 2010

Benchtop heeeellllppppp!

Benchtop heeeellllppppp!

We are on the NSW south coast - quite a ways away from Margaret River!

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Scaredy Cat
Aug 08, 2010 5:37 pm
Julie R
Julie R
8 August 2010

what colour caesarstone benchtop? ice snow or osprey?

what colour caesarstone benchtop? ice snow or osprey?

I like Osprey but it is very light, you can brighten up with colours eg tea towels, an ornament on bench, etc. Doing this quickly adds colour but also adds warmth. Good luck!

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Julie R
Aug 08, 2010 7:53 pm
cooky3
cooky3
9 August 2010

Gloss kitchen with gloss flooring?

Gloss kitchen with gloss flooring?

Hey, We are about to begin our first house build and soon we will be choosing colours/ etc. We really want to have a white kitchen and like the gloss look for the…

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cooky3
Aug 09, 2010 8:52 am
Julie R
Julie R
9 August 2010

Working Drawings

Working Drawings

I know, just wanted a ball park figure. Thanks for your reply.

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Julie R
Aug 09, 2010 9:26 am
grom40
grom40
9 August 2010

snow, osprey and whisper benchtops

snow, osprey and whisper benchtops

Hi Trudy, I suggest you go to your local caeserstone retailer (or even some display homes) to have a look at the benches "in the flesh" because pictures will never really…

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grom40
Aug 09, 2010 11:23 am
grom40
mb@147a
mb@147a
9 August 2010

stone overlay for benchtops

stone overlay for benchtops

My mum had a granite overlay installed by Granite Transformations a couple of years ago. They are very happy with it. Took 2 days to install, was a very low mess…

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mb@147a
Aug 09, 2010 2:54 pm
Rizzo
Rizzo
9 August 2010

Essa stone purity or dusk????????

Essa stone purity or dusk????????

Nope, purity isn't available. We picked that back in December, and have just had to go and choose again. We picke crystal salt :)

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Rizzo
Aug 09, 2010 6:57 pm
MumofTwo29
MumofTwo29
9 August 2010

Pls, pls, pls help me with our kitchen layout!

Pls, pls, pls help me with our kitchen layout!

Hi, We are currently renovating - moving a wall and a few doorways, then renovating all the rooms. We really need to finalise our kitchen layout. Here is our proposed…

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MumofTwo29
Aug 09, 2010 8:31 pm
spritely
spritely
9 August 2010

Changing a Splashback

Changing a Splashback

The only options they had at the time were a red colour, a light green and a light blue. We went with the light blue. None of them were right but that's all they had and…

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spritely
Aug 09, 2010 9:15 pm
Stormy
Stormy
10 August 2010

Dishwasher steam impact on substrate

Dishwasher steam impact on substrate

We had this issue in our old house. The kitchen had been redone in 1990, and the bench was laminex with a timber surround (not my choice, it was done before we bought!).…

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Stormy
Aug 10, 2010 6:17 pm
Stormy
AJW
AJW
10 August 2010

white ceramic sinks

white ceramic sinks

Go with what you like Decogal. I agree, in the right sort of kitchen they look fantastic but I just didn't like living with…

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AJW
Aug 10, 2010 9:28 pm
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
11 August 2010

Rust on the outside of an oven

Rust on the outside of an oven

Thanks Ed & Grinder. I'll take up your suggestions and then cross my fingers. The way I look at it, we're spending half the money that we were planning to, and the rusty…

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Elizabeth
Aug 11, 2010 5:24 pm
angie_tak
angie_tak
11 August 2010

another splashback drama

another splashback drama

glad to say (until it gets installed) I have ordered BMW on opti glass which is smack on dulux metallic s tempered bronze.. still awaiting the sample from the glass guy of…

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angie_tak
Aug 11, 2010 11:12 pm
angie_tak
shareneh
shareneh
12 August 2010

1930s home - art deco - going to renovate kitchen

1930s home - art deco - going to renovate kitchen

My bf has a 1920s home and put black granite benchtops on top of his dark wood cupboards. He's a chippie so guess he sees a lot of what's out there. He spent a lot but…

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shareneh
Aug 12, 2010 9:27 am
leni
leni
12 August 2010

What's the standard gap between benchtop and wall cabinets?

