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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
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
arodc
arodc
2 May 2017

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
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
27 April 2017

Grouting around shower drain

Grouting around shower drain

It was bad job done by your grout service provider. Call professional service provider.

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Grout Perfect
Apr 27, 2017 4:03 pm
Grout Perfect
SLAC
SLAC
11 April 2017

Shower Sealing

Shower Sealing

Shower repair centre (or similar in Qld) and pay the $$ it is worth it... Seen this 100 of times and 100s of half baked jobs. They will tell you it can or cant be fixed…

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SLAC
Apr 11, 2017 5:03 pm
Gravy
Gravy
5 March 2017

Toilets. Not sure which is the best bowl shape

Toilets. Not sure which is the best bowl shape

THIS!!! The house my parents are currently renting has a small 'shelf' on the back of the toilet, hey it looks great but you need to clean it EVERY SINGLE TIME anyone…

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Gravy
Mar 04, 2017 11:24 pm
Gravy
Kagan1042
Kagan1042
9 February 2017

SpaPanel / Laminate Sheeting / AquaPanels to Entire Bathroom

SpaPanel / Laminate Sheeting / AquaPanels to Entire Bathroom

We're in the process of looking at products to use in our new build in the bathrooms, and someone at my work suggested laminate sheeting for the bathroom/shower stall…

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Kagan1042
Feb 09, 2017 8:11 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
2 January 2017

Tile placement in bathroom, please help!

Tile placement in bathroom, please help!

I didn't quite understand the problem... (too early in the morning), but I do think it looks nice just like it is :)

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aloenyx
Jan 02, 2017 8:27 am
aloenyx
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arodc
Dec 19, 2016 3:16 pm
Adam.M
Adam.M
13 December 2016

Leaking shower screen

Leaking shower screen

Hi. I had a similar issue with water leaking out the side of the shower. It was a relatively easy fix by using clear silicone along the inner and outter edges of where the…

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Adam.M
Dec 13, 2016 9:59 am

We are trying to decide on a tile for the floor of a shower in an ensuite. The floor of the ensuite will have the same grayish wood-grain vinyl planks that we have in the…

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peter35
Dec 02, 2016 9:19 pm
mack042
mack042
23 November 2016

Double shower - mixer tap location?

Double shower - mixer tap location?

Each to their own, but I am a big fan of having things look uniform. I would have the mixer for the left shower where the bottom cross is and have the right side shower on…

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mack042
Nov 23, 2016 7:46 pm
Dave_66
Dave_66
30 October 2016

Laundry to bathroom conversion

Laundry to bathroom conversion

Thanks you, that`s really helps

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Dave_66
Oct 30, 2016 9:08 am
Renov8
Renov8
8 October 2016

'Astivita' products - anyone used them?

'Astivita' products - anyone used them?

I got some Astivita bathroom gear from Hardings in Reservoir Vic last week, seems to be decent quality and reasonably priced.

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Renov8
Oct 08, 2016 10:29 am
AKB
AKB
19 September 2016

Wood vanity

Wood vanity

We had it made from a local cabinet maker - outside is teak and the small shelf on the side pulls out as it holds the hair dryers on my vanity and shaver on my husbands. …

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AKB
Sep 19, 2016 10:02 pm
AKB
renoauction
renoauction
19 September 2016

Opinions on custom vanities vs pre-made vanities

Opinions on custom vanities vs pre-made vanities

Get some pre made ones. We sell lots at great prices. However depends on size of the bathroom as well.

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renoauction
Sep 19, 2016 9:45 am
Gaudi
Gaudi
5 September 2016

Ebay tapware

Ebay tapware

I did the same thing. I'd suggest looking out for bright renovation stuff on eBay. They have quality products and can go to their showroom if you are in Melbourne. I…

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Gaudi
Sep 05, 2016 1:11 am
Craigasaurus
Craigasaurus
25 August 2016

Vanity lighting.

Vanity lighting.

