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inferno6688
inferno6688
30 November 2015

What type of floating floor

What type of floating floor

Hi guys, i are trying to decide on floating floors for downstairs. I think we are set on vinyl planks, but i just want to make sure we haven't missed anything. Basically…

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inferno6688
Nov 30, 2015 10:54 am
missandade
missandade
26 November 2015

Timber v's laminate (Kronoswiss)

Timber v's laminate (Kronoswiss)

Hi, First time user of this site. I have been looking at timber floating floors for my unit and have just had Kronoswiss laminate flooring recommend (as I have a puppy).…

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missandade
Nov 26, 2015 8:28 pm
AllPurposeCoatings
AllPurposeCoatings
25 November 2015

Garage floor covering

Garage floor covering
1, 2, 3

Interesting! :th: You're right, reading the MSDS of the kits…

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AllPurposeCoatings
Nov 25, 2015 12:40 pm
AllPurposeCoatings
AllPurposeCoatings
24 November 2015

Cheapest way to buy & install tiles

Cheapest way to buy & install tiles

Besides doing it all myself, is it cheaper to buy the tiles I need (after being advised by a tiler of course of the quantity) and then have…

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AllPurposeCoatings
Nov 24, 2015 9:54 am
AllPurposeCoatings
AllPurposeCoatings
24 November 2015

flooring for the children play area

flooring for the children play area

Installers will charge between $20-40/M2 for Plain Epoxy Systems & $50-80/M2 for the Flake System. It will also depend on the products they are using. You should clarify…

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AllPurposeCoatings
Nov 24, 2015 9:43 am
Ponzu
Ponzu
24 November 2015

How to keep rugs from shifting?

How to keep rugs from shifting?

Rugs on carpets.... Pfft. Carpets have a pile which when compressed down moves. It's this movement that moves the rug. The higher the pile the more movement. Every time…

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Ponzu
Nov 24, 2015 6:43 am
Gaay3
Gaay3
21 November 2015

Timber look tile flooring

Timber look tile flooring

Hi everyone, We went to the tile shop at Myaree yesterday and found that we are getting non rectified tiles not rectified tiles. I really like less grout between tiles.…

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Gaay3
Nov 21, 2015 2:50 pm
namtrak
namtrak
10 November 2015

Squeaky Floor

Squeaky Floor

The hardwood floor over the top will get rid of the squeaks for you

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namtrak
Nov 10, 2015 7:30 pm
TOBHAGIRATH
TOBHAGIRATH
3 November 2015

Required Flooring Trade Person Contact No - SYDNEY

Required Flooring Trade Person Contact No - SYDNEY

hi There, if any one got any good trade person contact no. for tile flooring can you please PM me. Building in western SYDNEY area. Many Thanks for your help,.

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TOBHAGIRATH
Nov 03, 2015 10:01 am
TOBHAGIRATH
TOBHAGIRATH
3 November 2015

Flooring for Timber Look tiles

Flooring for Timber Look tiles

Hi there, I am building my single storey house in Schofields area of SYDNEY. I need to get details for flooring cost (Install and supply (if available) ) for nearly 170…

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TOBHAGIRATH
Nov 03, 2015 9:59 am
Franky40
Franky40
19 October 2015

Screeding question

Screeding question

Hi Franky, 1. Generally I would say a concrete slab can be good enough without screening. However the concrete lord must be aware that a tile…

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Franky40
Oct 19, 2015 7:48 am
Franky40
KLB
KLB
17 October 2015

Floorboard trimmings

Floorboard trimmings

You can often get matching beading/scotia depending what type of floorboards you have. We are having laminate and are running it under the skirting boards and kick boards…

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KLB
Oct 17, 2015 1:19 pm
KLB
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
17 October 2015

Polished Concrete - Glenmore Park NSW

Polished Concrete - Glenmore Park NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hi I'm back. Sorry I've had a bit of time in hospital having my back fixed. not totally right yet but I'll get there.

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onc_artisan
Oct 17, 2015 11:04 am
onc_artisan
quickdraw
quickdraw
16 October 2015

Help me decide on my vinyl floor

Help me decide on my vinyl floor

Thanks, whilst it goes well against the cabinets colours the colours kind of match but don't. If you get me. I'll upload the white oak photo tonight when i'm home.

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quickdraw
Oct 16, 2015 2:16 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
13 October 2015

130mm hardwood

130mm hardwood

Hi Leksie. My understanding is the opposite to yours so hopefully someone else responds to clarify. I've been told by installers that 130mm can't…

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Leksie5000
Oct 13, 2015 5:50 pm
sledge8986
sledge8986
10 October 2015

Parrys Carpets

Parrys Carpets

Again I had carpets put down in our 3 bedroom rental home . Parry's supplied the carpets with the laying of the underlay at a very reasonable price, I have come to expect…

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sledge8986
Oct 10, 2015 9:57 pm
mou_square
mou_square
1 October 2015

Classen laminate flooring, anyone used it before??

