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cherub
cherub
7 June 2013

Sealing cut edges on Hardies Scyon Secura interior flooring?

Sealing cut edges on Hardies Scyon Secura interior flooring?

Pretty sure for wet areas you leave a gap and fill with sealant. Therefore painting not required.

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cherub
Jun 07, 2013 8:44 am

I've recently started to spray and wipe off a "spray grease" on external metallic fittings. It's too early to see if it'll work medium - long term, but I figure it can't…

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Pepsi_Drinker
Jun 06, 2013 8:06 pm
Pepsi_Drinker
rogerinaus
rogerinaus
5 June 2013

Queenslander bath reno with wood floor

Queenslander bath reno with wood floor

I'm looking at renovating a small second bathroom in my queenslander. It currently has a wood floor with a 50 mm mud base and tile on top. I'd like to bring it back to…

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rogerinaus
Jun 05, 2013 10:19 am
rogerinaus
Architect3121
Architect3121
4 June 2013

Internal Bathroom - No Window Access

Internal Bathroom - No Window Access

As stated above, the exhaust should be ducted to the outside. You can also speak with the electrician to put a delay on the power to the exhaust fan so it goes off a few…

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Architect3121
Jun 04, 2013 10:45 pm
craigmh
craigmh
4 June 2013

Budget Bathroom Reno

Budget Bathroom Reno

Just a couple of notes, you will get better fall to the shower drain if the shower area was laid on 45degrees, you will notice 45degrees in the…

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craigmh
Jun 04, 2013 7:44 pm
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Fitzyplumber
Jun 01, 2013 11:52 pm
varia
varia
1 June 2013

Penny round mosaic tiles Melbourne

Penny round mosaic tiles Melbourne

Thank you guys. I did in the end find a store very close by that does a whole lot of federation and classic styles - Luscombe on Keilor Rd in Essendon. They also have…

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varia
Jun 01, 2013 6:40 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
1 June 2013

Gutting a Bathroom

Gutting a Bathroom

LET THE TRADESMEN/PROFESSIONALS DO IT,THEY KNOW WHAT THEY ARE DOING Yes and no. They should know what they are doing but some of the…

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Stewie D
Jun 01, 2013 11:05 am
deluxes
deluxes
30 May 2013

Tile to Ceiling or 1.5 Metres

Tile to Ceiling or 1.5 Metres

Agree with the opinions above. Floor to ceiling tiling won't enclose a room, as long as the tile is kept simple and streamlined. As you've said the home is a Holiday…

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deluxes
May 30, 2013 1:50 pm
deluxes
Squeakazoid
Squeakazoid
29 May 2013

Add Toilet/Shower to Laundry

Add Toilet/Shower to Laundry

Thanks for that. We've got a plumber coming in, I guess we can double check with him about the waterproofing, but I'm hoping to have general budget idea and schedule…

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Squeakazoid
May 29, 2013 1:22 pm
PAB_34
PAB_34
28 May 2013

window coverings in bathroom/toilet/laundry??

window coverings in bathroom/toilet/laundry??

Is it possible to get window films in Australia, perhaps via e-bay if no where else? You can install these yourself with a squeegee and a spray…

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PAB_34
May 28, 2013 5:08 pm
PAB_34
Stewie D
Stewie D
28 May 2013

Shared Wall Dampness

Shared Wall Dampness

You can guarantee that with the age of the place there would be no waterproofing on the bath wall. Water could be seeping into the wall itself either through the grout…

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Stewie D
May 28, 2013 1:25 pm
Renski
Renski
28 May 2013

Walking through Ensuite past toilet to WIR - who has it?

Walking through Ensuite past toilet to WIR - who has it?

Helyn very valid point. This is my greatest concern at the moment. Hubbybdoesntbwant to change it. Ill just leave it. We have exhausted all possible avenues and he still…

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Renski
May 28, 2013 6:51 am

This is what we're getting ............

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Pepsi_Drinker
May 26, 2013 5:46 pm
Pepsi_Drinker
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
26 May 2013

vibrating and moving washing machine

vibrating and moving washing machine

Congratulations on taming the errant machine. When you do come to replace it, I can heartily recommend Miele washing machines. Whisper…

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Saint Mike
May 26, 2013 8:04 am
Saint Mike
HomeAngels
HomeAngels
24 May 2013

Shower Bases

Shower Bases

Home angels I love your set up. I would love having no glass to clean. Does very much water escape without a screen? This is going to be a must…

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HomeAngels
May 24, 2013 7:55 pm
HomeAngels
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
24 May 2013

Help with ideas for bathroom feature wall tiles

Help with ideas for bathroom feature wall tiles

My advice - keep it simple. Or use a two tone affect. Tiles - like colours - go out of fashion quickly.

