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kexkez
kexkez
17 May 2008

Question on underbench ovens

Question on underbench ovens

HI MIke I'm with you on this. I like a separate grill as well. we've decided to try the Westinghouse range because it seems they are the only ones doing it. Coming…

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kexkez
May 17, 2008 1:43 pm
kexkez
Southies
Southies
17 May 2008

Microwave Location

Microwave Location

Thank you, each & every one of you who offered ideas. I will be mulling them over well & truly before I make a firm decision & will also, run your ideas by the kitchen…

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Southies
May 17, 2008 9:38 pm
Southies
andrew_123
andrew_123
18 May 2008

Kitchen colours - I am clueless and panicking!!

Kitchen colours - I am clueless and panicking!!

you know, theres only one way to get your home to ultimate satisfaction. and thats to simply, copy the display home colours! after all, you are choosing the house design…

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andrew_123
May 18, 2008 10:08 pm
andrew_123
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
20 May 2008

Glass splashbacks

Glass splashbacks

the samples I have from B&M Glass names are Blast Grey 3 on standard Blast Grey 3 on Lo iron glass Blast Grey 1 on lo iron glass Pure Pewter Std glass Scotty…

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Kevin Brown
May 20, 2008 9:03 am
Kevin Brown
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
20 May 2008

which kitchen configuration? ATLANTIQUE MK 2 - CARLISLE

which kitchen configuration? ATLANTIQUE MK 2 - CARLISLE

I'd choose the L shaped, the bi-fold window to outside will be terrific and the island bench has heaps of space/work area. Go the "L"

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House-To-Be
May 20, 2008 12:24 pm
kexkez
kexkez
23 May 2008

Bulkhead over benchtop ?

Bulkhead over benchtop ?

Kiwi your kitchen looks fabulous. Well done for making such wonderful choices.

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kexkez
May 23, 2008 8:47 am
kexkez
*MJ*
*MJ*
23 May 2008

Replace benchtops

Replace benchtops
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Hey venno we've just had a granite transformations benchtop (in Amaretto - very dark brown granite colour) installed over our white ikea cupboards (we DIYed most of the…

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*MJ*
May 23, 2008 4:08 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
24 May 2008

special installation induction cooktop over Pyrolytic Oven?

special installation induction cooktop over Pyrolytic Oven?

Just make sure you do a family head count (including pets) before turning function on..... :D :D

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Yak_Chat
May 24, 2008 7:21 pm
Yak_Chat
Michelle
Michelle
24 May 2008

is it possible to build shelves into a breakfast bar wall?

is it possible to build shelves into a breakfast bar wall?

I think you could do this fairly cheaply……no back on the unit, use the back of the bar as the back of the unit. So you are now just looking for the…

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Michelle
May 24, 2008 7:25 pm
Michelle
oznow
oznow
24 May 2008

Tuscany Microwave Convection Grill only $300!! Anygood?

Tuscany Microwave Convection Grill only $300!! Anygood?

Hi i have paid this item, and will pick it up Friday next week. The size is just fit into my microwave cavity, and pricewise about 200 cheaper than the panasonic…

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oznow
May 24, 2008 7:27 pm
oznow
kexkez
kexkez
24 May 2008

Kitchen : Open Plan V Kitchen "room"

Kitchen : Open Plan V Kitchen "room"

I like the kitchen style like you will have in your new flat Grace_slick. With the dividing (1/2 wall/)3/4 wall so you can be in the kitchen but still be part of the…

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kexkez
May 24, 2008 11:13 pm
kexkez
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
27 May 2008

Tambortech door question

Tambortech door question

Thanks Kevin, They have managed to source the roller door in a slightly different finish but the same material (matt as opposed to crystal finish)…

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Kevin Brown
May 27, 2008 7:10 pm
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
29 May 2008

How much to replace kitchen bench top?

How much to replace kitchen bench top?

Alright, another one from me. Is it possible to somehow “re-enamel” your kitchen bench top so it’s almost as if you put on a veneer…

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Kevin Brown
May 29, 2008 7:01 pm
Kevin Brown
to_do_list
to_do_list
30 May 2008

Brisbane Bench Tops

Brisbane Bench Tops

No idea about tradies in your area.....but always good to get several quotes.....sometimes it's not the dollars but the person that counts. Are you on the same…

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to_do_list
May 30, 2008 10:19 pm
to_do_list
gpierce
gpierce
31 May 2008

best stand alone 90cm oven?

best stand alone 90cm oven?

Hi. Choice did a comparison on different dual fuel ovens in Aug 07. Their top picks were: Brand Price Baumatic BAF9003 $3769 Westinghouse DSK963S $2109 An old…

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gpierce
May 31, 2008 11:22 am
Paula
Paula
2 June 2008

WOULD THIS PANTRY BE TOO CRAMPED?

