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Liana
Liana
21 June 2009

The question no-one wants to ask......

The question no-one wants to ask......
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

BAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah! Cough-cough ... there goes a lung!!!! ::dizzy:: I can't believe my luck in finding this thread. I haven't laughed so hard…

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Liana
Jun 21, 2009 7:13 pm
Eljay
Eljay
22 June 2009

My Ensuite

My Ensuite

Thanks everyone, I really appreciate your comments!! Your right though! I hadn't budgeted for them, I'm there on my own (hopefully not forever lol), so I'm going to go…

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Eljay
Jun 22, 2009 6:58 pm
esg
esg
25 June 2009

Adding Toilet to Bathroom

Adding Toilet to Bathroom

Another option to consider if the house is on a slab... If the toilet is against an external wall then you can install a P trap toilet - and rather than having to dig…

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esg
Jun 25, 2009 8:21 pm
aleisha-jade
aleisha-jade
28 June 2009

bathroom tile idea's please post your pics on my post :)

bathroom tile idea's please post your pics on my post :)

We only looked at the one storey houses as that is what we are building but then we went back through the display houses to look at two storeys to get decorative ideas ::smile::

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aleisha-jade
Jun 28, 2009 3:05 pm
jolie
jolie
29 June 2009

Glossy floor tiles in ensuite?

Glossy floor tiles in ensuite?

Thanks for responses so far.. sounds more positive than I thought...

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jolie
Jun 29, 2009 9:33 am
Pewit
Pewit
29 June 2009

Thermostatic shower mixers

Thermostatic shower mixers
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I've moved to an apartment at the top of a 1930s block in Sydney which has water pressure, temperature and pressure that fluctuates all the time and I'm looking for a…

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Pewit
Jun 29, 2009 9:56 pm
daz82
daz82
29 June 2009

Tiled Shower Base question.

Tiled Shower Base question.

Thanks guys. So not only can it be done, but i must have ok taste if others are doing something the same or similar! :) If anyone has any pics please send them through…

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daz82
Jun 30, 2009 12:51 am
daz82
cheetah
cheetah
30 June 2009

Bidets

Bidets
1, 2, 3, 4

:lol: how funny your laughing at a post that is almost 2 years old :lol:

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cheetah
Jun 30, 2009 2:38 am
Skippa1
Skippa1
30 June 2009

Help Builder has built 60s style tiled shower base

Help Builder has built 60s style tiled shower base

Bit late for this reply haha sorry :( But you don't need to have a hob.. Hobs have been known to be made out of brick or even a hebel block cut to size.. If was worried…

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Skippa1
Jun 30, 2009 11:53 am
Skippa1
kitschendance
kitschendance
30 June 2009

N00b - Bathroom Reno

N00b - Bathroom Reno

Hi DonnyMack, I am going through a first time bathroom reno right now too, and I've been watching the builder VERY…

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kitschendance
Jun 30, 2009 6:33 pm
Bam
Bam
2 July 2009

Bath/Spa sizes

Bath/Spa sizes
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Bam - try anything before resorting to a corner bath. I find them an absolute nightmare to clean and also to wash babies / small children in. This…

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Bam
Jul 03, 2009 12:16 am
Bam

Windows in bathrooms

Windows in bathrooms

You know how girls always go to the toilet in pairs when they're out...now they can do it at home as well :lol: ...Or is one the infamous…

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seeking solutions
Jul 03, 2009 4:18 pm
seeking solutions
jem
jem
3 July 2009

Vanity - Stringybark, Fudgestream or other?

Vanity - Stringybark, Fudgestream or other?

My builder got back to me and said that I can't request to have the laminate cut from the same piece. :roll: Becster - It does look great! Is the horizontal pattern on yours…

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jem
Jul 03, 2009 6:32 pm
mandystoj
mandystoj
3 July 2009

Bathroom size

Bathroom size

I think a 2x2m bathroom is a little bit on the small side but can look very nice with the right styling. And if it only has vanity, shower and toilet its fine. Presuming…

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mandystoj
Jul 03, 2009 11:57 pm
Kylez
Kylez
4 July 2009

bathroom reno at a stand still

bathroom reno at a stand still

ok, they've now finished waterproofing #2. I think it looks a bit more like what it's meant to! what do you think? they even put fibreglass around the bottom edges and…

