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Moonahgirl
Moonahgirl
13 August 2012

Double basin vs Siingle basin

Double basin vs Siingle basin

I prefer a single basin but when I saw my proposed floor plan i realised it looked a bit silly as our vanity was 2m long so we went for the double basin - the second basin…

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Moonahgirl
Aug 13, 2012 9:58 am
Laila
Laila
10 August 2012

Recommendation for a bathroom renovation - Sydney

Recommendation for a bathroom renovation - Sydney

I think a loose guideline for bathrooms is 1.5 percent of what your house may be worth before you start to over capitalize. However if you are staying in your house for…

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Laila
Aug 10, 2012 5:28 pm
S1m0n
S1m0n
10 August 2012

Move a Electrical Outlet in Bathroom

Move a Electrical Outlet in Bathroom

Thanks your response has been really helpful, I'm trying to plan a mini project to replace a vanity, so one last question. What state would the electrician leave the job…

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S1m0n
Aug 10, 2012 5:06 pm
Laila
Laila
10 August 2012

Bathroom Reno in Top Floor Unit

Bathroom Reno in Top Floor Unit

Has anyone renovated a bathroom in a unit and moved the toilet? As it stands now the unit's bathroom has a really awkward layout and I have many ideas to make it better…

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Laila
Aug 10, 2012 5:04 pm
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Laila
Aug 10, 2012 4:31 pm
alt0160
alt0160
8 August 2012

Waiting for LED kitchen faucet

Waiting for LED kitchen faucet

Thanks for the update McKinnon. I was curious about the longevity of these.

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alt0160
Aug 08, 2012 6:26 pm
roybenjamin
roybenjamin
7 August 2012

Bathroom drainage, can I do this?

Bathroom drainage, can I do this?

Changes in bathroom looks good but the pic shows that the new bathroom would look more conjusted if you move the vanity near shower. Though small but bathroom can be made…

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roybenjamin
Aug 07, 2012 3:11 pm
bowser
bowser
5 August 2012

Laundry Reno questions

Laundry Reno questions

Thanks guys, it is screed, have half removed it using a air needle guy, what a crap job!

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bowser
Aug 05, 2012 7:53 am
PaulMac
PaulMac
3 August 2012

Drain Cleaning Seattle

Drain Cleaning Seattle

Sell up and move to Australia.....

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PaulMac
Aug 03, 2012 10:02 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
1 August 2012

Bathroom Ventilation Regulations

Bathroom Ventilation Regulations

I can't help with the min refresh rate for a bathroom but I wouldn't vent anything to the ceiling space even though they are usually not fully sealed like the rooms below.…

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Stewie D
Aug 01, 2012 11:46 am
toothymum
toothymum
28 July 2012

Toilet Suite

Toilet Suite

This is great to know PHL; Thanks!

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toothymum
Jul 28, 2012 7:25 pm
seanocall
seanocall
28 July 2012

Recommend'n 4 Bathroom + Laundry rooms reno in Melb Eastern

Recommend'n 4 Bathroom + Laundry rooms reno in Melb Eastern

I highly recommend Colin Fahey from Precision Bathrooms. Tell him that Sean from ClearlyFrameless sent you. We do a lot of work for a lot of bathroom reno blokes, and…

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seanocall
Jul 28, 2012 1:27 pm
deb17
deb17
27 July 2012

Sealing Grout

Sealing Grout
1, 2

Thanks Craig. Its not really dark its alibaster gone wrong :-(

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deb17
Jul 27, 2012 3:20 pm
markbirkinshaw
markbirkinshaw
25 July 2012

Bath diverter/mixer, unequal pressures/flow rates

Bath diverter/mixer, unequal pressures/flow rates

Our plumber recommended not having a mixer on the bath because of flow rates.

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markbirkinshaw
Jul 25, 2012 12:55 pm
sulu
sulu
22 July 2012

Bathroom Feature tile advice

Bathroom Feature tile advice

Yes tiling all the walls in the white polished tile to 2000mm - VJs above on old Queenslander that has a part raked ceiling. Floor tiles black polished. The feature tile…

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sulu
Jul 22, 2012 11:11 am
Pepsi_Drinker
Pepsi_Drinker
20 July 2012

Hobless Shower...Looking for previous poster / thread

Hobless Shower...Looking for previous poster / thread

Hey hey ......... Found it :D http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=49873 P_D

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Pepsi_Drinker
Jul 20, 2012 12:37 am
Pepsi_Drinker
theanonyuser
theanonyuser
19 July 2012

Alternative to tiles in shower

Alternative to tiles in shower

I paid a bit over 3000 for the floor & wall tiling for the entire bathrooms :) Glass is nice, you can get it done for closer to $280/sqm for plain toughened glass. For the…

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theanonyuser
Jul 19, 2012 8:35 pm
PHL
PHL
15 July 2012

Water stain marks on taps and shower screen

Water stain marks on taps and shower screen

Seems to be more easily available now; when I first got it, went to the Chatswood Bunnings, and it wasn't easy…

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PHL
Jul 15, 2012 9:03 pm
kjw7
kjw7
15 July 2012

In wall cistern in external wall?

