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Homefinder
Homefinder
19 October 2013

Putting cupboard in kitchen

Putting cupboard in kitchen

Hi I m building a new house an my builder is only putting cupboards at the bottom. I am looking for someone to put few on top. Building in croydon

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Homefinder
Oct 19, 2013 7:16 pm
Homefinder
megz1
megz1
18 October 2013

Essastone - which of these is the whitest

Essastone - which of these is the whitest
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This is my New Basmati kitchen bench, paired with Formica Mist Grey…

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megz1
Oct 18, 2013 9:43 pm
jibs
jibs
17 October 2013

Stain on caesarstone

Stain on caesarstone
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Read on another post that someone has successfully used the magic eraser sponges and the caesarstone cleaner to remove red wine and turmeric stains from her essastone…

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jibs
Oct 17, 2013 4:13 am
jibs

I have a power point on the end of my bench and use it all the time but the other day when using the sandwich maker with the cord hanging over the edge I was wondering how…

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grumblebum54
Oct 16, 2013 5:15 pm
grumblebum54
Mumtomonkeys
Mumtomonkeys
15 October 2013

Kitchen colour help! Urban caesarstone and??

Kitchen colour help! Urban caesarstone and??

Great choice, I LOVE urban! I'm teaming it with polar white and sublime teak, for a sort of Nordic look - now…

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Mumtomonkeys
Oct 15, 2013 9:57 pm
kexkez
kexkez
14 October 2013

Bosch or AEG?

Bosch or AEG?

check out my dishwasher question thread as well. viewtopic.php?f=16&t=67570

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kexkez
Oct 14, 2013 9:58 pm
kexkez
lovemycatdog
lovemycatdog
13 October 2013

Color of caesarstone benchtop

Color of caesarstone benchtop
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im new to this and probably a bit late but am wondering if any of you have an opinion on which colour would best suit ice snow benchtops? dulux natural white or vivid…

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lovemycatdog
Oct 13, 2013 6:08 am
DoubleDutch
DoubleDutch
11 October 2013

Drawers under cooktop

Drawers under cooktop

I suppose there is a 3rd option... 450mm 900mm 450mm Or is this completely useless?

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DoubleDutch
Oct 11, 2013 2:42 pm
Someday
Someday
10 October 2013

How many pendants lights for a 2500mm long island?

How many pendants lights for a 2500mm long island?

I'm so glad we went with three! Two would not have been enough at all. Will post a pic soon!

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Someday
Oct 10, 2013 8:48 pm

Ugh. I'm trying to configure the space for best use of the space. Extending would see us overcapitalise. We're 2.4m wide. About 4m long.…

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toony
Oct 05, 2013 8:10 pm
damienh7
damienh7
30 September 2013

Help! Laminate benchtops, square edge vs squareform vs penci

Help! Laminate benchtops, square edge vs squareform vs penci

Right, so looking at supplier B who has quoted on squareform/tightform (3mm radius). Cheaper than the initial quote, which I'm still not 100% sure, but I think was…

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damienh7
Sep 30, 2013 7:31 pm
tezzab
tezzab
25 September 2013

Laminam splashback

Laminam splashback

Just lost my reply... Good for many things, benchtops floors ( even showers ) walls, etc. http://www.laminam.it/en locally…

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tezzab
Sep 25, 2013 11:27 pm
tezzab
Evelin
Evelin
25 September 2013

Alu profiles to fix splashback

Alu profiles to fix splashback

thanks Ed, will check them out.

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Evelin
Sep 25, 2013 4:38 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
25 September 2013

Granite benchtop marked

Granite benchtop marked

I think your sealer has already been defeated by the grease (not…

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ECOECO
Sep 25, 2013 2:07 pm
ECOECO
rosaandben
rosaandben
24 September 2013

bar stool colour??

bar stool colour??

I like the idea of odd numbers as its not expected so Id say 3 bar stools.

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rosaandben
Sep 25, 2013 12:19 am
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JazzyJess
Sep 21, 2013 6:14 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
18 September 2013

Don't go chasing waterfalls?

Don't go chasing waterfalls?

You should never mitre laminate tops, you end up with a razor sharp edge that will chip just looking at it. Unfortunately if you want the waterfall to last you only have…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 18, 2013 1:20 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
netski78
netski78
17 September 2013

Caesar Stone bench top

Caesar Stone bench top

Thanks for the info. The 30mm SOLID quote was WAY cheaper than the 40mm which I am assuming is because it doesn't require so much cutting/prep?

