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Xander
Xander
10 November 2010

Northgate Westcliffe Carpet

Northgate Westcliffe Carpet

oops, yes... Northstate carpets.... sorry!

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Xander
Nov 09, 2010 11:05 pm
Xander
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
9 November 2010

Carpet and underlay?

Carpet and underlay?

Ok, no worries. If you go to HN Moore Park, ask to see Leon Waxman. He is a really nice guy, and has been in flooring his whole life. He is very well regarded in the…

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anthony_carter
Nov 09, 2010 7:48 pm
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
9 November 2010

Newbee here.... NBG. Good so far. Laminate floor or tiles???

Newbee here.... NBG. Good so far. Laminate floor or tiles???

I always suggest taking Flooring out of the contract and doing it yourself. You have far more control and often get a better deal. Builders work on a min markup of around…

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anthony_carter
Nov 09, 2010 7:32 am
qonyx
qonyx
7 November 2010

DIY Tiling - Have any newbies tried it? Were you happy?

DIY Tiling - Have any newbies tried it? Were you happy?

Thanks Trinia, Huggy & Grout perfect..... all this information is extremely valuable in helping me to make a decision whether to try DIY or get a professional to do…

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qonyx
Nov 07, 2010 8:14 am
qonyx
namtrak
namtrak
5 November 2010

Installing timber floors => Taking all doors off

Installing timber floors => Taking all doors off

I try and remove as many doors as possible, but its generally not completely necessary

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namtrak
Nov 05, 2010 4:39 pm
namtrak
namtrak
5 November 2010

Brushbox or Jarrah? Real wood

Brushbox or Jarrah? Real wood

The Jarrah looks like a good deal to me, both are good quality timbers

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namtrak
Nov 05, 2010 4:38 pm
namtrak
namtrak
5 November 2010

Walking on floorboards too early?

Walking on floorboards too early?

If the floor didn't feel sticky then it should be fine. As a rule, if you put the back of your hand on the floor and it feels cold then it is still drying.

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namtrak
Nov 05, 2010 3:20 pm
Homer Onerous
Homer Onerous
5 November 2010

Seamless Flooring - any issues?

Seamless Flooring - any issues?

Yes, it's a mixed use garage. appears around $55/sq m is standard in Brisbane.

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Homer Onerous
Nov 05, 2010 11:09 am
Zedman
Zedman
3 November 2010

Timber-look floor tiles

Timber-look floor tiles

There is a range of 150x600 we get that are Italian that have a slip resistant finish. We did get a sample of a new 45x45 outdoor tile that looks like 6 smaller planks…

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Zedman
Nov 03, 2010 3:38 pm
Zedman
wizard
wizard
3 November 2010

CHEAP carpet cleaner near Truganina

CHEAP carpet cleaner near Truganina

Does anyone know of a CHEAP carpet cleaner in and around Truganina, we have to get our rental carpets cleaned before we hand over the keys, I don’t care about quality or…

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wizard
Nov 03, 2010 10:50 am
wizard
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
1 November 2010

Has anyone heard of Fast Lock Laminate Flooring?

Has anyone heard of Fast Lock Laminate Flooring?

If you're after a matt laminate, that will do the job just fine. The high gloss ones are more $$ and show more marks.

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anthony_carter
Nov 01, 2010 10:27 am
smcinc
smcinc
1 November 2010

Tongue & Groove system or Uniclic

Tongue & Groove system or Uniclic

Hi i know this is a little off topic but i have a problem.. i have some wood that been imported however the tongue and groove have stuffed up and there seems to be a gap…

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smcinc
Oct 31, 2010 11:00 pm
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kts
Oct 31, 2010 8:42 am
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
31 October 2010

Baltimore? 8mm Laminate $20sq. Good?

Baltimore? 8mm Laminate $20sq. Good?

Who knows...never heard of that brand, but $20 m2 is a good price providing it's quality.

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anthony_carter
Oct 31, 2010 7:14 am
suh
suh
30 October 2010

Polished Porcelain Tiles- How to remove metal scratch marks?

Polished Porcelain Tiles- How to remove metal scratch marks?

I have another idea...the White Magic sponges. You wet them and rub onto marks and they magically disappear. That shouldn't hurt the tiles, and it's worth a try ::smile::

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suh
Oct 30, 2010 6:13 am
suh
chippy
chippy
29 October 2010

Solid timber on concrete slab (WA) - baffled by the choices

Solid timber on concrete slab (WA) - baffled by the choices

Wider boards require thicker boards. If you are going for the 80-100mm range 12 or 13mm is fine for direct stick. If you go wider, the boards are more prone to cupping so…

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chippy
Oct 29, 2010 6:04 pm
chippy
Mark S
Mark S
29 October 2010

Please tell me this can be fixed!!

Please tell me this can be fixed!!

