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
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. …
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.
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…
Kitchen budget breakdown
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…
Aug 10, 2009 8:37 pm
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…
Aug 10, 2009 10:05 pm
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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…
Aug 11, 2009 11:11 pm
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…
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…
Aug 13, 2009 5:12 pm
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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…
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…
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.
self closing kitchen cupboards
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…
Kitchen floor - timber or tiles
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…
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.
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 10:55 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 7:22 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 7:16 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 2:02 pm