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rupz
rupz
7 October 2010

Bathroom wall with skirting high wall tile or no wall tile ?

Bathroom wall with skirting high wall tile or no wall tile ?

Again, thanks to everyone for their valuable inputs.. It definitely helped us a lot when we went to Di Lorenzo for our selections over the weekend. Will be posting up our…

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rupz
Oct 07, 2010 8:58 am
Zedman
Zedman
7 October 2010

Soft close toilet seats

Soft close toilet seats

Just remembner most only have a 12months warranty on the mechanism. Cheers

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Zedman
Oct 07, 2010 4:04 pm
Zedman
rupz
rupz
8 October 2010

Our tile selections from Di Lorenzo.. !

Our tile selections from Di Lorenzo.. !

Thanks Melrich .. I agree. I think we will double check on the main bath floor tile again. thanks again !

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rupz
Oct 08, 2010 12:19 pm
rupz
rupz
11 October 2010

vanities

vanities

Hi, When I was selecting mine, I had a browse through a lots of websites for inspirations (it's another thing that some of the ideas were way out of budget !) I really…

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rupz
Oct 11, 2010 8:39 am
McKinnon
McKinnon
11 October 2010

No room for chute!

No room for chute!

I am so jacked off. The builder knew I really needed a laundry chute and it's on the plan but when it came to the plumbing he stuck the toilet pipe next to the possies…

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McKinnon
Oct 11, 2010 10:18 am
skyza
skyza
11 October 2010

benchtop & cabinet question

benchtop & cabinet question

Hi MumofTwo29 , agree with you that this is a great site, I've just found this myself :) To answer your question, yes I've done this recently to my bathroom. I had a…

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skyza
Oct 11, 2010 1:31 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
11 October 2010

More info on tile paint please!

More info on tile paint please!

Awww, why do ya say that!? lol I have come to the conclusion though, that my taste in tiles IS a more natural opulent style stone-look tile, NOT a glossy purely ceramic…

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grace_slick
Oct 11, 2010 3:38 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
grace_slick
12 October 2010

Painting ensuite walls – what colour?

Painting ensuite walls – what colour?

I'm back, after SO LONG of being undecided and procrastinating! I have now changed my outlook, and have 2 options. 1. I am getting quotes to re-tile the ensuite, as this…

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grace_slick
Oct 12, 2010 5:38 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
grace_slick
14 October 2010

Pre-fabricated bench tops

Pre-fabricated bench tops

HAHAHA! Fabulous drapes, yeah!! And "We picked up these 2 gorgeous chandeliers for just FIVE DOLLARRRRS at the market!" HAH!

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grace_slick
Oct 14, 2010 5:02 pm
grace_slick
suh
suh
15 October 2010

Vanity unit: wide or standard?

Vanity unit: wide or standard?

I would go for the 1500 as well. If you have a hairdryer, brushes, hair straightener, cosmetics, tissues, soap pump etc etc...you will need that space ::lol:: as yes gentlemen,…

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suh
Oct 15, 2010 1:24 pm
suh
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Liz
Oct 15, 2010 1:46 pm
grinder
grinder
16 October 2010

Has anyone used a DIY kit to resurface a bath?

Has anyone used a DIY kit to resurface a bath?

Hi cookie I have not done it yet however i have the same predicament my bathtub is also kind of light ivory/brown and it has peeled off showing a blue layer so if painted…

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grinder
Oct 16, 2010 9:21 am
grinder
grinder
grinder
16 October 2010

White Knight Grout Pen...Kinda Pale / Watery?

White Knight Grout Pen...Kinda Pale / Watery?

Hi Grace The grout pens are not suitable for wet areas, if you want to clean it better you need an acid base solution we use phosforic…

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grinder
Oct 16, 2010 9:31 am
grinder
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
16 October 2010

Double vanity basin - separate plumbing??

Double vanity basin - separate plumbing??

Hiya V,found the paperwork, Our quote is $936-00 ::hyst:: ::wornout:: ::angry:: ::cry:: to add the extra basin,ours was the same,long bench with 1 basin (why is it that other builders offer 2 as standard)

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kerry-ann
Oct 16, 2010 10:31 am
frankE
frankE
16 October 2010

Different tiles on each floor,is it a good idea ? Plz help !

Different tiles on each floor,is it a good idea ? Plz help !

Here my opinion: Go for the same theme throughout. It will look like a hodge-podge otherwise, but of course, its a subjective thing. We like white but stark white is…

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frankE
Oct 16, 2010 12:48 pm
suh
suh
16 October 2010

What width vanities?

