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arodc
arodc
2 May 2017

Sealing bathroom glass, tiles and grout - does it work?

Sealing bathroom glass, tiles and grout - does it work?

Wondering if many people have had the treatment applied to their shower screens, tiles and grout offered by companies such as Ezicleen (http://www.ezicleen.com.au) that is…

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arodc
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…

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sandman55
Apr 30, 2017 11:05 pm
sandman55
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
27 April 2017

Grouting around shower drain

Grouting around shower drain

It was bad job done by your grout service provider. Call professional service provider.

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Grout Perfect
Apr 27, 2017 4:03 pm
Grout Perfect
arcadelt
arcadelt
23 April 2017

How would you fix this shower problem?

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…

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arcadelt
Apr 23, 2017 5:49 pm

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…

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SaveH2O
Apr 19, 2017 11:24 pm
SaveH2O
televisi
televisi
19 April 2017

Sewerage smell from downstairs shower drainage

Sewerage smell from downstairs shower drainage

Thanks for your responses. The shower is used every other day, but the worst case is used at least once a week

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televisi
Apr 19, 2017 6:16 pm
SLAC
SLAC
11 April 2017

Shower Sealing

Shower Sealing

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…

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SLAC
Apr 11, 2017 5:03 pm
Joker
Joker
8 April 2017

Big bathroom problem

Big bathroom problem

Put a picture up, as it's hard to see your exact problem. Sent from my Redmi 4 using Tapatalk

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Joker
Apr 08, 2017 11:54 am
Our Build123
Our Build123
5 April 2017

Replacing a vanity

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…

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Our Build123
Apr 05, 2017 6:59 pm
Our Build123
oztme
oztme
4 April 2017

Toilet next to kitchen allowed?

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,…

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oztme
Apr 04, 2017 11:04 pm
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qebtel
Mar 30, 2017 6:24 pm
AJW
AJW
26 March 2017

Did anyone do the exact same tiles and cabinets in all bathr

Did anyone do the exact same tiles and cabinets in all bathr

We kind of went with the same in both. However in the en-suite, which is quite large we use the floor tile (albeit a larger polished version) as a feature on the back…

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AJW
Mar 26, 2017 6:15 pm
dolphinblu
dolphinblu
26 March 2017

Installing cavity slider to toilet- which way to slide open?

Installing cavity slider to toilet- which way to slide open?

Agree with above. We have a slider in our ensuite. Opens to the left and closers/ locks to the right e.g. locks near your cupboard.

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dolphinblu
Mar 26, 2017 4:36 pm
MrsJM
MrsJM
22 March 2017

wall hung toilet - problems?

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.…

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MrsJM
Mar 22, 2017 4:58 pm
MrsJM
AJW
AJW
20 March 2017

Bathroom Light, Heat and Exhaust Fan

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…

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AJW
Mar 20, 2017 7:41 pm
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bubblebeat
Mar 18, 2017 5:38 pm
Our Build123
Our Build123
15 March 2017

New screed in small and large wet area

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…

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Our Build123
Mar 15, 2017 11:25 am
Our Build123
Gravy
Gravy
5 March 2017

Toilets. Not sure which is the best bowl shape

Toilets. Not sure which is the best bowl shape

THIS!!! The house my parents are currently renting has a small 'shelf' on the back of the toilet, hey it looks great but you need to clean it EVERY SINGLE TIME anyone…

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Gravy
Mar 04, 2017 11:24 pm
Gravy
qebtel
qebtel
28 February 2017

Bath handle cannot be taken off to replace tap valve

Bath handle cannot be taken off to replace tap valve

No one welds them in, no point. You are doing it the right way, just might have t use a h/duty version box wrench. Give it a short, hard whack. If worse comes to…

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qebtel
Feb 28, 2017 1:25 pm
TashPaul
TashPaul
21 February 2017

Bathroom layout ideas

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…

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TashPaul
Feb 21, 2017 10:55 am
TashPaul
aloenyx
aloenyx
19 February 2017

SHOWER BASE

SHOWER BASE

I think the most common trend these days is to tile your shower base.

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aloenyx
Feb 19, 2017 5:35 pm
aloenyx
Southies
Southies
17 February 2017

What Do You Use to Clean Your Showers

What Do You Use to Clean Your Showers

I've been using one and the same shower cleaner for ages and I am totally satisfied with it. it is daily shower cleaner. I but it time to time on different usuall stores,…

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Southies
Feb 17, 2017 5:45 pm
Southies
sharonreams
sharonreams
15 February 2017

How to remove old shower head to install a new shower panel?

How to remove old shower head to install a new shower panel?

I watched some video tutorial for removing shower head but those were totally refused by my old shower head. I have the installation guide but not the removing steps. I…

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sharonreams
Feb 15, 2017 10:23 pm
sharonreams
aussiebadger
aussiebadger
9 February 2017

Bathroom and Toilet - Help me!!

Bathroom and Toilet - Help me!!

