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cutajarp
cutajarp
4 May 2009

Heating for Bathroom - To IXL tastic or

Heating for Bathroom - To IXL tastic or

Hi Guys, Just wanting to get some views on IXL tastics for the bathroom. I am thinking of putting a ECO tastic in. Are there any other products i should consider? I am…

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cutajarp
May 04, 2009 1:34 pm
wce1293
wce1293
4 May 2009

Bathroom Resurfacing any thought?

Bathroom Resurfacing any thought?

When we bought our current house, our ensuite had beige everything with white/grey tiles. We had "Worldwide Refinishing Company" here in Perth come in and paint the…

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wce1293
May 04, 2009 4:05 pm
suh
suh
4 May 2009

Which tap goes with which basin

Which tap goes with which basin
1, 2

:lol: :lol: I love that O - M - G hehe I'm exhausted Pix, what can I say, I knew I couldn't live with the little "unit" it's all organised…

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suh
May 04, 2009 8:25 pm
suh
Samira
Samira
5 May 2009

HELP! - Ensuite vanity with gaps?!?!

HELP! - Ensuite vanity with gaps?!?!

thanks guys for your opinions i think i will have to have a chat to the site supervisor and let him know im not over-joyed with the cabinet makers workmanship... hopefully…

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Samira
May 05, 2009 9:25 am

bathroom, toilet & laundry flooring..

bathroom, toilet & laundry flooring..

Definately use ceramic tile underlay from Hardies and don't forget about waterproofing! I would try to get all floors on same level too. 1/2 tile on angle sounds a bit…

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Renosmakemeweary
May 05, 2009 1:19 pm
Renosmakemeweary
BUILDERSEDGE
BUILDERSEDGE
5 May 2009

Double shower and vanity costs??

Double shower and vanity costs??

Get the builder to do it now, it will save you heaps of heart ache aswell as money, as they can rough in the services needed now rahter than ripping plaster and tiles off…

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BUILDERSEDGE
May 05, 2009 1:54 pm
suh
suh
6 May 2009

Tapware

Tapware

I love Reece :D from day one this company have bent over backwards for us. I recently I had to return several things that weren't quite right, too big ::frown:: too ugly ::sad:: too…

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suh
May 06, 2009 10:08 am
suh
Annietom
Annietom
6 May 2009

Bathroom desgin & layout guide

Bathroom desgin & layout guide

that's good because it gives you the actual space/size you need for some items!

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Annietom
May 06, 2009 11:54 pm
Annietom
mellybuilding
mellybuilding
7 May 2009

Tiling labour costs

Tiling labour costs

Our tiler wanted to charge $70 a mt to lay 600x600 so I took them out of contract and got a more realistic price of less than $50 was charged the…

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mellybuilding
May 07, 2009 8:30 am
mellybuilding
themax
themax
7 May 2009

What colour tiles in bathroom?

What colour tiles in bathroom?

Love the darker floor tiles in the first picture.

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themax
May 07, 2009 7:58 pm
themax
dembi_2000
dembi_2000
7 May 2009

Installing soap holders in the shower

Installing soap holders in the shower

Thanks BUILDERSEDGE. You seem to work on these things a lot. I'm doing this for 2 soap holders only. Your tools seem very expensive for 1 time use. :D I was wondering…

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dembi_2000
May 07, 2009 10:45 pm
BennyR
BennyR
8 May 2009

Sliding Shower Doors ????

Sliding Shower Doors ????

When you are installing a shower, you should always ensure that the rest of your bathroom would be protected from water that manages to get diverted out of the showering…

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BennyR
May 08, 2009 10:58 am
BennyR
BennyR
8 May 2009

Recommendation please

Recommendation please

Hi :D If you want someone to water proof your bathroom, I can recommend you to use Renovation Boys. I used them to do my entire bathroom. They guarantee the best price…

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BennyR
May 08, 2009 11:13 am
buzz
buzz
9 May 2009

Our bathroom renovation finally finished

Our bathroom renovation finally finished

love that floor to ceiling tiling ellyash. Congratulations, looks great!! :) buzz

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buzz
May 09, 2009 9:04 pm
buzz
vvs mand
vvs mand
10 May 2009

Bath Spout

Bath Spout

Thanks vvs - that has put my mind at ease, so it is something me and novice DH could do ourselves, we don't need plumbers or anything like…

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vvs mand
May 10, 2009 10:54 am
GraveDilute
GraveDilute
12 May 2009

Shower Step

Shower Step
1, 2, 3

How would you suggest to round the corners? I guess the other thing I should do is reduce the width a little bit so that the step doesn't butt up against the shower…

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GraveDilute
May 12, 2009 5:33 pm
simpson
simpson
12 May 2009

Please suggest for ensuite design?

