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My MIL had cupboards under her ceramic cooktop and it was OK. People who have wall ovens would all have something or other under their cooktops, I…

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StressedOut
Apr 10, 2009 6:45 pm
suh
suh
11 April 2009

Kleenmaid Calls In Administrators

Kleenmaid Calls In Administrators
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Damn jo, so sorry this has to happen to you and anyone else who bought Kleenmaid....sending positive vibes your way sweets ::kiss::

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suh
Apr 11, 2009 10:44 am
suh
kitchenblitz
kitchenblitz
11 April 2009

Lazy Susan in corner cupboard

Lazy Susan in corner cupboard
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Haefeles may be quite costly. So if you can afford them, why settle for with lesser durability?

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kitchenblitz
Apr 11, 2009 8:19 pm
kitchenblitz
kyton
kyton
11 April 2009

Length of Glass Splashback

Length of Glass Splashback

That's great Casa. Now I just have to convince my builder to replace it! They used 3 pieces of glass. They separated the left, right and…

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kyton
Apr 11, 2009 9:50 pm
kyton
ChrisL
ChrisL
12 April 2009

Water filter

Water filter

I'll second what blahblah said. I have also used waterways (their top of the line, single filter, filter cost approx $70) and this was also very good. Chris

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ChrisL
Apr 12, 2009 8:28 am
taththi
taththi
12 April 2009

Double Bowl Double Drain Sinks

Double Bowl Double Drain Sinks
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All the bowls seem really shallow :/ I miss the huge bowls we had in a rental in Sydney (newish Kitchen) where they were the size of laundry bowls! Is this hard to find…

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taththi
Apr 12, 2009 3:47 pm
noidea
noidea
12 April 2009

Question for WA - Cabinet Maker

Question for WA - Cabinet Maker

Yeah, they are reasonable price. Not like other charging arm and leg. Talk to Dody, He is my old friend. Just mentioned that Daniel send you there and ask him to look…

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noidea
Apr 12, 2009 5:58 pm
vvs mand
vvs mand
12 April 2009

Going from electric to gas

Going from electric to gas

You need a plumber/gasfitter

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vvs mand
Apr 12, 2009 8:38 pm
bingoshelley
bingoshelley
12 April 2009

Rangehoods: Slimline (hidden) Vs Wall-mounted

Rangehoods: Slimline (hidden) Vs Wall-mounted

Slimline for all the same reasons. I thought I would get to see the stainless steel strip but when I went back a few days…

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bingoshelley
Apr 12, 2009 10:41 pm
doozerberry
doozerberry
12 April 2009

Kitchen Recommendations Please

Kitchen Recommendations Please

My mate is a cabinet maker - located in the outer east if you're interested. Sure he could give you a quote.

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doozerberry
Apr 12, 2009 11:43 pm
sha
sha
12 April 2009

Fridge in Walk in Pantry

Fridge in Walk in Pantry
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We are planning on putting our deep freezer (tuckerbox) in our walk in pantry.. simply because we didnt (and didnt want to) make room for it in our kitchen. I would rather…

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sha
Apr 12, 2009 11:46 pm
bingoshelley
bingoshelley
13 April 2009

Planning a new kitchen - kit or custom??

Planning a new kitchen - kit or custom??

when we renovated 5 yrs ago we used a bunnings kitchen very standard nothing brilliant it hasnt faired well i must say the vinyl wrap cupboards have peeled in sections…

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bingoshelley
Apr 13, 2009 3:04 pm
pinkfairymagic
pinkfairymagic
14 April 2009

Cost of 3sqm 40mm benchtop with waterfall

Cost of 3sqm 40mm benchtop with waterfall

I've got no idea, but personally it sounds like a lot of $$$!

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pinkfairymagic
Apr 14, 2009 4:38 pm
pinkfairymagic
Helyn
Helyn
14 April 2009

Floorboards vs tiles in the kitchen

Floorboards vs tiles in the kitchen
1, 2

I always thought that it was a bit of a risk to put timber or floating floors in your kitchen simply because of the water damage risk, was told in the…

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Helyn
Apr 14, 2009 6:23 pm
Helyn
suh
suh
14 April 2009

Island worktop question

Island worktop question

Mine is 1200 as well, its plenty of room, for me anyway.

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suh
Apr 14, 2009 6:59 pm
suh
cict2011
cict2011
15 April 2009

Freestanding Cookers

Freestanding Cookers

Hi we bought Omega freestanding cooker at a Homeshow recently. The package cost $1900, including rangehood and a stainless steel microwave (30L).

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cict2011
Apr 15, 2009 10:02 am
mx5
mx5
15 April 2009

Washing Machines - Recommendations

Washing Machines - Recommendations

We have a LG front loader for almost 2 years now. We are very happy with it.

