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Paxmundi
Paxmundi
Yesterday

Bathroom exhaust venting to laundry

Bathroom exhaust venting to laundry

I'm chasing the builder on the bathroom exhaust.... Might be an uphill battle on asking him to add a laundry exhaust as well. Is annoying that they don't do it properly in…

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Paxmundi
Nov 30, 2021 10:20 am
felant
felant
Yesterday

Marks/discolouration on shower tiles?

Marks/discolouration on shower tiles?

Thanks for the response. I have left the shower unused for a week, with mains turned off (although did not drain the lines), and no change to the marks. I have had one…

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1918
felant
Nov 30, 2021 9:43 am
Mahmoud1989
Mahmoud1989
29 November

Toilet Rough-in for Toto Neorest

Toilet Rough-in for Toto Neorest

Would be better if Japan wasn't so Xenophobic and just made all their cool gadgets available here, I marvel at the disconnect between the Panasonic Japan and Australian…

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Mahmoud1989
Nov 29, 2021 10:23 pm
Mahmoud1989
Mahmoud1989
29 November

Hot Water ECV keeps dripping

Hot Water ECV keeps dripping

Hi, my hot water system (50L Dux Proflo) has an ECV (expansion control valve) that was fitted in 2019, ever since then it drips pretty much after every shower or usage of…

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Mahmoud1989
Nov 29, 2021 12:00 am
JustAnotherUser
JustAnotherUser
27 November

Shower mix tap too sensitive

Shower mix tap too sensitive

Thanks, will look into it

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JustAnotherUser
Nov 27, 2021 6:44 pm
aussieta
aussieta
24 November

Bathroom advice please

Bathroom advice please

we have a 1500mm shower in our ensuite it is just too big and gets cold in winter even for 2 people 1200mm would be more than enough for a childrens bathroom 900mm square…

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aussieta
Nov 24, 2021 7:54 pm
aussieta
jake_paul
jake_paul
16 November

Crack in shower base

Crack in shower base

maybe it's happening because of the poor installation I think there is a weak spot under the tray call an expert to look at it

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jake_paul
Nov 16, 2021 4:49 pm
daniel-cass
daniel-cass
12 November

Shower Bench Seat

Shower Bench Seat

Hi All, Long time lurker, first time poster. We're currently building in Redbank North Richmond and the topic of a bench seat in our ensuite walk in shower has arisen.…

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daniel-cass
Nov 12, 2021 9:17 am
Splashers
Splashers
8 November

What is going on with this tile grout (or tiles)?

What is going on with this tile grout (or tiles)?

Efflorescence is what is happening, there must be something reacting causing the salts to come to surface of grout and bleeding…

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Splashers
Nov 08, 2021 8:59 pm
Splashers
Pulse
Pulse
28 October

Installing bathroom accessories onto tiles

Installing bathroom accessories onto tiles

just get the builder to do it, unless you have video of the pipe locations before sheeting

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Pulse
Oct 28, 2021 8:33 pm
ChrisBirmele
ChrisBirmele
21 October

Toilet cistern not filling with water

Toilet cistern not filling with water

You were right the problem was that 'pig's tail' thing in the shaft deteriorated over time and blocked the water supply. The first plumber I called, looked at it for 2…

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ChrisBirmele
Oct 21, 2021 4:06 pm
Bimbob
Bimbob
18 October

WC waterproofing and floor waste

WC waterproofing and floor waste

Thats not in the BCA, refer to AS3500

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Bimbob
Oct 18, 2021 9:19 am
Noname
Noname
6 October

Potential Niche Waterproof Quality

Potential Niche Waterproof Quality

you're over thinking it. You will avoid mould and mildew with normal regular cleaning.

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Noname
Oct 06, 2021 10:07 am
aussieta
aussieta
4 October

Master ensuite layout

Master ensuite layout

sliding doors to bathrooms allow too much noise transfer

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aussieta
Oct 04, 2021 3:25 pm
aussieta
chippy
chippy
1 October

Best way to create falls on existing concrete slab

Best way to create falls on existing concrete slab

Hi bc89 I know I have had to remove the bathroom slab at times in order to get the falls. I'm in Perth so we are on sand with 100mm raft slabs. We have quick cut the slab…

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chippy
Oct 02, 2021 12:56 am
chippy
rp200020
rp200020
30 September

Waterstop Angle at shower screen?

