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decogal
decogal
9 August 2010

walk in showers

walk in showers

In my old place (a rental), our whole bathroom was essentially the shower floor. The toilet and basin stuck out of the wall, so nothing touched the floor. So when you'd…

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decogal
Aug 09, 2010 11:22 pm
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
12 August 2010

Grates in Showers

Grates in Showers
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You have mail/pm too,LOL

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kerry-ann
Aug 12, 2010 4:05 pm
emlet01
emlet01
13 August 2010

Please help with hot water system selection

Please help with hot water system selection

Thanks everyone, we have gone for a solar system with an electric booster. :)

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emlet01
Aug 13, 2010 12:28 pm
april_candice
april_candice
13 August 2010

Pop-up waste for bath?

Pop-up waste for bath?

Personally I love ours. I have never had it pop up when sat on in the bath, but with ours you have to push them reasonably hard to make them pop. As for cleaning issues,…

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april_candice
Aug 13, 2010 8:59 pm
candice.novak
candice.novak
16 August 2010

I need a good shower screen supplier??

I need a good shower screen supplier??

I dont think I can put their details in a post so will PM you these guys do frameless only but the prices are cheaper than all 4 semi frameless quotes I have received!

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candice.novak
Aug 16, 2010 9:32 pm
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shonzilla
Aug 19, 2010 11:54 am
shonzilla
SYD-YYZ
SYD-YYZ
19 August 2010

Which brands make good quality bathroom accessories?

Which brands make good quality bathroom accessories?

My toilet roll holder is Caroma; not sure if it's any good cos I haven't used it yet ::lol::. My towel rails are from Aldi but again not in place yet. I…

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SYD-YYZ
Aug 19, 2010 10:36 pm
piscean
piscean
20 August 2010

Exhaust in the window pane? Delayed timer for exhaust?

Exhaust in the window pane? Delayed timer for exhaust?

Also wondering what are people's experiences with delayed timers rather than connecting the exhaust directly to the light switch which also…

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piscean
Aug 20, 2010 6:58 am
seals
seals
23 August 2010

Bathrrom Tiles & Outside Tiles

Bathrrom Tiles & Outside Tiles

Hey All, Where did you buy your bathroom tiles from if in Melbourne?? Or where did you buy your outside tiles if in Melbourne?? Cheers

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seals
Aug 23, 2010 4:11 pm
kyton
kyton
24 August 2010

Heated Towel Rails

Heated Towel Rails

I think ours are pretty much the same as Keks - plugged into a PP, we bought them from Grays the same as Kek. Ours are around 5-6 rungs (?) long and we have them all…

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kyton
Aug 24, 2010 11:05 am
kyton
Casa2
Casa2
25 August 2010

Do you have shower hobs?

Do you have shower hobs?

I'm going for flush floor tiles with a shower screen on top without any waterproof membrane protruding through the floor at the shower screen. I'm considering the entire…

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Casa2
Aug 25, 2010 9:27 pm
indidi
indidi
27 August 2010

I need some bathroom work in Hobart

I need some bathroom work in Hobart

Hi, my cousin had some beautiful work done at her place near Hobart and she was really happy with it. They were on time, easy to deal with and actually cheaper than she…

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indidi
Aug 27, 2010 8:25 pm
releasethehounds
releasethehounds
28 August 2010

Putting a basin on top of a dressing table for use as your b

Putting a basin on top of a dressing table for use as your b

The blog Young House Love did this recently from memory; they are in the States so plumbing may be different but they did do a step-by-step:…

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releasethehounds
Aug 28, 2010 7:56 pm
releasethehounds
tinkster
tinkster
29 August 2010

Shower right next to vanity

Shower right next to vanity

Rizzo- I'm still not completely sold on the spa, as I think it'll suffer the same fate here! dh swears he'll use it all the time, but i'm yet to be convinced!

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tinkster
Aug 29, 2010 10:32 am
tinkster
naddis01
naddis01
29 August 2010

Wall tile size

Wall tile size

Which ones do you…

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naddis01
Aug 29, 2010 6:27 pm
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
31 August 2010

Combined laundry and bathroom - your thoughts

Combined laundry and bathroom - your thoughts

I would go the combo washer/dryer to save on space. As the above post mentions, over in the UK there is no such thing as a laundry. On TV reno shows i've always seen them…

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MrsGreen
Aug 31, 2010 10:52 pm
MrsGreen
Casa2
Casa2
1 September 2010

Tiled floor in shower - what is best way?

Tiled floor in shower - what is best way?

