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sylerion
sylerion
8 December 2009

Bathroom Company vs DIY

Bathroom Company vs DIY

This reply seems really late, but here goes. We just bought a house and decided to renovate the bathroom which was pathetically small. We wanted to add an extra toilet…

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sylerion
Dec 08, 2009 1:16 am
sylerion
sylerion
8 December 2009

How much for new vanities?

How much for new vanities?
1, 2, 3

Hi Joles, my hubby absolutely loves the dark tiles, he thinks it's really nice. We are in the midst of renovating our bathroom and has just chose tiles, after we have…

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sylerion
Dec 08, 2009 1:29 am
sylerion
sylerion
8 December 2009

Bathroom renovation prices

Bathroom renovation prices

Hi I have just started my bathroom renovations for my bathroom and the toilet and found very little information on the prices of vanities, toilet suites and tiles. Just…

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sylerion
Dec 08, 2009 1:53 am
AlanM
AlanM
10 December 2009

Heated Towel Rails - KADO brand

Heated Towel Rails - KADO brand

Hi All Has anyone installed KADO brand (from Reece) heated towel rails? Particularly the Quad, Lux, Cirque, or Bar individual rail type models?…

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AlanM
Dec 10, 2009 9:06 am
dstann
dstann
10 December 2009

Floor height

Floor height

We have a minor, not noticeable difference with the bathroom floor being higher than the hallway. The laundry there is a bit of difference, probablt about the thickness…

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dstann
Dec 10, 2009 4:33 pm
hwil1111
hwil1111
11 December 2009

DFS - Hartley (HELP With Ensuite Selections)

DFS - Hartley (HELP With Ensuite Selections)

Hi jbarry, Think that this is what you might be looking for. This is from the colour Shedule of our Hartley in Epping. ::lol:: Benchtop:CaesarStone Ice Snow 9141 (Classic…

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hwil1111
Dec 11, 2009 2:55 pm
hmmmmm
hmmmmm
11 December 2009

caroma metro invisi (in wall cistern)

caroma metro invisi (in wall cistern)

he is trying to charge an extra 1.8k for plumbing, this includes 1 toilet with cistern in the wall and also 2 shower grates (rather than your normal single drain hole). He…

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hmmmmm
Dec 11, 2009 9:20 pm
suh
suh
12 December 2009

"suspended" vanity - cost comparison - help!

"suspended" vanity - cost comparison - help!

We have those in our bathrooms, I like them because the make the room look bigger. We had two people install ours. The were both around the $2,500 mark, that included the…

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suh
Dec 12, 2009 7:09 am
suh
Macy
Macy
18 December 2009

Humidity question.

Humidity question.

How long might the leak have been there before it was fixed? How wet was the wall? How was the leak repaired? Was the cavity dried out first? Regarding insurance, when…

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Macy
Dec 18, 2009 1:32 pm
rodrocket
rodrocket
22 December 2009

Waste points

Waste points

i may wrong but i belive that Sewerage goes down one pipe & Storm Water down the other at a guess i belive that you only have one connection to the main sewer line for…

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rodrocket
Dec 22, 2009 5:55 pm
C&C
C&C
24 December 2009

Rinnai Smartstart - Installation

Rinnai Smartstart - Installation

Merry Christmas Eve! :) I'm looking for some advice from anyone who has installed/connected the Smartstart addition to an existing Rinnai unit. I have only just connected…

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C&C
Dec 24, 2009 4:58 pm

We dont have any shower screens in our ensuite. Shower is a double shower open at both ends. We have the whole ensuite tiled from floor to ceiling though and obviosuly the…

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scott_tanya
Dec 31, 2009 5:57 am
Bam
Bam
1 January 2010

installing a gas connection

installing a gas connection

Hopefully someone can help :D Im no use :oops:

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Bam
Jan 01, 2010 9:39 pm
Bam
Fiffaro
Fiffaro
6 January 2010

Squeegies

Squeegies

Thanks, to_do_list and kyton. It will be worthwhile if it helps keep the new showers clean!

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Fiffaro
Jan 06, 2010 10:26 am
Possumchops
Possumchops
7 January 2010

Prefab shower cubicles?

Prefab shower cubicles?

Marbletrend do your moulded fibreglass enclosures, there is also a range called showerline (sorry can't help you on a distributor I only know who the QLD agent is). As for…

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Possumchops
Jan 07, 2010 6:31 am
meganm
meganm
7 January 2010

shower waterproofing/bad job???

shower waterproofing/bad job???

Ive followed this up with a tiler and builder and have been advised not to use shower due to no waterproof system. I was able to negotiate (initially refused) half a…

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meganm
Jan 07, 2010 5:33 pm
Rabbitoh
Rabbitoh
7 January 2010

W.I.R with ensuite, 2m L 2.5M W Possible?

