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parker
parker
10 August 2007

Inverter microwaves

Inverter microwaves

Invertor technology has been around a while, but its only just becoming mainstream now and finding its way from just our air conditioners into our welders, microwaves,…

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parker
Aug 10, 2007 10:36 am
parker
Strumer
Strumer
12 August 2007

Cost of different colour cabinets

Cost of different colour cabinets

To answer this question we need to go back in time a bit, so, into the Tardis... When cabinetmaking started becoming an industry of premade boxes hung with coloured…

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Strumer
Aug 12, 2007 2:56 pm
Strumer
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
14 August 2007

Raised kitchen bench

Raised kitchen bench

Personally I'd extend the raised bit to left bit more to give it more balance and also helps hide things that are in the sink or near it. Say another 18 inches to the…

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Yak_Chat
Aug 14, 2007 10:12 am
Yak_Chat
cuttingedgecabinets
cuttingedgecabinets
15 August 2007

Red Gum Kitchens

Red Gum Kitchens

Price really depends on the size of your kitchen and the type of benchtopy you want. I have had some people say they have a large kitchen and it hasnt been that…

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cuttingedgecabinets
Aug 15, 2007 8:39 pm
cuttingedgecabinets
Adrian B
Adrian B
2 September 2007

How green is my splashback

How green is my splashback

Hi FTR Theis was the glear = green glass. As Ed stated things have changed a little in manufacturing. there is no color behnd the wall either. I see you start soon,…

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Adrian B
Sep 02, 2007 5:07 pm
Adrian B
Michelle
Michelle
2 September 2007

More kitchen designs

More kitchen designs

Mek, non the less your info has been a great input……on many accessions! Yep…..got to love the house work…..NOT. I have just spent the day doing a spring clean,…

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Michelle
Sep 02, 2007 6:37 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
2 September 2007

tile colour

tile colour

That sounds good; keep the off white close to the "Ashdust" if you can perhaps a shade lighter. Use your Laminex sample as a guide for the wall colour. :D

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Michelle
Sep 02, 2007 6:41 pm
Michelle
parker
parker
5 September 2007

Best place to buy appliances

Best place to buy appliances

Thanks - some of those links are looking good. At the very least I have a good bargaining chip to use with locals.

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parker
Sep 05, 2007 10:24 am
parker
Michelle
Michelle
7 September 2007

Tile splash backs

Tile splash backs

Thanks cuttingedgecabinets, walls IS what I meant! :?

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Michelle
Sep 07, 2007 4:14 pm
Michelle
Mikita
Mikita
8 September 2007

Need help in tiles for kitchen splashback, bathroom and ens.

Need help in tiles for kitchen splashback, bathroom and ens.

Hi Antoxa, We're building with porter davis and couldn't really find anything in the standard range either. We ended up going with Urban Earth, which is a nice…

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Mikita
Sep 08, 2007 2:56 pm
Mikita
uncle_ant
uncle_ant
13 September 2007

Burnt Stove Top

Burnt Stove Top

Hi Lily Not 100% sure if this will work for your problem, but I know it works for grease stains. Sprikle your stove top with Bicarb Soda, then pour some white…

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uncle_ant
Sep 13, 2007 8:21 pm
uncle_ant
marantz1
marantz1
16 September 2007

Highly recommended cabbie in Melbourne wanted.

Highly recommended cabbie in Melbourne wanted.

Hi all, Thought I would provide an update with regards to our kitchen. After visiting with Ian, the director of Fairmont Cabinets, we knew straight away that his…

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marantz1
Sep 16, 2007 2:39 pm
Law18
Law18
23 September 2007

Same sinks - huge price difference

Same sinks - huge price difference

I was looking at some stainless steel kitchen sinks the other day and was impressed. Lots of design etc etc. A little further on from the…

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Law18
Sep 23, 2007 6:27 pm
cuttingedgecabinets
cuttingedgecabinets
25 September 2007

lime green kitchen with style

lime green kitchen with style

There are two places the washer could be. It could be a font loader beside the sink on the right. It would all be plumbed underneath. There could also be an…

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cuttingedgecabinets
Sep 25, 2007 1:17 pm
cuttingedgecabinets
VJ
VJ
30 September 2007

Any experience with Electrolux fridges?

Any experience with Electrolux fridges?

Hi P1T, Thanks for feedback re: Electrolux E:Line modular fridges. I really love the looks, both inside and outside. I did some more research last night and found the…

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VJ
Sep 30, 2007 5:32 pm
VJ
ahilios
ahilios
2 October 2007

CAA Kitchens - Adelaide

CAA Kitchens - Adelaide

HI everyone. we just had our caa kitchen installed last week september 28th 2007.. It is a large G shape kitchen. Caa's said this was their largest kichen they have done…

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ahilios
Oct 02, 2007 12:18 am
renomart
renomart
2 October 2007

Built in Coffee Machines

Built in Coffee Machines

My inbuilt coffee machine doubles as a shrine to the god of coffee. I worship there daily. :D

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renomart
Oct 02, 2007 11:38 pm
renomart
cuttingedgecabinets
cuttingedgecabinets
8 October 2007

Benchtop length?

