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johnreynolds
johnreynolds
20 September 2016

Timber flooring species

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

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johnreynolds
Sep 20, 2016 11:26 am
Pato
Pato
7 h

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

Carpet installed in hall in 2-3m sections

Carpet installed in hall in 2-3m sections

It's not how it’s done. The limit is the length of the carpet. They should measure, cut a length roughly to width, lay, fix and trim. It sounds like they are trying to…

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arcadelt
Oct 21, 2017 4:32 pm
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
20 October

Cleaning tiles

Cleaning tiles

I suggest you try Poultic from AquaMix. If that does not work then hire a professional natural stone specialist. I know your tile are polished porcelain but natural stone…

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Grout Perfect
Oct 20, 2017 10:54 am
Grout Perfect
JB1
JB1
20 October

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

I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?
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Thanks Michelle. Thanks for the tip about the carpet with little square patterns (I'm assuming that's what you mean). I'm finding it hard to separate heart and head. I…

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JB1
Oct 20, 2017 2:34 am
GwenP28
GwenP28
19 October

Super soft carpets

Super soft carpets

Hi Michelle, Very Good to know! Thanks for sharing this information Michelle A nice and tidy home is one of the most important things. Peter James

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GwenP28
Oct 19, 2017 4:13 am
GwenP28
DustyBlue
DustyBlue
29 September

Rough cost to install vinyl plank flooring

Rough cost to install vinyl plank flooring

Hi Im just wanting a estimated cost to install vinyl plank flooring so i know im not getting ripped off. We have 70sqm of wide plank vinyl flooring (4.5mm thick) to be…

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DustyBlue
Sep 29, 2017 4:38 pm
Mypeacefulplace
Mypeacefulplace
28 September

Choosing flooring

Choosing flooring

Hi. We are looking at putting down a Travertine floor French pattern in our renovation/extension. We are not sure whether to continue the same floor into the bathroom,…

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Mypeacefulplace
Sep 28, 2017 3:45 am
SANDYFAN
SANDYFAN
26 September

Joint on middle of laminate flooring-Is it really necessary?

Joint on middle of laminate flooring-Is it really necessary?

The joint is only required when you use laminate flooring for expansion. I'm also building with Metricon and the only way you don't want the joint is you upgrade to…

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SANDYFAN
Sep 26, 2017 7:11 pm
sabrelli
sabrelli
26 September

Flooring

Flooring

Im building double storey with them and carpet is included in all bedrooms, upstairs living areas and home theatre room. All other rooms are tiled. You have the option…

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sabrelli
Sep 26, 2017 4:23 am
Adelaide Girl
Adelaide Girl
24 September

Grey or Light Wood laminate pictures?

Grey or Light Wood laminate pictures?

We are thinking about putting in laminate flooring in our upstairs (3 bedrooms and retreat area). Initially we were planning to go dark, but now we are thinking we might…

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Adelaide Girl
Sep 24, 2017 3:20 pm
Mojo1
Mojo1
20 September

Question for Tilers and laminate floor experts

Question for Tilers and laminate floor experts

Hi Anyone know what the standard height is from slab to top of tile is? Including cement, screed etc. Is it 40mm? I need to know for stair finish. Also what about for…

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Mojo1
Sep 20, 2017 5:55 pm
Nawsome
Nawsome
19 September

Adelaide Flooring Places????

Adelaide Flooring Places????

We got our laminate planks and carpets from Solomons and tiles were from Beaumonts.

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Nawsome
Sep 19, 2017 3:33 pm
Nawsome
Adelaide Girl
Adelaide Girl
17 September

Brease Carpets (or allergy sensitive)

Brease Carpets (or allergy sensitive)

Has anyone had experience using Brease carpets or other allergy sensitive carpets? Any thoughts on how they actually perform in relation to allergies?

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Adelaide Girl
Sep 17, 2017 8:16 pm
JB1
JB1
13 September

Fixing timber battens to concrete

Fixing timber battens to concrete

I'm not confident with the life of liquid nails. They crack as they age. However the T&G are nailed to battens it's unlikely to cause any issues if the battens separate…

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JB1
Sep 13, 2017 8:39 pm
ankrich
ankrich
11 September

Timber staircase colour

Timber staircase colour

We have the same combination white walls and oak grey floor, we went with dark walnut for stairs. PCI is next month so don't have any pictures yet.

