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Craigasaurus
Craigasaurus
18 December 2016

Toliet water inlet pipe is rather high

Toliet water inlet pipe is rather high

Yes I was quite happy to hear that the taps are in the cistern.

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Craigasaurus
Dec 18, 2016 11:16 am
aaronaaronaaron
aaronaaronaaron
13 December 2016

Narrow Bathroom

Narrow Bathroom

you can make your wall 70mm instead of 200mm if that helps.

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aaronaaronaaron
Dec 13, 2016 1:09 pm
Adam.M
Adam.M
13 December 2016

Leaking shower screen

Leaking shower screen

Hi. I had a similar issue with water leaking out the side of the shower. It was a relatively easy fix by using clear silicone along the inner and outter edges of where the…

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Adam.M
Dec 13, 2016 10:59 am
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
8 December 2016

new toilet and basin plumbing installation cost

new toilet and basin plumbing installation cost

Thanks so much, managed to find one through hi pages... 3 quotes, 1 was $500, 1 was $2750 and the one we went through was $1000.. WE went through the $1000 one. Did…

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mynameisjonas
Dec 08, 2016 11:46 pm
meeks
meeks
8 December 2016

Installing a mirror

Installing a mirror

Yes ofcourse "where ti drill?" does matters. I too don't find gluing as a good option.

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meeks
Dec 08, 2016 8:58 pm

We are trying to decide on a tile for the floor of a shower in an ensuite. The floor of the ensuite will have the same grayish wood-grain vinyl planks that we have in the…

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peter35
Dec 02, 2016 10:19 pm
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shakey55
Dec 02, 2016 6:39 am
Lee54
Lee54
1 December 2016

Any metal-working designers out there?

Any metal-working designers out there?

It has occurred to me when doing my design research that grab bars in bathrooms are incredibly ugly. If a bath or shower niche could have something decent on the bottom…

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Lee54
Dec 01, 2016 7:20 pm
mack042
mack042
23 November 2016

Double shower - mixer tap location?

Double shower - mixer tap location?

Each to their own, but I am a big fan of having things look uniform. I would have the mixer for the left shower where the bottom cross is and have the right side shower on…

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mack042
Nov 23, 2016 8:46 pm
Our Build123
Our Build123
20 November 2016

External Cladding used in Bathroom Wet Area, problems?

External Cladding used in Bathroom Wet Area, problems?

Have any areas of the bathroom been waterproofed? The blue board does not act as a Waterproofing, even when sheeted on the exterior of a home it still requires sealing…

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Our Build123
Nov 20, 2016 9:43 pm
Our Build123
Kazza170
Kazza170
7 November 2016

Tile colour choice

Tile colour choice

Anyone used Atlantis Antracite tile ?

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Kazza170
Nov 07, 2016 8:07 pm
Kazza170
Brad A
Brad A
3 November 2016

Shower panels?

Shower panels?

Hi all Thanks for having me I am trying to find out about something a friend told me about & showed me one. I am thinking of getting one. Think they look fantastic &…

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Brad A
Nov 03, 2016 5:12 pm
Dani_J
Dani_J
2 November 2016

Need convincing - Shower Rail only in Ensuite

Need convincing - Shower Rail only in Ensuite

No worries. I think it's just a fad to be honest. Trying to make bathrooms looks fancy but not the most practical of things! Good luck with it all

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Dani_J
Nov 02, 2016 10:39 pm
mack042
mack042
31 October 2016

Grohe Inwall Cistern Install Help

Grohe Inwall Cistern Install Help

It does look like it would be hard with the valve that has been used but surely there would be a suitable valve that you could find that would work. If he put that valve…

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mack042
Oct 31, 2016 8:08 pm
Dave_66
Dave_66
30 October 2016

Laundry to bathroom conversion

Laundry to bathroom conversion

Thanks you, that`s really helps

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Dave_66
Oct 30, 2016 10:08 am
Dave_66
Dave_66
30 October 2016

Bathroom layout

Bathroom layout

Totally Agree with you. ♥

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Dave_66
Oct 30, 2016 9:54 am
brownbag
brownbag
23 October 2016

Long-nosed shifter, or alternative

Long-nosed shifter, or alternative

found a solution. Take the taps off and remove the copper pipe in the way. Then screw it in, then put the taps back on. All solved. Cheers.

