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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 19, 2014 12:33 am
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 7:22 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 10:07 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 10:13 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 10:07 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 3:25 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 11:20 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 1:25 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 11:35 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 7:37 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 10:54 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 26, 2014 12:45 am
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 10:59 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 11:43 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 6:05 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 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

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