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felant
felant
12 September 2013

Dripping taps and shower

Dripping taps and shower

Less than two years ago I renovated my bathrooms. However the taps (vanity and shower) will drip unless they are turned off tightly. This makes it difficult for the kids…

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felant
Sep 12, 2013 1:06 pm
fekish
fekish
11 September 2013

Shower size

Shower size

cool thanks, i dont think there should be problems also with the 900mm side

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fekish
Sep 11, 2013 9:31 pm
fekish
suh
suh
10 September 2013

Grout colour uneven

Grout colour uneven

We had uneven grout color on some wall tiles, the grout and tiles are a very dark colour, the tiler wasn't happy so scraped it all out and redid it. So I'm thinking it's…

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suh
Sep 10, 2013 10:54 pm
suh
tomking.chen
tomking.chen
5 September 2013

Nickel coated bathroom accessories

Nickel coated bathroom accessories

I notice a interesting thing with the bathroom accessories in here. Unlike US, we don't seem to have a lot nickel coated stuff. But if I jump on those US sites, there are…

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tomking.chen
Sep 05, 2013 10:02 am
tomking.chen
seano
seano
4 September 2013

LOveStory bath

LOveStory bath

Because 2 people can fit in it... 4

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seano
Sep 04, 2013 11:22 pm
michaeltsikov
michaeltsikov
2 September 2013

Terrible mosaic don by National Homes

Terrible mosaic don by National Homes

how about a back job? or refund? or tell them the truth regarding their work. Being honest might help you with this

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michaeltsikov
Sep 02, 2013 11:33 pm
michaeltsikov
builderforlife
builderforlife
1 September 2013

Water stops

Water stops

The plan is not to pierce it, but if you do, locally recoat that area.

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builderforlife
Sep 01, 2013 10:07 pm
builderforlife
Prinny
Prinny
1 September 2013

DIY Flat Pack Laundry - Melbourne

DIY Flat Pack Laundry - Melbourne

Kitset, you can do as much or as little as like

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Prinny
Sep 01, 2013 5:51 pm
Sasha mischa
Sasha mischa
1 September 2013

correction

correction

I meant the builder said his tiler has done a good job on laying the mosaics and it is very difficult to lay mosaic tiles. It seems that he is reluctant to get the mosaics…

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Sasha mischa
Sep 01, 2013 9:05 am
michaeltsikov
michaeltsikov
31 August 2013

Best Bathroom Designs

Best Bathroom Designs

Sometimes i browse through google.. sometimes in freshome.com

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michaeltsikov
Aug 31, 2013 5:44 pm
michaeltsikov
builderforlife
builderforlife
31 August 2013

Putting shower next to windows - how to waterproof?

Putting shower next to windows - how to waterproof?

Wixy there are a few considerations. Aluminium windows will be best, and the waterproofing and tiles need to be carried across the timber reveal and to be sealed against…

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builderforlife
Aug 31, 2013 5:40 pm
builderforlife
lynny-jane
lynny-jane
30 August 2013

Anyone tried Aussie Drain Mate/Grate Seal/Dekfit Grate Mate?

Anyone tried Aussie Drain Mate/Grate Seal/Dekfit Grate Mate?

Hi John34, After we moved into our new house we noticed an awful smell coming from the floor waste in our laundry - turns out that when they were plumbing in the drainage…

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lynny-jane
Aug 30, 2013 12:40 pm
lynny-jane
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Ca6leguy
Aug 29, 2013 12:55 pm
wixy
wixy
29 August 2013

Is 700mm too narrow for a shower?

Is 700mm too narrow for a shower?

Thanks, I think you're right. I've been standing in a pretend 700mm wide space and being tall it's quite tight for me when I arms. Gonna have to rethink things.

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wixy
Aug 29, 2013 7:38 am
AJW
AJW
27 August 2013

Bath and shower mixer?

Bath and shower mixer?

Best solution is an instantaneous hot water system with controllers. I jump in the shower every morning set it to 42 turn just the hot water tap on and I know it will be…

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AJW
Aug 27, 2013 5:47 pm
ashilleong
ashilleong
26 August 2013

European laundry....help please

European laundry....help please

Our agent tried to tell us the house we were looking at had a 'European laundry'.... outside under the veranduh.

