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yyh
yyh
16 February 2010

waste pipe on the ground?

waste pipe on the ground?

Thanks guys. I am new to bathroom renovation and thus still learning... ::study:: In thread 'Yay - ensuite renovations... Nearly done!!!'

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yyh
Feb 16, 2010 8:44 pm
Dollar
Dollar
16 February 2010

Bathroom cabinet depth size-minimum standard size?

Bathroom cabinet depth size-minimum standard size?

Thanks Kek. I don't care too much but just annoyed we overlooked this. It makes our bathroom much larger than what it already is and now it looks enormous. I thought the…

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Dollar
Feb 16, 2010 9:55 pm
shonzilla
shonzilla
17 February 2010

Floor Waste Location

Floor Waste Location

Hi Jodie80 & Suh, Thankyou for your help today. I thought about putting it in the corner near the bath but then decided not to because if the shower or basin flood…

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shonzilla
Feb 17, 2010 6:07 pm
shonzilla
artstitches
artstitches
19 February 2010

Shelving solutions for showers without niches?

Shelving solutions for showers without niches?

Hi bluemetal77 - this thread has some great ideas... http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=19823

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artstitches
Feb 19, 2010 2:58 pm
artstitches
vvs mand
vvs mand
20 February 2010

How much to replace a toilet?

How much to replace a toilet?

a standard plastic cistern with a standard pan takes about an hour to an hour and a half to change. ceramic cistern and pan a bit longer depending on what kind of suite…

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vvs mand
Feb 20, 2010 6:37 pm
mrssnowden
mrssnowden
23 February 2010

Bathroom reno - am I just paranoid ? :)

Bathroom reno - am I just paranoid ? :)

to fix your floor they can repair what has been damaged without redoing the entire floor.

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mrssnowden
Feb 23, 2010 3:58 pm
SydneyWest
SydneyWest
23 February 2010

Minimum ensuite size dimensions

Minimum ensuite size dimensions

Fitting into an existing room as others have pointed out will probably work best with a long narrow ensuite design. I'm sure you could get away with 1.5x2.5 metres quite…

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SydneyWest
Feb 23, 2010 4:05 pm
scozzy
scozzy
24 February 2010

What's the smallest freestanding bath on the market?

What's the smallest freestanding bath on the market?

I'm in the same situation as you. I'd love a 1800mm freestanding bath but am thinking I may only have the space for a 1500mm one. I have hunted online and found the…

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scozzy
Feb 24, 2010 1:48 pm
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dave-
Feb 24, 2010 3:25 pm
total beginner
total beginner
24 February 2010

To cast or not to cast

To cast or not to cast

Hi there - we are in the initial stages of planning a bathroom and laundry reno and as part of setting our budget (you would think that would be the first step but we…

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total beginner
Feb 24, 2010 4:25 pm
all the sand
all the sand
25 February 2010

Contrast / Feature tiles to go with polished porcelain

Contrast / Feature tiles to go with polished porcelain

No problems posting the pictures, they are just sitting in my 'dream home' file on my computer lol. Love the colours you have chosen i think they will look fantastic. I…

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all the sand
Feb 25, 2010 3:10 pm
SYD-YYZ
SYD-YYZ
25 February 2010

How to buy bathroom wares?

How to buy bathroom wares?

I assume you are in Sydney judging by the name. There is an awesome venue in Park Street South Melbourne in Vic however I do not know of one in…

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SYD-YYZ
Feb 25, 2010 3:22 pm
kek
kek
25 February 2010

Heated towel rails or heated towel shelf?

Heated towel rails or heated towel shelf?

I wouldn't think so, since the towels would be folded - the part in contact with the rack might be dry and warm, but the other side; not so much... :? With heated rails, you…

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kek
Feb 25, 2010 9:56 pm
kek
Loulabelle
Loulabelle
25 February 2010

Has anyone used similar bathroom tiles? [PICS]

Has anyone used similar bathroom tiles? [PICS]
1, 2, 3

My parents use travertine in their bathrooms, sorry this is not a good pic of the tiles, I took it more for the doors that open up as we've got something very similar for…

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Loulabelle
Feb 25, 2010 10:56 pm
Loulabelle
Fiffaro
Fiffaro
1 March 2010

Best thing to clean clear shower screens?

