Bathrooms and Laundry
Feb 23, 2015 12:19 pm
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…
Controlling shower flow
Btw.. Turning off hws's mains water inlet made no difference to the shower.. Flow and temperature remained the same.
Sewer smell in bathrooms
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.
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
Feb 09, 2015 8:32 pm
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…
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…
Feb 08, 2015 10:54 pm
Bathroom lighting over vanity
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…
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…
Water / dampness problem in bathroom
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…
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…
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.
Rinnai hot water service
Do any of you using a Rinnai tankless system have the wireless controllers? Wondering if I should invest in those.
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…
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.
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?
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…
Walk in (open) shower
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…
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…
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.
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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 ?
Pros & Cons of Bathroom Basins
If you need bench space than the best option i think is undermount style basins. Easier to clean and gives a far better look more clutter…
Leaking Shower in 3 year old home
For NSW i believe its 7 years but dont allow them to band aid the problem to get them through the warranty period. Get an independent qualified person to asses the problem…
Main bathroom layout help
I have teenage daughters and its all about bench space and power points. Our vanity is 1800 n just single bowl in the middle acts like a divider...lol. By the time the…
For my new bathroom I have chosen a drop in bath and I'd like to have a ~10cm tiled surround on all sides for plenty of space to put shampoo bottles, wine glasses and…
Drop-in bath surround
We had the same thing in our previous house but with the tiled area on top it was a nightmare to keep clean especially with kids. We had an area of about 200 at the ends…
supporting an old suspended concrete floor
To add to what qebtel is saying, how much does it vibrate when you jump on it ? Our bathroom floor is a suspended slab too but doesn't vibrate at all when I jump on it…
Nov 11, 2014 7:48 am
Pop plug in bath needs repair
Thanks for your reply. I went to a plumbing shop on the recommendation of a work colleague - they gave the same advice as you and for under $10, the problem was…
Perth Bathroom Reno Recommendations?
We've just bought a house in Perth and it needs a reno. We're new to Perth and have no idea where to go! Can anyone give any recommendations for: Kitchens,…
Streamline do a lot of excellent toilets, all with Geberit Cisterns, Geberit is undoubtedly the best cisterns in the world, and are sold in every country. You would be…
Slip resistance and bathroom tiles
Glazed R10 tiles should be fine but matt finish may cause some cleaning issues. The most problems we see is people cleaning there tiles with dirty water as all they are…
As an OB though in Qld, can't you do the waterproofing yourself ?
I can understand if he was going to sell the place within the statutory…
For all you tilers out there
The tiler cuts the hole in the tile to suit whatever the floor waste is.
It may be just a case of pulling out the round and cutting in the square in the existing tile, or…