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New build - GJ GardnerNew build - GJ Gardner

Has anyone used the timber look porcelain tiles in their build? Keen to see photos and get feedback. Thanks

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dillongl
Apr 30, 2017 1:28 pm
arcadelt
25 April
Polished concrete floor ground too much?Polished concrete floor ground too much?

Well, you could. Just get them to keep grinding another 12mm and then you can lay a 10mm tile.

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arcadelt
Apr 25, 2017 9:46 pm
arodc
12 April
Cleaning tips for vinyl planks (Karndean Van Gogh)Cleaning tips for vinyl planks (Karndean Van Gogh)

Any comments? (even if they're not specifically in relation to Karndean vinyl planks)

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arodc
Apr 12, 2017 12:24 pm
jack147
12 April
Carpet cleaner Sydney - recommendations?Carpet cleaner Sydney - recommendations?

Hello, Thanks for this useful information. I also want to sell my home and really need some service that can clean it at a reasonable price. So could you please suggest…

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jack147
Apr 12, 2017 9:14 am
adelinap
10 April
Recommendations for bamboo flooring and ceramic tilesRecommendations for bamboo flooring and ceramic tiles

Hi Everyone! My partner and i will start the search for bamboo flooring (upstairs) and a greyish ceramic tile (downstairs). Do you have any recommendations in Western…

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adelinap
Apr 10, 2017 1:54 pm
Samk
7 April
Left over flooring cheapLeft over flooring cheap

Carpet underlay.. 10mm Dunlop acoustic for sale .. 4 boxes of spotted gum timber for sale 14mm ... left over... pm for prices

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Samk
Apr 07, 2017 5:15 pm
Althom
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7 April
Floor failFloor fail

Who did you use? PM me if you don't want to make it public

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Althom
Apr 07, 2017 4:38 pm
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mel_mack
6 April
Polished ConcretePolished Concrete

Hi, We have just signed with Dechellis :) We really want polished concrete but the price is putting me off. I have spoken to a few polishers and their price I find…

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mel_mack
Apr 06, 2017 7:26 pm
Berek
4 April
Flooring for bottom floor which includes kitchen and livingFlooring for bottom floor which includes kitchen and living

Same same except I have a lot longer to decide :-D The are pros and cons of each and none have all pros. Timber is more giving and forgiving but I have doubts about it in a…

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Berek
Apr 04, 2017 8:28 pm
Tiles/ floor coloursTiles/ floor colours

If your walls are light then it should compliment each other...besides the walls if your cabinetry is white and you have lots of source light then it should stand…

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tapasr_Lexia4
Mar 29, 2017 6:06 am
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akovtoun
24 March
Evolution Laminate Floor - ProlineEvolution Laminate Floor - Proline

We had these installed 1 month ago the spotted gum shiny finish. We went with it because apparently the aquashield is highly water resistant and IC3 rating is scratch…

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akovtoun
Mar 24, 2017 4:03 pm
Subfloor moisture problemSubfloor moisture problem

If your moisture level in timber is 17-20% it is too high, it should be 10-14%. Anything over 18% sets of conditions suitable for rot, mould and termites. All homes with…

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building-expert
Mar 20, 2017 7:10 am
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G1NOSAUR
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18 March
Loose lay vinyl planksLoose lay vinyl planks
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Hey guys sorry to bumps this up. Are LVT capable of outdoor use like the Porch and Alfresco? And if so, does it look weird at the edges?

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G1NOSAUR
Mar 18, 2017 10:58 pm
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Opinions on floor tiles pleaseOpinions on floor tiles please

For choosing better tiles for your bathroom, You can take the help of blogs site. It will help you to choosing better decision. Thank you.

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First_Timer_Ray
Mar 08, 2017 5:59 pm
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Alicia
8 March
Flooring Installation - Complaints?Flooring Installation - Complaints?

Hi All, My husband & I moved into our new buil in mid November 2016. We had bamboo flooring installed after handover by a third party. The installation was a disaster…

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Alicia
Mar 08, 2017 12:45 pm
Porcelain Tiles - Gloss vs MattPorcelain Tiles - Gloss vs Matt

I agree bank, I ideally want matt but not textured - a smooth matt finish that doesn't trap dirt. I will have to ask again, but we were told what we saw was all there was…

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First_Timer_Ray
Mar 02, 2017 11:02 am
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riyamioz11
1 March
Carpet Cleaning- PerthCarpet Cleaning- Perth

Hello CarolineJ, Can you give some carpet cleaning tips?