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Kylez
Jul 04, 2009 5:10 pm
dandi
dandi
4 July 2009

Old barthroom our first DIY

Old barthroom our first DIY

Thanks for that We think its about 48 years old well thats the house so ? just in case we are going to get some one to remove the old stuff for us thanks

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dandi
Jul 04, 2009 5:57 pm
rustygirl
rustygirl
4 July 2009

NEED NEW COLOUR FOR BATHROOM

NEED NEW COLOUR FOR BATHROOM

yes i will have them ready monday morning can you tell me how to attach picture they…

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rustygirl
Jul 04, 2009 11:07 pm
Macy
Macy
5 July 2009

DIY Tiled Shower

DIY Tiled Shower

If you don't have a hob then make sure you find out the details of what's required for the waterproofing in that situation. Our first sign of something not done right IMO…

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Macy
Jul 05, 2009 12:33 pm
Terrian
Terrian
5 July 2009

Recomendations or bathroom supplier

Recomendations or bathroom supplier

got most of our stuff from Bunnings & Swan Plumbing

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Terrian
Jul 05, 2009 1:58 pm

really desperate for bathroom layout help!!!

really desperate for bathroom layout help!!!

Thanks to all who have provided me with their vote to date. Just to remind anyone still online that I would LOVE to have your thoughts on my dilema by close of day today…

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seeking solutions
Jul 05, 2009 4:04 pm
seeking solutions

Spa bath experiences

Spa bath experiences

In my parents house, after about 18 years there appeared patch of water on the ceiling in thefamily room downstairs. The next day, the whole…

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seeking solutions
Jul 05, 2009 11:18 pm
seeking solutions

really desperate for bathroom layout help!!!

really desperate for bathroom layout help!!!
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::wink:: Exactly what I was trying to describe....I would probably put sliding door to bath/shower area rather than swinging. You could also…

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seeking solutions
Jul 06, 2009 1:22 pm
seeking solutions
cjf74
cjf74
6 July 2009

Problem btwn shower recess floor tiles - what to do?

Problem btwn shower recess floor tiles - what to do?

Hi, I'm sort of stuck in a DIY repair, and I was sort of wondering, is it best to use a) grout, or b) cement, or c) other, between the floor tiles in a shower recess? Let…

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cjf74
Jul 06, 2009 4:28 pm
homereno
homereno
6 July 2009

Shower Door

Shower Door

I am thinking of putting a walk in shower in my bathroom just interested to know how big the entrance into the…

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homereno
Jul 06, 2009 4:42 pm
SYD-YYZ
SYD-YYZ
6 July 2009

Caroma Series II toilet suite

Caroma Series II toilet suite

Thanks SYD-YYZ, I love our new bathroom too.. I can't stop looking at it. I am sure the builder thinks I am demented. It still has a few…

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SYD-YYZ
Jul 06, 2009 10:29 pm
taznliz
taznliz
7 July 2009

Southern Cross Tiles - Plum colour

Southern Cross Tiles - Plum colour

Hi Everyone, Just wondering if anyone else has used the southern cross plum colour in the bathroom? Anyone have any pictures? The pictures on the southern cross website…

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taznliz
Jul 07, 2009 12:12 pm
homereno
homereno
7 July 2009

Bathroom door with glass panels - anyone got one?

Bathroom door with glass panels - anyone got one?

In singapore i saw bedroom doors made with large plastic sliding panels in small apartments

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homereno
Jul 07, 2009 9:21 pm
jodge
jodge
8 July 2009

Dual shower

Dual shower
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We're having a double shower too! Was one of the things that we wouldn't compromise on. The biggest reason is probably so that we don't have to take it in turns to have…

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jodge
Jul 08, 2009 10:03 am
jodge
mandystoj
mandystoj
8 July 2009

Tiling height in Bathroom, Toliet, Powder Room and Laundry

Tiling height in Bathroom, Toliet, Powder Room and Laundry
1, 2

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 1:23 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 9:26 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 1:53 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 9:31 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 11:53 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 7:39 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 4:28 pm
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Terrian
Jul 11, 2009 4:43 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 9:35 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 2:11 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 10:49 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 12:45 pm
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 1:59 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 6:02 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 8:14 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 9:39 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 10:54 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 10:44 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 10:34 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 3:38 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 10:57 pm
coopsmummy


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