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3simon

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1 month1 month3simon3simon posted:
Removing tile adhesives

Yeah, I'm inclined to hire a professional to do it. Though not sure what professional to hire for removing tile adhesives.

1 month1 month3simon3simon posted:
Removing tile adhesives

Hi guys, renovating bathrooms at the moment, where I've removed all the tiles in the old bathroom, but are now left with tile adhesives on the walls. Planning to tile…

2 months2 months3simon3simon posted:
How to reduce the size of a hole on a brick wall?

Hi guys, I've got an existing hole on my external brick wall for the rangehood vent (pic below).

I'll be replacing my rangehood, and hence the ducting and the metal box…

3 months3 months3simon3simon posted:
white set plaster or acrylic render on bathroom painted wall

Great! Thanks Chippy.

3 months3 months3simon3simon posted:
white set plaster or acrylic render on bathroom painted wall

Thanks for answering all my trivial questions! Would you consider bathroom (daily shower routine) to be suitable for lime or gypsum white set? Is that what WA homes usually do…

3 months3 months3simon3simon posted:
white set plaster or acrylic render on bathroom painted wall

Trying to get myself up to speed with gypsum plaster with some online reading, many sites seems to suggest a disadvantage of gypsum plaster is it should not be used…

3 months3 months3simon3simon posted:
white set plaster or acrylic render on bathroom painted wall

Thanks moudzj. so less with the paint bubbling, but more with drumming? Do you know how long the drumming and bond break appears with white set compare to renders?

3 months3 months3simon3simon posted:
white set plaster or acrylic render on bathroom painted wall

Thanks chippy. What issues are you referring to with standard white setting? that gypsum based set coats don't have?

3 months3 months3simon3simon posted:
white set plaster or acrylic render on bathroom painted wall

Hi all, I'm renovating bathroom at the moment, tiling wet areas, but leaving other walls of the bathroom painted for that traditional look..
Our walls are full brick with render and…

3 months3 months3simon3simon posted:
Help with bathroom layout

Hey Lemans, thanks for drawing up an alternative layout. I think that makes a lot of sense! Initially, I didn't think that was doable because I don't have a ceiling…

3 months3 months3simon3simon posted:
Help with bathroom layout

Hi all, I'm currently having some trouble deciding between two bathroom layout design for the main bathroom renovation, and was hoping you guys can give some opinion on which one…

3 months3 months3simon3simon posted:
puddle flange needed on new floor waste (Concrete Floor)?

I see. Thanks all. That’s really helpful!

3 months3 months3simon3simon posted:
Waterproofing shower/bath combo wet area?

Thanks Chippy! That's really helpful!
I've spoken to my waterproofer and plumber, but neither were very helpful and feel like I'm being bounced between trades. Plumber suggested that I should get…

3 months3 months3simon3simon posted:
Waterproofing shower/bath combo wet area?

Thanks for the info moudzj. I'm not planning to do it myself, I'm finding individual tradies to do the reno (as oppose to outsourcing everything to a builder..). The reason…

3 months3 months3simon3simon posted:
Waterproofing shower/bath combo wet area?

Hi all, would like to get your thoughts on how best to waterproof a shower+bath combo area.
below are some pictures of the area I want to turn into a shower+bath…

3 months3 months3simon3simon posted:
Should I include a 'return' in the kitchen?

Hi all, I'm renovating my kitchen at the moment (see attached plan for kitchen and laundry).
As you can see, the kitchen space measures roughly 3m by 3m, and is an…

Should I include a 'return' in the kitchen?
3 months3 months3simon3simon posted:
Using skirting board for half tiled bathroom?

That's interesting.
Have you heard of archi profiles?
https://www.archiprofiles.com.au/products.php?cat_id=7&subcat_id=10
I was just looking at their webiste, their skirting boards are supposedly made out of Duropolymer (some kind of polystyrene?), and suppose to be…

3 months3 months3simon3simon posted:
Using skirting board for half tiled bathroom?

We are planning to renovate our bathroom and only half tile the walls (i.e. tile the wet shower area only) and leave other walls painted.
To finish the floor/wall junction…

4 months4 months3simon3simon posted:
Are these drop in or freestanding bathtubs?

Quick question guys; are these drop-in or freestanding bathtubs? I suspect it might be drop-in as there's a horizontal line along the top of the bathtub? If drop-in, what did…

4 months4 months3simon3simon posted:
corner bathtub for shower?

Are these corner bathtubs suitable for shower bath combo? Are they fixed to the wall via just a line of silicone (for waterproofing as well)? If so, I'm guessing the…

corner bathtub for shower?
5 months5 months3simon3simon posted:
Is this a realistic tiling + waterproofing quote?

Just wondering if you guys could give me some advice on whether the tiling + waterproofing quote I got is realistic or too good to be true?
I'm renovating my 2…

5 months5 months3simon3simon posted:
Advice on layout of laundry/kitchen area?

That's great news. Thanks all.

5 months5 months3simon3simon posted:
Advice on layout of laundry/kitchen area?

Even if the door is opened inwards towards the laundry room instead of towards the stairs?

5 months5 months3simon3simon posted:
Advice on layout of laundry/kitchen area?

Hi all, would be great if you guys can give me some advice on whether my plan to restructure the laundry/kitchen layout makes sense from a design/aesthetics perspective.
What I'm trying…

Advice on layout of laundry/kitchen area?
7 months7 months3simon3simon posted:
puddle flange needed on new floor waste (Concrete Floor)?

Thanks for the quick reply! That makes sense.
Could you elaborate a bit on what you mean by 'The drain pipe will also move at a different rate to the drain…

7 months7 months3simon3simon posted:
puddle flange needed on new floor waste (Concrete Floor)?

Background:
- Renovation done on second floor bathrooms with concrete floor substrate
- Changing the layout of the bathroom, so new floor wastes will be core drilled in.
My general understanding is in…

7 months7 months3simon3simon posted:
Waterstop Angle at shower screen?

Quick question guys; planning on renovating the bathroom, and going for a hobless shower with frameless shower screen. Looking at the JH guide, and it shows a waterstop angle underneath…

Waterstop Angle at shower screen?
7 months7 months3simon3simon posted:
Waterproof & tile existing rendered wall

Thanks Chippy, that's really clear and useful tips!

7 months7 months3simon3simon posted:
Self Levelling one section of the house?

Understood. Thanks!

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