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PeterH
PeterH
27 July 2009

Rangehood power

Rangehood power

We had our power point behind the ducting, but the ducting and cover wouldn't fit properly. So we just put a power point up in the roof and plugged it in up there.…

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PeterH
Jul 27, 2009 11:29 am

Samsung SRS541NP one of the only french doors that'll fit in a 900 fridge recess :)

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jpeg
Jul 29, 2009 3:17 pm
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jspitz
jspitz
29 July 2009

free glass splashback samples?

free glass splashback samples?

I got a couple from "Crystal Screens" in Clayton I think it is. There was a very helpful man there who helped me choose our splashback and he gave me the samples but said…

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jspitz
Jul 29, 2009 8:39 pm
megalow
megalow
29 July 2009

Joins in light coloured laminate... does it annoy you?

Joins in light coloured laminate... does it annoy you?

I asked a similar question just last night - someone mentioned a product called colorfill designed to hide the join and scratches. It is hard to find on the internet so I…

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megalow
Jul 29, 2009 10:10 pm
Mango
Mango
30 July 2009

Tunisian Stone Diamond Gloss pics anyone?

Tunisian Stone Diamond Gloss pics anyone?

I definately understand indecision. I'm in the process of driving my husband mad and now I think he just agress to any new suggestion not because he really likes it but…

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Mango
Jul 30, 2009 6:13 pm
joles
joles
30 July 2009

Under sink rack

Under sink rack

Nah, he's not that exciting. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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joles
Jul 30, 2009 9:52 pm
joles
megalow
megalow
31 July 2009

Patini Benchtops

Patini Benchtops

In SA Patini is exclusive to Wallspan Kitchen Connection I think. I have 2 friends with it - looks great but does scratch - quite easily- is like Corian. I know it can…

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megalow
Jul 31, 2009 10:42 pm
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Nicoletta
Aug 01, 2009 10:26 am
Mango
Mango
1 August 2009

Laminex flat pack sizing help

Laminex flat pack sizing help

The wine rack is a great idea, thank you and i will play around with the sizes because 8cm is just a bit to small. The laminex quote i got back was just over $4000 for the…

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Mango
Aug 01, 2009 10:33 am
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suh
Aug 01, 2009 2:35 pm
suh
themax
themax
2 August 2009

Kitchen renovation - 1st timer

Kitchen renovation - 1st timer

I think there is an answer to this post in the General Discussion area that you have it posted.

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themax
Aug 02, 2009 7:30 pm
themax
themax
themax
2 August 2009

Is our kitchen colour scheme weird?

Is our kitchen colour scheme weird?

Mrs B, will he be sitting on it at the time of replacement?

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themax
Aug 02, 2009 8:30 pm
themax
Dragonfly
Dragonfly
3 August 2009

Is it really this bad here ?!

Is it really this bad here ?!
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When my sister was a crawler we used to call her the vacuum cleaner, she used to crawl under our stools when we were eating and eat all the bits of food we dropped. And we…

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Dragonfly
Aug 03, 2009 1:00 pm
themax
themax
3 August 2009

All-white kitchen advice please. Does it work? Pics?

All-white kitchen advice please. Does it work? Pics?
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Hi Roar, we have chosen the white gloss kitchen with the Osprey c/stone bench top. I like it (obviously!). I will be able to change my accessories and throw the colour in…

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themax
Aug 03, 2009 2:07 pm
themax
Fiffaro
Fiffaro
3 August 2009

Single controls on stoves

Single controls on stoves

Thanks, Kyton, that's reassuring to know that you weren't driven crazy.

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Fiffaro
Aug 03, 2009 4:23 pm
King willy
King willy
3 August 2009

kitchen width and drawers

kitchen width and drawers

One other thing people. Will you put the same size handles on your pot draws as the others cupboards. As I have only 1 set of 3 pot draws I think it will look a bit odd if…

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King willy
Aug 03, 2009 6:24 pm
King willy
Mango
Mango
3 August 2009

Glass splashback colour

Glass splashback colour

Hi Sam, Have you gone into the dulux store? They have huge books or fan decks with many more colours than you will find at the paint store. I'm sure you would be able to…

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Mango
Aug 03, 2009 7:28 pm
Strumer
Strumer
3 August 2009

flatpack and sink problem

flatpack and sink problem

Cutting the gables down to fit a sink is not a serious issue - your biggest problem might be getting stuck on screws already in place if the carcasses are assembled (this…

