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johnreynolds
johnreynolds
20 September 2016

Timber flooring species

Timber flooring species
1, 2, 3

Heres another look for tallow wood that I know has only just been laid.

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johnreynolds
Sep 20, 2016 11:26 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
26 November

Wet floor

Wet floor

If the floor is sealed, it shouldn’t be an issue for the floor itself, but perhaps a slip hazard for the occupants…so be careful.

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arcadelt
Nov 26, 2021 3:04 pm
lgarner1
lgarner1
22 November

Foam underlay vs. rubber [Dunlop vsBridgestone ]

Foam underlay vs. rubber [Dunlop vsBridgestone ]

I really wish I'd read this 8yrs ago! Our carpet throughout the whole house has been laid on Bridgestone Gold rubber underlay and is now disintegrating! The whole lot will…

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lgarner1
Nov 22, 2021 10:32 am
Spazzen
Spazzen
17 November

Polished concrete renovation going (gone?) wrong

Polished concrete renovation going (gone?) wrong

I'm no expert, I've just seen it before. As I understand it you put pigment into the epoxy and use that to mimic certain effects like stone, concrete, marble etc. You…

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Spazzen
Nov 17, 2021 5:25 pm
jake_paul
jake_paul
12 November

Office Chair on carpet

Office Chair on carpet

Hi, We had this kind of issue in our home office, the carpet floor in our home got damaged while moving my chair back and forth because of the…

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jake_paul
Nov 12, 2021 7:58 pm
Contaksujeet
Contaksujeet
12 November

Castleton Luxury Vinyl Planks

Castleton Luxury Vinyl Planks

I am also looking around for different brands and came across Castleton. Appreciate any feedback on this brand..

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Contaksujeet
Nov 12, 2021 1:47 pm
caru
caru
11 November

Pronto Engineered Timber

Pronto Engineered Timber

Hi Has anyone installed Pronto Engineered Timber by Preference Floor? We got quoted 130 per sqm for supply and install Is that a good price? TIA

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caru
Nov 11, 2021 8:48 am
Splashers
Splashers
8 November

3mm Grout line & which tile for my main floor

3mm Grout line & which tile for my main floor

There should be no difference in price between laying with 1.5mm or 3mm its just the size of the spacer. The real question is are the Tiles chosen Porcelain Rectified…

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Splashers
Nov 08, 2021 9:13 pm
Splashers
sprunk
sprunk
8 November

I may have stuffed up with unit floor?

I may have stuffed up with unit floor?

Hey everyone. So years ago I put a floating floor down in one room of my unit. Now I have decided I want to tile it before I sell. The problem is when I put the floor down…

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sprunk
Nov 08, 2021 7:53 pm
caru
caru
3 November

Laminate or vinyl flooring?

Laminate or vinyl flooring?

Laminate these days are pretty good - get the good one that is water resistant.

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caru
Nov 03, 2021 10:13 am
Contaksujeet
Contaksujeet
31 October

Hybrid flooring from Harvey Norman NSW!!

Hybrid flooring from Harvey Norman NSW!!

I am currently looking at Harvey Norman Hybrid flooring options for my new home. Wondering if anyone has done flooring (hybrid spc) from them and share your experience?…

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Contaksujeet
Oct 31, 2021 6:36 pm
caru
caru
27 October

Floor Tiling Imperfections

Floor Tiling Imperfections

hi there - the tiler was probably right (concrete not being flat and old tiles are not perfectly square, especially the non rectified ones) rectification job is normally…

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caru
Oct 27, 2021 9:39 am
Spazzen
Spazzen
24 October

Hybrid flooring warping

Hybrid flooring warping

Doesn't really matter what the business owner thinks is fair. Australian Consumer Law has always been clear, the customer's contract is with the seller of the product,…

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Spazzen
Oct 24, 2021 11:58 am
alexp79
alexp79
19 October

What flooring should you buy?

What flooring should you buy?

I believe there also should be Engineered Timber in the comparison

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alexp79
Oct 19, 2021 4:15 pm
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Mags079
Oct 09, 2021 6:59 am
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
9 October

Quantum Next Gen vinyl planks

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…

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Bebbsy
Oct 09, 2021 12:26 am
caru
caru
26 September

Resiplank Hybrid Flooring

Resiplank Hybrid Flooring

interested too. spec wise seems to be the best out there. 9mm thick with 0.7mm wear layer.

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caru
Sep 26, 2021 6:40 pm
vincem
vincem
18 September

Polished concrete disaster

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…

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vincem
Sep 18, 2021 6:18 am
nickbak92
nickbak92
6 September

What floating floor!?

What floating floor!?

Hi Winnieshome, 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…

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nickbak92
Sep 06, 2021 4:16 pm
rachelj72
rachelj72
22 August

Made by Block

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. Thanks !

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rachelj72
Aug 22, 2021 12:38 pm
bgattegno
bgattegno
10 August

Regupol vs Quiet step, I can’t decide?

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…

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bgattegno
Aug 10, 2021 8:14 pm
PennyH
PennyH
6 August

Vinyl Plank issues

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…

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PennyH
Aug 06, 2021 5:00 pm

Blackbutt -Limewash?

Blackbutt -Limewash?

