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Katie_M
Katie_M
26 October 2009

Zesta Kitchens. Has anyone had experience (good or bad?)

Zesta Kitchens. Has anyone had experience (good or bad?)

Hi Nic, You should give them a call and let them know you're on a budget. Quotes are usually free, so you've got nothing to lose. I'll PM you too. Kate

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Katie_M
Oct 26, 2009 7:27 pm
Katie_M
yvie_t
yvie_t
26 October 2009

HELP!!! Kitchen Cupboard Colours

HELP!!! Kitchen Cupboard Colours

Hi I googled Formica Limed Ash and this post came up. We are in the process of selecting kitchen laminates and Formica Limed Ash is top of our list for door/drawer and…

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yvie_t
Oct 26, 2009 9:22 pm
Rizzo
Rizzo
27 October 2009

Miele semi-integrated dishwasher and the front panel?

Miele semi-integrated dishwasher and the front panel?

Thanks for the tips guys. I may just look into getting one from ikea.

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Rizzo
Oct 27, 2009 11:33 am
loftgirl
loftgirl
27 October 2009

Advice on installing a retractable rangehood

Advice on installing a retractable rangehood

thanks for your advice... i've decided to go with an electrician 'cos quite a few of my ceiling and wall lights need changing also. i love this forum!

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loftgirl
Oct 27, 2009 4:19 pm
loftgirl
Kez
Kez
27 October 2009

Bench width - URGENT HELP NEEDED! plans to go back tomorrow

Bench width - URGENT HELP NEEDED! plans to go back tomorrow

Hi Vanessa I just had my kitchen installed today. I went diamond gloss. What "joins" are you referring to? Do you mean the edges at the end of the bench? Then in…

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Kez
Oct 27, 2009 11:30 pm
mek
mek
28 October 2009

European kitchen websites

European kitchen websites

On the right hand side of the page, there are names and links to great European kitchen companies if you needed some inspiration. http://european-kitchen-design.com/euro…

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mek
Oct 28, 2009 8:05 am
mek
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Katie_M
Oct 28, 2009 4:51 pm
Katie_M
wombat
wombat
30 October 2009

Question about overhead cupboards - anyone NOT have them?

Question about overhead cupboards - anyone NOT have them?
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We have just completed kitchen selections and removed all overheads to save $1600. Also removed the pitiful splashback and will deal with it after handover.

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wombat
Oct 30, 2009 3:12 pm
ring09
ring09
31 October 2009

Laminex Chocolate Pear

Laminex Chocolate Pear

Many thanks netadelle , That is exactly what I was after, Chocolate Pear with white benchtops. I am thinking of using Diamond Gloss White or Mineralstone the one with the…

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ring09
Oct 31, 2009 11:13 pm
ring09
Dollar
Dollar
1 November 2009

Sink Drainers for undermount sinks?

Sink Drainers for undermount sinks?

Did your undermount sink have the drainage tray as an accessory? Ours is coming as an included extra.

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Dollar
Nov 01, 2009 11:51 am
Dollar
Dollar
1 November 2009

Vent about technika ovens - UPDATE:Drilling Holes in Oven??

Vent about technika ovens - UPDATE:Drilling Holes in Oven??

Does anyone here have the TU950TME8 model? Does it have adjustable 'feet?'.

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Dollar
Nov 01, 2009 1:54 pm
losonogo
losonogo
1 November 2009

How much for our NEW 2 Pac Kitchen with Ceasar stone??

How much for our NEW 2 Pac Kitchen with Ceasar stone??

For a poly kitchen with stone and glass splashback is minimum 10k I would say between 13-15k

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losonogo
Nov 01, 2009 5:05 pm
Mango
Mango
3 November 2009

Price hike from laminex to ceasar

Price hike from laminex to ceasar

One more thing to consider is that u would have to also leave your splash back untill after as u wouldnt be able to replace the laminate with the stone and have the splash…

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Mango
Nov 03, 2009 11:59 pm
fairy blue
fairy blue
5 November 2009

Window Splashback

Window Splashback

Thanks Anna and Mrs B. I love the looking out too. It gets a bit difficult sometimes when I am inside working (slaving over a hot stove) and everyone else is in the pool…

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fairy blue
Nov 05, 2009 4:52 pm
fairy blue
sandarragal
sandarragal
6 November 2009

How is this going to look??? Michelle.....

How is this going to look??? Michelle.....

Thanks so much for your replies. CarolineJ- I had a look at your photos. I do like the pearl bisque but you are right it isn't to be paired with greys. Judie- That is…

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sandarragal
Nov 06, 2009 8:21 am
sandarragal
sandarragal
9 November 2009

Urgent.....Pearl bisque cabinets?? Too beige?

Urgent.....Pearl bisque cabinets?? Too beige?

