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mandystoj
mandystoj
8 July 2009

Tiling height in Bathroom, Toliet, Powder Room and Laundry

Tiling height in Bathroom, Toliet, Powder Room and Laundry
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Maybe Helyn and I are of an age when you don't have to agree but there are ways of saying so without being offensive to others. And in regard to…

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mandystoj
Jul 08, 2009 12:23 pm
lisanne
lisanne
8 July 2009

complete bathroom reno

complete bathroom reno

Looking good! :D How was your trip?

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lisanne
Jul 08, 2009 8:26 pm
Parrapete
Parrapete
9 July 2009

Shower bath styles

Shower bath styles

i went with a very square lanark design, i never had any slip issues even though it wasn't designed as non slip. Off memory it had extra…

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Parrapete
Jul 09, 2009 12:53 am
kek
kek
10 July 2009

My bathrooms! Photos, advice needed...tile pics added

My bathrooms! Photos, advice needed...tile pics added

Wait till the paiting's done, tiles are in and mirrors installed before judging. I hated my vanity tops when they were installed - I was so disappointed. :( But once the…

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kek
Jul 10, 2009 8:31 am
kek
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
10 July 2009

Shower/Bath HELP please

Shower/Bath HELP please

I liked the idea of the drop-in bath, so sent a link to that one. Also it was square and 1.8 x .8 x .4. I fugure it would be a pretty easy install, bit like cutting a sink…

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onc_artisan
Jul 10, 2009 10:53 am
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
10 July 2009

bathroom surfaces other than tiles

bathroom surfaces other than tiles

Polished conc for me to... prolly moondance

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onc_artisan
Jul 10, 2009 6:39 pm
onc_artisan
Terrian
Terrian
11 July 2009

quick bathroom makeover

quick bathroom makeover

So, we now have the bathroom back in action. Other than the ceiling, we striped everything out, walls, floor etc and replace the lot. a couple of weeks later and the…

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Terrian
Jul 11, 2009 3:28 pm
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Terrian
Jul 11, 2009 3:43 pm
kb46
kb46
12 July 2009

Child friendly bath

Child friendly bath

I see that Pebble has already pointed out water and mould issues. Make sure that the bath is positioned so that you can reach on all sides to dry down splashes. Clawfoot…

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kb46
Jul 12, 2009 8:35 am
Macy
Macy
12 July 2009

moulded showers? anyone got one? are they good?

moulded showers? anyone got one? are they good?

I know of a case where a one-piece was lifted in through the roof.

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Macy
Jul 12, 2009 1:11 pm

I did actually think of this, believe it or not. :shock: :lol: :lol: I actually prefer the look of some options with the extender tap coming straight out of the vanity with a big…

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joles
Jul 13, 2009 9:49 am
joles
Tillie
Tillie
13 July 2009

Where did you buy your bathroom accessories from?

Where did you buy your bathroom accessories from?

Bam - I am very happy with ours. I opened and checked each piece and they came well wrapped with no scratches or dents etc. We got brushed stainless…

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Tillie
Jul 13, 2009 11:45 am
Zedman
Zedman
16 July 2009

Grout Sealing

Grout Sealing

Sealing anyhting..that includes grout is a level of protection - not an absolute. It will protect and reduce possible staining etc - but its no guarantee...

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Zedman
Jul 16, 2009 12:59 pm
Zedman
DjDonuts
DjDonuts
16 July 2009

Cavity door for a shower screen?

Cavity door for a shower screen?

Yep, mould. That's a good point I'll probably paint the cavity with microban or something similar to help reduce mould. Ta for the tip themax Christian

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DjDonuts
Jul 16, 2009 5:02 pm
Parrapete
Parrapete
16 July 2009

Glass bricks

Glass bricks

I really think that the width of your window space between the outer brick wall and your inner plaster/tiled? wall is not a problem. The…

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Parrapete
Jul 16, 2009 7:14 pm
[ fuzzy ]
[ fuzzy ]
16 July 2009

Do you HAVE to have obscured glass in bathrooms & toilets??

Do you HAVE to have obscured glass in bathrooms & toilets??
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Oh awesome ... Frost & Co looks like it could be an interesting option. Some good looking options that aren't just straight frosting, might have to look more into…

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[ fuzzy ]
Jul 16, 2009 8:39 pm
kyton
kyton
17 July 2009

Vanity lights

Vanity lights

That may be the difference. Our ensuite is the size of a big main bathroom. The shower is completely on the other side of the room and the bath is freestanding in the…

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kyton
Jul 17, 2009 9:54 am
kyton
vvs mand
vvs mand
18 July 2009

Conversion of a Gravity fed system - will it work???

Conversion of a Gravity fed system - will it work???

