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iasoni
iasoni
14 June 2009

The BEST engineered timber floors

The BEST engineered timber floors

Hi, Universal is a good floor, but Readyfloor is far better in terms of wear.

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iasoni
Jun 14, 2009 2:30 pm
blessedpeople
blessedpeople
15 June 2009

Has anyone tried onlinecarpets ?

Has anyone tried onlinecarpets ?

Quite happily....perhaps true...but only if ignorance is bliss... :th:

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blessedpeople
Jun 15, 2009 11:43 am
blessedpeople
Kris000
Kris000
15 June 2009

liming floorboards pros and cons?

liming floorboards pros and cons?

Has anyone had this completed in their homes? Does it go yellow after a period of time? Also what is the best finish on floorboards when you have inside dogs? There are…

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Kris000
Jun 15, 2009 1:43 pm
snhouse
snhouse
15 June 2009

Where's Macey's???

Where's Macey's???

Sorry to say it but yes they are gone, happened quite a while ago too.

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snhouse
Jun 15, 2009 10:29 pm
Kristi
Kristi
15 June 2009

Do you have Seamless flooring?

Do you have Seamless flooring?

Thanks for that, I really like it too.. but yep, too exxie for us! We have decided on vinyl planks.. same 'seamless' idea and a warmer feel. Love Kristi

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Kristi
Jun 16, 2009 12:07 am
Kristi
royalblue
royalblue
16 June 2009

Foam or Rubber Underlay?

Foam or Rubber Underlay?

I have carpets in two bedrooms at my home. A Cavalier Bremworth wool tweed in the main bedroom, and a Feltex axminster in my son's room, both laid about 11 years ago. …

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royalblue
Jun 16, 2009 6:19 pm
Casa2
Casa2
16 June 2009

Varying levels between floor coverings - best solution?

Varying levels between floor coverings - best solution?

That explains why there is no fall. No floor waste sounds like a Melbourne thing. You can still lay a 14 mm mortar bed before laying the tiles.

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Casa2
Jun 16, 2009 9:21 pm
JohnAndTarin
JohnAndTarin
17 June 2009

Dark tiles in living area

Dark tiles in living area

mmm i cant seem to find that post but if you type in the search dark floor tiles there are a heap of post regarding this

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JohnAndTarin
Jun 17, 2009 2:05 pm
JohnAndTarin
dvs_dk
dvs_dk
21 June 2009

Floorboards in Laundry?

Floorboards in Laundry?

Pretty sure that's right, builder needs to provide tiles in the wet areas in order to obtain a certificate of occupancy before handover & I'm pretty sure this includes the…

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dvs_dk
Jun 21, 2009 3:52 pm
dvs_dk
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
22 June 2009

light/pale timber flooring - tassie oak?

light/pale timber flooring - tassie oak?

Google Image should bring up plenty of picks. Also have a look at Stringybark or some of the other blonde eucalypts. They are a little darker than the Ash species in…

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Dukekamaya
Jun 22, 2009 11:25 am
Dukekamaya
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
22 June 2009

Going Rates for Tiling

Going Rates for Tiling

Yeh a flexable joint sealant around the edges with a matching colour :: saves that cracked look :wink:

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onc_artisan
Jun 22, 2009 10:34 pm
onc_artisan
rallliart888
rallliart888
23 June 2009

Looking for someone to install skirting boards for me.

Looking for someone to install skirting boards for me.

Hi What profession will a skirting board installer be under? Carpentry? Handyman? I am desperately searching for a installer for my new place, and they have to be in…

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rallliart888
Jun 23, 2009 2:17 am
bamford
bamford
24 June 2009

Hebel Flooring (Powerfloor)

Hebel Flooring (Powerfloor)

Hello. Does anyone have any experience using the CSR Hebel Powerfloor system (75mm AAC panels) and what is your opinion on this product? It sounds a good alternative to a…

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bamford
Jun 24, 2009 4:34 pm
abs_dm
abs_dm
25 June 2009

Vinyl Flooring with floor heating?

Vinyl Flooring with floor heating?

Hi, I'm a new member here. I'm building my new home in Canberra. I need some thoughts on what type of flooring would be suitable for hydronic floor heating. Initially we…

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abs_dm
Jun 25, 2009 2:54 pm
mundie mansion
mundie mansion
25 June 2009

Anyone us Karndean Flooring or other Vinyl Tile Flooring..?

Anyone us Karndean Flooring or other Vinyl Tile Flooring..?

We used Karndean flooring in a previous house and it was fantastic. We replaced carpet and used the wide timber type boards. Easy to clean and look great.

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mundie mansion
Jun 25, 2009 7:39 pm
tjilpi
tjilpi
25 June 2009

floorboards, carpet or tiles???

floorboards, carpet or tiles???

