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theanonyuser
theanonyuser
27 April 2011

SmartStrand or similar approximate cost

SmartStrand or similar approximate cost

Found it, roughly $49 per square metre or close to $180 per linear metre + installation costs :( I'd definitely need a 15-20% off sale to be able to afford it...

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theanonyuser
Apr 27, 2011 10:33 pm
Mark S
Mark S
27 April 2011

Laying Parquetry Flooring on imperfect slab

Laying Parquetry Flooring on imperfect slab

There are various floor leveling products to trowel over your floor, to get the floor smooth and level. Don't try laying the parquetry on the rough floor.

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Mark S
Apr 27, 2011 1:54 pm
pattycake4
pattycake4
27 April 2011

Vinyl Planks

Vinyl Planks

I to am having vinyl after seeing Miss and T v floors

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pattycake4
Apr 27, 2011 12:02 pm
Wandering
Wandering
23 April 2011

Skirting boards perth

Skirting boards perth

I asked a few weeks back and chippie said to allow about $8 a linear metre for primed mdf If you find someone good, let me know, we want to get…

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Wandering
Apr 23, 2011 12:41 am
Amadio
Amadio
22 April 2011

Rugs in Melbourne?

Rugs in Melbourne?

One of the best places for rugs is Behruz Studio. But it won't be a bargain. Just go to see what is current in fantastic contemporary rug making so that you can make a…

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Amadio
Apr 22, 2011 4:41 pm
lilfeggle
lilfeggle
19 April 2011

New Grout Losing Colour

New Grout Losing Colour

to solve the problem, i might have to dig out the grout and re-do it myself !

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lilfeggle
Apr 19, 2011 6:56 pm
lilfeggle
daisy.webb
daisy.webb
18 April 2011

HELP needed on Laminate flooring brands...

HELP needed on Laminate flooring brands...

Hi, Just wondering if you ended up going with the Titan kwik-fit 12mm select range of laminate floors. We're looking at something along those lines and saw your post from…

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daisy.webb
Apr 18, 2011 10:43 am
jtnru
jtnru
11 April 2011

baltic pine floorboards

baltic pine floorboards

Anyone got any ideas?.?.

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jtnru
Apr 11, 2011 11:14 pm
Banj
Banj
10 April 2011

HELP before I see tiler this morning

HELP before I see tiler this morning

I think the standard (in pretty much evry house I've seen) is where the skirting is only 1 tile high, it's the same as the floor tile (cut down if it's something like a…

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Banj
Apr 10, 2011 2:12 pm
THOMA
THOMA
7 April 2011

Floor tiling interior

Floor tiling interior

Its all good, we went in for colour selections and I was plesently surprised at one tile in particular so we are going for that. Thanks

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THOMA
Apr 07, 2011 7:08 pm
Amadio
Amadio
7 April 2011

place piano on tile

place piano on tile

My extremely heavy piano sat happily on tiled floors for a decade and they didn't crack. It will probably depend on the workmanship but tiles are really tough.

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Amadio
Apr 07, 2011 5:27 pm
Michelle
Michelle
5 April 2011

carpets and allergy

carpets and allergy

http://www.carpetinstitute.com.au/downl ... ns_000.pdf Also that using a good, well maintained vacuum with HEPA filtration is essential. And open up the house before,…

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Michelle
Apr 05, 2011 6:59 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
4 April 2011

grout colour

grout colour

I had black grout in my last house with grey tiles, it looked really good. But even that got dirty after many years. :(

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Michelle
Apr 04, 2011 7:40 pm
Michelle
Rizzo
Rizzo
4 April 2011

Show me your satin timber floor

Show me your satin timber floor

I'm sure you've seen my floors around the forum. Ours are a gloss, but not that high gloss look, they look more between a satin and a gloss. It was a water based finished,…

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Rizzo
Apr 04, 2011 10:32 am

We like the look - maybe a little darker... A few questions As with the others - how to maintain them? Typical life expectancy? Under cover…

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Bamboo King
Apr 04, 2011 12:41 am
Steve
Steve
2 April 2011

RECLAIMED WOOD-NSW/SYDNEY

RECLAIMED WOOD-NSW/SYDNEY

Sarah Do you have a blog of your place, it sounds fabulous. We are building a similar place atm with large remilled and salvage posts and beams, flooring etc. It has…

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Steve
Apr 02, 2011 10:56 pm
Steve
Bamboo King
Bamboo King
30 March 2011

Tile or timber floor.... your opinions please

Tile or timber floor.... your opinions please

Hello Here is a great article Bamboo Flooring Vs Tiles http://www.simplybamboo.com.au/tiled-fl ... oring.html And also Timber Flooring Vs Bamboo Flooring

