Bath regulations

There are a few different regulations relating to the way that baths need to be installed. These include rules about the quality and manufacture of the bathtub itself - it has to be built to Australian Standards. There are also rules about how far the bathtub should be from electrical outlets, and very importantly (and often overlooked or misunderstood), about what kinds of waterproofing measures have to be in place. Check out the articles below to find out more about the rules that relate to the way your bath is installed.

WaterMark labels

The WaterMark certification label signifies that a plumbing product complies with certain quality and performance standards.

Bathroom waterproofing

Part of installing a shower is ensuring that the area surrounding it is properly sealed to prevent water from leaking out and damaging your house. Find out how this is done.

Waterproofing of bathroom fittings

Waterproofing is a crucial element in bathrooms - particularly vital when it comes to plumbing and electrical fittings.

Distance between water and power points

Regulations in Australia restrict where you're able to position power points in relation to sinks and taps. Find out what the rules say, and how far your power points will need to be from your kitchen sink.