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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 9:46 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 3:49 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 7:25 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 5:19 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 7:04 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 12:02 am
Pepsi_Drinker
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JazzyJess
Dec 02, 2012 4:00 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 12:53 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 12:17 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 9:12 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 2:44 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 11:21 am
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Diddymoo
Nov 28, 2012 4:10 pm
Laila
Laila
28 November 2012

Bathroom Help!

Bathroom Help!

Are you looking for bathroom designers or just tradesman? I have had no problems in Sydney getting a bathroom designer to come out and quote on the design and…

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Laila
Nov 28, 2012 10:00 am
johnlui
johnlui
27 November 2012

Laundry ceiling

Laundry ceiling

Thanks guys.

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johnlui
Nov 27, 2012 9:20 am
bashworth
bashworth
26 November 2012

asbestos walls in wet areas - safer to paint or remove?

asbestos walls in wet areas - safer to paint or remove?

Look for a company that is a licensed asbestos removalist. (the company -not an individual... for instance I have an asbestos removalists ticket which is fine for working…

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bashworth
Nov 26, 2012 11:18 am
bashworth
kexkez
kexkez
25 November 2012

New shower technologies (Airdrop, satinjet, raindance)

New shower technologies (Airdrop, satinjet, raindance)

Anyone have the dual massage/ standard. Hand shower one? It's more exxy than the standard hand shower version but it sounds terrific

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kexkez
Nov 25, 2012 7:57 am
kexkez
Crystally
Crystally
23 November 2012

Lapatto Tiles in bathroom - Good or Bad idea?

Lapatto Tiles in bathroom - Good or Bad idea?

Zedman thanks so much for your advice!! Allycat1 that's fantastic! I am so excited we have chosen Lapatto now!!

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Crystally
Nov 23, 2012 7:55 am
joaninhac
joaninhac
22 November 2012

Laundry Cabinet Maker - Reccommend anyone in Melbourne?

Laundry Cabinet Maker - Reccommend anyone in Melbourne?

Hi All, Just wondering if anyone has any reccommendations for a laundry cabinet maker whom services the northern Melbourne suburbs? Would greatly appreciate your…

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joaninhac
Nov 22, 2012 2:33 pm
MrsT12
MrsT12
20 November 2012

Bathroom Renovation....

Bathroom Renovation....

We've done two bathroom rennos, same room but different things. First one: Day 1- pull down walls and ceiling, remove bath and shower, pull up floor 2- fix plumbing, redo…

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MrsT12
Nov 20, 2012 7:30 pm
MrsT12
henpecked
henpecked
20 November 2012

Painting or Staining Terrazzo Bathroom Floor

Painting or Staining Terrazzo Bathroom Floor

If you are talking about a terrazzo floor that is the true 1930+ polished/coloured and aggregate terrazzo, then it is actually only about 13mm thick and is integral with…

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henpecked
Nov 20, 2012 11:04 am
Bathwaredirect
Bathwaredirect
13 November 2012

Shower question...

Shower question...

I think I found what you're after! Check out this link http://www.argentaust.com.au/files/spec ... 7394B_.pdf. It is able to be retro fitted so the holes in your wall…

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Bathwaredirect
Nov 13, 2012 6:48 am
Bathwaredirect
gpoly
gpoly
13 November 2012

Tiles in Bathroom in new House

Tiles in Bathroom in new House

Thanks for your input guys. Just to be clear, there are 3 vanities (900 and 1200mm). All wall hung (with timber in the walls). Tiles are large format 300x600mm. Mirrors…

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gpoly
Nov 12, 2012 11:12 pm
AziG
AziG
12 November 2012

Condensation in bathroom during shower

Condensation in bathroom during shower

For horaldo, jazzyjess and others that want a bit more info, here is a booklet on Condensation in buildings put out by the Australian Institute…

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AziG
Nov 12, 2012 9:58 pm
our dream home
our dream home
12 November 2012

Bath spa help! Lumbar support? Brand? Viewing? [BRIS]

Bath spa help! Lumbar support? Brand? Viewing? [BRIS]

I did see your post but couldn't really give much feed back on the subject. Glad you found one in the end. We have opted for a free standing bath it's called noir! Looking…

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our dream home
Nov 12, 2012 7:35 pm
Bathwaredirect
Bathwaredirect
12 November 2012

Tapware??

Tapware??

Thanks for the feedback Tengals. We will look at this :-)

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Bathwaredirect
Nov 12, 2012 3:45 pm
Bathwaredirect
Bathwaredirect
Bathwaredirect
12 November 2012

Frameless shower = water leaks?

Frameless shower = water leaks?

