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1st-timers
1st-timers
31 March 2015

Laundry Placement

Laundry Placement

Hi First timers, You just may want to check about the final finishing of the laundry in your garage. I have seen some that just provide a…

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1st-timers
Mar 31, 2015 2:18 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
23 March 2015

turf reinforcement

turf reinforcement

Yep, a lot of firms/people make claims as soon as numbers/data are used, these can then be checked and scrutinized. eg the weight (16T) and units (T/m2) are…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Mar 23, 2015 8:57 am
StructuralBIMGuy

This is our model. Once you add the costs of an extra…

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snowy stockman
Mar 22, 2015 11:01 pm
33amc
33amc
20 March 2015

tiling over yello tongue in bathrooms

tiling over yello tongue in bathrooms

Also to add to splashers comment, make sure you also offset the joins of the underlay

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33amc
Mar 20, 2015 7:44 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
20 March 2015

Upstairs bathroom, tile size to avoid flexing issues

Upstairs bathroom, tile size to avoid flexing issues

Timber standard substrate upstairs. Had friends whose tiles became loose in their upstairs bathroom due to flex in the flooring. Just as a…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Mar 20, 2015 10:51 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
dolphinblu
dolphinblu
14 March 2015

help choosing shower please?

help choosing shower please?

This reply maybe to late. Reece showroom in Balmain has plumbed shower heads :-)

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dolphinblu
Mar 14, 2015 6:37 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
12 March 2015

Custom vanities

Custom vanities

This could be 'how long is a piece of string' but what is a reasonable price each for custom vanities main bathroom and ensuite 1.8m long, 2 pac, 20mm caseserstone top,…

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Leksie5000
Mar 12, 2015 2:56 pm
oneJohn
oneJohn
9 March 2015

Horizontal vs Vertical tiles in bathroom??

Horizontal vs Vertical tiles in bathroom??

My general feeling is that things that look mobern now will generally date with time, so it's hard to win if you're chasing the fashions. The trend it tiles seems to swap…

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oneJohn
Mar 09, 2015 12:14 pm
oneJohn
marcusegan
marcusegan
8 March 2015

Thermoglaze/bathroomwex or Worldwide Refinishing Systems

Thermoglaze/bathroomwex or Worldwide Refinishing Systems

Did you use Thermoglaze ? If you did, were you happy with the result ? I'm currently getting quotes to resurface my bath) regards Marcus

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marcusegan
Mar 08, 2015 1:08 pm
Handy007
Handy007
4 March 2015

Marbletrend Group (Receivers and Managers Appointed)

Marbletrend Group (Receivers and Managers Appointed)

Hi, Anyone considering to purchase Marbletrend products for your home please be aware of the following; Marbletrend Group (Receivers and Managers Appointed)…

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Handy007
Mar 04, 2015 8:24 pm
AKB
AKB
2 March 2015

Wall-hung vanities

Wall-hung vanities

I've gone with floating bathrooms I love them…

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AKB
Mar 02, 2015 10:25 pm
AKB
Adriang
Adriang
1 March 2015

Which wall to put a Shower niche

Which wall to put a Shower niche

Some builders want to increase the thickness of the wall to accommodate the niche. So all of a sudden a 70mm stud wall becomes a 140mm stud wall and either your shower is…

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Adriang
Mar 01, 2015 9:28 am
Adriang
mrssnowden
mrssnowden
27 February 2015

Wall coverings that aren't tile

Wall coverings that aren't tile

I've used some of the offcuts from our Scyon Axon cladding as backsplash in kitchen and laundry areas and we love it so much I've decided to do same in our new bathroom.…

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mrssnowden
Feb 27, 2015 9:06 pm
dalemengel
dalemengel
27 February 2015

Bath & Shower size ??

Bath & Shower size ??

My ensuite shower is huge - 2250x1000, but made it a double shower. Bathroom shower is 1000x1000. The shower at my Mother's house is only 700x700 - no room to spread out…

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dalemengel
Feb 27, 2015 3:04 pm
Splashers
Splashers
26 February 2015

Curved, corner or square shower?

Curved, corner or square shower?

Once you start to either curve the screen or run a diagonal door you need to increase shower size by 200mm as you loose a lot of floor space inside, keep it square if only 900x900

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Splashers
Feb 26, 2015 9:24 pm
Splashers
Glennc74
Glennc74
24 February 2015

Advice re: leaking showers please

Advice re: leaking showers please

Too many waterproofing jobs getting done these days without any reinforcing matt in the corners and coated to thinly with only a single coat , these jobs are all destined…

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Glennc74
Feb 24, 2015 4:27 pm
joannek
joannek
24 February 2015

Toilets.. Wall-faced straight edge - worth the extra money?

