Bathrooms and Laundry
Nov 24, 2008 1:33 am
Removal of the bathtub
Most important is getting the shower sealed properly.
IMO not a job for the inexperienced.
What do you do first?
Thanks Cheryl, that sounds lovely!! I can't wait to see photographs of your new "old" bathroom
We want the lining boards floor to ceiling just where the plaster…
walk in shower
I agree, taps are much easier to use when not directly underneath the shower rose.
I got worried when I saw that our shower taps were not centred to the shower rose,…
Bathroom makeover, 50yrs overdue!
as long as it could slide into the wall cavity behind the shower, it could be a possibility. the toilet privacy factor is one of my issues now, funny you mention that! my…
Adding a half wall?
Friends of my mum and dad did the same sort of thing when they were redesigning their bathroom. They did a half wall in glass bricks to hide the toilet from view - looked…
Dec 29, 2008 8:00 pm
Keeping bathroom colours natural
Thats the thing!
I havnt even got to that part!
I dont know what to choose, Usually I find a tile I like and match everything around that, but cant find one that jumps…
Jan 07, 2009 6:41 am
Old fashioned basins
I know there is a place called Recollections:
Check out the link, they have the basins and lots of other lovely bathroom items.
If you are on an upper floor, the problem with having a walkthrough shower with no step is that there is no way for the waste to get connected as the plumber will have no…
I spend about 80000 a year with Reece plumbing supplies. Their stuff is good quality. They garauntee all their PC items for a year. For example, if your cistern…
dorf G type shower
If you're in Sydney, try Reece plumbing. Also, Hardware & General down at Brookvale. I'd call both these places first.
Jan 13, 2009 1:20 am
Sandy cement under tiles
It appears the bedding mix of sand and cement is too weak. ur best removing wc etc removing the tiles, bedding mix back to the original hard…
Jan 13, 2009 10:37 pm
Mirror down to vanity level
The mirrors in our bathroom and ensuite go all the way down to the vanity. We were told that as long as it has a silicon seal then it will be fine. The ensuite has above…
Slate tiles in the shower
We're thinking of something similar to the picture below. The bottom colour for the shower floor tiles and the cream coloured tiles for the wall. …
Double sided shower - enough room?
We are getting just over 1600mm long and are having the rose and handheld with no worries at all. I have friends who have done the 1500mm long shower with two heads and…
Thanks for all your advice.
I have taken everything into consideration, and since finding out the tiler is going to charge me $75 a mt to lay the porcelain ones, I have…
Jan 19, 2009 6:56 pm
Any suggesstions for colour schemes??
Thank you all so much for your reply's and pictures!!!!
That was some very prompt responses, nice!!!
We have a few more ideas now, light brown cupboards may be…
Boxing in a bath
When setting a bath, a fibre glass bath should be bedded in a wet s and cement slurry that has had some bondcrete mixed in. The bottom of the bath should be painted with…
I;m afraid it might cost you more than a slab or two.
If you want two shower heads, (Im guessing that you want two controls, right? Like, on one side of the shower you…
another porcelian tile question!
Thanks for your relplies.
I have been dilly dallying about these porcelain tiles
decided on them, then not to have them due to cost factor, but now have found a good…
Jan 26, 2009 8:06 pm
need a P Trap toilet suite, 220mm high
The Caroma Profile close coupled is 185mm high and when you allow for cement bedding, would fit into the 220mm high that you have.
We have one left at $270…
have a search thru Grout Perfect's posts on this forum. Craig from Grout Perfect ahs good advice and can point you in the direction of a good grout sealer…
hob to hobless
thanks for your replies
kexkez - yes i like joles' drain thing too
will be interesting to see how much it is.
this sight is addictive - keep findsing great ideas…
Haha, I can empathize with hairy
Now I'll have to rethink my white bathroom idea...
Anyway, thought I would link the aqua bathroom in here for the…
Can I fit a bath in ensuite?
To me a doulbe vanity in ensuite would be a waste of time.. I hate having anyone in the bathroom at the same time as me.
I brought my shower screen off ebay at renovationboys. the glass is about 10 cm thick so not going to break too easily. I was so simple to put and works a treat.
What do the plans have for that shower? If it has the double waste then they should fix it
Slick Spa Essentials
A frame is created to move the mirror away from the wall - then strip lights placed top and bottom.
I'm not sure if it's on brackers or how it is attached.
Laminex Visage - what do you think?
Hi there, a friend of mine got theirs done with a similar product. They got their bathroom renovation done by Transition Homes- .
Wow, some of those are nuts!
They really are!!!
This one caught my eye (and I'm not a 'red' person!). Mind you, I'm not normally a…