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Mikey-1
Mikey-1
17 May 2022

Timber flooring species

Timber flooring species
1, 2, 3

thanks for sharing this topic about timber flooring.

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Mikey-1
May 17, 2022 9:23 pm
Pulse
Pulse
18 July

Cracks in slab that tiles are to be laid on

Cracks in slab that tiles are to be laid on

If the cracks are in a reinforced slab you can use a tiling mat but from what I can see you would be better with a reinforced screed bed on a plastic slip sheet. This slab…

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Pulse
Jul 18, 2024 7:00 pm
Vincent49
Vincent49
10 July

Tile leveling

Tile leveling

New tiler here cos I'm broke. Anyway, I've been looking online for tile leveling systems. I've seen these a lot. (See pics) The only thing I can see wrong is the wrench…

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Vincent49
Jul 10, 2024 11:22 am
Mox80
Mox80
2 July

significant variation in room levels

significant variation in room levels

Would you consider this typ. of workmanship to be a defect? Level variance is covered under tollarrance guide which isn't considered legally. If it was to be argued under…

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Mox80
Jul 02, 2024 11:29 pm
Bk3064
Bk3064
21 June

Hybrid vs Carpet for upstairs

Hybrid vs Carpet for upstairs

Hello We are in final stages of signing contract for a two story house in inner north Brisbane , just having hard time deciding flooring for upstairs bedrooms whether to…

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Bk3064
Jun 21, 2024 10:13 am

Engineered timber floor over yellow tounge

Engineered timber floor over yellow tounge

I have used direct stick 18 mm solid timber over yellow tongue, 20+ years on its perfect Make sure you sand yellow tongue to remove wax coating or it may not stick and…

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building-expert
Jun 18, 2024 11:43 am
building-expert
Pedro4137
Pedro4137
15 June

Creaking Hebel Floor and repairs

Creaking Hebel Floor and repairs

Hebel 75mm floor: The glue added will do nothing, will not miraculously stick panel together. Often the panels get cracks in them from handling and if a joist is…

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Pedro4137
Jun 15, 2024 12:23 pm
Maclin
Maclin
2 June

Terra mater - Resiplank Rigid core hybrid flooring

Terra mater - Resiplank Rigid core hybrid flooring

Hi SouthiMonk, can I please ask if you have had Terramater Coastal blackbutt hybrid installed in your home, and if so, are you happy with the flooring? I was going to…

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Maclin
Jun 02, 2024 9:26 pm
Michelle
Michelle
28 May

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

I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?
1 ... 48, 49, 50

Hi Carmel, I've been told by one company they can lay Masonite boards onto the slab to lift it to the level of the tiles, then lay the VPL over…

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Michelle
May 28, 2024 6:33 am
Michelle

Acrylic render on concrete outdoor patio floor

Acrylic render on concrete outdoor patio floor

Has anyone had experience with using this surfacing? I have read it can stain easily.

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Patchworklizzie
May 04, 2024 1:16 pm

Have some black tiles in our bathroom on one feature wall laid on top of the waterproofing. What I think is efflorescence or white chalky looking grout has turned the…

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Vincent49
Apr 29, 2024 10:42 pm

Hi there, looking to have a gym in a new build. Planning to install some sort of rubber mat flooring (on concrete) i.e. Asking the builder to not do floorboards in the gym…

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firsthyme
Apr 24, 2024 12:14 am
firsthyme
ponzutwo
ponzutwo
23 April

Tiling over slate

Tiling over slate

just pull up the slate. If you go over the top, your tiles would not have an even surface to be glued to. Im no tiler, but i can imagine a couple of things being an issue…

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ponzutwo
Apr 23, 2024 11:02 am
FloorzHmm
FloorzHmm
18 April

Province Laminate 8mm or Clix Laminate 7mm

Province Laminate 8mm or Clix Laminate 7mm

I know this is an old thread. But just wondering if you went with the 7mm clix laminate. We have had ours for only 1 yr and already regretting it. Just wo during if…

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FloorzHmm
Apr 18, 2024 4:21 pm

Eternity from Carpet Choice, good?

Eternity from Carpet Choice, good?

Awesome information in this thread Thanks for royalblue for well thoughtout and detailed answers

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ownerbuilder_neverAgain
Mar 14, 2024 5:56 pm

After some ideas on making our patio kid friendly . Currently we have exposed aggregate. The patio faces west and is always in sun even though it has a shade directly…

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viju_009
Feb 24, 2024 1:31 pm
SouthiMonk
SouthiMonk
7 February

Flooring & Floor Covering

Flooring & Floor Covering

got it. thanks. I was looking for word ' Adobe' and added filter. all good.

