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fcrombie
fcrombie
14 July

Crackling sound from bath

Crackling sound from bath

I had my bath installed incorrectly, on foam instead of mortar even though the instructions specifically said not to install on foam. I was made aware of the issue by a…

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fcrombie
Jul 14, 2024 5:15 pm
Eng. B A
Eng. B A
14 July

How bad can this waterproofing issue become in future?

How bad can this waterproofing issue become in future?

From your description, it looks like your outside slab is higher than inside slab. I can’t also see your weep holes. It’s recommended to lower the outside slab below…

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Eng. B A
Jul 14, 2024 6:07 am

New shower leaking

New shower leaking

I had a similar issue with my shower reno last year. The builder tried a quick fix first, like yours did, but it didn't really solve the problem long-term. I ended up…

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BarbaraHenry45
Jul 13, 2024 9:42 pm
Bk3064
Bk3064
13 July

Bathroom ceiling height

Bathroom ceiling height

Hello , I know it's a old question, but I am currently in same situation, due to slopping land we have guest room with ceilings of 3.5 and bathroom with same floors , what…

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Bk3064
Jul 13, 2024 5:14 pm

Hi, after some advice on our floor plans. We are a family of 5 and currently have a small laundry - 1.8 x 1.2, almost a European laundry. About to do an extension and…

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Harrili
Jul 12, 2024 10:09 am
Bimbob
Bimbob
12 July

Bath mixer position

Bath mixer position

It is a lot of work to move it but if you’re u happy with it then the expense may be worth it. Best to ask your builder for a price first so that you can focus your…

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Bimbob
Jul 12, 2024 7:02 am
Bimbob
Bimbob
12 July

puddle flange needed on new floor waste (Concrete Floor)?

puddle flange needed on new floor waste (Concrete Floor)?

You must have a puddle flange at EVERY floor waste. It’s in the code

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Bimbob
Jul 12, 2024 6:44 am
Bimbob
Bimbob
8 July

Laundry sink in the kitchen - In Victoria

Laundry sink in the kitchen - In Victoria

This isn’t code complaint. Check your standards.

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Bimbob
Jul 08, 2024 6:13 am
Bimbob
Bimbob
8 July

Anyone recently put in a new shower with bench seat?

Anyone recently put in a new shower with bench seat?

Do it. It dosnt cost much and just makes life easy. You won’t regret it.

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Bimbob
Jul 08, 2024 4:54 am
jagberg
jagberg
23 June

Can you cover up a window in a bathroom ?

Can you cover up a window in a bathroom ?

You can seal the window with Sikaflex, add timber studs, and cover with villaboard. Just ensure you have proper ventilation with the exhaust fan and Velux window in the ceiling.

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jagberg
Jun 23, 2024 9:41 pm
jagberg
jagberg
15 June

Should I increase the double shower size from 2.0m x 0.9m?

Should I increase the double shower size from 2.0m x 0.9m?

I've got a similar setup with a double shower at 900 x 2000, and it works fine for us. I think your idea of going slightly bigger to 1000 x 2200 sounds reasonable if you…

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jagberg
Jun 15, 2024 11:06 pm
jagberg
jagberg
31 May

Shower screen exploded

Shower screen exploded

For replacements, I'd definitely go with an Australian-made product for quality assurance. Stegbar is a solid choice, I've heard good things about their durability and…

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jagberg
May 31, 2024 11:56 pm
jagberg
jagberg
16 May

Help- bathroom leak

Help- bathroom leak

If you're dealing with moisture under the tiles and a water leak from the shower screen corner, it's best to replace the shower screen…

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jagberg
May 16, 2024 11:00 pm

We are having a bathroom reddone. The builders are putting down two coats of waterproofing and then screed and then another coat of waterproofing. This is what I have been…

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Leeanne
Apr 23, 2024 11:32 am

Have had a few issues with out recently done bathroom floor. Probably around 18 months old First there has been been a crack running through a grout line which I put…

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costo23
Apr 16, 2024 8:21 pm
Othello
Othello
16 April

Top Floor Toilet Recurrently Blocking

Top Floor Toilet Recurrently Blocking

I have a toilet that blocks up on the top (2nd) floor of a property. The toilets on the 1st and ground floor are OK) Blockage clears when the using a plunger. But…

