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onc_artisan
onc_artisan
24 November 2009

Can Flooring Type Affect Internal Temperature Of A House?

Can Flooring Type Affect Internal Temperature Of A House?

In the peak of summer if your house faces north it should be shaded from sunlight. Curtains will help if the axis of your house is on is north east or north west...

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onc_artisan
Nov 24, 2009 10:52 am
onc_artisan
tinfish
tinfish
24 November 2009

Plush carpet or the officetype carpet

Plush carpet or the officetype carpet

Hi amy, I personally dont like office type carpet at home... as long as you have your range hood while cooking and if you really need keep a door or window open and…

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tinfish
Nov 24, 2009 12:31 pm
tinfish
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
24 November 2009

where to buy tiling supplies

where to buy tiling supplies

Bunnings sells everything you need or a tile shop. craig

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Grout Perfect
Nov 24, 2009 3:18 pm
Grout Perfect
abbelina
abbelina
26 November 2009

Urgent Advice Needed, Existing or Floating

Urgent Advice Needed, Existing or Floating

Venix, you have certainly alleviated a lot of my anxiety. Would LOVE to see any pics you may have. I do love the look of the Jarrah and don't want the knotted Cypress…

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abbelina
Nov 26, 2009 11:05 am
aLLaNNa1
aLLaNNa1
27 November 2009

WA bamboo flooring

WA bamboo flooring

I'm tossing up between engineered timber floor and bamboo floor. I really like to look of bamboo floor, but just cant seem to decide which is better in terms of quality…

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aLLaNNa1
Nov 27, 2009 4:24 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
2 December 2009

Solid timber flooring - Classic - Australiana - Natural

Solid timber flooring - Classic - Australiana - Natural

Classic, Australiana and Natural is Borals version of the industry standard grades of Select, Standard and Feature. They have their own names for no other reason than to…

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Dukekamaya
Dec 02, 2009 7:21 pm
Dukekamaya
sandarragal
sandarragal
3 December 2009

Carpet & Tile colour to match??

Carpet & Tile colour to match??

I am in the same boat. We are going with a grey tile (with some darker charcoal swirls through it) and thinking of charcoal carpet. Does anyone have any pic of this? I…

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sandarragal
Dec 03, 2009 8:26 am
gettingThere
gettingThere
4 December 2009

Tiles, what do I need to know

Tiles, what do I need to know

And what about French Limestone? How does that compare to other tile types?

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gettingThere
Dec 04, 2009 7:11 pm
maxyb
maxyb
4 December 2009

Timber flooring vs. timber laminate

Timber flooring vs. timber laminate

IMO you cant compare, timber all the way We are getting strandwoven bamboo, almost the hardest and best wearing timber out there. for mine you have 4 choices on floors,…

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maxyb
Dec 04, 2009 10:10 pm
maxyb
wombat
wombat
13 December 2009

Linoleum Flooring

Linoleum Flooring

Hi What is the ballpark price of a good Linoleum (wood effect)? Any estimates on install costs? Thanks

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wombat
Dec 13, 2009 6:15 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
14 December 2009

Perth timber flooring

Perth timber flooring

True, though I think its about 6.5. New England Blackbutt too is a bit softer than Coastal Blackbutt or Qld Blackbutt.

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Dukekamaya
Dec 14, 2009 11:40 am
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
14 December 2009

floor boards question - I'm so dissappointed

floor boards question - I'm so dissappointed

Sometimes depending on the type of timber used means that there may be parts that are raised but this is more likely due to the density of the…

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Dukekamaya
Dec 14, 2009 11:45 am
Dukekamaya
chopper
chopper
15 December 2009

Recommended floorboard (pine) sanders/polishers - SE Melb

Recommended floorboard (pine) sanders/polishers - SE Melb

Hey, Just purchased our first home (yay!) and wondering if anyone could recommend someone to sand/polish our pine floorboards. I bought in Frankston area if anyone's had…

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chopper
Dec 15, 2009 1:22 pm
hellokitty
hellokitty
18 December 2009

Timber floor - Tung Oil or Synteco?

Timber floor - Tung Oil or Synteco?

BUMP My architect listed Roselea as one of his recommended architects, although personally I haven't met them yet. Care to share the experience?

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hellokitty
Dec 18, 2009 3:55 am
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
19 December 2009

Tile Floor Scrubber/Cleaner?

