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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
Helyn
Helyn
2 September 2008

Teatowel rail

Teatowel rail
1, 2, 3

Or more to the point - your'e safe from them!!! :lol: :lol:

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Helyn
Sep 02, 2008 8:20 pm
Helyn
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
3 September 2008

Ideas please

Ideas please

OT - if there are new Laminex and Formica colours out, does that mean the may have deleted colours? I'm hoping mine are still there - Laminex New…

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Kevin Brown
Sep 03, 2008 8:18 am
Kevin Brown
vintage
vintage
3 September 2008

DISHWASHER...............2 Drawer

DISHWASHER...............2 Drawer
1, 2

We have a dishlex global 300 and in 7 yrs have only had to replace a split hose which was likely to be my fault by pushing the unit too far back into the space, my sister…

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vintage
Sep 03, 2008 8:23 pm
vintage

Here is the laundry that we are basing our design on. regards sean

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sdabel
Sep 03, 2008 11:12 pm
sdabel
Toshie
Toshie
4 September 2008

Kitchen Servery

Kitchen Servery

Thanks PK, I think you are right that a 3cm overhang will look best and be the most functional. We’re not planning on selling the place anytime soon but want to…

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Toshie
Sep 04, 2008 11:48 am
grace_slick
grace_slick
5 September 2008

Replacing a kitchen sink (double)

Replacing a kitchen sink (double)

OH MY GOD, really?! The Good Guys, eh? Wow, they really are “good”, aren’t they!? So…if I was to buy a sink (does it have to be a sink from there, or can it be…

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grace_slick
Sep 05, 2008 10:47 am
grace_slick
suh
suh
5 September 2008

Stone top underbench sink

Stone top underbench sink

I am getting undermount sinks in my Caeserstone benchtop. They are a Blanco model with slightly square corners, 1 large and a quarter size. I have seen quite a few in…

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suh
Sep 05, 2008 2:10 pm
suh
gweluphome
gweluphome
5 September 2008

Taps......retractable nozzle.........

Taps......retractable nozzle.........

Thanks sirgoat and paddy.....I will have to research a little more and find out what brands are good. Possibly will just go with a standard mixer after thinking about this…

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gweluphome
Sep 05, 2008 4:13 pm
Anke
Anke
5 September 2008

What freestanding stove do you have?

What freestanding stove do you have?

In the process of looking at the above just wondering if you can give me any recommendations? Looked at Ilve and there was also a brand called Euro? Haven't heard of Euro…

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Anke
Sep 05, 2008 9:29 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
6 September 2008

Perspex instead of glass splashback

Perspex instead of glass splashback

TDL Said My main concern would be crazing of the perspex, when you get really fine scratches on the perspex, you'd only need to clean it incorrectly once…

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Yak_Chat
Sep 06, 2008 7:17 am
Yak_Chat
gpierce
gpierce
6 September 2008

tiles on top of vino/vinal

tiles on top of vino/vinal

Unfortunately, I think your council is right, the only way to know if there is any asbestos in the vinyl backing or glue used is to get some tested. I have only lived…

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gpierce
Sep 06, 2008 4:50 pm
renomart
renomart
7 September 2008

granite top Q for dishwasher space

granite top Q for dishwasher space

Yes, put a full depth 16mm thick piece of board bridging the cabinets either side of the dishwasher

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renomart
Sep 07, 2008 8:07 pm
renomart
memm
memm
9 September 2008

End panels

End panels

Good luck it is tricky with odd cabinets. I have ordered some through a company called cabinets on demand - www.cabinetsondemand.com.au - You can customise height, width…

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memm
Sep 09, 2008 2:38 pm
Southies
Southies
9 September 2008

PD glass splashback - colours?

PD glass splashback - colours?

The regular glass is OK to use on dark colours - the green won't show - making it more economical. The starphire is really only for light colours.

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Southies
Sep 09, 2008 9:52 pm
Southies
haywgl
haywgl
9 September 2008

PD Kitchen cupboards

PD Kitchen cupboards

Ok just heard back from our CSC they do offer the Laminex Contour Doors for around $1800 extra for the whole kitchen. They said I get a choice of profiles - 90 degrees,…

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haywgl
Sep 09, 2008 10:18 pm
haywgl
suh
suh
10 September 2008

My Poor Kitchen Builder

My Poor Kitchen Builder

I knew someone would ask what program I used :shock: all I used was the drawing toolbar and used rectangles of different sizes, even did the frame around the top cupboards using…

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suh
Sep 10, 2008 7:01 am
suh
HappyHome
HappyHome
10 September 2008

New Graphite laminex?

New Graphite laminex?

You must have exquisite taste Nexus :lol: We also made sure the skirting tile was the charcoal so not to break the colour up. IMO that would look odd otherwise. Look…

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HappyHome
Sep 10, 2008 11:46 am
petal
petal
12 September 2008

PD lifestyle are overhead cupboards standard?