Ideas for elegant vanity lighting. :)

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Craigasaurus
Aug 25, 2016 9:13 am
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traveln
Jul 29, 2016 10:11 pm
traveln
Rikesh
Rikesh
27 May 2016

Does this look right??

Does this look right??

Thank you all. That puts mind at ease. I was worried earlier

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Rikesh
May 27, 2016 10:14 pm
KylieSmiley
KylieSmiley
1 April 2016

Wall niche next to toilet?

Wall niche next to toilet?

Agree, if it can be aesthetically pleasing or hidden, so you can't see it, then I'm going to see how much to do it. Although, I like those pictures of the shelves above…

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KylieSmiley
Apr 01, 2016 11:40 am
rebuilder86
rebuilder86
14 February 2016

Moving bathroom to different part of house

Moving bathroom to different part of house

No one will give you an idea of price on a forum, but I assure you it will be piddled into insignificance compared to the cost of the rest of the reno and the gain in…

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rebuilder86
Feb 14, 2016 11:17 am
jaslee
jaslee
8 February 2016

600x600 versus 450x450 tiles

600x600 versus 450x450 tiles

600x600 definitely look better, but they are more expensive to lay.

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jaslee
Feb 08, 2016 7:16 pm
Bjhf
Bjhf
10 January 2016

Shower door question

Shower door question

Is there a difference in frameless vs semi frameless vs not frameless? Ours swivels on a point so one small section swings in and the rest swings out. Is that what you…

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Bjhf
Jan 10, 2016 6:08 am
Bjhf
OllyOllyRumbah
OllyOllyRumbah
9 January 2016

Shower door question

Shower door question

Hi Stewie D The door opens out but is on a swivel and kind of swivels inwards when it opens. It's kind of hard to describe. I think it has been done that way rather than…

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OllyOllyRumbah
Jan 09, 2016 10:04 pm
Mon445
Mon445
9 January 2016

Tiling question..

Tiling question..

We are doing 600x600 in our ensuite. I fell in love with an Italian marble tile and had To have them. Our builder Is charging us a bomb, and we need to have a grate…

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Mon445
Jan 08, 2016 11:14 pm
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traveln
Dec 31, 2015 10:06 am
traveln
1st-timers
1st-timers
21 December 2015

Our Tiny Laundry v A Great Butlers Pantry

Our Tiny Laundry v A Great Butlers Pantry

The tub and my washing machine side-by-side combined measure 1130mm and I do have quite a large washing machine. There will be a space of 1m in front of them. We've…

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1st-timers
Dec 21, 2015 8:10 pm
RedJason
RedJason
10 December 2015

Teeny tiny ensuite

Teeny tiny ensuite

A shaving cabinet might help too. It gives you a mirror and storage but doesn't take up valuable space down the bottom.

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RedJason
Dec 10, 2015 3:48 pm
ctang419
ctang419
28 November 2015

Timber tile opinions!

Timber tile opinions!

I am in Brisbane Rochedale and we just finished our house. We have 40sqm left over timber looking tiles here, if you interested please let us know. ctang419@hotmail.com

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ctang419
Nov 28, 2015 10:05 pm
traveln
traveln
23 November 2015

Masters or Bunnings shower head reviews...any good?

Masters or Bunnings shower head reviews...any good?

Well mate every shower head has a water saving device in them now by australian standards so you will have to remove it your self when installing it. A brand is a brand…

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traveln
Nov 23, 2015 7:42 pm
traveln
Daz_
Daz_
23 November 2015

Hot water system pressure valve

Hot water system pressure valve

Hi Stevie, Replacing the valve is a simple job. Take a photo of the plate attached to the valve as this will show the model and kpa rating, then take this down to…

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Daz_
Nov 23, 2015 7:41 pm
Daz_
precision187
precision187
14 November 2015

Tile Trim advice.

Tile Trim advice.

You can get it from Beaumonts

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precision187
Nov 14, 2015 2:44 pm
Splashers
Splashers
28 October 2015

Frameless shower glass panel - does quality vary? Bris recs?

