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Elizabeth
Elizabeth
4 September 2009

Do i have enough cupboard space?

Do i have enough cupboard space?

I am terrified of not having enough storage space, so ... I haven't actually done this yet, but my plan is to take everything I want to store out of my existing cupboards…

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Elizabeth
Sep 04, 2009 9:05 pm
TheBigBuild09
TheBigBuild09
5 September 2009

HANDLES FOR KITCHEN & LAUNDRY, HELP PLEASE!!!

HANDLES FOR KITCHEN & LAUNDRY, HELP PLEASE!!!
1, 2, 3, 4

hi mango, Hope the flat pack works out for you…

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TheBigBuild09
Sep 05, 2009 4:57 pm
Mango
Mango
5 September 2009

Our Kitchen Colours (Bold with black!)

Our Kitchen Colours (Bold with black!)

That stone is just gorgeous. I really like how it has variation with greys and blacks and particles. Its going to look fantastic. I nearly went for the wow factor…

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Mango
Sep 05, 2009 4:58 pm
Hammerhead
Hammerhead
6 September 2009

Unpolished Granite

Unpolished Granite

Have recently seen unpolished granite used for a kitchen bench, & have fallen in love with the look. Has anyone used it, or know much about it? Jeremy, are you around?…

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Hammerhead
Sep 06, 2009 7:25 am
Hammerhead
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cazoraz
Sep 06, 2009 11:08 am
cazoraz
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
7 September 2009

Can you put bleach/White King/Draino down an insinkerator?

Can you put bleach/White King/Draino down an insinkerator?

Carefull about what you put thru an insinkerator, I've seen simular products (bleach etc) kill the insinkerator's mechanisms

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Kevin Brown
Sep 07, 2009 12:54 am
Kevin Brown
McReidy
McReidy
7 September 2009

Glass on Oven Door Falling off

Glass on Oven Door Falling off

unfortunately not under warranty.. Had a quote to "have a look" at it - $160 callout and $60 per 15 mins. What ever happened to free no obligation quotes???

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McReidy
Sep 07, 2009 7:20 pm
McReidy
becdoll
becdoll
8 September 2009

Painting a kitchen

Painting a kitchen

If I were to purchase a raw wood kitchen from a cabinet maker what is the best way to paint it? I would be looking to paint it white. Am I best to have it sprayed with…

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becdoll
Sep 08, 2009 6:17 am
ozzroo
ozzroo
8 September 2009

Saturn powerpoints

Saturn powerpoints

Our saturns are going in as i type !! yay :) Placing two DPP on glass splashback and either end. Some on island bench ends. DPP also in ensuite and bathroom. We were…

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ozzroo
Sep 08, 2009 11:52 am
pinny
pinny
9 September 2009

New Kitchen in Newcastle!

New Kitchen in Newcastle!

hi makettle, yep thats the one - mind u I dont think we will be going with the orange splashback but it does suit that kitchen. $40K seemed ridiculous to us to -…

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pinny
Sep 09, 2009 2:01 pm
pinny
EKT
EKT
9 September 2009

Undermount sinks

Undermount sinks

Mine was $300 extra to install. The sink itself was about $400 extra to buy.

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EKT
Sep 09, 2009 8:56 pm
cazoraz
cazoraz
10 September 2009

Which splashback with frosted window behind it?

Which splashback with frosted window behind it?

mmm I too thought that it would be just a window, I've seen quite a few threads on here with people using windows for splashbacks....good luck talking to your builder! :D

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cazoraz
Sep 10, 2009 9:33 pm
cazoraz
Jeremy@SSP.Stones
Jeremy@SSP.Stones
11 September 2009

What colour Caesarstone is this?

What colour Caesarstone is this?

lol... 3k ontop for a new colour.. is he dreaming? anywayz the colour to me from what i can see in the pic ... it looks like raw silk but from the picture quality...…

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Jeremy@SSP.Stones
Sep 11, 2009 9:10 am
Jeremy@SSP.Stones
Jeremy@SSP.Stones
11 September 2009

Caesarstone Mosaici

Caesarstone Mosaici
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About chipping your undermount sinks, CaesarStone is a very hard and durable stone, but yet its not impossible to chip or break it while doing heavy pots and pans in your…

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Jeremy@SSP.Stones
Sep 11, 2009 9:19 am
lucyshouse
lucyshouse
11 September 2009

Appliance ordering timeframes

Appliance ordering timeframes

Thanks, will take your advice on board and order my dishwasher!!! I'd order the rangehood if I could only solve the problem of which one!!!!! arrgghh!!

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lucyshouse
Sep 11, 2009 8:03 pm
themax
themax
11 September 2009

Final stages of kitchen planning - wall colour!

Final stages of kitchen planning - wall colour!

Great choices, thanks for the pics. I think it will be beautiful!

