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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 9:55 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 2:09 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 8:11 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 9:07 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 10, 2010 12:35 am
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 10:28 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 11:43 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 7:12 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 7:30 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 9:35 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 12:23 pm
just Erin
suh
suh
14 June 2010

Kitchen Dilemma

Kitchen Dilemma

That will look really fresh glockenspiel ::smile::

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suh
Jun 14, 2010 6:04 pm
suh
little buddy
little buddy
15 June 2010

Curve glass rangehood, how to do the glass splashback

Curve glass rangehood, how to do the glass splashback

leni, I saw your kitchen in another post. nice! Yeah i think 600 all around and the range all above that might be the only option i have. thanks for your comments.

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little buddy
Jun 15, 2010 10:40 am
laurend
laurend
15 June 2010

Can you get pull-out cupboards and bin AFTER hand over?????

Can you get pull-out cupboards and bin AFTER hand over?????

no probs! My mum is getting then to deck our her entire kitchen soon so ill let you know how it goes. they were really nice and helpful as well

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laurend
Jun 15, 2010 1:50 pm
laurend
malv
malv
15 June 2010

caesar stone?

caesar stone?

thanks keaton/borg, i would contact my builder to get the join less noticeable.

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malv
Jun 15, 2010 4:58 pm
tashndave
tashndave
15 June 2010

Kitchen Colour HELP !!

Kitchen Colour HELP !!

Thanks you very much for your replies. I have decided to go for the White. Xquisite - The grey tile we have is a warm grey not very dark at all. Leni - Thanks…

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tashndave
Jun 15, 2010 7:02 pm
take2
take2
18 June 2010

Ducted Airconditioning

Ducted Airconditioning

We spent $15 000 on a dakin ducted a/c sorry don't know the spec's. If you are not sure if you are getting a good price take your plans to a couple of a/c installers and…

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take2
Jun 18, 2010 11:29 pm
take2
Bromaco
Bromaco
17 June 2010

Fridge facing end of island bench???

Fridge facing end of island bench???

ours is at the end of the bench too, our gap is 1230mm my pics are on page 27 of show me your kitchen.......at the bottom.

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Bromaco
Jun 17, 2010 4:57 pm
leni
leni
17 June 2010

Not happy with new kitchen

Not happy with new kitchen

Our kitchen took over 3 days to install.. and they had to come back at least 3 times after that! Just a few little things that had to be resolved, but I agree you need to…

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leni
Jun 18, 2010 12:52 am
leni
danana
danana
18 June 2010

McDonald Jones Home Builders - can you please help?

McDonald Jones Home Builders - can you please help?

Be careful of the pictures, when we went to see the house we are building (Bordeaux) on display, the roof was a different colour! they photoshopped it on the site. Its…

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danana
Jun 18, 2010 9:44 am
d@n
d@n
18 June 2010

Kitchen Colour Advice Please

Kitchen Colour Advice Please

lol. Gotta love the display home pic. The cake, strawberries and mortar & pestle... so try hard.

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d@n
Jun 18, 2010 12:26 pm
Bent_Nail
Bent_Nail
19 June 2010

Please vote on this kitchen

Please vote on this kitchen

I told her we didn't have the worse kitchen in Australia :lol: we finished 16th out of around 3000 so it's probably not the best, thanks to all that voted, looks like I will…

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Bent_Nail
Jun 19, 2010 2:04 pm
Bent_Nail
BuildlingPerth
BuildlingPerth
20 June 2010

3-Phase Cooktop Isolation Switch

3-Phase Cooktop Isolation Switch

Just reading through this... great thread and helpful for the person who was asking the question... Am i reading this right in the fact if I have a standalone cooker with…

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BuildlingPerth
Jun 20, 2010 6:33 pm
BuildlingPerth
hellokitty
hellokitty
21 June 2010

High gloss two pack kitchen cupboards CHIP easily?

High gloss two pack kitchen cupboards CHIP easily?

