Flooring & Floor Covering
We've built and sold and now renovating an old farmhouse in the Adelaide Hills. Need advice on whether we should go with jarrah or Sydney Blue gum direct stick floors. We…
We were offered by our builder to upgrade to 600x600 tiles to our main living area in a promo they were running. Do you think the main living areas will look…
Engineered Timber - 1.5mm veneer
The top veneer is the actual timber on the boards - - I would not personally go with 1.5mm veneer board due to it being to thin. 4mm to 6mm veneer boards are seen in most…
TIMBER FLOORING LABOURERS WANTED!!!
Carpentry/Timber Flooring business, covering all aspects. Currently looking for Labourers to join our Timber Flooring devision, 1st year apprentices are also welcome to…
I'm looking to source extra Trueloc engineered floating timber floor boards. (Sometimes…
Jan 01, 2018 4:46 pm
Hardwood timber recommendations in Sydney
First post on this site, so please be easy on me....
I was wondering if any of you guys can provide recommendation on where is the best and cheapest place to get raw…
I think you should choose a separate floor pattern for your washroom which will distinguish it from the floor of room.
Floor tiling- Glue or sand and cement
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…
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…
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.
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…
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…
Metricon Flooring- Laminate
Hi all, I was wondering if anyone has the Rustic Buckwheat flooring installed in their home. Id really like to see it as a whole. Thanks.
Particle board flooring issues
First time users. We have built a new home and have had some problems with our yellow tongue flooring. It has absorbed a heap of moisture and has bloated badly…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Sep 20, 2017 4:55 pm
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?
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…
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.
Super soft carpets
Very Good to know! Thanks for sharing this information Michelle
A nice and tidy home is one of the most important things.
What brand do you have ? And what is it underneath concrete or particle board ? And where are you located ?
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…
Aug 22, 2017 9:53 pm
Seal concrete for jarrah floorboards
What do you recommend for sealing concrete for new jarrah floorboards.
Polyethylene sheet or liquid sealer which dries upon application. If latter, which brand.
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…
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
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…
Tiles is so much easier - pavers are a maintenance nightmare after a couple of years!
I bought these from masters closing down sale, there instructions are to lay the same as a…
Jul 15, 2017 9:10 pm
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…