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Sink in seperate toilet or combine with main bathroom?

Sink in seperate toilet or combine with main bathroom?

Well, considering there is some reason why you make your toilet separate with the separate entrance, it definitely makes sense to put in a small sink there. Otherwise,…

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alexp79
Oct 18, 2017 2:20 am
Camslater
Camslater
24 August

Bathroom Tiling-Concrete Slab: just pour it on top of sand?

Bathroom Tiling-Concrete Slab: just pour it on top of sand?

The process is compact sand, apply termite barrier, install black plastic as moisture barrier then pour 100mm slab with reo-mesh sheeting. Allow 5 days to dry then…

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Camslater
Aug 24, 2017 1:04 am
sharonreams
sharonreams
15 February

How to remove old shower head to install a new shower panel?

How to remove old shower head to install a new shower panel?

I watched some video tutorial for removing shower head but those were totally refused by my old shower head. I have the installation guide but not the removing steps. I…

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sharonreams
Feb 15, 2017 11:23 pm
sharonreams
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wildlyharmony
Jan 10, 2017 2:24 am
vrill10
vrill10
24 December 2016

Laundry conversion tap

Laundry conversion tap

Look at this site: https://houseofenki.com/ May be here you can find something for yourself.

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vrill10
Dec 24, 2016 4:19 am
Brad A
Brad A
3 November 2016

Shower panels?

Shower panels?

Hi all Thanks for having me I am trying to find out about something a friend told me about & showed me one. I am thinking of getting one. Think they look fantastic &…

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Brad A
Nov 03, 2016 5:12 pm
ms_prez
ms_prez
18 October 2016

Ross North - Own Tiler?

Ross North - Own Tiler?

Hi Jas2016, my sister in law is planning on building with Ross North and I know they are doing their own tiling in the living areas after handover. Not sure with regards…

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ms_prez
Oct 18, 2016 5:20 pm
ms_prez
tdk14
tdk14
27 September 2016

Which way should my shower screen open?

Which way should my shower screen open?

The towel rack is inside the shower. I spotted it after I'd done the shower screen 'planning', and it took me back to square one lol.

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tdk14
Sep 27, 2016 3:16 pm
tdk14
tdk14
tdk14
26 September 2016

Which way to open my shower door?

Which way to open my shower door?

Wow thats a very good point I didnt consider. Thanks Can gal :)

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tdk14
Sep 26, 2016 2:34 pm
tdk14
Andinds
Andinds
30 August 2016

Removing tile glue

Removing tile glue

changing tiles is really exhausting. we recently changed ours for about three months if i am not mistaken. we actually did what you suggested just exactly what you…

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Andinds
Aug 30, 2016 7:16 am
snuffleduff
snuffleduff
10 August 2016

Bathroom Renovation Problems

Bathroom Renovation Problems

Hey Whirlpool, Hoping someone can give me some advice on how to resolve an issue with a bathroom renovation company. We paid for a full renovation of our ensuite, but…

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snuffleduff
Aug 10, 2016 2:05 am

Hi all My apologies if this as been discussed before. I am planning to build a new house and I have been thinking of a design for an easy clean (low maintenance) design…

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mcored
Jul 23, 2016 1:51 pm
mcored
Edmundo
Edmundo
22 July 2016

Replacing a bathtub

Replacing a bathtub

I also have some bad experiences in terms of renovating a bathtub. You have to have experience when it comes to those things because you can easily make things worse. I…

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Edmundo
Jul 22, 2016 11:10 pm
Edmundo

Thanks for the reply Stewie. Have just been round there doing some more work and had a closer look. The builders have put down breeze blocks onto the slab for the shower…

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systematicd
Jul 12, 2016 4:52 pm
Rosij
Rosij
9 July 2016

Laundry reno

Laundry reno

Thanks for the replies. What I meant by mounting the clothes dryer in the corner is across the corner. Thinking I would need to get a mounting bracket fabricated as no one…

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Rosij
Jul 09, 2016 11:55 am
BlackRose
BlackRose
2 July 2016

Grey Bathroom Colour Schemes

Grey Bathroom Colour Schemes

Hello everybody.glad that he was in this thread, because the very dream of repairing the bathroom in gray.Great idea, thanks.I already have the idea to buy this faucet

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BlackRose
Jul 02, 2016 2:57 am
BlackRose
gidgetbeach
gidgetbeach
11 March 2016

