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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 2:56 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 3:00 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 8:24 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 9:03 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 3:43 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 7:56 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 9:14 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 6:58 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 12:14 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 9:16 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 10:53 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 10:05 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 5:08 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 01, 2009 11:53 pm
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 2:54 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 3:00 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 6:44 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 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
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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!
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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
esg
esg
16 May 2009

Ensuite advice....

Ensuite advice....
1, 2

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
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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

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