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Hi all it's been a while but I thought I had better report back on how I went and show some pics as it might help someone else in the same…

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sandman55
Apr 30, 2017 11:05 pm
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Grouting around shower drainGrouting around shower drain

The problem here is the tiler has done a bad job and needs to be redone. Sanded grout needs to be installed in wider grout joints. Skinny grout joints it will just fall…

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Grout Perfect
Apr 27, 2017 4:03 pm
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Harpies
25 April
What height shower rose?What height shower rose?

Thanks for the reply James. I'll do an update on the progress of the house shortly. Pat

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Harpies
Apr 25, 2017 7:50 pm
arcadelt
23 April
How would you fix this shower problem?How would you fix this shower problem?

Looks like it has been painted. Personally, I would strip it, seal and then tile. Alternatively, you could strip it, seal it and install an acrylic shower base if you…

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arcadelt
Apr 23, 2017 5:49 pm

The photos are great, thanks. If you are not sure of any of the terms I use, just ask and I will explain. Photos 1, 3, 4 and 5 show that you have a submersible pump and…

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SaveH2O
Apr 19, 2017 11:24 pm
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televisi
19 April
Sewerage smell from downstairs shower drainageSewerage smell from downstairs shower drainage

Thanks for your responses. The shower is used every other day, but the worst case is used at least once a week

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televisi
Apr 19, 2017 6:16 pm
emy
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12 April
Bathroom layout ideasBathroom layout ideas

Would like to know, what modifications you made to the present plan. How is your design redo going? Are you done with it? If still planning on changes, check for options…

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emy
Apr 12, 2017 8:34 pm
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Corallake
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12 April
KADO Lux exhaust/light/fanKADO Lux exhaust/light/fan

Looking for some feedback on these exhaust fans for bathroom

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Corallake
Apr 12, 2017 7:49 am
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SLAC
11 April
Shower SealingShower Sealing

Shower repair centre (or similar in Qld) and pay the $$ it is worth it... Seen this 100 of times and 100s of half baked jobs. They will tell you it can or cant be fixed…

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SLAC
Apr 11, 2017 5:03 pm
Joker
8 April
Big bathroom problemBig bathroom problem

Put a picture up, as it's hard to see your exact problem. Sent from my Redmi 4 using Tapatalk

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Joker
Apr 08, 2017 11:54 am
Berek
6 April
Shower Screen OptionsShower Screen Options

If you have the space length wise I'd forgo the door. Curtains? Just. No.

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Berek
Apr 06, 2017 7:10 pm
Replacing a vanityReplacing a vanity

If they know you want to replace it at a later date, maybe ask them to use minimal fixing and not to silicone it to the wall. This way you or your next plumber can…

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Our Build123
Apr 05, 2017 6:59 pm
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oztme
4 April
Toilet next to kitchen allowed?Toilet next to kitchen allowed?

I wouldnt buy a house that only had 1 door between kitchen and toilet, unless the toilet was a long way from the kitchen. It literally would be a show stopper for me,…

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oztme
Apr 04, 2017 11:04 pm
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qebtel
Mar 30, 2017 6:24 pm
AJW
26 March
Did anyone do the exact same tiles and cabinets in all bathrDid anyone do the exact same tiles and cabinets in all bathr

We kind of went with the same in both. However in the en-suite, which is quite large we use the floor tile (albeit a larger polished version) as a feature on the back…

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AJW
Mar 26, 2017 6:15 pm
dolphinblu
26 March
Installing cavity slider to toilet- which way to slide open?Installing cavity slider to toilet- which way to slide open?

Agree with above. We have a slider in our ensuite. Opens to the left and closers/ locks to the right e.g. locks near your cupboard.

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dolphinblu
Mar 26, 2017 4:36 pm

This is what im planning for all the bathrooms/powder room and same tiles for laundry

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newwyhouse2233
Mar 23, 2017 11:26 am
MrsJM
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22 March
wall hung toilet - problems?wall hung toilet - problems?

My builder tried to tell me the same thing... All because they didn't want to install them! C U S T O M. C O R A L. B R O N T E.…

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MrsJM
Mar 22, 2017 4:58 pm
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AJW
20 March
Bathroom Light, Heat and Exhaust FanBathroom Light, Heat and Exhaust Fan

Yeah steer away from the NEO. Not as good and has reliability issues. We have the standard 3-1 4 light tastic and it is fine, and both bathrooms are a fair size. That…

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AJW
Mar 20, 2017 7:41 pm
Our Build123
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15 March
New screed in small and large wet areaNew screed in small and large wet area

Yes standard mortar will be fine for a small patch, just check the back of the package to make sure the ratio is 4-1. If unsure just grab a bag of Gray builders cement and…

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Our Build123
Mar 15, 2017 11:25 am
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Recess floors to all wet areasRecess floors to all wet areas

We're doing this right now with our Eden Brae Drysdale 27 - they added about $1200 to our contract for the three wet areas (ensuite, bathroom and laundry) to be recessed…

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joannapaulp
Mar 08, 2017 11:45 am
Gravy
5 March
Toilets. Not sure which is the best bowl shapeToilets. Not sure which is the best bowl shape

THIS!!! The house my parents are currently renting has a small 'shelf' on the back of the toilet, hey it looks great but you need to clean it EVERY SINGLE TIME anyone…

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Gravy
Mar 04, 2017 11:24 pm
qebtel
28 February
Bath handle cannot be taken off to replace tap valveBath handle cannot be taken off to replace tap valve

No one welds them in, no point. You are doing it the right way, just might have t use a h/duty version box wrench. Give it a short, hard whack. If worse comes to…

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qebtel
Feb 28, 2017 1:25 pm
aloenyx
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19 February
SHOWER BASESHOWER BASE

I think the most common trend these days is to tile your shower base.