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themax
Sep 11, 2009 9:16 pm
themax
Jose27
Jose27
12 September 2009

Aluminium Framed Doors

Aluminium Framed Doors

Hi Rebekah, We are having a single aluminum glass door with frosted glass on each side of the rangehood. We chose to have handles on them while at the cabinet makers but…

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Jose27
Sep 12, 2009 10:47 am
Mango
Mango
12 September 2009

Granite sealer- Wet look or natural?

Granite sealer- Wet look or natural?

Yeah I need it to seal the granite and i have the option of either type of look. I'm guessing its really just the appearance in the finish that will be the difference. I'm…

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Mango
Sep 12, 2009 3:54 pm
grinder
grinder
13 September 2009

Carpenter

Carpenter

You want to make they custom…

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grinder
Sep 13, 2009 11:17 am
grinder
shackonthehill
shackonthehill
13 September 2009

'Micro Laundry' hidden in Kitchen

'Micro Laundry' hidden in Kitchen

We looked at doing this as well, so extentions in sons bedroom would be easier. But there wasnt enough room in the kitchen. Then hubby wanted to set up the laundry in…

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shackonthehill
Sep 13, 2009 1:56 pm
shackonthehill
Perth-1st Timer
Perth-1st Timer
14 September 2009

Anyone using AEG Appliances (by Electrolux)?

Anyone using AEG Appliances (by Electrolux)?

As per topic - anybody had any experience with these items? I have just 'pre-start upgraded' to top of the line AEG oven, cooktop, microwave and dishwasher because I…

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Perth-1st Timer
Sep 14, 2009 7:07 pm
jimmyd
jimmyd
14 September 2009

Undermount kitchen sink Wisdom

Undermount kitchen sink Wisdom

Thanks Sandy. I am guessing most builders have contracts with different suppliers.

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jimmyd
Sep 14, 2009 8:11 pm
kazza
kazza
14 September 2009

Drawer beneath underbench oven & cooktop?

Drawer beneath underbench oven & cooktop?

Hi barkly, Just had a quick look through kitchen photos I have. Seems 95% of the underbench ovens have a filler panel of equal size above and below the oven. Most of…

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kazza
Sep 14, 2009 11:28 pm
kazza
suh
suh
16 September 2009

Glass splashback help

Glass splashback help

Presenting......Her Royal Highness, Queen SuH, the Splashback Queen of the HomeOne Forum!!…

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suh
Sep 16, 2009 8:10 am
suh
Bam
Bam
16 September 2009

Blum soft close drawers

Blum soft close drawers

You need completey different draws, soft close drawers are not an 'attachment'. My experience is that it can be quite difficult to find a cabinet maker to come and do such…

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Bam
Sep 16, 2009 12:39 pm
Bam
suh
suh
16 September 2009

Round undermount sinks - anyone?

Round undermount sinks - anyone?

Well the photo has a gooseneck tap with the square sinks and it looks fine.

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suh
Sep 16, 2009 9:26 pm
suh
cheetah
cheetah
17 September 2009

plumbing for fridge

plumbing for fridge

I pretty much did say that but that was to the prestart consultant and they dont have much say in the prices i dont think

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cheetah
Sep 17, 2009 9:41 am
kyton
kyton
17 September 2009

Vast price differences

Vast price differences

You want variation - I actually own all my c'stone and had three companies to quote on the same job. The first was $6k, the second was $9k and the last still hasn't come…

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kyton
Sep 17, 2009 4:49 pm
kyton
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
18 September 2009

Rock Crystal Benchtop News

Rock Crystal Benchtop News

Well polished concrete handles no worries 8) :: Prolly cheaper too :z:

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onc_artisan
Sep 18, 2009 9:45 am
onc_artisan
becdoll
becdoll
18 September 2009

What tile pattern for my kitchen floor?

What tile pattern for my kitchen floor?

I am having a diamond pattern. I think it is a classic pattern.

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becdoll
Sep 18, 2009 10:59 am
rep334
rep334
18 September 2009

Anyone used these before in their kitchen?!

Anyone used these before in their kitchen?!

Hi , these lights I told you about ,are brand new and are no on the web site ,thats why I suggested you ring Debra She has the information you require .( they are in…

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rep334
Sep 18, 2009 11:30 am
MagicJ
MagicJ
18 September 2009

That bit below the breakfast bar!

That bit below the breakfast bar!
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Hmmm, yes, I guess they could have colour-matched their splashback to their two-pak. Cool ::cool:: !

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MagicJ
Sep 18, 2009 6:35 pm
MagicJ
BecH
BecH
18 September 2009

Timber Veneer, how does it hold up??

Timber Veneer, how does it hold up??

ok thanks for that, it should work really well then, we are only using it for the island bench, which will only have 1 sink in the bench for food prep, so no oven/cooking…

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BecH
Sep 18, 2009 10:42 pm
chode1984
chode1984
19 September 2009

Yet another Splashback advice thread

Yet another Splashback advice thread

thanks for the responses! I think we're pretty much decided on the lime green. Goes well with the trees outside. PFM, yeah they're great looking taps arn't they! Were…

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chode1984
Sep 19, 2009 12:37 pm
chode1984
Piper+1
Piper+1
20 September 2009

Storage instead of overhead cupboards?

