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achillestroy
Oct 01, 2009 7:35 pm
achillestroy
achillestroy
1 October 2009

Bathroom mirror size

Bathroom mirror size

nice to see this article

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achillestroy
Oct 01, 2009 7:36 pm
Lostris
Lostris
2 October 2009

Over head drencher Arm length

Over head drencher Arm length

2.7 may be a little high. When I used to design these into bathrooms I generally put them at about 2.1, 2.2. I think a standard vertical arm comes in 300, 450 or 600mm…

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Lostris
Oct 03, 2009 12:41 am
grace_slick
grace_slick
4 October 2009

Wall tile grout pens - how do you use them properly?

Wall tile grout pens - how do you use them properly?

Thank you, yes, this is the one I want! I intended to buy it at Bunnings the day I bought my own grout pen (which as mentioned above, is not ideal at all), but they didn't…

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grace_slick
Oct 04, 2009 4:13 pm
grace_slick
brydz05
brydz05
5 October 2009

what to do with bathroom?

what to do with bathroom?

Thanks for the tips :D I don't think the rest of the window frame is missing, I think it is just covered up. I do think a bigger mirror would be a good idea though. So…

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brydz05
Oct 05, 2009 1:47 pm
dirkadirk
dirkadirk
5 October 2009

Is this something that needs to be fixed urgently?

Is this something that needs to be fixed urgently?

Tell the builder straight away. Showers should not hold water for any reason :n: The issue is with the construction of the home and not a maintenance item that you should…

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dirkadirk
Oct 05, 2009 7:30 pm
D200 Doug
D200 Doug
6 October 2009

Hot water pressure ?

Hot water pressure ?

I can remember years ago a guy who said something about a pressure regulator system that simultaneously reduced the flow of both hot and cold water if another tap was…

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D200 Doug
Oct 06, 2009 6:21 pm
lisanne
lisanne
7 October 2009

How do I install this towel rail??

How do I install this towel rail??

Funny you should ask this cos I was looking at mine this morning wondering how they did it!

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lisanne
Oct 07, 2009 8:18 pm
Nott
Nott
8 October 2009

what type of edge this benchtop is ?

what type of edge this benchtop is ?

Hey Nott, Sorry I don't know what it's called but that's the type of vanity I'll be getting. I'm building with Coral Homes :D Where did you get…

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Nott
Oct 08, 2009 2:28 pm
Nott
cyberman
cyberman
11 October 2009

Where to get discount bathroom products in Brisbane?

Where to get discount bathroom products in Brisbane?

I'll be looking at Builder's Discount Warehouse at Brendale - they have an incredible range: http://buildersdiscountwarehouse.com.au

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cyberman
Oct 11, 2009 11:17 am
cyberman
D&SG
D&SG
11 October 2009

Help! Bathroom layout..

Help! Bathroom layout..

You're welcome :D Just keep in mind, I think with something like this below the showerheads, you might need to pay extra attention when cleaning, it's probably a good…

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D&SG
Oct 11, 2009 4:44 pm
D&SG
Anke
Anke
12 October 2009

Tiler contact - Randwick area

Tiler contact - Randwick area

I am in great need of a highly recommended tiler? ..... can anyone suggest someone - I would greatly appreciate any numbers. Thank you very much and best wishes with your…

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Anke
Oct 12, 2009 10:47 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
13 October 2009

Green/Blue stuff around tap base

Green/Blue stuff around tap base

Our tap gets this sometimes, but it's a lot darker and takes a lot longer to develop. It's just some sort of mineral build up that in our case has caused a bit of…

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grace_slick
Oct 13, 2009 5:20 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
grace_slick
13 October 2009

Designing A Small Bathroom

Designing A Small Bathroom

All excellent ideas. The thing about putting in a large rug over dark tiles...luckily I don't have this problem, however if I did, a rug would not do. I can't even fit a…

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grace_slick
Oct 13, 2009 5:29 pm
grace_slick
merryl
merryl
13 October 2009

Can't decide...

Can't decide...

Thanks. This was also my favorite scheme. I think I will now go for it.

