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stratastruggler
stratastruggler
15 May 2012

Toilet Terminology

Toilet Terminology

Thanks builderforlife! Can understand better from that explanation. What if I look at a btw loo that comes out from the wall the same distance as my current loo, would…

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stratastruggler
May 15, 2012 10:48 am
sceen7
sceen7
9 May 2012

Free standing baths

Free standing baths

OUCH hope you know someone with a crane ...or Arnie..... from 20 years ago…

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sceen7
May 09, 2012 8:47 pm
danniB
danniB
9 May 2012

Short Projection Toilet

Short Projection Toilet

Thanks JB1. I've never sat on a small toilet before so I'm just not sure what it's like! Unfortunately it's too late to install an in wall system.

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danniB
May 09, 2012 9:03 am

I have a different question here. How do I pipe a double vanity? I am installing a new vanity with…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
May 07, 2012 8:40 pm
rojak1
rojak1
7 May 2012

nanokleen or similar for shower screens and tiles

nanokleen or similar for shower screens and tiles

I think rainX works similar? not so sure about applying automotive product on shower screen though, but it works for me.

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rojak1
May 07, 2012 11:19 am
stratastruggler
stratastruggler
4 May 2012

New Bathroom Floor

New Bathroom Floor

Thanks for that Stewie. The bathroom guy did say he would have to remove the lower wall tiles to do the job properly, going about 200mm up the wall with the…

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stratastruggler
May 04, 2012 3:37 pm
chris0189
chris0189
4 May 2012

Tiler recommendation Perth

Tiler recommendation Perth

Stonehenge ceramics are also a Great company from port Kennedy. I searched far and wide for tiles and found sound at a great price from them.

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chris0189
May 04, 2012 3:10 am
CluelessOne
CluelessOne
3 May 2012

Design ANY ensuite/bathroom you like!

Design ANY ensuite/bathroom you like!

Hi all, I know there are a few threads from people seeking assistance on renovations and layouts of existing bathrooms/ensuites, but I am in the enviable (although it…

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CluelessOne
May 03, 2012 6:25 pm

Is this the kind of thing you mean waterbabies? I'm actually not a…

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greenfish
May 02, 2012 5:37 pm
greenfish
Zedman
Zedman
28 April 2012

Waiting for bluestone wall tiles to dry-how long?

Waiting for bluestone wall tiles to dry-how long?

Firstly did you get Basalt, Bluestone...or chinese black limestone sold on the market as Bluestone. You can usually tell by the price. Bluestone must be presealed front…

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Zedman
Apr 28, 2012 11:14 am
Zedman
kyli093
kyli093
24 April 2012

Redesign my bathroom layout

Redesign my bathroom layout

I like the look of the vanity you've chosen and you're right. You don't want anything too squashy. Hope it all goes well.

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kyli093
Apr 24, 2012 12:00 pm
PHL
PHL
23 April 2012

Differences in toilets

Differences in toilets

Most of the wall hung toilets have a steel frame to support it; very popular in Europe. We didn't go with them as they…

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PHL
Apr 23, 2012 10:17 pm
JB1
JB1
23 April 2012

Walk in tiled shower in new house & Universal Shower Base

Walk in tiled shower in new house & Universal Shower Base

Rather than dig up an old thread, I thought I may start a new one as my questions are a little different. I need to install 2x 1500mmx900mm showers. 1 is on a concrete…

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JB1
Apr 23, 2012 5:12 pm
TrevandSam
TrevandSam
22 April 2012

Cleaning the toilet

Cleaning the toilet

Citric acid over night works well!

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TrevandSam
Apr 22, 2012 11:41 pm
kyton
kyton
20 April 2012

Tiling all bathroom walls floor to ceiling

Tiling all bathroom walls floor to ceiling
1, 2

We only did it in our bathroom and the poolhouse bathroom. The kids' ensuites and powder rooms were left with the normal heights. To do every bathroom would have added…

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kyton
Apr 20, 2012 7:35 pm
kyton
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
19 April 2012

size of entry into shower

size of entry into shower

I feel its a bit small. I wouldnt make it smaller than 550mm although that for me is still small.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 19, 2012 3:58 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
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greenfish
Apr 17, 2012 5:14 pm
greenfish
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
17 April 2012

Building a Brick Plinth on a Bathroom Floor

Building a Brick Plinth on a Bathroom Floor

Alot of new bathrooms have walk in showers. No doors and no steps! 2 of the 3 bathrooms in my new house are being built this way. Aslong as the falls are correct they…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 17, 2012 5:01 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
ashilleong
ashilleong
17 April 2012

Hiding toothbrushes/toothpaste

Hiding toothbrushes/toothpaste
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We've got our in some pottery mugs that my husband deems too ugly to use XD I love recessed mirror cabinets tho (and they are fairly cheap from ikea)

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ashilleong
Apr 17, 2012 4:20 pm
ashilleong
Pete_n_Pet
Pete_n_Pet
16 April 2012

Looking to redesign my bathroom!

