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johnreynolds
johnreynolds
20 September 2016

Timber flooring species

Timber flooring species
1, 2, 3

The soft warmth and universal beauty of adds light and class to each room with its unique, natural glow. Although all hardwood…

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johnreynolds
Sep 20, 2016 10:26 am
erina12345
erina12345
7 October

Help with choosing hybrid planks

Help with choosing hybrid planks

Hello, what is the best brand of waterproof hybrid planks? So far I am looking at green earth and some others but I really don’t know where to start. They all have…

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erina12345
Oct 07, 2019 8:09 pm
Tazw
Tazw
7 October

Cashmere Touch Carpet (nysoft)

Cashmere Touch Carpet (nysoft)

Hi rimon82 - I have the same question as you do. I am also looking at the Cashmere Touch and would like to here from anyone you has installed it to see how it performs. …

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Tazw
Oct 07, 2019 11:04 am

Tiling over tiles.. is this possible or not at all?

Tiling over tiles.. is this possible or not at all?

If the original tiles are still in good nick and stuck solid (ie no druminess/hollow sounds when tapping) then you can tile over tile. Normally the tiler would need to…

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Brisbane_tiler
Oct 06, 2019 5:20 pm

Your better off going with the weight of the carpet, it will always be the better carpet. Bit more pricey but will stand up longer.

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Michelle
Sep 28, 2019 7:38 am
Michelle
Gary D. Atchley
Gary D. Atchley
25 September

Epoxy flooring

Epoxy flooring

Before you narrow down, you need to know the epoxy flooring better. Then you can easily narrow down which is not deserve to stay on up.

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Gary D. Atchley
Sep 25, 2019 10:42 pm
Gary D. Atchley
jderik
jderik
22 September

Laminate Flooring Vendor Suggestions in Melbourne

Laminate Flooring Vendor Suggestions in Melbourne

Does anyone know of an affordable Laminate flooring vendor/installer who is affordable in Melbourne? I have checked a few such as Western Distributor, Carpert Court and…

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jderik
Sep 22, 2019 12:42 pm
AandP
AandP
20 September

Carpet place recommendations?

Carpet place recommendations?

Looking for places in Sydney who have the best prices on carpet....anyone have any recommendations?

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AandP
Sep 20, 2019 7:18 am
dandw
dandw
3 September

Karndean Wormy Chestnut

Karndean Wormy Chestnut

Hi Michelle, What would be the best carpet color palette to go with Karndean Australian Wormy Chestnut? Greys or Browns? Light or dark? The tiles in the wet areas are mid grey.

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dandw
Sep 03, 2019 12:55 pm
dandw

Carpet replacement

Carpet replacement

Hi all, We built our Porter Davis home in 2016 and had Cat 3 Lenton Brae carpet installed in coffee colour. We have had some damage to the rumpus room carpet and need to…

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Randwick24.2016
Aug 12, 2019 8:21 pm

Encaustic/cement tile grout issue

Encaustic/cement tile grout issue

had a quote to grind out the sand/cement/grout and regrout using epoxy! $850, seems decent!

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mynameisjonas
Jul 18, 2019 8:44 pm
bitrusty
bitrusty
15 July

Carpet on Stairs - Pricked by smoothedge

Carpet on Stairs - Pricked by smoothedge
1, 2

Just tap the nails down with a hammer.This is common with thinner or open pile carpets.

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bitrusty
Jul 15, 2019 11:30 am
bitrusty
bitrusty
15 July

Carpet tacks poking feet at doorway

Carpet tacks poking feet at doorway

Sorry craig you are miss informed.The Australian standards are to use the timber smoothedge against tiles.carpet spikes just need to be tapped down.30 years of experience

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bitrusty
Jul 15, 2019 11:21 am
raj_27
raj_27
11 July

Where to buy carpet in Melbourne?

Where to buy carpet in Melbourne?

Can some one please recommend a good place t get carpet from to replace existing carpet at our new place? I visited Carpet Court and got a quick quote of $65 for square…

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raj_27
Jul 11, 2019 4:49 pm
meljay1234
meljay1234
30 June

Grind and Seal

Grind and Seal

Hi all. I recently had a grind and seal done on my mid 80s home floor. I chose a semi gloss finish and the contractor use an oil based polyurethane. My problem is that I…

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meljay1234
Jun 30, 2019 3:58 pm
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
4 June

Exterior entrance paving recommendations

Exterior entrance paving recommendations

Most tile places will let you take samples home, so my advice is to get some large format tiles in medium to dark grey and put them next to the wall and window, to see…

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Bebbsy
Jun 04, 2019 11:49 pm

Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank

Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank

Korlok hybrid i thought was the nest too. I saw abode also but i couldnt find the color that i was after and then if ound korlok... its karndean so i was happy with it.

