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Tesadb
Tesadb
6 January 2010

Kitchen cupboards and canopy rangehood

Kitchen cupboards and canopy rangehood

Hi, I am inexperiened at home renovations and I require some advice on how to procure the right services. I would like to carry out the following tasks: 1) Modify a…

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Tesadb
Jan 06, 2010 11:36 pm
suh
suh
7 January 2010

Warming Drawer

Warming Drawer

To warm my plates I nuke them in the microwave for 30-40 seconds. Seems to work nicely although somewhat less sexy than a…

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suh
Jan 07, 2010 2:18 pm
suh
mac64
mac64
8 January 2010

different power points

different power points

thanks for replies so far jodge-Lshape bench 4.5m x2.5m. On the 2.5m end wall is where hot plate will be and on the end of 4.5m is cupboard which is for toaster/kettle. I…

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mac64
Jan 08, 2010 12:45 am
sarahl
sarahl
9 January 2010

Vege Sprayers- Anyone with some recommendations?

Vege Sprayers- Anyone with some recommendations?

Ha ha thanks so much for the recommendation Neverfinished, I'll bet it is expensive!! Those looks really gorgeous, and they're exactly the kind of thing I'm looking for,…

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sarahl
Jan 09, 2010 10:30 am
arms
arms
11 January 2010

Pros and Cons - 1mm vs 2mm edging on melamine/laminate doors

Pros and Cons - 1mm vs 2mm edging on melamine/laminate doors

Hi there, Seems like some companies have 1mm edging and some have 2mm edging on their melamne / laminate doors. Does it make much…

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arms
Jan 11, 2010 9:19 am
arms
fseng510
fseng510
12 January 2010

Has anyone used Kitcheners kitchen before?

Has anyone used Kitcheners kitchen before?

No but I have been drooling over this kitchen for the last 3 weeks.... :)

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fseng510
Jan 12, 2010 11:16 am
Bam
Bam
12 January 2010

Difference in veneer Shade ?

Difference in veneer Shade ?

As has been mentioned, timber is a natural product and you will therefore be likely to experience variation in the colour/effect etc, you would get this regardless of…

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Bam
Jan 12, 2010 5:56 pm
Bam
makoby
makoby
12 January 2010

Stainless steel versus white fridge?????

Stainless steel versus white fridge?????
1, 2

Im used to the finger prints from my old SS dishwasher and got very used to cleaning it. I cant remember what the product was but ill be buying it again! Its like a wet…

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makoby
Jan 12, 2010 8:10 pm
Bushi
Bushi
13 January 2010

Kitchen Splashback on a Solid Brick Wall

Kitchen Splashback on a Solid Brick Wall

Thanks Andy & Camelia, If I knew how to post pics I would... :oops: Have worked out what I'm doing (doh, my tiler came in helpful...lol) Boy this renovating is fun,…

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Bushi
Jan 13, 2010 6:20 am
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
13 January 2010

Ceasarstone Benchtops

Ceasarstone Benchtops

arrissed edges are nominally 45deg top and bottom Like the edge has been taken off so it doesn't damage as easily.

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onc_artisan
Jan 13, 2010 10:28 pm
onc_artisan
gettingThere
gettingThere
14 January 2010

Poll: Fridge space dilemma!

Poll: Fridge space dilemma!
1, 2

Would anyone be kind enough to share photos of their Option 2 examples? :)

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gettingThere
Jan 14, 2010 9:44 am
shackonthehill
shackonthehill
16 January 2010

Can you relaminate

Can you relaminate

Hi Bam Thanks for your reply. Sounds like the whole kitchen is coming out. Atleast that way i can have drawers for the whole kitchen. :: Have to see if there is some…

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shackonthehill
Jan 16, 2010 12:30 pm
shackonthehill
Sharon
Sharon
16 January 2010

where to buy kitchen handles

where to buy kitchen handles

Sorry, forgot about that. I just emailed them for a…

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Sharon
Jan 16, 2010 6:21 pm
mummagoose
mummagoose
18 January 2010

Any one got dark colored tiles in your kitchen? Can I see?

Any one got dark colored tiles in your kitchen? Can I see?

We're currently looking at big grey/black granite tiles for our kitchen/dining area, but we want the benchtops, cupboards etc to be in light colors. Just wondering if it…

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mummagoose
Jan 18, 2010 1:52 pm
Mozzie
Mozzie
18 January 2010

Blanco range?

Blanco range?