The pattern will need to be kept straight. Didn't see that in the first pixs. That can involve relaying the whole area, to avoid a bow in the pattern by just stretching…

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Mark S
Oct 29, 2010 1:43 pm
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
27 October 2010

laminate floor - 12mm or 8mm???

laminate floor - 12mm or 8mm???

Many Chinese products are actually very good now. The thing is that the bigger mills in china are joint ventures with European companies and are run by Eurpoeans, using…

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anthony_carter
Oct 27, 2010 3:08 pm
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
27 October 2010

Bamboo - What do you guys think ?

Bamboo - What do you guys think ?
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No worries. Be VERY VERY careful of "cheap" bamboo from places like eBay. You always get what you pay for. Stuff that sells for far less than Styles COSTS has got to send…

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anthony_carter
Oct 27, 2010 3:01 pm
Dreamer
Dreamer
27 October 2010

Titan select laminate flooring

Titan select laminate flooring

I've been looking at this product too as someone I know from another forum used it and I thought it looked amazing! Spotted Gum. Very nice!

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Dreamer
Oct 27, 2010 1:54 pm
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
25 October 2010

Province Laminate 8mm or Clix Laminate 7mm

Province Laminate 8mm or Clix Laminate 7mm

Oh. Well in that case they are made from Balsa Wood !!! Haha. They are ok. I'm sure they would only sell decent gear. Good luck with it all.

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anthony_carter
Oct 25, 2010 5:48 pm
building bug
building bug
22 October 2010

tiles v jackhammer - 24 hours to decide, VOTE NOW!!

tiles v jackhammer - 24 hours to decide, VOTE NOW!!

We ended up going with the tiles. The builder actually said he thought it looked better as tiles once he saw it this morning. It seems the tiler thought it was meant to be…

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building bug
Oct 22, 2010 3:11 pm
grubruss
grubruss
22 October 2010

Please help - ironbark flooring

Please help - ironbark flooring

Cheers Dollar I was dreding some one would say something along those lines. I think we may have to purchase the flooring and lay it at a later date as we wont have that…

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grubruss
Oct 22, 2010 8:04 am
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
20 October 2010

Uneven tiling :(

Uneven tiling :(

This is sometimes normal as the gaps will be siliconed over well should be anyway and suzy is right skirting boards after tiles installed for a better finish. Craig

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Grout Perfect
Oct 20, 2010 8:02 am
Grout Perfect
Lex
Lex
19 October 2010

How much glue?

How much glue?

OK, wrong. It was more likely red tongue. But yellow boards :shock: :th: Also an update on the amount of glue. One guy gave me an explanation that sounded very reasonable to me.…

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Lex
Oct 19, 2010 5:45 pm
Lex
suzy-w
suzy-w
19 October 2010

How much for 12m2 tiling?

How much for 12m2 tiling?

I'd allow around $60/mtr for the 600x600. However some tilers will charge a day rate on the smaller jobs rather than per mtr, so you might be charged around $500-$600 for…

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suzy-w
Oct 19, 2010 12:39 pm
sheznay
sheznay
19 October 2010

Dark wooden floor - any regrets?

Dark wooden floor - any regrets?

hi - yeah we laid a darker wooden floor in the house we are currently live in. It does show dirt quite a bit. I have 2 young kids though so sand is always geting trecked…

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sheznay
Oct 19, 2010 11:47 am
sheznay
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
19 October 2010

Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo Flooring

The "cheap" bamboo is/was known to haev issues in relation to moisture. So basically, the product was not being dried correctly and was getting shipped here with a high…

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anthony_carter
Oct 19, 2010 8:21 am
springtime
springtime
18 October 2010

Cheapest tiles in Sydney

Cheapest tiles in Sydney

Hello everyone, just wanted to tell everyone about a tile place in Sydney that we stumbled across, they have heaps of variety, & they have wall & floor tiles, prices start…

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springtime
Oct 18, 2010 6:33 pm
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Lex
Oct 18, 2010 7:20 am
Lex
Mark S
Mark S
17 October 2010

Readyflor Uniclic Premium Floors

Readyflor Uniclic Premium Floors

For your peace of mind, have the scotia removed and just use a very thin bead of silicone sealer on the under side of the scotia, to seal between timber and scotia [not…

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Mark S
Oct 17, 2010 1:24 pm
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
17 October 2010

Solid timber vs engineered timber flooring. Difference???

Solid timber vs engineered timber flooring. Difference???

I disagree Lex. But then, that's the good thing about a forum, Anyone can express an opinion which is fair.