In wall cistern in external wall?

We were originally going to have an inwall cistern in our ensuite but decided against it due to the price and trying to cut back costs. But ours would have been in an…

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kjw7
Jul 15, 2012 8:51 pm

Reinstalling toilet after tiling

Reinstalling toilet after tiling

You should be able to extend the pipe in the floor. I assume its a PVC pipe?

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 15, 2012 5:29 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
eskimoflick
eskimoflick
14 July 2012

Fencing and guttering in Melbourne - M'Ton Peninsula

Fencing and guttering in Melbourne - M'Ton Peninsula

Hi there, I was just wondering if someone can recommend a good, budget fence builder in the Mornington Peninsula area (namely Frankston)? Also,…

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eskimoflick
Jul 14, 2012 9:32 pm

Installing New Toilet Help

Installing New Toilet Help

Cement is the old way of installing a tiolet. It cracks easily and is not strong enough. SIlicone is flexiable and sticks like s*&t to a blanket! I just installed 3 in my…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 14, 2012 8:14 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Pepsi_Drinker
Pepsi_Drinker
13 July 2012

Shower waterproofing with concrete floors

Shower waterproofing with concrete floors

How did things work out in the end ? Satisfactory I hope ? P_D

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Pepsi_Drinker
Jul 13, 2012 8:47 pm
Pepsi_Drinker
stormjr
stormjr
12 July 2012

Bathroom heating options? IXL Tastic the only option?

Bathroom heating options? IXL Tastic the only option?

So many options, the 'ixl' is a infra red heater and heats what's in front of it, it won't heat a room, you can get fixed bar type heaters, you can get electric heaters…

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stormjr
Jul 12, 2012 10:20 am
chris0189
chris0189
12 July 2012

Shower Pressure - strange problem

Shower Pressure - strange problem

If you have a mixer on the shower it could also be a calcium (or similar deposit) build up inside the mixer. I work on ships and as soon as we start loosing pressure at…

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chris0189
Jul 12, 2012 12:51 am
Matt+Jo
Matt+Jo
11 July 2012

floor tiles/wall tiles marry up?

floor tiles/wall tiles marry up?

A pic may help explain this better, but if you went same size as the wall tiles, my OCD would be telling me that they should match up where possible.

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Matt+Jo
Jul 11, 2012 11:18 pm
Matt+Jo
Matt+Jo
Matt+Jo
11 July 2012

Shell Mosaics from China

Shell Mosaics from China

Do you have a pic? I do know that there is plenty of pearl farms off the coast of China and they sell them everywhere... we went there on holidays and were ushered into a…

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Matt+Jo
Jul 11, 2012 11:16 pm
Matt+Jo
Matt+Jo
Matt+Jo
11 July 2012

Position of shower rail

Position of shower rail

We are looking at having a similar setup in our ensuite, and this is exactly what I was afraid of! I want to be able to stipulate exactly how it all sits... goodluck…

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Matt+Jo
Jul 11, 2012 11:14 pm
Matt+Jo
Matt+Jo
Matt+Jo
11 July 2012

Porcelain Tiles

Porcelain Tiles

Tiles will have a slip rating - speak to the tile supplier, they should be able to tell you this information.

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Matt+Jo
Jul 11, 2012 10:57 pm
Matt+Jo
jeffheath
jeffheath
12 August 2012

laundry taps under trough

laundry taps under trough

Provided the taps are close enough for the hoses to reach you shouldn't have a problem. I have connected several this way. :wink:

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jeffheath
Aug 12, 2012 10:19 am
PHL
PHL
11 July 2012

Under-mount basin

Under-mount basin

We have V&B undermounts in our en suite, and they come with a silicone gasket on the fitting surface, so no risk of water spilling out. Also the stone guys cut the CS to…

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PHL
Jul 11, 2012 10:39 pm
PHL
PHL
11 July 2012

in line extractor fan

in line extractor fan

Not necessarily that quiet, as there is some vibration that can be felt, and air noise rushing through the grill. We have the Fantech unit as part of our OdourVac systems;…

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PHL
Jul 11, 2012 10:23 pm
seanocall
seanocall
10 July 2012

hobless shower problem

hobless shower problem

You can get what is called a half round. Basically a half-circle strip that is about 6-8mm high that you can get in clear to help stop the water. You can get them from…

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seanocall
Jul 10, 2012 11:29 am
seanocall
seanocall
10 July 2012

Tightening hinges to roman bath shower screen?

