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AussieMark
AussieMark
30 January 2014

Replacing kitchen doors after handover

Replacing kitchen doors after handover

Emz, speak with the cabinet maker who the builder gets to do the work. In my case the cabinet maker is part of the same group but essentially a different profit center.…

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AussieMark
Jan 30, 2014 11:04 am
bpratt
bpratt
29 January 2014

Dishwasher Suggestions.

Dishwasher Suggestions.
1, 2, 3

Yep, see what you mean, although when the hot water isn't costing me anything (evac tubes, gas boosted only when the storage tank is cold/cool), it probably won't hurt…

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bpratt
Jan 29, 2014 11:32 pm
ThomoT
ThomoT
28 January 2014

Composite Sink Materials

Composite Sink Materials

Thanks PAB_34. That gives me more confidence. We are looking at the black abey D200B, so slightly different black model. But I expect the material will be the same. I…

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ThomoT
Jan 28, 2014 9:32 pm
rognkaz
rognkaz
27 January 2014

Timber Benchtops

Timber Benchtops

Thanks all for your ideas. We ended up going for some beautiful marri raw edge slabs. They will be ready in a few weeks, so exciting. I will post photos as soon as I have 'em.

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rognkaz
Jan 27, 2014 10:31 pm
rognkaz

If you don't like a big island rangehood hanging from the ceiling and you're thinking about getting an induction cooktop, you can have a look at the Bora cooktop with…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Jan 26, 2014 9:30 am
AJW
AJW
23 January 2014

Are Hettich and Blum hinges etc interchangeable?

Are Hettich and Blum hinges etc interchangeable?

I am in the ACT. Hettich gave me contact details of a local supplier who has been great to deal with so I am sorted. As mentioned my question was more curiosity only…

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AJW
Jan 23, 2014 8:12 pm
ashilleong
ashilleong
23 January 2014

Re-using kitchen cabinets in new kitchen

Re-using kitchen cabinets in new kitchen

There is a second hand kitchen in our rental, so it definately can be done.

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ashilleong
Jan 23, 2014 3:20 pm
ashilleong
dot77
dot77
22 January 2014

Is this diamond gloss laminate join acceptable?

Is this diamond gloss laminate join acceptable?

I wouldn't accept it. We have Diamond Gloss in Pure Mineralstone and the joins are hardly noticeable at all.

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dot77
Jan 22, 2014 9:54 am
KP-HP
KP-HP
21 January 2014

Which comes first: kitchen or floor?

Which comes first: kitchen or floor?

I noticed in a display home this weekend that the flooring was done after even the skirting! So instead of the skirting sitting on top of the flooring, the floor covering…

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KP-HP
Jan 21, 2014 11:12 pm
KP-HP
takeiteasy
takeiteasy
21 January 2014

induction cooktops and ovens.

induction cooktops and ovens.

Thanks cups. I will take a trip down - I am out of Perth.

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takeiteasy
Jan 21, 2014 10:02 am
Lynnie Lou
Lynnie Lou
20 January 2014

Island bench 4.8 m long - will there be any issues?

Island bench 4.8 m long - will there be any issues?

Thanks to you both for the feedback. Looking forward to my extra long bench now :)

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Lynnie Lou
Jan 20, 2014 8:16 pm
shanhow
shanhow
20 January 2014

Builder or kitchen company for kitchen Reno?

Builder or kitchen company for kitchen Reno?

Thanks all for your responses and recommendations. Interestingly we visited 2 of the larger kitchen companies at the start of this project...both of who told us within…

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shanhow
Jan 20, 2014 11:18 am
mr63249
mr63249
14 January 2014

Proposed kitchen design

Proposed kitchen design

IMHO, 627mm is not enough space. I have that in my place and it gets cramped when it comes to washing up pots and plates. I'd be looking at a…

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mr63249
Jan 14, 2014 2:10 pm
ChrisE
ChrisE
14 January 2014

Corian Benchtop and intergrated sinks

Corian Benchtop and intergrated sinks

MJ1 --Its been a while since your post, and I don't know if you've ever reached a resolution. I live in the states, and the Corian is far more common here. The Corian…

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ChrisE
Jan 14, 2014 9:16 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
12 January 2014

FREEDOM KITCHENS - Are they good quality?

FREEDOM KITCHENS - Are they good quality?

You are far better off using a small kitchen company or a cabinet maker. You will get a better quality kitchen for a lot less money and hassle. Small companies usually…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 12, 2014 8:55 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
10 January 2014

3600mm benchtop needed

3600mm benchtop needed

and you actually cannot tell that it is 2 different slabs unless you are looking closely and have been told where the join is. This…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 10, 2014 12:06 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
renomart
renomart
9 January 2014

quality check of cabinet install

quality check of cabinet install

You should not be able to see the small scratches and dents at a minimum distance of 1500 millimetres under normal lighting conditions.

