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16paws
16paws
9 February 2011

Replacing the toilet...Do I need this vent?

Replacing the toilet...Do I need this vent?

Yes take the vent advice, it will cause problems if you don't like water not filling properly in the toilet etc. Not a plumber by any means but have seen the problem…

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16paws
Feb 09, 2011 8:20 am
KAN
KAN
9 February 2011

Tiling over old tiles

Tiling over old tiles

Thanks for all your responses, And Adam, some great advice

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KAN
Feb 09, 2011 10:07 am
Databoom
Databoom
10 February 2011

Tiling Cost

Tiling Cost

Hi All We are thinking about renovating our bathrooms if their is anything left in the budget after do our extensions. Keeping everything…

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Databoom
Feb 10, 2011 12:47 pm
xquisite
xquisite
11 February 2011

Trends in Bathroom colours/ materials

Trends in Bathroom colours/ materials

You can't go too far wrong with white and if you're worried about dating, be careful of border tiles. Tiles of the same size but a different colour may work as a feature.…

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xquisite
Feb 11, 2011 9:30 am
grinder
grinder
11 February 2011

TILE COLOUR SCHEME - PLEASE HELP!

TILE COLOUR SCHEME - PLEASE HELP!

Just make sure the wall is well waterproofed and Happy grout cleaning :lol:

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grinder
Feb 11, 2011 10:34 am
grinder
Chubz
Chubz
11 February 2011

To Ensuite Door Or Not To Ensuite Door???

To Ensuite Door Or Not To Ensuite Door???

Hi All, The shower opens at the top end (not either side) so it's not really moveable. I like the layout, just want to be able to close it off with doors if possible,…

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Chubz
Feb 11, 2011 7:59 pm
pace
pace
13 February 2011

Continuing Floor tiles up to the top of the bath?

Continuing Floor tiles up to the top of the bath?

Thanks so much everyone, my mind is now made up. I think the dark floor tiles continuing up on to the bath look brilliant!

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pace
Feb 13, 2011 7:54 pm
mac64
mac64
13 February 2011

Mirror in Shower Niche

Mirror in Shower Niche

a product like mirastar(search) would be my choice, handles wet enviroments

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mac64
Feb 13, 2011 11:32 pm
Xplosion
Xplosion
14 February 2011

Vanities in Perth

Vanities in Perth

Hi Ruffles, We do bathroom renovations and only usually do custom made vanities, drop me a pm if you need a hand

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Xplosion
Feb 14, 2011 3:38 pm
Xplosion
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
15 February 2011

Toilets with vent pipe

Toilets with vent pipe

Is that one specifically required NO Do you need A vent (stink pipe) YES

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chrisandkate
Feb 15, 2011 8:51 am
Micklou
Micklou
16 February 2011

Tile Choices - Help please!

Tile Choices - Help please!

Thanks everyone - didn't think that it was just laziness........ this is our first time so to say that we are green is an understatement.

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Micklou
Feb 16, 2011 12:24 pm
Pinchy
Pinchy
16 February 2011

Ensuite completely open to bedroom?

Ensuite completely open to bedroom?
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Just wanted to say thanks for all the replies, the feedback has been very useful ::lol:: I will try to remember to come back and update you with our final plans.

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Pinchy
Feb 16, 2011 2:44 pm
tim mitchell
tim mitchell
16 February 2011

Leaky shower bases

Leaky shower bases

cant say i have had any problems with shower bases. We only put in Evo ones because they are stronger and look nicer they most others.. Like someone said above if…

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tim mitchell
Feb 16, 2011 3:31 pm
kalli828
kalli828
19 February 2011

grout question?

grout question?

Hi, There is a grout and tile cleaner that brings any colour grout back to new simply broom on mop off no nasties its called Pink Stuff. www.pinkstuff.com.au

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kalli828
Feb 19, 2011 6:43 pm
PHL
PHL
20 February 2011

Extractor fan directly above shower

Extractor fan directly above shower
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Has anyone tried a ducted exhaust system with multiple inlets venting to a single outside outlet, using an in-line fan in the ceiling space (so it's quiet)? I'd like to…

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PHL
Feb 20, 2011 11:53 pm
Mr_T
Mr_T
21 February 2011

Are they trying to excessively charge me?

Are they trying to excessively charge me?

Thank you EVERYONE for your help! grinder - I shall be in touch. tjilpi - I will definitely give Latand Bathrooms a call and ask for a quote.

