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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
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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..
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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
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 4:19 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 2:28 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 7:29 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 9:49 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 10:28 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 11, 2009 11:46 pm
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 10:27 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 4:39 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 7:16 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 9:24 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 10:07 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 10:46 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 2:57 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 6:46 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 7:29 pm
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dezmond55
Apr 17, 2009 8:40 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 8:43 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 9:00 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 6:54 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 9:39 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 10:14 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 1:44 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 5:42 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 8:05 pm
wakeboardandy
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loretta
Apr 20, 2009 9:59 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 21, 2009 11:07 pm

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