Bathrooms and Laundry
Double basin vs Siingle basin
I prefer a single basin but when I saw my proposed floor plan i realised it looked a bit silly as our vanity was 2m long so we went for the double basin - the second basin…
Aug 10, 2012 5:28 pm
Move a Electrical Outlet in Bathroom
Thanks your response has been really helpful, I'm trying to plan a mini project to replace a vanity, so one last question.
What state would the electrician leave the job…
Aug 10, 2012 5:06 pm
Bathroom Reno in Top Floor Unit
Has anyone renovated a bathroom in a unit and moved the toilet?
As it stands now the unit's bathroom has a really awkward layout and I have many ideas to make it better…
Aug 10, 2012 5:04 pm
Aug 10, 2012 4:31 pm
Bathroom drainage, can I do this?
Changes in bathroom looks good but the pic shows that the new bathroom would look more conjusted if you move the vanity near shower. Though small but bathroom can be made…
Laundry Reno questions
Thanks guys, it is screed, have half removed it using a air needle guy, what a crap job!
Bathroom Ventilation Regulations
I can't help with the min refresh rate for a bathroom but I wouldn't vent anything to the ceiling space even though they are usually not fully sealed like the rooms below.…
Thanks Craig. Its not really dark its alibaster gone wrong
Jul 27, 2012 3:20 pm
Bathroom Feature tile advice
Yes tiling all the walls in the white polished tile to 2000mm - VJs above on old Queenslander that has a part raked ceiling. Floor tiles black polished. The feature tile…
Jul 22, 2012 11:11 am
Alternative to tiles in shower
I paid a bit over 3000 for the floor & wall tiling for the entire bathrooms
Glass is nice, you can get it done for closer to $280/sqm for plain toughened glass. For the…
In wall cistern in external wall?
We were originally going to have an inwall cistern in our ensuite but decided against it due to the price and trying to cut back costs. But ours would have been in an…
Installing New Toilet Help
Cement is the old way of installing a tiolet. It cracks easily and is not strong enough. SIlicone is flexiable and sticks like s*&t to a blanket!
I just installed 3 in my…
Shower Pressure - strange problem
If you have a mixer on the shower it could also be a calcium (or similar deposit) build up inside the mixer. I work on ships and as soon as we start loosing pressure at…
floor tiles/wall tiles marry up?
A pic may help explain this better, but if you went same size as the wall tiles, my OCD would be telling me that they should match up where possible.
Shell Mosaics from China
Do you have a pic?
I do know that there is plenty of pearl farms off the coast of China and they sell them everywhere... we went there on holidays and were ushered into a…
Position of shower rail
We are looking at having a similar setup in our ensuite, and this is exactly what I was afraid of! I want to be able to stipulate exactly how it all sits... goodluck…
Tiles will have a slip rating - speak to the tile supplier, they should be able to tell you this information.
laundry taps under trough
Provided the taps are close enough for the hoses to reach you shouldn't have a problem. I have connected several this way.
We have V&B undermounts in our en suite, and they come with a silicone gasket on the fitting surface, so no risk of water spilling out. Also the stone guys cut the CS to…
in line extractor fan
Not necessarily that quiet, as there is some vibration that can be felt, and air noise rushing through the grill. We have the Fantech unit as part of our OdourVac systems;…
hobless shower problem
You can get what is called a half round. Basically a half-circle strip that is about 6-8mm high that you can get in clear to help stop the water. You can get them from…
If you go onto Houzz.com and search natural stone bathroom there are lots of ideas there.
cleaning cleaning and more cleaning
speaking about this, i just did the whole floor again last weekend, and decided it is taking too much time and effort.
has anyone started looking at some of the steam…
Have previously posted asking recommendations for a bathroom Reno. With no responses can only assume that no one has anyone to recommend.
Had someone lined up to do my…
I love free standing baths.
Haven't fully finished my ensuite (architraves/doors need painting, and the heated towel rails aren't in yet), but think the look of the…
Tiling over existing tile and brickwork
If they are the original tiles then they would probably have been fixed to the walls with a sand/cement mortar.
No way will you be able to remove just the tiles if that is…
Bump. MissyP, I'm looking at designing a drying cupboard as well. Can I ask how you have found yours? I'm thinking vents and a ceiling extractor fan as well. Any mould?…
Jun 02, 2015 9:27 am
shower floor fall
I'll go back to the original op, in case they didn't get their answer about fall
There is no hard and fast rule. No standard fall other than water must not pond.