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Stewie D
Stewie D
21 October

Can a plumber tell me what I’m looking at

Can a plumber tell me what I’m looking at

Unscrew the inspection openings then run some water from each sink/bath/shower separately then see which one the water is flowing in. Stewie

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Stewie D
Oct 21, 2020 8:18 pm
Pypang
Pypang
19 October

Opinion on Laundry

Opinion on Laundry

Looking for an opinion on the necessity of the laundry in the proposed granny flat. This is the floor plan of an attached granny flat proposed for my project. The total…

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Pypang
Oct 19, 2020 12:03 am
boxhill
boxhill
17 October

Recessed shower niche

Recessed shower niche

Thanks a lot for that. I have been wondering about it now I am clear. Cheers

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boxhill
Oct 17, 2020 7:46 pm
boxhill
sociangal
sociangal
16 October

Integrated toilet sink

Integrated toilet sink

It is but I rather have a sink still for hygienic purposes. I’m still trying to figure out how to do it though. I have asked Caroma and didnt get a response. It’s…

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sociangal
Oct 16, 2020 10:15 am
Splashers
Splashers
12 October

Tiles on kickboard/plinth?

Tiles on kickboard/plinth?

I would do the kick the same as vanity door colour, tilers will pop off after a while

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Splashers
Oct 12, 2020 6:37 pm
Splashers
chippy
chippy
7 October

puddle flange needed on new floor waste (Concrete Floor)?

puddle flange needed on new floor waste (Concrete Floor)?

Hi Simon. Meant to say the drain and the screed. Typically you would screed up to and around the drain pipe. The screed always cracks very slightly around the PVC drain so…

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chippy
Oct 07, 2020 11:10 pm
chippy

Quick question guys; planning on renovating the bathroom, and going for a hobless shower with frameless shower screen. Looking at the JH guide, and…

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3simon
Oct 02, 2020 10:27 am
3simon
3simon
1 October

Waterproof & tile existing rendered wall

Waterproof & tile existing rendered wall

Thanks Chippy, that's really clear and useful tips!

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3simon
Oct 01, 2020 9:21 pm
3simon
3simon
1 October

waterproof & screed over existing waterproofing?

waterproof & screed over existing waterproofing?

Got it. Thanks Chippy and building-expert for your replies.

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3simon
Oct 01, 2020 11:16 am
chippy
chippy
29 September

No floor water trap in Bathroom?

No floor water trap in Bathroom?

Not all floor waste gullys have that removable water trap. It all depends where the actual trap is. More often than not it's after the gully. Did you get a plumber to inspect?

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chippy
Sep 29, 2020 9:45 pm
chippy
TheMasta
TheMasta
27 September

What type of Sink Mixer?

What type of Sink Mixer?

I think the same. It will be easier for maintenances and installation too.

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TheMasta
Sep 27, 2020 5:43 am
TheMasta

Hi all, Leaking shower head and unsure how to safely open and replace the washer etc due to the unique type of shower taps. I'm a bit worried about forcing off the tap…

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sam369
Sep 23, 2020 10:00 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
22 September

bathroom reno floor

bathroom reno floor

As per what Splashers says above. I hear of lots of people doing a cheap job by just going over the top of what is already there and basically covering up any possible…

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Stewie D
Sep 22, 2020 1:49 pm

I ended up getting a and from Bunnings. I connected…

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sam1938761238947
Sep 19, 2020 9:39 am
MichaelRawkus
MichaelRawkus
18 September

Sydney Bathroom Renovation

Sydney Bathroom Renovation

I work for a video production company and we are looking for a bathroom in Sydney that is in need of a small renovation for an…

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MichaelRawkus
Sep 18, 2020 2:37 pm
viju_009
viju_009
18 September

Sealer - epoxy or silicon sealer. Need help

Sealer - epoxy or silicon sealer. Need help

The building and pest detected high moisture reading in the toilet wall. The other side of the wall is an yard I got few plumbers to look for leaky pipes but the…

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viju_009
Sep 18, 2020 2:24 pm
oklouise
oklouise
11 September

Bath and shower in sedate rooms

Bath and shower in sedate rooms

could you post a plan of the house showing existing rooms showing plumbing, doors, windows and dimensions with a wish list of what you want to achieve?

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oklouise
Sep 11, 2020 2:06 pm
john3136
john3136
11 September

Lights in shower

Lights in shower

Thanks. I'm trying to figure out whcihc lights to get and then we'll get someone in to fit them.

