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dannic99
dannic99
7 July 2014

Swing door for pantry

Swing door for pantry

Thank you all for your input. I have decided to stick with the sliding door in the pantry. After having a good look at the kitchen plan, realized that the door would…

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dannic99
Jul 07, 2014 5:40 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
7 July 2014

Trap Door Spiral Wine Cellar in Kitchen - Regulations

Trap Door Spiral Wine Cellar in Kitchen - Regulations

Yes it is a non-habitable storage space but you are creating the opening in a habitable space ( kitchen ) so the opening has to be safe according to the BCA. Like with an…

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Stewie D
Jul 07, 2014 2:44 pm
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PTG
Jul 06, 2014 9:29 pm
PTG
dibdot
dibdot
5 July 2014

White Kitchens - help please!

White Kitchens - help please!

Our cabinets are just going in now (no doors yet though!) and I agonised for AGES over which white to choose. I ended up going with Dulux Vivid White although would have…

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dibdot
Jul 05, 2014 10:27 pm
GBDesign
GBDesign
4 July 2014

Is a dishwasher possible?

Is a dishwasher possible?

As above, a quick design consultation with a Kitchen designer would fix that layout up! A Double door fridge also doesn't work too well up against a LH wall, should you…

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GBDesign
Jul 04, 2014 12:00 pm
GBDesign
GBDesign
GBDesign
4 July 2014

Who make this drawer system?

Who make this drawer system?

That's definitely not Blum or Hettich. That looks like an in house brand, of a local vanity manufacturer. To me, it looks like an A.D.P vanity (auto LED Lights, grey…

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GBDesign
Jul 04, 2014 11:52 am
GBDesign
notremaison
notremaison
3 July 2014

Frypan - Removable Handle

Frypan - Removable Handle

Yes guess they all use similar technology. Ours is still non stick after about 18 months and surface is still really good. The evenness of the heat on ours has been…

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notremaison
Jul 03, 2014 4:16 pm
mwccl
mwccl
2 July 2014

Kitchen design - HELP please

Kitchen design - HELP please

Love the 2nd layout! Looks great! I find 3D drawings really helpful cos I'm a visual person. Our bench is 3m long and is essastone, no idea…

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mwccl
Jul 03, 2014 12:52 am
AlexHomeUser
AlexHomeUser
2 July 2014

Review - Samsung Fridge SRS702GDHSS

Review - Samsung Fridge SRS702GDHSS
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Have this fridge (SRS702GDHSS) for almost 5 years now, work great =) no hiccup =) only problem was one of the shelf has a crack, but they replace it for free for us, so it…

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AlexHomeUser
Jul 02, 2014 4:48 pm

Has anyone used chipped edge sandstone in Adelaide.

Has anyone used chipped edge sandstone in Adelaide.

For the facade of the house. We are looking for anyone with exterior sandstone recently, specifically chipped edge. Our builder doesn't have…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 01, 2014 6:40 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
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Splashers
Jul 01, 2014 12:33 am
Splashers

Worktop stain

Worktop stain

We still need to know what the top is made from?? As…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 30, 2014 12:14 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
JB1
JB1
29 June 2014

Stone benches post handover

Stone benches post handover

The only issue is you may damage the first row of tiles. So have some spare. Don't forget to waterproof the plasterboard again if you have to pull up the tiles. You may…

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JB1
Jun 29, 2014 7:24 pm
Danette
Danette
26 June 2014

Essastone Piazza Benchtop & Laminex Moose Cupboards

Essastone Piazza Benchtop & Laminex Moose Cupboards

Thank you so much Staceyd for replying to my thread, your kitchen sounds amazing, can't wait to see some photos Thanks again for thinking of me, looking forward to seeing…

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Danette
Jun 26, 2014 11:44 pm
Danette
Stewie D
Stewie D
26 June 2014

Do we have microwave drawers in Australia yet?

Do we have microwave drawers in Australia yet?

In large kitchens you are spoilt for design opportunity's. In smaller kitchens you are very limited. +1. In smaller kitchens, bathrooms…

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Stewie D
Jun 26, 2014 4:20 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
25 June 2014

'Touch' activated kitchen tapware - in Australia?

'Touch' activated kitchen tapware - in Australia?

Also don't forget that DR brass is needed which apparently requires a separate tooling setup. I think the whole dr brass is a ploy by certain Aussie Manufacturers to…

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AussieMark
Jun 26, 2014 12:33 am

Whilst it's not something that I would suggest, or push, I've seen undermounted sinks in laminate tops a few times. Mercer produced(may still do) a range of sinks that…

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GBDesign
Jun 25, 2014 11:33 pm
GBDesign
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
24 June 2014

Pot drawer dividers

Pot drawer dividers

We have them in the knives and forks draw but why in the plates, saucepans ? I…

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Saint Mike
Jun 24, 2014 4:23 pm
Saint Mike
Stewie D
Stewie D
18 June 2014

Venting Kitchen Extractor

Venting Kitchen Extractor

You are allowed to have flues, chimneys and pipes as long as the external wall is no closer than 900mm from the boundary ( according to the BCA now NCC ) Also ductwork…

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Stewie D
Jun 18, 2014 3:58 pm
Steph23
Steph23
17 June 2014

Kitchen design - Raised Servery

Kitchen design - Raised Servery
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Hi Steph23, Glad to hear you are happy with the final decision, that previous design was a typical builders kitchen, few cabinets but looked…

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Steph23
Jun 17, 2014 1:25 pm

Integrated fridges or not? Worth it?

Integrated fridges or not? Worth it?

Integrated fridges were installed in my office lunch room but failed due to overheating of the electronics. The manufacturer could not repair…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 15, 2014 11:22 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
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 10:40 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 9:20 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 2:38 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 11:33 pm
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PHL
Jun 09, 2014 4:28 pm
MalSannie
MalSannie
9 June 2014

Pantries - What does and doesn't work?

Pantries - What does and doesn't work?
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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 10:04 am
MalSannie
Evelin
Evelin
8 June 2014

Pot Drawer Depths?

Pot Drawer Depths?
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thanks Chippy for the tip, I will do that.

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Evelin
Jun 08, 2014 6:55 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 11:32 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 7:22 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 9:58 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 9:21 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 29, 2014 12:19 am
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 8:29 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 8:27 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 5:51 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 1:43 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 8:33 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 1:01 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 4:32 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 4:47 pm
Ninka
Ninka
18 May 2014

Recommend a dishwasher please

Recommend a dishwasher please
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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 19, 2014 12:18 am
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 18, 2014 12:18 am
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 10:02 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 9:34 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 3:47 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 3:41 pm


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