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ashilleong
Aug 26, 2013 7:30 pm
ashilleong
JazzyJess
JazzyJess
25 August 2013

Builder wants to vent exhaust fans into metal roof

Builder wants to vent exhaust fans into metal roof

Noooo! :shock: And if you pay for external venting make sure he does it properly! Our builder was happy to do it but later we discovered what a cheap job he'd done, it needs a…

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JazzyJess
Aug 25, 2013 3:52 pm
builderforlife
builderforlife
23 August 2013

Dryer venting through door

Dryer venting through door

The heat is quite moderate which is why the venting is often plastic.

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builderforlife
Aug 23, 2013 6:46 pm
builderforlife
allicat76
allicat76
22 August 2013

IXL Heater/Fan/Light worth getting?

IXL Heater/Fan/Light worth getting?

I had ducted heating vent and a/c vent installed in our bathroom when we built. THe cost of an extra outlet would be considerably cheaper than installing a Tastic. In fact…

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allicat76
Aug 22, 2013 10:24 am
manger
manger
21 August 2013

Help with ensuite design

Help with ensuite design

Thanks a lot for your replies. Actually I thought about this option, i.e. making a wet shower in the bath spot and moving the bath parallel to the vanity. This option is…

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manger
Aug 21, 2013 12:25 pm
Deemaree
Deemaree
20 August 2013

Single or Double... that's the question...

Single or Double... that's the question...

We only have a single in the main bathroom-no need for two in there. :) Our vanities are wallhung BTW.

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Deemaree
Aug 20, 2013 7:28 pm
Deemaree
melbbuild
melbbuild
20 August 2013

Linear Channel Grates , what is the depth?

Linear Channel Grates , what is the depth?

I actually met one of the channel grate manufacturer in melbourne home show over the weekend, they have told me that the channel grate outlet is 50mm in diametre, and I am…

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melbbuild
Aug 20, 2013 2:17 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
19 August 2013

Can PVC piping be used for the out-vent for a dryer?

Can PVC piping be used for the out-vent for a dryer?

Unless it is special high temp rated PVC I'd say no. Normal 100mm PVC sewer pipe has a max continuous temp usage of 60ºC which is why metal ducting is preferred. The cost…

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Stewie D
Aug 19, 2013 8:17 am
Bluesuede
Bluesuede
10 August 2013

Frameless shower screen prices..

Frameless shower screen prices..

There's no thread topic age restriction when signing up just to post spam ;-)

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Bluesuede
Aug 10, 2013 9:33 pm
Bluesuede
snufl
snufl
10 August 2013

Freestanding or Standard Bathtub (3D images/render attached)

Freestanding or Standard Bathtub (3D images/render attached)

Another vote for the standard, it would be extremely difficult to clean around the freestanding one. I also prefer the look of the standard one because everything else in…

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snufl
Aug 10, 2013 12:18 pm
rodp1
rodp1
9 August 2013

Fixing Caroma ceramic disk tap

Fixing Caroma ceramic disk tap

Thanks. The flange on one tap is a stuck so it'll need some work...with the other there isn't much room to get a wrench in. I'll have to persevere I guess.

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rodp1
Aug 09, 2013 11:31 pm
pgseye
pgseye
8 August 2013

6L Cistern on 4.5L Pan?

6L Cistern on 4.5L Pan?

We're thinking of an in-wall cistern and have been recommended by our plumber to go for the 6L size. The pan that I quite like is designed for 4.5L (it's also cheaper…

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pgseye
Aug 08, 2013 1:12 pm
devank
devank
6 August 2013

Hot & cold water taps - don't work at the same time

Hot & cold water taps - don't work at the same time

Plumber came in. Changed me $50 a tap to fully clean and change the washer. There were 24 taps so that is $1200! Some sort of blue stuff was blocking the flow. They all…

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devank
Aug 06, 2013 2:19 pm
devank
D101
D101
6 August 2013

Condenser boxes for vented dryers

Condenser boxes for vented dryers

I have seen on the net several condenser boxes for vented dryers (where the vent goes into a box where the water in the air condenses, supposedly saving you from venting…

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D101
Aug 06, 2013 9:10 am
travelbug
travelbug
5 August 2013

Bathroom Vanity - gloss or natural finish dark wood laminex?

