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Splashers
Splashers
26 March 2014

ideas needed for design style

ideas needed for design style

Frameless screens can be bought in kits but they are square panels and don't always make walls square. The often have cheap hinges and fittings. Custom made screen will be…

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Splashers
Mar 26, 2014 1:07 pm
Splashers
bashworth
bashworth
23 March 2014

Toilet decommisioned: can I get it working again?

Toilet decommisioned: can I get it working again?

Sounds as though is was just no longer used and dried up. First pour some water down and check it goes away. Then listen at the access point when its flushed if you can…

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bashworth
Mar 23, 2014 4:06 pm
bashworth
carocaro
carocaro
22 March 2014

Taps/basin/bathware sales and outlets - quality

Taps/basin/bathware sales and outlets - quality

Hi Are there any sales or outlets I should know about in Melbourne where you can get quality products for less? With some products eg basins I have something specific in…

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carocaro
Mar 22, 2014 6:51 am
blacky199
blacky199
21 March 2014

Need help in bathroom design

Need help in bathroom design

would be interested to see how accurate I was with quoting! Update us on pricing. and how you go. Hope im not way off and have mislead you.

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blacky199
Mar 21, 2014 3:03 pm
kid81
kid81
21 March 2014

Please help me identify this tap/breech

Please help me identify this tap/breech

look quite similar to Bourne's Ascot range. not 100% match for style though. what is the hole size of the breech and the length of the spindle? if you can tell me the…

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kid81
Mar 21, 2014 7:27 am
staceyd
staceyd
20 March 2014

Thoughts on Semi recessed basins?

Thoughts on Semi recessed basins?

We're having semi recessed as the kids couldn't reach the sit on top ones that we could choose from. I hope they don't look too bad, but practicality won over aesthetics…

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staceyd
Mar 20, 2014 3:11 pm
thehuntbegins
thehuntbegins
19 March 2014

ideas needed for design style

ideas needed for design style

Thanks Guys :) really appreciate your comments. We have just started doing research so please don't mind our silly questions or concerns :)

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thehuntbegins
Mar 19, 2014 8:37 pm
wassaby
wassaby
18 March 2014

Bathroom reno

Bathroom reno

1. 850 2.square bowl 48.5 x48.5 17.5 hight from drain to top of base. It sits 55mm above the bench top 4. Standard mixer 5. vanity will have kick boards. I am going to…

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wassaby
Mar 18, 2014 4:56 pm
SPF
SPF
17 March 2014

narrow bath suggestions (700mm) for use with shower over

narrow bath suggestions (700mm) for use with shower over

Hi again carocaro - I myself am not convinced about acrylic yet - I think they're easily moulded and so can get some lovely shapes, are lightweight but apparently strong,…

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SPF
Mar 17, 2014 8:51 am
SPF
SPF
28 February 2014

Bathroom reno. Just starting

Bathroom reno. Just starting

Looking forward to seeing it take shape :). We also in the process of renovating, but having trouble deciding on products. Good luck!

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SPF
Feb 28, 2014 4:08 pm
TinaG
TinaG
28 February 2014

New bathroom - storage ideas please

New bathroom - storage ideas please

agree, a floorplan showing the door and any windows would be great

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TinaG
Feb 28, 2014 2:18 pm
grom40
grom40
28 February 2014

Looking For Towel Rail Recommendations.....

Looking For Towel Rail Recommendations.....

My towel rails are from Aldi (I think they cost around $20 each) & I've had no problems with them over a number of years so I don't know about the price= quality…

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grom40
Feb 28, 2014 1:26 pm
grom40
jenathome
jenathome
28 February 2014

Help with bathroom feature tile

Help with bathroom feature tile

Ok, so this really is a personal thing. It is up to you how you would feel about this feature tile. Here's a few things to consider though: 1. How wide is it compared…

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jenathome
Feb 28, 2014 12:23 pm
jenathome
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
19 February 2014

Shower head and mixer heights

Shower head and mixer heights

Remember too - if you have the waterfall style outlet - often from the roof or high up - pressure is important - especially with high ceilings. We have a long shower with…

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Saint Mike
Feb 19, 2014 10:50 am
Saint Mike
SPF
SPF
17 February 2014

Shower over bath

Shower over bath

Thanks again for your response :)

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SPF
Feb 17, 2014 12:25 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
16 February 2014

Replacing shower floor tiles

Replacing shower floor tiles

Yes as most proper screeds are concrete.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 16, 2014 2:24 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Clinton
Clinton
12 February 2014

Tiling over tiles - please help

Tiling over tiles - please help

Hi, I assume that the floor will need new Plumbing piping as well?.... so during this process some of it will have to be dug up. During this time you can find out how…

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Clinton
Feb 12, 2014 9:54 pm
belichun
belichun
12 February 2014

Stone or solid surface for bathroom benchtops

Stone or solid surface for bathroom benchtops

Thanks everyone for the feedback. I am thinking we might go with a quartz stone.

