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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
katie81
katie81
28 September 2009

Edges available in Laminate Benchtops?

Edges available in Laminate Benchtops?

I went to a Laminex showroom on Friday, and found out that the diamond gloss can come in an 8mm postform profile if that helps anyone :)

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katie81
Sep 28, 2009 12:09 am
suh
suh
28 September 2009

Another splashbach colour help

Another splashbach colour help

Charred Oak: Essa Stone…

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suh
Sep 28, 2009 1:16 pm
suh
JJ305
JJ305
28 September 2009

Microwave Provision

Microwave Provision

Do you know what the measurements are that the provision is off the floor. I'm a shorty :lol:

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JJ305
Sep 28, 2009 2:44 pm
OMG
OMG
29 September 2009

My review on having Diamond Gloss

My review on having Diamond Gloss

Hi Kez I dug out the paperwork for the kitchen - simply says style is Nouveau -high gloss & color white-white also high gloss. Kitchen Connections did the job so maybe you…

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OMG
Sep 29, 2009 6:31 am
Rizzo
Rizzo
29 September 2009

Kitchen Benchtop Laminates

Kitchen Benchtop Laminates

The reason we chose laminex and formica is because that was what our builder said to choose from, any other brands, and we would have to pay extra. I think they are both…

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Rizzo
Sep 29, 2009 9:41 am
Kez
Kez
29 September 2009

just curious, kitchen ideas.

just curious, kitchen ideas.

Congratulations on Purchase Brydz! My sink was on the same side as your photo except more the the right away from the corner. I have had my water pipes moved so I can…

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Kez
Sep 29, 2009 3:52 pm

Sometimes I think I need a note pinned on me as I leave the supermarket restrooms "No - I didn't wet my pants" as I always lift the lever too high sending water…

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kazza
Sep 29, 2009 4:43 pm
kazza
Taffy
Taffy
30 September 2009

Is your microwave integrated into the cabinet?

Is your microwave integrated into the cabinet?
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Yes I think so. If you go onto the panasonic website it shows you all the microwaves and then states if they have trim kits too match. Its only some that have them usually…

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Taffy
Sep 30, 2009 7:48 am
Taffy
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
30 September 2009

Gap Between Ceaserstone and window seal

Gap Between Ceaserstone and window seal

Hi SammyJ, on occassions when running a benchtop into a window, the window may be out of level and hence sometimes there is a slight gap at one end if the…

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Kitchenpro
Sep 30, 2009 1:49 pm
camyperth
camyperth
30 September 2009

Essa Stone

Essa Stone

Thanks again that sounds good

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camyperth
Sep 30, 2009 4:27 pm
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buildingwithhamra
Sep 30, 2009 10:07 pm
johnny09
johnny09
30 September 2009

Is anyone interested in this?

Is anyone interested in this?

Hi there, I've just purchased a Miele in built coffee machine and unfortunately I have to sell it. It doesn't match the rest of my kitchen and its also the wrong type. I…

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johnny09
Sep 30, 2009 10:15 pm
Kez
Kez
30 September 2009

How long is your island bench, please help!

How long is your island bench, please help!
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Flooring.......I just ripped up all the carpet and vinyl and Im getting the floor boards polished (but with tiles in bathroom and toilet). That was the only easy decision…

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Kez
Sep 30, 2009 10:42 pm
kexkez
kexkez
2 October 2009

Cleaning dark coloured laminate

Cleaning dark coloured laminate

you mean I can actually have the venetian in the kitchen open when visitors appear??? I usually just make sure it's not too bright in the kitchen and the marks stay…

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kexkez
Oct 02, 2009 3:39 pm
kexkez
jaelee
jaelee
2 October 2009

adding a cabinet for built in dishwasher

adding a cabinet for built in dishwasher

Any chance you can post some pictures for us to look at. Would be nice to see the kitchen shape, existing laminate and granite piece you have. Cheers

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jaelee
Oct 02, 2009 7:26 pm
Hills Guy
Hills Guy
2 October 2009

Does this look right to you?

Does this look right to you?

