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JB1
JB1
21 September

Glossy Porcelain tiles in wet areas and bathrooms

Glossy Porcelain tiles in wet areas and bathrooms

Polished in the wet area ok except for shower. Just a matter of time before you slip in the shower. I'd suprised if the building code allowed it.

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JB1
Sep 21, 2017 7:32 pm
joannapaulp
joannapaulp
12 September

Recess floors to all wet areas

Recess floors to all wet areas

Wet area floor tiling scheduled to start next week

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joannapaulp
Sep 12, 2017 3:39 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
9 September

Sealing tlies and grout

Sealing tlies and grout

I guess you could mix an anti mould into the sealer, same as you would in bathroom paint.

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arcadelt
Sep 09, 2017 1:01 pm
belmaree
belmaree
8 September

Bathroom layout questions

Bathroom layout questions

Yes, that was what I meant. Not sure if your drawing is too scale, as it looks more cramped than it should if the vanity is 750mm. I would leave the shower where it is,…

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belmaree
Sep 08, 2017 10:09 pm
LAU17
LAU17
3 September

What to do with toilet/shower ceiling

What to do with toilet/shower ceiling

Thanks joannapaulp and arcadelt - much appreciated. After a first couple of crazy high quotes l got a reasonable one today so will leave it to the pros. Very handy tip…

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LAU17
Sep 03, 2017 9:27 pm
Dani_J
Dani_J
26 August

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 10:21 pm
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
26 August

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 9:41 am
JayaJaya
fredli888
fredli888
25 August

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 5:08 am
Camslater
Camslater
24 August

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 12:04 am
OurLindrum52
OurLindrum52
23 August

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 4:13 pm
Alisa
Alisa
14 August

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 7:05 pm
Alisa
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arcadelt
Aug 12, 2017 7:17 pm
Berek
Berek
11 August

Bathroom renovation advice

Bathroom renovation advice

Spammers haven’t got a clue.

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Berek
Aug 11, 2017 10:28 pm
henokileoctic
henokileoctic
11 August

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 7:54 pm
henokileoctic

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 9:18 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 1:13 am
LukeG
LukeG
25 July

Bathroom Floor Tile Replacement and Waterproofing

Bathroom Floor Tile Replacement and Waterproofing

Hello, I've built a new home with Clarendon and have found the falls in bathroom floor tiling inadequate to drain water, both in shower recess and bathroom floor. Upon…

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LukeG
Jul 25, 2017 10:18 am
matt1989
matt1989
19 July

Clean Mod From Bathroom

Clean Mod From Bathroom

Hi George, welcome to the forums! Here some tips to The Ingredients You’ll…

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matt1989
Jul 19, 2017 6:00 pm
matt1989
renov
renov
11 July

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 2:22 pm
renov
renov
11 July

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 2:07 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
6 July

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 9:01 am
Liliana
Liliana
5 July

Brown water leaking from toilet base

Brown water leaking from toilet base

Okay, thanks for that information aussieta. Let's hope it is something as easy as that. :-D

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Liliana
Jul 05, 2017 9:02 pm
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LochietheChippy
Jul 02, 2017 6:10 pm
Mwenje
Mwenje
25 June

Show off your double vanity!

Show off your double vanity!

@Stormy l know this is an old post but what was the length of your vanity if you don't mind my asking :)

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Mwenje
Jun 25, 2017 8:59 pm
Mwenje
gummz
gummz
21 June

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 7:46 pm
JB1
JB1
21 June

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 3:31 pm
karcher.cc
karcher.cc
19 June

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 8:31 am
Joker
Joker
16 June

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 9:15 pm

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 5:01 pm
CameronRobertson

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 8:32 am
Our Build123
qebtel
qebtel
13 June

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 3:20 pm
bashworth
bashworth
13 June

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 7:24 am
bashworth

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 5:31 pm
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Dave_66
Jun 03, 2017 8:34 am
bashworth
bashworth
2 June

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 02, 2017 11:03 pm
bashworth
bank
bank
31 May

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 12:10 pm
bank
bank
bank
26 May

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 2:40 pm
bank
fifteen
fifteen
25 May

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 12:31 am

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 10:05 pm
WA_surfer
WA_surfer
23 May

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 10:19 pm
Izee
Izee
15 May

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 1:18 pm
Izee

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 1:01 pm
fifteen
fifteen
9 May

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 7:53 am
arodc
arodc
2 May

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


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