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EGGENZ
EGGENZ
15 December 2004

Timer Exhaust Fans

Timer Exhaust Fans

ALTHOUGH THEY'RE NOT TIMBER, THE IXL TASTICS ARE VERY GOOD. AVAILABLE IN 2 AND 4 GLOBE MODELS. THIS PRODUCT HAS A HEAT LAMPS AND ALSO EXHAUST FAN. VERY GOOD FOR…

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EGGENZ
Dec 15, 2004 8:01 pm
EGGENZ
Fidget
Fidget
12 April 2005

CLAW FOOT BATH SCREEN

CLAW FOOT BATH SCREEN

NSW, but I will still investigate them. Thanks

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Fidget
Apr 12, 2005 7:05 pm
Shane
Shane
27 April 2005

Water Proofing an Existing Shower - Help

Water Proofing an Existing Shower - Help

Hi Tim Well, well another leaky shower. The most common cause of leaking showers occurs between the floor and wall joints of the shower recess. · Up to 90% of showers…

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Shane
Apr 27, 2005 3:49 pm
Shane
Shane
Shane
7 July 2005

Marble tile floors & subflooring

Marble tile floors & subflooring

Bella that’s the best option, I would even recommend you use the waterproofing over the whole floor not just the joins. yume_87 however it is a must to waterproof the…

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Shane
Jul 07, 2005 1:02 pm
Shane
ausdesign
ausdesign
13 October 2005

Tiling to Ceiling

Tiling to Ceiling

The only way to get a good professional finish will be to remove the cornice & then replace it after tiling. Fiddly job but not beyond the DIY level. Make sure the row of…

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ausdesign
Oct 13, 2005 9:51 am
ausdesign
ausdesign
ausdesign
13 October 2005

Fan in laundry?

Fan in laundry?

In short - no. Unless for some strange reason you have a toilet in there and there's no openable window !!

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ausdesign
Oct 13, 2005 9:55 am
ausdesign
Martin
Martin
19 December 2005

Tile/Glass Cutter

Tile/Glass Cutter

i used to have a hose trickle onto the glass when i was a glazier to prolong the life of the bit and reduce the chances of the glass cracking. i guess it would work the…

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Martin
Dec 19, 2005 12:56 am
Martin
Martin
19 December 2005

Frost Bathroom Windows

Frost Bathroom Windows

for a more permanent solution (and artistic if you so desire) you could always have it sandblasted. see my link if you aren't sure what that is :)

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Martin
Dec 19, 2005 12:58 am
HelenA
HelenA
8 January 2006

Can I paint slate?

Can I paint slate?

If your still thinking of putting slate on the floor in a wet area, dont do it. Its not for water, will turn it white and scummy looking and cant scrub it out. the slate…

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HelenA
Jan 08, 2006 5:23 pm
HelenA
HelenA
8 January 2006

Wet Areas: Floor Coverings

Wet Areas: Floor Coverings

Timber floors in a wet area are extremely high maintenance. Id rank them with white carpet in a high traffic area, some looks only belong in magazines! If you really…

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HelenA
Jan 08, 2006 5:28 pm
windowexpert
windowexpert
22 January 2006

Smelly concrete floor around toilet

Smelly concrete floor around toilet

Hi Kiwikat, If your whole toilet floor is concrete you can tile straight onto the concrete. good luck!

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windowexpert
Jan 22, 2006 8:53 am
hsp
hsp
5 June 2006

Preparing concrete for waterproofing

Preparing concrete for waterproofing

get the surface as clean as possible vaccumming or even wipe the surface down with wet wragg. then apply bond crete or similar and let it dry as per manufacturers instructions

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hsp
Jun 06, 2006 12:25 am
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
24 August 2006

concrete slab /tile over timber ?

concrete slab /tile over timber ?

I'm assuming the timber floor is over joists and bearers. The timber floor has little bearing on load capacity providing it is in sound condition- this is the job of the…

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Dukekamaya
Aug 24, 2006 10:12 pm
Dukekamaya
js
js
3 September 2006

AUS vs. European bathroom furnishings

AUS vs. European bathroom furnishings

Hi Has anyone had experience with the Roca Dama toilet? It seems to be quite compact and good for a small space. but not sure if it is a good toilet. Thank you.

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js
Sep 04, 2006 12:36 am
Michelle
Michelle
19 September 2006

Any ideas for alternative flooring for laundry and toilet?

Any ideas for alternative flooring for laundry and toilet?

Well that makes sense, with all your replies… I thought you were a builder! They emailed me a few months ago, promoting their timbers and supplies. I haven’t…

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Michelle
Sep 19, 2006 9:43 pm
Michelle
mek
mek
11 October 2006

Minimalistic bathrooms

Minimalistic bathrooms

Thanks renomart, I've discovered Boffi website some time ago, absolutely love their kitchens as well. If you are aware of anything else similar to Boffi, I'd appreciate…

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mek
Oct 11, 2006 12:43 pm
mek
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
12 October 2006

Loose Toilet

Loose Toilet

Its common practise these days to silicion and screw the pan to the floor rather than set it. It removes the need of cutting tiles around the pan - you simply tile and sit…

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Dukekamaya
Oct 12, 2006 10:35 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
15 October 2006

Downstairs Toilet

Downstairs Toilet

Your plumbing/sewerage requirements alone will be the major factor in the total cost. Sort that out first.

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Dukekamaya
Oct 15, 2006 7:04 pm
Dukekamaya
jimm¥
jimm¥
22 October 2006

brand new bathroom

brand new bathroom

hi josh, sounds fun (i've demolished my plan). .I think low to mid 20s,u'll get a very decent bathroom.Consider Pulling the old out would save i suppose ...remember to…

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jimm¥
Oct 22, 2006 2:27 am
jimm¥
jimm¥
22 October 2006

Removal of old tiles.

