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Terrian

Kilsyth, Victoria
Joined 16 November 2008
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8 years8 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Flushing your toilet (of all topics!!!) :)

2 toilets here, one connected to mains, one connected to tanks, both the same brand & model, neither require you to hold the flush button down.
Sounds more like factory settings…

8 years8 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Laundry reno

yeah, a couple of months work *if* we get our act together :)

8 years8 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Laundry reno

thanks, tiles are the obvious option, but gee, they are cold in winter.
Each board, bought 2nd hand, was well and truly sanded flat, then all the edges were coated with…

8 years8 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Laundry reno

all bedrooms, bathroom, laundry & toilet are complete, lounge/dining need some architrave work though, the kitchen, a workshop, 4m x 13m back verandah and & new room on the front…

8 years8 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Laundry reno

ah well, at least you know how long some thing is going to take to get done :)

8 years8 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Laundry reno

hehehehe, the GLW did have to wait almost 15 years :)
Congrats on a fantastic job.
thanks heaps.

8 years8 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Laundry reno

the GLW was adamant that the air coming from the drying cupboard not be returned to the laundry because of moisture (bear in mind the plaster was all primed with…

8 years8 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Laundry reno

yeah, pics are worth more than words :)
Thanks for that info, too
no worries.

8 years8 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Laundry reno

If you do not have any damp clothes in this cupboard to dry can you shut off the hot air flow? (And if you can - do you remember to…

8 years8 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Laundry reno

yeah, it does look a lot small in the pics, the benchtop is 600mm wide.

8 years8 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Laundry reno

It started life as a standard 900mm wide pantry cupboard, bought from Bunnings.
When we had the new ducted system put in we had a vent added to the laundry, basically…

8 years8 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Laundry reno

not the door(s), vented through the ceiling, yet to be hooked up to outside though.
You've done a nice job, I would have preferred a larger trough/sink as I often wash…

8 years8 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Laundry reno

Seems to be no specific area for laundry, mods, feel free to move if this is not the best area :)
a couple of pics, basically before…

8 years8 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Light switches near the shower - is it ok?

Don't quote me on this, but I seem to recall 1.2m from the shower head was the min if the switch was in the room, and if the shower head…

8 years8 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Have to pay for certificate of compliance?

there are some that like to make extra profit, but direct the blame for the extra cost towards the govt.

8 years8 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Where do you get your bathroom wears?

vanity & top & mirror from Swan plumbing, 1/4 ceramic taps & glass shelves for shower from a discount bathroom / kitchen place, wall tiles from Tilemart (I think) shower…

8 years8 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Electrical Costs ?

yes, min 600mm deep.

9 years9 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
TV in bathroom?

I just wonder about the noise of the spa interfering with the listening pleasure of the TV

9 years9 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Bathroom Company vs DIY

We did our bathroom, roughly 1.8 x 2.3
complete strip, walls & floor, all that was left was the ceiling.
from go to whoa it took us 2 weeks (I took 3…

9 years9 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
what to do with bathroom?

a 2nd toilet is a god send :)

9 years9 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Ensuite Shower Size 1200mmX900mm/900mmX900mm Please advice

It's an ensuite, not a main bathroom, we were more than happy with the 900 x 900 in the ensuite at the last house, with the larger shower in the…

9 years9 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Builder insisted that this is acceptable

A straight edge is just that, a length of (whatever, usually metal) that is known to be dead straight.

9 years9 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Use of recycled water in Victoria

If the tank is filled from the mains it is really not a rainwater tank :)
Thanks for the reply, no I'm not confused about the valve,…

9 years9 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Dishwasher review - Pros & Cons ??

more than happy with our 12 year old Fisher & Parkel, Nautilus dishwasher, tho we will probably upgrade to something newer when we redo the kitchen sometime soon.

9 years9 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Bathroom places in Melbourne

cringe if you want, but Bunnings is where we bought a fair bit for our bathroom.

9 years9 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Please Post your Bathroom & Ensuite pictures

thanks, I took 3 weeks holidays, 1st week was spent getting all the gear then 2 weeks from starting to being able to shower in there again, only had…

9 years9 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Small bathroom makeover

Ours is 1.8m wide, 2.5m deep (approx) , me, the wife & 2 kids (10 & 7)
Bath with stand in shower or just shower?
Just a shower, unless you have full…

9 years9 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Please Post your Bathroom & Ensuite pictures

http://picasaweb.google.com.au/TerrianC/Bathroom02#
before, during, after :)

9 years9 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
TILES INSTEAD OF GLASS SPLASHBACK

we used 300 x 300 tiles.

9 years9 yearsTerrianTerrian posted:
Single panel shower screens

apparently your idea of cheap and my idea of cheap are two different things :)

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