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Pato
Pato
21 October

Vinyl Plank Flooring Questions Answered

Vinyl Plank Flooring Questions Answered

Hi Gary, Thanks heaps for the response. Great information, that's the first I had heard about the pressure sensitive adhesive. Cheers, Pat

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Pato
Oct 21, 2017 7:49 pm
kezza71
kezza71
8 July

Cleaning tips for vinyl planks (Karndean Van Gogh)

Cleaning tips for vinyl planks (Karndean Van Gogh)

I use hot water with a couple of drops of eucalyptus oil with my swisher mop. This was recommended to me by the person who laid my vinyl planks 6 years ago, and they still…

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kezza71
Jul 08, 2017 12:25 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
25 April

Polished concrete floor ground too much?

Polished concrete floor ground too much?

Well, you could. Just get them to keep grinding another 12mm and then you can lay a 10mm tile.

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arcadelt
Apr 25, 2017 10:46 pm
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
6 February

Buckling carpet

Buckling carpet

Thanks for sharing this article.

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Grout Perfect
Feb 06, 2017 12:23 pm
Grout Perfect
olya
olya
9 January

Water Based Dirty little secret!

Water Based Dirty little secret!

Thank you so much for sharing. Was quite informative.

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olya
Jan 09, 2017 8:24 pm
matbellau
matbellau
12 November 2016

Recommendation Timber Flooring Sunshine Coast??

Recommendation Timber Flooring Sunshine Coast??

Hi MoodyBlue, We were looking at installing Bamboo flooring in our new place. We ended up with Kawana Flooring Warehouse. We ended up going with Vinyl planking instead…

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matbellau
Nov 12, 2016 4:29 pm
chancelierwoodfloor
chancelierwoodfloor
11 November 2016

Find A Trusted Teak Wood Flooring Manufac

Find A Trusted Teak Wood Flooring Manufac

Teak Wood Flooring Is the best flooring for your home, office or other residential places. These are available with different designs, sizes and colors. CHANCELIER WOOD…

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chancelierwoodfloor
Nov 11, 2016 10:32 pm
red15
red15
13 October 2016

Sanding rises on set of stairs- putty issue

Sanding rises on set of stairs- putty issue

I'd be pretty unhappy with that. I can't believe there isn't a product that would be a better match and if there truly isn't, your tradie should have told you that before…

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red15
Oct 13, 2016 12:43 pm
Myppie
Myppie
12 October 2016

Sanding rises on set of stairs- putty issue

Sanding rises on set of stairs- putty issue

Hello! I would love some advice please. We have engaged a tradie floor sander to sand and polish our timber staircase. It's rather old (40 y/o house). The treads came…

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Myppie
Oct 12, 2016 7:23 pm
johnreynolds
johnreynolds
20 September 2016

Timber flooring species

Timber flooring species
1, 2, 3

@gandn - I have similar questions... Waiting to see if someone answers you...

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johnreynolds
Sep 20, 2016 11:26 am
MoodyBlue
MoodyBlue
15 September 2016

750 Square or 450 x 900 - Open planing living area.

750 Square or 450 x 900 - Open planing living area.

Hi all, hoping someone can help with some tile advice. We have a large open plan Kitchen/Living/Dining off a wide hallway. We have found the tile colour/design we love but…

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MoodyBlue
Sep 15, 2016 11:33 pm
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
6 September 2016

Grout Sealing - who's done it?

Grout Sealing - who's done it?

Clear sealing is better then no sealer at all. Clear sealers only stop deep staining so when it is cleaned you will have a better result then unsealed grout as it can look…

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Grout Perfect
Sep 06, 2016 10:43 am
Grout Perfect
jimmyssmak
jimmyssmak
12 July 2016

Anticipated wastage when installing vinyl planks

Anticipated wastage when installing vinyl planks

5% would be sufficient in general case except any odd shape of rooms.

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jimmyssmak
Jul 12, 2016 4:25 pm
townsvillebuyer
townsvillebuyer
16 June 2016

Anyone with bamboo?

Anyone with bamboo?

Thanks everyone. Iv discounted bamboo now. Glad i was sensible. Just needed bringing back to reality xx

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townsvillebuyer
Jun 16, 2016 10:59 am
townsvillebuyer
simnatped
simnatped
9 May 2016

Identify our floorboards

Identify our floorboards

Sanding is finally underway! The guys started today and will finish it off tomorrow, with Lobasol 2k oil. Verdict: we have Jarrah!! Also a little QLD spotted gum down…

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simnatped
May 09, 2016 8:50 pm
maru78
maru78
26 April 2016

Plastic hangers

Plastic hangers

of plastic is very important because it is made from the oil which will cause the regular depletion of this limited resource. With the recycling of plastic we can save…

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maru78
Apr 26, 2016 10:35 am
Ladybugs2
Ladybugs2
5 March 2016

wood look tiles

wood look tiles

Hi there, Has anyone used heartwood tiles in their home? If you have moved in do you still love them? I really love them but am wondering what they would look like…

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Ladybugs2
Mar 05, 2016 8:57 pm
Ladybugs2
Ladybugs2
Ladybugs2
15 February 2016

Show me your tiles!