First time poster, but I have referenced this forum extensively for tips and information on my renovation over the last 3 years. Thank you all :) I'm interested in…

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aussiebadger
Feb 09, 2017 10:12 pm
Kagan1042
Kagan1042
9 February 2017

SpaPanel / Laminate Sheeting / AquaPanels to Entire Bathroom

SpaPanel / Laminate Sheeting / AquaPanels to Entire Bathroom

We're in the process of looking at products to use in our new build in the bathrooms, and someone at my work suggested laminate sheeting for the bathroom/shower stall…

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Kagan1042
Feb 09, 2017 8:11 pm
Serena80
Serena80
6 February 2017

Bathroom and Ensuite colour schemes

Bathroom and Ensuite colour schemes

Hi all I'm building a small house and am almost at colour selection and am struggling with Bathroom and Ensuite colours I think I have narrowed my colour scheme down to…

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Serena80
Feb 06, 2017 4:02 pm
lozza81
lozza81
2 February 2017

Off-the-shelf shower cleaners

Off-the-shelf shower cleaners

From what I have read online, you can't go wrong with a spray bottle filled with 1/2 hot water, 1/2 white vinegar and a squirt of dishwashing liquid. This is what I'm…

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lozza81
Feb 02, 2017 8:55 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
28 January 2017

Toilet Closers ?

Toilet Closers ?

But - my new one works well. $15.

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Saint Mike
Jan 28, 2017 6:12 am
Saint Mike
bonnie55
bonnie55
27 January 2017

Converting to laundry

Converting to laundry

Hi all, I currently have 2 store rooms near my kitchen. I need to convert one of them into a laundry room. I don’t know how could this be done and I have already talked…

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bonnie55
Jan 27, 2017 9:42 pm
mack042
mack042
16 January 2017

Bathroom sink overflow drain

Bathroom sink overflow drain

I can advise this British brand for plumbing: houseofenki.com

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mack042
Jan 16, 2017 2:04 pm
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wildlyharmony
Jan 10, 2017 1:24 am
sandman55
sandman55
3 January 2017

Removing tiles from Villa Board in shower

Removing tiles from Villa Board in shower

Hi I'm still going with some interruptions but as you said the first tile was the hardest when that was off I was able to use a small bolster and get the tile out in one…

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sandman55
Jan 03, 2017 5:32 pm
sandman55
aloenyx
aloenyx
2 January 2017

Bathroom tile size - help needed

Bathroom tile size - help needed

I used 600x600 for floor tiles throughout, and 200x400 for the walls. My builder did mention it would be harder to lay larger tiles in the bathroom, but never made any…

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aloenyx
Jan 02, 2017 8:28 am
aloenyx
aloenyx
aloenyx
2 January 2017

Tile placement in bathroom, please help!

Tile placement in bathroom, please help!

I didn't quite understand the problem... (too early in the morning), but I do think it looks nice just like it is :)

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aloenyx
Jan 02, 2017 8:27 am
aloenyx
Our Build123
Our Build123
1 January 2017

first time reno vathroom for parents.

first time reno vathroom for parents.

My advice would be to project manage it yourself and engage licenced contractors for the professional work. Try your hand at the demolition but leave it to about that. You…

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Our Build123
Jan 01, 2017 6:12 pm
Our Build123
vrill10
vrill10
24 December 2016

Laundry conversion tap

Laundry conversion tap

Look at this site: https://houseofenki.com/ May be here you can find something for yourself.

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vrill10
Dec 24, 2016 3:19 am
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arodc
Dec 19, 2016 3:16 pm
Craigasaurus
Craigasaurus
18 December 2016

Toliet water inlet pipe is rather high

Toliet water inlet pipe is rather high

Yes I was quite happy to hear that the taps are in the cistern.

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Craigasaurus
Dec 18, 2016 10:16 am
aaronaaronaaron
aaronaaronaaron
13 December 2016

Narrow Bathroom

Narrow Bathroom

you can make your wall 70mm instead of 200mm if that helps.

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aaronaaronaaron
Dec 13, 2016 12:09 pm
Adam.M
Adam.M
13 December 2016

Leaking shower screen

Leaking shower screen

Hi. I had a similar issue with water leaking out the side of the shower. It was a relatively easy fix by using clear silicone along the inner and outter edges of where the…

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Adam.M
Dec 13, 2016 9:59 am
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
8 December 2016

new toilet and basin plumbing installation cost

new toilet and basin plumbing installation cost

Thanks so much, managed to find one through hi pages... 3 quotes, 1 was $500, 1 was $2750 and the one we went through was $1000.. WE went through the $1000 one. Did…

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mynameisjonas
Dec 08, 2016 10:46 pm
meeks
meeks
8 December 2016

Installing a mirror

Installing a mirror

Yes ofcourse "where ti drill?" does matters. I too don't find gluing as a good option.

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meeks
Dec 08, 2016 7:58 pm

We are trying to decide on a tile for the floor of a shower in an ensuite. The floor of the ensuite will have the same grayish wood-grain vinyl planks that we have in the…

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peter35
Dec 02, 2016 9:19 pm
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shakey55
Dec 02, 2016 5:39 am


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