Tile Floor Scrubber/Cleaner?

There are two types of sealers on the market there is clear penertrating sealers and topical coatings the clear sealers DIY will sit just below the surface therefore only…

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Grout Perfect
Dec 19, 2009 10:12 am
Grout Perfect
Alusair
Alusair
19 December 2009

Sanding timber floor - patchy/blotchy areas

Sanding timber floor - patchy/blotchy areas

hard to answer without photos however fine sanding should NEVER be counted on for removing anything other then course sanding marks. Typically floors are snaded three…

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Alusair
Dec 19, 2009 8:21 pm
Dollar
Dollar
20 December 2009

Why don't you like high gloss floorboards?

Why don't you like high gloss floorboards?

I hate glossy floors. Just preference. I prefer an oil based finish.

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Dollar
Dec 20, 2009 3:22 pm
jeraldo
jeraldo
21 December 2009

Applying FW Floorseal *Urgent*

Applying FW Floorseal *Urgent*

I'm looking to finish my floors very soon and would like some tips on how to apply Feast Watson Floorseal (Tung oil based). I rang their customer support but she…

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jeraldo
Dec 21, 2009 2:58 pm
Rex
Rex
23 December 2009

Best Timber coating for us?

Best Timber coating for us?

I used bona for many years for all my customers who wanted a water-based finish. It's the best I have come across. …

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Rex
Dec 23, 2009 9:40 pm
royalblue
royalblue
27 December 2009

A deep clean...

A deep clean...

lol ...and I stand by mine! :-D

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royalblue
Dec 27, 2009 2:45 pm
themax
themax
2 January 2010

Question for Ash re the Rhino

Question for Ash re the Rhino

In late Jan 2010, IQ150 will be available in 20+ additional styles, including loops, level cut loops, plush, twist etc. If you are keen to…

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themax
Jan 02, 2010 11:52 am
themax
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
2 January 2010

Supply & install solid timber flooring in SE Melbourne

Supply & install solid timber flooring in SE Melbourne

A reputable guy for that is Andrew Robinson. He his well regarded by the trade. 0412 125 062

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anthony_carter
Jan 02, 2010 1:24 pm
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
4 January 2010

Some advice on choosing new carpets

Some advice on choosing new carpets

My experience with that particular marketplace is that because people there earn almost twice the average wage of Melbournians that you pay higher $ for alot of things. I…

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anthony_carter
Jan 04, 2010 10:47 pm
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
4 January 2010

Join between Tiles and Timber flooring

Join between Tiles and Timber flooring

You would think they will. Good luck with your build!

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anthony_carter
Jan 04, 2010 10:51 pm
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
4 January 2010

Karndean flooring or other vinyl tile flooring..?

Karndean flooring or other vinyl tile flooring..?

Yes, polyfloor products are less widely available but still good. If they were layer right, as it sounds they were, you will have a long lasting, waterproof floor. Cool!

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anthony_carter
Jan 04, 2010 10:58 pm
royalblue
royalblue
5 January 2010

How do I remove blood from carpet?

How do I remove blood from carpet?

Hi Judie, How did the blood contact the carpet? Normally, blood will not penetrate far into the wool carpet, as the surface tension and other characteristics of the wool…

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royalblue
Jan 05, 2010 12:28 am
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
5 January 2010

WOOLSAFE REGISTERED CARPET INSPECTORS

WOOLSAFE REGISTERED CARPET INSPECTORS

If you need a contact with Goofies, Feltex, VCC then let me know and I can find a name and number for you. Goofies & Feltex have state based complaint managers, whereas…

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anthony_carter
Jan 05, 2010 5:10 am
Nathan SteelFab
Nathan SteelFab
5 January 2010

Brisbane Timber Foors

Brisbane Timber Foors

I only know of boral and they would be the only ones I trust.

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Nathan SteelFab
Jan 05, 2010 8:23 am
Nathan SteelFab
royalblue
royalblue
6 January 2010

How can I Remove Nail Polish on My New Carpet?

How can I Remove Nail Polish on My New Carpet?

Acetone should be available from a local supermaket, hardware or general store. If not, use nail polish remover. Another thought... can you post a pic of the carpet…

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royalblue
Jan 06, 2010 2:18 am
zeke
zeke
7 January 2010

Professional carpet cleaning - sutherland area NSW?

