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Wingies
Wingies
11 February 2009

Shower screen

Shower screen

Hi there, I brought my shower screen off ebay at renovationboys. the glass is about 10 cm thick so not going to break too easily. I was so simple to put and works a treat.

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Wingies
Feb 11, 2009 12:56 pm
Wingies
lisanne
lisanne
15 February 2009

Double Shower

Double Shower

What do the plans have for that shower? If it has the double waste then they should fix it

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lisanne
Feb 15, 2009 3:57 pm
Hammerhead
Hammerhead
15 February 2009

Shark Bite Plumbing System

Shark Bite Plumbing System

Anyone had experience with this product?

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Hammerhead
Feb 15, 2009 5:46 pm
Hammerhead
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
20 February 2009

Slick Spa Essentials

Slick Spa Essentials

A frame is created to move the mirror away from the wall - then strip lights placed top and bottom. I'm not sure if it's on brackers or how it is attached. The…

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stonecutter1309
Feb 20, 2009 10:17 am
stonecutter1309
capriga
capriga
20 February 2009

Laminex Visage - what do you think?

Laminex Visage - what do you think?

Hi there, a friend of mine got theirs done with a similar product. They got their bathroom renovation done by Transition Homes- . Good luck!

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capriga
Feb 20, 2009 12:20 pm
vvs mand
vvs mand
20 February 2009

Flick mixers or taps?

Flick mixers or taps?
1, 2, 3

Try the Dorf Neo series, or some of the Grohe tapware, but expect to pay heaps.

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vvs mand
Feb 20, 2009 6:39 pm

Wow, some of those are nuts! They really are!!! This one caught my eye (and I'm not a 'red' person!). Mind you, I'm not normally a…

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havingfun
Feb 20, 2009 8:06 pm
The Data Guys
The Data Guys
21 February 2009

Step-up to bathtub / spa

Step-up to bathtub / spa

two broken knees and a bad back means I HATE STEPS!!!!

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The Data Guys
Feb 21, 2009 4:37 pm
The Data Guys
ECOECO
ECOECO
24 February 2009

Awning window inside shower...

Awning window inside shower...

I think if they remove the bottom reveal there will be enough space for plaster+waterproofing+tiles. Just not sure if the builder will agree.…

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ECOECO
Feb 24, 2009 10:08 pm
ECOECO
MJ1975
MJ1975
26 February 2009

Loose pebble drain under shower

Loose pebble drain under shower

Having received some feedback from various people, we have decided to have a grated drain in front of the pebbled area so almost all the run-off goes there rather than…

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MJ1975
Feb 26, 2009 7:25 am
MJ1975
Jeddie
Jeddie
26 February 2009

Building on an ensuite

Building on an ensuite

That's a great help - thanks very much Andrew!!!

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Jeddie
Feb 26, 2009 2:37 pm
WFFS
WFFS
27 February 2009

tiling costs

tiling costs

The second quote sounds about right. Also ask them what type of waterproofing memberane they use and then look them up. Some brands of membrane have a bad habit of…

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WFFS
Feb 27, 2009 9:54 am
mellybuilding
mellybuilding
27 February 2009

Your opinions wanted on tapware styles

Your opinions wanted on tapware styles

i like the raymour too. I am having those in my bathroom. The are more streamline and modern

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mellybuilding
Feb 27, 2009 3:21 pm
mellybuilding
mellybuilding
mellybuilding
27 February 2009

How much would these tiles be?

How much would these tiles be?

Ther is a nice tile at Beaumont called ivory vein a glazed porcelain which looks similar. They look absolutely stunning in 600x600. They had them on sale recently too…

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mellybuilding
Feb 27, 2009 3:44 pm
mellybuilding

I copied this photo from some-ones blog. I quite liked there bathroom and wanted to remeber the freize tiles at the same height all the way around. Thing is I can't find…

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netadelle
Feb 28, 2009 9:39 pm
netadelle
bluesteel
bluesteel
1 March 2009

Square edge laminate - cheaper - looks good but reliable?

Square edge laminate - cheaper - looks good but reliable?

Hi guys Joles - thats a great testament that the bench has held up and everything else hasn't :) WBA and Donuts thanks for the input I'm thinking a nice square looking…

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bluesteel
Mar 01, 2009 12:51 pm
bluesteel
cleoj
cleoj
2 March 2009

Tile Question?

