Bathrooms and Laundry
Tiling in/around shower niches
I have worked for a tile company for 16yrs, def use chrome strip it will go with all your other chrome fittings, I'm building a new house and I will be doing all my neiche…
Last week I ordered a 3 sided acrylic shower enclosure. The base & door comes seperatley but just realised we have a problem getting it into the bathroom.
Can anyone tell…
Opinions on wall hung toilets
well i will blame hubby IF he stuffs it up (he's a plumber) lol
we will prob go with back to wall one again, this time with the soft close seat
it was nearly 5 years ago…
Bathroom storage units
Our bathroom will be 3m long x 1.8m wide. Shower at the doorway, then the vanity then the bath running along the width.
I wanted to have a set of draws in the vanity…
shower over bath bad idea?
My first post!
It really does depend what you want for your place and if you sell it, who are the potential buyers going to be.We are currently in the process of…
Jul 04, 2011 12:21 pm
Polished porcelain tiles in bathroom
We only moved in on Friday and have polished porcelain in both bathrooms, I was apprehensive (of course after we got them ) but so far so good.
My first shower here I…
HELP!!! Where do I start
Planning is the most important in getting what you want. You need to have an idea of the look of the bathroom, have a look at some magazines. you may not be able to use…
Whenever I wanted ideas for our reno, I Googled images.
If your bath tub is enamel I think you would need the vents so it doesn't rust from condensation buildup. If it gets damp and there is timber, it might lead to termites too.
Jul 01, 2011 10:35 pm
Door hitting toilet - doorstop?
Joles - yeh I think this is the only option so far
Mclaren - not keen on the bumper option as we did this with the original toilet and door, it did the job but didn't…
Shower Screen Dilemma with pics
Looking at it again, I think the feature column at the open end will look good as the screen and column will be the same height.
Shower recess repair
Makes owners more likely to maintain their bathrooms/properties when they know no one else is going to pay for it. We learnt this from…
2 shower heads
I'm a bit late too but here goes........
In our old house we had an instant heat hot water service with controllers to set the temp that you want. If you were in the…
SOFT CLOSE TOILET
Had the same problem with mine last week and the builders plumber had to fix it!! You need an allen key to undo the chrome hinges at the…
Builtin Corner Bathtub advice needed
My opinion!! DON'T do a corner bath!!
They suck for cleaning - they are normally so wide to the furthest point that it is a pain to wash them and the ledge surrounding…
Jun 27, 2011 7:52 pm
Where to buy bathroom stuff in Perth
Personally, id go for a wander around Osbourne park, concentrating on Hector Street.
There are lots of places, if you park in the tradelink car park you can walk up to…
High gloss for cabinets in the bathroom?
I am just one person who doesn't think you need to carry the "look" from kitchen to bathroom. Are the rooms very close? Did you have something else in mind? P.S. I…
Jun 27, 2011 10:02 am
Floor to ceiling tiling
We had white tiles in our previous ensuite (black on floor) and they were a PITA for collecting dust, I found the walls easier to clean. In saying that, we will still full…
No hot water from shower mixer!
Thought I might update this thread.
Manufacturer of mixer sent out plumber to investigate. After an hour or more of much head-scratching he reached the conclusion that…
How high is your splashback?
The tap isn't open fully. The mirror just gets splashed. Like when your hands are wet and you turn it off. Shaking hands before grabbing the towel, washing my…
shell / mosaic bathroom basins
I am trying to source some shell/ mosiac bathroom basins and toilet seats that i saw in Bali. Can anyone help?
And if anyone has them are they watertight and…
Jun 22, 2011 8:42 pm
Can you replace spa jets?
I'd like to know this too as Mum and Dad have a bathroom that they're changing over from gold to chrome. What about 'painting' them somehow? There's a second set of taps…
How do you like your tiling to be done?
Kek and Bam, sorry abother question if You don't mind me asking... With your Tiler working from the centre (both vertically and horizontally) outwards, how did this fit in…
your plumber should be able to install this and then remove it without too much trouble. just ask them not to silicon it to the floor as well, just screw it down
Toilet vent stacks
can you draw me a floor plan and draw in the sewer lines and i might be able to help. plumbing codes states that a vent is not required as long as it is no more then 10m…
Changing Caroma ballcock washer
if it is your float valve i would just swap it over for a new one. Not a big fan of those caroma float valve. It is a good idea to change that washer that is in the post…
What rule of thumb??
I have a linen cupboard so that sort of stuff is kept there. My 30cm deep cupboards are x 4 and are wall to ceiling (actually 2 are combined to make a single shelf of…
Does anyone have a bath like this one
I love that bath. Seen the single single ended bath tub at Reece in Perth, it was beautiful. We planned to have the single ended one until the plumber put the drain in…
Jun 11, 2011 10:42 pm
To tile or not to tile behind mirrors
a) I don't think they would waterproof right up behind a mirror, but if they did, putting a mirror or tile over it would not compromise a waterproof membrane anyway.