Frameless shower glass panel - does quality vary? Bris recs?

At the end of the day a lot of glazing companies buy sheets of glass which are made in china, america, europe and the middle east and nowadays not much glass still…

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Splashers
Oct 28, 2015 10:33 pm
Splashers
Sagasu
Sagasu
20 October 2015

Toilet reviews and recommendations - Estilo, Allure, Oxford

Toilet reviews and recommendations - Estilo, Allure, Oxford

Hi, general consensus amongst most people in our industry is that a toilet is a toilet when it comes to functionality. Any functional problems you…

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Sagasu
Oct 20, 2015 4:12 pm
Beetaloo
Beetaloo
6 October 2015

Stacked Bond Square Wall Tile Layout Question

Stacked Bond Square Wall Tile Layout Question

Bathroom and laundry floors are not flat but slope towards the floor trap. Therefore it may not be possible to start with a full tile at the floor as the first row of…

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Beetaloo
Oct 06, 2015 5:05 pm
Beetaloo
mike100jobstodo
mike100jobstodo
4 September 2015

Bath in ensuite, shower in main bathroom

Bath in ensuite, shower in main bathroom

Ideally, I feel that if you wanted to have a bath at the ensuite, you should also have a shower as well. Especially if you are considering selling the house, providing…

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mike100jobstodo
Sep 04, 2015 9:42 am
MnT
MnT
1 September 2015

Does Anyone Have Glass Vanity Basins?

Does Anyone Have Glass Vanity Basins?

These are from Reece. Highgrove Bathrooms have similar looking ones but the quality is terrible.

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MnT
Sep 01, 2015 8:14 am
MnT
Manda Moo Qld
Manda Moo Qld
10 August 2015

Need 300mm diameter bathroom basin

Need 300mm diameter bathroom basin

I've searched all the usual bathroom suppliers, can't find a 300mm diameter sink! If anyone knows of a brand, knows where one might be in stock, please tell. Background:…

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Manda Moo Qld
Aug 10, 2015 11:18 pm
stevie_sloth
stevie_sloth
9 August 2015

How much to re-tile tiny ensuite?

How much to re-tile tiny ensuite?

It is a tiny ensuite in an apartment building built around 1980.

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stevie_sloth
Aug 09, 2015 1:59 pm

Corner shower supplier

Corner shower supplier

Unfortunately the size you want is…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 22, 2015 6:06 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
kylie40
kylie40
11 July 2015

Bathroom Windows - Obscure or Clear?

Bathroom Windows - Obscure or Clear?
1, 2

I choose clear because if it was obscure, but I had the window open the neighbours would see in through the open window, so shutters would still be required, and I don't…

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kylie40
Jul 11, 2015 10:11 am
kylie40
Danette
Danette
25 June 2015

How do you choose a shower head?

How do you choose a shower head?

WOW, some of those shower heads are $$$. I think though you get what you pay for, thanks so much for responding to my question. I went to Reece yesterday and the young…

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Danette
Jun 25, 2015 4:21 pm
Danette
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
11 June 2015

Is 1200 Too High For A Mirror?

Is 1200 Too High For A Mirror?

Mine are on the side wall - above the bench - and hers ... just below the mirror - out of eyesight.

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Saint Mike
Jun 11, 2015 5:21 pm
Saint Mike
AJW
AJW
5 June 2015

Can Shower Screens Be Left Off For Handover?

Can Shower Screens Be Left Off For Handover?

Well aware of that simple consideration. Also well aware of how much profit large project builders make on every little aspect of the build. Do I…

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AJW
Jun 05, 2015 5:53 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
16 May 2015

How do dual shower heads and mixers work in the same shower?

How do dual shower heads and mixers work in the same shower?

You need to make sure your plumber runs 3/4" pipe all the way to the bathroom and from the HWS as well then 1/2" to each shower, vanity etc. A lot of builders will run…

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Stewie D
May 16, 2015 8:54 am

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