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Mick01
Mick01
29 March 2010

Marble all the rage again!

Marble all the rage again!

Thanks inamet09, I will give them a call. Mick

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Mick01
Mar 29, 2010 4:55 pm
fitnhealthy
fitnhealthy
30 March 2010

Two tone kitchen

Two tone kitchen

The benchtop is Laminex Quicksand, I will see if I can take a photo of the bench and splashback for you tonight. The splashback is white tiles, not flat, not sure what it…

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fitnhealthy
Mar 30, 2010 7:35 am
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Melrich
Mar 30, 2010 8:43 am
OMG
OMG
30 March 2010

Asian Sand Vs. White cabinets

Asian Sand Vs. White cabinets

We debated too between Asian Sand & white & we too are having a white Ice Snow stone benchtop. In the end we decided on white cupboards & kickboards - we are undecided…

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OMG
Mar 30, 2010 1:36 pm
take2
take2
30 March 2010

CAESAR STONE - ICE SNOW

CAESAR STONE - ICE SNOW

Just contact some stone masons, in your area, ice snow is popular so if your servey is not that big they may be able to do it from off cuts. Cheers Lou

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take2
Mar 30, 2010 5:25 pm
take2
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MagicJ
Mar 30, 2010 6:16 pm
MagicJ
sleven
sleven
30 March 2010

Where can I get just a benchtop?

Where can I get just a benchtop?

There should be kitchen/cabinet makers that can do this for you... we just had ours re-done - the guy is actually a cabinet maker and used to install (well still does)…

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sleven
Mar 30, 2010 6:29 pm
sleven
Rizzo
Rizzo
30 March 2010

Help needed please

Help needed please

aha, that's what we said :::

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Rizzo
Mar 30, 2010 8:37 pm
arms
arms
1 April 2010

fingerpulls in laminate or 2pack for cabinetry???

fingerpulls in laminate or 2pack for cabinetry???

Was wondering if you can get the drawers with the handleless look (fingerpulls, shadowline, bevelled edge???) in laminate instead of 2pack to bring…

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arms
Apr 01, 2010 7:45 am
arms
kyton
kyton
1 April 2010

Pic of the tiles and stones :)

Pic of the tiles and stones :)

You will need to upload a link from a photo hosting site like photo bucket / flickr.

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kyton
Apr 01, 2010 9:31 am
kyton
Janelle
Janelle
1 April 2010

Cost of adding drawers to your kitchen

Cost of adding drawers to your kitchen

I was charged $580 for 6 pot drawers to replace 4 cupboards (without soft close)

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Janelle
Apr 01, 2010 10:13 am
Janelle
Melrich
Melrich
1 April 2010

What colour tiles did you put with pure mineral stone diamon

What colour tiles did you put with pure mineral stone diamon

I really like those .... I bet it looks fab!! Well the ones in that link are all glass but the bullet style is the same. Ours are…

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Melrich
Apr 01, 2010 12:52 pm
Sheepdog
Sheepdog
1 April 2010

Fridge location for my kitchen? (with pics!)

Fridge location for my kitchen? (with pics!)

Thanks for the replies. I decided to go for "Option 1" in the end with the fridge at the end of the kitchen. I don't like that it'll shorten my available bench space and…

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Sheepdog
Apr 01, 2010 2:40 pm
kek
kek
1 April 2010

Help with our kitchen....

Help with our kitchen....
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I love it too. :: I don't think it's too much for the room; it's a decent sized room. But then, I'm not scared of bold colour.... ::lol:: You could do it in a really…

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kek
Apr 01, 2010 6:35 pm
kek
arandagirl
arandagirl
2 April 2010

Kitchen bench top waste chute

Kitchen bench top waste chute

OK it seems that this unit is no longer made. Thanks to all for your help Regards Bruce

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arandagirl
Apr 02, 2010 7:31 am
shackonthehill
shackonthehill
2 April 2010

product opinions wanted please

product opinions wanted please

thanks for the reply melrich. Looks in the kitchen was a high priority as we hate a clean looking kitchen that is ruined cos you can see the covering panel on the…

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shackonthehill
Apr 02, 2010 10:08 am
shackonthehill
jagguy
jagguy
2 April 2010

new kitchen

new kitchen

Hi, I am getting a new kitchen in my new unit to replace the old one. It is only about 2.2M X 3M in size and I have a stove (next to a bench) and fridge currrently next…

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jagguy
Apr 02, 2010 10:25 am
tazkaz
tazkaz
2 April 2010

Abey sinks

Abey sinks

Just wondering what people think of their Abey brand sinks? I am interested in the Stratus, sit on top sink. The corners are square and the draining area does not have…

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tazkaz
Apr 02, 2010 3:24 pm
jagguy
jagguy
2 April 2010

new kitchen

new kitchen

I am after a new kitchen and has anyone got a new kitchen from freedom furniture? They look Ok for my small kitchen.

