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Give your bathroom a stunning look with our exclusive range of bathroom accessories! Best N Buy offers an endless choice of trendy, elegant, high quality products that…

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bestbuy
Feb 07, 2019 4:49 pm
bestbuy
gcnicho
gcnicho
5 February

New house - Grout falling out

New house - Grout falling out

Hi there, 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…

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gcnicho
Feb 05, 2019 12:48 pm
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
4 February

Sink in seperate toilet or combine with main bathroom?

Sink in seperate toilet or combine with main bathroom?
1, 2

Very true. Will it be wide enough? If I could recess a hand basin in to the wall, I would. Unfortunately that would affect either the bedroom on one side, or the main…

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Bebbsy
Feb 04, 2019 12:26 am
James Brown
James Brown
2 February

Bathroom Reno Inspiration...

Bathroom Reno Inspiration...

I want to suggest you cover your window with curtain.

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James Brown
Feb 02, 2019 7:37 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
26 January

Bathroom taps

Bathroom taps

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…

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arcadelt
Jan 26, 2019 9:28 pm
alexp79
alexp79
25 January

Bathroom Lighting Design

Bathroom Lighting Design

Some ideas: 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…

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alexp79
Jan 25, 2019 3:04 am
aussieta
aussieta
24 January

Septic systems

Septic systems

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

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aussieta
Jan 24, 2019 4:00 pm
aussieta

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…

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arcadelt
Jan 14, 2019 9:27 pm
BBJ
BBJ
14 January

Skirting tile

Skirting tile

What is the minimum height required for skirting tile in a wet area (Qld)) please?

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BBJ
Jan 14, 2019 3:28 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
15 December 2018

Washing machine in under the stairs space NSW

Washing machine in under the stairs space NSW

I believe that not only does this space need to have a drain, but the floor and up part of the walls will have to be…

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arcadelt
Dec 15, 2018 5:15 pm
BBJ
BBJ
10 December 2018

Skirting

Skirting

Thank you!

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BBJ
Dec 10, 2018 9:37 pm
kks
kks
9 December 2018

Bathroom reno costs

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…

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kks
Dec 09, 2018 9:48 pm
RenoMentor
RenoMentor
5 December 2018

Bathroom entrance

Bathroom entrance

Hi Sembal, 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'…

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RenoMentor
Dec 05, 2018 11:04 am
RenoMentor
RenoMentor
RenoMentor
5 December 2018

Waterproofing the shower room only or the whole bathroom flo

Waterproofing the shower room only or the whole bathroom flo

Hi Foyou, The entire bathroom floor should be done to be up to Australian Standards... see link below! http://www.build.com.au/bathroom-waterproofing Hope this helps!

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RenoMentor
Dec 05, 2018 10:59 am
RenoMentor
cigr
cigr
22 November 2018

rain shower head

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.

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cigr
Nov 22, 2018 2:51 pm
Taniaimran
Taniaimran
19 November 2018

wall basin mixer or regular basin mixer?

wall basin mixer or regular basin mixer?

thanks for the reply. will kepp posted what we chose and the final look.

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Taniaimran
Nov 19, 2018 4:24 pm
Taniaimran
Althom
Althom
18 November 2018

crack of the bath tub surround

crack of the bath tub surround

Looks like there's been a problem there for some time

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Althom
Nov 18, 2018 4:14 pm
Althom
CH+L
CH+L
18 November 2018

Re waterproofing

Re waterproofing

The water proofing membrane would most likely be compromised and l would redo the waterproofing

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CH+L
Nov 18, 2018 3:22 pm
Teaswizzler
Teaswizzler
14 November 2018

Evergreen Flooring

Evergreen Flooring

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…

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Teaswizzler
Nov 14, 2018 2:06 am
Teaswizzler
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
13 November 2018

water heat

water heat

Also buy a cover.

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SaveH2O
Nov 13, 2018 12:02 pm
SaveH2O

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

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jodiegethejobdone
Nov 06, 2018 12:13 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
5 November 2018

Is a 2nd Bathroom Feasible?

Is a 2nd Bathroom Feasible?

