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alabaster
alabaster
16 March 2008

7 year guarantee

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…

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alabaster
Mar 16, 2008 11:30 pm
renomart
renomart
17 March 2008

TECHNIKA SINKS AND ACCESSORIES

TECHNIKA SINKS AND ACCESSORIES

Does Technika make an undermount sink?

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renomart
Mar 17, 2008 11:14 am
renomart
renomart
renomart
17 March 2008

my kitchen layout, pls help (revised pic/plan)

my kitchen layout, pls help (revised pic/plan)

I would drop the corner pantry in favour of a blind corner one and move the wall oven to the other wall. Then you could increase the benchtop depth along that wall to…

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renomart
Mar 17, 2008 12:06 pm
renomart
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
17 March 2008

cupboards - HORIZONTAL GRAIN

cupboards - HORIZONTAL GRAIN
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I must admit, it’s definitely a man’s saying! You don’t see woman betting their bits and pieces away! Exactly that :shock:

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Yak_Chat
Mar 17, 2008 9:10 pm
Yak_Chat
Helyn
Helyn
19 March 2008

Dishwashers may 'burn down house'

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.

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Helyn
Mar 19, 2008 9:06 pm
Helyn
Build_build
Build_build
19 March 2008

CAESAR STONE OR GRANITE??

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 :lol: 8), most of…

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Build_build
Mar 19, 2008 9:43 pm
Build_build
Strumer
Strumer
19 March 2008

Replacing laminate

Replacing laminate

The actual process of laminating and edging boards for doors and drawers is not that common any more, as it has been superceded by the more cost effective process of…

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Strumer
Mar 19, 2008 11:26 pm
Strumer
Adrian B
Adrian B
20 March 2008

opinions on TECHNIKA APPLIANCES?

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.…

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Adrian B
Mar 20, 2008 5:19 pm
Adrian B
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
20 March 2008

ANYONE ELSE HAVE A COLOURED SINK?

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. Steve

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Yak_Chat
Mar 20, 2008 7:24 pm
Yak_Chat
Paula
Paula
21 March 2008

web kitchen pics

web kitchen pics

I think the best Australian kitchens are to be seen on the Laminex website: www.laminex.com.au click "Project Gallery", kitchens (they also have…

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Paula
Mar 21, 2008 2:03 pm
Paula
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
22 March 2008

Cutlery set to buy please advise

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…

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PhoenixStar
Mar 22, 2008 11:49 pm
PhoenixStar
Michelle
Michelle
25 March 2008

Where are the nice kitchen showrooms?

Where are the nice kitchen showrooms?

mek…you just find the best websites!!!! Very stylish kitchens! :D

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Michelle
Mar 25, 2008 9:38 pm
Michelle
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
26 March 2008

Water & Ice Fridge Connenction

Water & Ice Fridge Connenction

P, DO it yourself. Make sure you read the manual for any special requirements. It is ridiculously simple (1 connection) and less work than…

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PhoenixStar
Mar 26, 2008 12:06 am
PhoenixStar
ziggyboy
ziggyboy
26 March 2008

Which benchtop colour to go with cream doors

Which benchtop colour to go with cream doors

Thanks guys. After looking at my walls again they're a bit more yellow than I had imagined. I passed by the showroom this morning and now I'm leaning towards Cashmere.

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ziggyboy
Mar 26, 2008 11:44 am
Kanin
Kanin
27 March 2008

Quantum Quartz/ Caesarstone

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…

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Kanin
Mar 27, 2008 6:36 pm
Strumer
Strumer
28 March 2008

Oven venting?

Oven venting?

Refrigerators also have a primary function of insulating - same as an oven. But not all…

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Strumer
Mar 28, 2008 11:21 am
Strumer
mozzi26
mozzi26
29 March 2008

Help Needed with Door Colours

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!

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mozzi26
Mar 29, 2008 12:18 am
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
29 March 2008

kitchen - heights of benchtop/overhead cupboards etc

kitchen - heights of benchtop/overhead cupboards etc

Thanks Reno. Found all the info I was after on your web site and in this post. www.renomart.com.au Bench heights, range hood height above the bench, setbacks and…

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Yak_Chat
Mar 29, 2008 6:07 pm
Yak_Chat
kyton
kyton
1 April 2008

Pigeon pair fridge/freezers?

