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Our Build123
Our Build123
14 June 2017

a few bathroom questions

a few bathroom questions

Hi Bryan My thoughts below - 1. Acrilic look just as good, had mine for a few years now with 2 young kids and still looking new. Try these guys, they have reasonable…

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Our Build123
Jun 14, 2017 9:32 am
Our Build123
qebtel
qebtel
13 June 2017

Shower Wet Area

Shower Wet Area

No, a waterproof membrane does not need to be conditioned by being constantly wet to maintain its integrity. Actually a membrane should never been actually in contact…

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qebtel
Jun 13, 2017 4:20 pm
bashworth
bashworth
13 June 2017

Bathroom Traps

Bathroom Traps

Normally the traps are directly under the basin even with floating vanities. If the underside of the basin is exposed a compact chrome trap is often preferred like the…

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bashworth
Jun 13, 2017 8:24 am
bashworth
caterinafabian
caterinafabian
6 June 2017

Bathroom tiles and laundry. Colours HELP!!!

Bathroom tiles and laundry. Colours HELP!!!

I am wrote an article for home interior tips including bathroom interior ideas also if you like feel free to see

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caterinafabian
Jun 06, 2017 6:31 pm
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Dave_66
Jun 03, 2017 9:34 am
bashworth
bashworth
2 June 2017

Spa bath in bathroom.

Spa bath in bathroom.

Long time since I had a spa bath. . . . so I can't help with the selection of the bath...... but the biggest problem for us was our hot water service wasn't big enough.

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bashworth
Jun 03, 2017 12:03 am
bashworth
bank
bank
31 May 2017

Reasonable price for heatlamps

Reasonable price for heatlamps

If you are not set on heat lamps and your heater can handle more outlets, that might be an option. The price has likely gone up but an extra vent for us was $150 so we…

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bank
May 31, 2017 1:10 pm
bank
bank
bank
26 May 2017

Matt bathroom tiles

Matt bathroom tiles

Very easy to clean. But you really need clever guys to put it.

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bank
May 26, 2017 3:40 pm
bank
fifteen
fifteen
25 May 2017

Black tapware maintenance

Black tapware maintenance

That's really reassuring to hear. Thanks so much for your feedback lozza81! :) Do you have to use anything special to clean them with? I vaguely remember reading…

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fifteen
May 25, 2017 1:31 am
em-n-craig
em-n-craig
24 May 2017

Tiles to ceiling, just in the shower?

Tiles to ceiling, just in the shower?

Found out that in our place, they will tile almost up to the ceiling then put the cornice on over the tile to give a neater finish - that's what I've been told at least,…

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em-n-craig
May 24, 2017 11:05 pm
WA_surfer
WA_surfer
23 May 2017

freestanding bath in corner of bathroom?

freestanding bath in corner of bathroom?

Thanks Dani_J, yes Caroma do an against the wall 1600 so that is a good option. Thanks Waldorf as well.

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WA_surfer
May 23, 2017 11:19 pm
Izee
Izee
15 May 2017

Shower Screen Options

Shower Screen Options

What are the dimensions of that shower space @Our Build123? We're trying to fit a fixed panel with no door to our place too. The shower space is 1100 x 1100 and enclosed…

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Izee
May 15, 2017 2:18 pm
Izee
arcadelt
arcadelt
9 May 2017

1600mm double vanity between 2 walls - need advice..

1600mm double vanity between 2 walls - need advice..

Personally, with the edge of the basins so close to the walls, I would put the tiles there, but if you are happy to clean the walls frequently and risk staining (which can…

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arcadelt
May 09, 2017 2:01 pm
fifteen
fifteen
9 May 2017

Bathroom suppliers online

Bathroom suppliers online

I Have used this Company before, they were fantastic and by the looks of them can export all over the world. I googled their company name Galvin Design Gallery and see…

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fifteen
May 09, 2017 8:53 am
arodc
arodc
2 May 2017

Sealing bathroom glass, tiles and grout - does it work?

Sealing bathroom glass, tiles and grout - does it work?

