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StephanieHenty
StephanieHenty
19 September

Timber flooring species

Timber flooring species
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The soft warmth and universal beauty of adds light and class to each room with its unique, natural glow. Although all hardwood…

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StephanieHenty
Sep 19, 2018 12:40 am
StephanieHenty

Hi I’m trying to find some discontinued Italian floor tiles; required after a kitchen renovation. Refin Corte dei Principi (12” x 12”) Need 40 or so; and a little…

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TallPerry
Sep 21, 2018 7:43 pm
kirashogun
kirashogun
20 September

Flooring direction

Flooring direction

Besides aesthetics, the golden rule is when laying floor boards on joists, the board must be at right angle to joists and not parallel to distribute load more…

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kirashogun
Sep 20, 2018 5:09 pm
KateW
KateW
19 September

Abode Vinyl

Abode Vinyl

Hi, has anyone had any experience with Abode Prime flooring (sold through Choices Flooring) we are looking at getting in our new build but can't seem to find much info on…

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KateW
Sep 19, 2018 7:03 pm
DamNita
DamNita
19 September

Laying timber over tiles

Laying timber over tiles

We have kind of done this, however with ply in between. One little issue, a creaking sound in our hallway, but apart from this, has been perfect.

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DamNita
Sep 19, 2018 4:36 pm
DamNita
arcadelt
arcadelt
19 September

Tiler damaged balcony tile...how to fix?

Tiler damaged balcony tile...how to fix?

Actually, you should start by scraping out the grout around the tile. This creates a gap between the tile you want to break up and the surrounding tiles so there is no…

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arcadelt
Sep 19, 2018 6:55 am
StephanieHenty
StephanieHenty
19 September

Concrete floor - Seal or put tile?

Concrete floor - Seal or put tile?

Concrete contracts and expands at a different rate from the thinset mortar used to install tiles. For that reason, it is best to use an elastomeric, crack-prevention…

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StephanieHenty
Sep 19, 2018 12:50 am
StephanieHenty
dany
dany
11 September

$5,000 WASTED! Rectified tiles laid with 3mm & grey grout.

$5,000 WASTED! Rectified tiles laid with 3mm & grey grout.
1, 2

Hi , was wondering how did your meeting go with the director. We are building with metricon and still haven't started construction . I am having a same discussion with…

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dany
Sep 11, 2018 2:00 pm
dany
clickfloor
clickfloor
10 September

Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank

Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank

We import and supply , size is 184x1250x5mm, have EVA underlay in the backside. Easy for D.I.Y. You can check our color through: www.clickfloor.com.au

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clickfloor
Sep 10, 2018 10:44 am
clickfloor
Manu2526
Manu2526
10 September

Floor thickness for tiling and timber flooring after handove

Floor thickness for tiling and timber flooring after handove

Hi , Ground floor we are planning to have porcelain tiles as first floor solid timber flooring.

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Manu2526
Sep 10, 2018 4:51 am

Se here is a photo feast....before and after of install of Genero vinyl planks from Choices Flooring Nowra. Photos say it.....

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Michelle
Sep 04, 2018 7:14 pm
Michelle
munit1979
munit1979
4 September

Tile Effect Laminate

Tile Effect Laminate

Hi all, I'm looking for 'tile effect' laminate flooring, but struggling to find suppliers in Aus. Bunnings have two variants, neither what I'm after. This is sort of…

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munit1979
Sep 04, 2018 3:42 pm
Samk
Samk
3 September

Karndean Looselay or?

Karndean Looselay or?

There is dunlop heart ridge, kenbrock and polyflor

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Samk
Sep 03, 2018 9:25 am
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AndyGee
Sep 01, 2018 7:47 pm
Lynette
Lynette
31 August

floor heights: Screed and fibre cement sheeting ? both?

floor heights: Screed and fibre cement sheeting ? both?

