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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 10:26 am
Spazzen
Spazzen
24 October

Hybrid flooring warping

Hybrid flooring warping

Doesn't really matter what the business owner thinks is fair. Australian Consumer Law has always been clear, the customer's contract is with the seller of the product,…

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Spazzen
Oct 24, 2021 10:58 am
alexp79
alexp79
19 October

What flooring should you buy?

What flooring should you buy?

I believe there also should be Engineered Timber in the comparison

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alexp79
Oct 19, 2021 3:15 pm
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Mags079
Oct 09, 2021 5:59 am
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
9 October

Quantum Next Gen vinyl planks

Quantum Next Gen vinyl planks

We laid Quantum planks in Amsterdam and very pleased with the result. I borrowed a couple of sample planks from a local retailer and that really helped in our…

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Bebbsy
Oct 08, 2021 11:26 pm
Courtney1503
Courtney1503
27 September

Laminate or vinyl flooring?

Laminate or vinyl flooring?

Hello everyone. I’m a bit stuck on flooring, I’ve done some research and can see that laminate is not good for spillages or water in comparison to vinyl. We have 2…

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Courtney1503
Sep 27, 2021 12:09 am
caru
caru
26 September

Resiplank Hybrid Flooring

Resiplank Hybrid Flooring

interested too. spec wise seems to be the best out there. 9mm thick with 0.7mm wear layer.

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caru
Sep 26, 2021 5:40 pm
vincem
vincem
18 September

Polished concrete disaster

Polished concrete disaster

Hi Sarah, I have just gone through exactly the same thing and would love to hear how you went with this as I have a tribunal meeting in a few weeks. Its heart breaking…

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vincem
Sep 18, 2021 5:18 am
renodave
renodave
13 September

Floor Tiling Imperfections

Floor Tiling Imperfections

Hi all, just joined to ask for advice about what to expect from a floor tiling restoration job by a tradie. A few months ago the tiles in my dining room went drummy and I…

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renodave
Sep 13, 2021 12:08 am

We have Alpine Ivory Tiles with matching grout. They were laid 3 years ago and grout is still the same colour. I would say that our grout is probably 3mm wide (no problems).

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bestspecials
Sep 09, 2021 10:22 am
bestspecials
nickbak92
nickbak92
6 September

What floating floor!?

What floating floor!?

Hi Winnieshome, Unfortunatelty, we pulled the pin with our builder Montgomery after we caught them out forging documents we had signed during the sales process. We are…

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nickbak92
Sep 06, 2021 3:16 pm
rachelj72
rachelj72
22 August

Made by Block

Made by Block

Has anyone used these boards? and could send me a pic. I can’t pick colors from samples. Need to see a better pic. Thanks !

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rachelj72
Aug 22, 2021 11:38 am
bgattegno
bgattegno
10 August

Regupol vs Quiet step, I can’t decide?

Regupol vs Quiet step, I can’t decide?

I am updating the floors in our apartment with 14mm thick engineered timber and trying to make a decision on the underlay. We have a top-floor apartment with a concrete…

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bgattegno
Aug 10, 2021 7:14 pm
PennyH
PennyH
6 August

Vinyl Plank issues

Vinyl Plank issues

My husband and I purchased our home just over 3 years ago, the previous owner built the house 18 months prior to that. We have the Kenbrock Vinyl Planks installed which…

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PennyH
Aug 06, 2021 4:00 pm

Blackbutt -Limewash?

Blackbutt -Limewash?

Where did you end up on this? I was in the same position, Blackbut floors but wanting something a bit more grey/washed out as wanted to have a more monochromatic look. …

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SuperCoach1979
Jul 26, 2021 2:57 pm
caru
caru
24 July

Quick Step/Kronotex vs cheaper brands laminate flooring

Quick Step/Kronotex vs cheaper brands laminate flooring

Hi, This is talking from experience. One of the benefit to go with reputable manufacturer / supplier is the after sale service. I don't want to mention the brand - but…

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caru
Jul 24, 2021 11:28 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
6 July

Secret nails battens on concrete slab

Secret nails battens on concrete slab

No, it's still there…but as I said, only in some places and not too dramatic. I think it will only go away when we re-sand and re-polish the floors in 20 years time.

