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Bromaco
Bromaco
5 May 2010

Sand floors before or after new kitchen is put in?

Sand floors before or after new kitchen is put in?

we sanded and polished our timber flooring b4 the kitchen went in mainly because we didnt want the 1/4 round stuff going around our new benches. We are now in the process…

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Bromaco
May 05, 2010 2:03 pm
Casa2
Casa2
5 May 2010

Fridge ventilation and overheating

Fridge ventilation and overheating

In my house, which is currently under construction, I have two fridge vents. The first is down low and opens to the outside. The second goes through the ceiling to the…

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Casa2
May 05, 2010 2:11 pm
ring09
ring09
5 May 2010

Laminex - Burnished Wood

Laminex - Burnished Wood

thanks gumboots, I think your clean kitchen and bathrooms look great, especially without the plaster dust. Many thanks

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ring09
May 05, 2010 3:11 pm
ring09
suh
suh
5 May 2010

Kitchen Bin- anyone have one built in a cupboard/drawer

Kitchen Bin- anyone have one built in a cupboard/drawer

That will be your chopping area leni, guarantee it...chop and scrape chop and scrape :P

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suh
May 05, 2010 5:48 pm
suh
Bromaco
Bromaco
5 May 2010

Bin recess and Cupboards above Fridge

Bin recess and Cupboards above Fridge

We too are having a bin recessed in the cupboard, turned into a big bin drawer. As for the space above the fridge you could turn that into your cupboard for your medicines…

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Bromaco
May 05, 2010 6:45 pm
Belial
Belial
5 May 2010

What size pot drawers?

What size pot drawers?

Ours on the plans are 600mm wide, a pair stacked for each side of the freestanding oven. And even the wok which is about our longest item will fit easily. The question…

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Belial
May 05, 2010 8:54 pm
Belial
tannywanny1
tannywanny1
5 May 2010

My kitchen

My kitchen

Thanks Southies, I have reposted :)

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tannywanny1
May 05, 2010 10:25 pm
tannywanny1
Melrich
Melrich
6 May 2010

I hate my 2 kitchen feature tiles with a passion!!!

I hate my 2 kitchen feature tiles with a passion!!!

You could try tile paint. We had almost the exact same problem at our previous place. Bought some tile paint (can't remember the brand), painted over then painted over…

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Melrich
May 06, 2010 9:18 am
Ms Builder
Ms Builder
6 May 2010

Suggestions for splashback...

Suggestions for splashback...

Melrich, it sounds stunning and would look magic in my kitchen, it would have been perfect to give it that bit more oompf but not going with full on colour... If only we…

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Ms Builder
May 06, 2010 9:56 am
Bromaco
Bromaco
6 May 2010

What colour splashback

What colour splashback

Thanx for the input Mango.......that actually might not look so bad. I was thinking something along the lines of a metallic bronze/brown or a metallic silver to highlight…

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Bromaco
May 06, 2010 1:30 pm
laurend
laurend
6 May 2010

New kitchen Colour scheme UPDATE: Finished product!!!

New kitchen Colour scheme UPDATE: Finished product!!!
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thanks everyone! we are so happy with it and DH is already planning what the first meal he will cook in it! :) the splashback is juts plain white subway style tiles. they…

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laurend
May 06, 2010 1:47 pm
laurend
Bromaco
Bromaco
6 May 2010

Hog Bristle Quarter

Hog Bristle Quarter

i just found this........... http://www.liquidarchitecture.com.au/pr ... al_bay.pdf it is similar colours to my kitchen...its the cashmere top

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Bromaco
May 06, 2010 1:58 pm

This is so funny to now learn you had a 'pink' kitchen before the update Mrsrusty..just realised now reading through again.. :D We must have the same wavelength...because…

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Notsubtle
May 06, 2010 10:04 pm
nemisis
nemisis
7 May 2010

Two-toning

Two-toning
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I'm not sure if I like darker on bottom now!!! :shock: :shock: and the Mrs dosen't like 2-tone! So that's the biggest hurdle! :lol: :lol: I'm thinking a dark chocolate/grey and white on top…

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nemisis
May 07, 2010 5:12 pm
chippy
chippy
7 May 2010

Get our own kitchen or upgrade through a builder????

Get our own kitchen or upgrade through a builder????

@ samesion. Just so you know. I pretty sure candicenokacs kitchen cost more than you thought. It was $3400 just for the caesar stone top. Ikea cupboards still aren't that…

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chippy
May 07, 2010 7:59 pm
chippy
Bek
Bek
8 May 2010

waterfall edge on bench.

waterfall edge on bench.
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good idea Lou. I'll see if I can get the SS on side and will contact the supplier when the time comes. thanks.

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Bek
May 09, 2010 12:00 am
Deemaree
Deemaree
9 May 2010

Please help with my splashback I'm soooooo over it

Please help with my splashback I'm soooooo over it
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:: :: :: Yay, Suh & Boo what a team! :lol: :lol: :lol: Seriously-glad that you have found what you were lookibg for Boo. ::lol::

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Deemaree
May 09, 2010 11:26 am
Deemaree
tom93
tom93
9 May 2010

Cutting Reconstituted Stone. Any tips?

