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2 years2 yearselsieelsie posted:
Figuring out what size mortgage we can finance

20% deposit on a $300k plot of land is $60k.
A good deposit for a $750k house and land build is $150k. I don’t think this is necessarily a fault…

5 years5 yearselsieelsie posted:
Kitchen cabinets

Looking on google a settler vinyl wrap door looks similar to the shaker style that is very popular at the moment.
Unfortunately the two easiest ways to achieve that looks…

5 years5 yearselsieelsie posted:
Are thick benchtops out of fashion?

If you look at what is being pushed at high end kitchen exhibitions all over Europe, thin is most certainly "in" when it comes to bench tops.
The Australian market…

5 years5 yearselsieelsie posted:
Question about caeserstone warranty and overhangs - experts

Could please you clarify. If the material fails to perform under the recommendations in your design guides are you saying that it won't be covered by warranty because you only…

5 years5 yearselsieelsie posted:
kitchen color selection suggestions (calacutta island)

That image doesn't look at all like Tawny Linewood does in person. It is much lighter and the stripe is very pronounced. I think the colour in person works even…

5 years5 yearselsieelsie posted:
Has anyone used Formica AR Plus (Gloss) for their Kitchen??

I wouldn't use a solid colour laminate as a kitchen bench, either in a gloss or matte finish. I'd be surprised if you got through prestart without them trying to…

6 years6 yearselsieelsie posted:
Timber veneer vs laminate

Timber veneers are really pretty but quite expensive.
Some of the textured melamines look very convincing now. Unfortunately the colour range is a bit limited at the moment compared to…

6 years6 yearselsieelsie posted:
Joins in stone benchtops

If joins are a concern I would look into acrylic benchtops. You can do all the same things as with a stone (and more) but the joins are completely invisible.…

6 years6 yearselsieelsie posted:
Undermount sink under laminate

I've seen compact popping up more and more in domestic applications in Australia, generally more so in outdoor kitchens though where it makes sense for durability.
Overseas is it a…

6 years6 yearselsieelsie posted:
Undermount sink under laminate

Not with a standard laminate but you could do it using a compact laminate.
Standard decorative laminates are less than 1mm thick and need to be applied to a board…

6 years6 yearselsieelsie posted:
Laminex diamond gloss, acrylic edging, any problems?

Surely it would still be covered by the Laminex manufacture's warranty though and you'd be able to go directly through them?

6 years6 yearselsieelsie posted:
Which essastone colour goes best with grey colour scheme??

There is a new essastone colour, I think it is called torrone? It is like new basmati but whiter and less busy but still with more pattern than the dusk…

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