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sarahlou2
sarahlou2
13 May 2011

Shower 80cm wide?

Shower 80cm wide?

Thanks everyone for your input. I'm glad that there are others that have an 80cm shower. paddy13, yes I think it will end up being 80 x 80. I would like to go 80 x 1.2 but…

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sarahlou2
May 13, 2011 3:46 pm

We laid the 600 floor tiles on the walls as well. We had to put a shower grate in as mentioned above else we couldn't have the 600 floor tiles in the shower…

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danrts
May 12, 2011 6:18 pm

I thought I'd take a couple of pictures of the shower here at work which is a bi-fold - it's plastic but quite heavy and feels and looks good. It's far superior to the…

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Mclaren
May 12, 2011 3:45 pm
Mclaren
Sir Snagger
Sir Snagger
11 May 2011

A sunken bath?

A sunken bath?

I reckon it sounds quite cool. Maybe with a small rise around the edge or something to keep anything on the floor from just falling/draining into it. Even half inset would…

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Sir Snagger
May 11, 2011 6:28 pm
Sir Snagger
Bruno
Bruno
11 May 2011

Help with colour combination for the bathroom

Help with colour combination for the bathroom

Hi, We have selected the following colour for floor and walls for the bathrooms. Need opinion/advise with the color comination Bathrooms Wall Tiles - Kimberly…

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Bruno
May 11, 2011 12:54 pm
sarahlou2
sarahlou2
10 May 2011

pebble tiles on BATHROOM FLOOR

pebble tiles on BATHROOM FLOOR

I have steps in my garden where I have pour cement and then puched pebbles in. I have to sweep it with a hand held brush to clean around each…

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sarahlou2
May 10, 2011 10:25 am
sarahlou2
sarahlou2
9 May 2011

Q Re: putting cement sheet on yellow tongue for tiles

Q Re: putting cement sheet on yellow tongue for tiles
1, 2

Chris and Kate, the Aqua check that you mention, is that what the wet area cement sheet is…

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sarahlou2
May 09, 2011 5:33 pm
sarahlou2
sarahlou2
9 May 2011

Changing taps - Noob Question

Changing taps - Noob Question

We replaced our kitchen taps with quarter turn lever taps and didn't have any issues. If I were you, I would go to bunnings and see what they have in the way of cover…

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sarahlou2
May 09, 2011 5:29 pm
sarahlou2
sarahlou2
9 May 2011

bathroom and floor tiles only

bathroom and floor tiles only

Hi there, You should be able to just pull up the floor tiles and replace those. I just recently purchased some wall tiles and wall tiles for my laundry and the cost for…

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sarahlou2
May 09, 2011 3:36 pm
joles
joles
9 May 2011

Washing machine taps - where are yours located?

Washing machine taps - where are yours located?

Mine are the same as Stormy's, the primary reason being that we have a front loader and our bench extends the full length of the wall with the washer underneath it.

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joles
May 09, 2011 2:55 pm
joles
ko27
ko27
8 May 2011

Bathtub with antislip surface

Bathtub with antislip surface

Hi guys, I am having troubles deciding on a bathtub for my renovation & they need an answer by tomorrow. I am having a steel bath(it doesn't have a shower over it), & my…

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ko27
May 08, 2011 8:08 am
bel
bel
7 May 2011

Desperately seeking towel bar PIC attached

Desperately seeking towel bar PIC attached

Hmmm looks like the ones I found come out about 400 which might look a little strange :th: Have you tried Howards storage world?

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bel
May 07, 2011 4:52 pm
bel
kyton
kyton
7 May 2011

Which bathroom layout do you like?

Which bathroom layout do you like?
1, 2, 3

Sorry but from a practical point of view that plan would be terrible - imagine the overspray from the shower as you walk into the bathroom. You would have to close the end…

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kyton
May 07, 2011 9:58 am
kyton

Okay redone the bathroom size.... there is NO toilet in bathroom now and I have combined the laundry into the bathroom behind sliding doors....…

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mapcalla
May 06, 2011 11:05 pm
kyton
kyton
6 May 2011

Semi Recessed Basin on Laminate Benchtop Question

Semi Recessed Basin on Laminate Benchtop Question

Could it be to minimize joins in the laminex and therefore minimize the chance of water damage?

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kyton
May 06, 2011 8:57 pm
kyton
pattycake4
pattycake4
6 May 2011

lemon bathroom?

lemon bathroom?

I am waiting for Miss to come back and show her floors,they looked so amazing dust and all.So right vinyl has come full circle the timber planks look so real. I hope to…

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pattycake4
May 06, 2011 8:12 pm
arasugp83
arasugp83
6 May 2011

Guest bedroom ensuite questions

Guest bedroom ensuite questions
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It looks like a solid wall at the bottom of the picture (no window?) if so, why don't you have a wardrobe (600mm would be deep enough) with…

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arasugp83
May 06, 2011 12:04 pm
Mrs P
Mrs P
4 May 2011

White wall, brown floor, what colour silicon?

