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Budget laundry makeover

Chaks_DIY
Super Contributor
Chaks_DIY
Chaks_DIY
Super Contributor

A budget makeover for a European-style laundry complete with new cabinetry, sink and laminate marble-look benchtop.

 

 

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The project

 

We upgraded our laundry by installing new cabinets, open shelves, a 2400mm laminate marble-look benchtop, sink and mixer tap. I started with the overhead cabinets and eventually worked on the bottom.

 

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Originally we wanted to knock it down and move it into another section of our home, but the alternative of upgrading the space is more feasible at the moment. 

 

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Removing the laundry trough and installing a new benchtop and cabinet for a sink and mixer was uncharted territory. The laminate marble-look benchtop made the cuts outs for the sink and mixer much easier to do and is budget-friendly.

 

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Before and after

 

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Comments
casey7
Budding Contributor

@Chaks_DIY 

Hello, what is the oak look open shelves called as that’s what I want for my laundry make over...  I’m loving the laminate marble look... with installing , did you seek Bunnings install service or was that all done by you.. I’m worried as I dnt have the skill not the tools 😬

Chaks_DIY
Super Contributor

Hi @casey7 

Thanks ! I did the whole Reno myself (except for the plumbing) including 'oak' look section section where I used the in-built natural melamine panels from Bunnings. I started off with some basic tools and little experience and eventually, with a bit of trial and error - grew to be comfortable enough to complete this. 

 

All the best!

 

natski
New Contributor

@Chaks_DIY 

Love this did you have the wooden over head shelve cabinet made or did you make it yourself??? Cheers :smile:  

MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member
Bunnings Team Member

 

On page three of @Chaks_DIY's discussion: The laundry project, we start getting into the nitty-gritty of how he created these shelves himself out of inBuilt 16mm 1800 x 595mm Natural Wood Melamine Colourboard@natski. There are some basic plans to follow and an in-depth description. They really are the icing on the cake for this project.

 

Please let me or @Chaks_DIY know if you need any assistance creating these shelves yourself.

 

Mitchell

 

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