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Bamboo King
Mar 30, 2011 10:20 pm
Lex
Lex
30 March 2011

Prefinished solid timber floorboards

Prefinished solid timber floorboards

I personally hate the bevelled edge, but it's there to mask the unevenness in the floor because the floor is already prefinished and it is assumed that the owner would not…

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Lex
Mar 30, 2011 6:38 pm
Lex
Bamboo King
Bamboo King
27 March 2011

Bamboo Flooring Warranty Types

Bamboo Flooring Warranty Types

Hello zeitgeber Is always best ask if there warranty is in fact from there company and not a factory warranty, the factory warranty is hard to claim on, because would you…

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Bamboo King
Mar 27, 2011 7:19 pm
Lex
Lex
27 March 2011

Research your timber flooring company!!!

Research your timber flooring company!!!

Hi Heathen, welcome back!!! :D ... although, I'm very sorry to hear of this, can understand completely as I found the timber people to be "special" :roll: :evil: but not in a good…

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Lex
Mar 27, 2011 9:32 am
Lex
take2
take2
25 March 2011

Loop or Cut pile carpet??

Loop or Cut pile carpet??

We went loop pile with kids and animals that live in the house, shop around and walk on all the samples with the correct underlay underneath this will give you a good idea…

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take2
Mar 25, 2011 9:49 pm
take2
pattycake4
pattycake4
25 March 2011

Carpet issues - advice needed!

Carpet issues - advice needed!
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Good on you,that"s what Vcat is for

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pattycake4
Mar 25, 2011 8:13 pm
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onc_artisan
Mar 24, 2011 9:11 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
24 March 2011

Bamboo flooring - DIY? (Perth)

Bamboo flooring - DIY? (Perth)

Hmmm definately no expert on Bamboo, thats why I asked the questions. Have I travelled yes... more than once :wink: our diamonds come from there after they have been dug up…

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onc_artisan
Mar 24, 2011 9:29 am
onc_artisan
rasskizge
rasskizge
22 March 2011

Solution for slippery porch tiles?

Solution for slippery porch tiles?

Our 12sqm tiled front porch is largely exposed to rain and has tiles that get can quite slippery when wet. At the moment we have on it a thin…

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rasskizge
Mar 22, 2011 9:59 pm
B STAR
B STAR
22 March 2011

Which width of floorboards to use?

Which width of floorboards to use?

thicker boards are less likely to cap and perhaps even shrink and go into each other more firmly.

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B STAR
Mar 22, 2011 8:57 pm
Chuq
Chuq
21 March 2011

Typical cost of carpet fully installed

Typical cost of carpet fully installed

Ahh, just what I wanted to hear.. every little bit helps! An acquaintance is a carpet salesman so we will go see him and get his recommendation, I don't think he will…

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Chuq
Mar 21, 2011 9:07 pm
Chuq
Trish
Trish
20 March 2011

Temporary flooring advice please

Temporary flooring advice please

You know it already Sojuhoju - definitely vinyl :D After the reno, you can still re-use it all or cut into required size for some other need (not…

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Trish
Mar 20, 2011 8:34 am
Trish
susiebroon
susiebroon
20 March 2011

Timber laminate flooring - recommendations?

Timber laminate flooring - recommendations?

Hi there, we got bamboo flooring put down in our living areas and timber laminates in our bedrooms. We got it done about 6 months ago. We paid $49 per meter, it included…

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susiebroon
Mar 20, 2011 1:57 am
ledgend80
ledgend80
19 March 2011

tiling on suspended floors

tiling on suspended floors

ok so i am after everyones opinons on tiling on a suspended floor. It would be a metal frame with either a wooden floor or a fiber cement floor that we then put a bed down…

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ledgend80
Mar 19, 2011 6:28 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
19 March 2011

Epoxy floor for garage, how about other rooms?

Epoxy floor for garage, how about other rooms?

Please find where any of my posts said : When you post that all epoxys and polyureas are loaded with VOC's you are misleading the…

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onc_artisan
Mar 19, 2011 10:56 am
onc_artisan
boofallen
boofallen
18 March 2011

New Flooring Product

New Flooring Product

Yeah its not the cheapest thing out thats for sure especially for Vinyl, but as you said it is low maintenance and looks great perfect for kids too. Thanks

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boofallen
Mar 18, 2011 1:54 pm
Pippi
Pippi
18 March 2011

Grout width between rectified and non-rectified tiles

Grout width between rectified and non-rectified tiles

Thanks, Lex. I'll just have to make sure the tiler has the right spacers.

