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NathanPS
NathanPS
23 January

Waste in bathroom

Waste in bathroom

Thank you everyone :)

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NathanPS
Jan 23, 2020 8:53 am
MClark
MClark
18 January

Black tapware for a rental property

Black tapware for a rental property

It will be the same as in an owner occupied home. What are you specifically concerned with?

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MClark
Jan 18, 2020 8:22 am
MClark
Teaswizzler
Teaswizzler
9 January

Clotheslines

Clotheslines

I’d go with the side path and keep the lawn free. Sometimes it’s wind that you need more than sun; especially in winter and East is better than south.

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Teaswizzler
Jan 09, 2020 1:20 am
Teaswizzler
Brett0004
Brett0004
2 January

Metal strip in tiling of wet area doorway.

Metal strip in tiling of wet area doorway.

As others have said this is as per the standards and is the separation point between the wet area and non wet area.

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Brett0004
Jan 02, 2020 7:37 am
MClark
MClark
1 January

Combined Shower bath Wet Area issue

Combined Shower bath Wet Area issue

This is why clear and accurate plans are key to a successful build, so spend the money. Clearly the builder is at fault, the shower rebate isn't even the correct…

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MClark
Jan 01, 2020 10:39 pm
MClark
Erica_L
Erica_L
30 December 2019

Bathroom heaters

Bathroom heaters

Thanks. Completely forgot about this post actually, yeah, we bought two wall-mount Mr.Heaters on black Friday here one for garage and bathroom. 1 month, everything's…

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Erica_L
Dec 30, 2019 3:43 am
Erica_L

Write reply... Stewie

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Stewie D
Dec 25, 2019 9:57 am
gdog
gdog
19 December 2019

Bidet recommendations

Bidet recommendations

Ahh..... good thought. Thanks & Merry Xmas.

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gdog
Dec 19, 2019 8:02 pm

Open the paper gap up a little so you can squirt water-based liquid nails in there, wipe clean with baby wipes or a damp rag. Paint the next day, it will never move. Make…

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thepa1nter
Dec 12, 2019 7:23 pm
thepa1nter
tracey em
tracey em
12 December 2019

Bathroom tile and other issues

Bathroom tile and other issues

Thanks Abasnsw...EEEEK...I hope I dont have a big fight on my hands!

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tracey em
Dec 12, 2019 9:18 am
building-expert
building-expert
2 December 2019

Issues with tiler, Questions.

Issues with tiler, Questions.

If you are a competent builder you would tell the tiler before he starts that once waterproof membrane is finished it must be inspected by you and water tested and…

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building-expert
Dec 02, 2019 11:37 am
building-expert
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xzc731
Dec 01, 2019 10:00 am

Some solutions may not suit everyone.

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SaveH2O
Nov 24, 2019 10:19 am
SaveH2O
dav2708
dav2708
22 November 2019

ANY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FRONT LOADER WASHER/DRYER PLEASE?

ANY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FRONT LOADER WASHER/DRYER PLEASE?

The condenser dryer component of the machine is not all that great. Many complain clothes still come out dampish. A problem with most condenser dryers. A heat pump dryer…

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dav2708
Nov 22, 2019 8:21 pm
changd01
changd01
22 November 2019

Warning - Liquid Sealant - permanent stuff

Warning - Liquid Sealant - permanent stuff

There was some minor leak where the tap aerator was screwed on and so I went to the local hardware store. I was actually looking for silicon lubricant/grease but the…

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changd01
Nov 22, 2019 10:04 am
Philsta
Philsta
21 November 2019

Tiling after handover - new

Tiling after handover - new

No, tiles go over plaster. Better if it's not painted though. You can tile up to the cornice but it depends on the thickness of your tiles. If you have thick…

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Philsta
Nov 21, 2019 12:44 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
19 November 2019

No floor waste in wet areas - problem?

No floor waste in wet areas - problem?

"It will smell. Regardless if it has the u bend." Not true. If you have water in the floor waste you won't get sewer smells. They only usually smell when a not often used…

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Stewie D
Nov 19, 2019 1:05 pm

Hey Jimmy2times Welcome to the forum You've got this covered…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 29, 2019 11:10 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Neatep
Neatep
11 October 2019

Shower niche depth

Shower niche depth

写回信...