I've got a Blanco range, oven and dishwasher. The Range is great - noisy but I guess you expect that. The Oven is very good - maybe a bit hard to keep clean but generally…

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Mozzie
Jan 18, 2010 10:39 pm
Mozzie
arms
arms
19 January 2010

Where to buy draw inserts / dividers in Vic?

Where to buy draw inserts / dividers in Vic?

although I have the blum tandembox, if you look at my blog pictures you can see they added in extra high sides which are just melamine (or…

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arms
Jan 19, 2010 8:53 am
arms
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jaeger LeCoultre
19 January 2010

Integrated Dishwasher finished cycle?

Integrated Dishwasher finished cycle?

Jaeger LeCoultre - So no indication when the dishwasher is running on that Meile? The door opening slightly at end of cycle is good. My…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Jan 19, 2010 1:49 pm
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Pisces
Jan 19, 2010 5:25 pm
Pisces
wakeboardandy
wakeboardandy
19 January 2010

How much room for the fridge space?

How much room for the fridge space?

I just got my new side by side delivered today!!! but stupid whirlpool forgot to put the tubing kit in there to attach it to my water point!! ::angry:: ::angry:: ::angry:: I was all excited…

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wakeboardandy
Jan 19, 2010 7:10 pm
wakeboardandy
mac64
mac64
19 January 2010

How would you line up the bench, fridge and pantry?

How would you line up the bench, fridge and pantry?

another issue you might have is if the dishwasher is open, access to fridge may be difficult

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mac64
Jan 19, 2010 7:53 pm
Nic_s
Nic_s
19 January 2010

Apollo Kitchen, sydney, anyone..???

Apollo Kitchen, sydney, anyone..???

Hi, Have you tried Kitchen Essence? I did the rounds of Kitchen places in Alexandria (sydney) on Saturday. I was really impressed with there friendly honest advice. I'm…

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Nic_s
Jan 19, 2010 8:08 pm
bel
bel
20 January 2010

Glass splashback - installed before or after benchtop?

Glass splashback - installed before or after benchtop?

From memory Southies didn't have her splashback on when applying for her Occupancy Certificate, so might not be a problem. Maybe have a read through her thread or send her a pm.

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bel
Jan 20, 2010 7:35 am
bel
cenemelectrical
cenemelectrical
20 January 2010

Powerpoint requirement for gas cooktop

Powerpoint requirement for gas cooktop

heehee... cheaper is most often then not always the best..we all do the same thing but HOW it gets done is another thing.. :n: good luck anyways :D australian standards…

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cenemelectrical
Jan 20, 2010 11:15 am
VintageModern
VintageModern
20 January 2010

BISAZZA

BISAZZA

I personally love, love, love bizassa tiles... if money wasn't an issue I would have my bathroom done from floor to ceiling in them. They basically come in every colour…

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VintageModern
Jan 20, 2010 1:45 pm
Maniradha10
Maniradha10
20 January 2010

Buying Bar Stools- Help pls!

Buying Bar Stools- Help pls!

Hi.. I finally found something I liked, and at a great price too.. paid $69 each.. Here is a photo of what I bought- in black colour... Cheers :D

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Maniradha10
Jan 20, 2010 2:05 pm
andy the pm
andy the pm
20 January 2010

Is it possible to change the kitchen doors after handover?

Is it possible to change the kitchen doors after handover?

It really depends on whether your doors are 'standard' sizes or you have a custom kitchen. Measure the doors you want to change and post the sizes, there are also…

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andy the pm
Jan 20, 2010 9:43 pm
newby126
newby126
21 January 2010

I Need a Melbourne Kitchen company - kitchen design help

I Need a Melbourne Kitchen company - kitchen design help

Freedom came to our house twice (6 hours worth of consultation) to create a design we liked and that was before we had even committed to using them. The second visit was…

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newby126
Jan 21, 2010 9:21 pm
royalblue
royalblue
21 January 2010

Cork floors and eco sealers

Cork floors and eco sealers

Not that clued up about what's available, but I'm pretty sure there are water based ployurethane finishes that are not as toxic as the solvent ones Kez is talking about. …

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royalblue
Jan 21, 2010 11:15 pm

yes please, that would be great

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 11:00 am

I believe they are like any other timber veneer, but I think you can get themn pre-finished in this product. Timber veneer scratches easier than laminex, but looks heaps…

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jbdave
Jan 22, 2010 9:25 am

The builder told us our kitchen maker uses casesarstone but I never thought he might also use other products as well... Maybe we should start…

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suh
Jan 25, 2010 1:50 pm
suh
newby126
newby126
25 January 2010

Decision time - Kitchen colours, help please!