Classen laminate flooring, anyone used it before??

We tried it on our main bedroom, I like that it's easy to install (tap click instead of pull). So far it seems to be OK, not really a high traffic area. We leave an…

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mou_square
Oct 01, 2015 1:11 pm
Desibloke
Desibloke
27 September 2015

Ceramic tile per sq/m

Ceramic tile per sq/m

Hi Leski, I have been TFO , I felt they got good tiles for about 22-25 per sqm

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Desibloke
Sep 27, 2015 7:42 pm
Aussie141414
Aussie141414
27 September 2015

Cost of upgrading to full height tile.

Cost of upgrading to full height tile.

We are also building through Trager and the price was about 4-5k for full tiling in each Ensuite. Money can be justified elsewhere.

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Aussie141414
Sep 27, 2015 11:32 am
MinandB
MinandB
23 September 2015

BURBANK Marriott Display in Keysborough - TILES help!

BURBANK Marriott Display in Keysborough - TILES help!

When you have your Edge appointment, they have all the specs for all the display homes there as we picked the wall colour from one of the display homes and they gave us…

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MinandB
Sep 23, 2015 7:33 pm
Penelopec
Penelopec
22 September 2015

Where to order polyflor planks

Where to order polyflor planks

Hi My husband is planning on laying vinyl planks in our home. We want to purchase the polyflor simplay line. Waiting to hear back from polyflor about…

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Penelopec
Sep 22, 2015 10:22 pm
richiey30
richiey30
20 September 2015

timber flooring on Hebel

timber flooring on Hebel

Just wanted to know for those that had timber on Hebel PowerFloor, what was the recommended installation process? I was told that as you cant screw or nail anything into…

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richiey30
Sep 20, 2015 8:05 pm
homerun2oran
homerun2oran
13 September 2015

Quick step laminate - carpet court

Quick step laminate - carpet court

I'm also currently searching for flooring options, in an 80 sqm area (4 BRs + Home theater), rest of the house is tiles. Masters quoted whisper underlay (kind of sound…

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homerun2oran
Sep 13, 2015 5:17 pm
bradles
bradles
10 September 2015

Scotia in Kitchen

Scotia in Kitchen

We found the same issue with our place and we have asked so many flooring places and the best solution seems to be using ends rather than scotia, as it lays almost flat…

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bradles
Sep 10, 2015 8:04 pm
Michelle
Michelle
9 September 2015

How flat does a floor need to be?

How flat does a floor need to be?

The most forgiving for a less than perfect slab would be the loose lay vinyl planks. http://www.karndean.com/en-au/commercia ... w/looselay

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Michelle
Sep 09, 2015 6:16 am
Michelle
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CarpetTiles24Seven
Sep 08, 2015 5:25 pm
CarpetTiles24Seven
sunxiaoxuan23926
sunxiaoxuan23926
31 August 2015

Dark or Light grout?

Dark or Light grout?

That looks great Jozh. Can't wait to see your kitchen finished look

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sunxiaoxuan23926
Aug 31, 2015 8:53 pm
multipurposebloke
multipurposebloke
28 August 2015

Matt timber floor?

Matt timber floor?

Thanks Dreamer and meminiau. Definitely not wanting showy floors. Know of any good matt polyurethane products? for durability?

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multipurposebloke
Aug 28, 2015 8:09 pm
Michelle
Michelle
18 August 2015

Floating Floors - Acoustic rubber underlay?

Floating Floors - Acoustic rubber underlay?

Without reading all of your post, you really only need the Thermocustic underlay if your house is one story. Its really only a few dollars extra to get acoustic if you…

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Michelle
Aug 18, 2015 8:04 pm
Michelle
Our Honeywood Build
Our Honeywood Build
18 August 2015

Timbernate flooring

Timbernate flooring

I'm installing spotted gum timbernate from Trevor's carpet :) First Build, Commodore Homes, Honeywood, Wandi. viewtopic.php?t=77170

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Our Honeywood Build
Aug 18, 2015 6:40 pm
Our Honeywood Build
Emmz70
Emmz70
15 August 2015

Timber Laminate Flooring. Melbourne. How do I save $$ here?

Timber Laminate Flooring. Melbourne. How do I save $$ here?

