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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 1:27 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 12:29 pm
albert_carver
albert_carver
8 January

Bathroom: Adding new tap

Bathroom: Adding new tap

if you have decided to add a new tap in your bathroom then there are 2 things you can done 1. Make a new connection from the existing connections near your tub or toilet…

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albert_carver
Jan 08, 2018 10:39 pm
twylamc
twylamc
7 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

From my partner: The wall will be fine, but the most important thing is to “tie it in” to the existing wall. Since the existing walls are brick, just drill into it…

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twylamc
Jan 07, 2018 4:23 pm
twylamc

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 7:39 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 1:32 pm
Stacca

Hi everyone, Hope someone can help me with this; as you can see in the pic, one of my door trim situated near my shower was starting to rot at the bottom Removed the…

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ericwa
Dec 30, 2017 8:02 pm
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 10:42 pm
namhar
namhar
27 December 2017

Bathroom Floor Tile Replacement and Waterproofing

Bathroom Floor Tile Replacement and Waterproofing

Can someone provide some insight into this issue? I have a situation where the tilers have laid wrong floor tiles and have advised that they will rectify this. So will…

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namhar
Dec 27, 2017 6:43 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
Dec 16, 2017 6:37 am

Oring on upper section of cartridge. Looks like a provision for an oring on bottom section, but when i removed it there was only one oring so it could be universal…

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Bango
Dec 15, 2017 7:30 am
nomnomnom
nomnomnom
14 December 2017

Fixing dripping Dorf tap

Fixing dripping Dorf tap

Without a picture I can’t say. But hazarding a guess you need a strap wrench.... https://www.bunnings.com.au/haron-160mm ... h_p4900119

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nomnomnom
Dec 14, 2017 2:31 pm
nomnomnom

hi there, I made the mistake of putting in a very…

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buckerooni
Dec 09, 2017 2:24 pm
buckerooni

can anyone distinguish this shower lever? I broke one and I need to buy an exact item like this. Any info is greatly appreciated.…

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bathroomdestroyer
Dec 04, 2017 6:31 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
2 December 2017

Frameless shower screen design - will it leak?

Frameless shower screen design - will it leak?

First one for symmetry...but it’s a bathroom, so why worry about leakage? You haven’t got carpet outside the shower have you?

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arcadelt
Dec 02, 2017 6:44 pm
rinkuseo
rinkuseo
1 December 2017

Bathroom renovation Melbourne

Bathroom renovation Melbourne

Bathroom renovation Melbourne company judes bathrooms

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rinkuseo
Dec 01, 2017 10:39 pm

If you need help for your bathroom, you can find . It's a professional stone supplier and manufacturer from China with more than 15 experiences. Newstar Stone has many…

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Daniel Goessl
Nov 30, 2017 5:53 pm

If you don't know how to design your vanity top, share some vanity top styles with you. Hope it can help you.

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Daniel Goessl
Nov 29, 2017 7:52 pm
rarom
rarom
29 November 2017

Outdoor Bathroom

Outdoor Bathroom

Hey there, I couldn't imagine it was so easy to plan my outdoor bathroom. Check out the tips I got from www.homerenovationideas.com.au/single-p ... r-bathroom

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rarom
Nov 29, 2017 3:01 pm
brokenstick
brokenstick
22 November 2017

Where to put entry to ensuite

Where to put entry to ensuite

Thanks for the replies and input - some good ideas and things to think about !

