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bpratt
bpratt
15 June 2014

Fisher and Paykel - Cooldrawers - Cool or not?

Fisher and Paykel - Cooldrawers - Cool or not?

I reckon they look great, but my concerns with them are :- Their overall efficiency, as in power consumption. How reliable are they. Would a small efficient fridge in…

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bpratt
Jun 15, 2014 9:40 am
Michelle
Michelle
13 June 2014

Very disappointed with my new kitchen

Very disappointed with my new kitchen

Yes.... so I can see no repose from the poster - tedsnewhome. Any wonder. What would you be prepared to do about your kitchen tedsnewhome?

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Michelle
Jun 13, 2014 8:20 pm
Michelle
spot89
spot89
12 June 2014

Experience with Lustrolite?

Experience with Lustrolite?

There's always Akril http://akril.net.au/home.html I've had heaps of experience with it and it always looks a treat!!

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spot89
Jun 12, 2014 1:38 pm
Evelin
Evelin
9 June 2014

Changing position of internal BLUM drawers in tall cabinet

Changing position of internal BLUM drawers in tall cabinet

thank you so much for your help and advice. Now I only have to convince the other half to do it. Cheers Evelin

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Evelin
Jun 09, 2014 10:33 pm
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PHL
Jun 09, 2014 3:28 pm
MalSannie
MalSannie
9 June 2014

Pantries - What does and doesn't work?

Pantries - What does and doesn't work?
1, 2

This is such a useful post - thanks for all the photos and ideas everyone - lots of food for thought for our future build!

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MalSannie
Jun 09, 2014 9:04 am
MalSannie
Evelin
Evelin
8 June 2014

Pot Drawer Depths?

Pot Drawer Depths?
1, 2

thanks Chippy for the tip, I will do that.

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Evelin
Jun 08, 2014 5:55 pm
AvaG
AvaG
8 June 2014

Step in pantry

Step in pantry

I think what you're after might have been discussed here: viewtopic.php?f=16&t=68764 Towards the bottom if the first page

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AvaG
Jun 08, 2014 10:32 am

Joins in stone benchtops

Joins in stone benchtops

for those with waterfall edges, does the stone completely butt up against the melamine cabinets on both sides? One side (where the pot…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 05, 2014 6:22 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Ajs12345
Ajs12345
4 June 2014

U-install it kitchens

U-install it kitchens

Hi has anyone used u-install it kitchens? Are the ok to use? Good quality?

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Ajs12345
Jun 04, 2014 8:58 pm

Splash back window and induction top

Splash back window and induction top

Thanks for the replies, looks like I'll just try and ensure there's around 200mm. More to reduce the chance of the window breaking from getting…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 30, 2014 8:21 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
leni
leni
28 May 2014

Kitchen Layout Help

Kitchen Layout Help

Maybe ask your architect for a few different ideas?

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leni
May 28, 2014 11:19 pm
leni

Fisher and Paykal Dishdrawer front panels

Fisher and Paykal Dishdrawer front panels

I have fitted/changed many integrated panels on these dishwashers but never changed white to stainless. If I were you I would go to the shops and compare the fronts on a…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 28, 2014 7:29 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens

What material should I use for this cupboard

What material should I use for this cupboard

A photo of the area the cabinet will go will help us give you some ideas.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 28, 2014 7:27 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
MT70
MT70
25 May 2014

What are your favourite white paint colours for the kitchen?

What are your favourite white paint colours for the kitchen?

We finally found the perfect white today, Alabaster by Resene fairly similar to Vivid White by Dulux but maybe slightly softer. Looks great, clean white without any grey…

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MT70
May 25, 2014 4:51 pm
MT70
Filthyfil
Filthyfil
25 May 2014

Alfresco Kitchen - Pricing Guide

Alfresco Kitchen - Pricing Guide

Thanks Mark....will budget for $15k.... Cheers everyone

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Filthyfil
May 25, 2014 12:43 am
Filthyfil

How much to upgrade your island bench to waterfall ends??

How much to upgrade your island bench to waterfall ends??

