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CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
26 January 2016

Caulking around bathroom sink

Caulking around bathroom sink

A photo of the silicone would really help! If the laundry is in the garage then no it doesn't have to be tiled. Totally up to you!

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 26, 2016 9:29 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
hdjaime
hdjaime
21 January 2016

Does this layout seem OK?

Does this layout seem OK?

I've only just seen this. That stuff is awesome. We've only just started on our bathroom so this will come in handy. Thanks

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hdjaime
Jan 21, 2016 5:48 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
21 January 2016

Toilets!

Toilets!

Glad my toilet topic finally took flight.. We ended up with a Roca too, just a modern back to wall. I wasn't sure of the brand but did some research and seems it's very…

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Leksie5000
Jan 21, 2016 5:36 am
hdjaime
hdjaime
20 January 2016

Exhaust with heat lamps or blowers?

Exhaust with heat lamps or blowers?

Hi...we're in the process of doing our bathroom and one thing I hadn't thought of is the exhaust. I'd assumed we would get one with heat lamps but I've just seen one that…

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hdjaime
Jan 20, 2016 6:18 am
darbs1
darbs1
13 January 2016

Porcher toilets anyone have them?

Porcher toilets anyone have them?

Thanks to this site, I was able to get the lid off my Porcher Toilet cistern! I needed to look at the inlet valve as it was filling very slowly, or not at all, after a few…

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darbs1
Jan 13, 2016 11:49 am
Bjhf
Bjhf
10 January 2016

Shower door question

Shower door question

Is there a difference in frameless vs semi frameless vs not frameless? Ours swivels on a point so one small section swings in and the rest swings out. Is that what you…

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Bjhf
Jan 10, 2016 6:08 am
Bjhf
OllyOllyRumbah
OllyOllyRumbah
9 January 2016

Shower door question

Shower door question

Hi Stewie D The door opens out but is on a swivel and kind of swivels inwards when it opens. It's kind of hard to describe. I think it has been done that way rather than…

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OllyOllyRumbah
Jan 09, 2016 10:04 pm
Mon445
Mon445
9 January 2016

Tiling question..

Tiling question..

We are doing 600x600 in our ensuite. I fell in love with an Italian marble tile and had To have them. Our builder Is charging us a bomb, and we need to have a grate…

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Mon445
Jan 08, 2016 11:14 pm
Mary Johnson
Mary Johnson
31 December 2015

Any recommendation where to buy bathroom supply for reno?

Any recommendation where to buy bathroom supply for reno?

Hello, If you are looking to get a perfect solution for organizing bathrooms and if you are ready to travel for better quality products, please chechk

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Mary Johnson
Dec 31, 2015 8:22 pm
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traveln
Dec 31, 2015 10:06 am
traveln
gidgetbeach
gidgetbeach
30 December 2015

Drawer mounted ironing boards

Drawer mounted ironing boards

Thanks for your thoughts, did the owners ever say whether they found them useful? I was hoping to use ours for work shirts and just some small silk garments. Nothing large…

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gidgetbeach
Dec 30, 2015 10:07 am
ip_finar
ip_finar
23 December 2015

Bathroom Tiling-Concrete Slab: just pour it on top of sand?

Bathroom Tiling-Concrete Slab: just pour it on top of sand?

Thanks travelIn, that is my confusion, should I or should I not put a black plastic (in Italy we definitely use tar paper) to cover sand and pour concrete on top or…

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ip_finar
Dec 23, 2015 8:41 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
23 December 2015

the best materials for home constructions

the best materials for home constructions

you put this in the bathrooms and laundry section?? Waste of time if you ask me! Looks like SPAM

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Dec 23, 2015 8:40 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
1st-timers
1st-timers
21 December 2015

Our Tiny Laundry v A Great Butlers Pantry

Our Tiny Laundry v A Great Butlers Pantry

The tub and my washing machine side-by-side combined measure 1130mm and I do have quite a large washing machine. There will be a space of 1m in front of them. We've…

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1st-timers
Dec 21, 2015 8:10 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
19 December 2015

tile joints and corners

tile joints and corners

No professional uses masking tape or a finger when siliconing tiled corners! First prepare a spray bottle with water and a few drops of washing up liquid. Then apply you…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Dec 19, 2015 6:00 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
renoguy1
renoguy1
17 December 2015