What width vanities?

You will probably need 600 by the look of it.

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suh
Oct 16, 2010 2:28 pm
suh
webbiegareth
webbiegareth
17 October 2010

Shower installation and drainage gap

Shower installation and drainage gap

Woah nobody has this? I thought I'd have at least one reply... S*monds says it's "normal" (standard) to have a gap like that in showers these days, but I basically want it…

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webbiegareth
Oct 17, 2010 10:26 am
ozshots
ozshots
17 October 2010

Shower bath screen - next to vanity

Shower bath screen - next to vanity

Hi Pink Tulips, There was a similar thread already... have a look viewtopic.php?f=21&t=35219 I think I would simply have a small gap between vanity and shower screen. A…

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ozshots
Oct 17, 2010 10:53 am
mpcj
mpcj
17 October 2010

Glass Vanity Top Explodes

Glass Vanity Top Explodes
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Just reminded me that my mum had a gas cooktop with has glass on the top - very popular in the 70's. One day that completely exploded too but it had something underneath…

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mpcj
Oct 17, 2010 12:54 pm
mpcj
mpcj
mpcj
17 October 2010

Warning - Liquid Sealant - permanent stuff

Warning - Liquid Sealant - permanent stuff

::surprise:: :lol: :lol: (thanks for the pic - the plumbers expression is priceless)

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mpcj
Oct 17, 2010 3:41 pm
mpcj
ozshots
ozshots
17 October 2010

bathroom will it work?

bathroom will it work?

Yes they do take 6 hours, or more to heat up, but the idea is you insulate them well, and leave them running all the…

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ozshots
Oct 17, 2010 7:01 pm
ozshots
ozshots
18 October 2010

Choosing the plumber (plasterer, tiler...)

Choosing the plumber (plasterer, tiler...)

You could try calling the Plumbing Industry Commission to see if they have anything negative on them... I guess go with gut instinct. It's…

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ozshots
Oct 18, 2010 4:56 pm
Rowena
Rowena
20 October 2010

White grout in shower - bad idea?

White grout in shower - bad idea?

white grout looks great. however as grout is porous IMO I'd consider sealing the grout for protection. we intend to seal all of our grout in tiled wet areas, before using…

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Rowena
Oct 20, 2010 11:44 am
Rowena
E1109
E1109
21 October 2010

Stupid question

Stupid question

Yes it is,…

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E1109
Oct 21, 2010 7:40 pm
E1109
Melrich
Melrich
22 October 2010

Bath spout, anyone have this one or similar?

Bath spout, anyone have this one or similar?

melrich do you have one like this? this is only about $180 and we were getting this…

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Melrich
Oct 22, 2010 12:54 pm
Zedman
Zedman
22 October 2010

Tiling places that also actually TILE for you?

Tiling places that also actually TILE for you?

I run my own tile shop and dont know of many that offer the service you require. As I point out to my clients the majority of shops doing supply and lay just use seperate…

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Zedman
Oct 22, 2010 3:19 pm
Zedman
bella13
bella13
22 October 2010

Polished Timber Floor in an Ensuite - can it be done????

Polished Timber Floor in an Ensuite - can it be done????

Thanks guys... might think about a stone floor then... if it is most likely it is going to rot the floor boards then might go the more conventional route. thanks Belinda

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bella13
Oct 22, 2010 4:18 pm
mrssnowden
mrssnowden
23 October 2010

!!!Mad panic - urgent bathroom buying list!!!

!!!Mad panic - urgent bathroom buying list!!!

Adding **grout and glue *tile square thingys ***waterproof paint

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mrssnowden
Oct 23, 2010 10:13 am
grinder
grinder
24 October 2010

Changing or cleaning grout in the shower cubicle?

Changing or cleaning grout in the shower cubicle?

Thanks for your reply onc_artisan In fact the grout at the shower base is the least affected as we have used more the hand held shower in the bathtub as you may know my…

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grinder
Oct 24, 2010 8:38 pm
grinder
grace_slick
grace_slick
25 October 2010

Changing taps...will it look any good?

Changing taps...will it look any good?

YAY, they're all here, safe and sound! They sent them by Express Post this time. WOOOO!!!! And they said I can keep the other (silver) wrong ones they sent, which I will.…

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grace_slick
Oct 25, 2010 3:36 pm
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MrsGreen
Oct 26, 2010 10:14 am
MrsGreen
xquisite
xquisite
26 October 2010

Bulging Bathroom Floor Tiles

Bulging Bathroom Floor Tiles

Dear All I have been reading this thread and am facing a similiar problem. I inspected a home a few days ago and notice that there is 2 bulges…

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xquisite
Oct 26, 2010 2:46 pm
xquisite
xquisite
26 October 2010

Corner Spa/Rectangle Spa or Bath?

