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the walrus
the walrus
13 December 2011

Bathroom Renovator Suggestions - Newcastle

Bathroom Renovator Suggestions - Newcastle

Has anyone got any suggestions for someone to do a bathroom fit out in Newcastle or Central Coast area?

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the walrus
Dec 13, 2011 11:07 pm
nicenurse
nicenurse
13 December 2011

Milano Bathware - any reviews?

Milano Bathware - any reviews?

Hi, we are thinking of using Milano brand toilets and possibly some taps, showers etc in our new build, but usually on websites you get a big…

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nicenurse
Dec 13, 2011 7:37 pm
rocketship
rocketship
13 December 2011

Help with selecting bath tapware and positioning of bath

Help with selecting bath tapware and positioning of bath

Love the look of that bath!! Even though I can't help specifically with your question. Mrs Green has this bath and I think chook07 was considering it at one stage. Maybe…

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rocketship
Dec 13, 2011 1:30 pm
CustomInTheGateway
CustomInTheGateway
12 December 2011

Mirror Above Vanity in Ensuite and Bathroom??

Mirror Above Vanity in Ensuite and Bathroom??

Thanks everyone. We will go with mirror from the top of the bench.

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CustomInTheGateway
Dec 12, 2011 5:58 pm
Professional
Professional
12 December 2011

Walk In Shower...Any Specifics?

Walk In Shower...Any Specifics?

I apologise but your question has very little information to work with and is hard to paint the whole picture of what you are trying to achieve. However I will depict a…

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Professional
Dec 12, 2011 5:29 am
* jas *
* jas *
10 December 2011

Bathroom windows - best option for privacy

Bathroom windows - best option for privacy

I am going to use the frosted sticker thingys for our front door and side lights. Not sure how it would go in a bathroom with the steam. I would just replace the glass.

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* jas *
Dec 10, 2011 3:09 pm
Professional
Professional
9 December 2011

Simple changes to Bathrooms reqd: advise please!!

Simple changes to Bathrooms reqd: advise please!!

A licenced plumber is required for pretty much all plumbing works. For the work that is involved in what you are talking about I would seek advice from your plumber…

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Professional
Dec 09, 2011 2:49 am
PHL
PHL
6 December 2011

Wall mounted water filter tap

Wall mounted water filter tap

It will be a separate supply going through a double filter; because the flow rate is rather low, I don't think it would be suitable through a normal tap setup. I'd also…

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PHL
Dec 06, 2011 8:54 pm
kyton
kyton
5 December 2011

Above Counter Basins

Above Counter Basins

For our pool house bathroom we are having a 900mm cupboard and a stone basin that is 150mm high on top. The SS was worried about how high it was but we told him we didn't…

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kyton
Dec 05, 2011 8:43 pm
kyton

Hello I am looking into getting a HOB mounted shower handpeice for my main bathroom to be used to wash down future kids and also clean the bath. Something like…

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BenQld
Dec 04, 2011 9:05 pm
sceen7
sceen7
4 December 2011

Cheap bathroom basins

Cheap bathroom basins

The Reece outlet in footscray, huge range and better prices than ebay could ever do

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sceen7
Dec 04, 2011 9:17 am
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Bam
Dec 03, 2011 12:20 pm
Bam
D101
D101
30 November 2011

Sick of cleaning the grouting

Sick of cleaning the grouting

I am sick of cleaning the grouting in between the tiles in my shower recess. Is there anything that can be done to make this job easier? Find that it is pretty time…

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D101
Nov 30, 2011 5:31 pm
kdgirl
kdgirl
25 November 2011

Waterproofing - Plasterboard in bathrooms

Waterproofing - Plasterboard in bathrooms

thanks B star. I have followed up with SS and they used villaboard (hence not bluey/green colour) also have done standard waterproofing so all okay

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kdgirl
Nov 25, 2011 12:59 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
21 November 2011

Mirrored shaving cabinets - cost

Mirrored shaving cabinets - cost

If the builder is having them custom built then that price is on the money. Cheap imported ones sell for around $100-$200 but thats all they are cheap! Custom shaving…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 21, 2011 7:46 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
kyton
kyton
19 November 2011

new bathroom: ideal shower?

new bathroom: ideal shower?