Waterstop Angle at shower screen?

Hi Mate, Thanks alot for the reply! I have read a few things and there are many different opinions on what the correct approach should be. I have also just…

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rp200020
Sep 30, 2021 4:03 pm
rp200020
rp200020
30 September

Bathroom/Shower Waterstop

Bathroom/Shower Waterstop

Just some additional info, The entire bathroom has been waterproofed with 3 coats of waterproofing membrane. Waterproofing to 1800mm high in the shower, 1500mm around the…

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rp200020
Sep 30, 2021 11:42 am
chippy
chippy
23 September

Tricky shower door handle question

Tricky shower door handle question

You could use something like in the link below. It slips over the glass. You could put it away the top and then use a magnetic catch to hold open.

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chippy
Sep 23, 2021 10:01 am
chippy

Look like a similar design to this volume knob which attaches to a smooth post with a set screw and comes loose every 2nd time you turn it. Crap design for sure. Can you…

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Timmy J
Sep 21, 2021 9:16 pm
aussieta
aussieta
21 September

Bathroom with no window

Bathroom with no window

each time the sensor detects movement it should restart the timer set to around 10 minutes and leave it alone

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aussieta
Sep 21, 2021 4:30 pm
aussieta
chippy
chippy
21 September

Pressalit 2000 Toilet Seat

Pressalit 2000 Toilet Seat

It's just an open ended socket spanner that fits the nut and let's the thread pass through it so it can reach right up. A deep socket wrench would work. The tool shown is…

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chippy
Sep 21, 2021 10:30 am
chippy

Hi There. Looking for advice on two different shower repairs. Shower 1: - Various gaps in grout and spots where grout is brittle - Some grout lines very thin (<1mm) -…

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Timmy J
Sep 21, 2021 1:04 am
tangle88
tangle88
9 September

Wainscoting - where to buy?

Wainscoting - where to buy?

Do you know what kind of wall board they use in the picture ?

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tangle88
Sep 09, 2021 12:00 pm
strannik
strannik
7 September

Vanity too high?

Vanity too high?

we're doing ours at 960, with the half submerged bowl (so another 40 for the bowl or so). if you're building/renovating a house for yourself to live in for a while, do…

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strannik
Sep 07, 2021 1:29 pm
wendlle
wendlle
5 September

how to remove laminate splashback

how to remove laminate splashback

Thanks, I couldn't find my chisels so found a heavy duty flat head screwdriver and did the same thing. The blasted thing is off so thanks.

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wendlle
Sep 05, 2021 12:46 pm
wendlle

Built a few years back in Perth with Dale Alcock Mosaic in the bathroom is as per the attached. Builder, despite our requests, refused to leave any spares. A couple of…

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Althom
Sep 02, 2021 9:53 am
Althom
teambagey
teambagey
1 September

Shower screed confusion

Shower screed confusion

Ok thanks, I thought so as well because it is so thin. The old screed was extremely hard to remove so was probably bonded. Needed a heavy-duty jack hamer. Unfortuantely,…

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teambagey
Sep 02, 2021 12:29 am
bestspecials
bestspecials
1 September

Tiling questions

Tiling questions

That should look nice.

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bestspecials
Sep 01, 2021 9:24 am
bestspecials
Noname
Noname
30 August

Capped water point unusual cost ($5000)

Capped water point unusual cost ($5000)
1, 2

this is the only way. Ive done this on about 5-7 items on this house and about 10 on the last house. Unless you can prove to them builder that you know what you're…

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Noname
Aug 30, 2021 5:46 pm
Pulse
Pulse
29 August

Tile filled with grout

Tile filled with grout

the tiling was done after the toilet? maybe need some photos to put it in context. As i said most toilets would cover that connection to the waste pipe so maybe there was confusion

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Pulse
Aug 29, 2021 9:30 pm

Hi there, how to do I tighten the nut holding the faucet under the sink? The faucet is slightly lose, and the nut underneath needs tightening. I can reach by hand and…

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Mrhouse
Aug 23, 2021 9:00 am
Morkel
Morkel
8 August

Builder choice

Builder choice

Insurance rebuilding my home and they chose the builder. Has anyone dealt with JKLyng Builders. Any feedback gratefully accepted.

