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1rocky
1rocky
5 September 2015

Black Kitchen sinks (Franke)

Black Kitchen sinks (Franke)

also thinking of the franke black sink looking at the double bowl one . so will follow and see how you go

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1rocky
Sep 05, 2015 3:08 pm
mike100jobstodo
mike100jobstodo
3 September 2015

Alternative colours to silver for kitchen filter taps

Alternative colours to silver for kitchen filter taps

I have seen brass kitchen filter taps selling online before. They are gold in colour, so it should match your kitchen perfectly. I’m not entirely sure where you can buy…

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mike100jobstodo
Sep 03, 2015 10:15 am
leni
leni
2 September 2015

Kitchen layout advice please

Kitchen layout advice please

Swap fridge amd pantry around?

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leni
Sep 02, 2015 11:40 pm
leni
lostinreno
lostinreno
2 September 2015

Use of 140 cm high kitchen cabinets.

Use of 140 cm high kitchen cabinets.

Thanks Bluesteel. I'm leaning more and more towards minimalism myself (maybe with a more traditional aesthetic though). My existing kitchen, tiny as it is, contains…

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lostinreno
Sep 02, 2015 11:09 am
gidgetbeach
gidgetbeach
2 September 2015

How have you found your super big sink?

How have you found your super big sink?

Thank you for your replies! I've decided to get a large Franke sink and a small one. Your contributions were very helpful.

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gidgetbeach
Sep 02, 2015 11:08 am
bank
bank
1 September 2015

Cost of laminex impressions range

Cost of laminex impressions range

Our builder charges $90 extra per lineal metre

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bank
Sep 01, 2015 2:45 pm
bank
Building15
Building15
31 August 2015

Benchtop colour consistancy

Benchtop colour consistancy

[ It's so demeaning when sales people tell you that 'this is the first time that something like this has…

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Building15
Aug 31, 2015 9:16 pm
boysenberry2014
boysenberry2014
31 August 2015

Laminex Colourtech (2pac) vs 2pac in Dulux colour

Laminex Colourtech (2pac) vs 2pac in Dulux colour

2 Pac comes in matt, satin, semi gloss and gloss. If you order gloss in either product you will get gloss. No difference in quality…

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boysenberry2014
Aug 31, 2015 10:12 am

We went for both, stone &…

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MnT
Aug 30, 2015 7:06 pm
MnT
SaberX
SaberX
26 August 2015

Perth - cabinetry recommendations

Perth - cabinetry recommendations

Hi dream, build would be near piara waters, im nearby there too. Besides spraypainting does the hubby or biz partner do laminate such as the formica? If there are…

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SaberX
Aug 26, 2015 1:04 pm
Mon445
Mon445
24 August 2015

Cost of Essastone Sheet in Kitchen: new build

Cost of Essastone Sheet in Kitchen: new build

Have you thought of VEDASTONE www.vedastone.com.au, it's engineered quartz stone and has a great range. I've been looking into them for my kitchen and found them to be…

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Mon445
Aug 24, 2015 8:29 pm
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
19 August 2015

Position of LED strip lighting on upper cabinets

Position of LED strip lighting on upper cabinets

The LED strip tape is mounted into a "profile" or "extrusion" which is made from aluminium and acts as a heat sink for the LEDs. The "diffuser" is the clear or frosted…

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1960sModernistHome
Aug 19, 2015 9:41 pm
1960sModernistHome
chippy
chippy
19 August 2015

Push to open with soft close for drawer runners

Push to open with soft close for drawer runners

Hi Kitchenpro Thanks for linking those. I had always assumed tip on was Blums push to open. That's an interesting mechanism. Will certainly add to the cost of a kitchen…

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chippy
Aug 19, 2015 10:55 am
chippy

mayb this will be a better picture.. as my living is 'shorter' than…

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annielee
Aug 17, 2015 9:14 am
homeofjns
homeofjns
15 August 2015

Boxing in on top of overhead cupboards

Boxing in on top of overhead cupboards

From my memory, builder's sales Rep quoted about $2000 for roughly 2.5 meters of gyprock…

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homeofjns
Aug 15, 2015 10:58 pm
homeofjns
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
15 August 2015

Waterfall ends

Waterfall ends
1, 2

You will love the 3*1.2... Mine was just installed & the bench size is excellent. The extra width over a normal 900 wide is so…

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Leksie5000
Aug 15, 2015 7:02 pm
Suezp
Suezp
14 August 2015

How to make a standard Inclusion kitchen look great?

How to make a standard Inclusion kitchen look great?
1, 2

Our window splash back was cheeper than glass splash.... And stunning!

