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barker
barker
22 May 2010

Opinions on no splashback

Opinions on no splashback

It does look a lot like Mrs B's as she was the first one I had seen done like it! The window segments are all the same but hard to see in the picture as it shows through…

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barker
May 22, 2010 3:10 pm
barker
nemisis
nemisis
22 May 2010

Black Granite colour styles

Black Granite colour styles

Yeh nothing really close to CaeserStone's Black Rocks is there.

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nemisis
May 22, 2010 9:07 pm
barkly
barkly
23 May 2010

Power points above bench top

Power points above bench top

Thanks chippy and kexkez, I found the location of some existing points at 150 above bench top ie at 1050 AFL. This will be fine and also suit our tiles - thanks for that…

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barkly
May 23, 2010 1:26 pm
candice.novak
candice.novak
23 May 2010

Your flat pack kitchen and cost

Your flat pack kitchen and cost

HI kerry- ann sorry am lost in the enormity of my whole house reno starting friday you need a lady called suh to help you iwth colours she is the kitchen queen of the forum

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candice.novak
May 23, 2010 2:12 pm
AJW
AJW
23 May 2010

stainless steel cleaner

stainless steel cleaner

I have always used good old metho to do the cleaning, then buff with a nice soft non fluffy cloth. After 10 years not a scratch and still shines.

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AJW
May 23, 2010 6:59 pm
borg
borg
24 May 2010

Painted glass splashback prices

Painted glass splashback prices

thats a good price huggy. For those of your reading just be weary there are three parts to glass splashback. 1. Cutting of Glass 2. Toughing of glass 3. Painting of…

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borg
May 24, 2010 10:22 am
borg
Huggy_B
Huggy_B
24 May 2010

Mirror Splashback Quotes

Mirror Splashback Quotes

hi - long time reader first time poster. I'm in the middle of an Ikea kitchen installation and am trying to decide on where to get a mirror…

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Huggy_B
May 24, 2010 1:33 pm
Huggy_B
RoadkillNZ
RoadkillNZ
25 May 2010

Kitchen Flood

Kitchen Flood

I would say advise your insurance company of the event in case of future claims if the floor has issues, we did this once when we were in NZ after we had a rather big…

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RoadkillNZ
May 25, 2010 8:50 pm
leni
leni
26 May 2010

waterfall benchtop without ceaser stone

waterfall benchtop without ceaser stone

why not do your benchtops in 20mm to match the side, it will be cheaper, too!

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leni
May 26, 2010 2:18 am
leni
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kiwichick
May 26, 2010 7:18 pm
karry327
karry327
26 May 2010

Building with Eden Brae-is Diamond Gloss Laminex an option?

Building with Eden Brae-is Diamond Gloss Laminex an option?

Thanks Peejay. Gee HO sounds crap - how can they not have it as an option if they deal with Laminex :(

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karry327
May 26, 2010 10:44 pm
karry327
Cooper32
Cooper32
27 May 2010

Adding Overhead cupboards and a Rangehood

Adding Overhead cupboards and a Rangehood

Hi Reddy75, We did reno on our kitchen, replace cupboard doors, drawer faces & bench top & went with a place called K & M K1tch3ns. Very happy with finished result &…

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Cooper32
May 27, 2010 3:47 pm
saemiseon
saemiseon
28 May 2010

Width of breakfast bench. 90cm...is that enough??

Width of breakfast bench. 90cm...is that enough??

Hi guys. thanks for replies. we haven't done pre-start so we can always change it but wasn't sure what others think We don't have children or planinng to have them in THIS…

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saemiseon
May 28, 2010 11:53 am
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nemisis
May 28, 2010 3:17 pm

Nice sink to suit stone tops

Nice sink to suit stone tops

To add a touch of class a butler sink is great to use. We have had one in our last 3 kitchens and I would not be without one- both for looks and also for the practicality…

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dennis restoration
May 29, 2010 4:46 pm
AJW
AJW
29 May 2010

flatpacks ...where are they really made?

flatpacks ...where are they really made?

I am starting to think flatpacks are made in one factory somewhere, coz lots of websites claim their's are "computer cut and pre drilled"…

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AJW
May 29, 2010 5:32 pm
kiwichick
kiwichick
29 May 2010

Kitchen Reno

Kitchen Reno

The price of buying a cool room may be the same as a large fridge, but the price of the power to keep a walk-in cool room going would be major, energy costs would kill that idea.

