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Strumer
Strumer
9 January 2009

Laminex squareform????????

Laminex squareform????????

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. Cheers, Earl

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Strumer
Jan 09, 2009 8:42 am
Strumer
Strumer
Strumer
9 January 2009

kitchen question

kitchen question

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…

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Strumer
Jan 09, 2009 8:46 am
Strumer
toni
toni
9 January 2009

my kitchen...help needed please

my kitchen...help needed please
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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 When…

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toni
Jan 09, 2009 11:20 pm
ellyash
ellyash
10 January 2009

How will this work?

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. Andrea

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ellyash
Jan 10, 2009 6:12 pm
kek
kek
10 January 2009

Kitchen Cupboards

Kitchen Cupboards

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: 2 extra…

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kek
Jan 10, 2009 8:02 pm
kek
paddy
paddy
11 January 2009

Another Appliance Thread: AEG vs Kleenmaid vs Miele

Another Appliance Thread: AEG vs Kleenmaid vs Miele
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Hi StevieRay How are the renovations going? Would love to see the final result with pic's thanks. Cheers Michael

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paddy
Jan 11, 2009 11:26 am
SmartPack
SmartPack
11 January 2009

Our work in progress

Our work in progress

your previous kitchen looks like a life size dolls house! its scary sometimes the colour palettes of some:)

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SmartPack
Jan 11, 2009 4:53 pm
SmartPack
SmartPack
SmartPack
11 January 2009

Appliance cupboards (for Joles)

Appliance cupboards (for Joles)

I'll take some pics tomorrow of the ones we have in our showroom they are on a laundry cupboard

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SmartPack
Jan 11, 2009 4:55 pm
SmartPack
toni
toni
11 January 2009

D@n can u please help, you're so good at this LOL

D@n can u please help, you're so good at this LOL
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Thanks for the input everyone, cant wait now for it to go in, but wont be happening until late feb/early march....all that's left is to book an electrician, pick out my…

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toni
Jan 11, 2009 7:12 pm
Taffy
Taffy
12 January 2009

St George or Electolux E line appliances?

St George or Electolux E line appliances?

What are your opinions on these brands? My builder gives me St george or I can get Electolux for about an extra $900. The st george oven is basic. To upgrade to…

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Taffy
Jan 12, 2009 8:34 pm
Taffy
rerob1
rerob1
12 January 2009

Anyone heard of Ariston?

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…

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rerob1
Jan 12, 2009 9:36 pm
rerob1

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…

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rerob1
Jan 12, 2009 10:21 pm
rerob1
Taffy
Taffy
12 January 2009

gas or ceramic cooktops opinions needed quickly!

gas or ceramic cooktops opinions needed quickly!

Thanks for your reply. That one is one I was thinking of the 5th burner is just a normal burner. I could go 600 wide 4 burner and still have the wok burner. I havnt had…

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Taffy
Jan 12, 2009 11:31 pm
Taffy
Mrhammy
Mrhammy
13 January 2009

Underbench Sinks & Benchtops

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…

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Mrhammy
Jan 13, 2009 12:00 am
jafer2107
jafer2107
13 January 2009

70cm freestanding stoves

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…

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jafer2107
Jan 13, 2009 8:35 am
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jaeger LeCoultre
13 January 2009

kitchen sinks

kitchen sinks

Franke and Abey have granite composite sinks. These sinks have over 80% granite content in them so are more durable than the acrylic ones.

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Jan 13, 2009 4:03 pm
Taffy
Taffy
13 January 2009

600 x 300 floor tiles for kitchen splashback

600 x 300 floor tiles for kitchen splashback

That sounds good and its like I am thinking of. I spoke to the tile shop today and they said why not put 600 x 600 as the splashback the same as the floor? The cabinet…

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Taffy
Jan 13, 2009 5:47 pm
Taffy
maree
maree
13 January 2009

Lofra Professional 900mm Freestanding Cooker - thoughts?