I havent seen a low pressure hot water unit for over 25 years. The ones I installed/ worked on were not designed for mains pressure and if mains pressure was connected…

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vvs mand
Jul 18, 2009 9:44 pm
czhou01
czhou01
19 July 2009

Question regarding waterproofing

Question regarding waterproofing

We're building a house with Metricon and we've noticed that they do not waterproof the bathroom before fitting in all the joineries. All the cabinets and bath tub etc…

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czhou01
Jul 19, 2009 9:34 pm
kyton
kyton
21 July 2009

Bath plumbing leaking - what to do?

Bath plumbing leaking - what to do?

MrT - this happened exactly the same in the newly built home we are renting. First time kiddies had a bath it poured straight down into the family room through a vent in…

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kyton
Jul 21, 2009 2:38 pm
kyton
coopsmummy
coopsmummy
22 July 2009

Single panel shower screens

Single panel shower screens

We are going just the single plane of glass, it will be 2000mm high x 1500mm long. We will have floor heating so not to worried about the…

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coopsmummy
Jul 22, 2009 9:57 pm
coopsmummy
kek
kek
23 July 2009

Different colour schemes for bathrooms within a house

Different colour schemes for bathrooms within a house

Ours have the same colour scheme - we wanted a consistent flow through the house, so repeated several colours and finishes to tie everything together. I differentiated…

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kek
Jul 23, 2009 8:38 pm
kek
globug
globug
27 July 2009

use of bottled gas with tank water for downstairs

use of bottled gas with tank water for downstairs

HI EVERYONE, I am a newbie on the block and I have to say this is the most practical forum I have come across. Any way, I have a high set house and would like to make a…

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globug
Jul 27, 2009 1:20 am
dvs_dk
dvs_dk
27 July 2009

Prefabricated shower recesses

Prefabricated shower recesses

Thanks for the heads up! In that case I'll try to sneek it in during the build.

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dvs_dk
Jul 27, 2009 9:37 am
dvs_dk
Laban Paul
Laban Paul
27 July 2009

Lower ceilings in bathrooms

Lower ceilings in bathrooms

A low ceiling helps to keep the shower nice, warm, and steamy. A high ceiling will allow the steam to rise up higher and escape faster.for more info on this go to…

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Laban Paul
Jul 27, 2009 6:31 pm
Skippa1
Skippa1
27 July 2009

Dampfix 2/Dampfix 3

Dampfix 2/Dampfix 3

Geoff, Dampfix 2 is an acrylic, fibre-reinforced waterproofing membrane used for waterproofing shower recesses, bathrooms, laundries, roofs and decks. Dampfix 2 is part…

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Skippa1
Jul 27, 2009 10:36 pm
Skippa1
will0305
will0305
2 August 2009

Tiling question- love it or hate it?

Tiling question- love it or hate it?

Love it. Love it as a feature. Love it as a wall. Love it. A triumph. Would HATE cleaning a shower of it.

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will0305
Aug 02, 2009 3:22 pm
Rowena
Rowena
2 August 2009

Where do you ladies keep your hair dryer?

Where do you ladies keep your hair dryer?

Toaster and kettle always plugged in on the kitchen bench. Hairdryer always in the bathroom under the sink cabinet. (I loose too much hair to use it any other room other…

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Rowena
Aug 02, 2009 7:41 pm
Rowena
jodge
jodge
3 August 2009

Wall-faced toilets and ugly plumbing

Wall-faced toilets and ugly plumbing

Thanks for your info possumchops! Kohler Opiaz is beautiful isn't it. . . hope we can afford them when it's time to choose!

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jodge
Aug 03, 2009 12:02 pm
jodge
innovativeGLASS
innovativeGLASS
3 August 2009

How to restore floor of shower recess

How to restore floor of shower recess

i would suggest using a marine based epoxy coating system, same as you would use to rejuvenate a fiberglass boat hull. I hope this helps

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innovativeGLASS
Aug 03, 2009 12:06 pm
alk
alk
3 August 2009

Wall to wall mirrors

Wall to wall mirrors
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i love the idea, it would make the room look so spacious and bright just like someone else said and it would look so modern, if i liked how my bum looked from all angles…

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alk
Aug 03, 2009 2:24 pm
alk
alk
alk
3 August 2009

ultimate luxury spa

ultimate luxury spa

get me a mini bar and id never leave the bathroom ::lol::

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alk
Aug 03, 2009 2:27 pm
alk
Rowena
Rowena
3 August 2009

Walk-in Shower

Walk-in Shower

I love them. I have always despised shower doors as I have always ended up cracking the glass over time. Our new house will have a large walk-in shower - yeah! ...haven't…

