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Clarity
Clarity
29 October 2008

Imported appliances..... price movement?

Imported appliances..... price movement?

Yes, but if you buy now, isn't the warranty period being used up while the appliance is in storage ? Where's the benefit in that, particularly…

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Clarity
Oct 29, 2008 12:18 pm
Clarity
hatsi
hatsi
29 October 2008

Flat pack with Blum wanted

Flat pack with Blum wanted

Hi all, is anyone interested to give me a quote on the following cabinets (vacuum formed glossy cream colour): Base Cabinets: 600 mm with 3 drawers, 300 mm open…

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hatsi
Oct 29, 2008 9:30 pm
MaleenaH
MaleenaH
30 October 2008

1200mm wide benchtops...

1200mm wide benchtops...

sounds like youve got it all sorted. post some pics when done please.

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MaleenaH
Oct 30, 2008 5:01 pm
MaleenaH
MaleenaH
MaleenaH
30 October 2008

Microwave Oven Shelf/Cavity

Microwave Oven Shelf/Cavity

i dont think that you need much space on the sides (prob 10mm each side) the important space needed is behind. and it depends on if you get one with the edge that makes…

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MaleenaH
Oct 30, 2008 5:05 pm
MaleenaH
BuildingACT
BuildingACT
30 October 2008

Anyone heard of/seen CaesarStone Concetto?

Anyone heard of/seen CaesarStone Concetto?

yeh, i really think it could look great! :) wont start…

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BuildingACT
Oct 30, 2008 10:04 pm
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donuts
Nov 01, 2008 7:08 pm
donuts
dymonite69
dymonite69
2 November 2008

Coffee maker

Coffee maker
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There…

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dymonite69
Nov 01, 2008 11:48 pm
dymonite69
Michelle
Michelle
2 November 2008

Painted Craftwood Doors?

Painted Craftwood Doors?

To my mind colourboard (melamine) is still one of the most practical materials to have kitchen doors and drawers made…

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Michelle
Nov 02, 2008 3:45 pm
Michelle
misstash
misstash
2 November 2008

Kitchen and appliance people - Central Coast NSW

Kitchen and appliance people - Central Coast NSW

Hi everyone, Just wondering if anyone has anyone they can recommend for kitchen installations and for appliances local to the Central Coast NSW? I know a few good…

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misstash
Nov 02, 2008 8:44 pm

Thumbs up for White Knight Tile&Laminate paint from me. I used it to do my kitchen splash back tiles, cupboard doors and cupboard sides. Fix any chips/dings in your…

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jazza
Nov 02, 2008 9:26 pm
jazza
jazza
2 November 2008

Where to stop with tiles if I plan to redo the kitchen in 5y

Where to stop with tiles if I plan to redo the kitchen in 5y

I'd buy enough tiles and grout to do the lot and keep the leftovers for in 5 years. As for where to stop, do the living areas and stop when you cant put any more full…

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jazza
Nov 02, 2008 9:36 pm
Sassy_Bud
Sassy_Bud
5 November 2008

Utility cupboard & kickboard

Utility cupboard & kickboard

I was looking at purchasing a DIY utility cupboard and was wondering if these are supposed to have a kickboard as the supplier says it isn't included and it's not…

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Sassy_Bud
Nov 05, 2008 3:16 pm
seakyl
seakyl
7 November 2008

100mm benchtops ilo 38mm

100mm benchtops ilo 38mm

Just wondering if any of you have upgraded to 100mm on the sides of a laminate benchtop instead of the standard 38mm (or so) top. We have decided to go with the 1200mm…

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seakyl
Nov 07, 2008 12:26 pm
musebaby
musebaby
10 November 2008

kitchen reno nearly complete! hope the pics work

kitchen reno nearly complete! hope the pics work

Your new kitchen looks great! A big improvement! Your kitchen LO is practically the same as ours.. eg. kitchen sink/window and oven etc..

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musebaby
Nov 10, 2008 8:11 am
musebaby
dymonite69
dymonite69
10 November 2008

Westinghouse or Omega!!??

Westinghouse or Omega!!??

