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JB1
JB1
23 April

Laundry plumbing

Laundry plumbing

They are there to stop the flow of water during contruction. After construction they are replaced with cock stops to connect to the washing machine or tap mixer

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JB1
Apr 23, 2017 10:46 pm

To get the ideal laundry design have enough corner or space to put a washer and dryer, pressing, washing powders, washing bowl and capacity units . It's not hard to make…

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Dave_66
Oct 30, 2016 9:15 am
building-expert
building-expert
23 September 2016

No laundry sink?

No laundry sink?

Laundry tub is required as per below: NCC3.8.3.2 Required facilities (a) A Class 1 building must be provided with— Explanatory information: Additional requirements…

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building-expert
Sep 23, 2016 5:49 am
building-expert

We have our top loader at the end of the bench and our dryer under the bench. Here is a pic taken during construction. You can see the space for the under bench dryer.…

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HomeAngels
Apr 22, 2016 9:18 pm
HomeAngels
Claire01
Claire01
4 January 2016

Bathrooms en suite Vs Shared 2 way bathrooms

Bathrooms en suite Vs Shared 2 way bathrooms

Thanks Mike. Yes definitely agree to do a decent size one. Otherwise I imagine it'd be a pain to use and keep clean. I think as children grow they'd really appreciate it…

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Claire01
Jan 04, 2016 3:46 pm
1st-timers
1st-timers
25 October 2015

Help Me Make This Laundry Work

Help Me Make This Laundry Work

I came across this in a plumbing shop yesterday and although its still 45L its been turned around. My washing machine is 640w and 600L. This tub is 500W and 600L. The…

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1st-timers
Oct 25, 2015 5:00 pm
mattomben
mattomben
6 July 2015

Laundry Benchtop - suggestions! White on White Laminex

Laundry Benchtop - suggestions! White on White Laminex

Hello Can anyone help me with a bench top to match white silk finish in Laminex. I'm after a white on white look - without using stone similar to Michael + Carlene's…

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mattomben
Jul 06, 2015 5:34 pm
Manic
Manic
2 June 2015

Drying cupboard

Drying cupboard

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?…

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Manic
Jun 02, 2015 9:27 am
Splashers
Splashers
6 December 2014

Laundry and Vinegar

Laundry and Vinegar

Yes we do the same as saveh20 says, we use half the amount of washing powder recommended and use white vinegar and the clothes come up great. We also use the vinegar on…

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Splashers
Dec 06, 2014 9:49 pm
Splashers

Thought i would kick off a thread on Showing off finished laundries to get more visual pictures for people. Interested on ideas for above bench areas that work instead of…

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Splashers
Nov 15, 2014 6:50 am
Splashers
aloenyx
aloenyx
10 November 2014

Laundry sliding door or not?

Laundry sliding door or not?

I'm the opposite, I changed the door to sliding in the laundry. I thought it would provide more space in the laundry without having a hinged door taking up space, plus…

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aloenyx
Nov 10, 2014 8:06 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
aloenyx
10 November 2014

clotheslines!

clotheslines!

Wow this was quite helpful, never thought about the damage sun does to clothes, just assumed the clothesline had to be in the sun.

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aloenyx
Nov 10, 2014 8:00 pm
aloenyx
Crazyk
Crazyk
11 July 2014

Laundry Vinyl Wrap Panel

Laundry Vinyl Wrap Panel

Point taken chippy and statistically you are probably correct.

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Crazyk
Jul 11, 2014 6:54 am
Crazyk
GBDesign
GBDesign
8 July 2014

Narrow Laundry Sinks

Narrow Laundry Sinks

Do you have a design of the wall/space of the area you can post? Don't forget you have an overhang on the front of the bench (minimum of 10mm), the thickness of the doors…

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GBDesign
Jul 08, 2014 8:37 am
GBDesign
Stewie D
Stewie D
10 June 2014

Sleek laundry chute

Sleek laundry chute

An old thread I know but cutting out a top plate and nogs is not a good idea. Far better to install a proper one that is designed so that it doesn't compromise the…

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Stewie D
Jun 10, 2014 8:48 am
thehuntbegins
thehuntbegins
28 April 2014

External Door for Laundry

External Door for Laundry

Hello Guys, We are renovating the laundry area and looking to buy/install new external door. Any recommendations / bargains around? Cheers

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thehuntbegins
Apr 28, 2014 1:34 pm

I ended up having the bench at a regular height as recommended by my cabinet maker. He didn't believe me when I said my machine was 985mm high until he saw my machine in…

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JB1
Dec 28, 2013 10:55 pm
EmyN
EmyN
24 October 2013

Where are your laundry hampers?

