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royalblue
royalblue
18 October 2009

theatre & study flooring choices

theatre & study flooring choices

Looks like Afro is having some teething troubles getting used to the forum. Not a prob, it'll come together and you'll be posting with the rest of us! So Joles is 'back…

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royalblue
Oct 18, 2009 11:35 pm
krave
krave
20 October 2009

Floor sanding - minimum cost?

Floor sanding - minimum cost?

Colsy, can you please give me info on your floor guy in Adelaide - just about to get my floors done and $25 sqm is great!

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krave
Oct 20, 2009 5:11 pm
amie65
amie65
21 October 2009

SDN bother or not

SDN bother or not

Again another outlay so we've only got a choice out of Springstep or Gold

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amie65
Oct 21, 2009 8:23 pm
vincy
vincy
21 October 2009

Timber floor and tiles in one room ?

Timber floor and tiles in one room ?

Thanks Jim, I will check out the place.....

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vincy
Oct 21, 2009 11:39 pm
royalblue
royalblue
22 October 2009

Better underlay for children moisture mishaps

Better underlay for children moisture mishaps

Sorry Devidmartin, I'm not sure quite what you mean there! :? Ash. BTW, not too keen on wearing the 'guru' hat. :| I'm just sharing info that (as a matter of course in my…

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royalblue
Oct 22, 2009 9:11 pm
devidmartin
devidmartin
23 October 2009

Carpet for a rental

Carpet for a rental

Carpet business is good and now a day white color carpet is also get new look in your home. But the problem is carpet cleaning. For carpet cleaning we must need…

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devidmartin
Oct 23, 2009 7:02 pm
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
24 October 2009

Indoor floor tile advice

Indoor floor tile advice

A word of caution, if I may, for your friend based on my recent and currently on-going experience in selecting tiles. I chose a porcelain tile (this problem will be the…

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Uncle Arfur
Oct 24, 2009 12:53 pm
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Dollar
Oct 24, 2009 2:23 pm
ring09
ring09
27 October 2009

timber flooring from carpet call floor centre store

timber flooring from carpet call floor centre store

Have a look at floorplanet.com.au - they seem to have good prices, I have not personally gone to showroom - but purchased Bamboo Flooring off them for work project, their…

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ring09
Oct 27, 2009 11:28 am
ring09
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
27 October 2009

Charcoal Floorboards

Charcoal Floorboards

Intergrain Naturalstain is available in a charcoal tint. Its an outdoor decking type finish but you could use it inside. Its possible that the tint is available in their…

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Dukekamaya
Oct 27, 2009 4:15 pm
Dukekamaya
royalblue
royalblue
28 October 2009

cavalier bremworth cobblestone range

cavalier bremworth cobblestone range

From what I hear, carpet layers in NZ are a lot more professional, and powerstretching is common practice there. Not so in Oz! Ash.

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royalblue
Oct 28, 2009 12:08 am
the mont
the mont
29 October 2009

Sorry - another question about underlay

Sorry - another question about underlay

Thanks Ash, its part of a home build and yes, we have told them to take up the carpet and put down the correct underlay, cheers

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the mont
Oct 29, 2009 8:00 am
Lyn57
Lyn57
29 October 2009

Inside door mats/rugs for new vinyl (timber look) floor

Inside door mats/rugs for new vinyl (timber look) floor

Thanks Ash! I really appreciate the time and effort you put into your reply. I will be off to the carpet shops on the weekend! I think I will take your advice and…

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Lyn57
Oct 29, 2009 6:31 pm
berenice
berenice
30 October 2009

cheap carpet to buy and have installed....

cheap carpet to buy and have installed....

If you are buying something cheap, off-cuts, I am not sure if there will be installation service. But I am sure that looking for something like this would be really good idea.

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berenice
Oct 30, 2009 12:36 am
CarolineJ
CarolineJ
1 November 2009

Ash- help please!

Ash- help please!

Ah, Ash. What would we do without you? Right-o, I will read the Australian Standards and then call them and insist on a power stretcher. :)

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CarolineJ
Nov 01, 2009 1:32 am
venno
venno
1 November 2009

Provisional sum for floor coverings

Provisional sum for floor coverings

Sounds like I need to up the carpeting prov sum to around $50m2 then.

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venno
Nov 01, 2009 2:24 pm
waylow
waylow
1 November 2009

How much is underfloor heating?

How much is underfloor heating?

Try www.comfortheat.com.au I got 2 DIY kits to do my bathroom and ensuite, worked out to be $110 sq/m, installing it and doing the electrical myself.