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Morkel
Aug 08, 2021 1:01 am
wendlle
wendlle
3 August

What size waste?

What size waste?

fantastic thanks chippy :)

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wendlle
Aug 03, 2021 10:03 pm
wendlle
Wiggum
Wiggum
3 August

Bathroom and Laundry

Bathroom and Laundry

I'm currently renovating a small apartment that I have brought. I am wanting to renovate my bathroom/laundry with very limited space. I was thinking about getting a deep…

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Wiggum
Aug 03, 2021 8:42 pm

I have a bathroom that was renovated 4 years ago with new waterproof seal done on the new tiled area but the original vanity was left in place. We now are removing the…

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dmccue
Aug 03, 2021 2:20 pm
wendlle
wendlle
1 August

Slim Counter Vanity Basin

Slim Counter Vanity Basin

wowsers, yes but i'm not paying that price! I've managed to find a couple. These three all fit, just not sure which one to go for https://bathroomsalesdirect.com.au/prod…

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wendlle
Aug 01, 2021 8:30 pm
wendlle
wendlle
wendlle
1 August

wall hung basin on counter?

wall hung basin on counter?

awesome thanks. I'll take a look around and see if I can find some more similar.

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wendlle
Aug 01, 2021 2:18 pm
wendlle
aussieta
aussieta
1 August

Acrylic bathtubs

Acrylic bathtubs

one of the most abused items in the last 20 years is the bath the plasterer stands in it with boots on and rubble in the base the tiler stands in it with boots on and…

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aussieta
Aug 01, 2021 11:34 am
aussieta
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aussieta
Jul 31, 2021 3:28 pm
aussieta
Noname
Noname
30 July

Are these drop in or freestanding bathtubs?

Are these drop in or freestanding bathtubs?

I take it you didn't google the terms first then

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Noname
Jul 30, 2021 10:56 pm
Drew01
Drew01
27 July

Connecting dryer to drain

Connecting dryer to drain

oooooo..... do ou would you be able to get the branding from waste? I need exactly the same for our laundry for the same reason, but only have 1 drain in the plumbing

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Drew01
Jul 27, 2021 1:17 pm
Drew01
AnnOles
AnnOles
23 July

Ageing Mirror

Ageing Mirror

on youtube, you can find lots of tutorials where they paint the sides with some paint, so it gets a painted frame. however, this kind of solution is not for everyone and…

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AnnOles
Jul 23, 2021 10:14 pm
AnnOles
vandermeer
vandermeer
16 July

Beams running through centre of stepless shower

Beams running through centre of stepless shower

Hi all, We are currently building a new home and have issues with our stepless shower. There are 2 no. LVLs running directly underneath our shower. As a result, the…

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vandermeer
Jul 16, 2021 6:38 pm

Hi can I please get some advice on tile colours. My en-suite in the spare room looks similar to this : We have picked a light grey floor tile and white for the 1 meter…

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Courtney22
Jul 16, 2021 4:25 pm
Pulse
Pulse
16 July

Bathroom floor level

Bathroom floor level

As the others have said, you can’t remove 40mm, You could grind down 5-10mm around the floor wastes and use a 20-30mm angle at the door. This can give you 30-40mm of…

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Pulse
Jul 16, 2021 2:23 pm
Splashers
Splashers
14 July

How to estimate cost for bathroom redo

How to estimate cost for bathroom redo

Best suggestion is to contact 3 Bathroom Renovation companies and ask them to quote, every site n job is different. Best to have your PC Items chosen so you can get an…

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Splashers
Jul 14, 2021 6:36 pm
Splashers
Yogamum
Yogamum
30 June

Stuck Tap Domes

Stuck Tap Domes

Any tips on how to remove tap domes that seem impossible to open. I bought one of the rubber strap tools, but that was a waste of money. Thanks!

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Yogamum
Jun 30, 2021 11:00 am

Typical cost for an open shower in ensuite.

Typical cost for an open shower in ensuite.

100mm reflux valve cost is Around $200 But plumbers normally add them in anyway

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jun 30, 2021 9:04 am
StructuralBIMGuy

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