Where are your laundry hampers?

Definitely in the bathrooms. Make sense to me when it's time to do a wash I go and get the 2 hampers rather than having to traipse to the laundry and back every time we…

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EmyN
Oct 24, 2013 1:49 pm
EmyN
How Hard Can it Be
How Hard Can it Be
18 September 2013

What do you think of this laundry quote?........

What do you think of this laundry quote?........

Hi folks Have been trying to find my old thread where some kind folks were helping me out with layout ideas etc.... but haven't been able to find it as yet. So just…

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How Hard Can it Be
Sep 18, 2013 7:11 pm
How Hard Can it Be
How Hard Can it Be
10 August 2013

A question re dryers.....

A question re dryers.....

Oh that's interesting - that they can't be mounted! I am trying really hard to figure out a way to fit my dryer next to washing machine (on the ground, obviously) - but it…

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How Hard Can it Be
Aug 10, 2013 8:47 am
seano
seano
23 March 2013

bathrobe full of water

bathrobe full of water

Try running it empty. If it's too out of balance, many won't spin. If that is your case... put another similar size item in with it! Perhaps a wet towel? 2

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seano
Mar 23, 2013 6:10 am

Laundry-which doors vinyl vs laminate

Laundry-which doors vinyl vs laminate

Remember they are not actually laminate doors. They are a melamine door with a 1 or 2mm pvc edge. Laminate is actually a totally different product, its 1mm thick and glued…

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Mar 02, 2013 11:32 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
xxkatxx
xxkatxx
12 August 2012

Benchtop over washing machine

Benchtop over washing machine

Make sure the bench is high enough...I've been measuring the displays and they are probably about 2mm-10mm too low to fit a standard washing machine...

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xxkatxx
Aug 12, 2012 11:57 am
jeffheath
jeffheath
12 August 2012

Should a laundry splashback be tiled or painted

Should a laundry splashback be tiled or painted

You should at least tile or splashback the width of the trough, the rest of the wall is up to you. I am a plumber.

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jeffheath
Aug 12, 2012 10:24 am
jeffheath
jeffheath
12 August 2012

laundry taps under trough

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. :wink:

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jeffheath
Aug 12, 2012 10:19 am
pipeperfectplumber
pipeperfectplumber
30 July 2012

Laundry behind sliding or bifold door in Rumpus Room??

Laundry behind sliding or bifold door in Rumpus Room??

Bifolds have the advantage of little dead space which might be useful but you'll have to plan for how they triangulate out into the room. A sliding door means that a part…

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pipeperfectplumber
Jul 30, 2012 11:03 am
pipeperfectplumber
Stewie D
Stewie D
15 July 2012

laundry chute

laundry chute

Jiminy CEK, how much did that cost ? Why didn't they just design the house better. We designed ours so the hall cupboard where the clothes go in on the second floor is…

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Stewie D
Jul 15, 2012 10:01 am
Silvergum
Silvergum
1 July 2012

Building on the boundary

Building on the boundary

We looked at closing in a room on the boundary but in the end didnt go through with it after architect advised us that the council wouldnt allow it as it meant more that…

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Silvergum
Jul 01, 2012 9:46 am
edscl
edscl
8 January 2012

Mirror cupboards

Mirror cupboards

Any glazier will put it up for you for less than $150 depending on the size, they just use adhesive on the back of the mirror, this isn't frames just rounded at the edges.

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edscl
Jan 08, 2012 12:37 am
edscl
rocketship
rocketship
13 December 2011

Clothes hanging rail

Clothes hanging rail

Slightly off topic but some might be interested. My cousin has one of these installed in her laundry. I believe it comes in 2 sizes, 80cm and 120cm.... fits heaps of…

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rocketship
Dec 13, 2011 12:07 pm
Helyn
Helyn
26 November 2011

Two Laundries

Two Laundries

then we thought it would be easier with the children to have a laundry upstairs where there bedrooms are, for washing sheets, towels and for when the…

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Helyn
Nov 26, 2011 7:49 am
Helyn
Althom
Althom
15 November 2011

Laundry sink question

Laundry sink question

Have you got a photo or illustration of what the conclealed one looks like?

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Althom
Nov 14, 2011 11:04 pm
Althom
How Hard Can it Be
How Hard Can it Be
11 November 2011

70cm walkway gap between laundry cabinets - enough??

70cm walkway gap between laundry cabinets - enough??