Hello, I was reading your email regarding screed and fibro: I am presently about to tile a WC (toilet) floor and we have had to place fibro over the original timber…

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Lynette
Aug 31, 2018 11:05 am

Carpet cleaning prices

Carpet cleaning prices

By the day's end, as I would like to think,you spend a ton of cash on cover, so for what reason would you hold back to keep it looking good. Except if you need to…

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doby1986jook1981
Aug 28, 2018 6:25 am
ymiao4398
ymiao4398
23 August

Wood look tiles

Wood look tiles
1, 2

we are acutally doing the timber look tiles thoughout the house, using timbertech. it looked good installed, and hopefully it won't be too cold upstairs.

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ymiao4398
Aug 23, 2018 10:48 am
seechange
seechange
27 July

Flooring dilemma - where to compromise?

Flooring dilemma - where to compromise?

We spoke to the local timber supplier again and they again strongly recommended not doing timber over the heated slab. We met with the heating/geothermal/sustainability…

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seechange
Jul 27, 2018 10:18 pm
red wolf
red wolf
24 July

No Carpet at all?

No Carpet at all?

I have a similar set up at my home. Where my floor is completely tile for the wet areas and then I have hardwood flooring for the rest of the home. Carpets can be a good…

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red wolf
Jul 24, 2018 12:33 am
alicia84
alicia84
23 July

Floating floorboards over SLATE!

Floating floorboards over SLATE!

I have a slate kitchen that was layed 30 years ago. The house had extensive water damage and now some of the slate has cracked and lifted and the cement grout is cracked…

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alicia84
Jul 23, 2018 1:54 pm
seechange
seechange
23 July

Transition between tile and floating floor

Transition between tile and floating floor

Has anyone found a nice looking solution for transitioning between tile and a floating floor (or need an expansion joint)? Photos would be great!

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seechange
Jul 23, 2018 7:09 am
Sethor
Sethor
17 July

Engineered vs Solid Timber Flooring

Engineered vs Solid Timber Flooring

I'm torn between these two products, I'm leaning more towards solid but most flooring stores seem to push the engineered flooring more. I plan to have either choice stuck…

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Sethor
Jul 17, 2018 1:45 pm
Stefan_W
Stefan_W
15 July

Castleton Luxury Vinyl Planks

Castleton Luxury Vinyl Planks

Hi , I am looking for the same feedback too. We are building with Metricon in QLD and the only Luxury Vinyl Planks supplier they…

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Stefan_W
Jul 15, 2018 9:58 pm
Stefan_W
seechange
seechange
7 July

Hybrid floors - any feedback?

Hybrid floors - any feedback?

We had our heart set on timber floors but as we are havinghydronic heating/cooling in the slab the range is limited (a selection of engineered oak) none of which we really…

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seechange
Jul 07, 2018 2:50 pm
libran_59
libran_59
3 July

What type of flooring do I have?

What type of flooring do I have?

Hi Michelle, just quickly. We are building a double story. Color selection is due in a week's time but still haven't decided on which flooring to go for upstairs and…

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libran_59
Jul 03, 2018 7:02 am
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Cellaraso
Jul 01, 2018 6:57 am
Samk
Samk
1 July

Greenearth Bordeaux 2.2 laminate flooring

Greenearth Bordeaux 2.2 laminate flooring

It's good product , I have used them in my showroom it's durable ..

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Samk
Jul 01, 2018 6:34 am
Samk
Samk
1 July

Mismeasured flooring quote

Mismeasured flooring quote

Where abouts are you based in kld?

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Samk
Jul 01, 2018 6:31 am
Dithering
Dithering
24 June

Carpet to go with Spotted Gum

Carpet to go with Spotted Gum

I am looking for a durable 100% wool carpet for hallway and bedrooms. The carpet must be dark enough to hide dirt. The house has too much wood for a grey charcoal but I…

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Dithering
Jun 24, 2018 3:41 pm
Tintin444
Tintin444
14 June

Hallway timing and either timber or laminate floor boards fo

Hallway timing and either timber or laminate floor boards fo

Thanks for the info, ours is a project builder so it can turn out great or not so great. Hence I try to find out as much as I can.

