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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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Finishing Touch
May 31, 2011 4:41 pm
Nest
Nest
27 May 2011

Room Layout

Room Layout

Thank you so much for your help, I think we'll see if we can do the fourth option. I have measured our plan and it looks like it can fit with room on all three sides of…

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Nest
May 27, 2011 8:48 am
gogo65
gogo65
26 May 2011

walk in shower - update from old post

walk in shower - update from old post

Renoeast, do you have any photos? We will be doing a double walkin shower. 4m long with a 2m panel of glass :o

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gogo65
May 26, 2011 9:45 pm
gogo65
donnam
donnam
25 May 2011

Why has the silicone in my shower gone yellow

Why has the silicone in my shower gone yellow

I replaced it yesterday so I will have to cross my fingers. It's definitely not a bad batch as the same tube was used in the ensuite after the bathroom. It was after 10pm…

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donnam
May 25, 2011 9:17 pm
ourdiydream
ourdiydream
25 May 2011

Building spare Toilet downstairs

Building spare Toilet downstairs

I read about this toilet http://www.saniflo.com.au/extraToilet.aspx in one of the home magazines. I don't know if it would work for you...I haven't seen them myself but…

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ourdiydream
May 25, 2011 7:40 pm
ourdiydream

extractor fan

extractor fan

Hi alt, Extractor fans are a topic of great discussion with my customers. Things to think about are: 1: extraction. They should be able to turn over the air 12 times per…

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Smarter Bathrooms
May 24, 2011 9:39 pm
blackpaw
blackpaw
23 May 2011

Worried about possible mold problem

Worried about possible mold problem

Background - old 50's house in good nick, but went under ( 4 feet above floor boards) in Brisbane floods. Ripped out all gyprock halfway up, removed all of the kitchen…

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blackpaw
May 24, 2011 12:28 am
shakyreno
shakyreno
23 May 2011

Advice needed on bath and shower sizes

Advice needed on bath and shower sizes

Bathroom Doctor - that is precisely the option we've gone for and I'm so thankful for your post, as I was a little worried our bath was taking up the whole space (See my…

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shakyreno
May 23, 2011 5:09 pm
shakyreno
ourdiydream
ourdiydream
23 May 2011

Bathroom accessories in Brisbane

Bathroom accessories in Brisbane

I've been sourcing my bathroom fixtures and fittings from Highgrove Bathrooms, I know they are at Ashmore and Bundall and have places in other suburbs as well. They have…

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ourdiydream
May 23, 2011 5:01 pm
ourdiydream
Pennyc
Pennyc
22 May 2011

Leaking shower recess advice for using someone like shower D

Leaking shower recess advice for using someone like shower D

Hi We had a big leak onto our carpet from our ensuite all mouldy disgusting the plumber came said we could use someone to spray a membrane to fix the issue although it is…

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Pennyc
May 22, 2011 7:00 pm
thegilbeys
thegilbeys
22 May 2011

Bathroom and Kitchen matching.....

Bathroom and Kitchen matching.....

That's true! maybe if it's further away from the stove and more towards the bench, it won't stain and get dirty that quickly....would save more…

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thegilbeys
May 22, 2011 8:51 am
thegilbeys
shakyreno
shakyreno
20 May 2011

Bath inset height - advice please

Bath inset height - advice please

Thanks everyone for your feedback. Our tile height is 300mm, so I'm thinking a 600mm hob height might be best (and is what hubby is keen on - though he is significantly…

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shakyreno
May 20, 2011 12:59 pm
shakyreno
calebo
calebo
17 May 2011

Shattered Showerscreen - Payable by Strata/Builder warranty?

Shattered Showerscreen - Payable by Strata/Builder warranty?

Thank you all for your opinions. My shower screen is about 100cm wide and 186cm tall. It's about 0.5cm thick. I got a quote for $490 + GST, which I thought was rather…

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calebo
May 17, 2011 5:39 pm
keveenl
keveenl
17 May 2011

Shower and Vanity Basin Dispensers

Shower and Vanity Basin Dispensers

Just keep it clean, noticed ours at work has green stuff in the bottle, got water for a client yesterday, top of water looked oily... yikes.... ::study::

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keveenl
May 17, 2011 4:14 pm
leanne27
leanne27
16 May 2011

Tiling standards

Tiling standards

All fine, builder looked and agreed, it will be done again "sigh of relief"

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leanne27
May 16, 2011 9:40 pm
AmberTiles
AmberTiles
15 May 2011

I need MAJOR help with my tile choices

I need MAJOR help with my tile choices

Hi acrebuild Have you got any further in finding the right tile? I just read your blog &, working for a tile business, I had some ideas!. I think if you are after a…

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AmberTiles
May 15, 2011 12:29 pm
blueblueblue
blueblueblue
14 May 2011

A question for those with 600x600tiles

A question for those with 600x600tiles

For those of you who have 600x600 tiles, do you only have a shower grate? Or do you also have obe in the middle of the bathroom? And if so, would you mind uploading a…

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blueblueblue
May 15, 2011 12:51 am

what brand bath to choose...or what brand NOT to choose ???

what brand bath to choose...or what brand NOT to choose ???

oooh thanks for the heads up on the basins...haven't even started looking at them yet!!

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the country chook
May 14, 2011 2:19 pm
Lee75
Lee75
13 May 2011

bins in the bathroom

bins in the bathroom

We have one of those "hole in the bench" bins in our benchtop in our kitchen - it is no where near as pretty as that modern one in the picture - it is more like a 1980's…

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Lee75
May 13, 2011 9:18 pm
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 4:46 pm
danrts
danrts
12 May 2011

600 x 600 floor tile

600 x 600 floor tile

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 7:18 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 4:45 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 7:28 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 1:54 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 11:25 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
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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 6:33 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 6:29 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 4:36 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 3:55 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 9:08 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 5:52 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 10:58 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 07, 2011 12:05 am
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 9:57 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 9:12 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 1:04 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 7:52 pm
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orbitor
May 04, 2011 9:09 am


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