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sirgoat
sirgoat
1 April 2009

Is it safe to install a 700mm undermount with a 900mm cooker

Is it safe to install a 700mm undermount with a 900mm cooker

i have a 900 under mount bosch range hood, the buttons are on top of the part that slides out if that helps. i take it you would still have a 900 range hood cupboard…

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sirgoat
Apr 01, 2009 12:23 pm
StressedOut
StressedOut
1 April 2009

Kitchen installation

Kitchen installation

Has anyone ever installed a second hand kitchen? I have found one I like but cannot get anyone to help me install it. It is a timber kitchen so I…

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StressedOut
Apr 01, 2009 2:26 pm
zx9
zx9
1 April 2009

Benchtop approx price .. look at the pic ..

Benchtop approx price .. look at the pic ..

Hi, can anyone recommend a place in Melbourne that competitively priced for CS benchtops? Thanks I quoted you up just in my own time…

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zx9
Apr 01, 2009 4:28 pm
flicka
flicka
1 April 2009

Colour Combo Help!!

Colour Combo Help!!

Yep - I was just thinking Mountain Pepper all over with the Kashmir Granite bench and light to medium grey coloured floor tiles. Cool.... i only heard about the 'different…

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flicka
Apr 01, 2009 6:22 pm

this was my reno kitc back in Dec 07. We paid, I think, a total of $7,000 for this. That included: we smashed up and removed the old one (although it helped that it…

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Annietom
Apr 02, 2009 7:34 am
Annietom
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
2 April 2009

Kick board help please

Kick board help please

Yes, you can get real stainless steel kickers..try places that manufacture products made from stainless steel (eg commercial refrigeration) Stainless steel laminate 150mm…

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Kevin Brown
Apr 02, 2009 7:42 am
Kevin Brown
joles
joles
2 April 2009

Colour ideas please

Colour ideas please

I'd do starfire glass with the wall colour behind it. Or black to go with the benches. I would keep it understates so that your cabinets and benchtops are the stars. :D

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joles
Apr 02, 2009 3:20 pm
joles
mek
mek
2 April 2009

Integrated fridges

Integrated fridges

I have an old F&P that got integrated, we've purchased a vent to go to the bottom and the cabinet got a hole at the top, and after a year it's still going. Hate to think…

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mek
Apr 02, 2009 5:20 pm
mek
StressedOut
StressedOut
3 April 2009

Help with splashback ideas, something funky!

Help with splashback ideas, something funky!

I always has this great idea of choosing my favourite wallpaper and putting clear toughened glass over the top. A friend of mine looked into it…

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StressedOut
Apr 03, 2009 8:31 am
suh
suh
3 April 2009

Advent Rangehoods?

Advent Rangehoods?

Re Advent rangehoods: Be very careful with these guys. My range hood arrived dented, and when I tried to claim on my warranty, they reneged. …

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suh
Apr 03, 2009 9:15 am
suh
Bam
Bam
3 April 2009

Rules for choosing colors?

Rules for choosing colors?

You need to work out what you like :) There aren't any set rules obviously, it comes to personal choice and what will work with the colour scheme of your house and the look…

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Bam
Apr 03, 2009 11:35 am
Bam
ozzroo
ozzroo
3 April 2009

Round sink...has anyone got one? Practicality??

Round sink...has anyone got one? Practicality??

I love them. Especially with the tap coming out of the bench. They look better in bar areas full of ice. Only thing with that particular one I pictured is they are not…

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ozzroo
Apr 03, 2009 12:15 pm
ozkarnak
ozkarnak
3 April 2009

How can I do this?

How can I do this?

This program kicks a**, is free, easy to use and is not over run with adverts and you can save it in a number of formats. It's not specifically designed for kitchens…

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ozkarnak
Apr 03, 2009 3:42 pm
ozkarnak
_kelly_
_kelly_
4 April 2009

Caeserstone quote.

Caeserstone quote.

CS comes in lots of colours - check their website. As for 20mm vs 40mm, this comes down to personal preference. You should mosey along to some display homes and see which…

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_kelly_
Apr 04, 2009 4:06 pm
_kelly_
CoNNiE
CoNNiE
5 April 2009

Microwave and other Electricals...

Microwave and other Electricals...

Hmmm... ok that has given me something to think about. It's going to be a walk in pantry, so I dont think it would be so bad. I guess there are no real rules, it's just…

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CoNNiE
Apr 05, 2009 8:51 am
_kelly_
_kelly_
5 April 2009

DYI kitchen design: ? min distance between island & other

DYI kitchen design: ? min distance between island & other

thanks StressedOut and Bam! That really helps. It means I have more space than I realised. Maybe my little kitchen wont be so bad afterall :D

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_kelly_
Apr 05, 2009 12:44 pm
_kelly_
kyton
kyton
5 April 2009

Kitchen sink - on the island or not?