Looking to redesign my bathroom!

Hey guys, im looking to redesign my bathroom! But i dont know where to start, im not sure what style to go with or even what type of furniture..…

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Pete_n_Pet
Apr 16, 2012 1:02 am
Professional
Professional
13 April 2012

Mould in the shower

Mould in the shower

Although all these answer are helpful, unfortunately the solutions given here are not permanent. Due to most standard grouts only being mould resistant NOT mould proof…

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Professional
Apr 13, 2012 4:35 am

1250 seems an odd height for wall tiles-are you having a 500 high tile x 2 ½? Most bathrooms will have tiles of 300 or 400 to a total height of 1200 so there are no small…

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grumblebum54
Apr 12, 2012 9:39 am
grumblebum54
mrs mozz
mrs mozz
10 April 2012

Skirting tiling with vinyl (planks) or laminate

Skirting tiling with vinyl (planks) or laminate

I have just put vinyl tiles in a bathroom renovation. I have varnished timber (hardwood) skirting which is sealed at floor level with clear silicone near the shower to…

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mrs mozz
Apr 10, 2012 6:43 pm
* jas *
* jas *
9 April 2012

Rectangular Bath Spout

Rectangular Bath Spout

I was looking at this the other day, it's very nice. When we were in a plumbing shop last week the guy was saying that some spouts now have round part that screws on the…

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* jas *
Apr 10, 2012 12:15 am
indi
indi
9 April 2012

Bathroom design guru's help and advice please

Bathroom design guru's help and advice please

Can you move the toilet to the top right behind a full wall? Bath where it is, shower in bottom left and vanity on bottom wall? That way you would be walking in through…

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indi
Apr 09, 2012 5:51 pm
Plumbergasfitter
Plumbergasfitter
6 April 2012

Shower waste water exiting through wall

Shower waste water exiting through wall

Hello not sure what state you are in but here in SA you can run a shower untrapped(no s bend) to a floor waste gully in 40mm dwv to a maximum of 1.2m, now this is…

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Plumbergasfitter
Apr 06, 2012 10:12 pm
megg
megg
6 April 2012

Sharing some photos

Sharing some photos

lovely - what I could see of it - my laptop is naffed and keeps freezing up - what is that mirror thing on the…

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megg
Apr 06, 2012 8:45 am
megg
SoccerMum85
SoccerMum85
4 April 2012

Peach and Grey bathroom, what colour to paint?

Peach and Grey bathroom, what colour to paint?

Hi everyone! I am new to this site, we have recently bought our first home and are doing some little improvements on a very tight budget. Our early 1990s bathroom has a…

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SoccerMum85
Apr 04, 2012 9:50 pm
caz_770
caz_770
4 April 2012

Do you have an acrylic or steel bath?

Do you have an acrylic or steel bath?

We wanted a steel bath but the budget didnt allow. Have gone with a Kado lure acrylic one and are pretty happy with it so far. If we ever get on…

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caz_770
Apr 04, 2012 1:44 am
caz_770
kexkez
kexkez
3 April 2012

Shaving Cabinets, sizes?

Shaving Cabinets, sizes?

If you aren't having one custom made to match the size of your vanity cupboard go with a smaller wall cabinet than vanity not bigger. Balance it evenly above the vanity cabinet.

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kexkez
Apr 03, 2012 8:17 pm
kexkez
kexkez
kexkez
3 April 2012

Ensuite suggestions...tiled shower or base?

Ensuite suggestions...tiled shower or base?

on floor boards I'd be more inclined to go with a base. On concrete I'd do tiles.

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kexkez
Apr 03, 2012 8:16 pm
kexkez
kexkez
kexkez
3 April 2012

What types of Decor do you use in your bathroom - Mirrors?

What types of Decor do you use in your bathroom - Mirrors?

In our first home we had a large plain mirror on a side wall as well as a cabinet wiht mirrors front and open shelving. IN our second house we loved the cabinet so much…

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kexkez
Apr 03, 2012 8:14 pm
kexkez
haveago
haveago
31 March 2012

Anyone fitted Caroma Milan BTW Toilet Suites?

Anyone fitted Caroma Milan BTW Toilet Suites?

Hi, Our intention is to change the toilet suites in both our main and ensuite bathrooms. My first problem I've encountered is finding a toilet suite that fits the S…

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haveago
Mar 31, 2012 5:44 pm
sirgoat
sirgoat
29 March 2012

Light position and Estilo brand questions

Light position and Estilo brand questions

we use the estilio stuff in our rentals, its all stood up so far, if you like the look of it why not. I doubt the fancy stuff i put in my last place added one dollar to…

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sirgoat
Mar 29, 2012 9:27 pm
PaulMac
PaulMac
29 March 2012

vanity or other ideas?

vanity or other ideas?

