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First_Timer_Ray
First_Timer_Ray
23 February 2007

Granit slab basin trough

Granit slab basin trough

I've seen a similar formation done with corian and the like - except these were all one moulded piece and just the middle sloped slightly to the centre, and away to the…

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First_Timer_Ray
Feb 23, 2007 10:37 am
First_Timer_Ray
Michelle
Michelle
8 March 2007

Bathroom update

Bathroom update

Very nice Neil!!! You are doing such a good job. I would use a mould resistant paint; I’m petty sure now there are paints out there that paint and seal at the same…

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Michelle
Mar 08, 2007 8:53 pm
Michelle
Micks place
Micks place
5 April 2007

Period bathroom help

Period bathroom help

Hi Michelle, Good advice, I'm only adhering to period style where possible and not too impractical. I was thinking white octagonals with maroon inserts and a very…

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Micks place
Apr 05, 2007 2:12 pm
Michelle
Michelle
8 April 2007

Buying or selling a home- Bathrooms…what to look out for

Buying or selling a home- Bathrooms…what to look out for

Bathrooms – Tips ….. Practical advice when buying or selling a home. www.denovoconcepts.com I hope these tips help with the ascetics of the room at least. :D

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Michelle
Apr 08, 2007 11:42 am
Michelle

Thanks Neil. Well the job is now done and the results are excellent. Thanks again.

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sparky
Apr 19, 2007 3:54 pm
royalblue
royalblue
20 April 2007

Wall tiles meet bathtub

Wall tiles meet bathtub

I have a steel enamel bathtub in our bathroom, and white ceramic wall tiles. When the contractors tiled the area (for some reason) they cut them very close (almost flush)…

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royalblue
Apr 20, 2007 11:58 pm
alokin
alokin
22 April 2007

Tiled shower base?

Tiled shower base?

I am using for my shower . This grout is fantastic. It dries very hard and you can add stucco color to make it the color you…

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alokin
Apr 22, 2007 12:09 pm
3timesbuilda
3timesbuilda
23 April 2007

Hot water systems.....

Hot water systems.....

Hi Matt, I think the 170L is probably going to be a bit tight. We are the same size family and in our rental I think we have a 170L tank. Most of the time it is ok but…

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3timesbuilda
Apr 23, 2007 10:24 am
3timesbuilda

my husband and i have our own plumbing company and bathroom renovations company and were horrified at what we saw firstly a licenced plumber should be installing the bath…

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leish
Apr 26, 2007 2:52 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
29 April 2007

Almost finished

Almost finished

So does my wife :lol: Matt

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mattwalker
Apr 29, 2007 5:38 pm
mattwalker
norbs
norbs
4 May 2007

Wall tile laying

Wall tile laying

Hi Jazz, You are somehwhat correct as you cannot lay tiles starting from one edge as you must not assume your walls are 100% square. So, if you lay a tile at the…

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norbs
May 04, 2007 11:38 pm
Talinsmum
Talinsmum
11 May 2007

Pebble Feature Tiles - Cleaning & Appearance

Pebble Feature Tiles - Cleaning & Appearance

Thanks everyone for the feedback - I'm going to go with the pebble highlight option - just need to decide on colours and shapes and types now :lol:

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Talinsmum
May 11, 2007 1:50 pm
Talinsmum
Talinsmum
Talinsmum
11 May 2007

Bath Tubs -

Bath Tubs -

Ok those koharu bath's just made my "must have" list .... definately at least one, maybe 2 - such a good price!

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Talinsmum
May 11, 2007 1:53 pm
Talinsmum
NeilD
NeilD
16 May 2007

Finished at last

Finished at last

Thanks Nat, There's…

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NeilD
May 16, 2007 9:40 pm
Sallyho
Sallyho
25 May 2007

omvivo

omvivo

Super nice things Kylie. Very stylish and very now.

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Sallyho
May 25, 2007 10:22 am
Michael Jennings
Michael Jennings
1 June 2007

Wall mirror in ensuite

Wall mirror in ensuite

Thanks. It turned out that the mirror was not glued in its entireity - it was held onto the wall by adhesive strips. The cuttting wire was successfull.

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Michael Jennings
Jun 01, 2007 7:31 pm
Michelle
Michelle
7 June 2007

A serious question!

A serious question!
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That’s sooo funny!!! I would have a hard time sitting on that loo, my heads going in lots of direction with this. But best left alone……OR I know I WILL get the…

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Michelle
Jun 07, 2007 11:10 am
Michelle
mattwalker
mattwalker
8 June 2007

and this?

and this?
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Yeah!! Working for someone else has its advantages.... but not the choices! Matt

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mattwalker
Jun 08, 2007 9:52 pm
mattwalker
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
13 June 2007

Advice needed: heating for bathroom.