Toilets.. Wall-faced straight edge - worth the extra money?

They are good for cleaning but I could have live d without them. Soft close toilet seats on the hand are totally worth it.

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joannek
Feb 24, 2015 12:02 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
24 February 2015

Are corner spa baths outdated?

Are corner spa baths outdated?

The shower over bath is not popular here in WA unless you have a period house...Not sure about elswhere in Oz. The freestanding bath is trendy atm but like all trends will…

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Treeseachanger
Feb 24, 2015 10:30 am
AKB
AKB
23 February 2015

Should toilets match... Does it even matter?

Should toilets match... Does it even matter?

I went opposite and bought all ours to match :-)

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AKB
Feb 23, 2015 2:34 pm
AKB
MJ51
MJ51
23 February 2015

One large bathroom or two smaller bathrooms?

One large bathroom or two smaller bathrooms?

Thankyou all. Two bathrooms it is. Real estate agent confirmed this also.

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MJ51
Feb 23, 2015 11:19 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
19 February 2015

Improving shower spray

Improving shower spray

The CSIRO, under Dr Jie Wu, developed a low flow shower nozzle that entrained air into each water droplet, giving the sensation of greater flow. The product is now…

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SaveH2O
Feb 19, 2015 1:46 pm
SaveH2O
robbie_p
robbie_p
18 February 2015

Controlling shower flow

Controlling shower flow

Btw.. Turning off hws's mains water inlet made no difference to the shower.. Flow and temperature remained the same. Any ideas?

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robbie_p
Feb 18, 2015 10:42 pm
B STAR
B STAR
17 February 2015

Sewer smell in bathrooms

Sewer smell in bathrooms
1, 2, 3

I used many things i was experimenting all the time. I also tried pool cleaner. That stuff is so strong. Your spot on about it killing the good bacteria.

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B STAR
Feb 17, 2015 8:02 pm
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mrsmel
Feb 12, 2015 8:38 pm
mrsmel
Melsie68
Melsie68
12 February 2015

How to clean tiles...

How to clean tiles...

Thanks beetaloo . Jason I had alot of wax on my tiles I used nanno scrub .it cleaned most of it . Took me 7 hrs so I feel your pain

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Melsie68
Feb 12, 2015 8:17 pm
Joker
Joker
9 February 2015

Enduroshield - DIY or get the pros to install

Enduroshield - DIY or get the pros to install
1, 2

I,m a ocd cleaner of showers, and best ever advice was to stop using soap and only use liquid soap, makes a huge difference when the liquid soap won't harden up, soap bar…

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Joker
Feb 09, 2015 7:32 pm
Splashers
Splashers
9 February 2015

Nanokote vs EnduroShield on tiles

Nanokote vs EnduroShield on tiles

Never ever use sander or any type of scourer on glass, it may well clean it but you ruin the surface so it gets dirtier quicker as you scratch and expose the pores of…

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Splashers
Feb 09, 2015 2:52 pm
Splashers
LouR
LouR
8 February 2015

Raised floor in bathroom

Raised floor in bathroom

The builder we were originally going with outright said no they would not consider it (pretty common project builder). We changed to another project builder and was easy…

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LouR
Feb 08, 2015 9:54 pm

Hi Bashworth, yes they are LED's and I've just checked and they are warm white. I'll have a word with him tomorrow and see what we can do about changing them over. If I…

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Reno_girl
Feb 03, 2015 6:02 pm
hsul
hsul
3 February 2015

Wall toilet installation issue

Wall toilet installation issue

the same drawing also on the box. I told this to the builder, but they said that they installed many of this type of toilet and we were the first one wants to have the…

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hsul
Feb 03, 2015 3:38 pm
B STAR
B STAR
3 February 2015

Water / dampness problem in bathroom

Water / dampness problem in bathroom
1, 2

Ok, If it is hobless the tile must stop and start each side of the screen with a waterstop angle between them. This stops water tracking under the…

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B STAR
Feb 03, 2015 7:22 am

Hi All, Never done this before - hope you can help! I've just removed the bottom row of wall tiles in the shower, so I can replace them. Thing is, part of the wall tile…

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kramlin
Jan 31, 2015 4:21 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
29 January 2015

My Toilet in my Bathroom???

My Toilet in my Bathroom???

Yes an ensuite is different by definition I think generally toilet with ensuite.

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Leksie5000
Jan 29, 2015 9:27 am
tjilpi
tjilpi
28 January 2015

Buying bathroomware

Buying bathroomware

If in Melbourne - Fowle s Auctions Gottliebs in Caulfield Graysonline

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tjilpi
Jan 28, 2015 10:15 pm
ChrisE
ChrisE
25 January 2015

Variable timer switch

Variable timer switch

I, too, am looking for a timer switch where I can adjust the time delay as needed. Chris Mills, the one you suggest (http://www.clipsal.com/Trade/Products/P ...…

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ChrisE
Jan 25, 2015 6:21 am
ChrisE
ChrisE
24 January 2015

Tight fit on laundry tub; builder balking -help!

