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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 8:50 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 09, 2010 12:23 am
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 11:53 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 5:03 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 9:11 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 3:02 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 11:11 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 11:55 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 9:59 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 3:42 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 2:18 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 4:36 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 4:46 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 11:15 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 4:31 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 11:29 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 10:07 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 11:07 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 2:31 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 2:36 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 7:20 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 11:55 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 8:29 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 3:36 pm
Dithering
Dithering
31 January 2010

Inbuilt shelf in the shower area

Inbuilt shelf in the shower area
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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 4:31 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 11:08 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 11:39 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 10:55 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 9:09 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 6:35 pm
Jazzie
Jazzie
9 February 2010

Show me your bathroom :)

Show me your bathroom :)

Hi JJ :D I think a 'fleck' in the laminex bench tops would be less problematic :? We were advised to get something with a fleck in the caeser stone so we wouldn't see every…

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Jazzie
Feb 09, 2010 7:48 am
Jazzie
Gander
Gander
9 February 2010

Looking for floor heating system

Looking for floor heating system

Hi there. I am looking for some floor heating systems that I can review and install in my bathroom. Thanks in advance. KG

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Gander
Feb 09, 2010 7:48 am
EKT
EKT
9 February 2010

Ensuite Shower Width

Ensuite Shower Width

900x900 is the standard shower size.

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EKT
Feb 09, 2010 5:49 pm
EKT
EKT
9 February 2010

Toilets, toilets, toilets....

Toilets, toilets, toilets....

:lol: :lol: :lol: I would rather a toilet without natural light. Esp if its not a main bathroom.

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EKT
Feb 09, 2010 10:18 pm
bigdenis
bigdenis
10 February 2010

Purchasing Saniflo.

Purchasing Saniflo.

Thanks vvs mand. My plumber actually advised me not to plumb, as my sewer service is a bit differnt from that of other houses in that the main sewer runs under the house,…

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bigdenis
Feb 10, 2010 1:05 pm
Macy
Macy
10 February 2010

Back of basin showing up in reflection from mirror

Back of basin showing up in reflection from mirror

Theres no gap at all between the back of the basin and the mirror, but there is still a small part of the back of the basin reflecting from…

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Macy
Feb 10, 2010 1:51 pm
river lodges
river lodges
11 February 2010

Trade person wanted for spa installation

Trade person wanted for spa installation

Just a quick note that we also have other work that needs to be done as well if anyone is interested.

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river lodges
Feb 11, 2010 9:09 pm

Thank You. I found a way with a masonry drill into the brick and inserting a plug and then a screw hook into the plug and the gyprock end a screw hook into the timber.…

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jameson
Feb 12, 2010 4:38 pm
Frogger
Frogger
13 February 2010

ensuite feature tile help

ensuite feature tile help
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Yeah thats how much the variations are. I did my colours app. months ago now. My tiles I can change because I haven't done that officially yet.

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Frogger
Feb 13, 2010 1:18 pm
GeoffW1
GeoffW1
14 February 2010

Toilet testing

Toilet testing
1, 2

Hi, Loved this thread, had to bum..eeerrr bump it. I recommend getting the lycra bicycle pants on, and go looking. Of course that's not me I'm referring to, I'd be…

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GeoffW1
Feb 14, 2010 9:14 pm
GeoffW1
Frederick Garnet
Frederick Garnet
16 February 2010

Freestanding bath installation

Freestanding bath installation

Place something, such as a heavy wooden box or a strong tool box, that will support the weight of the tub. Cover the box with something that will not scratch the surface…

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Frederick Garnet
Feb 16, 2010 12:22 am
vvs mand
vvs mand
16 February 2010

Toilets with cisterns in the wall

Toilets with cisterns in the wall
1, 2

Plumbers who don't understand them install them wrong. Er, that's not correct. theres only one way to install them. As per manufacturer;s…

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vvs mand
Feb 16, 2010 11:01 am
shonzilla
shonzilla
16 February 2010

Are Basins worth the cost?

Are Basins worth the cost?
1, 2

Haha thanks Candy, Hope today goes well!! Ive decided that the Pearl is the way to go - what was i thinking! :lol: Its similar to the Leda :)

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shonzilla
Feb 16, 2010 3:25 pm
shonzilla
*amanda*
*amanda*
16 February 2010

Bathrooms seconds

Bathrooms seconds

We are going to be renovating our bathroom in the coming weeks and are trying to do it for as cheap as possible. The house will be going on the market. I'm on the Central…

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*amanda*
Feb 16, 2010 4:09 pm
bek7708
bek7708
16 February 2010

Has anyone used smaller rectangle tiles in their shower?

Has anyone used smaller rectangle tiles in their shower?

We have Lustrous Elm in our main ensuite - I love it. That tile is stunning - what colour grout are you using and how is it being laid? ie subway…

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bek7708
Feb 16, 2010 8:24 pm
bek7708


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