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CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
29 January 2013

Wall Tiling next to the vanity

Wall Tiling next to the vanity

It depends on how the vanity is being made. I had my tiles done first and gave them an outline of the vanity. I then screwed the vanity to the wall(no tiles behind).…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 29, 2013 10:54 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
kiwi
kiwi
28 January 2013

Small bathroom reno

Small bathroom reno

saves you doing all the work and asking 2 more for quotes...and wasting their time, if this guy gets raving reviews from past clients. (go with him, if price is…

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kiwi
Jan 28, 2013 5:00 pm
kiwi
Margapent
Margapent
28 January 2013

Bath re-enamelling or Innerbath specialists

Bath re-enamelling or Innerbath specialists

Can anyone please advise which would be the better option for an old bath that has been twice re-surfaced but keeps peeling. I want to keep the bath which I use a lot and…

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Margapent
Jan 28, 2013 3:53 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
28 January 2013

Soft-close vanities

Soft-close vanities

They do for doors, but I am not sure about drawers?

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jan 28, 2013 9:00 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
mish101
mish101
27 January 2013

Distance between mixer spout and top basin

Distance between mixer spout and top basin

Thank Cutting edge. Full tiles and 30mm bevel it is. Thank you!

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mish101
Jan 27, 2013 8:29 pm
chatterbox
chatterbox
27 January 2013

Footrest in shower? any ideas?

Footrest in shower? any ideas?

there are chrome/brass foot rests available...or you could use a grab bar of the right shape and dimensions. We put a corner seat in - so you could do that - or a bench…

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chatterbox
Jan 27, 2013 2:58 pm
chatterbox
chatterbox
27 January 2013

Fienza spa bath - is this a respected brand?? Lanark??

Fienza spa bath - is this a respected brand?? Lanark??

We have the large fienza bambino bath, and also a fienza spa bath with all the jets. They were bought some time ago, but we are only just installing them now. Fienza…

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chatterbox
Jan 27, 2013 2:55 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
26 January 2013

Leaking shower, damaged particleboard subfloor

Leaking shower, damaged particleboard subfloor

Don't do a shortcut and put new over old as CEK says. Strip all the rotten joists, flooring whatever right back to the edge of the wall studs and replace with new then get…

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Stewie D
Jan 26, 2013 4:07 pm
Liliana
Liliana
26 January 2013

Bamboo/Wood shower mats

Bamboo/Wood shower mats

Thanks for that! I'll go to Aldi on Wednesday.

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Liliana
Jan 26, 2013 2:07 pm
Robbie1950
Robbie1950
23 January 2013

Mess left after tiling

Mess left after tiling

Nor did we ... but the builder did :roll: The tiler was amazed at…

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Robbie1950
Jan 23, 2013 7:54 pm
fmac
fmac
23 January 2013

Two questions....

Two questions....

Sorry I probably wasn't clear. What I mean is there are screens that look a lot like glass and arent, or that was my understanding. I could be wrong. All I know is the…

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fmac
Jan 23, 2013 3:27 pm
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jazzy_
Jan 16, 2013 7:31 pm
HouseOB
HouseOB
16 January 2013

Would you add an extra shower in this case?

Would you add an extra shower in this case?

Yeah that is one issue I was thinking of, it at least needs somewhere to wash your hands if you use the toilet and someone is hogging the bathroom. Need to put every…

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HouseOB
Jan 16, 2013 12:12 pm
sohandy
sohandy
15 January 2013

Tile paint behind gas hobs

Tile paint behind gas hobs

Also have good experience with WK tile paint in bathroom - though I would not use it near any heat source. Paints are flammable & even if it is not close to a hot…

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sohandy
Jan 15, 2013 3:15 pm
sohandy
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* jas *
Jan 13, 2013 6:36 pm
Lilac
Lilac
11 January 2013

Wall/floor grout lines to match up - Common or NOT ???

Wall/floor grout lines to match up - Common or NOT ???

Who cares man, they hardly ever match up perfectly. You're right that you should just be glad you like the colour and stuff. I'm so anxious…

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Lilac
Jan 11, 2013 12:49 pm
sohandy
sohandy
11 January 2013

Has anyone used cork in their bathrooms?

Has anyone used cork in their bathrooms?