What's the standard gap between benchtop and wall cabinets?

forgot to add our walls are also brick, so if you want to add more points best to do them before your splash, as you knwo you need to channel the wall out to do that!!!

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leni
Aug 12, 2010 10:36 pm
leni
tomandkylie
tomandkylie
13 August 2010

Handle decision

Handle decision

I'd go for the 328mm .. I have the 230 size in my kitchen and I wish they were a little bigger. Another consideration may be to choose a size that seems standard amongst…

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tomandkylie
Aug 13, 2010 3:07 am
grinder
grinder
13 August 2010

Benchtop/Splashback Colour Advice Please

Benchtop/Splashback Colour Advice Please

Duropal is better material than laminex similar but no quite although I do not agree with duropal colour looks a bit dull to my eyes

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grinder
Aug 13, 2010 8:05 pm
grinder
kyton
kyton
15 August 2010

Floor tile and Splashback help please

Floor tile and Splashback help please

Will the splash run the length of the 5.5m? Only reason I ask is some places have a maximum run of glass should you want it in one piece. Otherwise you may have to have…

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kyton
Aug 15, 2010 5:00 pm
kyton
mecha-wombat
mecha-wombat
15 August 2010

Water taps obsessions

Water taps obsessions

Shiny things MUST HAVE SHINY THINGS!!!!! I dunno really my dear dad and I had this discussion and I asked him about quality over BLING as he workis in plumbing too he…

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mecha-wombat
Aug 15, 2010 9:42 pm
mecha-wombat
joles
joles
16 August 2010

Caesarstone Free Spirit

Caesarstone Free Spirit

+1 to what Kyton said. I really like it, it's a bit funky, but I reckon if you go with it you have to run with it completely. I think it would look a bit strange if…

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joles
Aug 16, 2010 3:54 pm
joles
rozzie
rozzie
16 August 2010

Polytech doors?

Polytech doors?

Oh, realized it could have sounded like I was talking about the 2 pack finish doors. I was referring to the polytec gloss finish bench. I'm even worried about putting…

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rozzie
Aug 16, 2010 6:16 pm
Casa2
Casa2
16 August 2010

caesarstone stain testing - expressions of interest :)

caesarstone stain testing - expressions of interest :)
1, 2

Steel wool, now that brings back memories. I though they were extinct now.

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Casa2
Aug 16, 2010 7:29 pm
angie_tak
angie_tak
17 August 2010

ice snow caesarstone? is it warm enough

ice snow caesarstone? is it warm enough

personally if your kitchen has no handles I would go with the one with a texture. Was not sure which one it is from your image but the one on the left would probably look…

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angie_tak
Aug 17, 2010 11:33 pm
angie_tak
angie_tak
angie_tak
19 August 2010

Help please! Need help/opinions with kitchen colours

Help please! Need help/opinions with kitchen colours

your welcome.. I found choosing the colors so frustrating but in the end you will find what fits! :D :D :D

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angie_tak
Aug 19, 2010 11:28 pm
angie_tak
oze
oze
20 August 2010

Has anyone used this?

Has anyone used this?

I saw this product in Woolworths and wondered if it would be any good for our quantum quartz benchtop - says it is. Has anyone used it?

