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Timber look Laminate flooring

Timber look Laminate flooring

I called our builder in advance and asked them which of their displays had the two colours of laminate installed that we were deciding on. This way we could drive…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
May 10, 2017 6:46 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Berek
Berek
5 May 2017

Warm floors without underfloor heating

Warm floors without underfloor heating

As mentioned concrete will need to absorb heat from somewhere to radiate it. It has an R value of 0 so I'd say you'd have to have the heaters on for a while before they'd…

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Berek
May 05, 2017 11:01 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
25 April 2017

Polished concrete floor ground too much?

Polished concrete floor ground too much?

Well, you could. Just get them to keep grinding another 12mm and then you can lay a 10mm tile.

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arcadelt
Apr 25, 2017 9:46 pm
jack147
jack147
12 April 2017

Carpet cleaner Sydney - recommendations?

Carpet cleaner Sydney - recommendations?

Hello, Thanks for this useful information. I also want to sell my home and really need some service that can clean it at a reasonable price. So could you please suggest…

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jack147
Apr 12, 2017 9:14 am
Samk
Samk
7 April 2017

Left over flooring cheap

Left over flooring cheap

Carpet underlay.. 10mm Dunlop acoustic for sale .. 4 boxes of spotted gum timber for sale 14mm ... left over... pm for prices

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Samk
Apr 07, 2017 5:15 pm
Althom
Althom
7 April 2017

Floor fail

Floor fail

Who did you use? PM me if you don't want to make it public

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Althom
Apr 07, 2017 4:38 pm
Althom
Berek
Berek
4 April 2017

Flooring for bottom floor which includes kitchen and living

Flooring for bottom floor which includes kitchen and living

Same same except I have a lot longer to decide :-D The are pros and cons of each and none have all pros. Timber is more giving and forgiving but I have doubts about it in a…

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Berek
Apr 04, 2017 8:28 pm
tapasr_Lexia4
tapasr_Lexia4
29 March 2017

Tiles/ floor colours

Tiles/ floor colours

If your walls are light then it should compliment each other...besides the walls if your cabinetry is white and you have lots of source light then it should stand…

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tapasr_Lexia4
Mar 29, 2017 6:06 am
tapasr_Lexia4
akovtoun
akovtoun
24 March 2017

Evolution Laminate Floor - Proline

Evolution Laminate Floor - Proline

We had these installed 1 month ago the spotted gum shiny finish. We went with it because apparently the aquashield is highly water resistant and IC3 rating is scratch…

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akovtoun
Mar 24, 2017 4:03 pm
building-expert
building-expert
20 March 2017

Subfloor moisture problem

Subfloor moisture problem

If your moisture level in timber is 17-20% it is too high, it should be 10-14%. Anything over 18% sets of conditions suitable for rot, mould and termites. All homes with…

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building-expert
Mar 20, 2017 7:10 am
building-expert
G1NOSAUR
G1NOSAUR
18 March 2017

Loose lay vinyl planks

Loose lay vinyl planks
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Hey guys sorry to bumps this up. Are LVT capable of outdoor use like the Porch and Alfresco? And if so, does it look weird at the edges?

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G1NOSAUR
Mar 18, 2017 10:58 pm
G1NOSAUR
First_Timer_Ray
First_Timer_Ray
8 March 2017

Opinions on floor tiles please

Opinions on floor tiles please

For choosing better tiles for your bathroom, You can take the help of blogs site. It will help you to choosing better decision. Thank you.

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First_Timer_Ray
Mar 08, 2017 5:59 pm
First_Timer_Ray
First_Timer_Ray
First_Timer_Ray
2 March 2017

Porcelain Tiles - Gloss vs Matt

Porcelain Tiles - Gloss vs Matt

I agree bank, I ideally want matt but not textured - a smooth matt finish that doesn't trap dirt. I will have to ask again, but we were told what we saw was all there was…

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First_Timer_Ray
Mar 02, 2017 11:02 am
First_Timer_Ray
Foddy77
Foddy77
13 February 2017

Prepping external bare brick wall for tiling

Prepping external bare brick wall for tiling

Chasing some tiling wisdom, tips and tricks from the tiling community... I have an external 2x bare brick wall 3m high x 2.1m wide double brick that I need to prepare for…

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Foddy77
Feb 13, 2017 8:37 am
Ezza78
Ezza78
12 February 2017

Floorboards

Floorboards

Anyone decide to put their own floorboards in their new home instead if using the builders supplier? Pros/cons? Did it cost more?

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Ezza78
Feb 12, 2017 8:47 am
ryderbrett
ryderbrett
11 February 2017

7 Reasons why you need an outdoor rug in your life

7 Reasons why you need an outdoor rug in your life

Have just written another blog article, hope is OK to post these here let me know if not :-)

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ryderbrett
Feb 11, 2017 8:20 pm
elina101
elina101
8 February 2017

Carpet Cleaning- Perth

Carpet Cleaning- Perth

Hello CarolineJ, Can you give some carpet cleaning tips?

