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Impatient
Impatient
16 December 2009

Kitchen colours ... please help !!

Kitchen colours ... please help !!

Hi We are using a colour called Pebble Bay in a high gloss by taubmans along with ice snow caeserstone. We also have a bit of a feature with Bristol Mountain shadow. The…

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Impatient
Dec 16, 2009 3:04 pm
baley@thefarms
baley@thefarms
8 June 2010

building with Clarendon?

building with Clarendon?

Sorry for the delay..here are our plans so you can see... I hope this works...I am shocking with computers

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baley@thefarms
Jun 08, 2010 8:08 pm
blueycat
blueycat
16 December 2009

Selecting colours for my kitchen

Selecting colours for my kitchen

The house is modern with a rendered facade and high windows in the living area. I am thinking I will probably go either all white or white cupboards with a slightly darker…

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blueycat
Dec 16, 2009 9:42 pm
shell83
shell83
16 December 2009

Dishwasher Questions

Dishwasher Questions

So if you already have a power point and the dishwasher plumbing ready to go, is it just a matter of sliding in the dishwasher and plugging it…

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shell83
Dec 16, 2009 10:56 pm
shell83
camelia
camelia
18 December 2009

rangehood canopy ducted outside via ceilling

rangehood canopy ducted outside via ceilling

Thanks Earl....I was just thinking about going to a sheet metal fabricator earlier this morning..(I think someone else in another forum had a similar problem). It does…

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camelia
Dec 18, 2009 10:11 am
andy_min
andy_min
18 December 2009

Budget

Budget

Hi, There is a detailed price list on this website that might give you an idea of flat pack pricing. http://www.smartpackkit.com.au I have…

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andy_min
Dec 18, 2009 10:53 am
andy_min
fseng510
fseng510
18 December 2009

New comer, need all your valuable advices!!

New comer, need all your valuable advices!!

We were in exactly the same position ourselves 3 months ago. In our experience its true, the flat pak option comes in standard sizes, and the 'fit' isn't…

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fseng510
Dec 18, 2009 3:12 pm
arms
arms
18 December 2009

Kit kitchen Heights question????

Kit kitchen Heights question????

Kitchen bench height depends on user's height. I am short so love my island bench height at 860mm. Other benches in my kitchen are 890 mm high to allow…

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arms
Dec 18, 2009 3:58 pm
arms
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
18 December 2009

DIY fit Acrylic Benchtops

DIY fit Acrylic Benchtops

Gamefish - Where abouts are you? WA is a big state... :shock:

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onc_artisan
Dec 18, 2009 5:05 pm
onc_artisan
camelia
camelia
19 December 2009

Maxkon rangehood duct housing

Maxkon rangehood duct housing

I wonder if anyone has a maxkon 90cm glass rangehood canopy installed in their kitchen. If so, can you tell me how long the duct housing is from the canopy to the ceiling?

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camelia
Dec 19, 2009 10:57 am
Purple Butterfly
Purple Butterfly
19 December 2009

Essa Stone

Essa Stone

Hi Cheetah Red!nk told me for the whole kitchen in the standard layout (benchmark) for essa stone would be $3000-$4000 hence why I'm not getting it cos we extended the…

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Purple Butterfly
Dec 19, 2009 7:26 pm
Purple Butterfly
camelia
camelia
20 December 2009

starlight white caesarstone

starlight white caesarstone

Hi Earl, I think the CStone equivalent of the Qstone might be Nova Aurora...it has the sparkly bits like the starlight white

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camelia
Dec 20, 2009 8:57 am
kyton
kyton
20 December 2009

Fake 40mm Caesar stone....worth it?

Fake 40mm Caesar stone....worth it?
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Yep exactly the same as my 40mm servery. If you look close enough you can see the two separate slabs joined together.

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kyton
Dec 20, 2009 11:03 am
kyton
shackonthehill
shackonthehill
20 December 2009

granite bench tops repaired

granite bench tops repaired

Hi All Thanks for all your replies. Glad to know we can get the granite nice and shiny again. Kek we are redoing all the draw/cupboard fronts so that shouldnt be a…

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shackonthehill
Dec 20, 2009 1:08 pm
shackonthehill
RhinoCharlie
RhinoCharlie
22 December 2009

My kitchen is going in today - they made a mistake!

My kitchen is going in today - they made a mistake!
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the cupboards/draws will never have the profile exactly how I thought it would look like ... hard to describe but I asked for shaker profile,…

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RhinoCharlie
Dec 22, 2009 10:07 am
dave-
dave-
23 December 2009

Soft close hinges/rails..do you know how much + our colours

Soft close hinges/rails..do you know how much + our colours

Thanks guys, I had to head down to Lincoln anyway to get some draw dividers. My hinges don't look like any of the ones there, but they are blum ones. The hook on the front…

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dave-
Dec 23, 2009 7:36 am
hoffdog
hoffdog
23 December 2009

"Storm" -Formica Laminate - where I can see this colour

"Storm" -Formica Laminate - where I can see this colour

depends where u are. we visit the laminex group cause they have all their colours in large samples

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hoffdog
Dec 23, 2009 9:31 am
Rex
Rex
23 December 2009

Anyone using Laminex Diamond Gloss for cupboards?

Anyone using Laminex Diamond Gloss for cupboards?

We were told to have gloss cupboard doors we had to have 2pac or vinyl :( Went with neither as we couldnt stretch. Got Diamond Gloss on the benchtop but.

