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Stewie D
Stewie D
11 September 2014

Installing Inset Bath

Installing Inset Bath

It's pretty much the same scenario whether for a brick or timber wall. Chase out the brick wall or cut a rebate in the timber. Whichever way, the part the rim sits on…

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Stewie D
Sep 11, 2014 3:08 pm
James Austin
James Austin
8 September 2014

Bath in the bedroom???

Bath in the bedroom???

agree with the points made here a better way, as some have posted above, is to create an open ensuite alonside the bedroom ......a bath in the bedroom is probably more…

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James Austin
Sep 08, 2014 10:56 am
James Austin
GBDesign
GBDesign
7 September 2014

New home Roca toilet suite incorrect installation

New home Roca toilet suite incorrect installation

As mentioned above. If the builder is blaming the China for this gap, have a representative from the supplier come out & look at it. They'll either replace if it's…

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GBDesign
Sep 07, 2014 7:29 am
GBDesign
freakychick
freakychick
5 September 2014

Bathroom upgrades

Bathroom upgrades

I chose undermounted sink for my bathroom to cut down on the cleaning. The cabinets were designed to take the undermounted sink into account and is fairly wide so I've…

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freakychick
Sep 05, 2014 1:43 pm
freakychick
freakychick
freakychick
1 September 2014

Bathroom Renos (paperwork done)

Bathroom Renos (paperwork done)
1, 2

Looks good F. It's always nice when everything comes together just right. There's always that bit of trepidation when your spending a bit of…

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freakychick
Sep 01, 2014 9:29 pm
freakychick
mgilla
mgilla
31 August 2014

removing shower screen from tiles

removing shower screen from tiles

There will be a receiver, a U shaped channel that is fitted to the wall that the screen sits in. There may be some small screws or pop rivets holding the screen into the…

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mgilla
Aug 31, 2014 6:21 pm
robbie55
robbie55
27 August 2014

Bathroom reno - bare necessities

Bathroom reno - bare necessities

I've seen a brush painted finish and a spray finish in some houses that are for sale. I suspect they have all been diy jobs and the sprayed one was better. You can still…

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robbie55
Aug 27, 2014 1:03 pm
robbie55
La_211086
La_211086
24 August 2014

Water pressure in shower

Water pressure in shower

That's ok. Thanks for the help anyway

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La_211086
Aug 24, 2014 5:41 pm
mgilla
mgilla
24 August 2014

Bathroom wall waterproof

Bathroom wall waterproof

Yes villaboard is a commercial name and is a fibre cement product. It's also general knowledge in the…

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mgilla
Aug 24, 2014 4:13 pm
La_211086
La_211086
24 August 2014

Whirlpool top loader water problems

Whirlpool top loader water problems

Hi, my whirlpool top loader is about 7 years old, and recently when we turn it on and it fills up with water, it fills for about 20 secs then stops and makes a humming…

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La_211086
Aug 24, 2014 2:05 pm
MalSannie
MalSannie
19 August 2014

Main bathroom layout help

Main bathroom layout help

Why do you say that about nib walls splashers? I quite like the idea and I think they look good - ready made shelf in the shower too. manderinne I'd seriously consider…

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MalSannie
Aug 19, 2014 6:08 am
MalSannie
rodericb
rodericb
18 August 2014

Shower waste long drop to trap = loud noise

Shower waste long drop to trap = loud noise

one of them has slipped down the waste and gone around the trap! I've stuck an inspection camera down there and found it on the other side of the trap and now the next…

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rodericb
Aug 18, 2014 1:35 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
17 August 2014

Freestanding baths and kids

Freestanding baths and kids

Good tips thanks all. Still undecided. We are a very long way off tho haven't even tendered yet, probably the least of my worries, want to do as much deciding up front though.

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Leksie5000
Aug 17, 2014 2:24 pm
Emma1906
Emma1906
16 August 2014

How would a freestanding bath go in a wet area?

How would a freestanding bath go in a wet area?

I wouldn't worry about the fad thing, we figure eventually we will want to change things any way so build for today's taste rather than "what's going to age well" We have…

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Emma1906
Aug 16, 2014 2:55 pm
Emma1906
Spong
Spong
14 August 2014

Wet area details for the construction of the bathroom

Wet area details for the construction of the bathroom

Tim, sorry for my comment, I just see this type of scenario a lot and the outcomes concern me greatly. Not necessarily for the OB, more so for the people who inherit their…

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Spong
Aug 14, 2014 11:26 pm
vgolfer
vgolfer
14 August 2014

Toilet Seats

Toilet Seats

Thanks!

