Bathrooms and Laundry
What I have done is water proof – dry mix – water proof again.
2 layers of water proofing may be overkill, but I’d rather be safe than sorry.
Plus the second layer…
Apr 16, 2010 8:24 am
Tiled shower recess help
If you build up the bathroom floor, how does that relate to the exisitng floor level such as the rest of the house and how do you join the difference in levels from the…
Hi vvs mand,
Are you sure that this price includes the cistern?
Shower shelving & waterproofing - how?
Polyurethane jointing compounds stick better and remain soft for longer...
Everyone has seen the mould growing underneath silicone.
I have used them(poly) for years with…
storage ideas bathroom
I hope you don't mind OwnHome if I add that to our If you find a bargain thread?
I have the hairdryer one too and it's fabulous!
Hey Sharon...we are having tiles floor to ceiling, so no paint other than window trim - Dulux aquanamel vivid white gloss.
The wall tiles are really glossy 250x 330 -…
Paint over waterproof membrane (Davco)??
I painted some a little over where my tiles were to go and it really shows. You need to do extra coats etc. What i ended up doing was getting an undercoat/primer which is…
Apr 23, 2010 12:20 pm
Tile Paint...is it any good really?
Hmm...see, for me, it's not so much a consideration as we don't intend to still live here in another 1-2 years if possible.
I think I'd want to see some actual real-life…
Vote for your favourite layout...
I dont know if this will help or confuss the issue, but I was at a friends bathroom shop and you can buy cnr loo's(cistern sits in the corner) which can help where there…
Apr 23, 2010 8:35 pm
timer on heated towel rails
Also try some specialist electrical places - perhaps Middys or Rexel if they're in your neighbourhood?
Bunnings are OK, but they suck if something's out of stock or not…
Looks absolutely awesome, altough wonder how well it would stand up to constant…
Ensuite size help.
Our ensuite is 2.25m x 3.2m and has a toilet double basin & 1500mm x 900mm shower-the WIR is 2.63 x 3.2m-you can check it out on either my thread or blog (in my signature)
My parents house has it and it is great however it takes a few days to heat up and costs a bucket to run.
In just the bathroom would be okay, but I wouldn't do a whole…
Scratched acrylic bathtub problem!
Sorry, just realised other people had givn you similar suggestions so I googled for some help and came across this company, Inner Bath, that do bath inserts right over the…
Vanity across bath?
An overhang is fine I think!! You can taper it in if you are worried, but extra bench space can't be a negative! We nearly did this on our reno a few years ago but ended…
Oh, BTW, it works really well. It's just a nice, even heat - when I walk into the ensuite, there's no temperature difference at all between there and the bedroom. This one…
Here is one where they have used it to close in the toilet in the…
May 08, 2010 9:23 pm
minimalist tapware on the net
I think I saw elsewhere that you are building with Sw1tch. If that is the case then they have told us that we cannot supply our own…
Location of hot water system
Gas Hot water systems, if installed indoors need to be flued. You need to run a flue to the atmosphere, thats why they are mostly installed outside.
The formula for the…
Great thanks for that. I will give them a call to find out their current prices. To be in business for over 20 years is great, and to hear your bathroom has no dramas…
Feature tiles in Showers - Need pics :)
So I have been thinking of where I would like my feature tiles (mosaics and all that) in my shower and in my ensuite shower. Anyone care to share photos of theirs??
Tiling over waterproofing
Also, is it such an issue if i start with the floor tiles, then the walls, if i cover them so as not to get glue on the the floor ?
Terracotta tiles in bathroom
Terracotta in the bathrooms was very popular about 15 years ago, now the look is too heavy because people want a retreat, spa feel. There is so much out there try something else.
Freestanding vs built in bath.
Freestanding means just that. Preferably, they should not be backed up to a wall, you need space behind to walk and clean and they look better on a raised platform. To get…
List of tradies needed
demolition, your mate can do most of it himeself except water & electrical.
to rebuild he will need:
- carpenter (if you want to modify walls)
May 25, 2010 12:12 pm
Tiles in Sydney
Our builder uses Beaumont and I think their service is lousy and their prices (even at sale time) are less than competitive. We had to use…
Shower tiled or ?
I've found these guys do poly marble bases, there is a small write up on poly marble. http://www.showerline.com.au. Also I read this that…
That makes sense too, robinred55. Then I could get a nice stainless one. So far I'm told the 2 in 1s only come in white.
May 27, 2010 9:04 pm
Bathroom doors and the BCA
Thanks all. We've fixed the problem by switching the loo and handbasin positions. This puts the loo more than 1.5 metres from the doorway - the sticking point apparently
Shower screen for a curved bath
Hello, new to the site and so pleased I stumbled upon it!
I am hoping someone has some ideas for our bathroom. We would love to use this bath
May 29, 2010 7:56 pm