Flooring & Floor Covering
Hybrid flooring warping
My post is inaccurate? I posted my experience on a forum where people discuss their experiences and opinions. Everything I've said is 100% accurate and I know exactly…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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).
What floating floor!?
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…
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.
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…
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…
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. …
Jul 24, 2021 11:28 am
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.
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…
May 18, 2021 11:59 pm
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…
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…
White risers for new stairs
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…
Prestige Oak Flooring
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…
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…
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…
Jan 24, 2021 7:48 am
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…
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…
Dec 02, 2020 1:45 pm
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…
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…
Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank
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…
Oct 22, 2020 3:46 am
Oct 14, 2020 11:10 pm
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…
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…
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…