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qebtel
qebtel
28 February

Bath handle cannot be taken off to replace tap valve

Bath handle cannot be taken off to replace tap valve

No one welds them in, no point. You are doing it the right way, just might have t use a h/duty version box wrench. Give it a short, hard whack. If worse comes to…

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qebtel
Feb 28, 2017 1:25 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
19 February

SHOWER BASE

SHOWER BASE

I think the most common trend these days is to tile your shower base.

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aloenyx
Feb 19, 2017 5:35 pm
aloenyx
Southies
Southies
17 February

What Do You Use to Clean Your Showers

What Do You Use to Clean Your Showers

I've been using one and the same shower cleaner for ages and I am totally satisfied with it. it is daily shower cleaner. I but it time to time on different usuall stores,…

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Southies
Feb 17, 2017 5:45 pm
Southies
sharonreams
sharonreams
15 February

How to remove old shower head to install a new shower panel?

How to remove old shower head to install a new shower panel?

I watched some video tutorial for removing shower head but those were totally refused by my old shower head. I have the installation guide but not the removing steps. I…

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sharonreams
Feb 15, 2017 10:23 pm
sharonreams
aussiebadger
aussiebadger
9 February

Bathroom and Toilet - Help me!!

Bathroom and Toilet - Help me!!

First time poster, but I have referenced this forum extensively for tips and information on my renovation over the last 3 years. Thank you all :) I'm interested in…

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aussiebadger
Feb 09, 2017 10:12 pm
Kagan1042
Kagan1042
9 February

SpaPanel / Laminate Sheeting / AquaPanels to Entire Bathroom

SpaPanel / Laminate Sheeting / AquaPanels to Entire Bathroom

We're in the process of looking at products to use in our new build in the bathrooms, and someone at my work suggested laminate sheeting for the bathroom/shower stall…

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Kagan1042
Feb 09, 2017 8:11 pm
lozza81
lozza81
2 February

Off-the-shelf shower cleaners

Off-the-shelf shower cleaners

From what I have read online, you can't go wrong with a spray bottle filled with 1/2 hot water, 1/2 white vinegar and a squirt of dishwashing liquid. This is what I'm…

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lozza81
Feb 02, 2017 8:55 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
28 January

Toilet Closers ?

Toilet Closers ?

But - my new one works well. $15.

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Saint Mike
Jan 28, 2017 6:12 am
Saint Mike
bonnie55
bonnie55
27 January

Converting to laundry

Converting to laundry

Hi all, I currently have 2 store rooms near my kitchen. I need to convert one of them into a laundry room. I don’t know how could this be done and I have already talked…

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bonnie55
Jan 27, 2017 9:42 pm
mack042
mack042
16 January

Bathroom sink overflow drain

Bathroom sink overflow drain

I can advise this British brand for plumbing: houseofenki.com

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mack042
Jan 16, 2017 2:04 pm
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wildlyharmony
Jan 10, 2017 1:24 am
sandman55
sandman55
3 January

Removing tiles from Villa Board in shower

Removing tiles from Villa Board in shower

Hi I'm still going with some interruptions but as you said the first tile was the hardest when that was off I was able to use a small bolster and get the tile out in one…

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sandman55
Jan 03, 2017 5:32 pm
sandman55
aloenyx
aloenyx
2 January

Bathroom tile size - help needed

Bathroom tile size - help needed

I used 600x600 for floor tiles throughout, and 200x400 for the walls. My builder did mention it would be harder to lay larger tiles in the bathroom, but never made any…

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aloenyx
Jan 02, 2017 8:28 am
aloenyx
aloenyx
aloenyx
2 January

Tile placement in bathroom, please help!

Tile placement in bathroom, please help!

I didn't quite understand the problem... (too early in the morning), but I do think it looks nice just like it is :)

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aloenyx
Jan 02, 2017 8:27 am
aloenyx
Our Build123
Our Build123
1 January

first time reno vathroom for parents.

first time reno vathroom for parents.

