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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 11:23 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 12:29 pm
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 11:23 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 10:00 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 9:37 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 11:06 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 9:59 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 7:42 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 11:24 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 11:33 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 10:04 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 1:21 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 10:49 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 10:27 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 2:07 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 12:48 pm
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 5:57 pm
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 11:31 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 8:38 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 16, 2012 12:08 am

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 7:27 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 7:23 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 11:11 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 4:00 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 1:41 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 8:18 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 8:09 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 6:42 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 10:53 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 10:42 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 7:05 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 11:12 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 3:58 pm
stormjr
stormjr
1 June 2012

Steam drips on wall in new house

Steam drips on wall in new house
1, 2

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 1:28 pm
fozzy
fozzy
31 May 2012

Help with choosing an ensuite design

Help with choosing an ensuite design
1, 2

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 8:01 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 9:54 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 5:14 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 9:51 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 10:24 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 9:13 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 11:30 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 11:33 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 9:18 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 10:16 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 18, 2012 12:28 am
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 3:26 pm


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