Show me your tiles!

Thanks for the pictures! Really like your bathroom tiles!

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Ladybugs2
Feb 15, 2016 11:34 pm
Ladybugs2
Building4my3tots
Building4my3tots
22 January 2016

Skirting Board Heights

Skirting Board Heights

I think Tacked! That sounds more logical Sent from my iPhone using tapatalk viewtopic.php?f=31&t=75739&p=1299716#p1299716

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Building4my3tots
Jan 22, 2016 11:22 pm
Building4my3tots
1st-timers
1st-timers
17 January 2016

Decoria DW2221 Photos Please

Decoria DW2221 Photos Please

Has anyone used this loose lay vinyl planking and have photos they would like to share. It looks pale grey in some lights but has pale brown undertones in others.

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1st-timers
Jan 17, 2016 10:59 am
AllPurposeCoatings
AllPurposeCoatings
24 November 2015

Cheapest way to buy & install tiles

Cheapest way to buy & install tiles

Besides doing it all myself, is it cheaper to buy the tiles I need (after being advised by a tiler of course of the quantity) and then have…

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AllPurposeCoatings
Nov 24, 2015 10:54 am
Ponzu
Ponzu
24 November 2015

How to keep rugs from shifting?

How to keep rugs from shifting?

Rugs on carpets.... Pfft. Carpets have a pile which when compressed down moves. It's this movement that moves the rug. The higher the pile the more movement. Every time…

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Ponzu
Nov 24, 2015 7:43 am
sunxiaoxuan23926
sunxiaoxuan23926
31 August 2015

Dark or Light grout?

Dark or Light grout?

That looks great Jozh. Can't wait to see your kitchen finished look

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sunxiaoxuan23926
Aug 31, 2015 9:53 pm
multipurposebloke
multipurposebloke
28 August 2015

Matt timber floor?

Matt timber floor?

Thanks Dreamer and meminiau. Definitely not wanting showy floors. Know of any good matt polyurethane products? for durability?

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multipurposebloke
Aug 28, 2015 9:09 pm
Jozh
Jozh
4 August 2015

cheap floor layers logan brisbane

cheap floor layers logan brisbane

Im also building with Coral, sameish area just abit more north. Let me know how you go, ill let you know if I find a good tiler too.

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Jozh
Aug 04, 2015 12:25 pm
Bjhf
Bjhf
29 July 2015

Help me pick a new floor tile!!

Help me pick a new floor tile!!

Hard choice! Both look nearly the same to me in artificial light but I like no. 1 best in natural light

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Bjhf
Jul 29, 2015 9:44 pm
Bjhf
goody59
goody59
27 July 2015

Are people happy with vinyl planks?

Are people happy with vinyl planks?

I have about 80 sq metres of vinyl flooring stored and ready to lay when our house gets handed over. They look like vinyl floor planks -Gerflor Creation Clic in wild oak.…

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goody59
Jul 27, 2015 9:23 pm
goody59
Michelle
Michelle
22 July 2015

Installing Karndean LooseLay Plank

Installing Karndean LooseLay Plank

Correct. Mark, carpet layers usually do not like to lay vinyl. But Vinyl layers will lay carpet. The loose lay are great, I'm putting them in my wet areas at my home. :)

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Michelle
Jul 22, 2015 9:56 pm
Michelle
Champagne4lulu
Champagne4lulu
21 July 2015

Vinyl planks Vs engineered timber Vs tiles

Vinyl planks Vs engineered timber Vs tiles

Thanks everyone. We are now ripping up everything and putting down tiles. The vinyl floors over the top of the existing tiles would have made the ceilings under legal…

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Champagne4lulu
Jul 21, 2015 11:06 am
Champagne4lulu
Champagne4lulu
21 July 2015

Good Tilers in Brisbane/Warner?

Good Tilers in Brisbane/Warner?

I actually went onto Home improvement pages and logged a job. Had three tilers contact me within 24 hours and quite a competitive quote by the end. People review them and…

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Champagne4lulu
Jul 21, 2015 11:02 am

We hope you are ok. There is a few options to get an anti-slip flooring for your shower floor. One of them is unfilled travertine natural stone tiles. They are very porous…

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tfosydney
Jul 16, 2015 12:58 pm
tfosydney
autumnleaves
autumnleaves
2 April 2015

hardwood flOORS- Waterproofing Eliminating a leak

hardwood flOORS- Waterproofing Eliminating a leak

Hey guys, I have stumbled across this forum in my search for answers and hope someone can help We have beautiful hard floors on the top level of our home, which are all…

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autumnleaves
Apr 02, 2015 11:09 am
Gunna
Gunna
31 March 2015

Any Tiler recommendations for Brisbane\Ipswich

Any Tiler recommendations for Brisbane\Ipswich

We are building but doing the flooring in the living areas ourselves. One of my pet peeves is tiles that have a grout line that jumps left and right a few mm every couple…

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Gunna
Mar 31, 2015 5:53 pm
acaicas
acaicas
13 March 2015

Preference 4mm Oak - anyone used these boards?