Decision time - Kitchen colours, help please!

Hi All, I was hoping I could add my kitchen design here, but its proving too challenging! I am absolutely losing sleep over this bench top colour - so if you are a colour…

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newby126
Jan 25, 2010 5:34 pm
Dithering
Dithering
26 January 2010

Do I need kickboards on my island?

Do I need kickboards on my island?

What are your panels made out of? I did not think you could touch up 2-pac finish? Being careful not really an option with a toddler. Sounds like the kickboard will…

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Dithering
Jan 26, 2010 10:05 am
katie81
katie81
27 January 2010

Good Coffee Machine

Good Coffee Machine
1, 2, 3

Hi Dymonite, Yeah. I have read many of those comments but I came to the conclusion that a) most of the anti Breville posts were inputted by their…

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katie81
Jan 27, 2010 3:05 am
gumboots
gumboots
27 January 2010

Show me your kitchen STOOLS!

Show me your kitchen STOOLS!
1, 2, 3, 4

We don't have them yet, or a house to put them in for that matter :oops:

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gumboots
Jan 27, 2010 9:18 pm
misslittle
misslittle
28 January 2010

Idiot proof Knife Sharpner?

Idiot proof Knife Sharpner?

I swear by these! :D http://www.swissistor.com.au/index.php Have used them for years and nothing sharpens my seccies as well and I do all our…

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misslittle
Jan 28, 2010 10:56 am
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amyife
Jan 28, 2010 10:16 pm
Spa Matz
Spa Matz
29 January 2010

:: help! I have a stain on my benchtop....

:: help! I have a stain on my benchtop....

turps or metholated spirits. If it has soaked into the stone, you may be able to break down the pigment of the texta with UV light. I managed to do that with some outdoor…

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Spa Matz
Jan 29, 2010 1:32 pm
mac64
mac64
30 January 2010

drilling a larger hole in ceaserstone bench top

drilling a larger hole in ceaserstone bench top

cut a hole the size you need in a piece of mdf about 500mm x depth of bench then clamp this over where you want to drill to use as a guide or you can stand on the board as…

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mac64
Jan 30, 2010 12:13 am
arms
arms
30 January 2010

Sealing a newly installed kitchen sink

Sealing a newly installed kitchen sink

The sink was supplied by the kitchen company and its made in china (unbranded). They didnt supply the plumber...who has his own agenda and it…

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arms
Jan 30, 2010 9:01 am
arms
Strumer
Strumer
30 January 2010

How to match up the kitchen cabinet handle?

How to match up the kitchen cabinet handle?

Last edited by Fu Manchu on 28 Jan 2010 20:37, edited 3 times in total. edited out hidden link and replaced with a cabinet picture of theirs, go on click the…

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Strumer
Jan 30, 2010 12:16 pm
Strumer
rupz
rupz
1 February 2010

"Bleached Leather" as the cabinet colour ?

"Bleached Leather" as the cabinet colour ?

Hello all, Am hoping to get some suggestions .. ! We have chosen Taubmans Bleached Leather as the colour of the cabinets.. Just wondering how…

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rupz
Feb 01, 2010 4:23 pm

Re Granite transformations and joins: In about 2000, we upgraded the benchtops and splashbacks in our previous house with this mob. Overall, it was excellent....one of…

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zeke
Feb 01, 2010 8:10 pm
zeke
barkly
barkly
4 February 2010

Blum Servo Drive

Blum Servo Drive

Bec, yep went down this path for a while and then decided it was just too much to spend on touch open drawers. The price would be about right - you are practically in…

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barkly
Feb 04, 2010 3:37 pm

Hey there, here is some pics of the kitchen we recently did in the house we have just sold. We had a white gloss laminate for the cupboards and a glossy laminate benchtop.…

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bek7708
Feb 04, 2010 7:30 pm
bek7708
cyberman
cyberman
5 February 2010

Hansa, Dorf or something else???

Hansa, Dorf or something else???

Last house I built I used Hansa gold-plated taps and thermostatically-controlled showers. I doubt I got a cent extra for the house when I sold it. With my new house I'm…

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cyberman
Feb 05, 2010 5:04 pm
cyberman
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 11:29 pm

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