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Gulliv
Gulliv
5 February 2018

Young family - tiles or timber laminate (by accent carpet ra

Young family - tiles or timber laminate (by accent carpet ra

Our builder only offers tiles or timber laminate so unfortunately we don’t have the choice of vinyl. This is our first home so we can’t afford to adjust from the…

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Gulliv
Feb 05, 2018 12:44 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
2 February 2018

installation question

installation question

You could use the underlay, but you would notice the difference in sound and sponginess as you walk from the kitchen into the room. A better approach might be to lay ply…

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arcadelt
Feb 02, 2018 7:08 am
davidrick
davidrick
1 February 2018

Best carpet for children's bedrooms

Best carpet for children's bedrooms

I was Looking For the best Carpet cleaner And some questions regarding their use so i found this discussion forum.Can Anyone please Suggest Which brand is the best for…

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davidrick
Feb 01, 2018 3:34 am
Michelle
Michelle
30 January 2018

Flooring Installation - Complaints?

Flooring Installation - Complaints?

Have you paid your invoice in full?

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Michelle
Jan 30, 2018 5:22 pm
Michelle
hbuildlife
hbuildlife
29 January 2018

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

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

We aren’t building with Metricon, but we’ve also been told we require expansion joints for engineered wood flooring. Apparently the only way to avoid is to opt for…

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hbuildlife
Jan 29, 2018 7:56 pm
gabrielle02
gabrielle02
27 January 2018

Seamist Redbook green carpet

Seamist Redbook green carpet

Hi I was wanting peoples feedback on what they thought of the Seamist Redbook green range as I have hardly been able to find any reviews. Thanks

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gabrielle02
Jan 27, 2018 3:55 pm

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…

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DeeElle
Jan 26, 2018 5:05 pm
DeeElle
JaNelly
JaNelly
25 January 2018

600X600 OR 450X450 TILES

600X600 OR 450X450 TILES

Hi Guys 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…

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JaNelly
Jan 25, 2018 2:16 pm
JaNelly
Samk
Samk
17 January 2018

Engineered Timber - 1.5mm veneer

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…

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Samk
Jan 17, 2018 4:47 pm
Jzc
Jzc
13 January 2018

TIMBER FLOORING LABOURERS WANTED!!!

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…

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Jzc
Jan 13, 2018 7:54 am
botinbox
botinbox
5 January 2018

Laminated MDF Flooring and Water Damage

Laminated MDF Flooring and Water Damage

Thank you arcadelt. I will look it up for the type of MDF floor that I got. It is always good to know from the people that used it before.

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botinbox
Jan 05, 2018 8:56 am
Dyson
Dyson
1 January 2018

Extra timber boards needed

Extra timber boards needed

I'm looking to source extra Trueloc engineered floating timber floor boards. (Sometimes…

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Dyson
Jan 01, 2018 4:46 pm
Dyson
nido539
nido539
30 December 2017

Goldfrey Hirst Enforcer Carpet for Bedrooms...?

Goldfrey Hirst Enforcer Carpet for Bedrooms...?

Hi there, We are building our new house through one of small Builder...He has offered us Goldfrey Hirst Enforcer Carpet as Standard inclusion...Just wanted to know, if…

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nido539
Dec 30, 2017 7:41 pm
Priyasuresh11
Priyasuresh11
29 December 2017

Hardwood timber recommendations in Sydney

Hardwood timber recommendations in Sydney

First post on this site, so please be easy on me.... :D I was wondering if any of you guys can provide recommendation on where is the best and cheapest place to get raw…

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Priyasuresh11
Dec 29, 2017 7:51 pm
Priyasuresh11
Michelle
Michelle
18 December 2017

Choosing flooring

Choosing flooring

I think you should choose a separate floor pattern for your washroom which will distinguish it from the floor of room.

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Michelle
Dec 18, 2017 6:48 pm
Michelle
NSU
NSU
10 December 2017

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 8:36 am
colin1
colin1
7 December 2017

Sealing Alfresco Tiles

Sealing Alfresco Tiles

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 6:30 am
colin1
13tp
13tp
4 December 2017

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 8:17 pm
JB1
JB1
29 November 2017

Urgent : Changing from carpet to floor board in bedroom

Urgent : Changing from carpet to floor board in bedroom

You could use it as is if it was polished previously- can't tell from the photo. However you may have trouble getting all the little bits of underlay off. I'd probably…

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JB1
Nov 29, 2017 5:40 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
23 November 2017

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 7:19 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
17 November 2017

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 7:37 am
Michelle
Michelle
16 November 2017

Rough cost to install vinyl plank flooring

Rough cost to install vinyl plank flooring

So its this what is called a Looselay plank?

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Michelle
Nov 16, 2017 5:48 pm
Michelle
cazz82
cazz82
3 November 2017

Metricon Flooring- Laminate

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. :)

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cazz82
Nov 03, 2017 11:14 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
24 October 2017

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 11:08 am
antmanandrobin
antmanandrobin
22 October 2017

Particle board flooring issues

Particle board flooring issues

Hi All, 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…

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antmanandrobin
Oct 22, 2017 5:11 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
22 October 2017

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 9:21 am
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
20 October 2017

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 9:54 am
Grout Perfect
Madora Dreamer
Madora Dreamer
15 October 2017

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 12:20 pm
Madora Dreamer
ggml
ggml
7 October 2017

Tempus elite

Tempus elite

they use Dons tiles Narellan

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ggml
Oct 07, 2017 3:46 pm
Zhenhua
Zhenhua
26 September 2017

Laminate flooring making "clicking" sound when walked on

Laminate flooring making "clicking" sound when walked on

Thanks.. So for laminate floors, is it common to have the problems (crackling sound from seams) that I'm having with my laminate floor?

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Zhenhua
Sep 26, 2017 10:00 pm
sabrelli
sabrelli
26 September 2017

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 3:23 am
Adelaide Girl
Adelaide Girl
24 September 2017

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 2:20 pm
Mojo1
Mojo1
20 September 2017

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 4:55 pm
Nawsome
Nawsome
19 September 2017

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 2:33 pm
Nawsome
Adelaide Girl
Adelaide Girl
17 September 2017

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 7:16 pm
JB1
JB1
13 September 2017

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 7:39 pm
ankrich
ankrich
11 September 2017

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 4:15 pm
alexp79
alexp79
8 September 2017

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 12:20 am
ajbrisbane
ajbrisbane
31 August 2017

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 8:10 pm
Wotsup
Wotsup
23 August 2017

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 6:53 pm
KushD
KushD
22 August 2017

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 9:53 pm
str
str
22 August 2017

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 5:18 pm
alexp79
alexp79
21 August 2017

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 7:20 pm
candicewebster
candicewebster
21 August 2017

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 2:17 pm
alexp79
alexp79
10 August 2017

Strand Woven Bamboo vs Engineered Oak

Strand Woven Bamboo vs Engineered Oak

Engineered oak is NOT the a laminate.

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alexp79
Aug 10, 2017 11:05 pm
alexp79
alexp79
10 August 2017

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 1:27 am
Handyem
Handyem
9 August 2017

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 9:10 pm
Handyem
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
6 August 2017

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 10:51 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 8:04 am

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