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Rups
Rups
1 July 2011

Bathtub vents

Bathtub vents

If your bath tub is enamel I think you would need the vents so it doesn't rust from condensation buildup. If it gets damp and there is timber, it might lead to termites too.

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Rups
Jul 01, 2011 11:35 pm
Rups
becks81
becks81
30 June 2011

Door hitting toilet - doorstop?

Door hitting toilet - doorstop?

Joles - yeh I think this is the only option so far Mclaren - not keen on the bumper option as we did this with the original toilet and door, it did the job but didn't…

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becks81
Jun 30, 2011 7:59 pm
Jervisbay
Jervisbay
30 June 2011

shower tight against vanity ... how to finish off correctly?

shower tight against vanity ... how to finish off correctly?

If you have glass only down to the top of the vanity will that put too much weight on the wall hung vanity and create stability issues? We have a similar situation in our…

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Jervisbay
Jun 30, 2011 1:10 am
discosrule
discosrule
29 June 2011

Bath tub checkIng out the stud

Bath tub checkIng out the stud

Hi, brick veneer house, just wondering what is the maximum you can check a 90mm stud for a bathtub ? Matt.

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discosrule
Jun 29, 2011 9:23 pm
Oceanus2
Oceanus2
29 June 2011

Shower Screen Dilemma with pics

Shower Screen Dilemma with pics

Looking at it again, I think the feature column at the open end will look good as the screen and column will be the same height.

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Oceanus2
Jun 29, 2011 4:52 pm
Southies
Southies
28 June 2011

Shower recess repair

Shower recess repair

Makes owners more likely to maintain their bathrooms/properties when they know no one else is going to pay for it. We learnt this from…

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Southies
Jun 28, 2011 9:39 pm
Southies
catjim
catjim
28 June 2011

2 shower heads

2 shower heads

I'm a bit late too but here goes........ In our old house we had an instant heat hot water service with controllers to set the temp that you want. If you were in the…

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catjim
Jun 28, 2011 2:11 pm
Gone Ducky
Gone Ducky
27 June 2011

Anyone who is renovating bathroom or laundry in Perth

Anyone who is renovating bathroom or laundry in Perth

We're looking at doing our bathroom. We've collected stuff for it over the last couple years! Should finally get onto getting it done soon thank god! I'm still looking for…

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Gone Ducky
Jun 27, 2011 10:51 pm
Bam
Bam
27 June 2011

SOFT CLOSE TOILET

SOFT CLOSE TOILET

Had the same problem with mine last week and the builders plumber had to fix it!! You need an allen key to undo the chrome hinges at the…

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Bam
Jun 27, 2011 9:56 pm
Bam
kyton
kyton
27 June 2011

Builtin Corner Bathtub advice needed

Builtin Corner Bathtub advice needed

My opinion!! DON'T do a corner bath!! They suck for cleaning - they are normally so wide to the furthest point that it is a pain to wash them and the ledge surrounding…

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kyton
Jun 27, 2011 8:52 pm
kyton
alt0160
alt0160
27 June 2011

Where to buy bathroom stuff in Perth

Where to buy bathroom stuff in Perth

Personally, id go for a wander around Osbourne park, concentrating on Hector Street. There are lots of places, if you park in the tradelink car park you can walk up to…

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alt0160
Jun 27, 2011 2:33 pm
suh
suh
27 June 2011

High gloss for cabinets in the bathroom?

High gloss for cabinets in the bathroom?

I am just one person who doesn't think you need to carry the "look" from kitchen to bathroom. Are the rooms very close? Did you have something else in mind? P.S. I…

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suh
Jun 27, 2011 12:43 pm
suh
leeby
leeby
27 June 2011

Could anyone help with a broken ceramic Caroma cistern lid ?

Could anyone help with a broken ceramic Caroma cistern lid ?

We have an older style Caroma toilet (I think it is a 'Royale' but not sure) and the ceramic cistern lid has been broken - I am told Caroma does not sell the lids as spare…

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leeby
Jun 27, 2011 11:02 am
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
26 June 2011

Floor to ceiling tiling

Floor to ceiling tiling

We had white tiles in our previous ensuite (black on floor) and they were a PITA for collecting dust, I found the walls easier to clean. In saying that, we will still full…

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MrsGreen
Jun 26, 2011 11:40 pm
MrsGreen
kb46
kb46
26 June 2011

No hot water from shower mixer!

