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marysmith
marysmith
4 May 2009

Kitchen colours - feedback appreciated

Kitchen colours - feedback appreciated

The idea of the kitchen is great, but I think the colors you chose are a little bit cold. I'd suggest to use light brown as on the display. I liked it better ::lol::

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marysmith
May 04, 2009 4:39 pm
Samira
Samira
5 May 2009

Kitchen Concerns - Microwave Space

Kitchen Concerns - Microwave Space

I agree strumer, the microwave space is already starting to really peeve me off and i dont even have to look at it everyday!!! I really don't care if they did just move…

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Samira
May 05, 2009 10:15 am
Mirror Finish
Mirror Finish
6 May 2009

vinyl or 2pak

vinyl or 2pak

No doubt about it 2 Pack ,Vinyl is just a glorified laminate if you are opting for quality vinyl wrap just does not stack up .

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Mirror Finish
May 06, 2009 3:22 am
Mirror Finish
Mirror Finish
6 May 2009

Kitchen finishes

Kitchen finishes

I'm building a new house and am avoiding vinyl wrap doors. My existing kitchen is just over 5 years old, and the vinyl has been coming off in a…

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Mirror Finish
May 06, 2009 3:30 am
JohnAndTarin
JohnAndTarin
6 May 2009

Limestone flint Laminate

Limestone flint Laminate

Hi all, has any one used Laminates Limestone flint for Kitchen/ bathroom i have put it in the powder room only a small amount and was wondering what it looked like…

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JohnAndTarin
May 06, 2009 9:14 am
JohnAndTarin
McKinnon
McKinnon
6 May 2009

AliFrost doors

AliFrost doors

Thanks for the advise. Without the forum I wouldn't have known the scratch resistance of the product. Kitchen cupboards get a fair bit of wear and tear and I plan on…

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McKinnon
May 06, 2009 3:06 pm
kyton
kyton
6 May 2009

Help me configure my pantry...

Help me configure my pantry...

Amity - we will be having a phone in the pantry, another in the study, another in the garage and another in the main bedroom.…

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kyton
May 06, 2009 3:16 pm
kyton
chode1984
chode1984
7 May 2009

Island/freestanding Range Hood

Island/freestanding Range Hood

thanks for the reply! That would have actually been pretty suitable but Ive redone the kitchen away that will keep the range hood against a wall. Thanks anyway! Chode

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chode1984
May 07, 2009 4:09 pm
chode1984
Brad & Sonya
Brad & Sonya
9 May 2009

White Kitchens Here Please

White Kitchens Here Please

Jilly, we haven't moved in yet so not sure what the freestyle is like. We had corian in our last house which I loved so I am hoping they will be similar? Sonya

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Brad & Sonya
May 09, 2009 6:35 pm
Brad & Sonya
kristofw
kristofw
10 May 2009

Tap recommendation, please!

Tap recommendation, please!

Thanks for the recommendations, we'll have a look at them and decide. Chris

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kristofw
May 10, 2009 11:31 am
kristofw
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
10 May 2009

Bench top

Bench top

no good :wink: time for a change :z:

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onc_artisan
May 10, 2009 8:28 pm
onc_artisan
fellon900
fellon900
11 May 2009

Kitchen Countertop Space and Cabinets

Kitchen Countertop Space and Cabinets

My counter top electric kettle, microwave, toaster, electric can opener, knife block and a small radio because I use these daily. My cabinets have the dishes, food…

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fellon900
May 11, 2009 6:23 am
jolie
jolie
11 May 2009

Varsnish over polytec matt cupboard doors?

Varsnish over polytec matt cupboard doors?

Hi - Our cabinet doors will be Polytech New Nepean Beech Matt (pity we didnt get an option for gloss and had a budget to stick to). Does anyone know if you can then just…

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jolie
May 11, 2009 10:40 am
Smiles
Smiles
11 May 2009

cat 2 bench tops-approx cost?

cat 2 bench tops-approx cost?

We are building with Pd and wanted to know approx how much the category 2 bench top would be more than the cat 1..At hopetoun they could not give us any info.Could you…

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Smiles
May 11, 2009 10:42 am
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jaeger LeCoultre
11 May 2009

Slimline dishwasher?

Slimline dishwasher?

800mm height is pretty short for most dishwashers. The shortest one i think is the Miele one, it can go down to 805mm. The bosch can go down to 810mm.