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Tintin444
Jun 14, 2018 12:22 pm

Please send me photos if any one has Phase mementos porcelain tile 600x600 Beaumont.

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Mukesh
Jun 12, 2018 5:59 pm
Sethor
Sethor
12 June

Blackbutt Flooring Recommendations Perth

Blackbutt Flooring Recommendations Perth

Does anyone have recommendations for solid Blackbutt flooring in Perth?

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Sethor
Jun 12, 2018 5:57 pm

Hi, It just so happens our company has pretty much moved over to pulling up tiles, so I can give you quite a bit of information on that subject. In all honesty, nobody…

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GaryE
Jun 11, 2018 8:10 pm
GaryE
Tintin444
Tintin444
11 June

Laminate Timber Floor Experiences???

Laminate Timber Floor Experiences???

We are looking at our flooring options too at the moment and will hopefully go for engineered timber which is a more cost effective solution than actual timber boards.…

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Tintin444
Jun 11, 2018 11:12 am
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IamSAM
Jun 07, 2018 11:05 am
IamSAM
Mircc
Mircc
24 May

Concrete floor sealing, what's the best sealer?

Concrete floor sealing, what's the best sealer?

Hi all, just after some information on concrete floor sealers, we are currently renovating our under house area and laying a new slab, I feel there maybe a bit of a damp…

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Mircc
May 24, 2018 7:42 pm

Underlay suggestions for upstairs engineered timber flooring

Underlay suggestions for upstairs engineered timber flooring

hi all We are in the process of putting two bedrooms up in the attic and were looking for flooring options. We are avoiding carpet for obvious dust & alllergy reasons…

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crazysafari
May 13, 2018 9:14 pm
crazysafari

Hi! We are building with Wisdom Homes and currently choosign the tiles / carpet. Has anyone used the stone inspired floor tiles selection of Wisdom homes luxury package…

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KatDS
May 07, 2018 3:33 pm
alexr
alexr
5 May

emergency help

emergency help

Thank you, but by repair, what do you mean? I would think we need to replace these wooden boards.... I could use putty or chalking, but I would have to get rid of the dry…

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alexr
May 05, 2018 10:46 pm

Laminate vs Engineered timber flooring

Laminate vs Engineered timber flooring

Thanks for the tips. Unfortunately we got priced out of engineered flooring in the end and had to settle for a top end laminate instead. Although it lacks that feel…

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matt1927
May 02, 2018 9:44 am

Timber laminate (rawson homes)

Timber laminate (rawson homes)

we got the standard laminate floor and have been in since october. we have the robot vacuum clean it every night (sometimes during the day). have a (indoor) cat, and 2…

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wreckedandjealous
Apr 28, 2018 11:18 am
mountain32
mountain32
25 April

Polishing an existing concrete slab?

Polishing an existing concrete slab?

Depending on how fine you wanna go, some contractor can do $100/sqm

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mountain32
Apr 25, 2018 1:59 pm
mountain32
mountain32
25 April

Concrete Flooring

Concrete Flooring

How much did it cost you to DIY the floor?

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mountain32
Apr 25, 2018 1:40 pm
gillybean
gillybean
23 April

Australian Timbers REFLECTIONS: BLACKBUTT, CHALICE or MOONLI

Australian Timbers REFLECTIONS: BLACKBUTT, CHALICE or MOONLI

Hey I have no idea sorry! We bought the house established. All I know is we love our Blackbutt floor 💕😊💕

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gillybean
Apr 23, 2018 11:56 am
gillybean

Have polished porcelain tiles that don't need sealing but I would like to seal the sand cement…

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colin1
Apr 08, 2018 6:51 pm
colin1

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