Tile Question?

As an update on tiles, and in the hope of getting someone else to comment on my plans, we looked at tiles yesterday, and are planning on a dark charcoal floor tile, with a…

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cleoj
Mar 02, 2009 12:26 am
cleoj
Bam
Bam
4 March 2009

3-in 1's and exhaust fans

3-in 1's and exhaust fans

Our current home has a combined heater/light/fan in the center of the bathroom. Approximately once every 18mths we need to repaint the ceiling above the shower as the…

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Bam
Mar 04, 2009 9:10 am
Bam
thorney
thorney
4 March 2009

Fan, Heater, Light in one

Fan, Heater, Light in one

Thanks TDG for your explanation of IP ratings...you learn something new everyday :) The 2-in-1 won't be going over the shower, it'll be in the middle of the ensuite.…

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thorney
Mar 04, 2009 4:56 pm
thorney
thorney
thorney
4 March 2009

Best depth of bath?

Best depth of bath?

Now that the kiddo's are out of the toddler/have to help bathe them stage, we are splurging and getting a longer bath 1790mm and 480mm deep....oh and 12 jets :D ......I cannot wait!

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thorney
Mar 04, 2009 8:40 pm
thorney
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Smarter Bathrooms
Mar 06, 2009 1:23 pm
kyton
kyton
8 March 2009

Waterproofing-urethane activiation coat????

Waterproofing-urethane activiation coat????

Lisanne - they probably haven't been paid because SuH's builder went @rse-up last month!! SuH - how did you go? Did you get any answers from the waterproofing company?

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kyton
Mar 08, 2009 2:19 pm
kyton
mydreamhome
mydreamhome
9 March 2009

architrave around the window or tile into the sill

architrave around the window or tile into the sill

Am I able to tile into the reveal. It is made of timber and it is a timber framed house with gyprock walls. My dad is a builder in wa where it's double brick and…

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mydreamhome
Mar 09, 2009 3:18 pm
ed.
ed.
11 March 2009

Tiling in the toilet - how far would you go

Tiling in the toilet - how far would you go
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If it was toilet only room then I'd do 1 row. Bathroom + toilet then to the sky! Should put up a sign like at my work. "If your aim is off, please stand closer…

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ed.
Mar 11, 2009 1:48 pm
ozkarnak
ozkarnak
11 March 2009

No plugs will hold water!!!

No plugs will hold water!!!

Actually to be honest if your having dinner at Grace's place take with you plastic cutlery and crockery. What with her dishwasher and now sink problems, it seems that the…

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ozkarnak
Mar 11, 2009 3:16 pm
ozkarnak
Laine
Laine
12 March 2009

Bath with a view

Bath with a view

Thanks everyone for your suggestions, Muzzman I love the one with the full glass wall!

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Laine
Mar 12, 2009 9:23 am
vinnie
vinnie
12 March 2009

updating my ensuite

updating my ensuite

thanks for that info guys. I've been thinking doing a little research and am dwelling on the following. I get the floor done in a charcoal dark colour and the rest in…

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vinnie
Mar 12, 2009 12:05 pm
laksaginta
laksaginta
14 March 2009

bathtub installation

bathtub installation

Thanks All for your inputs.Nonetheless I prefer Pete's bath where all ends are exposed. :roll:

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laksaginta
Mar 14, 2009 9:56 pm
mozzi26
mozzi26
15 March 2009

Tile colours for bathroom walls

Tile colours for bathroom walls

No problem. And thanks for the positive feedback. Actually, here is a better idea of what I'm trying to achieve in our bathroom. http://www.pazotti.com.au/ - Go…

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mozzi26
Mar 15, 2009 10:27 am
Jess09
Jess09
15 March 2009

Shower and bath accessories

Shower and bath accessories

hi tamdaz, mal has a thread "building the carlisle monaco", he has just mentioned that the tiled niches in his showers cost $200.00 each :shock:

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Jess09
Mar 15, 2009 8:06 pm
Jess09
Laine
Laine
18 March 2009

Acrylic bath

Acrylic bath

Thanks for your responses, looks like the acrylic gets the vote. I'll look for a better one (more expensive, on the grounds that you get what you pay for) and see how I…

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Laine
Mar 18, 2009 7:22 am
mellybuilding
mellybuilding
26 March 2009

Spa pump access?

