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haywgl
haywgl
15 August 2008

20mm or 40mm stone

20mm or 40mm stone

Thanks Jo - looks like it will be the 20mm then ! :)

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haywgl
Aug 15, 2008 10:10 am
haywgl
haywgl
haywgl
17 August 2008

215 Rinnai Solar Hot Water !!!!!

215 Rinnai Solar Hot Water !!!!!
1, 2

Thanks Steve - I did see that bit - but I got a bit confused by it - we will have 5 bedrooms, so according to the article would need a 440L system - PD have offered us to…

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haywgl
Aug 17, 2008 8:34 am
haywgl
Newbies
Newbies
22 August 2008

Trim colour in bathrooms (PD in particular)

Trim colour in bathrooms (PD in particular)
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i'm pretty sure our silver was an upgrade too :shock: :? am going to go home and pull out the paper work..hmmmm

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Newbies
Aug 22, 2008 6:27 pm
Newbies
to_do_list
to_do_list
23 August 2008

Toilet room

Toilet room

I can vouch for that....although she always…

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to_do_list
Aug 23, 2008 6:37 pm
to_do_list
matamber
matamber
24 August 2008

Temp control for Infinity Hot Water

Temp control for Infinity Hot Water

Thanks sooooo much Chris, you're a lifesaver!!!

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matamber
Aug 24, 2008 4:40 pm
Adrian B
Adrian B
24 August 2008

screenless shower

screenless shower

so they are going to refund you the $800 then? Of not, then it isnt the best it can be.

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Adrian B
Aug 24, 2008 6:31 pm
Adrian B
Lostris
Lostris
25 August 2008

Changing open out shower screen to roller screen?

Changing open out shower screen to roller screen?

It may be cheaper then for just the door part, but they will still need to do some side panels as the door would be to big for just a door. Maybe 500 - 600?

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Lostris
Aug 25, 2008 7:22 pm
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
28 August 2008

Bath Removal or Painting?

Bath Removal or Painting?

My mum had her bath fixed by having a plastic insert installed. Not sure how much it cost, but was done without diturbing the tiles

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Kevin Brown
Aug 28, 2008 3:00 pm
Kevin Brown
Sassy_Bud
Sassy_Bud
29 August 2008

Small Bathroom Advice

Small Bathroom Advice

That's my thoughts too Wingies. I did measure the room the other day and it is 2100 l x 1500 w As the door takes off 800 on the width the only possible way would be…

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Sassy_Bud
Aug 29, 2008 2:38 pm
Mozzie
Mozzie
29 August 2008

Another tile question??

Another tile question??

The bathroom & onsuite in my house are totally different. Completely different tiles and vanities. Even the scheme is different - one has the same tile on the floor and…

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Mozzie
Aug 29, 2008 10:40 pm
Mozzie
kristofw
kristofw
31 August 2008

Buying bathroom/kitchen taps online

Buying bathroom/kitchen taps online

This has been discussed here before, see the thread:http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=7160 Chris

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kristofw
Aug 31, 2008 6:41 pm
kristofw
Paula
Paula
2 September 2008

Soap holders, etc...

Soap holders, etc...
1, 2

I do but sometimes you need emergency maintenance in between waxes for a…

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Paula
Sep 02, 2008 8:24 am
Paula
Paula
Paula
2 September 2008

Love these tiles...

Love these tiles...

Wow, they are stunning tiles.

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Paula
Sep 02, 2008 5:34 pm
Paula
Lostris
Lostris
4 September 2008

Calling Tap Experts

Calling Tap Experts

Yes, its the flow rating. Basin taps HAVE to be WELS rated, meaning they need to be flow restricted, while bath taps are not. Putting a flow restrictor in is not an option…

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Lostris
Sep 04, 2008 5:50 pm
suh
suh
5 September 2008

Pedestal Basin..are still in fashion

Pedestal Basin..are still in fashion

I love the pedestal in a small area and am putting one in myself. I dont need storage in this particular area but a side unit would look smart in a veneer look. As for…

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suh
Sep 05, 2008 3:08 pm
suh
Helyn
Helyn
10 September 2008

Warning: *really* stupid question about taps.

Warning: *really* stupid question about taps.

Ah, yes, Lilian, I can so relate to this - not plumbing in particular, but renovations and home projects in general - we have spent last 22 years doing things to our 50 yr…

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Helyn
Sep 10, 2008 10:13 am
Helyn
donuts
donuts
11 September 2008

Too cramped or okay?

