Bathrooms and Laundry
Bathroom Reno... what can be done yourself
Hi cfham, we have renovated a few houses and renovated our ensuite by ourselves in our last house. The builder quoted over $14K for 3m x 3.5m space!!!! and we did it for…
Finishing the top of tiles
Go to your local tool shop and buy what's often called a Leaf and Square Ornamental tool (Google it). It has a pointy end and a square end, and this cleans up those…
Oct 24, 2007 12:48 pm
Well they say up to 10% water saving on the web site.
The basic unit is $487 and the mixer model is $838.
So if you work out 10% of your annual water bill that would…
Cleaning grout (showers etc)
I agree……having glass shower walls would be the way to go.
That’s why I like them in the kitchen…….cleaning is so easy!
Anything to eliminate the grout issues.
Wall tiles- how high did you go?
When we renovated the bathroom in our old place, we used 100x100 light blue floor tiles, and 200x200 white wall tiles, with a blue border, and blue diamond shaped feature…
Amazing vanity unit - where can I find it
Just be careful buying taps on ebay.
I bought a mixer tap from ebay australia, from a guy importing things from china and selling them from a warehouse at Bankstown, …
Luxury Portable Bathrooms
Are you renovating your bathroom, or affraid to because you don't have any toilet or shower facilities. Then we at Sydney Bathroom Hire can help. We hire the best…
Bathroom benchtop colours
mocha 400 x 400 floor tiles, white wall tiles, white laminate cupboards and probably mink ceasarstone benchtops.
shower for toilet? a major renovation?
Do you have access under the house or is it a slab.
If its a slab I would think it nearly easier to gut the whole thing and start again as you will need access to the hot…
...and other intersting bathroom additions
Dec 09, 2007 11:26 am
Tub for Shower Bath
we have put one into the new house because my other half does lke the occasional bath but there was simply no choice of both. We opted for a 850x1800 square edge kinda…
Nice to have you here mimosa!!!
Welcome to the forum.
Your products are gorgeous……..
Yep I've decided, I will be going for the Caroma Tradition Clawfoot if we have to stick with the same manufacturer as "builders standard range" otherwise I will certainlu…
That is a very funny story. You've gotta love 'em.
How hard is it to move a tap?
I can't beleive the response you've got from the builder!
Would you not consider the proposed layout similar to that of a mixer in the shower?
The mixer is mounted on…
Mosaic tiles on the wall in the bathroom
Another idea might be to use them in your shower niche and across the top of your vanity or three or four rows along the top of your bath. Just a small touch but it makes…
pimp my lowered toilet
Fumanchu - Dare I ask - post a photo
and Ash said
So you're no longer into 'swinging freely' DeeElle?!
Didn't know you…
Yeah thanks piranah!!!!
That's all i need to see!!!
And the final note on this story is that we were NOT ALLOWED to change the drains in our…
Information about sinks anyone?
I was looking for something more specific like pros and cons about vessel sinks, for example, or is there anything worth going into a stainless steel…
Bunnings is more flexible and cheaper.
And Bunnings is our local hardware store.
Best placement of taps/spout with bath
It's the area around the taps that always seems to need the cleaning. So that's just another small point to consider: Can you clean that area without twisting and…
Thanks for all the replies everyone.
I was getting really excited, but unfortunately the builder has said that there will be plumbing and airconditioning things in the…
Another one about toilet/bathroom split
Rachelle my toilet is 850cm now, i it had to be 10cm shorter, it would not make that much difference. As far as fitting a basin in, it may be a bit tight if it goes on…
Mar 17, 2008 1:51 pm
Shower Tiles - Can never stay clean
Our shower recess has new dark brown/grey tiles with matching grout and after only using them for a week the soap is already showing up in the…
How many bathrooms is excessive?
Currently we have a 3 bedroom house and 1 internal bathroom (+ 1 toilet in the garage next to the laundry) ... in the house we are building - single story, there will be…
Baths & Spas
The first one doesn't look too comfortable - I'd like to be able to stretch out, not be squished up like a pretzel
The second one is quite nice though.
What is polymarble?
We have a vanity with poly marble - I didn't notice until the plumber pointed it out. You have to be careful not to let the water get too hot - above 60C- or else the…
Chrome towel rail
NOOOOOOOOOO, that wasn't a whack, just a small tweaking, that's all?????
I knew a girl who liked that
TOILET SUITE - Which one?
wow that view is amazing .... however I think the major requirement of any toilet that is going in my house is a seat .... you need to make it as simple as possible so…
no probs about the threadjacking everyone!
definitely mood lighting. I think the room would have a regular oyster light as well (in the powder rooms) and a 3 way…
Flexible water pipes HELP please
I wouldn't be taping the connection... The flexible braided hoses are not meant to be taped... Check the inside, there is a washer which is the seal. By taping the…
Irwell Pin Mixer
Our issue is that M have put the one for the bath beside the spout so it sits horizontally not vertically on the…
I must admit, I'm sorely tempted to try the cheaper online models. But then I hear a little voice coming from my shoulder reminding me " you get what you pay for......you…