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Helyn
Helyn
18 April 2009

Shower screen ? Shower base wider than bath

Shower screen ? Shower base wider than bath

Or do I tile around the bath - leaving a gap of the 100mm or so in the corner of the shower - thus when the shower screen is made, it is shaped like an L. The…

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Helyn
Apr 18, 2009 10:00 am
Helyn
kristofw
kristofw
18 April 2009

Jump up or ceramic valves ??

Jump up or ceramic valves ??

As a plumber, Id never install ceramic discs in my own house Thanks Mand, you've confirmed my opinion and I'll go jumpers. Chris

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kristofw
Apr 18, 2009 7:54 pm
kristofw
kyton
kyton
19 April 2009

Tiling heights....

Tiling heights....

In all our minor ensuites (x3) we only had the tiler quote on his standard which is 1.8 in the shower and a skirting tile around the other walls. In the main ensuite we…

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kyton
Apr 19, 2009 10:39 pm
kyton
ElephantGuy
ElephantGuy
19 April 2009

Walk in shower

Walk in shower

ElephantGuy - have you considered putting in a glass brick window on the side of the shower near the entrance way (ie, so as you walk in the…

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ElephantGuy
Apr 19, 2009 11:14 pm
Wingies
Wingies
20 April 2009

Making your own feature tile - where do you get the mesh?

Making your own feature tile - where do you get the mesh?

The mesh would be the same stuff you put over your joins when plastering. i don't know how you would go getting large sheets but you could buy a roll of the stuff and try…

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Wingies
Apr 20, 2009 2:44 pm
Wingies
Southies
Southies
20 April 2009

How hard to DIY tile a small shower area or approx cost?

How hard to DIY tile a small shower area or approx cost?

Tiling walls is easy if you're patient. I would do it to save money. Floor tiles are trickier due to the difficulty in the fall. Take a look a these…

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Southies
Apr 20, 2009 6:42 pm
Southies
wakeboardandy
wakeboardandy
20 April 2009

Shower heads - What have you got/decided on and why

Shower heads - What have you got/decided on and why
1, 2

::surprise:: Gee! I hope I haven't recommended you a lemon wakeboardandy!! ::sad::

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wakeboardandy
Apr 20, 2009 9:05 pm
wakeboardandy
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loretta
Apr 20, 2009 10:59 pm
loretta
Fiffaro
Fiffaro
21 April 2009

Glass instead of tiles in the shower

Glass instead of tiles in the shower

We would have liked to have had glass instead of tiles, but our builder would not allow it, even thought the shower supplier they use has it as an option. It is more…

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Fiffaro
Apr 22, 2009 12:07 am
Dani84
Dani84
22 April 2009

Help me decide which laminex colour for vanity!

Help me decide which laminex colour for vanity!

I like them both but the Licorice Linea would be my preferred choice.

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Dani84
Apr 22, 2009 11:38 am
pharley
pharley
22 April 2009

My bathroom colour scheme & splashback question

My bathroom colour scheme & splashback question

Howdy, In the photo, some of those glass mosaic tiles do look brown. But they are actually a graphite and light grey…

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pharley
Apr 22, 2009 1:47 pm
pharley
karol
karol
22 April 2009

Bathroom Finally Finished.

Bathroom Finally Finished.
1, 2

Looks fantastic!! You bring me hope for my own pink bathroom :D

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karol
Apr 22, 2009 3:56 pm
Draconis
Draconis
22 April 2009

A couple of silly toothbrushy questions ...

A couple of silly toothbrushy questions ...

I have a cup/toothbrush holder mounted to the wall and all the rest of the stuff in the vanity draws or cupboard but more often then not my toothbrush sits on the glass…

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Draconis
Apr 22, 2009 4:00 pm
Draconis
Rach76
Rach76
22 April 2009

Laminex or Amerind

Laminex or Amerind

please so i can sleep tonight

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Rach76
Apr 22, 2009 9:24 pm
esg
esg
22 April 2009

Ensuite configuration help

Ensuite configuration help

Strange, I used to always see pics in the posts - now it's just an IMG link. When I click on that it takes me to the very small picture... but I remove the .th from the…

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esg
Apr 22, 2009 10:03 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
23 April 2009

Can I change a tap washer?