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Othello
Apr 16, 2024 7:07 pm
oklouise
oklouise
7 April

Cost converting spare bedroom into a bathroom

Cost converting spare bedroom into a bathroom

start from at least $20,000 just for fixtures and finishes and then add on for moving plumbing and extra for a concrete floored house last new bathroom we installed in a…

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oklouise
Apr 07, 2024 3:32 pm

Hey all Currently renovating our laundry, bought a new washing machine but have found that the drainage hose is alot shorter than the old machine (which I used to get the…

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IncredibleBulk
Apr 02, 2024 3:30 pm

This is a very tight fit, I'm not sure if you'll be able to achieve what you've described. Would you consider accessing the separate toilet from the laundry? If so maybe…

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NativeZen
Apr 02, 2024 3:15 pm
NativeZen
Pulse
Pulse
29 March

Bathroom screed

Bathroom screed

Levelling compound also works well for this, you can feather it and it doesn’t self level at this low thickness , you can build up in layers if need be.

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Pulse
Mar 29, 2024 10:35 am
andy8
andy8
21 March

Heated vertical towel rail at the end of a walk-in shower

Heated vertical towel rail at the end of a walk-in shower

Electrical just got back to me and said the most they can provide is a single power point on the Bedroom 1 side of that wall. After handover, your towel rail installer…

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andy8
Mar 21, 2024 4:05 pm
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Maark
Mar 20, 2024 4:56 pm
Maark

Transform your bathroom into a sanctuary of calm and sophistication with Hera Bathware's Bathroom Vanity Collection. A standout…

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Hera Bathware Mel 3 Shops
Mar 07, 2024 3:34 pm
Hera Bathware Mel 3 Shops

This is the current bathroom with a european laundry. Overall internal dimensions are 3.69 wide and 3.65m deep, including the footprint of the laundry. There is a toilet…

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redfox
Mar 06, 2024 7:00 pm
garfield
garfield
23 January

Strip drain

Strip drain

Hi everyone, Just wondering if anyone has switched from a small square tile insert or normal square waste to a strip drain at all, and if so did the plumber or diy-er…

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garfield
Jan 23, 2024 7:38 am
noviice
noviice
22 January

Builder connecting our new toilet for his trades

Builder connecting our new toilet for his trades
1, 2

"Losers" "humanity" "off time" "your" "top notch" "love symbol" Sounds like ponzo is done using other people's toilets

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noviice
Jan 22, 2024 4:06 pm

Please suggest a solid quality swivel bar towel holder in bathrooms & bedrooms from…

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Sara thy
Jan 20, 2024 7:05 pm

First time building 2 storey home, is under construction (in Framing stage) in NSW. I have 3 toilets and need bidet spray in…

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Sara thy
Jan 13, 2024 7:51 pm
uktony
uktony
10 January

Changing a washer for Dorf shower tap

Changing a washer for Dorf shower tap

I too need to change the washer in one of these How?

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uktony
Jan 10, 2024 10:26 pm
balajmn
balajmn
21 December 2023

Brass or Stainless steel made tap for Kitchen

Brass or Stainless steel made tap for Kitchen

Brass or 2) Stainless steel made - which Kitchen tap is good for drinking.Brass kitchen taps in Australia contain lead…

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balajmn
Dec 21, 2023 1:43 pm
balajmn
balajmn
21 December 2023

Which chrome tapwares in Myhomeware northrocks Sydney

Which chrome tapwares in Myhomeware northrocks Sydney

Which chrome tapwares is a good affordable brand with a good warranty in Myhomeware shop Sydney. I visited the shop and they…

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balajmn
Dec 21, 2023 1:43 pm
aeaejane
aeaejane
18 December 2023

Marble Tiling Issues

Marble Tiling Issues

Hi All, This is my first bathroom Reno and tiler has just finished installing marble tiles…only problem is they don’t look right? There are holes in the grout, really…

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aeaejane
Dec 18, 2023 9:45 pm
Ex-Hasbeen
Ex-Hasbeen
12 December 2023

Finding an old tile - Beaumonts Alto Eggshell

Finding an old tile - Beaumonts Alto Eggshell

Hi Kateo, Are you able to spare any of the tiles? Thanks Tony

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Ex-Hasbeen
Dec 12, 2023 1:27 pm
building-expert
building-expert
11 December 2023