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Neatep
Oct 11, 2019 5:01 pm
jamo25
jamo25
25 September 2019

Attention water proofer and tilers - shower recess repair

Attention water proofer and tilers - shower recess repair

Correct, wasn't done properly the first time. Trying to have this repaired without having to completely gut the entire bathroom. I've been advised that this can be…

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jamo25
Sep 25, 2019 10:59 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
16 September 2019

New home, bathroom tilling question

New home, bathroom tilling question

A good tiler will avoid small slivers such as this by adjusting the layout so that larger cuts are evenly made at both sides of the surface. Unfortunately, you didn’t…

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arcadelt
Sep 16, 2019 9:16 pm
NathanRetreat298
NathanRetreat298
9 September 2019

Sealing grout in tiled areas.

Sealing grout in tiled areas.

Hey, Send me a message or add me (search for Nathan Shane and my profile is a head with mask and goggles) on Facebook chat as it is easier to use.

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NathanRetreat298
Sep 09, 2019 10:49 pm
NathanRetreat298
amilelka
amilelka
9 September 2019

Wall tap and mixer vs sink tap and mixer? Thoughts? Pros and

Wall tap and mixer vs sink tap and mixer? Thoughts? Pros and

Yes, the base where the tap meets the sink or benchtop is usually a pain to clean.

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amilelka
Sep 09, 2019 8:56 pm
Karateka
Karateka
31 August 2019

Painting over waterproofing

Painting over waterproofing

The self-adhesive sealing…

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Karateka
Aug 31, 2019 8:32 pm
Arova
Arova
21 August 2019

new shower cost

new shower cost

Not an expert on how much these things cost but I recently hired a bathroom renovation company called TED Bathrooms and their service is amazing since they let you decide…

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Arova
Aug 21, 2019 11:05 pm
Arova
FTR
FTR
19 August 2019

Tiling at ensuite doorway

Tiling at ensuite doorway

It is straight but at a different angle to the original line which can be seen in the wood floor.

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FTR
Aug 19, 2019 10:12 pm
russellcook
russellcook
11 August 2019

Sorting out Shower Tiling

Sorting out Shower Tiling

Hi everyone, The tiling in my shower is looking in poor condition and I'm keen to have a good at sorting it out. There is mould between the tiles, and it seems that some…

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russellcook
Aug 11, 2019 7:41 pm
CarrieeW
CarrieeW
30 July 2019

2 entry point for bathroom?

2 entry point for bathroom?

I also have 2 doors. I just blocked one by drawers on both sides. It's cheep and conveniet option, since you can have this dooor if you decide to redecorate your…

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CarrieeW
Jul 30, 2019 9:34 pm
CarrieeW
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
30 July 2019

Ensuite lay out - please advise

Ensuite lay out - please advise

Thank you so much. That makes perfect sense. I'll go with the second photo (the one on the right).

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Melbournevic
Jul 30, 2019 12:00 pm
Farness
Farness
20 July 2019

Mystery Mixertap Cartridge

Mystery Mixertap Cartridge

Hi everyone. This is actually a kitchen tap but this seemed like the best place to ask. I have a dripping single lever mixer tap, so thought I would change the…

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Farness
Jul 20, 2019 7:45 pm
antonovau
antonovau
19 July 2019

Bathroom Tapware

Bathroom Tapware

Matching your bathroom tiles would be ideal as you probably already know. Seen some gorgeous looking middle eastern designs

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antonovau
Jul 19, 2019 3:17 am
Marek
Marek
18 July 2019

New house - Grout falling out

New house - Grout falling out

Your right most likely a poor ratio mixture, Get some Grouters that only do grouting not tilers

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Marek
Jul 18, 2019 9:17 pm
ashwinilute
ashwinilute
6 July 2019

Bathroom mirrors - separate or one big piece of glass?

Bathroom mirrors - separate or one big piece of glass?

Separate mirror glasses will give better look to bathroom. It will be innovative one and give something unique look to bathroom.