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Rex
Dec 23, 2009 1:08 pm
Annietom
Annietom
25 December 2009

I love my kitchen...

I love my kitchen...

they look fantastic! love white kitchens...

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Annietom
Dec 25, 2009 4:40 pm
Annietom
katie81
katie81
27 December 2009

Cost of Diamond Gloss

Cost of Diamond Gloss

Oooh yes, very nice edge!! :D I'm happy with mine, and I have to be, if I sit here wishing I had done this or done that, I wouldn't ever be satisfied! I admit the acrylic…

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katie81
Dec 27, 2009 1:57 am
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jaeger LeCoultre
27 December 2009

Bench tops - actual costs

Bench tops - actual costs

Here are the prices from Ikea for their Formica laminate and Caesar stone benchtops: formica:…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Dec 27, 2009 2:16 pm
fastnbulbous
fastnbulbous
28 December 2009

Recommend a kitchen contractor in Perth

Recommend a kitchen contractor in Perth

We are looking to do a bit of refurnishing of our kitchen (primarily the facade, ie installing new doors, benchtops, splashback). Can anyone recommend a contractor to help…

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fastnbulbous
Dec 28, 2009 3:57 pm
themax
themax
28 December 2009

Kitchen Colours

Kitchen Colours

all the sand, There was a spammers post in there that Macy was…

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themax
Dec 28, 2009 7:32 pm
themax
all the sand
all the sand
30 December 2009

Waterfall ends with postform benchtop - help please

Waterfall ends with postform benchtop - help please

Thanks for that!! Yep that is what i wanted but thats what i have to pay $820 to get! But it looks so nice! It has also confused me even more because i absolutely love…

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all the sand
Dec 30, 2009 8:51 am

Splashback colour is: Mocha Magic I know my cupboards aren't white....but…

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overwhelmed
Dec 30, 2009 12:07 pm
scrappinfreak
scrappinfreak
30 December 2009

Soft close drawers

Soft close drawers

can you buy those plunger style things t0o make them softclose??

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scrappinfreak
Dec 30, 2009 9:00 pm
bel
bel
4 January 2010

Our Kitchen Reno: The work in progress begins....

Our Kitchen Reno: The work in progress begins....

WOW! ::smile:: Looks fabulous Katie. It's certainly changed your home. Loving the cupboard color. Can't wait to see it all finished.

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bel
Jan 04, 2010 7:08 am
bel
jefferys334
jefferys334
4 January 2010

Benchtop - Hi Macs - how do I stop/fix scratches?

Benchtop - Hi Macs - how do I stop/fix scratches?

We have just installed a new kitchen using LG Hi Macs (White Quartz) as the benchtop. After about 3 weeks it looks like it is going to scratch very easily.…

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jefferys334
Jan 04, 2010 7:23 am
Lynchy
Lynchy
4 January 2010

Colour confusion

Colour confusion

Burnished wood (Laminex) would also be really nice. I love this colour. If we arent having a two pac kitchen, this is the laminex I would…

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Lynchy
Jan 04, 2010 1:59 pm
Sharon
Sharon
4 January 2010

Kitchen cupboards only

Kitchen cupboards only

Thanks very much. I wish I could do the job myself, (hubby is in a wheelchair).

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Sharon
Jan 04, 2010 6:18 pm
shell83
shell83
4 January 2010

Has anyone used Metallic Tiles for entire splashback?

Has anyone used Metallic Tiles for entire splashback?

We used metallic mosaics in blue/purple and are very happy with the results Hi Shell, how have the tiles…

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shell83
Jan 04, 2010 8:23 pm
shell83
parawolf
parawolf
5 January 2010

Creating future spaces

Creating future spaces

Well our fridge is 8 years old, and 45cm washer is now 5 years old. So both might get upgraded/replaced soonish. But all new appliances with an all new kitchen, bathroom…

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parawolf
Jan 05, 2010 1:35 pm
Southies
Southies
5 January 2010

Drawer inserts question - layers?

Drawer inserts question - layers?

1. Just right click on your blog…

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Southies
Jan 05, 2010 2:15 pm
Southies
Bam
Bam
5 January 2010

Can you reuse granite benchtop?

Can you reuse granite benchtop?

Might be a little biased.... but caesserstone is better than granite in my humble opinion... so perhaps you should consider it a little more :wink: Man…

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Bam
Jan 05, 2010 5:18 pm
Bam
camelia
camelia
6 January 2010

cant decide on benchtop lights

cant decide on benchtop lights

Thanks Tom,I have put 1 light under the 850mm cabinet illu :) minating about 6oomm either side of the bench. They are a 20W dichroic bulb with a 30degree beam spread. Hope…

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camelia
Jan 06, 2010 6:58 pm
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 10:36 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 1:18 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 07, 2010 11:45 pm
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 9:30 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 8:19 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 10:16 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 4:56 pm
Bam
makoby
makoby
12 January 2010

Stainless steel versus white fridge?????

Stainless steel versus white fridge?????
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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 7:10 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 5:20 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 9:28 pm
onc_artisan
gettingThere
gettingThere
14 January 2010

Poll: Fridge space dilemma!

Poll: Fridge space dilemma!
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Would anyone be kind enough to share photos of their Option 2 examples? :)

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gettingThere
Jan 14, 2010 8:44 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 11:30 am
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 5:21 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 12:52 pm


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