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Glad to hear that there isn't any "out-of-date" colour to pick!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…
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…
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…
Sep 05, 2009 4:58 pm
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?…
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???
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…
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.
New Kitchen in Newcastle!
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 -…
Sep 09, 2009 2:01 pm
Mine was $300 extra to install. The sink itself was about $400 extra to buy.
What colour Caesarstone is this?
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...…
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…
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!!
Aluminium Framed Doors
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…
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…
Sep 12, 2009 3:54 pm
'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…
Drawer beneath underbench oven & cooktop?
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…
Sep 14, 2009 11:28 pm
Glass splashback help
Presenting......Her Royal Highness, Queen SuH, the Splashback Queen of the HomeOne Forum!!…
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…
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
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…
Sep 17, 2009 4:49 pm
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…
Sep 18, 2009 10:42 pm
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…
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…
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…
Laminex Squareform Benchtops
Thanks so much for that Strumer 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.
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…
Does anyone NOT love their drawers?
Had final measureup today, poor guys interrigated them for 2 hours.
Managed to get in 3 sets of drawers plus the 450mm wide cutlery set. We have a G-shaped kitchen,…
Sep 23, 2009 5:04 pm
This is my kitchen in Melbourne after 2 and 1/2 years. It is in alabaster with Polytec textured profile vinyl wrap…