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johnreynolds
johnreynolds
20 September 2016

Timber flooring species

Timber flooring species
1, 2, 3

Heres another look for tallow wood that I know has only just been laid.

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johnreynolds
Sep 20, 2016 11:26 am
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Michelle
Jan 13, 2021 6:55 pm
Michelle
Ellajackson67
Ellajackson67
12 January

Floating laminate floor cleaner

Floating laminate floor cleaner

This may be more about the detergent using in the process. Because I have been using the appropriate ratio of detergent, but it still always turned out to be sticky. Can…

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Ellajackson67
Jan 12, 2021 11:08 pm
Susanna123
Susanna123
10 December 2020

Vinyl floors

Vinyl floors

Replacing your flooring certainly offers a range of options, from hardwood to vinyl to carpet. Of course, renovating on a budget means weighing the pros and cons of each…

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Susanna123
Dec 10, 2020 12:24 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
7 December 2020

Floating Floors - which direction to lay ?

Floating Floors - which direction to lay ?

Our timber floorboards run across the entry and it looks perfectly fine. Of course, with timber we might not have the same technical requirements to a floating floor.

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arcadelt
Dec 07, 2020 6:53 pm
Rizzo
Rizzo
2 December 2020

Help with different types of concrete floors

Help with different types of concrete floors

Hi. We have designed a house to be solar passive and as such, having concrete floors is a part of this. We got some quotes that came in quite reasonable but now our…

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Rizzo
Dec 02, 2020 2:45 pm
KonkretHaus
KonkretHaus
27 November 2020

Polished Concrete in New Build

Polished Concrete in New Build

Do you have a photo of what you're after? Polished concrete (if just surface polished) we can do as low as $60-80. If you need full mechanical grind so that stones are…

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KonkretHaus
Nov 27, 2020 1:10 pm
KonkretHaus

Hi all. I just had my timber floor bleached and coated. Colour looks nice but the texture is not smooth. It has many areas where I can feel the grain of the timber and…

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Sam1979
Nov 01, 2020 8:28 pm
Tee3
Tee3
31 October 2020

Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank

Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank

Hi Kanes Wondering if you did end up pulling the trigger on Korlok? We're still researching and there's a lot of negative reviews about Karndean but its not clear if it…

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Tee3
Oct 31, 2020 2:31 am
walkz187
walkz187
29 October 2020

installing advice for tiling my kitchen

installing advice for tiling my kitchen

thanks thanks for your advice. ill be going with option 2 as suggested, i think is the best way also much quicker with removing tiles. i also have some 5mm rubber…

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walkz187
Oct 29, 2020 3:09 pm
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Black
Oct 22, 2020 4:46 am
boxhill
boxhill
18 October 2020

Carpet and underlay

Carpet and underlay

Thanks mate!

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boxhill
Oct 18, 2020 8:27 pm
boxhill
AnjC
AnjC
15 October 2020

Skirting boards when flooring after handover

Skirting boards when flooring after handover

I'm suggesting if you know what flooring you would like; and how proud of the floor it sits; and the builder will agree to install the skirting at that height, then do it.…

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AnjC
Oct 15, 2020 12:10 am
AnjC
AnjC
13 October 2020

XBond

XBond

So after my shock at the price of polished cement I've been looking at alternatives. Has anyone used XBond: If so what's you experience been like? I would imagine, since…

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AnjC
Oct 13, 2020 2:25 pm
Daithi
Daithi
6 October 2020

Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Hi there everyone, I am researching my upcoming floor renovation to my kitchen / dining room. Currently the flooring surface is old cork tiles, presumably glued directly…

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Daithi
Oct 06, 2020 10:26 am
jsmith07
jsmith07
2 October 2020

Yellow Tongue Structaflor help

Yellow Tongue Structaflor help

Thanks mate, self levelling compound did cross my mind. The area is 6m x 6m and raising it 20mm, I thought yellow tongue would be easier and more cost effective. I will…

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jsmith07
Oct 02, 2020 2:56 pm
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3simon
Oct 01, 2020 9:17 pm
crazyhor77
crazyhor77
29 September 2020

Hybrid flooring installation help

Hybrid flooring installation help

Hi, I'm about ready to start installing Hybrid flooring through a 2 bedroom house. I have removed all skirting board and prepared the existing floor as best I can. I…

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crazyhor77
Sep 29, 2020 7:38 pm
ashm
ashm
28 September 2020

Upstairs Laminate flooring underlay

Upstairs Laminate flooring underlay

Hello Guys, This may have been posted many times, I read some posts but still couldn't get a straightforward answer. We are toggling between carpet and laminate flooring…

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ashm
Sep 28, 2020 11:43 am
Ljb
Ljb
26 September 2020

Cavalier Bremworth Samurai Range Pilling

Cavalier Bremworth Samurai Range Pilling

I had Samurai Kaweii laid in 3 bedrooms 14 months ago and I am extremely disappointed with the look of it. It constantly looks fuzzy and half of the pilled fibres don’t…

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Ljb
Sep 26, 2020 9:35 am
juice_journo
juice_journo
18 September 2020

Recommendations for a bamboo flooring repair person (Melb)?

