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Dani_J
Dani_J
26 August 2017

Fold out ironing board

Fold out ironing board

I've seen one by Hafele, no idea of price though, and another by Heuger which is around $200. Not sure how easy they are to install and how sturdy. Robinhood does one in…

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Dani_J
Aug 26, 2017 11:21 pm
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
26 August 2017

Drying Cupboards

Drying Cupboards

Now that's sensible! We're having ducted to the laundry as well - for that, and it also doubles as my studio for crafting and painting. Good that you made it to how you…

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JayaJaya
Aug 26, 2017 10:41 am
JayaJaya
fredli888
fredli888
25 August 2017

Recommendation a handyman in Eastwood, Ryde NSW

Recommendation a handyman in Eastwood, Ryde NSW

I need a recommendation of a good and reliable handyman (Electrician, plumber) in Eastwood, Ryde NSW area to do below jobs. 1. Replace fan and light in bathroom 2. Fix…

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fredli888
Aug 25, 2017 6:08 am
Camslater
Camslater
24 August 2017

Bathroom Tiling-Concrete Slab: just pour it on top of sand?

Bathroom Tiling-Concrete Slab: just pour it on top of sand?

The process is compact sand, apply termite barrier, install black plastic as moisture barrier then pour 100mm slab with reo-mesh sheeting. Allow 5 days to dry then…

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Camslater
Aug 24, 2017 1:04 am
OurLindrum52
OurLindrum52
23 August 2017

Shower/toilet location logic?

Shower/toilet location logic?

Keep in mind some builders do not allow tiled niches on exterior walls. For that reason we changed the ensuite layouts to the second image.…

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OurLindrum52
Aug 23, 2017 5:13 pm
Alisa
Alisa
14 August 2017

What kind of lights be best for bathroom?

What kind of lights be best for bathroom?

@ Thank you, you are providing amazing lighting solutins for our bathroom, that's very…

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Alisa
Aug 14, 2017 8:05 pm
Alisa
arcadelt
arcadelt
12 August 2017

You know you have a good tiler when...

You know you have a good tiler when...

Pull cords for cables for heated towel rails.

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arcadelt
Aug 12, 2017 8:17 pm
Berek
Berek
11 August 2017

Bathroom renovation advice

Bathroom renovation advice

Spammers haven’t got a clue.

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Berek
Aug 11, 2017 11:28 pm
henokileoctic
henokileoctic
11 August 2017

Lining up floor waste

Lining up floor waste

Why don't you contact a very good contractor. I guess they give you the best answer than you get from any source in Internet

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henokileoctic
Aug 11, 2017 8:54 pm
henokileoctic
richie slater
richie slater
31 July 2017

Acrylic shower wall panels direct onto rendered wall

Acrylic shower wall panels direct onto rendered wall

Hi All Im intending to fit acrylic shower wall panels directly onto a flat,plum and waterproofed shower wall . I just wanted to ask if anyone out there has done this? and…

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richie slater
Jul 31, 2017 10:18 pm

Thanks everybody for your help. The builder has agreed to rectify the issue with the drains.

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Varsani
Jul 28, 2017 2:13 am
matt1989
matt1989
19 July 2017

Clean Mod From Bathroom

Clean Mod From Bathroom

I could also recommend using baking soda or hydrogen peroxide as a replacement of borax in the recipe. The good thing about eco-friendly cleaning products is that they…

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matt1989
Jul 19, 2017 7:00 pm
matt1989
renov
renov
11 July 2017

I hate tiles

I hate tiles

I was going to suggest the same thing as 60'smodernist - solid surface like mentioned could be a good option, even painted glass splash back. You can get solid surface in…

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renov
Jul 11, 2017 3:22 pm
renov
renov
11 July 2017

Open shower on both sides

Open shower on both sides

The design feels great and it is a hassle to clear the water.:shock: Interesting partner:lol: http://www.roommeaning.com/product/stai ... htub-rack/

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renov
Jul 11, 2017 3:07 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
6 July 2017

Concrete Bathroom

Concrete Bathroom

Bare concrete Not a good idea. Will spend more money, you can add something to achieve better waterproofing effect. But the concrete is always there is a very fine cracks,…

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arcadelt
Jul 06, 2017 10:01 am
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LochietheChippy
Jul 02, 2017 7:10 pm
gummz
gummz
21 June 2017

Anyone know where I can get a Vanity similar to this is AUS?

