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wombat
wombat
13 December 2009

Linoleum Flooring

Linoleum Flooring

Hi What is the ballpark price of a good Linoleum (wood effect)? Any estimates on install costs? Thanks

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wombat
Dec 13, 2009 7:15 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
14 December 2009

Perth timber flooring

Perth timber flooring

True, though I think its about 6.5. New England Blackbutt too is a bit softer than Coastal Blackbutt or Qld Blackbutt.

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Dukekamaya
Dec 14, 2009 12:40 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
14 December 2009

floor boards question - I'm so dissappointed

floor boards question - I'm so dissappointed

Sometimes depending on the type of timber used means that there may be parts that are raised but this is more likely due to the density of the…

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Dukekamaya
Dec 14, 2009 12:45 pm
Dukekamaya
chopper
chopper
15 December 2009

Recommended floorboard (pine) sanders/polishers - SE Melb

Recommended floorboard (pine) sanders/polishers - SE Melb

Hey, Just purchased our first home (yay!) and wondering if anyone could recommend someone to sand/polish our pine floorboards. I bought in Frankston area if anyone's had…

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chopper
Dec 15, 2009 2:22 pm
hellokitty
hellokitty
18 December 2009

Timber floor - Tung Oil or Synteco?

Timber floor - Tung Oil or Synteco?

BUMP My architect listed Roselea as one of his recommended architects, although personally I haven't met them yet. Care to share the experience?

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hellokitty
Dec 18, 2009 4:55 am
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
19 December 2009

Tile Floor Scrubber/Cleaner?

Tile Floor Scrubber/Cleaner?

There are two types of sealers on the market there is clear penertrating sealers and topical coatings the clear sealers DIY will sit just below the surface therefore only…

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Grout Perfect
Dec 19, 2009 11:12 am
Grout Perfect
Alusair
Alusair
19 December 2009

Sanding timber floor - patchy/blotchy areas

Sanding timber floor - patchy/blotchy areas

hard to answer without photos however fine sanding should NEVER be counted on for removing anything other then course sanding marks. Typically floors are snaded three…

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Alusair
Dec 19, 2009 9:21 pm
Dollar
Dollar
20 December 2009

Why don't you like high gloss floorboards?

Why don't you like high gloss floorboards?

I hate glossy floors. Just preference. I prefer an oil based finish.

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Dollar
Dec 20, 2009 4:22 pm
jeraldo
jeraldo
21 December 2009

Applying FW Floorseal *Urgent*

Applying FW Floorseal *Urgent*

I'm looking to finish my floors very soon and would like some tips on how to apply Feast Watson Floorseal (Tung oil based). I rang their customer support but she…

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jeraldo
Dec 21, 2009 3:58 pm
Rex
Rex
23 December 2009

Best Timber coating for us?

Best Timber coating for us?

I used bona for many years for all my customers who wanted a water-based finish. It's the best I have come across. …

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Rex
Dec 23, 2009 10:40 pm
royalblue
royalblue
27 December 2009

A deep clean...

A deep clean...

lol ...and I stand by mine! :-D

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royalblue
Dec 27, 2009 3:45 pm
themax
themax
2 January 2010

Question for Ash re the Rhino

Question for Ash re the Rhino

In late Jan 2010, IQ150 will be available in 20+ additional styles, including loops, level cut loops, plush, twist etc. If you are keen to…

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themax
Jan 02, 2010 12:52 pm
themax
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
2 January 2010

Supply & install solid timber flooring in SE Melbourne

Supply & install solid timber flooring in SE Melbourne

A reputable guy for that is Andrew Robinson. He his well regarded by the trade. 0412 125 062

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anthony_carter
Jan 02, 2010 2:24 pm
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
4 January 2010

Some advice on choosing new carpets

Some advice on choosing new carpets

My experience with that particular marketplace is that because people there earn almost twice the average wage of Melbournians that you pay higher $ for alot of things. I…

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anthony_carter
Jan 04, 2010 11:47 pm
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
4 January 2010

Join between Tiles and Timber flooring

Join between Tiles and Timber flooring

You would think they will. Good luck with your build!

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anthony_carter
Jan 04, 2010 11:51 pm
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
4 January 2010

Karndean flooring or other vinyl tile flooring..?

Karndean flooring or other vinyl tile flooring..?

Yes, polyfloor products are less widely available but still good. If they were layer right, as it sounds they were, you will have a long lasting, waterproof floor. Cool!

