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Mango
Mango
16 August 2009

What depth should the fridge cavity be?

What depth should the fridge cavity be?

Bringing the whole bench out might be a solution. Its just hard and i think the kitchen guy is sick of my constant changes. The kitchen i've got right now has the pantry…

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Mango
Aug 16, 2009 9:55 pm
jaelee
jaelee
17 August 2009

Bin Cupboard

Bin Cupboard

Thanks Buildingadreamhome and Millymonster for the Bunnings tip ... will check it out.

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jaelee
Aug 17, 2009 12:40 pm
Mango
Mango
17 August 2009

Water supply to Dishwasher

Water supply to Dishwasher

You can connect to both hot and cold and although the unit will heat the water, connecting to hot will save money and be quicker to get to the right temp. Ours is…

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Mango
Aug 17, 2009 6:22 pm
brendondanielle
brendondanielle
18 August 2009

Kitchen benches with waterfall edges - 20 or 40mm?

Kitchen benches with waterfall edges - 20 or 40mm?

I would go the 40mm on the waterfall. I think it looks much nicer.

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brendondanielle
Aug 18, 2009 11:20 am
grace_slick
grace_slick
18 August 2009

how to organise a corner pantry

how to organise a corner pantry
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I don’t have photos as I’m at work, but we’ve got a corner pantry and it’s quite nice actually. We used to have cupboards which I didn’t mind, but growing up…

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grace_slick
Aug 18, 2009 11:20 am
grace_slick
rosypaige
rosypaige
19 August 2009

Kitchen bench/cupboards ? cost

Kitchen bench/cupboards ? cost

I am looking to put a kitchen bench with 3 cupboards and a space for a bar fridge in our alfresco area. It will be 1900 wide and 600 deep Laminex "Fossil" with waterfall…

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rosypaige
Aug 19, 2009 3:39 pm
newby126
newby126
19 August 2009

Kitchen Cabinets - help!

Kitchen Cabinets - help!

Thanks everyone - we will persevere with more quotes, and hopefully see something cheaper come through! Have been to Freedom and Kitset today, fingers crossed!

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newby126
Aug 19, 2009 3:46 pm
thumper
thumper
19 August 2009

quartz stack tiles

quartz stack tiles

hello all, am thinking of putting quartz stack tiles underneath my island bench and maybe putting 3 down lights under the top of the island bench to maybe make a feature…

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thumper
Aug 19, 2009 4:02 pm
Michelle
Michelle
19 August 2009

For your information

For your information

:lol: :lol: That’s what I thought the email was about when I got it!!! :oops: I had to have a better look. :lol:

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Michelle
Aug 19, 2009 6:26 pm
Michelle
canberrauser
canberrauser
20 August 2009

New Kitchen (Attached), your suggestions please.

New Kitchen (Attached), your suggestions please.

Hello All, Please see the layout of our new kitchenhttp://i860.photobucket.com/albums/ab169/canberrauser/KitchenLayout.jpg. We have decided…

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canberrauser
Aug 20, 2009 11:01 pm
miss_ticky2
miss_ticky2
21 August 2009

want a drawer grill in built in cooker

want a drawer grill in built in cooker

We've done cheese on toast in ours, in the oven, and haven't…

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miss_ticky2
Aug 21, 2009 7:06 am
donuts
donuts
21 August 2009

Width of Larder/Walk through pantry

Width of Larder/Walk through pantry

ours is 1430mm wide (by about the same length as yours whattodo). Enough for shelves and cupboards on one side, adequate benchspace with a laundry trough style sink, and…

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donuts
Aug 21, 2009 9:39 am
donuts
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Southies
Aug 21, 2009 5:32 pm
Southies
Mango
Mango
21 August 2009

Appliances Miele, DeLonghi, Tecknia, Chef

Appliances Miele, DeLonghi, Tecknia, Chef

I also looked at a similar meile package from HNorman when shopping and while you do end up with the free rangehood, i shopped around with different brands of exactly…

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Mango
Aug 21, 2009 6:16 pm
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inamet09
Aug 21, 2009 11:41 pm
inamet09
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themax
Aug 22, 2009 9:34 am
themax
Merlin
Merlin
22 August 2009

Kitchen Sink Plug

Kitchen Sink Plug

Contact the original manufacturer of the disposal unit and see if the original plug is available. They are very often a 2 part unit, one to stop large items from…

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Merlin
Aug 22, 2009 7:24 pm
Fiffaro
Fiffaro
22 August 2009

Gas or Induction Cooktop

Gas or Induction Cooktop

Yes, price is a drawback . If only more people were interested in purchasing induction in Australia, the price would surely drop to more reasonable levels. $300 for the…

