What timber look laminex did you use?
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…
May 02, 2009 10:39 am
Kitchen Design Question
Its called a filler panel. Standard size is usually 30 - 40mm wide. The cabinet maker also uses it as a bit of a buffer in case the walls are a little out of plumb. So…
To have glass instead of the tiles may cost you $250 more
However tiles give an added dimension to the kitchen that glass dosent so if you love the tiles stick with them
Poly is a seamless spray painted finish
Vinyl wrap is a thicker layer than poly (look at the back of the door to see the edge)
Melamine/Laminate has a PVC edge
Painting kitchen tiles & cabinet doors
Hi everyone! I'm new here.
The people we bought our house from did a very quick (and shoddy) job of doing up the house to sell it and painted the kitchen wall tiles…
4 Person ext table - Adelaide
I will post a photo when I have done it up... It is already 40 years old they think and it still felt pretty strong... I can't wait to get it. $109 delivered inc chairs,…
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
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…
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 .
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…
Limestone flint Laminate
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…
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…
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.…
May 06, 2009 3:16 pm
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!
May 08, 2009 11:21 am
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?
May 10, 2009 9:33 pm
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…
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…
May 11, 2009 10:40 am
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…
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.
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…
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…
May 11, 2009 9:10 pm
Is this your kitchen?
Not my kitchen but agree that it's a beautiful kitchen. My bet is the cupboards are burnished wood
This one is supposed to be suitable for raked…
Ariston...good or bad?
Thanks guys for replying
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…
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…
20mm waterfall edge?
I'll go look now thanks, consultant is saying hta tyou have to have to do a butt edge for 20mm
so here is what we have chosen
Cupboards plain white and benchtops Diamondgloss Catalana…
Flint Crystal Formica for benchtops
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…
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…
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…
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
Who supplies anything to do with Brandt cooktops now that Kleenmaid have gone out of business?
This has been happening to some….she needs to find someone…
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…
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…
May 16, 2009 8:59 pm
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…
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 @…
May 17, 2009 4:29 pm
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…
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.