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suh
suh
29 August 2009

SLOPING SHOWER RECESS TO STAINLESS GRATE..?

SLOPING SHOWER RECESS TO STAINLESS GRATE..?

I don't know if there is any rule, but ours is not the full width of the shower, same as the photo above. So I reckon an 800 for a 900.

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suh
Aug 29, 2009 7:44 am
suh
suh
suh
29 August 2009

Eeeew, what was I thinking??? HELP!

Eeeew, what was I thinking??? HELP!

THE KIDS TOILET !!! ::wornout:: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: oh this is so funny and I am so glad I am finished :lol: :lol:

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suh
Aug 29, 2009 5:51 pm
suh
EKT
EKT
29 August 2009

Opinion on my ensuite + chosen tile please (size)

Opinion on my ensuite + chosen tile please (size)

I have no idea by looking at a plan how big an area is. I want to put a 450mm square tile in the ensuite (am happy to cut it down for shower) but am wondering if the space…

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EKT
Aug 29, 2009 9:46 pm
littleredrobyn
littleredrobyn
29 August 2009

Two shower niche's?

Two shower niche's?

I have 2 in my shower - one above the other so that one is up high and the other low enough to rest my foot on to shave my legs :wink: I don't think it looks odd at all and…

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littleredrobyn
Aug 29, 2009 10:43 pm
TwoFatKitties
TwoFatKitties
30 August 2009

Retiling bathroom floor - advice please

Retiling bathroom floor - advice please

Hi bp, I like the colours too.. can't really get more neutral than that! Have you thought about even going a bit darker .. maybe a colour a bit lighter than a mocha…

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TwoFatKitties
Aug 30, 2009 9:23 am
TwoFatKitties
Eljay
Eljay
30 August 2009

Heated Towel Rails - how do you use them?

Heated Towel Rails - how do you use them?
1, 2, 3

I have placed the powerpoints where I think they will be more useful...guess I'll find that out when I move in lol

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Eljay
Aug 30, 2009 6:05 pm
Home Builder
Home Builder
30 August 2009

New bathroom ideas

New bathroom ideas

I have seen something…

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Home Builder
Aug 30, 2009 9:38 pm
kek
kek
31 August 2009

Do semi-frameless shower screens leak?

Do semi-frameless shower screens leak?

I don't understand the problem ....we have semi-frameless screens, and did in our old house too (over polymarble bases), and have never had any leakage at all. :th: The…

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kek
Aug 31, 2009 11:04 pm
kek
kek
kek
1 September 2009

Pictures please??

Pictures please??

Which taps do you have, and do you have any pics? Is it your vanities, laundry, showers....or all of the above?

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kek
Sep 01, 2009 9:01 am
kek
buildingadreamhome
buildingadreamhome
1 September 2009

Exhaust fans, are they necessary?

Exhaust fans, are they necessary?

the rental property we're in at the moment doesnt have fans and when you get out of the shower you can see the condensation etc running down the…

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buildingadreamhome
Sep 01, 2009 2:35 pm
buildingadreamhome
kristofw
kristofw
1 September 2009

Movement Sensor exhaust fans - is there such a thing

Movement Sensor exhaust fans - is there such a thing

I found a Vapotec steam sensor but cant seem to find any info on it without going into a million of those generic sites, so thort I wd ask if…

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kristofw
Sep 01, 2009 10:26 pm
kristofw
Draconis
Draconis
2 September 2009

Small space baths a question??

Small space baths a question??

We've just had a plumber around to give us suggestions for our bathroom (which is not much larger than yours) and he came up with a good idea of…

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Draconis
Sep 02, 2009 7:45 pm
Draconis
cyclone
cyclone
2 September 2009

How to choose tapwear etc?

How to choose tapwear etc?

i went with mixers everywhere, and they have internal limits for hot water, very safe.

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cyclone
Sep 02, 2009 11:29 pm
cyclone
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MagicJ
Sep 03, 2009 1:11 pm
MagicJ
Southies
Southies
3 September 2009

UGLY Bathroom

UGLY Bathroom

upload your own pics on to either photobucket or imageshack. Once you've done that, copy the code that appears in the IMG Code box & paste it…

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Southies
Sep 03, 2009 2:42 pm
Southies
ginnykins44
ginnykins44
3 September 2009

Bathroom auctions?

Bathroom auctions?

Hi, I'm about to start renovating our bathroom and am wanting to know of any auction houses that sell bathroomware? I've heard that Grays is a good place to start but…

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ginnykins44
Sep 03, 2009 8:16 pm
hilly105
hilly105
4 September 2009

Toilet roll holder for just one roll!

Toilet roll holder for just one roll!