Wondering if many people have had the treatment applied to their shower screens, tiles and grout offered by companies such as Ezicleen (http://www.ezicleen.com.au) that is…

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arodc
May 02, 2017 4:44 pm

Hi all it's been a while but I thought I had better report back on how I went and show some pics as it might help someone else in the same…

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sandman55
May 01, 2017 12:05 am
sandman55
qebtel
qebtel
29 April 2017

Bathroom Renovations - Do you know where to start?

Bathroom Renovations - Do you know where to start?

One of the most popular trends that lots of people opting for tile installations are tiles created from different materials or…

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qebtel
Apr 29, 2017 7:33 pm
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
27 April 2017

Grouting around shower drain

Grouting around shower drain

It was bad job done by your grout service provider. Call professional service provider.

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Grout Perfect
Apr 27, 2017 5:03 pm
Grout Perfect
arcadelt
arcadelt
23 April 2017

How would you fix this shower problem?

How would you fix this shower problem?

Looks like it has been painted. Personally, I would strip it, seal and then tile. Alternatively, you could strip it, seal it and install an acrylic shower base if you…

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arcadelt
Apr 23, 2017 6:49 pm

The photos are great, thanks. If you are not sure of any of the terms I use, just ask and I will explain. Photos 1, 3, 4 and 5 show that you have a submersible pump and…

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SaveH2O
Apr 20, 2017 12:24 am
SaveH2O
televisi
televisi
19 April 2017

Sewerage smell from downstairs shower drainage

Sewerage smell from downstairs shower drainage

Thanks for your responses. The shower is used every other day, but the worst case is used at least once a week

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televisi
Apr 19, 2017 7:16 pm
SLAC
SLAC
11 April 2017

Shower Sealing

Shower Sealing

Shower repair centre (or similar in Qld) and pay the $$ it is worth it... Seen this 100 of times and 100s of half baked jobs. They will tell you it can or cant be fixed…

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SLAC
Apr 11, 2017 6:03 pm
Joker
Joker
8 April 2017

Big bathroom problem

Big bathroom problem

Put a picture up, as it's hard to see your exact problem. Sent from my Redmi 4 using Tapatalk

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Joker
Apr 08, 2017 12:54 pm
Our Build123
Our Build123
5 April 2017

Replacing a vanity

Replacing a vanity

If they know you want to replace it at a later date, maybe ask them to use minimal fixing and not to silicone it to the wall. This way you or your next plumber can…

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Our Build123
Apr 05, 2017 7:59 pm
Our Build123
oztme
oztme
4 April 2017

Toilet next to kitchen allowed?

Toilet next to kitchen allowed?

I wouldnt buy a house that only had 1 door between kitchen and toilet, unless the toilet was a long way from the kitchen. It literally would be a show stopper for me,…

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oztme
Apr 05, 2017 12:04 am
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qebtel
Mar 30, 2017 7:24 pm
AJW
AJW
26 March 2017

Did anyone do the exact same tiles and cabinets in all bathr

Did anyone do the exact same tiles and cabinets in all bathr

We kind of went with the same in both. However in the en-suite, which is quite large we use the floor tile (albeit a larger polished version) as a feature on the back…

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AJW
Mar 26, 2017 7:15 pm
dolphinblu
dolphinblu
26 March 2017

Installing cavity slider to toilet- which way to slide open?

Installing cavity slider to toilet- which way to slide open?

Agree with above. We have a slider in our ensuite. Opens to the left and closers/ locks to the right e.g. locks near your cupboard.

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dolphinblu
Mar 26, 2017 5:36 pm
MrsJM
MrsJM
22 March 2017

wall hung toilet - problems?

wall hung toilet - problems?

My builder tried to tell me the same thing... All because they didn't want to install them! C U S T O M. C O R A L. B R O N T E.…

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MrsJM
Mar 22, 2017 5:58 pm
MrsJM
AJW
AJW
20 March 2017

Bathroom Light, Heat and Exhaust Fan

Bathroom Light, Heat and Exhaust Fan

Yeah steer away from the NEO. Not as good and has reliability issues. We have the standard 3-1 4 light tastic and it is fine, and both bathrooms are a fair size. That…

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AJW
Mar 20, 2017 8:41 pm
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bubblebeat
Mar 18, 2017 6:38 pm
Our Build123
Our Build123
15 March 2017