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elina101
Feb 08, 2017 9:37 pm
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
6 February 2017

Buckling carpet

Buckling carpet

Thanks for sharing this article.

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Grout Perfect
Feb 06, 2017 11:23 am
Grout Perfect
ryderbrett
ryderbrett
3 February 2017

5 of the best Australian Home Decor Blogs 2017

5 of the best Australian Home Decor Blogs 2017

I have read this board for a long time and have recently started writing a blog and would love to know what people think. 5 of the best Australian Home Decor Blogs 2017

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ryderbrett
Feb 03, 2017 3:46 pm
armani1978
armani1978
2 February 2017

Require comps for posi/floor trusses

Require comps for posi/floor trusses

Hi, I am hoping someone can assist. We have been building a new house and our builder went into liquidation in November 2016. So far it has been completed till second…

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armani1978
Feb 02, 2017 6:07 pm
Greer
Greer
31 January 2017

Flood damage to subfloor

Flood damage to subfloor

Hi thanks for that. If they keep giving us the run around we will have to go down that path. Hoping it won't come to that though. Thx

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Greer
Jan 31, 2017 1:39 pm
gunners13
gunners13
23 January 2017

Flooring! Tiles vs floorboards?

Flooring! Tiles vs floorboards?

Hi I prefer a very good laminate flooring or floating timber flooring How big is your area? I am building now and went timber floors they look the best - the flooring…

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gunners13
Jan 23, 2017 3:20 pm
gunners13
gunners13
12 January 2017

Vinyl Floor Parquet upstairs - Boral Hardwood downstairs

Vinyl Floor Parquet upstairs - Boral Hardwood downstairs

Hi we are currently building and trying to determine what we use upstairs, we are trying to avoid carpet as my children have bad asthma, so was thinking of putting vinyl…

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gunners13
Jan 12, 2017 9:58 am
olya
olya
9 January 2017

Cleaning white carpets

Cleaning white carpets

Better try with steam cleaning-it might be rid of all the spots from your carpet, so hire http://www.fastlinecarpetcleaning.com.a ... melbourne/

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olya
Jan 09, 2017 8:59 pm
olya
olya
9 January 2017

Water Based Dirty little secret!

Water Based Dirty little secret!

Thank you so much for sharing. Was quite informative.

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olya
Jan 09, 2017 7:24 pm
J.T
J.T
31 December 2016

Show us all your engineered timber floor!

Show us all your engineered timber floor!

Hi everyone, We're trying to decide on timber flooring for our new house. I thought that a thread where everyone could post pictures of their installed engineered timber…

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J.T
Dec 31, 2016 8:33 am
J.T
buildingonup
buildingonup
19 December 2016

What flooring is this?

What flooring is this?

Yep slate flooring, a lot of people don't like them but I personally think they look pretty cool, if you modernise the rest and pick the right items they will look…

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buildingonup
Dec 19, 2016 8:10 am
namtrak
namtrak
12 December 2016

wht timber flooring is this ??

wht timber flooring is this ??

Bit hard from the pic - but my guess is Vic Ash/Tassie Oak. Would sand up a treat - very light in colour

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namtrak
Dec 12, 2016 12:01 pm
lghulm
lghulm
7 December 2016

Timber Flooring Assistance

Timber Flooring Assistance

I noticed that Planet Timbers came up on this thread and wanted to provide my experience of using them recently to install their Levande Bamboo product throughout my whole…

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lghulm
Dec 07, 2016 6:53 pm
cmo63
cmo63
5 December 2016

Timber Flooring Prep & Installation Costings

Timber Flooring Prep & Installation Costings

Hi I have just put new flooring down on top of ceramic tiles. After a lot of research I decided on Kenbrock smart drop. I couldn't be happier.

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cmo63
Dec 05, 2016 7:18 am
kapish
kapish
24 November 2016

Acoustic underlay for carpet? Pyrotek silent step?

Acoustic underlay for carpet? Pyrotek silent step?

in my home there is which helps me to get rid of the irritating sound.now i live in peaceful environment.i buy it from soundbarrierfence. really great product!!!!

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kapish
Nov 24, 2016 6:12 pm
Lee54
Lee54
23 November 2016

Bamboo Flooring, yes or no?

Bamboo Flooring, yes or no?

its looks great and easy to clean but you have to keep it very well from scratch

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Lee54
Nov 23, 2016 9:13 am
matbellau
matbellau
12 November 2016

Recommendation Timber Flooring Sunshine Coast??

Recommendation Timber Flooring Sunshine Coast??

