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Kevin Brown

Southern suburbs Adelaide
Joined 23 April 2008
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7 years7 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
removing OH&S markings from sliding doors

Ditto for me the marks are there for safty reasons...

8 years8 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Built in Wardrobe

There are wardrobe shelving designs on my web site

8 years8 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Corinthian quickslide wardrobe system or similar?

The vinyl clad gyprock panels are used by builders because they are cheap
We use melamine coated mdf panels and good quality runners and tracking systems
15 year warranty
To supply and…

8 years8 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Kitchen dissapointments anyone?

Did that solve the problem?

8 years8 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Kitchen dissapointments anyone?

Chances are the locking screws are not tighted up. Adjust and tighten the lock nuts should solve the problem

8 years8 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Kitchen dissapointments anyone?

Your "problem" is easy to fix. If you have a single spout flickmixer, all you have to do is buy the one you want, unbolt the old one, and install…

8 years8 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Kitchen dissapointments anyone?

But I like your sense of humour

8 years8 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
What makes cabinets good quality? What questions to ask?

Thats interesting you should mention door gaps. Off course there needs to be a gap between doors. I had one customer INSIST there should be NO gaps, and spend 30…

8 years8 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Issues with sliding robe doors - large gaps

On a two door robe, you can adjust either door to line up with one end only.
An ideal fit on a two door robe would be for either door…

8 years8 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Weird IKEA cabinet Question

Its possible to have cupboards made without all the adjustable shelf holes you mention. But then the shelves are no longer adjustable.
All this does is increase the amount of wasted…

8 years8 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
new 3d kitchen design software ... wow.. and free

the only downloads I can find are a pdf file

8 years8 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
new 3d kitchen design software ... wow.. and free

cant see where the download button for the program is....any one have any ideas

9 years9 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Retractable rangehoods: are they any good?

The "grease" topic has been dicussed at length elsewhere
The filters trap the grease, so no grease should enter the ceiling space
In South Australia it is NOT a legal requirment to…

9 years9 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Installers

You should be thankfull you got your money back. I would say he is honest and deserves a pat on the back for telling you up front he cant do…

9 years9 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Kitchen benchtop height

The ideal height is about 100mm below your bent elbow
But if you do anything out of the ordinary to your kitchen or house, it makes it very difficult to sell…

9 years9 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Can you put bleach/White King/Draino down an insinkerator?

Carefull about what you put thru an insinkerator, I've seen simular products (bleach etc) kill the insinkerator's mechanisms

9 years9 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Splashback / overhead cupboard height regulations

It's 200mm horizontally to the EDGE of the closest gas ring.
This should be ok though, usually this distance is a lot less, but your stove is quite large.
Just make sure…

9 years9 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Splashback / overhead cupboard height regulations

You can be assured that the bottom of the rangehood will be 600 or more from the cooktop, because it says so on the installation instructions that come with the…

9 years9 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Splashback / overhead cupboard height regulations

ESG, You are right, 600mm is a minimum (in my opinion) from benchtop to underside of overheads.
As you are having a gas hotplates this is even more important.
Most larger kitchen…

9 years9 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Microwave oven door - any that open from opposite side?

Opps :oops: tried to put some text under it to explain how I got the picture
Comp screen was playing up and I forgot…

9 years9 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Microwave oven door - any that open from opposite side?

Is this what you need?
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Microwave oven door - any that open from opposite side?
9 years9 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Microwave oven door - any that open from opposite side?

This idea is great if you want to make an upside down pudding

9 years9 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Bloody smoke alarm

MIL = mother in law
she is a real treasure....should of being buried years ago :roll:

9 years9 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Dog door fitted into a sliding patio door?

Thanks for the link

9 years9 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Bloody smoke alarm

Ha Ha love this answer....might try this on the MIL

9 years9 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Dog door fitted into a sliding patio door?

We had this problem recently
What we did was had a doggy door fitted into to a new sliding security door.
We lock the security door with the dog flap installed,
Then…

9 years9 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Probably a silly question - but what are face bricks??

Have to aggree with you there.
They loved to rip our washing of the line for some reason...and steal lollies from my wifes handbag
But love them all the same
I've had my…

Probably a silly question - but what are face bricks??
9 years9 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Probably a silly question - but what are face bricks??

Eljay...love your avatar..I've have been owned by 4 Boxer's to date..currently we are owned by a Griffon

10 years10 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Puratap - how much and who in Adelaide

Some water filters need to be changed by the people that sell them to you (probally puratap)
Other systems (eg waterways) allow you to change the filter youselfs

10 years10 yearsKevin BrownKevin Brown posted:
Removing paint from pressed metal ceiling

Have you tried sandblasting?

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