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mx5
Apr 15, 2009 12:28 pm
mellybuilding
mellybuilding
15 April 2009

How to post pictures or images!?!

How to post pictures or images!?!

If you use photo bucket you can resize the amount of pixels and then use the code to post into the forum.

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mellybuilding
Apr 15, 2009 3:34 pm
mellybuilding
JohnAndTarin
JohnAndTarin
15 April 2009

Corner pantry

Corner pantry
1, 2

I hope they aren't the thing of the past :shock: as i will have one…

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JohnAndTarin
Apr 15, 2009 4:16 pm
JohnAndTarin
raky
raky
16 April 2009

Breakfast Bar Stool Heights?

Breakfast Bar Stool Heights?

I will prefer the bench size little less than benchtop, as after breakfast we can move the seat under bench. This way things get hidden after use. Ya the width size should…

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raky
Apr 16, 2009 2:37 pm
indigoclover
indigoclover
16 April 2009

discolouring of stone benchtops

discolouring of stone benchtops

ok i found some info that suggests there could be some discolouration with caesarstone ... :( http://www.ns-concepts.com/Engineer.html the bonding agent…

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indigoclover
Apr 16, 2009 4:50 pm
indigoclover

I am encouraged by your compliments and curiosity. I hope the rest of the house will not disappoint!!! We have are trying to think through everything. I must say after…

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short_stuff
Apr 16, 2009 8:13 pm
joles
joles
16 April 2009

Builder has offered Westinghouse to replace Kleenmaid

Builder has offered Westinghouse to replace Kleenmaid

I'd be a little disappointed if I was offered Westinghouse in place of the Kleenmaid. The builder will have lost money because they would have…

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joles
Apr 16, 2009 10:40 pm
joles
Moodyfish
Moodyfish
16 April 2009

Another advice-on-colour question!!

Another advice-on-colour question!!

That's exactly what I was afraid of!! :-) I don't want to whole area to become an egg yolk! lol.... Maybe I'll go for a off white of cream... Thanx for that! i was hoping…

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Moodyfish
Apr 16, 2009 11:11 pm
Moodyfish
_kelly_
_kelly_
17 April 2009

Costs of Benchtops

Costs of Benchtops

I don't see the point in being excessively expensive. ... a bit like the old aircraft seat debate... Too expensive and only a few will…

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_kelly_
Apr 17, 2009 7:52 am
_kelly_
Crissy82
Crissy82
17 April 2009

Black cupboards, black benchtop

Black cupboards, black benchtop

I actually posted the name of the company.....the mods must have blocked it out. Sorry Mods for forgetting to block it out. Its the big M......

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Crissy82
Apr 17, 2009 9:41 am
erinleigh
erinleigh
17 April 2009

Microwave position in kitchen

Microwave position in kitchen
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We are placing ours on the bench. We may get a little bench like lisanne said. But we use our microwave a LOT. We work odd hours and freeze many meals to reheat when we…

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erinleigh
Apr 17, 2009 3:32 pm
erinleigh
Helyn
Helyn
17 April 2009

my kitchen plans

my kitchen plans

that's a very big kitchen!!

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Helyn
Apr 17, 2009 10:04 pm
Helyn
Nicoletta
Nicoletta
17 April 2009

Combo induction/gas cooktops?

Combo induction/gas cooktops?

Search function to the rescue again :z: Anyone have any new brands to mention?

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Nicoletta
Apr 17, 2009 10:44 pm
yvette72
yvette72
18 April 2009

DISHWASHER INFORMATION

DISHWASHER INFORMATION

we will also not be using it a lot because we are on tank water only and are very sparing with our water even taking our clothes to the laudrymate to water sometime

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yvette72
Apr 18, 2009 12:57 pm
esg
esg
18 April 2009

HELP Need Side by Side Fridge/Freezer

HELP Need Side by Side Fridge/Freezer

We got a Samsung SRS583HDP - RRP $2199 and we got it for about $1500. The main requirement I had was to have a plumbed in water/ice thingy on the door... and didn't want…

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esg
Apr 18, 2009 5:58 pm
cyberman
cyberman
18 April 2009

One brand or many?

One brand or many?

Frankly I'm sticking to Westinghouse in the kitchen. They rate pretty well in the Choice tests, plus we're keeping the jobs in Australia, while…

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cyberman
Apr 18, 2009 10:19 pm
cyberman
Nicoletta
Nicoletta
18 April 2009

Anyone else suffering kitchen induced psychosis?

Anyone else suffering kitchen induced psychosis?