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jagguy
Apr 02, 2010 4:26 pm
jagguy
jagguy
3 April 2010

L shaped bench

L shaped bench

I have a L shaped bench abdout 600X600 on top. How easy is it to get rid of this as I need the space in that area. IN it splace I prefer to fill the gap with a shelf.

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jagguy
Apr 03, 2010 6:54 pm
Guest
4 April 2010

Thickness of 2 pak doors - 18mm or 25mm?

Thickness of 2 pak doors - 18mm or 25mm?

to stop two pack doors from bowing is is best to use board that has laminte on both sides. With the face to be roughly sanded…

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Guest
Apr 04, 2010 8:30 am
Lol
Lol
4 April 2010

Laminex - basalt, bleached reed and parchment

Laminex - basalt, bleached reed and parchment

If you are using a laminate splashback be very carefull,especially if you are using a gas cooktop. A combustible surface must be 200mm from the edge of the gas hot…

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Lol
Apr 04, 2010 7:34 pm
n&n02
n&n02
6 April 2010

Urgent help needed please!!!!!!!

Urgent help needed please!!!!!!!

Thanks for your replies cazoraz and Mango!! I think I was having a last minute panic :lol: We have only just decided to change to vinyl wrap so I think in the rush of it…

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n&n02
Apr 06, 2010 8:06 am
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renomart
Apr 06, 2010 9:14 pm
renomart
grinder
grinder
7 April 2010

Install upright cooker after or before tiles??

Install upright cooker after or before tiles??

There is no problem standing the cooker on concrete however if it is a free standing cooker it needs to be fixed to the floor with child proof safety brackets these are…

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grinder
Apr 07, 2010 11:09 am
grinder
rhi3384
rhi3384
7 April 2010

Unusual kitchen ideas

Unusual kitchen ideas

the only thing I can think of at the moment would eb drawers instead of the cupboards but your looking at paying extra for that. I have also seen recently cupboard that…

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rhi3384
Apr 07, 2010 5:34 pm
Mimi79
Mimi79
7 April 2010

PD Laminex Cupboards

PD Laminex Cupboards

I am having fudgestream and was advised against having it horizontal because the lines were too thick and it would look too 'licorice allsorts'. I disagree really but was outvoted.

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Mimi79
Apr 07, 2010 7:07 pm
grinder
grinder
7 April 2010

kitchen pantry

kitchen pantry

I thought that I have answered or otherwise deleted I do not know Basically NO there is too much temperature difference and humidity to process optimally meats and things…

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grinder
Apr 07, 2010 9:20 pm
grinder
arms
arms
9 April 2010

skirting Before or after?

skirting Before or after?

Hi All, nothing really to do with the kitchen BUT.......Do we put the skirting boards on before or after the carpet gets…

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arms
Apr 09, 2010 7:17 am
arms
rhi3384
rhi3384
9 April 2010

Pantry organisation - unleashing my inner domestic goddess

Pantry organisation - unleashing my inner domestic goddess
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Caroline :) I need to pick your brain :P I am so in love with your kitchen I want to marry it!! Dont tell hubby :P What colours did you use?? I know you said Pearl Bisque was…

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rhi3384
Apr 09, 2010 9:37 am
somewoman
somewoman
9 April 2010

Need some inspiration for our kitchen

Need some inspiration for our kitchen

stainless steel is a nice alternative and will give a very commercial look - although scratches pretty easily. Would make a lovely splash with no grout. We're going…

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somewoman
Apr 09, 2010 4:00 pm
somewoman
katie81
katie81
9 April 2010

Licorice Linear and Pumice for 2 toned kitchen??

Licorice Linear and Pumice for 2 toned kitchen??

I think that would go. I have dark cupboards, with pumice overheads and jarrah flooboards. Benchtop is laminex diamondgloss toffee mineralstone. I would have preferred my…

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katie81
Apr 09, 2010 6:11 pm
suh
suh
9 April 2010

Kitchen sink which is big enough

Kitchen sink which is big enough

Putting the kitchen together is definitely exciting ::smile:: look forward to seeing it

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suh
Apr 09, 2010 9:13 pm
suh
grinder
grinder
10 April 2010

Kitchen company - need to be HIA member?

Kitchen company - need to be HIA member?

