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johnreynolds
johnreynolds
20 September 2016

Timber flooring species

Timber flooring species
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@gandn - I have similar questions... Waiting to see if someone answers you...

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johnreynolds
Sep 20, 2016 10:26 am

Grey or Light Wood laminate pictures?

Grey or Light Wood laminate pictures?

We are thinking about putting in laminate flooring in our upstairs (3 bedrooms and retreat area). Initially we were planning to go dark, but now we are thinking we might…

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Adelaide Girl
Sep 24, 2017 2:20 pm
Michelle
Michelle
21 September

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

I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?
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Just remember NO steam mops... and put felt pads under everything!! :)

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Michelle
Sep 21, 2017 6:53 pm
Michelle
Mojo1
Mojo1
20 September

Question for Tilers and laminate floor experts

Question for Tilers and laminate floor experts

Hi Anyone know what the standard height is from slab to top of tile is? Including cement, screed etc. Is it 40mm? I need to know for stair finish. Also what about for…

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Mojo1
Sep 20, 2017 4:55 pm
Nawsome
Nawsome
19 September

Adelaide Flooring Places????

Adelaide Flooring Places????

We got our laminate planks and carpets from Solomons and tiles were from Beaumonts.

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Nawsome
Sep 19, 2017 2:33 pm
Nawsome
Adelaide Girl
Adelaide Girl
17 September

Brease Carpets (or allergy sensitive)

Brease Carpets (or allergy sensitive)

Has anyone had experience using Brease carpets or other allergy sensitive carpets? Any thoughts on how they actually perform in relation to allergies?

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Adelaide Girl
Sep 17, 2017 7:16 pm
JB1
JB1
13 September

Fixing timber battens to concrete

Fixing timber battens to concrete

I'm not confident with the life of liquid nails. They crack as they age. However the T&G are nailed to battens it's unlikely to cause any issues if the battens separate…

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JB1
Sep 13, 2017 7:39 pm
ankrich
ankrich
11 September

Timber staircase colour

Timber staircase colour

We have the same combination white walls and oak grey floor, we went with dark walnut for stairs. PCI is next month so don't have any pictures yet.

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ankrich
Sep 11, 2017 4:15 pm

Hey! We have had laminate floor for about 7 years. It's very hardy, only dent we have (and it's small) husband sat on a child's chair with our then two year old son on…

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mrsrusty
Sep 08, 2017 10:31 pm
alexp79
alexp79
8 September

Suggestions required for Flooring over Carpet

Suggestions required for Flooring over Carpet

long lasting durable engineered hardwood for heavy used areas such as maple, might be also a very good choice to consider. it has good water resistance, too.

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alexp79
Sep 08, 2017 12:20 am
ajbrisbane
ajbrisbane
31 August

Super soft carpets

Super soft carpets

Hi Michelle, Quick question for you, we've been looking at carpet for a while and have been given a great price on (Redbook Green - Mountain Chalet), it looks great and…

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ajbrisbane
Aug 31, 2017 8:10 pm
ryderbrett
ryderbrett
24 August

Rug Cleaning and Care Guide

Rug Cleaning and Care Guide

Hi Guys We have written a rug cleaning and care guide. Hopefully this is useful :-) https://www.floorsome.com.au/blogs/floo ... care-guide

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ryderbrett
Aug 24, 2017 2:12 pm
Wotsup
Wotsup
23 August

Vinyl planks

Vinyl planks

Hi Ceri, What brand do you have ? And what is it underneath concrete or particle board ? And where are you located ?

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Wotsup
Aug 23, 2017 6:53 pm
KushD
KushD
22 August

Floor Boards up stairs

Floor Boards up stairs

Yeah. Initially I thought about having floating boards on the upper floor as well. Gave up the idea after I failed to find any house with floating boards to the upper…

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KushD
Aug 22, 2017 9:53 pm
str
str
22 August

Seal concrete for jarrah floorboards

Seal concrete for jarrah floorboards

Hi What do you recommend for sealing concrete for new jarrah floorboards. Polyethylene sheet or liquid sealer which dries upon application. If latter, which brand.

