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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

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
1, 2

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
1, 2, 3

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
KT+2
KT+2
23 April 2009

corner cupboards

corner cupboards

http://www.vauth-sagel.com/systemtechnik/produkte/ecksschraenke/waricorner.php We have this wari corner unit .... works fantastically and lets me…

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KT+2
Apr 23, 2009 12:00 pm
sooty
sooty
23 April 2009

Thoughts on knobless/touch cooktops?

Thoughts on knobless/touch cooktops?

I really love the look of them. I'd like an induction cooktop, but they are pricey for a decent model. I agree about trying out the touchscreen before you buy, some are…

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sooty
Apr 23, 2009 2:27 pm
Rex
Rex
23 April 2009

Diamond Gloss cupboards?

Diamond Gloss cupboards?

Yes it's possible, but not in the 'Diamond Gloss' Laminex range, which our benchtops will be covered in. I have been told an alternative is a 'gloss vinyl wrap door' that…

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Rex
Apr 23, 2009 4:44 pm
suh
suh
24 April 2009

Cabinet maker in Newcastle? (For a bookcase...)

Cabinet maker in Newcastle? (For a bookcase...)

Thanks SuH; We've decided to go with Cutting Edge for the bookcase, Zol came out to do the check measure this week. Its's going to be similar to…

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suh
Apr 24, 2009 11:35 am
suh

Sorry, I have Formica not Laminex. I got it wrong, but either way it's basically the same product and what I was told was that I'd probably have a seam with it, but I do…

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sooty
Apr 24, 2009 2:53 pm
BUILDERSEDGE
BUILDERSEDGE
24 April 2009

Finding Repairman to Stone Benchtop

Finding Repairman to Stone Benchtop

Can you take a photo from inside the cupboard under the cooktop. The way a stone bench top is installed is there is a 19mm piece of chipboard or mdf screwed to the…

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BUILDERSEDGE
Apr 24, 2009 5:25 pm
Ari
Ari
24 April 2009

Future appliance tower question.

Future appliance tower question.

Need to take into account manufacturer's recommendations on clearances not just the measurement you take in the shop.... :wink:

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Ari
Apr 24, 2009 5:44 pm
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 10:18 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 12:56 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 5:23 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 5:43 pm
themax
themax
26 April 2009

splashback colour

splashback colour

:: R u a scrapper too?

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themax
Apr 26, 2009 4:45 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 9:18 am
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purpleninja
Apr 28, 2009 9:11 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 28, 2009 11:12 pm
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 12:31 am
SmartPack


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