Bathrooms and Laundry
PHLWall mounted basin spout on backplate problem.
10 March 2012
From personal experience, different brands of tap ware have different in wall fittings, and that is if they have a standard fittings. But saying that, we found most have a…
stormjrImporting Basin Mixers from Overseas - The pitfalls??
5 March 2012
Its not wels that's the problem, its the 'watermark' I think its a W on all plumbing items, and a plumber shouldn't instal anything that is not watermarked.
McReidyBathroom renovation - a beginners guide (Warning Pic Heavy)
29 February 2012
Had the plumber in tonight and had all the pipes relocated, very exciting stuff. Best part was there were no nasty surprises or deviations from the original plan. The…
MclarenStuck on a bathroom colour/theme, opinions and ideas please!
28 February 2012
I don't think it looks cramped ... looks in proportion to me and you will so love it! White top and cupboards with it will be
BigtonsDifficult to replace shower base on first floor?
26 February 2012
Hi, It all really depends on the type of base and how it was originally constructed. If you have a tile base, there's no drama in replacing it, so i assume that you have…
nicenurseLaminex Crystal Gloss - for a benchtop?
25 February 2012
Ha ha, I like the idea of the YouTube rant! However, we reached a compromise, and we will now have Diamond Gloss Seductive Limba, not sure how much different it will…
CuttingEdgeKitchensBathroom slab - do I need to remove it??
22 February 2012
It could be done either way but really depends on your plumbing and where its coming from in the room. Very hard to give you an exact answer without all the info.
MclarenLaminex/Formica suggestions for a black & white bathroom
14 February 2012
Black and white will be very dramatic ... I would have white vanities which will really make the black tiles "pop" - otherwise you run the risk of diluting the effect if…
jordanspringsfamilyBUILDING AT JORDAN SPRINGS ANYONE DONE BLACK WHITE BATHROOM
10 February 2012
Hi superwoody we love the black and white theme we did the white sink and cabinets too but only did the black bench in laundry cant wait to see it all put together. we…
Stewie Dbathroom waterproofing - correct height of water-stop angle?
10 February 2012
How big an angle did you use or rather how far off the floor is the top of it ? We used to use 50mm angles where possible. The tiler needs probably 15-20mm fall to the…
shannoncannontiling in bathroom, especially around/in frameless shower
9 February 2012
The tiler definitely should have spoken to about changing the pattern in the shower, communication is paramount. Doesn't matter if you are laying tiles straight or on a 45…
BroomTiled shower bases- slippery gloss tiles???
4 February 2012
We have polished porcelain tiles in our wet areas on walls & floor (incl shower) & we haven't had any issues. I was concerned about my young kids in their bathroom so we…
New member - G'Day all, and help please - leaking showers
Im a plumber Im involved in lots of similar issues. The tiler I use is 0425219232 (henry) in sydney
Renovating a separate toilet... who do I need?!
Most tilers can strip out the old WC and then the plumber fits the new. Although if its difficult or unusual, you may need a plumber to remove the toilet first and then…
TempestSkyeChoice of Heated Towel rail .Opinions and experiences Please
29 January 2012
I'm a newbie on these forums, but thanks to all the wonderful sharing of ideas and suggestions, I've learnt heaps. I'm interested in heated towel rails myself, but…
Lee75Bathroom Renovation Questions - Adelaide
26 January 2012
We did up a bathroom recently in asdelaide and here is what we spent: Shower screen $600 semi frameless Bath $500 Tiles $400 Toilet $300 Vanity with stone top $800 Mirror…
nicenursePlease recommend ceiling lights over vanities
25 January 2012
Thanks Selina, that looks great. I'm hoping its not too late to change to track lighting. I like the idea of being able to angle each light to where it suits you. Regards, NN
kezacheekychickenShower area watermark, waterproofing problem or tile quality
24 January 2012
If the staining is blue (may be hard to tell if tile is dark coloured), then its from the copper pipes and leaving lemon juice on the stain for 10 or so minutes will get…
MichelleWhat colour scheme works well with a green bathroom?
18 January 2012
Grace.....are you still going? Have you moved again yet?
reno_newbieBathroom renos - Melbourne Contractor Recommendations?
4 January 2012
Hi All, I am just starting to research potential contractors to renovate my bathroom and wondering if anyone has any good, reliable and reasonably priced renovators they…
zeitgeberfloor wastes and falls......do we HAVE to have them???
3 January 2012
I'm having floor wastes in laundry and kitchen. I told the builder not to put a fall on the flooring, and they said OK. You don't have to have floor wasters in kitchen or…
juzdownunderHow do I straighten quarter turn/lever taps?
20 December 2011
Could be also that the spindle itself is over-rotating. Suprised this is not more common with lever bath sets, but given the lack of replies perhaps it's rare. Certainly…