Are shower pans concealed beneath the tiles or exposed. that is, when in the shower, do you stand on…

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Casa2
Sep 01, 2010 8:20 pm
Trinia
Trinia
1 September 2010

Molded shower enclosures / cubicles - feedback please?

Molded shower enclosures / cubicles - feedback please?

We have a walls-only thing like that, with a separate base. I wouldn't do that again (problems with the seal where it joined the base due to crappy DIY install, out fault,…

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Trinia
Sep 01, 2010 9:36 pm
Trinia
Casa2
Casa2
1 September 2010

VANITY HEIGHT

VANITY HEIGHT

The vanities in the unit I'm in at the moment are 800 mm high. For my build, I'm going for 850 mm high. The kitchen benchtop for both the current and new place are 900 mm high.

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Casa2
Sep 01, 2010 9:43 pm
Southies
Southies
2 September 2010

Hairline cracking in shower tiles

Hairline cracking in shower tiles

Ok, then maybe Southies was looking for a definite "it's definitely the builder's problem, go forth and get them to sort it out", and maybe a bit…

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Southies
Sep 02, 2010 10:59 am
Southies
Slav
Slav
2 September 2010

Taps & Faucets - Aust vs. International?

Taps & Faucets - Aust vs. International?

Thanks people.. I hit panic mode as I have already bought 2 Hansgrohe shower sets - I called the Australian head office and they told me that the Aussie product code has a…

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Slav
Sep 02, 2010 1:45 pm
Michelle
Michelle
5 September 2010

Which paint colour to go with?

Which paint colour to go with?

hi guys, please help! We're moving into our new house next week. It has dark terracotta(kind of brown tint to it) carpet, we have ivory/cream…

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Michelle
Sep 05, 2010 10:06 pm
Michelle
Almond~Eyes
Almond~Eyes
5 September 2010

Bathroom Reno Advice!

Bathroom Reno Advice!

Be aware that with asbestos removal, you can only dump a very small amount yourselves. If it's greater than a 10m2 (I think) area, then it must be done by professionals.

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Almond~Eyes
Sep 05, 2010 6:47 pm
GTI
GTI
6 September 2010

Professsional Cleaners for showers/bathrooms

Professsional Cleaners for showers/bathrooms

Thankyou so much, I only wish I saw this post sooner :-|

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GTI
Sep 06, 2010 10:55 am
grace_slick
grace_slick
7 September 2010

Potential new ensuite is SOO SMALL!!!!

Potential new ensuite is SOO SMALL!!!!

Hmm...I've seen very small rooms (like a separate toilet with just that in it and nothing else, so a TINY room) painted in a rich dark brown colour, with nice fresh white…

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grace_slick
Sep 07, 2010 3:50 pm
grace_slick
Ceebs
Ceebs
9 September 2010

Question re possibly installing bath taps after tiling???

Question re possibly installing bath taps after tiling???

Thanks for your input guys. Sorry, I didn't explain myself properly - there is no bath taps or bath spout. There is only the shower taps and shower head (which is one of…

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Ceebs
Sep 09, 2010 10:36 am
kyton
kyton
10 September 2010

How high for wall tiles

How high for wall tiles

Our minor ensuites are all only done to the minimum - ie 2m in the shower then skirting height on the remaining walls. The main bedroom's ensuite is tiled to the ceiling…

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kyton
Sep 10, 2010 3:16 pm
kyton
E1109
E1109
11 September 2010

Light switches near the shower - is it ok?

Light switches near the shower - is it ok?

This would have to be one of the most common…

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E1109
Sep 11, 2010 9:11 am
E1109
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vvs mand
Sep 11, 2010 6:27 pm
paddy13
paddy13
13 September 2010

Plumbers in Brisbane

Plumbers in Brisbane

Hi Everyone, Can anyone recommend a plumber in East Brisbane or at least let me know what i should be expecting for $$ per hour? Unfortunately our budget is a bit limited…

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paddy13
Sep 13, 2010 10:30 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
14 September 2010

Bathroom colours - can't change tiles but can paint walls...

Bathroom colours - can't change tiles but can paint walls...

Oh yes, of course both bathrooms could do with a total overhaul, but we really can’t afford to spend ANYTHING…the only reason we’re ok with spending a single cent is…

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grace_slick
Sep 14, 2010 2:50 pm
grace_slick
kb46
kb46
15 September 2010

Bad Tile Layout

Bad Tile Layout

Having the feature strip right at the top will add height to your shower - I think it will look great that way! While the cut strips in the last shower pic are very…

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kb46
Sep 15, 2010 1:10 pm
Bek
Bek
15 September 2010

Tile walls or tile and paint

Tile walls or tile and paint

We're getting shower height tiles to the whole bathroom... cost us a fair bit, but tiling that little bit extra to the ceiling was even more!

