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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

Either way, you will need hardboard down first to install either of them. The only vinyl in Australia that doesn't require hardboard first is Karndean's 4.5mm plank.…

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Michelle
Feb 17, 2020 6:18 pm
Michelle

Hi Guys, I've been continuing with my research and wanted to see your opinion on the two products in question. With Solvent-based Polys (Looking…

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kidleston
Feb 04, 2020 2:30 pm

Polished Concrete in New Build

Polished Concrete in New Build

Unfortunately Builders bumping up the engineering is easy money here's why 1. Clients rarely understand and then question engineering 2. Structural upgrades are big ticket…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 31, 2020 8:15 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Reno22
Reno22
5 January

Cavalier Bremworth Samurai Range Pilling

Cavalier Bremworth Samurai Range Pilling

Thanks Chippy! That’s comforting to hear the shedding isn’t too excessive. Of all the carpets we have seen this is our favourite, so glad to hear you like it and you…

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Reno22
Jan 05, 2020 8:55 pm
MClark
MClark
2 January

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
thepa1nter
newbie1234
newbie1234
25 November 2019

Laminate vs Engineered Timber Flooring

Laminate vs Engineered Timber Flooring

I was initially looking for a light oak type of engineered timber flooring for a new apartment which we will be living in, as I like the look and feel of real wood. I've…

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newbie1234
Nov 25, 2019 7:57 am
Metricon_Vantage48
Metricon_Vantage48
17 November 2019

Metricon perfect timber flooring

Metricon perfect timber flooring

I’m building with Metricon the vantage 48 and have my colour appointment in 2 weeks. Im really struggling with flooring. With Perfect timber flooring trend line range is…

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Metricon_Vantage48
Nov 17, 2019 12:57 am
BROKEANDEXCITED
BROKEANDEXCITED
12 November 2019

Engineered timber wear layer 2mm vs 4 mm

Engineered timber wear layer 2mm vs 4 mm

Hi I have selected engineered timber from prestige oak (preference floors) 2mm wear (2/14mm) in natural oak. brushed We love the color. Janka for oak 6.1kN I am now…

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BROKEANDEXCITED
Nov 12, 2019 6:35 am
brokenstick
brokenstick
30 October 2019

Upper floor - Floating timber / engineered timber floors

Upper floor - Floating timber / engineered timber floors

It is this one in Cream, it was an upgrade from the standard laminate. I wanted to go timber, but lost that negotiation. A lot of people think it is timber when seeing it

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brokenstick
Oct 30, 2019 9:56 am
brokenstick
erina12345
erina12345
7 October 2019

Help with choosing hybrid planks

Help with choosing hybrid planks

I had a problem with Paul, he was in a terrible state .I didn't know what to do because I don't know about repairs. On the advice of a friend, I called specialists ,. Now…

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erina12345
Oct 07, 2019 9:09 pm
Tazw
Tazw
7 October 2019

Cashmere Touch Carpet (nysoft)

Cashmere Touch Carpet (nysoft)

Hi rimon82 - I have the same question as you do. I am also looking at the Cashmere Touch and would like to here from anyone you has installed it to see how it performs. …

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Tazw
Oct 07, 2019 12:04 pm
Brisbane_tiler
Brisbane_tiler
6 October 2019

Tiling over tiles.. is this possible or not at all?

Tiling over tiles.. is this possible or not at all?

If the original tiles are still in good nick and stuck solid (ie no druminess/hollow sounds when tapping) then you can tile over tile. Normally the tiler would need to…

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Brisbane_tiler
Oct 06, 2019 6:20 pm
Gary D. Atchley
Gary D. Atchley
25 September 2019

Epoxy flooring

Epoxy flooring

Before you narrow down, you need to know the epoxy flooring better. Then you can easily narrow down which is not deserve to stay on up.

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Gary D. Atchley
Sep 25, 2019 11:42 pm
Gary D. Atchley
jderik
jderik
22 September 2019

Laminate Flooring Vendor Suggestions in Melbourne

Laminate Flooring Vendor Suggestions in Melbourne

Does anyone know of an affordable Laminate flooring vendor/installer who is affordable in Melbourne? I have checked a few such as Western Distributor, Carpert Court and…

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jderik
Sep 22, 2019 1:42 pm
AandP
AandP
20 September 2019

Carpet place recommendations?