White wall, brown floor, what colour silicon?

I will take a photo tomorrow. White walls with white grout, brown floors with grey grout so all the silicon is grey but it sort of stands out like dogs balls

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Mrs P
May 04, 2011 6:52 pm
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orbitor
May 04, 2011 8:09 am
BuilderPaul
BuilderPaul
3 May 2011

floor level changes into bathrooms / showers etc etc

floor level changes into bathrooms / showers etc etc

It all depends on what the tiler is comfortable with. They need to get the fall. If the waste is near the door in a small bathroom, maybe 20-25mm (dont forget tiles and…

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BuilderPaul
May 03, 2011 4:48 pm
orbitor
orbitor
3 May 2011

Rim on floor required in shower?

Rim on floor required in shower?

Does your frameless tiled shower need a metal rim along the floor on the door opening edge? Is this a building standard? I hven't noticed this…

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orbitor
May 03, 2011 8:16 am
donnam
donnam
2 May 2011

New toilet is the button set up correct?

New toilet is the button set up correct?

Well I made a phone call today to the aust contact number and it seems to be right. Strange as it doesn't seem to encourage water saving!

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donnam
May 02, 2011 9:12 pm
donnam
donnam
30 April 2011

Shower Bath - and pearls of wisdom???

Shower Bath - and pearls of wisdom???

My parents have on in their new house. The only thing I find tricky when there with the kids is that they have a fixed piece of glass which makes it very hard to reach the…

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donnam
Apr 30, 2011 8:32 pm
Helyn
Helyn
29 April 2011

Electronic Bidet recommendations

Electronic Bidet recommendations

I dont see the issue zeitgeber - you still wash your hands afterwards - Dont you???? ::dizzy:: ::wornout::

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Helyn
Apr 29, 2011 11:11 pm
Helyn
ashilleong
ashilleong
29 April 2011

Using sample pots for a whole room (very small)?

Using sample pots for a whole room (very small)?

We used the Wattyl sample tin recently with excellent results. It was about $11 for the dark brown we needed (don't ask!)

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ashilleong
Apr 29, 2011 1:21 pm
ashilleong
chook07
chook07
28 April 2011

Need to decide on shower mixers urgently

Need to decide on shower mixers urgently

Well decision made today. We grabbed some shower mixers and matching basin mixers at Reece. The sales lady was very for Ideal Standards and by looking for something on…

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chook07
Apr 28, 2011 8:06 pm
kyton
kyton
28 April 2011

Flatpack bathroom cupboards/vanities

Flatpack bathroom cupboards/vanities

What about the normal range of vanities already together at Bunnings? I went in yesterday and was quite impressed with some they had on display. There were two especially…

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kyton
Apr 28, 2011 12:14 pm
kyton
PHL
PHL
26 April 2011

Bath spout distant from tap

Bath spout distant from tap

Yes, I don't think it will make a difference, as I can easily reach across. Not the big question is the spout; wide waterfall type, or simple straight (Axor Starck)...

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PHL
Apr 26, 2011 9:18 pm
kb46
kb46
25 April 2011

curved shower enclosure

curved shower enclosure

We put one in our last house. As a corner shower it has heaps more room inside for showering than the ones that have the door at a 45 deg angle. If I had the space for a…

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kb46
Apr 25, 2011 10:10 pm
andielfho
andielfho
25 April 2011

Bathroom/shower Wall tile replacement

Bathroom/shower Wall tile replacement

I need a tile contractor to give me the quote. Do you think you can recommend me one?

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andielfho
Apr 25, 2011 4:34 pm
kek
kek
23 April 2011

Help choosing bathroom /ensuite tiles.

Help choosing bathroom /ensuite tiles.

The choices are endless and what you decide on will depend on your individual taste, so it's difficult to make suggestions. Perhaps collect a few pictures of bathrooms you…

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kek
Apr 23, 2011 9:02 am
kek
tonyeliza01
tonyeliza01
23 April 2011

Possible sewage breather pipe in laundry cupboard

Possible sewage breather pipe in laundry cupboard

Thanks for your reply. You could be right as there is a hole on one edge of the basin (about 5cm in diameter where the washing machine waste water hose should be connected…

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tonyeliza01
Apr 23, 2011 8:43 am
sceen7
sceen7
22 April 2011

Shower Screen height

Shower Screen height
1, 2

Good advice finishing touch, I expect i will have to have the panel in at the frameing stage. Ok now for the sixty four thousand dollar question, How much can I expect to…

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sceen7
Apr 22, 2011 8:55 am
AlvinMc
AlvinMc
22 April 2011

Frameless vs Semi-Frameless Shower - Costs?