We have a 900 technica oven (have had for 5…

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Hills Guy
Oct 02, 2009 9:53 pm
all the sand
all the sand
3 October 2009

help with splashback colour - again

help with splashback colour - again

Hi scott_tanya, im no kitchen expert at all and am having enough problems choosing my colours but if i was having an all white kitchen i would definately go for a…

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all the sand
Oct 03, 2009 7:49 pm
Taffy
Taffy
4 October 2009

noisy bosch dishwasher!!

noisy bosch dishwasher!!

Yes it doesnt sound right to me especially if you can hear it in another room, we can hardly hear ours in the same room. Let us know how you go.

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Taffy
Oct 04, 2009 8:00 am
Taffy
Dale&Bron
Dale&Bron
5 October 2009

Hi sink mixer and undermount sinks?

Hi sink mixer and undermount sinks?

Hi guys, Our kitchen guru has come out and taken a look at the new place and recommended an undermount sink as my OH wants a high sink mixer, which apparently has more…

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Dale&Bron
Oct 05, 2009 9:16 am
Dale&Bron
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dstann
Oct 05, 2009 7:58 pm
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
7 October 2009

Under cabinet TV/DVD player

Under cabinet TV/DVD player

Hi NcgQ, we fit a lot of these Flip down LCDTV/DVD's in kitchens for customers. Great for playing cooking DVD's while your working on a new recipe or watching…

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Kitchenpro
Oct 07, 2009 1:32 pm
moxiejava
moxiejava
7 October 2009

What is this splashback colour? Need to know ASAP!

What is this splashback colour? Need to know ASAP!

Thanks Maya - I think it must be a true colour as both the companies have the same name listed....my builder uses a different splashback company. Of course neither of the…

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moxiejava
Oct 07, 2009 3:13 pm
Nathan SteelFab
Nathan SteelFab
8 October 2009

Rangehood Flue Extension

Rangehood Flue Extension

Ahhhh ok! So what you guys are saying is forget the piece that comes with the rangehood and forget about getting an extension to go with it -…

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Nathan SteelFab
Oct 08, 2009 11:45 am
Nathan SteelFab
pinkfairymagic
pinkfairymagic
8 October 2009

I need a new (QUIET) electric kettle!

I need a new (QUIET) electric kettle!

I habe also found the cheapies to be nice and quiet, albeit ugly, hence I went with a Russel Hobbs and it blows you away how noisy it is. If you're in thr kitchen boiling…

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pinkfairymagic
Oct 08, 2009 3:52 pm
pinkfairymagic
Possumchops
Possumchops
8 October 2009

Cleaning chrome tapware

Cleaning chrome tapware

White vinegar also works a treat. I do all my tapware in the showroom with white vinegar and microfibre cloth.

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Possumchops
Oct 08, 2009 7:47 pm
Peter Blythe
Peter Blythe
9 October 2009

Ceaser Stone, big problem....

Ceaser Stone, big problem....

So far they are coming out tomorrow to add a section where they have made the mistake. It should be ok, it won't be seen as the sink will cover the repair. Not ideal of…

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Peter Blythe
Oct 09, 2009 2:09 pm
mct
mct
10 October 2009

Where to find CATA range hood parts in Australia?

Where to find CATA range hood parts in Australia?

Hi, my range hood needs repair, the fan was broken, it was installed by previous owner. I can only see "CATA" on it, and by doing a Google search, I found it's a company…

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mct
Oct 10, 2009 9:48 pm
musse
musse
11 October 2009

Dan kitchens

Dan kitchens

We have had a Dan…

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musse
Oct 11, 2009 9:27 am
D&SG
D&SG
11 October 2009

HELP RENOVATING KITCHEN...antique white what colour benchtop

HELP RENOVATING KITCHEN...antique white what colour benchtop

It's best to just post your images to either www.photobucket.com or www.imageshack.com . I use photobucket and just copy/paste the supplied tags.

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D&SG
Oct 11, 2009 3:56 pm
D&SG
armitage57
armitage57
11 October 2009

Mirror splashback

Mirror splashback

Thanks so much will give it a go!

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armitage57
Oct 11, 2009 4:22 pm
voogan
voogan
11 October 2009

Sink in the pantry !

Sink in the pantry !

Many thanks for that-much appreciated.

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voogan
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