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I my opinion that is going to be a real problem. I have troubles with the job my builder did on my linear drains and had to rip them out and start again. I ended up not…

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Dilbert_Perth
Jul 21, 2017 3:18 pm
Dilbert_Perth
garfield
garfield
20 July

Lining up floor waste

Lining up floor waste

G'day all, I have a freestanding bath to install and something has me worried and confused. Its a concrete floor and I'm wondering how I put the waste pipe in the exact…

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garfield
Jul 20, 2017 6:07 pm
matt1989
matt1989
19 July

Clean Mod From Bathroom

Clean Mod From Bathroom

Hi George, welcome to the forums! Here some tips to The Ingredients You’ll…

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matt1989
Jul 19, 2017 6:00 pm
matt1989
Jericho
Jericho
19 July

Shower/toilet location logic?

Shower/toilet location logic?

With such a tight squeeze between the shower door and the vanity, I'd consider a vanity designed for such conditions; for example, the Cora, Siena or Aspen…

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Jericho
Jul 19, 2017 11:01 am
Jericho
garfield28
garfield28
12 July

Bathroom renovation advice

Bathroom renovation advice

Hi all, Helping my brother with his bathroom, he is starting from scratch as he is remodeling the entire bathroom so the tiles old villaboard walls etc have all come…

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garfield28
Jul 12, 2017 10:38 pm
renov
renov
11 July

I hate tiles

I hate tiles

I was going to suggest the same thing as 60'smodernist - solid surface like mentioned could be a good option, even painted glass splash back. You can get solid surface in…

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renov
Jul 11, 2017 2:22 pm
renov
renov
11 July

Free standing bath installation

Free standing bath installation

I would avoid clear silicon, it could discolour. Trying to match the silicon with your tiles would be more difficult then matching the colour of the bath. Just an…

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renov
Jul 11, 2017 2:13 pm
renov
renov
11 July

Open shower on both sides

Open shower on both sides

I worked for a shower base company a while ago, 1300mm splash furtherest splash from the shower head. This is based on a 1.8m person. Personally, I think this looks…

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renov
Jul 11, 2017 2:07 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
6 July

Concrete Bathroom

Concrete Bathroom

Yes, you understood. The mass production side of the domestic building industry attempts to standardise where possible, and those three factors drive that. When building…

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arcadelt
Jul 06, 2017 9:01 am
Liliana
Liliana
5 July

Brown water leaking from toilet base

Brown water leaking from toilet base

Okay, thanks for that information aussieta. Let's hope it is something as easy as that. :-D

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Liliana
Jul 05, 2017 9:02 pm

Drying Cupboards

Drying Cupboards

I hear a lot of people putting in Drying Cupboards in their laundries or houses which I think sounds like a good idea however I'm not sure if it works as well in practice.…

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olgasturlu
Jul 03, 2017 11:07 am
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LochietheChippy
Jul 02, 2017 6:10 pm

Slab went down last week, frame has been delivered but not up yet, here's what it looks like currently

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joannapaulp
Jun 29, 2017 11:05 pm
Mwenje
Mwenje
25 June

Show off your double vanity!

Show off your double vanity!

@Stormy l know this is an old post but what was the length of your vanity if you don't mind my asking :)

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Mwenje
Jun 25, 2017 8:59 pm
Mwenje
gummz
gummz
21 June

Anyone know where I can get a Vanity similar to this is AUS?

Anyone know where I can get a Vanity similar to this is AUS?

Thanks Dani_J I'm checking it out now. I found something similar but it only comes in oval sinks... wanted rectangular https://www.vanitybydesign.com.au/colle ...…

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gummz
Jun 21, 2017 7:46 pm
JB1
JB1
21 June

Bathroom ceiling height

Bathroom ceiling height

I like high ceilings and don't think you can go too high for living areas, but how high is too high in a bathroom? The front part of the house has a lower floor level…

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JB1
Jun 21, 2017 3:31 pm
karcher.cc
karcher.cc
19 June

Which brand/model is this cistern push plate

Which brand/model is this cistern push plate

Hi, one of our toilet cistern push plates is broken. I can't find any documentation regarding manufacturer/brand/model? Any idea? Many thanks, Christian

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karcher.cc
Jun 19, 2017 8:31 am
Joker
Joker
16 June

Laundry sink in the kitchen - In Victoria

Laundry sink in the kitchen - In Victoria

This is common in England, very rare in Australia, we're just not use to it, might work OK with a single or a couple, but would imagine it getting very difficult with…

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Joker
Jun 16, 2017 9:15 pm

Small bathroom ideas

Small bathroom ideas

The site with all the pictures was a really good help! I would just like to add in that you should try and have as much storage room for all your toiletries as much as…

