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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 10:25 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 8:15 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 8:11 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 7:52 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 7:46 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 5:22 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 2:35 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 3:00 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 10:05 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 1:37 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 7:46 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 5:59 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 6:04 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 9:53 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 14, 2011 12:58 am
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 7:45 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 3:05 pm
EmmaJane
EmmaJane
5 September 2011

Possible layouts for small bathroom - feedback please?

Possible layouts for small bathroom - feedback please?

Wow eyspy, that sucks. But thanks for making me feel better about trying so hard to get a separate bath and shower into such a small space!!

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EmmaJane
Sep 05, 2011 4:48 pm
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
4 September 2011

Floor to ceiling tiling,how can we do it after handover!!!!!

Floor to ceiling tiling,how can we do it after handover!!!!!

Thanks Tamara1975,still waiting to hear from builder,they seem to answer some questions & forget others :roll:

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kerry-ann
Sep 04, 2011 2:39 pm
springtime
springtime
2 September 2011

Bathroom Tile Sizes - bigger than mosaics

Bathroom Tile Sizes - bigger than mosaics

Hi Chill, If you're an owner builder & want to get tiles that won't cost you the earth, look up www.tfo.com.au they have really good quality tiles that are reasonably…

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springtime
Sep 02, 2011 3:58 pm
xanthrope
xanthrope
2 September 2011

Mushrooms growing in shower and excess damp

Mushrooms growing in shower and excess damp

Hi Cheeky123, you may have a leak behind the plasterboard. Paint bubles when there is moisture from behind the paint layer. Get a plumber to check this out before it…

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xanthrope
Sep 02, 2011 3:46 pm
xanthrope
hannahc
hannahc
2 September 2011

Toilet and vanity installation Melbourne

Toilet and vanity installation Melbourne

For a very small bathroom, i recommend the Tribune 450 Powder Room…

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hannahc
Sep 02, 2011 11:42 am
hannahc
SquirtyChookGirl
SquirtyChookGirl
1 September 2011

Removing soap scum build-up

Removing soap scum build-up
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

We have a large frameless shower screen and I tried sugar soap and while it did an OK job, it was not great + I slipped over in the shower since it was so slippery even…

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SquirtyChookGirl
Sep 01, 2011 4:40 pm
ourdiydream
ourdiydream
1 September 2011

what order to do bathroom work

what order to do bathroom work

We're doing an ensuite at the moment on an existing house. We gutted the original so have put all new framework, plumbing/electrical rough in, blue board, bath in and hob…

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ourdiydream
Sep 01, 2011 12:16 pm
ourdiydream
Mclaren
Mclaren
31 August 2011

soap holder installation

soap holder installation

+1 - hate soap holders. We are going to put a shelf up - it's much easier to keep clean and there's more room for shower gel, shampoos, etc. They do need to be drilled…

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Mclaren
Aug 31, 2011 6:08 pm
Mclaren
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Pepsi_Drinker
Aug 31, 2011 12:20 am
Pepsi_Drinker
tan39
tan39
30 August 2011

Double Basin Vanity Question

Double Basin Vanity Question
1, 2

Well I Know no one has discussed this topic latelly but we are building at the moment and will have nice double basins in our ensuite. In our daughters bathroom we have…

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tan39
Aug 30, 2011 4:20 pm
nicenurse
nicenurse
30 August 2011

height of rainhead shower above shower screen

height of rainhead shower above shower screen

Hi, I am hoping to have a rain shower that is flush mounted into the ceiling, ie no arm to hang down. They look very streamlined, but I suppose this will require a higher…

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nicenurse
Aug 30, 2011 1:10 pm
suh
suh
27 August 2011

Attach vanity over tiles or tile up to vanity

Attach vanity over tiles or tile up to vanity

I had all the wall tiled first then the wall hung vanity was attached. There was no problem.

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suh
Aug 27, 2011 11:10 pm
suh
karry327
karry327
27 August 2011

Smelly Toilet Floor Waste

Smelly Toilet Floor Waste

I am not a plumber but my guess is that the s bend leaking, the water in the s bend acts a barrier to stop sewer smells coming though. Maybe try to pour water down the…

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karry327
Aug 27, 2011 10:32 am
karry327
megg
megg
26 August 2011

Bathroom heater, light, fan combos

Bathroom heater, light, fan combos

We had a Tastic (with remote) I have had a look at the Tastic with remote today, they offer the benefit of turning the fan off after 20…

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megg
Aug 26, 2011 11:09 pm
megg
zeitgeber
zeitgeber
24 August 2011

How expensive is it to install a new toilet?