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vgolfer
Aug 14, 2014 9:29 am

Thanks splashers... like…

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CH2012
Aug 13, 2014 10:53 am
evec
evec
12 August 2014

Adding Toilet to Laundry

Adding Toilet to Laundry

Oh wow, never thought of a loo in the laundry, looks great

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evec
Aug 12, 2014 7:22 pm
evec

About to renovate this laundry and add cabinets and built in…

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Grey man
Aug 06, 2014 8:05 am
AussieMark
AussieMark
2 August 2014

Advice on whether a freestanding bath would work here

Advice on whether a freestanding bath would work here

I would flip the orientation of where the filler is for the bath. They are usually pretty nice looking kit and where you have it, it will be partially hidden by the…

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AussieMark
Aug 02, 2014 9:48 am
knightlux
knightlux
31 July 2014

Help with bathroom design.

Help with bathroom design.

Any one have an opinion on a freestanding bath V's a built in bath next to the shower?

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knightlux
Jul 31, 2014 5:21 pm
connorrosenhain
connorrosenhain
28 July 2014

Laundry Exhaust Fan

Laundry Exhaust Fan

This year we have replaced our 5 year old ventilation system with ventis heat recovery…

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connorrosenhain
Jul 28, 2014 4:18 pm

D'oh!! misaligned ensuite basins

D'oh!! misaligned ensuite basins

Makes you wonder why the cabinet maker didn't bring this up, when check measuring the job. Could have been tackled before the cabinets were…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 28, 2014 2:09 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
bpratt
bpratt
25 July 2014

Bathroom heater question

Bathroom heater question

Oh dear, the dreaded fan heater... your electricity…

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bpratt
Jul 25, 2014 3:28 pm
roundbathcompany
roundbathcompany
24 July 2014

Is installing a spa bath asking for trouble?

Is installing a spa bath asking for trouble?

hello, jim from roundbathcompany here,after reading some of the replies noisy pumps,ordinary spas etc etc most of these issues point more toward the spa builders/suppliers…

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roundbathcompany
Jul 24, 2014 2:06 pm
roundbathcompany
roundbathcompany
24 July 2014

Freestanding bath V's Freestanding Spa

Freestanding bath V's Freestanding Spa

hello, jim from roundbathcompany here most freestanding baths are now imported from china as with all products there are good and not so good re compliance and…

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roundbathcompany
Jul 24, 2014 1:40 pm
mrsmel
mrsmel
24 July 2014

Removing water? stains from an old toilet

Removing water? stains from an old toilet
1, 2

Yay, it does sound pretty gross but I'm glad you now have a gorgeous white toilet bowl.

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mrsmel
Jul 24, 2014 10:41 am
mrsmel
TomCat
TomCat
23 July 2014

Resurvacing baths and shower/baths

Resurvacing baths and shower/baths

I did my own metal bath (circa 1950s). It only cost me about $40 -- specialty heavy duty 'bath' enamel paint from hardware. It turned out fantastic! You just have to sand…

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TomCat
Jul 23, 2014 10:06 pm
TomCat
Melsie68
Melsie68
23 July 2014

Polished Porcelain Tiles - Staining

Polished Porcelain Tiles - Staining
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi . I don't know if this helps , I can't see your photos . But I thought my tiles where staining . I had a rep and a guy from imported ceramics . They brought with them…

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Melsie68
Jul 23, 2014 9:32 pm

Very little to no over spray, Love it. One of our frameless - walk-in showers 1800mm x 900mm. Glass 1000mm…

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Lourance
Jul 23, 2014 1:10 pm
chippy
chippy
23 July 2014

Wall as a Shower Screen

Wall as a Shower Screen

Trixee. I've sent you a PM

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chippy
Jul 23, 2014 11:51 am
chippy
BirdieH
BirdieH
16 July 2014

Where to put a bathroom?

Where to put a bathroom?

Hi there I have a question I'm keen for advice about. We have to renovate our main bathroom as waterproofing not done properly so whole lot has to be ripped out. Problem…

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BirdieH
Jul 16, 2014 6:30 pm
PeterHattam
PeterHattam
16 July 2014

Whining Shower

Whining Shower

I have instantaneous hot water and a mixer tap in the shower, both installed less than 2 years ago. When I turn on the tap all is fine, but when the water heats up the…

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PeterHattam
Jul 16, 2014 12:37 pm
SPF
SPF
14 July 2014

Glass shower bath screen suggestions?

