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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??
1, 2

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
Zedman
Zedman
18 August 2009

Fllor tiles on the bath ?

Fllor tiles on the bath ?

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
grace_slick
grace_slick
18 August 2009

Help me fix my ugly bathroom!!

Help me fix my ugly bathroom!!
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The bathroom isn’t hideous at all, but it’s just…very pink and blegh looking in my opinion. I think because it’s NOT that bad, your eye immediately wants to…

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grace_slick
Aug 18, 2009 12:21 pm
grace_slick
Hammerhead
Hammerhead
18 August 2009

Free standing baths

Free standing baths
1, 2

I have seen some freestanding baths for under $1000, but they are acrylic. Does anyone know if acrylic would be a problem, things to look out for, etc.

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Hammerhead
Aug 18, 2009 8:23 pm
Hammerhead
King willy
King willy
18 August 2009

Any ideas for a feature tile for this shower, please?

Any ideas for a feature tile for this shower, please?

Hi all Thanks kindly. Yes, the neich sounds cool and would be a feature itself. My concern is the cost they will try to charge me :n: IMPO your bathroom can be a real show…

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King willy
Aug 18, 2009 10:47 pm
King willy
overwhelmed
overwhelmed
19 August 2009

SHOWERS - TILED OR CUBICLES?

SHOWERS - TILED OR CUBICLES?

My preference is a cubicle. It's just so easy to clean and maintain!!! The high cubicles .....like the tardis nasa looking thing is also fantastic when you have little…

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overwhelmed
Aug 19, 2009 10:12 am
lynnebin1968
lynnebin1968
20 August 2009

shower timers - how to choose an effective one.

shower timers - how to choose an effective one.

:: :lol: oh my... :shock: my son stands in the shower for 30 minutes twice a day ::hyst:: I scream and yell but he won't budge! He…

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lynnebin1968
Aug 20, 2009 12:06 am
lynnebin1968
inamet09
inamet09
20 August 2009

Toilet Brush Holder

Toilet Brush Holder
1, 2

Adairs have really nice bathroom accessories.. :)

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inamet09
Aug 20, 2009 3:21 pm
inamet09
haywgl
haywgl
20 August 2009

Can Mirrors be Cut?

Can Mirrors be Cut?

:lol: :lol: :lol: Will you pay my damage bill onc ;) I have found heaps online about cutting mirrors but nothing about cutting them if they are already on the wall. Once I have cut it…

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haywgl
Aug 20, 2009 5:26 pm
haywgl

I was wanting a traditional dropped in basin with the taps mounted on the basin. The builder is plaaing on installing a mixer tap - that helps a bit. hmmmm... I think I'll…

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xanthrope
Aug 21, 2009 3:02 pm
xanthrope
Steffan Numitor
Steffan Numitor
21 August 2009

Shower Drain Caps

Shower Drain Caps

Hi guys,Im newer to here,im putting information about drain caps, A silver drain cap that usually snaps into place over the fiberglass drain then I d look inti a…

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Steffan Numitor
Aug 21, 2009 10:14 pm
Beeliaroo
Beeliaroo
23 August 2009

Sink plug?

Sink plug?

You would think that caroma would be a good company for designing toilet products! Maybe you should feedback this design fault with caroma and see if you could change for…

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Beeliaroo
Aug 23, 2009 12:39 pm


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