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chippy
chippy
17 June 2012

Apartment above has low P trap

Apartment above has low P trap

If you really want to cut down the water noises from upstairs then use some acoustic pipe lagging around all the PVC while…

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chippy
Jun 17, 2012 10:31 pm
chippy
Titch101
Titch101
17 June 2012

Ozplaza towel rails

Ozplaza towel rails

Has anyone got any feedback on the towel rails sold on eBay by Ozplaza? They look decent, not sure on whether to trust the heating but I'd be happy to cut off the cord at…

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Titch101
Jun 17, 2012 7:38 am
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
15 June 2012

does anyone know what is mitring to tiling

does anyone know what is mitring to tiling

Having the edges done here in ensuite & kiddies bthrm,we like it & were happy to pay the difference. I think it was about $300-400. Re sharp edges & cutting kiddies,i…

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kerry-ann
Jun 15, 2012 11:08 pm

shower screen to be installed after handover

shower screen to be installed after handover

Hi there, Just checked out the website you mentioned above for shower screens as I have just received a quote for our main bathroom to upgrade…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 15, 2012 6:27 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

Shower shelving

Shower shelving

You loose 70mm out of your bathroom or the room next to it so you can have a 300x300mm? recess in your shower wall. A total waste of…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 15, 2012 6:23 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
15 June 2012

How much storage in bathroom?

How much storage in bathroom?

I agree, go for extra storage. IMO there's nothing worse than bathroom clutter, detracts from the overall look of those tiles and features that you spent hours in…

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Treeseachanger
Jun 15, 2012 10:11 am
brannis
brannis
15 June 2012

Bathroom Blues!

Bathroom Blues!

I think this is a kinda cute bathroom, but I can see how this style is not for everyone. It seems like there's a lot going on in this picture - perhaps go for minimal and…

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brannis
Jun 15, 2012 3:00 am
parcelona
parcelona
14 June 2012

where did you get your tiles in Perth?

where did you get your tiles in Perth?

Depending on the quality and style of tiles you're after, I would highly recommend Crosby Tiles in Kenwick (Osborne Park too, however have only been to Kenwick) and Craft…

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parcelona
Jun 14, 2012 12:41 pm
parcelona
Ren123
Ren123
13 June 2012

Does this sound right for a shower with no hob?

Does this sound right for a shower with no hob?

Well was told today we are having a shower with no hob. But it will have a small metal strip across the bottom. Not what I was picturing but i can live with it.

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Ren123
Jun 13, 2012 7:18 pm

looks fine. a cavity would be good. esp if you moved it more into the middle of the wall.…

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kiwi
Jun 12, 2012 7:09 am
kiwi
deb17
deb17
8 June 2012

Best window covering for bathrooms laundry toilet

Best window covering for bathrooms laundry toilet

In the ensuite and bathroom we have white wooden blinds and the laundry has a pull down blind.

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deb17
Jun 08, 2012 5:42 pm
bendo
bendo
7 June 2012

White or Grey Vanity

White or Grey Vanity

Thank you very much. I am apretty happy with it and my hubby did a good job of getting all the lines to match up well. The room is only 1m wide by 1.8 long so pretty small.

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bendo
Jun 07, 2012 9:53 pm
MissyP
MissyP
7 June 2012

Bathroom Mirror Height

Bathroom Mirror Height

I'm a 'keeping everything at the same height' nazi. Top of mirror should be in line with tiles, which should either be same height as door frames, or to ceiling. Feel…

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MissyP
Jun 07, 2012 9:42 pm
MissyP
gogo65
gogo65
4 June 2012

Which feature tile to use?

Which feature tile to use?

Oh, I'm so confused by big and small!! :? SORRY!!! I said small but I think I meant large!! The closest one in the pic... that is the large one…

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gogo65
Jun 04, 2012 6:05 pm
gogo65
casadelsuenos
casadelsuenos
3 June 2012

Bathroom lighting

Bathroom lighting

I have asked my electrician to put a light fitting over my bathtub and above the shower as you see in all the mags and designer homes. Our ceilings are 2600mm high.…

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casadelsuenos
Jun 03, 2012 10:12 am
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
2 June 2012

Bath with chrome feet

Bath with chrome feet

Hey Peter did you buy the bath? I've seen them at Recollections for about $1,200.00. The pic you posted has been deleted.

