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craigmh
craigmh
4 July 2013

Kitchen Benchtops and mini-reno

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…

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craigmh
Jul 04, 2013 11:57 am

built in microwave - niche size

built in microwave - niche size

[ 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…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 29, 2013 3:44 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Cutting laminate bench top for sink....

Cutting laminate bench top for sink....

What's not orthodox about cutting the top in place?? We install the laminate tops and screw them off in the…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 29, 2013 9:19 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Kirstenl
Kirstenl
26 June 2013

Set of 3 or 4???

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! Thanks for…

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Kirstenl
Jun 26, 2013 6:44 pm
judydg
judydg
25 June 2013

Ilve Ovens

Ilve Ovens

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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judydg
Jun 25, 2013 12:20 pm

What appliances are installed as part of the build?

What appliances are installed as part of the build?

It depends if the cost of the dishwasher and fridge are included in the contract. If they are they I would expect the builder to fit them. If they are not then it is your…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 24, 2013 5:31 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Stewie D
Stewie D
21 June 2013

Kitchen newbie

Kitchen newbie

Addison001 your smoke alarms should not be in the kitchen but just outside the kitchen door or if you have a kitchen/dining/lounge open plan house then move the alarm to…

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Stewie D
Jun 21, 2013 10:44 am
ruud
ruud
20 June 2013

Dishwasher / Oven Stove connection cost

Dishwasher / Oven Stove connection cost

There is a ducted gas heating system about 5-8m outside.

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ruud
Jun 20, 2013 9:07 am
travelbug
travelbug
19 June 2013

oven, griller and microwave

oven, griller and microwave

I did see a microwave with grill. Thought it sounded strange. Will investigate further. Thanks.

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travelbug
Jun 19, 2013 4:34 pm
Building Newbie
Building Newbie
19 June 2013

Please Share: Pics of White & Chocolate Kitchens :)

Please Share: Pics of White & Chocolate Kitchens :)

Not a white kitchen but darker with white benchtop & if you wanted you could go a white/pearl glass splashback. We have gone red as our feature Just thought I would let…

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Building Newbie
Jun 19, 2013 4:13 pm
babiegirl24
babiegirl24
19 June 2013

New NEFF Gas Cooktop for Sale

New NEFF Gas Cooktop for Sale

Brand New NEFF Gas Cook top for sale still in the box. Dimensions 910mm Long x 540mm Wide. Black gloss look RRP $2,700 selling for my partner for $1,950. Selling for my…

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babiegirl24
Jun 19, 2013 11:58 am
EmyN
EmyN
19 June 2013

Overhaed cupboards- rangehood

Overhaed cupboards- rangehood

I'm sorry I'm a bit thick on Wednesdays. Are you saying it looks strange with the cornice directly off the cabinets like that? Are you proposing there should be some…

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EmyN
Jun 19, 2013 9:32 am
EmyN
brutus
brutus
17 June 2013

Kitchen bench/table combo's ?

Kitchen bench/table combo's ?

thanks for the opinions so far...taken on board.

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brutus
Jun 17, 2013 9:30 pm
JKay
JKay
16 June 2013

Kitchen installers/Cabinet Makers in Oxenford area - Qld

Kitchen installers/Cabinet Makers in Oxenford area - Qld

Mainly for our Qld residents. We are looking at renovating our investment property’s kitchen in the not too distant future and was wandering if you could provide some…

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JKay
Jun 16, 2013 12:42 pm

Kitchen Handles

Kitchen Handles

That is the standard way of putting handles on. Unfortunately if you wanted then all horizontal you should have told the installer.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 15, 2013 9:24 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
travelbug
travelbug
14 June 2013

Portofiino benchtop

Portofiino benchtop

Has anyone had one of these installed? I saw them in a showroom and love the look but don't know anythingh about it. It's 52mm thick and looks like stone but is warm to…

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travelbug
Jun 14, 2013 1:58 pm
Evelin
Evelin
14 June 2013

Polytec Marni Lini and which white?

Polytec Marni Lini and which white?

Hi, at the moment I like Polytec's Marni Lini in Finegrain for some doors of my kitchen. But I don't know which of the Polytec or Laminex whites would be the right white…

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Evelin
Jun 14, 2013 11:51 am
PHL
PHL
13 June 2013

Electric vs hybrid (electric/induction - Electrolux) cooktop

Electric vs hybrid (electric/induction - Electrolux) cooktop

I dont have gas running in my house either, but i am going to get gas kitchen hot plate and oven. We are going to get a 9kg bottle and run the…

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PHL
Jun 13, 2013 10:36 pm
PHL
PHL
13 June 2013

Blum Tip-On: reliable?

