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28 December 2017

Flooring Options in various areas

Flooring Options in various areas

Sorry.. Embelton might be engineered flooring.. But what would you suggest between solid or engineered? and any brand etc we should look at? What brand / quality carpet…

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its
Dec 28, 2017 8:27 pm
13tp
13tp
4 December 2017

Tiles post handover $$$

Tiles post handover $$$

Please help, where can i get reasonable porcelain tiles to buy and any good tilers you know in Melbourne? Thank you all for your help.

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13tp
Dec 04, 2017 9:17 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
17 November 2017

Opinion on polished concrete floors

Opinion on polished concrete floors

I think it comes down to how much you paid. Higher precision = higher costs. By their very nature, polished concrete floors have inherent variations. The nail is…

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arcadelt
Nov 17, 2017 8:37 am
Handyem
Handyem
9 August 2017

Timber Floor Supplier - Greenhill Timber

Timber Floor Supplier - Greenhill Timber

Hi, we're looking at Greenhill Timber as a possible flooring supplier for our property in Melb, but can't find a lot of reviews one way or another for them. Wondering if…

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Handyem
Aug 09, 2017 10:10 pm
Handyem
Samk
Samk
7 April 2017

Left over flooring cheap

Left over flooring cheap

Carpet underlay.. 10mm Dunlop acoustic for sale .. 4 boxes of spotted gum timber for sale 14mm ... left over... pm for prices

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Samk
Apr 07, 2017 6:15 pm
akovtoun
akovtoun
24 March 2017

Evolution Laminate Floor - Proline

Evolution Laminate Floor - Proline

We had these installed 1 month ago the spotted gum shiny finish. We went with it because apparently the aquashield is highly water resistant and IC3 rating is scratch…

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akovtoun
Mar 24, 2017 5:03 pm
Ezza78
Ezza78
12 February 2017

Floorboards

Floorboards

Anyone decide to put their own floorboards in their new home instead if using the builders supplier? Pros/cons? Did it cost more?

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Ezza78
Feb 12, 2017 9:47 am
Greer
Greer
31 January 2017

Flood damage to subfloor

Flood damage to subfloor

Hi thanks for that. If they keep giving us the run around we will have to go down that path. Hoping it won't come to that though. Thx

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Greer
Jan 31, 2017 2:39 pm
buildingonup
buildingonup
19 December 2016

What flooring is this?

What flooring is this?

Yep slate flooring, a lot of people don't like them but I personally think they look pretty cool, if you modernise the rest and pick the right items they will look…

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buildingonup
Dec 19, 2016 9:10 am
cmo63
cmo63
5 December 2016

Timber Flooring Prep & Installation Costings

Timber Flooring Prep & Installation Costings

Hi I have just put new flooring down on top of ceramic tiles. After a lot of research I decided on Kenbrock smart drop. I couldn't be happier.

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cmo63
Dec 05, 2016 8:18 am
johanna.ram
johanna.ram
12 November 2016

Recommendation Timber and Carpet Flooring in Melbourne

Recommendation Timber and Carpet Flooring in Melbourne

We have engineered timber and it is strong but can get marked. If you have active kids maybe tiles.. but it's really up to you and how you plan to take care. Laminate is…

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johanna.ram
Nov 12, 2016 1:42 pm
johanna.ram
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
Daniel5510
Daniel5510
16 May 2016

Recomendations for flooring companies in northern melbourne

Recomendations for flooring companies in northern melbourne

Hi, I don't know if you have already decided on what you're doing but there is a good quality and cheaper place in Sunshine... The place is called Western Distributors and…

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Daniel5510
May 16, 2016 10:57 pm
GIBUSET
GIBUSET
29 April 2016

New carpet installation problems

New carpet installation problems

My money is on it being laid in reverse. If so you can tell by running a lint remover (those red suede wand looking things) across both sides of the join in the same way…

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GIBUSET
Apr 29, 2016 6:51 am
yeuwen
yeuwen
21 April 2016

Subfloor and re-stumping problem

Subfloor and re-stumping problem

I have received a breakdown of labor and materials to be deployed in a proposed schedule of work as follows, for a total price point of about 18k. Please help…

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yeuwen
Apr 21, 2016 2:51 pm
Vcm_9
Vcm_9
5 April 2016

anyone doing deals on blackbutt or any other?

anyone doing deals on blackbutt or any other?

Hi, just following this thread because we will need to make the same selections soon... Would love to know of the direct supply

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Vcm_9
Apr 05, 2016 10:45 pm
Vcm_9
Mute88
Mute88
5 April 2016

Self levelling concrete. Anyone know cost?