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renomart
Jan 09, 2014 6:19 pm
renomart
PHL
PHL
8 January 2014

Island Bench Length/Depth

Island Bench Length/Depth

Simple; we went with 30mm stone for a larger overhang. Doesn't cost that much more.

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PHL
Jan 08, 2014 9:43 pm
bob97
bob97
8 January 2014

Rough edging on laminex

Rough edging on laminex

Thanks. The chipping is on the melamine board so looks like it is what u say... A badly setup saw.

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bob97
Jan 08, 2014 8:50 pm
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jaeger LeCoultre
3 January 2014

Standards for installation of a Microwave

Standards for installation of a Microwave

I prefer putting the middle of the microwave slightly below eye level so you can see what's happening inside. Not many microwave opens the other way, I know Gaggenau has…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Jan 03, 2014 9:30 am
ChargerWA
ChargerWA
2 January 2014

Granite Bench Question

Granite Bench Question

Get a quote from your local stonemason. They are they only people who will have the big diamond blade saw to cut it and the epoxy to glue it back together.

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ChargerWA
Jan 02, 2014 11:07 pm
ChargerWA
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
2 January 2014

Vinly wrap or laminate kitchen cabinets - which is better?

Vinly wrap or laminate kitchen cabinets - which is better?

So the laminex crystal gloss would cost more than the vinyl wrap? Sent from my iPhone using…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 02, 2014 7:01 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
JB1
JB1
30 December 2013

Window Splashback full length?

Window Splashback full length?

Frying is fine, I just use a mesh frying pan cover when I do. Stops most of the oil splatter. I think a lot of people don't really deep fry on the stove these days due to…

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JB1
Dec 30, 2013 9:53 pm
AJW
AJW
28 December 2013

vinyl wrap shaker kitchen, how much extra???

vinyl wrap shaker kitchen, how much extra???

Laminex and Polytec are two different not to mention…

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AJW
Dec 28, 2013 8:38 am
Danette
Danette
27 December 2013

Please show me your laminate benchtopped kitchens :)

Please show me your laminate benchtopped kitchens :)
1, 2

Hi, This is a before and after photo of our renovated kitchen, done about 2.5yrs…

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Danette
Dec 27, 2013 12:44 pm
Danette
TempestSkye
TempestSkye
15 December 2013

Dream Kitchen Inspiration

Dream Kitchen Inspiration

Reviving this thread for a bit of fun. I finally narrowed my favourite kitchens down to 4: My absolute…

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TempestSkye
Dec 15, 2013 8:48 am
melf
melf
11 December 2013

Cooktop to splashback distance

Cooktop to splashback distance

Thanks for the replies. The kitchen guy called me today and sent the stone guys back out. They advised that they would guarantee it as is or would change it if we want.…

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melf
Dec 11, 2013 8:14 pm
vzug_combisteamqueen
vzug_combisteamqueen
9 December 2013

V-ZUG kitchen appliances

V-ZUG kitchen appliances
1, 2

If you need recipe ideas or assistance with cooking in your VZUG Combi-Steam I'd love you to join me on my blog www.combi-steamqueen.blogspot.com or on Facebook and…

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vzug_combisteamqueen
Dec 09, 2013 6:27 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
9 December 2013

Bench top join in sink area

Bench top join in sink area

Yep contact the manufacturer. Very few kitchen companies actually use bamboo tops. I wouldn't put a join in the sink area as it would be difficult to join properly and…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Dec 09, 2013 2:15 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
travelbug
travelbug
8 December 2013

Gloss vs Matt and cost of 4 soft close drawers in pantry.

Gloss vs Matt and cost of 4 soft close drawers in pantry.

I didn't pay any difference for diamond gloss benchtop. I guess it depends on the kitchen company. Mine charges $50 extra for soft close drawers or doors (each one).…

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travelbug
Dec 08, 2013 11:43 am
COWIIE
COWIIE
2 December 2013

Old kitchen tap

Old kitchen tap

Thanks everyone for your input. I've had a look at bunnings and found some mixers that I like. I also like the idea of putting the soap dispenser over the other hole!

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COWIIE
Dec 02, 2013 3:36 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
29 November 2013

Freestanding 900mm Ovens - Induction cooktop

Freestanding 900mm Ovens - Induction cooktop
1, 2

Well, I also think that freestanding ovens can make the kitchen more romantic in a way, as Tracyw and joane mentioned earlier. Personally, I have…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 29, 2013 7:43 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
26 November 2013

Fixed cooktop or portable free standing?

