Bathrooms and Laundry
Step up shower stall renovation
Without actually seeing it, and knowing how/where your waste plumbing goes, I can't be certain if it can or can't be done.
Are you on slab or timber floor? If on slab it…
A few questions.. HELP! :-)
Wow- thankyou so much for taking the time to help me out
eeek , before seeing all the replies - we just made a decision this morning regarding a vanity. There was one…
Feb 08, 2010 9:25 pm
Show me your bathroom :)
I think a 'fleck' in the laminex bench tops would be less problematic We were advised to get something with a fleck in the caeser stone so we wouldn't see every…
Thanks vvs mand. My plumber actually advised me not to plumb, as my sewer service is a bit differnt from that of other houses in that the main sewer runs under the house,…
Feb 12, 2010 11:02 am
Thank You. I found a way with a masonry drill into the brick and inserting a plug and then a screw hook into the plug and the gyprock end a screw hook into the timber.…
ensuite feature tile help
Yeah thats how much the variations are. I did my colours app. months ago now.
My tiles I can change because I haven't done that officially yet.
Loved this thread, had to bum..eeerrr bump it.
I recommend getting the lycra bicycle pants on, and go looking. Of course that's not me I'm referring to, I'd be…
Freestanding bath installation
Place something, such as a heavy wooden box or a strong tool box, that will support the weight of the tub. Cover the box with something that will not scratch the surface…
Toilets with cisterns in the wall
Plumbers who don't understand them install them wrong.
Er, that's not correct. theres only one way to install them. As per manufacturer;s…
Are Basins worth the cost?
Haha thanks Candy, Hope today goes well!!
Ive decided that the Pearl is the way to go - what was i thinking!
Its similar to the Leda
We are going to be renovating our bathroom in the coming weeks and are trying to do it for as cheap as possible. The house will be going on the market. I'm on the Central…
waste pipe on the ground?
I am new to bathroom renovation and thus still learning...
In thread 'Yay - ensuite renovations... Nearly done!!!'
Floor Waste Location
Hi Jodie80 & Suh,
Thankyou for your help today.
I thought about putting it in the corner near the bath but then decided not to because if the shower or basin flood…
How much to replace a toilet?
a standard plastic cistern with a standard pan takes about an hour to an hour and a half to change.
ceramic cistern and pan a bit longer depending on what kind of suite…
Minimum ensuite size dimensions
Fitting into an existing room as others have pointed out will probably work best with a long narrow ensuite design. I'm sure you could get away with 1.5x2.5 metres quite…
Feb 24, 2010 3:25 pm
To cast or not to cast
Hi there - we are in the initial stages of planning a bathroom and laundry reno and as part of setting our budget (you would think that would be the first step but we…
How to buy bathroom wares?
I assume you are in Sydney judging by the name. There is an awesome venue in Park Street South Melbourne in Vic however I do not know of one in…
Heated towel rails or heated towel shelf?
I wouldn't think so, since the towels would be folded - the part in contact with the rack might be dry and warm, but the other side; not so much...
With heated rails, you…
Double basin in main or ensuite
I do like the large sink, it has a great look, I've also never used the plug in my bathroom basin. It's only ever been running taps. We have ended up going with the double…
(i) it is adequately ventilated by open eaves, and/or roof vents; or…
Custom made vanities
Hi, we recently went online at http://www.fusionvanities.com.au, they talked us through it all and we ended up with a lovely wall hung unit. …
Thanks so much both of you. Great points and have given me something to think about.
Will probably lay in a stacked format now.
Thanks so much again.
Mar 05, 2010 10:20 am
changing drain grilles
the surround too mate. otherwise would look ridiculous.
i dont know how it's done, my tiler done it for me
Wall Tap spacing
Can you go to a bathroom showroom that has your taps and measure the spacing on the display model?
We have a shower shelf and it looks fine, it even looks straight... but it isn't straight cos the drainage hole is at one end and the water pools at the other end.…
Position of shower head and taps?
Thanks Dilla. Yes, I was thinking it would be annoying having the tap that distance away from the showerhead... it didn't seem quite right to me.
Thanks again. Roz
shaving cabinet recessed into wall
Most standard mirror cabinets we use are approx 150mm with no dramas. I always like to raise then a touch higher off the vanity top than a mirror to ensure clearance. …