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Mr_T
Feb 21, 2011 1:39 am
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KAN
Feb 21, 2011 1:47 pm
tstan
tstan
21 February 2011

Tile spraying/Laying cost

Tile spraying/Laying cost

Hi it was just the shower, and only the wall tiles. Shower is standard shower size and tiles went to top of shower (ie not full length of wall) - I think 2mtrs? The…

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tstan
Feb 21, 2011 2:15 pm
Pippi
Pippi
21 February 2011

Taps - all brass construction question

Taps - all brass construction question

Hi Blueblueblue, I've just sent you a PM about my recent Methven shower purchase as not sure if I'm allowed to include all the details here. On the subject of all brass…

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Pippi
Feb 21, 2011 7:03 pm
Pippi
Bam
Bam
22 February 2011

Martec Exhaust Fans and Heat/Light/Fan combos

Martec Exhaust Fans and Heat/Light/Fan combos

Thanks Simon! Turns out 1 50w Halogen isnt enough for the toilet, so will be looking at the fan only option and putting in two downlights :)

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Bam
Feb 22, 2011 10:00 am
Bam
8isenough
8isenough
25 February 2011

Where can I buy a River stone/Pebble Bath Mat?

Where can I buy a River stone/Pebble Bath Mat?

Thanks for the suggestions nardiah & southies. The pebble co. has a stockist a 5 minute walk away according to their website so I will be eagerly checking that out on the…

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8isenough
Feb 25, 2011 10:51 am
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fairy blue
Feb 25, 2011 6:53 pm
fairy blue
PHL
PHL
25 February 2011

Bath position - centralise to window? Or room?

Bath position - centralise to window? Or room?

If you want to be creative, just have a shelf on the longer side where you have bath supplies, towels etc.

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PHL
Feb 25, 2011 10:01 pm
kb46
kb46
25 February 2011

Teak shower bases

Teak shower bases

Showers on board boats usually have a teak mat - so you must be able to get them custom made somewhere. I saw a small one in Reece bathroom showroom but it was half the…

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kb46
Feb 25, 2011 11:28 pm
pattycake4
pattycake4
26 February 2011

dont want tiles in bathroom/ensuite

dont want tiles in bathroom/ensuite

N Z has been doing laminex in bathrooms for years,I don't think it looks as good as tiles.Ask Kiwi sure she would know.

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pattycake4
Feb 26, 2011 5:43 pm
Candylea
Candylea
27 February 2011

Some pictures of our bathrooms

Some pictures of our bathrooms

I wanna know how you get to the toilet paper when it's so close to your shoulder :th:

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Candylea
Feb 27, 2011 5:09 pm
Candylea
PeasInAPod
PeasInAPod
27 February 2011

Need help with tile placement

Need help with tile placement

Kyton - the tiles are square. There were some similar rectangle tiles, but not in this colour. It goes really well with the colours we are using through the…

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PeasInAPod
Feb 27, 2011 10:07 pm
PeasInAPod
Stormy
Stormy
28 February 2011

What do you think of full lenght mirrors?

What do you think of full lenght mirrors?

Ours stop well short of the cornice too. I wouldn't like to stand on the basin/vanity everytime I cleaned the mirror.... :lol: I also have lights above my mirrors on the…

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Stormy
Feb 28, 2011 12:04 pm
Stormy
1sthome
1sthome
2 March 2011

Shaving Cabinets - install over tiles or on wall?

Shaving Cabinets - install over tiles or on wall?

can't you use full tiles and then put the cabinet over the top? We're putting full tiles around the edge of the cabinet and leaving the big space behind the cabinet as bare wall.

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1sthome
Mar 02, 2011 8:30 am
AJW
AJW
2 March 2011

Towel rails - what do you prefer?

Towel rails - what do you prefer?

If you have space for two singles one above each other, why not two doubles one above each other? That way you can spread two single towels over the…

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AJW
Mar 02, 2011 8:31 pm
FixMe
FixMe
4 March 2011

Bowing and Cracking Wall Tiles

Bowing and Cracking Wall Tiles

Our bathroom has been slowly disintegrating over the past couple of years. Sections of tiles began to arc or bow out from the wall, not very noticeably at first. Some…

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FixMe
Mar 04, 2011 11:19 am
Zedman
Zedman
4 March 2011

Bath tiled with mosaic

Bath tiled with mosaic

In our design we would tend to tile the face of the bath and the wall behind it. If it is a strong colour in comparison to your wall tile you may find that on the bath…

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Zedman
Mar 04, 2011 3:41 pm
Zedman
bingoshelley
bingoshelley
7 March 2011

Finishes for bathroom/laundry cabinets. What do people use?

