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royalblue
royalblue
28 July 2010

Had your carpets cleaned lately?

Had your carpets cleaned lately?
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Hi Caro, I don't do dying myself, and although I know many techs around the place, I don't know of a carpet dying service personally that I know to recommend. There are…

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royalblue
Jul 28, 2010 7:00 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
28 July 2010

Timber flooring without skirting

Timber flooring without skirting
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Sounds as if the concrete slab on ground didn't have a waterproof membrane beneath…

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Dukekamaya
Jul 28, 2010 9:28 pm
Dukekamaya
alholme
alholme
29 July 2010

Carpet Range names and Equivalents.

Carpet Range names and Equivalents.
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Carpet laid yesterday. Looks fantastic, feels fantastic and very happy with our choice. :z:

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alholme
Jul 29, 2010 8:38 pm
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
30 July 2010

Carpet on a Budget

Carpet on a Budget

I can offer you 42 Months Interest Free at a price of $4500, with 3 ranges to choose from, installed on a heavy duty rubber or foam underlay. No deposit, monthly…

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anthony_carter
Jul 30, 2010 9:49 pm
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
30 July 2010

another recommend me a carpet thread...

another recommend me a carpet thread...

No difference. The price sounds a bit high. It's the same difference with the stairs. Call me if you want a competitive price. I have 42 Months Interest Free on right now.…

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anthony_carter
Jul 30, 2010 10:01 pm
adityaraj
adityaraj
31 July 2010

Tiles floring for unit

Tiles floring for unit

Hi i am planning to buy a 2 bed room unit.I am thinking of replacing the carpet in living area by ceramic tiles or timber flooring.It is around 80sqm.I would like to know…

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adityaraj
Jul 31, 2010 10:08 pm
msnsenthil
msnsenthil
2 August 2010

Vinyl Tile Installers in PERTH, WA

Vinyl Tile Installers in PERTH, WA

Has anyone used a private contractor to lay the Vinyl Tiles(Karndean or Polyflor) in Perth? Would you mind sharing his contact details? Just to save some money I am…

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msnsenthil
Aug 02, 2010 4:15 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
3 August 2010

Advise on Blackbutt Feature Timber flooring

Advise on Blackbutt Feature Timber flooring

BTW, out of curiosity, is radiata pine really so much lighter and different than cypress pine and other pines?! That radiata pine Canberra floor is…

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Dukekamaya
Aug 03, 2010 8:04 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
3 August 2010

Radiata Pine

Radiata Pine

There was also a lot of baltic pine around then as well as Australian Kauri pine laid in the earlier 20th century

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Dukekamaya
Aug 03, 2010 8:09 pm
Dukekamaya
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
4 August 2010

Armstrong Laminate & Stainmaster Carpet

Armstrong Laminate & Stainmaster Carpet

Come in and see me at my store and I'll run you through the differences. It's alot to type on an iPhone. I can provide you with full explanations and guide you through…

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anthony_carter
Aug 04, 2010 6:31 am
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
4 August 2010

Quote for laminate timber boards help with costing

Quote for laminate timber boards help with costing

Nah, I'm in sunny Perth. Got very little choice of flooring companies due to builder requirements but not too fussed and really had a good…

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anthony_carter
Aug 04, 2010 6:44 am
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
4 August 2010

Help! how to fix our floors to install floating floor

Help! how to fix our floors to install floating floor

Replace the ply. Then lay your floor. Your layer should be able some floor leveling for you (Ardit or Feather Finish etc) where needed.

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anthony_carter
Aug 04, 2010 6:56 am
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
4 August 2010

Bunnings/Ikea laminate floor

Bunnings/Ikea laminate floor

It is a budget floor. Entry level. Fine if you want a cheap fix to last a couple of years. It's the same as buying an ozito or gmc power tool, instead of Makita or Dewalt.…

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anthony_carter
Aug 04, 2010 3:35 pm

Hi Sweetime, Very heavy furniture can be difficult to move around to facilitate cleaning and other stuff. It also places a lot of load on the footprint of the furniture…

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royalblue
Aug 04, 2010 8:19 pm
jrsantos
jrsantos
4 August 2010

Laminate Flooring- Floorart

Laminate Flooring- Floorart

http://www.floorart.net.au/products.html This is the link on their website, Anyone with experience on having these laminates installed in their homes? Thanks, Jon

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jrsantos
Aug 04, 2010 11:54 pm
Kandrock
Kandrock
5 August 2010

Is this a lot for laminate floorboards?