How expensive is it to install a new toilet?

3 years ago, I contacted my water board authority to replace my 1970's toilet. They sent a plumber and I got a bill for $650. I didn't claim…

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zeitgeber
Aug 24, 2011 10:00 am
zeitgeber
jmuf1j1
jmuf1j1
23 August 2011

Polished Concrete Floors in bathrooms and laundry

Polished Concrete Floors in bathrooms and laundry

I'm building a new house next year - the DA is about to be submitted. I would love to do polished concrete floors in the bathrooms and laundry for something different. …

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jmuf1j1
Aug 23, 2011 5:36 pm
Testedbytime
Testedbytime
22 August 2011

Mirrors that rest on tiles

Mirrors that rest on tiles

Thanks alt. I've been quoted for frameless mirrors and packing out. But even when they pack it out they can't guarantee it will be flush with tiles along the whole…

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Testedbytime
Aug 22, 2011 5:10 pm
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
22 August 2011

Show off your above Vanity Basins & Taps PLEASE,

Show off your above Vanity Basins & Taps PLEASE,
1, 2

GEE NO-ONE ELSE HAS ANY BASINS IN THEIR HOUSE THEY LOVE :shock: :th:

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kerry-ann
Aug 22, 2011 2:08 pm
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
22 August 2011

Broken sink trap

Broken sink trap

You asked the same question in June. Did you try ringing a plumber? A really quick search on Google found this http://www.renovi.com.au/pd-chrome-desi ... p-3240.cfm

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chrisandkate
Aug 22, 2011 11:33 am
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belveder
Aug 21, 2011 8:16 pm
ESB
ESB
19 August 2011

Gyprock or cement sheeting?

Gyprock or cement sheeting?

Thanks dsiroky ... the sheeting was definitely the same stuff as used on the walls in non wet areas - not any of the waterproof ones you've listed. I spoke to the SS…

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ESB
Aug 19, 2011 10:19 pm
ESB
How Hard Can it Be
How Hard Can it Be
19 August 2011

Ripping up bathroom tiles to redo watrproofing - question...

Ripping up bathroom tiles to redo watrproofing - question...

Hi Onc.... From the numerous people we have spoken to on the matter (except the owner builder himself) I think we can safely agree with you. We are currently waiting on a…

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How Hard Can it Be
Aug 19, 2011 10:08 pm
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Pepsi_Drinker
Aug 18, 2011 1:38 am
Pepsi_Drinker
takatam
takatam
18 August 2011

Shower/ bath combo options for keeping water in

Shower/ bath combo options for keeping water in

Hi Hanes, I guess your options are limited. It's either rigid, or not. There's not much in between. However, I have seen a solid shower screen being mounted on hinges on…

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takatam
Aug 18, 2011 1:23 am
~steph~
~steph~
15 August 2011

Vanity mirror lighting

Vanity mirror lighting

Ohhh thanks portas, I have a feeling now that the light store I went to the other day had something similar but she wasn't sure how big the light came. Not sure about the…

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~steph~
Aug 15, 2011 6:12 pm
Eskay40
Eskay40
14 August 2011

Instantaneous HWS or Solar Power + Gas Booster

Instantaneous HWS or Solar Power + Gas Booster

Sorry Alexyeo, when you said you'd only be living it in for a short time, I assumed you were going to rent it out..

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Eskay40
Aug 14, 2011 10:25 pm
Eskay40
thomas
thomas
14 August 2011

New home

New home

Does anyone know of a highly reliable company that can assist with design and build for bathroom, cabinets, and laundry? Your recommendation would be greatly appreciated.…

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thomas
Aug 14, 2011 10:04 pm
Variegated
Variegated
13 August 2011

seat in the shower

seat in the shower

Having a seat in the shower is an excellent idea. It might be worth your while to check out information from your local Independent Living Centre if at all possible.

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Variegated
Aug 13, 2011 9:33 pm
Variegated
Advaland
Advaland
13 August 2011

Alternative to wall tiles in a shower

Alternative to wall tiles in a shower

Hi guys, there are a few options out there. Glass is one that seems to be taking off, like a kitchen splash back. Check out my website to view photos of a full glass…

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Advaland
Aug 13, 2011 3:28 am
Advaland
Advaland
13 August 2011

Framless shower screen regulations

Framless shower screen regulations

Hi there, a minimum 10mm, toughened glass panel is appropriate in most conditions. It certainly should have some form of fixing to wall etc.. but not necessarily on the…

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Advaland
Aug 13, 2011 3:19 am


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