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mgilla
mgilla
6 June 2014

Tiling around bath

Tiling around bath

it depends on the look you are after, most houses have a bath hob bigger than the bath tub that sits on top of the tiles then silicone is run around between the bath edge…

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mgilla
Jun 06, 2014 5:38 pm
chippy
chippy
6 June 2014

Floor to ceiling tile question

Floor to ceiling tile question

The other problem will be your cornice. If you have floor to ceiling tiling the cornice is installed after the tiles. If you do the tiling after the cornice you lose the…

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chippy
Jun 06, 2014 9:44 am
chippy
AussieMark
AussieMark
4 June 2014

taps (more expensive vs. budget)

taps (more expensive vs. budget)

The de zincification is what i think may be called DR Brass and all taps must have it to get teh Aussie Stamp. If the AUS Standards stamp was not required I could have…

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AussieMark
Jun 04, 2014 1:55 am

Hi all, We're in the midst of finalising some renovation plans on our family home and I am not 100% sure of what to do with our laundry and bathroom. Neither are huge but…

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nems
Jun 02, 2014 10:25 pm
ilium007
ilium007
2 June 2014

Pics needed of a walk in shower

Pics needed of a walk in shower

Yeah - so basically, instead of a Hebal hob that you have to step over I am wondering if you can just use a length of angle aluminum to build up the wet area by about 40 -…

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ilium007
Jun 02, 2014 10:23 pm
ilium007
mikkyG
mikkyG
2 June 2014

Stained timber in bathroom, does it need special treatment?

Stained timber in bathroom, does it need special treatment?

I think it'll be fine also just still scratching my head how they arrived at 5.4k

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mikkyG
Jun 02, 2014 5:15 pm
mycl
mycl
28 May 2014

Master bathroom layout: Bath under window or not?

Master bathroom layout: Bath under window or not?
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If you are going under a window and directly next to a door I would do a hob .....I had a claw foot bath under a window looked amazing but the…

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mycl
May 28, 2014 10:46 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
26 May 2014

Brand new bath badly scratched - help?!?

Brand new bath badly scratched - help?!?

Sorry for your trouble. The episode above is exactly why I go in mistrusting every thing. I have no problem paying the money for the service but with top price come…

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AussieMark
May 26, 2014 11:24 pm
kexkez
kexkez
26 May 2014

Small bathroom reno HELP!

Small bathroom reno HELP!

Hi Punky, with most retirement villages you have to get permission from the village corporate to do any changes to bathrooms etc, and they may have set people that she is…

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kexkez
May 26, 2014 5:01 pm
kexkez
lejothomas
lejothomas
26 May 2014

Round Bath Company

Round Bath Company

Hi Neil How did you go with this company? Did you buy from this company (Round Bath Company). I am also looking out for a spa bath.... Please reply if you could... Thanks

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lejothomas
May 26, 2014 1:51 pm
Gertrudemyra
Gertrudemyra
25 May 2014

Ensuite bathroom Reno

Ensuite bathroom Reno

I'm starting to get cold feet with the subway tiles. I don't think I would be able to keep them clean! I have found some 300 x 600 white tiles for the walls almost the…

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Gertrudemyra
May 25, 2014 11:20 am
GreenbankReno
GreenbankReno
24 May 2014

Bathroom sliding door falling apart

Bathroom sliding door falling apart

Does anyone have any advice on how to fix or what to do with a mirrored bathroom door backing splitting? I live in Brisbane and the change in weather from cold to hot has…

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GreenbankReno
May 24, 2014 11:29 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
20 May 2014

Laundry chute

Laundry chute

Anything like this to make life easier as posters above have said. Here's a few more viewtopic.php?f=62&t=49202&p=894005#p894005 Stewie

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Stewie D
May 20, 2014 8:48 am
candycandy
candycandy
19 May 2014

Clothes Line

Clothes Line

Don't forget Quality Clothesline. They can install and you can choose from custom colours. Australian made. http://www.qualityclotheslines.net

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candycandy
May 19, 2014 9:28 pm
t_banning
t_banning
19 May 2014

Water stop angle height

Water stop angle height

Thanks Mgilla. I'll play around a bit more and let you know how I go.

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t_banning
May 19, 2014 9:15 pm
takeiteasy
takeiteasy
18 May 2014

How to I take off this towel rail.