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Treeseachanger
Jun 02, 2012 2:58 pm
stormjr
stormjr
1 June 2012

Steam drips on wall in new house

Steam drips on wall in new house
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Not sure what it's like to clean, but most brands have a bathroom / kitchen paint, I think dulux had the lowest sheen, but I could be wrong! The idea with the kitchen /…

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stormjr
Jun 01, 2012 12:28 pm
fozzy
fozzy
31 May 2012

Help with choosing an ensuite design

Help with choosing an ensuite design
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Thanks Pete, It looks like we are going with option E. I was worried about the wasted space with such a…

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fozzy
May 31, 2012 7:01 pm
custombuilder
custombuilder
28 May 2012

Approximate cost of shower screen

Approximate cost of shower screen

try bunnings, got a great frameless for only a couple of hundred dollars, gotta install but probably not too hard to do cheers 8)

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custombuilder
May 28, 2012 8:54 pm
8acon
8acon
27 May 2012

Skirting tiles - Same as floor

Skirting tiles - Same as floor

I think I would agree with everyone else and go with the floor tile as the skirting :)

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8acon
May 27, 2012 4:14 pm
8acon
AJW
AJW
27 May 2012

Which sink is more practical?

Which sink is more practical?

With the first 3 being the same basin I would say that it not a case of what is is more practical but what looks…

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AJW
May 27, 2012 8:51 am
AJW
AJW
26 May 2012

Vanity size - what would you do?

Vanity size - what would you do?

750mm seems normal in shops then 900, 1200 etc so if they do 800 as well..laughing. just put one of them in and you wont have to go custom and pay…

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AJW
May 26, 2012 9:24 am
nina marie
nina marie
25 May 2012

Has anyone heard of vanity units with recessed kickboards

Has anyone heard of vanity units with recessed kickboards

Hi Kek - you seem to know a lot about vanities on plinths....we are having them, however our tiler has tiled the plinth the wrong colur - I had asked for it to be the…

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nina marie
May 25, 2012 8:13 pm
nina marie
Pete_n_Pet
Pete_n_Pet
24 May 2012

Bathroom exhaust fans and 3-in-1s

Bathroom exhaust fans and 3-in-1s

Could also look at for their bathroom exhaust…

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Pete_n_Pet
May 24, 2012 10:30 am
greenfish
greenfish
21 May 2012

Bathroom design help please

Bathroom design help please

Thanks bendo. The cabinet guy came to the site last week, once he saw the small space he agreed to butting it against the bath for me.

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greenfish
May 21, 2012 10:33 am
greenfish
Lex
Lex
18 May 2012

Megaseal

Megaseal

A bit off topic, but wondering if Megaseal does the siliconing around tiled kitchen splashbacks or bath tubs ??

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Lex
May 18, 2012 8:18 pm
Lex
megg
megg
18 May 2012

magnetic strips for shower doors

magnetic strips for shower doors

Hi, I am just about to order my new semi frameless shower screen for my main bathroom. All the glaziers near where I live do not use the magnetic strips that prevent…

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megg
May 18, 2012 9:16 am
megg
voriax
voriax
17 May 2012

Laminex Aquapanel

Laminex Aquapanel

Aquapanel is a rather cheap finish... If you're willing to pay a little extra (like double), you could go for something like zenolite (colour backed acrylic). Glass would…

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voriax
May 17, 2012 11:28 pm
Henbuild
Henbuild
17 May 2012

bathroom renovation in Gold Coast

bathroom renovation in Gold Coast

Hi Pottsy, We would be able to do a bathroom of this sort for around $8,000. Whatever you decide, make sure you use a licensed builder. Here's an article that may be of…

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Henbuild
May 17, 2012 2:26 pm
whikey
whikey
15 May 2012

Sealing repairs to tile-surrounded bath

Sealing repairs to tile-surrounded bath

Has anyone heard of megaseal to water proof a balcony? We have a balcony that water is coming through to lower external ceiling

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whikey
May 15, 2012 9:45 pm
stratastruggler
stratastruggler
15 May 2012

Toilet Terminology

Toilet Terminology

Thanks builderforlife! Can understand better from that explanation. What if I look at a btw loo that comes out from the wall the same distance as my current loo, would…

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stratastruggler
May 15, 2012 9:48 am
sceen7
sceen7
9 May 2012

Free standing baths

Free standing baths

OUCH hope you know someone with a crane ...or Arnie..... from 20 years ago…

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sceen7
May 09, 2012 7:47 pm
danniB
danniB
9 May 2012

Short Projection Toilet

Short Projection Toilet

Thanks JB1. I've never sat on a small toilet before so I'm just not sure what it's like! Unfortunately it's too late to install an in wall system.