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SouthiMonk
Feb 07, 2024 2:24 pm
Detour
Detour
7 February

How to repair buckled floating floor?

How to repair buckled floating floor?

Thanks, that's the motivation I needed to give it a try sooner rather than one day!

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Detour
Feb 07, 2024 10:27 am
DIYer101
DIYer101
6 February

DIY a new subffloor from a loungeroom

DIY a new subffloor from a loungeroom

No access to subfloor unfortunatly. I drilled a small hole and missed a stump , I plan is to cut a man hole and do a proper inspection

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DIYer101
Feb 06, 2024 12:24 am
Michelle
Michelle
16 January

Heartridge Vinyl Planks

Heartridge Vinyl Planks
1, 2

Don't blame the brand, question the install. You NEVER lay over slate floors! In anyway possible, let the flooring company do the take up of the slate, as they know how…

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Michelle
Jan 16, 2024 6:21 pm
Michelle
newbie85
newbie85
4 December 2023

Miners Cottage floorboards

Miners Cottage floorboards

Hi All New to the forum and looking for some advice, has anyone else renovated an old miners cottage in or around Ballarat and been able to identify the flooring? We…

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newbie85
Dec 04, 2023 11:24 am
Entilzha
Entilzha
25 November 2023

Laminate flooring and curved brick hearth

Laminate flooring and curved brick hearth

Just about completed a renovation project and hit a small issue that we didn’t see We have laminate floors now where we had tiles before (turned out it was actually 2…

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Entilzha
Nov 25, 2023 8:12 pm
anina.20
anina.20
5 November 2023

Hybrid flooring warping

Hybrid flooring warping
1, 2

I actually have no idea. It is from Rhino Flooring natural hybrid Burbank range. Describe as True core technology with 5G click. The sales agent is visiting me tomorrow…

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anina.20
Nov 05, 2023 11:40 am
building-expert
building-expert
13 October 2023

14mm timber floors over existing old boards

14mm timber floors over existing old boards

I would sand back old floor to provide surface for adhesion of 14mm board on top, then direct stick and secret nail to keep it down. You will end up with a laminated…

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building-expert
Oct 13, 2023 9:00 am
building-expert
jimbo73
jimbo73
6 October 2023

installing vinyl planks underlay

installing vinyl planks underlay

Hi l plan to install a self adhesive vinyl plank floor. l first need to attach masonite boards underlay to by plywood subfloor of my house. What size nails and how many…

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jimbo73
Oct 06, 2023 10:43 am
Pulse
Pulse
24 September 2023

XPS under tiles

XPS under tiles

looks experimental to me, reinforced screed would be a better option or even better insulate between ground and structural slab. I would not put granite over that,…

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Pulse
Sep 24, 2023 2:15 pm
tamamontu
tamamontu
24 September 2023

Flooring option for bedroom and passage

Flooring option for bedroom and passage

Newbie question for flooring options. We are thinking of changing the flooring for bedrooms and passage area. Last time we looked at flooring options was almost 8years…

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tamamontu
Sep 24, 2023 1:34 pm
ABee
ABee
10 September 2023

Flooring help. Removing quads or scotia

Flooring help. Removing quads or scotia

I have just had laminate floors installed in a new build. The floors look great but the scotia in the kitchen looks terrible and hadn’t expected it and I got quite a…

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ABee
Sep 10, 2023 11:23 pm
Michelle
Michelle
17 August 2023

Carpet in the bedroom vs Tiles vs Hybrid Flooring

Carpet in the bedroom vs Tiles vs Hybrid Flooring

Hi Yash, Have you made a decision yet?

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Michelle
Aug 17, 2023 6:23 am
Michelle
Adam2023
Adam2023
14 July 2023

Patchy unknown flooring

Patchy unknown flooring

Hi Everyone, Ripped up the carpet and the surface below gas come loose and you can see the slab below. The material breaking away looks and feels like crumbling cement.…

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Adam2023
Jul 14, 2023 6:42 pm
lisi
lisi
8 July 2023

Need help with flooring options

Need help with flooring options

Hi there, I'm a conplete newbie to this, but I'm looking to put a floor down in my 6x9m shed. It's currently sitting on a 100mm thick concrete perimeter (dirt floor…

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lisi
Jul 08, 2023 10:45 am
DIY_Debbie
DIY_Debbie
16 May 2023

Best carpet deals in perth

Best carpet deals in perth

Have you tried Parry's or Carpet Court?