Hi cuttingedgekitchens - is it possible to add waterfall edges after handover? If so what would you need to change on the standard island bench…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 24, 2014 7:33 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
dragonchild
dragonchild
23 May 2014

Kitchen Layout Query

Kitchen Layout Query

LOL - sales guys are trying to make a sale. Sure, there are LH options, but they aren't the majority or necessarily easy to get. I have a LH hinged fridge; I remember…

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dragonchild
May 23, 2014 12:01 pm
dragonchild
mmmmark
mmmmark
21 May 2014

Kitchen asbestos and trades

Kitchen asbestos and trades

One thing which should be mentioned is to get multiple quotes if you can. The prices can vary alot! I had a couple of internal fibro walls removed from my house and was…

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mmmmark
May 21, 2014 3:32 am
J54
J54
20 May 2014

Kitchen Reno - Layout Opinions Please?

Kitchen Reno - Layout Opinions Please?

Thanks for the replies everyone. I guess layout one won't be possible because the widthe of the room is not enough for a dining table with chairs…

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J54
May 20, 2014 3:47 pm
Ninka
Ninka
18 May 2014

Recommend a dishwasher please

Recommend a dishwasher please
1, 2

I would highly recommend getting a Miele. Yes the initial outlay is a bit more than some other brands but well worth it in my opinion. I have had mine for over 10 years…

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Ninka
May 18, 2014 11:18 pm
Ninka
Dream_Catchers
Dream_Catchers
17 May 2014

changing colour of polyurethane kitchen

changing colour of polyurethane kitchen

Hi kdgirl, My husband runs a French/Polyurethane company in Osborne Park. If you're interested PM me :)

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Dream_Catchers
May 17, 2014 11:18 pm
Dream_Catchers
travisaus
travisaus
16 May 2014

Which essastone colour goes best with grey colour scheme??

Which essastone colour goes best with grey colour scheme??

I have put porchini with grey cupboards in my place. Busy bench but the grey stone picks up the cupboards well.

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travisaus
May 16, 2014 9:02 pm
CPross
CPross
13 May 2014

Laminex Silk Finish Doors

Laminex Silk Finish Doors

Thanks so much for the photos fmac! You kitchen is lovely! Sure does make a different after the floor has been put down. :-) We won't be having timber floors, so will look…

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CPross
May 13, 2014 8:34 pm
rafter
rafter
13 May 2014

Flick Mixer tap - 35 or 40mm ?

Flick Mixer tap - 35 or 40mm ?

The original flick mixer in the kitchen started leaking. Grub screw wouldn't undo so went to Bunnings to get a replacement $28 flick mixer. Seems to be the same size at…

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rafter
May 13, 2014 2:47 pm
reece_76
reece_76
13 May 2014

Kitchen Designers

Kitchen Designers

Thanks for the KBDi link. Came in handy for me too. :)

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reece_76
May 13, 2014 2:41 pm
PHL
PHL
12 May 2014

600mm cooktop with 900mm oven?

600mm cooktop with 900mm oven?

Do you really need a 900mm oven? The newer ovens seem to be a lot more spacious internally, and you'd save energy with a smaller oven. We find we are using our smaller 2/3…

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PHL
May 12, 2014 3:25 pm
lmille32
lmille32
12 May 2014

Laminex diamond gloss, acrylic edging, any problems?

Laminex diamond gloss, acrylic edging, any problems?

Well the acrylic edging isn't a laminex product I don't think. They supply the laminex but the edge type has to be guaranteed by the manufacturer to be covered. As he…

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lmille32
May 12, 2014 3:14 pm
lmille32
Danette
Danette
9 May 2014

Glass splashback in the hunter valley

Glass splashback in the hunter valley

I too am interested in finding someone to do a splashback. Thanks so much TiredHalo, much appreciated.

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Danette
May 09, 2014 9:42 am
Danette

Im A Cabinetmaker

Im A Cabinetmaker

I do believe that the Blum push to open for doors is a great product and doesn't break down. I use them all…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 07, 2014 1:52 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
deluxes
deluxes
4 May 2014

Kitchen Cupboards Colour Help

Kitchen Cupboards Colour Help

We've gone dark as well.... Cavia Lini sheen cabinets (dark grey) with a Jet black bench tops... I like it. It's moody & sophisticated. Not that I'm biased.. Haha Look…

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deluxes
May 04, 2014 8:27 pm
deluxes

Vinyl wrap kitchen doors

Vinyl wrap kitchen doors

Thank you for your reply. I have the polytec booklet in front of me but can't figure out which profile is most like shaker. Do you think it…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 04, 2014 2:52 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
D_rail
D_rail
3 May 2014