Hi, I have had frameless and semi-frameless showers with base and with a fully tiled base. There will always be some water that manages to escape but I agree with the…

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Bathwaredirect
Nov 12, 2012 10:53 am
Bathwaredirect
yvette72
yvette72
11 November 2012

Aerator for taylex

Aerator for taylex

I think my aerator on my taylex compact treatment system is slowly going does anyone know the cost of a new one.the system is just on 4 years old was installed when we…

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yvette72
Nov 11, 2012 9:38 am
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kylie40
Nov 08, 2012 11:15 am
kylie40
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
7 November 2012

Plugs vs fixed bungs

Plugs vs fixed bungs

I prefer plugs. I've never lost one (where would you take it, really?) and they're easier for little hands to use so you dont have to put your arm…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 07, 2012 4:34 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
gpoly
gpoly
7 November 2012

Bathroom Basins - Raymor vs. Kohler

Bathroom Basins - Raymor vs. Kohler

Kohler is a long established American Company with factories in the USA and China. All product is made to their own designs. It is now exclusively distributed by Tradelink…

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gpoly
Nov 07, 2012 1:51 pm
wokwon
wokwon
7 November 2012

Waterproof plaster (blueboard?) coverage in wet rooms

Waterproof plaster (blueboard?) coverage in wet rooms

Thanks Stewie D. The blue plaster board I am referring to had "wet area" printed on the edge so I assume it's similar to Gyprock Aquaboard. The white plaster board did…

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wokwon
Nov 07, 2012 12:39 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
5 November 2012

Toilet not level

Toilet not level

And what happens if the toilet slope (defect) and bathroom slope are in the same direction. You'll just slide off Jiminy Casa2 , you've…

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Stewie D
Nov 05, 2012 1:42 pm
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Pebble
Nov 04, 2012 10:46 am
Pebble

I would go with charcoal or dark colored floors again. I don't think white tiles are that much of a pain to clean, but white grout certainly is! I love the color scheme…

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Pebble
Nov 04, 2012 10:30 am
Pebble
Fitzyplumber
Fitzyplumber
31 October 2012

Help removing these taps.

Help removing these taps.

Lol funny what are u trying to do old mate

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Fitzyplumber
Oct 31, 2012 9:37 pm
Fitzyplumber
Fitzyplumber
31 October 2012

Silicon around base of toilet?

Silicon around base of toilet?

Just silicone is fine no screws needed as it damages the water proof :-)

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Fitzyplumber
Oct 31, 2012 9:34 pm
bashworth
bashworth
29 October 2012

Can I add a bathroom here?

Can I add a bathroom here?

You should easily be able to get a toilet that discharges through the wall rather than the floor. The trickier issue becomes drainage for a bath/shower. Probably the…

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bashworth
Oct 29, 2012 4:16 pm
bashworth
Bathwaredirect
Bathwaredirect
28 October 2012

Bathroom Renos - sourcing tradies

Bathroom Renos - sourcing tradies

How about you get a quote from a Bathroom renovator and compare it to the price of the trades? As the others said you will save a lot if you manage it yourself but it…

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Bathwaredirect
Oct 28, 2012 8:22 pm
Bathwaredirect
kylie40
kylie40
18 October 2012

Suggestions on en-suite layout (includes pics)

Suggestions on en-suite layout (includes pics)

#1: no problems #2: I'm not a fan of those open showers because if my shower door is open when I'm showering I always feel a cold draught; and in this layout I think it…

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kylie40
Oct 18, 2012 1:06 am
kylie40
kylie40
kylie40
18 October 2012

Main bathroom layout (with pics)

Main bathroom layout (with pics)

yes I think 5 looks best. all the floorspace is together so you really get more room to dry yourself etc. I agree about not having the towel so close to the toilet. Kids…

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kylie40
Oct 18, 2012 12:33 am
kylie40
BennyBenno
BennyBenno
17 October 2012

Bathroom Demo - Asbestos

Bathroom Demo - Asbestos

Thanks SilentBoy I will give them a buzz!

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BennyBenno
Oct 17, 2012 3:52 pm
akashra
akashra
15 October 2012

My builder won't do shower niches :(

My builder won't do shower niches :(

Mine wouldn't do one either - they gave me about three different excuses each time I came back to it. I suspect they must be a major cause of headaches for the builder…

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akashra
Oct 15, 2012 1:08 pm
tengals
tengals
15 October 2012

Shower screen width - how much

Shower screen width - how much

you can do it in 10mm toughened also for this application..... roughly 75kgs or 90kgs in 12mm

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tengals
Oct 15, 2012 8:48 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
14 October 2012

Tiles question...

Tiles question...

Whatever you go for on the walls is up to you but in terms of cleanong etc , gloss is way easier. That said you have to go for non-slip or matt on the floor. When gloss…

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Stewie D
Oct 14, 2012 5:10 pm
auswill
auswill
12 October 2012

Adjusting frameless shower door

Adjusting frameless shower door

It looks straight. Just to be clear - this is one of those doors where its just a clamp on the glass and theres a bit off that which goes into a hole in the top/bottom…

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auswill
Oct 12, 2012 7:28 pm
Renovatingmum
Renovatingmum
12 October 2012

How did you renovate bathroom with asbestos containing walls

How did you renovate bathroom with asbestos containing walls

Don't get me wrong. I admire them for their work and I acknowledge that it's a risky and horrid job. But what good will that do me if there are fibres floating around.

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Renovatingmum
Oct 12, 2012 10:34 am
margritdv
margritdv
11 October 2012

Bathframe

Bathframe

Haven't got a photo . But the fall is 13 mm. Builder reckons that its normal to have a frame with such a big fall towards the floor as It's better for the water to…

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margritdv
Oct 11, 2012 2:19 pm

Hey Here is the pic at better res:

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BlakeyP
Oct 07, 2012 1:54 am

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