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Fernyhouse
Fernyhouse
2 March 2010

Double basin in main or ensuite

Double basin in main or ensuite
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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!!! :)
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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
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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
frozensage
frozensage
6 April 2010

Anyone recommend shower screen installer in Melbourne(east)?

Anyone recommend shower screen installer in Melbourne(east)?

I need a shower screen installed. Fully frameless is abit expensive so happy to go semi frameless long as it doesn't have a frame running down the side of the door panel.…

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frozensage
Apr 06, 2010 4:49 pm
MrCurly
MrCurly
12 April 2010

single or double hardwire to heated towel rails?

single or double hardwire to heated towel rails?

I wonder about the safety aspect of a hardwired heated towel rail. We are currently renovating an old house, when we install our new bathroom rail it will definitely be…

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MrCurly
Apr 12, 2010 12:38 pm
shellb78
shellb78
13 April 2010

Please Post your Bathroom & Ensuite pictures

Please Post your Bathroom & Ensuite pictures

just "bumping" Am trying to get inspiration for my bathrooms so would love to see pics of finished bathrooms

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shellb78
Apr 13, 2010 2:54 pm
Eco Builder
Eco Builder
14 April 2010

Bathroom What ? Where ? Going Nuts Lol

Bathroom What ? Where ? Going Nuts Lol

Villaboard should be used on ALL walls. This can be finished flush, just like gyprock. Tile underlay to all floor area (Same as Villaboard but has the dots printed for…

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Eco Builder
Apr 14, 2010 2:00 pm
Eco Builder
Eco Builder
Eco Builder
14 April 2010

Ensuite Advice

Ensuite Advice

Hi guys! :) I have a couple of questions regarding our latest reno (we are doing our whole house) and this will be the ensuite. It is really…

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Eco Builder
Apr 14, 2010 2:13 pm
Eco Builder
McKinnon
McKinnon
14 April 2010

Builder will only use shower bases!

Builder will only use shower bases!

How would you do it for a first floor new construction so I can tell him.

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McKinnon
Apr 14, 2010 2:23 pm
MissyMc7
MissyMc7
14 April 2010

Screenless Showers

Screenless Showers

Chook 07 - yes the right hand side wall is external and has two 1.8m x .6m windows to give light to the room and the toilet area. We're hoping the room will have enough…

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MissyMc7
Apr 14, 2010 3:43 pm
Eco Builder
Eco Builder
14 April 2010

Miss Vintages Bathroom Renovation- THE PICS ARE IN!

Miss Vintages Bathroom Renovation- THE PICS ARE IN!
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ooops, photos were still lading before i got to see the finished product- Looks great, you guys did a fantastic job!! ::

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Eco Builder
Apr 14, 2010 7:17 pm
Eco Builder
Lex
Lex
14 April 2010

Waterproofing bathrooms - is this right?

Waterproofing bathrooms - is this right?
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Hey donuts, you are so funny! :D But don't despair, as you say, there might be another way which the tiler maybe did ...

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Lex
Apr 14, 2010 8:54 pm
Lex
Eco Builder
Eco Builder
15 April 2010

Bathtub installed incorrectly by plumber.

Bathtub installed incorrectly by plumber.

You need to give him the opportunity to fix his mistakes. You can take him to small clams or the like, but they will tell you the same thing. If you go ahead and employ…

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Eco Builder
Apr 15, 2010 9:27 pm
Eco Builder
candice.novak
candice.novak
16 April 2010

New to this reno thing!

New to this reno thing!

Im going to be following this too! We still havent finalised our ensuite plans my hubby wants to include a walk in roba at one end and I really don't like the idea. Any…

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candice.novak
Apr 16, 2010 9:12 am
rlay1
rlay1
16 April 2010

screeding floors

screeding floors

What I have done is water proof – dry mix – water proof again. 2 layers of water proofing may be overkill, but I’d rather be safe than sorry. Plus the second layer…

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rlay1
Apr 16, 2010 9:24 am
hunts01
hunts01
16 April 2010

Tiled shower recess help

Tiled shower recess help

If you build up the bathroom floor, how does that relate to the exisitng floor level such as the rest of the house and how do you join the difference in levels from the…

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hunts01
Apr 16, 2010 1:00 pm
barkly
barkly
16 April 2010

Towel rails - where to get?

Towel rails - where to get?

Thanks all for your suggestions. I obviously need to look around a bit more. barkly

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barkly
Apr 16, 2010 3:45 pm
bellabelinda
bellabelinda
16 April 2010

Diamond Gloss on Semi Recessed Vanity

Diamond Gloss on Semi Recessed Vanity

im sure you can... but just a caution it scratchs and chips very easily!!!!!!

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bellabelinda
Apr 16, 2010 10:15 pm
71monaro
71monaro
17 April 2010

toilets

toilets

Hi vvs mand, Are you sure that this price includes the cistern?

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71monaro
Apr 17, 2010 1:55 am

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