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netski78
Sep 17, 2013 7:29 pm
chippy
chippy
17 September 2013

Help needed for Kitchen Benchtop

Help needed for Kitchen Benchtop

Just because you can do something doesn't always mean you should. I guess Laminex doesn't recommend Diamond Gloss for square forming for a reason.

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chippy
Sep 17, 2013 5:34 pm
chippy

My microwave with trim…

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Jen1977
Sep 17, 2013 9:36 am
kiwi
kiwi
14 September 2013

Laminex Diamond Gloss imperfections

Laminex Diamond Gloss imperfections

Shows what type of people they are. Banging on about how great they are cos they offered you some money off. Aren't they brilliant!!! Don't they just shine..and to keep…

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kiwi
Sep 14, 2013 4:02 pm
kiwi
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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 14, 2013 9:09 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
AussieMark
AussieMark
13 September 2013

Brining in Products from Fesal

Brining in Products from Fesal

Good points and I think the differences of the discontinued models is only the display led colour. Will look further into it. Thanks, hadn't thought from the insurance…

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AussieMark
Sep 13, 2013 3:18 pm
Jen1977
Jen1977
12 September 2013

Kitchen island pendants. Rule of thumb?

Kitchen island pendants. Rule of thumb?

I've got a feeling I've seen these where you can move them - ie up or down to suit. Just a thought. It is a commercial light, so…

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Jen1977
Sep 12, 2013 4:41 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
11 September 2013

Help! Maximum thickness of laminate benchtop

Help! Maximum thickness of laminate benchtop

If it's a laminate edge then you can have whatever edge thickness you want. If it is a gloss Acrylic edge then the thickest you can go is roughly…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 11, 2013 7:08 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
7 September 2013

Tesrol or Polytec Vacuum Doors

Tesrol or Polytec Vacuum Doors

Totally agree with Candyman, Tesrol doors are second to none!

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 07, 2013 8:31 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
liatula
liatula
6 September 2013

Recommend Kitchen cabinet maker/joiner in the Melb Bay area

Recommend Kitchen cabinet maker/joiner in the Melb Bay area

Hi AM, I am familiar with Touchwood Cabinetry, they seem very professional but they are VERY Expensive. Much more than I can afford. I will look into the other 2. Thank you L

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liatula
Sep 06, 2013 11:57 pm
Ari
Ari
6 September 2013

Regarding Bulkheads to overhead cupboards

Regarding Bulkheads to overhead cupboards

They haven't painted above the cupboards but have everywhere else which is interesting. At least the painters realise the bulkhead isn't there

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Ari
Sep 06, 2013 8:19 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
6 September 2013

dishwasher height problem!!!

dishwasher height problem!!!

Only problem with that is the line of the bench top sits in front of where the floor can stop and still be covered by a kicker or plinth on the…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 06, 2013 8:13 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
netski78
netski78
5 September 2013

IKAL kitchens Perth

IKAL kitchens Perth

Hi, Just wondering if you used Ikal? We have had a quote from them too and were looking for reviews. Thannks

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netski78
Sep 05, 2013 6:16 pm
snuck
snuck
4 September 2013

Belling 900mm cooktop interior space

Belling 900mm cooktop interior space

My builder does an allowance for kitchen appliances - I've found what I want largely within that PHEW! The belling - I finally tracked it down "maximum recommended…

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snuck
Sep 04, 2013 7:03 pm
snuck
ozwrangler
ozwrangler
3 September 2013

Installing underbench oven

Installing underbench oven

Vinyl wrap cupboards :( Mine have vinyl spontaneously peeling off, but not near the oven. Oven takes some time to cool, seals worn, but still no problem. Only the door…

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ozwrangler
Sep 03, 2013 10:35 pm
timtam123
timtam123
3 September 2013

Kitchens - Ikea vs Bunnings vs Masters

Kitchens - Ikea vs Bunnings vs Masters

Thanks~! I have been looking at 2nd hand ones, but most seem to go for close to what a new kit one would be :-)

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timtam123
Sep 03, 2013 11:53 am
michaeltsikov
michaeltsikov
1 September 2013

Kitchen colour help!

Kitchen colour help!

the color doesn't pleasing to the eyes.. do you have any other selection?

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michaeltsikov
Sep 01, 2013 5:02 pm
michaeltsikov
michaeltsikov
michaeltsikov
31 August 2013

Repainting a pink kitchen??

Repainting a pink kitchen??

I would suggest a modern design kitchen with a touch of black/white classy look. An Island in the middle of the kitchen will also look great.

