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johnreynolds
johnreynolds
20 September 2016

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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johnreynolds
Sep 20, 2016 11:26 am

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

I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?
1 ... 38, 39, 40

Morning, sorry been off media for a while. As long as they are both a 6 star, it's all good. :)

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Michelle
Mar 22, 2019 7:49 am
Michelle
3starcrew
3starcrew
Yesterday

Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank

Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank

Interested to see NellieB and Bebbsy that you are having the same decision making problem as me. Ive fallen for the Heartridge Smoked Oak finish, but this product is…

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3starcrew
Mar 21, 2019 9:21 pm

Hi, New to this forum. Just wandering if anyone can give me advice on cracked/splitting turpentine floorboards. They are installed on batons which are on a concrete…

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Ddor
Mar 16, 2019 9:11 pm
Chan
Chan
16 March

Carrara tile

Carrara tile

Hi anyone used carrara tile to living? We are using it in the living, study , lounge and kitchen and dinmensions will be 600*600 please share your thoughts , reviews, pics thanks.

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Chan
Mar 16, 2019 8:55 am
jojo6
jojo6
14 March

Aquadrop Rigid Waterproof Flooring Vinyl Planks

Aquadrop Rigid Waterproof Flooring Vinyl Planks

Hi, If you want a really great product which I have in my home, go to a Carpet Court store and check out Pryzm. Its fantastic, I have dogs and wear high heels...no…

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jojo6
Mar 14, 2019 7:37 pm
Lara Oz
Lara Oz
5 March

Cracking Noises - Floating Floors

Cracking Noises - Floating Floors

Thank you Alex, that was interesting reading! I’ve watched some videos of similar noises and mine are not as bad, and so I’m not sure it’s going to qualify as a…

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Lara Oz
Mar 05, 2019 6:43 pm

Hello My contractor just finished the concrete floor in my future to be 2nd hand shop in Haifa, Israel. The cutting of the joints was premature, and the cuts are full of…

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tarmilai
Feb 25, 2019 1:17 pm
Althom
Althom
24 February

Sanding/finishing wood floors

Sanding/finishing wood floors

Sounds reasonable to me. A day for sanding and clean up. A day to apply first coat. A day to cure. A day to apply second coat. A day to cure.

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Althom
Feb 24, 2019 2:21 pm
Althom
CJB80
CJB80
8 February

Refinish cypress pine or laminate?

Refinish cypress pine or laminate?

Hi all, We have a split level, double story home with a maze of different flooring. The new extension (not done by us) has top of the range light timber look wide laminate…

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CJB80
Feb 08, 2019 5:30 pm
Taniaimran
Taniaimran
2 February

Laminate floors without scotia???

Laminate floors without scotia???

Hi everyone. I know this issue has been talked about in the forum quite a bit but I haven’t got one answer as to if we can have laminate floors without scotia or…

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Taniaimran
Feb 02, 2019 7:35 pm
Taniaimran
uday63
uday63
31 January

Avorio Polished Porcelain - Hynes

Avorio Polished Porcelain - Hynes

Hi, Did anyone select Avorio Polished Porcelain for their flooring? We selected these for our house. Would love to see any pictures of Avorio Polished Porcelain. Regards, Uday

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uday63
Jan 31, 2019 9:46 pm

Hi all Just purchased a 1960s house with Tas oak hardwood floorboards, however in the lounge area the old fireplace was removed and the mantel area poured in with…

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Count
Jan 31, 2019 9:34 pm
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
30 January

Vinyl Plank Flooring Questions Answered

Vinyl Plank Flooring Questions Answered
1, 2, 3, 4

How expensive is that? I am looking to spend around $85sqm. 😬

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Bebbsy
Jan 30, 2019 9:24 pm

Can anyone advise me on how this floor should look pre seal? I have had a professional sand…

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Fipi10
Jan 20, 2019 9:09 am
Poopy Tay
Poopy Tay
17 January

Rugs in Melbourne?

Rugs in Melbourne?

To decor my new home I have searched so many online stores but didn't find any store according to my need. Actually, I was searching for Morrocan Shaggy Rugs for my…

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Poopy Tay
Jan 17, 2019 12:28 am
DIYnoobie
DIYnoobie
12 January

How to remove junior end trims of laminate floor

How to remove junior end trims of laminate floor

Hi, we have quickstep flooring. We need to remove some junior end trims due to deteriorating aesthetics. The floors are great. I think the trim isn’t quickstep though-…

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DIYnoobie
Jan 12, 2019 10:37 pm
Neil Dee
Neil Dee
11 January

Removing paint from garage floor

Removing paint from garage floor

Hi Guys Garage floor (car is housed in garage) was originally sealed then painted over, now it's coming off, have tried to gernie and repaint with no luck.....can you put…

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Neil Dee
Jan 11, 2019 4:17 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
9 January

Flooring that does not show footprints

Flooring that does not show footprints

I think just about everything will show some marks, but in our home these are less visible on matt surfaces, rather than the glossy ones.

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arcadelt
Jan 09, 2019 9:32 pm
ymiao4398
ymiao4398
8 January

Floor Tiles - Ceramic vs Porcelain ??

Floor Tiles - Ceramic vs Porcelain ??

