Miners Cottage floorboards
New to the forum and looking for some advice, has anyone else renovated an old miners cottage in or around Ballarat and been able to identify the flooring?
Laminate flooring and curved brick hearth
Just about completed a renovation project and hit a small issue that we didn’t see
We have laminate floors now where we had tiles before (turned out it was actually 2…
Hybrid flooring warping
I actually have no idea. It is from Rhino Flooring natural hybrid Burbank range. Describe as True core technology with 5G click. The sales agent is visiting me tomorrow…
Hallway arch - hoping to make less ugly
at most it will have a short lintel which could be moved up just below the ceiling or even above. Above means you need to patch the cornice and might need to deal with…
Oct 21, 2023 10:46 am
The only non traditional item I have in the bedrooms is a 1400mm high built out section that houses a hidden powerpoint. Supplies a power for a charger and a AI assistant…
Oct 08, 2023 10:48 am
installing vinyl planks underlay
Hi l plan to install a self adhesive vinyl plank floor. l first need to attach masonite boards underlay to by plywood subfloor of my house. What size nails and how many…
XPS under tiles
looks experimental to me, reinforced screed would be a better option or even better insulate between ground and structural slab. I would not put granite over that,…
Sep 24, 2023 3:15 pm
Flooring option for bedroom and passage
Newbie question for flooring options. We are thinking of changing the flooring for bedrooms and passage area. Last time we looked at flooring options was almost 8years…
Flooring help. Removing quads or scotia
I have just had laminate floors installed in a new build. The floors look great but the scotia in the kitchen looks terrible and hadn’t expected it and I got quite a…
Sep 11, 2023 12:23 am
Ripped up the carpet and the surface below gas come loose and you can see the slab below. The material breaking away looks and feels like crumbling cement.…
Dulux Lexicon - anyone used this recently?
I am in the same boat as you all are. I have listened to the advice of my painter and went with Dulux Lexicon. It got painted end of 2021. I regret it so much as…
Need help with flooring options
Hi there, I'm a conplete newbie to this, but I'm looking to put a floor down in my 6x9m shed. It's currently sitting on a 100mm thick concrete perimeter (dirt floor…
Jul 08, 2023 11:45 am
Holman deck lights
So I'm just reading up on this ecosystem of lights.
I'm planning on putting deck lights along the outside edge of a large deck. Will need about 3 packs (18 lights) plus…
We have warm light throughout our house and it sort of makes are already dark stained floor more darker. We always wanted a lighter colourwd flooring but it turned…
Hi We have Hybrid Spotted Gum Hp0995 from carpet call. It turned out to be very dark and rough. Is there any polish or product we can use to make it shinier ?
Ceiling Fan Light
I guess if you had just the one light you could add task lighting. Ie desk light, bedside for reading, strip lights in cupboard etc. One thing I hated with the down lights…
Mar 15, 2023 6:37 am
Have you got a floor plan? Are there logical expansion points? Would help to see sizing of areas.
Would changing flooring direction give more logical expansion trim areas?…
I'm not a carpet or chemical expert, but I can offer some general information that might help you understand the situation. The…
Feb 25, 2023 9:54 am
Feb 03, 2023 6:41 pm
Thanks for responding. That's very helpful as I'm new to renovating and don't know what is reasonable and not.
Hog Bristle interior
ive got timeless grey, wchich would be considdered cold. Its dark too, but coupled with wharm white light it doesnt feel cold at all.
tricky painting advice needed
acrylic latex paint or acrylic alkyd and I'd spray for the best finish. Oil based paints tend to change colour over time so all…
What glue for vinyl plank tiles
We ordered the vinyl to install over the holidays and the company provided us with only enough for only a third of the job. They won't be open again for 2 weeks, can…
blinds or shutters?
Acoustic Absorption Polyester Felt Sound Panel Acoustic Absorbing Ceiling Sound…
I just installed the pendant for staircase but it look like quit small for the space.
Is it a good idea to change the shade bigger or buy something else?
Well ive just purchased a wool carpet as well. My Carpet layer has thirty years experience and as soon as he stepped on my existing carpet he said its fine to use the…
Oct 26, 2022 2:29 pm
We have a small bulkhead at the top corner if rumpus area to cover AC vent.
Appreciate any ideas to disguise it.
We have thought of few options
1) make a cupboard…
LED lights in shower niches
Shower lighting can be a great way to enhance the ambiance and functionality of your bathroom. It is especially important when it comes to shower niches, as they often…
Embleton engineered timber review
Hi - just wondering if anyone has installed natural oak timber herringbone by Embleton. Purchased by flooring online.
Any reviews on quality?