Is this a lot for laminate floorboards?

off to see Tony tomorrow Anthony! thanks for letting him know i would call :D

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Kandrock
Aug 05, 2010 4:00 pm
sweetime
sweetime
5 August 2010

GREAT Carpet Store -Melbourne South

GREAT Carpet Store -Melbourne South

I was going to get my carpet from there, too! They had a great price on a wool carpet I really liked - I also recommend them, very helpful (except for when you email them…

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sweetime
Aug 05, 2010 4:14 pm

Is it this ? It's a wool that we used to stock. Let me know and if so I'll…

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anthony_carter
Aug 06, 2010 9:19 am
srod
srod
6 August 2010

Has anyone used Cabot's CFP Sandless Floor Primer?

Has anyone used Cabot's CFP Sandless Floor Primer?

Hi all, Am thinking of using Cabot's CFP Sandless Floor Primer and was just wondering if anyone here has used it? Was it an easy process and what did you think of the end…

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srod
Aug 06, 2010 12:38 pm
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
7 August 2010

Confused about timber laminate

Confused about timber laminate

There is a dicontinued product that failed (in sales figures) called Push Fit. It somehow clicks together, but as I say, the importer axed it due to poor sales. You get…

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anthony_carter
Aug 07, 2010 8:43 pm
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
7 August 2010

Eternity vs Staimmaster Carpet

Eternity vs Staimmaster Carpet

No worries. I understand. The Lounge must be really big to cause such a difference ! It's a shame the IQ didn't work for you. In saying that, SDN is a good choice and…

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anthony_carter
Aug 07, 2010 9:44 pm
dtm
dtm
8 August 2010

carpet or wood/bamboo floor?

carpet or wood/bamboo floor?

I prefer carpet in the bedrooms - breaks up the space a bit between hallways and bedrooms and esp in older qlders with wooden floors throughout it's just too much reckon.…

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dtm
Aug 08, 2010 7:41 pm
Lex
Lex
11 August 2010

Sanding & Polishing companies in Sydney

Sanding & Polishing companies in Sydney

Here's the link, bozza: http://www.atfa.com.au/find.php You don't need to join to see this ... just select…

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Lex
Aug 11, 2010 8:59 am
Lex
hanofee
hanofee
13 August 2010

Fixing T-Moulding or Reducer on laminate floor

Fixing T-Moulding or Reducer on laminate floor

Hi, Anyone have a link that give detail instructions on how to fix T-Moulding or Reducer to join between laminate floor and different type of floor (tiles & carpets)? I…

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hanofee
Aug 13, 2010 11:52 am
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
13 August 2010

Is it better to seal concrete floor before laying laminate?

Is it better to seal concrete floor before laying laminate?

Beg to differ^^ If the barrier is not stuck to the floor there will be a small air gap, if moisure comes from the slab it may go mouldy between the barrier and the…

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onc_artisan
Aug 13, 2010 4:54 pm
onc_artisan
tjilpi
tjilpi
15 August 2010

Which type of floorboards is best for a kitchen?

Which type of floorboards is best for a kitchen?

If it was me I would use tiles or slate. Go for something a similar tone to the wood it is butting up against so it doesn't break the area up in your eye and provides continuity :)

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tjilpi
Aug 15, 2010 11:20 am
MrBondi
MrBondi
16 August 2010

Left over floorboards

Left over floorboards

no I wouldn't suggest the floorboards for areas where they would get really wet, we have them in the kitchen and laundry area but any excess water would cause them to…

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MrBondi
Aug 16, 2010 4:17 pm
GFdo
GFdo
16 August 2010

Solid Timber Floor Height Vs Porcelain Tiles Height

Solid Timber Floor Height Vs Porcelain Tiles Height

Hi All , Is there a height difference betwen the Solid timber 19mm on batons Vs Por tiles ? . My builder wants to know my Solid timber finished floor height before…

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GFdo
Aug 16, 2010 7:18 pm

found a couple of pics on the net.... the first one I don't like so much, though it's not finished, it seems they have the boards changing direction and then changing…

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donuts
Aug 17, 2010 9:31 am
donuts
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
17 August 2010

Sand/Polish Timber Floor Referral.

Sand/Polish Timber Floor Referral.

If you give me a call, I'll refer you to a committee member of the Wood Flooring Association who can refer you directly to a professional in your area.

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anthony_carter
Aug 17, 2010 2:30 pm
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
18 August 2010

Dunlop supergreen underlay - any information?

Dunlop supergreen underlay - any information?

With being nice about it, ummm, it's not an upgrade. Well, not unless the 1st underlay was Standard Foam / carpetmate. Basically, it's thick and has low density. So it has…

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anthony_carter
Aug 18, 2010 4:57 am
Lex
Lex
18 August 2010

Boral's "Naturally Australian" engineered flooring

Boral's "Naturally Australian" engineered flooring

Thanks, Anthony! ... and ... have you checked your email recently :wink:

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Lex
Aug 18, 2010 12:15 pm
Lex
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
19 August 2010

steel joists for tongue and groove boards

steel joists for tongue and groove boards

I've never heard of it, not sure how they would fix it :?