I can't wait for this psychosis. So much research to do before then ::hyst::

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Nicoletta
Apr 18, 2009 10:27 pm
Annelies
Annelies
19 April 2009

Granite Benchtops

Granite Benchtops
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As I find myself somewhat in the middle of this discussion I can only say that I appreciated the discussion between Ancient Mariner and Jeremy very much. Never gained so…

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Annelies
Apr 19, 2009 9:47 am
Annelies
archaeobabe
archaeobabe
19 April 2009

Your thoughts on handleLESS kitchen cupboards

Your thoughts on handleLESS kitchen cupboards
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Thanks! It was our kitchen designers idea- I'll let you know how it works when we get to start using it. just out of curiosity what did you use for your…

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archaeobabe
Apr 19, 2009 9:56 am
archaeobabe
themax
themax
19 April 2009

Outdoor kitchen - any tips?

Outdoor kitchen - any tips?

esg, The rugs were in a recent Domayne catalogue in the mail. There were only 3 designs but not too bad. They are meant for outdoor areas and I believe they can remain…

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themax
Apr 19, 2009 7:13 pm
themax
jaelee
jaelee
19 April 2009

Omega Appliances

Omega Appliances

Hi, we are researching 900mm freestanding ovens at the moment. One thing to be careful of is the inside useable space. They vary so much from oven to oven. For example…

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jaelee
Apr 19, 2009 9:12 pm
SmartPack
SmartPack
20 April 2009

Kitchen hinges

Kitchen hinges

Danco fit the hettich hinge drilling pattern, just had a customer do exactly would you intend on doing:)

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SmartPack
Apr 20, 2009 1:52 pm
SmartPack
sooty
sooty
20 April 2009

Suggestions on the splashback and overhead cupboards

Suggestions on the splashback and overhead cupboards

Yes I do like glass doors and that was the plan, to get overheads with glass doors. I'm not exactly sure of what you're suggesting, but are you saying to have a clear…

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sooty
Apr 20, 2009 2:02 pm
Zerosignal
Zerosignal
20 April 2009

Shadowline on vanities and Kitchen Bench Tops

Shadowline on vanities and Kitchen Bench Tops

I like 40mm or 100mm stone with shadowline looks really good!

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Zerosignal
Apr 20, 2009 7:20 pm
kirsada
kirsada
20 April 2009

Colour advice for a newbie!

Colour advice for a newbie!

Hi Kara, So, did you get your prestart folder?? What's the latest with your house??

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kirsada
Apr 20, 2009 8:33 pm
kirsada
craftytess
craftytess
21 April 2009

is this laminex?

is this laminex?

ahhh... too bad... i loved that particular grain look... hubby wanted a darker palette for our floors... sheez... most of our furniture are dark already, that's why i…

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craftytess
Apr 21, 2009 10:40 am
Lostris
Lostris
21 April 2009

M3tricon Denver Kitchen Layout

M3tricon Denver Kitchen Layout

http://www.metricon.com.au/victoria/hom ... fault.aspx I think the layouts fine. It has heaps of preparation and serving space. I really don't think not having a walk in…

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Lostris
Apr 21, 2009 12:28 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
21 April 2009

Insinkerator costs???

Insinkerator costs???

We've got one (came with the apartment) and we want it removed. It's not all that bad, but we had to find a special large plug to cover it as we didn't like seeing this…

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grace_slick
Apr 21, 2009 4:45 pm
grace_slick
esg
esg
21 April 2009

Bonus corian double sink

Bonus corian double sink

Got this via email from Corian and thought I'd share with those who may be looking at getting a corian benchtop http://www.casf.com.au/renovate-bonus-sink.htm We decided…

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esg
Apr 21, 2009 5:15 pm
Angelblue
Angelblue
22 April 2009

*gasp* I think I've just ordered a kitchen!

*gasp* I think I've just ordered a kitchen!

Gee it was only a few weeks ago and I was experiencing what you are now. And now this coming Thursday my kitchen gets installed. I am excited, but feel sick at the…

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Angelblue
Apr 22, 2009 12:49 am
Nicoletta
Nicoletta
22 April 2009

Trouble finding an undermount rangehood...

Trouble finding an undermount rangehood...

I found the same thing when i looked up Smart Shopper. A Homeone group is an excellent idea!

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Nicoletta
Apr 22, 2009 12:47 pm
Nicoletta
Nicoletta
22 April 2009

Splashback question

Splashback question

We're about to pull out a perfectly good kitchen with doors like that! Want them? :P

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Nicoletta
Apr 22, 2009 12:50 pm
StressedOut
StressedOut
22 April 2009

Silly kitchen sink/splashback question

Silly kitchen sink/splashback question

I noticed that they customise, so may be worth giving them a call and see if they can do it without the legs and fit in a bench. You never know :D

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StressedOut
Apr 22, 2009 3:11 pm
Possumchops
Possumchops
23 April 2009

Need help finding images

Need help finding images

It is pretty cool huh. Now to convince DH that I know best. ::wink:: But I am having it for a purpose, I'd like to have it built thicker to fit a wall mounted downdraft exhaust…

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Possumchops
Apr 23, 2009 6:13 am


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