Best thing to clean clear shower screens?
1, 2, 3

When my friend built her new house she hung a squeegy (spelling?) in the shower and would use it on the glass before getting out. She reckons that…

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Fiffaro
Mar 01, 2010 1:58 am
Fernyhouse
Fernyhouse
2 March 2010

Double basin in main or ensuite

Double basin in main or ensuite
1, 2

I do like the large sink, it has a great look, I've also never used the plug in my bathroom basin. It's only ever been running taps. We have ended up going with the double…

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Fernyhouse
Mar 02, 2010 7:39 pm
jessytsmith
jessytsmith
3 March 2010

Another bathroom tile colour suggestion request!!! :)

Another bathroom tile colour suggestion request!!! :)
1, 2

Just wondering if anyone knows where to find really cheap tiles online. Thanks in advance. Jess

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jessytsmith
Mar 03, 2010 9:07 am
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stairpak
Mar 03, 2010 9:52 pm

Provided... (i) it is adequately ventilated by open eaves, and/or roof vents; or…

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Adam.R
Mar 04, 2010 2:39 am
Fuzzy1
Fuzzy1
4 March 2010

Custom made vanities

Custom made vanities

Hi, we recently went online at http://www.fusionvanities.com.au, they talked us through it all and we ended up with a lovely wall hung unit. …

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Fuzzy1
Mar 04, 2010 5:21 pm
cameo
cameo
5 March 2010

Tiling help

Tiling help

Thanks so much both of you. Great points and have given me something to think about. Will probably lay in a stacked format now. Thanks so much again.

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cameo
Mar 05, 2010 10:20 am
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grace_slick
Mar 05, 2010 9:33 pm
grace_slick
nemisis
nemisis
8 March 2010

changing drain grilles

changing drain grilles

the surround too mate. otherwise would look ridiculous. i dont know how it's done, my tiler done it for me

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nemisis
Mar 08, 2010 7:14 pm
kek
kek
9 March 2010

Wall Tap spacing

Wall Tap spacing

Can you go to a bathroom showroom that has your taps and measure the spacing on the display model?

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kek
Mar 09, 2010 7:27 pm
kek
Macy
Macy
9 March 2010

Bath/Shower shelf..

Bath/Shower shelf..

We have a shower shelf and it looks fine, it even looks straight... but it isn't straight cos the drainage hole is at one end and the water pools at the other end.…

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Macy
Mar 09, 2010 8:08 pm
Roz
Roz
11 March 2010

Position of shower head and taps?

Position of shower head and taps?

Thanks Dilla. Yes, I was thinking it would be annoying having the tap that distance away from the showerhead... it didn't seem quite right to me. Thanks again. Roz

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Roz
Mar 11, 2010 9:54 am
Zedman
Zedman
11 March 2010

shaving cabinet recessed into wall

shaving cabinet recessed into wall

Most standard mirror cabinets we use are approx 150mm with no dramas. I always like to raise then a touch higher off the vanity top than a mirror to ensure clearance. …

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Zedman
Mar 11, 2010 10:25 am
Zedman
sbudge
sbudge
11 March 2010

Is a steel bath worth the money?

Is a steel bath worth the money?

From a cleaning perspective, the steel bath wins hands down. The acrylic bath will take some bumps and dents much better than the steel. If you are going to buy a acrylic…

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sbudge
Mar 11, 2010 8:58 pm
take2
take2
11 March 2010

Best tips for getting that Wow factor w/o the increased cost

Best tips for getting that Wow factor w/o the increased cost

Keep it simple and watch out for items that date easily, that way you will get the wow factor for longer. Have a look at house on the real estate sites that are about…

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take2
Mar 11, 2010 10:24 pm
take2
simpson
simpson
13 March 2010

Bathroom Tiled with one color tile only -- Will look good or

Bathroom Tiled with one color tile only -- Will look good or

Yes I'd love to see them too :lol: Also, I think that tile will look great on walls and floor. This si what it reminded me…

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simpson
Mar 13, 2010 12:56 pm
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grace_slick
Mar 13, 2010 6:52 pm
grace_slick
sunshinexxx
sunshinexxx
13 March 2010

Cabinet door & benchtop colours - anyone else done these?

