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jimmyssmak
jimmyssmak
12 July 2016

Flooring in linen/store

Flooring in linen/store

built in robes, linen, cupboard are fine, but not storage room under the stairs.

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jimmyssmak
Jul 12, 2016 3:07 pm
mim_feher
mim_feher
11 July 2016

Timber Look tiles different size

Timber Look tiles different size

When speaking to retailers i have been told to lay them with a maximum 200mm offset. sekisui build viewtopic.php?f=31&t=75060&p=1573965#p1573965

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mim_feher
Jul 11, 2016 8:10 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
24 June 2016

Skirting Board Query

Skirting Board Query

Ahhh, an internal scribe is what you mean. Yes, that is a pretty ordinary join. The skirting on the left should go all the way into the return corner for a start, then the…

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Stewie D
Jun 24, 2016 3:01 pm

Wood Look Tiles, Decor question

Wood Look Tiles, Decor question

I just stumbled across these and I think they look really good. http://www.nationaltiles.com.au/product ... ttern=1065 I'd like to see a picture of them in a full room though.

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Jun 20, 2016 8:14 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
townsvillebuyer
townsvillebuyer
16 June 2016

Anyone with bamboo?

Anyone with bamboo?

Thanks everyone. Iv discounted bamboo now. Glad i was sensible. Just needed bringing back to reality xx

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townsvillebuyer
Jun 16, 2016 9:59 am
townsvillebuyer
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Lorri
Jun 14, 2016 7:23 am
Lorri
MT01
MT01
28 May 2016

Engineered oak flooring from preference flooring

Engineered oak flooring from preference flooring

I installed 90sqm of the Preference White Sands 12 months ago through an open plan living, dining, kitchen area. It looks great even after the wear and tear of children,…

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MT01
May 28, 2016 8:53 am
volmix
volmix
28 May 2016

Parador trendtime

Parador trendtime

Hi, we're also getting this flooring. Did you haggle? We were quoted $80 p m2 and we kept haggling and now we're paying $70

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volmix
May 28, 2016 12:13 am
Daniel5510
Daniel5510
16 May 2016

Recomendations for flooring companies in northern melbourne

Recomendations for flooring companies in northern melbourne

Hi, I don't know if you have already decided on what you're doing but there is a good quality and cheaper place in Sunshine... The place is called Western Distributors and…

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Daniel5510
May 16, 2016 9:57 pm
deejay08
deejay08
14 May 2016

Builders tile choice is only 3 normal?

Builders tile choice is only 3 normal?

That's good...so you can negotiate it all now. I'd be raising it with the salesperson. Not sure of legalities of wet areas being left post handover as I think they may…

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deejay08
May 14, 2016 8:27 am

Due to the fact that Marble and Travertine are of a porous nature, using the wrong adhesive and applying it wrong, can be detrimental.   Firstly, it is important to use…

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artmarnsw
May 13, 2016 3:00 pm
artmarnsw
Jazz926
Jazz926
9 May 2016

Anyone used UB Trading Pty Ltd for Bamboo flooring?

Anyone used UB Trading Pty Ltd for Bamboo flooring?

Hi All, We are at a point where our build is about to start!! We have also decided to go with bamboo flooring. I have come across a company called UB Trading Pty Ltd…

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Jazz926
May 09, 2016 8:26 pm
simnatped
simnatped
9 May 2016

Identify our floorboards

Identify our floorboards

Sanding is finally underway! The guys started today and will finish it off tomorrow, with Lobasol 2k oil. Verdict: we have Jarrah!! Also a little QLD spotted gum down…

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simnatped
May 09, 2016 7:50 pm
GIBUSET
GIBUSET
29 April 2016

New carpet installation problems

New carpet installation problems

My money is on it being laid in reverse. If so you can tell by running a lint remover (those red suede wand looking things) across both sides of the join in the same way…

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GIBUSET
Apr 29, 2016 5:51 am
maru78
maru78
26 April 2016

Plastic hangers

Plastic hangers

of plastic is very important because it is made from the oil which will cause the regular depletion of this limited resource. With the recycling of plastic we can save…

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maru78
Apr 26, 2016 9:35 am
yeuwen
yeuwen
21 April 2016

Subfloor and re-stumping problem

Subfloor and re-stumping problem

I have received a breakdown of labor and materials to be deployed in a proposed schedule of work as follows, for a total price point of about 18k. Please help…

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yeuwen
Apr 21, 2016 1:51 pm

simple copy and paste shows your joists are undersized @175x50mm, that is why your floor has sagged

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chrisinsa
Apr 11, 2016 9:59 am
Vcm_9
Vcm_9
5 April 2016

anyone doing deals on blackbutt or any other?

anyone doing deals on blackbutt or any other?