Recommendations for a bamboo flooring repair person (Melb)?

G'day all, I have some water-damaged bamboo flooring (from a leaking shower), and need to get it replaced. (Leak has been sorted, so it's safe to do this part now.) It's…

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juice_journo
Sep 18, 2020 2:48 pm
Babybaby82
Babybaby82
16 September 2020

Loose lay vinyl

Loose lay vinyl

Looking to see if anyone has loose lay vinyl in Hamden and if so have any pictures they could share please

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Babybaby82
Sep 16, 2020 1:34 pm
D and C House
D and C House
15 September 2020

Help!Gap between skirting and floorboard

Help!Gap between skirting and floorboard

Run No More Gaps around it? We're planning to do that with ours where there's a gap (though maybe a bit smaller) between the skirting and our vinyl floorboards.

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D and C House
Sep 16, 2020 12:01 am

Hi, I came across this carpet in many display homes and wanted to know if anyone knows what type of carpet is this? Is it closed loop? Any help would be really…

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Albert142
Aug 29, 2020 11:41 pm
mochun
mochun
26 August 2020

Flooring dilemma - hybrid or vinyl or tiles?

Flooring dilemma - hybrid or vinyl or tiles?

Hello Catgee How did you go with your flooring decision. Have you been happy with it? We are building a new house on the…

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mochun
Aug 26, 2020 12:32 pm
Finn101
Finn101
13 July 2020

Brushbox sanding and polishing. Is this a fault by tradesman

Brushbox sanding and polishing. Is this a fault by tradesman

Hi, I recently had some brushbox that was previously polished sanded back and repolished. It looks good but there are some irregularities I have uploaded here. The…

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Finn101
Jul 13, 2020 8:20 am
ShazzaD
ShazzaD
10 July 2020

Vinyl Plank Flooring Questions Answered

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

Hi Gary, I don't know if you still check in here but had a question about LVP in kitchen. After doing the kitchen looking to replace the floor (concrete slab) and using…

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ShazzaD
Jul 10, 2020 2:39 pm
the_doesnotexist
the_doesnotexist
5 July 2020

Which type of flooring would you choose and why?

Which type of flooring would you choose and why?

Have you had a look at hybrid flooring? It looked to me more realistic than the vinyl plank and is apparently 100% waterproof. The ones I liked (mid range?) were about…

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the_doesnotexist
Jul 05, 2020 10:46 pm

Hi all, I've recently removed an ugly brick wall unit and am now left with bare concrete surrounded by laminate floating flooring. Unfortunately the exact flooring type is…

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SimSim91
Jun 23, 2020 8:11 pm
funnybunny
funnybunny
15 June 2020

Replacing own floorboards NSW licence required?

Replacing own floorboards NSW licence required?

Hi Guys I'm planning on replacing a few floorboards in my tenant's townhouse, just good old timber ones maybe 4. I know how to do it but do i need a licence to do that in…

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funnybunny
Jun 15, 2020 6:32 pm
bitrusty
bitrusty
11 June 2020

Flooring for physical disability

Flooring for physical disability

There are domestic vinyls that have a pretty good cushion backing on them.These might be a better option.Marmoleum is a pretty thin and compressed product.

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bitrusty
Jun 11, 2020 11:46 am
nickbak92
nickbak92
6 June 2020

What floating floor!?

What floating floor!?

Hi everyone Looking at floor selections for our new build and tossing up between hybrid and water resistant laminate. We will most likely go through the builder for…

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nickbak92
Jun 06, 2020 10:22 pm
BuDWiZe
BuDWiZe
25 May 2020

Floor Finishes - Solvent-based Poly vs Oil Hardwax

Floor Finishes - Solvent-based Poly vs Oil Hardwax

im in the same boat but looking at it from health/voc and repairable ect i dont really want to sand floors in the future

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BuDWiZe
May 25, 2020 12:48 pm
Tee3
Tee3
19 May 2020

SPC or Laminate flooring that is almost scratch proof

SPC or Laminate flooring that is almost scratch proof

I'm considering to use the same type of flooring for our renovation. One of the reasons why I looked at this type of flooring is due to its scratch resistant nature. I…

