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billdsl
billdsl
7 April 2009

Anyone using Harmonia2 carpet?

Anyone using Harmonia2 carpet?

Is anyone using Harmonia2 carpet, or know of somewhere I could track down some photo's or info on it? It is probably labelled as Inspirations brand I spoke to my builders…

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billdsl
Apr 07, 2009 8:44 pm
billdsl
Jochicho
Jochicho
7 April 2009

How would you order and install your solid timber floor?

How would you order and install your solid timber floor?
1, 2, 3

Hey Lobo, I would love it if you could also pass me the details of the Mill and the layer, how far are you from getting the floors done? would love to see pics! what…

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Jochicho
Apr 07, 2009 11:03 pm
wonderland
wonderland
8 April 2009

Floating timber floor quotes & advice

Floating timber floor quotes & advice

Wow is this the price for floating floors? That's the same price as getting solid supplied and install!! ::surprise:: ::surprise:: Crazy how flooring prices are so high these days!

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wonderland
Apr 08, 2009 2:44 pm
wonderland
BUILDERSEDGE
BUILDERSEDGE
8 April 2009

Gaps between floorboards and skirting boards

Gaps between floorboards and skirting boards

There is a range of mouldings available that would suit this application have a look at: http://www.porta.com.au/matrix1.php?cat ... iling_Trim What i have shown you…

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BUILDERSEDGE
Apr 08, 2009 3:00 pm
VJ
VJ
8 April 2009

Which have to go first, Tile or Carpet?

Which have to go first, Tile or Carpet?
1, 2

wonderland, i think you would still be able to find decent carpets with that budget.

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VJ
Apr 08, 2009 8:36 pm
VJ
Laine
Laine
9 April 2009

Removing scratches from my beautiful floor?

Removing scratches from my beautiful floor?

mrselliot, I know how you feel about the damage you've done, but PLEASE forgive yourself! The first scratch or dent is the worst, and it won't be the last unfortunately. I…

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Laine
Apr 09, 2009 12:39 pm
Hels
Hels
9 April 2009

PD carpet and tiles promo - should I take it?

PD carpet and tiles promo - should I take it?

I don't think you can get just the carpet, but you could probably get the whole house done in carpet (except for the wet areas, of course). That might work out cheaper and…

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Hels
Apr 09, 2009 8:45 pm
Hels
scrappinfreak
scrappinfreak
10 April 2009

vinal help... tha

vinal help... tha

Hi Michelle... thanks for the reply... so you think it's ok to loose lay the fuzzy backed vinyl straight on yellow tongue without trouble???

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scrappinfreak
Apr 10, 2009 9:44 pm
Casa2
Casa2
12 April 2009

Timber flooring expansion gaps

Timber flooring expansion gaps

Another two months should get me started.

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Casa2
Apr 12, 2009 12:11 am
serge44
serge44
12 April 2009

Alternative to tiles (laminate?)

Alternative to tiles (laminate?)

go to a retailer and get some ideas of what you like, what its made of and what you're budget can afford. then get on google and read up on the specs on the products and…

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serge44
Apr 12, 2009 4:04 pm
serge44
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
14 April 2009

Problems with coloured grout?

Problems with coloured grout?

Yes Andrea if it is a biege colour tile that you have than try and use a biege colour grout and than we come in and colour seal over that which seals the grout making it…

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Grout Perfect
Apr 14, 2009 7:50 am
Grout Perfect
JohnAndTarin
JohnAndTarin
15 April 2009

Feature tiles in entrance

Feature tiles in entrance

Hi .. we are in the middle of tiling our new home in a light caramel coloured porcelain tile.. (handover in 2 weeks), and we are trying to decide…

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JohnAndTarin
Apr 15, 2009 8:04 am
JohnAndTarin
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
15 April 2009

Tile sealing question

Tile sealing question

It all depends on what tile you have as it is very rare that anyone should seal I tile we spend most of our time stripping sealers of tiles that should have never been…

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Grout Perfect
Apr 15, 2009 8:06 am
Grout Perfect
Col Nation
Col Nation
15 April 2009

Carpet choices

Carpet choices

The Stainmaster treatment uses dye blocker technology as well as flourochemical protection (as in Scotchgard brand protector and Teflon brand protector). The…

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Col Nation
Apr 15, 2009 8:07 pm
Col Nation
doghouse
doghouse
16 April 2009

Is anyone using grey carpet?

Is anyone using grey carpet?