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Rowena
Aug 03, 2009 8:37 pm
Rowena
seeking solutions
seeking solutions
3 August 2009

Room Dimensions- Toilet

Room Dimensions- Toilet

toilet and a basin - something like 1100mm by 1400mm

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seeking solutions
Aug 03, 2009 10:36 pm
seeking solutions
'chelle
'chelle
4 August 2009

IXL Style (or any!) Exhaust Fan - Raked/Cathedral Ceiling

IXL Style (or any!) Exhaust Fan - Raked/Cathedral Ceiling

Hi, we also have a raked ceiling and very little roof space...not enough roof space to put an tastic style fan. We are just having a standard type ceiling fan, with a…

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'chelle
Aug 04, 2009 10:10 pm
'chelle
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
5 August 2009

Newbie on cutting tiles..please help

Newbie on cutting tiles..please help

My second favorite tool :: innovativeGLASS Onc_Artisan PS first is knowlege :wink:

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onc_artisan
Aug 05, 2009 8:34 am
onc_artisan

We commonly use the same floor colour on the wall. I prefer channging the size though. So if we have a 300x300 floor I would source a tile with either a panel tile or…

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Zedman
Aug 05, 2009 1:25 pm
Zedman
Pewit
Pewit
5 August 2009

Thermostatic Shower Mixer

Thermostatic Shower Mixer

As I understand it, if a product meets EU standards then it is acceptable for use in Australia. Looks like a protectionist measure to me!

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Pewit
Aug 05, 2009 3:08 pm
Possumchops
Possumchops
7 August 2009

Major problem with Bathroom fixtures - Please help!

Major problem with Bathroom fixtures - Please help!

Not a brand I've ever dealt with so can't even give you advise re the after sales service. Still check the aerator for blockages because something had to cause the grub…

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Possumchops
Aug 07, 2009 6:27 am
DonnyMack
DonnyMack
7 August 2009

Gyprock or HardiFlex/Cement Sheeting

Gyprock or HardiFlex/Cement Sheeting

Thanks Camelia. Yes, I've done some research on the waterproofing. In addition to the membrane there is also polyurethane that needs to be applied anywhere where something…

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DonnyMack
Aug 07, 2009 8:32 am
becdoll
becdoll
7 August 2009

Toliet and uneven floor

Toliet and uneven floor

I actually did that today. I think it may be the wall. The toilet seems fine.

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becdoll
Aug 07, 2009 6:18 pm
kyton
kyton
8 August 2009

What size is your shampoo niche?

What size is your shampoo niche?

We aren't having any in the kids' ensuites however the one in our main ensuite (double shower) is around 1800 x 400 x 100mm. Can't wait to not have anything on the floor…

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kyton
Aug 08, 2009 12:45 pm
kyton
walker79
walker79
9 August 2009

Vanity question..

Vanity question..

Thanks everyone for your feedback...It's all good food for thought :) I may just stick with the Semi-recessed basin now, as Carmel said the kids will grow up pretty fast…

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walker79
Aug 09, 2009 2:59 pm
walker79
nomad
nomad
11 August 2009

How wide are your bathroom doors?

How wide are your bathroom doors?

There really isn't a standard, it generally just comes down to the amount of clearance available which differs from bathroom to bathroom. Anything from…

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nomad
Aug 11, 2009 10:54 pm
Sierra
Sierra
12 August 2009

Tiled Wall Niche in Shower

Tiled Wall Niche in Shower

Cant see the attachments. It sounds like the depth of the niche is the issue? If it is located on an internal wall I dont know what the problem is?

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Sierra
Aug 12, 2009 10:34 am
Sierra
sparkycarla
sparkycarla
12 August 2009

What do you think of my bathroom.....

What do you think of my bathroom.....

I think they go well. So exciting choosing colours and can be frustrating!

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sparkycarla
Aug 12, 2009 5:01 pm
alk
alk
13 August 2009

My loo is so small!

My loo is so small!
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hahahaha this is hilarious, more so because i know exactly what you mean. :: my husband had us go back to the display house 2ce to sit on the toilet to make sure they were…

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alk
Aug 13, 2009 2:17 pm
alk
inamet09
inamet09
17 August 2009

Shower over bath or toilet in bathroom

Shower over bath or toilet in bathroom

We had the same 2 options and decided to have toilet in room. Our builder seemed think this would hurt resale less than shower bath. I dont mind toilet in the bathroom…

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inamet09
Aug 17, 2009 1:02 pm
inamet09

Ok here is a drawing of a project we are working on. I can only get the tile in a 300x600 (same tile as 300x300 floor we are using), so what we are doing is having each…

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Zedman
Aug 18, 2009 9:42 am
Zedman


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