Storage instead of overhead cupboards?

Looking at those pictures has made me think that I don't really like those pot hangers either. They'd be great if all my pots were shiny like the ones in the pictures, and…

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Piper+1
Sep 20, 2009 1:43 pm
Neverfinished
Neverfinished
22 September 2009

Gas Cooktop Problem- Hole Too Big?

Gas Cooktop Problem- Hole Too Big?

Winnings Appliances stock the Abey/Barazza cooktops. We purchased all our appliances from them and we negotiated a good discount. We have the 1200 Lab version. I only hope…

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Neverfinished
Sep 22, 2009 12:16 pm
Neverfinished
zoe's mama
zoe's mama
22 September 2009

Laminex Squareform Benchtops

Laminex Squareform Benchtops

Thanks so much for that Strumer :D The main thing I want to avoid is too many joins on the edges as they can look quite obvious, especially if I choose a pale colour. And…

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zoe's mama
Sep 22, 2009 2:54 pm

Hey Newby, First let me say I feel your pain. We had the exact same problem when we bought our first house last year (see below - excuse the little sister and gf, and…

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chode1984
Sep 23, 2009 1:38 pm
chode1984
kazza
kazza
23 September 2009

Does anyone NOT love their drawers?

Does anyone NOT love their drawers?

Had final measureup today, poor guys interrigated them for 2 hours. :lol: Managed to get in 3 sets of drawers plus the 450mm wide cutlery set. We have a G-shaped kitchen,…

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kazza
Sep 23, 2009 5:04 pm
kazza

Hi RhinoCharlie, This is my kitchen in Melbourne after 2 and 1/2 years. It is in alabaster with Polytec textured profile vinyl wrap…

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MagicJ
Sep 24, 2009 10:18 am
MagicJ

Here's a few, but may not be the colours you were thinking of. :th:

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kazza
Sep 24, 2009 10:36 am
kazza
kerrin62
kerrin62
25 September 2009

Cupboard Doors Damaged by Tradesman - Replace or Repair?

Cupboard Doors Damaged by Tradesman - Replace or Repair?

Did you sign anything which absolves the trades person of any responsibility for damage to surrounding areas while renovating? If you didnt he should have to pay for his…

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kerrin62
Sep 25, 2009 8:00 am
kerrin62
justcamping
justcamping
25 September 2009

For those that HAVE a butlers pantry

For those that HAVE a butlers pantry

Im with you guys, we are building a butlers pantry. Every one thought I was mad but I secretly think they might change their minds :th: Ive chosen a double sink and 4 door…

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justcamping
Sep 25, 2009 4:09 pm
justcamping
jaelee
jaelee
25 September 2009

Installing benchtops after handover

Installing benchtops after handover

Great question, that idea has crossed our minds many a time after we toted up all our variation extras on our kitchen. But in our case, we were getting a fancy bench top…

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jaelee
Sep 25, 2009 6:03 pm
themax
themax
25 September 2009

Pyrolitic ( Pyromaniac :) ovens in the real world

Pyrolitic ( Pyromaniac :) ovens in the real world

Me too, we upgraded to one when we did our Tender, but it will be another 6 months before I get to use it :lol:

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themax
Sep 25, 2009 9:45 pm
themax
Anke
Anke
26 September 2009

Please help...Sydney kitchen

Please help...Sydney kitchen

I went with Kitchen Connection. I was happy.

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Anke
Sep 26, 2009 2:32 am
lisanne
lisanne
26 September 2009

Roll Away Table - Anyone know what kitchen company does this

Roll Away Table - Anyone know what kitchen company does this

While not quite roll-away ones, Ikea does have some fold up type ones

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lisanne
Sep 26, 2009 11:27 am
esg
esg
26 September 2009

How big does the pantry need to be - family of 4...

How big does the pantry need to be - family of 4...

We have 2 of those pull out pantries set for our renovation, both are 650mm wide. I know it's quite a lot of room, but I have a lot of…

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esg
Sep 26, 2009 6:39 pm
Strumer
Strumer
27 September 2009

Cancelling a kitchen contract???

Cancelling a kitchen contract???

But they told us that we would lose our 10% deposit. On the contract it says if you cancel they will refund all your money except "all reasonable…

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Strumer
Sep 27, 2009 3:51 pm
Strumer
wombat
wombat
27 September 2009

Stanadlone Cooktop/Oven vs The rest

Stanadlone Cooktop/Oven vs The rest

I know you've already made your decision, but I'm going against the grain and saying that I loved my freestanding oven in my last house we built,…

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wombat
Sep 27, 2009 5:33 pm


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