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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 12:22 am
building-expert

You could probably do this in your main bathroom. Move the vanity to the opposite side of the wall so that 2 basin can fit without blocking the shower door, change the…

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basicbeans
Apr 18, 2019 3:07 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
11 April

Bathroom mirrors - separate or one big piece of glass?

Bathroom mirrors - separate or one big piece of glass?

Purely for the looks - 2 mirrors will look better with separate lighting above the mirrors. If you have just one light planned then go with single mirror

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IamSAM
Apr 11, 2019 8:40 am
IamSAM

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 1:31 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 3:33 pm

Hello, I have a question for the tradies! My builder has had to add more wall in my bathroom to cover our firewall. This means it comes out over my bathtub.. is this up to…

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A.Wolstencroft
Mar 27, 2019 4:53 am
James-pat9
James-pat9
21 March

Bathroom/laundry sink in tiny bathroom

Bathroom/laundry sink in tiny bathroom

It seems like your bathroom is pretty small. BCA states that you should have both sink and laundry tub, It would make difficult to organise space. If your washing machine…

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James-pat9
Mar 21, 2019 3:09 pm
James-pat9
James-pat9
21 March

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-pat9
Mar 21, 2019 1:59 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 3:18 pm
JohnnyAir

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 5:15 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 9:41 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 7:41 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 10:23 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 9:38 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 5:48 pm
alymei
alymei
16 February

Skirting tile

Skirting tile

I think it was 200mm

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alymei
Feb 16, 2019 7:50 pm
gcnicho
gcnicho
5 February

New house - Grout falling out

New house - Grout falling out

Hi there, Three weeks ago we moved into our new house. Before getting the keys we suspected that the builder was aware of problems/substandard work with our tiling, due…

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gcnicho
Feb 05, 2019 11:48 am
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 03, 2019 11:26 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 8:28 pm
alexp79
alexp79
25 January

Bathroom Lighting Design

Bathroom Lighting Design

Some ideas: 1) have LEDs to the both sides of the mirror instead of directly above. Generally works better and provides more even lighting. 2) making one of those lights…

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alexp79
Jan 25, 2019 2:04 am
aussieta
aussieta
24 January

Septic systems

Septic systems

the plumber told me in normal amounts most cleaners are fine as the quantities are so diluted but not to pour a bottle of bleach down the sink or flush a jar of antibiotics

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aussieta
Jan 24, 2019 3:00 pm
aussieta

Sometimes it’s not easy to find exactly what you are after, so you have to think laterally. Depending on how important it is, you could buy that one and have it copper…

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arcadelt
Jan 14, 2019 8:27 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
15 December 2018

Washing machine in under the stairs space NSW

Washing machine in under the stairs space NSW

I believe that not only does this space need to have a drain, but the floor and up part of the walls will have to be…

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arcadelt
Dec 15, 2018 4:15 pm
BBJ
BBJ
10 December 2018

Skirting

Skirting

Thank you!

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BBJ
Dec 10, 2018 8:37 pm
kks
kks
9 December 2018

Bathroom reno costs

Bathroom reno costs

Couldn't have selected a better time to carry out this type of work. Tile, tap, and bathroom ware suppliers are going to be giving it away in price terms after Christmas…

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kks
Dec 09, 2018 8:48 pm
RenoMentor
RenoMentor
5 December 2018

Bathroom entrance

Bathroom entrance

Hi Sembal, I can't find the exact maximum height online - if you search 'threshold' I think you may have some luck with a bit of digging. Even if you have this 'step'…

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RenoMentor
Dec 05, 2018 10:04 am
RenoMentor
RenoMentor
RenoMentor
5 December 2018

Waterproofing the shower room only or the whole bathroom flo

Waterproofing the shower room only or the whole bathroom flo

Hi Foyou, The entire bathroom floor should be done to be up to Australian Standards... see link below! http://www.build.com.au/bathroom-waterproofing Hope this helps!

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RenoMentor
Dec 05, 2018 9:59 am
RenoMentor
cigr
cigr
22 November 2018

rain shower head

rain shower head

Our ceilings are 2.5m, the shower doors are inline with the height of the tiling you can see in the picture.

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cigr
Nov 22, 2018 1:51 pm
Taniaimran
Taniaimran
19 November 2018

wall basin mixer or regular basin mixer?

wall basin mixer or regular basin mixer?

thanks for the reply. will kepp posted what we chose and the final look.

