Flooring & Floor Covering
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…
We had our bathroom done in February 2018. The tilers weren't experienced in encaustics (builder thought tiles were ceramic), they had the following issues.
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.
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…
Cordless heat gun
I got this Milwaukee M18 heat gun. I used it , For the first time the last 2 days , on outside corners of cove base. It is awesome. The weight of the battery makes it very…
Re leveling house ‘jack and pack’
Thank you for your reply! I appreciate it.
How can they accurately quote without going under the house then?
It did actually shock me that neither company went under…
I'm new here and wanted to get some expert advice.
I plan on laying down some new epoxy flooring and have been doing some research.
I've gotten heaps of quotes…
Mar 26, 2019 10:12 am
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…
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.
Mar 14, 2019 6:37 pm
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…
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…
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.
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 4:30 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 8:34 pm
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…
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.