Hi ya, I would go with Omega it's made by Smeg! Great selling piont when you go sell although I have never used either I have just bought Omega…

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dymonite69
Nov 10, 2008 9:22 am
dymonite69
dymonite69
dymonite69
10 November 2008

under bench mount sink, practical?

under bench mount sink, practical?
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Here is a kitchen reno horror story. A colleague of mine had an under-mount put in but it ended being a faulty model. They had to pull off the entire bench to replace…

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dymonite69
Nov 10, 2008 9:27 am
dymonite69
ozkarnak
ozkarnak
11 November 2008

splashback colour ideas

splashback colour ideas

I'd go a frosted or clouded white as it would add some visual depth and ties in with the frosted doors. It would also not impact on the freshness of your white cupboards.

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ozkarnak
Nov 11, 2008 11:52 am
ozkarnak
Hammerhead
Hammerhead
12 November 2008

Walk in Pantry

Walk in Pantry

I'm with you, Helyn :-) Our kids are adults & long gone., it's just DH I have left to train.......

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Hammerhead
Nov 12, 2008 4:17 pm
Hammerhead
nutty32
nutty32
13 November 2008

splashback tiles - what pattern?

splashback tiles - what pattern?

A massive thank you to everyone for your help :D yes lined up tiles is the go! :D Donuts i cant believe how similar our kitchens are! tis quite spooky. thanks very…

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nutty32
Nov 13, 2008 1:15 pm
dreamhome
dreamhome
13 November 2008

smeg appliances

smeg appliances

We upgraded to Smeg rangehood, gas cooktop and…

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dreamhome
Nov 13, 2008 9:57 pm
dreamhome
haywgl
haywgl
14 November 2008

fridge space

fridge space

I went through this too when drawing up my plans - I think 1m is great, we went for 1050, mainly due to the fact we had a wall on the side that meant we wouldn't be able…

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haywgl
Nov 14, 2008 11:01 am
haywgl
Ioz
Ioz
14 November 2008

Good Kitchen Companies in Perth?

Good Kitchen Companies in Perth?

Hi Melissa, Thats great you are on the road to your new kitchen ! Like all projects it really should start with the right plan, the questions need to be asked like how…

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Ioz
Nov 14, 2008 11:24 am
nang3
nang3
14 November 2008

Join in Caesarstone

Join in Caesarstone
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Yea - it's common sense, but that doesn't necessarily apply with some of these trades. For trying to pass off a cheap job, they're out their time…

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nang3
Nov 14, 2008 12:08 pm

You should have a look at the Laminex colour called 'Roman Marble'. I just love it. We had it in the main bathroom in our last house that we built and i wished that i had…

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maurita
Nov 15, 2008 11:49 am
maurita
Paddy05
Paddy05
15 November 2008

What goes where ? (Butlers Pantry contents v Main Kitchen)

What goes where ? (Butlers Pantry contents v Main Kitchen)

I have a noisy dishwasher but was told today by the lady demonstrating my oven that her Neff dishwasher is so quiet she can only hear a tiny swish sound if she really…

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Paddy05
Nov 15, 2008 8:56 pm
Ioz
Ioz
17 November 2008

Polyurethane colours?

Polyurethane colours?

Yes - if you select of the Dulux colour chart they will be able to produce the colour http://dulux.com.au/html/home/index.aspx

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Ioz
Nov 17, 2008 9:46 am
Lotte
Lotte
18 November 2008

Free standing oven 90cm

Free standing oven 90cm

We've got a Blanco, with matching rangehood and it does the job. We paid $2800 for both... I thought Blanco was the best looking one aside from the ILIVE (which I…

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Lotte
Nov 18, 2008 8:15 am
Strumer
Strumer
19 November 2008

How wide does my cavity need to be for my appliance tower?

How wide does my cavity need to be for my appliance tower?

The actual oven fascia will need some cleats or studs to screw up against - these are often the gables of a 600mm (external) oven cavity carcass. As long as you have…

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Strumer
Nov 19, 2008 6:14 pm
Strumer
Southies
Southies
20 November 2008

Sealing Granite Benchtop

Sealing Granite Benchtop

JohnAndTarin, Check out this thread where tile & grout sealing is discussed…

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Southies
Nov 20, 2008 7:18 am
Southies
ed.
ed.
20 November 2008

Kitchen Splashback installation

Kitchen Splashback installation

What Strumer says is correct. When I had mine installed they preferred my rangehood to be un-installed. My cooktop however did not need to come out but there is about…

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ed.
Nov 20, 2008 7:59 am
ed.
ed.
21 November 2008

Gloss or matt?

Gloss or matt?

I've got Polytech classic white gloss. Finger prints really standard out on darker colours so if you go a lighter colour then I reckon go gloss. 8)

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ed.
Nov 21, 2008 12:32 pm
Newbies
Newbies
24 November 2008

pot drawer handles?

pot drawer handles?

