7 year guarantee
Renovator told me that their kitchens have 7 year guarantees and that they are required by law. Said if others don't have the guarantee then…
cupboards - HORIZONTAL GRAIN
I must admit, it’s definitely a man’s saying!
You don’t see woman betting their bits and pieces away!
Exactly that …
Dishwashers may 'burn down house'
I've had 3 kids at home, now only 1, older 2 have moved out, think we'll keep managing fine with hand- washing.
Interesting how this topic brings out such polarised views.
Mar 19, 2008 9:06 pm
CAESAR STONE OR GRANITE??
If budget is not an issue, i would go with granite, you would pay more for quality and certainly look better as it is natural stone. I guess price won't lie , most of…
The actual process of laminating and edging boards for doors and drawers is not that common any more, as it has been superceded by the more cost effective process of…
opinions on TECHNIKA APPLIANCES?
UPDATE ON THE GAS PRESSURE PROBLEM< AND THE RATTLE
Just had the independant repair technician out. The reguator issue is a common one, seems that there was a bad batch.…
ANYONE ELSE HAVE A COLOURED SINK?
The flecked white should be nice.
I've lived with a off-white sink and it worked.
They do tend stain a bit if you pour tea into them often etc.
Mar 21, 2008 2:03 pm
Cutlery set to buy please advise
There are also brands such as TableKraft and Grosvenor. We have a good set of Grosvenor cutlery of for everyday use and another REALLY good set which stays in its box…
Water & Ice Fridge Connenction
DO it yourself.
Make sure you read the manual for any special requirements.
It is ridiculously simple (1 connection) and less work than…
Quantum Quartz/ Caesarstone
Have you checked out the National Tiles display centre? I haven't been there myself but they seem to be a distributor of QQ so they probably have some larger benches on…
Mar 27, 2008 6:36 pm
Refrigerators also have a primary function of insulating - same as an oven.
But not all…
Help Needed with Door Colours
Actually, I really love the Ming benchtop with the white cupboards. Very very nice. I don't think I'd be keen on cream, to be honest!
Pigeon pair fridge/freezers?
We ended up buying two Fisher & Paykel fridges - one of which we are getting the handle reversed so when they are assembled side by side they will look like a pair. We did…
Apr 01, 2008 2:15 pm
water point at fridge space
thnaks a lot for the replies, i can't imagine it is so handy to get someone's opinion in the field so easily, i love this forum!
the house is PD Newstead 27, so the "L"…
Apr 02, 2008 12:54 pm
Apr 03, 2008 6:51 pm
Timber veneer kitchen with timber floors
Thanks Casa - I have looked alot at the inslab hydronic with timber floors and the timber suppliers aren't quite sure how it would go but the heating people said we could…
Apr 06, 2008 7:11 am
Kitchen Colours. AGGGHHHHH!!!!!!
Hi Little Miss GrownUp,
We also love olive greens in our house but we're having the Mink C/S benchtop (in olive green) and a neutral beige cupboards in the kitchen. …
Apr 10, 2008 3:07 pm
Joins in stone benches
What colour is the bench? I think that plays a big part in it's visibility.
Still waiting to find out colours,…
Apr 12, 2008 12:15 am
What side is your drainer on?
Kiwi, on our floor plan it shows the dimensions as 4m x 2.7m, I presume this is measuring the floor area taken up from the outside of the bench…
The P150 in the Quadra range - it is really beautiful - a double oven with 6 burners, 1 fish burner and 1 Teppenyaki or BBQ Grill Plate....…
White Knight Laminate Paints
For a short term update we used white knight laminate paint to update our ensuite vanity benchtop and cupboards.
We got the White-Knight paint in dulux ecru for the…
Apr 15, 2008 2:35 pm
Something to be aware of is that a lot of the noise generated by a range hood is not neccesarily from the motor, it can also be from the actual air movement - especially…
Apr 20, 2008 6:20 pm
Try a camping store or disposals place - plenty of cast iron ones available for less than $100 - probably around the $50 mark.
Modern Home furnishings...
This is one of my favourite sites. Alot of these kitchens have gone into my 'ideas folder'
I said exactly the same thing to my cabinet maker a month ago 'I want my…
Apr 21, 2008 6:04 pm
HELP Kitchen Cupboards
Thanks everyone for your feedback.
We are feeling alot more confident about 'Burnished Wood'.
Shady, we used 'chocolate pear' in our last house, it looks fantastic…
I have the same thing however my kitchen is roomy with meals area. My partner chopped a door in half, ordered clear glass put it in, got those funky looking handles that…
Yeah yeah, that is about what I expected...I knew you would be wanting the AS/NSZ…
Technika Fan Forced Oven
Thanks Matt. Sounds like a common problem then. Will have to give them a call to come and fix it - more time off work!!!
Apr 24, 2008 10:08 am
New kitchen under $10K, achievable?
Something else I remembered to say about the uneveness (sp?) of the floor - our kitchen cabinets all had adjustable feet - so with a spirit level…
Is there such a thing as
Thanks for the suggestions. Sadly, those programs don't work on a Mac. I'll have to keep looking or revert to graph…
Hi renomart..........on the exact same topic :
What's involved in installing starfire over existing tiles ? Is it a major issue or do the tiles…
Kitchen Appliance Brands
Miele rangehoods are a little bit weak. They're very quiet but that's because they pull bugger-all air through them. We've chosen Miele ovens but have gone with an ILVE…