Hi Klubear any luck? Metricon use Carpet Call and last week they had good specials on both carpets and timber flooring. Pays to check it out if you haven't done so. I…

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Emmz70
Aug 15, 2015 12:36 pm
Smales89
Smales89
13 August 2015

Karndean Looselay Flooring

Karndean Looselay Flooring

Thanks everyone! Yes we were also considering just purchasing the planks and installing them ourselves but didn't know how easy this would be and if we would be able to…

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Smales89
Aug 13, 2015 12:23 pm
pidge.72
pidge.72
7 August 2015

Can someone check my maths

Can someone check my maths

Just take or email the house plan to the tiling place and they should be able to work out exactly how much you need.... goodluck

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pidge.72
Aug 07, 2015 8:50 pm
pidge.72

I can understand why the idea of using tiles that are made to look like something doesn’t appeal to some people. But the range of timber look porcelain tiles and stone…

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tfosydney
Aug 05, 2015 2:03 pm
tfosydney
Jozh
Jozh
4 August 2015

cheap floor layers logan brisbane

cheap floor layers logan brisbane

Im also building with Coral, sameish area just abit more north. Let me know how you go, ill let you know if I find a good tiler too.

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Jozh
Aug 04, 2015 11:25 am
Jwalt
Jwalt
1 August 2015

Solid timber - tranisitions to carpet & wet areas

Solid timber - tranisitions to carpet & wet areas

We paid to upgrade to higher ceilings, 2550mm. We're getting 12mm plywood underlay with 14mm timber flooring.

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Jwalt
Aug 01, 2015 1:20 am
Jwalt
Bjhf
Bjhf
29 July 2015

Help me pick a new floor tile!!

Help me pick a new floor tile!!

Hard choice! Both look nearly the same to me in artificial light but I like no. 1 best in natural light

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Bjhf
Jul 29, 2015 8:44 pm
Bjhf
goody59
goody59
27 July 2015

Are people happy with vinyl planks?

Are people happy with vinyl planks?

I have about 80 sq metres of vinyl flooring stored and ready to lay when our house gets handed over. They look like vinyl floor planks -Gerflor Creation Clic in wild oak.…

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goody59
Jul 27, 2015 8:23 pm
goody59
Althom
Althom
27 July 2015

Vinyl Flooring in Garage

Vinyl Flooring in Garage

Used PVC tiles, specifically meant for garage use.

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Althom
Jul 27, 2015 10:45 am
Althom
Michelle
Michelle
22 July 2015

Installing Karndean LooseLay Plank

Installing Karndean LooseLay Plank

Correct. Mark, carpet layers usually do not like to lay vinyl. But Vinyl layers will lay carpet. The loose lay are great, I'm putting them in my wet areas at my home. :)

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Michelle
Jul 22, 2015 8:56 pm
Michelle
abbeybox
abbeybox
22 July 2015

Polyurea flooring

Polyurea flooring

Hi All Does anyone have this coating system on their floors? We are looking at it as an alternative to getting polished concrete. It seems like a really robust product…

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abbeybox
Jul 22, 2015 8:59 am
Champagne4lulu
Champagne4lulu
21 July 2015

Lappato finish tiles - hard to keep clean?

Lappato finish tiles - hard to keep clean?

Bumping this. I too am looking at a lappato tile and would like to know what people think of them?? Hard to clean? Love them? Hat them?

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Champagne4lulu
Jul 21, 2015 8:13 pm
Sheilzy
Sheilzy
21 July 2015

Trims in the middle of hallway?

Trims in the middle of hallway?

Eeek about the boards popping up! Builder also gave us the option of not putting the trims but it voids the warranty. I'm hoping I won't notice it when we've moved in and…

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Sheilzy
Jul 21, 2015 10:40 am
Sheilzy
Champagne4lulu
Champagne4lulu
21 July 2015

Vinyl planks Vs engineered timber Vs tiles

Vinyl planks Vs engineered timber Vs tiles

Thanks everyone. We are now ripping up everything and putting down tiles. The vinyl floors over the top of the existing tiles would have made the ceilings under legal…

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Champagne4lulu
Jul 21, 2015 10:06 am
Champagne4lulu
Champagne4lulu
21 July 2015

Good Tilers in Brisbane/Warner?

Good Tilers in Brisbane/Warner?

I actually went onto Home improvement pages and logged a job. Had three tilers contact me within 24 hours and quite a competitive quote by the end. People review them and…

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Champagne4lulu
Jul 21, 2015 10:02 am

We hope you are ok. There is a few options to get an anti-slip flooring for your shower floor. One of them is unfilled travertine natural stone tiles. They are very porous…

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tfosydney
Jul 16, 2015 11:58 am
tfosydney

We have ordered & paid deposit for Vine Maple laminate through carpet court but I'm worried it might be too light...???? It's hard because I've not been able to find any…

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treechange01
Jul 15, 2015 9:44 pm


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