Our pool house shower is 1800mm x 1200mm however we are having a solid wall rather then a sheet of glass. The wall is around 1060mm in length so an opening of 740mm at one end.

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kyton
Nov 19, 2011 1:46 pm
kyton
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
19 November 2011

Bathroom lighting

Bathroom lighting

Hi Chuffy! I always suggest to my clients they have at least two lighting choices in a bathroom. Have a good light over or beside the mirrors for makeup/shaving, and a…

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EthosDesign
Nov 19, 2011 12:10 pm
EthosDesign
bashworth
bashworth
19 November 2011

insulation around water pipes ??

insulation around water pipes ??

Just my thoughts......................(don't rely on them) I would think the condensation risk would apply mainly to cold water pipes in external walls rather than hot…

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bashworth
Nov 19, 2011 8:11 am
bashworth
sienna81
sienna81
16 November 2011

Tap placement for the Bath

Tap placement for the Bath

WE had it in the middle- I just like the more even "mixing" of hot and cold when adding new water- plus I don't like having the tap in my back when I'm having a co-bath!

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sienna81
Nov 16, 2011 2:29 pm
paulw11
paulw11
14 November 2011

Anyone used a PTC bathroom heater/light?

Anyone used a PTC bathroom heater/light?

Hi I have seen this http://www.buyster.com.au/asp/show_detail.asp?sku=BRL1598&refid=MYS49-BRL1598 which uses PTC heating elements. I think…

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paulw11
Nov 14, 2011 6:30 am
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wertmezer
Nov 11, 2011 2:23 pm
malbaby
malbaby
11 November 2011

Tiling over existing ceramic wall tiles??

Tiling over existing ceramic wall tiles??

We have changed our minds over the colour of our newly laid wall tiles above the benchtop in the kitchen. It will be a pain to remove the tiles as they are adhered to the…

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malbaby
Nov 11, 2011 6:33 am
Casa2
Casa2
5 November 2011

To Jolley or not?

To Jolley or not?

I thought it was cheaper to use angles than mitre cut tiles.

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Casa2
Nov 05, 2011 10:04 pm
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sceen7
Nov 02, 2011 8:40 pm
zeitgeber
zeitgeber
31 October 2011

Rain water tank pre-plumbing prep for handover

Rain water tank pre-plumbing prep for handover

My Question What pre-plumbing (analogous to pre-wiring) preparations can my builder do to the water connections/pipes so…

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zeitgeber
Oct 31, 2011 12:28 pm
zeitgeber
Raleighfarm
Raleighfarm
30 October 2011

UNO baths. Anyone have any cracks appear in them?

UNO baths. Anyone have any cracks appear in them?
1, 2

Forgot to say bath is FINALLY in the process of being replaced. But tiling needs to be redone around the bath.

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Raleighfarm
Oct 30, 2011 10:23 pm
Raleighfarm
Fitzyplumber
Fitzyplumber
27 October 2011

Installing bathroom accessories onto tiles

Installing bathroom accessories onto tiles

u can do it just dont put the drill on hammer just let it drill in if its a new bit it will go in, dont worry on the pipes etc etc if u do it slow u will be ok u can't…

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Fitzyplumber
Oct 27, 2011 10:27 pm
Fitzyplumber
Fitzyplumber
27 October 2011

Ensuite Odour and Plumbing Siphons

Ensuite Odour and Plumbing Siphons

Needs to be vented just put a durgo vent in that will fix it :evil: also the distance could be too long or it could be blocked

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Fitzyplumber
Oct 27, 2011 9:55 pm
newby2011
newby2011
27 October 2011

cost of tiling 300x600 tiles

cost of tiling 300x600 tiles

ok thanks, that's good to know. our budget is already in the next suburb...... :lol:

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newby2011
Oct 27, 2011 5:23 pm
Laila
Laila
27 October 2011

First time reno, where to begin?

First time reno, where to begin?

Correct me if I am wrong but I think it is about 1-2% of your homes value you can spend on your bathroom before you start to overcapitalize. Anyone else heard of this??…

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Laila
Oct 27, 2011 12:58 pm
Laila
Laila
25 October 2011

Small Bathroom.... Ideas needed!

Small Bathroom.... Ideas needed!

I know you're not in favour of the bath/shower combined but in our ensuite we have a sunken corner bath and then a shower going into it, makes the area feel huge as the…

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Laila
Oct 25, 2011 12:19 pm
jagvale
jagvale
24 October 2011

Mirrored shaving cabinets - any reason not to have them??

