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AKB
AKB
14 October

Painting Tiles??

Painting Tiles??

Ps We painted over Green Orange and Ted Tiles with a white paint

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AKB
Oct 14, 2017 9:26 pm
AKB
mel.mak
mel.mak
5 October

Freestanding Bath & Flexi pipe

Freestanding Bath & Flexi pipe

Is a flexi pipe used on a freestanding bath so that i can move the bathtub for cleaning purposes Can someone please clarify?

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mel.mak
Oct 05, 2017 8:14 pm

I have just moved into a house which has a separate granny flat. The granny flat has a bathroom. The walls are already tiled and there is some sort or orange waterproofing…

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belladonna99
Sep 26, 2017 2:05 pm
joannapaulp
joannapaulp
12 September

Recess floors to all wet areas

Recess floors to all wet areas

Wet area floor tiling scheduled to start next week

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joannapaulp
Sep 12, 2017 4:39 pm
OurLindrum52
OurLindrum52
23 August

Shower/toilet location logic?

Shower/toilet location logic?

Keep in mind some builders do not allow tiled niches on exterior walls. For that reason we changed the ensuite layouts to the second image.…

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OurLindrum52
Aug 23, 2017 5:13 pm
qebtel
qebtel
13 June

Shower Wet Area

Shower Wet Area

No, a waterproof membrane does not need to be conditioned by being constantly wet to maintain its integrity. Actually a membrane should never been actually in contact…

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qebtel
Jun 13, 2017 4:20 pm
bashworth
bashworth
13 June

Bathroom Traps

Bathroom Traps

Normally the traps are directly under the basin even with floating vanities. If the underside of the basin is exposed a compact chrome trap is often preferred like the…

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bashworth
Jun 13, 2017 8:24 am
bashworth

Replacing a vanity

Replacing a vanity

If they know you want to replace it at a later date, maybe ask them to use minimal fixing and not to silicone it to the wall. This way you or your next plumber can…

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Our Build123
Apr 05, 2017 7:59 pm
Our Build123
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qebtel
Mar 30, 2017 7:24 pm
AJW
AJW
26 March

Did anyone do the exact same tiles and cabinets in all bathr

Did anyone do the exact same tiles and cabinets in all bathr

We kind of went with the same in both. However in the en-suite, which is quite large we use the floor tile (albeit a larger polished version) as a feature on the back…

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AJW
Mar 26, 2017 7:15 pm
MrsJM
MrsJM
22 March

wall hung toilet - problems?

wall hung toilet - problems?

My builder tried to tell me the same thing... All because they didn't want to install them! C U S T O M. C O R A L. B R O N T E.…

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MrsJM
Mar 22, 2017 5:58 pm
MrsJM
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 6:45 pm
Southies
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 9:55 pm
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 9:28 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 7:12 pm
Our Build123
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 8:58 pm
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 7:20 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 8:08 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 22, 2016 12:46 am
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 10:49 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 2:28 pm
Our Build123
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 1:49 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
22 September 2016

First time Bathroom Reno questions

First time Bathroom Reno questions

As per above. You really need to give us a lot more info and a basic plan. Size of the bathroom, tiles to ceiling, relocate plumbing, level of finish, shower over bath,…

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Stewie D
Sep 22, 2016 1:49 pm
themakeovergroup
themakeovergroup
22 September 2016

Bathroom layout

Bathroom layout

MattAna, If you're looking for bathroom layout/design ideas, You can see quite a few in: 101 Kitchen & Bathroom Design Ideas at…

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themakeovergroup
Sep 22, 2016 9:41 am
renoauction
renoauction
19 September 2016

Rimless toilets

Rimless toilets

Clean flush is soo much better. barely needs any cleaning. Get the seat that has the 2 buttons at the back where you can take the whole seat off. You can then just wash…

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renoauction
Sep 19, 2016 10:42 am
PhilScar
PhilScar
17 September 2016

Waterproof Membrane

Waterproof Membrane

May be late for this reply, but waterproof membranes can change colour as they may water stain. It doesn't impact the membrane performance as these types of products are…

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PhilScar
Sep 17, 2016 4:02 pm
PhilScar
Southies
Southies
31 August 2016

Plastic strips on the bottom of glass shower doors

Plastic strips on the bottom of glass shower doors

hi all have semi-frameless showers in our 7 year old house. All 3 glass shower doors have a plastic strip on the bottom edge which directs water back into the shower…

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Southies
Aug 31, 2016 5:02 pm
Southies
buzurk
buzurk
22 August 2016

Towel hooks, can they be glued on?