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Dukekamaya
Aug 19, 2010 5:20 pm
Dukekamaya
Barbara B
Barbara B
20 August 2010

Flooring and children!

Flooring and children!

Hi, we have Pegulan vinyl sheet flooring and couldn't be happier with it. We have no carpet at all - just the Pegulan in all rooms. We have quite a few dogs - a GSD and…

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Barbara B
Aug 20, 2010 4:05 pm
namtrak
namtrak
20 August 2010

Hardwood floors laid, and glue everywhere

Hardwood floors laid, and glue everywhere

As long as they used proper flooring glue it will sand off fine Cheers

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namtrak
Aug 20, 2010 5:44 pm
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karbern
Aug 22, 2010 11:54 am
csbowes
csbowes
22 August 2010

Sloping Concrete Floors

Sloping Concrete Floors

I have a 1910 bungalow that I'm just about to purchase. In the front couple of rooms there is an obvious slope from one end of the room to the other, lets say from the…

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csbowes
Aug 22, 2010 6:53 pm
namtrak
namtrak
23 August 2010

stains....water seeping in....?

stains....water seeping in....?

With mucky floors, I recommend to clients to finish with a Hardwax Oil (Treatex or Osmo) as these give the floor a bit of character and warmth. Is water running across…

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namtrak
Aug 23, 2010 5:24 pm
tjilpi
tjilpi
24 August 2010

Sealing Polishing

Sealing Polishing

Thanks. Think we had better wait until reno's competed until we lay the floor then :)

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tjilpi
Aug 24, 2010 4:31 pm
Lex
Lex
25 August 2010

Tolerances of concrete slabs for carpet and floating timbers

Tolerances of concrete slabs for carpet and floating timbers

OK, 30 mm puts things into perspective, it's quite a bit and your installer seems to be right in insisting that you should not be the one to pay for the fix. As already…

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Lex
Aug 25, 2010 8:58 am
Lex
Lex
Lex
25 August 2010

Solid Timber Spotted Gum - Wide or narrow planks???

Solid Timber Spotted Gum - Wide or narrow planks???

I still clamp where needed using the Nobow pneumatic floor clamper - its a winner for direct stick jobs and sole operator. However most select…

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Lex
Aug 25, 2010 6:54 pm
Lex
johnnyrie
johnnyrie
26 August 2010

Cranky about carpet

Cranky about carpet

All good advice! Thanks everyone

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johnnyrie
Aug 26, 2010 12:43 pm
scottcoop
scottcoop
26 August 2010

Polished Concrete Floors for Living Areas. Good Idea?

Polished Concrete Floors for Living Areas. Good Idea?
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Hi that would be great. If you give me your email i send u all the paperwork. Regard Scott.

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scottcoop
Aug 26, 2010 1:57 pm
Poidda
Poidda
27 August 2010

timber flooring and expansion gaps over 6mtrs??

timber flooring and expansion gaps over 6mtrs??

I'm in the same boat at the moment, and not sure if I really need one. We only have one length (about 2m wide) that runs through our kitchen and dining room which…

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Poidda
Aug 27, 2010 9:48 am
fruitty
fruitty
29 August 2010

FloorPlanet / Embelton

FloorPlanet / Embelton

We bought from Floor Planet and our stranwowen bamboo is currently being install as I type. I also found them via their ebay listing, went there and was impress with Sam's…

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fruitty
Aug 29, 2010 10:07 am
fruitty
seals
seals
30 August 2010

Help Please

Help Please

Calling around now.... know of any places in Melbourne?

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seals
Aug 30, 2010 9:42 am
Biff Costanza
Biff Costanza
30 August 2010

Floor Boards Melbourne

Floor Boards Melbourne

We got our European Oak flooring (they have spotted gum too) from Hazelwood & Hill (working mill). They were really helpful with good prices. http://www.hazelwoodhill.com.au/

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Biff Costanza
Aug 30, 2010 2:17 pm
Biff Costanza
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sprunk
Aug 30, 2010 8:34 pm
namtrak
namtrak
31 August 2010

Timber Flooring For Kitchen, Dining & Living Area

Timber Flooring For Kitchen, Dining & Living Area

There are quite a few options for a dark brown floor, including staining. Start with Tallowwood and work from there. However there is one option which I am hoping to…

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namtrak
Aug 31, 2010 10:25 am
dominic visser
dominic visser
1 September 2010

Redbook Total Carpet

Redbook Total Carpet

all carpets have their pro's and cons

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dominic visser
Sep 01, 2010 10:46 am


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