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alexrock23
alexrock23
19 May 2010

Kitchen - BenchtoP, Splashback, Sink and tap help needed!

Kitchen - BenchtoP, Splashback, Sink and tap help needed!

There are some very good flat pack kitchens out there. You can get a much better flat pack kitchen for about the same $ as an ikea kitchen if you install it yourself. My…

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alexrock23
May 19, 2010 4:56 pm
saemiseon
saemiseon
19 May 2010

Cheap mixer taps from Ebay....are they sustainable?

Cheap mixer taps from Ebay....are they sustainable?

Thanks guys for reply. I'm completely ok with no-brand chinese product but what if it doesnt comply aus standard so...plumber wont install them and gaurantee the job.…

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saemiseon
May 19, 2010 6:07 pm

Update miss_ticky2 this one is for you. Builder screwup a bit allowing way to much space in the corner for pipes, this costed me shelfspace... :roll:

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simple_man
May 19, 2010 6:48 pm
Tall6
Tall6
19 May 2010

Please help with light cupboards and benchtops (laminate)

Please help with light cupboards and benchtops (laminate)

thanks meagan. also glad to hear I'm not the only one frustrated at the lack of laminate in magazines

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Tall6
May 19, 2010 8:47 pm
nattynoogie
nattynoogie
19 May 2010

Polar white Diamond Gloss benchtop - issues with edging

Polar white Diamond Gloss benchtop - issues with edging

yes thankfully laminex have inspected the bench in person and are not satisfied with the work and it will arrange to be replaced however even though they can assure a…

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nattynoogie
May 19, 2010 10:28 pm
donuts
donuts
20 May 2010

WHITE polished porcelain tiles for splashback??

WHITE polished porcelain tiles for splashback??

oh okay, yes fair enough, thats true they prob would be shinier. thanks, i love my bathroom too :)

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donuts
May 20, 2010 3:32 pm
donuts
Deemaree
Deemaree
20 May 2010

Last Minute Splashback help

Last Minute Splashback help

Ended up going with a very white white. Went for Raven 4120 Caesar bench, polar white cupboards and white splashback. We wanted glossy…

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Deemaree
May 20, 2010 5:32 pm
Deemaree
manja
manja
20 May 2010

Schweigen WM2190SP with ISO motor

Schweigen WM2190SP with ISO motor

We are looking into buying Schweigen WM2190SP with ISO motor. I was told that the RRP is $2399. Can someone tell us the best price that we should/could pay for this rangehood?

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manja
May 20, 2010 6:45 pm
meatpie
meatpie
20 May 2010

40mm kickboard height for kitchen with porcelain and timber?

40mm kickboard height for kitchen with porcelain and timber?

Hallo, Anyone would be kind to help me with the height of the kickboard for my kitchen top please? i am planning to do timber flooring with batton (so it will be 40mm…

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meatpie
May 21, 2010 12:07 am
leni
leni
22 May 2010

Brushed Chrome Tap

Brushed Chrome Tap

well the brushed chrome arrived last night and i was still a bit worried... however seeing it insitu in the new kitchen it looks fine, really matches the other brushed…

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leni
May 22, 2010 1:53 am
leni
kek
kek
22 May 2010

Higher than normal bench top

Higher than normal bench top

Previous discussion on this subject here: http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=25484&hilit=bench+height

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kek
May 22, 2010 11:30 am
kek
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 4:10 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 10:07 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 2:26 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 3:12 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 7:59 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 11:22 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 2:33 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 9:50 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 3:18 am
leni
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kiwichick
May 26, 2010 8:18 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 11:44 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 4:47 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 12:53 pm
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nemisis
May 28, 2010 4:17 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 5:46 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 6:32 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 30, 2010 12:51 am
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 11:24 pm
nemisis
nemisis
31 May 2010

Stone splashbacks

Stone splashbacks

Show us your stone splashbacks!

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nemisis
May 31, 2010 11:25 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
Jun 01, 2010 12:08 am
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 12:03 pm
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 10:03 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 3:28 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 4:37 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 1:07 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 6:09 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 10:03 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 12:07 pm
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 3:36 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 7:37 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 7:55 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 9:19 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 10:21 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 10:38 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 2:01 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 10:07 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 7:26 pm
Lex


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