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Tee3
May 20, 2020 12:54 am
KodaCujo
KodaCujo
19 May 2020

Flooring in Home Office/Study

Flooring in Home Office/Study

Yes, I do agree with you that tiles are a good option but it is not true that office chairs on wheels scratch timber floors. I am having a timber floor in my home office…

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KodaCujo
May 19, 2020 4:21 am
vicmik
vicmik
18 May 2020

Laminate floor finishing

Laminate floor finishing

Thanks all for the responses! This was resolved and now looks as it should, anyone with an eye for detail would expect for a "professionally installed" job. The guys that…

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vicmik
May 18, 2020 10:30 pm
Micr0chip
Micr0chip
29 April 2020

Skirts over carpet and timber joins

Skirts over carpet and timber joins

So building my first house and thought the people in this sub might be able to help. Have to install our flooring and trying to work some things out! We are putting…

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Micr0chip
Apr 29, 2020 9:14 pm
BuDWiZe
BuDWiZe
19 April 2020

karndean laminate vs hardwood, new house build

karndean laminate vs hardwood, new house build

anyone know what sort of price difference we are looking out between this type of laminate vs real wood? wife wants real wood if we can afford. seems to be really hard…

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BuDWiZe
Apr 19, 2020 3:37 pm
Jlisle
Jlisle
15 April 2020

Anyone used UB Trading Pty Ltd for Bamboo flooring?

Anyone used UB Trading Pty Ltd for Bamboo flooring?

Hi Jazz926 Did you opt for UB trading for your flooring? If so, what type of flooring did you go with ? Thanks Jack

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Jlisle
Apr 15, 2020 9:42 pm
Helz
Helz
10 April 2020

Bamboo floors - give me the good, the bad, the evil!

Bamboo floors - give me the good, the bad, the evil!

Hi Just wondering how your Genesis bamboo floors are? I’m considering getting them laid but the negative reviews are scaring me. Thanks.

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Helz
Apr 10, 2020 11:31 am
Pharian
Pharian
28 March 2020

Wood flooring popping up, how to glue it down please

Wood flooring popping up, how to glue it down please

Awesome thanks Chippy that's great. Cheers. Very much appreciated.

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Pharian
Mar 28, 2020 9:48 am
Pharian
arcadelt
arcadelt
11 March 2020

Help! My stairs look tacky

Help! My stairs look tacky

I don’t know what you mean by this statement, and I see no metal in either picture.

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arcadelt
Mar 11, 2020 12:52 pm
Promoshark
Promoshark
25 February 2020

Sagging timber structural beam.

Sagging timber structural beam.

Thanks For your advice Pulse, looking at the span guide it appears that it is a bit long and a new column should do it.

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Promoshark
Feb 25, 2020 2:21 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
18 February 2020

Need recommendation of laminate flooring

Need recommendation of laminate flooring

Karndean is Top Quality

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IamSAM
Feb 18, 2020 2:40 pm
IamSAM
MClark
MClark
2 January 2020

Blackbutt -Limewash?

Blackbutt -Limewash?

It will be interesting to see the result, I would get advice from your flooring contractor about what they know best. If you're in Melbourne I may have a guy for you. MC

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MClark
Jan 02, 2020 6:54 pm
MClark
BBJ
BBJ
19 December 2019

Which timber for flooring- New England blackbutt or silver t

Which timber for flooring- New England blackbutt or silver t

Thanks, for anyone researching later we decided on the blackbutt floors, I like the look and the hardness and we were told it resists termites while the stringy bark…

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BBJ
Dec 19, 2019 11:45 am
building-expert
building-expert
17 December 2019

Re leveling house ‘jack and pack’

Re leveling house ‘jack and pack’

You could be treating symptom and not a cause. There is a reason why your house is out of level how do you know what it is? In a worst case scenario you could spend the…

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building-expert
Dec 17, 2019 6:54 am
building-expert
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
11 December 2019

Evolution Laminate Floor - Proline

Evolution Laminate Floor - Proline

That would drive me crazy!

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Bebbsy
Dec 11, 2019 2:08 pm
thepa1nter
thepa1nter
6 December 2019

Vinyl planks (Godfrey Horst Stonehaven or similar) for both

Vinyl planks (Godfrey Horst Stonehaven or similar) for both

Vinyl planks are great, upstairs and downstairs are fine. If you are living there yourself I would want to carpet the bedrooms. If its a rental, vinyl plank the bedrooms…

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thepa1nter
Dec 06, 2019 12:01 am
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