Not in bathroom, but our kitchen - cork is sealed with a couple layers of poly coating and we have no problems - easy to mop or wipe down - for bathroom make sure the…

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sohandy
Jan 11, 2013 11:54 am
sohandy
travelbug
travelbug
8 January 2013

Bedroom to Bathroom Conversion

Bedroom to Bathroom Conversion

You'll need to get a plumber a d a gyprocker. The bedroom will need to be totally stripped, plumbing installed and resheeted. This is not because of the asbestos but…

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travelbug
Jan 08, 2013 1:05 pm
fozzy
fozzy
7 January 2013

heated towel racks - recommendations?

heated towel racks - recommendations?

Sorry to bring up an old thread but I'm just wondering whether anybody has got any current recommendations on heated towel rails? We are looking at getting one in our new…

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fozzy
Jan 07, 2013 1:09 pm
homer1
homer1
6 January 2013

grohe taps from the uk

grohe taps from the uk

We are about to do new bathrooms and cannot believe the price of taps here compared to overseas! reading some forums it seems that you can buy grohe monoblac taps from…

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homer1
Jan 06, 2013 6:09 pm
bashworth
bashworth
4 January 2013

Sewer access to unblock

Sewer access to unblock

There should be an access point just before your pipes are connected to the main sewer. To find out more the council and Water Authority should have drawings showing the…

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bashworth
Jan 04, 2013 4:41 pm
bashworth
bibbie
bibbie
2 January 2013

painting tilex in a 1960s bathroom

painting tilex in a 1960s bathroom

We have a 1960s bathroom which has walls panelled in Tilex. I wish to paint over it rather than remove it or possibly tile over it. Can you recommend a paint for it.…

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bibbie
Jan 02, 2013 11:42 am
renokingoffail
renokingoffail
1 January 2013

Where to get a bathtub and a plumber to install it?

Where to get a bathtub and a plumber to install it?

Looking to do a bathroom renovation, and already got a good tiler However I asked for a quote from a tiler and it was extremely expensive. Can anyone recommend a good…

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renokingoffail
Jan 01, 2013 11:33 pm
mville
mville
31 December 2012

reece plumbing dont give any discount??

reece plumbing dont give any discount??
1, 2

Fitzy I too would also like the Reece clearance centre address please? or anyone else if they have it??

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mville
Dec 31, 2012 2:12 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
30 December 2012

Leaking mixer taps

Leaking mixer taps

Had to change a washer in my son's mixer tap in kitchen. A hansa brand. Never heard of it till then. Turned up with my washers etc etc. Didn't bring my Allen key set. …

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Saint Mike
Dec 30, 2012 3:44 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
30 December 2012

Obscure glazing in bathroom

Obscure glazing in bathroom

I used cathedral glass (a clear mottled glass) for bathroom window and also shower screen. I thought the obscure glass…

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Saint Mike
Dec 30, 2012 10:58 am
Saint Mike
HomeAngels
HomeAngels
29 December 2012

Polished porcelain tiles for shower base?

Polished porcelain tiles for shower base?

Yay!! Thank you so much. I feel much more confident now :)

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HomeAngels
Dec 29, 2012 2:28 pm
HomeAngels
kiwi
kiwi
26 December 2012

Bathroom Layout and Size of Shower Base?

Bathroom Layout and Size of Shower Base?

I clean my shower while I am in there...ok, stop focussing on that image! I find my 1000x1000 just big enough to do that. I would hate anything smaller, my ar$e would go…

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kiwi
Dec 26, 2012 1:53 pm
kiwi
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
24 December 2012

Tiling in Ensuite / Powder Room / Toilet ?

Tiling in Ensuite / Powder Room / Toilet ?

I've seen some really cool toilets tiled to the ceiling but we chose just the skirting tile. We did to the ceiling in both bathroom and ensuite…

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Saint Mike
Dec 24, 2012 11:52 am
Saint Mike
theyetti
theyetti
18 December 2012

Builder says he didnt use Smart Tile because......

Builder says he didnt use Smart Tile because......

The Bermuda Smart Tile appears to be available with a 50mm outlet. I'd be slightly worried if my shower drain pipes were smaller than 50mm. If you have already paid for…

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theyetti
Dec 18, 2012 9:51 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
17 December 2012

Micro Trap for bath

Micro Trap for bath

Can you chop out the joist and put in a new one 100-150mm away ? Stewie

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Stewie D
Dec 17, 2012 6:38 pm
sceen7
sceen7
15 December 2012

Cleaning around FREE standing baths ??

Cleaning around FREE standing baths ??

we had a clawfoot bath against a wall and when I removed it during our renno/extension....... ohhh the horror. If you cant get in behind it all manner of nasties will live…

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sceen7
Dec 15, 2012 6:25 pm
auds
auds
14 December 2012

Save on Bathrooms....

