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Judie
Judie
13 January 2009

dorf G type shower

dorf G type shower

If you're in Sydney, try Reece plumbing. Also, Hardware & General down at Brookvale. I'd call both these places first. Judie

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Judie
Jan 13, 2009 2:20 am
Judie
Wren
Wren
13 January 2009

Sandy cement under tiles

Sandy cement under tiles

It appears the bedding mix of sand and cement is too weak. ur best removing wc etc removing the tiles, bedding mix back to the original hard…

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Wren
Jan 13, 2009 11:37 pm
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
15 January 2009

Mirror down to vanity level

Mirror down to vanity level

The mirrors in our bathroom and ensuite go all the way down to the vanity. We were told that as long as it has a silicon seal then it will be fine. The ensuite has above…

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House-To-Be
Jan 15, 2009 4:07 pm
vvs mand
vvs mand
15 January 2009

Newform bathroomware - experiences & where to buy?

Newform bathroomware - experiences & where to buy?

Be careful when you buy "exotic" bathroom fittings. In five to ten years time when you need them repaired you may not be able to locate parts for them. Indeed, the company…

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vvs mand
Jan 15, 2009 6:22 pm
Michelle
Michelle
16 January 2009

Slate tiles in the shower

Slate tiles in the shower

We're thinking of something similar to the picture below. The bottom colour for the shower floor tiles and the cream coloured tiles for the wall. …

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Michelle
Jan 16, 2009 3:34 pm
Michelle
vvs mand
vvs mand
16 January 2009

Shower Pump, Heater or Header Tank for top floor apartment?

Shower Pump, Heater or Header Tank for top floor apartment?

You write that the hot water units are in the basement. Im guessing that you have a common hot water system, with each unit individually metered. If so, the hot water…

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vvs mand
Jan 16, 2009 8:24 pm
ICK
ICK
19 January 2009

Double sided shower - enough room?

Double sided shower - enough room?

We are getting just over 1600mm long and are having the rose and handheld with no worries at all. I have friends who have done the 1500mm long shower with two heads and…

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ICK
Jan 19, 2009 11:25 am
ICK
Taffy
Taffy
19 January 2009

Porcalin tiles

Porcalin tiles

Thanks for all your advice. I have taken everything into consideration, and since finding out the tiler is going to charge me $75 a mt to lay the porcelain ones, I have…

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Taffy
Jan 19, 2009 7:56 pm
Taffy
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amk
Jan 22, 2009 12:57 am
amk
Wingies
Wingies
22 January 2009

Techniques for hiding a hole in bathroom wall?

Techniques for hiding a hole in bathroom wall?

would it be cheaper to replace the whole laminate instead of trying to match it?

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Wingies
Jan 22, 2009 9:57 am
Wingies
Leigh&Sam
Leigh&Sam
22 January 2009

Any suggesstions for colour schemes??

Any suggesstions for colour schemes??

Thank you all so much for your reply's and pictures!!!! :D That was some very prompt responses, nice!!! :wink: We have a few more ideas now, light brown cupboards may be…

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Leigh&Sam
Jan 22, 2009 10:25 am
Leigh&Sam
vvs mand
vvs mand
22 January 2009

Boxing in a bath

Boxing in a bath

When setting a bath, a fibre glass bath should be bedded in a wet s and cement slurry that has had some bondcrete mixed in. The bottom of the bath should be painted with…

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vvs mand
Jan 22, 2009 8:17 pm
vvs mand
vvs mand
24 January 2009

Shower question

Shower question

I;m afraid it might cost you more than a slab or two. If you want two shower heads, (Im guessing that you want two controls, right? Like, on one side of the shower you…

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vvs mand
Jan 24, 2009 3:19 pm
Taffy
Taffy
26 January 2009

another porcelian tile question!

another porcelian tile question!

Thanks for your relplies. I have been dilly dallying about these porcelain tiles :lol: decided on them, then not to have them due to cost factor, but now have found a good…

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Taffy
Jan 26, 2009 9:06 pm
Taffy
musebaby
musebaby
27 January 2009

Renovations have begun - well just!

Renovations have begun - well just!
1, 2

Cant wait for photos either.. love following peoples projects! :D

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musebaby
Jan 27, 2009 9:26 pm
musebaby
C&C
C&C
29 January 2009

Disconnecting toilet water supply line

Disconnecting toilet water supply line

Thanks for the tip - attempt #2 this morning!

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C&C
Jan 29, 2009 9:48 am
ABLTileCentre
ABLTileCentre
1 February 2009

need a P Trap toilet suite, 220mm high

need a P Trap toilet suite, 220mm high

Hi Ian, The Caroma Profile close coupled is 185mm high and when you allow for cement bedding, would fit into the 220mm high that you have. We have one left at $270…

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ABLTileCentre
Feb 01, 2009 1:56 pm
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suh
Feb 02, 2009 4:43 pm
suh
vvs mand
vvs mand
3 February 2009

Why don't we have cool shower set-ups like these?

Why don't we have cool shower set-ups like these?

Why don't we have these sorts of systems in Australia? Er, you could if you wanted it. There's nothing to stop you installing such a…

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vvs mand
Feb 03, 2009 5:20 pm
donuts
donuts
4 February 2009

Sealing tiles

Sealing tiles

hi becdoll have a search thru Grout Perfect's posts on this forum. Craig from Grout Perfect ahs good advice and can point you in the direction of a good grout sealer…

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donuts
Feb 04, 2009 9:24 pm
donuts
wallywombat7
wallywombat7
5 February 2009

hob to hobless

hob to hobless

thanks for your replies kexkez - yes i like joles' drain thing too will be interesting to see how much it is. this sight is addictive - keep findsing great ideas…

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wallywombat7
Feb 05, 2009 6:30 pm

Haha, I can empathize with hairy :lol: Now I'll have to rethink my white bathroom idea... Anyway, thought I would link the aqua bathroom in here for the…

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f3nr15
Feb 07, 2009 10:50 pm
f3nr15
wakeboardandy
wakeboardandy
8 February 2009

Can I fit a bath in ensuite?

Can I fit a bath in ensuite?

To me a doulbe vanity in ensuite would be a waste of time.. I hate having anyone in the bathroom at the same time as me.

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wakeboardandy
Feb 08, 2009 10:07 am
wakeboardandy
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 1:56 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 4:57 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 6:46 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 11:17 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 1:20 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 7:39 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 9:06 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 5:37 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 11:08 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 8:25 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 3:37 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 10:54 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 4:21 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 4:44 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 10:39 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 1:51 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 1:26 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 10:10 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 5:56 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 9:40 pm
thorney
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Smarter Bathrooms
Mar 06, 2009 2:23 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 3:19 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 4:18 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 2:48 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 4:16 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 10:23 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 1:05 pm


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