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…
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…
Jul 30, 2009 7:13 pm
Jul 30, 2009 10:52 pm
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…
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…
Aug 01, 2009 11:33 am
Is it really this bad here ?!
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…
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…
Glass splashback colour
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…
Aug 03, 2009 8:28 pm
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…
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)
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 -…
Definately after the Under Mount variety, lol, altho once again costing is a prime consideration!!
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
Aug 11, 2009 9:52 am
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
Aug 13, 2009 6:44 pm
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.