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8 d8 dCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
Sinks & island benches

Silestone do jumbo slabs 3250x1590mm which might help.
My sink is offset in my island. I would hate having it in the middle, it would really cut down on prep area!
Personally…

16 d16 dCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
Price to upgrade 40mm Caesarstone?

The builder doesn't actually supply it. They out source it to a stone mason.

18 d18 dCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
Price to upgrade 40mm Caesarstone?

Yes that's what I mean.
With an overhang like that you have to have a solid piece of stone underneath to cover the overhang. This piece of stone could be 350x…

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18 d18 dCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
Price to upgrade 40mm Caesarstone?

Is there an overhang?
$1700 is about what I would expect a builder to charge for this upgrade.

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20 d20 dCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
Painting kitchen cabinets with chalkboard paint?

As long as you key the surface by sanding it properly the undercoat/paint will stick easily.
Why chalk board paint?

21 d21 dCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?

Only a trained eye will pick the difference between a CNC cut kitchen and a well cut kitchen on a panel saw. No difference in quality if done correctly
If a…

22 d22 dCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
Appliance steam

If its just steam from a kettle and the doors are not vinyl wrap its not needed.

22 d22 dCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
Laminate Cabinets - matte or gloss???

I think the matte finishes look cheap in laminate. I would use gloss.
But personally I wouldn't have a laminate door, I would have a semi gloss polyurethane(2pac) door in my…

22 d22 dCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
To Handle or Not Handle????

I totally agree!

22 d22 dCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
To Handle or Not Handle????

For me it really depends on a few things,
The size of the kitchen and the amount of storage you need
The type of handless kitchen you want, Sharknose or Push to…

28 d28 dCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
20mm vs 40mm caesarstone benchtops

20 or 40 there is no difference in quality only looks.

28 d28 dCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
Kitchen sink mounting

That's a great link

1 month1 monthCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
formica snowdrift = laminex polar white ?

Jump on Formicas web page and order the Snowdrift sample. It will arrive in a couple of days.

1 month1 monthCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
Who sells a push to open, soft close large bin drawer?

Hi John, we supply and fit them with our kitchens all the time.
Are you able to fit it yourself? If so I can supply all the hardware. Unfortunately with the…

1 month1 monthCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
Acrylic Splashback????

Use glass, do it once and do it right.

1 month1 monthCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
20mm vs 40mm caesarstone benchtops

All 40mm Caesarstone is doubled up. It always has and always will be. Its not a rip off. Imagine your cabinets trying to support double the weight!

1 month1 monthCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
formica snowdrift = laminex polar white ?

Is it a door/colour you can live with?
Is so ask for a discount. At the end of the day it will save them money to having to replaced all the…

1 month1 monthCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
Range hood question

Have you removed the rangehood to see if you can see any ducting and where it goes?

1 month1 monthCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
formica snowdrift = laminex polar white ?

Jump on Formicas website, I think they offer a service where they post out samples. I would then check it onsite. The Laminex product is very good but if its…

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1 month1 monthCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
Appliance steam

Steam from a kettle only is not an issue as its only a few times a day. But if its from many different products and your cooking under the overhead…

1 month1 monthCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
Kitchen drawers - Any cool gadgets, inserts or ideas?

Check out Blum Orga Line, they have 100s of stainless steel cutlery inserts, plate holders, spice racks and heaps of drawer organisers.

1 month1 monthCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
formica snowdrift = laminex polar white ?

Is the Laminex Polar White in Gloss?
The colours are close but not the same.

3 months3 monthsCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
stonemason Melbourne area

Your battling trying to find someone because no one wants to install someone else stone. The profit margin is low unfortunately and most stone masons would prefer to supply and…

3 months3 monthsCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
laminate vs polyurethane kitchen pantry

Mixed reviews from who? and what was the quality of there 2pac? There are a lot of companies doing terriable 2pac spraying as well as a few that are passing…

3 months3 monthsCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
Urgent : Oven issue (replace?)

From the photo you have supplied the cooktop and the oven are clearly separate units.
If the oven is working fine then you only need to replace the cooktop! It looks…

4 months4 monthsCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
Suggestion needed for Kitchen

I don't agree.
I have seen some terriable colour doors, or doors that are scratched and chipped that only need a new coat of spray paint and it brings life back…

4 months4 monthsCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
2 pack vs vinyl wrap price

No sorry that just doesn't explain the huge jump in price. Massive builders margins is why they charge so much more.
My wife and I had a house build by a…

4 months4 monthsCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
Paying Kitchen Tradies?

I would say for warranty reasons its actually better to pay them separately. Big company's chop and change there tradie. If you ever have an issue with plumbing or electrical…

4 months4 monthsCuttingEdgeKitchensCuttingEdgeKitchens posted:
Suggestion needed for Kitchen

We need a bit more info to be able to give you advice.
A picture of your existing kitchen would really help.
How old is the kitchen, what type of doors and…

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