I still haven't beeen given any Createc pricing schedules by Polytec (grrrr) but from what I understand it will be more than colourboard but…

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hellokitty
Jun 21, 2010 8:27 pm
karry327
karry327
21 June 2010

Did anyone use either Brook Pebble or New Ash Dust Laminex?

Did anyone use either Brook Pebble or New Ash Dust Laminex?

Thank you both for posting your pics, I really appreciate it! It's helped a lot actually as I can see the Brook Pebble pattern is a little more subtle than I thought it…

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karry327
Jun 21, 2010 9:11 pm
karry327
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
21 June 2010

Benchtop that will go with our floors

Benchtop that will go with our floors

At this stage we are having grey polished concrete floor, almost black cabinetry and white polished concrete benchtops. We have heaps of natural light and a void over part…

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Elizabeth
Jun 21, 2010 10:27 pm
mindblower
mindblower
21 June 2010

Stone Benchtops

Stone Benchtops

Superb that Megan

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mindblower
Jun 21, 2010 11:05 pm
berny
berny
22 June 2010

Who can repair a small burn mark on a laminate benchtop?

Who can repair a small burn mark on a laminate benchtop?

Hi, I have a couple of burn marks approx size of a 50c piece on a soft kitchen laminate benchtop, just wondering if anyone knows of anyone in Sydney who could repair this…

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berny
Jun 22, 2010 2:56 pm
Notsubtle
Notsubtle
22 June 2010

Is Diamond Gloss worth using with rolled edges?

Is Diamond Gloss worth using with rolled edges?

Hey guys...sorry, just saw you ask. I use white vinegar neat...just tip a bit on a folded piece of paper towel and wipe over the bench...doesn't have to be too…

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Notsubtle
Jun 22, 2010 4:49 pm
berny
berny
22 June 2010

Who in Sydney can repair burnt/blister marks on benchtop?

Who in Sydney can repair burnt/blister marks on benchtop?

Reposted this message as I incorrectly posted it in Landscape and Garden. -------------- I have a couple of burn marks approx size of a 50c piece on a soft kitchen…

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berny
Jun 22, 2010 5:02 pm
blondelinda
blondelinda
22 June 2010

Cazoraz: what colour did you use in your splashback?!

Cazoraz: what colour did you use in your splashback?!

Hi Bel I already pm her a week or so ago, so I guess she isnt online at the moment? I also read her blog in detail, it appears to STOP at the point of the glass…

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blondelinda
Jun 22, 2010 11:06 pm
leni
leni
23 June 2010

Can I make this Kitchen layout better? Please help:(

Can I make this Kitchen layout better? Please help:(
1, 2

oh, I was thinking you could add an appliance cupboard into the corner between the tall cupboards and the sink as well?

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leni
Jun 23, 2010 1:41 am
leni
shackonthehill
shackonthehill
23 June 2010

Microwave that opens to the right....does this exist?

Microwave that opens to the right....does this exist?

Hi Rebecca Not that i have seen. We had the same problem as you. We ended up getting a Solardom as well. Cant tell you what its like as it doesnt get installed until…

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shackonthehill
Jun 23, 2010 8:20 pm
shackonthehill
Melrich
Melrich
24 June 2010

When does an oven need a trim kit?

When does an oven need a trim kit?

Yes I think if it is a new build then the cabinet maker will build around the oven. We had our oven delivered directly to our cabinet maker for that purpose. But if you…

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Melrich
Jun 24, 2010 9:36 am
Melrich
Melrich
24 June 2010

fridge space requirements

fridge space requirements

Most fridge manufacturers recommend 10cm clearance on top and sides of fridge to allow fridge to "breathe". You can probably get away with 5 cms clearance but I would not…

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Melrich
Jun 24, 2010 9:53 am
kyton
kyton
24 June 2010

Anyone has two level (or split level) bench top?

Anyone has two level (or split level) bench top?