Not necessarily they can be members of MBA (Masters Builders Association) HIA and MBA are two top competing not for profit organisations which may offer some building…

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grinder
Apr 10, 2010 1:06 pm
grinder
spiffmiff
spiffmiff
11 April 2010

Recommendation for Ceaser Stone & Marbe for kitchen

Recommendation for Ceaser Stone & Marbe for kitchen

Thanks very much, I'll look them up! Much appreciated. :-) spiffmiff

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spiffmiff
Apr 11, 2010 7:25 pm
spiffmiff
barkly
barkly
12 April 2010

Ceaser Stone Benchtop

Ceaser Stone Benchtop

So is it really not a complete solid ceasar stone... :? And I don't think you would want it to be either. The weight of the bench top…

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barkly
Apr 12, 2010 1:23 pm
Janine
Janine
12 April 2010

Extended Warranty - Yes or No??

Extended Warranty - Yes or No??

Thanks everyone! I just phoned the store was told that we get an extra 3 years warranty which will extend the manufacturers warranty. If the cost of repairs is more than…

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Janine
Apr 12, 2010 2:54 pm
Aquillah
Aquillah
12 April 2010

White Silver Gloss benchtops- Formica.

White Silver Gloss benchtops- Formica.

Evening Y'all! Just wondering if anyone has used the Formica colour-White Silver Gloss. If anyone has used it or seen pictures or have experience with it, feedback would…

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Aquillah
Apr 12, 2010 11:14 pm
Possumchops
Possumchops
13 April 2010

Non-SS metal countertops

Non-SS metal countertops

I'm not sure zinc and pewter would be a food safe preparation area? As for copper, I've worked with copper for jewellery before, and my assumpton is because you are…

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Possumchops
Apr 13, 2010 6:31 am

robbo, I'm having a Pure Mineral stone DG bench installed next week so will try to post a pic then.. DG is particularly scratch resistant...and the lighter colours are…

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Notsubtle
Apr 13, 2010 4:30 pm
candice.novak
candice.novak
14 April 2010

Kitchen renovators/contractors in Melbourne?

Kitchen renovators/contractors in Melbourne?

HI I am in same boat ie renovating an old kicthen Dont know if this helps but after much research I am going with an ikea kitchen am ordering before 25th april so getting…

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candice.novak
Apr 14, 2010 1:19 pm
Melrich
Melrich
15 April 2010

A couple of questions... .. .

A couple of questions... .. .

Re. Vinyl vs 2pac our original kitchen designer thought 2pac would be about +25%. In fact our cabinet maker quoted same price for both.

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Melrich
Apr 15, 2010 1:36 pm
Eco Builder
Eco Builder
15 April 2010

Plannning a kitchen from a practical standpoint

Plannning a kitchen from a practical standpoint

If a kithchen is built correctly using HMR (high moisture resistant) boards and appliances are installed and sealed…

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Eco Builder
Apr 15, 2010 8:17 pm
Eco Builder
hmmmmm
hmmmmm
15 April 2010

caeserstone Bench Tops... Any problems?

caeserstone Bench Tops... Any problems?

my mum has recently had a white ceaser benchtop installed in her new kitchen - luna white - and unfortunatley we are finding that it does stain. Everything from stainless…

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hmmmmm
Apr 15, 2010 8:19 pm
Bubble
Bubble
15 April 2010

splashback

splashback

Never thought of using pressed metal as a splash back. :th: Can you post a pic please.

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Bubble
Apr 15, 2010 10:36 pm
Rebecca1983
Rebecca1983
16 April 2010

Help needed for kitchen wall behind sink

Help needed for kitchen wall behind sink

Thanks for the advice. I think that moving the sink to the front bench and the stove to the current sink position is the way to go.

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Rebecca1983
Apr 16, 2010 7:24 am
chook07
chook07
16 April 2010

Show us your lights hanging over your kitchen island please

Show us your lights hanging over your kitchen island please

I'm also keen to see some pics of lights over the island bench. Does anyone else have some pics to share?

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chook07
Apr 16, 2010 1:01 pm
arms
arms
17 April 2010

Can you have Laminex / formica as a splashback?

Can you have Laminex / formica as a splashback?

If you can get your hands on the new Laminex Diamondgloss surfaces brochure, they have used a diamondgloss laminate as a splash and it looks…

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arms
Apr 17, 2010 7:13 am
arms
Dollar
Dollar
17 April 2010

Splashback - would it look silly if......

Splashback - would it look silly if......

The Matrix tiles are my fave but yes expensive. I think the other option you are thinking will be fine and much easier to clean if any food splashes on the splashback it…

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Dollar
Apr 17, 2010 7:40 pm


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