Hi MoodyBlue, We were looking at installing Bamboo flooring in our new place. We ended up with Kawana Flooring Warehouse. We ended up going with Vinyl planking instead…

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matbellau
Nov 12, 2016 3:29 pm
johanna.ram
johanna.ram
12 November 2016

Recommendation Timber and Carpet Flooring in Melbourne

Recommendation Timber and Carpet Flooring in Melbourne

We have engineered timber and it is strong but can get marked. If you have active kids maybe tiles.. but it's really up to you and how you plan to take care. Laminate is…

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johanna.ram
Nov 12, 2016 12:42 pm
johanna.ram
chancelierwoodfloor
chancelierwoodfloor
11 November 2016

Find A Trusted Teak Wood Flooring Manufac

Find A Trusted Teak Wood Flooring Manufac

Teak Wood Flooring Is the best flooring for your home, office or other residential places. These are available with different designs, sizes and colors. CHANCELIER WOOD…

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chancelierwoodfloor
Nov 11, 2016 9:32 pm
dleesteere
dleesteere
4 November 2016

Tile resurfacing in Perth

Tile resurfacing in Perth

Hi, I'm looking to resurface (i.e. spray) the tiles in my bathroom before I sell the house. I was hoping someone could recommend a company in Perth that does good quality…

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dleesteere
Nov 04, 2016 3:13 pm
Mark S
Mark S
28 October 2016

carpet cost

carpet cost

In buying the carpet or anything to your home improvement, always look the affordable product but the quality and after sales service is not sacrificed. You can look this …

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Mark S
Oct 28, 2016 7:22 pm
Mark S
Mark S
28 October 2016

Proper carpet laying

Proper carpet laying
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The majority of carpetlayers do not use a power stretcher. You would be amazed at the internal conflict on carpetlaying specific sites over the recommended use of a…

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Mark S
Oct 28, 2016 7:05 pm
deeps
deeps
24 October 2016

How to attach skirting boards?

How to attach skirting boards?

What's the best way to attach "scotia", the small skirting boards that you can't really drill through?

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deeps
Oct 24, 2016 1:55 pm
Kpatto1
Kpatto1
20 October 2016

Porcelain Tiler

Porcelain Tiler

Hi, I'm looking at getting 92m2 of porcelain timber look tiles laid 1/3 staggered. Does anyone know on average how much it is get them laid? Or can recommend anyone. I'm…

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Kpatto1
Oct 20, 2016 2:05 pm
red15
red15
13 October 2016

Sanding rises on set of stairs- putty issue

Sanding rises on set of stairs- putty issue

I'd be pretty unhappy with that. I can't believe there isn't a product that would be a better match and if there truly isn't, your tradie should have told you that before…

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red15
Oct 13, 2016 11:43 am
Myppie
Myppie
12 October 2016

Sanding rises on set of stairs- putty issue

Sanding rises on set of stairs- putty issue

Hello! I would love some advice please. We have engaged a tradie floor sander to sand and polish our timber staircase. It's rather old (40 y/o house). The treads came…

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Myppie
Oct 12, 2016 6:23 pm
bobdowne
bobdowne
1 October 2016

Carpet laying standards - Help with building insurance claim

Carpet laying standards - Help with building insurance claim

Hi, Funny to read this as we have same problem. When I complained to the place we bought the carpet from, he told us it's a thin carpet! Sadly he didn't mention that when…

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bobdowne
Oct 01, 2016 8:35 pm
hasan123
hasan123
21 September 2016

Carpet Laying Issues - Please Help!

Carpet Laying Issues - Please Help!

I have found home decorating products in a website which is very favorite to me.So,I want to share this website to all of you.If you want to buy home decorating products…

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hasan123
Sep 21, 2016 12:16 am
MoodyBlue
MoodyBlue
15 September 2016

750 Square or 450 x 900 - Open planing living area.

750 Square or 450 x 900 - Open planing living area.

Hi all, hoping someone can help with some tile advice. We have a large open plan Kitchen/Living/Dining off a wide hallway. We have found the tile colour/design we love but…

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MoodyBlue
Sep 15, 2016 10:33 pm
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
6 September 2016

Grout Sealing - who's done it?

Grout Sealing - who's done it?

Clear sealing is better then no sealer at all. Clear sealers only stop deep staining so when it is cleaned you will have a better result then unsealed grout as it can look…

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Grout Perfect
Sep 06, 2016 9:43 am
Grout Perfect
blessedpeople
blessedpeople
23 August 2016

Carpet on Stairs - Pricked by smoothedge

Carpet on Stairs - Pricked by smoothedge
1, 2

Hi Hoel, The earlier responses on this post detail the options you have in addressing the issue. All the best !

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blessedpeople
Aug 23, 2016 6:57 pm
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