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belichun
Feb 12, 2014 2:18 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
9 February 2014

Washing machine discharge water

Washing machine discharge water

Outer :th: outer water ? outer suburbs ? outer luck ? outer yer mind…

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Saint Mike
Feb 09, 2014 7:44 am
Saint Mike
melfordgurl
melfordgurl
6 February 2014

Freestanding Vs Wall Mounted Loo Roll and Towel Holders

Freestanding Vs Wall Mounted Loo Roll and Towel Holders

I had already been on topic in my previous post so I didn't come in here purely to discuss sexism. I certainly didn't aim to make you feel…

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melfordgurl
Feb 06, 2014 7:09 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
4 February 2014

For those of you with above counter sinks...

For those of you with above counter sinks...

... What is your finished bench height? We have been told that as we have chosen above counter sinks that our bench height will be a little…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Feb 04, 2014 4:02 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
bingoshelley
bingoshelley
31 January 2014

FREE GLASS SPLASHBACK

FREE GLASS SPLASHBACK

THERE IS A GUY IN BORONIA GIVING AWAY A FROSTED GLASS SPLASHBACK MEASURING 4 MTRS X 1200 IT HAS TO GO TOMORROW BUT SO WORTH THE EFFORT AND WILL SAVE YOU $3000 HERE IS his…

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bingoshelley
Jan 31, 2014 7:10 pm
JazzyJess
JazzyJess
23 January 2014

Exhaust fans ducting into the ceiling

Exhaust fans ducting into the ceiling

Well- the electrician we chose was more expensive than the others, but would do the ducting. ...and then didn't. He installed the fans and…

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JazzyJess
Jan 23, 2014 9:06 pm
Lourance
Lourance
21 January 2014

powder room with no window

powder room with no window

Our build completed 6 months ago in Melbourne and we have all our fans on seperate switches. These included the bathrooms fans for that very reason. Why have fan on when…

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Lourance
Jan 20, 2014 11:41 pm
SydneyWest
SydneyWest
18 January 2014

Lifting Tiles - Subfloor Problem/Cracking Advice Please

Lifting Tiles - Subfloor Problem/Cracking Advice Please

Thanks Bpratt. I should have mentioned that it's a raised floor on bearers and joists. I did have a look underneath and there was nothing immediately obvious, however the…

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SydneyWest
Jan 18, 2014 12:54 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
18 January 2014

Bathroom tiles falling off!

Bathroom tiles falling off!

It could be any number of reasons not necessarily structural or serious. Some cheaper or rather not so good tile glues dry out a lot more than other better brands over the…

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Stewie D
Jan 18, 2014 12:44 pm
Sanna
Sanna
18 January 2014

Bathroom dark bench tops lighter cabinets??

Bathroom dark bench tops lighter cabinets??

Hi, any one have a opinion on dark bathroom bench tops and lighter cabinets, with GST Paris Polished tiles, the bench tops are stone called Amazon. With Createc Tessuto…

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Sanna
Jan 18, 2014 11:27 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
11 January 2014

Towel Rail in Shower

Towel Rail in Shower

Do you need a towel rail?? I've been using towel hooks for quite some time and you can be lot creative with these hooks. One need not have to…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 11, 2014 12:14 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
AJW
AJW
7 January 2014

Hidden Laundries

Hidden Laundries

Lived in the UK for 4 years where laundries are not very common at all. Had a combined washer/drier mounted under the kitchen bench next to the dishwasher. No pics, as it…

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AJW
Jan 07, 2014 4:50 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
14 December 2013

Moving bath in hob

Moving bath in hob

Just cut the silicon out an redo it.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Dec 14, 2013 3:27 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Stewie D
Stewie D
12 December 2013

recessed shelving

recessed shelving

was hoping to recess the wall so that a shelf/shelves can be formed - obviously in sections as the studs are at regular intervals. Just…

