Bathrooms and Laundry
Mar 20, 2015 8:44 pm
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,…
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…
I've gone with floating bathrooms I love them…
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…
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.…
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…
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
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…
Are corner spa baths outdated?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…
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…
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