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str
Aug 22, 2017 5:18 pm
alexp79
alexp79
21 August

Tile Questions

Tile Questions

I like rectangular ones, but it is a matter of personal choice. Same for gloss vs matte. Rectified porcelain looks so much better. Larger ones are better, but, as I…

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alexp79
Aug 21, 2017 7:20 pm

Carpet Choices HELP!

Carpet Choices HELP!

We are up to the same position our house is in council at the moment its meant to be out by the end of next week roughly. So its getting exciting :)

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candicewebster
Aug 21, 2017 2:17 pm
Decomo
Decomo
12 August

Joint on middle of laminate flooring-Is it really necessary?

Joint on middle of laminate flooring-Is it really necessary?

Looks GREAT. :: I should have done the same (outsource to 3rd party instead). :cry:

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Decomo
Aug 12, 2017 10:33 pm
Decomo
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alexp79
Aug 10, 2017 11:05 pm
Best-in-OZ
Best-in-OZ
10 August

Cleaning white carpets

Cleaning white carpets

I too believe that hiring the <a href="http://endoflease.net.au">professionals cleaners</a> will definitely give better touch in the carpet since they have the appropriate…

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Best-in-OZ
Aug 10, 2017 7:52 pm
alexp79
alexp79
10 August

Need recommandation on Tile & carpets in Sydney?

Need recommandation on Tile & carpets in Sydney?

Get them from China, you can find vendors at Alibaba Web site and request them to provide free samples.

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alexp79
Aug 10, 2017 1:27 am
Handyem
Handyem
9 August

Timber Floor Supplier - Greenhill Timber

Timber Floor Supplier - Greenhill Timber

Hi, we're looking at Greenhill Timber as a possible flooring supplier for our property in Melb, but can't find a lot of reviews one way or another for them. Wondering if…

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Handyem
Aug 09, 2017 9:10 pm
Handyem
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
6 August

Patio Floor???

Patio Floor???

Tiles is so much easier - pavers are a maintenance nightmare after a couple of years!

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JayaJaya
Aug 06, 2017 10:51 pm
JayaJaya
phantom18
phantom18
1 August

Flooring

Flooring

I have an allowance of $6000 to spend on the flooring for my new house? total area would be 120M2. Best cost options?

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phantom18
Aug 01, 2017 3:35 pm

I bought these from masters closing down sale, there instructions are to lay the same as a…

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roscodunn78
Jul 16, 2017 8:04 am
spiffmiff
spiffmiff
15 July

Affordable wood look option to match jarrah skirting?

Affordable wood look option to match jarrah skirting?

We're planning to replace existing ageing faux jarrah laminate with something nicer and more contemporary before sale. I was originally thinking of some affordable but…

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spiffmiff
Jul 15, 2017 10:05 pm
spiffmiff
hs815
hs815
15 July

Recommendations for bamboo flooring and ceramic tiles

Recommendations for bamboo flooring and ceramic tiles

Hi, I'm in the same boat, finalizing flooring. We're switching up between bamboo or laminate for upstairs. From all the sales reps we've talked to Bamboo: + Feels…

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hs815
Jul 15, 2017 9:10 pm
bvillemot
bvillemot
14 July

Putting flooring in after skirting

Putting flooring in after skirting

How much did builders charge to lay skirting after? If anything?

