Bathrooms and Laundry
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New house - Grout falling out
Three weeks ago we moved into our new house. Before getting the keys we suspected that the builder was aware of problems/substandard work with our tiling, due…
No washers in those as they are ¼ or ½ turn ceramic disc spindle taps. You'll need to see if generics will fit, otherwise you may have to contact the tap manufacturer…
Bathroom Lighting Design
1) have LEDs to the both sides of the mirror instead of directly above. Generally works better and provides more even lighting.
2) making one of those lights…
the plumber told me in normal amounts most cleaners are fine as the quantities are so diluted
but not to pour a bottle of bleach down the sink or flush a jar of antibiotics
Sometimes it’s not easy to find exactly what you are after, so you have to think laterally. Depending on how important it is, you could buy that one and have it copper…
What is the minimum height required for skirting tile in a wet area (Qld)) please?
Bathroom reno costs
Couldn't have selected a better time to carry out this type of work. Tile, tap, and bathroom ware suppliers are going to be giving it away in price terms after Christmas…
I can't find the exact maximum height online - if you search 'threshold' I think you may have some luck with a bit of digging.
Even if you have this 'step'…
rain shower head
Our ceilings are 2.5m, the shower doors are inline with the height of the tiling you can see in the picture.
The water proofing membrane would most likely be compromised and l would redo the waterproofing
I’ve read through a number of timber flooring threads and it seems quite difficult to be confident about timber flooring companies in Perth unless they are larger…
And those little tag things are completely useless they are moulded to the rail and serve no purpose other then to provide false hope it will be a simple removal
There is no room in the laundry
The compromise comes from making the pwd room a WC, taking 100mm from the theatre and taking 100mm from bed 4.
It’s a 5 bed 27sq…
Most doors also swing inwards, however we just put the mat to the side to step onto it after a shower. Also, I like to dry myself off as well as my feet inside the shower…
Shower fall to waste - advice needed
What is the fall?
Get something straight, I.e. a level or timber.
Sit it from one end of the shower floor to the other end.
What is the height difference (gap) over…
Hi! I have a laundry room in a Strata complex which I want to turn into a toilet room. No shower, just WC and existing laundry tub. A core hole is required. Under me are…
Bathroom Privacy Glass
Please share your favourite patterned or privacy glass types in bathrooms and toilets. Also please share if you have any regrets about your selection.
Heat Pump Dryer
We love ours, but are "heavy" users - 3-5 or so loads a week. When we bought we calculated a 8 year pay back, but recorded an actual drop in electricity usage giving a 4…
Bathroom screed and waste pipes
I’m renovating my first bathroom in my own house.Im a carpenter by trade but I’m originally from the uk so I’m getting up to speed with the building regulations…
Replacement Shower Screen
Hi, I'm looking for someone who can supply and install an replacement Shower Screen in a place I'm in the process of buying in Wynnum West.
Recess floors to all wet areas
The 50mm step down in the slab height is required in the NCC. This is to allow the tilers to get enough fall to a floor waste. So the cost of levelling out at the…
Freestanding baths and kids
We could have gone freestanding, but ended up doing a bigger hob so adults can sit on the edge. It's very handy, for young kids and even up to 8 to 9 years old…
Double shower design help
we have a double shower 1600 x 900
wont be having one in new build will go 1200 x 900 single
feels a bit cold with one half vacant
after switching to instantaneous gas…
Pop up vs pop down? What do you suggest
Removing wall tiles
As bashworth has said, it’s very hard.
Is it plasterboard/Gyprock/drywall or blue board/Villaboard/fibre cement sheeting?
Plasterboard will be the most difficult.…
As much as i am loath to respond to annoying posts that try to be smart for no point - as I am sure everyone understood the purpose of my post 4 yrs ago - i believe that…
Sep 15, 2018 11:01 pm
Tap spindle extension for basin sink
I am trying to convert bathroom taps to 1/4 turn taps for my dad's mobility issues and I found the bathroom sink has a deep recess that requires an extender,…
Sep 05, 2018 6:40 pm
cleaning new grout
bunnings grout cleaner
awesome stuff for general grout cleaning, but not sure if it'll work on tough products like paint, glue and silicone. worth a try if the other…
Try looking for ideas on google, pinterest and houzz. I have no advice really other than to say I wouldn't be taking any tips in being classy from someone that says…
Capped water point unusual cost ($5000)
I convinced my builder to install fresh water points.
The bidet shop sent me a copy of the certification test that was done on the Coway BA13B model and I sent this to my…
Doing up a bathroom/ensuite
White grout is the safest bet with a blue'ish tile. Particularly if you get nice gloss white vanity/basin down the track.