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goveroo
goveroo
6 February 2010

Kitchen cupboard colours to go with timber benchtop

Kitchen cupboard colours to go with timber benchtop

Great photos. Having some difficulty uploading pics at the moment. Timber floor: fairly dark as it in an older house with some…

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goveroo
Feb 06, 2010 10:29 pm
sveta
sveta
7 February 2010

Granite vs marble benchtop

Granite vs marble benchtop
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Beautiful granite benchtop. Love the waterfall edge. We were quoted 5000 too. So we decided to delete the waterfall edge. We are have Indian Kinawa which is basically…

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sveta
Feb 06, 2010 11:29 pm
ozzybird
ozzybird
7 February 2010

Sakkara Ivory Benchtop?

Sakkara Ivory Benchtop?

Bump .... I would like to see this too.

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ozzybird
Feb 07, 2010 7:52 pm
Jose27
Jose27
8 February 2010

Polytec Thermolaminated Doors

Polytec Thermolaminated Doors

Anyone able to give a rough idea of costs for having gloss cupboards in a kitchen. All I know is…

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Jose27
Feb 08, 2010 6:15 pm
n&n02
n&n02
8 February 2010

Help please!!! Laminex Stipple Hemp - has anyone used it???

Help please!!! Laminex Stipple Hemp - has anyone used it???

Thanks everyone for your thoughts, suggestions and pics. :) Hmmmm, no matter which light I look at the sample in, I keep seeing hues of olivey/khaki green. I think I…

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n&n02
Feb 08, 2010 8:22 pm
SharonC
SharonC
9 February 2010

9ft Ceilings and canopy rangehood

9ft Ceilings and canopy rangehood

Thanks Roger for your reply. We think we'll probably get a flue extension made up. One more thing to add to the list!!

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SharonC
Feb 09, 2010 12:21 am
MagicJ
MagicJ
9 February 2010

Colour Help Needed

Colour Help Needed

I nearly went with a blue splashback, but changed my mind at the last minute. Here's my thread with a looooong discussion of it all, with lots of photo examples. Good…

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MagicJ
Feb 09, 2010 1:09 pm
MagicJ
cuttingedgecabinets
cuttingedgecabinets
9 February 2010

For those with laminex waterfall egdes.

For those with laminex waterfall egdes.

To waterfall a laminated bench top usually require the edges to be square. I hate square edged laminate as it can get damaged and chip very easily. There are a couple of…

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cuttingedgecabinets
Feb 09, 2010 5:37 pm
cuttingedgecabinets
Dollar
Dollar
9 February 2010

caesarstone vs laminex

caesarstone vs laminex
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I think stone is lovely and hence why we are getting it. I would be forever whinging if it wasn't stone so this was one of the "must haves". We did ditch the stone in the…

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Dollar
Feb 09, 2010 6:05 pm
suh
suh
10 February 2010

Glass splashback colour

Glass splashback colour

Kingo, if you are having a grey benchtop and white cupboards, I personally would either have a similar colour to the bench or white on Starfire…

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suh
Feb 10, 2010 6:11 am
suh
Fitbodies
Fitbodies
10 February 2010

Out Kitchen sketches

Out Kitchen sketches

It's fabulous - and pretty much my dream kitchen. ::hyst:: The sink is fine. 80% of homes these days have the sink on an island, with no splashback behind. That's because it…

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Fitbodies
Feb 10, 2010 7:02 pm
Fitbodies
suh
suh
11 February 2010

Would you choose laminex over 2pak?

Would you choose laminex over 2pak?
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A bit late but I have 2 pac and love the look, but we have already had a couple of incidents and I have no small kids, just a husband and 23 yo at home, hubby is the worse…

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suh
Feb 11, 2010 1:35 pm
suh
dave-
dave-
11 February 2010

Bosch Dishwasher, Cold Water "Recommended" - Does it matter?

Bosch Dishwasher, Cold Water "Recommended" - Does it matter?

I have a Bosch Dishwasher for the past 10 years, and have run it on hot water. Is says the temp should never go over 60c. I hope this…

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dave-
Feb 11, 2010 3:55 pm
suh
suh
13 February 2010

Too Many Combinations

Too Many Combinations

No I'm not :oops: I had heaps of doubts, I changed my kitchen probably 4 times until I finally knew it was right ::smile:: you've picked all this yourself and the colours go together…

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suh
Feb 13, 2010 12:42 pm
suh

maybe go and check out a couple of granite places and see if they have something similar or the same. our builders used absolute stone in…

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kexkez
Feb 13, 2010 8:26 pm
kexkez
Fiffaro
Fiffaro
15 February 2010

Microwave?