Hi Lee We have an existing house - just that the laundry has next to no cupboard space - and absolutely no bench tops which is a pain, so am wanting to install cupboards…

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How Hard Can it Be
Nov 11, 2011 6:02 pm
craigmh
craigmh
29 October 2011

Cost of Laundry Fitout - help is this reasonable

Cost of Laundry Fitout - help is this reasonable

Looks fantastic craig! Are you able to give me a rough price on your overheads? Thinking of getting some for our…

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craigmh
Oct 28, 2011 11:13 pm
SinkOrSwim
SinkOrSwim
19 August 2011

Laundry Benchtop

Laundry Benchtop

You can try Paradise Kitchens - they can do flat pack, or just the benchtop its self. http://www.paradise-kitchens.com.au/benchtops.php

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SinkOrSwim
Aug 19, 2011 7:54 pm
beckles5
beckles5
16 August 2011

Laundry - splashback, mirror or tiles?

Laundry - splashback, mirror or tiles?

Thanks everyone. Some good points raised. It is a narrow room with just a white wall on the other side so agree the mirror would be wasted. The laundry is close to the…

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beckles5
Aug 16, 2011 10:09 pm
pattycake4
pattycake4
25 July 2011

Advice on Laundry Flooring - Tiles or Vinyl?

Advice on Laundry Flooring - Tiles or Vinyl?

Vinyl can go in your laundry,I am having vinyl planks in wet areas as well as entry,kitchen and hallway.It is waterproof.

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pattycake4
Jul 25, 2011 4:19 pm
AmyPank
AmyPank
17 June 2011

Install mirror on laundry sliding doors

Install mirror on laundry sliding doors

Hi, I have built a new house and havent got any of the sliding doors of the wardrobes mirrored. I am happy with that; but I feel that I should have got the laundry door /…

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AmyPank
Jun 17, 2011 1:26 pm
NBEllington250E
NBEllington250E
17 June 2011

Laundry bench idea, want feedback on idea.

Laundry bench idea, want feedback on idea.

I hope those dimensions work for us too. It will be so wonderful having a bench in the laundry.

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NBEllington250E
Jun 17, 2011 9:46 am
Starz
Starz
16 June 2011

Our new laundry

Our new laundry

Your Laundry looks great! :: :: I love the 2 tone colours and looks like you have organised the space perfectly to suite your needs. Well done! :z: :z: I cant wait until mine…

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Starz
Jun 16, 2011 7:35 am
Starz

laundry cabinets

laundry cabinets

Thanks CEK. I wasn't necessarily thinking I would pay that much for flat packs, just good to know that we can get a laundry for that price - whether it be through cabinet…

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How Hard Can it Be
Jun 07, 2011 8:26 pm
suh
suh
20 May 2011

Help - Laundry bench height too low for front loader

Help - Laundry bench height too low for front loader

Good point..... the builder had to let the cabinet maker into the house to measure? personally? and didn't bother to mention the floor :th: and the cabinet maker didn't…

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suh
May 20, 2011 9:50 am
suh
* jas *
* jas *
2 May 2011

Do laundries need blinds?

Do laundries need blinds?
1, 2

I will be putting wooden venetians in the laundry, bathroom and toilet even though its all privacy glass - will proberbly put it in the ensuite too. I like to be private…

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* jas *
May 02, 2011 12:34 am
sceen7
sceen7
28 April 2011

ceramic laundry trough query

ceramic laundry trough query

Hey I scored a bargain that may have come back to bite me. I picked up a 'posh' brand laundry sink at the reece outlet new in box for a great price. I have a monsoon brand…

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sceen7
Apr 28, 2011 2:05 pm
suh
suh
28 April 2011

Laundry upstairs - am I crazy!?

Laundry upstairs - am I crazy!?
1, 2

My house is similar, 3 levels but my kitchen, living, dining is on the top level with main bed and study then 3 beds on the garage/entry level and laundry on the bottom…

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suh
Apr 28, 2011 5:36 am
suh
blueblueblue
blueblueblue
31 March 2011

Laundry tiling - how high?

Laundry tiling - how high?

Is anyone ting floor to ceiling?

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blueblueblue
Mar 31, 2011 10:51 pm
kyton
kyton
22 February 2011

How much room is there in front of your front loader?

How much room is there in front of your front loader?

I just went and measured mine. From the opposite wall to the edge of the front loader it is 145cm. I don't think I would want any less then 100cm - would feel way to…

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kyton
Feb 22, 2011 3:43 pm
kyton


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