Spa pump access?

It doesnt really make a difference. You can easily access the pump from the outside. Just make sure the cover they put on the outside will be watertight. Or at least not…

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mellybuilding
Mar 26, 2009 4:09 pm
mellybuilding
trenty
trenty
26 March 2009

Glass shower wall

Glass shower wall

thanks for the help. I looked around in the kitchen forum and it seems to be about $300 - $800 sqm so i may just limit it to the splash back in the kitchen. :)

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trenty
Mar 26, 2009 8:42 pm
trenty
Judie
Judie
26 March 2009

Bathroom colours - HELP PLEASE!

Bathroom colours - HELP PLEASE!

A lighter chocolate tile would fix it, even if you change laminate colours. Judie

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Judie
Mar 26, 2009 9:45 pm
Judie
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
27 March 2009

Noob renovating bathroom

Noob renovating bathroom
1, 2

The waterproofing done after the walls are lined removes any need for metal angles in the corners etc. I used a Marbletrend solid base which is checked directly into the…

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Dukekamaya
Mar 27, 2009 4:56 pm
Dukekamaya
kexkez
kexkez
28 March 2009

Black floor tiles...

Black floor tiles...

sorry I can't tell you as I don;t know but they were... ta..da in builders range so not expensive. but we didn't like anything else this tile shop had so we've paid a…

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kexkez
Mar 28, 2009 8:55 pm
kexkez
Judie
Judie
30 March 2009

Care to recommend a tiler in Sydney ?

Care to recommend a tiler in Sydney ?

Can you just use the same tiles as the floor to tile the walls? Judie

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Judie
Mar 30, 2009 10:27 pm
Judie
thorney
thorney
31 March 2009

Bathroom feature tiles.

Bathroom feature tiles.

hi thorney. I don't think I have any closer up :th: but check my house of donuts thread there might be some in there. Otherwise I'll try to take a…

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thorney
Mar 31, 2009 9:03 pm
thorney
behw
behw
1 April 2009

Bathroom tiles .. height of installation?

Bathroom tiles .. height of installation?

Hi, I have asked for the tiling to beb up to the ceiling for my two bathrooms. Costs $3500. Alternatively, you can asked for a paint upgrade such as Dulux Washa dn Wear…

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behw
Apr 01, 2009 12:30 pm
Rach76
Rach76
2 April 2009

Cant believe taps are causing the headache!!

Cant believe taps are causing the headache!!

OH Possumchops THANKS THANKS THANKS!!!!! I love the Sq range...there is something about the gooseneck mixer that i just have to have. As much i would love the square…

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Rach76
Apr 02, 2009 6:58 am
Possumchops
Possumchops
2 April 2009

Toilet & tiling dilema....plumbing advice needed please

Toilet & tiling dilema....plumbing advice needed please

After looking and thinking about this, vvs is spot on. I don't think you can do it the way you were thinking, it just wouldn't be right. There are way too many things that…

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Possumchops
Apr 02, 2009 8:50 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
3 April 2009

Dirt floor underneat shower tiles

Dirt floor underneat shower tiles

The reason for the cure time is that 'out gassing ' ocurs for 18+ days... It's the plus that'll get ya 8) Out gassing can blow the coating off and do damage to the membrane.

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onc_artisan
Apr 03, 2009 9:55 pm
onc_artisan
billdsl
billdsl
4 April 2009

Water staining on aluminium in shower..

Water staining on aluminium in shower..

im using the ajax spray shower cleaner now, i used to use bam and think i nearly fell over from fume intoxication a few times, the ajax is as good without the horrible odour

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billdsl
Apr 04, 2009 9:25 pm
billdsl
sha
sha
5 April 2009

bathroom tiles.. not what I had hoped.. ideas please..

bathroom tiles.. not what I had hoped.. ideas please..
1, 2

I Love those jars! I wonder where I can buy them in Brisbane.. Thanks for opinions and ideas :) -Sha

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sha
Apr 05, 2009 7:22 pm
littleredrobyn
littleredrobyn
6 April 2009

Recessed shaving cabinet

Recessed shaving cabinet

I am hoping to put a large mirrored shaving cabinet in our bathroom too. I have found a couple of stores on ebay that do them much cheaper than I have seen them in…

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littleredrobyn
Apr 06, 2009 9:10 am
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 10:34 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 8:09 am


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