Bathrooms and Laundry
Converting to laundry
Hi all, I currently have 2 store rooms near my kitchen. I need to convert one of them into a laundry room. I don’t know how could this be done and I have already talked…
Removing tiles from Villa Board in shower
Hi I'm still going with some interruptions but as you said the first tile was the hardest when that was off I was able to use a small bolster and get the tile out in one…
Bathroom tile size - help needed
I used 600x600 for floor tiles throughout, and 200x400 for the walls. My builder did mention it would be harder to lay larger tiles in the bathroom, but never made any…
first time reno vathroom for parents.
My advice would be to project manage it yourself and engage licenced contractors for the professional work. Try your hand at the demolition but leave it to about that. You…
Dec 19, 2016 3:16 pm
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…
Installing a mirror
Yes ofcourse "where ti drill?" does matters. I too don't find gluing as a good option.
Dec 08, 2016 7:58 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…
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…
Dec 01, 2016 6:20 pm
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…
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 &…
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…
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,…
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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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.