Can I change a tap washer?

Hmm. I might see if I can get the people who are coming to do our insurance kitchen repairs if they can just quickly do that...heheh.

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grace_slick
Apr 23, 2009 4:43 pm
grace_slick
esg
esg
24 April 2009

shower screen or no shower screen?

shower screen or no shower screen?

Just a screen between the bath & shower? Wouldn't that then leave the shower open onto the vanity etc? Ours has the screen between the shower & vanity, with it open to…

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esg
Apr 24, 2009 8:56 pm
haywgl
haywgl
25 April 2009

Tiling in shower - URGENT Advice

Tiling in shower - URGENT Advice

Thanks Donuts - it looks good ::cool:: I'm going to go and see the tiler on Monday to ask if he can go to atleast 2m, currently it is about 1.8m and DH is that tall, we didn't…

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haywgl
Apr 25, 2009 10:14 pm
haywgl
kek
kek
26 April 2009

Matching tapware with basins

Matching tapware with basins

We have square basins and curved taps. And a round shower head. Also, square lines to our facade, and round feature lights. There are no hard and fast rules - sometimes…

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kek
Apr 26, 2009 7:58 pm
kek
Judie
Judie
28 April 2009

Tile drama - updated pics - need URGENT opinions on rows!!;)

Tile drama - updated pics - need URGENT opinions on rows!!;)
1, 2, 3

I'm going to go against the mainstream here and say 4. It makes a nice, regular pattern that way. Gorgeous tiles too! Judie

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Judie
Apr 28, 2009 1:14 am
Judie
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
28 April 2009

Standard height for a vanity

Standard height for a vanity

I think 800mm is standard for vanities. It looks like they've done it to a kitchen bench height. If your not happy with it or the rolled edge, get them to fix it.

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Dukekamaya
Apr 28, 2009 10:16 pm
Dukekamaya

Looking at your photo of your proposed bathroom tiles, three Laminex colours immediately spring to…

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pharley
Apr 29, 2009 11:53 am
pharley
Fiffaro
Fiffaro
30 April 2009

All I want is constant temperature while having a shower!!!

All I want is constant temperature while having a shower!!!

Easy solution to the loo flushing problem in our (rented) place - we reduced the flow rate into the cistern until the temperature in the shower was fairly constant. I just…

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Fiffaro
Apr 30, 2009 11:05 am
chuth77
chuth77
30 April 2009

powder room ventilation access??

powder room ventilation access??

Must be ventilated by a fan then...

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chuth77
Apr 30, 2009 6:08 pm
Jess09
Jess09
1 May 2009

Another tile drama! opinions please :-)

Another tile drama! opinions please :-)

they do look awesome kylie - but you are right - if can be done in one bathroom why not in the other? good luck with your email - just be firm, do not ask if it can be…

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Jess09
May 02, 2009 12:53 am
Jess09
themax
themax
2 May 2009

My basins - not so happy

My basins - not so happy
1, 2

Well I have to say that when I looked the first photo I couldn't figure out what it was that was wrong with them.?! I couldn't find anything. :lol:

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themax
May 02, 2009 3:54 pm
themax
themax
themax
2 May 2009

Which tiles did you use for around the bath?

Which tiles did you use for around the bath?

We did our tile appointment this week. Did not even occur to me to use floor tiles on the walls? We chose floor tiles for the floors and wall tiles for the walls :? Did I…

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themax
May 02, 2009 4:00 pm
themax
chmaiden
chmaiden
4 May 2009

Showers and Windows

Showers and Windows

yes it will be tiles all round, but obviously the lock on the window isnt, and i reckon it wouldnt be waterproof either

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chmaiden
May 04, 2009 7:44 am
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 2:34 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 5:05 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 9:25 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 10:25 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 2:19 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 2:54 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 11:08 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 07, 2009 12:54 am
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 9:30 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 8:58 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 11:45 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 11:58 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 12:13 pm
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 10:04 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 11:54 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 6:33 pm


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