Removal of old tiles.

like dukemaya said...electric jack hammers the go.U can hire from kennards.

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jimm¥
Oct 22, 2006 2:30 am
NeilD
NeilD
8 November 2006

Cement sheet question

Cement sheet question

It is normal practice to tile over fibre-cement sheeting in wet areas and then use gyprock (preferrably Aquacheck) around the tiled area. The…

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NeilD
Nov 08, 2006 3:44 pm
renomart
renomart
8 November 2006

Splashback costs

Splashback costs

Corian is suitable for ALL…

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renomart
Nov 08, 2006 7:10 pm
renomart
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
14 November 2006

Alternative to tiles in shower

Alternative to tiles in shower

You would want a good waterproofing sealer on it it - concrete is extremely porous.

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Dukekamaya
Nov 14, 2006 6:23 pm
Dukekamaya
NeilD
NeilD
14 November 2006

Exhaust fan for laundry with shower

Exhaust fan for laundry with shower

Glad to hear it. They were very helpful…

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NeilD
Nov 14, 2006 9:23 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
24 November 2006

changing old Toilet

changing old Toilet

You will most likely break the old pan when your trying dislodge it. You can't use a modern 3L/6L dual-flush cistern with the old pan either. I'd say throw them and…

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Dukekamaya
Nov 24, 2006 6:55 pm
Dukekamaya
lsparks
lsparks
7 December 2006

Glass pivot doors

Glass pivot doors

Thanks Strummer. I will get them to quote. Anybody got an idea how much a frosted / etched pivot door costs. KR Louisa

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lsparks
Dec 07, 2006 8:58 pm
Michelle
Michelle
9 December 2006

Bathroom Tile size

Bathroom Tile size

Excellent Neil, good size to lay as well, not to heavy. Glade you found something! :)

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Michelle
Dec 09, 2006 5:22 pm
Michelle
NeilD
NeilD
11 December 2006

Plumbing is hazardous to your health!!!

Plumbing is hazardous to your health!!!

Thanks the good wishes folks. Not only can't I work on the bathroom, I can't do much in the workshop either so earning a quid isn't going to be easy. ...and my golf…

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NeilD
Dec 11, 2006 9:50 pm
Monique
Monique
31 December 2006

Cistern Waterlevel made easy

Cistern Waterlevel made easy

I found a site that sells Cistern Gauges that you can fix on any location in the house, that measures the waterlevel that is still in the cistern and it installed in 10…

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Monique
Dec 31, 2006 9:15 am
windowexpert
windowexpert
6 January 2007

floor tiles and toilets

floor tiles and toilets

That's right, just thinking practical :wink: Have a nice weekend 8)

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windowexpert
Jan 06, 2007 5:25 am
norbs
norbs
19 January 2007

Cost of new bathroom for house we are thinking of buying

Cost of new bathroom for house we are thinking of buying

Sheesh some high plumbing prices quoted on here especially as you don't have intention in moving anything !! Anyway, I re-did my bathroom and did everything myself.…

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norbs
Jan 19, 2007 12:11 pm
NeilD
NeilD
21 January 2007

Bathroom bench style vanity

Bathroom bench style vanity

Hi there, We're in the process of planning our bathroom, and I've seen bench style vanities with vessel type basins on top, in lots of…

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NeilD
Jan 21, 2007 6:17 am
Bud977
Bud977
22 January 2007

Wrong tiles put in our bathroom by renovator. Compensation?

Wrong tiles put in our bathroom by renovator. Compensation?

Do you have a separate price for the supply and installation of the tiles? If you insist in having the correct tiles, it would cost the builder more than this as he has…

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Bud977
Jan 22, 2007 1:10 pm
pcm
pcm
24 January 2007

sealing bottom of bath

sealing bottom of bath

Hello, We have just had a Kohler Freelance bath installed http://www.au.kohler.com/onlinecatalog/ ... 6051D&frm= which is supposed to fit flush on the floor…

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pcm
Jan 24, 2007 3:20 pm
ausdesign
ausdesign
27 January 2007

Laundry drainage

Laundry drainage

A floor drain is not required in houses . A waterproof membrane to the floor is required.

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ausdesign
Jan 27, 2007 9:30 am
ausdesign
Michelle
Michelle
29 January 2007

Shower screen colour selection

Shower screen colour selection

Always follow a flow… this meaning if you are having chrome tapes, rails and such, then this should also be so for the shower screen and mirror. It will look…

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Michelle
Jan 29, 2007 9:52 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
19 February 2007

tile chip repair products

tile chip repair products

I would take that question up with a tiler or a tile supplier. They will be able to help you. When you find out let me know…. I have a few of my own on my floor!!!! :?

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Michelle
Feb 19, 2007 9:16 pm
Michelle
Bud977
Bud977
21 February 2007

bathroom renovation in Perth

bathroom renovation in Perth

good at their trade, quick (got 4 kids that cant go long without a bath), do quality work but also dont cost a fortune I think you…

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Bud977
Feb 21, 2007 1:19 pm
NeilD
NeilD
22 February 2007

Complete bathroom reno

Complete bathroom reno

Hi Neil, good to see you still around!!! There seems to be a lot of the old ones missing lately. Wounder what has happed??? :?

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NeilD
Feb 22, 2007 9:30 pm
NeilD
NeilD
23 February 2007

Bathroom Reno Continued.

Bathroom Reno Continued.

I know what you’re saying!!! In a former life with my ex hubby, we used to take our ski boat away for 3 days every Anzac long weekend up our…

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NeilD
Feb 23, 2007 1:08 am
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 11:37 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 9:53 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 3:12 pm


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