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…
Aug 16, 2009 9:55 pm
Thanks Buildingadreamhome and Millymonster for the Bunnings tip ... will check it out.
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.
Aug 17, 2009 6:22 pm
how to organise a corner pantry
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…
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…
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!
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…
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…
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…
Aug 21, 2009 6:16 pm
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…
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…
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…
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…
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!!!!
Aug 24, 2009 1:02 pm
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…
Aug 24, 2009 7:48 pm
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…
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…
Aug 26, 2009 4:59 pm
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…
Aug 26, 2009 10:59 pm
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…
Aug 28, 2009 7:06 pm
Aug 28, 2009 7:17 pm
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…
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.
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…
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.
Sep 01, 2009 12:46 pm
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…
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…
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…
Sep 02, 2009 9:49 pm
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…
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…
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…
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…