PD lifestyle are overhead cupboards standard?
1, 2

I went to their Keysborough Prestige displays and the sales rep there 'S' told me everything that wasn't standard in the whole house - right down…

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petal
Sep 12, 2008 11:38 am
petal
suh
suh
14 September 2008

Blanco Sale

Blanco Sale

Thanks Paula, the cutlery tray is a great point, I am always running out of room on the bottom. Yes and I can hear my Dishlex from the bedroom, no way can we have it on…

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suh
Sep 14, 2008 5:30 pm
suh
Sharee
Sharee
14 September 2008

Splashback update.............

Splashback update.............

I would go for somehing light as well. I personally wouldn't put metalic with timber. I really love a white on natural glass with timber, you get a…

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Sharee
Sep 14, 2008 5:38 pm
Sharee
Southies
Southies
14 September 2008

"2nd hand" LG dishwasher

"2nd hand" LG dishwasher

My friend has that one (bought brand new) and she's never been that happy with it - so maybe a good decision all round! :D

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Southies
Sep 14, 2008 5:49 pm
Southies
albi
albi
15 September 2008

Blue Kitchen

Blue Kitchen

I love the blue colour :D :D I have seen patterned roman blind in a bedroom and lounge room and they looked fantastic - much better than what I thought they would

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albi
Sep 15, 2008 2:27 pm
albi
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
15 September 2008

Will this date quickly?

Will this date quickly?
1, 2, 3

:oops: Thanks SuH, I've been dying to say that for sometime now...... :roll:

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House-To-Be
Sep 15, 2008 2:55 pm
donuts
donuts
16 September 2008

Ikea sinks

Ikea sinks

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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donuts
Sep 16, 2008 2:53 pm
donuts
suh
suh
17 September 2008

Black stone benches.......anyone?

Black stone benches.......anyone?
1, 2

I have had black granite for the past 11 years. It does show crumbs and dust, but I will be cleaning my new white one every day just like I do the black. Get the windex…

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suh
Sep 17, 2008 7:18 pm
suh
donuts
donuts
17 September 2008

Where to buy a dishwasher

Where to buy a dishwasher

Where is this place in Keilor and why don't I know about it? :? :lol:

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donuts
Sep 17, 2008 7:20 pm
donuts
HappyHome
HappyHome
17 September 2008

Show me your kitchens!!

Show me your kitchens!!

Thanks guys Paul, the floor is Boral Silkwood Australian Beech. Definately go for an undermount (that one is an Oliveri Monet), it doesn't draw your gaze as much as…

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HappyHome
Sep 17, 2008 7:45 pm
Lillie
Lillie
17 September 2008

Electrolux - Kitchen Star!

Electrolux - Kitchen Star!

Hi! Electrolux has been up and running for 90 years now and they want to celebrate that by making a book and online gallery with pictures and kitchen stars moment from…

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Lillie
Sep 17, 2008 10:16 pm
petal
petal
20 September 2008

Fisher & Pykel Cool Drawer

Fisher & Pykel Cool Drawer

Oh, I KNOW, mek - I saw these a few weeks ago, and both DH and I were like "....bugger!!!!!!!!!!!!! :evil: " ....too late!!!! :roll:

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petal
Sep 20, 2008 12:55 pm
petal
Cabinfever
Cabinfever
20 September 2008

Tasmanian Oak or Polytech cupboard doors?

Tasmanian Oak or Polytech cupboard doors?

Tasmanian Oak doesn't have to look country. I have Tasmanian oak floors and shelving, but the house is certainly not "country style". It's just a beautiful timber.

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Cabinfever
Sep 20, 2008 11:18 pm
Cabinfever
renomart
renomart
22 September 2008

joins in laminate benches?

joins in laminate benches?

You can see a join more easily in a light laminate top.

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renomart
Sep 22, 2008 5:22 pm
renomart
renomart
renomart
22 September 2008

how to install undercounter wine cooler?

how to install undercounter wine cooler?

Depends on what type they are. Usually you slide them under the counter and adjust the legs. Make sure the power point is in a cabinet either side of the cooler.

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renomart
Sep 22, 2008 5:27 pm
renomart
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suh
Sep 22, 2008 7:57 pm
suh
nutty32
nutty32
23 September 2008

Minimum width for walk though?

Minimum width for walk though?

thanks very much for your replies! :D

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nutty32
Sep 23, 2008 11:45 am
wonderland
wonderland
24 September 2008

Two tone kitchen cupboards

Two tone kitchen cupboards

:lol: yes, please let them be crap!! But knowing my luck, they would be super duper!! :roll: Actually, they did give us the plans for the 5 house at Craigieburn, but there was…

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wonderland
Sep 24, 2008 2:21 pm
wonderland
gweluphome
gweluphome
25 September 2008

cessa stone v essa stone

cessa stone v essa stone

Alot of Kitchen shops use other brands other than laminex this is not the only laminate for cupboards so thats maybe why. Neither is better than the other in my opinion…

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gweluphome
Sep 25, 2008 9:35 am
Southies
Southies
26 September 2008

Sealing Floor Tiles

Sealing Floor Tiles
1, 2

that's fantastic Craig......much appreciated !!!!!!!! :D :D :D

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Southies
Sep 26, 2008 6:49 am
Southies

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