Preference 4mm Oak - anyone used these boards?

We are considering a Chinese brand, Preference for our 4mm oak engineered flooring. Although Chinese the supplier has stated they don't have issues with formaldehyde or…

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acaicas
Mar 13, 2015 10:09 am
Nic and Shell 1
Nic and Shell 1
7 March 2015

Timber laminate/Scotia beading-help please

Timber laminate/Scotia beading-help please

Thanks Michelle!! We will definitely ask the installer about this when it comes to it :)

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Nic and Shell 1
Mar 07, 2015 11:30 am
goody59
goody59
5 March 2015

Sealing vinyl floor

Sealing vinyl floor

Seen some posts that Karndean should be sealed with dim-glo... Can't find anything on their website about it though..…

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goody59
Mar 05, 2015 7:34 pm
goody59
yvonneh
yvonneh
1 March 2015

Leave the skirting off to lay floor coverings????

Leave the skirting off to lay floor coverings????

We asked our builders to tack on the skirting boards so we could do our own floors after handover. That way they cut and paint them but we can remove the skirting easily…

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yvonneh
Mar 01, 2015 8:04 pm
bpratt
bpratt
10 February 2015

Painting / sealing garage floor

Painting / sealing garage floor

I'm looking at painting/sealing my new garage floor, and have looked at both the Dy-Mark epoxy packages and the Berger Jet Dry paving paints. Looking at both, they state…

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bpratt
Feb 10, 2015 10:51 am
TomCat
TomCat
22 November 2014

CarpetCall, Standard Carpets, Invincible: Kensington

CarpetCall, Standard Carpets, Invincible: Kensington

Thanks Michelle! I just put a deposit down for a carpet from Carpet Call 80:20 today. I tried to find it on the manufacturer's website (Victoria Carpets) to show my…

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TomCat
Nov 22, 2014 1:39 am
TomCat
aloenyx
aloenyx
4 November 2014

Please help with flooring!

Please help with flooring!

Have to agree, something about option 1 just pops. :D Best of luck!

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aloenyx
Nov 04, 2014 7:52 pm
aloenyx
Burnsfirsttime
Burnsfirsttime
27 October 2014

Matte or Gloss tiles to living areas?

Matte or Gloss tiles to living areas?

Gloss look stunning, but to keep them that way takes a lot of work... but then again if you are out at work all day and have no pets then they should stay fairly clean…

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Burnsfirsttime
Oct 27, 2014 4:44 pm
Burnsfirsttime
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
11 October 2014

All Things Flloring!

All Things Flloring!

Wood floors are definitely not scratch resistant if you mean surface scratches. Michelle has a thread for your questions, from memory it's called "I work at Carpet…

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Treeseachanger
Oct 11, 2014 8:30 pm
namtrak
namtrak
2 October 2014

In search of resilient flooring

In search of resilient flooring

I specialise in installing hardwood floors only and have stayed away from pre-finished floors of any type. However we owned a house in Queanbeyan which had a cork floor in…

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namtrak
Oct 02, 2014 9:32 pm
qsand
qsand
1 October 2014

DIY Floor Sanding.....Should you do it. Here is one I just

DIY Floor Sanding.....Should you do it. Here is one I just

If you want to restore the floor back to a flat condition, then Yes, you have to resand it again all the way back to abre timber. A re-coat won't do anything for the…

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qsand
Oct 01, 2014 9:06 am
qsand
Merlotguest
Merlotguest
15 August 2014

Flooring Options

Flooring Options

We have the click together boards. They look great but you can't let water sit on them or they will swell on the joins and look horrible. If we were to have them again I…

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Merlotguest
Aug 15, 2014 10:46 pm
Merlotguest
Moomoocow
Moomoocow
19 June 2014

Karndean Looselay vs Art Select

Karndean Looselay vs Art Select

I've got many samples on my floor too.And I totally agree looselay look better than art select. We were debating van Gogh or looselay and I think we'll be getting…

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Moomoocow
Jun 19, 2014 8:07 pm
EmyN
EmyN
16 May 2014

Tiling advice please. Conflicting advice re:clips.

Tiling advice please. Conflicting advice re:clips.

Thanks for the replies guys. The tiler we've ended up going with has said he can use them if we want him to (and pay for them) but he doesn't normally use them and thinks…

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EmyN
May 16, 2014 6:20 pm
EmyN


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