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vvs mand
vvs mand
22 January 2009

Best location for a tap in fridge cavity?

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…

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vvs mand
Jan 22, 2009 8:32 pm
dymonite69
dymonite69
22 January 2009

Induction Cooktops

Induction Cooktops

It is difficult to…

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dymonite69
Jan 22, 2009 10:26 pm
dymonite69
Feebs
Feebs
24 January 2009

My Kitchen Colours - what do you think?

My Kitchen Colours - what do you think?

Hi All, 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…

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Feebs
Jan 24, 2009 12:39 am
SmartPack
SmartPack
25 January 2009

High Quality Kitchens

High Quality Kitchens
1, 2

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…

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SmartPack
Jan 25, 2009 5:01 pm
SmartPack
Zerosignal
Zerosignal
26 January 2009

Water Tap in Pantry and Conduit through to fridge space?

Water Tap in Pantry and Conduit through to fridge space?

Sorry :oops: I haven't seen the hayman layout. :oops: I think it was either a Churchill or Queenstown display that I saw. Yes, we will have a cavity…

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Zerosignal
Jan 26, 2009 12:13 am
renomart
renomart
26 January 2009

Sandstone kitchen bench top

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…

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renomart
Jan 26, 2009 8:31 pm
renomart
renomart
renomart
26 January 2009

Mister Plywood Flatpack Kitchens

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

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renomart
Jan 26, 2009 9:22 pm
renomart
mudtrilogy
mudtrilogy
26 January 2009

Jenn - Air Fridges.

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…

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mudtrilogy
Jan 26, 2009 9:45 pm
suh
suh
27 January 2009

Timber veneer cabinets

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!

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suh
Jan 27, 2009 7:41 am
suh
suh
suh
27 January 2009

Our Kitchen Colours!

Our Kitchen Colours!

Noice :D love the blue

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suh
Jan 27, 2009 7:43 am
suh
da68za
da68za
27 January 2009

we are going to buy this fridge. any last minute advice?

we are going to buy this fridge. any last minute advice?

FWIW, unless I wanted to spend a fortune on a European fridge, I'd stick to made in Australia Electrolux. If that was still too pricy, I'd…

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da68za
Jan 27, 2009 9:59 am
da68za
Michelle
Michelle
27 January 2009

is my kitchen to cold?

is my kitchen to cold?
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I have to relies….men don’t like vases with twigs in them…… :roll: :lol:

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Michelle
Jan 27, 2009 1:29 pm
Michelle
Strumer
Strumer
27 January 2009

Changing the colour of the breakfast bar

Changing the colour of the breakfast bar

Is there any chance of just asking your builder to not install the back panel(s)? If he (or the installer) leaves it off and you don't mind still paying for it it will…

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Strumer
Jan 27, 2009 3:12 pm
Strumer
amk
amk
28 January 2009

Knebel Kitchens

Knebel Kitchens

I went to them around 5 years ago to get a quote. They wanted a lot and I ended up using a small Kitchen manufacturer who charged a third of the price and I got timber…

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amk
Jan 28, 2009 1:57 am
amk
nang3
nang3
28 January 2009

So, Are They All Like That?????

So, Are They All Like That?????

was it Kitcraft Kitchens or a subsidiary of them?? the pressure to sign on the spot from those guys was ridiculous, so much so i bit the bullet and decided to build my…

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nang3
Jan 28, 2009 10:32 am
bluesteel
bluesteel
28 January 2009

Side opening wall ovens? Good or Bad

Side opening wall ovens? Good or Bad

thanks guys...yes that was my worry opening door and banging into door with elbow (already a bit of a klutz) and being burnt, at least the door on normal ovens keeps you…

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bluesteel
Jan 28, 2009 11:45 am
bluesteel
Southies
Southies
28 January 2009

Anyone using Essa Stone Wild Truffle?

Anyone using Essa Stone Wild Truffle?

Try this link http://www.completehome.com.au/kitchens/kitchen?cid=6288&pid=3393673

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Southies
Jan 28, 2009 12:59 pm
Southies
donuts
donuts
28 January 2009

Wall ovens vs underbench ovens

Wall ovens vs underbench ovens

:lol: really, Annietom? Well I must say he is a very placid little boy and does listen to what he is told ... MOST of the time anyway! His little sister (8 months) is…

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donuts
Jan 28, 2009 1:32 pm
donuts

While doing some googling on handles, I found these stunning, breathtaking, gorgeous handles on a US website…

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Southies
Jan 28, 2009 7:17 pm
Southies
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fairy blue
Jan 28, 2009 8:31 pm
fairy blue
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Loulabelle
Jan 28, 2009 9:56 pm
Loulabelle
ECOECO
ECOECO
28 January 2009

Different Benchtops - other stones or materials ?.

Different Benchtops - other stones or materials ?.

These days there is a glass equivalent of composite stone. It comes in myriads of colour and is stronger and cheaper…

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ECOECO
Jan 28, 2009 11:53 pm
ECOECO
themax
themax
29 January 2009

Recessed Handles

Recessed Handles

That kitchen is gorgeous, oh my...i am speechless (for once) :oops: I'll have what she's having :lol:

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themax
Jan 29, 2009 9:39 pm
themax
jacpat
jacpat
30 January 2009

planning permission to move bathroom

planning permission to move bathroom

Can anyone tell me if i need planning or council permission to resite the bathroom and kitchen in my single storey house on the gold coast queensland?