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oze
Aug 20, 2010 1:20 pm
oze
Timm
Timm
20 August 2010

Wide but narrow (counter depth) refrigerators

Wide but narrow (counter depth) refrigerators

The recess in the new place is a healthy size with the exclusion of the depth (1780h, 860w), however the depth of the space is causing a little grief. The kitchen…

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Timm
Aug 20, 2010 1:48 pm
Timm

You can't really see the crack line in the waterfall panel from a distance. The crackline on the edging piece you can see from a distance.…

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Polo
Aug 20, 2010 7:03 pm
beckandbubs
beckandbubs
20 August 2010

Kitchen Flooring

Kitchen Flooring

We did exactly the same thing in our last house which was 70 years old. The lino was stuck to masonite but then underneath that was the black tar. We used a heat gun and a…

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beckandbubs
Aug 20, 2010 8:09 pm
newkitchenwanted
newkitchenwanted
20 August 2010

Help choosing a kitchen company in Brisbane

Help choosing a kitchen company in Brisbane

Could anyone help me with choosing a kitchen company in Brisbane? My kitchen is only 15 years old, but I need more storage/bench space and some design suggestions. I'm…

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newkitchenwanted
Aug 20, 2010 10:14 pm
Bam
Bam
21 August 2010

New Kitchen

New Kitchen

Yep, you will need someone to come in both before and after

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Bam
Aug 21, 2010 6:59 pm
Bam
thirsty
thirsty
21 August 2010

Colourtech 2 pack colours and prices

Colourtech 2 pack colours and prices

K.A, Im dreaming I win lotto tonight. Better check :lol: Kyton, had a look at your kitchen......It took me a while to find it but I got there ::lol:: Wow, love it. The shadowline…

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thirsty
Aug 21, 2010 10:40 pm
thirsty
spiffmiff
spiffmiff
23 August 2010

Splashback to go with Caesarstone Latte - Help?

Splashback to go with Caesarstone Latte - Help?

Thanks again everyone for all your replies. After much thought (and worry hehe), we decided to go with the Dulux Ceylonese, which was actually recommended in a previous…

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spiffmiff
Aug 23, 2010 12:10 pm
spiffmiff
grinder
grinder
23 August 2010

White on white kitchen...

White on white kitchen...

although very white would look clinical or surgical colour perhaps too stark for a kitchen

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grinder
Aug 23, 2010 9:39 pm
grinder
Lex
Lex
24 August 2010

Opinions on white cupboards please?!

Opinions on white cupboards please?!
1, 2

Love Stormy's colours, soooooo soft and flowing, nothing stark in there and no strong contrasts ... Looks like it's a glass splash Stormy, isn't it? What colour is it? And…

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Lex
Aug 24, 2010 7:03 pm
Lex
snibby
snibby
24 August 2010

Help - Mirage commercial style kitchen mixer taps

Help - Mirage commercial style kitchen mixer taps

Hi Kyton, heartfelt thank you :) It's hard trying to find any reviews on this particular product so thank you so much for your input. Good luck with everything. Snibby

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snibby
Aug 24, 2010 11:14 pm
ring09
ring09
25 August 2010

How to get scratches out of stainless cooktop

How to get scratches out of stainless cooktop

The trick with Stainless is to make sure that you only use a scourer very lightly and always IN THE DIRECTION OF THE GRAIN - also be careful of using any citrus based…

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ring09
Aug 25, 2010 2:53 pm
ring09
grinder
grinder
26 August 2010

Kitchen design free softwares?

Kitchen design free softwares?

yes here is direct download link

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grinder
Aug 26, 2010 9:02 am
grinder
Biff Costanza
Biff Costanza
26 August 2010

Accpetable for the island edge?

Accpetable for the island edge?

Jeepers. I'd be having words about that.

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Biff Costanza
Aug 26, 2010 12:36 pm
Biff Costanza
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Moogles
Aug 26, 2010 8:28 pm
flagstaffIV
flagstaffIV
27 August 2010

Help !!! crazy with worry over colour selection

Help !!! crazy with worry over colour selection

Yes... it just feels like it draaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaags on! Awww that sucks... the damn drought decides to end now out of all times!!! Aw, thank you lovely ::kiss:: I…

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flagstaffIV
Aug 27, 2010 6:37 pm
flagstaffIV
Strumer
Strumer
27 August 2010

Kitchen cupboard panels

Kitchen cupboard panels

We have done doors up to 2400 high and 600 wide in 16mm Melamine...no problems as long as there are enough hinges. Cheers, Earl

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Strumer
Aug 27, 2010 7:32 pm
Strumer


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