Too cramped or okay?

fair enough as long as you're happy with it :)

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donuts
Sep 11, 2008 2:57 pm
donuts
Sassy_Bud
Sassy_Bud
12 September 2008

Cost of removing tiles & retiling?

Cost of removing tiles & retiling?

I would say the ones on the wall were over gyprock as I have lots of pretty bricks exposed - not... I have to go and find out the cost of the tiles in the next few…

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Sassy_Bud
Sep 12, 2008 10:08 am
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
12 September 2008

Shower over bath - unfashionable?

Shower over bath - unfashionable?
1, 2, 3

A friend of mine recently renovated his small bathroom and put a half size bath in instead of a full bath - so that kids could still be bathed but still…

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Yak_Chat
Sep 12, 2008 11:25 pm
Yak_Chat
Lynnie
Lynnie
13 September 2008

Bit weird or okay?

Bit weird or okay?

When I used the one at our friend's house it wasn't too awkward, the loo is fairly petite so it isn't far to lean and you can stand at the side if you want to get closer. …

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Lynnie
Sep 13, 2008 9:09 am
noidea
noidea
19 September 2008

Caroma basin toilets

Caroma basin toilets

i wouldn't drink from there LOL

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noidea
Sep 19, 2008 1:24 pm
Cabinfever
Cabinfever
21 September 2008

Shower Screen above

Shower Screen above

I lived in a house with an enclosed shower and it was like stepping into a tiny cupboard - truly horrible. But I think that was only because it was normal shower size. If…

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Cabinfever
Sep 21, 2008 6:24 pm
Cabinfever
lostlozza
lostlozza
22 September 2008

cheap shower for garage

cheap shower for garage

hi from Qld and want to put a shower in a garage/clourbond shed that is used for a gym i want to install something that is a complete unit so no leaks and is cheap to…

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lostlozza
Sep 22, 2008 10:42 am
sdabel
sdabel
22 September 2008

Separate WC versus big bathroom ?

Separate WC versus big bathroom ?
1, 2

I am not a fan of separate toilets for the howard hughs reasons above. Even a 3 way toilet still requires you to open the door before washing your hands. And the small…

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sdabel
Sep 22, 2008 11:29 pm
sdabel
grace_slick
grace_slick
23 September 2008

USA tap ware the same as AUS tap ware? Will it fit?

USA tap ware the same as AUS tap ware? Will it fit?

Hmm…I really would like some new taps still…if they weren’t too expensive, I’d get a pair for the ensuite sink, the ensuite shower, the main bathroom sink and…

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grace_slick
Sep 23, 2008 10:07 am
grace_slick
gweluphome
gweluphome
23 September 2008

Polished Concrete...Smooth Finished Aggregate.....Experience

Polished Concrete...Smooth Finished Aggregate.....Experience

Did your ears prick up when you saw the word research? Actually that is a big help I really was looking to find…

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gweluphome
Sep 23, 2008 3:02 pm
kyton
kyton
23 September 2008

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

I cannot believe in this time and age people build homes without exhaust fans but…

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kyton
Sep 23, 2008 8:48 pm
kyton
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
24 September 2008

Honest opinions on the standard H3nley shower set.

Honest opinions on the standard H3nley shower set.

Isn't it funny how everyone has been told somthing different? I asked the qtn of our handover supervisor who said its as a result of the actual water meter having a…

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PhoenixStar
Sep 24, 2008 2:15 pm
PhoenixStar
gweluphome
gweluphome
24 September 2008

Placement/size of mirror.....can't change!!!!!!

Placement/size of mirror.....can't change!!!!!!
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Very good attitude Joles, This is definately the way to build homes....picking your battles.......sounds like dealing with children..........But as you said you can always…

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gweluphome
Sep 24, 2008 7:17 pm
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
25 September 2008

THANK YOU PERFECT GROUT! (CRAIG)

THANK YOU PERFECT GROUT! (CRAIG)

Yes there is an applicator in sydney please call Stephen Rybec Cleaning Solutions- 0412 517 086 Craig

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Grout Perfect
Sep 25, 2008 4:12 pm
Grout Perfect
paul-jg
paul-jg
26 September 2008

Shower & Basin Mixers

Shower & Basin Mixers

Sure it's not a typo and they mean Franke? Edit: Hmm, perhaps not, here's their website http://frande.com.au/ Seems to be a small time…

