Bathrooms and Laundry
Jump up or ceramic valves ??
As a plumber, Id never install ceramic discs in my own house
Thanks Mand, you've confirmed my opinion and I'll go jumpers.
In all our minor ensuites (x3) we only had the tiler quote on his standard which is 1.8 in the shower and a skirting tile around the other walls. In the main ensuite we…
Apr 19, 2009 10:39 pm
Walk in shower
ElephantGuy - have you considered putting in a glass brick window on the side of the shower near the entrance way (ie, so as you walk in the…
Glass instead of tiles in the shower
We would have liked to have had glass instead of tiles, but our builder would not allow it, even thought the shower supplier they use has it as an option. It is more…
Apr 22, 2009 3:56 pm
Apr 22, 2009 9:39 pm
Ensuite configuration help
Strange, I used to always see pics in the posts - now it's just an IMG link. When I click on that it takes me to the very small picture... but I remove the .th from the…
Can I change a tap washer?
Hmm. I might see if I can get the people who are coming to do our insurance kitchen repairs if they can just quickly do that...heheh.
shower screen or no shower screen?
Just a screen between the bath & shower? Wouldn't that then leave the shower open onto the vanity etc?
Ours has the screen between the shower & vanity, with it open to…
Tiling in shower - URGENT Advice
Thanks Donuts - it looks good
I'm going to go and see the tiler on Monday to ask if he can go to atleast 2m, currently it is about 1.8m and DH is that tall, we didn't…
Matching tapware with basins
We have square basins and curved taps. And a round shower head.
Also, square lines to our facade, and round feature lights.
There are no hard and fast rules - sometimes…
Apr 28, 2009 1:14 am
Standard height for a vanity
I think 800mm is standard for vanities. It looks like they've done it to a kitchen bench height.
If your not happy with it or the rolled edge, get them to fix it.
Looking at your photo of your proposed bathroom tiles, three Laminex colours immediately spring to…
Another tile drama! opinions please :-)
they do look awesome kylie - but you are right - if can be done in one bathroom why not in the other? good luck with your email - just be firm, do not ask if it can be…
My basins - not so happy
Well I have to say that when I looked the first photo I couldn't figure out what it was that was wrong with them.?! I couldn't find anything.
Showers and Windows
yes it will be tiles all round, but obviously the lock on the window isnt, and i reckon it wouldnt be waterproof either
Heating for Bathroom - To IXL tastic or
Just wanting to get some views on IXL tastics for the bathroom. I am thinking of putting a ECO tastic in.
Are there any other products i should consider? I am…
Bathroom Resurfacing any thought?
When we bought our current house, our ensuite had beige everything with white/grey tiles. We had "Worldwide Refinishing Company" here in Perth come in and paint the…
Which tap goes with which basin
I love that O - M - G hehe I'm exhausted Pix, what can I say, I knew I couldn't live with the little "unit" it's all organised…
HELP! - Ensuite vanity with gaps?!?!
thanks guys for your opinions i think i will have to have a chat to the site supervisor and let him know im not over-joyed with the cabinet makers workmanship... hopefully…
bathroom, toilet & laundry flooring..
Definately use ceramic tile underlay from Hardies and don't forget about waterproofing! I would try to get all floors on same level too. 1/2 tile on angle sounds a bit…
Double shower and vanity costs??
Get the builder to do it now, it will save you heaps of heart ache aswell as money, as they can rough in the services needed now rahter than ripping plaster and tiles off…
Tiling labour costs
Our tiler wanted to charge $70 a mt to lay 600x600 so I took them out of contract and got a more realistic price of less than $50 was charged the…
Installing soap holders in the shower
Thanks BUILDERSEDGE. You seem to work on these things a lot. I'm doing this for 2 soap holders only. Your tools seem very expensive for 1 time use.
I was wondering…
Sliding Shower Doors ????
When you are installing a shower, you should always ensure that the rest of your bathroom would be protected from water that manages to get diverted out of the showering…
If you want someone to water proof your bathroom, I can recommend you to use Renovation Boys. I used them to do my entire bathroom. They guarantee the best price…
May 09, 2009 10:04 pm
Thanks vvs - that has put my mind at ease, so it is something me and novice DH could do ourselves, we don't need plumbers or anything like…
How would you suggest to round the corners?
I guess the other thing I should do is reduce the width a little bit so that the step doesn't butt up against the shower…
Please suggest for ensuite design?
I'd refer to a basin and just a sink with taps - exposed plumbing underneath. And a vanity is a sink on top of a cabinet (ie in your design it shows…