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ankrich
Sep 11, 2017 5:15 pm

Hey! We have had laminate floor for about 7 years. It's very hardy, only dent we have (and it's small) husband sat on a child's chair with our then two year old son on…

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mrsrusty
Sep 08, 2017 11:31 pm
alexp79
alexp79
8 September

Suggestions required for Flooring over Carpet

Suggestions required for Flooring over Carpet

long lasting durable engineered hardwood for heavy used areas such as maple, might be also a very good choice to consider. it has good water resistance, too.

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alexp79
Sep 08, 2017 1:20 am
ryderbrett
ryderbrett
24 August

Rug Cleaning and Care Guide

Rug Cleaning and Care Guide

Hi Guys We have written a rug cleaning and care guide. Hopefully this is useful :-) https://www.floorsome.com.au/blogs/floo ... care-guide

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ryderbrett
Aug 24, 2017 3:12 pm
Wotsup
Wotsup
23 August

Vinyl planks

Vinyl planks

Hi Ceri, What brand do you have ? And what is it underneath concrete or particle board ? And where are you located ?

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Wotsup
Aug 23, 2017 7:53 pm
KushD
KushD
22 August

Floor Boards up stairs

Floor Boards up stairs

Yeah. Initially I thought about having floating boards on the upper floor as well. Gave up the idea after I failed to find any house with floating boards to the upper…

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KushD
Aug 22, 2017 10:53 pm
str
str
22 August

Seal concrete for jarrah floorboards

Seal concrete for jarrah floorboards

Hi What do you recommend for sealing concrete for new jarrah floorboards. Polyethylene sheet or liquid sealer which dries upon application. If latter, which brand.

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str
Aug 22, 2017 6:18 pm
alexp79
alexp79
21 August

Tile Questions

Tile Questions

I like rectangular ones, but it is a matter of personal choice. Same for gloss vs matte. Rectified porcelain looks so much better. Larger ones are better, but, as I…

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alexp79
Aug 21, 2017 8:20 pm

Carpet Choices HELP!

Carpet Choices HELP!

We are up to the same position our house is in council at the moment its meant to be out by the end of next week roughly. So its getting exciting :)

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candicewebster
Aug 21, 2017 3:17 pm
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alexp79
Aug 11, 2017 12:05 am
Best-in-OZ
Best-in-OZ
10 August

Cleaning white carpets

Cleaning white carpets

I too believe that hiring the <a href="http://endoflease.net.au">professionals cleaners</a> will definitely give better touch in the carpet since they have the appropriate…

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Best-in-OZ
Aug 10, 2017 8:52 pm
alexp79
alexp79
10 August

Need recommandation on Tile & carpets in Sydney?

Need recommandation on Tile & carpets in Sydney?

Get them from China, you can find vendors at Alibaba Web site and request them to provide free samples.

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alexp79
Aug 10, 2017 2:27 am
Handyem
Handyem
9 August

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
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
6 August

Patio Floor???

Patio Floor???

Tiles is so much easier - pavers are a maintenance nightmare after a couple of years!

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JayaJaya
Aug 06, 2017 11:51 pm
JayaJaya

I bought these from masters closing down sale, there instructions are to lay the same as a…

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roscodunn78
Jul 16, 2017 9:04 am
spiffmiff
spiffmiff
15 July

Affordable wood look option to match jarrah skirting?

Affordable wood look option to match jarrah skirting?

We're planning to replace existing ageing faux jarrah laminate with something nicer and more contemporary before sale. I was originally thinking of some affordable but…

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spiffmiff
Jul 15, 2017 11:05 pm
spiffmiff
hs815
hs815
15 July

Recommendations for bamboo flooring and ceramic tiles

Recommendations for bamboo flooring and ceramic tiles

Hi, I'm in the same boat, finalizing flooring. We're switching up between bamboo or laminate for upstairs. From all the sales reps we've talked to Bamboo: + Feels…

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hs815
Jul 15, 2017 10:10 pm
bvillemot
bvillemot
14 July

Putting flooring in after skirting

Putting flooring in after skirting

How much did builders charge to lay skirting after? If anything?