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john3136
Sep 11, 2020 9:00 am
john3136
Housetohome
Housetohome
7 September

Recessed Shaving/Medicine Cabinet after handover

Recessed Shaving/Medicine Cabinet after handover

Curious to know. Is it possible to replace existing mirror with shaving cabinet? We have tiles floor to ceiling. Would it be difficult to remove existing mirror from the…

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Housetohome
Sep 07, 2020 7:38 am
Mr.T
Mr.T
2 September

Waterproofing fail - Aquachack and Villaboard

Waterproofing fail - Aquachack and Villaboard

Hi, I have been reading a few of these posts regarding Aquacheck and Villaboard for the bathroom. I recently had our waterproofing fail in our bathroom - house is 10…

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Mr.T
Sep 02, 2020 9:14 pm
Mr.T
Mr.T
1 September

Fixing Villa Board/Cement sheeting in wet area

Fixing Villa Board/Cement sheeting in wet area

Hi, I have been reading a few of these posts regarding Aquacheck and Villaboard for the bathroom. I recently had our waterproofing fail in our bathroom - house is 10…

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Mr.T
Sep 01, 2020 6:48 pm

Hi, We are planning a bathroom/laundry renno in our 1975 brick veneer home. We would like the wet area floors to be below our other house levels for obvious reasons as at…

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Han_mc
Aug 30, 2020 11:50 am
chippy
chippy
26 August

Help me!

Help me!

The spindle will just slide (or should) out. Some spindles have little tabs on them that stop them sliding right through and with those you need to slide it one way. Most…

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chippy
Aug 26, 2020 10:37 pm
chippy
oklouise
oklouise
26 August

Bathroom redesign

Bathroom redesign

we need to be able to see the adjoining rooms and all windows and doors..can you post a plan of the whole house..you can usually renovate an existing bathroom without…

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oklouise
Aug 26, 2020 10:28 pm

Bathroom Cornice Type

Bathroom Cornice Type

thanks for the…

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chetansoni_3141
Aug 22, 2020 10:09 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
21 August

Old toilet seats

Old toilet seats

Good luck trying to remove them without damaging the toilet. They look like a bolt held by a steel locking nut which has rusted. Some WD40 applied twice a day for a week…

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Stewie D
Aug 21, 2020 8:48 am
Althom
Althom
20 August

Freezer in bathroom/ laundry

Freezer in bathroom/ laundry

Can't see why not. Lots of people put them in their garages which are generally subject to greater temperature variations so a bathroom/laundry should be fine.

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Althom
Aug 20, 2020 10:39 am
Althom
aussieta
aussieta
16 August

Condensation problems in newly renovated bathroom

Condensation problems in newly renovated bathroom

turn the fan on and stick a sheet of newspaper over to see if it actually is drawing enough air

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aussieta
Aug 16, 2020 9:18 pm
aussieta
Countrybuilds
Countrybuilds
16 August

Drying room design

Drying room design

Thanks arcadelt, good point. My son did ask to be put in a bubble yesterday! I think I will leave it without a window, our build costs are pretty much at budget already.

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Countrybuilds
Aug 16, 2020 9:31 am
Countrybuilds
forrestmount
forrestmount
11 August

Should shelves match Cabinet Depth

Should shelves match Cabinet Depth

I think I have a mental picture of what you are trying to do and I think you could achieve floating shelves with an unconventional approach and some effect. If you could…

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forrestmount
Aug 11, 2020 7:04 pm
wendlle
wendlle
11 August

Bathroom accessories - is it worth paying more?

Bathroom accessories - is it worth paying more?

I work in Hardware and can tell you that price doesn't mean quality. Just go with what you like, and almost all fittings come with crap fixtures. Get some good anchors…

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wendlle
Aug 11, 2020 7:21 am
wendlle
wendlle
wendlle
10 August

Countertop Sink in a Laundry?

Countertop Sink in a Laundry?

yes, that's perfect, except I have even less room for my sink than you. The rectangle 200mm sink above will be fine for what I need and it is going to give me so much room…

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wendlle
Aug 10, 2020 10:01 pm
wendlle
Subtropic
Subtropic
10 August

Chipped tile

Chipped tile

We had the tiler come in and redo the grout in our bathroom. The house is nearly 3 years old but old grout had fallen out in a small section. In the process of doing this…

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Subtropic
Aug 10, 2020 9:06 pm
forrestmount
forrestmount
7 August

Looking for a Part...

