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Gaudi
Gaudi
15 August 2016

Shower door widths Australian standards

Shower door widths Australian standards

Thanks Surja Is that documented somewhere as Australian standard or just your preference for a door size. (Shower is 900mm x 900mm size) Thanks

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Gaudi
Aug 15, 2016 1:44 am
Howyagoin
Howyagoin
11 August 2016

heat lamp installation-trying to avoid disturbing asbestos

heat lamp installation-trying to avoid disturbing asbestos

You'll find most tradesmen will avoid jobs involving asbestos. You could drop the ceiling down sheet it with gyprock creating a cavity between the old and new. Having…

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Howyagoin
Aug 11, 2016 9:55 pm
snuffleduff
snuffleduff
10 August 2016

Bathroom Renovation Problems

Bathroom Renovation Problems

Hey Whirlpool, 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…

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snuffleduff
Aug 10, 2016 2:05 am
occbee
occbee
9 August 2016

New bathroom, toilet leak

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…

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occbee
Aug 09, 2016 3:33 pm
traveln
traveln
29 July 2016

New tapware question

New tapware question

Guarantee you wont have a problem using other tapware set up like you have. Its very standard setup and plumbing layout.

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traveln
Jul 29, 2016 11:17 pm
traveln
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traveln
Jul 29, 2016 11:11 pm
traveln
renoauction
renoauction
29 July 2016

Ladder style towel rail?

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?

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renoauction
Jul 29, 2016 2:58 pm

Hi all 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…

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mcored
Jul 23, 2016 1:51 pm
mcored
Cherie1987
Cherie1987
22 July 2016

Bathroom layout and walk in shower

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.

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Cherie1987
Jul 23, 2016 12:45 am
Edmundo
Edmundo
22 July 2016

Replacing a bathtub

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…

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Edmundo
Jul 22, 2016 11:10 pm
Edmundo
TashPaul
TashPaul
21 July 2016

TILE CLEANING AND TYPE - HELP!!!

TILE CLEANING AND TYPE - HELP!!!

Check out for this blog on how to keep your bathroom floor healthier…

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TashPaul
Jul 21, 2016 9:18 am
TashPaul
occbee
occbee
20 July 2016

Exposed plumbing in wall hung vanitie

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…

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occbee
Jul 20, 2016 5:43 pm
Liliana
Liliana
17 July 2016

the great leak debate

the great leak debate

Unfortunately, if the OP is in Victoria, there is no requirement for a waterproofing certificate.:(

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Liliana
Jul 17, 2016 6:45 pm
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mycl
Jul 14, 2016 12:11 am
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Edmundo
Jul 13, 2016 10:36 pm
Edmundo

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…

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systematicd
Jul 12, 2016 4:52 pm
Rosij
Rosij
9 July 2016

Laundry reno

Laundry reno

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…

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Rosij
Jul 09, 2016 11:55 am
traveln
traveln
5 July 2016

How to choose a toilet, are there bad ones?

How to choose a toilet, are there bad ones?

Go with a standard p or s trap pan.yer sure there not as fancy looking as a enclosed system but less headache down the track for maintenance. With an enclosed system its…

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traveln
Jul 05, 2016 1:44 am
traveln
BlackRose
BlackRose
2 July 2016

Grey Bathroom Colour Schemes

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

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BlackRose
Jul 02, 2016 2:57 am
BlackRose
chrismarshall3
chrismarshall3
1 July 2016

Freestanding Bath - tile behind?

Freestanding Bath - tile behind?

Hi Chris We sell alot of freestanding baths and spas so get asked all the time about tiling ideas for both freestanding and insert baths. Most people are concerned with…

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chrismarshall3
Jul 01, 2016 4:41 pm
tnv_159
tnv_159
1 July 2016

What bathroom products did you choose?

What bathroom products did you choose?
1, 2

"photo really superso many ideas you haveI'm going to buy this tub next month https://goo.gl/Fxq9ui I may do as pictured First_Timer_Ray"

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tnv_159
Jul 01, 2016 6:51 am
kreepy
kreepy
26 June 2016

Vapotec steam sensor - alternative?

Vapotec steam sensor - alternative?

Hi, I got the idea of installing some Vapotec steam sensors from the Homeone "What did you forget thread" in my bathrooms when building last year but when it came time to…

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kreepy
Jun 26, 2016 1:50 pm
Charli73
Charli73
25 June 2016

Shower base cheap fixes

Shower base cheap fixes

You should find some professionals like these one https://aaaconstructionandsolar.com/home-remodeling and they help you to discuss all ur…

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Charli73
Jun 25, 2016 10:13 pm
wweihe
wweihe
24 June 2016

Heated Towel Rail

Heated Towel Rail

Like in our example it was crucial that we did all the pipes before tiling. We connected our towel rail to central heating so it "runs" on hot water...

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wweihe
Jun 24, 2016 7:42 am
Sammy74
Sammy74
22 June 2016

How to clean my bathroom tiles?

How to clean my bathroom tiles?