W.I.R with ensuite, 2m L 2.5M W Possible?

Ok just a update with the good and the bad Main bathroom layout is great Ensuite is 2.5m wide and 1.05 length. Going to fit near 1 x 1m shower a nice 60 cm basin in the…

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Rabbitoh
Jan 07, 2010 7:50 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
9 January 2010

Grout / Silicone for shower wall & Floor edges

Grout / Silicone for shower wall & Floor edges

...and poly uerethane sealants oposed to silicone. It sticks better and last waay longer.

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onc_artisan
Jan 08, 2010 11:23 pm
onc_artisan
Amity
Amity
12 January 2010

White gloss Laminex cupboards??

White gloss Laminex cupboards??

Hi Everyone, We are having "new graphite" benchtops in the bathroom and laundry and I am wondering whether I should have white gloss laminex cupbaords or stay with the…

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Amity
Jan 12, 2010 10:53 am
Amity
bel
bel
15 January 2010

recommendations needed: South Sydney-Shire-Sutherland area

recommendations needed: South Sydney-Shire-Sutherland area

Hi Laffi, We used CRC Bathrooms in Sans Souci a few years ago and they were fantastic! viewtopic.php?f=21&t=16053&start=0 There is also another person/company…

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bel
Jan 15, 2010 4:03 pm
bel
serialstyler
serialstyler
16 January 2010

Is there a name for the gritty tiles?

Is there a name for the gritty tiles?

Yes, I have read that you have to use special cleaners on them too, not just your regualr old bathroom cleaner or bleach. So far the pictures I find just look like sandy…

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serialstyler
Jan 16, 2010 8:11 am
serialstyler
Robin
Robin
17 January 2010

White tiles???

White tiles???

I once had a very small bathroom which had white floor tiles with white grout. The white grout was a nightmare to keep clean! Too many stark gloss white tiles can make a…

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Robin
Jan 17, 2010 2:02 am
Robin
scozzy
scozzy
17 January 2010

What colour cupboards with these tiles and bench top?

What colour cupboards with these tiles and bench top?

I agree with all the above. The tiles and benchtop in similar style may be too much (for me anyway). If you love the benchtop then I would pick a flat dark colour for…

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scozzy
Jan 17, 2010 10:11 pm
repmet
repmet
18 January 2010

A sad tale of woe...

A sad tale of woe...

Thanks onc_artisan, yes I had that thought too and found this site: http://www.renovationplanning.com.au/st ... 00022.html after ringing them all I have still come up…

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repmet
Jan 18, 2010 10:55 am
jameson
jameson
19 January 2010

Shower

Shower

In my attachments are photos of the existing hand held shower setup. I`m looking for ideas to raise it up to a normal shower height, using the hand held…

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jameson
Jan 19, 2010 8:59 am
Macy
Macy
19 January 2010

tradie cost to rip out the bath and toilet?

tradie cost to rip out the bath and toilet?

Edited. D'oh! No worries, I didn't read properly. Sorry. Sympathise about the condition. I knew of a place that had more wear and tear in one year of tenancy than the…

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Macy
Jan 19, 2010 2:42 pm
Macy
Macy
20 January 2010

layout of ensuite & robe, what do you think?

layout of ensuite & robe, what do you think?

I'm sorry, what I was seeking to clarify is whether the main objective is to have a bath in the ensuite? Now you are back to saying the reason is…

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Macy
Jan 20, 2010 1:18 pm
cenemelectrical
cenemelectrical
20 January 2010

Bathroom Heaters & Exhaust Fan with Light installation

Bathroom Heaters & Exhaust Fan with Light installation

g'day one of these units can replace a light but you'll either have to buy the type with a pull string OR have ALL parts of the tastic come on together ( flick the switch…

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cenemelectrical
Jan 20, 2010 3:36 pm
Zedman
Zedman
20 January 2010

Frameless shower screen to ceiling - any mould problems?

Frameless shower screen to ceiling - any mould problems?

