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Maya_Papaya
Maya_Papaya
6 April 2009

Question about space (the final frontier) and bargains.

Question about space (the final frontier) and bargains.

Thanks Falconbrook - will go have a squizzy :D sirgoat, don't think I would be able to hang the dryer, only because there won't be real walls - just the colourbond shed…

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Maya_Papaya
Apr 06, 2009 11:34 pm
Rach76
Rach76
7 April 2009

Semi frameless shower and base

Semi frameless shower and base

Thanks Guy!! Went shopping yesterday and have chosen a Artemis shower screen and base, it has a little bit more frame that I wanted but it was my favorite by far. It was…

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Rach76
Apr 07, 2009 9:09 am
suh
suh
7 April 2009

Matte or Gloss tiles?

Matte or Gloss tiles?

I am using matt white 600 x 300 in all my bathrooms and powder rooms, I love it for a change from the gloss I have had in the past. Depends on what you like yourself.

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suh
Apr 07, 2009 5:19 pm
suh
BUILDERSEDGE
BUILDERSEDGE
8 April 2009

Mirror

Mirror

When fixing mirrors to a plaster or cement sheet wall you must use neutral cure silicon as any other colour (grey/black) will eat throught the silver backing and and show…

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BUILDERSEDGE
Apr 08, 2009 3:28 pm
kyton
kyton
9 April 2009

300 x 100 tiles, do you think will look good laid vertically

300 x 100 tiles, do you think will look good laid vertically

My feature tiles for our ensuite are huge - 660x440mm - and we are having them laid vertically. The pattern goes either way so the tile company recommended vertically and…

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kyton
Apr 09, 2009 8:29 pm
kyton
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
9 April 2009

Not happy with the tiling job - UPDATED WITH PICTURES

Not happy with the tiling job - UPDATED WITH PICTURES

Andrea - sorry to hear of your plight. A mistake is one thing but poor workmanship is not on. Also it is one thing to borrow someone elses stuff, but to return it in less…

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onc_artisan
Apr 09, 2009 10:49 pm
onc_artisan
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
9 April 2009

Small amount of rotting wall in bathroom

Small amount of rotting wall in bathroom

Its shocking if tiles have been laid over the chipboard directly. The chipboard should first be covered with 6mm tile underlay sheeting then waterproofed. I'm beginning…

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Dukekamaya
Apr 09, 2009 11:28 pm
Dukekamaya
thorney
thorney
11 April 2009

bathroom spas? .. anyone got em/prices?

bathroom spas? .. anyone got em/prices?

Wow emptyvessel, your getting ripped off there is no doubt about it. The Angelique is about $1330...so what in the hell is the extra $1670 for??

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thorney
Apr 12, 2009 12:46 am
thorney
CarlousMoochous
CarlousMoochous
12 April 2009

Help?? Whats wrong with this design??

Help?? Whats wrong with this design??

Not sure if I like you're original change as I've had a bathroom with that configuration and it feels really cramped.. Although you can brush your teeth while sitting on…

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CarlousMoochous
Apr 12, 2009 11:27 am
CarlousMoochous
lisanne
lisanne
12 April 2009

Composting Toilets - Anyone???

Composting Toilets - Anyone???

Do you do camping/caravaning or plan to do later in life? If so, try to get a toilet that you could also use for that. Sure, it will mean that you have to empty it but…

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lisanne
Apr 12, 2009 5:39 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
12 April 2009

Want to spend your stimulus cheque?

Want to spend your stimulus cheque?
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If anyone is wondering where their posts went check the trash tin. On topic means just that! :evil:

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mattwalker
Apr 12, 2009 8:16 pm
mattwalker
Casa2
Casa2
14 April 2009

Laundry location - bathroom,hall,kitchen?

Laundry location - bathroom,hall,kitchen?

Our first house we renovated and we put cupboards in the kitchen. One cupboard housed the Washing Machine with Dryer on top and the other…

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Casa2
Apr 14, 2009 10:24 am
saffie
saffie
14 April 2009

Tiling wet areas post handover

Tiling wet areas post handover

The builder gave us 3 options: 1) stick with our chosen tiles 2) choose all from standard range & rip them up post handover 3) Get our own tiler in with 2 days notice…

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saffie
Apr 14, 2009 11:07 pm
gettingThere
gettingThere
14 April 2009

Bathroom Basins Which too Choose???

Bathroom Basins Which too Choose???
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I think we will be going for something boring but classic like…

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gettingThere
Apr 14, 2009 11:46 pm
HomeReno2009
HomeReno2009
16 April 2009

Is a fan in the toilet with a window a legal requirement?

Is a fan in the toilet with a window a legal requirement?

I'd suggest that you get your electrician to put the wiring in for a fan and a light - just in case / for future use. Its very cheap to install the wiring now (with the…

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HomeReno2009
Apr 16, 2009 3:57 pm
fairy blue
fairy blue
16 April 2009

Bathroom Mirror medicine cabinets

Bathroom Mirror medicine cabinets

Ours will actually be recessed into the wall.

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fairy blue
Apr 16, 2009 7:46 pm
fairy blue
Ben01
Ben01
16 April 2009

Replacing vanity basins..

Replacing vanity basins..

thanks possumchops.. P.S kek, just had a quick squiz at your blog and your house is STUNNING.. love the succulents in pots idea - i had thought of doing that myself with…

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Ben01
Apr 16, 2009 8:29 pm
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dezmond55
Apr 17, 2009 9:40 pm
dezmond55
dezmond55
17 April 2009

Bathroom reno companies, Melbourne

Bathroom reno companies, Melbourne

I found some good products at www.designerhardware.com.au might save you some money ? If you get all your own products, best way is to just use someone local.

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dezmond55
Apr 17, 2009 9:43 pm
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
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::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.
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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!!;)
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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
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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


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