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Anirtak
Anirtak
23 June 2008

Popup waste - anyone using them

Popup waste - anyone using them

No slow leaks or issues with our popup waste. We find them fantastic.

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Anirtak
Jun 23, 2008 2:19 pm
kexkez
kexkez
23 June 2008

NO PLACE for towel rail!!!!!

NO PLACE for towel rail!!!!!
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Oznow You might want to read my 2 comments on this thread about ensuites. You'll see why casa2 mentioned the toilet roll holder. …

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kexkez
Jun 23, 2008 8:32 pm
kexkez
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
24 June 2008

IXL Heat Lamps?

IXL Heat Lamps?
1, 2, 3

Thanks, not sure the one i chose is sealable vent or not. I may need to check again... You can always retro fit this onto it. they…

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Yak_Chat
Jun 24, 2008 12:32 am
Yak_Chat
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
25 June 2008

Installing a shower base on a timber floor

Installing a shower base on a timber floor

The 'black smelly stuff' is a bitumen based sealer and not for use in bathrooms. The problem with the way you did the reno is that a mortar bed is porous and will seep…

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Dukekamaya
Jun 25, 2008 7:03 pm
Dukekamaya
haywgl
haywgl
29 June 2008

Tiling question

Tiling question

Dammit!! :lol: :lol: Oh well atleast i know what to do when we get our new bathroom!! Our grout is really not that bad in our current house, but I'm thinking of getting those…

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haywgl
Jun 29, 2008 10:33 am
haywgl
mudtrilogy
mudtrilogy
30 June 2008

Which Tile? (With pics)

Which Tile? (With pics)
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

The kitchen is a very long story ... another day maybe.

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mudtrilogy
Jun 30, 2008 9:58 am
to_do_list
to_do_list
2 July 2008

Tip - always put a drain hole in the floor of your bathroom

Tip - always put a drain hole in the floor of your bathroom
1, 2

So thats called an overpour :oops: Actually, I'm more worried about cleaning the toilet…

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to_do_list
Jul 02, 2008 4:16 pm
to_do_list
Ron & Bon
Ron & Bon
4 July 2008

Clear Glass Shower Screen versus Frosted/Decorative Glass

Clear Glass Shower Screen versus Frosted/Decorative Glass

i don't know if anyone has mentioned this or not, but we are in the process of renovating the whole house and when we got to the shower we were told that you can't have…

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Ron & Bon
Jul 04, 2008 8:53 pm
sirgoat
sirgoat
10 July 2008

Bathroom Layout Options

Bathroom Layout Options

i agree on the whole people dont notice what is missing. unless you have HEAPS of cupboards or no cupboards people dont seem to notice, its like there are three options,…

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sirgoat
Jul 10, 2008 12:34 pm
petal
petal
16 July 2008

spa option with PD!!!!!!!!!helppppp

spa option with PD!!!!!!!!!helppppp
1, 2

Oh, hih - tell DH it's only money!!!!! :lol: Those options are so tempting, but it's amazing how quickly the cost seems to skyrocket once you start adding them all in!!!! :lol:

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petal
Jul 16, 2008 5:52 pm
petal
ChrisL
ChrisL
16 July 2008

Tiles under Toilet

Tiles under Toilet

I think that you'll find that most pans are just siliconed onto tiles these days. Mortar is good only if it is fitted very well, and it's really difficult (impossible?)…

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ChrisL
Jul 16, 2008 9:45 pm
ellyash
ellyash
18 July 2008

Moving toilet

Moving toilet

Thanks for all of your replies. Still waiting to hear on a price., I am just hoping it is a reasonable price so we have an option. Andrea

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ellyash
Jul 18, 2008 7:38 am
Paula
Paula
18 July 2008

Feature Tiles

Feature Tiles
1, 2, 3

Grand total $977!!! DH was very impressed, we budgeted $1500! Goodness, and under budget - you deserve a pat on the back!!

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Paula
Jul 18, 2008 5:57 pm
Paula
louie772
louie772
21 July 2008

Tinting grout

Tinting grout

Could anyone please recommend to me someone (in Melbourne) who colour tints grout? Thanks

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louie772
Jul 21, 2008 12:19 pm
louie772
dhess
dhess
21 July 2008

Tell me how you feel about the floor tiling in our bathrooms

Tell me how you feel about the floor tiling in our bathrooms
1, 2, 3

Wish I could have offered advice earlier. Don't despair. Your house is covered by the builder's warranty so you should still be able to get things rectified. I guess it…

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dhess
Jul 21, 2008 10:58 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
22 July 2008

Preparation for re-tiling

Preparation for re-tiling

I agree with the previous post - you can't use a self-levelling compound as your floor needs to have a fall to the waste outlet.