Please suggest for ensuite design?

I'd refer to a basin and just a sink with taps - exposed plumbing underneath. And a vanity is a sink on top of a cabinet (ie in your design it shows…

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simpson
May 12, 2009 8:47 pm
FND
FND
13 May 2009

Which colour should I go with? Photos attached!

Which colour should I go with? Photos attached!
1, 2, 3

Thanks to everyone that has provided their opinion. Currently, I will be going with the dark benchtop =)

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FND
May 13, 2009 10:36 pm

The underfloor heating was about $670 (from memory) - that was supplied and fully installed, including a second visit to come and connect the control switch. When the…

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esg
May 16, 2009 10:46 pm
marlowe
marlowe
16 May 2009

mirror cabinet with integrated lighting

mirror cabinet with integrated lighting

Thanks, I've seen the Ikea ones, they're in the ball park. Plain, no handles. Just missed out on the old style on sale... ::frown:: I love the idea of what chuth77 has done, but…

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marlowe
May 16, 2009 11:01 pm
cyberman
cyberman
18 May 2009

To spa or not to spa???

To spa or not to spa???

Obviously something that is likely to be dangerous needs to be…

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cyberman
May 18, 2009 9:27 am
cyberman
Blue
Blue
18 May 2009

Dark colours in bathrooms

Dark colours in bathrooms

Thank you so very much for the links!!! I love this website, so helpful :)

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Blue
May 18, 2009 2:40 pm
billfeltham
billfeltham
18 May 2009

Size of Tiles

Size of Tiles

Hi There, Also agree with the first response, the contrast effect you are going for will be there without the total focus being on the white tile. If you go as big as you…

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billfeltham
May 18, 2009 6:32 pm
D&SG
D&SG
18 May 2009

Double shower heads

Double shower heads

If your having that problem in your existing house, it might be because you have a storage unit that has a pressure limiting valve on the inlet…

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D&SG
May 18, 2009 8:11 pm
D&SG

what is the difference between bathroom cabinet finishes?

what is the difference between bathroom cabinet finishes?

There's a couple of threads in the kitchen sections about the different finishes. They are the same for the bathroom. Have a bit of a read through…

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seeking solutions
May 18, 2009 8:48 pm
seeking solutions
haywgl
haywgl
18 May 2009

Chrome/Stainless Steel bathroom accessories

Chrome/Stainless Steel bathroom accessories

:lol: :lol: Thanks anyway Hels ;) Mine cost $340 for - 3 toilet roll holders, 2 glass shower shelves and 2 double towel rails

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haywgl
May 18, 2009 9:12 pm
haywgl
Southies
Southies
19 May 2009

Vanity light

Vanity light
1, 2

You can always check if they ship to Australia...? Yep I looked - no luck ::crying:: Picture lights could work, but a lot of them…

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Southies
May 19, 2009 12:46 pm
Southies
lalaland
lalaland
20 May 2009

Just bought a fabulous vanity check it out

Just bought a fabulous vanity check it out

Hey , i just received it this morning. it looks fabulous. Great quality! im glad i bought it.

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lalaland
May 20, 2009 4:30 pm
vvs mand
vvs mand
20 May 2009

How much does a tiler usually charge?

How much does a tiler usually charge?

Try getting a price off this guy AHS tiling henry 0425219232 He does work for me and his prices are very reasonable. Tell him gary the plumber recomended him.

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vvs mand
May 20, 2009 6:16 pm
Annelies
Annelies
21 May 2009

Tiling with Coral Homes, some advice please?

Tiling with Coral Homes, some advice please?

