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rogerinaus
rogerinaus
5 July 2013

Venting a dryer

Venting a dryer

Unless you are living in a nuclear fallout shelter, I can't believe there isnt somewhere it can be vented from. You can go through the ceiling or floor with hard pipe and…

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rogerinaus
Jul 05, 2013 10:16 am
rogerinaus

Converting waste trap from s trap to p trap

Converting waste trap from s trap to p trap

Yes its possible but you would probably need body corporate approval and there would be a lot of effort required to do it. Waste of time if you ask me.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 02, 2013 8:16 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Vanity help

Vanity help

I cant say I have ever seen anything like that available off the shelf. My bet is you will have to have it custom made. I am building a washer and dryer into a kitchen…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 01, 2013 6:23 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Amancharmar
Amancharmar
30 June 2013

Extra wall tiling....after handover?

Extra wall tiling....after handover?

Just bumping this...... I am starting to wish we had gone the whole way up with our tiles. Anyone successfully get tiler to do cashie or get a different iler todo it…

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Amancharmar
Jun 30, 2013 11:58 pm
Amancharmar
metcalfe
metcalfe
30 June 2013

Converting a rain water tank into a bathroom

Converting a rain water tank into a bathroom

http://www.outoftheway.info/articles/144/1/Mt-Sturgeon-Bluestone-Cottages---Grampians-National-Park--Other-VIC-Experiences-/Page1.html Just…

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metcalfe
Jun 30, 2013 2:58 pm
grumblebum54
grumblebum54
29 June 2013

Toilet Exhaust Fan Extraction - Need Advice

Toilet Exhaust Fan Extraction - Need Advice

Open the window and spray some Glen 20!! Use the $$$ for something else.

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grumblebum54
Jun 29, 2013 3:32 pm
grumblebum54

I'll thought I'd update…

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JB1
Jun 27, 2013 5:23 pm
sazzy91
sazzy91
26 June 2013

Hobless Shower Cost - Perth

Hobless Shower Cost - Perth

Hi Tim, Ensuite is on the upper floor.

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sazzy91
Jun 26, 2013 2:24 pm
kylie40
kylie40
26 June 2013

Sourcing Wall Hung Vanities (Without Tapholes)

Sourcing Wall Hung Vanities (Without Tapholes)

I definitely want wall-mounted mixer taps in my bathrooms and the reason is that I hate cleaning. We currently have the old style of faucet with a tap (i.e. the knobs you…

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kylie40
Jun 26, 2013 1:41 pm
kylie40
bendo
bendo
23 June 2013

Honed Tiles...anyone used them

Honed Tiles...anyone used them

Hi Hubby and I are about to place an order for honed mid grey tiles for our ensuite. Not much on the net about them. I like polished but too slippery with 2 little ones…

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bendo
Jun 23, 2013 9:29 am
homeownerfinally
homeownerfinally
22 June 2013

Leaking shower base .. help please!

Leaking shower base .. help please!

I have also had a lot of trouble with my tiled shower bases leaking from being poorly sealed and the base tiling levels flowing the wrong way and water pooling under the…

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homeownerfinally
Jun 22, 2013 4:57 pm
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
21 June 2013

Black tile, black grout, efflorescence or something else?

Black tile, black grout, efflorescence or something else?

It certainly is not efflorescence from the pics you have shown. It looks like the shower does not drain that well and water just sits in the grout joint causing hard water…

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Grout Perfect
Jun 21, 2013 10:42 am
Grout Perfect

We have one of these in the laundry and the plug has never fitted properly into the drain hole. It kind of sits on top or, if you push it down, sits on an angle so it…

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Liliana
Jun 21, 2013 9:04 am
_lucinda
_lucinda
20 June 2013

Bath tap with shower option

Bath tap with shower option

Yes, Google is our friend. Haven't found what I am hoping for, yet, but I'll keep looking. Thanks again for your time and help.

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_lucinda
Jun 20, 2013 3:30 pm
_lucinda
oncewerefurriers
oncewerefurriers
17 June 2013

Help us find tiles like these

Help us find tiles like these

I think they are actually bigger tiles with the smaller shapes making up the big tile like when you buy mosaic tiles. Could you ask national homes?…

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oncewerefurriers
Jun 17, 2013 11:43 pm

Shower head/arm replacement

Shower head/arm replacement

Its as easy as taking candy from a baby! Turn the water off. Drain the water by turning on a lower tap(vanity) until the water stops running Using the correct spanner…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 17, 2013 4:40 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

I know you can get different tiles for wet areas that aren't as slippery when wet, at the last house it was tiled and then polished wooden floors outside of the bathroom…

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Bax
Jun 14, 2013 10:01 am
rogerinaus
rogerinaus
13 June 2013

Help with bathroom tile choices

Help with bathroom tile choices

I guess it comes down to personal choice. But I think you are right about your thought that a black accent border is too strong. I did one bathroom with a black accent…

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rogerinaus
Jun 13, 2013 1:22 pm
rogerinaus
Fitzyplumber
Fitzyplumber
10 June 2013

Height of shower head?

Height of shower head?

Just buy a nikles shower twin rail all or porcher or the ideal standard twin heaps better unit than the normal boring standard type or the weekend warrior that will fix it…

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Fitzyplumber
Jun 10, 2013 2:48 pm
bashworth
bashworth
10 June 2013

Ducting Bathroom exhausts

Ducting Bathroom exhausts

Its always better to extract to open air were possible. There are various sorts of backdraft shutters available which only open when the fan is running

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bashworth
Jun 10, 2013 9:41 am
bashworth
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 9:44 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 9:06 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 11:19 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 11:45 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 8:44 pm
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Fitzyplumber
Jun 02, 2013 12:52 am
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 7:40 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 12:05 pm
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 2:50 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 2:22 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 6:08 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 2:25 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 7:51 am

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

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Pepsi_Drinker
May 26, 2013 6:46 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 9:04 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 8:55 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 3:01 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 4:58 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 4:49 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 6:26 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 10:42 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 11:53 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 3:13 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 11:51 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 11:46 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 9:26 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 3:53 pm


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