We have slate in wet areas, timber in one bedroom, front hall and central living and carpet in 2 bedrooms and another part of living. We have just built an extension and…

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tjilpi
Jun 25, 2009 9:07 pm
osmosis
osmosis
26 June 2009

Laying ReadyFlor Uniclic

Laying ReadyFlor Uniclic

Hi I am also looking into engineered floors. Have you looked at Unique Timber Floors (utf.com.au)? Here in Brisbane, they are cheaper than Readyflor. Anyone have any…

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osmosis
Jun 26, 2009 7:33 pm
panthus
panthus
28 June 2009

What colour floor?

What colour floor?

I don't mind the lighter bamboo but I have also seen pics of a dark bamboo which i just love. (not sure where to get it though). I love the warm look dark timber floors…

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panthus
Jun 28, 2009 11:23 am
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
29 June 2009

Laying floorboards perpendicular to joists

Laying floorboards perpendicular to joists

If anything they SHOULD be parallel to the joists as the particle board sheets have to laid perpendicular to the joists then the flooring would normally (but not…

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Dukekamaya
Jun 29, 2009 1:35 pm
Dukekamaya
Mel&Em
Mel&Em
30 June 2009

Carpet join question.

Carpet join question.

Thanks heaps for the advice Ash. I'll give that a go tonight and let you know the results. I'll give the woolsafe person a call tomorrow. Em

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Mel&Em
Jun 30, 2009 6:03 pm
Mel&Em
Skippa1
Skippa1
30 June 2009

Can you lay tiles on shower base if your house is on stumps?

Can you lay tiles on shower base if your house is on stumps?

No offense.. but those universal shower bases look rotten with the tiles being cut 1/2 way.. not a good look in my opinion, I guess that's becasue of the "limited" amount…

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Skippa1
Jun 30, 2009 9:42 pm
Skippa1
Casa2
Casa2
2 July 2009

An end to the buckled floors ...

An end to the buckled floors ...

I'm glad to hear that it turned out well (even if it took a lot of anguish and time).

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Casa2
Jul 02, 2009 9:32 am
doghouse
doghouse
2 July 2009

Help! Carpet poorly laid – need info

Help! Carpet poorly laid – need info

Thanks for your replies. Ash - shall look at it all again and decide how we should proceed. With the lines not being straight it goes askew all across it seems. Shall…

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doghouse
Jul 02, 2009 11:02 pm
doghouse
_kelly_
_kelly_
4 July 2009

Carpet in before tiles or v.v?

Carpet in before tiles or v.v?

Ha! Thanks guys & gals...funnily enough the majority of people I had spoken to were saying carpet first :roll: :th: Glad it works to my plans anyway. Cheers :)

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_kelly_
Jul 04, 2009 10:33 am
_kelly_

here is the cezanne bluegum from the universal…

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serge44
Jul 04, 2009 5:46 pm
serge44
Hammerhead
Hammerhead
7 July 2009

Wooden flooring - Northern Beaches

Wooden flooring - Northern Beaches

Barrenjoey Timber as well as Warringah Timbers

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Hammerhead
Jul 07, 2009 8:25 pm
Hammerhead
royalblue
royalblue
8 July 2009

Magic fresh carpet - chemicals used?

Magic fresh carpet - chemicals used?

Thanks Ash. The place that is selling it calls it "Osprey Plus", colour: Woodsmoke, but I think that it is a Beaulieu carpet. It's a SDN cut pile…

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royalblue
Jul 08, 2009 2:53 pm

We specialize in supplying chinese timber wood vien marble tiles,mosaic tiles for indoor wall and floor decorations. Regards, Zenger MSN:stoneexporter@hotmail.com

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zengerstone
Jul 09, 2009 1:37 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
9 July 2009

Tasmanian Oak Flooring

Tasmanian Oak Flooring

Thats not a standard width for solid flooring, are you referring to some sort of engineered flooring?

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Dukekamaya
Jul 09, 2009 7:37 pm
Dukekamaya
Jo K
Jo K
11 July 2009

Hydronic Heating and solid timber floors

Hydronic Heating and solid timber floors

Until a few years ago, Boral allowed Slimwood on hydronic heated floors and had an installation guide (which some nice person from Homeone faxed…

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Jo K
Jul 11, 2009 10:09 pm
Jo K
borg
borg
13 July 2009

Fallen Over on the Floor :-)

Fallen Over on the Floor :-)

with tonge and grove flooring you cant always start in the hallway. You can only go left or right depending on which way the tougne is facing. If you hallyway is on the…

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borg
Jul 13, 2009 9:36 am
borg
NatB
NatB
13 July 2009

Tiling in WA

Tiling in WA

There was an ad on TV the other night for a place in Osborne Park. It was called Magic Tiles or something like that. Apparently they had tiles up to 60% off I dont know if…

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NatB
Jul 13, 2009 4:36 pm
NatB
gemmaandlilly
gemmaandlilly
13 July 2009

Rug in middle of the floor or under sofa?