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Taniaimran
May 22, 2019 8:56 am
Taniaimran
arcadelt
arcadelt
18 May

Floorboards - restore or go over?

Floorboards - restore or go over?

Now that I've seen them, I would double my recommendation. We recently stitched in some replacement boards in a Canberra home, because parts had been poorly patched. Now…

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arcadelt
May 18, 2019 10:24 pm
Michelle
Michelle
24 April

Vinyl Planks 4.5mm

Vinyl Planks 4.5mm

Very Nice!!!

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Michelle
Apr 24, 2019 9:14 pm
Michelle
prasha
prasha
23 April

Cordless heat gun

Cordless heat gun

I got this Milwaukee M18 heat gun. I used it , For the first time the last 2 days , on outside corners of cove base. It is awesome. The weight of the battery makes it very…

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prasha
Apr 23, 2019 6:50 pm
prasha
Naez
Naez
4 April

Re leveling house ‘jack and pack’

Re leveling house ‘jack and pack’

Thank you for your reply! I appreciate it. How can they accurately quote without going under the house then? It did actually shock me that neither company went under…

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Naez
Apr 04, 2019 9:36 pm

Beaumont Tiles Regina Grey

Beaumont Tiles Regina Grey

Has anyone selected Regena grey as their tile? Photos would be AWESOME!

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NathanRetreat298
Mar 30, 2019 6:02 pm
NathanRetreat298
IamSAM
IamSAM
27 March

Kenbrock vs Heatridge Vinyl Flooring

Kenbrock vs Heatridge Vinyl Flooring

See images posted by me earlier for Karndean Mountain Spotted Gum

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IamSAM
Mar 27, 2019 9:01 am
IamSAM
sarb
sarb
26 March

Vinyl flooring

Vinyl flooring

I figure you can likewise utilize somewhat off Metho to perfect also. Check at the store, ideally where the floor was acquired from. Or then again if all else fails you may call .

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sarb
Mar 26, 2019 10:12 am
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Bebbsy
Mar 21, 2019 11:25 pm
Ddor
Ddor
16 March

Turpentine floors

Turpentine floors

Hi, New to this forum. Just wandering if anyone can give me advice on cracked/splitting turpentine floorboards. They are installed on batons which are on a concrete…

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Ddor
Mar 16, 2019 8:11 pm
Chan
Chan
16 March

Carrara tile

Carrara tile

Hi anyone used carrara tile to living? We are using it in the living, study , lounge and kitchen and dinmensions will be 600*600 please share your thoughts , reviews, pics thanks.

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Chan
Mar 16, 2019 7:55 am
jojo6
jojo6
14 March

Aquadrop Rigid Waterproof Flooring Vinyl Planks

Aquadrop Rigid Waterproof Flooring Vinyl Planks

Hi, If you want a really great product which I have in my home, go to a Carpet Court store and check out Pryzm. Its fantastic, I have dogs and wear high heels...no…

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jojo6
Mar 14, 2019 6:37 pm
Lara Oz
Lara Oz
5 March

Cracking Noises - Floating Floors

Cracking Noises - Floating Floors

Thank you Alex, that was interesting reading! I’ve watched some videos of similar noises and mine are not as bad, and so I’m not sure it’s going to qualify as a…

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Lara Oz
Mar 05, 2019 5:43 pm
tarmilai
tarmilai
25 February

Polished concrete floor

Polished concrete floor

Hello My contractor just finished the concrete floor in my future to be 2nd hand shop in Haifa, Israel. The cutting of the joints was premature, and the cuts are full of…

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tarmilai
Feb 25, 2019 12:17 pm
Althom
Althom
24 February

Sanding/finishing wood floors

Sanding/finishing wood floors

Sounds reasonable to me. A day for sanding and clean up. A day to apply first coat. A day to cure. A day to apply second coat. A day to cure.

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Althom
Feb 24, 2019 1:21 pm
Althom
CJB80
CJB80
8 February

Refinish cypress pine or laminate?

Refinish cypress pine or laminate?

Hi all, We have a split level, double story home with a maze of different flooring. The new extension (not done by us) has top of the range light timber look wide laminate…

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CJB80
Feb 08, 2019 4:30 pm
Taniaimran
Taniaimran
2 February

Laminate floors without scotia???

Laminate floors without scotia???