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waylow
Nov 01, 2009 4:37 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
2 November 2009

Timber floor finish - Easy DIY recommendations?

Timber floor finish - Easy DIY recommendations?

Feast Watson and Intergrain (along with Cabots) are all made by the same company. I wouldn't be surprised if Florseal is the same as the Intergrain Tung Oil

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Dukekamaya
Nov 02, 2009 3:14 pm
Dukekamaya
Dollar
Dollar
2 November 2009

Hycraft Adobe Weave - opinions sought

Hycraft Adobe Weave - opinions sought

We are getting Hycraft carpet as well. I love the stuff and very happy with the choice!

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Dollar
Nov 02, 2009 3:15 pm
billdsl
billdsl
3 November 2009

Garage floor - paint or epoxy

Garage floor - paint or epoxy

Berger now have a water based product for this called AquaTread. You throw down a water based base coat that doesnt need you to etch the concrete, and then paint over it…

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billdsl
Nov 03, 2009 9:20 am
billdsl
Lex
Lex
3 November 2009

Advantages of bamboo flooring

Advantages of bamboo flooring

Hi there, have a look at this topic: http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=25132&start=0 Cheers

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Lex
Nov 03, 2009 7:06 pm
Lex
royalblue
royalblue
5 November 2009

What type of carpet is this?? Sinking!

What type of carpet is this?? Sinking!

I know of an exceptionally good tech in Warrnambool. That anywhere near you Fairy?

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royalblue
Nov 05, 2009 10:04 pm
Dollar
Dollar
5 November 2009

Timber Floor wrong colour!

Timber Floor wrong colour!

We've ordered and paid for Jarrah timber floor for our place due to go in next week. Just got a call from the floor guy giving us warning that the…

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Dollar
Nov 05, 2009 11:01 pm
royalblue
royalblue
5 November 2009

tiling work and materials must comply with AS3958.1: Ceramic

tiling work and materials must comply with AS3958.1: Ceramic

Standards are generally copyright documents. You can purchase hard copies, or download PDF files here; http://infostore.saiglobal.com/store2/ Hope that helps. Ash.

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royalblue
Nov 05, 2009 11:51 pm
Alexandruuss
Alexandruuss
10 November 2009

What are your favourite timber floor species?

What are your favourite timber floor species?
1, 2, 3, 4

I vote for Tallowwood. Is very very nice and I really like it. And the second on my list is Blackbutt. :P

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Alexandruuss
Nov 10, 2009 1:20 am
gennie34
gennie34
10 November 2009

Timber Flooring

Timber Flooring

We had a timber floating floor layed on the concrete slab the day before we moved in. Be very careful about the underlay and the preperation of the slab, we have had…

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gennie34
Nov 10, 2009 4:19 pm
hjw
hjw
12 November 2009

engineered timber over tiles?

engineered timber over tiles?

we've decided on quickstep over tile in the end. less dirt and will allow us to move into the new place in a shorter time frame i'd imagine

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hjw
Nov 12, 2009 12:33 am
EKT
EKT
18 November 2009

At what stage does the timber floor go in?

At what stage does the timber floor go in?

We arent having timber in the kitchen but the tiles are getting built up to the 34mm height so our kitchen guy had to pack the kitchen up to suit. That way after the tiles…

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EKT
Nov 18, 2009 7:45 am
buildingwithhamra
buildingwithhamra
18 November 2009

Our wet area tiles are in and I'm not happy...

Our wet area tiles are in and I'm not happy...

From what you've described, sounds like a poor quality job I don't agree with that. Your tiler could of done a brilliant job, but I think…

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buildingwithhamra
Nov 18, 2009 4:44 pm
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
18 November 2009

Scared about porcelain tiles!!

Scared about porcelain tiles!!
1, 2

Just ask them if they can put in writing to you that the tiles will not have a hazy look once laid and wax removed that is if there is wax on them but not all come with…

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Grout Perfect
Nov 18, 2009 5:33 pm
Grout Perfect
andy
andy
22 November 2009

a problem with timber flooring

a problem with timber flooring
1, 2

::: Hi We are cannot make up our minds whether to put in timber floors or floating boards . In terms of cost floating boards are cheaper but some say timber boards are more…

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andy
Nov 22, 2009 7:50 am
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 11:52 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 1:31 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 4:18 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 12:05 pm
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 5:24 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 8:21 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 9:26 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 8:11 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 11:10 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 7:15 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 12:40 pm
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 12:45 pm
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 2:22 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 4:55 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 11:12 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 9:21 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 4:22 pm


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