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merryl
Oct 13, 2009 8:09 pm
brydz05
brydz05
15 October 2009

considering 2 vanities.. opinions please

considering 2 vanities.. opinions please

Yes that is what I liked, the mirror comes with it also. And it has plenty of storage space. Its just so different and unique. I'd honestly buy it right now but I still…

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brydz05
Oct 15, 2009 12:52 am
Eskay40
Eskay40
15 October 2009

Spa Baths

Spa Baths

Hi, Lanark make a pretty big range and are manufactured in Melbourne. We had a catalogue from Plumbtec the other day with a corner side-by-side for under $2K.

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Eskay40
Oct 15, 2009 5:20 pm
Eskay40
Dollar
Dollar
16 October 2009

Sea salt/Zucchero laminex

Sea salt/Zucchero laminex

"Sea salt/Zucchero" laminex. Has anyone used either of these laminex colours? I think they look fabulous but would love to see any pics.

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Dollar
Oct 16, 2009 9:10 pm
Dollar
Dollar
16 October 2009

Has anyone used or seen used CASSATA laminex.

Has anyone used or seen used CASSATA laminex.

I understand you wanting to make the kids bathroom more fun. To me "Cassata" looks blurry. That's just my opinion.

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Dollar
Oct 16, 2009 9:19 pm

Some glass shelves have a built-in soap dish, likethis one from Reece: http://www.reece.com.au/products/hires/2261358.jpg. (Can't post the…

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kek
Oct 17, 2009 12:56 pm
kek
Dollar
Dollar
18 October 2009

Round Vs Rectangular basins

Round Vs Rectangular basins
1, 2

We have chosen semi-recessed-the ensuite one is quite large. Very nice without the price tag. (sorry no pics). Initially I liked the oval above counter ones. Ideally I…

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Dollar
Oct 18, 2009 3:51 pm
MagicJ
MagicJ
19 October 2009

Oval baths

Oval baths

Rapt with it!! :z: :z: :z: Our builder is away until next week so we are waiting on installation of vanity now (needed the bath installed more quickly to keep kids clean!!) -…

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MagicJ
Oct 19, 2009 3:04 pm
MagicJ
ginnykins44
ginnykins44
19 October 2009

Vanity with round basin

Vanity with round basin

Thanks, will have to check out the Showerama ones, they look very much what I was after. Will also have to find out if I can mix and match with the vanities and basins. Ginny

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ginnykins44
Oct 19, 2009 10:09 pm

I am new to this site and have been reading through many posts and have learned a lot already! I thought I would put my plans so far up for comments. I am just at the…

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scozzy
Oct 19, 2009 11:27 pm
JilaMint
JilaMint
22 October 2009

is my ensuite disproportionate?

is my ensuite disproportionate?

I'd push the WIR out to line up with the entry/hall way wall. This would then allow enough room to keep your double vanity and put the WC beside it…

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JilaMint
Oct 22, 2009 11:57 am
kek
kek
23 October 2009

Stuck on colour for tiles

Stuck on colour for tiles

There really aren't any rules. The size and layout of your room might affect how certain colours or styles work, but in the end it comes down to what you like. Maybe…

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kek
Oct 23, 2009 4:26 pm
kek
supasquirrel
supasquirrel
24 October 2009

Frameless shower screen $$$

Frameless shower screen $$$

Have done a bit more homework, got another quote & phoned another company. Both were considerably more ::hyst:: like $2200 & over $3k, so have gone with the original one &…

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supasquirrel
Oct 24, 2009 9:59 pm
supasquirrel

When we first started to look into building I thought a toilet is a toilet. But quickly realising that four ensuites and two powder-rooms meant an awful lot of toilets I…

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kyton
Oct 25, 2009 9:25 am
kyton
Bam
Bam
25 October 2009

Your opinion on bathroom tiling please! Photo attached

Your opinion on bathroom tiling please! Photo attached

Have to say that I think that the way you're suggesting would look terrible.... looks much more streamlined the way they did it :wink:

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Bam
Oct 25, 2009 2:09 pm
Bam
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PaintIdeas
Oct 27, 2009 1:40 am
dilla
dilla
28 October 2009

Teenager Showering Times

Teenager Showering Times

when i was younger and still living at home my brother, who is 11 years younger than me, used to take forever in the shower but still get out with a dirty face or unwashed…

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dilla
Oct 28, 2009 6:25 pm
dilla
dirkadirk
dirkadirk
29 October 2009

small shower trays, where?

small shower trays, where?