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paul-jg
Sep 26, 2008 4:16 pm
suh
suh
28 September 2008

Walk-In Shower Recess

Walk-In Shower Recess

Yes it makes sense thanks. In my bathroom now we have a step up to the bath and then where the top of the bath tiles meets the sides is exactly how I want it done, (does…

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suh
Sep 28, 2008 10:18 am
suh
penjay
penjay
29 September 2008

Double vanity versus seperate shower and bath

Double vanity versus seperate shower and bath

I don't really understand laundry chutes - getting the clothes down to the laundry is the easy part, it's carrying them back up again to be folded and put away that is…

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penjay
Sep 29, 2008 6:29 pm
penjay

This is apparently a painting on someones bathroom floor (probably more likely to be photoshop - still looks funny…

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JellyLegs
Oct 01, 2008 11:15 am
JellyLegs
Lyn
Lyn
1 October 2008

Glass walls instead of tiles

Glass walls instead of tiles

What about Laminex Aquapanel?

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Lyn
Oct 01, 2008 10:20 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
2 October 2008

Green Energy Water Efficient Showerhead

Green Energy Water Efficient Showerhead

New question. The other day I received my pack of 6 free energy efficient light globes and water efficient showerhead in the mail the other day, cause I switched to…

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grace_slick
Oct 02, 2008 10:38 am
grace_slick
KWOOD2
KWOOD2
2 October 2008

More shower questions…

More shower questions…

I disagree. I am a small builder and plumbers…

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KWOOD2
Oct 02, 2008 8:03 pm
KWOOD2
waterhaven
waterhaven
2 October 2008

Shower floors

Shower floors

We are having a normal white shower base but I wish we had upgraded to having the tiles ... think it gives more of a sleek look... . :)

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waterhaven
Oct 02, 2008 9:49 pm
waterhaven

I noticed with Matt's bathroom that the bath hob had not been waterproofed in accordance with the Building Code of Australia. A lot of builders are missing this area -…

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buildingcheck
Oct 03, 2008 5:39 pm
kyton
kyton
4 October 2008

No tiles in shower

No tiles in shower

Yep my first home purchase was a little cottage built in the '60's - it's shower was exactly the same. Only problem I had was the bottom of the wall started to blow and…

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kyton
Oct 04, 2008 10:30 pm
kyton
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
6 October 2008

Cheap bathroom reno - advice wanted see photos

Cheap bathroom reno - advice wanted see photos

I'm of the opionion it's fine as a rental. If anything, you could lay some of the vinyl that is designed to lay on top of tiles for the floors. Not in he shower. Lick…

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Yak_Chat
Oct 06, 2008 3:17 pm
Yak_Chat
grace_slick
grace_slick
7 October 2008

How much might these plumbing jobs be?

How much might these plumbing jobs be?

I’ve got a couple of replies back. One said it’d be $150 for the removal of the insinkerator but not sure how much replacement of new sink would be (depends if it…

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grace_slick
Oct 07, 2008 9:54 am
grace_slick
kirribilli
kirribilli
10 October 2008

Kirribilli's Tiling around the bath

Kirribilli's Tiling around the bath

Hi, Only just saw this thread! Yes they are mitred edges, an upgrade which cost us $300, this included all edges - bath, spa, walls, shower hobs and hobs around…

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kirribilli
Oct 10, 2008 8:59 pm
kirribilli
ChrisL
ChrisL
11 October 2008

Should I replace this toilet - I am tiling

Should I replace this toilet - I am tiling

Jesse, If you get a plumber to tile and put in a new toilet, they'll probably tile first and sit the bowl on top (with approx 8-10mm gap, filled with silicon). I…

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ChrisL
Oct 11, 2008 7:55 pm
Lostris
Lostris
12 October 2008

Installing new toilet

Installing new toilet

You can buy rubber adaptors that go from cast iron to pvc from plumbing supply stores. I doubt that it is a lead pipe, as standard in that time of building they used cast iron.

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Lostris
Oct 12, 2008 10:41 pm
I_BUILD
I_BUILD
13 October 2008

Replacing bathroom floor

Replacing bathroom floor

Chipboard/ fibro underlay is the cheap option and can be problematic down the track if there's a leak. The best way to do it is to use…

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I_BUILD
Oct 13, 2008 2:33 pm
I_BUILD


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