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arcadelt
Jul 06, 2021 9:21 am
Kofi B
Kofi B
3 July

Polished concrete in a new build

Polished concrete in a new build

Hiya, I've been looking into this as well. So far I've received quotes for X-bond polished stone and Quartz Carpet. Have you learnt anything more about how it works with a…

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Kofi B
Jul 03, 2021 4:55 pm
caru
caru
27 May

I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?
1 ... 43, 44, 45

Hi Michelle, I just posted a new thread about laminate flooring before I found this thread. I am keen to hear your feedback and opinion (copied and pasted from my thread…

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caru
May 27, 2021 1:40 pm
caru
caru
24 May

Laminate flooring making "clicking" sound when walked on

Laminate flooring making "clicking" sound when walked on

I have the same experience, newly laid. I think its pretty common especially if the subfloor is not flat..its annoying but not something that i cant live with Are you…

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caru
May 24, 2021 9:25 pm
ho12
ho12
18 May

Lime wash on spotted gum – thoughts?

Lime wash on spotted gum – thoughts?

Our timber floor planks are narrow and might give an older feel and makes the area look smaller probably.

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ho12
May 18, 2021 11:59 pm

Hi, I am planning on removing the existing carpet and replacing it with engineered timber. The carpet i have in the lounge isn't very thick, it is on the same…

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timber_floor_reno
May 14, 2021 9:51 pm
Budapest
Budapest
10 May

Bedrooms or living space? ... and powder rooms

Bedrooms or living space? ... and powder rooms

With 5 kids, I'll be smart alec and say definitely get a TV in the bedroom...! :-D

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Budapest
May 10, 2021 2:42 pm

Engineered oak flooring from preference flooring

Engineered oak flooring from preference flooring

Parana looks good, did you go for that one at the end? how was your experience. thanks.

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Home2021
May 02, 2021 4:35 pm
J3c
J3c
26 April

Tiles in bedroom

Tiles in bedroom

https://www.travertinetilesuk.com/produ ... n-polished I recommend this product. I am using it, it is a very good quality product.

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J3c
Apr 26, 2021 9:06 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
25 April

Open Shower Floor Drain Tiling/Grade/Drainage - OK or not?

Open Shower Floor Drain Tiling/Grade/Drainage - OK or not?

For technical interest only, it is caused by the mutual adhesive attraction of unlike molecules. The molecular cohesive force of water is what holds…

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SaveH2O
Apr 25, 2021 11:08 am
SaveH2O
Althom
Althom
21 April

installing advice for tiling my kitchen

installing advice for tiling my kitchen

The rubber underlay is required to reduce noise transmission via the floor. If this is removed and not reinstalled it is highly likely that the OP will be forced to rip up…

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Althom
Apr 21, 2021 9:54 am
Althom
chippy
chippy
5 April

Agnew's Water Putty Floor Leveller

Agnew's Water Putty Floor Leveller

What sort of imperfections and what size are you talking? What sort of existing flooring do you have and how is it fixed?

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chippy
Apr 05, 2021 8:21 pm
chippy
DiscoJoe
DiscoJoe
2 April

What timber doors suit spotted gum flooring?

What timber doors suit spotted gum flooring?

As per subject, looking for a good match or complementary timber (can stain if needed) for colour and grain for some stacker doors. Happy to also use spotted gum again…

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DiscoJoe
Apr 02, 2021 7:30 am
KGPS
KGPS
11 March

White risers for new stairs

White risers for new stairs

Hello, I realise this is an old thread but thought I would see whether you succeeded in doing the laminate timber tread and painting your MDF risers? Or did you do…

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KGPS
Mar 11, 2021 1:51 pm
zebu
zebu
8 March

Ongoing Maintance - Water based vs Fiddes Hard Waxed Oil

Ongoing Maintance - Water based vs Fiddes Hard Waxed Oil

We have a 9 year old spotted gum floor that we put down and was sealed with 4 coats of waterbased sealer. It has lasted really well (little dogs run all over it) It…

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zebu
Mar 08, 2021 8:51 am
Hutchywoman
Hutchywoman
18 February

Prestige Oak Flooring

Prestige Oak Flooring

Hi there, I am in the process of planning a new build, and I really like the Prestige Oak 21m boards. I think the Dover Grey colour looks perfect for our house. My only…

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Hutchywoman
Feb 18, 2021 12:13 pm
dazzle
dazzle
15 February

Subfloor soiled by cats and dogs

Subfloor soiled by cats and dogs

I'm putting in an offer on a place which has been a bit of a dog house for years. The owner was a bit of a hoarder and never cleaned anything. So the house smells quite…

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dazzle
Feb 15, 2021 7:25 pm
Rizzo
Rizzo
13 February

Engineering for polished concrete?

