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blushingblondie
blushingblondie
9 June 2009

Grout colour for "mocha" floor tiles

Grout colour for "mocha" floor tiles

Thank you everyone! I went out to Sunshine where there are a few tile stores and a really large Bunnings. I tried the Bunnings first and found that they actually do have a…

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blushingblondie
Jun 09, 2009 5:01 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
9 June 2009

Sealing grout and shower screens in new bathroom

Sealing grout and shower screens in new bathroom

I understand the concept of sealing tile grout... But why if the correct grout it used, would you need to seal it :? Would this 'sealer" need to be replenished? ... the…

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onc_artisan
Jun 09, 2009 11:18 pm
onc_artisan
esg
esg
10 June 2009

Shower disaster - what now???

Shower disaster - what now???

onc_artisan - yes, it's a definite need. I'm a little annoyed that not one of the tradies brought it up. I'm not a builder/tradie and I rely on them to point out things…

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esg
Jun 10, 2009 9:11 am
Barnaby
Barnaby
11 June 2009

ceasarstone benchtops or feature tiles

ceasarstone benchtops or feature tiles

I'll vote for Ceaserstone benchtop.. and VJ, i also want to see your blog. Send us the link...

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Barnaby
Jun 11, 2009 6:54 pm
78xtc
78xtc
12 June 2009

Girls only...........No boys allowed...

Girls only...........No boys allowed...
1, 2

I'm in awe also - Check out this site - one pair of shoes = quite a few…

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78xtc
Jun 12, 2009 6:02 am
Possumchops
Possumchops
13 June 2009

showerheads

showerheads

On the rail, the tradelink exclusive version (Firenze) is a bit cheaper than the common version…

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Possumchops
Jun 13, 2009 6:32 am
monkeyupatree
monkeyupatree
14 June 2009

Pop up basin plugs?

Pop up basin plugs?

I want the pop-up ones too...ours are a flip type one and dont actually come out. I dont like them at all, if they aren't straight up and down the water hits it and sprays…

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monkeyupatree
Jun 14, 2009 2:46 am
monkeyupatree
Hammerhead
Hammerhead
14 June 2009

Tile Shop Recommendations - Sydney or Central Coast

Tile Shop Recommendations - Sydney or Central Coast

HAhahhaha SuH. Love a visit to Greenhills. Get to call in & see my (animals') fave vet, Dick Gelderman. Thanks. Norty???? Whoooommmeee????

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Hammerhead
Jun 14, 2009 7:22 pm
Hammerhead
gizben
gizben
15 June 2009

Wood Bath Mat

Wood Bath Mat

That is a handy link!

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gizben
Jun 15, 2009 2:28 pm
suh
suh
15 June 2009

Dark tiles in ensuite?

Dark tiles in ensuite?
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I am going to get a rectangular rug to go in front of the vanity to give the room some warmth, it's a bit chilly atm and some colour would be nice.

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suh
Jun 15, 2009 8:33 pm
suh
fairy blue
fairy blue
16 June 2009

Oversized concrete tiles

Oversized concrete tiles

Talk to a joiner/cabinet maker, ask if they do polished concrete benchtops. I am located in country vic and luckily for us a local guy does them. I can't wait for my…

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fairy blue
Jun 16, 2009 6:52 am
fairy blue
lucyshouse
lucyshouse
16 June 2009

vertical or horizontal lay tiles

vertical or horizontal lay tiles

Can I add my ensuite to the question of tile laying?! :D My tiles are 300x600mm ... honed on the floor, polished on the shower walls (a plain creamy coloured tile with…

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lucyshouse
Jun 16, 2009 9:48 am
slugger95
slugger95
16 June 2009

Frameless mirror- how to fix it to the wall in bathroom abov

Frameless mirror- how to fix it to the wall in bathroom abov

Gday You can buy a drill bit from Bunnings to drill into tiles but put some masking tape over the area where you are about to drill so the bit stays in one area as it will…

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slugger95
Jun 16, 2009 10:02 pm
ElephantGuy
ElephantGuy
17 June 2009

My ensuite design

My ensuite design
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It's Google Sketchup. Great program very well supported and very popular. The best thing is, it is FREE. sketchup.google.com

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ElephantGuy
Jun 17, 2009 7:27 pm
Possumchops
Possumchops
19 June 2009

Gentle Detergent

Gentle Detergent

The suppliers of nanokite recommend using a mild dishwashing liquid.

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Possumchops
Jun 19, 2009 6:31 am
Helyn
Helyn
20 June 2009

How high is your vanity?

How high is your vanity?

You may be right, it might look nicer, but no good if you cant reach things :lol: I am presuming higher kitchen benches would also raise the overhead cupboards as you would…

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Helyn
Jun 20, 2009 10:53 am
Helyn
marlowe
marlowe
20 June 2009

Bathroom Niche Question (regarding tiling it)

Bathroom Niche Question (regarding tiling it)

You can get rounded edges, like quad, a rounded edge that is longer on one side and a straight edge. They come in the aluminium as well as pvc which you can colour match…

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marlowe
Jun 20, 2009 12:12 pm
kexkez
kexkez
21 June 2009

Show us your bathroom tiles!

Show us your bathroom tiles!

hope it all goes well for you. let us know what you finally decide on. photos too :)

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kexkez
Jun 21, 2009 12:15 pm
kexkez
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 6:13 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 5:58 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 7:21 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 2:05 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 8:33 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 8:56 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 29, 2009 11:51 pm
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 1:38 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 10:53 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 5:33 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 02, 2009 11:16 pm
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 3:18 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 5:32 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 10:57 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 4:10 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 4:57 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 10:07 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 11:33 am
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 12:58 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 3:04 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 10:18 pm
seeking solutions

really desperate for bathroom layout help!!!

really desperate for bathroom layout help!!!
1, 2

::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 12:22 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 3:28 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 3:42 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 9:29 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 11:12 am
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 8:21 pm
jodge
jodge
8 July 2009

Dual shower

Dual shower
1, 2

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 9:03 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 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


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