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Suezp
Aug 14, 2015 11:10 pm
oneJohn
oneJohn
13 August 2015

Double Wall oven or 2 single ovens under bench?

Double Wall oven or 2 single ovens under bench?

Another option is to have two single ovens, with one as a wall oven, and the other under bench. This doesn't help the benchtop space issue, but gives another alternative…

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oneJohn
Aug 13, 2015 3:09 pm
oneJohn
limefroggy
limefroggy
10 August 2015

What is the rough cost of electrician and plumber for kitche

What is the rough cost of electrician and plumber for kitche

Thanks just3ofus that helps with my calculations. Can anyone recommend a good plumber in Melbourne ' s northern suburbs?

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limefroggy
Aug 10, 2015 7:53 pm
limefroggy
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
9 August 2015

Cost of splashback - carrera quantum Quartz or Silestone Car

Cost of splashback - carrera quantum Quartz or Silestone Car

Our stone splashback will be about 5 metres long on that wall. The other wall has a window. I would like one of those two stones. I don't know the height but it's below…

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Leksie5000
Aug 09, 2015 5:24 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
7 August 2015

Stone comparison - price

Stone comparison - price

Is Quantum Quartz - Carrera Quartz a lot more expensive than Caeserstone Fresh Concrete? I know it's the most expensive Quartz range.. We're looking to use it with fresh…

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Leksie5000
Aug 07, 2015 4:03 pm
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caff
Aug 06, 2015 6:09 pm
limefroggy
limefroggy
4 August 2015

Kitchen installer in Melbourne

Kitchen installer in Melbourne

Thanks for your replies. I'm just trying to get an idea of price. I have a quote from a small kitchen maker, masters and kitchen shack and wanted to compare prices when…

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limefroggy
Aug 04, 2015 9:48 am
limefroggy
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
3 August 2015

Handle less drawers

Handle less drawers

Anyone that charges you a "few thousand…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Aug 03, 2015 6:01 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Melissa123
Melissa123
2 August 2015

Concrete kitchen benchtops

Concrete kitchen benchtops

thats a nicely done concrete counter top dolphinblu, concrete is a good material for its durability, unlimited designs but has to be sealed for easy maintenance. Concrete…

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Melissa123
Aug 02, 2015 9:45 am
Althom
Althom
1 August 2015

RangeHood

RangeHood

Yep, have one in our Alfresco - brilliant. Wish we'd installed one inside.

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Althom
Aug 01, 2015 11:36 am
Althom
lostinreno
lostinreno
31 July 2015

Ikea kitchen sales dates?

Ikea kitchen sales dates?

Will Ikea be doing a kitchen sale this year? It's usually around November but since they've got this all new system they might not do it. Anyone in the know ?!

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lostinreno
Jul 31, 2015 11:09 am
NicNak
NicNak
30 July 2015

White Kitchens PLEASE

White Kitchens PLEASE

Carlisle also use rockpool which i think is a renamed brand. That's why I thought you were building with them. Bathroom colours look good. I'm totally stuck on the…

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NicNak
Jul 31, 2015 12:21 am
sco77k
sco77k
30 July 2015

Scott's kitchen reno

Scott's kitchen reno

Lovely finish. White doesn't go out of fashion. What was the thinking in having the draws on the other side of the island…

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sco77k
Jul 30, 2015 5:18 pm
sco77k
lostinreno
lostinreno
30 July 2015

Backsplash tiling, how high when there are no upper cabinets

Backsplash tiling, how high when there are no upper cabinets

Hi all, I'm getting a new kitchen of pretty much the same layout and style as the one here: http://witanddelight.tumblr.com/post/11381370487 ( Only I don't have the…

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lostinreno
Jul 30, 2015 4:03 am
MrsJM
MrsJM
29 July 2015

Ceasarstone Urban

Ceasarstone Urban

It's in the standard range so most project builders offer it as part of their base range I believe.

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MrsJM
Jul 29, 2015 9:15 pm
MrsJM
abbeybox
abbeybox
29 July 2015

Bifold overhead cupboards with lift doors.

Bifold overhead cupboards with lift doors.

That is fine as we are both vertically challenged :)

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abbeybox
Jul 29, 2015 11:03 am
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
28 July 2015

xLight porcelain panels V caeserstone cost/tips (experts?

xLight porcelain panels V caeserstone cost/tips (experts?

Hi We are considering using XLight NVY white porcelain panels for our splashback, is it more expensive than fabricated stone, any other tips or input?