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Saint Mike
May 24, 2013 2:01 pm
Saint Mike
vangar5
vangar5
23 May 2013

wall hung vanity with exposed pipes

wall hung vanity with exposed pipes

To all who replied to my problem, many thanks.The builder has returned at my request and replaced the plastic pipes with chrome pipes.they look a lot better and…

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vangar5
May 23, 2013 3:58 pm
funnymatthew
funnymatthew
22 May 2013

vanity height - 850 or 900 or ??

vanity height - 850 or 900 or ??

how about a hanging vanity top? makes cleaning easy when the floor is wet.

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funnymatthew
May 22, 2013 3:49 am
JB1
JB1
14 May 2013

kitchen sink in laundry

kitchen sink in laundry

This might seem odd, but I don't think I'd buy a house that had a kitchen sink in the laundry. Laundry sinks are a specific size because of the…

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JB1
May 14, 2013 5:26 pm
PHL
PHL
13 May 2013

bathroom code questions

bathroom code questions

Might be different for SA but in NSW that is exactly what we have, although we do have a second strip drain as we also have a shower in the bath, which does not have a…

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PHL
May 13, 2013 9:42 am

vanity units and wash basins

vanity units and wash basins

You can purchase them separately from a cabinet maker. I doubt IKEA would do it though.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 10, 2013 10:53 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Brendo
Brendo
9 May 2013

Bath over shower (again)

Bath over shower (again)

Hi Chris, I would go your option 3 which is exactly what we did. I gave up some of the wardrobe space to have a separate shower and bath. I find we mainly use the ensuite…

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Brendo
May 09, 2013 2:13 pm
Pepsi_Drinker
Pepsi_Drinker
9 May 2013

Alternative to shower niche?

Alternative to shower niche?
1, 2

We're (almost certainly) probably going a different route ....... Along one wall of the shower we're getting a small "bench" built, I don't have the plans with me right…

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Pepsi_Drinker
May 09, 2013 10:51 am
Pepsi_Drinker

Soundproofing a bathroom

Soundproofing a bathroom

Thanks StewieD and Mclaren... This sounds like a good option - will check it out further.

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How Hard Can it Be
May 09, 2013 10:46 am

Bath Tap

Bath Tap

hello, we instal waterfall spouts on all of our bath and spabath range and suggest that the buyer instal a a wall or hob flikmixer in an easily accessable position to…

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roundbathcompany
May 09, 2013 8:26 am

Repeated burst mains water, any plumbers?

Repeated burst mains water, any plumbers?

YOU CAN INSTAL HAMMER ARRESTORS MADE BY RMC BEHIND THE HOT AND COLD TAPS FOR YOUR WASHING MACHINE THIS SHOULD REDUCE THE SHOCK

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roundbathcompany
May 08, 2013 2:53 pm

Issues with adding a claw foot tub. Advice needed!

Issues with adding a claw foot tub. Advice needed!

WHY CANT YOUR BUILDER SOURCE THE BATH THROUGH HIS SUPPLIER AND INSTAL IT FOR YOU

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roundbathcompany
May 08, 2013 2:45 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
8 May 2013

does anyone know if there is a 'mirror' tile ?

does anyone know if there is a 'mirror' tile ?

A mirror is still your best bet. I've seen quite a few metallic mirror finished or mirror lookalike tiles lately ( and some of them look very cool ) but they still fall…

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Stewie D
May 08, 2013 11:59 am
rs2000
rs2000
7 May 2013

Shower screen question

Shower screen question

i just went with the shower head coming from the ceiling. i used an 250mm square head on a 200 mm square extension in both en suite and bathroom and haven't has an issues…

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rs2000
May 07, 2013 8:35 pm
PaulMac
PaulMac
5 May 2013

Need help with bathroom

Need help with bathroom

Just keep in mind that the minimum size for a shower waste is 50mm. The existing vanity and bath are likely to be 40mm pipes. No matter what you…

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PaulMac
May 05, 2013 8:07 pm
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snowcherry
May 03, 2013 5:37 pm
snowcherry
Zedman
Zedman
3 May 2013

timber tiles in shower

timber tiles in shower

We have been selling********************timber look tiles in Sydney for 15yrs now. And we regularly use them in bathrooms. Your tile shop should always ask what type of…

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Zedman
May 03, 2013 3:33 pm
Zedman
nodrog
nodrog
2 May 2013

Removing silicone sealer

Removing silicone sealer

Hi folks, new member looking for tips on removing old silicone sealant from tap spindles in shower. Holes have been completely filled and sealed and I need to access to…

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nodrog
May 02, 2013 11:01 pm

Bath size - headrest space?

