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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 10:47 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 1:23 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 9:07 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 3:48 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 12:37 pm
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 6:48 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 10:54 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 7:17 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 4:25 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 10:11 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 7:37 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 8:30 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 10:59 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 10:06 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 2:12 pm
Splashers
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 2:07 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 5:06 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 7:51 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 4:03 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 8:27 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 4:11 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 9:37 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 5:56 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 9:51 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 5:08 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 3:18 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 2:26 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 1:23 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 11:50 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 1:25 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 3:24 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 10:54 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 3:18 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 8:44 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 8:09 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 5:02 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 8:10 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 10:06 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 21, 2014 12:41 am
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 1:54 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 1:44 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 12:27 pm
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 1:14 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 5:50 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 4:27 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens


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