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DIY_Debbie
May 16, 2023 7:29 am
DIY_Debbie
Ardo
Ardo
15 May 2023

Screed bonding agent for external applications

Screed bonding agent for external applications

Before you rip it up, if you can in the grout lines, drill some holes and pour/inject techgrip by sika. I have used it to bond mdf to timber, but in the process it dripped…

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Ardo
May 15, 2023 6:57 pm
foxdie
foxdie
22 April 2023

Hybrid Floor Spotted Gum

Hybrid Floor Spotted Gum

Hi We have Hybrid Spotted Gum Hp0995 from carpet call. It turned out to be very dark and rough. Is there any polish or product we can use to make it shinier ?

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foxdie
Apr 22, 2023 7:06 pm
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Taffy
Mar 15, 2023 5:37 am
Taffy
Budapest
Budapest
11 March 2023

Flooring question

Flooring question

Have you got a floor plan? Are there logical expansion points? Would help to see sizing of areas. Would changing flooring direction give more logical expansion trim areas?…

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Budapest
Mar 11, 2023 10:49 am
Pavlo
Pavlo
25 February 2023

Floor/undecarpet question

Floor/undecarpet question

I'm not a carpet or chemical expert, but I can offer some general information that might help you understand the situation. The…

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Pavlo
Feb 25, 2023 8:54 am
pussg
pussg
3 February 2023

Brushwood timber flooring, solvent vs water based finish

Brushwood timber flooring, solvent vs water based finish

I don’t know how to edit… It’s not brushwood, I meant to write brushbox

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pussg
Feb 03, 2023 5:41 pm
mingwait
mingwait
3 February 2023

Skirting standards

Skirting standards

Thanks for responding. That's very helpful as I'm new to renovating and don't know what is reasonable and not.

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mingwait
Feb 03, 2023 9:29 am
alexp79
alexp79
23 January 2023

What flooring would you recommend?

What flooring would you recommend?

Hybrid all the way through...

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alexp79
Jan 23, 2023 12:00 pm
JNR_PMA
JNR_PMA
12 January 2023

Escape of liquid to Yellow tongue subfloor - Advice Needed

Escape of liquid to Yellow tongue subfloor - Advice Needed

Hi all, Situation: An Escape of Liquid event occurred to a tiled laundry. Laundry isn't 100% waterproofed and as a result, yellow tongue subfloor is wet and has swollen…

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JNR_PMA
Jan 12, 2023 5:32 pm
rosewood
rosewood
7 January 2023

Resiplank Hybrid Flooring

Resiplank Hybrid Flooring

just wondering if you went ahead with the Resiplank flooring.

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rosewood
Jan 07, 2023 2:21 pm
rosewood
Trace13
Trace13
1 January 2023

What glue for vinyl plank tiles

What glue for vinyl plank tiles

We ordered the vinyl to install over the holidays and the company provided us with only enough for only a third of the job. They won't be open again for 2 weeks, can…

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Trace13
Jan 01, 2023 9:04 pm
brixous
brixous
17 November 2022

Foam or Rubber Underlay?

Foam or Rubber Underlay?

Well ive just purchased a wool carpet as well. My Carpet layer has thirty years experience and as soon as he stepped on my existing carpet he said its fine to use the…

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brixous
Nov 17, 2022 2:12 pm
nnn37
nnn37
26 October 2022

Tiling alfresco and porch

Tiling alfresco and porch

Thanks for that.

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nnn37
Oct 26, 2022 1:29 pm
Emjman
Emjman
20 September 2022

Embleton engineered timber review

Embleton engineered timber review

Hi - just wondering if anyone has installed natural oak timber herringbone by Embleton. Purchased by flooring online. Any reviews on quality?

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Emjman
Sep 20, 2022 8:51 pm
onlyann
onlyann
19 September 2022

SPC Hybrid Flooring - how much extra to allow?

SPC Hybrid Flooring - how much extra to allow?

Thank you very much for sharing that!

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onlyann
Sep 19, 2022 9:48 pm

thanks for nice words. Vinyl Flooring and Curtains are important for home decor. are very similar to our Room Darkening…

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Tintin789
Aug 22, 2022 9:03 am

We've had our vinyl floor planks (by Proline) for 12 months now. I'm noticing that the grain-look design grooves are staining and not cleaning up. I mop with Sugarsoap as…

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Tintin789
Aug 22, 2022 9:01 am
Firefox1017
Firefox1017
17 August 2022

Retrofit concrete floor insulation

Retrofit concrete floor insulation

Isn't the heat lost through the concrete slab which is not insulated? Inside is warmer than outside during winter so heat is lost?

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Firefox1017
Aug 17, 2022 9:54 pm

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