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vincem
vincem
Yesterday

Polished concrete disaster

Polished concrete disaster

Hi Sarah, I have just gone through exactly the same thing and would love to hear how you went with this as I have a tribunal meeting in a few weeks. Its heart breaking…

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vincem
Sep 18, 2021 5:18 am
Postwar9
Postwar9
15 September

Colour scheme

Colour scheme

Monument seems to go with white or grey quite well. I like these colours purely because they never really become outdated, look at homes from the 90s and they seem modern…

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Postwar9
Sep 15, 2021 8:45 pm
renodave
renodave
13 September

Floor Tiling Imperfections

Floor Tiling Imperfections

Hi all, just joined to ask for advice about what to expect from a floor tiling restoration job by a tradie. A few months ago the tiles in my dining room went drummy and I…

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renodave
Sep 13, 2021 12:08 am
KateBrooks
KateBrooks
10 September

Hoping for some help with pendant placing

Hoping for some help with pendant placing

How long is your island? I would prefer to have a light over the sink to help see what I'm doing and the other can be spaced centred to the rest of the island.

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KateBrooks
Sep 10, 2021 7:49 pm
sbowey
sbowey
9 September

Resiplank Hybrid Flooring

Resiplank Hybrid Flooring

We are looking at the Terra Mater Summit range of flooring. Has anyone layed this and have any photos preferably of the Sepia or Tuscan colours. I realise photos distort…

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sbowey
Sep 09, 2021 8:56 pm

We have Alpine Ivory Tiles with matching grout. They were laid 3 years ago and grout is still the same colour. I would say that our grout is probably 3mm wide (no problems).

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bestspecials
Sep 09, 2021 10:22 am
bestspecials
nickbak92
nickbak92
6 September

What floating floor!?

What floating floor!?

Hi Winnieshome, Unfortunatelty, we pulled the pin with our builder Montgomery after we caught them out forging documents we had signed during the sales process. We are…

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nickbak92
Sep 06, 2021 3:16 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
28 August

Relocating thermostat above light switch

Relocating thermostat above light switch

Should do, but turn the power off anyway when you are drilling/cutting in that area. You should do significant research on that. Nest Thermostats are not available in…

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arcadelt
Aug 28, 2021 9:30 am
rachelj72
rachelj72
22 August

Made by Block

Made by Block

Has anyone used these boards? and could send me a pic. I can’t pick colors from samples. Need to see a better pic. Thanks !

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rachelj72
Aug 22, 2021 11:38 am
bgattegno
bgattegno
10 August

Regupol vs Quiet step, I can’t decide?

Regupol vs Quiet step, I can’t decide?

I am updating the floors in our apartment with 14mm thick engineered timber and trying to make a decision on the underlay. We have a top-floor apartment with a concrete…

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bgattegno
Aug 10, 2021 7:14 pm
PennyH
PennyH
6 August

Vinyl Plank issues

Vinyl Plank issues

My husband and I purchased our home just over 3 years ago, the previous owner built the house 18 months prior to that. We have the Kenbrock Vinyl Planks installed which…

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PennyH
Aug 06, 2021 4:00 pm

Blackbutt -Limewash?

Blackbutt -Limewash?

Where did you end up on this? I was in the same position, Blackbut floors but wanting something a bit more grey/washed out as wanted to have a more monochromatic look. …

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SuperCoach1979
Jul 26, 2021 2:57 pm

Help with rugs/ layout

Help with rugs/ layout

Hi there, Personally I would go with a for the floor space near the fireplace. I would choose a similar style to your existing rug but a darker option to define the…

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carmenmarie
Jul 26, 2021 10:04 am
caru
caru
24 July

Quick Step/Kronotex vs cheaper brands laminate flooring

Quick Step/Kronotex vs cheaper brands laminate flooring

Hi, This is talking from experience. One of the benefit to go with reputable manufacturer / supplier is the after sale service. I don't want to mention the brand - but…

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caru
Jul 24, 2021 11:28 am

I have a big cat and she, like many other cats, likes all that. I saw there are cat trees that are hanging on the wall. I'd love to have that, but how secure is that? My…

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AnnOles
Jul 23, 2021 9:33 pm
AnnOles
bonnylamb
bonnylamb
22 July

Tile painting

Tile painting

Was wondering if any one knows if I could use a cream tile and laminate paint white knight and a white top coat

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bonnylamb
Jul 22, 2021 1:36 pm
LouLou33
LouLou33
21 July

which wattyl white for trims?

which wattyl white for trims?

