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agayla
agayla
17 November

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 5:20 pm
agayla

Show Me Your Bathroom!

Show Me Your Bathroom!

Shower curtains will be replaced with glass door

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adaline.oettinger
Nov 13, 2017 12:54 am
adaline.oettinger
Bill1000
Bill1000
10 November

Fixing dripping Dorf tap

Fixing dripping Dorf tap

I'm trying to fix a dripping Dorf tap but to do so I need to remove the cone shaped fitting that sits on the washbowl. Its stuck! Any suggestions on how to remove it…

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Bill1000
Nov 10, 2017 2:43 pm
Azyus
Azyus
9 November

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 2:48 pm
Azyus
DamNita
DamNita
7 November

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 3:13 pm
DamNita
arcadelt
arcadelt
5 November

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 7:27 am
Pummers_D38
Pummers_D38
2 November

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 11:54 pm
Cslcelia
Cslcelia
25 October

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 2:58 pm
mishb
mishb
25 October

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 2:02 pm
mishb
mishb
25 October

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 1:52 pm
garcia9
garcia9
25 October

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 11:58 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
12 October

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 10:25 am
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building-expert
Oct 06, 2017 6:02 pm
building-expert
mel.mak
mel.mak
5 October

Freestanding Bath & Flexi pipe

Freestanding Bath & Flexi pipe

Is a flexi pipe used on a freestanding bath so that i can move the bathtub for cleaning purposes Can someone please clarify?

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mel.mak
Oct 05, 2017 8:14 pm

At first you should think about your dream batharoom design and choose best bathroom accesories…

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joecarrow
Oct 03, 2017 5:15 am

I have just moved into a house which has a separate granny flat. The granny flat has a bathroom. The walls are already tiled and there is some sort or orange waterproofing…

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belladonna99
Sep 26, 2017 2:05 pm
Era17
Era17
25 September

Wall tiles in wet areas

Wall tiles in wet areas

What is your opinion of using 400x400 size tiles to the bath room walls , do you think that looks good or do you prefer 200x400 ?

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Era17
Sep 26, 2017 12:28 am
Era17
JB1
JB1
21 September

Glossy Porcelain tiles in wet areas and bathrooms

Glossy Porcelain tiles in wet areas and bathrooms

Polished in the wet area ok except for shower. Just a matter of time before you slip in the shower. I'd suprised if the building code allowed it.

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JB1
Sep 21, 2017 8:32 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
9 September

Sealing tlies and grout

Sealing tlies and grout

I guess you could mix an anti mould into the sealer, same as you would in bathroom paint.

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arcadelt
Sep 09, 2017 2:01 pm
belmaree
belmaree
8 September

Bathroom layout questions

Bathroom layout questions

Yes, that was what I meant. Not sure if your drawing is too scale, as it looks more cramped than it should if the vanity is 750mm. I would leave the shower where it is,…

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belmaree
Sep 08, 2017 11:09 pm
LAU17
LAU17
3 September

What to do with toilet/shower ceiling

What to do with toilet/shower ceiling

Thanks joannapaulp and arcadelt - much appreciated. After a first couple of crazy high quotes l got a reasonable one today so will leave it to the pros. Very handy tip…

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LAU17
Sep 03, 2017 10:27 pm
Dani_J
Dani_J
26 August

Fold out ironing board

Fold out ironing board

I've seen one by Hafele, no idea of price though, and another by Heuger which is around $200. Not sure how easy they are to install and how sturdy. Robinhood does one in…

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Dani_J
Aug 26, 2017 11:21 pm
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
26 August

Drying Cupboards

Drying Cupboards

Now that's sensible! We're having ducted to the laundry as well - for that, and it also doubles as my studio for crafting and painting. Good that you made it to how you…

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JayaJaya
Aug 26, 2017 10:41 am
JayaJaya
fredli888
fredli888
25 August

Recommendation a handyman in Eastwood, Ryde NSW

Recommendation a handyman in Eastwood, Ryde NSW

I need a recommendation of a good and reliable handyman (Electrician, plumber) in Eastwood, Ryde NSW area to do below jobs. 1. Replace fan and light in bathroom 2. Fix…

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fredli888
Aug 25, 2017 6:08 am
Camslater
Camslater
24 August

Bathroom Tiling-Concrete Slab: just pour it on top of sand?

Bathroom Tiling-Concrete Slab: just pour it on top of sand?

The process is compact sand, apply termite barrier, install black plastic as moisture barrier then pour 100mm slab with reo-mesh sheeting. Allow 5 days to dry then…

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Camslater
Aug 24, 2017 1:04 am
OurLindrum52
OurLindrum52
23 August

Shower/toilet location logic?

