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royalblue
Dec 30, 2007 8:39 pm
Cookiemonster
Cookiemonster
16 January 2008

shower heads

shower heads

Yep. Ditto.

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Cookiemonster
Jan 16, 2008 7:24 am
DeeElle
DeeElle
31 January 2008

Funny....

Funny....

Fiona That is a very funny story. You've gotta love 'em. :D :lol:

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DeeElle
Jan 31, 2008 11:32 pm
DeeElle
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
4 February 2008

Mixer taps - plumbing price increase

Mixer taps - plumbing price increase

Good on you Rikster, glad it all worked out in the end..... Stay on top of them though??? :wink: :wink: :wink:

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PhoenixStar
Feb 04, 2008 8:55 pm
PhoenixStar
commodorenut
commodorenut
6 February 2008

How hard is it to move a tap?

How hard is it to move a tap?

I can't beleive the response you've got from the builder! Would you not consider the proposed layout similar to that of a mixer in the shower? The mixer is mounted on…

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commodorenut
Feb 06, 2008 12:34 pm
commodorenut
DeeElle
DeeElle
6 February 2008

Mosaic tiles on the wall in the bathroom

Mosaic tiles on the wall in the bathroom

Another idea might be to use them in your shower niche and across the top of your vanity or three or four rows along the top of your bath. Just a small touch but it makes…

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DeeElle
Feb 06, 2008 11:02 pm
DeeElle
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
13 February 2008

pimp my lowered toilet

pimp my lowered toilet

Fumanchu - Dare I ask - post a photo :shock: and Ash said So you're no longer into 'swinging freely' DeeElle?! Didn't know you…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Feb 13, 2008 9:19 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
17 February 2008

T connector for shower heads and switch?

T connector for shower heads and switch?

Pop into a plumbing supplier like Reece and ask them what they have.

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Yak_Chat
Feb 17, 2008 1:00 pm
Yak_Chat
DeeElle
DeeElle
18 February 2008

SHOWER DRAINS

SHOWER DRAINS
1, 2

Yeah thanks piranah!!!! That's all i need to see!!! And the final note on this story is that we were NOT ALLOWED to change the drains in our…

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DeeElle
Feb 18, 2008 12:36 am
DeeElle
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
20 February 2008

Leaky Shower!

Leaky Shower!
1, 2

It'll all happen in time. :D Patience is a virtue.

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Yak_Chat
Feb 20, 2008 4:19 pm
Yak_Chat
Kyle
Kyle
25 February 2008

Information about sinks anyone?

Information about sinks anyone?

Thanks Casa2, I was looking for something more specific like pros and cons about vessel sinks, for example, or is there anything worth going into a stainless steel…

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Kyle
Feb 25, 2008 8:35 am
DeeElle
DeeElle
28 February 2008

Update bathroom?

Update bathroom?
1, 2

Bunnings is more flexible and cheaper. And Bunnings is our local hardware store. :D

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DeeElle
Feb 28, 2008 11:42 pm
DeeElle
Cabinfever
Cabinfever
3 March 2008

Best placement of taps/spout with bath

Best placement of taps/spout with bath

It's the area around the taps that always seems to need the cleaning. So that's just another small point to consider: Can you clean that area without twisting and…

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Cabinfever
Mar 03, 2008 10:22 am
Cabinfever
natbut
natbut
6 March 2008

Using Void

Using Void

Thanks for all the replies everyone. I was getting really excited, but unfortunately the builder has said that there will be plumbing and airconditioning things in the…

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natbut
Mar 06, 2008 9:58 am
ahuang
ahuang
7 March 2008

Am I being ripped off for a towel ring?

Am I being ripped off for a towel ring?

eah I didn't think they would cost much - but I'm more worried about finding someone to install it all, DH is next to useless :lol: :wink:

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ahuang
Mar 07, 2008 8:44 pm
ahuang
Paula
Paula
17 March 2008

Another one about toilet/bathroom split

Another one about toilet/bathroom split

Rachelle my toilet is 850cm now, i it had to be 10cm shorter, it would not make that much difference. As far as fitting a basin in, it may be a bit tight if it goes on…

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Paula
Mar 17, 2008 1:51 pm
Paula
McReidy
McReidy
18 March 2008

Toilet Cistern - Suddenly stopped working.. Help!!

Toilet Cistern - Suddenly stopped working.. Help!!