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ashwinilute
Jul 06, 2019 8:37 pm
Althom
Althom
4 July 2019

Venting toilet and bathroom

Venting toilet and bathroom

Bit of both

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Althom
Jul 04, 2019 7:41 pm
Althom
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
30 June 2019

Concrete & Brick Bathroom skin Remodel

Concrete & Brick Bathroom skin Remodel

If you are relocating plumbing and intend cutting the suspended slab then you will need to consult an Engineer

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 30, 2019 9:51 am
StructuralBIMGuy
joanholt
joanholt
18 June 2019

Tapware infinite brand

Tapware infinite brand

Does anyone have any experience with the infinite brand of tapware and sinks? I was at First Choice Bathrooms in Brunswick and saw that this was their main line of tapware…

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joanholt
Jun 18, 2019 9:11 pm
jane2018
jane2018
10 June 2019

How extensive should waterproofing be for an open shower?

How extensive should waterproofing be for an open shower?

I think it is better to do all bathroom area waterproofing.

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jane2018
Jun 10, 2019 3:00 pm
kmchugh28
kmchugh28
10 June 2019

Bathroom plumbing

Bathroom plumbing

I think you should be able to use existing plumbing if you're just replacing shower. Make sure your new shower threads match with existing plumbing.

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kmchugh28
Jun 10, 2019 11:14 am
marshi
marshi
9 June 2019

laminex silk issues in bathroom

laminex silk issues in bathroom

Yeah it's tiled up to the end board but any water is wiped up straight away. The bottom of the doors are all blown. Badly in the kids bathroom and has started slightly in…

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marshi
Jun 09, 2019 4:28 pm
A.Wolstencroft
A.Wolstencroft
17 May 2019

Help! Bathroom

Help! Bathroom

Hello Amanda, if you're still interested in renovating your bathroom, you should definitely check out They can help you find what's your dream bathroom can look like and…

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A.Wolstencroft
May 17, 2019 12:01 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
8 May 2019

Need plumbing ideas for bathroom fix

Need plumbing ideas for bathroom fix

Hi Firstone, I am not an experienced plumber. But I saw your bathroom plan and I thought this may be possible. But you will have to check with your builder. What if, you…

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IamSAM
May 08, 2019 9:39 am
IamSAM
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Craigasaurus
May 04, 2019 9:21 pm
Ken Barron
Ken Barron
24 April 2019

HELP! *** How to remove this towel rail? ***

HELP! *** How to remove this towel rail? ***

My husband just had the same issue with the same towel rail in our bathroom. The plastic tab tag thing has nothing to do with getting it off the wall. What he did was use…

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Ken Barron
Apr 24, 2019 6:19 pm
building-expert
building-expert
24 April 2019

small sink in toilet when building new home

small sink in toilet when building new home

If your space its tight you could buy a skinny handbasin and have it recess fitted after completion if your builder won't do it. I am about to retro fit one myself in a…

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building-expert
Apr 24, 2019 1:22 am
building-expert
buildingnewbie184
buildingnewbie184
3 April 2019

Shower re-sealing and caulking - Who to use?

Shower re-sealing and caulking - Who to use?

I am in the Oakleigh area of Melbourne. Has anyone in this general area used a shower re-sealing + caulking company that they would recommend as doing good work, being…

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buildingnewbie184
Apr 03, 2019 2:31 pm
mishb
mishb
2 April 2019

Footrest in shower? any ideas?

Footrest in shower? any ideas?

Shaving in the shower, what a terrible waste of water.

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mishb
Apr 02, 2019 4:33 pm
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arcadelt
Mar 24, 2019 3:54 pm
JohnnyAir
JohnnyAir
20 March 2019

Ensuite bathroom door - required or not?

Ensuite bathroom door - required or not?

I can see how that would work. As we have room to open the door into the bedroom I'm thinking that that is the likely solution for us.

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JohnnyAir
Mar 20, 2019 4:18 pm
JohnnyAir
JennyDevine
JennyDevine
13 March 2019

Bathroom/laundry sink in tiny bathroom

Bathroom/laundry sink in tiny bathroom

Hi Jennydevine, it is possible to look at the deemed to satisfy requirement. It may be possible to just have a tub with a tap as they both work for the same thing.…

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JennyDevine
Mar 13, 2019 10:59 am

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