Benchtop length?

This is a must and a trap for first time…

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cuttingedgecabinets
Oct 08, 2007 6:40 pm
cuttingedgecabinets
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matt walker
Oct 09, 2007 10:37 pm
matt walker
vpande
vpande
14 October 2007

CeasarStone & Corian - Price Difference

CeasarStone & Corian - Price Difference

it is not so confusing.. Decide based on the type of cooking your family requires and of course $$$ vinyl high gloss- avoid if you are into lot of deep frying,…

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vpande
Oct 14, 2007 9:58 pm
matt walker
matt walker
15 October 2007

Am I being ripped off??

Am I being ripped off??
1, 2, 3

EXPERT An EX is a has been A SPURT is a drip under pressure :shock: :lol:

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matt walker
Oct 15, 2007 11:22 pm
matt walker
Mel_jade
Mel_jade
19 October 2007

Frosted Perspex splashback

Frosted Perspex splashback

Hmm... Your comments have all been very helpful. I didn't think about the cleaning products problem. I guess it's probably not worth taking the risk - particularly…

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Mel_jade
Oct 19, 2007 11:08 pm
Mel_jade
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
25 October 2007

Zip Hydrotap

Zip Hydrotap

Why not just add a water filter under your sink? We have a reverse osmosis system, but there are twin cartridge systems where you have a separate spout for the filtered…

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stonecutter1309
Oct 25, 2007 5:49 pm
stonecutter1309
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
25 October 2007

An Island bench and power points

An Island bench and power points

Exactly, could you imagine something getting spilt with a power point right there.

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Dukekamaya
Oct 25, 2007 8:48 pm
Dukekamaya
MaylandsManor
MaylandsManor
30 October 2007

Second Kitchen :)

Second Kitchen :)

no, very unfortunately it is not my house, as cookiemonster says, we can dream! :lol:

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MaylandsManor
Oct 30, 2007 5:02 pm
MaylandsManor
vpande
vpande
2 November 2007

Join in Ceasar island bench top

Join in Ceasar island bench top
1, 2, 3

Isabelle, M gets their slabs from K!ng marble in preston Vic. show up there with photos of the finished product and ask them why the job was so poorly done. Good luck

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vpande
Nov 02, 2007 4:45 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
4 November 2007

Anyone with Kitchen Suggestions

Anyone with Kitchen Suggestions

Can I come stay for a while when your finished???? Sure - so long as you can hold a paintbrush and roller :) And bring your furry 4…

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Yak_Chat
Nov 04, 2007 5:32 pm
Yak_Chat
mattwalker
mattwalker
4 November 2007

Where to buy replacement laminate?

Where to buy replacement laminate?

I just had 8 metres of postform fitted for $1340... The cabinet maker removed the old top with sink and cooktop and refitted the new one and reconnected the sink and…

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mattwalker
Nov 04, 2007 8:53 pm
mattwalker
muzzman
muzzman
5 November 2007

Pop up oven.

Pop up oven.
1, 2

Weeelllll, let me help... Going back to the original comment - there's companies that make customised lifts and stands for TV's and projectors popping up out of…

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muzzman
Nov 05, 2007 10:36 am
muzzman
Jo K
Jo K
5 November 2007

Franke appliances

Franke appliances

Thanks for that Deka. Perhaps I'd better stick to a brand that I've heard lots of good things about!

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Jo K
Nov 05, 2007 11:20 am
Jo K
mattwalker
mattwalker
6 November 2007

Kitchen Sinks - What's the Difference??

Kitchen Sinks - What's the Difference??

thanks renovirgin, The doors are laminate right throughout. :D

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mattwalker
Nov 06, 2007 9:30 pm
mattwalker
Casa2
Casa2
11 November 2007

Void space behind Fridge (full height cupboards)

Void space behind Fridge (full height cupboards)

I'm planning to have my fridge against an outside wall with vents to the outside near the bottom and near the top. This will improve the energy consumption of the fridge.…

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Casa2
Nov 11, 2007 11:54 am
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
15 November 2007

CaesarStone - Glacier

CaesarStone - Glacier

We've got neutral brown colours in our home too. The splashback actually warms it up a bit too. Check out the colours on my blog - although the photo does not do them…

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PhoenixStar
Nov 15, 2007 9:18 pm
PhoenixStar
FionaL
FionaL
19 November 2007

Support bench for ceasar stone

Support bench for ceasar stone
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Best i can do for you atm is if you go to the "M" website and look at the Montego 28 virtual tour.