Hi there Leisa - if you're still out there in cyber space, what Wattyl colour white trim did you decide on?? I'm having Dulux White Duck Quarter on my interior walls…

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LouLou33
Jul 21, 2021 10:54 pm
rantapawan
rantapawan
20 July

Good brand of downlights

Good brand of downlights

Luna downlights from Emerald are great. Do check government rebates on lighting before .

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rantapawan
Jul 20, 2021 9:39 pm
rantapawan
iMarian3
iMarian3
15 July

ARE HEAT SHIELDS NEEDED FOR LED DOWNLIGHTS?

ARE HEAT SHIELDS NEEDED FOR LED DOWNLIGHTS?
1, 2

Maybe you can check with , they are gladly helping you out

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iMarian3
Jul 15, 2021 8:37 am
Chris de
Chris de
13 July

Roller blinds and trying to achieve 100% block out with no l

Roller blinds and trying to achieve 100% block out with no l

Hello indo26slate, was wondering how you went with this ? I’m keen to do something similar to what you are proposing.

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Chris de
Jul 13, 2021 10:48 pm

Hi everyone, Likely a stupid question but I can’t…

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Christian_M
Jul 11, 2021 10:46 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
6 July

Secret nails battens on concrete slab

Secret nails battens on concrete slab

No, it's still there…but as I said, only in some places and not too dramatic. I think it will only go away when we re-sand and re-polish the floors in 20 years time.

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arcadelt
Jul 06, 2021 9:21 am
Kofi B
Kofi B
3 July

Polished concrete in a new build

Polished concrete in a new build

Hiya, I've been looking into this as well. So far I've received quotes for X-bond polished stone and Quartz Carpet. Have you learnt anything more about how it works with a…

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Kofi B
Jul 03, 2021 4:55 pm
Budapest
Budapest
3 July

LED Downlights and Dimmers - My Experience

LED Downlights and Dimmers - My Experience

Hi all, my question is kind of related and didnt want to start another thread. I am looking at lighting layout for our new build. In the living and dining we would like…

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Budapest
Jul 03, 2021 4:20 pm
Earth_99
Earth_99
1 July

Paint colour recs - Lexicon cool toned but slightly darker

Paint colour recs - Lexicon cool toned but slightly darker

For context, natural white looks cream against the white tiles on the bathroom walls in my colour scheme.

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Earth_99
Jul 01, 2021 9:16 am
sbowey
sbowey
1 June

Quantum Next Gen vinyl planks

Quantum Next Gen vinyl planks

Hi! We are interested in installing the Quantum vinyl planks in either Bergen or Oslo but can't find any room pictures of either that are true to colour. Has anyone laid…

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sbowey
Jun 01, 2021 7:42 am
caru
caru
27 May

I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?
1 ... 43, 44, 45

Hi Michelle, I just posted a new thread about laminate flooring before I found this thread. I am keen to hear your feedback and opinion (copied and pasted from my thread…

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caru
May 27, 2021 1:40 pm
caru
caru
24 May

Laminate flooring making "clicking" sound when walked on

Laminate flooring making "clicking" sound when walked on

I have the same experience, newly laid. I think its pretty common especially if the subfloor is not flat..its annoying but not something that i cant live with Are you…

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caru
May 24, 2021 9:25 pm
jo-t
jo-t
21 May

Foyer Pendant Size?

Foyer Pendant Size?

Hello! I'm an having trouble working out the correct size pendant / chandalier for our foyer? It a double height ceiling (5.7m in total, 3m high ceilings ground floor,…

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jo-t
May 21, 2021 4:30 pm

Light Fitting

Light Fitting

It seems to me that this device consumes a lot of power.

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annamcq123
May 20, 2021 7:52 pm
ho12
ho12
18 May

Lime wash on spotted gum – thoughts?

Lime wash on spotted gum – thoughts?

Our timber floor planks are narrow and might give an older feel and makes the area look smaller probably.