No hot water from shower mixer!

Thought I might update this thread. Manufacturer of mixer sent out plumber to investigate. After an hour or more of much head-scratching he reached the conclusion that…

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kb46
Jun 26, 2011 3:01 pm
theanonyuser
theanonyuser
25 June 2011

Anyone bought vanities, toilets, taps off ebay stores?

Anyone bought vanities, toilets, taps off ebay stores?

I've visited the building group and found they had really nice supplies. But have not bought anything. Only useful if your in Vic http://stores.ebay.com.au/Building-Group

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theanonyuser
Jun 25, 2011 10:16 am
Rups
Rups
24 June 2011

How high is your splashback?

How high is your splashback?

Hi blue, The tap isn't open fully. The mirror just gets splashed. Like when your hands are wet and you turn it off. Shaking hands before grabbing the towel, washing my…

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Rups
Jun 24, 2011 5:52 pm
Rups
lisah
lisah
22 June 2011

shell / mosaic bathroom basins

shell / mosaic bathroom basins

Hi I am trying to source some shell/ mosiac bathroom basins and toilet seats that i saw in Bali. Can anyone help? And if anyone has them are they watertight and…

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lisah
Jun 22, 2011 9:42 pm
catjim
catjim
22 June 2011

How to remove shower tile waste

How to remove shower tile waste

Now we know it just pulls up it won't be a problem. We thought it must have been held down somehow.

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catjim
Jun 22, 2011 9:22 pm
thegilbeys
thegilbeys
21 June 2011

Can you replace spa jets?

Can you replace spa jets?

I'd like to know this too as Mum and Dad have a bathroom that they're changing over from gold to chrome. What about 'painting' them somehow? There's a second set of taps…

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thegilbeys
Jun 21, 2011 6:24 pm
thegilbeys
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blueblueblue
Jun 19, 2011 9:55 pm
Lex
Lex
19 June 2011

How high is your vanity?

How high is your vanity?

Oh, look at this thread! My answer is in the other "height" thread :D

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Lex
Jun 19, 2011 9:10 pm
Lex
blueblueblue
blueblueblue
19 June 2011

How do you like your tiling to be done?

How do you like your tiling to be done?

Kek and Bam, sorry abother question if You don't mind me asking... With your Tiler working from the centre (both vertically and horizontally) outwards, how did this fit in…

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blueblueblue
Jun 19, 2011 7:58 pm
tim mitchell
tim mitchell
19 June 2011

Replacing toilet

Replacing toilet

your plumber should be able to install this and then remove it without too much trouble. just ask them not to silicon it to the floor as well, just screw it down

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tim mitchell
Jun 19, 2011 10:11 am
blueblueblue
blueblueblue
18 June 2011

Floor and wall tile sizes 300 x 300 and 300 x 600

Floor and wall tile sizes 300 x 300 and 300 x 600

blueblueblue - you would think the tiler would know to line the grout lines up. Don't assume they are that smart! We did 300x300 on the floor…

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blueblueblue
Jun 18, 2011 11:56 pm
tim mitchell
tim mitchell
18 June 2011

Toilet vent stacks

Toilet vent stacks

can you draw me a floor plan and draw in the sewer lines and i might be able to help. plumbing codes states that a vent is not required as long as it is no more then 10m…

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tim mitchell
Jun 18, 2011 8:37 pm
tim mitchell
tim mitchell
18 June 2011

Changing Caroma ballcock washer

Changing Caroma ballcock washer

if it is your float valve i would just swap it over for a new one. Not a big fan of those caroma float valve. It is a good idea to change that washer that is in the post…

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tim mitchell
Jun 18, 2011 8:24 pm
donnam
donnam
12 June 2011

What rule of thumb??

What rule of thumb??

I have a linen cupboard so that sort of stuff is kept there. My 30cm deep cupboards are x 4 and are wall to ceiling (actually 2 are combined to make a single shelf of…

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donnam
Jun 12, 2011 5:41 pm
blueblueblue
blueblueblue
12 June 2011

Do you have a wall hung vanity

Do you have a wall hung vanity
1, 2

Do your vanities have tiles behind them?