Yesterday Hubby and I spent hours with Majers working ourselves through an endless displays of lovely tiles. Although we would like to have larger floor tiles in Ensuite…

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Annelies
May 21, 2009 10:04 am
Annelies
The Data Guys
The Data Guys
23 May 2009

ixl concern

ixl concern

Don't worry about the supplied switches. The supplied switches are cheap chinese crap that don't match your existing ones. I would never use the supplied switches and…

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The Data Guys
May 23, 2009 7:58 am
The Data Guys
Taffy
Taffy
23 May 2009

Popular bathroom benchtop choices

Popular bathroom benchtop choices

I have always had laminate benchtops in my houses and have never had a problem. In the rental I had in Brisbane they had stone and that wasnt a problem either. The only…

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Taffy
May 23, 2009 8:09 am
Taffy
Mtuba2
Mtuba2
24 May 2009

Tile Size in Bathroom

Tile Size in Bathroom

Probably the best bet is to spend an afternoon going around display homes. (you probably have spent days going through houses like we have, but each time we seem to be…

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Mtuba2
May 24, 2009 1:33 am
Mtuba2
Macy
Macy
24 May 2009

Bathroom plans; what do you think?

Bathroom plans; what do you think?

Kek, I like that spare roll holder! I tried a few search terms, which led back to this thread :lol: , but I finally found the thread I remembered regarding the grout. It's…

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Macy
May 24, 2009 3:20 pm
kek
kek
24 May 2009

Bathroom Floor Tile Colour Suggestions ... anyone?

Bathroom Floor Tile Colour Suggestions ... anyone?

Terracotta isn't so bad (Mediterranean blue though....yikes!). You can't go wrong if you stick to a neutral - not a stark white, but perhaps a cream or beige. Even…

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kek
May 24, 2009 9:42 pm
kek
Boris T Bear
Boris T Bear
24 May 2009

Opinions 600x600 wall tiles for bathroom, toilet and laundry

Opinions 600x600 wall tiles for bathroom, toilet and laundry

...I have seen white tiles with dark grey grout which looked quite striking....we've gone the opposite with dark tiles…

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Boris T Bear
May 24, 2009 9:46 pm
Diamond
Diamond
27 May 2009

Cracked tiles from underfloor heating

Cracked tiles from underfloor heating

Hi, I am not a tiler, but I used to repair concrete in factories so I know a bit about expansion and movement. The tiles are brittle so any movement and they will break.…

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Diamond
May 27, 2009 7:47 pm
novotel
novotel
28 May 2009

Bliss freestanding bath (with spa) from AQVA

Bliss freestanding bath (with spa) from AQVA

there was a diagram that shows where the pump sits at the back of it near the tabs area..... i'm not quite sure but they say the bath itself is movable to allow for easy…

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novotel
May 28, 2009 8:52 am
kymvass
kymvass
28 May 2009

Help with taps...

Help with taps...

http://www.contap.com.au/pc_tapware_res ... p&pageno=2 Try these guys - not sure how much tho. Also, when you are at Schots, have a look at the brand names and search…

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kymvass
May 28, 2009 9:56 pm

You are talking about the this square type aren't you Well, to be honest I…

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suh
May 29, 2009 1:20 pm
suh
vvs mand
vvs mand
30 May 2009

Square Tap in a round hole.... lol

Square Tap in a round hole.... lol

The square shape base covers the round hole and then theres just two flexible hoses and a securing bolt to fit through the hole. In short the square base is bigger than…

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vvs mand
May 30, 2009 1:16 am

Couple of quick pics to show how I built my niche in the shower. Might give you the idea. Wall…

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Renosmakemeweary
May 30, 2009 9:54 am
Renosmakemeweary
Renosmakemeweary
Renosmakemeweary
30 May 2009

the building inpsection report is bad...what happens now?

the building inpsection report is bad...what happens now?

yes still buying it, i signed contract added up all the cost in the little things and only need to hire pluber for one thing, the other stuff i…

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Renosmakemeweary
May 30, 2009 10:08 am
Renosmakemeweary
Hammerhead
Hammerhead
3 June 2009

can this be done?

can this be done?

The floor looks stunning.

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Hammerhead
Jun 03, 2009 7:24 am
Hammerhead
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themax
Jun 03, 2009 7:49 pm
themax
Candylea
Candylea
4 June 2009

What basin is this?

What basin is this?
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It was a bit of a fluke. I googled square basins and looked until I found it, wasn't too far down the list. Glad I could help :)

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Candylea
Jun 04, 2009 3:33 pm
Candylea
coveinspirations
coveinspirations
9 June 2009

What mirror / cabinet for ensuite?

What mirror / cabinet for ensuite?

Just an idea, perhaps you could get a custom cut piece of glass the same height as the window. You could incorporate the window trim around the mirror and window to make…

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coveinspirations
Jun 09, 2009 4:51 pm


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