WOULD THIS PANTRY BE TOO CRAMPED?
1, 2, 3

Loving my new WIP - the only thing is it doesnt have any ventilation - somethimes it still smells like toast in the afternoon!! So if any of you are at the stage that…

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Paula
Jun 02, 2008 2:14 pm
Paula
to_do_list
to_do_list
4 June 2008

island bench, sink or cooker preference?

island bench, sink or cooker preference?
1, 2, 3

Again it's a personal choice thing, as someone wise said…

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to_do_list
Jun 04, 2008 5:46 pm
to_do_list
dilysho
dilysho
5 June 2008

Kitchen drawer liners!

Kitchen drawer liners!

I dont line mine but my nana uses lino cut to fit. If its a new house i wouldnt bother as it should be laminate or something similar that is easy to clean anyway.

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dilysho
Jun 05, 2008 12:33 am
mustangshelly
mustangshelly
7 June 2008

Underbench Sink?

Underbench Sink?

Yes the grunge is a thing I am worried about. MrsB - love the look of those sinks and thanks for the forum. Joles - I love mustang's can you tell. We had a…

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mustangshelly
Jun 07, 2008 7:22 am
Casa2
Casa2
7 June 2008

Quantum Quartz benchtops: Do they require Sealing?

Quantum Quartz benchtops: Do they require Sealing?

1) Do not seal any of the engineered stones (Ceaserstone, Silestone, Quantum Quartz, etc). 2) Get a sample in your chosen colour (they're free!) and put a beetroot on…

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Casa2
Jun 07, 2008 12:14 pm
dna
dna
7 June 2008

White kitchen

White kitchen
1, 2, 3, 4

Let's just hope the microwave stays that way when it's in use. Haven't tested it yet but hopefully it does not move around…

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dna
Jun 07, 2008 5:04 pm
kitchen designer
kitchen designer
8 June 2008

great kitchen company

great kitchen company

my finish was polyurathane and new age vaneer

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kitchen designer
Jun 08, 2008 7:35 pm
kitchen designer
kitchen designer
8 June 2008

Cost of upgrading doors!

Cost of upgrading doors!

when i went to emporium kitchens they highly recommended me away from vynyl doors because they said direct sun light and around the oven where there is heat the vynyl will…

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kitchen designer
Jun 08, 2008 9:57 pm
Casa2
Casa2
9 June 2008

R u happy with ur Smeg appliances?

R u happy with ur Smeg appliances?
1, 2

Pyrolytic ovens ("self -cleaning" ovens) and induction cooktops. Way to go if you want the house being the slave to you rather than you being the slave to the house!

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Casa2
Jun 09, 2008 10:23 am
maggie
maggie
10 June 2008

Help with splashback colour

Help with splashback colour

I love the beige wall colour against the white shelves what colour is this Ray? Maggie

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maggie
Jun 10, 2008 5:09 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
11 June 2008

More gorgeous kitchens

More gorgeous kitchens

Well I've done em all TDL :D Re sailing - visit your local yacht club website - normally lots of skippers looking for crew. Some of them are old tyrants, and others…

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Yak_Chat
Jun 11, 2008 1:06 am
Yak_Chat
Alicante
Alicante
11 June 2008

Retractable sink tap/mixer query

Retractable sink tap/mixer query

aha thanks strumer :D yes we did see the 'fishing type sinker' on the cord last night when we were busy pulling the cord back. I will get DH to have a go at adjusting it…

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Alicante
Jun 11, 2008 2:00 pm
Southies
Southies
11 June 2008

Starfire glass samples

Starfire glass samples

Hi remomart, spoke to them today & no they don't supply samples. I'm not surprised - an expensive exercise. And their colours are specially made & named for them.

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Southies
Jun 11, 2008 11:46 pm
Southies
maggie
maggie
13 June 2008

colours for a small kitchen

colours for a small kitchen

Thanks Michelle, I was a bit worried about the timber, I think I will just stick to Dune. Now is the time toget the quotes and order, not that I will not be agonising…

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maggie
Jun 13, 2008 5:43 am
kirribilli
kirribilli
13 June 2008

question bout essastone/cstone top scratching

question bout essastone/cstone top scratching

We have Essa stone benches in our kitchen, it was included free in our house build so we just went with it, easy! We found an offcut in the skip and bought a piece home…

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kirribilli
Jun 13, 2008 10:54 pm
kirribilli
grace_slick
grace_slick
14 June 2008

How much to put glass doors in upper kitchen cabinets?

How much to put glass doors in upper kitchen cabinets?