Carpet place recommendations?

Looking for places in Sydney who have the best prices on carpet....anyone have any recommendations?

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AandP
Sep 20, 2019 8:18 am
dandw
dandw
3 September 2019

Karndean Wormy Chestnut

Karndean Wormy Chestnut

Hi Michelle, What would be the best carpet color palette to go with Karndean Australian Wormy Chestnut? Greys or Browns? Light or dark? The tiles in the wet areas are mid grey.

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dandw
Sep 03, 2019 1:55 pm
dandw
Randwick24.2016
Randwick24.2016
12 August 2019

Carpet replacement

Carpet replacement

Hi all, We built our Porter Davis home in 2016 and had Cat 3 Lenton Brae carpet installed in coffee colour. We have had some damage to the rumpus room carpet and need to…

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Randwick24.2016
Aug 12, 2019 9:21 pm
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
18 July 2019

Encaustic/cement tile grout issue

Encaustic/cement tile grout issue

had a quote to grind out the sand/cement/grout and regrout using epoxy! $850, seems decent!

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mynameisjonas
Jul 18, 2019 9:44 pm
bitrusty
bitrusty
15 July 2019

Carpet on Stairs - Pricked by smoothedge

Carpet on Stairs - Pricked by smoothedge
1, 2

Just tap the nails down with a hammer.This is common with thinner or open pile carpets.

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bitrusty
Jul 15, 2019 12:30 pm
bitrusty
bitrusty
15 July 2019

Carpet tacks poking feet at doorway

Carpet tacks poking feet at doorway

Sorry craig you are miss informed.The Australian standards are to use the timber smoothedge against tiles.carpet spikes just need to be tapped down.30 years of experience

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bitrusty
Jul 15, 2019 12:21 pm
raj_27
raj_27
11 July 2019

Where to buy carpet in Melbourne?

Where to buy carpet in Melbourne?

Can some one please recommend a good place t get carpet from to replace existing carpet at our new place? I visited Carpet Court and got a quick quote of $65 for square…

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raj_27
Jul 11, 2019 5:49 pm
meljay1234
meljay1234
30 June 2019

Grind and Seal

Grind and Seal

Hi all. I recently had a grind and seal done on my mid 80s home floor. I chose a semi gloss finish and the contractor use an oil based polyurethane. My problem is that I…

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meljay1234
Jun 30, 2019 4:58 pm

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homeru
Jun 29, 2019 2:00 pm
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
4 June 2019

Exterior entrance paving recommendations

Exterior entrance paving recommendations

Most tile places will let you take samples home, so my advice is to get some large format tiles in medium to dark grey and put them next to the wall and window, to see…

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Bebbsy
Jun 05, 2019 12:49 am
Taniaimran
Taniaimran
22 May 2019

Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank

Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank

Korlok hybrid i thought was the nest too. I saw abode also but i couldnt find the color that i was after and then if ound korlok... its karndean so i was happy with it.

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Taniaimran
May 22, 2019 9:56 am
Taniaimran
arcadelt
arcadelt
18 May 2019

Floorboards - restore or go over?

Floorboards - restore or go over?

Now that I've seen them, I would double my recommendation. We recently stitched in some replacement boards in a Canberra home, because parts had been poorly patched. Now…

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arcadelt
May 18, 2019 11:24 pm
Michelle
Michelle
24 April 2019

Vinyl Planks 4.5mm

Vinyl Planks 4.5mm

Very Nice!!!

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Michelle
Apr 24, 2019 10:14 pm
Michelle
NathanRetreat298
NathanRetreat298
30 March 2019

Beaumont Tiles Regina Grey

Beaumont Tiles Regina Grey

Has anyone selected Regena grey as their tile? Photos would be AWESOME!

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NathanRetreat298
Mar 30, 2019 7:02 pm
NathanRetreat298
IamSAM
IamSAM
27 March 2019

Kenbrock vs Heatridge Vinyl Flooring

Kenbrock vs Heatridge Vinyl Flooring

See images posted by me earlier for Karndean Mountain Spotted Gum

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IamSAM
Mar 27, 2019 10:01 am
IamSAM
sarb
sarb
26 March 2019

Vinyl flooring

Vinyl flooring

I figure you can likewise utilize somewhat off Metho to perfect also. Check at the store, ideally where the floor was acquired from. Or then again if all else fails you may call .