POLYMARBLE shower base

POLYMARBLE shower base

I have seen poly marble shower bases last in excess of 30 years

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building-expert
Dec 11, 2023 6:54 am
building-expert
Splashers
Splashers
5 December 2023

Concerns with my Tiler's job. With Pictures

Concerns with my Tiler's job. With Pictures

Regardless of wall hung toilet or floor pan toilet your feet will be right on drain, seems to me the waste should not be in that location given the design. Also are you…

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Splashers
Dec 05, 2023 6:57 pm
Splashers
lighthugger
lighthugger
5 December 2023

Control Joints in Villaboard for a Bathroom

Control Joints in Villaboard for a Bathroom

Hi All, First time poster. I was hoping to get some advice on villaboard installation within a bathroom. I have installed villaboard before, in a laundry. I think I did…

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lighthugger
Dec 05, 2023 8:47 am
Zrinko
Zrinko
4 December 2023

Sika 4020

Sika 4020

Hi Anyone used Sika 4020 as screed before tiling Thanks

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Zrinko
Dec 04, 2023 6:09 am
Mantis86
Mantis86
17 November 2023

Water Stops Missin, Drainage Issues

Water Stops Missin, Drainage Issues

Hi there everyone i was hoping to get some details and some clarification on some potential defects that may have occurred our recent bathroom renovation. 1. There seems…

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Mantis86
Nov 17, 2023 1:16 pm
brettsyoung
brettsyoung
4 November 2023

Tiling over old adhesive

Tiling over old adhesive

Hi, I'm clearing the tiles from our horrid 50 year old bathroom and preparing to lay new ones. Bugger of a job getting the old…

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brettsyoung
Nov 04, 2023 4:43 pm

I need to replace some lengths of aluminum shower frame but I can't seem to find any suppliers of this stuff. Neither the blue or orange home centers carry these things.…

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lothian
Nov 01, 2023 11:45 pm

Bathroom renovation will likely include a back-to-corner bath and we’re considering a freestanding tap with hand-held shower such as the picture included. My hesitation…

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Joking86
Oct 25, 2023 11:55 am
chippy
chippy
23 October 2023

No water trap in shower on a slab

No water trap in shower on a slab

If you have a floor waste, turn on your sink and put your ear down to the central floor waste and listen. If you can hear water running then they all connect there. If you…

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chippy
Oct 23, 2023 9:06 pm
chippy

I had an old shower unit that broke on me and when I took it off, there were only 2 water pipes, instead of the normal 2 water pipes and a shower head pipe. S o I…

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Gugura
Oct 22, 2023 11:25 am
djhappy
djhappy
20 October 2023

Grout stains in new bathroom

Grout stains in new bathroom

Hi everyone, Have just put a shower in the laundry and after only using it 2-3 times have noticed staining on the grout. The tiles were glued onto a concrete wall after…

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djhappy
Oct 20, 2023 1:53 pm
supersleuth
supersleuth
18 October 2023

Bathroom door hangers

Bathroom door hangers

I was in a similar situation needing to attach hangers to a hollow bathroom door. I just bought the stick on type with a larger surface area base and used good double…

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supersleuth
Oct 18, 2023 11:41 am

Does this look right for the laundry?

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Courtney22
Oct 10, 2023 1:50 pm
Rudy
Rudy
7 October 2023

Reece (Mizu) push plug - any leak?

Reece (Mizu) push plug - any leak?

They dont leak, we have half a dozen of 32mm versions. But buying the rubber seal for the pop-up cover part is impossible. After 5 years the seals hardened and started…

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Rudy
Oct 07, 2023 10:37 am
Rudy
Mariner62
Mariner62
2 October 2023

Fall in Shower Floor

Fall in Shower Floor

Thank you Splashers. Tomorrow I might check if I can get a few packs of 300x300 in the same tile finish. It may be good to use these could in the shower recesses. I'm not…

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Mariner62
Oct 02, 2023 5:44 pm
Utilitarian
Utilitarian
19 September 2023

Waterproofing NSW

Waterproofing NSW

I have researched this topic in detail recently but for another state which has no licensing requirements at all so any handy man can waterproof any old way and not have…

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Utilitarian
Sep 19, 2023 9:45 pm

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