Flooring & Floor Covering
Nathan SteelFabpics please.... ideas.... tiled stairs
9 September 2010
Remind me to post some pics of our outdoor flights of steps, I have some large format tile on what you can call stadium seating (double size steps). What we have done is…
anthony_carterVinyl Timber look Tiles or Ceramic Tiles?????
9 September 2010
Amtico have a good range at $39 M2 called Spacia. It has a point 3 wear layer which is standard for domestic ranges. I also have Allure, which is a floating PVC plank,…
garden loverpolished floor Vs tiles- house will be rented
10 September 2010
Tile, tile, tile - remember renters really dont care at the end of the day. I know you can get great renters in but on average because they didnt pay for it, they wont…
John MiddletonCarpet needs a steam clean straight after instalation?
12 September 2010
New carpet is not necessarily clean, but often a 12-18 month cleaning cycle is good. Personal use will dictate increasing or reducing frequency. As Anthony said, now and…
Signature Silken Shades vs Signature Confidence Carpet
Signature is not a manufacturer. They buy carpet from places like Belgium, South Africa, Canada and so forth. Just to be clear. The patterned carpet is a regular nylon…
quokkainstalling laminate under existing skirting boards
16 September 2010
Tried it. Just left the skirting on the one side, where I started. Pulled the rest out. A lot of nails stayed in the wall, ripped out of the MDF skirting. Will need new…
CARPET - Smartstrand IQ150 Textures & Level Cut Loops
No worries. It is pretty quick. Ask for Maurice. He is the franchisee. Any dramas, give me a call at Chadstone and I'll sort you out no probs. They have not published all…
Floating Timber Floors - What brands are available
HN has a few to choose from; Boral Naturally Australian Ekowood (FSC certified hence the name) Teka Natures Elements they range from 2mm to 4mm veneer thickness.
anthony_carterQuick Question Regarding Floating Floor Installation
20 September 2010
Installers are paid by the m2. So they win some lose some with easy / hard jobs. You just need to undercut your door, and slide your board under. You don't shape the…
Lexpics : does floor need sanding b4 floating floor installed ?
22 September 2010
I'd be more interested to hear their opinion as to how much the cb subfloor can be safely sanded before it starts losing its structural properties. I'm told cb should not…
TriniaNew home - I need help in deciding what flooring to use
22 September 2010
With tiles, I suggest you get them properly sealed - there are some threads floating around here from recent months about sealing tiles/grout. However, with any kind of…
daggetwhich building company do Timber Floor Foundation in Mel??
24 September 2010
Mark SWIR doors won't fit after carpet installation- an oversight?
27 September 2010
The entrance door will obviously need to be cut as well. If there is too much of a gap when closed after it is cut, you may need a fit a draft excluder, being an outside…
garydingSome advice plz.....^_^ - what floorboard should I choose!?
30 September 2010
Thanks guys! My apartment is in sydney and near the water, so relatively humid I heard that solid timber is pretty hard to maintain, is it true? In terms of investment,…
anthony_carterLaminate Maintenance/Brand Help!!!
6 October 2010
Laminate flooring is not that great with water. For a rental situation, I would recommend trying Allure. It's a floating PVC floor. Looks and feels like a laminate/timber…
Casa2Terrible, Terrible Tiles! Cant believe they have been laid!
7 October 2010
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…