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anthony_carter
Jan 04, 2010 11:58 pm
royalblue
royalblue
5 January 2010

How do I remove blood from carpet?

How do I remove blood from carpet?

Hi Judie, How did the blood contact the carpet? Normally, blood will not penetrate far into the wool carpet, as the surface tension and other characteristics of the wool…

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royalblue
Jan 05, 2010 1:28 am
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
5 January 2010

WOOLSAFE REGISTERED CARPET INSPECTORS

WOOLSAFE REGISTERED CARPET INSPECTORS

If you need a contact with Goofies, Feltex, VCC then let me know and I can find a name and number for you. Goofies & Feltex have state based complaint managers, whereas…

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anthony_carter
Jan 05, 2010 6:10 am
Nathan SteelFab
Nathan SteelFab
5 January 2010

Brisbane Timber Foors

Brisbane Timber Foors

I only know of boral and they would be the only ones I trust.

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Nathan SteelFab
Jan 05, 2010 9:23 am
Nathan SteelFab
royalblue
royalblue
6 January 2010

How can I Remove Nail Polish on My New Carpet?

How can I Remove Nail Polish on My New Carpet?

Acetone should be available from a local supermaket, hardware or general store. If not, use nail polish remover. Another thought... can you post a pic of the carpet…

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royalblue
Jan 06, 2010 3:18 am
zeke
zeke
7 January 2010

Professional carpet cleaning - sutherland area NSW?

Professional carpet cleaning - sutherland area NSW?

I can't speak for other businesses. But as I see it, if I am a professional carpet cleaning technician there to clean your carpets, you are…

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zeke
Jan 07, 2010 6:33 pm
zeke
royalblue
royalblue
7 January 2010

Steam Mops

Steam Mops

Oh! More info?... what sort of…

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royalblue
Jan 07, 2010 9:10 pm
Tellsth
Tellsth
9 January 2010

Floating floor vs timber floor boards vs sand stone tiles

Floating floor vs timber floor boards vs sand stone tiles

Maybe you choose laminate flooring which performance of abraion resistance is no good, so there is some marks after people walk on the flooring. For your home, it is very…

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Tellsth
Jan 09, 2010 5:34 pm
royalblue
royalblue
11 January 2010

Trying to find Carpet!

Trying to find Carpet!

Hi Riss, So what is it about the carpet that caught your attention? You like the style or look of the carpets? Ash.

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royalblue
Jan 11, 2010 3:16 am
shonzilla
shonzilla
2 February 2010

Re: Painting new house

Re: Painting new house

Hi, Are you able to provide pictures of what the house looks like, for exsisting colour schemes. (ie kitchen, bathrooms, floor covering and maybe one of the exterior -…

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shonzilla
Feb 02, 2010 3:03 pm
shonzilla
royalblue
royalblue
13 January 2010

What underlay for this carpet?

What underlay for this carpet?

Yes I have said a number of times that thicker spongy underlays place extra stresses on the carpets, which can lead to problems with seams, carpets coming loose at edges…

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royalblue
Jan 13, 2010 10:29 pm
damitha
damitha
14 January 2010

Big River Timber Floors

Big River Timber Floors

sorry, $165/m2 installed and supply.

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damitha
Jan 14, 2010 11:05 am
xquisite
xquisite
14 January 2010

Solid Tmber Vs Engineered Timber

Solid Tmber Vs Engineered Timber

I am floored that engineered timber can cost more than solid timber. I would go with solid timber every time over a veneer product. It's strange what fashions can do -…

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xquisite
Jan 14, 2010 1:14 pm
somewoman
somewoman
14 January 2010

Flooring thoughts

Flooring thoughts

LOL!! Prolly wouldn't be the first time ;) btw, a friend forwarded me an Australian supplier for bamboo decking if anyone is interested. Pm me for details =)

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somewoman
Jan 14, 2010 2:32 pm
somewoman
gweluphome
gweluphome
14 January 2010

Carpet Cleaning- Perth

Carpet Cleaning- Perth

If you need carpet cleaning, I can recommend . They offer hot water extraction cleaning, which is a deep fabric cleaning, and dry cleaning. There is an option for rug…

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gweluphome
Jan 14, 2010 6:18 pm
ebyelyakov
ebyelyakov
19 January 2010

Timber Texts

Timber Texts

Below is the link to an archive containing a collection of texts related to timber flooring I found on the Internet. Most of those have been published by different…

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ebyelyakov
Jan 19, 2010 11:23 am
ebyelyakov
royalblue
royalblue
19 January 2010

New floor to compliment existing slate

New floor to compliment existing slate

A salesman tried to talk us out of a cork floor, saying it chipped easily and was hard to repair, esp a grey one, any advice on this? They…

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royalblue
Jan 19, 2010 1:42 pm
royalblue
royalblue
19 January 2010

Painting Floor Tiles?