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…

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kyton
Apr 01, 2008 2:15 pm
kyton
Damon
Damon
2 April 2008

water point at fridge space

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"…

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Damon
Apr 02, 2008 12:54 pm
oznow
oznow
3 April 2008

Here is the spec of the kitchen, finally:

Here is the spec of the kitchen, finally:

I thought i will never received the details, but today after talking with the kitchen guy here is the spec. any comments on the quality please? Doors and draws:…

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oznow
Apr 03, 2008 6:51 pm
oznow
James
James
6 April 2008

Timber veneer kitchen with timber floors

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…

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James
Apr 06, 2008 7:11 am
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
6 April 2008

Fridges

Fridges

Yep :oops: Usually the stock is…

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stonecutter1309
Apr 06, 2008 8:08 am
stonecutter1309
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Rachelle
Apr 09, 2008 11:47 pm
piranha
piranha
9 April 2008

My new glasstop rangehood looks amazing cost under $400

My new glasstop rangehood looks amazing cost under $400

Thanks,, happy with the result and now have the stressful task of building the new house (& renting during build) and doing it owner builder so it iwll keep me busy.…

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piranha
Apr 10, 2008 12:37 am
VJ
VJ
10 April 2008

Kitchen Colours. AGGGHHHHH!!!!!!

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. …

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VJ
Apr 10, 2008 2:33 pm
VJ
Paula
Paula
10 April 2008

HELP URGENT! what colour splashback?

HELP URGENT! what colour splashback?

We couldn't decide on a color so we went with a mirror - looks great and makes the room look bigger. could you post a pic?

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Paula
Apr 10, 2008 3:07 pm
Paula
Paula
Paula
11 April 2008

Joins in stone benches

Joins in stone benches

Paula, What colour is the bench? I think that plays a big part in it's visibility. Cheers, Casa Still waiting to find out colours,…

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Paula
Apr 12, 2008 12:15 am
Paula
kiwi056
kiwi056
13 April 2008

What side is your drainer on?

What side is your drainer on?
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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…

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kiwi056
Apr 13, 2008 9:12 am
kiwi056
The Dynamic Duo
The Dynamic Duo
15 April 2008

Wine Fridges

Wine Fridges

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....…

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The Dynamic Duo
Apr 15, 2008 10:21 am
The Dynamic Duo
eimaj
eimaj
15 April 2008

White Knight Laminate Paints

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…

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eimaj
Apr 15, 2008 2:35 pm
Strumer
Strumer
15 April 2008

Silent Rangehood

Silent Rangehood

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…

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Strumer
Apr 15, 2008 11:43 pm
Strumer
JoBen
JoBen
20 April 2008

Page 23, Herald Sun Home magazine april 19th

Page 23, Herald Sun Home magazine april 19th

hey guys, that kitchen was mine....................... Only joking!! i thought the same thing until i read the article, apparently now - her kids like to be…

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JoBen
Apr 20, 2008 6:20 pm
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
21 April 2008

square grills....

square grills....

Try a camping store or disposals place - plenty of cast iron ones available for less than $100 - probably around the $50 mark.

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stonecutter1309
Apr 21, 2008 12:21 pm
stonecutter1309
Mrs B
Mrs B
21 April 2008

Modern Home furnishings...

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…

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Mrs B
Apr 21, 2008 6:04 pm
Mrs B
Bernadette
Bernadette
21 April 2008

HELP Kitchen Cupboards

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…

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Bernadette
Apr 21, 2008 11:51 pm
Minx
Minx
22 April 2008

Kitchen door/divider?

Kitchen door/divider?

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…

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Minx
Apr 22, 2008 6:15 pm
mudtrilogy
mudtrilogy
23 April 2008

When designing your kitchen???

When designing your kitchen???

My tupperware drawer :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: As being a demonstrator I have WAY too much..

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mudtrilogy
Apr 23, 2008 9:09 am
Strumer
Strumer
23 April 2008

dishwasher depth

dishwasher depth

Yeah yeah, that is about what I expected...I knew you would be wanting the AS/NSZ…

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Strumer
Apr 23, 2008 2:43 pm
Strumer
bec
bec
23 April 2008

Laminex ColourTech Kitchens - What do you think?

Laminex ColourTech Kitchens - What do you think?

that was a great reply I can now see why my cabinetmaker wanted me to go with his 2pac guy (though the others are still nice looking) he also said he prefered to…

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bec
Apr 23, 2008 4:46 pm
Jac08
Jac08
24 April 2008

Technika Fan Forced Oven

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!!!

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Jac08
Apr 24, 2008 10:08 am
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
24 April 2008

New kitchen under $10K, achievable?

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…

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Kevin Brown
Apr 24, 2008 1:25 pm
Kevin Brown
to_do_list
to_do_list
24 April 2008

Is there such a thing as

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…

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to_do_list
Apr 24, 2008 4:28 pm
to_do_list
renomart
renomart
26 April 2008

Glass Splashback

Glass Splashback

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…

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renomart
Apr 26, 2008 3:16 pm
renomart
jamiet
jamiet
28 April 2008

Kitchen Appliance Brands

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…

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jamiet
Apr 28, 2008 7:22 pm
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
28 April 2008

New kitchen colours - help please!!!

New kitchen colours - help please!!!
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Paula, my next forum will be furnishings!!!!!

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House-To-Be
Apr 28, 2008 8:54 pm


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