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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 1:28 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 6:10 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 9:23 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 3:18 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 6:33 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 9:10 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 5:34 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 3:16 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 3:03 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 10:29 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 11:05 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 1:14 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 11:23 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 1:42 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 3:22 pm
Zedman
Zedman
20 January 2010

Tiles vs floorboards

Tiles vs floorboards
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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 12:33 pm
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 3:40 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 11:15 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 22, 2010 12:15 am
onc_artisan
ebyelyakov
ebyelyakov
23 January 2010

New floorboards

New floorboards
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How do I tell the difference,between timbers ! as per my earlier question.. I imagine with parquetry their will be tons of packages in small blocks…

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ebyelyakov
Jan 23, 2010 10:32 am
ebyelyakov
kek
kek
27 February 2010

Need a good Blinds and curtain company in Melbourne.

Need a good Blinds and curtain company in Melbourne.

I have checked few companies before window covering blinds installation at my home. I have installed Roman Blinds from Energy Window Fashions ( ) in Melbourne. They did…

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kek
Feb 27, 2010 3:12 pm
kek
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
25 January 2010

Ceramic tiles - polished v's matt

Ceramic tiles - polished v's matt

Polished ceramics are great to have they can be a bit slippery specially in the wet areas but my customers love them and yes they can chip very easily if say you drop a…

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Grout Perfect
Jan 25, 2010 12:17 pm
Grout Perfect
Rex
Rex
25 January 2010

Skagen Engineered Timber

Skagen Engineered Timber

Anyone heard of 'Skagen' Engineered Timber Flooring? One of the major flooring retailers around here sell it and I was wondering if anyone knows anything about it. Is it…

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Rex
Jan 25, 2010 12:48 pm
Lex
Lex
26 January 2010

80mm Vs 130mm Flooring

80mm Vs 130mm Flooring

I would go for slimmer boards. They look much better to me than the wide ones (but that's just my personal prefernce in respect to the look). I love the repetitivnes of…

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Lex
Jan 26, 2010 10:07 pm
Lex
Ben Vander Veen
Ben Vander Veen
28 January 2010

Polished concrete - how well does it hold up?

Polished concrete - how well does it hold up?

Jason, if we do this do we still need to apply some sort of sealer to protect against stains etc? If is always advisable to install an…

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Ben Vander Veen
Jan 28, 2010 2:33 pm
Zedman
Zedman
29 January 2010

Reccommand a tiler please....Kellyville Norwest NSW area

Reccommand a tiler please....Kellyville Norwest NSW area

One of the tilers we use that does work out there is Tony V..... I have been recommending him for over 12yrs now. Drop me a line direct and I can pass on his mobile number…

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Zedman
Jan 29, 2010 9:50 am
Zedman
royalblue
royalblue
1 February 2010

Northsate Sensitex 6000

Northsate Sensitex 6000

Bealieu have a good name. I'm not sure about the 'Easybac' secondary backings they use. May be fine, but it hasn't been on the market long enough to get real feedback. …

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royalblue
Feb 01, 2010 3:03 am
Rochyjp
Rochyjp
5 February 2010

Timber vs laminate

Timber vs laminate

Timber flooring is easy to be scratched. But the scratches don't affect the look of timber flooring too much. For example, the inside of oak flooring is oak after it is…

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Rochyjp
Feb 05, 2010 5:11 pm
andy
andy
6 February 2010

Has anyone used Parquetry as a Timber Floor in their Home.

Has anyone used Parquetry as a Timber Floor in their Home.

txs lex ,the flooring aspect of the house has been on our minds for almost 2 mths,we first considerded strip flooring ,we then moved on to parquetry in just 1…

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andy
Feb 06, 2010 6:47 pm
Lattestarter
Lattestarter
7 February 2010

Remove cork tiles to sand & finish wooden floor underneath??

Remove cork tiles to sand & finish wooden floor underneath??

I'm looking to have some cork tiling ripped up from a kitchen / dining area (an eighties extension). There is wood flooring (no finish) underneath it. Has anyone else had…

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Lattestarter
Feb 07, 2010 1:56 pm
netadelle
netadelle
9 February 2010

How Many Tiles do I need? What sqm

How Many Tiles do I need? What sqm

hey Onc, how long do you think it would take to lay that much tiling? The tiler has agreed to start literally the moment we get the keys, I have booked the carpet layer…

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netadelle
Feb 09, 2010 10:17 pm
netadelle
Nic_s
Nic_s
11 February 2010

We bought tiles! (Best discount tile place EVER!)

We bought tiles! (Best discount tile place EVER!)