Advice needed: heating for bathroom.

IXL have new models which stop the heat loss etc. There also models with ducting for the fan rather than sending it up into the roof space.

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Dukekamaya
Jun 13, 2007 12:36 pm
Dukekamaya
KS09
KS09
22 June 2007

Stone mosaic feature tiles

Stone mosaic feature tiles

I had a look through some of my photos quickly and only managed to find these images - I don't know if they'll help at all - but its an example of a fairly thin feature…

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KS09
Jun 22, 2007 10:44 am
Sallyho
Sallyho
28 June 2007

Studio Flat Suggestions

Studio Flat Suggestions

you could also place the bed running longways next to the bathroom, and increase the size of the bathroom a little - this in turn would almost act like a ensuite This…

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Sallyho
Jun 28, 2007 2:10 pm
Michelle
Michelle
3 July 2007

When renovating a bathroom.

When renovating a bathroom.
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Listen you guys……I have a hard time establishing the stop and go with my drinking ……I don’t need encouragement! I lit a candle instead….. :lol:

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Michelle
Jul 03, 2007 7:32 pm
Michelle
jola
jola
11 July 2007

Methven Satinjet

Methven Satinjet

Thanks a lot. I was going to go for the shower rail myself. Jola

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jola
Jul 11, 2007 9:41 pm
Casa2
Casa2
12 July 2007

Have long showers!

Have long showers!

Sounds too fiddly and you're trading one environmentally sensitive resource (water) for another (energy). Pump power, recirculating water that may not be absolutely…

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Casa2
Jul 12, 2007 7:13 pm
vanderlay
vanderlay
19 July 2007

Bath tub set into the floor

Bath tub set into the floor
1, 2

ahhh...take you guys to the gutter and you'll play there all day... :D

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vanderlay
Jul 19, 2007 1:29 pm
vanderlay
Michelle
Michelle
19 July 2007

Obscure Shower Glass

Obscure Shower Glass

Neil……you’re a shocker! :wink: While you’re at it, can you dream me a size 10 body!!! :: THANKS……

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Michelle
Jul 19, 2007 1:58 pm
Michelle
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Michelle
Jul 23, 2007 8:00 pm
Michelle
alokin
alokin
25 July 2007

Is a bath needed?

Is a bath needed?

we've renovated a bathroodm exactly the same size. We've decided for a bathtube - these short ones. 1. you can take a bath 2. much better if you have kids we have got…

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alokin
Jul 25, 2007 8:18 pm
Beetle
Beetle
26 July 2007

Open plan bedrooms - are they a fashion fad?

Open plan bedrooms - are they a fashion fad?

I guess it depends on what I am going for, a $7 -10 000 bath, a $5 000 sink etc and I'll want open plan to show it off. Standard builders…

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Beetle
Jul 26, 2007 11:32 pm
MaylandsManor
MaylandsManor
27 July 2007

How much is a tiler?

How much is a tiler?

thanks Steve, I hadn't seen that version; only one from a few years ago. that's really helpful! reminds me that I am in the wrong job!

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MaylandsManor
Jul 27, 2007 10:29 pm
MaylandsManor
ausdesign
ausdesign
31 July 2007

Broom cupboard width

Broom cupboard width

i assume that would be mm not cm & the depth is 400 ? If that's the case - 500 would be average, 400 would possibly suffice assuming there will be around 50 odd mm extra…

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ausdesign
Jul 31, 2007 7:48 am
ausdesign
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
31 July 2007

Tiling my bathroom floor - wood

Tiling my bathroom floor - wood

Your waterproof membrane must go over the wall/ cement floor sheeting ( as per Aust. Standards) not between it and the timber sub-floor.

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Dukekamaya
Jul 31, 2007 7:42 pm
Dukekamaya
brittany
brittany
16 August 2007

re-enamel the bathroom?

re-enamel the bathroom?

I got two three quarter baths re-enamelled at my last place for $1100 - I didn't want to have to pull them out and re tile et cetera. One got a big chip about three…

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brittany
Aug 16, 2007 6:01 pm
brittany
Cabinfever
Cabinfever
21 August 2007

Heated towel rails v Under tile heating

Heated towel rails v Under tile heating

The other bathroom optons would be 'Tastics". We have them in both bathrooms. They work like a cheap radiator - good when you close to them (ie directly underneath), but…

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Cabinfever
Aug 21, 2007 2:21 am
Cabinfever
mek
mek
21 August 2007

Contemporary bathrooms

Contemporary bathrooms

Thanks guys. I think you might like this one: http://www.archiexpo.com/ It's got eeeeeeverything. All the good (expensive) stuff.