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kiwichick
May 29, 2010 11:51 pm
nemisis
nemisis
31 May 2010

Granite Bench Edges

Granite Bench Edges

Why go 40mm? (2 x 20mm slabs). Better off going 30mm Granite slab (1 piece)

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nemisis
May 31, 2010 10:24 pm
nemisis
nemisis
31 May 2010

Stone splashbacks

Stone splashbacks

Show us your stone splashbacks!

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nemisis
May 31, 2010 10:25 pm
kiwichick
kiwichick
31 May 2010

Stonemason stuffup?!!!!!

Stonemason stuffup?!!!!!

Ive got Ceasarstone going in at the end of the month. I dont expect any problems, but I am definitely going wine shopping!!!!! just in case

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kiwichick
May 31, 2010 11:08 pm
saemiseon
saemiseon
1 June 2010

Raised breakfast bar with brackets!! what's you thought ??

Raised breakfast bar with brackets!! what's you thought ??

Thanks guys! thanks losonogo... for drawing up the picture as well that's very very nice of you I still wanna put the cooktop on the island bench but I'll go flat…

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saemiseon
Jun 01, 2010 11:03 am
miteq
miteq
2 June 2010

Marble Sealant question please

Marble Sealant question please

A lot of Marble sealers are xylene mostly (%). I like carnuba wax :wink: Make sure pilot lights are off when you use that gear. Any source of…

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miteq
Jun 02, 2010 9:03 am
camelia
camelia
2 June 2010

cleaning products for quartz benchtops

cleaning products for quartz benchtops

Thanks for everyone's advice...I will try to get some decoglaze, it sounds like the right product. I've used metho but it doesn't really remove tough stains or stubborn…

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camelia
Jun 02, 2010 2:28 pm
borg
borg
2 June 2010

dishwasher plumbing dilemma

dishwasher plumbing dilemma
1, 2

talking about the main connection tap. At the front of your property near your meter. If he worked on your plumbing there is a good chance he had to turn it off for a…

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borg
Jun 02, 2010 3:37 pm
borg
Bromaco
Bromaco
3 June 2010

Splashback help AGAIN...Please :)

Splashback help AGAIN...Please :)

what about a mirror.......make the kitchen feel bigger and brighter than what it is!

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Bromaco
Jun 03, 2010 12:07 pm
mz.mini
mz.mini
3 June 2010

Island Bench

Island Bench

Thanks donuts Exactly what i was looking for, the cooker and rangehood are even very similar to mine :D My island with have two lots of 3 900 pots draws on one side and…

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mz.mini
Jun 03, 2010 5:09 pm
Casa2
Casa2
4 June 2010

Island cooktop = no splashback, so where does the mess go?

Island cooktop = no splashback, so where does the mess go?

If you do a search there was a long discussion on this topic in the past.

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Casa2
Jun 04, 2010 9:03 am
saemiseon
saemiseon
4 June 2010

Round kitchen top....want it so much!! pics included!

Round kitchen top....want it so much!! pics included!
1, 2

Thanks for the replies guys. In osborne park? I worked in Osborne Park! I'm on main street!!!!!!!!!!!! wonder which kitchen shop is that...hmm I'll do it through builder…

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saemiseon
Jun 04, 2010 11:07 am
tcrosss
tcrosss
4 June 2010

1990's Kitchen re-model / re-face project

1990's Kitchen re-model / re-face project
1, 2

Thank you to all :) now to fill it with gadgets...

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tcrosss
Jun 04, 2010 2:36 pm
tcrosss
themax
themax
4 June 2010

PLEASE HELP.........

PLEASE HELP.........

I think the cupboards are kind of hard to get a colour to blend in with them, so....I am thinking a colour half lighter, or quarter even, than the…

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themax
Jun 04, 2010 6:37 pm
themax
pottsville
pottsville
4 June 2010

No subject

No subject

We paid $250.00 for our Dishwasher Space - $650.00 seems expensive!

