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fanglord13
fanglord13
20 July 2010

Innovative/Stylish storage solutions in the bathroom

Innovative/Stylish storage solutions in the bathroom

Wow, that is a tiny ensuite! I would go the double shower route and while I was at it I would also have a nib wall put in (wall between vanity and shower screen) as you…

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fanglord13
Jul 20, 2010 9:19 am
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
20 July 2010

wooden bath .... what else?

wooden bath .... what else?

Kay We are still a bit away from needing to order ours yet, but they'll be coming from http://www.vanwynentiles.com.au - our local tile shop.…

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Elizabeth
Jul 20, 2010 7:35 pm

Not sure of your dimensions, but as soon as I saw your post I thought: tall 400mm wide Ikea Billy bookcase with a Morebo door. Pop in a strip…

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Timm
Jul 21, 2010 5:19 pm
Timm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
21 July 2010

Damp course solutions

Damp course solutions

I don't like using the black stuff... it gets every where you don't want it and only some, where you do want it :lol: I much prefer the flock glass one that is water based and…

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onc_artisan
Jul 21, 2010 7:09 pm
onc_artisan
Richard W
Richard W
26 July 2010

who is suppose to install the bath

who is suppose to install the bath

here is my opinion, a plumbers opinion. Under the normal course of construction, a plumber would first do the "rough-in" of drainage pipes, the builder or carpenter would…

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Richard W
Jul 26, 2010 8:21 am
tjilpi
tjilpi
26 July 2010

Place to buy??

Place to buy??

Gottliebs in Caulfied are very competitive :)

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tjilpi
Jul 26, 2010 9:37 am
sweetime
sweetime
26 July 2010

SOB - to keep or not to keep!?

SOB - to keep or not to keep!?

I'm voting for keeping the bath. While I hate showers over baths, I'd prefer them to no bath at all.

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sweetime
Jul 26, 2010 10:29 am
Richard W
Richard W
26 July 2010

Is this quote reasonable??

Is this quote reasonable??

At a Glance i think if you are employing a plumber to reno your bathroom, ensuite, powder room and laundry and the cost is $7100, i'd be jumping at it really…

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Richard W
Jul 26, 2010 1:03 pm
GLLSC
GLLSC
27 July 2010

Are vertical glass mosaic strips in bathrooms still modern??

Are vertical glass mosaic strips in bathrooms still modern??

Thanks Jaelee ! Your bathrooms look amazing. I love the mosaic strips so glad that we went with them. Thanks for the pics

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GLLSC
Jul 27, 2010 10:48 pm
Bishop
Bishop
29 July 2010

leaky shower - mouldy concrete :(

leaky shower - mouldy concrete :(

I recently had a similar problem and called a company in Brisbane who seal showers. They came in to do a free inspection and checked for all sorts of likely causes. They…

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Bishop
Jul 29, 2010 4:06 pm
SYD-YYZ
SYD-YYZ
30 July 2010

Is it worthwhile to spend more on bathroom accessories?

Is it worthwhile to spend more on bathroom accessories?

Cheap ones are mostly made from a chrome plated diecast. Over the years you tend to find you get pit holes in the chrome (I experience this…

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SYD-YYZ
Jul 30, 2010 9:29 am
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ChrisVanities
Jul 30, 2010 5:52 pm
bel
bel
30 July 2010

Turkish Travertine Tiles 610x610

Turkish Travertine Tiles 610x610

Hi McKinnon, My folks paid $78sqm - have a look here (Sydney) viewtopic.php?f=21&t=27407&start=40 Bel :D

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bel
Jul 30, 2010 6:48 pm
bel
shareneh
shareneh
1 August 2010

What size tile for Ensuite?

What size tile for Ensuite?

I used 600 x 600 in my small bathroom and love it. Placement needs great thought though, I was fortunate to have two great minds, my pedantic italian carpenter bf and his…

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shareneh
Aug 01, 2010 12:40 pm
Sheepdog
Sheepdog
2 August 2010

Toilet Location Rules

Toilet Location Rules

Oh I have no idea if he's right or not, and don't even know where it is I would look to find out. I'd say it's a good rule of thumb to follow,…

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Sheepdog
Aug 02, 2010 4:43 pm
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
2 August 2010

wooden bath ... no go ... now what????

wooden bath ... no go ... now what????

ooohh, that sux. that was one very amazing bath. i loved the idea that it wouldn't feel cold when you hopped in. but as someone who's opted for an acrylic shower surround…

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Elizabeth
Aug 02, 2010 8:59 pm
carl08
carl08
3 August 2010

perth-leaking shower -fix ?

perth-leaking shower -fix ?

the leak is quite low down on the wall, so i think it is most likely from a leaking crack in the grouting where the floor joins the wall. the walls are brick, so not easy…

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carl08
Aug 03, 2010 12:19 am
Titch101
Titch101
4 August 2010

Porter Davis Laminex Range

Porter Davis Laminex Range

I have just had a look at the Laminex website and there appears to be quite a few categories of benchtops. eg Squareform, Diamondgloss, etc. Can anyone tell me what the…

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Titch101
Aug 04, 2010 10:01 am
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 10:22 pm
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
12 August 2010

Grates in Showers

Grates in Showers
1, 2

You have mail/pm too,LOL

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kerry-ann
Aug 12, 2010 3:05 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 11:28 am
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 7:59 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 8:32 pm
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shonzilla
Aug 19, 2010 10:54 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 9:36 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 5:58 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 3:11 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 10:05 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 8:27 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 7:25 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 6:56 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 9:32 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 5:27 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 9:52 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 7:20 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 8:36 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 8:43 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 9:59 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 12:45 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 9:06 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 5:47 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 9:55 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 2:50 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 9:36 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 2:16 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 8:11 am
E1109
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vvs mand
Sep 11, 2010 5:27 pm


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