Kitchen sink - on the island or not?
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:lol: And he isn't even that cheap Mich!! I bought my sink from the US for much less then he quotes :n: And he doesn't even post to Australia anyway :::

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kyton
Apr 05, 2009 3:48 pm
kyton
lofoten
lofoten
5 April 2009

Canopy Rangehoods

Canopy Rangehoods

Ended up going with the Delongi for $799 at Clive Peters. With so many applicances, tiles etc to buy just don't have the time to research too long on one item so i went…

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lofoten
Apr 05, 2009 9:11 pm
vvs mand
vvs mand
5 April 2009

Aqua pure tap, can it be moved?

Aqua pure tap, can it be moved?

Normally they are placed on the right hand corner of the sink where there is a flat spot just on the edge of the sink bowl. Its a matter of drilling through the stainless…

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vvs mand
Apr 05, 2009 11:48 pm
billdsl
billdsl
6 April 2009

When Selecting colours?

When Selecting colours?

We've gone for dark tiles, dark cupboards, light benchtop and light overheads. And we're using different colours in the bathrooms and laundry compared to the kitchen

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billdsl
Apr 06, 2009 10:49 am
billdsl
petal
petal
6 April 2009

Our Kitchen - woo hoo !!!

Our Kitchen - woo hoo !!!
1, 2, 3

Southies, that looks fantastic , colours are great, and love, love, love that window!!! :D :lol: Had to edit my spelling - I put "widow"!!!!!!! :shock: :shock: :shock:

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petal
Apr 06, 2009 1:43 pm
petal
ellyash
ellyash
6 April 2009

Cutlery Draws in dishwashers

Cutlery Draws in dishwashers

We also have a Miele, and to begin with I thought the drawer was a pain to line everything up etc. BUT it does save you time at the other end. We put all of the little…

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ellyash
Apr 06, 2009 9:12 pm
Southies
Southies
7 April 2009

Laminex - Milano Walnut

Laminex - Milano Walnut

bubaloo posted that Milano walnut was in the POrter Davis Bridgeport display. Go to this link & select the Bridgeport…

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Southies
Apr 07, 2009 7:22 am
Southies
BuildingACT
BuildingACT
7 April 2009

Caeserstone Latte colour

Caeserstone Latte colour

Does anyone happen to know what the new "Shaded White" Caesarstone colour is called? It's Caesarstone 4620...and I *think* it's replaced Ice Cap, which was going to be our…

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BuildingACT
Apr 07, 2009 7:26 pm
BUILDERSEDGE
BUILDERSEDGE
8 April 2009

Glass Splash back Price

Glass Splash back Price

you will pay anywhere from: $500-$800 a m2 for white on starfire $50-$200 per cut out So in your case it would be: 2550x650= 1.65m2 @ $500 p/m2 = $825 > 2550x650=…

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BUILDERSEDGE
Apr 08, 2009 10:51 am
_kelly_
_kelly_
8 April 2009

Stone vs laminate vs resin etc - looking for a comparison

Stone vs laminate vs resin etc - looking for a comparison

Hey Spud :wink: I have had Laminate benches for just shy of 10 years. I am sure that the technology has come some way since then but I cannot 100% recommend the product for…

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_kelly_
Apr 08, 2009 3:53 pm
_kelly_
ed.
ed.
8 April 2009

Advice needed appliance changeover benchtop reno

Advice needed appliance changeover benchtop reno

yasawa, adding your location in to your profile will allow people near you to help you out as well ::

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ed.
Apr 08, 2009 5:15 pm
joles
joles
8 April 2009

Pot Drawers - Kitchen Cupboards How big are yours?

Pot Drawers - Kitchen Cupboards How big are yours?

Jo, I knew you would be in this thread :lol: . I remember your love of pot drawers and everything storage! You are a wealth of knowledge! :D The…

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joles
Apr 08, 2009 10:38 pm
joles
Opal88
Opal88
8 April 2009

Help with tile splashback colour

Help with tile splashback colour

as a compromise on price, I have decided to buy glass brick tiles....still modern and effective, But at about $130 per square metre, they will surely impress when you…

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Opal88
Apr 08, 2009 11:35 pm
_kelly_
_kelly_
9 April 2009

choosing caesar stone benchtop

choosing caesar stone benchtop

Just an FYI (seems to be more for those in Syd and surrounds) I found this website that lists offcuts of CS for sale at DRASTICALLY reduced prices. They appear to be for…

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_kelly_
Apr 09, 2009 5:04 pm
_kelly_
kek
kek
10 April 2009

I've got a k-k-kitchen!!

I've got a k-k-kitchen!!

It looks beautiful, Jellylegs....what shape is your benchtop edge? I can't tell in the pics...

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kek
Apr 10, 2009 8:49 am
kek
kek
kek
10 April 2009

Distance from Bench to overhead cupboards

Distance from Bench to overhead cupboards

Your ceiling height might make a difference too - you might want to have a certain distance between the top of your overheads and the ceiling, to achieve a balanced look.…

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kek
Apr 10, 2009 8:51 am
kek
StressedOut
StressedOut
10 April 2009

Custom range hood

Custom range hood

I have had my electric stove in just the same place as your suggesting. No rangehood as the steam etc... goes up the chimney. IMO, you would need to thoroughly clean the…

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StressedOut
Apr 10, 2009 1:44 pm

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
1, 2

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
1, 2

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
1, 2

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
1, 2

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


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