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Are all Wickes Bath/Sinks/Toilets the same shade of white?

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by stevesey, 3 Apr 2013.

  1. stevesey

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    Putting together a suite for my daughters bathroom - was picking an chosing various wickes items when SWMBO asked if they would all be the same shade of white?

    Most of the wickes stuff doesn't seem to be grouped into specific ranges - so I assume it's all fromt he same source and the same white?

    Wondering what happens if you then start mixing stuff from different sheds?
     
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    A Whiter shade of Pale?
     
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    There is no such thing as white when it comes to glaze.
    Our walk-in shower has 3 shades of 'white' tiles; light white, mid white and extremely light grey. :rolleyes:
     
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    Unfortunately most bathrooms are too small to dance a light fandango in :idea:
     
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    My bath and side panel are different shades of white, they are parts of the same suite!
     
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    Took took the first lot of tiles for out bathroom back after getting half way around the window, adding the first feature tile and discovering the background (of all the feature tiles) was grey compared to the plain tiles. Batch numbers tied up. Local tile place didn't quibble and gave a full refund.

    Thinking about the most likely difference is between the ceramic sink/toilet and an acrylic/enamelled bath - our suite seems OK in that respect.

    Just have to go for it - cheers all.
     
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    Skip, as in "We skipped the light fandango"

    The difference between a 'white' bog, a 'white' basin and 'white' tiles, the tiles are flat, single dimensional with the light catching them all almost the same, whereas the bog and basin are 3 dimensional and the light will be reflected at different angles and will naturally show as different shades.

    Tiles will look bad, bog/basin not so.
     
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    Knew there was something wrong with those lyrics.

    Good point about the curved surfaces.
     
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    The lyrics are copyright ;) I omitted to google :oops: My memory is going :cry:
     
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    Join the club!
     
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