Engineering for polished concrete?

I have looked into that as an alternative but after several houses with tiles, I’m not a fan of all the grout.

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Rizzo
Feb 13, 2021 8:08 pm

Planning to use hybrid flooring for my house. I've read instructions of hybrid flooring and they do not recommended float directly over timber flooring; this I'll be…

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ryany
Jan 24, 2021 7:48 am
Ellajackson67
Ellajackson67
12 January

Floating laminate floor cleaner

Floating laminate floor cleaner

This may be more about the detergent using in the process. Because I have been using the appropriate ratio of detergent, but it still always turned out to be sticky. Can…

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Ellajackson67
Jan 12, 2021 10:08 pm
Susanna123
Susanna123
10 December 2020

Vinyl floors

Vinyl floors

Replacing your flooring certainly offers a range of options, from hardwood to vinyl to carpet. Of course, renovating on a budget means weighing the pros and cons of each…

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Susanna123
Dec 09, 2020 11:24 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
7 December 2020

Floating Floors - which direction to lay ?

Floating Floors - which direction to lay ?

Our timber floorboards run across the entry and it looks perfectly fine. Of course, with timber we might not have the same technical requirements to a floating floor.

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arcadelt
Dec 07, 2020 5:53 pm
Rizzo
Rizzo
2 December 2020

Help with different types of concrete floors

Help with different types of concrete floors

Hi. We have designed a house to be solar passive and as such, having concrete floors is a part of this. We got some quotes that came in quite reasonable but now our…

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Rizzo
Dec 02, 2020 1:45 pm
KonkretHaus
KonkretHaus
27 November 2020

Polished Concrete in New Build

Polished Concrete in New Build

Do you have a photo of what you're after? Polished concrete (if just surface polished) we can do as low as $60-80. If you need full mechanical grind so that stones are…

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KonkretHaus
Nov 27, 2020 12:10 pm
KonkretHaus

Hi all. I just had my timber floor bleached and coated. Colour looks nice but the texture is not smooth. It has many areas where I can feel the grain of the timber and…

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Sam1979
Nov 01, 2020 7:28 pm
Tee3
Tee3
31 October 2020

Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank

Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank

Hi Kanes Wondering if you did end up pulling the trigger on Korlok? We're still researching and there's a lot of negative reviews about Karndean but its not clear if it…

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Tee3
Oct 31, 2020 1:31 am
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Black
Oct 22, 2020 3:46 am
boxhill
boxhill
18 October 2020

Carpet and underlay

Carpet and underlay

Thanks mate!

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boxhill
Oct 18, 2020 7:27 pm
boxhill
AnjC
AnjC
15 October 2020

Skirting boards when flooring after handover

Skirting boards when flooring after handover

I'm suggesting if you know what flooring you would like; and how proud of the floor it sits; and the builder will agree to install the skirting at that height, then do it.…

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AnjC
Oct 14, 2020 11:10 pm
AnjC
AnjC
13 October 2020

XBond

XBond

So after my shock at the price of polished cement I've been looking at alternatives. Has anyone used XBond: If so what's you experience been like? I would imagine, since…

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AnjC
Oct 13, 2020 1:25 pm
Daithi
Daithi
6 October 2020

Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Hi there everyone, I am researching my upcoming floor renovation to my kitchen / dining room. Currently the flooring surface is old cork tiles, presumably glued directly…

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Daithi
Oct 06, 2020 9:26 am
jsmith07
jsmith07
2 October 2020

Yellow Tongue Structaflor help

Yellow Tongue Structaflor help

Thanks mate, self levelling compound did cross my mind. The area is 6m x 6m and raising it 20mm, I thought yellow tongue would be easier and more cost effective. I will…

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jsmith07
Oct 02, 2020 1:56 pm

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