Cabinetry Cost - Ballpark Guide Perth

Cabinetry Cost - Ballpark Guide Perth

Thanks for the thoughts. There's never an easy answer, but I'd like to make sure I'm getting value for money rather than just adding to the builders profit. I could use…

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D_rail
May 03, 2014 6:09 pm
dale-reardon
dale-reardon
28 April 2014

Ikea kitchen and stone bench tops in Hobart Tasmania

Ikea kitchen and stone bench tops in Hobart Tasmania

Have now managed to find the Ikea stone options and they sound good. We will ask them how they will handle missing components - that is a good point indeed. Dale.

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dale-reardon
Apr 28, 2014 7:59 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
26 April 2014

600mm deep over head cupboards

600mm deep over head cupboards

Words of wisdom there CEK. I think there is a reason you do not see the overheads the same depth as cupboards and drawers...... As I am vertically challenged I did not…

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AussieMark
Apr 26, 2014 11:53 am
pexel81
pexel81
24 April 2014

Colour advice

Colour advice

does it need to be a wood grain for the overheads and breakfast bar panel? how about white overheads and a light grey cabinets? and a…

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pexel81
Apr 24, 2014 7:44 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
24 April 2014

Cabinets from Masters

Cabinets from Masters

PM me and I can let you know the differences.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 24, 2014 2:21 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

A kitchen faucet gets a lot of use. It gets used many times a day and many ways, such as to wash your dishes, get a drink, wash your food, and fill pots with water for…

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andy2006
Apr 24, 2014 12:45 pm
Splashers
Splashers
20 April 2014

Has anyone used Wallpaper with perspex for a splash back?

Has anyone used Wallpaper with perspex for a splash back?

The issue with the wall paper is the heat as well, even with the glass over it the heat penertrates through the glass and affects the wall paper. The other point is if the…

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Splashers
Apr 20, 2014 9:32 pm
Splashers
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
15 April 2014

New kitchen - signing a contract and payment milestones

New kitchen - signing a contract and payment milestones

In NSW by law you are not allowed to take anymore than a 10% deposit for jobs under $20,000 and only 5% if the job exceeds $20,000. You must also have in place a contract…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 15, 2014 6:44 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
ardie514
ardie514
15 April 2014

Glass Splashbacks in Perth

Glass Splashbacks in Perth

I just got quotes from A splash of glass and also granart. Both seemed reasonable, but can't speak to final product as we're stil a ways off from installation.

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ardie514
Apr 15, 2014 1:32 am
Splashers
Splashers
14 April 2014

Nice kitchens!

Nice kitchens!

Through renovations lately a lot more people are going for a butler style kitchen and a main kitchen. Some butler kitchens are just as big and good as standard kitchens…

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Splashers
Apr 14, 2014 8:42 pm
Splashers
Splashers
Splashers
14 April 2014

Caesarstone prices- Standard vs. Supernatural

Caesarstone prices- Standard vs. Supernatural

Its very very expensive, they are having big troubles with the vein work through the slabs. They have been promising these colours for sometime and i wouldn't hold my…

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Splashers
Apr 14, 2014 8:38 pm
Splashers
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
14 April 2014

Kitchen Solution

Kitchen Solution

Roller shutter cabinet or bifold cabinet. A custom one can easily be made to fit under the existing cabinet which would match doors.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 14, 2014 7:46 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
14 April 2014

Corian vs stone and quartz benchtops

Corian vs stone and quartz benchtops

From my understanding Corian scratches a lot easier over quartz, and also Corian isn't as heat resistant. The only plus to Corian would be you…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 14, 2014 7:44 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
jenathome
jenathome
11 April 2014

Sydneysiders - have you seen the CSR house at Schofields?

Sydneysiders - have you seen the CSR house at Schofields?

Thanks AvaG, I didn't realise I was posting in the kitchen forum until it was up. oops! :oops: I'm glad you were impressed too. I'll do a bit more research on the costs as…

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jenathome
Apr 11, 2014 1:43 pm
jenathome
AvaG
AvaG
10 April 2014

Glass splashback and wall organisers?

Glass splashback and wall organisers?

Actually they were 1L bottles, so 3 x 1L and 2 smaller ones (about 150mL)

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AvaG
Apr 10, 2014 12:13 am


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