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Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
9 February 2009

Can we put a stove next to the fridge?

Can we put a stove next to the fridge?

You will have heat and cold working against each other. The fridge will have to work harder to keep…

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Kevin Brown
Feb 09, 2009 2:53 pm
Kevin Brown
wonderland
wonderland
9 February 2009

Please help with splash back colour!!

Please help with splash back colour!!

Su those colours you mentioned are lovely! Something to think about. Do you all think that going for an earthy tone would look alright?

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wonderland
Feb 09, 2009 4:14 pm
wonderland

If your appliances are stainless steel, then maybe a stainless steel splashback? If not then how about a nice blue? This one's called Regal Blue from…

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muzzman
Feb 10, 2009 3:22 am
muzzman
kyton
kyton
10 February 2009

Fridge Surround Kit

Fridge Surround Kit

We are getting that Mek for our kitchen. Already have the two fridges in storage and phoned F&P last week for prices on the joining kit and surround kit. Now we need…

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kyton
Feb 10, 2009 12:34 pm
kyton
celco
celco
10 February 2009

Very slow renovation by Hollywood Bathrooms & Kitchens

Very slow renovation by Hollywood Bathrooms & Kitchens

Very interesting! Oddly enough I live nearby and I am also renovating my kitchen. I visited the 'showroom' which as you would be aware is a run-down townhouse with…

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celco
Feb 10, 2009 12:41 pm
ozkarnak
ozkarnak
10 February 2009

Kitchen Planner - Download

Kitchen Planner - Download

I'll second the recomendation for using ( http://v3.planningwiz.com/ ) - theres no advertising and really easy to use

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ozkarnak
Feb 10, 2009 1:22 pm
ozkarnak
monkey68
monkey68
10 February 2009

polytec thermolaminated doors or what do u suggest?

polytec thermolaminated doors or what do u suggest?

Hi, was wondering if anyone has Polytec thermolined vinyl doors, and if so what do you think?? I'm after square edge, plain white. We are renovating and renting…

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monkey68
Feb 10, 2009 7:25 pm
themax
themax
10 February 2009

Microwave Trims

Microwave Trims

ThanksSuH, I have only ever had a benchtop micowave. Now I know and will be well informed at my kitchen appointment in a week's time!!

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themax
Feb 10, 2009 8:31 pm
themax
JoBen
JoBen
10 February 2009

Thicker benchtops....

Thicker benchtops....

that is so funny!! glad i could help :lol:

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JoBen
Feb 10, 2009 8:57 pm
Fiffaro
Fiffaro
11 February 2009

I don't get my dishwasher!!!

I don't get my dishwasher!!!
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The ceapest Miele is around $1299 from memory but well worth the investment. Miele is the same price where ever you buy it as stores are an…

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Fiffaro
Feb 11, 2009 9:12 am
Fiffaro
Fiffaro
11 February 2009

Suggestions for kitchen lights

Suggestions for kitchen lights

We saw a fluorescent pendant that we liked, decked out with metal and perspex that both my DW and I thought would work very well over the kitchen island and the dining…

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Fiffaro
Feb 11, 2009 9:51 am
suh
suh
12 February 2009

essa stone pictures

essa stone pictures

We've got something similar to the basmati, might be the same under a different name (from QQ) and I've used gloss white cupboards with normal glass…

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suh
Feb 12, 2009 4:28 pm
suh
michaelharvey1982
michaelharvey1982
12 February 2009

Kitchen Colour Selection - Thoughts?

Kitchen Colour Selection - Thoughts?

Thanks for the comments. We decided to go for tiles instead of the splashback for the kitchen. For some reason, the splashback can only be installed after handover,…

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michaelharvey1982
Feb 12, 2009 7:47 pm
kyton
kyton
13 February 2009

Advice on kitchen renovation concept + colour scheme

Advice on kitchen renovation concept + colour scheme

Celco maybe your virus protector? The diagram is working for me.

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kyton
Feb 13, 2009 1:51 pm
kyton
billdsl
billdsl
13 February 2009

New roller blinds

New roller blinds

personally i think if you walked up to either of the patterned designs and tried to do your washing up youd have a fit from all that continuous action id go with a nice…

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billdsl
Feb 13, 2009 3:58 pm
billdsl
nang3
nang3
13 February 2009

Quantum Quartz in New Diamond White - anyone got it??

Quantum Quartz in New Diamond White - anyone got it??

Hi There, We have New Diamond White in our house. You will find lots of photos on our Blog http://mmscremorne.blogspot.com/ The…

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nang3
Feb 13, 2009 6:14 pm
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
15 February 2009

know a good StoneMason in Perth for a recon stone benchtop??

know a good StoneMason in Perth for a recon stone benchtop??

hi guys, Am new member and currently doing kitchen reno. We came across this place in bayswater that sells 1st grade grano but also seconds.Fantastic place,very helpful…

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kerry-ann
Feb 15, 2009 2:55 pm
MaleenaH
MaleenaH
16 February 2009

cleaning gloss laminates.... what to use

cleaning gloss laminates.... what to use

i just use a cloth with hot water to clean it then, a chamoi (i have no idea how to spell it) to wipe down.

