Bathrooms and Laundry
Oct 22, 2006 2:30 am
Cement sheet question
It is normal practice to tile over fibre-cement sheeting in wet areas and then use gyprock (preferrably Aquacheck) around the tiled area. The…
Nov 08, 2006 3:44 pm
Nov 14, 2006 9:23 pm
changing old Toilet
You will most likely break the old pan when your trying dislodge it. You can't use a modern 3L/6L dual-flush cistern with the old pan either. I'd say throw them and…
Glass pivot doors
I will get them to quote.
Anybody got an idea how much a frosted / etched pivot door costs.
Bathroom Tile size
Excellent Neil, good size to lay as well, not to heavy.
Glade you found something!
Plumbing is hazardous to your health!!!
Thanks the good wishes folks. Not only can't I work on the bathroom, I can't do much in the workshop either so earning a quid isn't going to be easy. ...and my golf…
Dec 11, 2006 9:50 pm
Cistern Waterlevel made easy
I found a site that sells Cistern Gauges that you can fix on any location in the house, that measures the waterlevel that is still in the cistern and it installed in 10…
Jan 19, 2007 12:11 pm
Bathroom bench style vanity
We're in the process of planning our bathroom, and I've seen bench style vanities with vessel type basins on top, in lots of…
Jan 21, 2007 6:17 am
A floor drain is not required in houses .
A waterproof membrane to the floor is required.
Shower screen colour selection
Always follow a flow… this meaning if you are having chrome tapes, rails and such, then this should also be so for the shower screen and mirror.
It will look…
tile chip repair products
I would take that question up with a tiler or a tile supplier.
They will be able to help you.
When you find out let me know…. I have a few of my own on my floor!!!!
bathroom renovation in Perth
good at their trade, quick (got 4 kids that cant go long without a bath), do quality work but also dont cost a fortune
I think you…
Complete bathroom reno
Hi Neil, good to see you still around!!!
There seems to be a lot of the old ones missing lately.
Wounder what has happed???
Feb 22, 2007 9:30 pm
Bathroom Reno Continued.
I know what you’re saying!!!
In a former life with my ex hubby, we used to take our ski boat away for 3 days every Anzac long weekend up our…
Feb 23, 2007 1:08 am
Granit slab basin trough
I've seen a similar formation done with corian and the like - except these were all one moulded piece and just the middle sloped slightly to the centre, and away to the…
Very nice Neil!!! You are doing such a good job.
I would use a mould resistant paint; I’m petty sure now there are paints out there that paint and seal at the same…
Period bathroom help
Good advice, I'm only adhering to period style where possible and not too impractical. I was thinking white octagonals with maroon inserts and a very…
Well the job is now done and the results are excellent.
Wall tiles meet bathtub
I have a steel enamel bathtub in our bathroom, and white ceramic wall tiles. When the contractors tiled the area (for some reason) they cut them very close (almost flush)…
Tiled shower base?
I am using for my shower . This grout is fantastic. It dries very hard and you can add stucco color to make it the color you…
Hot water systems.....
I think the 170L is probably going to be a bit tight. We are the same size family and in our rental I think we have a 170L tank. Most of the time it is ok but…
my husband and i have our own plumbing company and bathroom renovations company and were horrified at what we saw firstly a licenced plumber should be installing the bath…
Apr 26, 2007 3:52 pm
Wall tile laying
You are somehwhat correct as you cannot lay tiles starting from one edge as you must not assume your walls are 100% square. So, if you lay a tile at the…
May 05, 2007 12:38 am
Bath Tubs -
Ok those koharu bath's just made my "must have" list .... definately at least one, maybe 2 - such a good price!
May 16, 2007 10:40 pm
Super nice things Kylie.
Very stylish and very now.
Wall mirror in ensuite
Thanks. It turned out that the mirror was not glued in its entireity - it was held onto the wall by adhesive strips. The cuttting wire was successfull.
A serious question!
That’s sooo funny!!!
I would have a hard time sitting on that loo, my heads going in lots of direction with this. But best left alone……OR I know I WILL get the…
Working for someone else has its advantages.... but not the choices!
I had a look through some of my photos quickly and only managed to find these images - I don't know if they'll help at all - but its an example of a fairly thin feature…
Jun 22, 2007 11:44 am
Studio Flat Suggestions
you could also place the bed running longways next to the bathroom, and increase the size of the bathroom a little - this in turn would almost act like a ensuite This…
When renovating a bathroom.
Listen you guys……I have a hard time establishing the stop and go with my drinking ……I don’t need encouragement!
I lit a candle instead…..
Thanks a lot. I was going to go for the shower rail myself.
Jul 11, 2007 10:41 pm
Have long showers!
Sounds too fiddly and you're trading one environmentally sensitive resource (water) for another (energy).
Pump power, recirculating water that may not be absolutely…
Jul 12, 2007 8:13 pm
Obscure Shower Glass
Neil……you’re a shocker!
While you’re at it, can you dream me a size 10 body!!!
Is a bath needed?
we've renovated a bathroodm exactly the same size.
We've decided for a bathtube - these short ones.
1. you can take a bath
2. much better if you have kids
we have got…