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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
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?
1, 2

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
1, 2

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
1, 2

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
1, 2

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

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