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HIA Home Show Sydney....19 - 22 May 2011

I received mine on Friday afternoon so I was very happy. We finally found a water tank to fit into a tricky spot and looked into new lights so it…

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Reno = no bath + small kids

I am another one in the minority who says to ditch the bath. We have 2 bathrooms in a very small house and never had a bath from when we…

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Built in's

I'm with Horaldo on this one. We looked at the Miele coffee machine and we even went to their showroom to taste the coffee. It was mediocre. We were prepared…

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Benchtop Caesarstone versus Granite

I have noticed that many posters have claimed that caesarstone is more expensive than granite. I do not believe that this is actually true for ALL granite.
When we put…

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Pot draws or no pot draws?

Our kitchen is just less than 12 months old and most of my pot drawers are .93m wide. They hold all our pots etc. and they have not bowed at…

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Frameless/semi frameless

We are another family who picked frameless for our main bathroom renovation. They look good but they leak badly and our floors are polished porcelain so there is the danger…

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Integrated Gas cook top...SO COOOOOL! anyone? *PIC*

Sorry to tell you the bad news but if my memory is correct, the Izona cooktop is about $4,000. I know it was expensive last year as my OH refused…

11 years11 yearsNeverfinishedNeverfinished posted:
cleaning products for quartz benchtops

We have also found a spray cleaner made by Decoglaze which works a treat
http://decoglaze.com.au/Glass_Cleaner_Order.aspx
Another vote for this. I use it on my granite benchtop/splashback, on…

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Buying on eBay

They do have a shopfront in Sydney, They are called Renovation Design in Bankstown. Anyone heard of them?
Three years ago we bought several items off them but we actually went…

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Rae's apartment reno pics

Great work. :: I love renovation threads as my OH and I are slowly renovating our home. It must have been so satisfying throwing…

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Show me your kitchen...

What kitchen sink is this? I want
As I am still lurking on the forum I can answer this. :D
It is the Abey Quadrato…

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Kickboard drawers

We have 3 of these and I have mixed feelings. They are great to store papers as we have one for all our oven instruction books etc, another for all…

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Clipsal Saturn Range Light Switches

After reading the above information it seems that there are some electricians who are either out of their depth with new technology or either they just cannot be bothered. At…

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Electricity cost comparisons

There have been other threads on power bills so I am not trying start a new one with comparisons. However, I thought I would make everyone reading this one feel…

12 years12 yearsNeverfinishedNeverfinished posted:
Clipsal Saturn Range Light Switches

I have to support Kyton based on our experience trying to replace a combined double power point/light switch in our bathroom last year.
The new kitchen had Saturn switches put…

12 years12 yearsNeverfinishedNeverfinished posted:
Kitchen Appliances - what's a good brand?

However, Miele don't make great gas cooktops.

Would love to hear more about this.
Actually, when we were looking at gas cooktops the salesman told us this also. We were buying…

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Internal Glass Sliding Doors

Ask him to quote you on something like we did at crounlla pool,
I can easily get to Cronulla but I am unsure where you actually mean. The only Cronulla pool…

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Internal Glass Sliding Doors

Thank you Mark but I don't think any discount would help. I just received the quote and thank goodness I was sitting down. OMG!!! ::hyst::

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Miele products

I have a Miele oven, a microwave combi oven and the warming tray. At first I hated them as all the different settings had me completely bamboozled and the instructions…

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Handleless kitchen cabinets with soft closing hinges

Do you remember if they were expensive?
They were $600 each but I love them as we keep our bills etc in one, all our appliance warranties, instruction manuals etc in…

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Handleless kitchen cabinets with soft closing hinges

Now that's innovative
No, just desperation due to having a small open plan house with NO storage. ::cry:: (And 3 adult children who refuse…

12 years12 yearsNeverfinishedNeverfinished posted:
Handleless kitchen cabinets with soft closing hinges

Just my 2 cents worth. All our upper cabinets except 2 have Blum soft close fittings. For the 2 above our ovens we have the Blum Tip On (I think…

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Internal Glass Sliding Doors

Do you mind if i ask who it was that came out to measure it?
No problem. His name was Chris but I did not get his last name. A fairly…

12 years12 yearsNeverfinishedNeverfinished posted:
Difference in veneer Shade ?

I can share your pain in this area as we also have timber veneer cabinets (Victorian Ash) and we had a similar story. We saw distinct colour variations between different…

12 years12 yearsNeverfinishedNeverfinished posted:
Handleless kitchen cabinets with soft closing hinges

We have soft close cabinets/drawers with the shadowline finish and it is very easy to open them as the top is cut on an angle and there is plenty of…

12 years12 yearsNeverfinishedNeverfinished posted:
Internal Glass Sliding Doors

Nothing to report yet as our quote is not back.
As the fellow was leaving he did warn us to be prepared for it to be high. We had a…

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My Lotus Candle Holders.

Thank you Michelle,
I am really pleased they are ceramic as they will look good outside. My daughter will also be pleased as it means more hours to knock off.…

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My Lotus Candle Holders.

They are so pretty and I love the white contrast with your furniture. Can you tell me what they are made of as they would look great in my courtyard.…

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Vege Sprayers- Anyone with some recommendations?

I absolutely love my kitchen tap. There is a picture on the Show Me Your Kitchen thread but you can also see it on the Abey website.

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