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MaleenaH
Feb 16, 2009 11:57 am
MaleenaH
fma007
fma007
16 February 2009

Help - Dishwasher provision

Help - Dishwasher provision

I've looked everywhere for any other screws etc but can't see anything.. strange. Maybe i'll just break the top bit of wood

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fma007
Feb 16, 2009 2:29 pm
joles
joles
16 February 2009

ZIP TAP

ZIP TAP

Keep an eye on ebay..... once in while they pop up, still in box with warranty. Usually go for around $900. But they don't pop up often. :(

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joles
Feb 16, 2009 5:24 pm
joles
ed.
ed.
17 February 2009

Kitchen Layout - Suggestions?

Kitchen Layout - Suggestions?

Looking at the photo, the kitchen looks quite small, I think a bench across the front would make it very boxy and cramped.. The easiest way to add…

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ed.
Feb 17, 2009 8:29 am
mrs_smith
mrs_smith
17 February 2009

Cooktop Help

Cooktop Help

Thanks for that, I'll send all options to the builder. We want to 90cm cooktop as we're having a 90cm oven underneath and it will look nicer, and the extra space…

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mrs_smith
Feb 17, 2009 9:02 am
mrs_smith
Skippa1
Skippa1
17 February 2009

Cheap Kitchen in Newcastle

Cheap Kitchen in Newcastle

aafa have you had any luck yet with your Kitchen??

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Skippa1
Feb 17, 2009 9:16 pm
Skippa1
BuildingACT
BuildingACT
17 February 2009

Can I use this for my kitchen cabinetry???

Can I use this for my kitchen cabinetry???

Interesting material. From a quick perusal of the specifications I don't think you would be able to hang (hinge) it without a frame or…

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BuildingACT
Feb 17, 2009 9:27 pm
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thorney
Feb 18, 2009 9:20 pm
thorney
Jeremy@SSP.Stones
Jeremy@SSP.Stones
19 February 2009

Benchtop cutting services

Benchtop cutting services

Hey buddy... Firstly... for wear and tare... best option is either "Granites" or "Recon Stones" Reason being their more durable and less likely to stain and…

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Jeremy@SSP.Stones
Feb 19, 2009 8:50 am
Jeremy@SSP.Stones
Jeremy@SSP.Stones
19 February 2009

40mm light coloured C/S - joins noticeable?

40mm light coloured C/S - joins noticeable?

Hmmm... So many suggestions ... Ok, the question is ...your stone mason...if he has alot of experience in his ability to laminate and mix glues like a professional…

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Jeremy@SSP.Stones
Feb 19, 2009 9:03 am
SmartPack
SmartPack
21 February 2009

HELP!! PICS ADDED

HELP!! PICS ADDED

hi, i think the pearl bisque will be a great transition colour between the orange-brown floor and the grey browns of the splashback and shelving. The benchtop will also…

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SmartPack
Feb 21, 2009 10:21 am
SmartPack
SmartPack
SmartPack
21 February 2009

New at kitchen renovations :) just need a bit of help...

New at kitchen renovations :) just need a bit of help...

we sell our splashbacks and 670 a square metre with any colour backing, i knew we were a lil pricy but 800 a square is too steep

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SmartPack
Feb 21, 2009 10:37 am
SmartPack
SmartPack
SmartPack
21 February 2009

Overhead cabinet suggestions for 2 x 135deg wall??

Overhead cabinet suggestions for 2 x 135deg wall??

Instead of the 900 wide drawers, use a 600 and then the other side of the oven can be an underbench microwave. Above can then be all 300 deep wall units with out the…

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SmartPack
Feb 21, 2009 1:26 pm
SmartPack
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
21 February 2009

kitchen,granite bench colour,splash back,tile colour/size

kitchen,granite bench colour,splash back,tile colour/size

smartpack,cheers many thanks for ur help,followed link on ur profile,great products sorry i didn't find u before!!!! :lol: thanks again k

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kerry-ann
Feb 21, 2009 1:28 pm
SmartPack
SmartPack
21 February 2009

Questions to ask a kitchen rennovation 'designer'

Questions to ask a kitchen rennovation 'designer'

you should ask as many questions you feel you need to ask in order to feel satisfied and comfortable with the service they will be offering you. You are about to spend…

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SmartPack
Feb 21, 2009 9:13 pm
SmartPack
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
22 February 2009

kitchen amazing tile designs

kitchen amazing tile designs

hi guys,sorry about that hope you found it,make ur own magic! cheers k :lol:

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kerry-ann
Feb 22, 2009 11:46 am
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
22 February 2009

'Euro' kitchen appliances

'Euro' kitchen appliances

Hi, does anyone have any knowledge of the Euro brand appliances? The builder of our new home has them as part of a turn-key package but I am…

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Kevin Brown
Feb 22, 2009 1:06 pm
Kevin Brown
bluesteel
bluesteel
23 February 2009

Fresh Snow - Squareform Laminate

Fresh Snow - Squareform Laminate

Hi everyone :) Just wondering has anyone used Fresh Snow in Squareform laminate - have visited the showroom but if anyone has "real life" pictures... I keep…

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bluesteel
Feb 22, 2009 11:22 pm
bluesteel
Jeremy@SSP.Stones
Jeremy@SSP.Stones
23 February 2009

Cost difference between 20mm & 40mm Ceaserstone / Essast

Cost difference between 20mm & 40mm Ceaserstone / Essast

hey hey... ok just a quick note... the price will vary between stone mason... which in my opinion is a BIG difference... yes sometimes you will get cheaper quotes…

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Jeremy@SSP.Stones
Feb 23, 2009 7:55 am
Wanna
Wanna
23 February 2009

Granite transformations...

Granite transformations...

Friends of ours have it and love it. They've used it in 2 of their houses. We would have used it if we'd gone with a smaller builder. Their colours are beautiful - I…

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Wanna
Feb 23, 2009 11:06 am
Vascariz
Vascariz
23 February 2009

Installing Down Lights under cabinets

Installing Down Lights under cabinets

I have decided to go with the linear light you posted. Hmmm 1 every metre should be enough? That would be about 2 on one side of the kitchen and 3 on the otherside…

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Vascariz
Feb 23, 2009 12:57 pm
Strumer
Strumer
23 February 2009

Wall Oven next to sink

Wall Oven next to sink

Short answer is no - as long as the appliance and it's power supply are enclosed in their own cabinet/carcass there is nothing in the AS/NZS saying you can't do…

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Strumer
Feb 23, 2009 2:39 pm
Strumer
cazman
cazman
23 February 2009

Kitchen finally finished (pics inside)

Kitchen finally finished (pics inside)

Very nice ! What brand fridge do you have ? I like the look of it

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cazman
Feb 23, 2009 4:01 pm
MBBN
MBBN
23 February 2009

Oh why don't we get nice C-stone colours like the US?

Oh why don't we get nice C-stone colours like the US?
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FYI - Caesarstone are releasing 9 new colours this week!!! Stayed tuned for some nice colours!

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MBBN
Feb 23, 2009 8:19 pm
muzzman
muzzman
24 February 2009

How can I find out what this floor is?! They ARE tiles!!!

How can I find out what this floor is?! They ARE tiles!!!

Some examples of polished concrete made to look like tiles... http://www.pauldaviesdesign.co.uk/polished-concrete-floors.php

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muzzman
Feb 24, 2009 2:32 am
muzzman
themax
themax
24 February 2009

13 more sleeps...and counting down

13 more sleeps...and counting down
1, 2, 3, 4

Boy oh Boy that was worth the wait! That is spectacular. :shock: CONGRATULATIONS> you must be very happy! Well done SuH!!

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themax
Feb 24, 2009 7:06 pm
themax
suh
suh
25 February 2009

paid 4 timber but got timber veneer

paid 4 timber but got timber veneer

problem fixed .sent 6 fax's to their head office and one tantrum on the phone and i am getting the solid tas oak kitchen that i paid for. PMS…

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suh
Feb 25, 2009 7:48 pm
suh
Strumer
Strumer
26 February 2009

Drawer cooler

Drawer cooler

The concept makes a lot of sense in terms of thermal efficiency - every time I open my fridge door I can almost see a massive block of cool air pouring out of it onto the…

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Strumer
Feb 26, 2009 9:46 am
Strumer
Vascariz
Vascariz
26 February 2009

Caesarstone splashback - too dull? Glass - easy to clean? !!

Caesarstone splashback - too dull? Glass - easy to clean? !!
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Thank you heaps! Pity their website is under construction >.< Could you enquire whether they will be rolling that out to Sydney?

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Vascariz
Feb 26, 2009 10:10 am
homeowner
homeowner
27 February 2009

is it possible...?

is it possible...?

Hello, Has anyone upgraded to an undermount sink with Carlisle Homes? They have quoted me $849 to upgrade to an undermount sink. I am still shopping around for homes at…

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homeowner
Feb 27, 2009 7:02 am
new_renovator
new_renovator
27 February 2009

High gloss "Createc" laminates from Polytec

High gloss "Createc" laminates from Polytec

Hi All, I was wondering if anyone here has had any experience, good or bad, with Polytec's high gloss "Createc" range of laminates in any particular colour? I chose a…

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new_renovator
Feb 27, 2009 7:08 pm


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