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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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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

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