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kristofw
kristofw
24 April 2009

Can this sink be undermounted ??

Can this sink be undermounted ??

We're growing clumsy with age too. But we hate the gunk that gathers around the normal sink, so we'll risk chipping. Engineered stone (Ceasar, Essa, etc) is supposed to…

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kristofw
Apr 24, 2009 11:18 pm
kristofw
esg
esg
25 April 2009

Kitchen storage capacity - how much you got ?

Kitchen storage capacity - how much you got ?

Our kitchen will be an L shape (3.7m x 4m) with a 2.1m wide island bench (90cm wide). In that we'll have a 60cm wide pull out pantry & another 60cm wide full height…

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esg
Apr 25, 2009 1:56 pm
yvette72
yvette72
25 April 2009

Small appliance storage?

Small appliance storage?

my small appliances are in the pantry would never fill it with food and too expensive

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yvette72
Apr 25, 2009 6:23 pm
Kris000
Kris000
25 April 2009

Hand painted kitchen cabinets vs laminated/vacuum-form

Hand painted kitchen cabinets vs laminated/vacuum-form

Thanks guys for all your reply's!! ::smile:: I have decided to go for a laminate look that looks like painted wood...so very happy to say I have the look of painted wood but…

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Kris000
Apr 25, 2009 6:43 pm
themax
themax
26 April 2009

splashback colour

splashback colour

:: R u a scrapper too?

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themax
Apr 26, 2009 5:45 pm
themax
esg
esg
28 April 2009

Distance between oven & island... help

Distance between oven & island... help

Thank you :) I've decided to get the extra storage and make the space a little smaller

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esg
Apr 28, 2009 10:18 am
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purpleninja
Apr 28, 2009 10:11 pm
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jaeger LeCoultre
28 April 2009

What to do for a Drying Rack with an Apron/Undermount Sink?

What to do for a Drying Rack with an Apron/Undermount Sink?

Also remember seeing this "Decor" one at Kmart, Target or Big W for about $15-$20.…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Apr 29, 2009 12:12 am
SmartPack
SmartPack
29 April 2009

Who makes a really large dishwasher?

Who makes a really large dishwasher?
1, 2

Have you looked at the smeg 90cm dishwasher, available in Australia! Its a 14 place setting machine however you can design a drawer to sit underneath the unit for extra…

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SmartPack
Apr 29, 2009 1:31 am
SmartPack
Angelblue
Angelblue
29 April 2009

WOOD FLOORS UNDER APPLIANCES

WOOD FLOORS UNDER APPLIANCES

oh may have a little good news on the subject. I called a few wood flooring places and they all told me the same thing. If the concrete flooring is even & the moisture…

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Angelblue
Apr 29, 2009 1:58 am
SmartPack
SmartPack
29 April 2009

Help with oven choices

Help with oven choices

You could in theory however I would imagine it would be a safety risk; if the first oven breaks the shelf it is sitting on and smash through the oven underneath, who knows…

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SmartPack
Apr 29, 2009 12:40 pm
SmartPack
SmartPack
SmartPack
29 April 2009

Urgent Kitchen design help

Urgent Kitchen design help

I didnt mean you personally fairy blue...oops :oops: This is my gripe We built a champion home and the kitchen is just hopeless. For those not really giving two hoots, its ok,…

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SmartPack
Apr 29, 2009 12:52 pm
SmartPack
BUILDERSEDGE
BUILDERSEDGE
29 April 2009

So where do i start??

So where do i start??

Hehe, all good questions! ::lol:: Do you want to do any of the work yourself? As much as I can with no actual skills! I might be capable…

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BUILDERSEDGE
Apr 29, 2009 5:37 pm
SmartPack
SmartPack
29 April 2009

Short sharp kitchen refurbishment ideas

Short sharp kitchen refurbishment ideas

You can replace the doors quite easily, measure up each one and send of some quotes to cabinetmakers/builders/kitchen companies. The cost of the doors depends on the…

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SmartPack
Apr 29, 2009 7:18 pm
SmartPack
purpleninja
purpleninja
29 April 2009

Quality of appliance extended warranty from differnt vendors

Quality of appliance extended warranty from differnt vendors

Another great company to use is Winnings in sydney, the service is supreme and will match any competitor. They are australias oldest appliance…

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purpleninja
Apr 29, 2009 7:48 pm
donuts
donuts
30 April 2009

Show me your dishwasher installed please.