Hi everyone. I know this issue has been talked about in the forum quite a bit but I haven’t got one answer as to if we can have laminate floors without scotia or…

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Taniaimran
Feb 02, 2019 6:35 pm
Taniaimran
uday63
uday63
31 January

Avorio Polished Porcelain - Hynes

Avorio Polished Porcelain - Hynes

Hi, Did anyone select Avorio Polished Porcelain for their flooring? We selected these for our house. Would love to see any pictures of Avorio Polished Porcelain. Regards, Uday

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uday63
Jan 31, 2019 8:46 pm

Hi all Just purchased a 1960s house with Tas oak hardwood floorboards, however in the lounge area the old fireplace was removed and the mantel area poured in with…

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Count
Jan 31, 2019 8:34 pm
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
30 January

Vinyl Plank Flooring Questions Answered

Vinyl Plank Flooring Questions Answered
1, 2, 3, 4

How expensive is that? I am looking to spend around $85sqm. 😬

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Bebbsy
Jan 30, 2019 8:24 pm
Fipi10
Fipi10
20 January

Stain before seal

Stain before seal

Can anyone advise me on how this floor should look pre seal? I have had a professional sand…

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Fipi10
Jan 20, 2019 8:09 am
Poopy Tay
Poopy Tay
17 January

Rugs in Melbourne?

Rugs in Melbourne?

To decor my new home I have searched so many online stores but didn't find any store according to my need. Actually, I was searching for Morrocan Shaggy Rugs for my…

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Poopy Tay
Jan 16, 2019 11:28 pm
DIYnoobie
DIYnoobie
12 January

How to remove junior end trims of laminate floor

How to remove junior end trims of laminate floor

Hi, we have quickstep flooring. We need to remove some junior end trims due to deteriorating aesthetics. The floors are great. I think the trim isn’t quickstep though-…

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DIYnoobie
Jan 12, 2019 9:37 pm
Neil Dee
Neil Dee
11 January

Removing paint from garage floor

Removing paint from garage floor

Hi Guys Garage floor (car is housed in garage) was originally sealed then painted over, now it's coming off, have tried to gernie and repaint with no luck.....can you put…

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Neil Dee
Jan 11, 2019 3:17 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
9 January

Flooring that does not show footprints

Flooring that does not show footprints

I think just about everything will show some marks, but in our home these are less visible on matt surfaces, rather than the glossy ones.

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arcadelt
Jan 09, 2019 8:32 pm
ymiao4398
ymiao4398
8 January

Floor Tiles - Ceramic vs Porcelain ??

Floor Tiles - Ceramic vs Porcelain ??

Ceramic tiles are possibly the most common tiles found in homes, offices, and other buildings, largely because they’re…

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ymiao4398
Jan 08, 2019 8:25 am
Jit singh
Jit singh
9 December 2018

Laminate Floor Brands - Embelton & Krono Original

Laminate Floor Brands - Embelton & Krono Original

Ian gonna send you the Kronos Shire oak pics that is recently installed in my house

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Jit singh
Dec 09, 2018 2:38 pm
robdridan
robdridan
27 November 2018

Upgrade to vinyl flooring

Upgrade to vinyl flooring

Thanks, it was a slight gap on ends between planks but yes he was dead against them.

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robdridan
Nov 27, 2018 8:00 pm
Angela72
Angela72
26 November 2018

Embelton Bamboo Flooring

Embelton Bamboo Flooring

Hi, Thinking of putting Embelton Aqua Tuf in New England BlackButt, in my home. 1/ Is it better on top of tiles or remove ceramic tiles? 2/ do you need under…

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Angela72
Nov 26, 2018 5:03 pm
homeow
homeow
23 November 2018

Broken terrazzo step

Broken terrazzo step

Not a great photo but you can see the crack on bottom right

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homeow
Nov 23, 2018 7:54 am
csingh
csingh
7 November 2018

Best Place for Hardwood Flooring

Best Place for Hardwood Flooring

Hi, Looking for some sort of warehouse/outlet style store for timber flooring in Sydney. Something similar to the tile factory outlet (TFO) in Smithfield. We've made…

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csingh
Nov 07, 2018 6:23 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
1 November 2018

Abode Vinyl

Abode Vinyl

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IamSAM
Nov 01, 2018 11:15 am
IamSAM
nada17
nada17
15 October 2018

White risers for new stairs

White risers for new stairs

Thank you! I am a bit concerned with moisture but I think it would only be exposed to moisture during cleaning. I am not sure though how they are are going connect the…

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