WOW!!! Thank you Lostris for sharing! They look fanastic... exactly what i'm after... Fingers crossed i can get something similiar for the same price... Thanks again!!! ::smile::

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Nic_s
Feb 11, 2010 9:21 pm
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
12 February 2010

Cost of Laying Tiles

Cost of Laying Tiles

When tilers quote to lay that includes everything thinset, grout and cutting if you get a cheaper price becareful there is a reason for this the good tilers are hard to…

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Grout Perfect
Feb 12, 2010 9:14 am
Grout Perfect
Casa2
Casa2
13 February 2010

Solid Jarrah Timber Floors Installed - Photos

Solid Jarrah Timber Floors Installed - Photos

Looks good. I look forward to seeing the polished product.

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Casa2
Feb 13, 2010 6:59 pm
McKinnon
McKinnon
14 February 2010

European oak parquetry ok on slab?

European oak parquetry ok on slab?

The builder and the engineer have just convinced me to change the plans from concrete slab to floor footings, so I now longer have this querie. thanks.

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McKinnon
Feb 14, 2010 11:40 am
Perth-1st Timer
Perth-1st Timer
14 February 2010

Pics of dark tiled floors

Pics of dark tiled floors
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The Don Russell Genesis display home in WA has gloss-black tiles throughout the living area. Not my thing...but it does look rather striking when combined with the…

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Perth-1st Timer
Feb 14, 2010 1:02 pm
royalblue
royalblue
14 February 2010

Help with flooring decisions.......

Help with flooring decisions.......

Cavalier Bremworth carpet upstairs. With the carpet, my son and husband have asthma, I don't know alot about carpet. But a 80% woll mix carpet that is…

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royalblue
Feb 14, 2010 8:32 pm
GeoffW1
GeoffW1
15 February 2010

Expansion joint in Timber Floor

Expansion joint in Timber Floor

Would like to see pics/hear about expansion joints in your timber floor. We will be having one put in our living/dining area, but not sure…

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GeoffW1
Feb 15, 2010 11:17 am
GeoffW1
ebyelyakov
ebyelyakov
15 February 2010

cost of laying strip flooring against engineered

cost of laying strip flooring against engineered

13 mm seems a bit to narrow :) Did you mean 130mm? Or you were speaking about thickness? The slimmer it is the higher response to changes in humidity. The higher response,…

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ebyelyakov
Feb 15, 2010 1:23 pm
ebyelyakov
ebyelyakov
ebyelyakov
15 February 2010

timber grades?

timber grades?

Grading classifies appearance only. Grades are determined by visual inspection only. According to AU Standards there are something like three grades being character,…

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ebyelyakov
Feb 15, 2010 1:29 pm
ebyelyakov
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
17 February 2010

Carpet Thickness

Carpet Thickness

I normally say 20 mm for a door clearance on an average carpet, but your question is unable to be answered by us - you need to ask your retailer.

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anthony_carter
Feb 17, 2010 5:36 pm
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
17 February 2010

Wooden Floors - How important is the hardness rank?

Wooden Floors - How important is the hardness rank?

If you don't like scratches and dents - don't buy a timber floor. You don't have to "wish" for them as such, but they are going to get damaged, dented, darken with age…

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anthony_carter
Feb 17, 2010 5:52 pm
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
17 February 2010

Anyone know about carpet???

Anyone know about carpet???

Ash is right. Double the underlay is a DISASTER waiting to happen. Backing will go fast (it stretches down as you SINK into it, but doesn't stretch back - it's not a…

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anthony_carter
Feb 17, 2010 6:25 pm
ebyelyakov
ebyelyakov
17 February 2010

Different tImber finishes and maintenance issues

Different tImber finishes and maintenance issues

we inquired about tallowwood for a parquetry floor ,its as rear as hens teeth,blackbutt is the next option. finishes I like semigloss solvent based…

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ebyelyakov
Feb 17, 2010 10:38 pm
ebyelyakov
royalblue
royalblue
21 February 2010

Italian vs Spanish tiles

Italian vs Spanish tiles

I don't have a lot of knowledge on this topic, but I must say.... you are making pretty broad generalisations there! There are fine quality tiles made in each of those…

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royalblue
Feb 21, 2010 12:33 am
anthony_carter
anthony_carter
21 February 2010

9 Tips for Buying and Owning Carpet

9 Tips for Buying and Owning Carpet

Mills can, and do, make carpet down as low as 3.60 after the salvage is cut off. Work on 3.60 and you won't be dissappointed. On the ACCS ratings - It is an industry…

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anthony_carter
Feb 21, 2010 12:21 pm

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