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Did anyone do the exact same tiles and cabinets in all bathrDid anyone do the exact same tiles and cabinets in all bathr

I have 3 bathrooms in my build. The main bathroom and powder room have the same tiles and cabinetry. For the ensuite, because we wanted it to be different, we chose a…

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nomnomnom
Mar 25, 2017 12:51 am
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This is what im planning for all the bathrooms/powder room and same tiles for laundry

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newwyhouse2233
Mar 23, 2017 12:26 pm
Our Build123
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22 March
Bathroom Renovations - Do you know where to start?Bathroom Renovations - Do you know where to start?

The final video, part 3 of the bathroom renovation video https://youtu.be/tPguJdLQSIE Any questions feel free to fire them over, happy to help! Kind Regards James…

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Our Build123
Mar 22, 2017 6:20 pm
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MrsJM
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22 March
wall hung toilet - problems?wall hung toilet - problems?

My builder tried to tell me the same thing... All because they didn't want to install them! C U S T O M. C O R A L. B R O N T E.…

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MrsJM
Mar 22, 2017 5:58 pm
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AJW
20 March
Bathroom Light, Heat and Exhaust FanBathroom Light, Heat and Exhaust Fan

Yeah steer away from the NEO. Not as good and has reliability issues. We have the standard 3-1 4 light tastic and it is fine, and both bathrooms are a fair size. That…

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AJW
Mar 20, 2017 8:41 pm
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15 March
New screed in small and large wet areaNew screed in small and large wet area

Yes standard mortar will be fine for a small patch, just check the back of the package to make sure the ratio is 4-1. If unsure just grab a bag of Gray builders cement and…

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Our Build123
Mar 15, 2017 12:25 pm
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Intrepit
13 March
Grouting around shower drainGrouting around shower drain

Also, I stuck a piece of paper down the gap to get an idea of how deep it is. I think about 12 mm. The tip of the paper came out very slightly moist. The shower hasn't…

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Intrepit
Mar 13, 2017 6:19 pm
thepast123
10 March
Bathroom VanitiesBathroom Vanities

Hello, You have provided such a nice information. I want to know that does your company makes contemporary bathroom…

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thepast123
Mar 10, 2017 11:33 am
Recess floors to all wet areasRecess floors to all wet areas

We're doing this right now with our Eden Brae Drysdale 27 - they added about $1200 to our contract for the three wet areas (ensuite, bathroom and laundry) to be recessed…

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joannapaulp
Mar 08, 2017 12:45 pm
Gravy
5 March
Toilets. Not sure which is the best bowl shapeToilets. Not sure which is the best bowl shape

THIS!!! The house my parents are currently renting has a small 'shelf' on the back of the toilet, hey it looks great but you need to clean it EVERY SINGLE TIME anyone…

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Gravy
Mar 05, 2017 12:24 am
qebtel
28 February
Bath handle cannot be taken off to replace tap valveBath handle cannot be taken off to replace tap valve

No one welds them in, no point. You are doing it the right way, just might have t use a h/duty version box wrench. Give it a short, hard whack. If worse comes to…

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qebtel
Feb 28, 2017 2:25 pm
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28 February
Installing cavity slider to toilet- which way to slide open?Installing cavity slider to toilet- which way to slide open?

Have the cavity frame on the same wall as the toilet and vanity, and have the door slide out of it towards your cupboard space. More privacy when you are on the toilet :)

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Our Build123
Feb 28, 2017 1:02 pm
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TashPaul
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21 February
Bathroom layout ideasBathroom layout ideas

Another option - enclose the window as you have said. Leave the shower where it is, but make it bigger, ie 1 x 1 or 1.2m and have the door opening towards the door into…

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TashPaul
Feb 21, 2017 11:55 am
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aloenyx
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19 February
SHOWER BASESHOWER BASE

I think the most common trend these days is to tile your shower base.

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aloenyx
Feb 19, 2017 6:35 pm
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Southies
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17 February
What Do You Use to Clean Your ShowersWhat Do You Use to Clean Your Showers

just had my old showers replaced and the installer suggested 100% metho, not mixed with water. maybe to prevent streaking ???

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Southies
Feb 17, 2017 6:45 pm
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sharonreams
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15 February
How to remove old shower head to install a new shower panel?How to remove old shower head to install a new shower panel?

I watched some video tutorial for removing shower head but those were totally refused by my old shower head. I have the installation guide but not the removing steps. I…

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sharonreams
Feb 15, 2017 11:23 pm
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aussiebadger
9 February
Bathroom and Toilet - Help me!!Bathroom and Toilet - Help me!!

First time poster, but I have referenced this forum extensively for tips and information on my renovation over the last 3 years. Thank you all :) I'm interested in…

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aussiebadger
Feb 09, 2017 11:12 pm
Kagan1042
9 February
SpaPanel / Laminate Sheeting / AquaPanels to Entire BathroomSpaPanel / Laminate Sheeting / AquaPanels to Entire Bathroom

We're in the process of looking at products to use in our new build in the bathrooms, and someone at my work suggested laminate sheeting for the bathroom/shower stall…

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Kagan1042
Feb 09, 2017 9:11 pm
lozza81
2 February
Off-the-shelf shower cleanersOff-the-shelf shower cleaners

From what I have read online, you can't go wrong with a spray bottle filled with 1/2 hot water, 1/2 white vinegar and a squirt of dishwashing liquid. This is what I'm…

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lozza81
Feb 02, 2017 9:55 pm
Saint Mike
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28 January
Toilet Closers ?Toilet Closers ?

But - my new one works well. $15.