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michaeltsikov
Aug 31, 2013 6:51 pm
michaeltsikov
colIDS
colIDS
30 August 2013

Our kitchen color scheme mistake

Our kitchen color scheme mistake

Dark grey cupboards would look great with those colours. But if you want to brighten the lace up, white walls would be a days job!

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colIDS
Aug 30, 2013 8:30 pm
Prinny
Prinny
30 August 2013

Appliances for kit kitchens

Appliances for kit kitchens

Thank you I have taken your advice and gone with the package they are selling at the place we bought the kitchen

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Prinny
Aug 30, 2013 2:54 pm
fortheloveofhouses
fortheloveofhouses
27 August 2013

Anyone used a window for a splashback and any regrets?

Anyone used a window for a splashback and any regrets?
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Maximus - I love the example you offered. Everyone is doing the window above bench but are opting for a window that fits neatly between cupboards and benchtop. This…

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fortheloveofhouses
Aug 27, 2013 12:37 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
26 August 2013

Paint behind Starphire Glass Splashback

Paint behind Starphire Glass Splashback

As the others have said above and see the photos I posted in this thread here... viewtopic.php?f=16&t=13838&p=1066146#p1066146 I don't think you'll have any problems with…

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Stewie D
Aug 26, 2013 2:42 pm
BellaButterfly
BellaButterfly
23 August 2013

Buying UK taps

Buying UK taps

Where did you source your taps from ?? I just…

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BellaButterfly
Aug 23, 2013 5:59 pm
BellaButterfly
xxkatxx
xxkatxx
22 August 2013

Tolerance for cabinet dimensions and placement

Tolerance for cabinet dimensions and placement

our SS is going to sort out for us! :) I think they were allowing for overhang on the 3m section for some odd reason and the island bench who knows?!

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xxkatxx
Aug 22, 2013 9:55 pm
Jen1977
Jen1977
22 August 2013

Will this look stupid???

Will this look stupid???

The island is 3.0m long, 1.2m wide. We went with the 3.0m length as that was the longest you could get without needing a join

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Jen1977
Aug 22, 2013 6:25 am
staceyd
staceyd
20 August 2013

Fighting the "insurance issue"

Fighting the "insurance issue"

I should have come back and updated! In the end they have removed the included appliances and agreed to leave a gap for a 900mm oven and range. The credit was pretty lame,…

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staceyd
Aug 20, 2013 11:05 am
Ari
Ari
16 August 2013

Plumbing behind fridge - affect the depth?

Plumbing behind fridge - affect the depth?
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Wow that's the 3rd post I've read in the last 5 minutes directing to that site ^^^

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Ari
Aug 16, 2013 4:19 pm
TinaG
TinaG
15 August 2013

Kitchen companies & builders...

Kitchen companies & builders...

Our builder has a "recommended" cabinet maker, but you can use anyone in town you like. The cabinet maker does our kitchen install. The builder would not install a DIY…

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TinaG
Aug 15, 2013 5:29 pm
deluxes
deluxes
13 August 2013

Caesarstone Shiitake? Any benchtop pics?

Caesarstone Shiitake? Any benchtop pics?

Hi All, We are highly favouring Caesarstone Shiitake as our benchtop choice at the moment, just wondering if there is anyone out there who has used it and has any pics…

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deluxes
Aug 13, 2013 5:12 pm
deluxes
chippy
chippy
12 August 2013

Pot Drawers

Pot Drawers

It is a Hettich cutlery tray. You can even get inserts that fit into the larger spots that will hold knives in a timber block or spice bottles. They come in various sizes…

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chippy
Aug 13, 2013 12:29 am
chippy
Adam.M
Adam.M
9 August 2013

diy template and substrate

diy template and substrate

The kitchen substrate or carcass is relatively easy to install. A bit fiddle but if you are ok with a drill you will be fine. I even went to the extent of having the…

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Adam.M
Aug 09, 2013 10:32 am
chippy
chippy
8 August 2013

Kitchen Cabinet Handles - Perth

Kitchen Cabinet Handles - Perth

There's also Galvin's hardware just down the road from Hettich (on the other side of the road). Between them and Hettich you should find something you like. Laminex have…

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chippy
Aug 08, 2013 1:20 am
chippy
Kirstenl
Kirstenl
7 August 2013

Can I pick your brain CEK?

Can I pick your brain CEK?

So I am heading back to the cabinet maker tomorrow with a sketch of what I would like. If I keep the same number of cupboard doors, sets of drawers, overheads etc but…

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Kirstenl
Aug 07, 2013 8:59 pm


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