How to I take off this towel rail.

Thank you. Whoever put it on made a mess of the grub screw so I didn't recognise it for what it was. Problem solved.

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takeiteasy
May 18, 2014 11:33 pm
bpratt
bpratt
18 May 2014

Bathroom renovation - bath or no bath?

Bathroom renovation - bath or no bath?

The downstairs bathroom will have a separate bath and shower, more for resale value than anything as we only use it on the odd occasion, mostly…

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bpratt
May 18, 2014 6:22 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
15 May 2014

plumbing fittings

plumbing fittings

Have you checked with a plumber or similar ?

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Saint Mike
May 15, 2014 9:07 am
Saint Mike
TinaG
TinaG
13 May 2014

Laundry location?

Laundry location?

Assuming there is space on that side for some sort of clothes line, I think that's fine. It's not huge, but I think it's fine especially if the dryer is wall-mounted.

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TinaG
May 13, 2014 9:13 am
Crazyk
Crazyk
12 May 2014

Small plumbing problem under laundry sink

Small plumbing problem under laundry sink

You can just plug it up or plumb your stuff into it as CEK said

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Crazyk
May 12, 2014 9:07 pm
Crazyk
JB1
JB1
12 May 2014

Advice: is this tiling job acceptable?

Advice: is this tiling job acceptable?

I've actually started looking at the people who start the topic and their past history. Some start a few topics, get them answered but never thank people or bother to…

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JB1
May 12, 2014 2:25 pm
JB1
JB1
9 May 2014

unequal pressure when installing a sink mixer

unequal pressure when installing a sink mixer

Hot water pressure is generally determined by the cold water pressure going into the hot water. Make sure the cold water connection to the HWS is fully open. As for a…

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JB1
May 09, 2014 10:20 pm
robbie55
robbie55
6 May 2014

Help needed

Help needed

I imagine you have a spout thats not a perfect circle where it meets the wall so the scratches are visible once its installed. We had the same problem and the only…

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robbie55
May 06, 2014 12:25 pm
robbie55
rosw
rosw
30 April 2014

Post pics of your bathrooms with grey colour scheme please!

Post pics of your bathrooms with grey colour scheme please!

At the moment i have chosen laminex new graphite vanities and i light colour essastone (tbc but possibly new crystal salt) I would like to see pics of other grey themed…

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rosw
Apr 30, 2014 10:35 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
29 April 2014

Shower over bath screens

Shower over bath screens

Stocked ones are, but if you go to a glass supplier they can cut them to any size you…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 29, 2014 6:37 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
carocaro
carocaro
26 April 2014

Heater for drying cupboard?

Heater for drying cupboard?

Thanks Blacky. Are the Nobo heaters safe in an enclosed space like a cupboard?

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carocaro
Apr 26, 2014 9:54 pm
freakychick
freakychick
25 April 2014

Bath shower combos

Bath shower combos

I don't understand why people don't like bath shower combos. I grew up with one.

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freakychick
Apr 25, 2014 11:45 pm
freakychick
mixo
mixo
25 April 2014

Laundry Design. Where do you store your iron & ironing board

Laundry Design. Where do you store your iron & ironing board

I wish I could afford the maid! looks like the old fashion iron board it is! mixo

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mixo
Apr 25, 2014 9:59 am
joannek
joannek
22 April 2014

Window / mirror over vanity problem

Window / mirror over vanity problem

Did you watch house rules where they had the same problem. They built a sliding panel that looked like a mirror but you could slide it to show the window.

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joannek
Apr 22, 2014 10:43 pm
xxkatxx
xxkatxx
19 April 2014

HELP - wet area tiler rates SOR Perth - $126 p/sqm ?

HELP - wet area tiler rates SOR Perth - $126 p/sqm ?

