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take2
take2
23 April 2010

Vote for your favourite layout...

Vote for your favourite layout...
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I dont know if this will help or confuss the issue, but I was at a friends bathroom shop and you can buy cnr loo's(cistern sits in the corner) which can help where there…

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take2
Apr 23, 2010 9:35 pm
take2
kek
kek
24 April 2010

timer on heated towel rails

timer on heated towel rails

Also try some specialist electrical places - perhaps Middys or Rexel if they're in your neighbourhood? Bunnings are OK, but they suck if something's out of stock or not…

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kek
Apr 24, 2010 11:29 pm
kek
themax
themax
25 April 2010

wooden bath

wooden bath

Looks absolutely awesome, altough wonder how well it would stand up to constant…

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themax
Apr 25, 2010 11:22 am
themax
vvs mand
vvs mand
26 April 2010

New Vanity - Who will install it? Rough price? Help :)

New Vanity - Who will install it? Rough price? Help :)

You need a plumber to install it. It should cost you about $650 for a plumber to supply and fit a basic vanity including basic tap ware. The better quality vanity and…

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vvs mand
Apr 26, 2010 12:06 pm
simple_man
simple_man
30 April 2010

hydronic heating systems for bathroom floors

hydronic heating systems for bathroom floors

youre prposing something that will only half work at the best of times. ive installed lots of central heating systems in northern europe and…

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simple_man
Apr 30, 2010 7:18 pm
nathanbudde
nathanbudde
2 May 2010

wall to ceiling tiling and fittings?

wall to ceiling tiling and fittings?

Yeh alot more detail needs to be taken with…

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nathanbudde
May 02, 2010 7:56 pm
nathanbudde
Deemaree
Deemaree
3 May 2010

Ensuite size help.

Ensuite size help.

Our ensuite is 2.25m x 3.2m and has a toilet double basin & 1500mm x 900mm shower-the WIR is 2.63 x 3.2m-you can check it out on either my thread or blog (in my signature)

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Deemaree
May 03, 2010 9:14 pm
Deemaree
GSK
GSK
3 May 2010

Underfloor heating

Underfloor heating

My parents house has it and it is great however it takes a few days to heat up and costs a bucket to run. In just the bathroom would be okay, but I wouldn't do a whole…

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GSK
May 03, 2010 9:53 pm
Gazza73
Gazza73
5 May 2010

Scratched acrylic bathtub problem!

Scratched acrylic bathtub problem!

Sorry, just realised other people had givn you similar suggestions so I googled for some help and came across this company, Inner Bath, that do bath inserts right over the…

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Gazza73
May 05, 2010 10:42 pm
shelby75
shelby75
7 May 2010

Vanity across bath?

Vanity across bath?

An overhang is fine I think!! You can taper it in if you are worried, but extra bench space can't be a negative! We nearly did this on our reno a few years ago but ended…

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shelby75
May 07, 2010 10:15 pm
kek
kek
8 May 2010

Bathroom heating

Bathroom heating

Oh, BTW, it works really well. It's just a nice, even heat - when I walk into the ensuite, there's no temperature difference at all between there and the bedroom. This one…

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kek
May 08, 2010 10:49 am
kek

Here is one where they have used it to close in the toilet in the…

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take2
May 08, 2010 10:23 pm
take2
Moogles
Moogles
13 May 2010

minimalist tapware on the net

minimalist tapware on the net

Hi abbeybox I think I saw elsewhere that you are building with Sw1tch. If that is the case then they have told us that we cannot supply our own…

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Moogles
May 13, 2010 12:14 pm
vvs mand
vvs mand
15 May 2010

Location of hot water system

Location of hot water system

Gas Hot water systems, if installed indoors need to be flued. You need to run a flue to the atmosphere, thats why they are mostly installed outside. The formula for the…

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vvs mand
May 15, 2010 12:01 pm
goody2shoes_810
goody2shoes_810
16 May 2010

Prefab Bathroom

Prefab Bathroom

Great thanks for that. I will give them a call to find out their current prices. To be in business for over 20 years is great, and to hear your bathroom has no dramas…

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goody2shoes_810
May 16, 2010 7:39 pm
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Rocklle
May 18, 2010 11:09 pm
rhi3384
rhi3384
18 May 2010

Feature tiles in Showers - Need pics :)

Feature tiles in Showers - Need pics :)

So I have been thinking of where I would like my feature tiles (mosaics and all that) in my shower and in my ensuite shower. Anyone care to share photos of theirs??