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Stewie D
Dec 12, 2013 10:08 pm
MontereyLuxQ1
MontereyLuxQ1
10 December 2013

tiling question

tiling question

Hi, We are building the same house and choose to have different tiles in the Wet Areas, to the Main flooring. We also ran the floor tiles up the bath hob in the bath/ens…

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MontereyLuxQ1
Dec 10, 2013 9:56 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
4 December 2013

Effloressance - dark grout turns white when dry

Effloressance - dark grout turns white when dry

It could be any number of things. The white could be small amounts of salts in the cement under the tiles leaching upwards with the water, it could be a small amount of…

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Stewie D
Dec 04, 2013 6:24 am
Wandin Valley
Wandin Valley
4 December 2013

Is it OK to turn off the warter , gas and electricity

Is it OK to turn off the warter , gas and electricity

Whats the point? All your retics off (Water) Why the gas off???? Do you have a Gas Hot water system? Why at the mains? Why the power off? Do you have an Alarm system?

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Wandin Valley
Dec 04, 2013 4:30 am
Wandin Valley
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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Dec 03, 2013 7:12 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
barkly
barkly
1 December 2013

bathroom floors

bathroom floors

Not saying this will be the solution but the simplest way will be to have a fall of only one direction from front to back, and perhaps instead of having a single hole type…

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barkly
Dec 01, 2013 9:16 pm
xxkatxx
xxkatxx
24 November 2013

7.5L vs 9L Shower Heads

7.5L vs 9L Shower Heads

http://www.reece.com.au/m/bathrooms/products/9503074 We got 3 of these and they are pretty good :) pressure is great as air gets mixed in with the water. They are a 9L and…

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xxkatxx
Nov 24, 2013 2:11 am
Fitzyplumber
Fitzyplumber
23 November 2013

Fitting taps

Fitting taps

What type is the washer the dome type ???

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Fitzyplumber
Nov 23, 2013 10:42 pm
Fitzyplumber
Fitzyplumber
23 November 2013

Multiple Hot Water Systems for Double Storey House

Multiple Hot Water Systems for Double Storey House

If u had a ring main on your house you only need one system can be sized correct also have a manifold installed would work well that everywhere would balance Cheers

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Fitzyplumber
Nov 23, 2013 10:41 pm
Fitzyplumber
Fitzyplumber
23 November 2013

Stuck taps

Stuck taps

Spindle ?

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Fitzyplumber
Nov 23, 2013 10:37 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
18 November 2013

Purpose of mortar bed under tiles?

Purpose of mortar bed under tiles?

I think the filling of pits before hand, the use of the levelling system, and not using recified tiles will all help to achieve a flat 'no…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 18, 2013 8:14 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
asj25
asj25
16 November 2013

Silicone or grout in shower?

Silicone or grout in shower?

Thanks - yeah my parents house has grout and its fine. I get confused as the builder keeps saying that we need a waterproofer to do the job haha. Have booked someone in to…

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asj25
Nov 16, 2013 9:05 am
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kiwi
Nov 08, 2013 7:34 am
kiwi
mtz08
mtz08
4 November 2013

What to do with my ensuite opening

What to do with my ensuite opening

Thanks guys for your ideas. Unfortunately cavity slider is not an option since the walls and plasters are all up.. I may like the mdf panel ideas, do you have any pictures…

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mtz08
Nov 04, 2013 10:44 am
carllacorcia
carllacorcia
1 November 2013

Help on incorrectly installed bath

Help on incorrectly installed bath

Sorry to say, any job over $5k you are required to engage a Registered Builder to do the work, if you did, you could've reported them to the building commision, and they…

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carllacorcia
Nov 01, 2013 9:24 pm
carllacorcia
carllacorcia
1 November 2013

Brand New Bathroom on a Budget

Brand New Bathroom on a Budget

Hi Katie, if you're confident of selecting your own tradespeople, that would definately save your $$$$. I'm a builder that has specialized in bathroom renovations for…

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carllacorcia
Nov 01, 2013 9:08 pm
METRIX
METRIX
1 November 2013

Wainscoting - where to buy?

Wainscoting - where to buy?

I do a lot of wainscoting installs in Sydney, these are mainly Shaker style as pictured below, this is one just completed for a client, and consisted of the hallway,…

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METRIX
Nov 01, 2013 8:08 pm
joane
joane
30 October 2013

Bosch or AEG?

Bosch or AEG?

Sandye, I have the AEG dishwasher and I couldn't find much in the way of reviews as well, but went ahead and purchased it anyway. Mine was from Harvey Norman. I love…

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joane
Oct 30, 2013 8:16 pm


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