Hi Rachelle, If I remember I'll measure it up tonight and let you know :)

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McReidy
Mar 18, 2008 11:23 am
McReidy
Mikita
Mikita
18 March 2008

Bathroom - reglazing / resurfacing - anyone done it?

Bathroom - reglazing / resurfacing - anyone done it?

I once had my bath resurfaced. It was badly damaged when I moved in and looked great when it was finished. I couldn't believe it was the same bath. From memory, it was…

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Mikita
Mar 18, 2008 9:54 pm
Mikita
bec
bec
19 March 2008

FOR THE BATHROOM.... CAESARSTONE OR LAMINATE?

FOR THE BATHROOM.... CAESARSTONE OR LAMINATE?

c/stone is you can afford it is lovely but theres nothing wrong with laminate we are going with essastone this time (which is cheaper than cstone) but its taken many…

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bec
Mar 19, 2008 11:27 pm
royalblue
royalblue
20 March 2008

Shower Tiles - Can never stay clean

Shower Tiles - Can never stay clean

Our shower recess has new dark brown/grey tiles with matching grout and after only using them for a week the soap is already showing up in the…

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royalblue
Mar 20, 2008 12:38 am
Talinsmum
Talinsmum
21 March 2008

How many bathrooms is excessive?

How many bathrooms is excessive?
1, 2

Currently we have a 3 bedroom house and 1 internal bathroom (+ 1 toilet in the garage next to the laundry) ... in the house we are building - single story, there will be…

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Talinsmum
Mar 21, 2008 12:18 pm
Talinsmum
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Michelle
Mar 25, 2008 3:02 pm
Michelle
Kryten
Kryten
26 March 2008

Baths & Spas

Baths & Spas

The first one doesn't look too comfortable - I'd like to be able to stretch out, not be squished up like a pretzel :shock: The second one is quite nice though.

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Kryten
Mar 26, 2008 9:04 pm
Kryten
'chelle
'chelle
28 March 2008

What is polymarble?

What is polymarble?

We have a vanity with poly marble - I didn't notice until the plumber pointed it out. You have to be careful not to let the water get too hot - above 60C- or else the…

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'chelle
Mar 28, 2008 5:17 pm
'chelle
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
28 March 2008

Chrome towel rail

Chrome towel rail

NOOOOOOOOOO, that wasn't a whack, just a small tweaking, that's all????? LOL I knew a girl who liked that :shock: :wink: Could S*&%…

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Yak_Chat
Mar 28, 2008 8:11 pm
Yak_Chat
Talinsmum
Talinsmum
1 April 2008

TOILET SUITE - Which one?

TOILET SUITE - Which one?

wow that view is amazing .... however I think the major requirement of any toilet that is going in my house is a seat .... you need to make it as simple as possible so…

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Talinsmum
Apr 01, 2008 7:50 am
Talinsmum
sneakersss
sneakersss
2 April 2008

Give me some inspiration (please)

Give me some inspiration (please)

I just noticed this... I'm thinking a mid grey coloured floor tile, with dark charcoal…

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sneakersss
Apr 02, 2008 9:57 am
sneakersss
Michelle
Michelle
4 April 2008

Hoping to find ideas and advice

Hoping to find ideas and advice

We love photos :D …..make sure you can post some, it helps with the answers. Welcome to the forum! :D

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Michelle
Apr 04, 2008 8:38 pm
Michelle

no probs about the threadjacking everyone! definitely mood lighting. I think the room would have a regular oyster light as well (in the powder rooms) and a 3 way…

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stonecutter1309
Apr 08, 2008 3:42 pm
stonecutter1309
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Michelle
Apr 09, 2008 2:58 pm
Michelle
chuth77
chuth77
10 April 2008

Flexible water pipes HELP please

Flexible water pipes HELP please

I wouldn't be taping the connection... The flexible braided hoses are not meant to be taped... Check the inside, there is a washer which is the seal. By taping the…

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chuth77
Apr 10, 2008 8:56 am
hysterical1144
hysterical1144
11 April 2008

Irwell Pin Mixer

Irwell Pin Mixer

Hi Everyone Our issue is that M have put the one for the bath beside the spout so it sits horizontally not vertically on the…

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hysterical1144
Apr 11, 2008 11:46 pm
Southies
Southies
16 April 2008

Mixer tapware

Mixer tapware

I must admit, I'm sorely tempted to try the cheaper online models. But then I hear a little voice coming from my shoulder reminding me " you get what you pay for......you…