Key Steps to clean bathroom tiles: Put on some rubber gloves and make sure the room is well-ventilate. Run the shower on a high temperature to…

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Sammy74
Jun 22, 2016 12:43 pm
Sammy74

Bathroom and Laundry flooring requirements

Bathroom and Laundry flooring requirements

Taking a bath is supposed to be an enjoyable, relaxing experience, not a challenging one that could cause slips, falls and unfortunate injuries. Taking the high-step out…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 20, 2016 6:48 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
traveln
traveln
7 June 2016

Changing modern mixer taps

Changing modern mixer taps

The pipe work is same but similar just need access to it and also if you are going to install never ever say again never ever use kinco nut an olive connections ever…

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traveln
Jun 07, 2016 3:14 pm
traveln
morphjk
morphjk
2 June 2016

Gap between Vanity and Shower

Gap between Vanity and Shower

I actually just met with the builder. We are recessing it in and losing part of our WIR

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morphjk
Jun 02, 2016 12:14 pm
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Stewie D
May 31, 2016 11:14 pm
Rikesh
Rikesh
27 May 2016

Does this look right??

Does this look right??

Thank you all. That puts mind at ease. I was worried earlier

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Rikesh
May 27, 2016 11:14 pm

frameless shower screen stabilisation

frameless shower screen stabilisation

How are you fixing it to the wall? If done properly you shouldn't need the arm.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 20, 2016 1:21 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
19 May 2016

issue with shower water temp

issue with shower water temp

If the water in a shower gets scalding hot then the install is either incorrect or the tempering valve is faulty. Even if the tapware at the shower is faulty you…

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Saint Mike
May 19, 2016 8:46 am
Saint Mike
Stewie D
Stewie D
10 May 2016

Question re fitting for cast iron bath

Question re fitting for cast iron bath

Go to a plumbers supply store and ask them there. They carry nearly every adapter known to mankind . Stewie

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Stewie D
May 10, 2016 12:09 pm
chuminh
chuminh
8 May 2016

wrong position of the mixer

wrong position of the mixer

I talked to him and he said he will change. It should be good to check everything by ourselves, can't really rely on the SS. they are so careless Thank guys

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chuminh
May 09, 2016 12:12 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
30 April 2016

Tiled shower or rendered?? (screenless)

Tiled shower or rendered?? (screenless)

Rendered shower walls? Really never heard or seen it before. Hoping the finish would be better than the average render job!

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Apr 30, 2016 7:32 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Keffufal
Keffufal
28 April 2016

NSW Waterproofing Rules

NSW Waterproofing Rules

No, sorry no update yet, still trying to figure this one out...

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Keffufal
Apr 28, 2016 2:59 pm
Keffufal
Dani_J
Dani_J
25 April 2016

Heat lamps

Heat lamps

Don't know about power consumption, but agree with HomeAngels that only feel heat when standing directly under it, so still a bit chilly in winter. For our next build,…

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Dani_J
Apr 26, 2016 12:05 am
geordiebloke
geordiebloke
22 April 2016

Under tile heating, waterproofing and screed

Under tile heating, waterproofing and screed

I'm renovating my ensuite which is on the first floor and has FC sheeting on a timber frame floor. I've gutted it back to the shell and want to put under tile heating in.…

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geordiebloke
Apr 22, 2016 5:01 pm
kylz4
kylz4
20 April 2016

Freestanding bath size

Freestanding bath size

Hey Kylz Not trying to advertise by any means as it's against posting rules (just trying to offer suggestions to help!) but we have a few short models of baths and spas…

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kylz4
Apr 20, 2016 11:06 pm
JelenaK
JelenaK
20 April 2016

Bathroom vanity value for price

Bathroom vanity value for price

Hi, Just putting together our KDR and reading through posts but could not find the answer. The question is - what is the difference between a cheap, no name bathroom…

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JelenaK
Apr 20, 2016 10:18 am
cathryn
cathryn
18 April 2016

Toilets and Bathrooms - the eternal question

Toilets and Bathrooms - the eternal question

Hi there - looking for feedback on some limited options we are deciding on with our bathroom reno. I have tried to give as much info as possible so sorry for the long…

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cathryn
Apr 18, 2016 7:51 pm
hdjaime
hdjaime
7 April 2016

What type of timber for shower shelf?

What type of timber for shower shelf?

OH except you'd see the edges of the tile.

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hdjaime
Apr 07, 2016 1:27 pm
KylieSmiley
KylieSmiley
1 April 2016

Wall niche next to toilet?

Wall niche next to toilet?

Agree, if it can be aesthetically pleasing or hidden, so you can't see it, then I'm going to see how much to do it. Although, I like those pictures of the shelves above…

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KylieSmiley
Apr 01, 2016 12:40 pm
needsausername
needsausername
22 March 2016

Show me your tiles!!

Show me your tiles!!

Excellent. I shall bookmark that! My only issue is finding someone locally as I am in a rural residential area.

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needsausername
Mar 22, 2016 9:44 pm
needsausername
gidgetbeach
gidgetbeach
11 March 2016

Rose gold mirror

Rose gold mirror

Hi there, Does anyone know where I could source a rose gold mirror? My architect has designed our bathroom so that one wall is a rose gold mirror - it will look fabulous…

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gidgetbeach
Mar 11, 2016 9:57 am
traveln
traveln
9 March 2016

Is plumbing through an internal brick an option?

Is plumbing through an internal brick an option?

You can but the only thing maximum distance you can run 40 an 50 mm pipe is 2.4m trapped and 1.2m untrapped so if the distances are more then you need to upgrade pipe to…

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traveln
Mar 09, 2016 9:42 pm
traveln


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