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Mikaela_D
Mikaela_D
19 October 2009

Advice on renovating this kitchen **UPDATED pics on pg 3**

Advice on renovating this kitchen **UPDATED pics on pg 3**
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Mikaela this looks so great, congrats on a wonderful effort. We're thinking of doing this too, maybe today! Using the white laminate paint like you…

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Mikaela_D
Oct 19, 2009 8:24 am
Mikaela_D
Dollar
Dollar
19 October 2009

Kitchen floor, polish the floor boards or tile

Kitchen floor, polish the floor boards or tile

I grew up having wooden floors right through the house incl. kitchen. Wooden floors are easy to keep clean. Unless you splash everywhere in the kitchen and cover the…

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Dollar
Oct 19, 2009 12:02 pm

Those drawer dampers sold at ikea are actually clipped onto the back of drawer rails to catch the drawer, not those bumpers stuck on the door frame like the one in…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Oct 19, 2009 4:04 pm
Mango
Mango
19 October 2009

Benchtop pics- What do you think?

Benchtop pics- What do you think?

Thank you all for listening to my benchtop woes and making me feel like i wasnt being to fussy. I think i just needed to vent and to hear that i wasnt just whining over…

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Mango
Oct 19, 2009 7:44 pm
take2
take2
19 October 2009

Chance to win a kitchen

Chance to win a kitchen

Laminex is currently running an online competion to win a $20 000 kitchen, every entry recieves a free apron. You have to do an easy online design and 25 words or less…

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take2
Oct 19, 2009 10:28 pm
take2
jerry28
jerry28
20 October 2009

Infill/End panels

Infill/End panels

Thanks for the responses, very helpful!

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jerry28
Oct 19, 2009 11:15 pm

Hi, We just recently renovated our kitchen and went with almost all white - ice snow c.s 40mm, accent white colourpyne cupboards, super gloss white 300x600tiles but we…

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bcmonty
Oct 20, 2009 9:16 am
themax
themax
20 October 2009

HIGH GLOSS CUPBOARD DOORS

HIGH GLOSS CUPBOARD DOORS

When someone chips my kitchen be sure that YOU WILL ALL HEAR ABOUT IT...... ::hyst::

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themax
Oct 20, 2009 1:19 pm
themax
2pais
2pais
20 October 2009

Southern Cross Ceramics

Southern Cross Ceramics

Has anyone installed glass tiles from this company. I really liked the Auroro range of tiles as a splashback for kitchen. Would like to know if anyone has used it and…

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2pais
Oct 20, 2009 5:02 pm
[JADED]
[JADED]
21 October 2009

Laminex Gloss Benchtops

Laminex Gloss Benchtops
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bloody hope so - or there will be tears ! hahaha One day - I shall replace the tiles with a lovely glass splashback. But first Im doing battle with fence contractors…

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[JADED]
Oct 21, 2009 11:22 am
[JADED]
Moogles
Moogles
21 October 2009

Which caesarstone benchtop??

Which caesarstone benchtop??

I'm going to give my vote for the cashmere (would be a nice contrast), but latte would be a close second!

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Moogles
Oct 21, 2009 9:50 pm
MagicJ
MagicJ
22 October 2009

Impala ex-display kitchens

Impala ex-display kitchens

Hi everyone, Don't know if anyone in Vic is interested, but Impala Kitchens are selling off a whole heap of their display kitchens on Gray's Online, auction on 26…

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MagicJ
Oct 22, 2009 12:32 pm
MagicJ
EKT
EKT
22 October 2009

Kitchen, Bathroom, Laundry and Toilet

Kitchen, Bathroom, Laundry and Toilet

We are doing white gloss cabinets and white stone benchtops and white floor tiles in all these rooms so Im bias when I say it will look great :)

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EKT
Oct 22, 2009 5:20 pm
rosypaige
rosypaige
24 October 2009

any nice brown laminates

any nice brown laminates
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Friends have Laminex Stipple Cocoa cupboards with Laminex Antique White benches and it looks fantastic! Not too dark at all. I have Laminex Stipple Seal and it can look…

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rosypaige
Oct 24, 2009 3:25 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
24 October 2009

Attaching min-orb

Attaching min-orb

No difference at all

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Dukekamaya
Oct 24, 2009 5:09 pm
Dukekamaya
hmmmmm
hmmmmm
24 October 2009

Intergrated Kitchen Handles

Intergrated Kitchen Handles

thanks all for the advice and for posting pics. These are exactly the handles I am looking for. I have since discovered that Laminex also have a product that is similar.…

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hmmmmm
Oct 24, 2009 7:31 pm
suh
suh
25 October 2009

Pot drawer handles

Pot drawer handles

The handles look great and once everything else goes in it will look in proportion. Looks good :D

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suh
Oct 25, 2009 8:45 am
suh

smoke cedar

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d@n
Oct 25, 2009 1:28 pm
Slothario
Slothario
25 October 2009

Feature under

Feature under

Thanks MagicJ! I had a look at the linked thread. It looks like a shadowline, but the picture on the Caesarstone website looks to have the face of the bottom cabinets…

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Slothario
Oct 25, 2009 8:04 pm
Taffy
Taffy
26 October 2009

600x600 porcelain for kitchen splashback - anyone tried?

600x600 porcelain for kitchen splashback - anyone tried?

No there was no problems he just made the cut the same way as the plaster guys cut holes in the plasterboard. I have 2 double power points there 1 each end of the…

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Taffy
Oct 26, 2009 8:21 am
Taffy

Hi All Just wondering if anyone has used the DIY halogen bar lights? Do you have any pictures? Here is my kitchen and I am considering using these for both light…

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fitnhealthy
Oct 26, 2009 1:46 pm
Frogger
Frogger
26 October 2009

Postform corners

Postform corners

Sent you a pm :)

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Frogger
Oct 26, 2009 5:13 pm
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 6:27 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 8:22 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 10:33 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 3:19 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 10:30 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 7:05 am
mek
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Katie_M
Oct 28, 2009 3:51 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 2:12 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 10:13 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 10:51 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 12:54 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 4:05 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 10:59 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 3:52 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 7:21 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 6:07 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 7:12 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 8:37 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 2:55 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 3:39 pm
bluemetal77
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simpson
Nov 11, 2009 3:55 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 7:08 pm
buildingadreamhome
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draco76
Nov 11, 2009 11:01 pm
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 7:58 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 10:32 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 12:11 pm
MagicJ
MagicJ
15 November 2009

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

And so it begins.....More problems!!!
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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 12:42 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 11:39 am
cyberman


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