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Bathroom almost finished - before and afters!

Bathroom almost finished - before and afters!

Hi, thanks! Yes it was a difficult choice, this will be our 'forever' house and no plans to change in 15 to 20 years, so we decided to bit the bullet and go with some…

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mynameisjonas
Jul 05, 2018 1:13 pm

The house is elevated so there is about 4ft space below floor. When bath/ shower cubicle is removed we expect that the ceiling will need to be re-sheeted. Tiles cover…

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mrs mozz
Jun 23, 2018 9:10 pm
Catgrrl
Catgrrl
22 June

Searching for this amazing tap

Searching for this amazing tap

I can find similar ones but nothing exactly like the one pictured. Have you tried contacting the lodge?

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Catgrrl
Jun 22, 2018 9:36 pm
Catgrrl
luxbuild
luxbuild
15 June

HELP! *** How to remove this towel rail? ***

HELP! *** How to remove this towel rail? ***

I'd just get a hacksaw and cut off the broken part of the railing, then the silver and cap part will slip off. Looks like you'll have to do that to remove the others as…

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luxbuild
Jun 15, 2018 1:48 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
12 June

Re waterproofing

Re waterproofing

I'd say so. We had to pull out three 600 x 300 wall tiles during our build and certainly needed to redo the waterproofing under those.

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arcadelt
Jun 12, 2018 12:23 pm
fifodad
fifodad
6 June

Help with my bad builder/tiler

Help with my bad builder/tiler

Cheers, sometimes you just have to dig your heels in and stand up for yourself.

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fifodad
Jun 06, 2018 8:59 pm

Hi Everyone, I am trying to get my head around what is the best way to efficiently use my 5 cm wet area recess for my specific bath and shower layouts. Specficially: 1)…

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alexp79
Jun 01, 2018 6:58 pm
grinder
grinder
25 May

tile lippage

tile lippage

Get another tiler

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grinder
May 25, 2018 9:07 am
grinder

Yeah they still refer to this specific type of wall panelling in Australia as Wainscoting. Intrim recommend using Inlay Mould…

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seans9191
May 23, 2018 12:18 pm

Ensuite layout advice

Ensuite layout advice

You have a nice window there, could you make it into a dressing table area? Great to have natural light for makeup!

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Hillsbuilds
May 22, 2018 10:47 am
bashworth
bashworth
20 May

Exposed concrete floor in bathroom

Exposed concrete floor in bathroom

I would be looking at additional reinforcing in the bathroom floor area as you want to avoid cracking in a wet area

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bashworth
May 20, 2018 1:27 pm
bashworth
arcadelt
arcadelt
18 May

How to create a lower level shower ?

How to create a lower level shower ?

Either dig down into the foundation or build up as you have suggested.

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arcadelt
May 18, 2018 12:06 am

ELECTRICAL OUTLET FOR BIDET

ELECTRICAL OUTLET FOR BIDET

Hi Mark, Thanks for the quick reply. On 1st May 2018 your maintenance team advised "GPO not being able to be installed due to construction constraints". Today I am…

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jayasooriah
May 08, 2018 1:42 pm

Our Bathroom Before and After

Our Bathroom Before and After

That is looking gorgeous. What a clever use of space in the bathroom with getting rid of that spa bath.

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Gloria55
May 07, 2018 10:33 am

I'll help you with your picture, but I have nothing to contribute about your plumbing issues.

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arcadelt
May 06, 2018 7:28 pm
Foyou
Foyou
6 May

Bathroom Floor Tile Replacement and Waterproofing

Bathroom Floor Tile Replacement and Waterproofing

What’s the purpose of waterproofing certificate? Can that cover the waterproofing issue longer than 6 years that builder give ?

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Foyou
May 06, 2018 6:04 am
Foyou
Foyou
6 May

Waterproofing the shower room only or the whole bathroom flo

Waterproofing the shower room only or the whole bathroom flo

I read the waterproofing standard. Just want clarify that: should we waterproof the entire bathroom floor or only inside the shower cubicle? We are renovating the old…

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Foyou
May 06, 2018 6:00 am
Mfarra
Mfarra
4 May

Bathroom

Bathroom

Hi All Firsttime posting..... We are about to add a 2nd storey to our house and are looking to update the down stairs bathroom. We originally wanted to b get the ixl neo…

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Mfarra
May 04, 2018 7:39 pm

I’ve recently regrouted some gaps between the tiles in my shower recess however in areas it hasn’t seemed to set properly and sections simply washed away the first…

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LloydN
Apr 29, 2018 10:14 pm
Ashwin
Ashwin
27 April

Floor waste

Floor waste

Hello Sam Which builder are you building with ? Cheers Ash

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Ashwin
Apr 27, 2018 5:33 pm
Ashwin

Hot water system not working

Hot water system not working

Hi do you mean electric plug ? There is flushing red lights

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saahmadbulbul
Apr 25, 2018 12:05 am
rodp1
rodp1
23 April

Adding Rinnai temp controller pad to existing setup

Adding Rinnai temp controller pad to existing setup

Rinnai have confirmed that adding an MC-91 will be compatible with the existing setup