Glass shower bath screen suggestions?

We're about to do the same thing! We got three quotes, Stegbar being over $1000, and the other two about $600. It should be OK - do you want me…

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SPF
Jul 14, 2014 9:57 pm
CH2012
CH2012
13 July 2014

Shower head positioning

Shower head positioning

Cheers guys. Glad I'm not crazy. All of what you have done sounds logical. I'll say we want it at that short end. A hob for the pipes isn't the end of the world. It's a…

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CH2012
Jul 13, 2014 9:23 pm
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Crazyk
Jul 12, 2014 4:23 pm
Crazyk
Glenda1
Glenda1
12 July 2014

New Shower Base onto existing tiles

New Shower Base onto existing tiles

We had a leaking shower base. The plumber and the tiler simply covered the exisitng tiles with new membrane and new tiles, and that was that! It cosst us $600 for the…

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Glenda1
Jul 12, 2014 4:03 pm
Mouldmen
Mouldmen
11 July 2014

regrouting shower

regrouting shower

As I said it is a real pain in the butt to do. If you are after a short to medium term fix just do the areas you need to do to make the…

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Mouldmen
Jul 11, 2014 12:44 pm
webjockey
webjockey
9 July 2014

Selecting Basins

Selecting Basins

What's the bench made from, and what's the tapware? However, i would buy them from a bricks & motar store. Not…

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webjockey
Jul 09, 2014 2:22 pm
dibdot
dibdot
9 July 2014

Help please with vanity choice

Help please with vanity choice

I can't comment on endurance or durability over time, but we've just had a 900mm 2-drawer ADP wall-hung vanity installed in our bathroom and it looks and feels terrific.

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dibdot
Jul 09, 2014 10:46 am
blacky199
blacky199
7 July 2014

Contemporary Ensuite Renovation with Industrial Twist

Contemporary Ensuite Renovation with Industrial Twist

Sure the ipad still works. Check out the video. It's been tweaked since this was shot so is working alot fast on the new operating…

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blacky199
Jul 07, 2014 9:51 pm
thangnhoc
thangnhoc
7 July 2014

stubborn bathtube/shower cartridge!!!

stubborn bathtube/shower cartridge!!!

Thanks GBDEsign! I will try that too! I am looking for a ring spanner as per Stewie's advice now though

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thangnhoc
Jul 07, 2014 9:29 am
dibdot
dibdot
6 July 2014

Feature tiles help needed

Feature tiles help needed

Oh gosh I spent WEEKS and WEEKS agonising over exactly this - we just renovated (or have almost finished anyway) our small master bathroom/ensuite and I vacillated for…

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dibdot
Jul 06, 2014 10:31 am
JB1
JB1
28 June 2014

Shower screen issue

Shower screen issue

My semi frameless still has a 2mm gap between the door and fixed panels. Little water gets out. Most of the water that escapes from a fully frameless comes from the bottom.

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JB1
Jun 28, 2014 6:28 pm

The 1970's called. They want their bathroom back. If the OP is considering a wet area in their master bathroom with both shower and bath in there then for a start it must…

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Stewie D
Jun 20, 2014 10:07 am
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
19 June 2014

Gloss floor tiles & size

Gloss floor tiles & size

You will find it impossible to scratch polished porcelain tiles. If you drag a file cabinet over them then yes it will scratch but so will matt finish tiles. Matt finish…

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Grout Perfect
Jun 19, 2014 2:41 pm
Grout Perfect
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
19 June 2014

Difference in tile sizes both supposed to be 600x300

Difference in tile sizes both supposed to be 600x300

Thanks for the replies guys. I just never realised that there could be such a difference in the same size tile. Interestingly the tile with the…

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Treeseachanger
Jun 19, 2014 8:44 am

Bulk tile cutting services?

Bulk tile cutting services?

The cuts would be exactly the same as when you buy them, most 600x300 tiles are 600x600 tiles cut in half. That aside, I would like some…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jun 16, 2014 7:20 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
michae
michae
14 June 2014

Tiling dilemma

Tiling dilemma

Since you've already decided, will you just post some pics of your finished product? It would be much appreciated!

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michae
Jun 14, 2014 12:15 pm


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