Changing tiles after handover

Changing tiles after handover

money talks bulls*it walks get it changed now

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renoguy1
Dec 17, 2015 2:28 am
renoguy1
renoguy1
17 December 2015

Glass panels (similar to glass splashback) in lieu of tiles

Glass panels (similar to glass splashback) in lieu of tiles

We were actually at bunnings today and had a look at this, and I think it is defiantly a matter of you get what you pay for when it comes to that, because it looked cheap…

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renoguy1
Dec 17, 2015 1:43 am
traveln
traveln
16 December 2015

Replacing yucky toilet, gap between bowl and cistern

Replacing yucky toilet, gap between bowl and cistern

There is a place on ebay that sells closed couple toilets as i just put couple in for a customer of mine. There a p trap base and come with adaptor to convert pack to a s…

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traveln
Dec 16, 2015 7:55 pm
traveln
traveln
traveln
13 December 2015

Fixing leaking toilet

Fixing leaking toilet

Hi mate What brand is the toilet cistern. What is the height of the water. Is the water over flowing into the over flow pipe or is it the seating washer thats leaking.…

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traveln
Dec 13, 2015 1:24 pm
traveln
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
11 December 2015

High gloss porcelain tiles.

High gloss porcelain tiles.

If water only then no problems but if the water has some type of detergent, shampoo, soap residue then yes can be get slippery.

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Grout Perfect
Dec 11, 2015 10:44 am
Grout Perfect
Southies
Southies
10 December 2015

Little bugs in the shower recess

Little bugs in the shower recess

Hi all, moved into our new house 6 years ago and until recently had no probs with our ensuiet, however the last 12 months we have been seeing little flying bugs in our…

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Southies
Dec 10, 2015 5:28 pm
Southies
RedJason
RedJason
10 December 2015

dual rainfall showerheads

dual rainfall showerheads

Definitely big enough, but you want to make sure you get good shower heads. With double showers pressure can sometimes be a bit less when you have both running together.…

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RedJason
Dec 10, 2015 3:58 pm
RedJason
RedJason
10 December 2015

Teeny tiny ensuite

Teeny tiny ensuite

A shaving cabinet might help too. It gives you a mirror and storage but doesn't take up valuable space down the bottom.

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RedJason
Dec 10, 2015 3:48 pm
RedJason
RedJason
10 December 2015

walk in shower vs shower bath option for smaller bathroom

walk in shower vs shower bath option for smaller bathroom

Definitely a shower over a bath! They aren't the best looking thing, but if you're renting you need to have that bath. Families won't even bother looking at your place if…

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RedJason
Dec 10, 2015 3:41 pm
RedJason
RedJason
10 December 2015

Basins

Basins

There are above counter bowls that still stick out from the vanity a bit. If the base is smaller than the top of the basin, it'll let you have a bit of overhang. I…

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RedJason
Dec 10, 2015 3:32 pm
RedJason
RedJason
10 December 2015

Double shower width

Double shower width

I have a 120x90 shower. It's a little small for two people. Even just another 20cm would be perfect!

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RedJason
Dec 10, 2015 3:23 pm
RedJason
RedJason
10 December 2015

Bathroom mould

Bathroom mould

Another tip is to actually take the door off and plane a few centimeters off the bottom. That inch of extra space lets a tonne more air through while the door is closed…

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RedJason
Dec 10, 2015 3:16 pm
Crazyk
Crazyk
9 December 2015

Drilling into tiles

Drilling into tiles

Thread topic "drilling into tiles"

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Crazyk
Dec 09, 2015 7:48 pm
Crazyk
RedJason
RedJason
9 December 2015

New layout ruined by toilet roll holder

New layout ruined by toilet roll holder

Just stick it on the glass. This company does a glue system, that's pretty strong. I put two of the towel hooks up on the side of my shower, and my cat literally can climb…

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RedJason
Dec 09, 2015 4:00 pm
traveln
traveln
6 December 2015

Damaged Bath...

Damaged Bath...