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riyamioz11
Mar 01, 2017 7:17 pm
saggi
1 March
I work at Carpet Court - do you have a flooring question?I work at Carpet Court - do you have a flooring question?
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Hi Michelle, Could you please advise which one is better in long run Impressive Ultra Laminate or Timber ? Is it good value of Money to invest in this as I got quote of…

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saggi
Mar 01, 2017 9:44 am
saggi
27 February
henley Flooring Carmelle Lux Q2henley Flooring Carmelle Lux Q2

Hi All, I am new to this forum, Any advise on flooring is it good to be done with henley or better to choose from External Trades and which one is most cost Effective.…

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saggi
Feb 27, 2017 11:28 am
Foddy77
13 February
Prepping external bare brick wall for tilingPrepping external bare brick wall for tiling

Chasing some tiling wisdom, tips and tricks from the tiling community... I have an external 2x bare brick wall 3m high x 2.1m wide double brick that I need to prepare for…

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Foddy77
Feb 13, 2017 8:37 am
Ezza78
12 February
FloorboardsFloorboards

Anyone decide to put their own floorboards in their new home instead if using the builders supplier? Pros/cons? Did it cost more?

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Ezza78
Feb 12, 2017 8:47 am
ryderbrett
11 February
7 Reasons why you need an outdoor rug in your life7 Reasons why you need an outdoor rug in your life

Have just written another blog article, hope is OK to post these here let me know if not :-)

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ryderbrett
Feb 11, 2017 8:20 pm
Grout Perfect
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6 February
Buckling carpetBuckling carpet

Thanks for sharing this article.

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Grout Perfect
Feb 06, 2017 11:23 am
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ryderbrett
3 February
5 of the best Australian Home Decor Blogs 20175 of the best Australian Home Decor Blogs 2017

I have read this board for a long time and have recently started writing a blog and would love to know what people think. 5 of the best Australian Home Decor Blogs 2017

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ryderbrett
Feb 03, 2017 3:46 pm
Greer
31 January
Flood damage to subfloorFlood damage to subfloor

Hi thanks for that. If they keep giving us the run around we will have to go down that path. Hoping it won't come to that though. Thx

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Greer
Jan 31, 2017 1:39 pm
gunners13
23 January
Flooring! Tiles vs floorboards?Flooring! Tiles vs floorboards?

Hi I prefer a very good laminate flooring or floating timber flooring How big is your area? I am building now and went timber floors they look the best - the flooring…

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gunners13
Jan 23, 2017 3:20 pm
gunners13
12 January
Vinyl Floor Parquet upstairs - Boral Hardwood downstairsVinyl Floor Parquet upstairs - Boral Hardwood downstairs

Hi we are currently building and trying to determine what we use upstairs, we are trying to avoid carpet as my children have bad asthma, so was thinking of putting vinyl…

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gunners13
Jan 12, 2017 9:58 am
gunners13
12 January
Putting flooring in after skirtingPutting flooring in after skirting

we have laminate floors currently and have the beading...I don't like it we are building a new home and making sure the floor is put in first then the skirting so we…

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gunners13
Jan 12, 2017 9:51 am
olya
9 January
Cleaning white carpetsCleaning white carpets

I usually go for a professional carpet cleaning service to get my carpets cleaned. Yes, of course I know, the mess that kids make could seriously damage your white…

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olya
Jan 09, 2017 8:59 pm
olya
9 January
Water Based Dirty little secret!Water Based Dirty little secret!

Thank you so much for sharing. Was quite informative.

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olya
Jan 09, 2017 7:24 pm
J.T
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31 December 2016
Show us all your engineered timber floor!Show us all your engineered timber floor!

Hi everyone, We're trying to decide on timber flooring for our new house. I thought that a thread where everyone could post pictures of their installed engineered timber…

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J.T
Dec 31, 2016 8:33 am
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buildingonup
19 December 2016
What flooring is this?What flooring is this?

Yep slate flooring, a lot of people don't like them but I personally think they look pretty cool, if you modernise the rest and pick the right items they will look…

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buildingonup
Dec 19, 2016 8:10 am
namtrak
12 December 2016
wht timber flooring is this ??wht timber flooring is this ??

Bit hard from the pic - but my guess is Vic Ash/Tassie Oak. Would sand up a treat - very light in colour

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namtrak
Dec 12, 2016 12:01 pm
lghulm
7 December 2016
Timber Flooring AssistanceTimber Flooring Assistance

I noticed that Planet Timbers came up on this thread and wanted to provide my experience of using them recently to install their Levande Bamboo product throughout my whole…

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lghulm
Dec 07, 2016 6:53 pm
cmo63
5 December 2016
Timber Flooring Prep & Installation CostingsTimber Flooring Prep & Installation Costings

Hi I have just put new flooring down on top of ceramic tiles. After a lot of research I decided on Kenbrock smart drop. I couldn't be happier.

