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13 years13 yearsMangoMango posted:
Help we have to choose our kitchen colours by sat

Yep been there panicking about kitchen choices. Its hard because you really want to get it right as you have to live with your choice for the next 10 years…

13 years13 yearsMangoMango posted:
No Fridge in the Kitchen???? Would you do this?

I would hate to have to open the pantry door everytime i wanted to use the fridge. Our fridge is opened frequently, milk for cups of tea, fruit, morning tea,…

13 years13 yearsMangoMango posted:
Colour scheme for budget kitchen

You can get brushed aluminiam laminate kick boards which have the 'stainless steel' look without the price. They look great

13 years13 yearsMangoMango posted:
Help! I can't decide on colours for my walls and splashback

Are you getting a glass splash or going with tiles? I would keep it plain maybe a subdued, light grey colour to tie in with your floors and not compete…

13 years13 yearsMangoMango posted:
Im devasted about my new kitchen :(

I know its not what you wanted but luckily you have a white on white kitchen so any colour splashback will look good. I actually like the colour you posted.

13 years13 yearsMangoMango posted:
caesarstone vs Laminate Benchtop - long term v short term $$

The main thing i would be looking at before deciding, is what type of rental property you have. Higher or lower end of the market? If its more the standard…

13 years13 yearsMangoMango posted:
Installation of Island before timber floor down??

I think the wood bead/quad looks fine but you might want to check how much it will lower the height of your benches to have the floors added after. I…

13 years13 yearsMangoMango posted:
Should the splashback be the same height on all walls?

I had exactly the same dilema. My splashback is different heights either side of the kitchen window due to some technical issues with the switches for fans and things.
I was…

13 years13 yearsMangoMango posted:
Putting new kitchen in - sand floors before or after?

We sanded the floors and used the waterbased finish prior to installing the kitchen. We did both jobs ourselves and there was no damage to the floor when installing the…

13 years13 yearsMangoMango posted:
New Fridge - what size good for family of 5?

If you are designing a new kitchen, will the fridge be built in? If so i would make the space big enough for most models incase you are looking to…

13 years13 yearsMangoMango posted:
Blanco ovens and/or cooktops - your opinions please...

I have the blanco pyrolytic. The cooking part of the oven is great but the pyro was a disappointment. Didnt clean very thoroughly and not worth paying the extra money.

13 years13 yearsMangoMango posted:
Tiling splashback advice

We are just in the process of DIY tiling our extension. Its hard work but looking pretty good and saved us a fortune. Hubby has advised that you will need…

13 years13 yearsMangoMango posted:
Help- Kitchen prob...

Are you getting a double sink? Could you just purchase the double sink with the drainer on the side to sit above the dishwasher so overall the sink still kinda…

13 years13 yearsMangoMango posted:
Help! Concrete, Caesar stone, essa, trend, sile, squareform,

I also tossed up between engineered stone and granite. Ended up going with granite and love it. It was a bit cheaper than the man made stone.
Stone will be a…

13 years13 yearsMangoMango posted:
what sink to buy??

We bought the lakeland double undermount sink and love it. Less than half the price of the oliveri.

13 years13 yearsMangoMango posted:
High Gloss or Semi Gloss

We went the semi gloss/ satin finish and its perfect. I also loved the high gloss look but didnt want the constant upkeep. You dont see all the small scratches…

14 years14 yearsMangoMango posted:
I just need two colours for my courtyard

I like the top right sample colour. Have you thought about silver for your chairs. silver and purple are a great combo.

14 years14 yearsMangoMango posted:
Finish dishwashing tablets

We have an Asko and use normal dishwashing powder, finish/morning fresh, whatever is on special and the dishes have always come out sparkling clean, never a trace of residue like…

14 years14 yearsMangoMango posted:
Positioning under bench lights

If its just for ambient lighting, will you actually have your rangehood lights on or just the glass cupboard lights and the new lights? I would probably never have the…

14 years14 yearsMangoMango posted:
Choosing a fridge with ice maker?

Olga, i would fight for the double sink. I couldnt get by without two large sinks when cooking and washing up what doesnt go in the dishwasher.

14 years14 yearsMangoMango posted:
Which paint colour to go with?

Antique white USA and Hogs bristle are nice neutral colours. I'd get some sample pots of colours you are considering and see how they look with the lighting and carpet.

14 years14 yearsMangoMango posted:
bathroom will it work?

Personally, i wouldnt bother with a spa in an ensuite and i would prefer a flat wall. Its really down to personal choice. One thing i did notice was a…

14 years14 yearsMangoMango posted:
Advice on kitchen splashback colours

If you want to go bold with colour, lots of colours would work. Just need to pick the right shade. if you want a more subtle look you could go…

14 years14 yearsMangoMango posted:
Kitchen Colour & Layout Suggestions

I like the white everywhere and the darker benches underneath and on one wall. If you want a gloss laminate but with a wood grain, i'm sure that its available.…

14 years14 yearsMangoMango posted:
Oven/cooktop/cooker recommendations (+ non-recommendations!)

We bought the blanco Pyrolitic oven. The oven itself is great but the pyro function was a real let down. It did clean the walls of the oven ok and…

14 years14 yearsMangoMango posted:
Which ornament for entry hall table ?

Love the silver one Southies.

14 years14 yearsMangoMango posted:
Bench height for shorties

Its great that your kitchen place is fixing this for you. You will notice those 2cm even though it doesnt sound like much. We had ours made a few cms…

14 years14 yearsMangoMango posted:
Bench Top Decision?

Sorry, cant help with those benchtop choices as i have not seen them together to compare. I didnt realise amerind did a white reflex gloss. When i was choosing they…

14 years14 yearsMangoMango posted:
I'm showing off.... :)

Gorgeous house, i love the view from the open plan deck! Good luck with the selling.

14 years14 yearsMangoMango posted:
Kitchen Dilemma

I love oysterlinea too but i prefer it with the latte stone rather than black, and with this combo, the lighter loretto tile will look great.

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