Ceramic tiles are possibly the most common tiles found in homes, offices, and other buildings, largely because they’re…

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ymiao4398
Jan 08, 2019 9:25 am
Jit singh
Jit singh
9 December 2018

Laminate Floor Brands - Embelton & Krono Original

Laminate Floor Brands - Embelton & Krono Original

Ian gonna send you the Kronos Shire oak pics that is recently installed in my house

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Jit singh
Dec 09, 2018 3:38 pm
robdridan
robdridan
27 November 2018

Upgrade to vinyl flooring

Upgrade to vinyl flooring

Thanks, it was a slight gap on ends between planks but yes he was dead against them.

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robdridan
Nov 27, 2018 9:00 pm
Angela72
Angela72
26 November 2018

Embelton Bamboo Flooring

Embelton Bamboo Flooring

Hi, Thinking of putting Embelton Aqua Tuf in New England BlackButt, in my home. 1/ Is it better on top of tiles or remove ceramic tiles? 2/ do you need under…

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Angela72
Nov 26, 2018 6:03 pm
homeow
homeow
23 November 2018

Broken terrazzo step

Broken terrazzo step

Not a great photo but you can see the crack on bottom right

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homeow
Nov 23, 2018 8:54 am
csingh
csingh
7 November 2018

Best Place for Hardwood Flooring

Best Place for Hardwood Flooring

Hi, Looking for some sort of warehouse/outlet style store for timber flooring in Sydney. Something similar to the tile factory outlet (TFO) in Smithfield. We've made…

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csingh
Nov 07, 2018 7:23 pm

My Karndean Mountain Spotted Gum

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IamSAM
Nov 01, 2018 12:16 pm
IamSAM

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IamSAM
Nov 01, 2018 12:15 pm
IamSAM
nada17
nada17
15 October 2018

White risers for new stairs

White risers for new stairs

Thank you! I am a bit concerned with moisture but I think it would only be exposed to moisture during cleaning. I am not sure though how they are are going connect the…

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nada17
Oct 15, 2018 10:04 am
MaralynManson
MaralynManson
10 October 2018

Underlay suggestions for upstairs engineered timber flooring

Underlay suggestions for upstairs engineered timber flooring

I will suggest one thing. My dad had problems with his floor creaking and making noises as you walked over it. He had boards put down and a noise suppressant. Took it all…

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MaralynManson
Oct 10, 2018 8:11 am
MaralynManson
MaralynManson
MaralynManson
10 October 2018

Suggestions for CHEAP flooring

Suggestions for CHEAP flooring

That's a big area to cover with $1000. Why put down board onto a concrete slab? Go straight to vinyl planks. Easy top lay yourselves.

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MaralynManson
Oct 10, 2018 8:07 am
MaralynManson

We're trying to find either 200 x 200mm or 300 x 300mm floor tiles in black and white. We are going for the classic look in our entrance approx 1.5m x 5m as in the photo…

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MaralynManson
Oct 10, 2018 7:58 am
MaralynManson
kirashogun
kirashogun
10 October 2018

Floor loading - Do you think about it?

Floor loading - Do you think about it?

You will be fine. It’s AS standard. Even garage floor have a load rating of 250kg/m2 and your car won’t sink into earth.

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kirashogun
Oct 10, 2018 6:43 am
dexx
dexx
9 October 2018

Layer for Karndean Vinyl Plank in Perth

Layer for Karndean Vinyl Plank in Perth

Can someone recommend a capable well-priced layer in Perth WA?

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dexx
Oct 09, 2018 7:06 pm
whoosh20
whoosh20
7 October 2018

Sheet flooring over existing weatherboards

Sheet flooring over existing weatherboards

Hi All, Longtime reader of this forum and first time poster. Im renovating an old california bungalow and due to variances in in existing floor levels and finishes i need…

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whoosh20
Oct 07, 2018 9:45 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
2 October 2018

Joins in carpet

Joins in carpet

It’s a problem with homes with larger open plan spaces, but it is also very dependent on the carpet. It tends to be worse with plain finely cut carpets and less…

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arcadelt
Oct 02, 2018 9:13 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
28 September 2018

Tiler damaged balcony tile...how to fix?

Tiler damaged balcony tile...how to fix?

Oops! My bad. The forum spammer has had a free ride on various threads for some time, probably because the reporting process is not prominent. I'll send an improvement…

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SaveH2O
Sep 28, 2018 10:01 am
SaveH2O

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 8:43 pm
kirashogun
kirashogun
20 September 2018

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 6:09 pm
DamNita
DamNita
19 September 2018

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 5:36 pm
DamNita
dany
dany
11 September 2018

$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 3:00 pm
dany
Manu2526
Manu2526
10 September 2018

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 5:51 am
Samk
Samk
3 September 2018

Karndean Looselay or?

Karndean Looselay or?

There is dunlop heart ridge, kenbrock and polyflor

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Samk
Sep 03, 2018 10:25 am
Lynette
Lynette
31 August 2018

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 12:05 pm
ymiao4398
ymiao4398
23 August 2018

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 11:48 am
seechange
seechange
27 July 2018

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 11:18 pm
red wolf
red wolf
24 July 2018

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 1:33 am
alicia84
alicia84
23 July 2018

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 2:54 pm

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