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Pippi
Mar 18, 2011 9:03 am
Pippi
MemoriesinStone
MemoriesinStone
18 March 2011

Slate flood tiles.... yuck!

Slate flood tiles.... yuck!

Special ceramic lift plate and jackhammer

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MemoriesinStone
Mar 18, 2011 7:27 am
bashworth
bashworth
17 March 2011

Floor tiling

Floor tiling

Cement sheet would probably be more stable than masonite.

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bashworth
Mar 17, 2011 3:47 pm
bashworth
Lex
Lex
17 March 2011

Best tool for attaching Skirting Boards - UPDATE (:

Best tool for attaching Skirting Boards - UPDATE (:
1, 2

Ah, yes :D , I was going to write a little update but was just lazy :roll: All skirts, where required, cut a tiny bit (or sanded) to fit better and all fitted (except a few…

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Lex
Mar 17, 2011 7:06 am
Lex
Mark S
Mark S
16 March 2011

Vinyl flooring

Vinyl flooring

You will probably still need some sort of trim to cover/finish the raw edge of the vinyl on the wall. There is a vinyl wall capping available in various colours that may…

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Mark S
Mar 16, 2011 3:57 pm
Kaytee
Kaytee
16 March 2011

Timber floating Floors

Timber floating Floors

We have them in our current home and have put them in our new one. We are about 3-4 weeks from moving in. We don't have small kids but do have 2 large ones (20's) who have…

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Kaytee
Mar 16, 2011 8:41 am
Kaytee
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gerry1
Mar 15, 2011 11:32 pm
Micklou
Micklou
15 March 2011

Original Brushbox Floor - Tung Oil or Poly?

Original Brushbox Floor - Tung Oil or Poly?

Thanks Southies! I remember reading your thread ages ago during your build. I think you have hit A nail on the head - it is the sanding which is a pain. We are worried…

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Micklou
Mar 15, 2011 12:44 pm
donnam
donnam
13 March 2011

carpet questions

carpet questions

Thanks for that Michelle! We decided to go with the Atlanta (from carpet court). I have a base model dyson- that will be ok won't it? Cheers Donna

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donnam
Mar 13, 2011 7:29 pm
mandsr
mandsr
13 March 2011

Burbank Colour Selections - Tiles and Carpets

Burbank Colour Selections - Tiles and Carpets

Hi Brom, We're doing all timber downstairs and carpet upstairs, but we are doing it ourselves after handover - except the laundry/powder/bathrooms which Burbank are…

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mandsr
Mar 13, 2011 3:55 pm
nmon
nmon
11 March 2011

World of Timber

World of Timber

If you paid by credit card contact your credit card company and let them know that you have paid for goods which were not delivered.

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nmon
Mar 11, 2011 6:16 pm
Bamboo King
Bamboo King
10 March 2011

dluxhom or floor one for bamboo flooring?

dluxhom or floor one for bamboo flooring?

As the old saying goes you pay for what you get, always get 3 quotes, and ask the company if you can inspect one of there floors when they are laying, so you can see the…

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Bamboo King
Mar 10, 2011 8:24 pm
just Erin
just Erin
10 March 2011

Wrong grout colour used

Wrong grout colour used
1, 2

oops missed this yesterday :oops: Great result Zarli :D

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just Erin
Mar 10, 2011 12:00 pm
kyton
kyton
9 March 2011

Floating Floor + expansion joints, are they having me on???

Floating Floor + expansion joints, are they having me on???

Stormy - ours is the same. No expansion joints here and our rooms are massive. It would be close to 20m by 13m for our area.

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kyton
Mar 09, 2011 8:37 pm
kyton
dclayw
dclayw
6 March 2011

Replacing floor coverings upstairs - alternatives

Replacing floor coverings upstairs - alternatives

For now, I'm leaning the other way with timber stairs and timber (or good quality laminate) in the hallway. My stairs are in 2 sections with a landing half way up and…

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dclayw
Mar 06, 2011 6:35 pm
Zedman
Zedman
4 March 2011

Floating Floorboard or Tile Flooring?? Need All the Advise!

Floating Floorboard or Tile Flooring?? Need All the Advise!

You can have a combination of both. If you look at the link to our web site we bring in timber look floor tiles from Spain. Hard to believe they are tile..but they are. Cheers

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Zedman
Mar 04, 2011 2:20 pm
Zedman
blueblueblue
blueblueblue
4 March 2011

What's on the floor of your buit-ins, pantry and linen?

What's on the floor of your buit-ins, pantry and linen?

Thanks!!! Seems like everyone is matching it to what is on adjoining floors.

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blueblueblue
Mar 04, 2011 12:34 pm


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