Bathrooms and Laundry
Sealing anyhting..that includes grout is a level of protection - not an absolute.
It will protect and reduce possible staining etc - but its no guarantee...
Cavity door for a shower screen?
That's a good point I'll probably paint the cavity with microban or something similar to help reduce mould.
Ta for the tip themax
I really think that the width of your window space between the outer brick wall and your inner plaster/tiled? wall is not a problem. The…
That may be the difference. Our ensuite is the size of a big main bathroom. The shower is completely on the other side of the room and the bath is freestanding in the…
Jul 17, 2009 10:54 am
Question regarding waterproofing
We're building a house with Metricon and we've noticed that they do not waterproof the bathroom before fitting in all the joineries.
All the cabinets and bath tub etc…
Bath plumbing leaking - what to do?
MrT - this happened exactly the same in the newly built home we are renting. First time kiddies had a bath it poured straight down into the family room through a vent in…
Jul 21, 2009 3:38 pm
Single panel shower screens
We are going just the single plane of glass, it will be 2000mm high x 1500mm long. We will have floor heating so not to worried about the…
Lower ceilings in bathrooms
A low ceiling helps to keep the shower nice, warm, and steamy. A high ceiling will allow the steam to rise up higher and escape faster.for more info on this go to…
Dampfix 2/Dampfix 3
Dampfix 2 is an acrylic, fibre-reinforced waterproofing membrane used for waterproofing shower recesses, bathrooms, laundries, roofs and decks.
Dampfix 2 is part…
Where do you ladies keep your hair dryer?
Toaster and kettle always plugged in on the kitchen bench.
Hairdryer always in the bathroom under the sink cabinet. (I loose too much hair to use it any other room other…
Aug 03, 2009 1:02 pm
Wall to wall mirrors
i love the idea, it would make the room look so spacious and bright just like someone else said and it would look so modern, if i liked how my bum looked from all angles…
I love them. I have always despised shower doors as I have always ended up cracking the glass over time. Our new house will have a large walk-in shower - yeah! ...haven't…
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 4:08 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 1:45 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 11:54 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…