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Saint Mike
Jan 28, 2017 7:12 am
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bonnie55
27 January
Converting to laundryConverting to laundry

Hi all, I currently have 2 store rooms near my kitchen. I need to convert one of them into a laundry room. I don’t know how could this be done and I have already talked…

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bonnie55
Jan 27, 2017 10:42 pm
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viveka
Jan 17, 2017 5:38 pm
mack042
16 January
Bathroom sink overflow drainBathroom sink overflow drain

I can advise this British brand for plumbing: houseofenki.com

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mack042
Jan 16, 2017 3:04 pm
sandman55
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10 January
What is this under shower tile adhesive?What is this under shower tile adhesive?

Hi James that sounds like a good Idea. I haven't got a lot done today, I have been chasing around getting gear. I have decided the villaboard at the bottom has had it. I…

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sandman55
Jan 10, 2017 11:26 pm
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wildlyharmony
Jan 10, 2017 2:24 am
sandman55
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3 January
Removing tiles from Villa Board in showerRemoving tiles from Villa Board in shower

Hi I'm still going with some interruptions but as you said the first tile was the hardest when that was off I was able to use a small bolster and get the tile out in one…

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sandman55
Jan 03, 2017 6:32 pm
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aloenyx
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2 January
Bathroom tile size - help neededBathroom tile size - help needed

I used 600x600 for floor tiles throughout, and 200x400 for the walls. My builder did mention it would be harder to lay larger tiles in the bathroom, but never made any…

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aloenyx
Jan 02, 2017 9:28 am
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aloenyx
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2 January
Tile placement in bathroom, please help!Tile placement in bathroom, please help!

I didn't quite understand the problem... (too early in the morning), but I do think it looks nice just like it is :)

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aloenyx
Jan 02, 2017 9:27 am
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Our Build123
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1 January
first time reno vathroom for parents.first time reno vathroom for parents.

My advice would be to project manage it yourself and engage licenced contractors for the professional work. Try your hand at the demolition but leave it to about that. You…

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Our Build123
Jan 01, 2017 7:12 pm
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vrill10
24 December 2016
Laundry conversion tapLaundry conversion tap

Look at this site: https://houseofenki.com/ May be here you can find something for yourself.

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vrill10
Dec 24, 2016 4:19 am
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arodc
Dec 19, 2016 4:16 pm
Craigasaurus
18 December 2016
Toliet water inlet pipe is rather highToliet water inlet pipe is rather high

Yes I was quite happy to hear that the taps are in the cistern.

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Craigasaurus
Dec 18, 2016 11:16 am
aaronaaronaaron
13 December 2016
Narrow BathroomNarrow Bathroom

you can make your wall 70mm instead of 200mm if that helps.

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aaronaaronaaron
Dec 13, 2016 1:09 pm
Adam.M
13 December 2016
Leaking shower screenLeaking shower screen

Hi. I had a similar issue with water leaking out the side of the shower. It was a relatively easy fix by using clear silicone along the inner and outter edges of where the…

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Adam.M
Dec 13, 2016 10:59 am
mynameisjonas
8 December 2016
new toilet and basin plumbing installation costnew toilet and basin plumbing installation cost

Thanks so much, managed to find one through hi pages... 3 quotes, 1 was $500, 1 was $2750 and the one we went through was $1000.. WE went through the $1000 one. Did…

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mynameisjonas
Dec 08, 2016 11:46 pm
meeks
8 December 2016
Installing a mirrorInstalling a mirror

Yes ofcourse "where ti drill?" does matters. I too don't find gluing as a good option.

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meeks
Dec 08, 2016 8:58 pm

We are trying to decide on a tile for the floor of a shower in an ensuite. The floor of the ensuite will have the same grayish wood-grain vinyl planks that we have in the…

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peter35
Dec 02, 2016 10:19 pm
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shakey55
Dec 02, 2016 6:39 am
Lee54
1 December 2016
Any metal-working designers out there?Any metal-working designers out there?

It has occurred to me when doing my design research that grab bars in bathrooms are incredibly ugly. If a bath or shower niche could have something decent on the bottom…

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Lee54
Dec 01, 2016 7:20 pm
mack042
23 November 2016
Double shower - mixer tap location?Double shower - mixer tap location?

Each to their own, but I am a big fan of having things look uniform. I would have the mixer for the left shower where the bottom cross is and have the right side shower on…

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mack042
Nov 23, 2016 8:46 pm
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20 November 2016
External Cladding used in Bathroom Wet Area, problems?External Cladding used in Bathroom Wet Area, problems?

Have any areas of the bathroom been waterproofed? The blue board does not act as a Waterproofing, even when sheeted on the exterior of a home it still requires sealing…

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Our Build123
Nov 20, 2016 9:43 pm
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themakeovergroup
15 November 2016
What does it cost to Renovate a Bathroom?What does it cost to Renovate a Bathroom?
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Good discussion here on the cost of bathroom renovation. If you're still in the planning stage, this might be useful: http://themakeovergroup.com.au/bathroom ...…

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themakeovergroup
Nov 15, 2016 7:00 pm
Irina
9 November 2016
My favourite bathroom trendsMy favourite bathroom trends

You can find a lot of interesting things for your bathroom here: https://houseofenki.com/baths.html

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Irina
Nov 09, 2016 4:22 am
Kazza170
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7 November 2016
Tile colour choiceTile colour choice

Anyone used Atlantis Antracite tile ?

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Kazza170
Nov 07, 2016 8:07 pm
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Brad A
3 November 2016
Shower panels?Shower panels?

Hi all Thanks for having me I am trying to find out about something a friend told me about & showed me one. I am thinking of getting one. Think they look fantastic &…

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Brad A
Nov 03, 2016 5:12 pm



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