Looking for a Part...

10 years ago we had to replace some plastic parts on a 80’s or 90’s shower screen in a house we had purchased. The shower door was actually taken off and stored under…

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forrestmount
Aug 07, 2020 1:29 am
Sparkyf
Sparkyf
31 July

My bathroom makeover

My bathroom makeover

Puuuurfect boss!! :))

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Sparkyf
Jul 31, 2020 9:11 pm
Sparkyf
Revinator
Revinator
31 July

Hobless Shower

Hobless Shower

Just make sure the shower floor falls are steeper than standard. :)

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Revinator
Jul 31, 2020 2:54 pm
Revinator

Only way I see you accomplishing this on the cheap and with minimal impact is like this. Minimal movement with plumbing. Knockdown the wall, keep the door,…

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Revinator
Jul 31, 2020 2:46 pm
Revinator
Jo0853
Jo0853
30 July

Do you have ducted heating outlet in your bathrooms?

Do you have ducted heating outlet in your bathrooms?

Is the floor heating on a timer so as to turn on before waking up? Cheers

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Jo0853
Jul 30, 2020 10:54 pm
treno85
treno85
28 July

Joining new pipes to old pipes

Joining new pipes to old pipes

Hello . If anyone can help. I’m doing a shower Reno. I have pulled up the old tiles , am ready to start waterproofing. However I am stuck on the drain , it is an old…

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treno85
Jul 28, 2020 6:41 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
20 July

frameless glass shower screen gaps

frameless glass shower screen gaps

If you have a new bathroom design or are viewing to give your space an open feel,…

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arcadelt
Jul 20, 2020 9:46 am
lazy
lazy
17 July

Leaking Hot Water Relief New Valve?

Leaking Hot Water Relief New Valve?

No idea. Solar system on roof. I did not see it. House 16 yo, it may be a reason. I got suspicion the previous owner never services the system.

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lazy
Jul 17, 2020 8:29 pm
xpunkybash
xpunkybash
13 July

Porcher toilets anyone have them?

Porcher toilets anyone have them?

I have 4 Porcher Toilets and I am hoping to get a clue on where I might buy the replacement Bottom Seat Buffers. I have had success in locating a supply of the Top Seat…

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xpunkybash
Jul 13, 2020 2:54 pm
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pgeee
Jul 07, 2020 11:37 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
6 July

Permit for bathroom rearrangement

Permit for bathroom rearrangement

According to others on this forum from Victoria, yes you do. In my part of the world , as long as you're not changing windows etc or any other part of the external fabric…

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Stewie D
Jul 06, 2020 5:32 pm

Is caulking required bottom of sink and bathub?

Is caulking required bottom of sink and bathub?

Mine does and I would say it is good to stop water getting in and mould growing

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brokenstick
Jun 29, 2020 5:08 pm
brokenstick
Pulse
Pulse
24 June

Tightening washer on sealed in taps

Tightening washer on sealed in taps

no that should not have membrane on it, bad workmanship

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Pulse
Jun 24, 2020 2:20 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
22 June

Tile insert shower grates - injury risk

Tile insert shower grates - injury risk

Why not the tiler but from the small sample in this one thread, this issue would appear to be widespread. Unfortunately, only a few types of products are subject to…

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SaveH2O
Jun 22, 2020 12:04 pm
SaveH2O
Anne275
Anne275
19 June

Adding a second bathroom

Adding a second bathroom

Hi We are throwing around the idea of putting a second bathroom in our 3 bed 1 bath 2 storey house. We cant put it upstairs, so it would have to be downstairs off the…

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Anne275
Jun 19, 2020 9:19 pm
Billie14
Billie14
17 June

Too much moisture

Too much moisture

If you don't already have a fan, install a bathroom exhaust fan, these are specifically designed to handle the load and provide sufficient air flow for what you need.…

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Billie14
Jun 17, 2020 6:19 pm
Billie14
Stewie D
Stewie D
16 June

Packing out mosaic feature tile to sit flush with main tile

Packing out mosaic feature tile to sit flush with main tile

Use a notched trowel for your glue but use or make one with 2mm deeper notches than the one you use for your main tiles. I've done this a fair few times when doing…

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Stewie D
Jun 16, 2020 6:42 pm

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