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!
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
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
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,…
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…
Aug 15, 2013 5:29 pm
Caesarstone Shiitake? Any benchtop pics?
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…
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…
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…
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.
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…
Drawers VS cupboards
In our kitchen make-over we had the dishwasher removed (because we never used it) and three wide deep drawers replaced it. The cabinetmaker who made them ensured he made…
Water Pipe / Outlet for Fridge
Thanks guys.. after some thought we are getting it done during build..
Now its a matter of wether we buy a fridge that actually uses it
Well now I am thoroughly depressed!
One option, which would give you more strength for the same price, is to go with 30mm stone; we found that it was cheaper than 40mm especially if they do it properly with a…
Please help us!!
Hi, take a look at the kitchens on the "show us your kitchen" thread here. Some good combos there too.
Which brand of Saucepans should I get??
I have an Ilve Induction.
I have two Le Creuset Cassaroles which I use and are great. My first purchase was a box of Induction Circulon. It is not as good as my Scanpan…
New kitchen ideas: pantries and corners?
For corner cupboards, I prefer corner drawer units from Blum. Tests we have done shows you pick up 30% more space than a standard corner cupboard with a…
Clark sinks - sound deadening?
Yep, they're self-adhesive. Some sinks have a coating sprayed on the entire underside of the sink but others have a rectangular rubber or bitumen pad glued on the…
can you change the back door so it opens the other way in, and wont hit the open front loader door?
if you are going to have the washer in the…
Pull Out Sink Mixers - thoughts?
The coil style delatite13 posted, we have this style hose in the shower and have had it for 5 or 6 years and only recently did I notice a bit of scum on it. In saying,…
Jul 24, 2013 1:43 pm
Did I go ok? Post-color nerves...
Colours are such a personal thing & I think personality has a lot to do with it. Your colours look great & its very neutral so anything will go
Kitchen Reno - Northern Beaches
If you want to start replacing drawers and using softclose fittings you might aswell just replace the carcuss. They are actually the cheapest part of a kitchen. Its the…
white gloss walls in kitchen
I tend to agree with Pressed Metal Girl in that gloss will highlight any imperfections. But in saying that, low sheen should be fine for cleaning and light…
Supply and install laminate benchtop SOR
I'm SOR so if ya need a hand I might be able to give ya one. (Help you, not do it for you)
Otherwise get the name of the people Ikea put you onto, those guys will do…
Who designs my kitchen?
That's one of the things I am most concerned about- having features that aren't practical that will drive me nuts in years to come.
This forum has already given me heaps…
Jul 15, 2013 11:40 pm
Jul 14, 2013 10:44 pm
Advice required with our outdoor kitchen
It was actually mediation not court. The cabinet maker did not turn up he sent his mum instead. They claimed that they had reimbursed my $500 overpayment on 20/12/12 - i…
I got a Miele glass rangehood (see below) and even it's only got 650m3 air flow it's still quite strong. I also like the fact that a glass rangehood doesn't look as bulky…
It may not be regarded as a true Pro CAD program by a lot of professions that you mention in the same light as say Autocad or Archicad but I have seen a couple of houses…
Kitchen Benchtops and mini-reno
Can you do it yourself?
If your happy with ikea stuff it sounds like it could all easily be accomodated with their items.
Benchtop you could go to someone like Proform…
The width of the oven is 595 ( so altogether it can only cover that space when built into the tower) and the cabinet maker says the tower would…
Set of 3 or 4???
I'm thinking I should go with function over form then haha!!
Don't want issues down the line especially as these drawers will have heavy pots in them!
I have an 80cm freestanding oven still going strong after 14 years. It does take a while to heat up tho and you need to make sure it is in the right mode to heat up also.
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