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bvillemot
Jul 14, 2017 6:58 am

wooden subfloor water damage

wooden subfloor water damage

It's best to have it checked first. I agree with Lochie that insurance companies are sometimes difficult with this kind of damages (plus it also takes time). But make sure…

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cheryl_0316
Jul 08, 2017 11:45 pm

Real Timber floor laying Perth

Real Timber floor laying Perth
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Timber comes in many different species, tones and widths that there is certainly one that will suit your…

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theclaudiabeck
Jul 08, 2017 10:44 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

Hardwood Floors Help!

Hardwood Floors Help!

Ok thank you for the correction :)

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jessicagauci
Jul 07, 2017 10:18 pm
lovisa
lovisa
7 July

Adelaide Luxury vinyl plank

Adelaide Luxury vinyl plank

Had a quote from builder for $9100

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lovisa
Jul 07, 2017 1:19 pm

Can warped/cupped bamboo floors be fixed?

Can warped/cupped bamboo floors be fixed?

Hello Unfortunately those boards will have to be taken out and replaced with new ones, will always have the water makes and cupping

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Bamboo King
Jul 03, 2017 10:59 pm
Nawsome
Nawsome
3 July

Dust Mite Allergy - carpet v floor boards

Dust Mite Allergy - carpet v floor boards

we have floorboards (click laminate) in our current bedrooms - and with young bubbas, was great! TMI, but we had a happy chucker so the floorboards made cleanup so much…

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Nawsome
Jul 03, 2017 10:37 am
Nawsome
Joker
Joker
1 July

Tile flooring looks dirty - how to resolve?

Tile flooring looks dirty - how to resolve?

Is the new tile from the same batch, could be slightly different colour which is common for same tiles from different batches. You could also try a high quality cleaner…

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Joker
Jul 01, 2017 9:14 pm

henley Flooring Carmelle Lux Q2

henley Flooring Carmelle Lux Q2

we are doing externally as it is very expensive by henley.

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bhutani.sumit
Jun 20, 2017 8:29 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
2 June

Black spong-like stuff on floorboards under underlay?

Black spong-like stuff on floorboards under underlay?

I have no idea about the spongy stuff nor how to remove it; however, why can't you refinish the timber floors right now? Once you glue vinyl to those board, it will be…

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arcadelt
Jun 02, 2017 12:42 pm

Recycled or distressed-looking timber flooring

Recycled or distressed-looking timber flooring

Recycled and new timber comes in three different finishes for decking and flooring…

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theclaudiabeck
May 24, 2017 5:00 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
18 May

Where to get these tiles?

Where to get these tiles?

Like arcadelt said, it is better to ask them Or contact SJB (http://www.sjb.com.au/projects/sepia)

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arcadelt
May 18, 2017 11:06 pm

Timber look Laminate flooring

Timber look Laminate flooring

I called our builder in advance and asked them which of their displays had the two colours of laminate installed that we were deciding on. This way we could drive…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
May 10, 2017 7:46 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build
eirrac
eirrac
6 May

New build - GJ Gardner

New build - GJ Gardner

I really like those tiles! We are building with GJ gardner but here they go with Groove tiles. I think most tile companies can get the same tiles though. I had a look at

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eirrac
May 06, 2017 5:20 pm
Berek
Berek
5 May

Warm floors without underfloor heating

Warm floors without underfloor heating

As mentioned concrete will need to absorb heat from somewhere to radiate it. It has an R value of 0 so I'd say you'd have to have the heaters on for a while before they'd…

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Berek
May 06, 2017 12:01 am
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
jack147
jack147
12 April

Carpet cleaner Sydney - recommendations?

Carpet cleaner Sydney - recommendations?

Hello, Thanks for this useful information. I also want to sell my home and really need some service that can clean it at a reasonable price. So could you please suggest…

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jack147
Apr 12, 2017 10:14 am


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