Cabinet door & benchtop colours - anyone else done these?

gkj001 - I love your house. The sandstock bricks are beautiful, the PC looks great. Your kitchen looks fantastic also. Take2 - Thanks for your advice. I think I'll do…

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sunshinexxx
Mar 13, 2010 9:03 pm
Nathan SteelFab
Nathan SteelFab
15 March 2010

Combining a bathroom and laundry

Combining a bathroom and laundry

Page 5 of this set of drawings shows what we are doing. http://users.tpg.com.au/nklobouc//10-3-10_UPLOAD.PDF The back of the shower is a large frosted window and also…

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Nathan SteelFab
Mar 15, 2010 12:16 pm
Nathan SteelFab
SYD-YYZ
SYD-YYZ
15 March 2010

Brands of heated towel rail -Avenir or Hydrotherm?

Brands of heated towel rail -Avenir or Hydrotherm?

Or does it matter? The prices seem to vary from ~$150-$800. Is it really necessary to pay the extra $$$?

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SYD-YYZ
Mar 15, 2010 12:58 pm
vvs mand
vvs mand
16 March 2010

Quality of Kohler fixtures?

Quality of Kohler fixtures?

What I liked about the caroma cisterns is the outlet valve. Its similar to the geberit valve usually used in the kohler, but more robust. But the geberit is the most…

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vvs mand
Mar 16, 2010 9:40 pm
GSK
GSK
17 March 2010

Powder room advice

Powder room advice

Is having an internal sliding door an option? This is what we have.

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GSK
Mar 17, 2010 9:10 am
sleven
sleven
17 March 2010

Re: Retile of revamp?

Re: Retile of revamp?

Add a third colour... i.e towels, some plain coloured candle holders with the same colour as your towels candles in the holders... we had the same issue - our bathroom was…

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sleven
Mar 17, 2010 4:53 pm
sleven
SYD-YYZ
SYD-YYZ
17 March 2010

Heated towel rail

Heated towel rail
1, 2

Kek - why would you…

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SYD-YYZ
Mar 17, 2010 9:10 pm
BecH
BecH
17 March 2010

Waterproofing around Freestanding Bath

Waterproofing around Freestanding Bath

We are having a freestanding bath in our ensuite and are not having a wall on the side that the bath sits, after discussions with our builder last night we may have to put…

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BecH
Mar 17, 2010 11:46 pm
Jose27
Jose27
18 March 2010

Please help me identify this vanity basin

Please help me identify this vanity basin

DoH!! I just wanted to show off my new basin and show…

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Jose27
Mar 18, 2010 7:52 pm
xpirtdesign
xpirtdesign
19 March 2010

Tap drip on old fibreglass shower unit.

Tap drip on old fibreglass shower unit.

I have to agree that I need a picture to help me out. But listening to your description I have to say that the only way to change the washers is you probably have to cut…

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xpirtdesign
Mar 19, 2010 6:47 am
vvs mand
vvs mand
19 March 2010

WC changeover rebate in NSW

WC changeover rebate in NSW

A pvc cistern and ceramic pan retails for about $150 to $170. A budget ceramic pan and cistern retails for about $230. Add 200 for labour brings you to $430. Subtract…

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vvs mand
Mar 19, 2010 6:17 pm
shonzilla
shonzilla
25 March 2010

Ensuite / Bathroom Splashback height - Does it look right

Ensuite / Bathroom Splashback height - Does it look right

Haha chippy! Draws are a god send, the builder was going to charge alot for draws! Like 400 for 3! It doesn't worry me not having draws that's what baskets are for and…

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shonzilla
Mar 25, 2010 1:28 am
shonzilla
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stonecutter1309
Mar 25, 2010 10:30 am
stonecutter1309
noworriesdimi
noworriesdimi
25 March 2010

Bathroom Mirror Problems

Bathroom Mirror Problems

Sounds like the tiler did a poor job, which he should be punished for! At that height what is it lining up with ,the shower screen? If you get them to remove upper tiles,…

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noworriesdimi
Mar 25, 2010 8:42 pm
KANGACAT
KANGACAT
2 April 2010

Pirelli Floor

Pirelli Floor

Does anybody have any experiences of using Pirelli Flooring in a bathroom? I have a 2nd floor bathroom with a timber floor covered with cement sheets and tiled. I am…

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KANGACAT
Apr 02, 2010 2:27 pm


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