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rhi3384
May 19, 2010 12:13 am
Deemaree
Deemaree
20 May 2010

PLease help - for those with gas HWS and on bottled gas

PLease help - for those with gas HWS and on bottled gas
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It's amazing the difference better solar orientation and insulation makes!

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Deemaree
May 20, 2010 11:17 pm
Deemaree
kiwichick
kiwichick
24 May 2010

How disruptive is a bathroom reno? Time frame?

How disruptive is a bathroom reno? Time frame?

I have my bathroom reno happening in 2 weeks time. There is an ensuite and laundry been done at the same time. The only saving grace is the toilets were replaced to water…

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kiwichick
May 24, 2010 1:49 am
candice.novak
candice.novak
24 May 2010

Plumber and Tiler needed melbourne bayside please!!

Plumber and Tiler needed melbourne bayside please!!

would love any recommendations as the ones we have booked now look like they are not going to be available

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candice.novak
May 24, 2010 4:45 pm
themax
themax
25 May 2010

What is the latest in floor drains - need to choose asap

What is the latest in floor drains - need to choose asap

Oh ok. I have only had to clean out one so far. Maybe it will get worse...

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themax
May 25, 2010 10:22 am
themax
biodiversity
biodiversity
25 May 2010

Tiling over waterproofing

Tiling over waterproofing

Also, is it such an issue if i start with the floor tiles, then the walls, if i cover them so as not to get glue on the the floor ?

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biodiversity
May 25, 2010 10:34 am
McKinnon
McKinnon
25 May 2010

Caroma or Fowler - upmarket

Caroma or Fowler - upmarket

mammagoose, I would like to buy a hill station in Mt Macedon one day.

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McKinnon
May 25, 2010 11:09 am
McKinnon
McKinnon
25 May 2010

Small Spa baths!

Small Spa baths!

Spa's are soooooo out.

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McKinnon
May 25, 2010 11:35 am
McKinnon
McKinnon
25 May 2010

Terracotta tiles in bathroom

Terracotta tiles in bathroom

Terracotta in the bathrooms was very popular about 15 years ago, now the look is too heavy because people want a retreat, spa feel. There is so much out there try something else.

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McKinnon
May 25, 2010 11:51 am
McKinnon
McKinnon
25 May 2010

Freestanding vs built in bath.

Freestanding vs built in bath.

Freestanding means just that. Preferably, they should not be backed up to a wall, you need space behind to walk and clean and they look better on a raised platform. To get…

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McKinnon
May 25, 2010 12:00 pm
candice.novak
candice.novak
25 May 2010

Would you use seconds tiles for your house?

Would you use seconds tiles for your house?

thanks all for your replies since it isnt a massive amount of money we shall go with firsts far too many other things to worry about ......

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candice.novak
May 25, 2010 12:10 pm
XT4V
XT4V
25 May 2010

List of tradies needed

List of tradies needed

demolition, your mate can do most of it himeself except water & electrical. to rebuild he will need: - electrician - carpenter (if you want to modify walls) - plumber -…

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XT4V
May 25, 2010 1:12 pm
Frogger
Frogger
25 May 2010

Should I use the feature tile under the mirror?

Should I use the feature tile under the mirror?
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Uh oh.. now you're gonna have plain white.. you could have still used those other ones and it would have looked nice too. Complain to the…

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Frogger
May 25, 2010 5:11 pm
themax
themax
25 May 2010

Tiles in Sydney

Tiles in Sydney

Our builder uses Beaumont and I think their service is lousy and their prices (even at sale time) are less than competitive. We had to use…

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themax
May 25, 2010 8:00 pm
themax
Rocklle
Rocklle
26 May 2010

Caroma Vanity Basins - what is their quality like?

Caroma Vanity Basins - what is their quality like?

Caroma are one of the more reliable, better brands in the Australian market been around forever. They have been using ceramic forever and used to manufacture in…

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Rocklle
May 26, 2010 11:46 am
Rocklle
Rocklle
26 May 2010

Shower tiled or ?

Shower tiled or ?

I've found these guys do poly marble bases, there is a small write up on poly marble. http://www.showerline.com.au. Also I read this that…

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Rocklle
May 26, 2010 3:01 pm
Rocklle
Rocklle
26 May 2010

Short cut or other way? to waterproof ensuite

Short cut or other way? to waterproof ensuite

What's wrong with links? Maybe you could link me to the term of use that states that's a bad idea. Whats the point of a forum if you can't point people in the right…

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Rocklle
May 26, 2010 9:53 pm
jassy
jassy
27 May 2010

Bathroom heating

Bathroom heating

That makes sense too, robinred55. Then I could get a nice stainless one. So far I'm told the 2 in 1s only come in white.