Will be a huge expenses as well tl replace it

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traveln
Dec 06, 2015 12:31 pm
traveln
leni
leni
5 December 2015

Laundry Reno, save money

Laundry Reno, save money

Are you on a slab? You will need to relocate waste as well. If your internal walls are brick you will need to chase out for the new pipe and electrical work.

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leni
Dec 05, 2015 12:08 am
leni
traveln
traveln
3 December 2015

Laundry Reno, save money

Laundry Reno, save money

Hi mate Yes you will have to remove the sheeting off the walls unless you want the pipe work exposed. Where is the waste pipes into juction with new location. Is there…

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traveln
Dec 03, 2015 5:33 pm
traveln
jsmith
jsmith
3 December 2015

Laundry Reno, save money

Laundry Reno, save money

I intend to have my laundry renovated, but I want to save costs by doing some things myself. Firstly I will tell you what the major changes the renovation will…

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jsmith
Dec 03, 2015 12:07 am
jsmith
jsmith
3 December 2015

Laundry Reno, save money

Laundry Reno, save money

I intend to have my laundry renovated, but I want to save costs by doing some things myself. Firstly I will tell you what the major changes the renovation will…

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jsmith
Dec 03, 2015 12:07 am
ctang419
ctang419
28 November 2015

Timber tile opinions!

Timber tile opinions!

I am in Brisbane Rochedale and we just finished our house. We have 40sqm left over timber looking tiles here, if you interested please let us know. ctang419@hotmail.com

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ctang419
Nov 28, 2015 10:05 pm
PAnick
PAnick
28 November 2015

Vinyl Bathroom Flooring

Vinyl Bathroom Flooring

Hi all, I'm looking at putting some vinyl flooring down in my bathroom as I'm over the 1970's beige look and can't afford to rip the tiles up and relay new ones, it's a…

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PAnick
Nov 28, 2015 5:18 pm
traveln
traveln
24 November 2015

sealing leaking bathroom- short term fix

sealing leaking bathroom- short term fix

Have a look at ardex as i said above. Its for traffic areas as well

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traveln
Nov 24, 2015 6:05 pm
traveln
traveln
traveln
23 November 2015

Masters or Bunnings shower head reviews...any good?

Masters or Bunnings shower head reviews...any good?

Well mate every shower head has a water saving device in them now by australian standards so you will have to remove it your self when installing it. A brand is a brand…

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traveln
Nov 23, 2015 7:42 pm
traveln
Daz_
Daz_
23 November 2015

Hot water system pressure valve

Hot water system pressure valve

Hi Stevie, Replacing the valve is a simple job. Take a photo of the plate attached to the valve as this will show the model and kpa rating, then take this down to…

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Daz_
Nov 23, 2015 7:41 pm
Daz_
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
23 November 2015

Drawers under vanity

Drawers under vanity

Depends on if you want quality or not

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 23, 2015 12:34 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
traveln
traveln
22 November 2015

Bathroom tiling

Bathroom tiling

Can go either way. Work out what is going to be easy for you.cutting around a vanity or around or.there is no set rule that you have to do either way just as long as you…

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traveln
Nov 22, 2015 3:54 pm
traveln
Stewie D
Stewie D
21 November 2015

Bath Vents

Bath Vents

Why are you installing vents in a bath surround ? They went the way of the dinosaur quite a while ago because they look real cheap and nasty. If the plumbing is sealed…

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Stewie D
Nov 21, 2015 9:49 am

Bathroom nearly done…

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precision187
Nov 18, 2015 10:19 am
KablammoNick
KablammoNick
18 November 2015

Small bathroom in new shed.

Small bathroom in new shed.

Absolutely, I figured if I've got at least a semi-decent plan when I go to qualified mates to check, it'll save their time (and my beer).

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KablammoNick
Nov 18, 2015 9:39 am
precision187
precision187
14 November 2015

Tile Trim advice.

Tile Trim advice.

You can get it from Beaumonts

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precision187
Nov 14, 2015 2:44 pm
AKB
AKB
10 November 2015

Round mirror size for vanity

Round mirror size for vanity

Brilliant don't forget photos

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AKB
Nov 10, 2015 9:34 pm
AKB
rebuilder86
rebuilder86
9 November 2015

Bathroom window

Bathroom window

i think u could use glass bricks and it be to code!

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rebuilder86
Nov 09, 2015 8:07 pm


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