Rug in middle of the floor or under sofa?

I have an expensive wool rug that I have under the couches for the fact that if I don't it moves around on the floorboards. I think the better the quality the tuffer it…

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gemmaandlilly
Jul 13, 2009 10:05 pm
woodworm
woodworm
14 July 2009

Bamboo flooring experiences?

Bamboo flooring experiences?

We have both laid the product for clients and had it laid by the supplying company for other clients, with little success on all counts. This includes Bamboo and other…

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woodworm
Jul 14, 2009 3:32 pm
lisatrinder
lisatrinder
14 July 2009

Ekowood flooring - any experiences?

Ekowood flooring - any experiences?

Hello all, Have just started looking at options for timber flooring for our new home and was wondering if anyone has looked into Ekowood timber flooring through Harvey…

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lisatrinder
Jul 14, 2009 3:36 pm
woodworm
woodworm
14 July 2009

Silkwood floating flooring

Silkwood floating flooring

Thanks kyton, checked out the link. Touchy subject, floating flooring, it seems! Appreciated your reply.

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woodworm
Jul 14, 2009 4:01 pm
nessbrown
nessbrown
15 July 2009

Flooring

Flooring

I am going through this process at the moment, and can only really share my personal experience, hopefully I am not far off other peoples experiences :) I am VERY glad I…

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nessbrown
Jul 15, 2009 8:09 am
camelia
camelia
15 July 2009

SOLID TIMBER INSTALLER?

SOLID TIMBER INSTALLER?

Hi Oshuyi, I've just had approx 20sqm of coastal blackbutt 130x19 a total cost around $2000 including sand and polish with synteko water based polyurethane - KIMLA floors,…

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camelia
Jul 15, 2009 9:34 pm
brendondanielle
brendondanielle
17 July 2009

What would you do tiles or carpet in family? Opinions please

What would you do tiles or carpet in family? Opinions please

Without a doubt I would go tiles. With kids I don't think carpet in my family would stay clean for long. It's also close tot he kitchen so I think tiles would be more practical

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brendondanielle
Jul 17, 2009 9:59 pm
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
17 July 2009

Karndean "wood" planks and open plan

Karndean "wood" planks and open plan

Kylie, I'm not sure if the "wood planks" are the same but Andy has Karndean flooring in his house. It looks fantastic and feels lovely to walk on. Here is his blog link…

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House-To-Be
Jul 17, 2009 11:45 pm
Muffins
Muffins
17 July 2009

Floor tiles opinions please - with photos!!

Floor tiles opinions please - with photos!!

In your 1st picture do you have the name / colour of the tile above the one you liked? I really like it for our house :D

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Muffins
Jul 17, 2009 11:52 pm
Brickie
Brickie
18 July 2009

Polished Concrete snags

Polished Concrete snags

Please tell me where you get Concrete Snags from? Our butcher only sells BBQ snags..

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Brickie
Jul 18, 2009 6:21 pm
Casa2
Casa2
18 July 2009

Varying Floor Levels -- Any ideas?

Varying Floor Levels -- Any ideas?

I will have tile, carpet and timber, all at the same level. The reference level is the timber flooring: 13 mm Slimwood + 12 mm ply (glue may add a bit, ill have to…

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Casa2
Jul 18, 2009 9:35 pm
Damon
Damon
19 July 2009

online timber flooring supplier

online timber flooring supplier

i have came across this supplier: www.ifloor.com.au anyone has any experience with this guy? or can anyone recommend other online floring suppliers?

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Damon
Jul 19, 2009 1:39 am
Eljay
Eljay
19 July 2009

Have you got laminate timber floor? Got pics?

Have you got laminate timber floor? Got pics?

Thanks again, I'll make sure I get the real wood version then :) Cheers

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Eljay
Jul 19, 2009 11:28 am
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tanyad
Jul 19, 2009 8:20 pm
royalblue
royalblue
20 July 2009

Karndean quote - $107 per sq m. Is that reasonable? Polyflor

Karndean quote - $107 per sq m. Is that reasonable? Polyflor

I'm a bit out of touch with vinyl pricing. Have to say I was a bit :shock: :shock: to see prices anywhere near $100 per sq/m. Was just talking carpet prices on another thread, and…

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royalblue
Jul 20, 2009 11:57 am


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