You want to get the air to draft as far back in as possible. You can also look into an in line fan mounted in the celing. Then you run a flexible duct to a air vent you…

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Zedman
Jan 20, 2010 3:46 pm
Zedman
Dithering
Dithering
21 January 2010

under tile floor heating

under tile floor heating

Can you give an idea on approximate cost for your bathroom size? Did you get a wide range of estimates when you started looking - we are a bit pushed by the building…

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Dithering
Jan 21, 2010 10:15 am
Zedman
Zedman
22 January 2010

Bathroom Colour Scheme Help

Bathroom Colour Scheme Help

Don't use a floor tile thats too textured. Yes will give you plenty of grip but a nightmare to keep clean. Go for glazed wall and floor tiles (thats doesn't just mean…

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Zedman
Jan 22, 2010 3:31 pm
Zedman
Macy
Macy
23 January 2010

IXL Tastic Neo

IXL Tastic Neo

I can't comment on this particular model but if anyone has exhaust fans vented externally and feels the suction is inadequate check whether the builder bothered to install…

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Macy
Jan 23, 2010 10:29 pm
IkonInteriors
IkonInteriors
26 January 2010

Crooked bath

Crooked bath

Hi apgp5270, Do you any photos you could put up? Personally, I wouldn't be happy with a bathtub that was visibly not in alignment; and I know none of my clients would…

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IkonInteriors
Jan 26, 2010 9:07 pm
IkonInteriors

Oh, and here's our newly tiled ensuite shower. . . no hob. . . double shower. . . no more fighting! We fell in love with the tiled floor wastes the first time we saw…

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jodge
Jan 26, 2010 10:07 pm
jodge
Zedman
Zedman
28 January 2010

Websites / magazines for bathroom ideas?

Websites / magazines for bathroom ideas?

I have a few pics on our web site that mite help you. Also more in the bathroom design section. Cheers Charlie

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Zedman
Jan 28, 2010 1:31 pm
Zedman
shineon
shineon
28 January 2010

Glass splash back

Glass splash back

I've been trying to find a decent glass splash back companyt in sydney that also do bathroom shower screens, frameless shower screens and semi frameless shower screens.…

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shineon
Jan 28, 2010 1:36 pm
Anina
Anina
29 January 2010

Repairs under warranty during holiday periods

Repairs under warranty during holiday periods

Go for it! Maybe it will help other customers in the future.

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Anina
Jan 29, 2010 6:20 am
Bam
Bam
29 January 2010

Recommendation for handyman, plumber and tiler in Melbourne?

Recommendation for handyman, plumber and tiler in Melbourne?

I have a tiler rec that hubby was impressed with on a job site, Ill try to remember to look for it for you and will post on Sunday :D

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Bam
Jan 29, 2010 10:55 pm
Bam
Fernyhouse
Fernyhouse
30 January 2010

Bathroom renovation - tasks, order, skills required

Bathroom renovation - tasks, order, skills required

Electrician will need to come twice, the first time before plastering is done to get the wiring put in and then will also need to come again after tiling is completed to…

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Fernyhouse
Jan 30, 2010 7:29 am
noworriesdimi
noworriesdimi
30 January 2010

Framing existing bathroom mirror

Framing existing bathroom mirror

How is the mirror fixed to the wall? And what kind of frame you thinking?

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noworriesdimi
Jan 30, 2010 2:36 pm
Dithering
Dithering
31 January 2010

Inbuilt shelf in the shower area

Inbuilt shelf in the shower area
1, 2, 3

My niche above the bath with the feature tiling and feature lighting was shot down in about 40 seconds by the combined objections of the electrician (lights too close to…

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Dithering
Jan 31, 2010 3:31 pm
bluemetal77
bluemetal77
1 February 2010

Bathroom tile selection .. what did you choose/have?

Bathroom tile selection .. what did you choose/have?

Hi Guys! We did our tile selection over the weekend, my god i haven't seen my wife so stressed out .. lol .. even the shop guy said take her out for a dinner and 2 glasses…

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bluemetal77
Feb 01, 2010 10:08 am
bluemetal77
bluemetal77
bluemetal77
1 February 2010

Do 1300mm baths exist?

Do 1300mm baths exist?

We went to a Tradelink showroom, and they had 1350 baths and spa .. corner ones though .. not sure if they have rectangular in that size .. check them out online if they…

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bluemetal77
Feb 01, 2010 10:39 am
bluemetal77
gettingThere
gettingThere
2 February 2010

Shampoo niches - construction/progress pics?

Shampoo niches - construction/progress pics?

It's only an extra 9cm, not 90....look at it on a ruler, it's hardly anything. :D You seem to have plenty of room in your ensuite, and I think you…

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gettingThere
Feb 02, 2010 9:55 am
Possumchops
Possumchops
4 February 2010

Step up shower stall renovation

Step up shower stall renovation

Without actually seeing it, and knowing how/where your waste plumbing goes, I can't be certain if it can or can't be done. Are you on slab or timber floor? If on slab it…

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Possumchops
Feb 04, 2010 8:09 pm
emma2010
emma2010
6 February 2010

A few questions.. HELP! :-)

A few questions.. HELP! :-)

Wow- thankyou so much for taking the time to help me out :-) eeek , before seeing all the replies - we just made a decision this morning regarding a vanity. There was one…

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emma2010
Feb 06, 2010 5:35 pm


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