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danniB
May 09, 2012 8:03 am

I have a different question here. How do I pipe a double vanity? I am installing a new vanity with…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
May 07, 2012 7:40 pm
rojak1
rojak1
7 May 2012

nanokleen or similar for shower screens and tiles

nanokleen or similar for shower screens and tiles

I think rainX works similar? not so sure about applying automotive product on shower screen though, but it works for me.

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rojak1
May 07, 2012 10:19 am
stratastruggler
stratastruggler
4 May 2012

New Bathroom Floor

New Bathroom Floor

Thanks for that Stewie. The bathroom guy did say he would have to remove the lower wall tiles to do the job properly, going about 200mm up the wall with the…

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stratastruggler
May 04, 2012 2:37 pm
chris0189
chris0189
4 May 2012

Tiler recommendation Perth

Tiler recommendation Perth

Stonehenge ceramics are also a Great company from port Kennedy. I searched far and wide for tiles and found sound at a great price from them.

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chris0189
May 04, 2012 2:10 am
CluelessOne
CluelessOne
3 May 2012

Design ANY ensuite/bathroom you like!

Design ANY ensuite/bathroom you like!

Hi all, I know there are a few threads from people seeking assistance on renovations and layouts of existing bathrooms/ensuites, but I am in the enviable (although it…

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CluelessOne
May 03, 2012 5:25 pm

Is this the kind of thing you mean waterbabies? I'm actually not a…

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greenfish
May 02, 2012 4:37 pm
greenfish
Zedman
Zedman
28 April 2012

Waiting for bluestone wall tiles to dry-how long?

Waiting for bluestone wall tiles to dry-how long?

Firstly did you get Basalt, Bluestone...or chinese black limestone sold on the market as Bluestone. You can usually tell by the price. Bluestone must be presealed front…

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Zedman
Apr 28, 2012 10:14 am
Zedman
kyli093
kyli093
24 April 2012

Redesign my bathroom layout

Redesign my bathroom layout

I like the look of the vanity you've chosen and you're right. You don't want anything too squashy. Hope it all goes well.

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kyli093
Apr 24, 2012 11:00 am
PHL
PHL
23 April 2012

Differences in toilets

Differences in toilets

Most of the wall hung toilets have a steel frame to support it; very popular in Europe. We didn't go with them as they…

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PHL
Apr 23, 2012 9:17 pm
JB1
JB1
23 April 2012

Walk in tiled shower in new house & Universal Shower Base

Walk in tiled shower in new house & Universal Shower Base

Rather than dig up an old thread, I thought I may start a new one as my questions are a little different. I need to install 2x 1500mmx900mm showers. 1 is on a concrete…

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JB1
Apr 23, 2012 4:12 pm
TrevandSam
TrevandSam
22 April 2012

Cleaning the toilet

Cleaning the toilet

Citric acid over night works well!

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TrevandSam
Apr 22, 2012 10:41 pm
kyton
kyton
20 April 2012

Tiling all bathroom walls floor to ceiling

Tiling all bathroom walls floor to ceiling
1, 2

We only did it in our bathroom and the poolhouse bathroom. The kids' ensuites and powder rooms were left with the normal heights. To do every bathroom would have added…

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kyton
Apr 20, 2012 6:35 pm
kyton
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
19 April 2012

size of entry into shower

size of entry into shower

I feel its a bit small. I wouldnt make it smaller than 550mm although that for me is still small.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 19, 2012 2:58 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
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greenfish
Apr 17, 2012 4:14 pm
greenfish
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
17 April 2012

Building a Brick Plinth on a Bathroom Floor

Building a Brick Plinth on a Bathroom Floor

Alot of new bathrooms have walk in showers. No doors and no steps! 2 of the 3 bathrooms in my new house are being built this way. Aslong as the falls are correct they…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 17, 2012 4:01 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens


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