Professional carpet cleaning - sutherland area NSW?

I can't speak for other businesses. But as I see it, if I am a professional carpet cleaning technician there to clean your carpets, you are…

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zeke
Jan 07, 2010 5:33 pm
zeke
royalblue
royalblue
7 January 2010

Steam Mops

Steam Mops

Oh! More info?... what sort of…

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royalblue
Jan 07, 2010 8:10 pm
Tellsth
Tellsth
9 January 2010

Floating floor vs timber floor boards vs sand stone tiles

Floating floor vs timber floor boards vs sand stone tiles

Maybe you choose laminate flooring which performance of abraion resistance is no good, so there is some marks after people walk on the flooring. For your home, it is very…

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Tellsth
Jan 09, 2010 4:34 pm
royalblue
royalblue
11 January 2010

Trying to find Carpet!

Trying to find Carpet!

Hi Riss, So what is it about the carpet that caught your attention? You like the style or look of the carpets? Ash.

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royalblue
Jan 11, 2010 2:16 am
shonzilla
shonzilla
2 February 2010

Re: Painting new house

Re: Painting new house

Hi, Are you able to provide pictures of what the house looks like, for exsisting colour schemes. (ie kitchen, bathrooms, floor covering and maybe one of the exterior -…

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shonzilla
Feb 02, 2010 2:03 pm
shonzilla
royalblue
royalblue
13 January 2010

What underlay for this carpet?

What underlay for this carpet?

Yes I have said a number of times that thicker spongy underlays place extra stresses on the carpets, which can lead to problems with seams, carpets coming loose at edges…

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royalblue
Jan 13, 2010 9:29 pm
damitha
damitha
14 January 2010

Big River Timber Floors

Big River Timber Floors

sorry, $165/m2 installed and supply.

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damitha
Jan 14, 2010 10:05 am
xquisite
xquisite
14 January 2010

Solid Tmber Vs Engineered Timber

Solid Tmber Vs Engineered Timber

I am floored that engineered timber can cost more than solid timber. I would go with solid timber every time over a veneer product. It's strange what fashions can do -…

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xquisite
Jan 14, 2010 12:14 pm
ebyelyakov
ebyelyakov
19 January 2010

Timber Texts

Timber Texts

Below is the link to an archive containing a collection of texts related to timber flooring I found on the Internet. Most of those have been published by different…

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ebyelyakov
Jan 19, 2010 10:23 am
ebyelyakov
royalblue
royalblue
19 January 2010

New floor to compliment existing slate

New floor to compliment existing slate

A salesman tried to talk us out of a cork floor, saying it chipped easily and was hard to repair, esp a grey one, any advice on this? They…

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royalblue
Jan 19, 2010 12:42 pm
royalblue
royalblue
19 January 2010

Painting Floor Tiles?

Painting Floor Tiles?

Hmmm.... may be problematic if that's your ultimate plan. Perhaps concentrate on saving to get the retiling done, and just look above floor level in the mean time. Ash.

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royalblue
Jan 19, 2010 2:22 pm
Zedman
Zedman
20 January 2010

Tiles vs floorboards

Tiles vs floorboards
1, 2

No sorry Lee. Im one of only 3 importers from this company in Aus, and the only one that brings this line in. There are similar lines out there but they generally have a…

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Zedman
Jan 20, 2010 11:33 am
Zedman
ring09
ring09
21 January 2010

Timber floor outlets

Timber floor outlets

Also check out floorplanet.com.au - they are in Tullamarine and organise laying etc as well, but check out the specials page first.

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ring09
Jan 21, 2010 2:40 pm
ring09
royalblue
royalblue
21 January 2010

Cork floors and eco sealers

Cork floors and eco sealers

Not that clued up about what's available, but I'm pretty sure there are water based ployurethane finishes that are not as toxic as the solvent ones Kez is talking about. …

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royalblue
Jan 21, 2010 10:15 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
22 January 2010

Polished concrete floors in apartment

Polished concrete floors in apartment

Polished tiles :wink:. But you need to check if the floor will carry the weight. What about honed concrete? That is not grinding the floor :wink: Also if you were to add tiles the…

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onc_artisan
Jan 21, 2010 11:15 pm
onc_artisan


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