Mirrored shaving cabinets - any reason not to have them??

Hello, We are building soon and we are trying to work out the upstairs bathroom which will eventually be shared by 2 boys (ATM 2 and 4 years old). We are planning to put…

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jagvale
Oct 24, 2011 10:55 pm
Ruby52550
Ruby52550
22 October 2011

bathroom

bathroom

Just had shower retiled less than 2 weeks ago. There is already a 20cm hairline crack in the grout. Is that acceptable?

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Ruby52550
Oct 22, 2011 5:25 pm
bennymih
bennymih
21 October 2011

Help all of our new tiles are scratched!

Help all of our new tiles are scratched!

contact PD immediately, I bought some tiles from the local tile shop and after maybe 2 weeks they were all scratched, they sold them to me saying they are premium but…

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bennymih
Oct 21, 2011 2:27 pm
SydneyWest
SydneyWest
20 October 2011

Best Layout for Small combined Bath & Laundry

Best Layout for Small combined Bath & Laundry

Thanks for the input. It's definitely something to consider. It will make the bathroom more spacious as well... I guess not a lot of people use a laundry tub anyway and…

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SydneyWest
Oct 20, 2011 9:01 pm
just Erin
just Erin
16 October 2011

S-bend cracked

S-bend cracked

There's a sealant called 'ferapre', you can get it from Reece or Tradelink. It's a two part sealant that you mix together. It works on most materials and also when…

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just Erin
Oct 16, 2011 8:31 am
just Erin
Fitzyplumber
Fitzyplumber
15 October 2011

Screeding, before or after cabinetry ?

Screeding, before or after cabinetry ?

Yeah good if it is a good builder its not on, they should tile under it i know it saves on tiles etc etc but i know it would not sit with me!!!!

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Fitzyplumber
Oct 15, 2011 10:44 pm
PHL
PHL
11 October 2011

Cut tile: entrance or far wall?

Cut tile: entrance or far wall?

Definitely not DIY, but tiled may do what's easiest rather than what's best, so I want to be ready.

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PHL
Oct 11, 2011 10:05 pm
raiderman
raiderman
11 October 2011

bathroom floor screed - what to use - help

bathroom floor screed - what to use - help

Hi all need some help on what to use to level the bathroom floor and shower floor , What is the best mortar / floor leveller for a max height of 30 mm - there are a…

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raiderman
Oct 11, 2011 2:19 pm
KAN
KAN
9 October 2011

Colour in shower space

Colour in shower space

Thanks everyone I got a tad scared of going with any colour on the walls so just stuck with boring white. At least the floor will have some colour. Thanks for your insight!

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KAN
Oct 09, 2011 8:27 pm
soakedblonde
soakedblonde
7 October 2011

Glass mosaic tiling to bath hob

Glass mosaic tiling to bath hob

alt, I just realised you are in Perth. Can I ask which tile shop…

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soakedblonde
Oct 07, 2011 12:46 pm
soakedblonde
GreenSnake
GreenSnake
6 October 2011

Replacement of tiles - what to expect?

Replacement of tiles - what to expect?

eyspy... you are SO RIGHT! It's what we've been saying all along. I went today to see their attempt at fixing the plaster work... appalling!!! We have decided to get our…

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GreenSnake
Oct 06, 2011 8:22 pm
ChristineK
ChristineK
5 October 2011

3-in-1 bathroom combo gone mad

3-in-1 bathroom combo gone mad

Thanks everyone. Yes, a company rep emailed me to confirm it's a safety feature (we lost the manual and there was nothing mentioned in the specs on the Ventair website). …

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ChristineK
Oct 05, 2011 9:21 pm
Pepsi_Drinker
Pepsi_Drinker
4 October 2011

dado baths

dado baths

Pretty darn expensive :lol: :lol: P_D (Sorry couldn't help myself !! )

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Pepsi_Drinker
Oct 04, 2011 2:08 pm
Pepsi_Drinker
CA3105
CA3105
4 October 2011

The great tile debate

The great tile debate

It really depends on which look you like yourself, but if you want if you want to go with the masses, I would say that about 95% of my clients have theirs laid…

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CA3105
Oct 04, 2011 1:50 am


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