Rose gold mirror

Rose gold mirror

Hi there, Does anyone know where I could source a rose gold mirror? My architect has designed our bathroom so that one wall is a rose gold mirror - it will look fabulous…

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gidgetbeach
Mar 11, 2016 9:57 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
7 March 2016

Terrazzo floor

Terrazzo floor

I'm unsure. Maybe contact one of the large terrazzo tile suppliers like these guys http://www.terrazzo.net.au/ The biggest problem apart from sourcing those chips will be…

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Stewie D
Mar 07, 2016 5:31 pm
gidgetbeach
gidgetbeach
30 December 2015

Drawer mounted ironing boards

Drawer mounted ironing boards

Thanks for your thoughts, did the owners ever say whether they found them useful? I was hoping to use ours for work shirts and just some small silk garments. Nothing large…

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gidgetbeach
Dec 30, 2015 11:07 am
renoguy1
renoguy1
17 December 2015

Glass panels (similar to glass splashback) in lieu of tiles

Glass panels (similar to glass splashback) in lieu of tiles

We were actually at bunnings today and had a look at this, and I think it is defiantly a matter of you get what you pay for when it comes to that, because it looked cheap…

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renoguy1
Dec 17, 2015 2:43 am
traveln
traveln
16 December 2015

Replacing yucky toilet, gap between bowl and cistern

Replacing yucky toilet, gap between bowl and cistern

There is a place on ebay that sells closed couple toilets as i just put couple in for a customer of mine. There a p trap base and come with adaptor to convert pack to a s…

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traveln
Dec 16, 2015 8:55 pm
traveln
RedJason
RedJason
10 December 2015

walk in shower vs shower bath option for smaller bathroom

walk in shower vs shower bath option for smaller bathroom

Definitely a shower over a bath! They aren't the best looking thing, but if you're renting you need to have that bath. Families won't even bother looking at your place if…

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RedJason
Dec 10, 2015 4:41 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
23 November 2015

Drawers under vanity

Drawers under vanity

Depends on if you want quality or not

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Nov 23, 2015 1:34 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
barkersontheblock
barkersontheblock
14 October 2015

Bathtub Help

Bathtub Help

Hi everyone does anyone know where I can purchase an acrylic claw foot bath that is around 1600mm and won't cost me an arm and a leg. Cheers Heath

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barkersontheblock
Oct 14, 2015 12:27 am
Beazley77
Beazley77
17 September 2015

Loud shower drain

Loud shower drain

this is usually an issue when the shower drain is also the central trap for the bathroom aswell. Have a look down it with a torch and see if…

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Beazley77
Sep 18, 2015 12:32 am
Beazley77
SaberX
SaberX
13 August 2015

How do you feel about double showers?

How do you feel about double showers?

Also the idea of a one brick ledge down the other end sounds pretty good. But would it look weird being at the other end if no tapware? Would have a one brick ledge on…

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SaberX
Aug 13, 2015 1:56 pm
gidgetbeach
gidgetbeach
8 August 2015

Using taps imported from the US

Using taps imported from the US

Thank you for all of your suggestions! I think I've found my solution for the bathroom with the Michaelangelo range of Brodware and apparently they can customise their…

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gidgetbeach
Aug 09, 2015 12:06 am
Spottiswoode
Spottiswoode
19 July 2015

Chaning a Toilet Confusion

Chaning a Toilet Confusion

I did this a while ago, the old plastic cistern was perishing and with two young boys cleaning behind was becoming an issue :? Got the measurements, picked a loo, then…

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Spottiswoode
Jul 19, 2015 11:27 pm
StarGirlStar
StarGirlStar
16 July 2015

Mitred or not mitred that is the question..

Mitred or not mitred that is the question..

It's just the edges and corners that will be mitred not the floor tiles. We decided to get them done!!!! Thanks for all the advice! :)

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StarGirlStar
Jul 17, 2015 12:56 am
StarGirlStar
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
10 July 2015

Bathroom Cabinet Colours

Bathroom Cabinet Colours

Well, from memory I think antarctic stone does have a slight greenish base to it...I used to have a sample. Also white valencia has a creamyish base. There are many…

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Treeseachanger
Jul 10, 2015 7:11 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
25 June 2015

Hobless shower leaking in new home.

Hobless shower leaking in new home.

Otherwise it may be a re-tile and seal etc.

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Saint Mike
Jun 25, 2015 8:51 am
Saint Mike
yvonneh
yvonneh
2 June 2015

Laundry door to outside.

Laundry door to outside.

