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blackpaw
blackpaw
13 July 2011

Wet Area Show - Curtains rather than Panel?

Wet Area Show - Curtains rather than Panel?

We have a medium sized bathroom (3x3m) which is going through a *total* refit. Now my wife has a very bad back which makes stepping in and out of things difficult, so…

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blackpaw
Jul 13, 2011 10:25 pm
namrog477
namrog477
12 July 2011

Small bathroom makeover

Small bathroom makeover

Any information or pictures of people that have a small bathroom and how they have set that up would be great…

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namrog477
Jul 12, 2011 2:10 pm
RenoTeam
RenoTeam
12 July 2011

HELP bathroom vanity

HELP bathroom vanity

Hi Haley :) I'm hoping someone from sydney answers your question as I'd love to know as well. I checked them out online and will be great if someone has used this company…

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RenoTeam
Jul 12, 2011 4:30 am
Stormy
Stormy
11 July 2011

Where can I find a vanity similar to this one in Australia?

Where can I find a vanity similar to this one in Australia?

'Recollections' would be the first place I would try! I'm not sure they have all their stock online, so best to head to a shop with your picture and ask.

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Stormy
Jul 11, 2011 5:44 pm
Stormy
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architect
Jul 10, 2011 3:12 am
Muzz78
Muzz78
9 July 2011

Tiling in/around shower niches

Tiling in/around shower niches

I have worked for a tile company for 16yrs, def use chrome strip it will go with all your other chrome fittings, I'm building a new house and I will be doing all my neiche…

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Muzz78
Jul 09, 2011 10:38 pm
serialstyler
serialstyler
9 July 2011

Shower Enclosures

Shower Enclosures

Last week I ordered a 3 sided acrylic shower enclosure. The base & door comes seperatley but just realised we have a problem getting it into the bathroom. Can anyone tell…

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serialstyler
Jul 09, 2011 5:03 pm
serialstyler
ivory_kitten
ivory_kitten
7 July 2011

Opinions on wall hung toilets

Opinions on wall hung toilets

well i will blame hubby IF he stuffs it up (he's a plumber) lol we will prob go with back to wall one again, this time with the soft close seat it was nearly 5 years ago…

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ivory_kitten
Jul 07, 2011 2:21 pm
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pattycake4
Jul 06, 2011 10:46 pm
lastone
lastone
6 July 2011

Bathroom storage units

Bathroom storage units

Our bathroom will be 3m long x 1.8m wide. Shower at the doorway, then the vanity then the bath running along the width. I wanted to have a set of draws in the vanity…

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lastone
Jul 06, 2011 9:58 pm

Building a bathroom next to a bathroom - cheaper??

Building a bathroom next to a bathroom - cheaper??

:lol: Thanks for the info re the pipes... and the suggestion re.... well... everything :lol: (yes, I'm the wifey :wink: ). HHCIB

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How Hard Can it Be
Jul 05, 2011 8:11 pm
hanes
hanes
4 July 2011

shower over bath bad idea?

shower over bath bad idea?

My first post! :D It really does depend what you want for your place and if you sell it, who are the potential buyers going to be.We are currently in the process of…

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hanes
Jul 04, 2011 1:21 pm
building1
building1
3 July 2011

Polished porcelain tiles in bathroom

Polished porcelain tiles in bathroom

We only moved in on Friday and have polished porcelain in both bathrooms, I was apprehensive (of course after we got them ::wink:: ) but so far so good. My first shower here I…

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building1
Jul 03, 2011 8:24 pm
kiwichick
kiwichick
3 July 2011

HELP!!! Where do I start

HELP!!! Where do I start

Planning is the most important in getting what you want. You need to have an idea of the look of the bathroom, have a look at some magazines. you may not be able to use…

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kiwichick
Jul 03, 2011 2:44 pm
Testedbytime
Testedbytime
2 July 2011

Has anyone else got the SMART WASTE system Installed?

Has anyone else got the SMART WASTE system Installed?

Has anyone's smart tile been installed like this (in relation to the tile joins) and if so do you have any drainage problems? http://www.buildinganewhome.com.au/wp-c…

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Testedbytime
Jul 02, 2011 4:12 pm
SquirtyChookGirl
SquirtyChookGirl
2 July 2011

Mosaics

Mosaics

Hello Kan, Whenever I wanted ideas for our reno, I Googled images. Try this…

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SquirtyChookGirl
Jul 02, 2011 12:21 pm
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

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