Posts Tagged: Design Tips

How To Update Your Kitchen Benchtop

How To Update Your Kitchen Benchtop

Replacing the kitchen benchtop can make a dramatic difference to the look of your kitchen. The kitchen benchtop is always visible and thus one of the most recognisable features. Choosing the right material is key for both your budget and your kitchen design. To help you with one of the biggest decisions of your kitchen renovation, we created this easy overview of materials and their stand-out features.

TIMBER

Timber is a very versatile material that is available in almost every shape and size. If you want a cozy live-in kitchen a kitchen benchtop made out of timber is your first choice. Timber has this warm feel to it and as a natural material – it has just become super trendy again. Due to its nature and the way it can absorb moisture, timber can be quite prone to stains and scratching. It is, however, relatively easy to maintain, requiring a bit of sanding and resealing every so often.

LAMINATE

Laminate has been the benchtop material of choice for the past decades. It owes its popularity to an incredibly low price. Laminate kitchen benchtops – often known under the brand names of Polytec and

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The Dianella Polishing FAQ – all you need to know about your kitchen renovation

The Dianella Polishing FAQ – all you need to know about your kitchen renovation

My kitchen cabinet doors are peeling, can you fix this?        

Yes, we can re-paint your peeling doors. We are experts in fixing peeling doors and offer a long lasting solution. At Dianella Polishing we refinish your peeling doors and give them a brand-new contemporary look – for a fraction of the cost you would normally have to fork out for a brand new kitchen.

Can you glue my vinyl back?

Unfortunately there is no professional way to glue the peeling vinyl wrap back onto your kitchen cupboards or doors. You could attempt to glue them back yourself, chances are there will be bubbles or lumps in the finish and the vinyl will peel again eventually.

Can’t I just re-paint my kitchen myself?

Yes you can – but why would you? We know the YouTube videos, the Instagram posts and the advice pieces from your favourite blogger that suggest to “just do it yourself”. But we strongly recommend to let us experts do it. Kitchen cabinets need to be painted in a controlled environment, to ensure the professional finish. You don’t want your kitchen to look

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Trigg Beach House Kitchen Facelift Saved Thousands of Dollars

Whether you’re looking for a kitchen that is on trend or timeless, a professional contractor can transform your dated kitchen and turn it into a modern gourmet space. Don’t toss out the good with the bad, at Dianella Polishing we thrive to work with your existing structure, giving your kitchen a very affordable, cost effective new look.

When Merilyn Elson was tired of her thermo foil coating peeling off her kitchen cupboards, she called around to get a quote for getting her cupboard doors repainted. That’s when Dianella Polishing came on the scene.

A whole new look pulled off with a simple re-paint

Our Kitchen Renovation Expert, Trevor Skeels went out to meet with Merilyn and her husband at their Trigg beach house. The lovely couple were concerned they’d have to pay for a whole new kitchen, when they showed Trevor the problem. Their kitchen was well appointed and besides the vinyl peeling from the doors, it was in great condition.

Trevor advised the couple to leave the structure of the kitchen untouched. The kitchen was nicely designed, offered plenty of cupboard space and a great layout. Instead of a full kitchen makeover, our consultant pulled off a whole new

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