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brownbag
Oct 23, 2016 5:41 pm
MrsJM
MrsJM
22 October 2016

Grout lines impact fall?

Grout lines impact fall?

Our tiler is trying to tell us that for a 600x300 floor tile, is he does a 3mm grout line, he won't need to cut into tiles to create the diamond pattern to get fall to the…

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MrsJM
Oct 22, 2016 12:46 am
MrsJM
Dani_J
Dani_J
20 October 2016

Light Blue 300mm x 600mm tiles?

Light Blue 300mm x 600mm tiles?

Hi Megan, what did you end up going with in the end? I love the infinity range, seen a lot of them used in Porter Davis homes of late but of course very $$$.

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Dani_J
Oct 20, 2016 10:49 pm
Our Build123
Our Build123
20 October 2016

Laundry relocation waterproofing/drainage requirements

Laundry relocation waterproofing/drainage requirements

Hi Ben, you should be fine as long as there is a bit of fall to the rear door. Even if there wasn't I'm sure you will be fine for a few years if you plan on upgrading…

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Our Build123
Oct 20, 2016 2:28 pm
Our Build123
ms_prez
ms_prez
18 October 2016

Ross North - Own Tiler?

Ross North - Own Tiler?

Hi Jas2016, my sister in law is planning on building with Ross North and I know they are doing their own tiling in the living areas after handover. Not sure with regards…

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ms_prez
Oct 18, 2016 5:20 pm
ms_prez
themakeovergroup
themakeovergroup
14 October 2016

Any ideas on better plan.

Any ideas on better plan.

Hi Lorri, If you're looking for kitchen and bathroom design ideas check out…

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themakeovergroup
Oct 14, 2016 4:50 pm
Renov8
Renov8
8 October 2016

'Astivita' products - anyone used them?

'Astivita' products - anyone used them?

I got some Astivita bathroom gear from Hardings in Reservoir Vic last week, seems to be decent quality and reasonably priced.

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Renov8
Oct 08, 2016 11:29 am
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
4 October 2016

What tiles for shower base?

What tiles for shower base?

It is not really that slippery when wet. I have seen hundreds of polished porcelains in showers and no complaints from the owners.

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Grout Perfect
Oct 04, 2016 10:04 am
Grout Perfect

I have a leak from the waste of my sink. There is an additional connection at the top of the waste which I think is called a silent trap. I guess it's supposed to allow…

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thel19531
Oct 01, 2016 5:47 am
Howyagoin
Howyagoin
29 September 2016

Shower drain - is this correct?

Shower drain - is this correct?

There is all sorts of wrong happening there. Contact your builder and get them to inspect the issue.

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Howyagoin
Sep 29, 2016 1:49 pm
tdk14
tdk14
27 September 2016

Which way should my shower screen open?

Which way should my shower screen open?

The towel rack is inside the shower. I spotted it after I'd done the shower screen 'planning', and it took me back to square one lol.

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tdk14
Sep 27, 2016 3:16 pm
tdk14
tdk14
tdk14
26 September 2016

Which way to open my shower door?

Which way to open my shower door?

Wow thats a very good point I didnt consider. Thanks Can gal :)

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tdk14
Sep 26, 2016 2:34 pm
tdk14
Stewie D
Stewie D
22 September 2016

First time Bathroom Reno questions

First time Bathroom Reno questions

As per above. You really need to give us a lot more info and a basic plan. Size of the bathroom, tiles to ceiling, relocate plumbing, level of finish, shower over bath,…

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Stewie D
Sep 22, 2016 1:49 pm
themakeovergroup
themakeovergroup
22 September 2016

My favourite bathroom trends

My favourite bathroom trends

Bathroom transformations is one of our specialties, we can take the worst looking bathroom and transform it into a luxury 5 star…

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themakeovergroup
Sep 22, 2016 9:52 am
themakeovergroup
themakeovergroup
22 September 2016

