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kiwi
kiwi
27 January 2011

No bathroom feature tiles

No bathroom feature tiles

thank you stormy, that is excellent. I like the 'white' contrast, so hope you dont mind...but will copy! (but it will be a resene paint, as that is what our painter uses…

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kiwi
Jan 27, 2011 2:59 pm
kiwi
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
27 January 2011

THOUGHTS ON FREESTANDING BATHS PLEASE

THOUGHTS ON FREESTANDING BATHS PLEASE
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My layout designer wanted to put a freestanding in our ensuite- but I requested a hob around it so i've got somewhere to put my champagne (or hubbys beer) glass. I'm sure…

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MrsGreen
Jan 27, 2011 5:52 pm
MrsGreen
fairy blue
fairy blue
29 January 2011

shower enclosure from europe

shower enclosure from europe

I like the fish one - wouldn't do it at my house but I like the fish one.

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fairy blue
Jan 29, 2011 2:57 pm
fairy blue
catjim
catjim
29 January 2011

Stone benchtops and 2 pack cabinetry in laundry - overkill??

Stone benchtops and 2 pack cabinetry in laundry - overkill??
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We have caesarstone & vinyl wrap in all our wet areas including the laundry. Our laundry is basically a continuation of our galley style kitchen with a cavity sliding…

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catjim
Jan 29, 2011 9:05 pm
sarvowinner
sarvowinner
29 January 2011

600x600 Bathroom floor tiles??

600x600 Bathroom floor tiles??

Hi I'm resurrecting this thread as I'm considering using 600x600 floor tiles in a 3000x3000 bathroom we are going to renovate. It will have an 1800 bathtub and toilet on…

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sarvowinner
Jan 29, 2011 10:57 pm
C&C
C&C
30 January 2011

Painting

Painting

My usual disclaimer...I'm not an expert! :D If by 'skirting tiles' you mean a row or two that goes around the base of the wall, then the painters of this house painted…

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C&C
Jan 30, 2011 6:49 pm
Eskay40
Eskay40
30 January 2011

Shower Grates

Shower Grates

Also worth checking these out on Graysonline http://www.graysonline.com/search.aspx?q=shower I've bought quite a bit from this auction site…

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Eskay40
Jan 30, 2011 10:43 pm
Eskay40
bozzabonnici
bozzabonnici
31 January 2011

Recommendation for a tiler in Ryde/Parramatta area

Recommendation for a tiler in Ryde/Parramatta area

Has anyone had a good experience with any tilers in the Ryde/Parramatta area of Sydney i.e someone that knows what they are doing and is not dodgy. I've heard some horror…

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bozzabonnici
Jan 31, 2011 1:30 pm
bozzabonnici
rajan_g4
rajan_g4
31 January 2011

Advice on the best 3 in 1 Bathroom heaters...

Advice on the best 3 in 1 Bathroom heaters...

Thanks Khjat for the thread and thanks Simon for the information. Really helpful..

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rajan_g4
Jan 31, 2011 7:21 pm
rajan_g4
Rudy
Rudy
1 February 2011

How to add hot water & recirculating to an acrylic bath tub?

How to add hot water & recirculating to an acrylic bath tub?

In our new bathroom we want to use a deeper bath tub like a mini spa where we could keep hot water at a constant temperature for an hour or so. But we have no idea how…

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Rudy
Feb 01, 2011 7:09 pm
Rudy
grinder
grinder
2 February 2011

Rectifying Slippery Bath Tiles

Rectifying Slippery Bath Tiles

Hi there Have done a search and can't find an answer to this question. Is there something you can apply to bathroom floor tiles to make…

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grinder
Feb 02, 2011 8:49 am
grinder
suh
suh
2 February 2011

Semi-frameless shower screen leaking - a lot!

Semi-frameless shower screen leaking - a lot!

I have frameless and had a lot of leaking. Got the shower guy back twice. He put a clear rubber attachment across the bottom of the door which faces inward so the water…

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suh
Feb 02, 2011 9:41 pm
suh

This is a nice small bathroom with shower over…

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sco77k
Feb 05, 2011 9:22 am
sco77k
garden lover
garden lover
5 February 2011

WDYT? Spend Big on floor tiles and less on wall tiles?

WDYT? Spend Big on floor tiles and less on wall tiles?

I think go in between on both floor and wall. Nothing is worse than cheap tiles. They crack easily, they simply dont have the look of a better tile. Cheap looks cheap. …

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garden lover
Feb 05, 2011 6:59 pm
nicenurse
nicenurse
7 February 2011

TV in the bathroom/ensuite

TV in the bathroom/ensuite

Thanks for your helpful advice.

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nicenurse
Feb 07, 2011 10:45 am
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
7 February 2011

Replacing toilet, ok to tile later?

Replacing toilet, ok to tile later?

If the tiles are 'Heavy glazed' then an abrasive should be used to add 'mechanical key'. ...that is about it.

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onc_artisan
Feb 07, 2011 4:44 pm
onc_artisan
Chubz
Chubz
8 February 2011

Contoured/Ergonomic Toilet Seat

Contoured/Ergonomic Toilet Seat

Hi All, Strange question but does anyone know where (or if) you can get an contoured/ergonomic toilet seat? I have seen them in hospitals/doctors/physios etc in the past…

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Chubz
Feb 08, 2011 11:32 am
Possumchops
Possumchops
9 February 2011

Ensuite Drain Blocking

Ensuite Drain Blocking

Go and see a plumbing store about a gratemate or grateseal (or drainseal, something like that). Its an item that you insert into the waste pipe that stops the smells and…

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Possumchops
Feb 09, 2011 6:31 am
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 7:20 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 9:07 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 11:47 am
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 8:30 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 9:34 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 6:59 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 6:54 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 10:32 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 2:38 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 7:51 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 11:24 am
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 1:44 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 2:31 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 5:43 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 10:53 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 12:39 am
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KAN
Feb 21, 2011 12:47 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 1:15 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 6:03 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 9:00 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 9:51 am
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fairy blue
Feb 25, 2011 5:53 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 9:01 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 10:28 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 4:43 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 4:09 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 9:07 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 11:04 am
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 7:30 am


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