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. …

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SuperCoach1979
Jul 26, 2021 3:57 pm
caru
caru
24 July

Quick Step/Kronotex vs cheaper brands laminate flooring

Quick Step/Kronotex vs cheaper brands laminate flooring

Hi, This is talking from experience. One of the benefit to go with reputable manufacturer / supplier is the after sale service. I don't want to mention the brand - but…

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caru
Jul 24, 2021 12:28 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
6 July

Secret nails battens on concrete slab

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.

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arcadelt
Jul 06, 2021 10:21 am
Kofi B
Kofi B
3 July

Polished concrete in a new build

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…

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Kofi B
Jul 03, 2021 5:55 pm
caru
caru
27 May

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

I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?
1 ... 43, 44, 45

Hi Michelle, I just posted a new thread about laminate flooring before I found this thread. I am keen to hear your feedback and opinion (copied and pasted from my thread…

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caru
May 27, 2021 2:40 pm
caru
caru
24 May

Laminate flooring making "clicking" sound when walked on

Laminate flooring making "clicking" sound when walked on

I have the same experience, newly laid. I think its pretty common especially if the subfloor is not flat..its annoying but not something that i cant live with Are you…

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caru
May 24, 2021 10:25 pm
ho12
ho12
18 May

Lime wash on spotted gum – thoughts?

Lime wash on spotted gum – thoughts?

Our timber floor planks are narrow and might give an older feel and makes the area look smaller probably.

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ho12
May 19, 2021 12:59 am

Hi, 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…

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timber_floor_reno
May 14, 2021 10:51 pm
Budapest
Budapest
10 May

Bedrooms or living space? ... and powder rooms

Bedrooms or living space? ... and powder rooms

With 5 kids, I'll be smart alec and say definitely get a TV in the bedroom...! :-D

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Budapest
May 10, 2021 3:42 pm

Engineered oak flooring from preference flooring

Engineered oak flooring from preference flooring

Parana looks good, did you go for that one at the end? how was your experience. thanks.

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Home2021
May 02, 2021 5:35 pm
J3c
J3c
26 April

Tiles in bedroom

Tiles in bedroom

https://www.travertinetilesuk.com/produ ... n-polished I recommend this product. I am using it, it is a very good quality product.

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J3c
Apr 26, 2021 10:06 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
25 April

Open Shower Floor Drain Tiling/Grade/Drainage - OK or not?

Open Shower Floor Drain Tiling/Grade/Drainage - OK or not?

For technical interest only, it is caused by the mutual adhesive attraction of unlike molecules. The molecular cohesive force of water is what holds…

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SaveH2O
Apr 25, 2021 12:08 pm
SaveH2O
Althom
Althom
21 April

installing advice for tiling my kitchen

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…

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Althom
Apr 21, 2021 10:54 am
Althom
chippy
chippy
5 April

Agnew's Water Putty Floor Leveller

Agnew's Water Putty Floor Leveller

What sort of imperfections and what size are you talking? What sort of existing flooring do you have and how is it fixed?

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chippy
Apr 05, 2021 9:21 pm
chippy
DiscoJoe
DiscoJoe
2 April

What timber doors suit spotted gum flooring?

What timber doors suit spotted gum flooring?

As per subject, looking for a good match or complementary timber (can stain if needed) for colour and grain for some stacker doors. Happy to also use spotted gum again…

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DiscoJoe
Apr 02, 2021 8:30 am
KGPS
KGPS
11 March

White risers for new stairs

White risers for new stairs

Hello, 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…

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KGPS
Mar 11, 2021 2:51 pm
zebu
zebu
8 March

Ongoing Maintance - Water based vs Fiddes Hard Waxed Oil

Ongoing Maintance - Water based vs Fiddes Hard Waxed Oil

We have a 9 year old spotted gum floor that we put down and was sealed with 4 coats of waterbased sealer. It has lasted really well (little dogs run all over it) It…

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zebu
Mar 08, 2021 9:51 am
Hutchywoman
Hutchywoman
18 February

Prestige Oak Flooring

Prestige Oak Flooring

Hi there, 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…

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Hutchywoman
Feb 18, 2021 1:13 pm
dazzle
dazzle
15 February

Subfloor soiled by cats and dogs

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…

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dazzle
Feb 15, 2021 8:25 pm
Rizzo
Rizzo
13 February

Engineering for polished concrete?

Engineering for polished concrete?

I have looked into that as an alternative but after several houses with tiles, I’m not a fan of all the grout.

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Rizzo
Feb 13, 2021 9:08 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…

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ryany
Jan 24, 2021 8:48 am
Ellajackson67
Ellajackson67
12 January

Floating laminate floor cleaner

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…

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Ellajackson67
Jan 12, 2021 11:08 pm
Susanna123
Susanna123
10 December 2020

Vinyl floors

Vinyl floors

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…

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Susanna123
Dec 10, 2020 12:24 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
7 December 2020

Floating Floors - which direction to lay ?

Floating Floors - which direction to lay ?

Our timber floorboards run across the entry and it looks perfectly fine. Of course, with timber we might not have the same technical requirements to a floating floor.

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arcadelt
Dec 07, 2020 6:53 pm
Rizzo
Rizzo
2 December 2020

Help with different types of concrete floors

Help with different types of concrete floors

Hi. We have designed a house to be solar passive and as such, having concrete floors is a part of this. We got some quotes that came in quite reasonable but now our…

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Rizzo
Dec 02, 2020 2:45 pm
KonkretHaus
KonkretHaus
27 November 2020

Polished Concrete in New Build

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…

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KonkretHaus
Nov 27, 2020 1:10 pm
KonkretHaus

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