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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 3:45 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 12:59 pm
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 9:35 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 9:07 pm
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snowcherry
May 03, 2013 6:37 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 4:33 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 03, 2013 12:01 am

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 8:56 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 4:39 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 1:29 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 10:39 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 6:13 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 7:31 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 1:06 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 12:13 pm
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 12:42 pm
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 16, 2013 12:37 am
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 11:32 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 4:02 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 3:45 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 11:02 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 1:51 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 1:46 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 9:14 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 1:02 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 8:10 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 4:54 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 12:57 pm
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 8:09 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 12:45 pm
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 10:16 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 10:28 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 9:23 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 3:34 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 11:13 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 12:46 pm
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 11:56 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 6:03 pm
erik
erik
10 March 2013

Installing bathtub in (existing) upstairs bathroom

Installing bathtub in (existing) upstairs bathroom

Hi Shaezy Firstly, yes you can certainly install a bathtub into an existing upstairs bathroom. Your concern over the floor being structually sound to support the bath, is…

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erik
Mar 10, 2013 12:44 pm
TwoFatKitties
TwoFatKitties
9 March 2013

Masters tapware

Masters tapware

I haven't had any experience with that particular tap, but I have dealt with Masters before and they were fantastic. I've also seen that tap on display and it looks very…

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TwoFatKitties
Mar 09, 2013 9:55 am
TwoFatKitties
chrip
chrip
5 March 2013

Companies that make cube style bath freestanding mixers

Companies that make cube style bath freestanding mixers

Hi guys I'm after any companies (in australia) that make free standing bathtub cube mixers, like this one: http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Dorf-Jovian- ... 500wt_1203 Are…

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chrip
Mar 05, 2013 10:39 pm
seano
seano
4 March 2013

Shower head query - suitable for high water pressure only

Shower head query - suitable for high water pressure only

Set the temp such that you don't need to add cold water and if should be fine. That's been my experience of them with low flow heads. When we had the temp higher and…

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seano
Mar 04, 2013 9:35 pm
Jesse-Gooch
Jesse-Gooch
28 February 2013

ideas for narrow wet bathroom

ideas for narrow wet bathroom

its tough unless you have dr whos tardis... I would use the corners as much as possible..

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Jesse-Gooch
Feb 28, 2013 12:37 pm
adgn
adgn
27 February 2013

Toilet with Sink in Cistern

Toilet with Sink in Cistern
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I've got one installed. It does confuse people as visitors keep asking if it turns itself off. Exactly the same as -…

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adgn
Feb 27, 2013 4:37 pm
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Lotsofquestions
Feb 27, 2013 1:38 pm
turtleschell
turtleschell
27 February 2013

Urgent! NOR Perth tile shops that sell Stainless Steel Trim?

Urgent! NOR Perth tile shops that sell Stainless Steel Trim?

Just thought I'd update this for anyone interested, turns out stainless steel is pretty unusual, though they did have it at tileboutique in Joondalup. Aluminium is the…

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turtleschell
Feb 27, 2013 12:49 am
rs2000
rs2000
20 February 2013

Sealing villaboard

Sealing villaboard

just lay a strip of fibreglass down in the corners and then use (resin and hardener) and brush it on ensuring you get rid of the air bubbles.

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rs2000
Feb 20, 2013 3:38 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
16 February 2013

Bathroom reno schedule - How long for waterprrofing to dry?

Bathroom reno schedule - How long for waterprrofing to dry?

Some products have a maximum intercoat time meaning you need to do subsequent coatings within a maximum time limit... also depending on temp.. most products have a cure…

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onc_artisan
Feb 16, 2013 12:37 pm
onc_artisan


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