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Leksie5000
Jul 28, 2015 6:42 am
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
28 July 2015

Window splash back

Window splash back

I'd get mattelux glass (basically translucent but nicer looking). You will see get the light in there but not the…

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Leksie5000
Jul 28, 2015 2:57 am
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
24 July 2015

Refurb of existing kitchen

Refurb of existing kitchen

Hi Nicoolnocks, Can I ask what you are looking to spend on a makeover? As CEK has said, once you take away the tops, doors and appliances all you are left with is white…

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Kitchenpro
Jul 24, 2015 4:44 pm

Does this sound reasonable.?

Does this sound reasonable.?

Totally agree with Chippy, not enough info to tell you if its reasonable. If you can answer the following, Which brand are the "sheen doors" What brand and colour for…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 21, 2015 2:07 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CaesarstoneAU
CaesarstoneAU
20 July 2015

Caesarstone. Fresh concrete, Raw Concrete

Caesarstone. Fresh concrete, Raw Concrete

The Concrete designs sit in our Deluxe range which is above Standard but still less than our Premium and Supernatural ranges.

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CaesarstoneAU
Jul 20, 2015 9:31 am
CaesarstoneAU
Denten
Denten
15 July 2015

Handleless Kitchens - Advice

Handleless Kitchens - Advice

If you get the chance go for the finger pull lift up for overhead cupboards. The 2 doors are lifted lightly upwards together & then close slowly down together. Clean,…

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Denten
Jul 15, 2015 10:45 pm
NDkitchen123
NDkitchen123
15 July 2015

Matching with Green & Cream

Matching with Green & Cream

I'm very new to this forum, and unsure how to post pictures now that I have taken them. Yes thinking of replacing bench top later down the track but for now hoping I can…

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NDkitchen123
Jul 15, 2015 9:57 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
15 July 2015

Do you have Green in your Kitchen

Do you have Green in your Kitchen

Just type "doing it with green..." in the search box using the inverted commas. :D

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Treeseachanger
Jul 15, 2015 8:34 pm
kylie40
kylie40
15 July 2015

Top mount sink in stone: drainer or no drainer and taps

Top mount sink in stone: drainer or no drainer and taps

Our current kitchen has double undermount sink with no drainer. We have chipped the edge of the granite benchtop at the sink, but on the dark granite it's not really…

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kylie40
Jul 15, 2015 1:50 am
kylie40
kylie40
kylie40
15 July 2015

list your favorite gadget in kitchen...

list your favorite gadget in kitchen...

not sure what counts as a gadget, but what I "couldn't live without": dishwasher (hate washing up!) microwave sandwich toaster (we use it every day) my big cake-mixer (I…

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kylie40
Jul 15, 2015 1:31 am
kylie40
Renos
Renos
14 July 2015

Under Bench Washing Machine in Kitchen

Under Bench Washing Machine in Kitchen

The plumber also plumbed in a dishwasher which is connected under the bench by hoses but as we don't have the washing machine yet, he told us the rest of the work to fit…

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Renos
Jul 14, 2015 9:10 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
9 July 2015

Caeserstone concrete

Caeserstone concrete

Thanks for your reply CK, yes I got the idea from your kitchen! Been so busy with getting loan through, council and bub I hadnt had time to stew on ideas awhile and didn't…

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Leksie5000
Jul 09, 2015 8:09 am

Can anyone provide any comments on Porcelain Benchtops? I saw some…

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eeney
Jul 08, 2015 9:15 pm
Beazley77
Beazley77
8 July 2015

Stone bench top chip

Stone bench top chip

:: Yah, Builder has said they will replace both the kitchen island bench and the bathroom vanity top without me having to ask.... Or get geared up to push them to do it.

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Beazley77
Jul 08, 2015 5:37 pm
Beazley77
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
8 July 2015

Above or below sink? Pull out shelf for microwave?

Above or below sink? Pull out shelf for microwave?

They work well above an oven in a tower, BUT then you are stuck with a 600mm oven. If you like to cook this can be a problem We ended…

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Leksie5000
Jul 08, 2015 7:34 am
nat_luke1
nat_luke1
7 July 2015

Show us your burnished wood ?

Show us your burnished wood ?

Hi there, anyone used the laminex in burnished wood in their kitchen? If so I'd love to see some pics? :)

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nat_luke1
Jul 07, 2015 3:07 pm
salai
salai
7 July 2015

porcelain countertops

porcelain countertops

Hi All Anyone gone down the path of Porcelain counter tops for kitchen? We are currently looking at the Gloss finish Maximus Calacatta Porcelain - does anyone have any…

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salai
Jul 07, 2015 9:38 am


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