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Strumer
Aug 03, 2009 10:15 pm
Strumer
thumper
thumper
4 August 2009

omega rangehood

omega rangehood

not to sure about the omega one now, the goodguys offered me a robinhood one for an extra $100 more (nz made and being a kiwi myself might be a offer to good to refuse lol)

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thumper
Aug 04, 2009 5:10 pm
camelia
camelia
5 August 2009

cupboard selection - can't decide

cupboard selection - can't decide

Thanks Mango, I had a quote from an installer for the double sided laminex in gloss, with a rounded edge. He hasn't shown me any samples though, just talked about them -…

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camelia
Aug 05, 2009 12:34 am
suh
suh
5 August 2009

I want to hide the kitchen sink

I want to hide the kitchen sink

I love the glass screen look ::smile:: and have been contemplating it myself ::wink::

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suh
Aug 05, 2009 9:40 am
suh
wonderland
wonderland
5 August 2009

Kitchen Renovation: Need help with the cabinetry

Kitchen Renovation: Need help with the cabinetry

hey wonderland we done the old kitchen flat pack from bunnings and it was easy but not great quality however the new design they have now…

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wonderland
Aug 05, 2009 12:53 pm
wonderland
brissiedazza
brissiedazza
6 August 2009

Kitchen Sinks

Kitchen Sinks

Definately after the Under Mount variety, lol, altho once again costing is a prime consideration!! ::sad::

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brissiedazza
Aug 06, 2009 9:57 am
gettingThere
gettingThere
6 August 2009

kitchen bulkheads

kitchen bulkheads

Let us see your bulkheads!!! Pics pics pics!

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gettingThere
Aug 06, 2009 8:14 pm
SmartPack
SmartPack
6 August 2009

Splashback cost comparison

Splashback cost comparison

An independent tiler could cost just labour at $700 Tiles could range between $10-$90 a square meter. Glass is between $450-$700 a square meter installed Cutouts 50-100…

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SmartPack
Aug 06, 2009 8:18 pm
SmartPack
MagicJ
MagicJ
6 August 2009

kitchen sinks

kitchen sinks

Yes, I think because they are not "standard", they are definitely more expensive. We happened on the Zenith sink by accident in Melbourne when we were renovating there. …

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MagicJ
Aug 06, 2009 8:57 pm
MagicJ
SmartPack
SmartPack
7 August 2009

gloss laminex vs. polytec

gloss laminex vs. polytec

the qualities are comparable but wear differently if you have kids go with melamine/laminate on the floor units and foil for the top.

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SmartPack
Aug 07, 2009 10:02 am
SmartPack
brendondanielle
brendondanielle
7 August 2009

Flat Pack Kitchen Manufacturers

Flat Pack Kitchen Manufacturers

We got ours for our old house through allboards in Hallam. They were really helpful and absolutely everything was included from glue, screws, handles. These were very easy…

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brendondanielle
Aug 07, 2009 3:52 pm
billdsl
billdsl
8 August 2009

Random Copper / Metal Pipe running from kitchen

Random Copper / Metal Pipe running from kitchen

haha i would have preferred to have gas hot water but on bottles it costs a fortune

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billdsl
Aug 08, 2009 10:52 pm
billdsl
jspitz
jspitz
9 August 2009

Advice and information regarding window splashback

Advice and information regarding window splashback
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Hi fairyblue, we have the same kitchen feature window as you. We also had major issues. On our contract it was originally 656x3010 and halfway through the head office…

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jspitz
Aug 09, 2009 6:52 pm
ozzroo
ozzroo
9 August 2009

Splashback glass- russian toffee or alecon lace

Splashback glass- russian toffee or alecon lace

seast, We are doing Russian Toffee sparkle with Avalanche benchtops. Let me know if you find any pics, although in a…

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ozzroo
Aug 09, 2009 8:30 pm
Mango
Mango
10 August 2009

Kitchen budget breakdown

Kitchen budget breakdown

Hi, are you going to be putting in a flat pack or having the kitchen installed? If you building new and are going to put a flat pack in then i would definately suggest…

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Mango
Aug 10, 2009 7:37 pm
themax
themax
10 August 2009

Please help - kitchen door colour!

Please help - kitchen door colour!

Hi farmmum (nice name by the way), is it possible o post a pic of the samples so we can see them?

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themax
Aug 10, 2009 7:55 pm
themax
jodge
jodge
10 August 2009

3 kitchen sinks?

3 kitchen sinks?

I think it would look great! But I don't know about the strength of the pieces of stone in between each sink. . . stone's brittle and it would probably be in danger of…

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jodge
Aug 10, 2009 9:05 pm
jodge
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


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