Shower/toilet location logic?

Keep in mind some builders do not allow tiled niches on exterior walls. For that reason we changed the ensuite layouts to the second image.…

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OurLindrum52
Aug 23, 2017 5:13 pm
Alisa
Alisa
14 August

What kind of lights be best for bathroom?

What kind of lights be best for bathroom?

@ Thank you, you are providing amazing lighting solutins for our bathroom, that's very…

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Alisa
Aug 14, 2017 8:05 pm
Alisa
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arcadelt
Aug 12, 2017 8:17 pm
Berek
Berek
11 August

Bathroom renovation advice

Bathroom renovation advice

Spammers haven’t got a clue.

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Berek
Aug 11, 2017 11:28 pm
henokileoctic
henokileoctic
11 August

Lining up floor waste

Lining up floor waste

Why don't you contact a very good contractor. I guess they give you the best answer than you get from any source in Internet

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henokileoctic
Aug 11, 2017 8:54 pm
henokileoctic

Acrylic shower wall panels direct onto rendered wall

Acrylic shower wall panels direct onto rendered wall

Hi All Im intending to fit acrylic shower wall panels directly onto a flat,plum and waterproofed shower wall . I just wanted to ask if anyone out there has done this? and…

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richie slater
Jul 31, 2017 10:18 pm

Thanks everybody for your help. The builder has agreed to rectify the issue with the drains.

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Varsani
Jul 28, 2017 2:13 am
LukeG
LukeG
25 July

Bathroom Floor Tile Replacement and Waterproofing

Bathroom Floor Tile Replacement and Waterproofing

Hello, I've built a new home with Clarendon and have found the falls in bathroom floor tiling inadequate to drain water, both in shower recess and bathroom floor. Upon…

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LukeG
Jul 25, 2017 11:18 am
matt1989
matt1989
19 July

Clean Mod From Bathroom

Clean Mod From Bathroom

Hi George, welcome to the forums! Here some tips to The Ingredients You’ll…

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matt1989
Jul 19, 2017 7:00 pm
matt1989
renov
renov
11 July

I hate tiles

I hate tiles

I was going to suggest the same thing as 60'smodernist - solid surface like mentioned could be a good option, even painted glass splash back. You can get solid surface in…

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renov
Jul 11, 2017 3:22 pm
renov
renov
11 July

Open shower on both sides

Open shower on both sides

The design feels great and it is a hassle to clear the water.:shock: Interesting partner:lol: http://www.roommeaning.com/product/stai ... htub-rack/

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renov
Jul 11, 2017 3:07 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
6 July

Concrete Bathroom

Concrete Bathroom

Bare concrete Not a good idea. Will spend more money, you can add something to achieve better waterproofing effect. But the concrete is always there is a very fine cracks,…

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arcadelt
Jul 06, 2017 10:01 am
Liliana
Liliana
5 July

Brown water leaking from toilet base

Brown water leaking from toilet base

Okay, thanks for that information aussieta. Let's hope it is something as easy as that. :-D

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Liliana
Jul 05, 2017 10:02 pm
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LochietheChippy
Jul 02, 2017 7:10 pm
Mwenje
Mwenje
25 June

Show off your double vanity!

Show off your double vanity!

@Stormy l know this is an old post but what was the length of your vanity if you don't mind my asking :)

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Mwenje
Jun 25, 2017 9:59 pm
Mwenje
gummz
gummz
21 June

Anyone know where I can get a Vanity similar to this is AUS?

Anyone know where I can get a Vanity similar to this is AUS?

Thanks Dani_J I'm checking it out now. I found something similar but it only comes in oval sinks... wanted rectangular https://www.vanitybydesign.com.au/colle ...…

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gummz
Jun 21, 2017 8:46 pm
JB1
JB1
21 June

Bathroom ceiling height

Bathroom ceiling height

I like high ceilings and don't think you can go too high for living areas, but how high is too high in a bathroom? The front part of the house has a lower floor level…

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JB1
Jun 21, 2017 4:31 pm
karcher.cc
karcher.cc
19 June

Which brand/model is this cistern push plate

Which brand/model is this cistern push plate

Hi, one of our toilet cistern push plates is broken. I can't find any documentation regarding manufacturer/brand/model? Any idea? Many thanks, Christian

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karcher.cc
Jun 19, 2017 9:31 am
Joker
Joker
16 June

Laundry sink in the kitchen - In Victoria

Laundry sink in the kitchen - In Victoria

This is common in England, very rare in Australia, we're just not use to it, might work OK with a single or a couple, but would imagine it getting very difficult with…

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Joker
Jun 16, 2017 10:15 pm


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