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sbudge
sbudge
3 December 2009

Loud wistle noise from cold copper pipe

Loud wistle noise from cold copper pipe

Hello Check to see if the plumber has installed mini stop cocks underneath your basin. In the past there have been a few brands that have a small spring inside them that…

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sbudge
Dec 03, 2009 11:41 pm
themax
themax
4 December 2009

Tile in Shower grates - Beware !!

Tile in Shower grates - Beware !!
1, 2

Thank goodness. I couldn't stand another stuff up. ::wornout:: ::kissed::

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themax
Dec 04, 2009 10:32 pm
themax
sbudge
sbudge
4 December 2009

PVC glue removal

PVC glue removal

Hi there You will have to install a 100mm 90 degree junction. The vented pipe that is currently there needs to stay, otherwise you wont have the drain vented. When you…

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sbudge
Dec 04, 2009 10:38 pm
sbudge
sbudge
4 December 2009

Random Question - Weight of a bath

Random Question - Weight of a bath

I f both baths are acrylic and the same length, the weight would be the same Why do you ask? Regards Shane

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sbudge
Dec 04, 2009 10:39 pm
joles
joles
6 December 2009

Edging for blunt edge of border tile and tiles

Edging for blunt edge of border tile and tiles

Thanks kek, I'm a shorty too so hopefully it won't bother me. It is face on when you turn in the door that's all. It's not really worth worrying…

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joles
Dec 06, 2009 9:42 am
joles

here is what I did. all by my self and bolted+siliconed the bowl down onto the…

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samjesse
Dec 06, 2009 12:21 pm
sirgoat
sirgoat
7 December 2009

Illuminated Mirrors

Illuminated Mirrors

we had 2 small spot lights mounted on the wall next to either side of the vanity in my last house which was seperate from the main light and had a switch in the vanity. …

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sirgoat
Dec 07, 2009 1:32 pm
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 2:16 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 2:29 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 2:53 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 10:06 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 5:33 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 3:55 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 10:20 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 8:09 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 2:32 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 6:55 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 5:58 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 6:57 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 10:39 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 11:26 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 7:31 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 6:33 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 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


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