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    Does anyone know how long it takes to design, order, deliver and fit out a kitchen??

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    I went to Ikea today and mocked up a kitchen.

    Approx $8k for the kitchen I liked most (don't really love any of them).

    My question is - can you spot an Ikea kitchen from a mile off????

    How would you feel about an Ikea kitchen in a house that was selling for over $1m (nice house, 4beds, 2 baths, good yard in a desirable south-east Melbourne suburb).

    would love some feedback.

    i wouldn't really want to be spending over $12k (incl appliances) on the kitchen as my budget isn't very big.

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    The trick with the ikea kitchens is to glam them up with a custom benchtop. If you choose the right cupboards and put it together well you definitely can't spot an ikea kitchen a mile off.

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    I used custom benchtop to decorate my kitchen and it worked. Seems like an original creativity and the feeling is also great. You just need to know prior what you need to do, rest all works out quiet well. home improvement
    Last edited by donniepaxton; 03-03-2013 at 01:18.

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    We have an ikea kitchen and got custom Freestyle benchtops from a kitchen company. I recommend white gloss door & drawer fronts as these are commonly popular and don't scream ikea.

    Also the drawers have a grey cap piece on the side which says ikea. We threw these in the bin and ordered replacement ones from 3rd party that say "Blum" as this is the drawers runners manufacturer. They were about 40c each and cheap IMO to make sure people didn't know it was an ikea kitchen.

    Lastly don't use ikea handles!

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    Before you get a ikea kitchen have a look on the wall posts on the ikea page

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    Also have a look at ikeafans website

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    In a house selling for over 1m I'd expect at least stone bench tops. I probably wouldn't be too keen on a flat pack kitchen in a house of that price!..but the kitchen is the most important room of the house for me.

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    Ikea kitchen is fine but definitely get stone benches and a glass splashback not tiles.

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    A kitchen is important to me so if I was spending that much on a house I don't think I would be happy with an Ikea kitchen.


 

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