Flooring & Floor Covering
MicklouOriginal Brushbox Floor - Tung Oil or Poly?
15 March 2011
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…
mandsrBurbank Colour Selections - Tiles and Carpets
13 March 2011
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…
Bamboo Kingdluxhom or floor one for bamboo flooring?
10 March 2011
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…
kytonFloating Floor + expansion joints, are they having me on???
9 March 2011
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.
dclaywReplacing floor coverings upstairs - alternatives
6 March 2011
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…
ZedmanFloating Floorboard or Tile Flooring?? Need All the Advise!
4 March 2011
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
blueblueblueWhat's on the floor of your buit-ins, pantry and linen?
4 March 2011
Thanks!!! Seems like everyone is matching it to what is on adjoining floors.
StormyCarpet and laminate floor - which one to lay first
4 March 2011
I had my timber (engineered) layed first. The process creates quite a bit of dust when they trimmed all the boards and the architraves, and it was then walked EVERYWHERE!…
Bamboo KingUltra10 - Blackbutt solid overlay floor COMPLETED!
3 March 2011
I must say that your blackbutt floor looks great!!! Love the fact that there is not much black vein like you get with marri, And this is from a person who just sell…
NonnaConcrete floors - what are the differences?
24 February 2011
Oh excellent. We're actually doing a flat up first- in the next 6-8 weeks which requires concrete. Only really 2 rooms. Then in about 6 months time... or probably more-…
DreamerA few questions about timber laminate flooring - NEW Q's pg1
23 February 2011
How is the flooring feel to walk on??? I have been in some houses and they creak and just dont feel solid under foot. Our carpet was damaged in…
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.