Blum Tip-On: reliable?

Happy to report the TipOns are performing perfectly, even with the heavier crockery drawers that are used daily. Even the pots drawer are fine, and we have a lot of Le…

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PHL
Jun 13, 2013 10:29 pm
Jetpatcher
Jetpatcher
13 June 2013

Stone bench top advice

Stone bench top advice

This is exactly what we have just had installed (pretty much same length too) and is no problem at all. Ours is a Ceasarstone benchtop 40mm thick with waterfall end and…

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Jetpatcher
Jun 13, 2013 5:31 pm
deluxes
deluxes
13 June 2013

Adelaide Glass Splashbacks

Adelaide Glass Splashbacks

Our mate works for Splashbackit But i think they specialise in Metaline ones - they look great, like glass but a fraction of the price. http://www.splashbackit.com We…

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deluxes
Jun 13, 2013 10:49 am
deluxes
MR2
MR2
13 June 2013

900mm Oven Stack

900mm Oven Stack

Keep in mind with 90cm wide wall ovens, with a good portion of them the controls are on the left or right, so you loose a fair amount of oven space

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MR2
Jun 13, 2013 7:17 am
MR2
Mumtomonkeys
Mumtomonkeys
12 June 2013

Kitchen decisions begin

Kitchen decisions begin

Wow! Amazing! For my galley kitchen I'm going vinyl wrap gloss polar white to oven bench, overhead a mix of dark grey Perspex and laminex sublime teak open shelves,…

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Mumtomonkeys
Jun 12, 2013 5:54 pm
Kirstenl
Kirstenl
12 June 2013

Kitchen colours

Kitchen colours

I think a mix of sheen and gloss would be nice!!

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Kirstenl
Jun 12, 2013 2:40 pm

Black laminate benchtop

Black laminate benchtop

one thing good about black laminate benchtop is that they are mostly Low maintenance and cost…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 11, 2013 8:54 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
MR2
MR2
11 June 2013

Schweigen rangehood

Schweigen rangehood

What are schweigen's quoted db's at what meter for the motors? keep in mind that high frequencies are VERY directional, so if someone has their motor exit pointing up…

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MR2
Jun 11, 2013 10:44 am
MR2
adgn
adgn
10 June 2013

Recommend me a new saucepan set

Recommend me a new saucepan set

I have ended my search with a Woll Nowo Titatium. German made... $$$$... detachable handle(easy to put in oven and remove handle then put handle back on to take out of…

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adgn
Jun 10, 2013 9:13 pm
Cody Drysdale
Cody Drysdale
10 June 2013

Drawers vs Shelves for Pantry

Drawers vs Shelves for Pantry

I think if you are used t reaching in for things, go with the higher shelves. I on the other hand, forget about…

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Cody Drysdale
Jun 10, 2013 3:34 pm
Cody Drysdale

Ill add my 2c in as we were in the same boat...the kitchen especially in open plan houses is perhaps the most standout area, not to mention the most used as well. We…

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comfortablywacky
Jun 09, 2013 1:21 pm
comfortablywacky
travisaus
travisaus
7 June 2013

Oven Towers - side by side or on top?

Oven Towers - side by side or on top?
1, 2

I have 4 in a tower configuration going in.. Bottom is 2 ovens Top left is a convection micro and top right is a coffee machine. All black too (Smeg Linear range).

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travisaus
Jun 07, 2013 11:41 am
Konrad
Konrad
1 June 2013

bushfire 12.5 rating for external motor rangehoods- RESOLVED

bushfire 12.5 rating for external motor rangehoods- RESOLVED

An update - I ended up just buying it! I figured it was too good a deal to wait for someone else to buy as it was literally 50% off!! . For some reason the store wanted…

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Konrad
Jun 01, 2013 10:42 pm
PaulMac
PaulMac
27 May 2013

Our new kitchen

Our new kitchen
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thanks Tina and Jen, that could be an option.... :th:

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PaulMac
May 27, 2013 12:46 pm

My kitchen design has changed and the kitchen has been ordered. The carcase is 780cm high. From the left, next to the pantry (box in grey), follows 1 x 60cm tall cabinet…

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Evelin
May 27, 2013 9:46 am
ChrisE
ChrisE
27 May 2013

Where do you keep your tupperware/plasticware?

Where do you keep your tupperware/plasticware?

Oh, RS, how deep are the shelves in your WIP??? I'm envious of how closely they match the depth of your modular mate containers, and wonder which came first? My empty…

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ChrisE
May 27, 2013 7:21 am
inglewood
inglewood
25 May 2013

Which white for our kitchen cupboards?? - any ideas?

