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johnreynolds
johnreynolds
20 September 2016

Timber flooring species

Timber flooring species
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@gandn - I have similar questions... Waiting to see if someone answers you...

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johnreynolds
Sep 20, 2016 11:26 am

Hi, I have removed the carpet from existing subfloor. Can I directly sand and polish it instead of putting another carpet or vinyl flooring??? And also what is the best…

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ebarpra
Dec 16, 2017 6:20 am
Vascariz
Vascariz
14 December

Flooring Options in various areas

Flooring Options in various areas

Also keen to hear more about Signature Carpet Cashmere Touch. I'm thinking of getting that as well. It's…

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Vascariz
Dec 14, 2017 3:07 pm
NSU
NSU
10 December

Floor tiling- Glue or sand and cement

Floor tiling- Glue or sand and cement

Hello Just wondering what is the best option these days with regards to floor tiles eg 600x600mm. Level and glue or sand and cement? Which method likely to have less…

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NSU
Dec 10, 2017 9:36 am

Hi, We are currently building and have selected Belga Taupe Textured 450x450 mm for our alfresco area. I am a bit worried that with the textured finish that they will…

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colin1
Dec 07, 2017 7:30 am
colin1
13tp
13tp
4 December

Tiles post handover $$$

Tiles post handover $$$

Please help, where can i get reasonable porcelain tiles to buy and any good tilers you know in Melbourne? Thank you all for your help.

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13tp
Dec 04, 2017 9:17 pm

Can someone explain the difference between Super Tough Engineered Timber (Oak) and Engineered Timber (Oak) specifically to the top layer veneer…

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nemisis
Dec 03, 2017 9:31 pm
ligongl
ligongl
29 November

Teak flooring

Teak flooring

Hi , How did you go with the teak floor? If you have used it could…

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ligongl
Nov 29, 2017 11:54 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
23 November

Help me I have bad floors

Help me I have bad floors

The vinyl floor would look fine, but the glue used to attach it would cover the timber making it much harder to polish up later. Why not read up on how to sand and polish…

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arcadelt
Nov 23, 2017 8:19 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
17 November

Opinion on polished concrete floors

Opinion on polished concrete floors

I think it comes down to how much you paid. Higher precision = higher costs. By their very nature, polished concrete floors have inherent variations. The nail is…

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arcadelt
Nov 17, 2017 8:37 am
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Michelle
Nov 16, 2017 6:48 pm
Michelle
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27 October

laminate flooring , how do I get the sound of real wood ?

laminate flooring , how do I get the sound of real wood ?

Try this one or something similar: https://www.regupol.com.au/products/noi ... 4515-s3mm/ "The Regupol® 4515-S 3mm is a soundproofing acoustic underlay manufactured from…

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xxxx
Oct 27, 2017 4:46 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
24 October

What type of hardwood floors are these??

What type of hardwood floors are these??

What are you nervous about? Also, does it really matter if they are hardwood or softwood?

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arcadelt
Oct 24, 2017 12:08 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
22 October

Carpet installed in hall in 2-3m sections

Carpet installed in hall in 2-3m sections

Yes, I can understand your frustration. Not really sure what else can be done though. Perhaps get another, well-respected carpet company to come and have a look and pay…

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arcadelt
Oct 22, 2017 10:21 am
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
20 October

Cleaning tiles

Cleaning tiles

I suggest you try Poultic from AquaMix. If that does not work then hire a professional natural stone specialist. I know your tile are polished porcelain but natural stone…

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Grout Perfect
Oct 20, 2017 10:54 am
Grout Perfect
Madora Dreamer
Madora Dreamer
15 October

Tiles - Seal or not to seal

Tiles - Seal or not to seal

The good new is it was fine so I’m going to go ahead with them.

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Madora Dreamer
Oct 15, 2017 1:20 pm
Madora Dreamer
Mypeacefulplace
Mypeacefulplace
28 September

Choosing flooring

Choosing flooring

Hi. We are looking at putting down a Travertine floor French pattern in our renovation/extension. We are not sure whether to continue the same floor into the bathroom,…

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Mypeacefulplace
Sep 28, 2017 3:45 am
SANDYFAN
SANDYFAN
26 September

Joint on middle of laminate flooring-Is it really necessary?