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Jaeger LeCoultre
May 11, 2009 3:41 pm

My bench is just over two metres and I have two. I don't know why I have two or even when I made the decision about it, but I have two. It looks fine to me, but then…

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photogirl
May 11, 2009 9:09 pm
joles
joles
11 May 2009

kitchen appliances

kitchen appliances

Hi - this is my first post - we were also involved with the Kleenmaid debacle - those guys should be thrown in jail!! Anyway that's not going to…

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joles
May 11, 2009 9:10 pm
joles
esg
esg
11 May 2009

Buying Kitchen off Grays online?

Buying Kitchen off Grays online?

Also worth noting - Grays are piloting their new look website www.graysonline.com Scheduled to be officially 'released' later this month I believe, but pretty sure you…

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esg
May 11, 2009 11:13 pm
wonderland
wonderland
12 May 2009

Is this your kitchen?

Is this your kitchen?

Not my kitchen but agree that it's a beautiful kitchen. My bet is the cupboards are burnished wood

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wonderland
May 12, 2009 12:32 pm
wonderland

This one is supposed to be suitable for raked…

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kek
May 12, 2009 3:47 pm
kek
Kris000
Kris000
12 May 2009

Ariston...good or bad?

Ariston...good or bad?

Thanks guys for replying :D I have decided not to go with Ariston as their website is crap and it took me 2.5hours to find information on the product number. So the lack…

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Kris000
May 12, 2009 9:33 pm
Southies
Southies
13 May 2009

Tiles or Kitchen first?

Tiles or Kitchen first?

that's not so much the issue. The concern is that there is increased risk of water seeping between the tiles & your kickboards. So most importantly, the kickboards need to…

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Southies
May 13, 2009 8:12 am
Southies
Rachelle
Rachelle
13 May 2009

20mm waterfall edge?

20mm waterfall edge?

I'll go look now thanks, consultant is saying hta tyou have to have to do a butt edge for 20mm

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Rachelle
May 13, 2009 12:26 pm

so here is what we have chosen Cupboards plain white and benchtops Diamondgloss Catalana…

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Wingies
May 13, 2009 3:24 pm
Wingies
kathleen
kathleen
13 May 2009

Flint Crystal Formica for benchtops

Flint Crystal Formica for benchtops

Hi I was just wondering if anyone has used formica's Flint Crystal for their benctops? I am thinking of using formica Storm (bluey-grey colour) for the lower cupboards…

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kathleen
May 13, 2009 7:46 pm
mek
mek
13 May 2009

Cost of toughened glass (table top)

Cost of toughened glass (table top)

I'd be wary of very cheap quotes - we have a glass outdoor table, about one year old with scratches all over it. Our dining table is 9 years old, was not cheap, but still…

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mek
May 13, 2009 9:29 pm
mek
krissytool
krissytool
13 May 2009

Kitchen Colour Scheme Plan

Kitchen Colour Scheme Plan

Thanks so much everyone. Its my favourite colour and wanted to make a feature out of it. You have all confirmed what i am doing is not so bad after all. Thanks…

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krissytool
May 13, 2009 11:40 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
13 May 2009

In - window fans for venting cooktop

In - window fans for venting cooktop

They do exist - but you'll have issues with grotty greasy windows and it is not an ideal spot for a stove - Havea re think of the design IMO. - Again ;)

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Yak_Chat
May 13, 2009 11:46 pm
Yak_Chat
Michelle
Michelle
14 May 2009

brandt cooktops???

brandt cooktops???

Who supplies anything to do with Brandt cooktops now that Kleenmaid have gone out of business? Anyone know? This has been happening to some….she needs to find someone…

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Michelle
May 14, 2009 6:26 pm
Michelle
boobalator
boobalator
15 May 2009

Createc vs Thermolaminated?

Createc vs Thermolaminated?

G'day, I like the createc product also, but in white I'd probably go polyurethane or gloss thermo. They all have their disadvantages, Createc - the edge tape discolours…

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boobalator
May 15, 2009 3:34 pm
boobalator
boobalator
15 May 2009

advise please

advise please

This is an issue with square edge tops, laminex do a tightform b/top that has a radius top and bottom, some of their diamond gloss colours can be done this way. Basically…

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boobalator
May 15, 2009 3:39 pm
Macy
Macy
16 May 2009

Which trade usually installs the rangehood?

Which trade usually installs the rangehood?

