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johnreynolds
johnreynolds
20 September 2016

Timber flooring species

Timber flooring species
1, 2, 3

The soft warmth and universal beauty of adds light and class to each room with its unique, natural glow. Although all hardwood…

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johnreynolds
Sep 20, 2016 10:26 am
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
4 June

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 04, 2019 11:49 pm

Hi all 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. -…

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mynameisjonas
May 30, 2019 11:02 am
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Michelle
May 28, 2019 7:02 am
Michelle

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 8:56 am
Taniaimran
arcadelt
arcadelt
18 May

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 10:24 pm
Michelle
Michelle
24 April

Vinyl Planks 4.5mm

Vinyl Planks 4.5mm

Very Nice!!!

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Michelle
Apr 24, 2019 9:14 pm
Michelle
prasha
prasha
23 April

Cordless heat gun

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…

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prasha
Apr 23, 2019 6:50 pm
prasha
Naez
Naez
4 April

Re leveling house ‘jack and pack’

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…

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Naez
Apr 04, 2019 9:36 pm
Pete00
Pete00
4 April

Epoxy flooring

Epoxy flooring

Hi All, 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…

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Pete00
Apr 04, 2019 2:13 pm

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 6:02 pm
NathanRetreat298
IamSAM
IamSAM
27 March

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 9:01 am
IamSAM
sarb
sarb
26 March

Vinyl flooring

Vinyl flooring

Hi Michelle Thanks so much for your reply.:-D

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sarb
Mar 26, 2019 10:12 am
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Bebbsy
Mar 21, 2019 11:25 pm
Ddor
Ddor
16 March

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 8:11 pm
Chan
Chan
16 March

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 7:55 am
jojo6
jojo6
14 March

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 6:37 pm
Lara Oz
Lara Oz
5 March

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 5:43 pm
tarmilai
tarmilai
25 February

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 12:17 pm
Althom
Althom
24 February

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 1:21 pm
Althom
CJB80
CJB80
8 February

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 4:30 pm
Taniaimran
Taniaimran
2 February

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 6:35 pm
Taniaimran
uday63
uday63
31 January

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 8:46 pm

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 8:34 pm
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
30 January

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 8:24 pm
Fipi10
Fipi10
20 January

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 8:09 am
Poopy Tay
Poopy Tay
17 January

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 16, 2019 11:28 pm
DIYnoobie
DIYnoobie
12 January

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 9:37 pm
Neil Dee
Neil Dee
11 January

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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Neil Dee
Jan 11, 2019 3:17 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
9 January

Flooring that does not show footprints

Flooring that does not show footprints

I think just about everything will show some marks, but in our home these are less visible on matt surfaces, rather than the glossy ones.

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arcadelt
Jan 09, 2019 8:32 pm
ymiao4398
ymiao4398
8 January

Floor Tiles - Ceramic vs Porcelain ??

Floor Tiles - Ceramic vs Porcelain ??

Ceramic tiles are possibly the most common tiles found in homes, offices, and other buildings, largely because they’re…

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ymiao4398
Jan 08, 2019 8:25 am
Jit singh
Jit singh
9 December 2018

Laminate Floor Brands - Embelton & Krono Original

Laminate Floor Brands - Embelton & Krono Original

Ian gonna send you the Kronos Shire oak pics that is recently installed in my house

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Jit singh
Dec 09, 2018 2:38 pm
robdridan
robdridan
27 November 2018

Upgrade to vinyl flooring

Upgrade to vinyl flooring

Thanks, it was a slight gap on ends between planks but yes he was dead against them.

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robdridan
Nov 27, 2018 8:00 pm
Angela72
Angela72
26 November 2018

Embelton Bamboo Flooring

Embelton Bamboo Flooring

Hi, 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…

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Angela72
Nov 26, 2018 5:03 pm
homeow
homeow
23 November 2018

Broken terrazzo step

Broken terrazzo step

Not a great photo but you can see the crack on bottom right

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homeow
Nov 23, 2018 7:54 am
csingh
csingh
7 November 2018

Best Place for Hardwood Flooring

Best Place for Hardwood Flooring

Hi, 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…

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csingh
Nov 07, 2018 6:23 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
1 November 2018

Abode Vinyl

Abode Vinyl

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IamSAM
Nov 01, 2018 11:15 am
IamSAM
nada17
nada17
15 October 2018

White risers for new stairs

White risers for new stairs

Thank you! 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…

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nada17
Oct 15, 2018 9:04 am
MaralynManson
MaralynManson
10 October 2018

Underlay suggestions for upstairs engineered timber flooring

Underlay suggestions for upstairs engineered timber flooring

I will suggest one thing. My dad had problems with his floor creaking and making noises as you walked over it. He had boards put down and a noise suppressant. Took it all…

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MaralynManson
Oct 10, 2018 7:11 am
MaralynManson
MaralynManson
MaralynManson
10 October 2018

Suggestions for CHEAP flooring

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.

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MaralynManson
Oct 10, 2018 7:07 am
MaralynManson

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…

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MaralynManson
Oct 10, 2018 6:58 am
MaralynManson
kirashogun
kirashogun
10 October 2018

Floor loading - Do you think about it?

Floor loading - Do you think about it?

You will be fine. It’s AS standard. Even garage floor have a load rating of 250kg/m2 and your car won’t sink into earth.

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kirashogun
Oct 10, 2018 5:43 am
dexx
dexx
9 October 2018

Layer for Karndean Vinyl Plank in Perth

Layer for Karndean Vinyl Plank in Perth

Can someone recommend a capable well-priced layer in Perth WA?

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dexx
Oct 09, 2018 6:06 pm
whoosh20
whoosh20
7 October 2018

Sheet flooring over existing weatherboards

Sheet flooring over existing weatherboards

Hi All, 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…

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whoosh20
Oct 07, 2018 8:45 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
2 October 2018

Joins in carpet

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…

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arcadelt
Oct 02, 2018 8:13 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
28 September 2018

Tiler damaged balcony tile...how to fix?

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…

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SaveH2O
Sep 28, 2018 9:01 am
SaveH2O
TallPerry
TallPerry
21 September 2018

Italian Tiles

Italian Tiles

Hi 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…

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TallPerry
Sep 21, 2018 7:43 pm
kirashogun
kirashogun
20 September 2018

Flooring direction

Flooring direction

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…

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kirashogun
Sep 20, 2018 5:09 pm
DamNita
DamNita
19 September 2018

Laying timber over tiles

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.

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DamNita
Sep 19, 2018 4:36 pm
DamNita
dany
dany
11 September 2018

$5,000 WASTED! Rectified tiles laid with 3mm & grey grout.

$5,000 WASTED! Rectified tiles laid with 3mm & grey grout.
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Hi , was wondering how did your meeting go with the director. We are building with metricon and still haven't started construction . I am having a same discussion with…

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dany
Sep 11, 2018 2:00 pm
dany

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