Joint on middle of laminate flooring-Is it really necessary?

The joint is only required when you use laminate flooring for expansion. I'm also building with Metricon and the only way you don't want the joint is you upgrade to…

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SANDYFAN
Sep 26, 2017 7:11 pm
sabrelli
sabrelli
26 September

Flooring

Flooring

Im building double storey with them and carpet is included in all bedrooms, upstairs living areas and home theatre room. All other rooms are tiled. You have the option…

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sabrelli
Sep 26, 2017 4:23 am
Adelaide Girl
Adelaide Girl
24 September

Grey or Light Wood laminate pictures?

Grey or Light Wood laminate pictures?

We are thinking about putting in laminate flooring in our upstairs (3 bedrooms and retreat area). Initially we were planning to go dark, but now we are thinking we might…

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Adelaide Girl
Sep 24, 2017 3:20 pm
Mojo1
Mojo1
20 September

Question for Tilers and laminate floor experts

Question for Tilers and laminate floor experts

Hi Anyone know what the standard height is from slab to top of tile is? Including cement, screed etc. Is it 40mm? I need to know for stair finish. Also what about for…

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Mojo1
Sep 20, 2017 5:55 pm
Nawsome
Nawsome
19 September

Adelaide Flooring Places????

Adelaide Flooring Places????

We got our laminate planks and carpets from Solomons and tiles were from Beaumonts.

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Nawsome
Sep 19, 2017 3:33 pm
Nawsome
Adelaide Girl
Adelaide Girl
17 September

Brease Carpets (or allergy sensitive)

Brease Carpets (or allergy sensitive)

Has anyone had experience using Brease carpets or other allergy sensitive carpets? Any thoughts on how they actually perform in relation to allergies?

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Adelaide Girl
Sep 17, 2017 8:16 pm
JB1
JB1
13 September

Fixing timber battens to concrete

Fixing timber battens to concrete

I'm not confident with the life of liquid nails. They crack as they age. However the T&G are nailed to battens it's unlikely to cause any issues if the battens separate…

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JB1
Sep 13, 2017 8:39 pm
ankrich
ankrich
11 September

Timber staircase colour

Timber staircase colour

We have the same combination white walls and oak grey floor, we went with dark walnut for stairs. PCI is next month so don't have any pictures yet.

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ankrich
Sep 11, 2017 5:15 pm

Hey! We have had laminate floor for about 7 years. It's very hardy, only dent we have (and it's small) husband sat on a child's chair with our then two year old son on…

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mrsrusty
Sep 08, 2017 11:31 pm
alexp79
alexp79
8 September

Suggestions required for Flooring over Carpet

Suggestions required for Flooring over Carpet

long lasting durable engineered hardwood for heavy used areas such as maple, might be also a very good choice to consider. it has good water resistance, too.

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alexp79
Sep 08, 2017 1:20 am
ajbrisbane
ajbrisbane
31 August

Super soft carpets

Super soft carpets

Hi Michelle, Very Good to know! Thanks for sharing this information Michelle A nice and tidy home is one of the most important things. Peter James

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ajbrisbane
Aug 31, 2017 9:10 pm
ryderbrett
ryderbrett
24 August

Rug Cleaning and Care Guide

Rug Cleaning and Care Guide

Hi Guys We have written a rug cleaning and care guide. Hopefully this is useful :-) https://www.floorsome.com.au/blogs/floo ... care-guide

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ryderbrett
Aug 24, 2017 3:12 pm
Wotsup
Wotsup
23 August

Vinyl planks

Vinyl planks

Hi Ceri, What brand do you have ? And what is it underneath concrete or particle board ? And where are you located ?

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Wotsup
Aug 23, 2017 7:53 pm
KushD
KushD
22 August

Floor Boards up stairs

Floor Boards up stairs

Yeah. Initially I thought about having floating boards on the upper floor as well. Gave up the idea after I failed to find any house with floating boards to the upper…

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KushD
Aug 22, 2017 10:53 pm
str
str
22 August

Seal concrete for jarrah floorboards

Seal concrete for jarrah floorboards

Hi What do you recommend for sealing concrete for new jarrah floorboards. Polyethylene sheet or liquid sealer which dries upon application. If latter, which brand.