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jacpat
Jan 30, 2009 8:37 pm
Strumer
Strumer
31 January 2009

Wall Oven Question

Wall Oven Question

There should really be some sort of board between your wall oven and the wall, simply because walls are often not square and an in fill will allow for any inconsitencies…

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Strumer
Jan 31, 2009 10:36 am
Strumer
mozzi26
mozzi26
1 February 2009

Classic White Cabinets & Ice Snow C/S Benchtop

Classic White Cabinets & Ice Snow C/S Benchtop

Oh thanks Stormy! You're so right - I need to collect a few more samples of the different whites. I agree that the Alabaster has a warmer look to it, and that's exactly…

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mozzi26
Feb 01, 2009 3:50 pm
Susan
Susan
1 February 2009

Kleenmaid Products

Kleenmaid Products

We purchased a Kleenmaid oven with a 5yr warranty. After 1yr of use it started to play up. The service men came out twice and told us off for cooking foods with oil on…

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Susan
Feb 01, 2009 8:54 pm
Loulabelle
Loulabelle
1 February 2009

Choosing a kitchen upgrade....

Choosing a kitchen upgrade....

Thanks for those good points, its something to think about. I love cooking but as my dh works away 9 days per fortnight, cooking for one plus a toddler I tend to do…

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Loulabelle
Feb 01, 2009 10:05 pm
Loulabelle
nang3
nang3
3 February 2009

Under b'fast bar cladding or panels?? show me what you have!

Under b'fast bar cladding or panels?? show me what you have!

hmmm im liking the idea of a wallpaper somewhere in the area to pick up the splashbacks etc maybe on an opposing wall? I just saw this kitchen (crappy pics) which apart…

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nang3
Feb 03, 2009 9:43 am
Bam
Bam
3 February 2009

Kitchen colour selections - Help 2nd thoughts (Karaboard?)

Kitchen colour selections - Help 2nd thoughts (Karaboard?)
1, 2

We know the owner of Karaboard - di you know the have expanded to Adelaide, Sydney and Turkey? They've just bought new land and are planning on building as they place…

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Bam
Feb 03, 2009 10:51 pm
Bam
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
4 February 2009

Min Distance between cooktop and wall oven

Min Distance between cooktop and wall oven

I usually allow a minimum of 200mm from a vertical combustable surface to the edge of the burner.

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Kevin Brown
Feb 04, 2009 8:41 am
Kevin Brown
Taffy
Taffy
4 February 2009

Advice/Comments on my Tile & Laminate Selection

Advice/Comments on my Tile & Laminate Selection
1, 2

Hi thorney, Its all exciting isnt it? It will feel quite strange when I havn't got to be rushing around choosing things to do anymore! I have started a post called here…

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Taffy
Feb 04, 2009 10:10 pm
Taffy
kyton
kyton
5 February 2009

Tips? Cheap kitchen reno ideas?

Tips? Cheap kitchen reno ideas?

I know Joles - it is just one of my many pet hates :oops:

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kyton
Feb 05, 2009 3:39 pm
kyton
wake_me
wake_me
5 February 2009

Kitchen Cupboards - Cavity doors

Kitchen Cupboards - Cavity doors

Most door manufacturers would be able to make them. Be prepared for big $$$$$ though. Here a similar one that i've been eyeing off for our entry door.

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wake_me
Feb 05, 2009 11:02 pm
wake_me
Paddy05
Paddy05
6 February 2009

LINO - What doe severyone have against it

LINO - What doe severyone have against it

My husband grew up with cork floors, whenever we talk about flooring, he says he wants cork again. You can drop a sharp knife and it just anchors itself in the cork, you…

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Paddy05
Feb 06, 2009 8:42 am
Tillie
Tillie
6 February 2009

??? Colour of caeserstone bench and splashback

??? Colour of caeserstone bench and splashback

Hi Nang3, I have posted colour selctions in Michelle's decorating thread. Cheers :D

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Tillie
Feb 06, 2009 6:35 pm
Helsy
Helsy
8 February 2009

Bench top colour advise

Bench top colour advise

Hi Toni, Thanks for your opinion, I am going looking again tomorrow and getting larger samples which may help me decide. I have had a bit of a change of heart and am…

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Helsy
Feb 08, 2009 5:46 pm
Commodore
Commodore
8 February 2009

polyurethane vs polyester

polyurethane vs polyester

I was planning on getting a polyurethane kitchen but have been told that a polyester product might be better as it: * Offers the same finish and colour choice as…

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Commodore
Feb 08, 2009 9:05 pm
Maewyn
Maewyn
8 February 2009

Wall tiling costs

Wall tiling costs

We need to have some tiling done in our newly-renovated kitchen. We need about 3 square metres of tiles laid. The walls need preparation, including some filling where…

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Maewyn
Feb 08, 2009 9:28 pm
bigred
bigred
9 February 2009

Fridge Question

Fridge Question

Gday, My gf and I were out looking at fridges and we stumbled across a nice side by side model that we liked. I looked up the dimension on…

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bigred
Feb 09, 2009 12:14 am
bigred
Southies
Southies
9 February 2009

Bold kitchen colour ideas

Bold kitchen colour ideas

You google images eg. blue kitchen, green kitchen, etc... then instead of searching the web, y ou click on - IMAGES - in the top LH corner of the google page....easy !

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Southies
Feb 09, 2009 8:02 am
Southies
suh
suh
9 February 2009

Colour of Glass Splashback for Night Sky Caeserstone Plz

Colour of Glass Splashback for Night Sky Caeserstone Plz

This splashback is in the normal green tinged glass painted white, it's a bit hard to see, it just gives you a nice fresh look....white gloss cupboards and black benchtop.…

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suh
Feb 09, 2009 9:31 am
suh
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 3:53 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 5:14 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 4:22 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 1:34 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 1:41 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 2:22 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 8:25 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 9:31 pm
themax


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