Anyone know where I can get a Vanity similar to this is AUS?

Thanks Dani_J I'm checking it out now. I found something similar but it only comes in oval sinks... wanted rectangular https://www.vanitybydesign.com.au/colle ...…

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gummz
Jun 21, 2017 8:46 pm
JB1
JB1
21 June 2017

Bathroom ceiling height

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…

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JB1
Jun 21, 2017 4:31 pm
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Isabellasmithadams
Jun 21, 2017 6:31 am
karcher.cc
karcher.cc
19 June 2017

Which brand/model is this cistern push plate

Which brand/model is this cistern push plate

Hi, one of our toilet cistern push plates is broken. I can't find any documentation regarding manufacturer/brand/model? Any idea? Many thanks, Christian

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karcher.cc
Jun 19, 2017 9:31 am
Joker
Joker
16 June 2017

Laundry sink in the kitchen - In Victoria

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…

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Joker
Jun 16, 2017 10:15 pm
CameronRobertson
CameronRobertson
15 June 2017

Small bathroom ideas

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…

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CameronRobertson
Jun 15, 2017 6:01 pm
CameronRobertson
Our Build123
Our Build123
14 June 2017

a few bathroom questions

a few bathroom questions

Hi Bryan 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…

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Our Build123
Jun 14, 2017 9:32 am
Our Build123
qebtel
qebtel
13 June 2017

Shower Wet Area

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…

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qebtel
Jun 13, 2017 4:20 pm
bashworth
bashworth
13 June 2017

Bathroom Traps

Bathroom Traps

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…

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bashworth
Jun 13, 2017 8:24 am
bashworth
caterinafabian
caterinafabian
6 June 2017

Bathroom tiles and laundry. Colours HELP!!!

Bathroom tiles and laundry. Colours HELP!!!

I am wrote an article for home interior tips including bathroom interior ideas also if you like feel free to see

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caterinafabian
Jun 06, 2017 6:31 pm
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Dave_66
Jun 03, 2017 9:34 am
bashworth
bashworth
2 June 2017

Spa bath in bathroom.

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.

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bashworth
Jun 03, 2017 12:03 am
bashworth
bank
bank
31 May 2017

Reasonable price for heatlamps

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…

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bank
May 31, 2017 1:10 pm
bank
bank
bank
26 May 2017

Matt bathroom tiles

Matt bathroom tiles

Very easy to clean. But you really need clever guys to put it.

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bank
May 26, 2017 3:40 pm
bank
fifteen
fifteen
25 May 2017

Black tapware maintenance

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…

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fifteen
May 25, 2017 1:31 am
em-n-craig
em-n-craig
24 May 2017

Tiles to ceiling, just in the shower?

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,…

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em-n-craig
May 24, 2017 11:05 pm
WA_surfer
WA_surfer
23 May 2017

freestanding bath in corner of bathroom?

freestanding bath in corner of bathroom?

Thanks Dani_J, yes Caroma do an against the wall 1600 so that is a good option. Thanks Waldorf as well.

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WA_surfer
May 23, 2017 11:19 pm
Izee
Izee
15 May 2017

Shower Screen Options

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…

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Izee
May 15, 2017 2:18 pm
Izee
arcadelt
arcadelt
9 May 2017

1600mm double vanity between 2 walls - need advice..

1600mm double vanity between 2 walls - need advice..

Personally, with the edge of the basins so close to the walls, I would put the tiles there, but if you are happy to clean the walls frequently and risk staining (which can…

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arcadelt
May 09, 2017 2:01 pm
fifteen
fifteen
9 May 2017

Bathroom suppliers online

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…

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fifteen
May 09, 2017 8:53 am
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 4:44 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
May 01, 2017 12:05 am
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 5:03 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 6:49 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 20, 2017 12:24 am
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 7:16 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 6:03 pm

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