Flooring & Floor Covering
Floor Tiles - Ceramic vs Porcelain ??
Here is the distinction among ceramic and porcelain tiles:
1) Porcelain tiles have a water ingestion rate of 0.5%
2) Ceramic is generally not sturdy enough for outside…
Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank
I looked at the Karndean vinly planks today and they look great.
Then went to another store and they tried to steer me away from vinyl and toward hybrid.
He stated he…
Embelton Bamboo Flooring
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…
Best Place for Hardwood Flooring
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…
My Karndean Mountain Spotted Gum
White risers for new stairs
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…
Suggestions for CHEAP flooring
That's a big area to cover with $1000. Why put down board onto a concrete slab? Go straight to vinyl planks. Easy top lay yourselves.
We're trying to find either 200 x 200mm or 300 x 300mm floor tiles in black and white.
We are going for the classic look in our entrance approx 1.5m x 5m as in the photo…
Sheet flooring over existing weatherboards
Longtime reader of this forum and first time poster.
Im renovating an old california bungalow and due to variances in in existing floor levels and finishes i need…
Joins in carpet
It’s a problem with homes with larger open plan spaces, but it is also very dependent on the carpet. It tends to be worse with plain finely cut carpets and less…
Tiler damaged balcony tile...how to fix?
Oops! My bad.
The forum spammer has had a free ride on various threads for some time, probably because the reporting process is not prominent. I'll send an improvement…
I’m trying to find some discontinued Italian floor tiles; required after a kitchen renovation.
Refin Corte dei Principi (12” x 12”)
Need 40 or so; and a little…
Besides aesthetics, the golden rule is when laying floor boards on joists, the board must be at right angle to joists and not parallel to distribute load more…
Laying timber over tiles
We have kind of done this, however with ply in between. One little issue, a creaking sound in our hallway, but apart from this, has been perfect.
Tile Effect Laminate
I'm looking for 'tile effect' laminate flooring, but struggling to find suppliers in Aus.
Bunnings have two variants, neither what I'm after.
This is sort of…
Sep 03, 2018 10:25 am
Carpet cleaning prices
By the day's end, as I would like to think,you spend a ton of cash on cover, so for what reason would you hold back to keep it looking good. Except if you need to…
Wood look tiles
we are acutally doing the timber look tiles thoughout the house, using timbertech. it looked good installed, and hopefully it won't be too cold upstairs.
Flooring dilemma - where to compromise?
We spoke to the local timber supplier again and they again strongly recommended not doing timber over the heated slab.
We met with the heating/geothermal/sustainability…
No Carpet at all?
I have a similar set up at my home. Where my floor is completely tile for the wet areas and then I have hardwood flooring for the rest of the home. Carpets can be a good…
Floating floorboards over SLATE!
I have a slate kitchen that was layed 30 years ago. The house had extensive water damage and now some of the slate has cracked and lifted and the cement grout is cracked…
Engineered vs Solid Timber Flooring
I'm torn between these two products, I'm leaning more towards solid but most flooring stores seem to push the engineered flooring more. I plan to have either choice stuck…
Castleton Luxury Vinyl Planks
Hi , I am looking for the same feedback too. We are building with Metricon in QLD and the only Luxury Vinyl Planks supplier they…
Hybrid floors - any feedback?
We had our heart set on timber floors but as we are havinghydronic heating/cooling in the slab the range is limited (a selection of engineered oak) none of which we really…
Jul 03, 2018 7:31 pm
What type of flooring do I have?
Hi Michelle, just quickly. We are building a double story. Color selection is due in a week's time but still haven't decided on which flooring to go for upstairs and…
Carpet to go with Spotted Gum
I am looking for a durable 100% wool carpet for hallway and bedrooms. The carpet must be dark enough to hide dirt. The house has too much wood for a grey charcoal but I…
Please send me photos if any one has Phase mementos porcelain tile 600x600 Beaumont.
It just so happens our company has pretty much moved over to pulling up tiles, so I can give you quite a bit of information on that subject.
In all honesty, nobody…
Jun 11, 2018 9:10 pm