Frameless vs Semi-Frameless Shower - Costs?

Yes, frameless showers tend to use thicker glass...½ inch glass panels and ⅜ inch doors for maximum stability. Also, they are as the name implies have to frame, just…

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AlvinMc
Apr 22, 2011 12:48 am
sceen7
sceen7
21 April 2011

Underfloor heating vs flextray membranes

Underfloor heating vs flextray membranes

This question doesnt neatly fit into any of the forum headings..... so here goes. We are planning a flexitray floor for our main bathroom with tiles over. For this room we…

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sceen7
Apr 21, 2011 2:53 am
becks81
becks81
19 April 2011

Vanity Polytech woodgrain direction and Polytech - HELP?

Vanity Polytech woodgrain direction and Polytech - HELP?

Thanks Kyton. We went with Polytech in the end with the grain running horizontally. I'm so excited!!! My new stress is the shower: feature mosaic, shower rail and recess…

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becks81
Apr 19, 2011 3:27 pm
Pippi
Pippi
19 April 2011

Is it worth getting a Caroma toilet?

Is it worth getting a Caroma toilet?

Thank you Richard W, now I've had first and second-hand plumber advice to buy Caroma I think that settles it. Now I just have to drag my husband to a bathroom display and…

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Pippi
Apr 19, 2011 9:19 am
Pippi
Casa2
Casa2
16 April 2011

Grout Width

Grout Width

I'm sure you can get 1.5 mm gap around a shower. It can be done!

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Casa2
Apr 16, 2011 11:49 pm
Phillshz
Phillshz
16 April 2011

Help on deciding: separate or combined shower/laundry

Help on deciding: separate or combined shower/laundry
1, 2

Yeah i`d stick with the current version myself,i`d just replace the laundry door with a CSD to keep the space behind the door that you would lose with the door open. Its a…

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Phillshz
Apr 16, 2011 9:22 am
chatterbox
chatterbox
12 April 2011

shower cubicle ( the all singing and dancing type) vs tiled

shower cubicle ( the all singing and dancing type) vs tiled

thanks for that - had a look at the web site - dont think I would like the price of the unit... (would probably need a shower seat to sit down on) ::wink::

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chatterbox
Apr 12, 2011 12:20 pm
sirgoat
sirgoat
12 April 2011

Bathroom accessories - is it worth paying more?

Bathroom accessories - is it worth paying more?

we use cheap fittings in our rentals. i always throw out the fixings it comes with and grab some spring or gravity toggles. If they come off the wall the tenant has a…

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sirgoat
Apr 12, 2011 11:02 am
Bindi77
Bindi77
10 April 2011

Shower and bath tile ideas

Shower and bath tile ideas

OMG chuffy no lights in the hall ... we had lights in the first house and had the 2 way switch which was good. The new builder includes these as well not sure where we…

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Bindi77
Apr 10, 2011 8:54 pm
danrts
danrts
10 April 2011

Advice on tile size

Advice on tile size

we are putting our 600 x 600 tiles on the floor and walls. having mentioned the alignment of the grout lines, i think they probably do look better lined up but i think if…

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danrts
Apr 10, 2011 10:56 am
chatterbox
chatterbox
9 April 2011

FRAMELESS CURVED SHOWER GLASS

FRAMELESS CURVED SHOWER GLASS

Owner building...Still.... Our ensuite will have a shower 1m x 1m in a corner and I would like a frameless shower screen, but would like a curved one..I have seen the…

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chatterbox
Apr 09, 2011 6:52 pm
georgiecat
georgiecat
9 April 2011

Discounted tapware???

Discounted tapware???

Hi all, Just wanted to quickly update - our renovation was brought forward and began last week, so we ended up going instore to buy all of our items. I ended up with…

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georgiecat
Apr 09, 2011 2:44 pm
SBOB
SBOB
8 April 2011

Frameless Sliding Shower Screen, $?

Frameless Sliding Shower Screen, $?

Due to the location of our shower and the doorway to the bathroom, a sliding door would work best.. Now, everyone knows the lovely chunky framed sliding shower screens…

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SBOB
Apr 08, 2011 10:21 am
SquirtyChookGirl
SquirtyChookGirl
7 April 2011

Is it really so hard to keep small tiles clean?

Is it really so hard to keep small tiles clean?

Thank you, Pippi, what a great look! I regret a few things with our new extension/reno and they are not going with the floor and wall tiles I REALLY wanted in the…

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SquirtyChookGirl
Apr 07, 2011 7:36 pm
PHL
PHL
6 April 2011

Shower Head

Shower Head
1, 2

Having tried several "rain" shower heads over the past week (was on holidays, so from hotels and airline lounges), I can say that those shower heads, although they look…

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PHL
Apr 06, 2011 10:25 pm


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