I'd be more concerned about your plumbing leaking? Anyway, what about a wall hung vanity with on the bench basin.

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PaulMac
Mar 29, 2012 8:05 pm
greenfish
greenfish
28 March 2012

Painted walls in bathrooms?

Painted walls in bathrooms?

We redid our bathrooms 5 years ago - with tiling and paint as you have suggested you will do, and have no trouble with maintenance. Make sure a proper 'bathroom' paint is…

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greenfish
Mar 28, 2012 10:55 am
greenfish
Mclaren
Mclaren
27 March 2012

Show me your Linear Grates??

Show me your Linear Grates??

I wish we had the smart tile ... we've got round grates and have just got around to cleaning out all the grout the tiler left in them - we've been in for six months! It…

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Mclaren
Mar 27, 2012 2:24 pm
Mclaren
kdgirl
kdgirl
27 March 2012

Bathroom Renovation Help

Bathroom Renovation Help

Definitely go full height

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kdgirl
Mar 27, 2012 6:58 am
nicenurse
nicenurse
25 March 2012

Tiling issue - what is acceptable

Tiling issue - what is acceptable

Thank you, that explains it! Tiles are 300 x 300 and I can see your point about the starting point being the drain and working from there. Its just a shame the room…

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nicenurse
Mar 25, 2012 11:23 pm
rocketship
rocketship
25 March 2012

Blank Canvas. Help Design Our Bathroom

Blank Canvas. Help Design Our Bathroom

I don't think it would look weird, I would just be concerned it wouldn't stay dry while I was in the open shower!!! You could have a robe hook close to the bath (away from…

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rocketship
Mar 25, 2012 6:17 pm
woden5
woden5
23 March 2012

Wall Tile adhesive on backing wall

Wall Tile adhesive on backing wall

G'day I am seeking views on removal of wall tile adhesive from AC backing wall in laundry. I have removed some loose tiles (12) around my laundry tub and will be…

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woden5
Mar 23, 2012 4:34 pm
GardenofNeedn-58
GardenofNeedn-58
22 March 2012

Height of bathroom/ensuite benches

Height of bathroom/ensuite benches

seems to make sense now then. will be easier to convince DH for the above counter basins ::lol::

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GardenofNeedn-58
Mar 22, 2012 6:08 pm
* jas *
* jas *
18 March 2012

Tiling over existing floor tiles. Thoughts?

Tiling over existing floor tiles. Thoughts?

We had our old house re tiled about 18 months ago and the tiler just tiled over the existing tiles. He said that the original ones were very sturdy and just applied a…

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* jas *
Mar 18, 2012 10:22 pm
makfin
makfin
18 March 2012

2pack in the laundry

2pack in the laundry

Great, thanks for your advice.

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makfin
Mar 18, 2012 9:17 pm
kmcgreg
kmcgreg
18 March 2012

Alternative square basin and retailer to Reece ( Sonia p05)

Alternative square basin and retailer to Reece ( Sonia p05)

Thanks TanK ...what a nightmare! Yes I have my taps and sinks etc but ensure we don't have your installation problems! Very disappointing for you.

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kmcgreg
Mar 18, 2012 8:08 am
delatite13
delatite13
16 March 2012

Double SS laundry tubs? Where to buy ....

Double SS laundry tubs? Where to buy ....

Try going to one of the Big Bunnings. The one we visited at Craigieburn must have had 80-100 sinks of all types/prices etc.

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delatite13
Mar 16, 2012 10:20 am
delatite13
merlot105
merlot105
15 March 2012

Non heated towel racks

Non heated towel racks

It depends on how big/wide your towel bars are? It's very difficult to find anything over 610mm apart from the links suggested above. I guess you can say a stacked or…

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merlot105
Mar 15, 2012 4:27 am
Mclaren
Mclaren
13 March 2012

Polished Porcelain in bathrooms - silicon in corners HELP

Polished Porcelain in bathrooms - silicon in corners HELP

I agree with you Mark ... we are not in your league but still forked out $14,000 for what we consider a very poor job. The tiler was shocked at how much we paid when we…

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Mclaren
Mar 13, 2012 10:25 am
Mclaren
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
12 March 2012

custom made vanity cabinets

custom made vanity cabinets

[ETA : when you say polyurethene, does that mean painted, like a 2-pac paint job? Or does that mean plastic-thermal…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Mar 12, 2012 3:20 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
jodge
jodge
11 March 2012

Open Shower problems

Open Shower problems

Get the builder back in to fix it. . . 7 years warranty. We had a big old leak and they came and fixed it. . . Funnily…

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jodge
Mar 11, 2012 7:48 pm
jodge


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