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Laine
Laine
11 August 2009

How can I shrink my overhead fridge cupboard?

How can I shrink my overhead fridge cupboard?

Thanks to Homeone, we've averted the problem that Wakeboardandy has with his fridge space. We assumed that fridges are a standard height and didn't even consider the…

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Laine
Aug 11, 2009 8:52 am
Mango
Mango
11 August 2009

Length of overhead cupboards

Length of overhead cupboards

If your having tall cupboards i would have as large a space between the benchtop and the bottom of the wall cupboards, i think we are having ours at 670 from the bench but…

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Mango
Aug 11, 2009 10:11 pm
princessfee
princessfee
12 August 2009

What is the best convection microwave to get?

What is the best convection microwave to get?

Thanks nightshade, It seems to me that sharp are the best. I will have to look more into it. I must admit that I am partial to the LG for the look but i haven't seen many…

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princessfee
Aug 12, 2009 7:41 am
Stormy
Stormy
12 August 2009

Rangehood in a double storey house - how is this vented?

Rangehood in a double storey house - how is this vented?

Hi all, I am currently in a double story rental, the rangehood is vented to outside ( not sure how) but something to also consider is…

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Stormy
Aug 12, 2009 11:16 am
Stormy
Dragonfly
Dragonfly
12 August 2009

Corner pantry opinions

Corner pantry opinions

I thought i wanted one when we built, but now I hate it. My dream pantry would be a flat shallow pantry and a few of those double sided drawer/shelves that roll out from…

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Dragonfly
Aug 12, 2009 9:12 pm
take2
take2
13 August 2009

Profile kitchen cupboards

Profile kitchen cupboards

Sorry Roz no house yet plans are still with council, have a chat with some kitchen people as when I went to see them there was 2 ways of doing laminate doors, 1 was with a…

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take2
Aug 13, 2009 4:12 pm
take2
Mango
Mango
13 August 2009

Aluminium framed glass doors - which type of glass?

Aluminium framed glass doors - which type of glass?

That sounds nice. Polytec has a nice range of frames to choose from. I guess the white is very white like new computer paper. I dont like the cupboards see through but i…

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Mango
Aug 13, 2009 5:44 pm
barkly
barkly
13 August 2009

LG Microwave Magnetron ??

LG Microwave Magnetron ??

You could try http://spares.bigwarehouse.com.au/ for spare parts, but unless you have expertise in the area of repairing microwaves I suggest you don't attempt the repair.…

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barkly
Aug 13, 2009 5:46 pm
Ayyuce314
Ayyuce314
13 August 2009

Zesta Kitchens has anyone used them before?

Zesta Kitchens has anyone used them before?

Hi I'm looking into installing a new kitchen and have come across Zesta Kitchens has anyone ever purchased and had one of their kitchens installed? Your feedback would be…

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Ayyuce314
Aug 13, 2009 7:05 pm
zaphod
zaphod
14 August 2009

small sink takes up less bench space

small sink takes up less bench space

Yes, I guess someone will pay, but not until the phone discussions are implemented, s.s. meeting, s.s denials, s.s. arguments, letters of complaint, further letters of…

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zaphod
Aug 14, 2009 4:31 am
sirgoat
sirgoat
14 August 2009

Inlay Cutting Board

Inlay Cutting Board

i would be hesitant using a piece of the stone as the chopping board, it would look fantastic but would probably damage and blunt the knives, but people seem happy to use…

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sirgoat
Aug 14, 2009 4:01 pm
mishti
mishti
14 August 2009

Servery Upstand Cost

Servery Upstand Cost

Anyone who added servery upstand CS to their kitchen. can u tell me the cost of it just to get an approx value. Thanks

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mishti
Aug 14, 2009 6:59 pm
Bam
Bam
14 August 2009

self closing kitchen cupboards

self closing kitchen cupboards
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Ibb1980, am I right in understanding that if one has the "basic" Blum hinges, one can buy clips/attachments for soft closing to clip on at a later…

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Bam
Aug 14, 2009 7:45 pm
Bam
donuts
donuts
15 August 2009

Kitchen floor - timber or tiles

Kitchen floor - timber or tiles

::surprise:: Wow I didn't know timber flooring had expansion joints? If mine has any they are certainly very unobtrusive as I have never noticed them... Does anyone have a pic of…

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donuts
Aug 15, 2009 2:12 pm
donuts
themax
themax
16 August 2009

Feature wall for open plan kitchen/lounge/dining

Feature wall for open plan kitchen/lounge/dining

Ok, It's called Sand Trap by Wattyl. Not sure if it's one word or two. It was a few years ago so maybe they changed the name if you can't find it, get them to make you a…

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themax
Aug 16, 2009 12:32 pm
themax
Steveo
Steveo
16 August 2009

Two pac doors

Two pac doors

Same here ! had 2Pac on the last kitchen looked great to start with, however when you get that first chip..ouch...Looking at high gloss Polytec now.

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Steveo
Aug 16, 2009 9:12 pm
Steveo
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


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