Show me your dishwasher installed please.

yep it looks great taffy :D sorry I never got around to taking one of mine for you! :oops: :n: naughty donuts! lol

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donuts
Apr 30, 2009 7:31 am
donuts
_kelly_
_kelly_
30 April 2009

Quick info needed - how wide are your drawers???

Quick info needed - how wide are your drawers???

Thanks joles! ::smile:: Well today is the day and I am signing my contract this arvo! Wow, it's all so exciting since I never had the opportunity to pick n choose stuff with my…

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_kelly_
Apr 30, 2009 8:50 am
_kelly_
seranay
seranay
30 April 2009

Opinion! Vinyl wrap kitchen doors

Opinion! Vinyl wrap kitchen doors

I guess vinyl wrap will have some sort of sticky residue on the inside of the contact side, maybe pressing a warm iron onto the area, might want to cover it with a thin…

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seranay
Apr 30, 2009 1:41 pm
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jaeger LeCoultre
30 April 2009

Where to buy a veggie sprayer

Where to buy a veggie sprayer

here's another one from Ikea. nice. And it's only $349 ($399 in Perth and Adelaide, don't…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Apr 30, 2009 10:02 pm
renoace
renoace
1 May 2009

Lining old kitchen shelves?

Lining old kitchen shelves?

So I tried the cont-tact, horrible stuff, you can still see the previous stuff under it. also very flimsy. I thought the decorator stuff would be better than the school…

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renoace
May 01, 2009 9:20 am
Wytehawk
Wytehawk
1 May 2009

"Lucido" polyester paint for doors

"Lucido" polyester paint for doors

Thanks for the info Kitchenpro, We are probably going to go with the vinyl wrap in the kitchen, I was just doing a bit of due diligence with regard to what alternatives…

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Wytehawk
May 01, 2009 2:04 pm
Southies
Southies
1 May 2009

Blum slow motion

Blum slow motion

This thread might help ? http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=6552&p=59127&hilit=soft+door+closer#p59127

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Southies
May 01, 2009 6:28 pm
Southies
laurend
laurend
1 May 2009

White kitchen with Red tile spalshback?

White kitchen with Red tile spalshback?

thanks for the pics! ive been looking in tile places for a few weeks and can only find glass tiles that are the cherry red im after. all of the ceramic tiles are quite…

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laurend
May 01, 2009 11:07 pm
laurend
jolie
jolie
2 May 2009

What timber look laminex did you use?

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…

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jolie
May 02, 2009 10:39 am
Lostris
Lostris
2 May 2009

Kitchen Design Question

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…

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Lostris
May 02, 2009 9:26 pm
SmartPack
SmartPack
3 May 2009

Purple splashback

Purple splashback

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

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SmartPack
May 03, 2009 4:34 pm
SmartPack
SmartPack
SmartPack
3 May 2009

Door Finishes

Door Finishes

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

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SmartPack
May 03, 2009 4:38 pm
SmartPack
Amy247
Amy247
3 May 2009

power to island bench - can I do it, or am I too late

power to island bench - can I do it, or am I too late

We have 2 powerpoints on our island bench. We had to put an upstand on it....like a T shape ledge to put the powerpoints in. Otherwise we had no other way. Maybe ask your…

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Amy247
May 03, 2009 8:14 pm
jonesby
jonesby
3 May 2009

Painting kitchen tiles & cabinet doors

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…

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jonesby
May 03, 2009 10:10 pm

help - stone bench top needed

help - stone bench top needed

Hey, As ICK stated try out www.offcuts.com.au but yes u will have to be careful about imitation stones. One other good option would be to check out some stone…

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Jeremy@SSP.Stones
May 04, 2009 9:32 am
fitnhealthy
fitnhealthy
4 May 2009

4 Person ext table - Adelaide

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,…

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fitnhealthy
May 04, 2009 10:34 am
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
photogirl
photogirl
11 May 2009

Lights over Island Bench

Lights over Island Bench

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


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