Microwave?

Poached and scrambled eggs in the microwave - I've never thought of that. Do you just crack the egg into a normal microwave proof container? We use our microwave a lot…

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Fiffaro
Feb 15, 2010 3:58 pm
*daisy*
*daisy*
16 February 2010

Which splashback to use with almond roca benchtops?

Which splashback to use with almond roca benchtops?

Hi all, Hoping someone can give me some ideas on what to do with my splashback. We are renovating so not a new build, and we have kept the cupboards, sort of a…

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*daisy*
Feb 16, 2010 10:35 am
adzza
adzza
16 February 2010

Undermount Drainer

Undermount Drainer

Hey all, First post from me so YAY for me! We are currently renovating the entire downstairs floor of our house and the kitchen is part of that. I wanted a sink with…

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adzza
Feb 16, 2010 11:28 am
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arms
Feb 17, 2010 7:47 am
arms
missangel
missangel
17 February 2010

Kitchen designer/builder in Melbourne

Kitchen designer/builder in Melbourne

Thanks adam - I now have an option for the actual building of the kitchen cabinets (a friend's hubby builds kitchens for the building industry) however as my kitchen…

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missangel
Feb 17, 2010 8:24 am
shonzilla
shonzilla
17 February 2010

Kitchen benchtop overhang

Kitchen benchtop overhang
1, 2

Its costs money to make a sink smaller so ive decided its not worth the change.

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shonzilla
Feb 17, 2010 11:55 am
shonzilla
homeone
homeone
17 February 2010

Grandview KItchens - are they any good?

Grandview KItchens - are they any good?

Why are you not using Grandview Kitchens' name? That's who you mean to any reasonable person.

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homeone
Feb 17, 2010 2:57 pm
homeone
billdsl
billdsl
17 February 2010

diamond gloss!!!???

diamond gloss!!!???

if your having issue's keeping it clean and streak free grab one of those special kitchen cleaning cloths from bunnings, quick wipe and its clean as a whistle and no…

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billdsl
Feb 17, 2010 3:02 pm
billdsl
katie180
katie180
18 February 2010

High Gloss Poly vs Satin Poly kitchen??

High Gloss Poly vs Satin Poly kitchen??

HI, yes it's 2pak polyurethane high gloss. Great to know it's so easy to keep clean! Thank you : )

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katie180
Feb 18, 2010 1:25 pm
pharley
pharley
18 February 2010

They ruined my stone!!!!

They ruined my stone!!!!
1, 2, 3

Sorry, I missed all the excitement. Nathan, I understand your posititon completely. I read your profile and, you being a Project Manager, I could see you were sticking up…

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pharley
Feb 18, 2010 9:07 pm
pharley
seals
seals
20 February 2010

Smith & Smith Melbourne

Smith & Smith Melbourne

will do the house comes down this week so hoping the builder can start in 2 weeks and then away we go.... I will sahre lots of photo's...

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seals
Feb 20, 2010 12:20 pm
buildingadreamhome
buildingadreamhome
20 February 2010

Pantry Fitout

Pantry Fitout

Yep I 2nd Suh, out kitchen guy is just doing ours, we're having all underbench…

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buildingadreamhome
Feb 20, 2010 2:29 pm
buildingadreamhome
Mango
Mango
20 February 2010

Kitchen renovation nearly finished! Splashback is in :)

Kitchen renovation nearly finished! Splashback is in :)
1, 2

That is a gorgeous colour. Really beautiful kitchen. Well done.

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Mango
Feb 20, 2010 4:56 pm
me,he&little she
me,he&little she
20 February 2010

Polytec Kitchen Doors - matt v texture

Polytec Kitchen Doors - matt v texture

I recently had my kitchen done with a combination of textured doors with matt trims and feature panels. The texture is just a small grain. When deciding I requested…

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me,he&little she
Feb 20, 2010 5:18 pm
me,he&little she
chopaweezacustoms
chopaweezacustoms
21 February 2010

Removing a Granite benchtop without damaging it?

Removing a Granite benchtop without damaging it?

Turns out it isn'y possible. The installer used a mountain of glue & silicon . The center piece broke into 8 pieces , the left side into 2 and the big piece that I needed…

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chopaweezacustoms
Feb 21, 2010 6:50 am
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SharonC
Feb 21, 2010 9:48 pm
goodyear
goodyear
22 February 2010

Splashback indecision???

