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Nicoletta
Nicoletta
17 July 2009

Kitchen "makeover"

Kitchen "makeover"

Thanks for the replies guys! Very interesting about the cost of caesar stone vs a granite transformation. I'll definitely be getting a few quotes to compare!!

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Nicoletta
Jul 17, 2009 9:26 pm
Mango
Mango
18 July 2009

Amerind gloss colour help

Amerind gloss colour help

I am slowly making some colour decisions. I like gloss laminate and had a look today at these Amerind gloss colours for my door options. Cream Flash - a buttery cream…

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Mango
Jul 18, 2009 3:02 pm
Mango
Mango
18 July 2009

Need suggestions for tiles to go with Black granite benchtop

Need suggestions for tiles to go with Black granite benchtop

My opinion is that if you are having the warm cherry colour and black granite, white tiles will look to stark. I think a creamy beige coloured splashback will look nice.…

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Mango
Jul 18, 2009 3:12 pm
Bam
Bam
19 July 2009

Flat pack kitchen on a kick board base?

Flat pack kitchen on a kick board base?

A buzzer would be the most effective way of leveling a kitchen on solid kickers

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Bam
Jul 19, 2009 1:29 am
Bam
Angelblue
Angelblue
19 July 2009

Diamond Gloss Kitchen..my glass splashbacks r in!

Diamond Gloss Kitchen..my glass splashbacks r in!
1, 2, 3, 4

HI there, Just wondering what colour it was that you chose? It looks great by the way. WE are in the process of trying to decide what colour to get too.. ::lol::

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Angelblue
Jul 19, 2009 3:27 am
zaphod
zaphod
19 July 2009

Which Kitchen do you prefer??

Which Kitchen do you prefer??
1, 2

Hi I prefer B as having the under bench oven opens the kitchen up it looks a bit top heavy in version A. A couple of points you might find useful, My sister has this…

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zaphod
Jul 19, 2009 9:40 am
vness
vness
19 July 2009

Double lever mixer taps

Double lever mixer taps

Thanks for the list Chris. I went to Reece on the weekend and the only two they suggested that you don't already have are: http://www.restorationonline.com.au/eco ...…

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vness
Jul 19, 2009 7:44 pm
Bananas
Bananas
20 July 2009

What would you do?

What would you do?

our kitchen will be the same layout. The only thing different was we went with a standard pantry, not a corner and at bench height in the corner put and appliance cupboard…

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Bananas
Jul 20, 2009 1:16 pm
themax
themax
21 July 2009

Depth of your fridge space !

Depth of your fridge space !

::hyst:: ::hyst:: ::hyst:: ::hyst:: ::hyst:: ::hyst:: AAAhhhhhhhhhhhh! I just checked our plans and it's 650 depth. OMG! After sitting there and discussing with the bloomin kitchen lady if the cavity will suffice,…

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themax
Jul 21, 2009 7:48 pm
themax

So we think we are now going with an upstand similar to below: I…

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firstbuild
Jul 23, 2009 9:38 am
archaeobabe
archaeobabe
23 July 2009

Under sink hot water?

Under sink hot water?

The Chili Pepper Hot Water Recycler is a similar product to the Dux by the sound of it, would be worth comparing prices?

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archaeobabe
Jul 23, 2009 9:05 pm
archaeobabe
Southies
Southies
23 July 2009

Laminex squareform benchtop colour help please

Laminex squareform benchtop colour help please

The mineral harmony looked lighter to me. Rembember it's got a lot of light flecks in it, which you wouldn't see in a small laminate chip. THese light flecks brighten it &…

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Southies
Jul 23, 2009 9:28 pm
Southies
karakarakara
karakarakara
24 July 2009

Island kitchen bench - would you install one

Island kitchen bench - would you install one
1, 2

and I have a friend who insists on "crossing over" :lol: and promptly begins to clean my bench :lol: even…

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karakarakara
Jul 24, 2009 2:54 pm
JohnAndTarin
JohnAndTarin
26 July 2009

Kitchen so far...

Kitchen so far...

Wow beautiful congrats on your kitchen

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JohnAndTarin
Jul 26, 2009 7:32 am
JohnAndTarin
gregwmay
gregwmay
26 July 2009

Looking for designs for a long narrow room

Looking for designs for a long narrow room

Hello, we have just bought a house with a long narrow kitchen. Dimensions are 6m x 2.5m. There is a set of French doors at one end and a line of lovely wide windows on one…

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gregwmay
Jul 26, 2009 11:35 am
Juzzo
Juzzo
26 July 2009

kitchen space for appliances etc

kitchen space for appliances etc

Thanks Themax, good points. Cheers, Juzzo

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Juzzo
Jul 26, 2009 11:07 pm
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 ?!
1, 2

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?
1, 2

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
1, 2

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


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