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str
Aug 22, 2017 6:18 pm
alexp79
alexp79
21 August

Tile Questions

Tile Questions

I like rectangular ones, but it is a matter of personal choice. Same for gloss vs matte. Rectified porcelain looks so much better. Larger ones are better, but, as I…

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alexp79
Aug 21, 2017 8:20 pm

Carpet Choices HELP!

Carpet Choices HELP!

We are up to the same position our house is in council at the moment its meant to be out by the end of next week roughly. So its getting exciting :)

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candicewebster
Aug 21, 2017 3:17 pm
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alexp79
Aug 11, 2017 12:05 am
Best-in-OZ
Best-in-OZ
10 August

Cleaning white carpets

Cleaning white carpets

I too believe that hiring the <a href="http://endoflease.net.au">professionals cleaners</a> will definitely give better touch in the carpet since they have the appropriate…

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Best-in-OZ
Aug 10, 2017 8:52 pm
alexp79
alexp79
10 August

Need recommandation on Tile & carpets in Sydney?

Need recommandation on Tile & carpets in Sydney?

Get them from China, you can find vendors at Alibaba Web site and request them to provide free samples.

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alexp79
Aug 10, 2017 2:27 am
Handyem
Handyem
9 August

Timber Floor Supplier - Greenhill Timber

Timber Floor Supplier - Greenhill Timber

Hi, we're looking at Greenhill Timber as a possible flooring supplier for our property in Melb, but can't find a lot of reviews one way or another for them. Wondering if…

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Handyem
Aug 09, 2017 10:10 pm
Handyem
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
6 August

Patio Floor???

Patio Floor???

Tiles is so much easier - pavers are a maintenance nightmare after a couple of years!

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JayaJaya
Aug 06, 2017 11:51 pm
JayaJaya

I bought these from masters closing down sale, there instructions are to lay the same as a…

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roscodunn78
Jul 16, 2017 9:04 am
spiffmiff
spiffmiff
15 July

Affordable wood look option to match jarrah skirting?

Affordable wood look option to match jarrah skirting?

We're planning to replace existing ageing faux jarrah laminate with something nicer and more contemporary before sale. I was originally thinking of some affordable but…

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spiffmiff
Jul 15, 2017 11:05 pm
spiffmiff
hs815
hs815
15 July

Recommendations for bamboo flooring and ceramic tiles

Recommendations for bamboo flooring and ceramic tiles

Hi, I'm in the same boat, finalizing flooring. We're switching up between bamboo or laminate for upstairs. From all the sales reps we've talked to Bamboo: + Feels…

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hs815
Jul 15, 2017 10:10 pm
bvillemot
bvillemot
14 July

Putting flooring in after skirting

Putting flooring in after skirting

How much did builders charge to lay skirting after? If anything?

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bvillemot
Jul 14, 2017 6:58 am

wooden subfloor water damage

wooden subfloor water damage

It's best to have it checked first. I agree with Lochie that insurance companies are sometimes difficult with this kind of damages (plus it also takes time). But make sure…

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cheryl_0316
Jul 08, 2017 11:45 pm

Real Timber floor laying Perth

Real Timber floor laying Perth
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Timber comes in many different species, tones and widths that there is certainly one that will suit your…

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theclaudiabeck
Jul 08, 2017 10:44 pm
kezza71
kezza71
8 July

Cleaning tips for vinyl planks (Karndean Van Gogh)

Cleaning tips for vinyl planks (Karndean Van Gogh)

I use hot water with a couple of drops of eucalyptus oil with my swisher mop. This was recommended to me by the person who laid my vinyl planks 6 years ago, and they still…

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kezza71
Jul 08, 2017 12:25 pm

Hardwood Floors Help!

Hardwood Floors Help!

Ok thank you for the correction :)

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jessicagauci
Jul 07, 2017 10:18 pm
lovisa
lovisa
7 July

Adelaide Luxury vinyl plank

Adelaide Luxury vinyl plank

Had a quote from builder for $9100

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lovisa
Jul 07, 2017 1:19 pm

Can warped/cupped bamboo floors be fixed?

Can warped/cupped bamboo floors be fixed?

Hello Unfortunately those boards will have to be taken out and replaced with new ones, will always have the water makes and cupping

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Bamboo King
Jul 03, 2017 10:59 pm

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