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rodp1
Apr 23, 2018 2:38 pm

Hi Has anyone got these tiles with POLYTEC polar white sheen cupboard doors? Do they look OK together or clash? Would love to see your pics please 😀

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GEOnTREY
Apr 22, 2018 11:59 pm

Waterproof Membrane

Waterproof Membrane

Some take up to a week to fully cure. Although I would say a couple of days should be safe but depends on the product, check the packaging. Alvin www.evokearchitects.com

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EVOKE ARCHITECTS
Apr 19, 2018 10:46 am
EVOKE ARCHITECTS
pandibabi
pandibabi
9 March

Acrylic Splashback for bathrooms

Acrylic Splashback for bathrooms

Anyone put Acrylic splashback instead of tiles in shower? Like something like this? https://www.bunnings.com.au/vistelle-26 ... k_p2666222

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pandibabi
Mar 09, 2018 6:42 pm
pandibabi
bank
bank
8 March

Methven Aurajet

Methven Aurajet

We almost went with these. We ended up with Nikles Pure 2 function, and we LOVE it! After playing with them at reece, the Aurajet was my fav, hubby liked the pure and I…

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bank
Mar 08, 2018 12:43 pm
bank
Liliana
Liliana
1 March

Brown water leaking from toilet base

Brown water leaking from toilet base

Sorry about my laziness in updating this thread. All was resolved in July of last year when the builder sent out a plumber to investigate. Luckily for us it was not the…

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Liliana
Mar 01, 2018 7:52 am
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corkco
Feb 19, 2018 8:28 pm
corkco
corkco
corkco
12 February

Bathroom grouting/tiles leaking issues....

Bathroom grouting/tiles leaking issues....

If you find a mini slope, then perhaps the shower floor has been tiled with wrong direction of the fall.

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corkco
Feb 12, 2018 6:04 pm
corkco
arcadelt
arcadelt
11 February

Regrouting entire bathrooms

Regrouting entire bathrooms

I have not, but I suspect it would depend on the tiles, the gaps between them and the method used to remove the grout. Rectified tiles typically have very small gaps, so…

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arcadelt
Feb 11, 2018 10:29 am
Variegated
Variegated
10 February

where to buy big anti slip matt for shower

where to buy big anti slip matt for shower

You could try Clark Rubber - they have a variety of options. I purchased a roll of grip mat from Aldi a while back. It's only about 18 wide, but it might be useful. What…

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Variegated
Feb 10, 2018 12:27 pm
Variegated
benverdi
benverdi
4 February

Bathroom Waterproofing/Rotten wood problem

Bathroom Waterproofing/Rotten wood problem

You can call for all the blocked drain problems, as one of my friend suggestion. I have hired them they are offering good blocked drain services.

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benverdi
Feb 04, 2018 6:06 am
benverdi

I have found it at the below place:

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Bango
Feb 01, 2018 6:04 am
Matt Z
Matt Z
28 January

Waterstop angle

Waterstop angle

Can anybody tell me if u buy a 900 square frameless 10mm glass shower what does the angle lengths need to be cut to? 900 or 915 measuring off the walls No wall tiles…

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Matt Z
Jan 28, 2018 7:01 pm
alexp79
alexp79
23 January

What do I need to know about building a small brick dividing

What do I need to know about building a small brick dividing

You can also consider something more simple and straightforward such as buying out some steel studs and channels at Bunnings and then screwing them to your floors and…

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alexp79
Jan 23, 2018 8:41 pm
josetoot
josetoot
11 January

Can i paint a plastic bathtub

Can i paint a plastic bathtub

Is there products out there for this, and expensive or better to buy a new tub??

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josetoot
Jan 11, 2018 12:27 pm
MisterSlope
MisterSlope
11 January

Brands Recommendation for Bathrooms

Brands Recommendation for Bathrooms

Try Sussex taps and Phoenix Tapware both Melbourne based companies. Sussex taps are gorgeous... If you want to go further upmarket then you Fantini taps from Roger Seller.

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MisterSlope
Jan 11, 2018 11:29 am

Is it plausible to do parts of a bathroom reno yourself?

Is it plausible to do parts of a bathroom reno yourself?

Good answer from arcadelt but I would just like to add warning about Asbestos. If the dwelling was built in 1985 or earlier it likely has asbestos cement sheet backing for…

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building-expert
Jan 07, 2018 6:39 am
building-expert
Stacca
Stacca
31 December 2017

Tiling Skirting when laying Herringbone tiles

Tiling Skirting when laying Herringbone tiles

Thank you for the response. the tiles are complete now and we made sure he did them the way we wanted and they look great. He did do floor first then walls!. No idea what…

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Stacca
Dec 31, 2017 12:32 pm
Stacca
C_Y
C_Y
29 December 2017

Toilet Seat - Sydney

Toilet Seat - Sydney

Can’t do that either because the clip that joins the seat and bowl is snapped as well. Just can really see it in the picture.

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C_Y
Dec 29, 2017 9:42 pm
ebarpra
ebarpra
16 December 2017

Waterproofing Laundry area

Waterproofing Laundry area

I have removed the asbestos from laundry area and install new villaboards on wall. Wondering do i have to waterproof all walls to install wall tiles??? Its laundry…

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ebarpra
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