Hi, just following this thread because we will need to make the same selections soon... Would love to know of the direct supply

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Vcm_9
Apr 05, 2016 9:45 pm
Vcm_9
Mute88
Mute88
5 April 2016

Self levelling concrete. Anyone know cost?

Self levelling concrete. Anyone know cost?

Thanks for the info. We're not locked into tiles but that what we want in there. It doesnt matter so much that they might feel cold since there's going to be under tile…

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Mute88
Apr 05, 2016 10:12 am
oneJohn
oneJohn
30 March 2016

Super soft carpets

Super soft carpets

We've just put in the Provincial Lane Charming so I suspect we're going to be in for some vacuuming issues.

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oneJohn
Mar 30, 2016 2:24 pm
oneJohn
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alokahuja
Mar 30, 2016 5:54 am
hulk2014
hulk2014
30 March 2016

Flooring without quading around skirting boards

Flooring without quading around skirting boards

You should give the builder a sample of floor and underlay your putting down and get him to pass it on to the stone mansions so they can stop the waterfall end short the…

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hulk2014
Mar 30, 2016 2:03 am
snyde
snyde
20 March 2016

Anyone used Market Timbers in Melbourne?

Anyone used Market Timbers in Melbourne?

$103per sq metre for 189mm wide planks (supply), we're laying them ourselves. Sanding and oiling will be another 3-4k though

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snyde
Mar 20, 2016 8:31 am
snyde
carolynpabst
carolynpabst
12 March 2016

Staining Blackbutt to Black?

Staining Blackbutt to Black?

Hi there, Just wondering what you decided to do. We have just bought an old Edwardian house with blackbutt parquet floors. We are also considering black Japan. Thanks Carolyn

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carolynpabst
Mar 12, 2016 7:34 pm
Ladybugs2
Ladybugs2
5 March 2016

wood look tiles

wood look tiles

Hi there, Has anyone used heartwood tiles in their home? If you have moved in do you still love them? I really love them but am wondering what they would look like…

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Ladybugs2
Mar 05, 2016 7:57 pm
Ladybugs2
gcambo
gcambo
24 February 2016

Floor Tile Thickness

Floor Tile Thickness

Thanks for your help guys, we have decided to run with the Bellingen White. We have a tiler in mind, he isn't very good with English but he does a lot of work via one of…

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gcambo
Feb 24, 2016 5:00 pm
deejay08
deejay08
21 February 2016

Single Male: Needs design help!

Single Male: Needs design help!

I think both oak or blackbutt are winners as they are my two choices to contrast my grey colour scheme! I haven't picked which one yet though! But Im thinking saw cuts and…

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deejay08
Feb 21, 2016 2:54 pm
lizbf85
lizbf85
16 February 2016

laminate or vinyl plank!!! help!! (melbourne)

laminate or vinyl plank!!! help!! (melbourne)

thanks ! we have actually just paid a deposit on laminate after a very longgggg and frustrating process we have decided. we loved the look on vinyl you really coudlnt…

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lizbf85
Feb 16, 2016 8:05 am
Ladybugs2
Ladybugs2
15 February 2016

Show me your tiles!

Show me your tiles!

Thanks for the pictures! Really like your bathroom tiles!

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Ladybugs2
Feb 15, 2016 10:34 pm
Ladybugs2
rebuilder86
rebuilder86
14 February 2016

cork floor removal - help!!

cork floor removal - help!!

Hey, I'm in Leeming and I do this sort of stuff all the time, yet I'm out of the country for a while. Can I suggest just simply laying laminate on top of the cork?? There…

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rebuilder86
Feb 14, 2016 11:25 am
goody59
goody59
3 February 2016

Timber Flooring

Timber Flooring

Even lush and warm rugs creates a comfortable temperature. It creates an enjoyable contrast to the cold hardwood. Also you might check for drafts around doors and windows.

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goody59
Feb 03, 2016 2:30 pm
goody59
Wonderland22
Wonderland22
31 January 2016

Porcelain Tiles & Good Tiler - Perth

Porcelain Tiles & Good Tiler - Perth
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Dion, Could I have the details of your tiler too? No problem can you PM me please.

