Bathrooms and Laundry
Jun 21, 2017 7:46 pm
I am building with a volume builder in Victoria. At the final stages of the build now. They have done waterproofing and subsequent tiling of the bathrooms and…
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…
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…
Jun 16, 2017 9:15 pm
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…
a few bathroom questions
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…
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…
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…
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.
Free standing bath installation
Yeah i mentioned clear to the builder but they brushed it off....and then sent a photo of where they had used white sealant for one of their display homes. And yes trying…
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…
May 31, 2017 12:10 pm
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…
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,…
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…
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…
I hate tiles
I must say I don't quite understand your opposition to tiles, but it is your home so your choice.
Tiles themselves are not waterproof. It's the waterproof membrane behind…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Big bathroom problem
Put a picture up, as it's hard to see your exact problem.
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Apr 08, 2017 11:54 am
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…
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,…
Apr 04, 2017 11:04 pm
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.…
Mar 22, 2017 4:58 pm
Bathroom 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…
New 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…
Recess 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…
Mar 04, 2017 11:24 pm