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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
JellyLegs
JellyLegs
22 May 2009

Check out my Kitchen.

Check out my Kitchen.

Jelly Looking good. Have you built with N.B.G. I love the lights, makes it look real classy. Let know how the kitchen…

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JellyLegs
May 22, 2009 10:12 am
JellyLegs
Knuckle
Knuckle
22 May 2009

Anyone had experience with an Ikea kitset kitchens?

Anyone had experience with an Ikea kitset kitchens?

I put one in last year and am very happy with it. Get onto the website and download the online planner and have a play around with what works best for you. Ikea kitchens…

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Knuckle
May 22, 2009 3:53 pm
Anna1
Anna1
24 May 2009

Cooktop question

Cooktop question

900 Looks great

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Anna1
May 24, 2009 11:28 am
Anna1
SmartPack
SmartPack
24 May 2009

Kitchen advice needed :(

Kitchen advice needed :(

the overlap or half bench is generally more of a utility/decorative space ie like the phone, flower display, print on the wall etc. We all seem to have one in the kitchen…

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SmartPack
May 24, 2009 12:58 pm
SmartPack

I've taken a bit of poetic license with the actual space available, as it's a bit hard to tell from those pics (in particular, how big is the space under the stairs and…

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esg
May 24, 2009 6:46 pm
shackonthehill
shackonthehill
24 May 2009

Cabinet Maker in Perth

Cabinet Maker in Perth

Hi Everyone, Does anyone have a contact for a decent reliable cabinet maker. Terrified of getting a hack that will destroy our kitchen. We are in Scarborough. Thanks Caz

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shackonthehill
May 24, 2009 7:43 pm
shackonthehill
SmartPack
SmartPack
24 May 2009

HELP- 3 drawer configuration

HELP- 3 drawer configuration

its never to late to raise the kitchen, its only a plinth or adjustable legs underneath the cabinets. the average is between 140-160 high however for the taller crowd up…

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SmartPack
May 24, 2009 11:03 pm
SmartPack
IkonInteriors
IkonInteriors
25 May 2009

Our Kitchen is finally (almost) finished!

Our Kitchen is finally (almost) finished!

The suspended overhead cabinet in the original kitchen? My parents had one of those in their house. It was very fashionable when the place was built in…

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IkonInteriors
May 25, 2009 9:59 am
IkonInteriors
inamet09
inamet09
25 May 2009

Does anyone have the c/s colour whisper in their kitchen ?

Does anyone have the c/s colour whisper in their kitchen ?

Thanks for that. I have been to the simonds gallery which is where i saw the colour whisper. When i looked at the c/s website later on i couldnt find whisper, just some…

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inamet09
May 25, 2009 11:31 am
inamet09
themax
themax
25 May 2009

Kitchen Buyers

Kitchen Buyers

Have you tried ebay? My friend sold her kitchen on ebay quite easily.

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themax
May 25, 2009 3:38 pm
themax
mellybuilding
mellybuilding
25 May 2009

Help with kitchen plan - please!

Help with kitchen plan - please!

Im a big fan of walk in pantrys!!! Do you have a lot of room behind the wall. If so, you could make the existing pantry a doorway and in the WIP ( if its big enough)…

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mellybuilding
May 25, 2009 4:30 pm
mellybuilding
IkonInteriors
IkonInteriors
26 May 2009

Any opinion on gloss or high sheen cupboard doors/draw front

Any opinion on gloss or high sheen cupboard doors/draw front

Hey pg_reno, Well the kitchen in my current home is only half installed, though I had the exact same doors/draws in my last house and I was there for three years;…

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IkonInteriors
May 26, 2009 4:25 pm
IkonInteriors
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kathleen
May 26, 2009 11:50 pm

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