Painting Floor Tiles?

Hmmm.... may be problematic if that's your ultimate plan. Perhaps concentrate on saving to get the retiling done, and just look above floor level in the mean time. Ash.

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royalblue
Jan 19, 2010 3:22 pm
Zedman
Zedman
20 January 2010

Tiles vs floorboards

Tiles vs floorboards
1, 2

No sorry Lee. Im one of only 3 importers from this company in Aus, and the only one that brings this line in. There are similar lines out there but they generally have a…

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Zedman
Jan 20, 2010 12:33 pm
Zedman
ring09
ring09
21 January 2010

Timber floor outlets

Timber floor outlets

Also check out floorplanet.com.au - they are in Tullamarine and organise laying etc as well, but check out the specials page first.

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ring09
Jan 21, 2010 3:40 pm
ring09
royalblue
royalblue
21 January 2010

Cork floors and eco sealers

Cork floors and eco sealers

Not that clued up about what's available, but I'm pretty sure there are water based ployurethane finishes that are not as toxic as the solvent ones Kez is talking about. …

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royalblue
Jan 21, 2010 11:15 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
22 January 2010

Polished concrete floors in apartment

Polished concrete floors in apartment

Polished tiles :wink:. But you need to check if the floor will carry the weight. What about honed concrete? That is not grinding the floor :wink: Also if you were to add tiles the…

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onc_artisan
Jan 22, 2010 12:15 am
onc_artisan
ebyelyakov
ebyelyakov
23 January 2010

New floorboards

New floorboards
1, 2

How do I tell the difference,between timbers ! as per my earlier question.. I imagine with parquetry their will be tons of packages in small blocks…

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ebyelyakov
Jan 23, 2010 10:32 am
ebyelyakov
kek
kek
27 February 2010

Need a good Blinds and curtain company in Melbourne.

Need a good Blinds and curtain company in Melbourne.

I have checked few companies before window covering blinds installation at my home. I have installed Roman Blinds from Energy Window Fashions ( ) in Melbourne. They did…

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kek
Feb 27, 2010 3:12 pm
kek
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
25 January 2010

Ceramic tiles - polished v's matt

Ceramic tiles - polished v's matt

Polished ceramics are great to have they can be a bit slippery specially in the wet areas but my customers love them and yes they can chip very easily if say you drop a…

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Grout Perfect
Jan 25, 2010 12:17 pm
Grout Perfect
Rex
Rex
25 January 2010

Skagen Engineered Timber

Skagen Engineered Timber

Anyone heard of 'Skagen' Engineered Timber Flooring? One of the major flooring retailers around here sell it and I was wondering if anyone knows anything about it. Is it…

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Rex
Jan 25, 2010 12:48 pm
Lex
Lex
26 January 2010

80mm Vs 130mm Flooring

80mm Vs 130mm Flooring

I would go for slimmer boards. They look much better to me than the wide ones (but that's just my personal prefernce in respect to the look). I love the repetitivnes of…

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Lex
Jan 26, 2010 10:07 pm
Lex
Ben Vander Veen
Ben Vander Veen
28 January 2010

Polished concrete - how well does it hold up?

Polished concrete - how well does it hold up?

Jason, if we do this do we still need to apply some sort of sealer to protect against stains etc? If is always advisable to install an…

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Ben Vander Veen
Jan 28, 2010 2:33 pm
Zedman
Zedman
29 January 2010

Reccommand a tiler please....Kellyville Norwest NSW area

Reccommand a tiler please....Kellyville Norwest NSW area

One of the tilers we use that does work out there is Tony V..... I have been recommending him for over 12yrs now. Drop me a line direct and I can pass on his mobile number…

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Zedman
Jan 29, 2010 9:50 am
Zedman
royalblue
royalblue
1 February 2010

Northsate Sensitex 6000

Northsate Sensitex 6000

Bealieu have a good name. I'm not sure about the 'Easybac' secondary backings they use. May be fine, but it hasn't been on the market long enough to get real feedback. …

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royalblue
Feb 01, 2010 3:03 am

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