Lofra Professional 900mm Freestanding Cooker - thoughts?

hi my 800mm lofra is my baby and i just love it. its about 4 years old and not 1 problem have i had. It is a 4 burner and wok burner in centre all gas, not fan forced love…

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maree
Jan 13, 2009 9:05 pm
nang3
nang3
14 January 2009

The Laminex Centre - Erina

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 !

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nang3
Jan 14, 2009 9:27 am
nang3
nang3
14 January 2009

Satin or Gloss

Satin or Gloss

Ok well I guess I'll just wait for our colour selection. Who would have thought something like gloss or satin…

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nang3
Jan 14, 2009 1:35 pm
kyton
kyton
16 January 2009

Well! I don't know if I was expecting this...

Well! I don't know if I was expecting this...

Oh no that poor lady - know exactly where you mean. Time for your OH to call into the office again?

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kyton
Jan 16, 2009 3:05 pm
kyton
grace_slick
grace_slick
16 January 2009

Insurance claim for kitchen…so many repairs!

Insurance claim for kitchen…so many repairs!

Cool. I have to get a second quote, but fingers crossed they'll say much the same thing as the first people!

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grace_slick
Jan 16, 2009 3:57 pm
grace_slick
Taffy
Taffy
17 January 2009

2 pack???

2 pack???

Thankyou smartpack. 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…

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Taffy
Jan 17, 2009 6:12 am
Taffy
archaeobabe
archaeobabe
17 January 2009

D@n, if you have some time...

D@n, if you have some time...

You are an absolute superstar, thank you so much!! :)

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archaeobabe
Jan 17, 2009 5:50 pm
archaeobabe
Taffy
Taffy
18 January 2009

brushed aluminium kickboards???

brushed aluminium kickboards???

thanks Guys. 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. Thanks…

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Taffy
Jan 18, 2009 11:21 am
Taffy
gettingThere
gettingThere
18 January 2009

Any kitchen maker recommendations in Adelaide?

Any kitchen maker recommendations in Adelaide?

My parents have a cabinet maker they have used for 2 kitchens, a laundry and an entertainment unit. They are happy with his work. I'll get his name…

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gettingThere
Jan 18, 2009 12:20 pm
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renomart
Jan 18, 2009 1:09 pm
renomart
Strumer
Strumer
19 January 2009

Caesar Stone - freezing cold?

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…

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Strumer
Jan 19, 2009 7:03 am
Strumer
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jaeger LeCoultre
19 January 2009

Pot Drawers - possible under a sink?

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,…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Jan 19, 2009 10:47 am
MissMuffitt
MissMuffitt
20 January 2009

Question about Induction cooktop

Question about Induction cooktop

Thanks very much for that info, as the one I am looking at is only $559 on Ebay, I guess I can't loose!

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MissMuffitt
Jan 20, 2009 2:20 am
MissMuffitt
jembsb
jembsb
20 January 2009

Dishwasher

Dishwasher

Got the Miele 1243, very happy with it. Glad it made the top 4 in that list then ;)

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jembsb
Jan 20, 2009 2:07 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
20 January 2009

ILVE Emergency! Please help.

ILVE Emergency! Please help.

Instinct tells me it's the duller side with spots. can you get a bright light onto it to see which is which?

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Yak_Chat
Jan 20, 2009 10:06 pm
Yak_Chat
gersy1964
gersy1964
20 January 2009

Anyone got a top mount sink with no drainer?

Anyone got a top mount sink with no drainer?

Wow, everyone - thank you all so much for the feedback. Much better than the tea-room at work! To those who asked, yes indeed I am having a lovely new dishwasher as well,…

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gersy1964
Jan 20, 2009 10:42 pm
Hammerhead
Hammerhead
21 January 2009

Gas Wall Ovens

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…

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Hammerhead
Jan 21, 2009 7:46 pm
Hammerhead
ed.
ed.
22 January 2009

Splashback after fixing canopy rangehood??

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…

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ed.
Jan 22, 2009 3:12 pm
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
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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

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