Electrician does the electrics and roofing plumber does the ducting. Make sure you get someone who knows what they are doing! In our previous house we wondered why our…

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Macy
May 16, 2009 8:34 pm
Casa2
Casa2
16 May 2009

Whats wrong with the kitchen layout i want?

Whats wrong with the kitchen layout i want?
1, 2

Yes, the question is how high is the pantry :? The pantry will tend to close in the kitchen, but maybe that's the effect you're after.

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Casa2
May 16, 2009 8:59 pm
Jochicho
Jochicho
16 May 2009

OMG

OMG
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Oh SuH, you enjoy your hols, don't worry about stressy indecisive crazies like me! You are just too cute! I wanted to show hubby your beautiful chocolate splashback just…

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Jochicho
May 16, 2009 10:07 pm
wokka
wokka
17 May 2009

pendant lights

pendant lights

Hi all I was wndering if anyone has pendant lights above their island benches and what height above the bench, or if there a standard height. I have just installed one @…

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wokka
May 17, 2009 4:29 pm

Hi Earl, I'm a bit clueless with my kitchen and I'd not heard of pantry drawers before? Are these just like a bank of really really deep pot…

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Strumer
May 17, 2009 5:19 pm
Strumer
fairy blue
fairy blue
17 May 2009

Cabinet colour help please

Cabinet colour help please

Hi Michelle, a local cabinet maker here in Echuca does…

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fairy blue
May 17, 2009 8:26 pm
fairy blue

This is my kitchen colours: cupboards are a pearl bisque and the spot colour 'shadow' I absolutely love! It goes brilliantly with the Bahia Granite benchtop.

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StressedOut
May 17, 2009 11:01 pm
D&SG
D&SG
18 May 2009

Issue with space of fridge behind brick feature wall

Issue with space of fridge behind brick feature wall

I really think it would be much better reversed, with the fridge into the corner more and the bench opening on the…

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D&SG
May 18, 2009 4:49 pm
D&SG
-Rebekah-
-Rebekah-
18 May 2009

granite benchtop - max depth of cutout ?

granite benchtop - max depth of cutout ?

I probably wouldn't go any smaller than 50mm either side so you'd be looking at a hotplate around the 475mm mark :)

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-Rebekah-
May 18, 2009 11:10 pm
-Rebekah-
stu
stu
19 May 2009

Rangehood for lots of wok cooking

Rangehood for lots of wok cooking

The one I used is in Pickering street in Brisbane and they were fantastic(and well priced) I did the drawing for them and they cut, welded and polished it for me. I needed…

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stu
May 19, 2009 1:57 pm
stu
tangerine
tangerine
19 May 2009

Can this be done?

Can this be done?

thanks all, we have gone back and forwards on this so many times. Problem is we just cannot find a new fridge that we are happy with - we like the one we have! We are…

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tangerine
May 19, 2009 8:15 pm
dembi_2000
dembi_2000
19 May 2009

Cooktop burners gets dirty easily

Cooktop burners gets dirty easily

thanks annie. i might try that "oomph" stuff. :D so thats how u use baking soda and vinegar... cool. :z:

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dembi_2000
May 19, 2009 10:59 pm
kexkez
kexkez
20 May 2009

whats more efficient - electric stove or gas stoves?

whats more efficient - electric stove or gas stoves?
1, 2

also depends on whether you are on mains or bottled gas. for those saying gas is less expensive.. we have had a few blackouts here with the longest so far being for…

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kexkez
May 20, 2009 1:48 am
kexkez
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
20 May 2009

Laminate kitchen benchtop question

Laminate kitchen benchtop question

There are two major benchtop suppliers in North Brisbane. Just Benches on the sunshine coast and Enviroline at Warner. They should be able to help you out.

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Kitchenpro
May 20, 2009 9:27 am
JellyLegs
JellyLegs
20 May 2009

Laminex Diamond Gloss - Opinions please

Laminex Diamond Gloss - Opinions please

We have the pure mineralstone in our kitchen and I've noticed a lot of tradies dumping their stuff all over it :roll: It still needs a final clean, but I can't see anything to…

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JellyLegs
May 20, 2009 10:23 pm
JellyLegs
catcat
catcat
21 May 2009

OMG SPLASH BACKS

OMG SPLASH BACKS

Thanks for the replies, i hope i find somthing oneday soon! : )

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catcat
May 21, 2009 3:50 pm


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