None. You'll need to get quotes from builders.

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arcadelt
Nov 05, 2018 1:19 pm

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…

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doogs82
Oct 26, 2018 6:11 pm
OurLindrum52
OurLindrum52
24 October 2018

Frameless shower

Frameless shower

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…

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OurLindrum52
Oct 24, 2018 10:53 am
JB1
JB1
22 October 2018

Shower fall to waste - advice needed

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…

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JB1
Oct 22, 2018 10:52 pm
Epoxy18
Epoxy18
22 October 2018

Waterproofing toilet

Waterproofing toilet

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…

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Epoxy18
Oct 22, 2018 8:32 pm
chocolate_addict
chocolate_addict
22 October 2018

Bathroom Privacy Glass

Bathroom Privacy Glass

Hi everyone, Please share your favourite patterned or privacy glass types in bathrooms and toilets. Also please share if you have any regrets about your selection. Thank…

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chocolate_addict
Oct 22, 2018 7:26 pm
John1121
John1121
21 October 2018

New bathroom price

New bathroom price

And how much will that typically cost?

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John1121
Oct 21, 2018 12:12 pm
planeguy
planeguy
19 October 2018

Heat Pump Dryer

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…

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planeguy
Oct 19, 2018 10:27 am
gary1985
gary1985
15 October 2018

Bathroom screed and waste pipes

Bathroom screed and waste pipes

Hi, 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…

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gary1985
Oct 15, 2018 8:42 pm
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Eric Hou
Oct 09, 2018 9:35 pm
Royalwilson
Royalwilson
6 October 2018

Our Bathroom Before and After

Our Bathroom Before and After

nice but I think the color is matching.

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Royalwilson
Oct 06, 2018 10:02 pm
Royalwilson
Kind
Kind
6 October 2018

Replacement Shower Screen

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.

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Kind
Oct 06, 2018 8:48 am
Pummers_D38
Pummers_D38
2 October 2018

Recess floors to all wet areas

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…

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Pummers_D38
Oct 02, 2018 7:57 pm
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
1 October 2018

Freestanding baths and kids

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…

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mynameisjonas
Oct 01, 2018 3:09 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
28 September 2018

Ground floor bathroom exhaust fan.

Ground floor bathroom exhaust fan.

We have a one story home, but with no ceiling cavity. Our bathrooms and toilet are vented to the outside through the walls.

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arcadelt
Sep 28, 2018 8:36 am
aussieta
aussieta
20 September 2018

Double shower design help

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…

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aussieta
Sep 20, 2018 4:40 pm
aussieta
dani888
dani888
19 September 2018

Waste

Waste

Pop up vs pop down? What do you suggest

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dani888
Sep 19, 2018 11:24 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
18 September 2018

Removing wall tiles

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.…

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arcadelt
Sep 18, 2018 7:49 am
LouR
LouR
15 September 2018

Clothes Line

Clothes Line

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…

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LouR
Sep 15, 2018 11:01 pm
Teoni
Teoni
5 September 2018

Tap spindle extension for basin sink

Tap spindle extension for basin sink

Hello 🤗 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,…

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Teoni
Sep 05, 2018 6:40 pm
Nuri
Nuri
4 September 2018

cleaning new grout

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…

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Nuri
Sep 04, 2018 3:03 pm
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aussieta
Sep 01, 2018 10:25 am
aussieta
CathyG
CathyG
30 August 2018

How long should a bathroom quote take?

How long should a bathroom quote take?

We've been waiting 2 weeks. How long does it usually take? We aren't talking any major changes either.

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CathyG
Aug 30, 2018 9:38 pm
CathyG
CathyG
22 August 2018

Bathroom Tiles

Bathroom Tiles

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…

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CathyG
Aug 22, 2018 3:02 pm
Funk52
Funk52
16 August 2018

Capped water point unusual cost ($5000)

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…

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Funk52
Aug 16, 2018 11:24 pm
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arcadelt
Aug 05, 2018 2:33 pm
Choppy182
Choppy182
2 August 2018

Doing up a bathroom/ensuite

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.

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Choppy182
Aug 02, 2018 7:46 pm

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