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ho12
May 18, 2021 11:59 pm
Monty85
Monty85
17 May

Skirting and Architrave sizing help

Skirting and Architrave sizing help

Looking for opinions on architrave and skirting sizes for our new house build. We are going with a simple bevel edge and have 92mm for the skirting. Building a 30sq house…

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Monty85
May 17, 2021 5:56 pm

Hi, I am planning on removing the existing carpet and replacing it with engineered timber. The carpet i have in the lounge isn't very thick, it is on the same…

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timber_floor_reno
May 14, 2021 9:51 pm
Budapest
Budapest
10 May

Bedrooms or living space? ... and powder rooms

Bedrooms or living space? ... and powder rooms

With 5 kids, I'll be smart alec and say definitely get a TV in the bedroom...! :-D

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Budapest
May 10, 2021 2:42 pm

Engineered oak flooring from preference flooring

Engineered oak flooring from preference flooring

Parana looks good, did you go for that one at the end? how was your experience. thanks.

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Home2021
May 02, 2021 4:35 pm
J3c
J3c
26 April

Tiles in bedroom

Tiles in bedroom

https://www.travertinetilesuk.com/produ ... n-polished I recommend this product. I am using it, it is a very good quality product.

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J3c
Apr 26, 2021 9:06 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
25 April

Open Shower Floor Drain Tiling/Grade/Drainage - OK or not?

Open Shower Floor Drain Tiling/Grade/Drainage - OK or not?

For technical interest only, it is caused by the mutual adhesive attraction of unlike molecules. The molecular cohesive force of water is what holds…

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SaveH2O
Apr 25, 2021 11:08 am
SaveH2O
ElizabethMan
ElizabethMan
25 April

LED downlights 70mm vs 90mm

LED downlights 70mm vs 90mm

I love your idea for the living room. It would be nice to have a calmer and whiter light over the work surface and warmer over the lounge space. This is how I did it in my…

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ElizabethMan
Apr 25, 2021 4:19 am
Althom
Althom
21 April

installing advice for tiling my kitchen

installing advice for tiling my kitchen

The rubber underlay is required to reduce noise transmission via the floor. If this is removed and not reinstalled it is highly likely that the OP will be forced to rip up…

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Althom
Apr 21, 2021 9:54 am
Althom
Liana___a___
Liana___a___
14 April

Do you know free sources for 3D models?

Do you know free sources for 3D models?

Hey guys. Do you know free resources for 3D models besides https://zeelproject.com/ ? Actually, I like…

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Liana___a___
Apr 14, 2021 6:42 pm
ssg
ssg
6 April

Need advice about Colour option for dark kitchen cabinet

Need advice about Colour option for dark kitchen cabinet

Yes colaws, thanks for the info. Think I need to grab some Monument sample pot to check and I just googled some Monument cabinet pictures and they look very nice.

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ssg
Apr 06, 2021 6:47 pm
ssg
chippy
chippy
5 April

Agnew's Water Putty Floor Leveller

Agnew's Water Putty Floor Leveller

What sort of imperfections and what size are you talking? What sort of existing flooring do you have and how is it fixed?

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chippy
Apr 05, 2021 8:21 pm
chippy
DiscoJoe
DiscoJoe
2 April

What timber doors suit spotted gum flooring?

What timber doors suit spotted gum flooring?

As per subject, looking for a good match or complementary timber (can stain if needed) for colour and grain for some stacker doors. Happy to also use spotted gum again…

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DiscoJoe
Apr 02, 2021 7:30 am
Nezza112
Nezza112
1 April

Who's got a question?

Who's got a question?

Hi! What are some flooring options and interior choices to consider for a modern Hamptons style house without being too cliche?

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Nezza112
Apr 01, 2021 9:13 pm
Harweeeee
Harweeeee
24 March

Family room coffee table needed!

Family room coffee table needed!

I think you should concider a marble table

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Harweeeee
Mar 24, 2021 10:36 am
Harweeeee
KGPS
KGPS
11 March

White risers for new stairs

White risers for new stairs

Hello, I realise this is an old thread but thought I would see whether you succeeded in doing the laminate timber tread and painting your MDF risers? Or did you do…

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KGPS
Mar 11, 2021 1:51 pm
zebu
zebu
8 March

Ongoing Maintance - Water based vs Fiddes Hard Waxed Oil

Ongoing Maintance - Water based vs Fiddes Hard Waxed Oil

We have a 9 year old spotted gum floor that we put down and was sealed with 4 coats of waterbased sealer. It has lasted really well (little dogs run all over it) It…

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1946
zebu
Mar 08, 2021 8:51 am

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