Thanks Maggie, that's great. I had actually been to the Ikea website before to try and find kitchen cupboards but couldn't find any I liked. I know the one in Logan. We…

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grace_slick
Jun 14, 2008 4:18 pm
grace_slick
Paula
Paula
14 June 2008

granite benchtop

granite benchtop

Nice big kitchen, love the zebras!! Worth the money for the bench tops they look…

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Paula
Jun 14, 2008 4:44 pm
Paula
Sharee
Sharee
15 June 2008

I dont like the colour of my new kitchen!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I dont like the colour of my new kitchen!!!!!!!!!!!!!
1, 2

Hey Kexkez, it is a parbury colour, doesn't look pink on the sample but as you said with your colour does have a shimmer to it which on the internet looks like it throws…

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Sharee
Jun 15, 2008 2:03 pm
Sharee
Michelle
Michelle
15 June 2008

Granite Colour

Granite Colour

Ohhh, looks good!!! :D

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Michelle
Jun 15, 2008 3:30 pm
Michelle
Knuckle
Knuckle
15 June 2008

Flat Pack Kitchens

Flat Pack Kitchens

Just put in an Ikea kitchen and it came up a treat!! Easy to assemble, easy to install but it appears the Europeans don't have cavity wall!! You wouldn't think that…

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Knuckle
Jun 15, 2008 6:50 pm
u9026a
u9026a
16 June 2008

Zip Hydrotap hot/cold water

Zip Hydrotap hot/cold water

Hi, just a warning for anyone thinking of buying these hot/cold instant water units for the kitchen. If they do happen to go wrong the only company that fixes them is Zip,…

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u9026a
Jun 16, 2008 12:22 pm
Peter_OZ
Peter_OZ
17 June 2008

Location of p/point on island bench ?

Location of p/point on island bench ?
1, 2

Besides if it did get in the earlth leakage circuit breaker would trip. that is one reason those things are…

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Peter_OZ
Jun 17, 2008 7:53 pm
petal
petal
18 June 2008

Pimp My Fridge

Pimp My Fridge
1, 2

Oh, and I should have added..... As for the swarovski 'bling fridge'....GIVE ME THAT FRIDGE....I want it now!!!!!!!!!! :shock: ::hyst:: ::hyst:: ::hyst::

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petal
Jun 18, 2008 1:18 pm
petal
kexkez
kexkez
19 June 2008

Laminex Roman Marble

Laminex Roman Marble

we've picked the laminex ebony marble in the dimensions finish for our vanity top. Can't show you it yet though unfortunately since we've only just had pre--start…

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kexkez
Jun 19, 2008 8:03 am
kexkez
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
19 June 2008

waterfall or apron?

waterfall or apron?

HAD to get one...hehe..so i dont really mind if its 20mm or 40mm, just as long as it looks good...which i think it will either way. :)

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House-To-Be
Jun 19, 2008 11:41 am
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
20 June 2008

Waterfall edge on L-shaped bench?

Waterfall edge on L-shaped bench?
1, 2, 3

Can someone remind me again, is it okay to use a dark color (say red) for a splash back without starfire glass? I think I remember someone saying…

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House-To-Be
Jun 20, 2008 9:21 am
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
21 June 2008

Smeg and Baumatic Suppliers in Melbourne?

Smeg and Baumatic Suppliers in Melbourne?

I now have a book on most major appliances retail prices, if anyone is interested. I'm…

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Kevin Brown
Jun 21, 2008 11:11 pm
Kevin Brown
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
23 June 2008

where should I put my powerpoint?

where should I put my powerpoint?
1, 2

Thanks Thuy. If you could let me know that would be great! Toni

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House-To-Be
Jun 23, 2008 9:02 am
razzle
razzle
24 June 2008

need help deciding benchtop colour!

need help deciding benchtop colour!

what colour benchtop did you go with? We have a blackwood kitchen in our current house. The benchtops are a light laminate and look terrible, but we have an island bench…

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razzle
Jun 24, 2008 3:15 pm
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
24 June 2008

Starfire Splashback Upgrade

Starfire Splashback Upgrade
1, 2

Hi Southies, oh don't be sorry! Thanks…

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House-To-Be
Jun 24, 2008 3:26 pm
bec
bec
27 June 2008

Caesarstone - Raw silk v Ivory

Caesarstone - Raw silk v Ivory

I found this picture, it has antique white cupboards and ivory benchtop and I think it looks fab!! I quite like the splashback which seems to be a…

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bec
Jun 27, 2008 9:15 pm
laiyee2000
laiyee2000
29 June 2008

Side by side fridge

Side by side fridge

Hi, Does anyone own a side by side fridge? What does it mean when it says 'vertical water connection'? Is it just a water tap connection? How high should this outlet be…

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laiyee2000
Jun 29, 2008 8:34 pm
Newbies
Newbies
30 June 2008

kickboard colour...

kickboard colour...
1, 2

Well thanks for the topic Newbies, I tossed and turned over the kickers for days a few months back.....zincworks or polar white? I decided…

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Newbies
Jun 30, 2008 2:07 pm
Newbies


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