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andrew_123
andrew_123
5 August 2008

Kitchen colour selection - advice please

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…

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andrew_123
Aug 05, 2008 6:40 pm
andrew_123
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
6 August 2008

Does anyone know this Laminex Colour?

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 ::cheerleader::

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Kevin Brown
Aug 06, 2008 4:09 pm
Kevin Brown
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
7 August 2008

Gas stove and oven?

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…

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Yak_Chat
Aug 07, 2008 11:29 pm
Yak_Chat
Paula
Paula
8 August 2008

What's your preferred brand of fridge?

What's your preferred brand of fridge?

Samsung, i have to say, should stick to TV's, cheap and nasty! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: Wash your mouth out!!! :wink:

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Paula
Aug 08, 2008 11:29 am
Paula
summergrace
summergrace
8 August 2008

Granite benchtops

Granite benchtops

This was copied from the age http://blogs.smh.com.au/lifestyle/renovationnation/archives/2008/07/can_kitchen_cou.html?page=2#comments There…

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summergrace
Aug 08, 2008 2:16 pm
Paula
Paula
8 August 2008

KITCHEN COLOUR OPINIONS PLEASE

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.

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Paula
Aug 08, 2008 5:02 pm
Paula
Michelle
Michelle
9 August 2008

Appliances, Design & Colour Part 2

Appliances, Design & Colour Part 2

Your design looks good! :D It’s what you are using in your selections that will make up the price….C/stone…..laminate, ect. What are you having? Welcome…

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Michelle
Aug 09, 2008 7:24 pm
Michelle
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
9 August 2008

rangehood heights and related questions

rangehood heights and related questions

I have benefited from this discussion as well, :D . ATM I have overhead cabinets next to the range hood and I suggested to DH that we remove them.…

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Kevin Brown
Aug 09, 2008 10:17 pm
Kevin Brown
Michelle
Michelle
10 August 2008

Appliances, Design & Colour Part 1

Appliances, Design & Colour Part 1

Kitchens Splash Back - Bench Top - Cupboard Doors - Cabinets - Draws - Kickboard - Hardware / Taps - Handles -…

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Michelle
Aug 10, 2008 8:29 am
Michelle
razzle
razzle
10 August 2008

gaps at rear and side of fridge

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…

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razzle
Aug 10, 2008 8:02 pm
renomart
renomart
10 August 2008

Ceasarstone vs granite

Ceasarstone vs granite

Hmmm.... maybe you should read this article about…

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renomart
Aug 10, 2008 11:00 pm
renomart
Paddy05
Paddy05
11 August 2008

COST of Trades?

COST of Trades?

Thanks for the tip. We need a plumber and I was going to look in the yellow pages!

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Paddy05
Aug 11, 2008 1:30 am
sha
sha
11 August 2008

20mm or 40mm ceasarstone?

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..…

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sha
Aug 11, 2008 1:30 pm
gweluphome
gweluphome
11 August 2008

900 wall oven

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…

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gweluphome
Aug 11, 2008 2:26 pm
donuts
donuts
11 August 2008

If M3tricon said no......now it might be yes!

If M3tricon said no......now it might be yes!

I think everyone still has a different definition on waterfall sides. :? I call the pieces on the side of the bench that come down to the floor…

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donuts
Aug 11, 2008 4:36 pm
donuts
maggie
maggie
12 August 2008

Lofra Appliances

Lofra Appliances

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 :)

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maggie
Aug 12, 2008 11:23 am
petal
petal
13 August 2008

Gas or Induction

Gas or Induction

Ash, you're a shocker.... :shock: 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…

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petal
Aug 13, 2008 11:16 am
petal
joles
joles
13 August 2008

kitchen pics - ideas please!

kitchen pics - ideas please!

Hi elly, 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…

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joles
Aug 13, 2008 11:47 am
joles
bec
bec
14 August 2008

Chipping stone benchtops

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 I…

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bec
Aug 14, 2008 11:26 am
pink elephant
pink elephant
14 August 2008

Excited new homeowner seeking advise

Excited new homeowner seeking advise

Great! Good to know. We don't move in till October 2 but i will definitely share the results of our quick reno :D

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pink elephant
Aug 14, 2008 11:31 pm
homeishome
homeishome
16 August 2008

Selection of Kitchen colours

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…

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homeishome
Aug 16, 2008 12:33 am
Ozebeaver
Ozebeaver
16 August 2008

Readikits Drilling Patterns

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 …

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Ozebeaver
Aug 16, 2008 11:36 pm
Anke
Anke
18 August 2008

Kitchen Company Randwick Area - Any suggestions

Kitchen Company Randwick Area - Any suggestions

Hi there, am in the process of getting a new kitchen. Have designed it now need a company to build it - has anyone had any positive experiences with any kitchen companies…

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Anke
Aug 18, 2008 1:38 pm
Anke
Anke
20 August 2008

Ikea Kitchen - what type

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…

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Anke
Aug 20, 2008 7:46 pm
Paula
Paula
21 August 2008

Ceramic or Induction

Ceramic or Induction

I believe the magnet has to stick to the bottom outside of the pan to work.

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Paula
Aug 21, 2008 7:35 pm
Paula
haywgl
haywgl
21 August 2008

Does your fridge stick out?

Does your fridge stick out?