Which white for our kitchen cupboards?? - any ideas?

Hi, Have you decided which white yet? I'm having a similar dilemma... tossing up between polar white, white and…

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inglewood
May 25, 2013 7:35 pm
inglewood
BayLeaf
BayLeaf
23 May 2013

undermount sinks - opinions

undermount sinks - opinions
1, 2

We have an Oliveri Professional Series Undermount sink and have been thrilled with it. We have two square bowls which work really well and looks very smart in our kitchen.…

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BayLeaf
May 23, 2013 8:29 pm
Someday
Someday
23 May 2013

Ocean foam - caesarstone

Ocean foam - caesarstone

I think they just join two 20mm layes together - it looks seamless. I am getting the same stone. Just need to find a white vinyl to…

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Someday
May 23, 2013 4:30 pm
Mitchandamy
Mitchandamy
21 May 2013

Cabinet Maker SOR for Kitchen Renno

Cabinet Maker SOR for Kitchen Renno

Hi guys, Can anyone recommend a cabinet maker to re-do our kitchen that is SOR in Perth? We were originally going to do our own flat pack kitchen (and we might still…

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Mitchandamy
May 21, 2013 3:56 pm
di+matt
di+matt
20 May 2013

Fridge hitting the pantry- Help

Fridge hitting the pantry- Help

Just realised ours is very similar.... Must look at plans tonight! If this was a major issue.. I spotted a fridge at masters that you can open from either side, however,…

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di+matt
May 20, 2013 6:59 pm
MrsT12
MrsT12
20 May 2013

Which grey for kitchen splash back glass?

Which grey for kitchen splash back glass?

Agreed! -hijack- where did you find that top left inspiration pic? I'd love to see it closer up.

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MrsT12
May 20, 2013 1:29 pm
MrsT12

Trying to match a cupboard door pattern

Trying to match a cupboard door pattern

There's no need to get shirty. I asked a simple question because I was looking for information to try to find if anyone knew who had supplied that…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 20, 2013 8:01 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
AussieMark
AussieMark
19 May 2013

DIY Ikea kitchen after handover or builder to do kitchen?

DIY Ikea kitchen after handover or builder to do kitchen?
1, 2

Sounds like the smarter plan. I am actually changing the doors completely as well in my build, just wish I had not seen this forum and learnt so much about Blum etc

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AussieMark
May 19, 2013 12:27 pm
jzell67
jzell67
18 May 2013

Kitchen colours... Nay or yay?

Kitchen colours... Nay or yay?

It has taken us a VERRRYYY long time to finalise the kitchen colours... So do the look ok? Bottom cupboards and fridge overhead cabinet: Peruvian clay Top wall…

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jzell67
May 18, 2013 5:36 pm
mrs mozz
mrs mozz
17 May 2013

Cupboard door plastic edge strip handle?

Cupboard door plastic edge strip handle?

Had this style of handle in my first home. Took the toddlers a long time to work out how to open the cupboards. :-)

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mrs mozz
May 17, 2013 8:00 pm

Pantry Suggestions

Pantry Suggestions

I'm struggling with our pantry http://www.edenbraehomes.com.au/a/380.html. The depth is 630mm and 1800mm wide however a blind corner of 50mm is created. The shelving is…

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ohmistershefield25
May 17, 2013 11:16 am
wanttorenovate
wanttorenovate
17 May 2013

Laminate kitchen help please (colours)

Laminate kitchen help please (colours)

So I am putting in a whole new kitchen and am stuck for ideas. The kitchen is located in a semi open planned living area - the living area has quickstep laminate…

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wanttorenovate
May 17, 2013 12:10 am
AJW
AJW
15 May 2013

Kitchen cupboard colour mismatches in a new house

Kitchen cupboard colour mismatches in a new house

The builder is full of crap!!! Every paint colour has a paint code so the colour can be mixed and…

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AJW
May 15, 2013 8:38 pm
soakedblonde
soakedblonde
15 May 2013

Average cost of uder cupboard ranghoods

Average cost of uder cupboard ranghoods

It cost us $598 to change from the standard Westinghouse stainless steel one to the slide out one including the cupboards.

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soakedblonde
May 15, 2013 4:13 pm
soakedblonde
mountain32
mountain32
15 May 2013

Plan my kitchen!

Plan my kitchen!

How about swapping Bedroom 4 to the Lounge? then move the corridor opening towards the family room. You will have more space for the pantry and a warmer bedroom. Just my…

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