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Wonderland22
Jan 31, 2016 12:23 pm
PAnick
PAnick
30 January 2016

Laminate Flooring underlay

Laminate Flooring underlay

Hi all, just got some laminae flooring (13mm thick) and am wondering which underlay to go for, concrete floor level, no major dings, a few spots that I'll fill with an…

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PAnick
Jan 30, 2016 4:15 pm
Building4my3tots
Building4my3tots
22 January 2016

Skirting Board Heights

Skirting Board Heights

I think Tacked! That sounds more logical Sent from my iPhone using tapatalk viewtopic.php?f=31&t=75739&p=1299716#p1299716

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Building4my3tots
Jan 22, 2016 10:22 pm
Building4my3tots
chippy
chippy
19 January 2016

Floating floor under kitchen appliances

Floating floor under kitchen appliances

Run the flooring into the fridge and DW recess. There will be no issues with your appliances siting on it. It looks realy vheap if you dont.

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chippy
Jan 19, 2016 10:47 pm
chippy
NineWest
NineWest
19 January 2016

Help! Floor colour choice

Help! Floor colour choice

Can u upload some pics. So we can help u. If u say like that we cant do anything.

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NineWest
Jan 19, 2016 6:28 pm
NineWest
CarpetTiles24Seven
CarpetTiles24Seven
19 January 2016

Paying in full prior to carpet and flooring installation??

Paying in full prior to carpet and flooring installation??

It would be certainly reasonable to pay for the products in full prior to them leaving their depot/store/warehouse - one couldn't expect to not have to at least pay for…

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CarpetTiles24Seven
Jan 19, 2016 11:47 am
CarpetTiles24Seven
1st-timers
1st-timers
17 January 2016

Decoria DW2221 Photos Please

Decoria DW2221 Photos Please

Has anyone used this loose lay vinyl planking and have photos they would like to share. It looks pale grey in some lights but has pale brown undertones in others.

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1st-timers
Jan 17, 2016 9:59 am
Huggy_B
Huggy_B
16 January 2016

Well priced carpet in Perth?

Well priced carpet in Perth?

Carpet Liquidators Osborne Park - see Daniel.

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Huggy_B
Jan 16, 2016 1:09 am
Huggy_B
julia1301
julia1301
1 January 2016

Top selling flooring for 2015

Top selling flooring for 2015

I was totally against the idea of vinyl planks when we first started looking for our new build 6 months ago but now i think its a great idea. I have 3 kids so i was…

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julia1301
Jan 01, 2016 8:57 am
julia1301
John567
John567
25 December 2015

Floating laminate floor cleaner

Floating laminate floor cleaner
1, 2

I used PARADOR and Vinyl Magic. The difference between the first and second so small, but parador so expensive. I can recommend to you an interesting article . It wrote an…

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John567
Dec 25, 2015 5:48 pm
Desibloke
Desibloke
21 December 2015

Skirting boards question

Skirting boards question

Hi All Do we need to take of skirting to lay tiles? I am laying tiles post handover. I have noticed there is no gap between cornice and gyprock, it looks perfectly…

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Desibloke
Dec 21, 2015 12:00 am
gregknox
gregknox
10 December 2015

Is carpet installation noisy?

Is carpet installation noisy?

Your installer needs to take care of the flooring to ensure that the area is totally clean and clear of any dust, debris, debris, etc. Read more about the process of…

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gregknox
Dec 10, 2015 10:03 pm
gregknox
gregknox
10 December 2015

Flooring Dilemma - Bamboo/Carpet or SolidWood/Carpet

Flooring Dilemma - Bamboo/Carpet or SolidWood/Carpet

Bamboo flooring was an innovative creation when it first swept the market. Although they’re already extremely durable, you need to ensure that you’re equipped with the…

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gregknox
Dec 10, 2015 9:58 pm
gregknox
gregknox
10 December 2015

advice on carpets for canberra

advice on carpets for canberra
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Shopping for carpeting can be daunting, especially if you don’t even know where to start. There are just so many different options to choose from. Read about a brief…

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gregknox
Dec 10, 2015 9:55 pm
1st-timers
1st-timers
1 December 2015

Photos of Karndean Van Gogh In White Washed Oak...

Photos of Karndean Van Gogh In White Washed Oak...

We are looking at Karndean Looselay Providence. I have just googled it in Google images and have come up with quite a few pictures of it in other peoples houses. Of…

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1st-timers
Dec 01, 2015 8:36 am
inferno6688
inferno6688
30 November 2015

What type of floating floor

What type of floating floor

Hi guys, i are trying to decide on floating floors for downstairs. I think we are set on vinyl planks, but i just want to make sure we haven't missed anything. Basically…

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inferno6688
Nov 30, 2015 10:54 am
missandade
missandade
26 November 2015

Timber v's laminate (Kronoswiss)

Timber v's laminate (Kronoswiss)

Hi, First time user of this site. I have been looking at timber floating floors for my unit and have just had Kronoswiss laminate flooring recommend (as I have a puppy).…

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missandade
Nov 26, 2015 8:28 pm


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