My advice would be to project manage it yourself and engage licenced contractors for the professional work. Try your hand at the demolition but leave it to about that. You…

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Our Build123
Jan 01, 2017 6:12 pm
Our Build123
vrill10
vrill10
24 December 2016

Laundry conversion tap

Laundry conversion tap

Look at this site: https://houseofenki.com/ May be here you can find something for yourself.

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vrill10
Dec 24, 2016 3:19 am
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arodc
Dec 19, 2016 3:16 pm
Craigasaurus
Craigasaurus
18 December 2016

Toliet water inlet pipe is rather high

Toliet water inlet pipe is rather high

Yes I was quite happy to hear that the taps are in the cistern.

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Craigasaurus
Dec 18, 2016 10:16 am
aaronaaronaaron
aaronaaronaaron
13 December 2016

Narrow Bathroom

Narrow Bathroom

you can make your wall 70mm instead of 200mm if that helps.

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aaronaaronaaron
Dec 13, 2016 12:09 pm
Adam.M
Adam.M
13 December 2016

Leaking shower screen

Leaking shower screen

Hi. I had a similar issue with water leaking out the side of the shower. It was a relatively easy fix by using clear silicone along the inner and outter edges of where the…

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Adam.M
Dec 13, 2016 9:59 am
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
8 December 2016

new toilet and basin plumbing installation cost

new toilet and basin plumbing installation cost

Thanks so much, managed to find one through hi pages... 3 quotes, 1 was $500, 1 was $2750 and the one we went through was $1000.. WE went through the $1000 one. Did…

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mynameisjonas
Dec 08, 2016 10:46 pm
meeks
meeks
8 December 2016

Installing a mirror

Installing a mirror

Yes ofcourse "where ti drill?" does matters. I too don't find gluing as a good option.

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meeks
Dec 08, 2016 7:58 pm

We are trying to decide on a tile for the floor of a shower in an ensuite. The floor of the ensuite will have the same grayish wood-grain vinyl planks that we have in the…

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peter35
Dec 02, 2016 9:19 pm
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shakey55
Dec 02, 2016 5:39 am
Lee54
Lee54
1 December 2016

Any metal-working designers out there?

Any metal-working designers out there?

It has occurred to me when doing my design research that grab bars in bathrooms are incredibly ugly. If a bath or shower niche could have something decent on the bottom…

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Lee54
Dec 01, 2016 6:20 pm
mack042
mack042
23 November 2016

Double shower - mixer tap location?

Double shower - mixer tap location?

Each to their own, but I am a big fan of having things look uniform. I would have the mixer for the left shower where the bottom cross is and have the right side shower on…

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mack042
Nov 23, 2016 7:46 pm
Our Build123
Our Build123
20 November 2016

External Cladding used in Bathroom Wet Area, problems?

External Cladding used in Bathroom Wet Area, problems?

Have any areas of the bathroom been waterproofed? The blue board does not act as a Waterproofing, even when sheeted on the exterior of a home it still requires sealing…

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Our Build123
Nov 20, 2016 8:43 pm
Our Build123
themakeovergroup
themakeovergroup
15 November 2016

What does it cost to Renovate a Bathroom?

What does it cost to Renovate a Bathroom?
1, 2

Good discussion here on the cost of bathroom renovation. If you're still in the planning stage, this might be useful: http://themakeovergroup.com.au/bathroom ...…

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themakeovergroup
Nov 15, 2016 6:00 pm
Irina
Irina
9 November 2016

My favourite bathroom trends

My favourite bathroom trends

You can find a lot of interesting things for your bathroom here: https://houseofenki.com/baths.html

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Irina
Nov 09, 2016 3:22 am
Kazza170
Kazza170
7 November 2016

Tile colour choice

Tile colour choice

Anyone used Atlantis Antracite tile ?

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Kazza170
Nov 07, 2016 7:07 pm
Kazza170
Brad A
Brad A
3 November 2016

Shower panels?

Shower panels?