Have you allowed to check the shower base into the wall for waterprofing & tiling? I often get asked why a persons shower is only 850 when they chose a 900mm one. They…

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dirkadirk
Oct 29, 2009 12:32 pm
simI
simI
31 October 2009

Double vanities

Double vanities
1, 2, 3

i have started to see the logic in having double basins as me and my husband get ready at the same time and we leave for work together. Also sharing the bathroom is…

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simI
Oct 31, 2009 10:08 pm
kb46
kb46
1 November 2009

TV in bathroom?

TV in bathroom?

WRT electrocution, couldn't shortening the lead so if the TV fell it would pull out the plug negate that concern? Or would there still be some residual power that could be…

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kb46
Nov 01, 2009 9:25 pm
sirgoat
sirgoat
2 November 2009

Ensuite change - can it be done?

Ensuite change - can it be done?

is the toilet going to be on an external wall by any chance? If not and you are on a slab it just means the slab needs to be cut and a new pipe laid which isn't the most…

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sirgoat
Nov 02, 2009 11:33 am
mareetina
mareetina
4 November 2009

Reno Costs Bathroom

Reno Costs Bathroom

Thanks for that. I wasn't sure how much and had put down $15K, difficult when you are just doing up a rough budget to see if a place is worth it or not. I knew that…

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mareetina
Nov 04, 2009 10:00 am
neil100
neil100
4 November 2009

Shower door - replacement "edge strip"

Shower door - replacement "edge strip"

Cheers mac - that's brilliant! Just what I was looking…

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neil100
Nov 04, 2009 1:45 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
4 November 2009

Reno to Ensuite…is it possible?

Reno to Ensuite…is it possible?

Nah, it's too small to really do that much and it's not worth the cost (to me). We'll have it repainted though. Maybe one day do something with the tiles. Maybe. They're…

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grace_slick
Nov 04, 2009 5:29 pm
grace_slick
Anna1
Anna1
5 November 2009

Should l go for Brown or white tiles? Please help!

Should l go for Brown or white tiles? Please help!

If you go for a white floor tile make sure you seal the grout. They look great in a display home where no one actually lives.

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Anna1
Nov 05, 2009 12:46 am
Anna1
kek
kek
7 November 2009

Small Bathrooms/Ensuites

Small Bathrooms/Ensuites

Just a few ideas: Corner vanities sometimes work as space-savers. This isn't a nice one, but it gives you the general idea - you could easily have a beautiful cabinet…

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kek
Nov 07, 2009 1:21 pm
kek
barkly
barkly
8 November 2009

Bidets

Bidets
1, 2

There was a bidet in the house we bought about a year back. Couldn't wait to get rid of it. Advertised it on TP and eventually got a buyer who was quite particular about…

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barkly
Nov 08, 2009 2:48 pm
h8dk97
h8dk97
10 November 2009

Rendering walls

Rendering walls

Hi there, I'm looking for someone to do rendering in two bathrooms to prepare for the tiler (the walls are pretty rough after old tiles came off). The job is in Caulfield…

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h8dk97
Nov 10, 2009 4:39 pm

It has been a long time since I posted in here, but both bathrooms are now finished and we are absolutely thrilled with them. The ensuite before picture is below... (wow…

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TwoFatKitties
Nov 10, 2009 5:19 pm
TwoFatKitties
Ms Builder
Ms Builder
10 November 2009

Automatically filling bath

Automatically filling bath

Thank you possum! We saw it in an open house and were interested in it, I thought it was Rheem but I will look for Rinnai. We are just about to build, so not too late!

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Ms Builder
Nov 10, 2009 8:32 pm
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whattodo
Nov 10, 2009 10:31 pm
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kb46
Nov 11, 2009 10:43 am
EKT
EKT
11 November 2009

Tile experts - some advice please?

Tile experts - some advice please?

We have ceramic rectified tiles in our bathroom - our tiler chose not to charge extra to lay them thank god but we did pay slightly extra for the tile itself.

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EKT
Nov 11, 2009 4:15 pm
Staz88
Staz88
11 November 2009

Urgent Tiling Advice Needed

Urgent Tiling Advice Needed

Or you could lay the wall tiles vertically.

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Staz88
Nov 11, 2009 9:01 pm


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