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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

Hi! Got our shower screen in and our last drawer. Absolutely loving it! Thanks everyone for the kind comments.

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mynameisjonas
Apr 24, 2018 10:43 am

Does Jack and Jill bathroom spoil the property value?

Does Jack and Jill bathroom spoil the property value?

Hi all We are building my first home EBH. It's 4 bedroom with ensuites (40 sq). We are thinking of merging 2 bathrooms and make them as Jack and Jill bathroom as we want…

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InvincibleInDN
Apr 23, 2018 6:52 pm
InvincibleInDN
Ashwin
Ashwin
23 April

Floor waste

Floor waste

Hey guys, Does anyone know roughly how much it would cost to change the floor waste from a normal one to square floor waste. The reason is the builder said each square…

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Ashwin
Apr 23, 2018 2:41 pm
Ashwin
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
LukeG
LukeG
22 April

Bathroom Floor Tile Replacement and Waterproofing

Bathroom Floor Tile Replacement and Waterproofing

Hey, I would suggest to request the waterproofing certificate, see what the waterproofer thinks - it may void the waterproofers warranty. I spoke to a waterproofer when…

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LukeG
Apr 22, 2018 8:45 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

I have a few brand new leftover taps and toilet units for grab: matte black taps: $88 Rimless complete toilet unit:$250 Msg me for details. can be picked up in Box Hill…

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Fepica
Apr 13, 2018 11:37 am
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
anthonycmh
anthonycmh
2 March

Frameless shower screen design - will it leak?

Frameless shower screen design - will it leak?

This is probably a bit late, but you could get a plastic channel type thing, that helps to seal frameless shower doors and stop leaks. Just did a google search and here…

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anthonycmh
Mar 02, 2018 4:51 pm
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
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 9:39 pm

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
Dec 16, 2017 5:37 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 1:31 pm
nomnomnom

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

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buckerooni
Dec 09, 2017 1:24 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 5:31 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 4:53 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 6:52 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 2:01 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 2:16 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 4:20 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 1:48 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 2:13 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 6:27 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 10:54 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 1:58 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 1:02 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 12:52 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 10:58 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 9:25 am



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