Self levelling concrete. Anyone know cost?

Thanks for the info. We're not locked into tiles but that what we want in there. It doesnt matter so much that they might feel cold since there's going to be under tile…

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Mute88
Apr 05, 2016 11:12 am
hulk2014
hulk2014
30 March 2016

Flooring without quading around skirting boards

Flooring without quading around skirting boards

You should give the builder a sample of floor and underlay your putting down and get him to pass it on to the stone mansions so they can stop the waterfall end short the…

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hulk2014
Mar 30, 2016 3:03 am
snyde
snyde
20 March 2016

Anyone used Market Timbers in Melbourne?

Anyone used Market Timbers in Melbourne?

$103per sq metre for 189mm wide planks (supply), we're laying them ourselves. Sanding and oiling will be another 3-4k though

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snyde
Mar 20, 2016 9:31 am
snyde
lizbf85
lizbf85
16 February 2016

laminate or vinyl plank!!! help!! (melbourne)

laminate or vinyl plank!!! help!! (melbourne)

thanks ! we have actually just paid a deposit on laminate after a very longgggg and frustrating process we have decided. we loved the look on vinyl you really coudlnt…

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lizbf85
Feb 16, 2016 9:05 am
goody59
goody59
3 February 2016

Timber Flooring

Timber Flooring

Even lush and warm rugs creates a comfortable temperature. It creates an enjoyable contrast to the cold hardwood. Also you might check for drafts around doors and windows.

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goody59
Feb 03, 2016 3:30 pm
goody59
namtrak
namtrak
10 November 2015

Squeaky Floor

Squeaky Floor

The hardwood floor over the top will get rid of the squeaks for you

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namtrak
Nov 10, 2015 8:30 pm
Aussie141414
Aussie141414
27 September 2015

Cost of upgrading to full height tile.

Cost of upgrading to full height tile.

We are also building through Trager and the price was about 4-5k for full tiling in each Ensuite. Money can be justified elsewhere.

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Aussie141414
Sep 27, 2015 12:32 pm
MinandB
MinandB
23 September 2015

BURBANK Marriott Display in Keysborough - TILES help!

BURBANK Marriott Display in Keysborough - TILES help!

When you have your Edge appointment, they have all the specs for all the display homes there as we picked the wall colour from one of the display homes and they gave us…

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MinandB
Sep 23, 2015 8:33 pm
Penelopec
Penelopec
22 September 2015

Where to order polyflor planks

Where to order polyflor planks

Hi My husband is planning on laying vinyl planks in our home. We want to purchase the polyflor simplay line. Waiting to hear back from polyflor about…

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Penelopec
Sep 22, 2015 11:22 pm
Michelle
Michelle
18 August 2015

Floating Floors - Acoustic rubber underlay?

Floating Floors - Acoustic rubber underlay?

Without reading all of your post, you really only need the Thermocustic underlay if your house is one story. Its really only a few dollars extra to get acoustic if you…

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Michelle
Aug 18, 2015 9:04 pm
Michelle
Emmz70
Emmz70
15 August 2015

Timber Laminate Flooring. Melbourne. How do I save $$ here?

Timber Laminate Flooring. Melbourne. How do I save $$ here?

Hi Klubear any luck? Metricon use Carpet Call and last week they had good specials on both carpets and timber flooring. Pays to check it out if you haven't done so. I…

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Emmz70
Aug 15, 2015 1:36 pm
overwhelmed123
overwhelmed123
7 July 2015

Laminate Flooring Recommendations please

Laminate Flooring Recommendations please

Hi, Thanks for the reply. I love the poloma colour but doesn't go with the rest of my house. Did you do lots of research before deciding on this brand? Let me know how…

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overwhelmed123
Jul 07, 2015 8:45 am
Crazyk
Crazyk
28 June 2015

Everstrand or PET recycled carpet

Everstrand or PET recycled carpet

Hi all. Have any of you had the above carpet fibres installed with a twist cut pile and what are your thoughts on feel? Do they track? The carpet I'm considering is…

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Crazyk
Jun 28, 2015 9:05 am
Crazyk
ctvu
ctvu
8 June 2015

Solid timber 180mm x 19mm secret nailed

Solid timber 180mm x 19mm secret nailed

A few times I've heard where these wide boards has been installed this way only for problems to arise down the track. The installers response…

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ctvu
Jun 08, 2015 10:16 pm
Perth_Euro
Perth_Euro
19 May 2015

Embelton Bamboo Flooring

Embelton Bamboo Flooring

Heya SeaChange. Hows has the floor held up a few years later? We are looking at the Embleton Pilbara.