Finishes for bathroom/laundry cabinets. What do people use?

we got a shiney 2pac one i hate the vinyl wrap ones as they wear and crack over time but ultimately it comes down to taste and budget

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bingoshelley
Mar 07, 2011 1:26 am

and here's a piccie from the display home of the inset sink ...

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Mclaren
Mar 07, 2011 12:15 pm
Mclaren
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
9 March 2011

Junkers Hot Water - too hot!

Junkers Hot Water - too hot!

Perhaps you could look at a tempering valve like they put in new houses?

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chrisandkate
Mar 09, 2011 9:20 am
Theresa
Theresa
9 March 2011

Which order these works should go?

Which order these works should go?

Tiler – floor, walls Plumber – toilet, vanity laminate Shower screen Paint If you don’t need to use the bathroom in a hurry, then paint after the tiler is finished.…

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Theresa
Mar 09, 2011 11:58 am
Theresa
jasmin3
jasmin3
9 March 2011

Long, narrow ensuite-how to position things

Long, narrow ensuite-how to position things

Maybe having a look at a display would help - your post reminded me of this house: http://www.aussielivinghomes.com.au/hom ... -mojo.aspx which is on display in Ellenbrook

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jasmin3
Mar 09, 2011 10:09 pm
Chubz
Chubz
11 March 2011

Comfortable toilets??? Any suggestions???

Comfortable toilets??? Any suggestions???

I can totally agree with this topic!!! We are beginning our journey of building a new home and a COMFORTABLE toilet is one of the top points on my list!!! ::smile:: I guess I…

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Chubz
Mar 11, 2011 8:50 am
donuts
donuts
12 March 2011

Colour Balance in Bathrooms

Colour Balance in Bathrooms

I think it'd look great too. if you are worried though you could try some lighter coloured cupboards and darker floor tiles? the contrast between the tiles would look…

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donuts
Mar 12, 2011 11:43 am
donuts
kek
kek
12 March 2011

Frozen Toilet Pipes

Frozen Toilet Pipes

Trust your instincts, Dee.... some spammers aren't smart enough to figure out how to post a link. :roll:

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kek
Mar 12, 2011 10:46 pm
kek
Husky's Run
Husky's Run
12 March 2011

Hung Toilet installation

Hung Toilet installation

Thank You for the replies I dont think we will be getting a wall hung toilet as i have done some looking and they are too expensive ::frown:: Not sure why the previous owners…

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Husky's Run
Mar 12, 2011 11:24 pm
Nott
Nott
13 March 2011

Unsightly slate on the bathroom floor

Unsightly slate on the bathroom floor

I love slate too. I think that's quite popular in the 80's? Our friend's home has that laid in the entry hallway. He didn't like it and wanted to ripe them!

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Nott
Mar 13, 2011 5:06 pm
Nott
Banzai69
Banzai69
15 March 2011

Replacing an old WC

Replacing an old WC

hmm many views but no answers yet. Appreciate it if anyone could give any pointers, thanks!

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Banzai69
Mar 15, 2011 12:27 am
PeasInAPod
PeasInAPod
15 March 2011

Quick tiling question- need answer asap

Quick tiling question- need answer asap

I'm not sure what you mean about the grout, but if it doesn't look right definitely question it. As mentioned above with your skirting/floor/wall tiles, anything goes,…

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PeasInAPod
Mar 15, 2011 12:44 am
PeasInAPod
kayandandy
kayandandy
15 March 2011

Wooden Bath ... GORGEOUS

Wooden Bath ... GORGEOUS

I am hoping our home will pull it off Matt!!!!! My dad is worried it will cause the floor to collapse, my husband hates it and I am just dying to soak in it. I rather…

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kayandandy
Mar 15, 2011 11:07 pm
Miss
Miss
16 March 2011

Would you ever have a wall hung clothes line in the laundry?

Would you ever have a wall hung clothes line in the laundry?

We don't have a wall hung clothes line in the laundy but I wouldn't rule it out as an option. I actually have a built in robe in the laundry (shelf and rail) and the plan…

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Miss
Mar 16, 2011 4:51 pm
Rizzo
Rizzo
16 March 2011

A question for those with floor to ceiling tiling

A question for those with floor to ceiling tiling

We do. We have the 3 step cornices and they are put on over the tiles :)

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Rizzo
Mar 16, 2011 11:14 pm
blueblueblue
blueblueblue
18 March 2011

Spa baths

Spa baths

Hope the builder sorts our the spa pump issues for you dh_builder :(

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blueblueblue
Mar 18, 2011 11:48 am


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