Bathrooms and Laundry
MrsperfectShower: Splashback vs Tiles - Which Wins??
27 March 2013
I looked at glass, (I hate cleaning grouting) but the cost blew me out of the water! If you go for larger tiles, it cuts the grouting down. You would have to buy the…
Leinster LadRecommend me a decent builder for my bathroom reno
15 March 2013
Sorry, should have specified we are in Perth, southern suburbs
erikInstalling bathtub in (existing) upstairs bathroom
10 March 2013
Hi Shaezy Firstly, yes you can certainly install a bathtub into an existing upstairs bathroom. Your concern over the floor being structually sound to support the bath, is…
chripCompanies that make cube style bath freestanding mixers
5 March 2013
Hi guys I'm after any companies (in australia) that make free standing bathtub cube mixers, like this one: http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Dorf-Jovian- ... 500wt_1203 Are…
seanoShower head query - suitable for high water pressure only
4 March 2013
Set the temp such that you don't need to add cold water and if should be fine. That's been my experience of them with low flow heads. When we had the temp higher and…
LotsofquestionsEstimated cost for bathroom & laundry modifications
27 February 2013
Does anyone have before & after photos for tile paint etc?
turtleschellUrgent! NOR Perth tile shops that sell Stainless Steel Trim?
27 February 2013
Just thought I'd update this for anyone interested, turns out stainless steel is pretty unusual, though they did have it at tileboutique in Joondalup. Aluminium is the…
onc_artisanBathroom reno schedule - How long for waterprrofing to dry?
16 February 2013
Some products have a maximum intercoat time meaning you need to do subsequent coatings within a maximum time limit... also depending on temp.. most products have a cure…
dragonchild'Future proofing' shower downstairs
11 February 2013
Ask the builder to quote for capped hot/cold water and waste pipes to the relevant location. As said, see if you can get waterproofing done also. But then again... what…
danielcamBad builder - cutting corners? Advice on waterproofing/tilin
9 February 2013
HI, as a waterproofer by trade i can tell you that you would be lucky if this bathroom will last you 6 months. There are several issues with this bathroom. 1. One coat…
CuttingEdgeKitchensWall Tiling next to the vanity
29 January 2013
It depends on how the vanity is being made. I had my tiles done first and gave them an outline of the vanity. I then screwed the vanity to the wall(no tiles behind).…
MargapentBath re-enamelling or Innerbath specialists
28 January 2013
Can anyone please advise which would be the better option for an old bath that has been twice re-surfaced but keeps peeling. I want to keep the bath which I use a lot and…
chatterboxFienza spa bath - is this a respected brand?? Lanark??
27 January 2013
We have the large fienza bambino bath, and also a fienza spa bath with all the jets. They were bought some time ago, but we are only just installing them now. Fienza…
Stewie DLeaking shower, damaged particleboard subfloor
26 January 2013
Don't do a shortcut and put new over old as CEK says. Strip all the rotten joists, flooring whatever right back to the edge of the wall studs and replace with new then get…
HouseOBWould you add an extra shower in this case?
16 January 2013
Yeah that is one issue I was thinking of, it at least needs somewhere to wash your hands if you use the toilet and someone is hogging the bathroom. Need to put every…
LilacWall/floor grout lines to match up - Common or NOT ???
11 January 2013
Who cares man, they hardly ever match up perfectly. You're right that you should just be glad you like the colour and stuff. I'm so anxious…
sohandyHas anyone used cork in their bathrooms?
11 January 2013
Not in bathroom, but our kitchen - cork is sealed with a couple layers of poly coating and we have no problems - easy to mop or wipe down - for bathroom make sure the…