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Perth_Euro
May 19, 2015 11:53 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
15 May 2015

Polished concrete disaster

Polished concrete disaster

Not enough grinding, no grouting, no densifing and no polishing. Why were they there?

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onc_artisan
May 15, 2015 4:00 pm
onc_artisan
limefroggy
limefroggy
30 April 2015

tiler recommendations- croydon

tiler recommendations- croydon

How does one go about finding a good tiler? Does anyone know anyone?

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limefroggy
Apr 30, 2015 1:54 pm
limefroggy
aloenyx
aloenyx
5 April 2015

Help me pick a carpet to match my interior colours??

Help me pick a carpet to match my interior colours??

Thanks guys! I think I'm going to sneak down to Bunnings with my tile sample and look at some colours. It won't be an exact match to my carpet choices, but might help me…

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aloenyx
Apr 05, 2015 9:41 am
aloenyx
Excited_much
Excited_much
26 March 2015

Need some help...can't decide!!

Need some help...can't decide!!
1, 2

Did anyone get Kenbrock installed? Reviews and Pics? :)

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Excited_much
Mar 26, 2015 11:01 am
Excited_much

Hi, first time poster in this forum and just bought I'd put it out there for some opinions on furniture to compliment my floorboards. Currently we are going with Bolero…

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nicpope80
Feb 14, 2015 11:06 pm
Cavalia
Cavalia
4 February 2015

Solid Timber Floor cost estimate in Mel?

Solid Timber Floor cost estimate in Mel?

Fzx, what did you end up getting and how much?

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Cavalia
Feb 04, 2015 1:44 pm
CarpetTiles24Seven
CarpetTiles24Seven
3 February 2015

Wear layer on Vinyl Planks

Wear layer on Vinyl Planks

.2mm is pretty standard for domestic use. .5mm and higher is generally what is used in commercial buildings, and of course that is a good thing if you choose to use that…

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CarpetTiles24Seven
Feb 03, 2015 6:45 pm
CarpetTiles24Seven
Crazyk
Crazyk
27 January 2015

Medium dark grey tile

Medium dark grey tile

Thanks Stella I'll take a look

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Crazyk
Jan 27, 2015 6:36 am
Crazyk
seano
seano
4 January 2015

Importing floorboards from China

Importing floorboards from China

Quarantine issues. Be very very aware of AQIS requirements.

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seano
Jan 04, 2015 9:03 pm
roller
roller
31 December 2014

Polish for hardwood floors

Polish for hardwood floors

Hi, I'm building a new house in Melbourne and have installed hardwood timber on concrete floors. The timber has been installed on plywood nailed onto concrete. The timber…

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roller
Dec 31, 2014 7:39 pm
Michelle
Michelle
29 December 2014

Floating floor before or after kitchen installed?

Floating floor before or after kitchen installed?

Sorry, I forget not everyones knows building slang. Kicks are the "kick boards" of your kitchen. And no they can't be used as an alternative to beading. If you leave the…

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Michelle
Dec 29, 2014 7:54 pm
Michelle
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corza000
Dec 21, 2014 5:57 pm
Majka87
Majka87
15 December 2014

Carpet VS Timber floorboards in bedrooms

Carpet VS Timber floorboards in bedrooms

I will most likely go with floorboards then :)

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Majka87
Dec 15, 2014 5:50 am
botanictimber
botanictimber
21 November 2014

Masters Laminate Flooring

Masters Laminate Flooring

so laminate flooring is what you are after I believe. for $20/m2 you should get these floor in 12mm thick. laminate floor won't go up to that high in most of the cases

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botanictimber
Nov 21, 2014 6:00 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
5 November 2014

Help with flooring colours please! Camaro Grey Driftwood

Help with flooring colours please! Camaro Grey Driftwood

If you go to their website you can download the brochure or use this link, there's a pic of it on there... http://polyflor.com.au/wp-content/uploa ... hure13.pdf

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Treeseachanger
Nov 05, 2014 9:58 pm
kylieandjason
kylieandjason
1 November 2014

floorboard colour

floorboard colour

Hi everyone, interested in seeing pics and hearing about ppl's choices for floorboard colours. We have chosen Laminate Flooring-- Castello -- Olivia Walnut We wanted not…

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kylieandjason
Nov 01, 2014 2:12 pm


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