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blueblueblue
Jun 12, 2011 3:43 pm
blueblueblue
blueblueblue
12 June 2011

bath - tile then bath or tile around bath?

bath - tile then bath or tile around bath?

Should screeding be done before or after the framing out if the bath hob?

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blueblueblue
Jun 12, 2011 3:33 pm
bindi
bindi
11 June 2011

Does anyone have a bath like this one

Does anyone have a bath like this one

I love that bath. Seen the single single ended bath tub at Reece in Perth, it was beautiful. We planned to have the single ended one until the plumber put the drain in…

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bindi
Jun 11, 2011 11:42 pm
Annietom
Annietom
11 June 2011

To tile or not to tile behind mirrors

To tile or not to tile behind mirrors

a) I don't think they would waterproof right up behind a mirror, but if they did, putting a mirror or tile over it would not compromise a waterproof membrane anyway. b)…

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Annietom
Jun 11, 2011 11:11 pm
Annietom
blackpaw
blackpaw
9 June 2011

Anyone used Zenolite Plus in Bathroom?

Anyone used Zenolite Plus in Bathroom?

As per the sibject :) We've moved onto doing our bathroom and are looking at using…

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blackpaw
Jun 09, 2011 9:49 pm
ESB
ESB
9 June 2011

sliding door into WC

sliding door into WC

I have one going from the pwd room to the guest bedroom, they are great if you don't want a door to open into a…

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ESB
Jun 09, 2011 9:36 am
ESB
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PHL
Jun 09, 2011 12:03 am
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
8 June 2011

Help - How to fix broken sink drain pipes

Help - How to fix broken sink drain pipes

either way really. If you know what part you need you can buy it and just call a plumber to replace it. Or if you are handy enough, you could change it your self. I've…

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chrisandkate
Jun 08, 2011 9:55 am
Michelle
Michelle
6 June 2011

Bathroom reno….what you can do with a tin of paint.

Bathroom reno….what you can do with a tin of paint.

Thanks Zarli….. Everyone needs to remember a couple of things when painting wall tiles. Clean wall tiles with a strong solution of sugar soap. Make sure grout is dry…

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Michelle
Jun 06, 2011 7:08 pm
Michelle
j&r
j&r
6 June 2011

Bidets revisited

Bidets revisited

No electricians out there to answer my power point question?

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j&r
Jun 06, 2011 3:06 pm
dbp1078
dbp1078
5 June 2011

Glass Blocks

Glass Blocks

It really depends on what purpose you are using them for. I have seen quite a few that have been used as external windows in such things as stairwells and have been laid…

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dbp1078
Jun 06, 2011 12:05 am
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homelessfish
Jun 04, 2011 2:01 pm
Sir Snagger
Sir Snagger
4 June 2011

Help with choosing a Twin rail shower head !!

Help with choosing a Twin rail shower head !!

I was gonna say I lijked the first better looks wise. Obviously thats why the higher price tag is on that one too. That Dorf one is awsome though. I'm getting a seperate…

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Sir Snagger
Jun 04, 2011 10:16 am
Sir Snagger
karry327
karry327
2 June 2011

Ensuite and Bathroom/Toilet with no windows.

Ensuite and Bathroom/Toilet with no windows.

Get a skylight, even better a ventilated skylight and exhaust fan.

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karry327
Jun 02, 2011 11:56 pm
karry327
* jas *
* jas *
2 June 2011

Wooden toilet seats/toilet roll holders/towel rails

Wooden toilet seats/toilet roll holders/towel rails
1, 2

We had a wooden toilet seat but it never sat properly and after a while it started to crack so i got rid of it, however i still have the wooden towell rail and toilet roll…

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* jas *
Jun 02, 2011 11:05 pm
Bam
Bam
31 May 2011

what is the most awful problem you had with your tiles

what is the most awful problem you had with your tiles

Idiots walking on them when they've been freshly laid ::hyst:: Doesnt help with your question though...

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Bam
May 31, 2011 9:37 pm
Bam


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