Flooring & Floor Covering
GSKA tricky topic - average price to lay solid timber floor?
11 June 2010
3 days and $60/hr x 2 is RIDICULOUS! I've been in a similar situation with my car. A job that should have cost $300 max ended up costing me $1,500. The workshop decided…
anthony_carterAnyone heard of Lamitec or Celco laminated flooring?
11 June 2010
Be careful. You need to buy a brand name floor, or buy a "house" brand from a brandname retailer - if they were good brands, a major retailer would sell them. Choice,…
anthony_carterAnyone heard of mFLOR vinyl planks?
11 June 2010
At a starting price of $39 m2, including adhesive, I wouldn't say that either is too expensive. There is a reason those two brands dominate the market... Karndean will…
Calculating amount of timber flooring required?
Another thing that happens is some less-than-reputable reseller advertise a product for say $10 and tell you that you need 20 metres, and the next guy quotes you $20 a…
jimmijamzHelp Please-Different Floor Levels Between Tiles and Carpet
15 June 2010
Australian standard for flooring underlay in an apartment
The BCA 2007 stipulates certain minimum standards for hardfloors. Read the "acoustic underlay" thread for more info or call me if you like.
royalbluePolished Porcelain - How hard is it to maintain/clean?
16 June 2010
Donuts, the Nifti is not a good selection of product. For cleaning tiles around toilets, VIRACLEAN is an excellent product from a highly…
LexCan foot prints be removed easily in timber flooring?
17 June 2010
Very glad to hear it!!!
Dukekamayafloor heights: Screed and fibre cement sheeting ? both?
18 June 2010
If you are on concrete there is no need to lay any sheet flooring at all. The tiles woould be laid straight on a bed on the concrete. The bathroom floor would need to be…
mickveWhich comes first? The floor or the kitchen?
23 June 2010
The flooring installer can undercut the kitchen panels inside dishwasher and the fridge and get the kitcen installer to put kickboards on after the floor is installed.
anthony_carterNew Product hitting the market in June !!!!
26 June 2010
If you compare the original Allure and that product you will see the difference. It's like chalk and cheese. Armstrong normally have good product. Not sure what made them…
pedro.lyn.joshPlease recommend me laminated timber flooring brands :)
29 June 2010
lol.... again its been 10 years im sure prices have gone up.... my apoligies for not checking that first.. as far as the quality im sure its better now aswell.. as far as…
LexFloor Finishes - Solvent-based Poly vs Oil Hardwax
30 June 2010
Tested water based gloss, Treatex and Hardwax oil on blackbutt (from Big River) and tallowwood (from NRT). Results: The water based darkened the twd considerably and bbt…
DukekamayaNew England Oak..How does it rate for Quality and durability
1 July 2010
Coastal Blackbutt (which I have), Yellow Stringybark, Silvertop Ash or Coastal Grey Box
royalblueAdvice on carpet for a new home: beaulieu carpet
6 July 2010
I just looked up the Floorworld catalogue. Not a word about polyester is the range they promote there. One they say is "wool blend". Normally, any carpet with wool…
royalbluePD Display Home Carpet
8 July 2010
Something like this? http://www.victoriacarpets.com.au/product.asp?ID=46
beckandbubsPay an expert or have a crack ourselves?
22 July 2010
We did both in our last house... paid the pro and then did another room ourselves. It's REALLY hard work, physically, even if you are fit! And it's difficult to get a good…