Hi again all. I am looking for a Toilet roll holder to wall mount (so they cannot be removed) in our motel bathrooms - but one that would go well…

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hilly105
Sep 04, 2009 2:32 pm
janzzdave
janzzdave
4 September 2009

NEED Bed / Ensuite advice

NEED Bed / Ensuite advice

An inline fan does not rest directly on the ceiling of the bathroom. Rather - the fan installs in the attic space above or slightly away from the bathroom. An inline fan…

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janzzdave
Sep 04, 2009 7:52 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
5 September 2009

Waterproofing in new shower

Waterproofing in new shower

Tanked or tanking refers to the membrane system (waterproofing). And should at least cover the tiled area. onc_artisan

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onc_artisan
Sep 05, 2009 12:02 pm
onc_artisan
ABLTileCentre
ABLTileCentre
6 September 2009

Cost of a new bathroom

Cost of a new bathroom

20-25K for a standard bathroom reno in sydney is a bit rich, you could get a reno done through a gold licenced builder/ bathroom renovator for 12-15K get a 7-10yr warranty…

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ABLTileCentre
Sep 06, 2009 3:04 pm

The blue stuff.. the waterproofing membrane! The have totally stuffed up!! Firstly which ever product the used usually takes up to 24…

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vid
Sep 07, 2009 11:24 am
vid
julesi
julesi
8 September 2009

Seeking Exhaust Fan Recommendations

Seeking Exhaust Fan Recommendations

I am needing to install exhaust fans in my bathrooms. (I have halogen lighting and underfloor heating, so am not interested in any of the IXL range). I'd appreciate it…

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julesi
Sep 08, 2009 3:15 pm
Zedman
Zedman
10 September 2009

Ensuite colours?

Ensuite colours?

I assume with that large a floor tile you are using some type of slot drain system to allow drainage. Cheers Charlie

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Zedman
Sep 10, 2009 12:53 pm
Zedman
Zedman
Zedman
10 September 2009

Is this a decent toilet? Should I upgrade.. HELP

Is this a decent toilet? Should I upgrade.. HELP

Be carefull on what star rating yuou get. In older houses with earthenware pipes go for the 3 star - we always do in our designs. The 4 star units just dont use enough…

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Zedman
Sep 10, 2009 1:01 pm
Zedman
take2
take2
11 September 2009

Membrane

Membrane

Get it checked out, the membrane in the shower in our previous home was not done properly and the shower leaked, the builder had to rip up all the tiles in the shower and…

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take2
Sep 12, 2009 12:09 am
take2
royalblue
royalblue
12 September 2009

Ceiling extraction fans

Ceiling extraction fans

Anyone got the new IXL Neo extraction fans fitted to their bathroom? Wondering how effective they are, and how quiet the fan is? They have an in line ventilation fan that…

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royalblue
Sep 12, 2009 3:17 am
Southies
Southies
15 September 2009

Oops....now we're in a spot of trouble!! HELP....

Oops....now we're in a spot of trouble!! HELP....

Sure, but a couple of tiles will need to be removed & then re-applied

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Southies
Sep 15, 2009 8:08 am
Southies
MagicJ
MagicJ
16 September 2009

What do you think of this tap?

What do you think of this tap?
1, 2

Photos soon, I promise, as soon as the rest of the room gets sorted. :D Having a few issues with the tiling. No point having a before and after if the after looks worse…

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MagicJ
Sep 16, 2009 5:43 pm
MagicJ
themax
themax
17 September 2009

Flushing those goodies away!

Flushing those goodies away!

You had better ration it by the piece... so many for number 1's and so many for number 2's. :lol: I am sure this is what is clogging out toilet every now and then too.

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themax
Sep 17, 2009 4:28 pm
themax
themax
themax
17 September 2009

Bathroom wall colour

Bathroom wall colour

Perhaps you could paint the walls white (I know you said you didn't like it all white) but then you could bring the light grey in with towels etc?

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themax
Sep 17, 2009 4:40 pm
themax
mek
mek
17 September 2009

Bathroom places in Melbourne

Bathroom places in Melbourne

The above West Footscray shop has a store on eBay as well: http://stores.shop.ebay.com.au/design-e ... m14QQ_vcZ1

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mek
Sep 17, 2009 8:32 pm
mek
supasquirrel
supasquirrel
17 September 2009

Upstair shower-Tiled or use shower base????

Upstair shower-Tiled or use shower base????

You can get a shower base to fit flush with the floor, already graded to the drain & tile over it. This is what we've used in upstairs bathrooms. They are totally…

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supasquirrel
Sep 18, 2009 12:39 am
supasquirrel
MontyCarl
MontyCarl
18 September 2009

Under floor heating??

