Flooring & Floor Covering
primetex is one the best looselay vinyl sheet in market and the felt backing allow slight forgiveness of subfloor imperfection.
however, if the subfloor is way too much…
Smart Strand Carpet
smart strand is rubbish and the carpet get flattened less than 5 yrs.
stay with solution dyed nylon no more triexta. it is only marketing hype from U.S.
in fact, the only way you could get away to put in laminate or timber would be
1) patch up the 5mm or more on bullnose so that the timber guy can lay the floorboard…
Bamboo or Laminate
however, i would suggest vinyl clicks plank instead as it provide a bit warmer underfoot feeling.
Bamboo seems not a great product anymore as I ve been couple of my…
Skirting Board Query
Ahhh, an internal scribe is what you mean. Yes, that is a pretty ordinary join. The skirting on the left should go all the way into the return corner for a start, then the…
Anyone with bamboo?
Thanks everyone. Iv discounted bamboo now. Glad i was sensible. Just needed bringing back to reality xx
Jun 14, 2016 8:23 am
Hi, we're also getting this flooring. Did you haggle? We were quoted $80 p m2 and we kept haggling and now we're paying $70
Builders tile choice is only 3 normal?
That's good...so you can negotiate it all now. I'd be raising it with the salesperson. Not sure of legalities of wet areas being left post handover as I think they may…
Due to the fact that Marble and Travertine are of a porous nature, using the wrong adhesive and applying it wrong, can be detrimental.
Firstly, it is important to use…
Identify our floorboards
Sanding is finally underway! The guys started today and will finish it off tomorrow, with Lobasol 2k oil.
Verdict: we have Jarrah!! Also a little QLD spotted gum down…
New carpet installation problems
My money is on it being laid in reverse. If so you can tell by running a lint remover (those red suede wand looking things) across both sides of the join in the same way…
of plastic is very important because it is made from the oil which will cause the regular depletion of this limited resource. With the recycling of plastic we can save…
Subfloor and re-stumping problem
I have received a breakdown of labor and materials to be deployed in a proposed schedule of work as follows, for a total price point of about 18k. Please help…
simple copy and paste shows your joists are undersized @175x50mm, that is why your floor has sagged
Apr 05, 2016 10:45 pm
Self levelling concrete. Anyone know cost?
Thanks for the info. We're not locked into tiles but that what we want in there. It doesnt matter so much that they might feel cold since there's going to be under tile…
Mar 20, 2016 9:31 am
Staining Blackbutt to Black?
Just wondering what you decided to do. We have just bought an old Edwardian house with blackbutt parquet floors. We are also considering black Japan.
wood look tiles
Has anyone used heartwood tiles in their home?
If you have moved in do you still love them?
I really love them but am wondering what they would look like…
Floor Tile Thickness
Thanks for your help guys, we have decided to run with the Bellingen White. We have a tiler in mind, he isn't very good with English but he does a lot of work via one of…
Single Male: Needs design help!
I think both oak or blackbutt are winners as they are my two choices to contrast my grey colour scheme! I haven't picked which one yet though! But Im thinking saw cuts and…
cork floor removal - help!!
Hey, I'm in Leeming and I do this sort of stuff all the time, yet I'm out of the country for a while.
Can I suggest just simply laying laminate on top of the cork?? There…
Even lush and warm rugs creates a comfortable temperature. It creates an enjoyable contrast to the cold hardwood. Also you might check for drafts around doors and windows.
Laminate Flooring underlay
Hi all, just got some laminae flooring (13mm thick) and am wondering which underlay to go for, concrete floor level, no major dings, a few spots that I'll fill with an…
Decoria DW2221 Photos Please
Has anyone used this loose lay vinyl planking and have photos they would like to share. It looks pale grey in some lights but has pale brown undertones in others.
Top selling flooring for 2015
I was totally against the idea of vinyl planks when we first started looking for our new build 6 months ago but now i think its a great idea. I have 3 kids so i was…
Floating laminate floor cleaner
I used PARADOR and Vinyl Magic. The difference between the first and second so small, but parador so expensive.
I can recommend to you an interesting article . It wrote an…
Skirting boards question
need to take of skirting to lay tiles?
I am laying tiles post handover. I have noticed there is no gap between cornice and gyprock, it looks perfectly…
Is carpet installation noisy?
Your installer needs to take care of the flooring to ensure that the area is totally clean and clear of any dust, debris, debris, etc. Read more about the process of…
advice on carpets for canberra
Shopping for carpeting can be daunting, especially if you don’t even know where to start. There are just so many different options to choose from. Read about a brief…