Bathrooms and Laundry
Wood frame window in shower unit
I wouldn't have a shower in a window.
You want to waterproof it to reduce the chances of leaking.
I see a window in a shower and I see two issues:
- window frame…
your advice pretty please...
Sorry to hijack this thread.
I was wondering if you could provide more information or experience about installing niches.
I have been looking at a couple…
Tubing for front venting dryer
I'm pretty sure most front venting dryers are made specifically to vent straight out without a pipe, (other wise you'd have a pipe laying around in the room) Why don't you…
Ensuite Design Help
A 0.7m gap would surely be too narrow if one person was at the sink and another wanted to pass them to get to the toilet or shower. The whole arrangement doesn't seem…
Is the bathroom upstairs or downstairs? What sort of sub floor is it??
Normally just waterproof the whole floor and be done with it!
frameless shower door - crazy question?
Yes you can easily hinge to the wall. I have just done it for a customer!
You have to be aware of a few things though
You really need a stud directly behind the hinges…
The Faucet Industry
I'm currently doing a full bathroom renovation and right now my partner and I are deciding on what taps and showers that would best suit our needs. We were completely…
Jul 22, 2013 8:46 am
We're looking at a Hatria Toilet and Tece in-wall cistern for our bathroom renos, but can't find much info on either company (a search for Hatria on these forums doesn't…
Jul 18, 2013 3:56 pm
Moisture and Condensation - I hate you!
JJ, that will depend on the fan. Most decent fans will state on the box how many cubic feet or cubic metres per minute on the box they can shift.
There is some BCA…
Tiled shower base caulking
It shouldnt fail that quickly,
As JB1 says, what did you clean it with.
Clean water is the best bet, then give it a rub with a dry cloth even after it is dry.
Jul 18, 2013 12:12 am
Ceramic shower tiles faded/bleached?
Just read your thread. At least I'm not alone! Frustrating isn't it? A few dollars saved on tiles by the tightass that did it is causing so many…
Jul 14, 2013 11:42 am
Ensuite Reno re Tiling
Fibreglass cloth as a backing material not fibreglass resin for the waterproofing. Like I said, you can use plasterboard if you like but I think you should specify…
Tile insert floor drains
is the floor going to be mortar bedded and raised?
if its laying straight on slab on ground tile inserts cant be used, they are too bulky unless you recess the slab.
Jul 05, 2013 9:09 pm
Venting a dryer
Unless you are living in a nuclear fallout shelter, I can't believe there isnt somewhere it can be vented from. You can go through the ceiling or floor with hard pipe and…
I cant say I have ever seen anything like that available off the shelf.
My bet is you will have to have it custom made. I am building a washer and dryer into a kitchen…
Extra wall tiling....after handover?
Just bumping this......
I am starting to wish we had gone the whole way up with our tiles. Anyone successfully get tiler to do cashie or get a different iler todo it…
Honed Tiles...anyone used them
Hubby and I are about to place an order for honed mid grey tiles for our ensuite. Not much on the net about them. I like polished but too slippery with 2 little ones…
Jun 23, 2013 9:29 am
Leaking shower base .. help please!
I have also had a lot of trouble with my tiled shower bases leaking from being poorly sealed and the base tiling levels flowing the wrong way and water pooling under the…
We have one of these in the laundry and the plug has never fitted properly into the drain hole. It kind of sits on top or, if you push it down, sits on an angle so it…
Bath tap with shower option
Yes, Google is our friend. Haven't found what I am hoping for, yet, but I'll keep looking. Thanks again for your time and help.
Help us find tiles like these
I think they are actually bigger tiles with the smaller shapes making up the big tile like when you buy mosaic tiles.
Could you ask national homes?…
Shower head/arm replacement
Its as easy as taking candy from a baby!
Turn the water off.
Drain the water by turning on a lower tap(vanity) until the water stops running
Using the correct spanner…
I know you can get different tiles for wet areas that aren't as slippery when wet, at the last house it was tiled and then polished wooden floors outside of the bathroom…
Help with bathroom tile choices
I guess it comes down to personal choice. But I think you are right about your thought that a black accent border is too strong. I did one bathroom with a black accent…
Height of shower head?
Just buy a nikles shower twin rail all or porcher or the ideal standard twin heaps better unit than the normal boring standard type or the weekend warrior that will fix it…
Ducting Bathroom exhausts
Its always better to extract to open air were possible.
There are various sorts of backdraft shutters available which only open when the fan is running
I've recently started to spray and wipe off a "spray grease" on external metallic fittings.
It's too early to see if it'll work medium - long term, but I figure it can't…
Queenslander bath reno with wood floor
I'm looking at renovating a small second bathroom in my queenslander. It currently has a wood floor with a 50 mm mud base and tile on top. I'd like to bring it back to…
Internal Bathroom - No Window Access
As stated above, the exhaust should be ducted to the outside. You can also speak with the electrician to put a delay on the power to the exhaust fan so it goes off a few…
Budget Bathroom Reno
Just a couple of notes,
you will get better fall to the shower drain if the shower area was laid on 45degrees, you will notice 45degrees in the…
Jun 04, 2013 2:32 pm
Penny round mosaic tiles Melbourne
Thank you guys. I did in the end find a store very close by that does a whole lot of federation and classic styles - Luscombe on Keilor Rd in Essendon. They also have…
Jun 01, 2013 7:40 pm
Gutting a Bathroom
LET THE TRADESMEN/PROFESSIONALS DO IT,THEY KNOW WHAT THEY ARE DOING
Yes and no. They should know what they are doing but some of the…