Bathroom Vanity - gloss or natural finish dark wood laminex?

Gloss laminate looks lovely but shows streaks, water marks etc. You need to clean it with windex. So if you don't want to windex it everytime you brush your teeth, wash…

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travelbug
Aug 05, 2013 6:18 pm
Clarkey 40
Clarkey 40
31 July 2013

Waterproofing in Victoria

Waterproofing in Victoria

I'm a tiler in Wa and I recommend that you would scrape the old waterproofing of and get it re done the tiler should be able to do it

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Clarkey 40
Jul 31, 2013 9:00 pm
craigmh
craigmh
30 July 2013

Tile and cupboard choices-Help Please!!

Tile and cupboard choices-Help Please!!

I'm not too sure about the textured tile and textured cupboard, i am a man though... :) I would consider a solid colour for the cupboards and maybe a more stone look…

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craigmh
Jul 30, 2013 7:17 pm
Scotty Dog
Scotty Dog
29 July 2013

Mixing porcelain and ceramic tiles

Mixing porcelain and ceramic tiles

I used both in my ensuite and it looks fine, we did use rectified tiles.

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Scotty Dog
Jul 29, 2013 8:30 pm
JB1
JB1
29 July 2013

Wood frame window in shower unit

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…

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JB1
Jul 29, 2013 11:34 am
dchen82
dchen82
28 July 2013

Frameless shower screens

Frameless shower screens

Thanks Dave. That site looks great, will check it out for sure!

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dchen82
Jul 28, 2013 8:00 pm
dchen82
dchen82
26 July 2013

your advice pretty please...

your advice pretty please...

Hi rogerinaus 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…

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dchen82
Jul 26, 2013 4:02 pm
Michael Dalgleish
Michael Dalgleish
26 July 2013

Drop in level for bathroom & laundry for floor waste?

Drop in level for bathroom & laundry for floor waste?

Hi Melbbuild, First of all are you having a poly-marble shower base? Because if you are having a tiled recess shower you only need one floor waste in the bathroom. The…

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Michael Dalgleish
Jul 26, 2013 11:18 am
rogerinaus
rogerinaus
26 July 2013

Tubing for front venting dryer

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…

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rogerinaus
Jul 26, 2013 8:44 am
rogerinaus
kylie40
kylie40
25 July 2013

Ensuite Design Help

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…

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kylie40
Jul 25, 2013 11:16 pm
kylie40

Bathroom reno

Bathroom reno

Is the bathroom upstairs or downstairs? What sort of sub floor is it?? Normally just waterproof the whole floor and be done with it!

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 25, 2013 1:25 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens

frameless shower door - crazy question?

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…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Jul 25, 2013 1:24 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
fchan
fchan
22 July 2013

The Faucet Industry

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…

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fchan
Jul 22, 2013 7:46 am
UpsizeTime
UpsizeTime
21 July 2013

Window/no Window in downstairs Powder room

Window/no Window in downstairs Powder room

Thanks all for your help, definitely concreted my idea to have a window. Even if we don't open it much the option to and natural light is a must. Thanks mimi for the…

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UpsizeTime
Jul 21, 2013 9:13 am
pgseye
pgseye
20 July 2013

Hatria/Tece?

Hatria/Tece?

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…

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pgseye
Jul 20, 2013 6:30 pm
TinaG
TinaG
18 July 2013

Tiny ensuite - advice please

Tiny ensuite - advice please

Reece have an online planner where you can play around with the layout. Bugger about the busted water pipe!

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TinaG
Jul 18, 2013 2:56 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
18 July 2013

Moisture and Condensation - I hate you!

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…

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Stewie D
Jul 18, 2013 8:26 am
33amc
33amc
17 July 2013

Tiled shower base caulking

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. Im pretty…

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33amc
Jul 17, 2013 11:12 pm
RockDr
RockDr
15 July 2013

Ceramic shower tiles faded/bleached?

Ceramic shower tiles faded/bleached?

Hi Southies, 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…

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RockDr
Jul 15, 2013 5:47 pm

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