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aloenyx
Feb 19, 2017 5:35 pm
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Southies
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17 February
What Do You Use to Clean Your ShowersWhat Do You Use to Clean Your Showers

I've been using one and the same shower cleaner for ages and I am totally satisfied with it. it is daily shower cleaner. I but it time to time on different usuall stores,…

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Southies
Feb 17, 2017 5:45 pm
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sharonreams
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15 February
How to remove old shower head to install a new shower panel?How to remove old shower head to install a new shower panel?

I watched some video tutorial for removing shower head but those were totally refused by my old shower head. I have the installation guide but not the removing steps. I…

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sharonreams
Feb 15, 2017 10:23 pm
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aussiebadger
9 February
Bathroom and Toilet - Help me!!Bathroom and Toilet - Help me!!

First time poster, but I have referenced this forum extensively for tips and information on my renovation over the last 3 years. Thank you all :) I'm interested in…

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aussiebadger
Feb 09, 2017 10:12 pm
Kagan1042
9 February
SpaPanel / Laminate Sheeting / AquaPanels to Entire BathroomSpaPanel / Laminate Sheeting / AquaPanels to Entire Bathroom

We're in the process of looking at products to use in our new build in the bathrooms, and someone at my work suggested laminate sheeting for the bathroom/shower stall…

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Kagan1042
Feb 09, 2017 8:11 pm
lozza81
2 February
Off-the-shelf shower cleanersOff-the-shelf shower cleaners

From what I have read online, you can't go wrong with a spray bottle filled with 1/2 hot water, 1/2 white vinegar and a squirt of dishwashing liquid. This is what I'm…

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lozza81
Feb 02, 2017 8:55 pm
Saint Mike
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28 January
Toilet Closers ?Toilet Closers ?

But - my new one works well. $15.

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Saint Mike
Jan 28, 2017 6:12 am
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bonnie55
27 January
Converting to laundryConverting to laundry

Hi all, I currently have 2 store rooms near my kitchen. I need to convert one of them into a laundry room. I don’t know how could this be done and I have already talked…

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bonnie55
Jan 27, 2017 9:42 pm
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viveka
Jan 17, 2017 4:38 pm
mack042
16 January
Bathroom sink overflow drainBathroom sink overflow drain

I can advise this British brand for plumbing: houseofenki.com

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mack042
Jan 16, 2017 2:04 pm
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wildlyharmony
Jan 10, 2017 1:24 am
sandman55
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3 January
Removing tiles from Villa Board in showerRemoving tiles from Villa Board in shower

Hi I'm still going with some interruptions but as you said the first tile was the hardest when that was off I was able to use a small bolster and get the tile out in one…

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sandman55
Jan 03, 2017 5:32 pm
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aloenyx
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2 January
Bathroom tile size - help neededBathroom tile size - help needed

I used 600x600 for floor tiles throughout, and 200x400 for the walls. My builder did mention it would be harder to lay larger tiles in the bathroom, but never made any…

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aloenyx
Jan 02, 2017 8:28 am
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aloenyx
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2 January
Tile placement in bathroom, please help!Tile placement in bathroom, please help!

I didn't quite understand the problem... (too early in the morning), but I do think it looks nice just like it is :)

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aloenyx
Jan 02, 2017 8:27 am
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Our Build123
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1 January
first time reno vathroom for parents.first time reno vathroom for parents.

My advice would be to project manage it yourself and engage licenced contractors for the professional work. Try your hand at the demolition but leave it to about that. You…

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Our Build123
Jan 01, 2017 6:12 pm
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vrill10
24 December 2016
Laundry conversion tapLaundry conversion tap

Look at this site: https://houseofenki.com/ May be here you can find something for yourself.

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vrill10
Dec 24, 2016 3:19 am
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arodc
Dec 19, 2016 3:16 pm
Craigasaurus
18 December 2016
Toliet water inlet pipe is rather highToliet water inlet pipe is rather high

Yes I was quite happy to hear that the taps are in the cistern.

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Craigasaurus
Dec 18, 2016 10:16 am
aaronaaronaaron
13 December 2016
Narrow BathroomNarrow Bathroom

you can make your wall 70mm instead of 200mm if that helps.

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aaronaaronaaron
Dec 13, 2016 12:09 pm
Adam.M
13 December 2016
Leaking shower screenLeaking shower screen

Hi. I had a similar issue with water leaking out the side of the shower. It was a relatively easy fix by using clear silicone along the inner and outter edges of where the…

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Adam.M
Dec 13, 2016 9:59 am
mynameisjonas
8 December 2016
new toilet and basin plumbing installation costnew toilet and basin plumbing installation cost

Thanks so much, managed to find one through hi pages... 3 quotes, 1 was $500, 1 was $2750 and the one we went through was $1000.. WE went through the $1000 one. Did…

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mynameisjonas
Dec 08, 2016 10:46 pm
meeks
8 December 2016
Installing a mirrorInstalling a mirror

Yes ofcourse "where ti drill?" does matters. I too don't find gluing as a good option.

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meeks
Dec 08, 2016 7:58 pm



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