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bvillemot
Jul 14, 2017 5:58 am

wooden subfloor water damage

wooden subfloor water damage

It's best to have it checked first. I agree with Lochie that insurance companies are sometimes difficult with this kind of damages (plus it also takes time). But make sure…

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cheryl_0316
Jul 08, 2017 10:45 pm

Real Timber floor laying Perth

Real Timber floor laying Perth
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Timber comes in many different species, tones and widths that there is certainly one that will suit your…

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theclaudiabeck
Jul 08, 2017 9:44 pm
kezza71
kezza71
8 July

Cleaning tips for vinyl planks (Karndean Van Gogh)

Cleaning tips for vinyl planks (Karndean Van Gogh)

I use hot water with a couple of drops of eucalyptus oil with my swisher mop. This was recommended to me by the person who laid my vinyl planks 6 years ago, and they still…

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kezza71
Jul 08, 2017 11:25 am

Hardwood Floors Help!

Hardwood Floors Help!

Ok thank you for the correction :)

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jessicagauci
Jul 07, 2017 9:18 pm
lovisa
lovisa
7 July

Adelaide Luxury vinyl plank

Adelaide Luxury vinyl plank

Had a quote from builder for $9100

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lovisa
Jul 07, 2017 12:19 pm

Can warped/cupped bamboo floors be fixed?

Can warped/cupped bamboo floors be fixed?

Hello Unfortunately those boards will have to be taken out and replaced with new ones, will always have the water makes and cupping

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Bamboo King
Jul 03, 2017 9:59 pm
Nawsome
Nawsome
3 July

Dust Mite Allergy - carpet v floor boards

Dust Mite Allergy - carpet v floor boards

we have floorboards (click laminate) in our current bedrooms - and with young bubbas, was great! TMI, but we had a happy chucker so the floorboards made cleanup so much…

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Nawsome
Jul 03, 2017 9:37 am
Nawsome
Joker
Joker
1 July

Tile flooring looks dirty - how to resolve?

Tile flooring looks dirty - how to resolve?

Is the new tile from the same batch, could be slightly different colour which is common for same tiles from different batches. You could also try a high quality cleaner…

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Joker
Jul 01, 2017 8:14 pm

henley Flooring Carmelle Lux Q2

henley Flooring Carmelle Lux Q2

we are doing externally as it is very expensive by henley.

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bhutani.sumit
Jun 20, 2017 7:29 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
2 June

Black spong-like stuff on floorboards under underlay?

Black spong-like stuff on floorboards under underlay?

I have no idea about the spongy stuff nor how to remove it; however, why can't you refinish the timber floors right now? Once you glue vinyl to those board, it will be…

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arcadelt
Jun 02, 2017 11:42 am

Recycled or distressed-looking timber flooring

Recycled or distressed-looking timber flooring

Recycled and new timber comes in three different finishes for decking and flooring…

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theclaudiabeck
May 24, 2017 4:00 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
18 May

Where to get these tiles?

Where to get these tiles?

Like arcadelt said, it is better to ask them Or contact SJB (http://www.sjb.com.au/projects/sepia)

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arcadelt
May 18, 2017 10:06 pm

Timber look Laminate flooring

Timber look Laminate flooring

I called our builder in advance and asked them which of their displays had the two colours of laminate installed that we were deciding on. This way we could drive…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
May 10, 2017 6:46 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build
eirrac
eirrac
6 May

New build - GJ Gardner

New build - GJ Gardner

I really like those tiles! We are building with GJ gardner but here they go with Groove tiles. I think most tile companies can get the same tiles though. I had a look at

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eirrac
May 06, 2017 4:20 pm
Berek
Berek
5 May

Warm floors without underfloor heating

Warm floors without underfloor heating

As mentioned concrete will need to absorb heat from somewhere to radiate it. It has an R value of 0 so I'd say you'd have to have the heaters on for a while before they'd…

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Berek
May 05, 2017 11:01 pm
arcadelt
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
jack147
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
Samk
Samk
7 April

Left over flooring cheap

Left 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
Althom
7 April

Floor fail

Floor 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
Althom
mel_mack
mel_mack
6 April

Polished Concrete

Polished 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
Berek
4 April

Flooring for bottom floor which includes kitchen and living

Flooring 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 colours

Tiles/ 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
tapasr_Lexia4


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