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pottsville
Jun 04, 2010 6:55 pm
losonogo
losonogo
4 June 2010

Kitchen Design Programs

Kitchen Design Programs

i use sketchup it takes a awhile to get used to but you can drawer almost anything once mastered:) click my thread to see some amateur results

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losonogo
Jun 04, 2010 8:19 pm
kimmyone
kimmyone
4 June 2010

Help Please to Choose Splashback Colour

Help Please to Choose Splashback Colour
1, 2

Sorry, I just saw it was not Suh who asked about the limited choices!!! ::lol::

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kimmyone
Jun 04, 2010 9:21 pm
fik
fik
4 June 2010

Granite or stone bench overlay

Granite or stone bench overlay

Hi, We recently got a number of quotes to put a stone top over our existing laminex benchtop. The 6mm product ended up almost the same price as 20mm caeserstone. DH…

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fik
Jun 04, 2010 9:38 pm
Candylea
Candylea
5 June 2010

Anyone in WA do Mirrored Splashbacks

Anyone in WA do Mirrored Splashbacks

Maybe Dial-A-Glass (i think Ikon are part of them, unless that's just down south)

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Candylea
Jun 05, 2010 1:01 am
Candylea
pattycake4
pattycake4
5 June 2010

cupboards

cupboards

my kitchen is solid blackwood cupboards so easy to clean.now for my question has anyone had a timber kitchen then replaced it ,built new home etc with vinyl wrap.most…

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pattycake4
Jun 05, 2010 9:07 pm
Lex
Lex
6 June 2010

Help with Splashback colour please!!

Help with Splashback colour please!!

Glad you like this link! I (well, we all) got it from our dear Bel some weeks/months ago ::kiss:: - it's only fair to share (mmmm, how good would it be if it rhymed in spelling…

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Lex
Jun 06, 2010 6:26 pm
Lex
andy_min
andy_min
6 June 2010

Brick Constraints at The Ponds

Brick Constraints at The Ponds

Hi, I havent heard anything about PDRP rejecting anyone on brick colour. Our street has just about every colour from red, grey, brown and blonde. If in doubt contact the…

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andy_min
Jun 06, 2010 8:55 pm
andy_min
Huggy_B
Huggy_B
8 June 2010

caesar stone benchtops

caesar stone benchtops

I was quoted $5500 to upgrade to Essa Stone - 20mm, no waterfall. I have rung around locally and I can get 20mm granite installed with waterfall egdes for $3250 minus my…

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Huggy_B
Jun 08, 2010 1:09 am
Huggy_B

thanks for the layout! I modified my design to include a wine fridge or bar fridge in the butler pantry. I like your idea of the thinner top drawers along the kitchen…

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danrts
Jun 08, 2010 7:11 am
lucyshouse
lucyshouse
9 June 2010

wooden cutlery drawer insert

wooden cutlery drawer insert

Hafele have one ... product code: 553.20.525

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lucyshouse
Jun 09, 2010 8:07 pm
losonogo
losonogo
9 June 2010

Confused about kitchen bulkhead - which one is it?

Confused about kitchen bulkhead - which one is it?

to keep with the period or frenchy theme, choose knobs instead of handles (unless they are old looking) New s/steel handles wont suit. I found some antique brass ones in…

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losonogo
Jun 09, 2010 11:35 pm
Mango
Mango
10 June 2010

Bench Top Decision?

Bench Top Decision?

Sorry, cant help with those benchtop choices as i have not seen them together to compare. I didnt realise amerind did a white reflex gloss. When i was choosing they only…

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Mango
Jun 10, 2010 9:28 pm
sleven
sleven
10 June 2010

We need inspiration

We need inspiration

Here are some websites that I have checked out that may be of some inspiration... I personally love the tinted mirror splash backs!

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sleven
Jun 10, 2010 10:43 pm
sleven
Jayneylou
Jayneylou
12 June 2010

URGENT !!!!! Need Help Pls

URGENT !!!!! Need Help Pls

I'm using Royal Beige 1/2 in a Pearl for a silverish metallic finish. It's got a slight warmness to it - well at least from what I could see in the sample. Hoping in the…

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Jayneylou
Jun 12, 2010 6:12 pm
leni
leni
12 June 2010

Would this look odd!!!

Would this look odd!!!

I think it will look great if the breakfast bar is an island. It may look strange having two different sufaces abutting each other.

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leni
Jun 12, 2010 6:30 pm
leni
ring09
ring09
12 June 2010

Laminate Colour Choices

Laminate Colour Choices

+ what bel said, also you can ask them for Kitchen Companies who use polytec and then you can ring them to see if they have colours you are interested in, in their showrooms.

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ring09
Jun 12, 2010 8:35 pm
ring09
just Erin
just Erin
14 June 2010

Does anyone have Island cooktop? any problems?

Does anyone have Island cooktop? any problems?

No worries, I'll give you the full report in about 3 weeks time :) We enjoy cooking stir fries to... but use a lot of water in our cooking rather than oil, so that probably…

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just Erin
Jun 14, 2010 11:23 am


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