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Fiffaro
Aug 22, 2009 9:54 pm
Cadwgan
Cadwgan
22 August 2009

Feedback on Kitchen Plan

Feedback on Kitchen Plan

I would like to say that it is up to you what you do inside your house, however you can bet some retarded cretin somewhere has dreamed up a lot of regulations to control…

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Cadwgan
Aug 22, 2009 10:53 pm
leaf
leaf
23 August 2009

Feedback on cleanability of laminate paint

Feedback on cleanability of laminate paint

Thanks so much for your encouragement, Mango. You prob used the same brand so your experience is good for me to learn from. It is just for a temp fix, current cupboards…

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leaf
Aug 23, 2009 2:12 pm
leaf
jooliet
jooliet
23 August 2009

My granite quote - $700 extra for undermount sink cut out

My granite quote - $700 extra for undermount sink cut out

We were charged $300 for the undermount sink cutout - it was an additional expense for the drainage grooves which we didn't get.

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jooliet
Aug 23, 2009 7:51 pm
maxyb
maxyb
24 August 2009

kitchen changes at prestart

kitchen changes at prestart

providing my builder hasnt started that stage or actually ordered the product I can change free of charge, mind you he doest whack on his 20% once I say yes!!!!

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maxyb
Aug 24, 2009 1:02 pm
maxyb
vidiot
vidiot
24 August 2009

Combined timber and tiled floor in open plan area??

Combined timber and tiled floor in open plan area??

I must say I've never had any grief dropping hot things on timber floors in the kitchen, despite having them for 20 yrs. I do drop hard things -…

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vidiot
Aug 24, 2009 1:40 pm
Mango
Mango
24 August 2009

What do you think of my colours?

What do you think of my colours?

I hear ya with the showroom. I've done all my colours and layout for the cupboards and appilances, now its a sink and a splashback that is to be decided. I cant wait till…

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Mango
Aug 24, 2009 7:48 pm
ellyash
ellyash
26 August 2009

Finally we are on our way - now some splash advice -* PICS *

Finally we are on our way - now some splash advice -* PICS *

The dark side is Wilson Art Concept Oak. Haven't had a chance to look at the site or hardly take a breath! Will get to it eventually.

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ellyash
Aug 26, 2009 9:54 am
Eskay40
Eskay40
26 August 2009

Cupboards under the breakfast bar

Cupboards under the breakfast bar

Yes, 200mm is too small. We have a similar overhang at a holiday house and it's too shallow. The one I built has 280mm and it's just fine; no knee bangs. And definitely…

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Eskay40
Aug 26, 2009 9:57 am
Eskay40
take2
take2
26 August 2009

Kitchen bench/cupboards ?cost

Kitchen bench/cupboards ?cost

The quote we have for similar thing in the rumpus (1800 x 600) Laminate bench rolled & laminate doors (4) $1070. no waterfall edges. We used 'fossil' laminate in the…

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take2
Aug 26, 2009 4:59 pm
take2
grinder
grinder
26 August 2009

Renovating existing kitchen

Renovating existing kitchen

My guess is that you'll do it indoors if so hire an appropiate spray gun for indoors and get a shop vac to attach to you sander. Seek advice in paint shops including…

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grinder
Aug 26, 2009 5:27 pm
grinder
Mango
Mango
26 August 2009

Island bench with extra cupboards at side-what do you think?

Island bench with extra cupboards at side-what do you think?

Yeah extending the width would be good plus you could also trim down those side cupboards to 250 each. They would still be useful plus you would be getting that little bit…

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Mango
Aug 26, 2009 10:59 pm
kexkez
kexkez
27 August 2009

Granite benchtops what do you use them for?

Granite benchtops what do you use them for?
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ditto for the using a heatmats on it. i don't want to risk cracking it. they are supposed to be able to cope with heat but I'm not going to take the risk since they…

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kexkez
Aug 27, 2009 4:17 pm
kexkez
Marclau
Marclau
27 August 2009

Where is shop to repair touch pad Sharp Convection Microwave

Where is shop to repair touch pad Sharp Convection Microwave

OMG........Sharp Microwaves...........we had 2 of them and both had the LCD screen go on them just outside warranty.... Will never buy them again as it cost $178 each time…

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Marclau
Aug 27, 2009 10:13 pm
Marclau
kazza
kazza
28 August 2009

Opti-Space Connector Kit for Oliveri Sinks

Opti-Space Connector Kit for Oliveri Sinks

I will be going from a 900mm wide sink cabinet to a 600mm size, so I need all the space I can get. We shouldn't have any issues with where the pipe will go through the…

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kazza
Aug 28, 2009 7:06 pm
kazza
kazza
kazza
28 August 2009

Handles - Brushed Nickel or Anodised Aluminium

Handles - Brushed Nickel or Anodised Aluminium

Thanks for the help. I was looking at getting some sort of satin finish silver look (don't like shiney) for the handles. Been googling again (I really should get a job :? )…

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kazza
Aug 28, 2009 7:17 pm
kazza
JilaMint
JilaMint
29 August 2009

in-line mains water filter system

in-line mains water filter system

Thanks guys. We'll give the HiFlow a go me thinks. It will save us drilling a hole in the stone benchtops.