Bath size - headrest space?

We had just renovated our bathroom and allowed 140cms from the edge of the bath, (200cms in total - including the rim of the bath) for the…

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roundbathcompany
May 02, 2013 7:56 am

Spa Bath Jets - want to change from brass to chrome

Spa Bath Jets - want to change from brass to chrome

hello, jim from roundbathcompany here send me some pictures of your spa and the jetting hydrorbc1@ozemail.com.au

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roundbathcompany
May 01, 2013 3:39 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
28 April 2013

Ensuite layout help

Ensuite layout help

Right, ok. The maybe flip the vanity and toilet positions. Extraction fan in the dunny and shes good to go. I think its a shame to not efficiently use space.

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AussieMark
Apr 28, 2013 12:29 pm
butterbing
butterbing
27 April 2013

Shower Wall - How tall???

Shower Wall - How tall???

I am lost as to what to do in my ensuite (Master Bedroom Ground Floor) with regards to lighting the shower area. As we can not put a window in the…

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butterbing
Apr 27, 2013 9:39 pm
butterbing
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
25 April 2013

Laundry cabinetry in Perth?

Laundry cabinetry in Perth?

And does that include a tiled hob under those cabinets? Sometimes pricing isn't as straight forward as it sounds. If it's a straight bench with a…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 25, 2013 5:13 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
22 April 2013

Space between shower screen and vanity??

Space between shower screen and vanity??

That's a good point. I've had to use 18mm off cut timber to pack out the vanities where the door or drawer are all the way to the edge of the…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 22, 2013 6:31 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
sazzy91
sazzy91
21 April 2013

Ensuite: glass wall or traditional wall

Ensuite: glass wall or traditional wall

Hi, Just wondering if you can PM me the details of what companies you had come an quote you for this. We are thinking of doing something similar in our house. Thanks, Sarah

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sazzy91
Apr 21, 2013 12:06 pm
Robbie1950
Robbie1950
18 April 2013

Flooring for hobless shower

Flooring for hobless shower

I wouldnt directly put a hobless shower on floor boards because they tend to expand and shrink. Check out the floor boards where the shower base is to be and put yellow…

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Robbie1950
Apr 18, 2013 11:13 am
nashovsky2
nashovsky2
16 April 2013

Waterproofing needed for sealed unit shower ?

Waterproofing needed for sealed unit shower ?

Hello, I am replacing my old tiled corner shower by this cubicle which has acrylic walls:…

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nashovsky2
Apr 16, 2013 11:42 am
Mandy67
Mandy67
15 April 2013

Could i please see Photos of your vanities?

Could i please see Photos of your vanities?

Haha, I agreed to husband's choice of a black floor as I thought it would hide everything! We had very light gray before which got quite dirty, and in our rental we have a…

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Mandy67
Apr 15, 2013 11:37 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
14 April 2013

Is it expensive to get poured concrete on bathrm floor?

Is it expensive to get poured concrete on bathrm floor?

..and remove the concrete and replace with a concrete mix & stone colour that you want.. $ 3k aprox to: remove, reinstate and grind/polish so long as all things being…

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onc_artisan
Apr 14, 2013 10:32 pm
onc_artisan
4evaesh
4evaesh
13 April 2013

Ensuite options - pls help?

Ensuite options - pls help?

Thanks rocky and cuttingedge, I agree! I think 2. The vanity is still a pretty good size. With the width of that room it MIT be possible to out a…

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4evaesh
Apr 13, 2013 3:02 pm
4evaesh
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
13 April 2013

Installing glass shelves in shower - waterproof membrane?

Installing glass shelves in shower - waterproof membrane?

If you fitting it after tiling then other than silicon there is nothing you can do. I personally would drill the hole, put the screw in with silicon and then a bit more…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 13, 2013 2:45 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens


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