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sarb
Mar 26, 2019 11:12 am
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
22 March 2019

Heartridge Vinyl Planks

Heartridge Vinyl Planks

👍

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Bebbsy
Mar 22, 2019 12:25 am
Ddor
Ddor
16 March 2019

Turpentine floors

Turpentine floors

Hi, New to this forum. Just wandering if anyone can give me advice on cracked/splitting turpentine floorboards. They are installed on batons which are on a concrete…

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Ddor
Mar 16, 2019 9:11 pm
Chan
Chan
16 March 2019

Carrara tile

Carrara tile

Hi anyone used carrara tile to living? We are using it in the living, study , lounge and kitchen and dinmensions will be 600*600 please share your thoughts , reviews, pics thanks.

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Chan
Mar 16, 2019 8:55 am
jojo6
jojo6
14 March 2019

Aquadrop Rigid Waterproof Flooring Vinyl Planks

Aquadrop Rigid Waterproof Flooring Vinyl Planks

Hi, If you want a really great product which I have in my home, go to a Carpet Court store and check out Pryzm. Its fantastic, I have dogs and wear high heels...no…

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jojo6
Mar 14, 2019 7:37 pm
Lara Oz
Lara Oz
5 March 2019

Cracking Noises - Floating Floors

Cracking Noises - Floating Floors

Thank you Alex, that was interesting reading! I’ve watched some videos of similar noises and mine are not as bad, and so I’m not sure it’s going to qualify as a…

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Lara Oz
Mar 05, 2019 6:43 pm
tarmilai
tarmilai
25 February 2019

Polished concrete floor

Polished concrete floor

Hello My contractor just finished the concrete floor in my future to be 2nd hand shop in Haifa, Israel. The cutting of the joints was premature, and the cuts are full of…

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tarmilai
Feb 25, 2019 1:17 pm
Althom
Althom
24 February 2019

Sanding/finishing wood floors

Sanding/finishing wood floors

Sounds reasonable to me. A day for sanding and clean up. A day to apply first coat. A day to cure. A day to apply second coat. A day to cure.

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Althom
Feb 24, 2019 2:21 pm
Althom
CJB80
CJB80
8 February 2019

Refinish cypress pine or laminate?

Refinish cypress pine or laminate?

Hi all, 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…

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CJB80
Feb 08, 2019 5:30 pm
Taniaimran
Taniaimran
2 February 2019

Laminate floors without scotia???

Laminate floors without scotia???

Hi everyone. 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…

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Taniaimran
Feb 02, 2019 7:35 pm
Taniaimran
uday63
uday63
31 January 2019

Avorio Polished Porcelain - Hynes

Avorio Polished Porcelain - Hynes

Hi, 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. Regards, Uday

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uday63
Jan 31, 2019 9:46 pm
Count
Count
31 January 2019

Patching Tas oak floorboards

Patching Tas oak floorboards

Hi all 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…

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Count
Jan 31, 2019 9:34 pm
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
30 January 2019

Vinyl Plank Flooring Questions Answered

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

How expensive is that? I am looking to spend around $85sqm. 😬

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Bebbsy
Jan 30, 2019 9:24 pm
Fipi10
Fipi10
20 January 2019

Stain before seal

Stain before seal

Can anyone advise me on how this floor should look pre seal? I have had a professional sand…

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Fipi10
Jan 20, 2019 9:09 am
Poopy Tay
Poopy Tay
17 January 2019

Rugs in Melbourne?

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…

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Poopy Tay
Jan 17, 2019 12:28 am
DIYnoobie
DIYnoobie
12 January 2019

How to remove junior end trims of laminate floor

How to remove junior end trims of laminate floor

Hi, we have quickstep flooring. We need to remove some junior end trims due to deteriorating aesthetics. The floors are great. I think the trim isn’t quickstep though-…

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DIYnoobie
Jan 12, 2019 10:37 pm
Neil Dee
Neil Dee
11 January 2019

Removing paint from garage floor

Removing paint from garage floor

Hi Guys 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…

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Jan 11, 2019 4:17 pm

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