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brokenstick
Nov 22, 2017 3:16 pm
agayla
agayla
17 November 2017

Recess floors to all wet areas

Recess floors to all wet areas

Looks great! Photos have reassured our decision to make all the floors flush. Thank you for posting images :)

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agayla
Nov 17, 2017 5:20 pm
agayla
Azyus
Azyus
9 November 2017

Bathroom Taps

Bathroom Taps

Hi Jen0, From my understanding there are three types of coatings, the natural coating, powder coating and electroplating. Natural coating is the taps material, e.g. if…

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Azyus
Nov 09, 2017 2:48 pm
Azyus
DamNita
DamNita
7 November 2017

Laundry Reno or dryer ideas

Laundry Reno or dryer ideas

I actually purposely didn't want my dryer in my laundry mainly due to lint and airflow issues. We have put ours in our garage, as we have done at our previous house also.…

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DamNita
Nov 07, 2017 3:13 pm
DamNita
arcadelt
arcadelt
5 November 2017

7.5 ft x 9ft floor plan - bathroom

7.5 ft x 9ft floor plan - bathroom

You need to show a plan, especially showing the type and location of windows and doors are, as they will have a huge impact on how it CAN be laid out.

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arcadelt
Nov 05, 2017 7:27 am
Pummers_D38
Pummers_D38
2 November 2017

Ensuite/WIR layout

Ensuite/WIR layout

Unless you want people to see your silhouette through the window I'd keep the shower away from the window and the ensuite wall. If you can put the toilet behind the door…

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Pummers_D38
Nov 02, 2017 11:54 pm
Cslcelia
Cslcelia
25 October 2017

Imcorrect tiles from timeless imports

Imcorrect tiles from timeless imports

The supplier gave my builder the wrong tile and he has laid 80% of my bathroom. Now after all the hard work looking the correct pattern too match my kitchen is all gone…

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Cslcelia
Oct 25, 2017 2:58 pm
mishb
mishb
25 October 2017

Painting Tiles??

Painting Tiles??

I painted a feature tile strip on the walls of my bathroom, and the floor. After 5 years there are a few chips in the floor from dropping things but it's still looking…

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mishb
Oct 25, 2017 2:02 pm
mishb
mishb
25 October 2017

Sink in seperate toilet or combine with main bathroom?

Sink in seperate toilet or combine with main bathroom?

Providing it's not the only bathroom in the house, I prefer the toilet in the bathroom. I like the 'one stop' approach. If you're going to separate the toilet, the sink…

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mishb
Oct 25, 2017 1:52 pm
garcia9
garcia9
25 October 2017

bathroom

bathroom

samll house,rational use of space has become a big problem.the room was dominated by a sunken bath.but I like soaking in the bath,so I feel distressed about my problem.

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garcia9
Oct 25, 2017 11:58 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
12 October 2017

Tiling in bathroom

Tiling in bathroom

Tiles are flat but the floor is not. You cannot avoid exposed edges unless the tiles are so small that they can flow with the fall, and the problem gets worse the bigger…

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arcadelt
Oct 12, 2017 10:25 am
building-expert
building-expert
6 October 2017

Removing concrete from drain

Removing concrete from drain

bunnings, straight out of the bottle

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building-expert
Oct 06, 2017 6:02 pm
building-expert
mel.mak
mel.mak
5 October 2017

Freestanding Bath & Flexi pipe

Freestanding Bath & Flexi pipe

Is a flexi pipe used on a freestanding bath so that i can move the bathtub for cleaning purposes Can someone please clarify?

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mel.mak
Oct 05, 2017 8:14 pm

At first you should think about your dream batharoom design and choose best bathroom accesories…

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joecarrow
Oct 03, 2017 5:15 am

I have just moved into a house which has a separate granny flat. The granny flat has a bathroom. The walls are already tiled and there is some sort or orange waterproofing…

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belladonna99
Sep 26, 2017 2:05 pm
Era17
Era17
25 September 2017

Wall tiles in wet areas

Wall tiles in wet areas

What is your opinion of using 400x400 size tiles to the bath room walls , do you think that looks good or do you prefer 200x400 ?

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Era17
Sep 26, 2017 12:28 am
Era17
JB1
JB1
21 September 2017

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 8:32 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
9 September 2017

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 2:01 pm
belmaree
belmaree
8 September 2017

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 11:09 pm
LAU17
LAU17
3 September 2017

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 10:27 pm
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


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