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7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
What have you had to compromise on?

if you went a wall mounted oven, would that give you more under bench storage??

It's all swings and bloody roundabouts!
Yes, it would give more under bench storage but I want…

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
What have you had to compromise on?

I am realising that it's all about compromise.
I want a big pantry and a wall oven...but I can't do both.
So I spend hours agonising over which to sacrifice. Whatever I…

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Why not laminate?

same could be said with softclose drawers & doors, over counter LED lights,pullout pantry mechs, and European appliances.
so, in a word, yes, i do think stone represents a higher class…

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Why not laminate?

Do you really think though that a house will be more highly priced because it has a few sqm of stone benchtops?

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Long, narrow ensuite-how to position things

If this kitchen ever gets done I'm onto our ensuite next.
This room has 2 doors, one off the hall and one off our bedroom. It is a narrow space so…

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Tile splashbacks - is this acceptable for a rectified tile?

Is the actual tile a rectified one, with the sharp edge as C&K shows?
How wide is the grout?
It must be so disappointing. I'm sorry.

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Why not laminate?

So interesting!
We are doing just our kitchen. It's an 1980s house. I plan to stay here 15 years or more, as our youngest is only 7.
I was stunned that EVERY…

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Why not laminate?

Give me the arguments againsts laminate!

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Undermount rangehoods

Guru, Thank you so so so much! That is the info I have been trying to find-you rock.
AGrace, where did you get the price of that Neff from?
Thanks!

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Rangehood

AG, thanks! I hope to get the 71cm Electrolux induction cooktop. I am hoping to spend way less than $1000 on a rangehood! I just suck for my buck though-nose…

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Undermount rangehoods

The problem I have is no one can tell me what 'basic extraction' equals in terms of cubic metres/hour!

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Rangehood

Thanks AGuru.
What woud you recommend for an average cook-noise not that important-just want reasonable suck-unermount not slideout or canopy??!!
Thanks!

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Undermount rangehoods

I really need some rangehood help!
I can live with some noise-truly I can. So I am not going to do the big end brands.
But how much suck do I really…

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Rangehood

How much is it to install this type of r/hood that has all the doo-dads on the outside of the house?

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
How much did you spend on a cook top?

If you don't mind sharing, can you give me an idea of your cooktop's price.
I am looking at an induction stove 71cm andit is ~$2400. It makes me go GULP…

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Square Edge or Round Laminex Benchtops

Squareform have a little groove under the lip that is meant t stop drips going into the cupboard. I love this look.

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Induction stoves and power sharing

B Star-love it!!

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Kitchen mixer taps - splurge or not?

I like the Hansa for the reasom mentioned above-the halfway setting. I am worried that with kids they will turn the tap on full and water will go everywhere. The…

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Induction stoves and power sharing

B Star, which stove did you get?

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Induction stoves and power sharing

Kyton, you are indeed a freak of nature!

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Sinks/draining board-double draining or single

So many questions!!
Most kitchen sinks these days have a single draining board. The person I spoke to told me this was because people want to maximise the look of their…

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Induction stoves and power sharing

I am having a hard time finding out information about this-but what I understand is that most induction cooktops can not sustain all 4 burners being on high at the…

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Question about griller inside oven, not separate

Thanks guys. I'll need to check my oven short-list to see if closed door grilling is supported. It's killing me because I'd prefer a wall mounted oven but it's a…

7 years7 yearsstar-anisestar-anise posted:
Question about griller inside oven, not separate

Hi
We currently have an oven with a separate grill underneath. I thought this was normal until I started looking at new oven! Now the vast majority have the grill inside…

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