Hi all Thanks for having me I am trying to find out about something a friend told me about & showed me one. I am thinking of getting one. Think they look fantastic &…

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Brad A
Nov 03, 2016 4:12 pm
Dani_J
Dani_J
2 November 2016

Need convincing - Shower Rail only in Ensuite

Need convincing - Shower Rail only in Ensuite

No worries. I think it's just a fad to be honest. Trying to make bathrooms looks fancy but not the most practical of things! Good luck with it all

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Dani_J
Nov 02, 2016 9:39 pm
mack042
mack042
31 October 2016

Grohe Inwall Cistern Install Help

Grohe Inwall Cistern Install Help

It does look like it would be hard with the valve that has been used but surely there would be a suitable valve that you could find that would work. If he put that valve…

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mack042
Oct 31, 2016 7:08 pm
Dave_66
Dave_66
30 October 2016

Laundry to bathroom conversion

Laundry to bathroom conversion

Thanks you, that`s really helps

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Dave_66
Oct 30, 2016 9:08 am
Dave_66
Dave_66
30 October 2016

Bathroom layout

Bathroom layout

Totally Agree with you. ♥

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Dave_66
Oct 30, 2016 8:54 am
brownbag
brownbag
23 October 2016

Long-nosed shifter, or alternative

Long-nosed shifter, or alternative

found a solution. Take the taps off and remove the copper pipe in the way. Then screw it in, then put the taps back on. All solved. Cheers.

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brownbag
Oct 23, 2016 4:41 pm
MrsJM
MrsJM
22 October 2016

Grout lines impact fall?

Grout lines impact fall?

Our tiler is trying to tell us that for a 600x300 floor tile, is he does a 3mm grout line, he won't need to cut into tiles to create the diamond pattern to get fall to the…

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MrsJM
Oct 21, 2016 11:46 pm
MrsJM
Dani_J
Dani_J
20 October 2016

Light Blue 300mm x 600mm tiles?

Light Blue 300mm x 600mm tiles?

Hi Megan, what did you end up going with in the end? I love the infinity range, seen a lot of them used in Porter Davis homes of late but of course very $$$.

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Dani_J
Oct 20, 2016 9:49 pm
Our Build123
Our Build123
20 October 2016

Laundry relocation waterproofing/drainage requirements

Laundry relocation waterproofing/drainage requirements

Hi Ben, you should be fine as long as there is a bit of fall to the rear door. Even if there wasn't I'm sure you will be fine for a few years if you plan on upgrading…

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Our Build123
Oct 20, 2016 1:28 pm
Our Build123
ms_prez
ms_prez
18 October 2016

Ross North - Own Tiler?

Ross North - Own Tiler?

Hi Jas2016, my sister in law is planning on building with Ross North and I know they are doing their own tiling in the living areas after handover. Not sure with regards…

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ms_prez
Oct 18, 2016 4:20 pm
ms_prez
themakeovergroup
themakeovergroup
14 October 2016

Any ideas on better plan.

Any ideas on better plan.

Hi Lorri, If you're looking for kitchen and bathroom design ideas check out…

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themakeovergroup
Oct 14, 2016 3:50 pm
Renov8
Renov8
8 October 2016

'Astivita' products - anyone used them?

'Astivita' products - anyone used them?

I got some Astivita bathroom gear from Hardings in Reservoir Vic last week, seems to be decent quality and reasonably priced.

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Renov8
Oct 08, 2016 10:29 am
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
4 October 2016

What tiles for shower base?

What tiles for shower base?

It is not really that slippery when wet. I have seen hundreds of polished porcelains in showers and no complaints from the owners.

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Grout Perfect
Oct 04, 2016 9:04 am
Grout Perfect

I have a leak from the waste of my sink. There is an additional connection at the top of the waste which I think is called a silent trap. I guess it's supposed to allow…

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thel19531
Oct 01, 2016 4:47 am
Howyagoin
Howyagoin
29 September 2016

Shower drain - is this correct?

Shower drain - is this correct?

There is all sorts of wrong happening there. Contact your builder and get them to inspect the issue.

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Howyagoin
Sep 29, 2016 12:49 pm


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