Towel hooks, can they be glued on?

Hi I want to put two towel hooks in our shower to hang the face washers off the ones i want (matching our style) are all screw on, but we dont want to screw into the…

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buzurk
Aug 22, 2016 9:20 pm
Howyagoin
Howyagoin
11 August 2016

heat lamp installation-trying to avoid disturbing asbestos

heat lamp installation-trying to avoid disturbing asbestos

You'll find most tradesmen will avoid jobs involving asbestos. You could drop the ceiling down sheet it with gyprock creating a cavity between the old and new. Having…

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Howyagoin
Aug 11, 2016 9:55 pm
occbee
occbee
9 August 2016

New bathroom, toilet leak

New bathroom, toilet leak

We had the building inspection done and the building inspector measured the fall of all the bathroom floors and they're fine. He said the same as the builder-that there is…

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occbee
Aug 09, 2016 3:33 pm
Cherie1987
Cherie1987
22 July 2016

Bathroom layout and walk in shower

Bathroom layout and walk in shower

Just a suggestion, why are you going to have a gap between the vanity and wall and shower? If you had it flush at least to the wall you would have more bench space.

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Cherie1987
Jul 23, 2016 12:45 am
TashPaul
TashPaul
21 July 2016

TILE CLEANING AND TYPE - HELP!!!

TILE CLEANING AND TYPE - HELP!!!

Check out for this blog on how to keep your bathroom floor healthier…

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TashPaul
Jul 21, 2016 9:18 am
TashPaul
occbee
occbee
20 July 2016

Exposed plumbing in wall hung vanitie

Exposed plumbing in wall hung vanitie

Communication and planning has been a serious and ongoing problem from the very beginning. They always just say "get what you want and we will make it work". But the whole…

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occbee
Jul 20, 2016 5:43 pm
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Edmundo
Jul 13, 2016 10:36 pm
Edmundo

frameless shower screen stabilisation

frameless shower screen stabilisation

How are you fixing it to the wall? If done properly you shouldn't need the arm.

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
May 20, 2016 1:21 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
Keffufal
Keffufal
28 April 2016

NSW Waterproofing Rules

NSW Waterproofing Rules

No, sorry no update yet, still trying to figure this one out...

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Keffufal
Apr 28, 2016 2:59 pm
Keffufal
geordiebloke
geordiebloke
22 April 2016

Under tile heating, waterproofing and screed

Under tile heating, waterproofing and screed

I'm renovating my ensuite which is on the first floor and has FC sheeting on a timber frame floor. I've gutted it back to the shell and want to put under tile heating in.…

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geordiebloke
Apr 22, 2016 5:01 pm
hdjaime
hdjaime
7 April 2016

What type of timber for shower shelf?

What type of timber for shower shelf?

OH except you'd see the edges of the tile.

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hdjaime
Apr 07, 2016 1:27 pm
needsausername
needsausername
22 March 2016

Show me your tiles!!

Show me your tiles!!

Excellent. I shall bookmark that! My only issue is finding someone locally as I am in a rural residential area.

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needsausername
Mar 22, 2016 9:44 pm
needsausername
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
9 March 2016

Tastic or thermalite

Tastic or thermalite

Yeah. I ended up just getting the IXLs. They're the original after all and they're not that expensive. I didn't get the energy saver one though.. Hopefully I won't live…

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Leksie5000
Mar 09, 2016 6:41 pm
Tuva
Tuva
4 March 2016

Tiles

Tiles

Yea, Tiles factory outlet in Smithfield is a best place to buy tiles.. I've been there last week and the the prices are very cheap and they have a huge selection of tiles…

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Tuva
Mar 04, 2016 8:28 am


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