Aug 27, 2015 10:37 pm
Hi all who has done a bathroom renovation that could tell me if it's very expensive to take out tiles and replace them ? Our builder talked me out of going with the colour we wanted so now it's too late to change it and worried it will look boring so want to change tiles at some stage
Re: Changing tiles after handover4
Aug 28, 2015 11:01 am
Yes is this not a cheap exercise. My guess would be between $2000 and up to $5000. Water proofing will also need to be redone on the walls depending what state you live in.
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Re: Changing tiles after handover5
Aug 28, 2015 1:09 pm
thank you, I figured it would be costly - wish i'd been more persistent with what I wanted. May need to leave it for a while and just paint the walls hahaha
Re: Changing tiles after handover6
Aug 28, 2015 1:44 pm
If they aren't already on the walls, and they are that bad that you would consider re-tiling, I would stump up the variation fee and change them now.
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Re: Changing tiles after handover12
Aug 30, 2015 12:29 pm
Yes don't accept that no more variations are allowed.
If they won't accept a variation, tell them not to tile it.
Ironically that would be classed as a variation
They can ALWAYS do a variation. Complain and ask to speak to managers. Make a post on product review, make your complaint visible. Guarantee you'll get your variation.
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Re: Changing tiles after handover13
Aug 31, 2015 10:27 am
Yes, it can be quite costly to take out tiles and replace them. However, the price does depend on what type of tiles you are going to choose and how complex the work will be. My advice is to do what you think is right.
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