Under floor heating??

Hi yes I recommended the underfloor heating in my bathrooms I conceder warmyourfloor services it is very nice off....

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MontyCarl
Sep 18, 2009 11:46 pm
buildingwithhamra
buildingwithhamra
19 September 2009

SA new to forum, thinking of renovating ensuite

SA new to forum, thinking of renovating ensuite

My professional gyrocker couldnt even get my bath hob straight, but I guess that is due to lack of caring not talent. I think it would be too hard without any experience…

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buildingwithhamra
Sep 19, 2009 11:02 am
'chelle
'chelle
19 September 2009

Bath Style...not so urgent after all!!

Bath Style...not so urgent after all!!

Thanks again everyone ::smile:: Turns out that it wasn't quite so urgent after all. I told the builder which bath we wanted, but mentioned that I was worried that it might not…

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'chelle
Sep 19, 2009 10:15 pm
'chelle
TheBuffalo
TheBuffalo
19 September 2009

Renovating an old bathroom - research

Renovating an old bathroom - research

Hi there, I'm new to this, but came across your problem because I was searching for heritage style bathrooms. I too live in Adelaide in a 120 year old house and am…

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TheBuffalo
Sep 19, 2009 11:04 pm
mek
mek
20 September 2009

cupboards and benchtop same laminate?

cupboards and benchtop same laminate?

I did it for kitchen, bathrooms and laundry. Laminex Charcoal, 15cm thick benchtops. Chose it over stone ::surprise:: .

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mek
Sep 20, 2009 12:39 pm
mek
trammaster
trammaster
20 September 2009

Replacing bathroom accessories

Replacing bathroom accessories

Yes and i checked the link too. I have some details of comfortinnovations and i think they will make your bathroom looking good. Check them out and make your plan which…

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trammaster
Sep 20, 2009 10:15 pm
suh
suh
21 September 2009

Bathroom vanity height - what is yours?

Bathroom vanity height - what is yours?

EKT....yes they are Ideal Standard, if you get one make sure the tap is high enough a lot of spouts won't work with this basin because it is so deep.

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suh
Sep 21, 2009 11:38 am
suh
Rizzo
Rizzo
21 September 2009

oval bath/spa against wall?

oval bath/spa against wall?

Sorry couldn't think of a better way to describe it in the title lol. The space in our bathroom between the two walls for the bath is 1900mm, and at the moment the plans…

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Rizzo
Sep 21, 2009 3:08 pm
fredk
fredk
21 September 2009

how to tile the bathroom

how to tile the bathroom

Hi, I'm renovating my old bathroom and have some questions. - Should I put the cement sheet on the timber floor before I tile the floor? Can I just use nail on the cement…

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fredk
Sep 21, 2009 5:14 pm
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lisanne
Sep 21, 2009 7:44 pm
katherineandadrian
katherineandadrian
21 September 2009

Massive tiling dilemma

Massive tiling dilemma

Wow thanks for all of the replies... I think i have decided that a change is definitely required. :) The pics gives me something to think about. Thanks Katherine

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katherineandadrian
Sep 21, 2009 11:33 pm
becdoll
becdoll
22 September 2009

Cornice or no cornice?

Cornice or no cornice?

I know this is going to sound silly but I am sooo confused. Why does square set have to be any better than having cornice? Doesn't the roof have to be straight regardless?…

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becdoll
Sep 22, 2009 9:31 am
EKT
EKT
22 September 2009

Changed my mind - Anyone have THIS one.

Changed my mind - Anyone have THIS one.

EKT, I fell in love with an ALAPE basin also and was all gung-ho and went in to purchase one. Once I saw it in real…

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EKT
Sep 22, 2009 3:49 pm
lynnebin1968
lynnebin1968
25 September 2009

Opinions on shower heads.

Opinions on shower heads.

Hi, I am looking for that "product you couldn' do without." I have a shower stool which is great. However, HOW do you get in and out of…

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lynnebin1968
Sep 25, 2009 4:11 am
lynnebin1968
Hammerhead
Hammerhead
28 September 2009

Another tiling question?

Another tiling question?

The larger the tile, the harder it is to eliminate 'lipping'. Tilers will tell you for that reason they much prefer laying smaller tiles. We have had a couple of…

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Hammerhead
Sep 28, 2009 11:33 pm
Hammerhead
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erinleigh
Sep 29, 2009 3:27 pm
erinleigh
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
30 September 2009

Freestanding Baths - Small Size?

Freestanding Baths - Small Size?

http://www.marbletrend.com.au/products/baths

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Dukekamaya
Sep 30, 2009 5:03 pm
Dukekamaya


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