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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
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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
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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?
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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
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]
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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
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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


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