Just an update.... :) Pealr bisque is definitely beige. We went into Panelart display and the lady told us. The good news however, is that it has grey undertones…

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sandarragal
Nov 09, 2009 7:07 am
joles
joles
9 November 2009

Dishwasher or Bench thickness

Dishwasher or Bench thickness

It would help if you could post a pic of your kitchen layout to know if what I'm suggesting is ok..... BUT Does it have to be 60cm the whole way through? Most display…

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joles
Nov 09, 2009 8:12 am
joles
Kelly_girl
Kelly_girl
9 November 2009

Stamp Duty In VIC - When do they bill you??

Stamp Duty In VIC - When do they bill you??

Thanks guys.... I just got my nasty bill! hahahaha

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Kelly_girl
Nov 09, 2009 9:37 pm
Kelly_girl
ttman
ttman
10 November 2009

S/S insert for smaller gas cooktop

S/S insert for smaller gas cooktop

Hi thanks for the update. Just coincident I enquired with this company as well and was told it will cost around $150. Haven't placed an order yet, will let you know how it goes.

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ttman
Nov 10, 2009 3:55 pm
bluemetal77
bluemetal77
10 November 2009

Laminate finishes .. Flint/High Gloss .. Anyone done?

Laminate finishes .. Flint/High Gloss .. Anyone done?

wow .. you guys have been lucky to get what you got as standard .. unfortunately we don't have much options .. i wonder if we get the whole kitchen done in laminate,…

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bluemetal77
Nov 10, 2009 4:39 pm
bluemetal77
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simpson
Nov 11, 2009 4:55 pm
buildingadreamhome
buildingadreamhome
11 November 2009

For those of you with white kitchens......

For those of you with white kitchens......

I'm up to my second white kitchen and will be in my third when this build is done. I have a 3 and 4 year old and to be honest even with all the baking they love to do it's…

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buildingadreamhome
Nov 11, 2009 8:08 pm
buildingadreamhome
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draco76
Nov 12, 2009 12:01 am
yvie_t
yvie_t
13 November 2009

Stainless steel splashbacks

Stainless steel splashbacks

Hi Looking for some reliable Stainless steel splashbacks suppliers to get quotes from in Brisbane. Area required is 600H x 2100W. Can anyone recommend? Thanks Y&M

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yvie_t
Nov 13, 2009 8:58 pm
Dollar
Dollar
14 November 2009

Kitchen sink brands?

Kitchen sink brands?

Our tap will be an Oliveri one and in the stone.

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Dollar
Nov 14, 2009 11:32 am
zoe's mama
zoe's mama
14 November 2009

Help!!! Bench top ideas

Help!!! Bench top ideas

Hi we're having stipple cocoa cupboards too, I love it :D We've chosen laminex diamond gloss smoke granite to go with it. Its heavily patterned with browns greens and black in it

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zoe's mama
Nov 14, 2009 1:11 pm
MagicJ
MagicJ
15 November 2009

And so it begins.....More problems!!!

And so it begins.....More problems!!!
1 ... 4, 5, 6

My old fridge is in our garage too, as is the chest freezer and a small portable oven. We are living above the garage in our rumpus room, with an internal staircase…

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MagicJ
Nov 15, 2009 1:42 pm
MagicJ
cyberman
cyberman
16 November 2009

Germany Made Kitchen Cabinet

Germany Made Kitchen Cabinet

$40,000 seems way over the top. I suspect you have unusual requirements. Perhaps there are some adjustments you could make to your design to make it more reasonably…

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cyberman
Nov 16, 2009 12:39 pm
cyberman
Pispy
Pispy
16 November 2009

Updating the look of my kitchen

Updating the look of my kitchen

Hi Nicoletta, This is my first posting to this board. I can see what you mean about updating your kitchen. If I may suggest here. I agree with your colour scheme that…

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Pispy
Nov 16, 2009 2:46 pm
adrian
adrian
16 November 2009

Changing cupboard colour

Changing cupboard colour

Strumer, You've put a dampener on my ideas, but that could be a good thing. I know that the whole bench area will need to be moved, this won't affect walk through area.…

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adrian
Nov 16, 2009 4:36 pm
angie_tak
angie_tak
16 November 2009

Red splashback, black door?

Red splashback, black door?

Hey In a small kitchen you just have to bare in mind that dark colours will close the space up. Maybe you can put hints of dark colour in areas that will not narrow…

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angie_tak
Nov 16, 2009 8:38 pm
angie_tak
angie_tak
angie_tak
16 November 2009

Here we go, Here we go, Here we go!

Here we go, Here we go, Here we go!

Would love to see pictures and what splashback you choose... am also thinking of Nougat 30m ceasar stone benchtop.. All the best!

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angie_tak
Nov 16, 2009 8:54 pm
angie_tak
Lee75
Lee75
16 November 2009

Painting kitchen tiles

Painting kitchen tiles

Hi Sharon, I did this with my 80's style beige tile splashback in my kitchen. You can get special tile paint and primer from the hardware store. I did mine about 7 years…

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Lee75
Nov 16, 2009 9:42 pm
angie_tak
angie_tak
16 November 2009

Splashback & two pack colours Ideas- desperate pls

Splashback & two pack colours Ideas- desperate pls

Thank you Mango,Im loving the Java Dusk from SUH photos. So hard picking colours when I have 3 different suppliers for all 3 components! Many Thanks

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angie_tak
Nov 16, 2009 10:26 pm
angie_tak
DamNita
DamNita
17 November 2009

Changing splashback colour

Changing splashback colour

Thank you PrincessFee. I have sent you a PM.