The sliding door and in our case dog for was the issue. We use to have to squeeze past to use our door because of the dog door... Hence we prefer the swing door :) Just in…

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yvonneh
Jun 02, 2015 8:10 am
Ourmansion
Ourmansion
23 April 2015

Low tiled shower seat

Low tiled shower seat

Thanks MrsJM. We ended up making up our own dimensions as we also kept forgetting to measure in display homes and had to provide the dimensions at prestart. I am glad we…

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Ourmansion
Apr 23, 2015 12:40 pm
Ourmansion
travisaus
travisaus
8 April 2015

Double Shower Dimensions

Double Shower Dimensions

2200 * 1100 here. :) 1.5 should be fine though - depending on the door configuration.

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travisaus
Apr 08, 2015 11:21 pm
questionable
questionable
12 January 2015

Bathroom Reno Project

Bathroom Reno Project

Wow looks fantastic! Youve done it for a pretty good price too. My very small bathroom reno cost me $10 000! But it was gutted completely.

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questionable
Jan 12, 2015 8:49 pm
Melsie68
Melsie68
5 January 2015

Show me your dark tiled bathrooms/ensuite please...

Show me your dark tiled bathrooms/ensuite please...

Ha ha . Trends come and go so fast .but i always say I will date with it . Dark tiles do look great . But you just need to be careful it having dark grout that ends up…

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Melsie68
Jan 05, 2015 9:30 pm
Splashers
Splashers
23 December 2014

Walk in (open) shower

Walk in (open) shower
1, 2, 3, 4

No matter how much your grease your elbow to make scrub your tile and grout to make them look and get it back to its original new floor shine, but you feel disappointed…

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Splashers
Dec 23, 2014 10:09 pm
Splashers
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
7 December 2014

Pros & Cons of Bathroom Basins

Pros & Cons of Bathroom Basins

If you need bench space than the best option i think is undermount style basins. Easier to clean and gives a far better look more clutter…

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Treeseachanger
Dec 07, 2014 5:31 pm
Splashers
Splashers
6 December 2014

Leaking Shower in 3 year old home

Leaking Shower in 3 year old home

For NSW i believe its 7 years but dont allow them to band aid the problem to get them through the warranty period. Get an independent qualified person to asses the problem…

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Splashers
Dec 06, 2014 10:54 pm
Splashers
Splashers
Splashers
21 November 2014

Main bathroom layout help

Main bathroom layout help

I have teenage daughters and its all about bench space and power points. Our vanity is 1800 n just single bowl in the middle acts like a divider...lol. By the time the…

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Splashers
Nov 21, 2014 12:18 am
Splashers
Kas
Kas
7 November 2014

Perth Bathroom Reno Recommendations?

Perth Bathroom Reno Recommendations?

Hi, We've just bought a house in Perth and it needs a reno. We're new to Perth and have no idea where to go! Can anyone give any recommendations for: Kitchens,…

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Kas
Nov 07, 2014 6:28 pm
archetto
archetto
1 November 2014

Floor to ceiling tiling at a later date

Floor to ceiling tiling at a later date

Thanks everyone, think we will leave it for now, maybe the next house :)

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archetto
Nov 01, 2014 4:05 pm
archetto
Bathroomware House
Bathroomware House
1 November 2014

Toilet suite

Toilet suite

Streamline do a lot of excellent toilets, all with Geberit Cisterns, Geberit is undoubtedly the best cisterns in the world, and are sold in every country. You would be…

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Bathroomware House
Nov 01, 2014 9:45 am
Bathroomware House
Splashers
Splashers
10 October 2014

Ensuites, double showers

Ensuites, double showers

Yeah i would agree to swap toilet and shower positions over to allow the wall to wall screen if you want the 2 heads. DO NOT put a swing door leading into the bathroom…

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Splashers
Oct 10, 2014 11:03 pm
Splashers
Splashers
Splashers
7 October 2014

Bathroom Waterproofing quality

Bathroom Waterproofing quality

When waterproofing is done properly you can not see through it to the sheets behind, these problems occur because of shows like THE BLOCK which rush through jobs just for…

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Splashers
Oct 07, 2014 9:57 am
Splashers
lisalula
lisalula
23 September 2014

Smartex pipe connectors

Smartex pipe connectors

I'm new here :) Just wondered if anyone had used Smartex connectors as a permanent solution for plumbing repairs/replacements? I am wanting to shut off some water pipes…

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lisalula
Sep 23, 2014 5:11 pm


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