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FionaL
Nov 19, 2007 10:42 am
Strumer
Strumer
23 November 2007

Two pack Kitchens

Two pack Kitchens

Two Pack painted boards are perceived as a high value finish - and have a price that matches. But the quality of Two Pack finishes can vary greatly depending on where…

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Strumer
Nov 23, 2007 2:41 pm
Strumer
Strumer
Strumer
26 November 2007

Scratches on Laminex

Scratches on Laminex

I wouldn't be trying to buff any scratches out but a range of touch up "crayons" are available for filling/disuising scratches and blemishes. One example is here:

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Strumer
Nov 26, 2007 4:43 pm
Strumer
Strumer
Strumer
27 November 2007

Kitchen update or replace?

Kitchen update or replace?

Hi Eimaj, Thank you for your feedback; it is always nice to hear a positive recommendation! Albedor, like all other thermolaminate suppliers I have encountered offer…

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Strumer
Nov 27, 2007 4:00 pm
Strumer
sirgoat
sirgoat
6 December 2007

Kitchen cupboard doors - cheap suppliers?

Kitchen cupboard doors - cheap suppliers?

I am currently doing my second kitchen and used kitchen box which used to be one of the franchises for boxandbench its out in bayswater so it a bit of a hike. They where…

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sirgoat
Dec 06, 2007 8:57 am
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sandra_canberra
Dec 07, 2007 1:35 pm
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
9 December 2007

This DOES belong in the kitchen corner!

This DOES belong in the kitchen corner!

Only joking Ash, i wouldn't really spend it on a theatre..... :lol: :lol: :lol: Plus the technology would always date... I'm sure $9K would be well worth it. Poor guy!!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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PhoenixStar
Dec 09, 2007 10:15 pm
PhoenixStar
vpande
vpande
10 December 2007

Stains on Essa Stone

Stains on Essa Stone

Have u tried selley's stone and synthetic stone benchtop cleaner from the local grocery cleaning isle. It transformed the looks of me granite (although black, we had few…

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vpande
Dec 10, 2007 3:04 pm
Michelle
Michelle
12 December 2007

Kitchen layout

Kitchen layout

I think your island bench is a nice size, and the casters should take the weight fine. Make sure you put caters at both ends as well as the both sides in centre, for…

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Michelle
Dec 12, 2007 9:26 am
Michelle
Kryten
Kryten
15 December 2007

Nobel Appliances and Asko Dishwasher

Nobel Appliances and Asko Dishwasher

I'd keep an on on the local Cash Converter places, Trading Post and Ebay. You'd be surprised how much hot stuff goes through those places. I hope you either get your…

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Kryten
Dec 15, 2007 7:08 pm
Kryten
cuttingedgecabinets
cuttingedgecabinets
17 December 2007

re covering a bench top

re covering a bench top

Just buy new benchtops. Benchtops for a medium size kitchen usually cost less than $1000 + Fitting. Re-Laminating benchtops looks crappy and doesnt last as long as…

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cuttingedgecabinets
Dec 17, 2007 8:02 pm
cuttingedgecabinets
Michelle
Michelle
20 December 2007

Kitchenware

Kitchenware

I just added an “Online Shopping” to my Favourites and put those links in. I get some sent to me also……would you like to see those next time I get them?…

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Michelle
Dec 20, 2007 7:18 am
Michelle
commodorenut
commodorenut
20 December 2007

DORF SINK MIXER

DORF SINK MIXER

It was 7 years ago now, but I bought dorf ceramic 1/4 turns for the bathroom. We shopped around all sorts of places, and found this place the cheapest:

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commodorenut
Dec 20, 2007 6:37 pm
commodorenut
Michelle
Michelle
27 December 2007

TOP PLATE????

TOP PLATE????

Thanks for that!!!! :D

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Michelle
Dec 27, 2007 9:13 am
Michelle
DeeElle
DeeElle
30 December 2007

what the latest in handles?

what the latest in handles?

What holds the mess inside :lol:

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DeeElle
Dec 30, 2007 7:45 pm
DeeElle
Michelle
Michelle
31 December 2007

Extra cupboard space needed

Extra cupboard space needed

If you can come with any ideas on extra cupboards or space around the home……it has to worth it!!!! :wink: What you are asking sound fine! Get a kitchen supplier in,…

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Michelle
Dec 31, 2007 5:39 am
Michelle
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
3 January 2008

Freestanding ovens / ranges / 'cooking theatres'

Freestanding ovens / ranges / 'cooking theatres'

Welcome to the forum Kanin, we had a Ilve oven in our last place, and we made sure we had it raised off the floor and placed on the kickboards of the kitchen because i…

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PhoenixStar
Jan 03, 2008 11:53 am
PhoenixStar


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