Bathroom layout

Bathroom layout

MattAna, If you're looking for bathroom layout/design ideas, You can see quite a few in: 101 Kitchen & Bathroom Design Ideas at…

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themakeovergroup
Sep 22, 2016 9:41 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
21 September 2016

Bathroom layout problem

Bathroom layout problem

Not sure why they can't do it - did they say ? Surely the glass for shower could start on top of bath frame ? BUT - could bath move across to run along left wall -…

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Saint Mike
Sep 21, 2016 8:11 am
Saint Mike
AKB
AKB
19 September 2016

Wood vanity

Wood vanity

We had it made from a local cabinet maker - outside is teak and the small shelf on the side pulls out as it holds the hair dryers on my vanity and shaver on my husbands. …

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AKB
Sep 19, 2016 11:02 pm
AKB
renoauction
renoauction
19 September 2016

Opinions on custom vanities vs pre-made vanities

Opinions on custom vanities vs pre-made vanities

Get some pre made ones. We sell lots at great prices. However depends on size of the bathroom as well.

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renoauction
Sep 19, 2016 10:45 am
renoauction
renoauction
19 September 2016

Rimless toilets

Rimless toilets

Clean flush is soo much better. barely needs any cleaning. Get the seat that has the 2 buttons at the back where you can take the whole seat off. You can then just wash…

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renoauction
Sep 19, 2016 10:42 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
19 September 2016

Curved edge concrete floor

Curved edge concrete floor

Grind it off all the way around. There won't be any steel in it as there would probably just be mesh in the flat part of the slab only. Stewie

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Stewie D
Sep 19, 2016 10:29 am
PhilScar
PhilScar
17 September 2016

Waterproof Membrane

Waterproof Membrane

May be late for this reply, but waterproof membranes can change colour as they may water stain. It doesn't impact the membrane performance as these types of products are…

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PhilScar
Sep 17, 2016 4:02 pm
PhilScar
Stewie D
Stewie D
16 September 2016

Concrete render floors in bathroom

Concrete render floors in bathroom

I assumed you were thinking of a ground floor bathroom with a slab on ground but if this was designed from the get-go then it would still be possible for a second storey.…

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Stewie D
Sep 16, 2016 8:40 am
renoauction
renoauction
6 September 2016

Shower tray failure has wrecked my bathroom

Shower tray failure has wrecked my bathroom

Yep paint on membranes are great and really work. No need for the old copper trays under the shower.

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renoauction
Sep 06, 2016 3:23 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
5 September 2016

Ebay tapware

Ebay tapware

I did the same thing. I'd suggest looking out for bright renovation stuff on eBay. They have quality products and can go to their showroom if you are in Melbourne. I…

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Gaudi
Sep 05, 2016 2:11 am
pamay
pamay
3 September 2016

Builders Licence for bathroom?

Builders Licence for bathroom?

Thanks for the replies and advice. I live in NSW and got 3 quotes - [2 labour only $17,000 I supply all fittings -1 from a Tiler 2nd from a bathroom/kitchen renovator who…

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pamay
Sep 03, 2016 12:25 pm
Southies
Southies
31 August 2016

Plastic strips on the bottom of glass shower doors

Plastic strips on the bottom of glass shower doors

hi all have semi-frameless showers in our 7 year old house. All 3 glass shower doors have a plastic strip on the bottom edge which directs water back into the shower…

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Southies
Aug 31, 2016 5:02 pm
Southies
Andinds
Andinds
30 August 2016

Removing tile glue

Removing tile glue

changing tiles is really exhausting. we recently changed ours for about three months if i am not mistaken. we actually did what you suggested just exactly what you…

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Andinds
Aug 30, 2016 7:16 am
Craigasaurus
Craigasaurus
25 August 2016

Vanity lighting.

Vanity lighting.

Ideas for elegant vanity lighting. :)

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Craigasaurus
Aug 25, 2016 10:13 am
buzurk
buzurk
22 August 2016

Towel hooks, can they be glued on?

Towel hooks, can they be glued on?

Hi I want to put two towel hooks in our shower to hang the face washers off the ones i want (matching our style) are all screw on, but we dont want to screw into the…

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buzurk
Aug 22, 2016 9:20 pm


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