Tightening hinges to roman bath shower screen?

Can you provide pictures? A lot of shower screen hinges are hex screw so you'd need an allen key. depending on the cutouts in the glass to accomodate the hinge this can…

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seanocall
Jul 10, 2012 10:23 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
10 July 2012

In-wall cisterns - noisier for adjacent room?

In-wall cisterns - noisier for adjacent room?

No , they are equally as noisy from my experience but with a wall hung you get to put soundcheck on one side , acoustic batts in the wall and soundcheck on the other…

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Stewie D
Jul 10, 2012 9:00 am
Ren123
Ren123
8 July 2012

Need inspiration

Need inspiration

If you go onto Houzz.com and search natural stone bathroom there are lots of ideas there.

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Ren123
Jul 08, 2012 8:37 pm
rojak1
rojak1
2 July 2012

cleaning cleaning and more cleaning

cleaning cleaning and more cleaning

speaking about this, i just did the whole floor again last weekend, and decided it is taking too much time and effort. has anyone started looking at some of the steam…

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rojak1
Jul 02, 2012 10:06 am
Lex
Lex
2 July 2012

Any ideas for tiling our shower niches ?

Any ideas for tiling our shower niches ?

120 km "close"?! ::hyst:: Although, it could be a nice picnic day in the concrete jungle :D ... have fun! :D

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Lex
Jul 02, 2012 8:59 am
Lex
stratastruggler
stratastruggler
1 July 2012

Bathroom Blues

Bathroom Blues

Have previously posted asking recommendations for a bathroom Reno. With no responses can only assume that no one has anyone to recommend. Had someone lined up to do my…

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stratastruggler
Jul 01, 2012 6:42 am
jeffheath
jeffheath
12 August 2012

Should a laundry splashback be tiled or painted

Should a laundry splashback be tiled or painted

You should at least tile or splashback the width of the trough, the rest of the wall is up to you. I am a plumber.

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jeffheath
Aug 12, 2012 10:24 am
stratastruggler
stratastruggler
27 June 2012

Bathroom Renovation Recommendations Sutherland (Sydney) area

Bathroom Renovation Recommendations Sutherland (Sydney) area

Ok. If no one can recommend a company for my bathroom can someone tell me what trades I can get to do the work. I need to pull up the floor in the bathroom (it's on the…

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stratastruggler
Jun 27, 2012 10:33 am

I love free standing baths. Haven't fully finished my ensuite (architraves/doors need painting, and the heated towel rails aren't in yet), but think the look of the…

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dsiroky
Jun 26, 2012 9:04 pm
chatterbox
chatterbox
26 June 2012

water stop (aluminium) for curved frameless shower

water stop (aluminium) for curved frameless shower

We are having a curved frameless shower - onto tiles - no base. The waterproofer says that he will have difficulty cutting the water stop to follow the shower glass, and…

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chatterbox
Jun 26, 2012 12:21 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
26 June 2012

Tiling over existing tile and brickwork

Tiling over existing tile and brickwork

If they are the original tiles then they would probably have been fixed to the walls with a sand/cement mortar. No way will you be able to remove just the tiles if that is…

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Stewie D
Jun 26, 2012 9:49 am
Manic
Manic
2 June 2015

Drying cupboard

Drying cupboard

Bump. MissyP, I'm looking at designing a drying cupboard as well. Can I ask how you have found yours? I'm thinking vents and a ceiling extractor fan as well. Any mould?…

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Manic
Jun 02, 2015 9:27 am
cherub
cherub
25 June 2012

shower floor fall

shower floor fall

I'll go back to the original op, in case they didn't get their answer about fall There is no hard and fast rule. No standard fall other than water must not pond. This…

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cherub
Jun 25, 2012 1:07 pm
Zedman
Zedman
25 June 2012

Floor To Ceiling Tiling After Handover

Floor To Ceiling Tiling After Handover

You also must make sure the same batch of tiles with the same tonality and calibre are used. Regards Charlie

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Zedman
Jun 25, 2012 11:48 am
Zedman
AJW
AJW
22 June 2012

Hanging bathroom mirror on uneven walls

Hanging bathroom mirror on uneven walls

How about a wide shot so we can see what you are really talking about?

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AJW
Jun 22, 2012 4:57 pm


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