Tight fit on laundry tub; builder balking -help!

I found my answer here on Homeone! I convinced the builder to substitute an Oliveri 45l tub that has a slightly smaller footprint.

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ChrisE
Jan 24, 2015 12:37 pm
ChrisE
ChrisE
24 January 2015

Where do you put your soap?

Where do you put your soap?

<snerk> You guys are too funny. I dream of lining up three matching, beautiful, refillable pump bottles in the bath basket... shampoo, conditioner, body wash. But the…

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ChrisE
Jan 24, 2015 12:20 pm
ChrisE
ChrisE
24 January 2015

Rinnai hot water service

Rinnai hot water service

Do any of you using a Rinnai tankless system have the wireless controllers? Wondering if I should invest in those.

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ChrisE
Jan 24, 2015 3:27 am
ChrisE
ChrisE
15 January 2015

Ensuite design help

Ensuite design help

Well, I have an old clawfoot so I am probably not the person to make good recommendations based on ease of cleaning. Corner tubs are, however, tremendous space hogs. But…

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ChrisE
Jan 15, 2015 9:41 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
13 January 2015

Block off old taps

Block off old taps

Legally...yes! You also have to be very aware…

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SaveH2O
Jan 13, 2015 9:29 am
SaveH2O
questionable
questionable
12 January 2015

Bathroom Reno Project

Bathroom Reno Project

Wow looks fantastic! Youve done it for a pretty good price too. My very small bathroom reno cost me $10 000! But it was gutted completely.

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questionable
Jan 12, 2015 7:49 pm
Grey man
Grey man
9 January 2015

Timber panelling in bathroom

Timber panelling in bathroom

Looking to use EasyCLAD painted white to dado height in bathroom to add character. Anyone does this or something like it?

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Grey man
Jan 09, 2015 7:09 am
Melsie68
Melsie68
5 January 2015

Show me your dark tiled bathrooms/ensuite please...

Show me your dark tiled bathrooms/ensuite please...

Ha ha . Trends come and go so fast .but i always say I will date with it . Dark tiles do look great . But you just need to be careful it having dark grout that ends up…

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Melsie68
Jan 05, 2015 8:30 pm
Splashers
Splashers
29 December 2014

Bath Tub Repairs and Refinishing

Bath Tub Repairs and Refinishing

I have not personally used it but i have been on jobs where people have tried to do it themselves and i have never seen a good job. I have seen it done professionally and…

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Splashers
Dec 29, 2014 5:10 pm
Splashers
Splashers
Splashers
23 December 2014

Walk in (open) shower

Walk in (open) shower
1, 2, 3, 4

No matter how much your grease your elbow to make scrub your tile and grout to make them look and get it back to its original new floor shine, but you feel disappointed…

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Splashers
Dec 23, 2014 9:09 pm
Splashers
Beazley77
Beazley77
22 December 2014

What size bathtub

What size bathtub

I'd go 1675 as its more an adult sized bath. If you then don't have room either end for shampoo bottles and the like perhaps pull it away from the wall on the long size…

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Beazley77
Dec 22, 2014 5:36 pm
Beazley77
blackbeauty
blackbeauty
19 December 2014

Sewer line connection-is it reasonable?

Sewer line connection-is it reasonable?

Thanks Stewie, You are the best! Your answers helped me a lot! Merry xmas to you and Family! Hope no more shocking news in the new year!

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blackbeauty
Dec 19, 2014 12:10 pm
mgilla
mgilla
11 December 2014

Can I tile or concrete over current tiles in shower basin?

Can I tile or concrete over current tiles in shower basin?

What Beetaloo said. You have a recessed tray into your slab, remove the tiles and existing bedding back to the slab. Then you can waterproof over the wall sheets and down…

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mgilla
Dec 11, 2014 7:14 pm
building inspector
building inspector
8 December 2014

Bath edge rusty..ideas welcome

Bath edge rusty..ideas welcome

I would try spraying rust convertor on it to kill the rust then rub it back smooth with wet and dry paper until smooth ready to be re-coated. [Edit: Advertising links…

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building inspector
Dec 08, 2014 9:00 pm
building inspector
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
8 December 2014

Ensuite design question

Ensuite design question

I don't use a bath - prefer shower - but loved them in footie days. Also - you need them for kids - but not necessarily in ensuite. Unless its a spa too ?

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Saint Mike
Dec 08, 2014 6:34 am
Saint Mike


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