Flooring & Floor Covering
Refinish cypress pine or laminate?
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…
Feb 08, 2019 5:30 pm
Laminate floors without scotia???
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…
Avorio Polished Porcelain - Hynes
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.
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…
Jan 31, 2019 9:34 pm
Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank
Yes, me too. I’ve being looking at those two options and are confused about what to go with. Some photos and advice from forumites would be welcome. 🤗
Can anyone advise me on how this floor should look pre seal?
I have had a professional sand…
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…
Removing paint from garage floor
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…
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…