how many breakfast bar stools?
I think 4 will be fine. I was only teasing. Although now you've got me thinking I'll need more than three for our bench .
Thats it ... no more changes for DL .
European Kitchens and Bathrooms
I agree KK, I find lots of designs I absolutely love but they do not match my old house, however, it is so nice to enjoy some of the modern stuff here visually.
Caesarstone quotes: opinions sought
we got told that to do a 100mm waterfall it would cost like $8k
As it is we went for the 40mm and that is costing us about $4k
We really like the look of the 100mm…
Pot drawers question
Yes I also love the big pantry of the grandview!!
I also think that the big master room is abit of a waste of space, there is alot of dead space there. But my partner…
I have another question as well. We have just looked at cooktops and ovens and have selected two Neff products. These are European but I'd never heard of them before. …
Laminate bench tops
I personally am interested in the high gloss timber look laminates from Laminex. Unfortuantely I haven't had any luck getting sample chips from…
customising 'off the shelf' cabinets
I have just finished quoting on a job where they used Ikea cabinets and doors. They have been in 3 years and now need replacing.
Ikea are ok if you are planning on…
laminated kitchen benches
I've just selected a few colours for our benches. I'd like to keep the look fairly light and airy. (We have a Queensland post-war home with…
Aug 01, 2008 11:21 am
aluminium kick boards
we've got laminate kicks on our kitchen. don't know how hard wearing they are as we haven't moved in but they look great.
New Kitchen on a budget - tips needed
I'm looking at about $1000 - $1200 just to upgrade my fusebox. It doesn't need to be moved, just splitting circuits, putting rcd in. I will probably be supplying the…
Aug 03, 2008 4:17 pm
Kitchen colour selection - advice please
our kitchen will have similar colours, except...
- sparkling shiraz metallic glass splashback
- perspex overheads
- espresso ligna overhead shelf
- base oyster linea…
Does anyone know this Laminex Colour?
Thanks for the heads up...I acctually (sp) managed to paste a screen shot into paint (even though I cant spell)
Why dont we have a spell checker on this site
Gas stove and oven?
Gas is good for roasts etc, electric is better for cakes etc.
I have used both (have a fan forced gas at present) and agree that electric is easier to use, but gas is…
Aug 08, 2008 11:29 am
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KITCHEN COLOUR OPINIONS PLEASE
I think the red will be a nice statement with the light colour cupboards and benchtop.
Sorry cant help you with the different red colours.
Aug 08, 2008 5:02 pm
Appliances, Design & Colour Part 2
Your design looks good!
It’s what you are using in your selections that will make up the price….C/stone…..laminate, ect.
What are you having?
gaps at rear and side of fridge
ok, i rang electrolux and spoke to the CSR.
She asked me about the space behind and above the fridge as well as at the sides, and said that they additional space we have…
COST of Trades?
Thanks for the tip. We need a plumber and I was going to look in the yellow pages!
20mm or 40mm ceasarstone?
I have seen other posts regarding the shadowline, but to me it looks awful.. just a piece of laminated chipboard? We have decided to go the 30 or 40mm now regardles..…
900 wall oven
We were thinking of putting the microwave above and getting a stainless steel surround made the same as the oven so the microwave appears to be the same width. I think the…
I have had a lofra free standing gas stove for the last 6 years. Generally I am happy with it. Two things that I find could be better, I hope I will explain it clearly …
Gas or Induction
Ash, you're a shocker....
And just to add my 2c in, we've always had electric even at mum & dad's growing up, and people always raved about gas cooktops. In this…
Aug 13, 2008 11:16 am
kitchen pics - ideas please!
You said you were thinking granite/granite look alike for the benchtop. I don't know your budget but check out the quantum quartz.
They have one called…
Aug 13, 2008 11:47 am
Chipping stone benchtops
I havent heard of that happening
*adds to worry list LOL*
I just know you cant put too much weight on bit in the middle of the sinks
or it could crack there
Selection of Kitchen colours
Thanks petal, i am happy with the splashback colour as well,
Hopefully it will add brightness to the neautral colours that i have selected.
As i mentioned earlier as…
Readikits Drilling Patterns
This might seem a bit obvious but tell your cabinetmaker it is a ReadiKit and he will be able to obtain all the info he requires from Laminex …
Ikea Kitchen - what type
thank you all for your input. I will take in all on board and decide. We will be selling but not probably for a few years so perhaps we will go the alternative way and…
Aug 21, 2008 7:35 pm
Diamond Gloss by Laminex
Thanks so much for posting a picture Mudtrilogy. You have one of the colours I really like and I've never seen it in a big piece. I have been to about 6 kitchen places…
Any reputable mason will have your caesarstone joints almost invisible.
Almond Rocca would look great with your combo.
Corian has some issues against in that it is…
Under cupboard lighting?
Check out Lincoln sentry and their Hera lighting options- everything from halogens to Low voltage, low or no heat L.E.D solutions.
I know that Kleenmaid are re-branders, but am soooo happy with their kitchen appliances, I was looking at their BBQ's. Does anyone know who Kleenmaid source their BBQ's from?