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Southies
Apr 16, 2008 8:33 pm
Southies
haywgl
haywgl
20 April 2008

Bathroom colours

Bathroom colours

Thanks for your replies everyone! :) I agree it is very hard to see over a computer screen I was hoping that some of you may have chosen similar colours in your selection…

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haywgl
Apr 20, 2008 4:58 pm
haywgl
StuDog
StuDog
21 April 2008

Advice about Basins

Advice about Basins

The taps aren't included in the price. We will actually be choosing different tapware to what is pictured. Both basins actually have an overflow outlet. On the…

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StuDog
Apr 21, 2008 1:56 pm
StuDog
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
21 April 2008

shower mixer question.....

shower mixer question.....

Sounds like time for the plumber to be called. :wink:

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Yak_Chat
Apr 21, 2008 10:31 pm
Yak_Chat
beach
beach
23 April 2008

Replacing timber framing post.

Replacing timber framing post.

Hello All, I recently discovered a long term water leak inside my bathroom wall which has rotted away timber flooring, joists, and some of the vertical timber framing…

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beach
Apr 23, 2008 10:06 am
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Paula
Apr 24, 2008 6:05 pm
Paula
DeeElle
DeeElle
27 April 2008

Handles-what did you choose

Handles-what did you choose

Long aluminum bars on the bottom cupboards and no handles on the top.

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DeeElle
Apr 27, 2008 4:05 pm
DeeElle
Zedman
Zedman
30 April 2008

FEATURE TILE IN SHOWERS

FEATURE TILE IN SHOWERS

Couple of quick tips you may want to consider tho: If you are using a mosaic as the feature ensure its a similar thickness to the wall tile - you mentioned Bizassa…

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Zedman
Apr 30, 2008 4:06 pm
Zedman
Zedman
Zedman
1 May 2008

Floor tiles over existing ones

Floor tiles over existing ones

Well if it's only 7mm u must be use a 2mm thick tile. By the time u lay say a 10mm (min) layer of adhesive using your notched trowel, you will still end up with say at…

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Zedman
May 01, 2008 1:57 pm
Zedman
Zedman
Zedman
2 May 2008

Cost of feature tiles??

Cost of feature tiles??

You may find using a marble, glass, stainless steel or combo mosaic a cost effective alternative. Now by the sqm these things cost a fair bit. If you use them as a…

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Zedman
May 02, 2008 2:42 pm
Zedman
MICA
MICA
2 May 2008

Bathroom supplies

Bathroom supplies

Hi there Kingy, I totally agree with Damon. At Hardings, you get the best value, and you get the option to choose from Aussie products, or the cheaper chinese. They…

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MICA
May 02, 2008 10:58 pm
MICA
to_do_list
to_do_list
2 May 2008

How to locate copper pipes in walls?

How to locate copper pipes in walls?

Go to Bunnings or a tool store and get a glass cutting bit. Looks nothing like a drill. Its a flat spade shaped, pointy bit with a diamond…

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to_do_list
May 03, 2008 12:45 am
to_do_list
venno
venno
12 May 2008

Need Advice for Reno

Need Advice for Reno
1, 2

My entire bathroom cost $8041. The labour component was $2200 for the plumber/tiler. He had to dig underneath the slab and run in a new pipe for the toilet waste, the…

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venno
May 12, 2008 7:57 pm
Zedman
Zedman
13 May 2008

Cost of bathroom reno

Cost of bathroom reno

Look at the detail in the quote. The minute you start repositioning items thats where the cost increase.....the plumbing. Try to get you floor PC items in the same…

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Zedman
May 13, 2008 5:28 pm
Zedman
claego
claego
14 May 2008

We have tiles!

We have tiles!

look fantastic, i love the silver framing, not sure if i can get it (not sure will it cost) from my builder, i may call them tomorrow

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claego
May 14, 2008 8:51 pm
Leece
Leece
20 May 2008

Grab rails for bathroom

Grab rails for bathroom

also, i would often replace the towel rail with a grab rail. this was often much stronger and safer to use as people will often lean on the rail for support while drying…

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Leece
May 20, 2008 5:44 pm
Polo
Polo
22 May 2008

Cost of tile shower base

Cost of tile shower base

Thank you all for your help, much appreciated.

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Polo
May 22, 2008 2:54 am

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