Thanks Ed.!!! That is exactly what I was looking for... :) Yea, Bam, they are all wrong, so they will definetly need to replace the whole door, no extra holes lying…

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Newbies
Nov 24, 2008 10:45 am
Newbies
Sassy_Bud
Sassy_Bud
25 November 2008

Island Benches - sink or not to sink?

Island Benches - sink or not to sink?
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I had an island with a sink in it when I built last and I actually didn't mind it as it was off centre for more room to prepare food. Having said that it couldnt go anywhere else!

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Sassy_Bud
Nov 25, 2008 3:57 pm
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
25 November 2008

Installing new Overhead Kitchen Cupboards - best options

Installing new Overhead Kitchen Cupboards - best options

Quick update. for those interested. Checked out Bunnings Flatpax for overhead cupboards…

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Kevin Brown
Nov 25, 2008 6:07 pm
Kevin Brown
braveheart
braveheart
25 November 2008

Help - change of mind ceasarstone colour

Help - change of mind ceasarstone colour

Thanks jspitz I think my OCD is getting worse as the house is nearing completion, I love how my other exterior and interior colours are coming together - the tiler has…

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braveheart
Nov 25, 2008 7:56 pm
muzzman
muzzman
26 November 2008

Ovens - Wall or Under Cooktop?

Ovens - Wall or Under Cooktop?

Thanks all - you've given me much to think about :D (Nice kitchen too Amilelka :D ) What I would love to do is have the double wall oven on one side of the kitchen,…

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muzzman
Nov 26, 2008 12:56 am
muzzman
Mrs B
Mrs B
26 November 2008

when to design kitchen when building a new house?

when to design kitchen when building a new house?

Surely you need to have some idea of the layout of the kitchen right from the word go - otherwise how are they or you to know where the draining…

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Mrs B
Nov 26, 2008 5:36 am
Mrs B

This is what I did. removed drawer carcass. moved end cupboard out to…

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ed.
Dec 01, 2008 12:06 pm
aroundsounds
aroundsounds
2 December 2008

oversize stove top hole

oversize stove top hole

Thanks for your replies - I obviously wasn't 'thinking outside the square' on this one..cheers

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aroundsounds
Dec 02, 2008 1:34 pm
kexkez
kexkez
3 December 2008

Jo's kitchen....all appliances will fit in the big wall!!

Jo's kitchen....all appliances will fit in the big wall!!
1 ... 5, 6, 7

That's what we are doing donuts. Putting it on part of our bench. But then it will be in a tucked away corner so not on full view.

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kexkez
Dec 03, 2008 6:45 pm
kexkez
Lostris
Lostris
5 December 2008

Under bench kitchen garbage bin

Under bench kitchen garbage bin

I've put a pull out drawer in our island bench That I will fit a bin into later. So handy

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Lostris
Dec 05, 2008 11:12 am
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suh
Dec 05, 2008 4:07 pm
suh
nh
nh
7 December 2008

who has had a Laminex Diamond gloss benchtop?

who has had a Laminex Diamond gloss benchtop?

thanks, everyone for sharing your opinion. i will ask whether my builder provide a rolled type of edge with diamond gloss. nh

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nh
Dec 07, 2008 6:38 pm
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jaeger LeCoultre
9 December 2008

Slide out rangehood problem

Slide out rangehood problem

sorry again, didnt read you guys posts thoroughly. yours is Blanco and if it's front recirculating one then the holes at the front must be blocked. see this link for…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Dec 09, 2008 8:53 pm
BuildingACT
BuildingACT
10 December 2008

Kitchen cabinet colour - help please!

Kitchen cabinet colour - help please!
1, 2

that makes 2 of us!!! :D don't think the 'artistic writing' idea will get…

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BuildingACT
Dec 10, 2008 10:32 pm
merls3
merls3
13 December 2008

Grrr ovens

Grrr ovens

Yeah I can't wait to get rid of this old white chef upright thing! Am looking forward to burning lots of food on/in the new oven/cooktop. We LOVED the Neff cooktop but…

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merls3
Dec 13, 2008 12:39 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 December 2008

indicative price for glass splashback?

indicative price for glass splashback?

What I am getting at is where can you get 6mm starphire float (the raw…

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ECOECO
Dec 14, 2008 8:32 pm
ECOECO


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