Fixed cooktop or portable free standing?

It depends on your design and how much you intend on using the cooktop! Only you know this.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 26, 2013 5:00 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
deeps
deeps
23 November 2013

Where can I buy Hafele pull out bins??

Where can I buy Hafele pull out bins??
1, 2

Yeah, I sat there googling what "Gavins" was?! Do you have a…

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deeps
Nov 23, 2013 7:22 pm
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maximus
Nov 23, 2013 2:13 pm
maximus
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
23 November 2013

formica help

formica help

Yeah wouldn't be a problem if we weren't overseas on holidays..needed to make a decision today. Rang formica and they said mist grey wasn't even…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 23, 2013 8:58 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
xxkatxx
xxkatxx
22 November 2013

identify hinges?

identify hinges?

Thankyou!! :)

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xxkatxx
Nov 22, 2013 1:11 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
20 November 2013

Space between handleless draws?

Space between handleless draws?
1, 2

That is much better! Your drawers are now useable!

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 20, 2013 7:28 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
sandra77
sandra77
19 November 2013

twin pack finish going yellow

twin pack finish going yellow

You didn't get these from Bunnies did you? It sounds exactly like our kitchen cupboard doors did. They are replacing them for the second time now because of the yellowing.…

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sandra77
Nov 19, 2013 2:11 pm
messyjessy1
messyjessy1
18 November 2013

doors - 2 pac or acrylic ?

doors - 2 pac or acrylic ?

Thanks that's really helpful! ::smile::

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messyjessy1
Nov 18, 2013 11:21 am
fmac
fmac
15 November 2013

Kitchen Plan Feedback

Kitchen Plan Feedback

Looking at the original plan I'd possibly stick to something similar but put stove between pantry and fridge and sink where stove is, just a suggestion out of left…

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fmac
Nov 15, 2013 11:08 pm
Kitchenpro
Kitchenpro
15 November 2013

Kitchen with No Handles

Kitchen with No Handles
1, 2

Why not look at servo drive for your handle less kitchen? No need for overhangs, channels or shark nose profiles. A little more expensive, but has the wow factor! Here's…

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Kitchenpro
Nov 15, 2013 5:09 pm
kyton
kyton
15 November 2013

falcon ovens

falcon ovens

http://www.appliancesonline.com.au/free ... 10eiss-ch/ This is the one I have - 4yrs on I still love it.

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kyton
Nov 15, 2013 6:46 am
kyton
Rayess
Rayess
12 November 2013

Serving dishes for the table- Share your favourites

Serving dishes for the table- Share your favourites

Maxwell Williams basic white stuff - so when it gets damaged I can just replace the piece at a reasonable cost - and it means I can decorate any…

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Rayess
Nov 12, 2013 8:11 pm
ashilleong
ashilleong
10 November 2013

Plywood kitchen and other joinery

Plywood kitchen and other joinery

He cant remember. Will be seeing the mil soon and will ask then. Her plywood kitchen looks lovely

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ashilleong
Nov 10, 2013 3:18 pm
ashilleong
MyH1Login
MyH1Login
9 November 2013

Pls help me switch up this kitchen a bit :)

Pls help me switch up this kitchen a bit :)

Haha yep I agree display = dust, but some people love spending their time dusting not sure if that was your fancy. It isn't which is good coz man... who has time to dust…

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MyH1Login
Nov 09, 2013 10:20 pm
MyH1Login
crazyas
crazyas
7 November 2013

Shelf in sink/laundry cupboards

Shelf in sink/laundry cupboards

Yes, i was told by my cabinet maker that they don't normally put shelves in the laundry / bathrooms. I just figured lazy cabinet maker, and it wasn't worth making them…

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crazyas
Nov 07, 2013 1:19 pm
bdn
bdn
7 November 2013

Do you have 40mm Caesarstone Edges? Please help me :(

Do you have 40mm Caesarstone Edges? Please help me :(

Probably, CEK. I wasn't too impressed with him at all. He said a few things that contradicted everything I've heard and read elsewhere. Luckily the corners don't bother me…

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bdn
Nov 07, 2013 8:38 am

Pop up power.... Does the job at the…

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PAB_34
Nov 04, 2013 9:08 pm
PAB_34
bdn
bdn
4 November 2013

Kitchen Sinks

Kitchen Sinks

I've never been a drainer person, I am quite happy to put a clean handtowel on the bench and use it to soak up the water for the few things I wash by hand. But I must,…

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bdn
Nov 04, 2013 5:21 pm

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