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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 9:11 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 7:35 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 7:49 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
Sep 01, 2009 12:36 am
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 9:37 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Glad to hear that there isn't any "out-of-date" colour to pick!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 1:46 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 4:11 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 10:30 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 10:49 pm
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sha
Sep 03, 2009 12:48 am
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 5:33 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 11:49 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 3:08 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 9:52 pm
suh
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 10:05 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 5:57 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 5:58 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 8:25 am
Hammerhead
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cazoraz
Sep 06, 2009 12:08 pm
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 1:54 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 8:20 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 7:17 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 12:52 pm
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 3:01 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 9:56 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 10:33 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 10:10 am
Jeremy@SSP.Stones
Jeremy@SSP.Stones
11 September 2009

Caesarstone Mosaici

Caesarstone Mosaici
1, 2

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 10:19 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 9:03 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 10:16 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 11:47 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 4:54 pm
grinder
grinder
13 September 2009

Carpenter

Carpenter

You want to make they custom…

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grinder
Sep 13, 2009 12:17 pm
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 2:56 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 8:07 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 9:11 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 15, 2009 12:28 am
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 9:10 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 1:39 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 10:26 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 10:41 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 5:49 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 10:45 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 11:59 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 12:30 pm
MagicJ
MagicJ
18 September 2009

That bit below the breakfast bar!

That bit below the breakfast bar!
1, 2

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 7:35 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 11:42 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 1:37 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 2:43 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 1:16 pm
Neverfinished

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