Cutting Reconstituted Stone. Any tips?

Hi, I am wanting to recycle my mates reconstituted stone benchtop. However, in order for it to fit in my kitchen, I will need to shorten it. I have read previous topics…

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tom93
May 09, 2010 8:16 pm
leni
leni
9 May 2010

Bunnings Flatpax new door colours

Bunnings Flatpax new door colours

I got a Flatpax pricelist from Bunnings yesterday, and the person there pointed out the new door ranges that are on the list, but not avaliable yet. New ranges…

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leni
May 09, 2010 10:01 pm
leni
benschke
benschke
10 May 2010

Advice from a Cabinet Maker required - URGENT

Advice from a Cabinet Maker required - URGENT

To be honest Janelle I didn't really keep a tight budget when it came to the Kitchen. I always said to my wife I want to do it properly as I didn't want to cut costs or…

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benschke
May 10, 2010 1:59 pm
Biff Costanza
Biff Costanza
10 May 2010

How to achieve that timber-look cupboards?

How to achieve that timber-look cupboards?

From my experience timber veneer is about the most expensive option you can chose. Looks great but you pay for it.

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Biff Costanza
May 10, 2010 9:06 pm
Biff Costanza
Deemaree
Deemaree
11 May 2010

Irrational on timber benchtop

Irrational on timber benchtop

i had a massive high gloss timber bench top in my last place from distinctive timber tops in bayswater. It looks…

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Deemaree
May 11, 2010 8:50 am
Deemaree
Melrich
Melrich
11 May 2010

Kitchen benchtops - Caesarstone Latte or Bondi????

Kitchen benchtops - Caesarstone Latte or Bondi????
1, 2

Yes we used Latte. QuantumStone Sahara is better but we got a Latte off cut so saved money by…

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Melrich
May 11, 2010 2:05 pm
shellb78
shellb78
12 May 2010

Which laminate for kickboard? help please!!!

Which laminate for kickboard? help please!!!

No not real stainless!! :lol: Ours is Formica- Brushed Pewter which is the same as the Laminex brushed stainless I think. Am thinking I probably don't need the stainless…

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shellb78
May 12, 2010 5:04 pm
SharonC
SharonC
12 May 2010

Kitchen Splashback using Rectified Tile - anyone used?

Kitchen Splashback using Rectified Tile - anyone used?

Cyberman, can you ask the tile shop where you've seen tiles. They normally have all the sample grout colours. Can't say I've seen the tile you are having, sounds very…

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SharonC
May 12, 2010 8:54 pm
acrebuild1
acrebuild1
12 May 2010

For those with freestanding ovens which did you choose

For those with freestanding ovens which did you choose

We love the look of the freestanding oven/stoves and ducted rangehoods, since our builder supplies underbench ovens and pull-out rangehoods we have choosen to supply our…

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acrebuild1
May 12, 2010 9:13 pm
trudy
trudy
13 May 2010

What colour do you think this is?

What colour do you think this is?
1, 2

Ooohhh I am loving this thread :) URBAN MOCHA is just a beautiful colour scheme. Any ideas on whether this type of scheme would match with polished floorboards and earthy…

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trudy
May 13, 2010 2:48 pm
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Bromaco
May 14, 2010 8:20 pm
n&n02
n&n02
14 May 2010

pics of my kitchen

pics of my kitchen
1, 2

he. he - will do :) We are still at frame stage but when I spoke to our builder yesterday he said that our kitchen was starting to be made that day!!! I decided to make…

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n&n02
May 14, 2010 9:38 pm
Bromaco
Bromaco
14 May 2010

Kitchen nearly ready

Kitchen nearly ready

i have put some pics up under the heading........."splashback colour.......PLEASE HELP"

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Bromaco
May 14, 2010 9:45 pm
Lunchtime
Lunchtime
15 May 2010

Will my fridge fit?

Will my fridge fit?

It will fit, but with out sufficient air flow around the fridge the heat exchanger can not do its job properly and will burn out. I cant see 5mm making a significant…

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Lunchtime
May 15, 2010 11:40 pm
kdhupar
kdhupar
16 May 2010

Kitchen sink - where to buy what to look for?

Kitchen sink - where to buy what to look for?

hi eimaj cud u plz put up pics of ur sink and tap and also the store where u purchased from? we are in st east suburbs in melbourne and are looking for sink and tap …

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kdhupar
May 16, 2010 7:56 pm
leni
leni
16 May 2010

So confused about glossy cabinets. want gloss but not 2 pak

So confused about glossy cabinets. want gloss but not 2 pak

You can get gloss in laminate, vinyl and 2pac finishes., so you have lots of options if you want gloss!

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leni
May 16, 2010 8:55 pm
leni
saemiseon
saemiseon
17 May 2010

Rough quote on 3m kitchen cupboards

Rough quote on 3m kitchen cupboards

Hi Kiwa and Suh, thanks a lot for your reply:) Yep it was quite difficult to draw plan for this house...None of the builders (Except the one we've got "redink") wanted to…

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saemiseon
May 17, 2010 12:55 pm
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

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