Bathrooms and Laundry
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.
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…
Oct 21, 2016 11:46 pm
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 $$$.
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…
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.
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…
Sep 27, 2016 2:16 pm
Sep 26, 2016 1:34 pm
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,…
If you're looking for bathroom layout/design ideas, You can see quite a few in:
101 Kitchen & Bathroom Design Ideas at…
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 -…
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. …
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…
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.
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…
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.…
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…
Sep 05, 2016 1:11 am
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…
Sep 03, 2016 11:25 am
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…
Towel hooks, can they be glued on?
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…
Aug 15, 2016 12:44 am
Bathroom Renovation Problems
Hoping someone can give me some advice on how to resolve an issue with a bathroom renovation company.
We paid for a full renovation of our ensuite, but…
New bathroom, toilet leak
We had the building inspection done and the building inspector measured the fall of all the bathroom floors and they're fine. He said the same as the builder-that there is…
New tapware question
Guarantee you wont have a problem using other tapware set up like you have. Its very standard setup and plumbing layout.
Ladder style towel rail?
Yeah look at the back of the door. Can fit at least one towel there. How are you going to dry multiple towels on a single heated rack?
My apologies if this as been discussed before. I am planning to build a new house and I have been thinking of a design for an easy clean (low maintenance) design…
Bathroom layout and walk in shower
Just a suggestion, why are you going to have a gap between the vanity and wall and shower? If you had it flush at least to the wall you would have more bench space.
Replacing a bathtub
I also have some bad experiences in terms of renovating a bathtub. You have to have experience when it comes to those things because you can easily make things worse. I…
Exposed plumbing in wall hung vanitie
Communication and planning has been a serious and ongoing problem from the very beginning. They always just say "get what you want and we will make it work". But the whole…
the great leak debate
Unfortunately, if the OP is in Victoria, there is no requirement for a waterproofing certificate.
Jul 13, 2016 11:11 pm
Thanks for the reply Stewie. Have just been round there doing some more work and had a closer look. The builders have put down breeze blocks onto the slab for the shower…
Thanks for the replies. What I meant by mounting the clothes dryer in the corner is across the corner. Thinking I would need to get a mounting bracket fabricated as no one…
Jul 09, 2016 10:55 am
Grey Bathroom Colour Schemes
Hello everybody.glad that he was in this thread, because the very dream of repairing the bathroom in gray.Great idea, thanks.I already have the idea to buy this faucet