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mek
Aug 21, 2007 11:12 pm
mek
3timesbuilda
3timesbuilda
23 August 2007

Round or Square Vanity Basins

Round or Square Vanity Basins
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How about flat? seen a few in more expensive bathroom places that are essentially flat. Not much use for still water but usually we are only using running water.

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3timesbuilda
Aug 23, 2007 8:59 am
3timesbuilda
acm2269
acm2269
23 August 2007

Black theme for bathroom-any comments?

Black theme for bathroom-any comments?

Just want to share this site of lovely and elegant bathrooms. http://www.completehome.com.au/bathroom ... pid=0&rp=1 The site also offers much advise..... :)

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acm2269
Aug 23, 2007 5:47 pm
acm2269
vpande
vpande
28 August 2007

Access to greywater pipes

Access to greywater pipes

Hi Oznow, Basically there will be a 'diverter" under the trough.. you can see these in bunnings catalogue. separate pipes will run thru the wall or slab and exit the…

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vpande
Aug 28, 2007 9:18 am
MaylandsManor
MaylandsManor
18 September 2007

Tub in Basement?

Tub in Basement?

hi yakchat, we are on the same page, I also leave the heater on during winter to try and dry it out. the basement flat is in an old house but it was newly done. it is…

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MaylandsManor
Sep 18, 2007 7:21 pm
MaylandsManor
Michelle
Michelle
19 September 2007

colour on the walls?

colour on the walls?

Ahhh a Rotti….my daughter has one, he has such a lovely nature! :D

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Michelle
Sep 19, 2007 8:12 pm
Michelle
_Al_
_Al_
4 October 2007

Bathroom with water damage

Bathroom with water damage

Once you have tiles off you can probably see any damage yourself. And depending on how far you are going to renovate will determine if you strip the walls of plaster…

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_Al_
Oct 04, 2007 11:25 am
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
5 October 2007

Bath wood surround

Bath wood surround

Hey Snoop75, it's hard to say by the photo, but it looks like a laminate? Make some enquiries with Aquaform and see if they can help you?

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PhoenixStar
Oct 05, 2007 1:24 pm
PhoenixStar
penjay
penjay
11 October 2007

Grout Sealer.

Grout Sealer.

From Hynes Tiles on Old Geelong Rd, Hoppers Crossing. The aerosol is the easiest. I think they have it at Bunnings too.

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penjay
Oct 11, 2007 6:45 pm
penjay
rellie
rellie
12 October 2007

Tiled Shower Recess for holding shampoo etc, etc

Tiled Shower Recess for holding shampoo etc, etc
1, 2

Hmmmm better be careful or PD might start taking legal action over the 'copying' of their Recesses :lol:

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rellie
Oct 12, 2007 5:21 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
23 October 2007

Glass Splashback for Shower Wall?

Glass Splashback for Shower Wall?

Mick - would not go the perspex option - due to it being softer material- however - if your perspex - whatever it is scratched - use brasso to make it clean and shiny…

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Yak_Chat
Oct 23, 2007 10:32 pm
Yak_Chat
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
24 October 2007

Bathroom Reno... what can be done yourself

Bathroom Reno... what can be done yourself

Hi cfham, we have renovated a few houses and renovated our ensuite by ourselves in our last house. The builder quoted over $14K for 3m x 3.5m space!!!! and we did it for…

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PhoenixStar
Oct 24, 2007 11:38 am
PhoenixStar
Lotte
Lotte
24 October 2007

Finishing the top of tiles

Finishing the top of tiles

Go to your local tool shop and buy what's often called a Leaf and Square Ornamental tool (Google it). It has a pointy end and a square end, and this cleans up those…

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Lotte
Oct 24, 2007 11:48 am
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
5 November 2007

Recirculation Pump

Recirculation Pump

Well they say up to 10% water saving on the web site. The basic unit is $487 and the mixer model is $838. So if you work out 10% of your annual water bill that would…

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Yak_Chat
Nov 05, 2007 12:19 pm
Yak_Chat
Michelle
Michelle
11 November 2007

Cleaning grout (showers etc)

Cleaning grout (showers etc)

I agree……having glass shower walls would be the way to go. That’s why I like them in the kitchen…….cleaning is so easy! Anything to eliminate the grout issues. :D

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Michelle
Nov 11, 2007 7:43 pm
Michelle
commodorenut
commodorenut
20 November 2007

Wall tiles- how high did you go?

Wall tiles- how high did you go?
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When we renovated the bathroom in our old place, we used 100x100 light blue floor tiles, and 200x200 white wall tiles, with a blue border, and blue diamond shaped feature…

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commodorenut
Nov 20, 2007 5:34 am
commodorenut


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