Thank you - we adore it. Took a fair amount of planning and secrecy to pull it off.

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kyton
Jun 24, 2010 2:29 pm
kyton

Love your colour selections nikkit. Not sure why you think they are too similar. No need to panic. I think that they look stunning! What colour have you chosen for your…

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Jazzie9
Jun 26, 2010 11:09 pm
1sthome
1sthome
27 June 2010

Anyone had a kitchen with 1000mm between bench tops

Anyone had a kitchen with 1000mm between bench tops

In our unit we have 1000mm in our galley kitchen. It's ok for 1 person but very squashy with 2 people. For our new kitchen we're looking at 1300-1500mm.

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1sthome
Jun 27, 2010 1:33 pm
bel
bel
27 June 2010

Picking the right colour glass splashback

Picking the right colour glass splashback
1, 2

Obviously haven't used the new diamond white - but did pick up a sample. It was too dirty for what I wanted, but might suit you :D

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bel
Jun 27, 2010 6:27 pm
bel
saemiseon
saemiseon
28 June 2010

Galley kitchen dimencions

Galley kitchen dimencions

Hi there we're having a U-shaped kitchen and the gap between is 1500mm. I wasn't sure either so I went so many display homes and measured the gap in the kitchen and I…

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saemiseon
Jun 28, 2010 12:26 pm
OwnHome
OwnHome
28 June 2010

Night Sky Caesarstone Benchtop Advice PLease

Night Sky Caesarstone Benchtop Advice PLease
1, 2

Hi Sonya, Hope u had a moment to take ur Night sky pix over the weekend. Did u have any probs with the CS so far?? R u happy with the product?

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OwnHome
Jun 28, 2010 2:26 pm
Mango
Mango
28 June 2010

Bench height for shorties

Bench height for shorties

Its great that your kitchen place is fixing this for you. You will notice those 2cm even though it doesnt sound like much. We had ours made a few cms higher and we…

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Mango
Jun 28, 2010 11:09 pm
mpcj
mpcj
29 June 2010

Cabinet door & benchtop colours - anyone else done these?

Cabinet door & benchtop colours - anyone else done these?

We are at framing stage, but we've gone for a similar theme in the rooms - but used different shades just to have something slightly different... Powder Room - CS in…

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mpcj
Jun 29, 2010 1:26 pm
mpcj
Pete_n_Pet
Pete_n_Pet
29 June 2010

kitchen company recommendations in sydney

kitchen company recommendations in sydney

We used Kitchen Wholesalers in 2007 and really enjoyed the process with this. Fixed price and the tradies were all fantastically coordinated. We went through the…

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Pete_n_Pet
Jun 29, 2010 11:58 pm
danrts
danrts
30 June 2010

anyone using smeg PGA95F 87cm Flushmount gas cooktop?

anyone using smeg PGA95F 87cm Flushmount gas cooktop?

hi I'm thinking about putting smeg appliances in my kitchen particularly 87cm gas cooktop (flushmount) PGA95F, anyone had any experience with Smeg appliances especially…

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danrts
Jun 30, 2010 4:04 pm
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
30 June 2010

Best Fridge for large family?

Best Fridge for large family?

Thank you everyone. That Sharp french door one looks really good. I have to wrap my head around all the doors though, lol. Right now we have a F&P fridge/freezer w/…

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MrsGreen
Jun 30, 2010 7:20 pm
MrsGreen
Strumer
Strumer
30 June 2010

My first kitchen reno / design

My first kitchen reno / design

Ahh well, there you go then - I think you have made some good choices for he space you have to work with. Maybe think about some Inner Drawers inside the pantry if your…

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Strumer
Jun 30, 2010 7:35 pm
Strumer
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
30 June 2010

Do you have a *quiet* kettle?

Do you have a *quiet* kettle?

I agree, I have a reasobably exspensive (as far as ketteles go) one and its…

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Dukekamaya
Jun 30, 2010 8:12 pm
Dukekamaya


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