New screed in small and large wet area

New screed in small and large wet area

Yes standard mortar will be fine for a small patch, just check the back of the package to make sure the ratio is 4-1. If unsure just grab a bag of Gray builders cement and…

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Our Build123
Mar 15, 2017 12:25 pm
Our Build123
Gravy
Gravy
5 March 2017

Toilets. Not sure which is the best bowl shape

Toilets. Not sure which is the best bowl shape

THIS!!! The house my parents are currently renting has a small 'shelf' on the back of the toilet, hey it looks great but you need to clean it EVERY SINGLE TIME anyone…

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Gravy
Mar 05, 2017 12:24 am
Gravy
qebtel
qebtel
28 February 2017

Bath handle cannot be taken off to replace tap valve

Bath handle cannot be taken off to replace tap valve

No one welds them in, no point. You are doing it the right way, just might have t use a h/duty version box wrench. Give it a short, hard whack. If worse comes to…

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qebtel
Feb 28, 2017 2:25 pm
TashPaul
TashPaul
21 February 2017

Bathroom layout ideas

Bathroom layout ideas

Would like to know, what modifications you made to the present plan. How is your design redo going? Are you done with it? If still planning on changes, check for options…

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TashPaul
Feb 21, 2017 11:55 am
TashPaul
aloenyx
aloenyx
19 February 2017

SHOWER BASE

SHOWER BASE

I think the most common trend these days is to tile your shower base.

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aloenyx
Feb 19, 2017 6:35 pm
aloenyx
Southies
Southies
17 February 2017

What Do You Use to Clean Your Showers

What Do You Use to Clean Your Showers

I've been using one and the same shower cleaner for ages and I am totally satisfied with it. it is daily shower cleaner. I but it time to time on different usuall stores,…

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Southies
Feb 17, 2017 6:45 pm
Southies
sharonreams
sharonreams
15 February 2017

How to remove old shower head to install a new shower panel?

How to remove old shower head to install a new shower panel?

I watched some video tutorial for removing shower head but those were totally refused by my old shower head. I have the installation guide but not the removing steps. I…

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sharonreams
Feb 15, 2017 11:23 pm
sharonreams
aussiebadger
aussiebadger
9 February 2017

Bathroom and Toilet - Help me!!

Bathroom and Toilet - Help me!!

First time poster, but I have referenced this forum extensively for tips and information on my renovation over the last 3 years. Thank you all :) I'm interested in…

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aussiebadger
Feb 09, 2017 11:12 pm
Kagan1042
Kagan1042
9 February 2017

SpaPanel / Laminate Sheeting / AquaPanels to Entire Bathroom

SpaPanel / Laminate Sheeting / AquaPanels to Entire Bathroom

We're in the process of looking at products to use in our new build in the bathrooms, and someone at my work suggested laminate sheeting for the bathroom/shower stall…

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Kagan1042
Feb 09, 2017 9:11 pm
Serena80
Serena80
6 February 2017

Bathroom and Ensuite colour schemes

Bathroom and Ensuite colour schemes

Hi all I'm building a small house and am almost at colour selection and am struggling with Bathroom and Ensuite colours I think I have narrowed my colour scheme down to…

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Serena80
Feb 06, 2017 5:02 pm
lozza81
lozza81
2 February 2017

Off-the-shelf shower cleaners

Off-the-shelf shower cleaners

From what I have read online, you can't go wrong with a spray bottle filled with 1/2 hot water, 1/2 white vinegar and a squirt of dishwashing liquid. This is what I'm…

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lozza81
Feb 02, 2017 9:55 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
28 January 2017

Toilet Closers ?

Toilet Closers ?

But - my new one works well. $15.

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Saint Mike
Jan 28, 2017 7:12 am
Saint Mike
bonnie55
bonnie55
27 January 2017

Converting to 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…

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bonnie55
Jan 27, 2017 10:42 pm
mack042
mack042
16 January 2017

Bathroom sink overflow drain

Bathroom sink overflow drain

I can advise this British brand for plumbing: houseofenki.com

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mack042
Jan 16, 2017 3:04 pm
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wildlyharmony
Jan 10, 2017 2:24 am

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