Corner Spa/Rectangle Spa or Bath?

Sorry but another vote for no corner spa. I've never liked the look of them. I honestly don't think adding a rectangular spa rather than nice bath will add any more value…

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xquisite
Oct 26, 2010 2:49 pm
scozzy
scozzy
26 October 2010

Tiling the whole shower in mosaics.

Tiling the whole shower in mosaics.

Vanity tops will be white stone, not sure exactly which Caesarstone to choose yet?? I've got CS Snow in mine, it's lovely! Not too flecky :D

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scozzy
Oct 26, 2010 3:25 pm
Lex
Lex
27 October 2010

Flushing your toilet (of all topics!!!) :)

Flushing your toilet (of all topics!!!) :)
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:lol: Let me know if you find something useful!! I think you can play with something in the cistern, like someone mentioned earlier. Still, not something I would attempt myself :oops: ...

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Lex
Oct 27, 2010 7:54 pm
Lex
sheznay
sheznay
28 October 2010

Bathroom renovation costs

Bathroom renovation costs

I have a 2.5 x 1.5m small bathroom I'd like to renovate. Could someone tell me how much a plumber and tiler…

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sheznay
Oct 28, 2010 9:18 pm
sheznay
scozzy
scozzy
29 October 2010

My Ensuite Renovation

My Ensuite Renovation

Thank you girls! I thought I'd taken a bit of a risk with the shower tiles as they are a bit out there and I'm sure not to everyones taste! But they jumped out at me in…

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scozzy
Oct 28, 2010 11:00 pm
themax
themax
29 October 2010

I saw my basins in a public loo!

I saw my basins in a public loo!

Our worst one is the fact that our favorite ceaserstone is in McDonalds and most other fast food places. :(


Mine too... <img src=

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themax
Oct 29, 2010 2:20 pm
themax
Zedman
Zedman
30 October 2010

Bathroom feature wall/tile

Bathroom feature wall/tile

We do it regularly in our bathroom desings. Although we always try to use a square tile on the floor and then a rectangular tiled laid horizontally on the wall - from the…

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Zedman
Oct 30, 2010 11:03 am
Zedman
Zedman
Zedman
30 October 2010

Top Range Tap Wear ON SALE ONLINE

Top Range Tap Wear ON SALE ONLINE

Watermark is a standard not a brand... all tps sold in aus should be watermark certified.

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Zedman
Oct 30, 2010 11:06 am
Zedman
grinder
grinder
31 October 2010

Bathroom tiling demolition

Bathroom tiling demolition

OK I have started the demolition. The shower recess is stripped of tiles and the walls are off. I need to clarify something. What type of…

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grinder
Oct 31, 2010 12:32 pm
grinder
hindipop
hindipop
1 November 2010

Covering up the gas water heater

Covering up the gas water heater

Hi Thanks for the replies.. we are planning to make a temporary wall on one side with a door at right angle to it... would be leaving some vent for the circulation.. hope…

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hindipop
Nov 01, 2010 3:00 pm
qonyx
qonyx
1 November 2010

Bathroom tiles

Bathroom tiles

where are you located hindipop... we are building with Mirvac and their tile supplier is Dilorenzo http://www.dilorenzo.net.au/ we have been to quite a few tiles places…

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qonyx
Nov 01, 2010 7:21 pm
qonyx
Sheepdog
Sheepdog
3 November 2010

Shops for bathroom fittings i.e baths, toilets, tapware etc

Shops for bathroom fittings i.e baths, toilets, tapware etc

I got my basins from Renovi.com.au. They're based in the South East. My basins have been installed since then and I'm happy with the quality.

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Sheepdog
Nov 03, 2010 10:51 am
vvs mand
vvs mand
6 November 2010

Plumbing second opnion and advise

Plumbing second opnion and advise

He's lying. As a plumber, ive installed plenty of wall hung vanities and although, optimally it might be best to have the waste pipe running into the floor, there is no…

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vvs mand
Nov 06, 2010 10:38 am
Zedman
Zedman
6 November 2010

Porcelain Floor Tile That Can Lay Over Existing Tile

Porcelain Floor Tile That Can Lay Over Existing Tile

My supplier in Spain dabbled into the 4mm tiles - The Film series. They have stop making them for floors and concentrated on wall up to 90cm long. The feedback I got…

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Zedman
Nov 06, 2010 12:14 pm
Zedman

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