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Dukekamaya
Jul 22, 2008 7:07 pm
Dukekamaya
kexkez
kexkez
22 July 2008

Types of vanity lighting for ladies and gentlemen.

Types of vanity lighting for ladies and gentlemen.

i wish i hadn't read this as I did pay an additional $70 to have a downlight put in at the vanity. sigh. I would have been better off with a batten light and having it…

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kexkez
Jul 22, 2008 8:06 pm
kexkez
maggie
maggie
23 July 2008

dhess advice on tiling pretty please

dhess advice on tiling pretty please

Ah, thanks MT :D , this explains it. Yes I have noticed that in many homes the grout between say bench tops and tiles crumbles away in no time and leaves a gap through…

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maggie
Jul 23, 2008 9:48 am
razzle
razzle
23 July 2008

Replacing a toilet

Replacing a toilet

thanks. Will get the plumber to take a look. :) to clarify, someone has given me a toilet. Its in a box in my garage. We are selling the house and I was thinking to…

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razzle
Jul 23, 2008 10:38 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
27 July 2008

Outdoor bathroom cost?

Outdoor bathroom cost?

Try a minorb or standard corrugated iron look- But price maybe be what you want to spend. What style house etc? Steve

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Yak_Chat
Jul 27, 2008 11:25 pm
Yak_Chat
to_do_list
to_do_list
1 August 2008

Cancer-causing ceiling heaters?

Cancer-causing ceiling heaters?

I was thinking infra-red might be like a photographer's dark-room lamp which is red. Seems from my research that far from causing cancer, my infra…

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to_do_list
Aug 01, 2008 1:15 pm
to_do_list

But that pic doesn't look like a family bathroom…

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Helyn
Aug 01, 2008 3:07 pm
Helyn
to_do_list
to_do_list
3 August 2008

Cost of repairing leaking shower

Cost of repairing leaking shower

Agree, with the above would be an insurance jobbo and then all you need to pay is the excess.

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to_do_list
Aug 03, 2008 9:08 am
to_do_list

Welcome tom and inge, Looking for a funky urinal??? How about the lemon tree outside?? :wink: Seriously, if the boys have too much to drink they need to go outside as…

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Paula
Aug 03, 2008 4:22 pm
Paula
donuts
donuts
3 August 2008

Enamel Bathroom renovations - feedback

Enamel Bathroom renovations - feedback

hi tricky99, there is another thread around here somewhere about re-enameling which you could search for. We had Bathroom Werx re-enamel the bathroom in our last house…

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donuts
Aug 03, 2008 9:35 pm
donuts
Lostris
Lostris
4 August 2008

Down lights in a shower?

Down lights in a shower?

You just need a light thats IP4 rated or higher in a shower area. These are more "waterproof" and can therefor stand the steam coming out.

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Lostris
Aug 04, 2008 7:30 pm
Michelle
Michelle
4 August 2008

Which way to lay wall tiles

Which way to lay wall tiles

I can guarantee you he is not stalking me! :?

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Michelle
Aug 04, 2008 9:12 pm
Michelle
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Michelle
Aug 05, 2008 10:15 am
Michelle
Helyn
Helyn
5 August 2008

Fancy a bath in your bedroom.....

Fancy a bath in your bedroom.....

I'm not joking, we have really done this :oops: :oops:

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Helyn
Aug 05, 2008 10:48 am
Helyn
FireFox
FireFox
7 August 2008

Shower/Sauna Combo!

Shower/Sauna Combo!

rofl "Decontamination Complete" "you have just been…

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FireFox
Aug 07, 2008 11:04 am
FireFox
kexkez
kexkez
11 August 2008

Shower over bath

Shower over bath

agreed lym.. We are having our ensuite as a full on hobless shower for this exact reason. The shower in our ensuite last time had a highish hob and it was a…

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kexkez
Aug 11, 2008 7:39 pm
kexkez
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
13 August 2008

Tiling prices

Tiling prices

There is no difference they charge by the metre maybe a bit more for the 200 x 200. Craig

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Grout Perfect
Aug 13, 2008 9:09 am
Grout Perfect
rx2
rx2
13 August 2008

Another Leaky Shower

Another Leaky Shower

Hi, I just had a chat with my insurance company and the result isnt that great :( They cover me for upto $1000 in finding the leak. They will also repair any damage…

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rx2
Aug 13, 2008 7:20 pm

So you have a shower over the bath?? Are you really sure you want a shower curtain??? :? Cold and wet clinging to you as you get out of the shower...well that's our…

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'chelle
Aug 13, 2008 8:05 pm
'chelle
tricky99
tricky99
14 August 2008

customised shower rod

customised shower rod

I am looking for an L shape shower rod/rail. does anyone know where I can get one pretty quickly - stainless steel or crome.

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tricky99
Aug 14, 2008 8:01 pm
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)
1, 2

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


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