Flooring & Floor Covering
Grout PerfectPolished Porcelain - sealing after the job is done
18 February 2011
You do not need to seal them at all, tilers do not know don`t ask me why, if unsure pour on some red cordial or soyer sauce wipe up asap if it leaves a stain seal it. Craig
namtrakBrushbox flooring with waterbased bona anyone seen finished?
14 February 2011
Yep, did a hallway a few months ago. Looked a million dollars, nice and light - a pretty contemporary sort of look
Bamboo KingLaying Bamboo Flooring - During build or after?
13 February 2011
The Bamboo most of the time is cut around the door frames, is very hard to cut the architraves and then click the flooring underneath, so yes cutting around is best option…
buildingagainLinoleum - where can I get it, costs etc
12 February 2011
DollarRed Ironbark Solid Timber Flooring - Photos please!!
10 February 2011
Some sort of mineral based satin finish. DP did the floors. It's a new product on the market. I thought it was satin finish but he says it's not. lol.
bladelliumOur timber quotations..do they look alright ?
10 February 2011
I have heard from one supplier that Kempas is only good for fire wood but he sells it and tried to sell me a more expensive timber. Another supplier said if it wasn't to…
LexWaterborne polyurethane- has anyone had any used it
9 February 2011
If by "2 PAC" you mean 2 pack solvent based polyurethane (water based polyurethanes also come as 2 pack), then you'd need to find out what is its…
onc_artisanReno - Choosing tile size - main flooring areas
7 February 2011
Hmm I was being lazy and talking about the edge being covered by a skirting board... No skirting and a bit more finishing work.... By hand all is good.
frankie3213Where to buy Terracotta Floor Tiles - Saltillo
3 February 2011
mook44Allure Vinyl vs Armstrong Elements Vinyl
1 February 2011
Just wondering if anyone can offer their personal preferences regarding Allure and Armstrong Rhino Elements vinyl planks. I will be installing over current vinyl in house. Cheers
pattycake4OMG...floor adhesive issues...solved...YAY finally.
28 January 2011
RewahE-Bamboo Flooring Users
27 January 2011
There is an article here: http://www.bambooconnection.com.au/bamb ... dvice.html that helps explain the things you should look out for if you're going to buy bamboo…
namtrakPlease help - timber floors , not yellow or orange
24 January 2011
The orange colour in finishes comes from the aging of the solvent based finishes (tung oils, oil modified etc) If you want a finish that will keep its colour try the…
chrisandkateISSUE-tiles, house on stumps, floorboards & underlay
17 January 2011
You can get a self leveling compound to use before tiling, but it is not required and would add extra cost. The link posted by Lex is to do with the level of each tile…
namtrakTimber floor species ID, buy, lay, sand and finished
16 January 2011
Both are good options. Treatex is a Hardwax Oil which gives a warmer look to a floor Bona is a water based polyurethane which gives a cleaner more contemporary look
russxr67$5,000 WASTED! Rectified tiles laid with 3mm & grey grout.
8 January 2011
Rectifieds look much better laid with the smaller joint but it is not a given within the industry to assume that is going to be the standard laying technique. The onus is…
russxr67MATT PORCELAIN FLOOR AND BATHROOM TILES - sealing??
8 January 2011
Matt tiles generally don't require a sealer unless they are of a porous nature. If they were polished that may be a different story. Sealing the floor with a penetrating…