The final throws of kitchen design
Thanks Strumer. I want to stick to 600 (Height of overheads) but hubby was worried that would be too low. Glad you have a better idea of these things.
I'll post a…
Antique White USA - Oops, not really
The paint used in the colour brochures is the real paint; it’s been painted onto the samples.
IMO, they should have bought a cheap $7 sample pot of the real thing and…
Mounting a canopy rangehood
We have a slight problem. We forgot to get the builder to put a stud/nogging behind the wall where we need to mount the canopy rangehood which weighs around 20kg. The…
Hot air from freestanding oven? Normal??
Yup, mine too. My freestanding Blanco, the crummy Technika underbench oven we had while renting, and our Whirlpool wall oven at our old place.
If it's fan forced, the…
Dec 19, 2008 10:18 pm
Kitchens at Harvey N.
i would also compare apples to apples i.e. making sure the hardware is equivalent and guaranteed, similar construction, material on doors, any wire ware or added…
i have noticed that some basins will be cheaper if the installation of the goods is tricky!! Also works the otherway in that the expensive ones may have a simply…
Hand washing sink in Kitchen
There are also sensor taps (you sometimes see them in restaurant bathrooms). They turn on automatically when something passes under the spout, and off again when you take…
The latest in kitchen draws....
That's truly one of the most stupid and obnoxious things I've ever seen in homewares
We used to say that about electric windows in cars…
Which fridge? and any feedback?
We are going with 2 Miele integrated fridge/freezer combos!
For the way we want our kitchen, they're perfect and we don't ever plan on having to buy other fridges..so…
Dishwasher Q - prior to renovation
I've done it via a high pressure hose that I T'd into the kitchen sink tap once when we knew we were renovating the kitchen.
It stood to the side and became an extra…
Narrow galley kitchen
In theory we could close off the other end - but that would mean going out of the unit - into the fire escape stairway - out onto the balcony and into the…
Kitchen Design (pic attached)
I didnt notice the return wall on our plan! I don't think we need one if we want our kitchen to look similar to the photo.
I have been in this display…
Dec 31, 2008 10:55 am
what the best ones without costly too much, the sales guys keeping running onto the expensive one.But we donot used them to much as there only three of us, so only for…
Can't help with cooking appliances, but we rented a brand new house with a Nobel dishwasher till recently and it was C.R.A.P.
I've had 3 dishwashers of my own, all…
Ideas for bar stools
sorry to crash your post - I don't have any ideas for you but I was wondering what sort of glass doors you used in your kitchen and how pricey they were? They…
doors for your kitchen
thanks for your replies, i think i am even more confused LOL
Paddy, i love your kitchen andthink it is very cool, is the designer whiteby wilsonart vinyl wrap or…
Jan 03, 2009 10:47 pm
Wall/Microwave Oven Combos
1 in 12 ovens sold are gas. This means the choice is more limited.
I always start my search with asking people as you are
Have you called up a reputable appliance…
Joiner/Cabinet Maker v Kitchen Place
Generally I would say "If your after quality, then go to a cabinet maker. " But realistically, you will get what your research gives you. The quality of some cabinet…
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…