Thanks Razz;e, I'm actually going to ring Samsung tomorrow to get an idea of it all :)

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haywgl
Aug 21, 2008 8:58 pm
haywgl
Paddy05
Paddy05
22 August 2008

Diamond Gloss by Laminex

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…

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Paddy05
Aug 22, 2008 12:33 pm
kitchendesigner
kitchendesigner
22 August 2008

Ceasarstone Benchtop

Ceasarstone Benchtop

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…

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kitchendesigner
Aug 22, 2008 2:44 pm
Southies
Southies
22 August 2008

Under cupboard lighting?

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. Also…

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Southies
Aug 22, 2008 7:18 pm
Southies
annabelle
annabelle
23 August 2008

Kleenmaid BBQ's

Kleenmaid BBQ's

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?

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annabelle
Aug 23, 2008 10:34 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
24 August 2008

Kitchen appliances - where to start?

Kitchen appliances - where to start?
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So I,m really hoping that I like it and there aren,t too many burnt offerings Thats why smoke detectors are mandatory these days. …

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Yak_Chat
Aug 24, 2008 9:25 am
Yak_Chat
miss81
miss81
24 August 2008

Kitchen Sink/Taps - where to buy

Kitchen Sink/Taps - where to buy

Definitely try ebay. Got some great deals on bathroom accessories there recently :)

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miss81
Aug 24, 2008 9:30 am
miss81
Aquagal
Aquagal
24 August 2008

Laminates that replicate a stone finish

Laminates that replicate a stone finish
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I'm going for Quantum Quartz benchtops in the kitchen in Coral Reef (with Laminex flint finish Moleskin cabinets). Also putting a new cupboard in the adjacent laundry - a…

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Aquagal
Aug 24, 2008 2:18 pm
Paddy05
Paddy05
24 August 2008

island bench - Q stone has a visible bowing - acceptable?

island bench - Q stone has a visible bowing - acceptable?

If you aren't happy.... jump up and down until they listen. If it doesn't look right it probably isn't right.

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Paddy05
Aug 24, 2008 9:03 pm
andrew_123
andrew_123
24 August 2008

ATTN MICHELLE: Kitchen Colours

ATTN MICHELLE: Kitchen Colours

thanks Mrs B! =) i definitely will have some posts.. but you may be waiting a long time - completion around about march april 2009. thanks for the compliment, and…

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andrew_123
Aug 24, 2008 10:36 pm
andrew_123
joles
joles
27 August 2008

quick Q - overhang with benchtops

quick Q - overhang with benchtops

The old mincers are the only way to get the meat and the vegies the perfect consistency for home made pasties and shepherd's pie! :wink:

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joles
Aug 27, 2008 9:35 am
joles
Rachelle
Rachelle
27 August 2008

More on colours

More on colours

If you don't want to make a feature of it then how about just using clear glass over the colour of your walls? I really like that look, and it's a bit different to what…

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Rachelle
Aug 27, 2008 6:01 pm
Strumer
Strumer
28 August 2008

Glass door inserts vs perspex equivalent

Glass door inserts vs perspex equivalent

Those doors are from Nover - who get them made by Ali-frost. Other people who are doing acrylic doors include Tekform and Haefele (Haefele actually sell the aluminium…

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Strumer
Aug 28, 2008 7:37 am
Strumer
gweluphome
gweluphome
28 August 2008

Another fridge question!

Another fridge question!

I know, it sounded bad but sometimes these things work (batting of eyelidsI mean) I had a treadmill delivered not so long ago and the young guy delivering it didn't even…

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gweluphome
Aug 28, 2008 3:18 pm
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
29 August 2008

Ikea

Ikea

love your avatar wingies :wink:

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House-To-Be
Aug 29, 2008 2:44 pm
Sahana
Sahana
29 August 2008

Help : Corian vs Caesar vs Granite

Help : Corian vs Caesar vs Granite

I know this is not really an answer to your question but just wanted to know in regards to your shaker style doors, where are you getting these from? Are you using vinyl…

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Sahana
Aug 29, 2008 9:20 pm
renomart
renomart
29 August 2008

Kitchen Design Software

Kitchen Design Software

Try Google Sketchup. It's more flexible than most kitchen design…

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renomart
Aug 29, 2008 10:28 pm
renomart
gweluphome
gweluphome
30 August 2008

Vinyl Wrap or Polyurethrane doors.............thoughts

Vinyl Wrap or Polyurethrane doors.............thoughts

Thanks for that Dy....I will have to look into your suggestions I'm not sure I want poly that bad. Our kitchen is probably the same size as your so thats a good indication.

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gweluphome
Aug 30, 2008 10:48 am
photogirl
photogirl
30 August 2008

Caesarstone Bench Installtion Advice

Caesarstone Bench Installtion Advice

Hi Phil I don't think you are being too fussy. Ceasarstone benchtops cost quite a bit of money and I would not be happy with the waterfall section not meeting the…

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photogirl
Aug 30, 2008 2:40 pm
Aquagal
Aquagal
1 September 2008

Kickboards and Timber Flooring

Kickboards and Timber Flooring

Sounds like under is the way to go and I agree it will be a much neater job. I think I will ask that the kicks are left off and finished later. Thank you all so much.

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Aquagal
Sep 01, 2008 6:02 pm
renomart
renomart
1 September 2008

Glass splashback removal

Glass splashback removal

Very carefully!!! :P Glass splashbacks are usually stuck to the wall with silicon. Try calling DecoGlaze 02 9624 7099 to give you some tips.

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renomart
Sep 01, 2008 9:53 pm
renomart


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