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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 12:19 pm
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 2:46 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 11:42 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 9:02 pm
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mrsmel
Feb 12, 2015 9:38 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 9:17 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 8:32 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 3:52 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 10:54 pm
Reno_girl
Reno_girl
3 February 2015

Bathroom lighting over vanity

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…

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Reno_girl
Feb 03, 2015 7:02 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 4:38 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 8:22 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 5:21 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 10:27 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 11:15 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 7:21 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 1:37 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 1:20 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 4:27 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 10:41 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 10:29 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 8:49 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 8:09 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 9:30 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 6:10 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 10:09 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 6:36 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 1:10 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 8:14 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 10:00 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 7:34 am
Saint Mike
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
7 December 2014

Pros & Cons of Bathroom Basins

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…

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Treeseachanger
Dec 07, 2014 5:31 pm
Splashers
Splashers
6 December 2014

Leaking Shower in 3 year old home

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…

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Splashers
Dec 06, 2014 10:54 pm
Splashers
Splashers
Splashers
21 November 2014

Main bathroom layout help

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…

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Splashers
Nov 21, 2014 12:18 am
Splashers
kylie40
kylie40
15 November 2014

bath set-up

bath set-up

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…

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kylie40
Nov 15, 2014 10:09 pm
kylie40
Splashers
Splashers
14 November 2014

Drop-in bath surround

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…

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Splashers
Nov 14, 2014 10:26 am
Splashers
Stewie D
Stewie D
12 November 2014

supporting an old suspended concrete floor

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…

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Stewie D
Nov 12, 2014 2:47 pm
Matt1
Matt1
11 November 2014

Can't do hobless shower in second storey bathroom?

Can't do hobless shower in second storey bathroom?

Thought so. Spoke to the SS yesterday. He's going to take it up with the office today but didn't know why they would say that either.

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Matt1
Nov 11, 2014 7:48 am
Matt1
Buff
Buff
10 November 2014

Pop plug in bath needs repair

Pop plug in bath needs repair

Hi Jim, 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…

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Buff
Nov 10, 2014 6:22 pm
qebtel
qebtel
10 November 2014

Questions on how to tile a bathroom.

Questions on how to tile a bathroom.

Dont hold your breath for an answer. Signed up 30 Jul, made one post on 30Jul, visited one more time on 31 Jul...and thats it for daveswall

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qebtel
Nov 10, 2014 10:29 am
SallyA
SallyA
8 November 2014

In Floor wired towel rails and waterproofing

In Floor wired towel rails and waterproofing

The electrics are well away from water. I'm happy now with the decision (although it's not a ladder but a free standing floor mount, thus without the extra stability of…

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SallyA
Nov 08, 2014 1:38 pm
Kas
Kas
7 November 2014

Perth Bathroom Reno Recommendations?

Perth Bathroom Reno Recommendations?

Hi, 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,…

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Kas
Nov 07, 2014 6:28 pm
archetto
archetto
1 November 2014

Floor to ceiling tiling at a later date

Floor to ceiling tiling at a later date

Thanks everyone, think we will leave it for now, maybe the next house :)

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archetto
Nov 01, 2014 4:05 pm
archetto
Bathroomware House
Bathroomware House
1 November 2014

Toilet suite

Toilet suite

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…

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Bathroomware House
Nov 01, 2014 9:45 am
Bathroomware House
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
27 October 2014

Slip resistance and bathroom tiles

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…

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Grout Perfect
Oct 27, 2014 11:11 am
Grout Perfect
alishine143
alishine143
24 October 2014

Help with Ensuite layout

Help with Ensuite layout

Hi Guys, What is a nib wall please?

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alishine143
Oct 24, 2014 3:27 pm
qebtel
qebtel
24 October 2014

Waterproofing requirements

Waterproofing requirements

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…

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qebtel
Oct 24, 2014 10:56 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
22 October 2014

Colour suggestions for brown bathrooms/laundry

Colour suggestions for brown bathrooms/laundry

Seeing actual photos of those rooms would help a lot. viewtopic.php?f=1&t=58434&start=20 About fourteen posts down This is for uploading a photo to photobucket. Other…

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Stewie D
Oct 22, 2014 1:52 pm
mgilla
mgilla
21 October 2014

For all you tilers out there

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…

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mgilla
Oct 21, 2014 9:05 pm


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