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CameronRobertson
Jun 15, 2017 5:01 pm
CameronRobertson

a few bathroom questions

a few bathroom questions

Hi Bryan My thoughts below - 1. Acrilic look just as good, had mine for a few years now with 2 young kids and still looking new. Try these guys, they have reasonable…

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Our Build123
Jun 14, 2017 8:32 am
Our Build123
qebtel
qebtel
13 June

Shower Wet Area

Shower Wet Area

No, a waterproof membrane does not need to be conditioned by being constantly wet to maintain its integrity. Actually a membrane should never been actually in contact…

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qebtel
Jun 13, 2017 3:20 pm
bashworth
bashworth
13 June

Bathroom Traps

Bathroom Traps

Normally the traps are directly under the basin even with floating vanities. If the underside of the basin is exposed a compact chrome trap is often preferred like the…

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bashworth
Jun 13, 2017 7:24 am
bashworth

Bathroom tiles and laundry. Colours HELP!!!

Bathroom tiles and laundry. Colours HELP!!!

I am wrote an article for home interior tips including bathroom interior ideas also if you like feel free to see

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caterinafabian
Jun 06, 2017 5:31 pm
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Dave_66
Jun 03, 2017 8:34 am
bashworth
bashworth
2 June

Spa bath in bathroom.

Spa bath in bathroom.

Long time since I had a spa bath. . . . so I can't help with the selection of the bath...... but the biggest problem for us was our hot water service wasn't big enough.

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bashworth
Jun 02, 2017 11:03 pm
bashworth
bank
bank
31 May

Reasonable price for heatlamps

Reasonable price for heatlamps

If you are not set on heat lamps and your heater can handle more outlets, that might be an option. The price has likely gone up but an extra vent for us was $150 so we…

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bank
May 31, 2017 12:10 pm
bank
bank
bank
26 May

Matt bathroom tiles

Matt bathroom tiles

Very easy to clean. But you really need clever guys to put it.

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bank
May 26, 2017 2:40 pm
bank
fifteen
fifteen
25 May

Black tapware maintenance

Black tapware maintenance

That's really reassuring to hear. Thanks so much for your feedback lozza81! :) Do you have to use anything special to clean them with? I vaguely remember reading…

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fifteen
May 25, 2017 12:31 am

Tiles to ceiling, just in the shower?

Tiles to ceiling, just in the shower?

Found out that in our place, they will tile almost up to the ceiling then put the cornice on over the tile to give a neater finish - that's what I've been told at least,…

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em-n-craig
May 24, 2017 10:05 pm
WA_surfer
WA_surfer
23 May

freestanding bath in corner of bathroom?

freestanding bath in corner of bathroom?

Thanks Dani_J, yes Caroma do an against the wall 1600 so that is a good option. Thanks Waldorf as well.

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WA_surfer
May 23, 2017 10:19 pm
Izee
Izee
15 May

Shower Screen Options

Shower Screen Options

What are the dimensions of that shower space @Our Build123? We're trying to fit a fixed panel with no door to our place too. The shower space is 1100 x 1100 and enclosed…

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Izee
May 15, 2017 1:18 pm
Izee

1600mm double vanity between 2 walls - need advice..

1600mm double vanity between 2 walls - need advice..

Personally, with the edge of the basins so close to the walls, I would put the tiles there, but if you are happy to clean the walls frequently and risk staining (which can…

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arcadelt
May 09, 2017 1:01 pm
fifteen
fifteen
9 May

Bathroom suppliers online

Bathroom suppliers online

I Have used this Company before, they were fantastic and by the looks of them can export all over the world. I googled their company name Galvin Design Gallery and see…

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fifteen
May 09, 2017 7:53 am
arodc
arodc
2 May

Sealing bathroom glass, tiles and grout - does it work?

Sealing bathroom glass, tiles and grout - does it work?

Wondering if many people have had the treatment applied to their shower screens, tiles and grout offered by companies such as Ezicleen (http://www.ezicleen.com.au) that is…

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arodc
May 02, 2017 3:44 pm

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
sandman55

Grouting around shower drain

Grouting 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
Grout Perfect
arcadelt
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
SaveH2O
televisi
televisi
19 April

Sewerage smell from downstairs shower drainage

Sewerage 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
emy
12 April

Bathroom layout ideas

Bathroom 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
emy
SLAC
SLAC
11 April

Shower Sealing

Shower 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
Joker
8 April

Big bathroom problem

Big 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

Replacing a vanity

Replacing 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
Our Build123
oztme
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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