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anthony_carter
Oct 17, 2010 11:16 am
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
16 October 2010

Help on flooring for rumpus room

Help on flooring for rumpus room

There is a school of thought that says that hardfloors are worse for asthma etc. Hardfloors allow dust to circulate through the air more than carpet, which traps them. If…

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anthony_carter
Oct 16, 2010 5:41 pm
Doryblue
Doryblue
16 October 2010

Sanding Cork floor

Sanding Cork floor

Thanks for the replies...this is just the start of our reno so no doubt more posts will follow!

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Doryblue
Oct 16, 2010 1:30 pm
Raleighfarm
Raleighfarm
16 October 2010

Nightmare of a floor laying job

Nightmare of a floor laying job

What a terrible story!! :shock: Can you post a picture of the floor, or that glue in the holes?? What was the subfloor in this…

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Raleighfarm
Oct 16, 2010 8:55 am
Raleighfarm
camelia
camelia
15 October 2010

choice of floor tiles

choice of floor tiles

Hi Anthony, I ended up getting a plain off white ceramic tile 'laguna' 300x300 and 6mm thick. The buiilder layed the sand cement bed but because the height of timber is…

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camelia
Oct 15, 2010 10:45 pm
ESB
ESB
15 October 2010

Kirra Sands and Belisan Court range of carpets!

Kirra Sands and Belisan Court range of carpets!

Pretend I know nothing about floor coverings (it's not that obvious I haven't bought…

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ESB
Oct 15, 2010 10:14 pm
ESB
Sunflowers
Sunflowers
15 October 2010

floating floor install...what to expect

floating floor install...what to expect

Hi, Less than a week ago I had a floating floor installed throughout most of my house (except bathroom and laundry). Premium Uniclic Readyflor heavea is the product that…

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Sunflowers
Oct 15, 2010 6:43 pm
Perth Matrix
Perth Matrix
15 October 2010

Tiler drama.

Tiler drama.

Thanks Suzie, Tiler returned this morning with a jackhammer and has now cleared everything up. I can breath easy again.

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Perth Matrix
Oct 15, 2010 4:32 pm

Hi Riverton I have travertine grout in my bathroom/laundry floor. Here are some pics - hope they help. …

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stegosaurus
Oct 15, 2010 8:23 am
suzy-w
suzy-w
14 October 2010

Question on tiling levels

Question on tiling levels

He recently charged $70/sqm incl screeding which I thought wasn't bad. I had some quotes at $80-90. I recommend you have the builder do the wet areas seeing as you don't…

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suzy-w
Oct 14, 2010 2:08 pm
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
13 October 2010

Wool Carpet with a Stain Warranty ??

Wool Carpet with a Stain Warranty ??

Yes. Sold in HN stores in Australia. You'll see alot in YouTube on it. It's very very cool carpet.

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anthony_carter
Oct 13, 2010 9:21 pm
Dollar
Dollar
13 October 2010

Grey Ironbark vs Spotted Gum Hardwood Floors?

Grey Ironbark vs Spotted Gum Hardwood Floors?
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We know exactly what was used as my partner and his dad do floor sanding as a business. The photos displayed are not the final product however happy to post one if I can…

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Dollar
Oct 13, 2010 7:56 am
Casa2
Casa2
11 October 2010

Flooring in laundry- advice before monday!

Flooring in laundry- advice before monday!
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As others have mentioned, there are two reasons for having tiles in your laundry. 1) It's a wet area (with a floor drain) 2) It connects to the outside and it's good to…

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Casa2
Oct 11, 2010 6:25 pm
comfy-cruisin
comfy-cruisin
10 October 2010

Pouring a concrete floor in existing house??

Pouring a concrete floor in existing house??

Thanks for your replys, what a great resource everyone has here!!!

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comfy-cruisin
Oct 10, 2010 3:06 pm
TheOK
TheOK
10 October 2010

Polyester carpet ?

Polyester carpet ?

It remembers alright.... that's why it stays down. :z: :z: :z: ::lol::

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TheOK
Oct 10, 2010 2:03 pm
TheOK
TheOK
TheOK
10 October 2010

Carpet fumes?

Carpet fumes?

VOC's. Nearly everything has them. Fresh air will fix. Somepeople are more sensitive than others as it's already been…

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TheOK
Oct 10, 2010 1:09 pm
TheOK
Madison27AA
Madison27AA
8 October 2010

Buy Cheap Surfaces, Flooring & Kitchen Benchtops

Buy Cheap Surfaces, Flooring & Kitchen Benchtops

that was a bit rude MR Fu... calling out names is not a good thing...

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Madison27AA
Oct 08, 2010 2:31 pm
Casa2
Casa2
7 October 2010

Terrible, Terrible Tiles! Cant believe they have been laid!

Terrible, Terrible Tiles! Cant believe they have been laid!

Dangerjim, Those tiles/laying are terrible. If it wasn't a brick pattern, you probably wouldn't notice. It's certainly the tiles that are at fault, but as others have…

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Casa2
Oct 07, 2010 6:13 pm


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