need help with my kitchen!
It's always a relief when the decision is made. You know you're worrying too much when you start dreaming about colour selections....
Ideas to improve this kitchen
wow its amazing to see how far kitchens have come.
I have just taken on a job of remodeling a similar styled kitchen and the transformation will totally change their…
Square laminated edge tops are very much back in at the moment - there are some particular colours and patterns that are very striking in this finish.
A glass splashback is best installed after the wall units and rangehood are in place.
You can go to any supplier/installer of glass splashbacks (there are many) and get…
my kitchen...help needed please
hey smartpack, thanks for the suggestion re squareform, i only saw this today, but we had been thinking squareform as it looks nice and i'm not a fan of the bullnose
Jan 09, 2009 10:20 pm
How will this work?
Thanks for your replies. We went with a standard size oven, but it is bigger on the inside which is what I was after.
We paid an extra $2059 for some cabinetry to be done by PD, but having done a kitchen reno 8 years ago, I thought it was pretty good value. We got all this:
Jan 11, 2009 10:26 am
Our work in progress
your previous kitchen looks like a life size dolls house!
its scary sometimes the colour palettes of some:)
Jan 12, 2009 7:34 pm
Anyone heard of Ariston?
I was in HN today with a friend who is buying a new upright cooker and the sales lady tried to steer her away from the Ilve to buy Ariston - get this though - the Ilve was…
We are likely going with the slimline 75 cooktop with the 90 canopy rangehood. I have analon cookware and it sat very comfortably on the cooktop, no probs to speak…
Jan 12, 2009 10:31 pm
Underbench Sinks & Benchtops
Hi, I'm new and looking for information...
Renovating my kitchen and have bought some under bench sink units.
Now I've started wondering whether they will be able to be…
70cm freestanding stoves
thanks for your quick reply. i have since found some reviews on a product review website - not very good i'm afraid. my next step is to actually visit GGs and have a…
Franke and Abey have granite composite sinks. These sinks have over 80% granite content in them so are more durable than the acrylic ones.
Jan 13, 2009 4:47 pm
Jan 13, 2009 8:05 pm
The Laminex Centre - Erina
im a big fan of the Laminex Group, our local one in Ossy park is always helpful and their gear is great and well priced !
Jan 14, 2009 8:27 am
Satin or Gloss
Ok well I guess I'll just wait for our colour selection. Who would have thought something like gloss or satin…
Jan 14, 2009 12:35 pm
Jan 16, 2009 2:05 pm
Had the cabinet appointment yesterday.
He will only charge me $300 extra to go for the gloss finish for the whole kitchen. I was expecting a lot more…
Jan 17, 2009 5:12 am
brushed aluminium kickboards???
After a meeting with the cabinet maker, have decided to now go for 2 pack gloss and having the kickers in the kitchen the same finish and colour.
Jan 18, 2009 10:21 am
Caesar Stone - freezing cold?
Also being a (composite) stone it has a lot of thermal mass - which is to say that it takes a while to reach the ambient temperature in e.g. an airconditioned room in…
Pot Drawers - possible under a sink?
You can probably use Spazio plumbing kit (Franke and Blanco stock them) to tuck the pipes to the back of the cupboard, you'll then have more space to install some drawers,…
Got the Miele 1243, very happy with it.
Glad it made the top 4 in that list then
Gas Wall Ovens
I'm not an oven expert (in fact, if I had my way, there would be NO OVEN!!!lol), d'k if there is a difference with wall mount a gas vs. electric, but will certainly look…
Splashback after fixing canopy rangehood??
You'll need to install the rangehood before hand if you're getting glass.
The rangehood needs to come back out after installation so the guy who measures can mark down…
Best location for a tap in fridge cavity?
Strangely enough Im installing water to a frig tomorrow. Most of the ones I do are retro fitted, in that its in an existing house. I usually connect to the water under the…
My Kitchen Colours - what do you think?
First time user but after reading all the great advice everyones offering I thought id ask for some help. Currently building a Cremorne Sorrento and deciding…
Jan 23, 2009 11:39 pm
High Quality Kitchens
If i had my choice i would have:
All cabinets to be hung off the floor to stop bending down so much or be nmounted on a mirrored acrylic covered half plinth - makes the…
Sandstone kitchen bench top
Sandstone countertops do look absolutely beautiful however they are very porous so you need to be very diligent when cleaning up spills.
You can get polymer sealers but…
Mister Plywood Flatpack Kitchens
Last time I went into their store they did. Could have changed though. The cabinet diagrams shown on the website are straight form the Laminex order book
Jenn - Air Fridges.
My sister has one - with the glass coloured fronts. She has been very happy with it. She lives in melbourne so can't help you with a showroom. But I know she recommends…
Timber veneer cabinets
I love the sound of all of it, I am looking for the splashback you refer to but in which kitchen is it? Timber with white is timeless - I think!