We hired a tiler for our new build as we deleted the tiling from the building contract. The builder still did the water proofing though so no idea how much that would…

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xxkatxx
Apr 19, 2014 5:05 am
aaam
aaam
16 April 2014

Basin size for Powder Room

Basin size for Powder Room

our powder room is almost identical - it's 1820 x 1000 - with also a cavity sliding door on one end of the 1820 wall. the powder room sink is opposite the doorway. we…

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aaam
Apr 16, 2014 9:47 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
15 April 2014

Best Shaving Cabinet size for 900mm Vanity

Best Shaving Cabinet size for 900mm Vanity

a 700mm or 800mm would work also but it really depends on if your vanity side goes up to a wall.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 15, 2014 12:23 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Stewie D
Stewie D
15 April 2014

Brisbane bathroom......in need of help :)

Brisbane bathroom......in need of help :)

We do have some obvious leaking signs, with damage happening to the surrounding walls.....this has been going on for many years.... If…

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Stewie D
Apr 15, 2014 8:07 am
EmyN
EmyN
14 April 2014

Looking for a Toothbrush Holder

Looking for a Toothbrush Holder

Surely you can google around as good as the next person? What's wrong with the one you linked to. If you need cheaper check out ebay.

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EmyN
Apr 14, 2014 2:48 pm
EmyN
dragonchild
dragonchild
14 April 2014

Is it safe to connect Shower output to Kitchen output pipe?

Is it safe to connect Shower output to Kitchen output pipe?

Well, in my first house, the shower waste and kitchen waste connected. There was appropriate s-traps involved. It was a '50s weatherboard on stumps - we renovated…

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dragonchild
Apr 14, 2014 11:37 am
dragonchild
tamarind
tamarind
11 April 2014

Why its so costly - "Light and Fan" in Laundry ?

Why its so costly - "Light and Fan" in Laundry ?

Hello Guys, We are adding toilet and shower in our laundry and changing the old light. The guy who came last week for quote said "Light…

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tamarind
Apr 11, 2014 5:48 pm
tamarind
Splashers
Splashers
7 April 2014

Bathroom Reno concern : Portable toilet and skip bin permit

Bathroom Reno concern : Portable toilet and skip bin permit

Skip bins that can not be put on your property need a council permit, apply at your local council its easy just form and payment. Also if you can not put a skip on your…

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Splashers
Apr 07, 2014 9:54 pm
Splashers
whitey86
whitey86
7 April 2014

What fiitings to use on copper pipe behind shower wall

What fiitings to use on copper pipe behind shower wall

Hi Wassaby I am using sharkbite fittings at the moment, they work fine, the only problem I had was when I didn't de burr the pipe properly after I had cut it. It leaked a…

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whitey86
Apr 07, 2014 6:17 pm

What do I do with drain hole before installing cabinet?

What do I do with drain hole before installing cabinet?

Pictures or at least the internal diameter of said pipe needed before you will get any correct answers.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 04, 2014 3:25 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
belichun
belichun
1 April 2014

First Choice Warehouse bathrooms

First Choice Warehouse bathrooms

Hi, we're considering going with First Choice Warehouse to fit out our bathroom - cabinets, basin, shower, taps, bath. Their prices are very competitive to other bathroom…

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belichun
Apr 01, 2014 9:11 pm

What is the warranty ?

What is the warranty ?

Reality says if the job is done properly that's more important than the warranty. A good job won't fail. And individual components that might well…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 01, 2014 6:37 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
thehuntbegins
thehuntbegins
31 March 2014

Recommendations for Bathroom Renovator in Sydney

Recommendations for Bathroom Renovator in Sydney

thanks guys, we are looking for full bathroom renovation. We have posted job on serviceseek.com.au and around 10-12 responses instant within a day. So based on the…

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thehuntbegins
Mar 31, 2014 7:30 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
28 March 2014

Build Master Ensuite with No Bath Tub?

Build Master Ensuite with No Bath Tub?

My children are 11 and 14 and I will not be putting a bath in the bathroom. In the master ensuite I will be putting a bath and although it will probably get used very…

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AussieMark
Mar 28, 2014 9:59 am
bashworth
bashworth
27 March 2014

Bathroom Exhaust - 3in1 or Standalone???

Bathroom Exhaust - 3in1 or Standalone???

One extraction fan will be fine. We had a house with two fans in the bathrooms but only ever used one. I've never really been impressed with 3 in 1 units (see;

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bashworth
Mar 27, 2014 9:06 pm
bashworth
Splashers
Splashers
26 March 2014

Shower Screen Design Issues

Shower Screen Design Issues

Frameless Panel is the only way to go with using a panel, but keep in mind that a panel that width will exceed safety guidelines and will need to have either a support…

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Splashers
Mar 26, 2014 1:12 pm
Splashers


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