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jassy
May 27, 2010 10:04 pm
markielinhart
markielinhart
28 May 2010

Bathroom doors and the BCA

Bathroom doors and the BCA

Thanks all. We've fixed the problem by switching the loo and handbasin positions. This puts the loo more than 1.5 metres from the doorway - the sticking point apparently :z:

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markielinhart
May 28, 2010 8:58 am
saram
saram
29 May 2010

Shower screen for a curved bath

Shower screen for a curved bath

Hello, new to the site and so pleased I stumbled upon it! I am hoping someone has some ideas for our bathroom. We would love to use this bath

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saram
May 29, 2010 8:56 pm
Rocklle
Rocklle
30 May 2010

Leaking Shower - HELP!

Leaking Shower - HELP!
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I guess you still could use a shower base as a 'walk in'. Depending on how big you want the shower area. Reece have bases the go us to 1500 x 900 and 1800 x 900 called…

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Rocklle
May 30, 2010 11:11 am
cyberman
cyberman
1 June 2010

wall mixers - 1 or 2 cover plates for mixer and spout

wall mixers - 1 or 2 cover plates for mixer and spout

Don't worry Chelle. Your Park taps look a lot better than the Luka. I think the Park is from Ram's higher quality range.

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cyberman
Jun 01, 2010 8:54 pm
cyberman
Bax
Bax
2 June 2010

Small square bathroom design.

Small square bathroom design.

Thanks Kiwichick, good ideas. The first sketch, lower left, toilet. Left hand wall is a basin and a door. Upper wall has a cabinet. Right hand wall has a bath and then…

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Bax
Jun 02, 2010 10:17 am
browne51
browne51
2 June 2010

Glass bricks - 80s nightmare or deco delight?

Glass bricks - 80s nightmare or deco delight?

They are an excellent design addition to any home,of course everybodys opinion differs. Dont forget that after picking the blocks,you still have to fit them.I found the…

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browne51
Jun 02, 2010 7:56 pm
Lex
Lex
3 June 2010

The longest highest bath or basin SPOUT

The longest highest bath or basin SPOUT

:z: That's fantastic, SK!!! It even swivels!!! :z: I have to contact them ... they have no prices on the web site :roll:

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Lex
Jun 03, 2010 10:23 am
Lex
lonnie
lonnie
3 June 2010

Shower Heads - any difference between Deva (UK) and Methven?

Shower Heads - any difference between Deva (UK) and Methven?

We went ahead and purchased the Kiri Shower heads from a company in the UK. The shower heads arrived today and the boxes are branded Methven (by Deva). Just updating this…

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lonnie
Jun 03, 2010 5:50 pm
lonnie
Melrich
Melrich
3 June 2010

Do tilers charge more for laying "sheets" of tiles?

Do tilers charge more for laying "sheets" of tiles?

Don't see why it should cost you more per hour. They will cost you more because they will take longer to lay. |They also use far more grout though that is not overly expensive.

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Melrich
Jun 03, 2010 9:12 pm
McKinnon
McKinnon
4 June 2010

Basin - can't decide

Basin - can't decide

my fav is the caroma caravelle 600 undermount. If someone can post a pic I would app. it

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McKinnon
Jun 04, 2010 11:16 pm
kb46
kb46
5 June 2010

Bathroom basins - is there a need to spend so much?

Bathroom basins - is there a need to spend so much?

Often with cheap dinner sets they will be all wonky, not flat, with dips and hollows etc. I would imagine, since basins are ceramics too, there could be similar issues…

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kb46
Jun 05, 2010 4:19 pm
Raleighfarm
Raleighfarm
7 June 2010

Wall-faced toilets

Wall-faced toilets

Would also like to know the answer to cyberman's last question if anyone can help.

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Raleighfarm
Jun 07, 2010 12:57 pm
Raleighfarm
clairem
clairem
7 June 2010

Searching for a vanity for a countertop basin

Searching for a vanity for a countertop basin

Thanks for the replies - Think I've found one: Entice (ADP) from Tradelink. Can't find a link online though...

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clairem
Jun 07, 2010 9:34 pm
Michelle
Michelle
7 June 2010

Colour template!!!!

Colour template!!!!

Clairem….Hi and welcome! :D For a better response to your query, copy and past your selections and put them in your own thread in the bathroom forum, more people will…

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Michelle
Jun 07, 2010 10:13 pm
Michelle


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