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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 1:29 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 5:30 am
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wertmezer
Nov 11, 2011 1:23 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 5:33 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 9:04 pm
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sceen7
Nov 02, 2011 7:40 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 11:28 am
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 9:23 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 9:27 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 8:55 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 4:23 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 11:58 am
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 11:19 am
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 9:55 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 4:25 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 1:27 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 8:01 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 7:31 am
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 9:44 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 9:05 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 1:19 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 7:27 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 11:46 am
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 7:22 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 8:21 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 1:08 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 12:50 am
luke81
luke81
3 October 2011

2 Person Spa Bath

2 Person Spa Bath

We put in a Raymor Jamaica rectangle 1790mm long spa. Its looks great and is really comfortable. Would definitely get this spa again. 2 people can fit in the spa as it is…

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luke81
Oct 03, 2011 9:25 pm
DarrenCliffo
DarrenCliffo
3 October 2011

Sunken Shower

Sunken Shower

Try and get a base with 4 sided lip to help prevent that. Marbletrend do one, Reece's Posh (poly marble), Formed S3 (Can be made to be entry level), Showerline 4 way, …

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DarrenCliffo
Oct 03, 2011 7:15 pm
DarrenCliffo
DarrenCliffo
3 October 2011

Shower screen - corner or semi-circular, base or tiles?

Shower screen - corner or semi-circular, base or tiles?

Curved glass? Never! If it breaks, how will you replace it? Base/screen combination - entry level -…

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DarrenCliffo
Oct 03, 2011 7:11 pm
DarrenCliffo
DarrenCliffo
3 October 2011

Ostar and other cheaper brands- quality?

Ostar and other cheaper brands- quality?

I would almost avoid anything coming from China for quality reasons, they're just not there yet. What happens in 3~4 years and you have an issue? Will they still be…

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DarrenCliffo
Oct 03, 2011 6:52 pm
DarrenCliffo
DarrenCliffo
3 October 2011

Freestanding bathtub?

Freestanding bathtub?
1, 2

Ours is acrylic, haven't had any issues with it…

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DarrenCliffo
Oct 03, 2011 6:46 pm
How Hard Can it Be
How Hard Can it Be
1 October 2011

Bad tiles or bad waterproofing in the bath?

Bad tiles or bad waterproofing in the bath?

HI, What should I do? How do I fix this? What recourse do I have with my builder - I believe he has to guarantee all work on the house for 7…

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How Hard Can it Be
Oct 01, 2011 4:22 pm
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
1 October 2011

900mm vanity - recommendations please

900mm vanity - recommendations please

Hi Zeds, Not sure if you're still checking this thread but I thought I'd answer for you anyway! There shouldn't be an added cost to change the plumbing to wall hung…

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EthosDesign
Oct 01, 2011 1:35 pm
EthosDesign
edscl
edscl
1 October 2011

Need help finding a shaver cabinet.

Need help finding a shaver cabinet.

To find a shaving cabinet in your price range of under $300, for what you want may be difficult. Good luck, I have added a few lings hope this…

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edscl
Oct 01, 2011 2:00 am
edscl
How Hard Can it Be
How Hard Can it Be
26 September 2011

What happened to my thread???

What happened to my thread???

I don't know if somehow I've changed settings, or if the forum has changed recently and I wasn't aware... but anyway... I can now see that there are subforums within each…

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How Hard Can it Be
Sep 26, 2011 9:05 pm
pdesan
pdesan
25 September 2011

Fowler Senate Cistern washer repalcement?

Fowler Senate Cistern washer repalcement?

Having trouble removing central plastic unit in cistern to replace washer. Any clues? Cistern no longer available to replace whole thing... Can't turn central unit to left…

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pdesan
Sep 25, 2011 12:37 pm
pattycake4
pattycake4
21 September 2011

Toilet brands - which ones?

Toilet brands - which ones?

This is what a plumber told me,old style toilets when flushed had flow at the back of bowl when flushed.New 3and 4 star water flows all around rim when you flush,thats…

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pattycake4
Sep 21, 2011 6:46 pm
Pippi
Pippi
21 September 2011

Bath tubs for small bathroom

Bath tubs for small bathroom

I'm in the same situation and plan to get a 1400 Mizu Japanese soaker bath from Reece: http://www.reece.com.au/bathrooms/products/9502385…

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Pippi
Sep 21, 2011 4:59 pm
Pippi
Barossa Bubbles
Barossa Bubbles
19 September 2011

Bathrooms - dark floors, lighter walls ...

Bathrooms - dark floors, lighter walls ...

I completed a renovation on my bathroom almost 2 years ago with this scenario of dark floors and light wall tiles. I'm also going through the colour selections for…

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Barossa Bubbles
Sep 19, 2011 5:04 pm
Barossa Bubbles
pattycake4
pattycake4
14 September 2011

Wall art for bathroom

Wall art for bathroom

+1 for pale mint green,l to am thinking pale green as l am having vinyl planksin wet areas l think pale green would look nice my bathroom will be white

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pattycake4
Sep 14, 2011 8:53 pm
rajan_g4
rajan_g4
13 September 2011

Looking for this towel rail

Looking for this towel rail

thanks hparis. Bit expensive for what I am after. Probably will end up getting the one from ebay and work with it.

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rajan_g4
Sep 13, 2011 11:58 pm
rajan_g4
rajan_g4
rajan_g4
9 September 2011

Converting bathroom lights to heater lights

Converting bathroom lights to heater lights

Thanks ravenhard. i am planning to get the 2 globe heater lights they sell at bunnings. I will check with the sparkies doing my electricals and see what they have to say about it.

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rajan_g4
Sep 09, 2011 6:45 pm
rajan_g4
~steph~
~steph~
7 September 2011

Anyone installed/have a TECE inwall cistern?

Anyone installed/have a TECE inwall cistern?

You saw the sticker, and then it wasn't there....Turns out your SO didn't like the look of it and so peeled it off !! Honest…

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~steph~
Sep 07, 2011 2:05 pm


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