Save on Bathrooms....

I have got stuff from them - only just received it and unpacked one tap - looks good

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auds
Dec 14, 2012 2:42 pm
auds
auds
14 December 2012

Show me your bathroom/ensuite

Show me your bathroom/ensuite

is there one of these threads going already? I cant find one :? cheers

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auds
Dec 14, 2012 2:32 pm
off2theburbs
off2theburbs
10 December 2012

Coloured splashbacks in bathrooms?

Coloured splashbacks in bathrooms?

I love the look I think it's refreshing, but it could possible put some buyers off. I guess it all depends in how long you plan to stay in the house as well.

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off2theburbs
Dec 10, 2012 12:32 pm
fmac
fmac
9 December 2012

Ensuite/bathroom questions

Ensuite/bathroom questions

Could you turn the space between the two sinks into a laundry hamper? I think I've seen people have the same frontage as the vanity but it is one large draw but looks…

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fmac
Dec 09, 2012 10:46 pm
kiwi
kiwi
9 December 2012

Help with bathroom layout - towel rail and screen

Help with bathroom layout - towel rail and screen

Yes and then maybe have a hook to hang the towel on as you enter the shower? Where you have written remove! I would keep it and put a couple of hooks, one for towel and…

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kiwi
Dec 09, 2012 4:49 pm
kiwi
rogerinaus
rogerinaus
8 December 2012

Odd Toilet Vent

Odd Toilet Vent

Ive seen these toilets before. They are used to comply to codes where the vent must be within certain distances from the fixture. It may have been easier to vent this way…

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rogerinaus
Dec 08, 2012 8:25 am
rogerinaus
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
5 December 2012

Shower pans

Shower pans

If its a downstairs bathroom then it is usually a paint on waterproof membrane ontop of a concreat slab. Then the tile bed is put on top of the membrane. Upstairs…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Dec 05, 2012 6:19 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
AJW
AJW
4 December 2012

Can I have a stone benchtop made for a manufactured vanity?

Can I have a stone benchtop made for a manufactured vanity?

What exactly are we looking at? And what good is a UK company to an Australian website?

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AJW
Dec 04, 2012 8:04 pm
Pepsi_Drinker
Pepsi_Drinker
4 December 2012

Cheap Methven Futura satin jet on ebay

Cheap Methven Futura satin jet on ebay

I've saved that seller on my 'puter at home, but I'm not home now and won't be for a while. However, a search on eBay for Methven turned up several sellers, but I cannot…

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Pepsi_Drinker
Dec 04, 2012 1:02 am
Pepsi_Drinker
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JazzyJess
Dec 02, 2012 5:00 pm
MalinViktoria
MalinViktoria
2 December 2012

Ensuite layout and door problem

Ensuite layout and door problem

bkm2009, yeah, I don't see why it would be a problem. stella, yeah, that might be an idea! Will definitely check it out! :D

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MalinViktoria
Dec 02, 2012 1:53 pm
MalinViktoria
bathsheba52
bathsheba52
1 December 2012

Looking for a round / oval, shallow undermount bathroom sink

Looking for a round / oval, shallow undermount bathroom sink

Anyone seen a round or oval, shallow (<140mm) undermount bathroom sink out there? Must be no more than 350mm wide (to fit in a 420mm wide benchtop). Looking forward to…

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bathsheba52
Dec 01, 2012 1:17 am
JazzyJess
JazzyJess
30 November 2012

Regrout shower recess floor

Regrout shower recess floor

I was wondering about this too. If there is the new painted-on type waterproofing underneath (I'm old enough to remember when they put in solid trays under the tiles) is…

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JazzyJess
Nov 30, 2012 10:12 pm
paulw11
paulw11
30 November 2012

Mizu , Zucchetti & Methven Which would you choose?

Mizu , Zucchetti & Methven Which would you choose?

I went with Methven because I stayed in a hotel that had the SatinJet shower heads fitted. They were the best water saving shower I had used. We have been very happy…

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paulw11
Nov 30, 2012 3:44 pm
JazzyJess
JazzyJess
29 November 2012

Shower heads water usage

Shower heads water usage

Two things. One, they vary, there's good water saving heads and there's awful water saving heads and if the only one you've ever experienced is an awful one it'd put you…

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JazzyJess
Nov 29, 2012 12:21 pm
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Diddymoo
Nov 28, 2012 5:10 pm


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