Bathrooms and Laundry
rebuilder86External Balcony - waterproofing and tiling over existing
14 July 2015
Nah waterfroofing should be the last step before tiling. All screeds should be done first.
kylie40Bathroom Windows - Obscure or Clear?
11 July 2015
I choose clear because if it was obscure, but I had the window open the neighbours would see in through the open window, so shutters would still be required, and I don't…
Beazley77Changing tapwear after handover - Is this possible?
11 July 2015
toniaxisHow to replace an old toilet with a new concealed toilet
1 July 2015
We've just bought a new (to us) house and I am looking to replace the original toilet with a concealed dual flush toilet. Proposed toilet: Caroma Opal 987073W supplied…
CuriouslyBuilder says no way can vanity be next to shower screen
25 June 2015
Yes that's what we decided,make a nib and gain a shelf. But it means having to make the vanity smaller to add in the nib, so the vanity now needs to be custom made.
CuttingEdgeKitchensMirrored shaving cabinets- easy to fix to tiled walls after
21 June 2015
Yes its easy to do if you know what your doing.
GunnaAdvantages/disadvantages of vanity tops-eg acrylic vs stone
19 June 2015
Stone is more scratch resistant, stain resitant and wont be impacted by water where the underlaying wood in laminate can swell if water gets in.
goody59What is the major factor in how fast a bath fills up?
12 June 2015
As per AS/NZS 3500.1, clause 3.2.1, table 3.1, the flow rate to a bath shall not be less than 18 litres per minute. The pipe size and lengths…
Roomeatcost of installing frameless 2-piece shower screen.
11 June 2015
You will pay heaps more through the builder. Best to do them yourself after handover. That's what I'm doing with mine.
rebuilder86HELP needed to clean grout line on vanity near Caesarstone.
30 May 2015
Ajax spray and wipe! Stiff bristle brush
Stewie DHow do dual shower heads and mixers work in the same shower?
16 May 2015
You need to make sure your plumber runs 3/4" pipe all the way to the bathroom and from the HWS as well then 1/2" to each shower, vanity etc. A lot of builders will run…
priscia2104Small Powder Room to be tiled from floor to ceiling?
15 May 2015
Is anyone having small powder toilet room downstair without shower? What do you think putting tiles floor to ceiling in it. The dimension is approx 2mx1m Love to see…
onc_artisanPolished concrete bench top for our new laundry
8 May 2015
All is quiet?? Slurry/grout so long as it goes hard and can be polished all is good. Mostly people grout with the grindings and buffing from the piece, then you get a…
FifiSBathroom Renovators S E Melbourne - Any Recommendations?
6 May 2015
Hi, I'm new to the forum. We've just bought a house in original 1970's condition which we are planning on refurbishing, starting with the main bathroom. We would like…
jlnBathroom Waterproofing (rectification works)
18 April 2015
Thank you for these explanations. The waterproofing certificate will have use for reselling , but will probably be of no use for insurance. Insurers will not cover you if…
Stewie DFloor wastes - your opinions please
17 April 2015
Fo laundries you also don't have to have a floor waste that goes to the sewer. You can simply have the tiled floor sloped to the external door but you do need to have the…