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Taniaimran
Nov 19, 2018 3:24 pm
Taniaimran
Althom
Althom
18 November 2018

crack of the bath tub surround

crack of the bath tub surround

Looks like there's been a problem there for some time

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Althom
Nov 18, 2018 3:14 pm
Althom
CH+L
CH+L
18 November 2018

Re waterproofing

Re waterproofing

The water proofing membrane would most likely be compromised and l would redo the waterproofing

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CH+L
Nov 18, 2018 2:22 pm
Teaswizzler
Teaswizzler
14 November 2018

Evergreen Flooring

Evergreen Flooring

I’ve read through a number of timber flooring threads and it seems quite difficult to be confident about timber flooring companies in Perth unless they are larger…

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Teaswizzler
Nov 14, 2018 1:06 am
Teaswizzler
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
13 November 2018

water heat

water heat

Also buy a cover.

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SaveH2O
Nov 13, 2018 11:02 am
SaveH2O

And those little tag things are completely useless they are moulded to the rail and serve no purpose other then to provide false hope it will be a simple removal

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jodiegethejobdone
Nov 06, 2018 11:13 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
5 November 2018

Is a 2nd Bathroom Feasible?

Is a 2nd Bathroom Feasible?

None. You'll need to get quotes from builders.

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arcadelt
Nov 05, 2018 12:19 pm

There is no room in the laundry The compromise comes from making the pwd room a WC, taking 100mm from the theatre and taking 100mm from bed 4. It’s a 5 bed 27sq…

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doogs82
Oct 26, 2018 5:11 pm
OurLindrum52
OurLindrum52
24 October 2018

Frameless shower

Frameless shower

Most doors also swing inwards, however we just put the mat to the side to step onto it after a shower. Also, I like to dry myself off as well as my feet inside the shower…

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OurLindrum52
Oct 24, 2018 9:53 am
JB1
JB1
22 October 2018

Shower fall to waste - advice needed

Shower fall to waste - advice needed

What is the fall? Get something straight, I.e. a level or timber. Sit it from one end of the shower floor to the other end. What is the height difference (gap) over…

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JB1
Oct 22, 2018 9:52 pm
Epoxy18
Epoxy18
22 October 2018

Waterproofing toilet

Waterproofing toilet

Hi! I have a laundry room in a Strata complex which I want to turn into a toilet room. No shower, just WC and existing laundry tub. A core hole is required. Under me are…

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Epoxy18
Oct 22, 2018 7:32 pm
chocolate_addict
chocolate_addict
22 October 2018

Bathroom Privacy Glass

Bathroom Privacy Glass

Hi everyone, Please share your favourite patterned or privacy glass types in bathrooms and toilets. Also please share if you have any regrets about your selection. Thank…

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chocolate_addict
Oct 22, 2018 6:26 pm
John1121
John1121
21 October 2018

New bathroom price

New bathroom price

Hello There, You want to convert a room into a bathroom and I have just renovated my bathroom by Handyman Perth Services WA. If you would like to hire renovators you can…

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John1121
Oct 21, 2018 11:12 am
planeguy
planeguy
19 October 2018

Heat Pump Dryer

Heat Pump Dryer

We love ours, but are "heavy" users - 3-5 or so loads a week. When we bought we calculated a 8 year pay back, but recorded an actual drop in electricity usage giving a 4…

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843
planeguy
Oct 19, 2018 9:27 am
gary1985
gary1985
15 October 2018

Bathroom screed and waste pipes

Bathroom screed and waste pipes

Hi, I’m renovating my first bathroom in my own house.Im a carpenter by trade but I’m originally from the uk so I’m getting up to speed with the building regulations…

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gary1985
Oct 15, 2018 7:42 pm
Eric Hou
Eric Hou
9 October 2018

Recommend Tiler/Waterproofer (Sydney)

Recommend Tiler/Waterproofer (Sydney)

JAE Remedial & Renovation Cheers

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Eric Hou
Oct 09, 2018 8:35 pm
Royalwilson
Royalwilson
6 October 2018

Our Bathroom Before and After

Our Bathroom Before and After

nice but I think the color is matching.

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Royalwilson
Oct 06, 2018 9:02 pm
Royalwilson
Kind
Kind
6 October 2018

Replacement Shower Screen

Replacement Shower Screen

Hi, I'm looking for someone who can supply and install an replacement Shower Screen in a place I'm in the process of buying in Wynnum West.

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Kind
Oct 06, 2018 7:48 am
Pummers_D38
Pummers_D38
2 October 2018

Recess floors to all wet areas

Recess floors to all wet areas

The 50mm step down in the slab height is required in the NCC. This is to allow the tilers to get enough fall to a floor waste. So the cost of levelling out at the…

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Pummers_D38
Oct 02, 2018 6:57 pm
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
1 October 2018

Freestanding baths and kids

Freestanding baths and kids

Bathtubs | Adelaide…

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mynameisjonas
Oct 01, 2018 2:09 pm

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