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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
bashworth
bashworth
12 November

Bathroom heaters

Bathroom heaters

We have a wall mounted fan heater which we find great. see I can't find the model we have, so I guess it must be discontinued but its similar to this one:

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bashworth
Nov 12, 2019 10:09 pm
bashworth
kester
kester
5 November

Tiling after handover - new

Tiling after handover - new

Need help with tiling for bathroom after handover. Full height to ceiling. 1. Do I need the remove the plaster from the walls? 2. Do I tile up to cornice edge? Or re-do…

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kester
Nov 05, 2019 11:27 am

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

Shower niche depth

Shower niche depth

写回信...

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

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
Patrick
Patrick
19 September

Door hitting toilet - doorstop?

Door hitting toilet - doorstop?

Could you take a photo please of what you used? I have the same problem Dont really want to drilll into the tiles as it might crack

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Patrick
Sep 19, 2019 3:47 pm
Patrick
arcadelt
arcadelt
16 September

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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Althom
Jul 04, 2019 7:41 pm
Althom
Jewels408
Jewels408
30 June

Combined Shower bath Wet Area issue

Combined Shower bath Wet Area issue

Thank you all I know its wrong the builder is saying it is a water barrier to keep the water in. When we had our inspection I did say to the builder that I thought the…

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Jewels408
Jun 30, 2019 1:29 pm

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

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

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

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

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

Repairing wall & ceiling join.

Repairing wall & ceiling join.

Many things can be "sufficient", but if it was me I would want to fix it properly and permanently. I would get a plasterer in.

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arcadelt
May 08, 2019 11:46 am
IamSAM
IamSAM
8 May

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

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

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

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

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
JohnnyAir
JohnnyAir
20 March

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

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

Basin taps - tap bonnet doesn't reach the countertop

Basin taps - tap bonnet doesn't reach the countertop

I've just replaced some lever taps in my bathroom sink...after installing the new ceramic spindles and tightening the lock nut, I went to screw the new tap bonnets…

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juzdownunder
Mar 08, 2019 6:15 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
7 March

sewer odor smell in a new bathroom

sewer odor smell in a new bathroom

Ah yes, I think you are correct and I was ignored.

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SaveH2O
Mar 07, 2019 10:41 pm
SaveH2O

Hi Skitrees, Normally a builder will only tile up to the mirror and then leave it painted finish. Couple of years ago this bathroom renovation, we tiled behind the…

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StudioM
Mar 04, 2019 8:41 pm
StudioM
arcadelt
arcadelt
28 February

Tap washer advice please

Tap washer advice please

Sorry, I have no idea as I have never owned this type. I only know about them because I was constantly tightening them when I washed my hands at a past workplace where…

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arcadelt
Feb 28, 2019 11:23 am
Taniaimran
Taniaimran
25 February

Shower size

Shower size

Mine is 900 mm. Works fine for us.

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Taniaimran
Feb 25, 2019 10:38 am
Taniaimran
karcher.cc
karcher.cc
19 February

Tile over tile - walk in shower

Tile over tile - walk in shower

Hi, we've got an ensuite that has been built 9 years ago. The two main issues are that the water in the walk-in-shower does not drain completely due to incorrect fall…

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karcher.cc
Feb 19, 2019 6:48 pm
alymei
alymei
16 February

Skirting tile

Skirting tile

I think it was 200mm

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alymei
Feb 16, 2019 8:50 pm
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
4 February

Sink in seperate toilet or combine with main bathroom?

Sink in seperate toilet or combine with main bathroom?
1, 2

Very true. Will it be wide enough? If I could recess a hand basin in to the wall, I would. Unfortunately that would affect either the bedroom on one side, or the main…

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Bebbsy
Feb 04, 2019 12:26 am
James Brown
James Brown
2 February

Bathroom Reno Inspiration...

Bathroom Reno Inspiration...

You have enough space to build beautiful bathroom. But when you choose bathroom design, you need to choose wisely. It is important that you use every corner of space in…

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James Brown
Feb 02, 2019 7:33 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
26 January

Bathroom taps

Bathroom taps

I recommend you to buy for your bathroom since they are plated with brass and have a longer durability in comparison to the silver coloured taps.

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arcadelt
Jan 26, 2019 9:28 pm

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