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JilaMint
Aug 29, 2009 8:41 am
Ayyuce314
Ayyuce314
30 August 2009

Zesta or Freedom kitchens - Feedback?

Zesta or Freedom kitchens - Feedback?

Hi we recently recieved quotes for our kitchen one of them being Zesta we were so impressed when they came out we nearly handed over a deposit on the spot thank god we…

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Ayyuce314
Aug 30, 2009 8:11 pm
kb46
kb46
31 August 2009

Where should downlights be positioned in kitchen/living?

Where should downlights be positioned in kitchen/living?

There are a variety of downlights in the market, and these can offer various beam spreads. The maximum being an FNV giving 60degree beam spread of…

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kb46
Aug 31, 2009 6:35 am
Neverfinished
Neverfinished
31 August 2009

Black & White kitchen - need advice!!

Black & White kitchen - need advice!!

I like it very much. It has character and I also like the dark grey touches. If our kitchen wasn't so dark I would have picked something in this shade. Great choice.

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Neverfinished
Aug 31, 2009 6:49 pm
Neverfinished
lizzy stardust
lizzy stardust
31 August 2009

Price for water point for fridge

Price for water point for fridge

our place, we didn't even think of it until our colours consultant asked us! LOL

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lizzy stardust
Aug 31, 2009 11:36 pm
lizzy stardust
grinder
grinder
1 September 2009

Polished concrete benchtops???

Polished concrete benchtops???

Features that I like in these type of benchtops from the construction pont of view are: Can be moulded to suit the kitchen size, shape fixed fixtures Can be built to any…

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grinder
Sep 01, 2009 8:37 am
grinder
kb46
kb46
1 September 2009

What colour kickboards?

What colour kickboards?

Glad to hear that there isn't any "out-of-date" colour to pick! I think I'll go with a Gunmetal/New Graphite shade if I can.

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kb46
Sep 01, 2009 12:46 pm
a_minnie
a_minnie
2 September 2009

My Kitchen Design

My Kitchen Design

Instead of a mini roller door to hide appliances why don't you have a set of double bi-fold kitchen doors that sit in from the bench edge and a…

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a_minnie
Sep 02, 2009 3:11 pm
a_minnie
grinder
grinder
2 September 2009

Kitchen renovations....

Kitchen renovations....

I mayu be able to help you but all depends as to how you want to start demolition, DIY or contracting someone? Contracting someone and design sorry I can't for the rest no…

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grinder
Sep 02, 2009 9:30 pm
grinder
Mango
Mango
2 September 2009

Advice on inexpensive Kitchens NSW

Advice on inexpensive Kitchens NSW

I'm putting in a custom made flat pack and from all the people we have spoken to who have done the DIY, it apparently is not too hard. I've heard it take from a few hrs to…

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Mango
Sep 02, 2009 9:49 pm
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sha
Sep 02, 2009 11:48 pm
kezzast
kezzast
3 September 2009

Look Blikk sink mixer

Look Blikk sink mixer

I have just completed a new Masterton build and reported the 180 day maintenance issues. One issue is that the Look Blikk sink mixer taps installed in the kitchen and…

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kezzast
Sep 03, 2009 4:33 pm
barkly
barkly
4 September 2009

Kitchen Taps

Kitchen Taps

There are many brands of taps available - single lever style. I am after one that is actually quiet in operation ie when you turn it on the water action within the tap…

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barkly
Sep 04, 2009 10:49 am
CarolineJ
CarolineJ
4 September 2009

Water filtration

Water filtration

We had one as standard with our house, but our prestart consult advised us to delete it and get credited for it. She said they weren't very good, plus, we have great…

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CarolineJ
Sep 04, 2009 2:08 pm
suh
suh
4 September 2009

How high are your overhead cupboards?

How high are your overhead cupboards?

Our ceiling is almost 2700 high and the bottom of the cupboards are 700 from the benchtop, I have two rows of overhead cupboards 380 each in height and there is about 270…

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suh
Sep 04, 2009 8:52 pm
suh


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