Bathrooms and Laundry
We commonly use the same floor colour on the wall. I prefer channging the size though. So if we have a 300x300 floor I would source a tile with either a panel tile or…
Thermostatic Shower Mixer
As I understand it, if a product meets EU standards then it is acceptable for use in Australia.
Looks like a protectionist measure to me!
Aug 05, 2009 3:08 pm
Gyprock or HardiFlex/Cement Sheeting
Thanks Camelia. Yes, I've done some research on the waterproofing. In addition to the membrane there is also polyurethane that needs to be applied anywhere where something…
What size is your shampoo niche?
We aren't having any in the kids' ensuites however the one in our main ensuite (double shower) is around 1800 x 400 x 100mm. Can't wait to not have anything on the floor…
Aug 08, 2009 12:45 pm
Thanks everyone for your feedback...It's all good food for thought
I may just stick with the Semi-recessed basin now, as Carmel said the kids will grow up pretty fast…
How wide are your bathroom doors?
There really isn't a standard, it generally just comes down to the amount of clearance available which differs from bathroom to bathroom. Anything from…
Aug 11, 2009 10:54 pm
Tiled Wall Niche in Shower
Cant see the attachments.
It sounds like the depth of the niche is the issue? If it is located on an internal wall I dont know what the problem is?
My loo is so small!
hahahaha this is hilarious, more so because i know exactly what you mean.
my husband had us go back to the display house 2ce to sit on the toilet to make sure they were…
Shower over bath or toilet in bathroom
We had the same 2 options and decided to have toilet in room.
Our builder seemed think this would hurt resale less than shower bath.
I dont mind toilet in the bathroom…
Fllor tiles on the bath ?
Ok here is a drawing of a project we are working on.
I can only get the tile in a 300x600 (same tile as 300x300 floor we are using), so what we are doing is having each…
Help me fix my ugly bathroom!!
The bathroom isn’t hideous at all, but it’s just…very pink and blegh looking in my opinion. I think because it’s NOT that bad, your eye immediately wants to…
Free standing baths
I have seen some freestanding baths for under $1000, but they are acrylic. Does anyone know if acrylic would be a problem, things to look out for, etc.
SHOWERS - TILED OR CUBICLES?
My preference is a cubicle. It's just so easy to clean and maintain!!! The high cubicles .....like the tardis nasa looking thing is also fantastic when you have little…
I was wanting a traditional dropped in basin with the taps mounted on the basin. The builder is plaaing on installing a mixer tap - that helps a bit.
hmmmm... I think I'll…
Shower Drain Caps
Hi guys,Im newer to here,im putting information about drain caps,
A silver drain cap that usually snaps into place over the fiberglass drain then I d look inti a…
You would think that caroma would be a good company for designing toilet products! Maybe you should feedback this design fault with caroma and see if you could change for…
Tiling - What are your Expectations?
Hard to pick up in pix cause of lighting. We weren't there at the time, but he put down the sand, cemet, put lines in the cemet radiating to drain holes, then put down…
This is ours - hope it helps
Grout Colour - floor tiles
Wow, first post.
Listen, for me, white grout is a no no. We have some experience with installing and white grout usually becomes a…
Polished porcelain slippery on floors?
As 'seeking solutions' said tiles do have certain rating. When you choose your tiles speak to the consultants they will tell you if its allowed in the wet areas. I…
Shampoo niche's - easy to add to plans??
I am interested in having them but my builder was suggesting that I'm better off putting in shelves instead. I'd prefer to have the built in niches and was wondering if…
Inset Vanity Basin
Have you had a look at the Alape Waterplane bench mounted FB1 from Reeces. It is only 420 deep and looks like it doesn't come far off the bench top. It is quite different…
Skirting tiles - How tall?
Hey guys, Thanks for pics personally I think if wall colour blends with skirt high tiles look good if tiles contrast short is better which is what pics show. Going 150…
Two shower niche's?
I have 2 in my shower - one above the other so that one is up high and the other low enough to rest my foot on to shave my legs I don't think it looks odd at all and…
Retiling bathroom floor - advice please
I like the colours too.. can't really get more neutral than that!
Have you thought about even going a bit darker .. maybe a colour a bit lighter than a mocha…
Aug 30, 2009 5:05 pm
Do semi-frameless shower screens leak?
I don't understand the problem ....we have semi-frameless screens, and did in our old house too (over polymarble bases), and have never had any leakage at all.
Which taps do you have, and do you have any pics?
Is it your vanities, laundry, showers....or all of the above?
Exhaust fans, are they necessary?
the rental property we're in at the moment doesnt have fans and when you get out of the shower you can see the condensation etc running down the…
Small space baths a question??
We've just had a plumber around to give us suggestions for our bathroom (which is not much larger than yours) and he came up with a good idea of…