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cmo63
Dec 05, 2016 7:18 am
kapish
24 November 2016
Acoustic underlay for carpet? Pyrotek silent step?Acoustic underlay for carpet? Pyrotek silent step?

in my home there is which helps me to get rid of the irritating sound.now i live in peaceful environment.i buy it from soundbarrierfence. really great product!!!!

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kapish
Nov 24, 2016 6:12 pm
Lee54
23 November 2016
Bamboo Flooring, yes or no?Bamboo Flooring, yes or no?

its looks great and easy to clean but you have to keep it very well from scratch

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Lee54
Nov 23, 2016 9:13 am
matbellau
12 November 2016
Recommendation Timber Flooring Sunshine Coast??Recommendation Timber Flooring Sunshine Coast??

Hi MoodyBlue, We were looking at installing Bamboo flooring in our new place. We ended up with Kawana Flooring Warehouse. We ended up going with Vinyl planking instead…

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matbellau
Nov 12, 2016 3:29 pm
johanna.ram
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12 November 2016
Recommendation Timber and Carpet Flooring in MelbourneRecommendation Timber and Carpet Flooring in Melbourne

We have engineered timber and it is strong but can get marked. If you have active kids maybe tiles.. but it's really up to you and how you plan to take care. Laminate is…

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johanna.ram
Nov 12, 2016 12:42 pm
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chancelierwoodfloor
11 November 2016
Find A Trusted Teak Wood Flooring ManufacFind A Trusted Teak Wood Flooring Manufac

Teak Wood Flooring Is the best flooring for your home, office or other residential places. These are available with different designs, sizes and colors. CHANCELIER WOOD…

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chancelierwoodfloor
Nov 11, 2016 9:32 pm
sco77k
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9 November 2016
Can warped/cupped bamboo floors be fixed?Can warped/cupped bamboo floors be fixed?

Hi everyone, So we had a leak at the back of our fridge with the water inlet which was only discovered after I noticed a few of my bamboo floorboards were cupping.near…

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sco77k
Nov 09, 2016 3:09 pm
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dleesteere
4 November 2016
Tile resurfacing in PerthTile resurfacing in Perth

Hi, I'm looking to resurface (i.e. spray) the tiles in my bathroom before I sell the house. I was hoping someone could recommend a company in Perth that does good quality…

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dleesteere
Nov 04, 2016 3:13 pm
Mark S
28 October 2016
carpet costcarpet cost

In buying the carpet or anything to your home improvement, always look the affordable product but the quality and after sales service is not sacrificed. You can look this …

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Mark S
Oct 28, 2016 7:22 pm
Mark S
28 October 2016
Proper carpet layingProper carpet laying
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The majority of carpetlayers do not use a power stretcher. You would be amazed at the internal conflict on carpetlaying specific sites over the recommended use of a…

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Mark S
Oct 28, 2016 7:05 pm
deeps
24 October 2016
How to attach skirting boards?How to attach skirting boards?

What's the best way to attach "scotia", the small skirting boards that you can't really drill through?

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deeps
Oct 24, 2016 1:55 pm
Kpatto1
20 October 2016
Porcelain TilerPorcelain Tiler

Hi, I'm looking at getting 92m2 of porcelain timber look tiles laid 1/3 staggered. Does anyone know on average how much it is get them laid? Or can recommend anyone. I'm…

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Kpatto1
Oct 20, 2016 2:05 pm
red15
13 October 2016
Sanding rises on set of stairs- putty issueSanding rises on set of stairs- putty issue

I'd be pretty unhappy with that. I can't believe there isn't a product that would be a better match and if there truly isn't, your tradie should have told you that before…

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red15
Oct 13, 2016 11:43 am
Myppie
12 October 2016
Sanding rises on set of stairs- putty issueSanding rises on set of stairs- putty issue

Hello! I would love some advice please. We have engaged a tradie floor sander to sand and polish our timber staircase. It's rather old (40 y/o house). The treads came…

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Myppie
Oct 12, 2016 6:23 pm
bobdowne
1 October 2016
Carpet laying standards - Help with building insurance claimCarpet laying standards - Help with building insurance claim

Hi, Funny to read this as we have same problem. When I complained to the place we bought the carpet from, he told us it's a thin carpet! Sadly he didn't mention that when…

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bobdowne
Oct 01, 2016 8:35 pm



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