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DamNita
Nov 17, 2009 4:43 pm
DamNita
jbdave
jbdave
18 November 2009

Replacement sink options

Replacement sink options

Oliveri have a sink called the "Martini". Only 350mm wide. Unfortunately the are only single bowl, with drainer. They're specifically made small for bars, caravans,…

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jbdave
Nov 18, 2009 2:46 pm
Julie R
Julie R
19 November 2009

New kitchen problems - am I expecting too much?

New kitchen problems - am I expecting too much?

It really, reallly annoys me when things are not done properly. I do not care how much we pay for things, it is our money, we work hard for it and no matter whether…

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Julie R
Nov 19, 2009 3:13 pm
SYD-YYZ
SYD-YYZ
19 November 2009

Has anyone heard of Mobalpa kitchens?

Has anyone heard of Mobalpa kitchens?

Mobalpa is a french kitchen company and they have branches in many countries. I used to work in one of their overseas branches for a…

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SYD-YYZ
Nov 19, 2009 4:37 pm
MickB
MickB
21 November 2009

Where to buy kitchen door handles/knobs? (Melb)

Where to buy kitchen door handles/knobs? (Melb)

Doors Plus have a huge handle store next door to them in Moorabbin. It is fantastic, it has heaps of samples to look at and we did a bit of research and we purchased…

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MickB
Nov 21, 2009 4:16 pm
Jayneylou
Jayneylou
23 November 2009

Do Glass cupboards have the green tinge?

Do Glass cupboards have the green tinge?

Salt&PepperMkII Perspex/Lucite won't have a green tinge as it's not glass at all (unless it's deliberately put there). I'd actually prefer to have these options in a…

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Jayneylou
Nov 23, 2009 6:43 pm
Ioz
Ioz
23 November 2009

20mm slab / waterfall end option - mitre/aris edge

20mm slab / waterfall end option - mitre/aris edge

I have some clients that would like the option of putting a waterfall / slab end into their new kitchen. We are using the 20mm stone for this design, and now we are…

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Ioz
Nov 23, 2009 6:50 pm
lisanne
lisanne
23 November 2009

Vegie sprayer in kitchen sink problem

Vegie sprayer in kitchen sink problem

I decided to call them up to come back n fix it, the ended up putting some of that silicone white tape or something around the it to seal it - finally it's all fixed

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lisanne
Nov 23, 2009 8:27 pm
Impatient
Impatient
23 November 2009

Shadow Line colour

Shadow Line colour

thanks everyone for your comments. Our handles will be going horizontally so it should tie in with the shadowline - I'm hoping our kitchen people have some pictures to…

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Impatient
Nov 23, 2009 10:21 pm
clueless2009
clueless2009
24 November 2009

Cleaning Caesarstone

Cleaning Caesarstone

nice learnt something useful

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clueless2009
Nov 24, 2009 4:06 pm
losonogo
losonogo
25 November 2009

drawers for the kitchen cooktop bench

drawers for the kitchen cooktop bench

I would have even drawer sizes as at 950mm wide each they would look consistant and fit great with the 900 wide cooktop. Long handles would also look great, help emphasize…

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losonogo
Nov 25, 2009 9:30 pm
nelson074
nelson074
26 November 2009

Kitchen - have builder install or kitchen specialist?

Kitchen - have builder install or kitchen specialist?

Thanks guys - getting them to separate the quote or do it on a PC basis seems like a good way to go.

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nelson074
Nov 26, 2009 2:25 am
losonogo
losonogo
26 November 2009

Ceaserstone v Solid Surface

Ceaserstone v Solid Surface

try an alcohol based cleaner like windex, works great

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losonogo
Nov 26, 2009 10:55 am
Liz521964
Liz521964
26 November 2009

2 pack - satin finish?

2 pack - satin finish?

We have white satin 2 pak in our new kitchen and it looks great. It isn't as modern as the high gloss, but it certainly doesn't look old fashioned. It is super easy to…

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Liz521964
Nov 26, 2009 11:05 am
miss_ticky2
miss_ticky2
26 November 2009

Advice needed about whether to open up kitchen to loungeroom

Advice needed about whether to open up kitchen to loungeroom

Baydudette...definitely interested in seeing pictures..that for sure :D We love to see pics :D

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miss_ticky2
Nov 26, 2009 11:28 am
Bam
Bam
27 November 2009

Need Kitchen quickly

Need Kitchen quickly

My husband has had a few people ring in the last week or so and ask for kitchens before Christmas - You need to understand that it's not just as simple as putting your…

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Bam
Nov 27, 2009 9:30 am
Bam


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