Splashback indecision???
1, 2

Thanks everyone - had a busy weekend - have finalised all tiles, windows, pc items and doors after weeks/months of quotes and discussions. Because this is a rebuild we are…

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goodyear
Feb 22, 2010 10:49 am
kek
kek
23 February 2010

Kitchen bins for narrow spaces

Kitchen bins for narrow spaces

What store did you find this is. I have just started thinking about kitchen and bin. What is ideal size cupboard to place a bin in and how much room…

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kek
Feb 23, 2010 6:27 am
kek
Logan
Logan
23 February 2010

Building with Clarendon Homes

Building with Clarendon Homes

Hi there, We are looking to build with Claren@on Homes in Point Cook and was hoping to get some feedback from anyone who has used then in the Point Cook area. Just needed…

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Logan
Feb 23, 2010 11:47 am
Kaytee
Kaytee
23 February 2010

Anyone with a black and white kitchen?

Anyone with a black and white kitchen?

http://www.studiom.com.au/ This is the link to StudioM which is part of M3trIcon. You can create almost any colour scheme. The colours for the cupboards are from the…

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Kaytee
Feb 23, 2010 7:31 pm
Kaytee
take2
take2
23 February 2010

Ceasarstone Ginger - Anyone?

Ceasarstone Ginger - Anyone?

I looked at using the ginger ceasarstone had seen it in a display home looked great, but also found it green and didn't match my laminate selections for the cupboards. …

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take2
Feb 23, 2010 8:26 pm
take2
BecH
BecH
23 February 2010

Anyone used Offcuts

Anyone used Offcuts

This could be in either kitchen or bathrooms as it's just about tops specifically, anyway has anyone purchased their tops through "OFFCUTS" I was recommended them by…

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BecH
Feb 23, 2010 8:47 pm
Bromaco
Bromaco
24 February 2010

URGENTLY NEED HELP with Kitchen colours........PLEASE!!!

URGENTLY NEED HELP with Kitchen colours........PLEASE!!!

Yep onto that......and have already asked a couple of people for their colours, they look great!

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Bromaco
Feb 24, 2010 1:39 pm
armitage57
armitage57
24 February 2010

Kitchen Colour scheme - suggestions wanted earth tones

Kitchen Colour scheme - suggestions wanted earth tones

Thanks Lou Will have a look have a couple of magazines but didnt think of their website! Thanks Suh really like your colour!

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armitage57
Feb 24, 2010 6:41 pm
armitage57
armitage57
24 February 2010

Types of kitchen door, 2 pac, laminate etc...confused?!

Types of kitchen door, 2 pac, laminate etc...confused?!

Thanks for that just did an external search on the web and came up with the following: Kitchen cabinet door styles: Weighing up your options It can be hard to get your…

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armitage57
Feb 24, 2010 6:47 pm
GypsyGrannies1
GypsyGrannies1
24 February 2010

Question about freezer placement

Question about freezer placement

I've got a 1200mm high freezer in the garage and for a few minutes thought about putting it in the pantry of the new house until I remembered the heat given off during hot…

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GypsyGrannies1
Feb 24, 2010 8:56 pm
jstronach
jstronach
25 February 2010

Laminex ColourTech Doors

Laminex ColourTech Doors

There are 12 colours available with no minimum quantities, ie your whites, off whites etc. These are the most popular choice when it comes to 2pac doors. If you select…

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jstronach
Feb 25, 2010 11:50 am
Bromaco
Bromaco
25 February 2010

Me again.......Anyone used Qstone Mocha, please post pics

Me again.......Anyone used Qstone Mocha, please post pics

Please can you post some pics if you have used the Qstone Mocha Thanx

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Bromaco
Feb 25, 2010 6:40 pm
janenguyen
janenguyen
25 February 2010

Stone Benchtop Installation

Stone Benchtop Installation

Hi Eoh l am having the exact same problem so l'd love to hear what other people have done in this situation. We are planning on getting the laminex benchtops changed over…

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janenguyen
Feb 25, 2010 6:44 pm
kek
kek
26 February 2010

Colour Suggestions

Colour Suggestions

There are both warm and cool greys, so it doesn't have to look cold and clinical. suh has some lovely greys, do a search and find some pics. :D It also depends what you…

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kek
Feb 26, 2010 11:45 am
kek
renomart
renomart
26 February 2010

"Glass Type" selection for Splashback

"Glass Type" selection for Splashback

The 'green tinge' is due to the iron content in the glass. Starfire glass has a very low iron content and thus renders colours more accurately.

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renomart
Feb 26, 2010 10:50 pm
renomart


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