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Bek
Sep 16, 2010 12:46 am
jimsy
jimsy
17 September 2010

Bathroom ceiling combination heater/fan/lights

Bathroom ceiling combination heater/fan/lights
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How goes the undertile heating and heated towel rails? Do the heated towel rails really make a big difference re. overall feeling when stepping out of the shower? We're…

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jimsy
Sep 17, 2010 1:20 am
Machiars
Machiars
17 September 2010

Drain Clean

Drain Clean

Also Boiling water straight down the drain works a lot of the time too. As sometimes Soap can buildup, especially if you use the liquid soap.

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Machiars
Sep 17, 2010 2:35 pm
Machiars
kyton
kyton
17 September 2010

Show me your bathrooms with colour!!

Show me your bathrooms with colour!!

Yep that would be me - DD has a purple / white bathroom, DS1 has a red / grey / white bathroom, DS2 has an aqua green / white bathroom whilst the main ensuite is a taupey…

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kyton
Sep 17, 2010 5:02 pm
kyton
bronto
bronto
17 September 2010

caroma track

caroma track

thanks for the photos, that looks great, unfortunatlly i cant put my mixer to the side but i think ill have my hand shower to the left of centre and the mixer to the right…

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bronto
Sep 17, 2010 5:32 pm
wally
wally
17 September 2010

Vanity Benchtop

Vanity Benchtop

The cabinets and the framework are in good condition. That's a great idea changing them.

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wally
Sep 17, 2010 10:03 pm
Johnson
Johnson
18 September 2010

Exhaust fan in bulkhead, out through a brick wall

Exhaust fan in bulkhead, out through a brick wall

Hi all, I'd like to install an exhaust fan in the bathroom from the vertical face of a ceiling bulkhead, vented out through an external brick…

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Johnson
Sep 18, 2010 10:29 am
Johnson
ECOECO
ECOECO
19 September 2010

Water mark on marble wall in bathroom? - Advice needed!

Water mark on marble wall in bathroom? - Advice needed!

It's a stain so unless it's growing (or damp), I don't think you need a plumber, it's very hard to treat if you don't know the cause. Is it rust? There may be a screw…

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ECOECO
Sep 19, 2010 12:47 pm
ECOECO
donnam
donnam
21 September 2010

Does anyone have a window over a shower bath?

Does anyone have a window over a shower bath?

Thanks! The builders are now redoing the window so it can be tiled

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donnam
Sep 21, 2010 4:07 pm
n&n02
n&n02
22 September 2010

I don't like my new ensuite!What can I do to 'pretty' it up?

I don't like my new ensuite!What can I do to 'pretty' it up?

I found the glass hurricane style jar with lid at myer today :z:. And they were on sale, an added bonus!! The lady said they only just got stock in and there was only 3…

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n&n02
Sep 22, 2010 3:38 pm
grinder
grinder
25 September 2010

Request a tiler in Melbourne

Request a tiler in Melbourne

In all of Melbournehttp://www.melbournetiles.com.au/tiler/default.htm 8)

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grinder
Sep 25, 2010 12:39 pm
grinder
grace_slick
grace_slick
25 September 2010

Tiling done ...were we ripped off ?

Tiling done ...were we ripped off ?

Wow, I HOPE if / when we get our ensuite re-tiled it'd be that cheap!! We'd want to just do the floor tiles. The wall tiles are fine, except we'd want to remove a row of 4…

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grace_slick
Sep 25, 2010 5:59 pm
grace_slick

Well I have finished my mini makeover now and am very happy with the result, we ended up doing these things: resealed slate tiles - now looking glossy & new…

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nat_bris
Sep 26, 2010 9:05 pm
MumofTwo29
MumofTwo29
27 September 2010

Skinny hand basins for powder room

Skinny hand basins for powder room

Hi, The basin in my new ensuite is very shallow. It is a square semi recessed and only 7cm deep. It has standard taps, not mixer, sits on stone, with a vanity beneath. …

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MumofTwo29
Sep 27, 2010 4:41 pm
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
28 September 2010

Grout colour

Grout colour

I must have skimmed over the post. I assumed you meant larger sized tiles not smaller ones. I agree that with the smaller ones you don't want to match the colour…

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MrsGreen
Sep 28, 2010 1:27 am
MrsGreen


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