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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
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
13 April 2013

Termite proof cut in slab to move drain

Termite proof cut in slab to move drain

If you intend to walk on the tiles that cover the area where the new waste was cut in, then you need to have a solid substrate. I've pm'd you.

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onc_artisan
Apr 13, 2013 10:02 am
onc_artisan
Building Newbie
Building Newbie
12 April 2013

Laundry door blinds?

Laundry door blinds?

Thinking we might wait as we cant find a perfect option yet

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Building Newbie
Apr 12, 2013 12:51 pm
rs2000
rs2000
12 April 2013

Laundry to Bathroom Renovation

Laundry to Bathroom Renovation

Hey All, have a laundry that we want to convert in to a combination laundry/bathroom. Need to rip up all the tiles to get extra plumbing put in…

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rs2000
Apr 12, 2013 12:46 am
33amc
33amc
9 April 2013

Semi Frameless Shower Recommendations

Semi Frameless Shower Recommendations

Depends where you are located, I get semi frameless screens from a place here in QLD measured and fitted for under $400

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33amc
Apr 09, 2013 8:14 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
9 April 2013

White haze

White haze

Straight vinegar is probably too strong and may discolour the tiles/grout. Your bathroom would also smell like a fish n' chips shop. My other half sometimes uses this to…

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Stewie D
Apr 09, 2013 12:02 pm
1rocky
1rocky
3 April 2013

Bathroom selections advice needed!

Bathroom selections advice needed!

thanks for the tip mrsperfect. i also hope they are as efficient as they say

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1rocky
Apr 03, 2013 7:10 pm
Mrsperfect
Mrsperfect
3 April 2013

Wallpaper in bathroom - good, bad??

Wallpaper in bathroom - good, bad??

I don't know why you can only view 2 of 3 images? Anyway, here's another two pictures to give you a better idea. The intention of the colour scheme (silver grey floor…

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Mrsperfect
Apr 03, 2013 3:54 pm
fmac
fmac
31 March 2013

Quick laminex question

Quick laminex question
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I understand they have to make some money but it does seem exesive! It seems to be the biggest markup is on those things that are very difficult to change or upgrade after…

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fmac
Mar 31, 2013 11:57 am
JB1
JB1
31 March 2013

Horror bathroom

Horror bathroom

I'd use a 1000mm vanity. The toilet area won't feel too small as there is glass on one end. Also extend the width of the glass panel by another 100mm That's my only…

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JB1
Mar 31, 2013 7:09 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
27 March 2013

Cold water diverter

Cold water diverter

It wouldn't be hard to do for any decent plumber. Getting the right hardware so that the diverter and second waste line looks good will be the hard part. Maybe a local…

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Stewie D
Mar 27, 2013 11:45 am
Mrsperfect
Mrsperfect
27 March 2013

Shower: Splashback vs Tiles - Which Wins??

Shower: Splashback vs Tiles - Which Wins??

I looked at glass, (I hate cleaning grouting) but the cost blew me out of the water! If you go for larger tiles, it cuts the grouting down. You would have to buy the…

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Mrsperfect
Mar 27, 2013 9:16 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
24 March 2013

Help find this bathroom basin..

Help find this bathroom basin..

Thanks for the info. Cheers, Stewie

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Stewie D
Mar 24, 2013 9:28 pm
bendo
bendo
18 March 2013

Anyone used or know about Panelscape

Anyone used or know about Panelscape

I would be interested to see what responses you get to this.

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bendo
Mar 18, 2013 8:23 pm
Leinster Lad
Leinster Lad
15 March 2013

Recommend me a decent builder for my bathroom reno

Recommend me a decent builder for my bathroom reno

Sorry, should have specified we are in Perth, southern suburbs

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Leinster Lad
Mar 15, 2013 2:34 pm
kid81
kid81
13 March 2013

Help identify this tap

Help identify this tap

I do not know that exact one but it looks very similar to these ones. Bristan is probably the closest Grohe - Starlight (Argent in Australia) Bristan - Chill Floor…

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kid81
Mar 13, 2013 10:13 am
JB1
JB1
12 March 2013

Ottimo tapware - feedback appreciated

Ottimo tapware - feedback appreciated

I really dislike cheap tapware, BUT at $2k cheaper I would get it only because it's unlikely to be used daily and easy to change if something goes wrong.

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JB1
Mar 12, 2013 11:46 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
11 March 2013

Removing paint from bath and walls.

Removing paint from bath and walls.

Gee, all that work as Erik describes well but you'll only get something back to looking marginal at best - I'd be ripping the lamipanel out and replacing it with…

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Stewie D
Mar 11, 2013 10:56 am
erik
erik
10 March 2013

Hot Water System

Hot Water System

Hi DeniDeni I am not a plumber, but I am a builder and specialise in bathroom and kitchen renovations. I can advise, that the colour of the water is definately the tank…

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erik
Mar 10, 2013 5:03 pm


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