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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

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

We are looking at renovating our bathroom and it's current layout is very standard, having seen it in many homes of it's age. Just wondering if anyone has any before and…

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Ourcastle
Oct 10, 2018 10:15 am
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Eric Hou
Oct 09, 2018 9:35 pm
Royalwilson
Royalwilson
6 October

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

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

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

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
aussieta
aussieta
20 September

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

Waste

Waste

Pop up vs pop down? What do you suggest

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

Waterproofing the shower room only or the whole bathroom flo

Waterproofing the shower room only or the whole bathroom flo

I'm a great fan of pre-formed shower-bases in a timber-floor house renovation. Worth a thought in the overall planning of a bathroom renovation.

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kks
Sep 18, 2018 2:51 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
18 September

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

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

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

$5 bucks on Aliexpress

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alexp79
Sep 05, 2018 3:23 am
Nuri
Nuri
4 September

cleaning new grout

cleaning new grout

Won't discolour the grout?

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Nuri
Sep 04, 2018 3:03 pm
CathyG
CathyG
30 August

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

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

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

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

What we offer!

What we offer!

NOT JUST KITCHENS! We can make custom Laundries, Bathrooms as well Kitcen Design Victoria can guantee a dream…

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Kitchen Design Victoria
Aug 01, 2018 12:20 pm
Kitchen Design Victoria

hey guys, what are my options here, what's the best way to go about it? Thanks, -Rob

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robertye112
Aug 01, 2018 11:32 am
kirashogun
kirashogun
29 July

Tiling over gap between wall and ceiling

Tiling over gap between wall and ceiling

Best practice is a internal metal angle to join your wall with the cieling and tile on top. My only concern would be movement of house. I would imagine it will crack the grout.

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kirashogun
Jul 29, 2018 1:07 pm

Bathroom almost finished - before and afters!

Bathroom almost finished - before and afters!

Hi, thanks! Yes it was a difficult choice, this will be our 'forever' house and no plans to change in 15 to 20 years, so we decided to bit the bullet and go with some…

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mynameisjonas
Jul 05, 2018 2:13 pm

The house is elevated so there is about 4ft space below floor. When bath/ shower cubicle is removed we expect that the ceiling will need to be re-sheeted. Tiles cover…

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mrs mozz
Jun 23, 2018 10:10 pm
Catgrrl
Catgrrl
22 June

Searching for this amazing tap

Searching for this amazing tap

I can find similar ones but nothing exactly like the one pictured. Have you tried contacting the lodge?

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Catgrrl
Jun 22, 2018 10:36 pm
Catgrrl
luxbuild
luxbuild
15 June

HELP! *** How to remove this towel rail? ***

HELP! *** How to remove this towel rail? ***

I'd just get a hacksaw and cut off the broken part of the railing, then the silver and cap part will slip off. Looks like you'll have to do that to remove the others as…

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luxbuild
Jun 15, 2018 2:48 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
12 June

Re waterproofing

Re waterproofing

Waterproofing both the walls and floors is a must in bathrooms nowadays, especially with power showers, which throw out a lot of…

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arcadelt
Jun 12, 2018 1:23 pm
fifodad
fifodad
6 June

Help with my bad builder/tiler

Help with my bad builder/tiler

Cheers, sometimes you just have to dig your heels in and stand up for yourself.

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fifodad
Jun 06, 2018 9:59 pm

Hi Everyone, I am trying to get my head around what is the best way to efficiently use my 5 cm wet area recess for my specific bath and shower layouts. Specficially: 1)…

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alexp79
Jun 01, 2018 7:58 pm
grinder
grinder
25 May

tile lippage

tile lippage

Get another tiler

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grinder
May 25, 2018 10:07 am
grinder

Yeah they still refer to this specific type of wall panelling in Australia as Wainscoting. Intrim recommend using Inlay Mould…

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seans9191
May 23, 2018 1:18 pm

Ensuite layout advice

Ensuite layout advice

You have a nice window there, could you make it into a dressing table area? Great to have natural light for makeup!

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Hillsbuilds
May 22, 2018 11:47 am
bashworth
bashworth
20 May

Exposed concrete floor in bathroom

Exposed concrete floor in bathroom

I would be looking at additional reinforcing in the bathroom floor area as you want to avoid cracking in a wet area

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bashworth
May 20, 2018 2:27 pm
bashworth
arcadelt
arcadelt
18 May

How to create a lower level shower ?

How to create a lower level shower ?

Either dig down into the foundation or build up as you have suggested.

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arcadelt
May 18, 2018 1:06 am

ELECTRICAL OUTLET FOR BIDET

ELECTRICAL OUTLET FOR BIDET

Hi Mark, Thanks for the quick reply. On 1st May 2018 your maintenance team advised "GPO not being able to be installed due to construction constraints". Today I am…

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jayasooriah
May 08, 2018 2:42 pm

I'll help you with your picture, but I have nothing to contribute about your plumbing issues.

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arcadelt
May 06, 2018 8:28 pm
Foyou
Foyou
6 May

Bathroom Floor Tile Replacement and Waterproofing

Bathroom Floor Tile Replacement and Waterproofing

What’s the purpose of waterproofing certificate? Can that cover the waterproofing issue longer than 6 years that builder give ?

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Foyou
May 06, 2018 7:04 am
Mfarra
Mfarra
4 May

Bathroom

Bathroom

Hi All Firsttime posting..... We are about to add a 2nd storey to our house and are looking to update the down stairs bathroom. We originally wanted to b get the ixl neo…

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Mfarra
May 04, 2018 8:39 pm

I’ve recently regrouted some gaps between the tiles in my shower recess however in areas it hasn’t seemed to set properly and sections simply washed away the first…

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LloydN
Apr 29, 2018 11:14 pm
Ashwin
Ashwin
27 April

Floor waste

Floor waste

Hello Sam Which builder are you building with ? Cheers Ash

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Ashwin
Apr 27, 2018 6:33 pm
Ashwin

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 1:05 am
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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