Bathrooms and Laundry
restore shower screen frame?
Is it possible/economical to remove and restore a powder coated aluminium fram of a shower screen?
There are chips and the colour is dated, but it is a great size 900 x…
Should tiles be sealed?
Not many are any good unless the grout is a fine grade...
If there is a large area I would think that the tile (groutline) gap is large too...
There is a fair probability…
Electric to Gas Hot water
My current unit has a small electric hotwater tank under the sink in the kitchen and am looking to upgrade to a continuous hot water system.
My options are to…
Show Me Small Bathrooms Please!?
That's not a bad idea, but the original layout isn't the problem. Just colours, fixtures & tiles that I am trying to get some inspirtion for.
Thanks Kexkez - then you would understand
Resurface/paint cast iron bath
It would be a simple resurfacing procedure. Check in your yellow pages, usually under bathroom renovations or similar and most areas would have someone who does that sort…
900 x 1200 shower - where do the taps go?
Heya Joles, great tile selection and the two shower thing is great. What colour tiles are those? I'm thinking of doing the two shower head thing too but plumbed to the…
the vinyl tiles that are supposed to be waterproof enough for bathrooms, are they also waterproof enough to put in the floor of a shower?
Bath Floor Screed thickness?
The primer will be 'chemically cured' not a chemist but I have seen the results of the difference.
Oposed to evaparating water.
fancy glass frame
Try Aska Glass at Lakemba 9759 1888 (that's if you are a Sydneysider) They are quite cheap & quick I had some prices as we were going to do a 1.5mtr panel in our glass…
Nov 29, 2009 6:32 am
Automatic taps and toilet flushers
This is something I'd like to do when we renovate our bathroom and ensuite - thanks for the links. I'd love to hear how you go, if you do end up using something like this
Shower Tray Wastes
Does anybody know anything about Easy Flow wastes or High-Flow wastes which are fitted to Baseline or Drybase shower trays to eliminate the S trap underneath the floor…
im considering to use refinishing/reglazing on tiles in my ensuite as we are unhappy with the colour tile used. this is where they spray special paint over the…
I would like to recess it into the wall... but I would like it to sit as flush with the wall as possible i.e not sticking out 6cms.
Dec 03, 2009 12:18 am
Frameless or Semi Frameless
Id go frameless look with the new architectural floor grates, a lot less maintenance & cleaner in long run
Ive noticed the cost of the hinges and fittings have dropped a…
Toilet Plumbing Problem
Unfortunately he will have to pull off some tiles and reduce the height of the flush pipe. Tiles will ahve to be removed to expose the bottom of the cistern as he will…
Loud wistle noise from cold copper pipe
Check to see if the plumber has installed mini stop cocks underneath your basin. In the past there have been a few brands that have a small spring inside them that…
PVC glue removal
You will have to install a 100mm 90 degree junction. The vented pipe that is currently there needs to stay, otherwise you wont have the drain vented. When you…
Dec 06, 2009 9:42 am
here is what I did. all by my self and bolted+siliconed the bowl down onto the…
This is pretty much the size people go…
we had 2 small spot lights mounted on the wall next to either side of the vanity in my last house which was seperate from the main light and had a switch in the vanity. …
Bathroom Company vs DIY
This reply seems really late, but here goes.
We just bought a house and decided to renovate the bathroom which was pathetically small.
We wanted to add an extra toilet…
How much for new vanities?
my hubby absolutely loves the dark tiles, he thinks it's really nice.
We are in the midst of renovating our bathroom and has just chose tiles, after we have…
Bathroom renovation prices
I have just started my bathroom renovations for my bathroom and the toilet and found very little information on the prices of vanities, toilet suites and tiles.
Heated Towel Rails - KADO brand
Has anyone installed KADO brand (from Reece) heated towel rails? Particularly the Quad, Lux, Cirque, or Bar individual rail type models?…
Dec 10, 2009 10:06 am
We have a minor, not noticeable difference with the bathroom floor being higher than the hallway. The laundry there is a bit of difference, probablt about the thickness…
caroma metro invisi (in wall cistern)
he is trying to charge an extra 1.8k for plumbing, this includes 1 toilet with cistern in the wall and also 2 shower grates (rather than your normal single drain hole). He…
How long might the leak have been there before it was fixed? How wet was the wall? How was the leak repaired? Was the cavity dried out first?
Regarding insurance, when…
i may wrong but i belive that Sewerage goes down one pipe & Storm Water down the other
at a guess i belive that you only have one connection to the main sewer line for…
Rinnai Smartstart - Installation
Merry Christmas Eve!
I'm looking for some advice from anyone who has installed/connected the Smartstart addition to an existing Rinnai unit. I have only just connected…
We dont have any shower screens in our ensuite. Shower is a double shower open at both ends. We have the whole ensuite tiled from floor to ceiling though and obviosuly the…
Thanks, to_do_list and kyton. It will be worthwhile if it helps keep the new showers clean!
Prefab shower cubicles?
Marbletrend do your moulded fibreglass enclosures, there is also a range called showerline (sorry can't help you on a distributor I only know who the QLD agent is). As for…
shower waterproofing/bad job???
Ive followed this up with a tiler and builder and have been advised not to use shower due to no waterproof system.
I was able to negotiate (initially refused) half a…
W.I.R with ensuite, 2m L 2.5M W Possible?
Ok just a update with the good and the bad
Main bathroom layout is great
Ensuite is 2.5m wide and 1.05 length.
Going to fit near 1 x 1m shower a nice 60 cm basin in the…