Hi Judie - yes it is really really hard to find! We are using Tuftmaster Romany, colour is ironbark. Website is…

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doghouse
Apr 16, 2009 9:50 pm
doghouse
Judie
Judie
17 April 2009

Carpet quantity

Carpet quantity

The carpet will be going downstairs in formal lounge and dining, Mum's lounge and bedroom. Upstairs whole area (4 beds + lounge). It is pretty big. Thanks for helping me…

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Judie
Apr 17, 2009 7:18 pm
Judie
fmacdonald
fmacdonald
18 April 2009

Timber Stump Floor

Timber Stump Floor

Wow, impressed with the floor, did you do it yourself?

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fmacdonald
Apr 18, 2009 8:34 am
BUILDERSEDGE
BUILDERSEDGE
19 April 2009

Timber Overlay Floors - Opinions on Laying Methods Please

Timber Overlay Floors - Opinions on Laying Methods Please

Not sure if you have read this thread or not but have a look as there is quite abit of info in there about direct stick/ply and water/vapour proofing.

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BUILDERSEDGE
Apr 19, 2009 8:47 pm
Southies
Southies
20 April 2009

Anyone know where I can get some cheap floor tiles from?

Anyone know where I can get some cheap floor tiles from?

CTM (do they have that in Sydney?) do some great deals on seconds which look flawless - maybe just a tile in a box or one over a few boxes may have…

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Southies
Apr 20, 2009 7:30 am
Southies
Col Nation
Col Nation
21 April 2009

Interface carpets.

Interface carpets.

You are right Michelle. These will last a long time and even when they are tired and worn out in many years time they can be mostly recyled. A disadvantage is that they…

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Col Nation
Apr 21, 2009 7:58 pm
Col Nation
Olivia Symons
Olivia Symons
22 April 2009

Bamboo flooring - any good??

Bamboo flooring - any good??

Is the light and wet thing only prone to bamboo flooring or is this the case with timber flooring too? It's just all too confusing! Building was another…

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Olivia Symons
Apr 22, 2009 12:48 pm
Col Nation
Col Nation
22 April 2009

Polypropylene or Solution Dyed Nylon carpet

Polypropylene or Solution Dyed Nylon carpet

Polypropylene is virtually indestructible. It is solution dyed and can only be solution dyed (they make coloured plastic and extrude it into a fibre so the colour is…

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Col Nation
Apr 22, 2009 6:05 pm
Col Nation
peter_85
peter_85
25 April 2009

FLOORING - The cheap way?

FLOORING - The cheap way?

it would normally be cheaper to get it laid by a retailer laying wise anyway i work at a carpet shop bunnings have the same carpet for alot cheaper and it is good stuff…

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peter_85
Apr 25, 2009 9:36 am
Tillie
Tillie
26 April 2009

Square or rectangle floor tiles???

Square or rectangle floor tiles???

No too sure on the price difference but am heading there tomorrow as I went on Anzac day, silly me :? Will post the answer on here :D

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Tillie
Apr 26, 2009 11:21 pm
McGonagles
McGonagles
27 April 2009

Karndean Vinyl Planks - Scratch/Scuff removal

Karndean Vinyl Planks - Scratch/Scuff removal

The best way to remove light scratches from your Karndean floor is a 2 step process. First you need to purchase some Karndean Basic Stripper & Karndean Dim Glow Floor…

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McGonagles
Apr 27, 2009 10:24 am
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
27 April 2009

Time frame for solid timber floor installation

Time frame for solid timber floor installation

12mm is actually the normal thickness for overlay flooring up to 80mm in width with 14mm thickness ussed in 130mm and 180mm overlay. Boral and other major timber producers…

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Dukekamaya
Apr 27, 2009 7:42 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
27 April 2009

What kind of timber is this?

What kind of timber is this?

At 100mm they would almost definately be pine, possibly cypress or kauri. I'm not sure what you mean by 'middle layer' You could sand and polish the existing boards or…

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Dukekamaya
Apr 27, 2009 7:45 pm
Dukekamaya
MadCow
MadCow
27 April 2009

Solid Timber Floors - height allowances

Solid Timber Floors - height allowances

Oh ok, cool. Thanks for your advice. We might opt for the Plywood as the base. Love the recommendation on this forum :) thanks again! MadCow

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MadCow
Apr 27, 2009 9:13 pm
Carmel
Carmel
29 April 2009

Strandwoven carbonised bamboo floors

Strandwoven carbonised bamboo floors

Wow pickledmuffin, that's an awful story. Imagine cat play causing indents - I wouldn't have thought that could happen. Sorry. So Dynamite69, you seem very happy with…

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Carmel
Apr 29, 2009 4:15 pm
Carmel
GMac
GMac
30 April 2009

Stone Impressions

Stone Impressions

Has anyone had any experience with the flooring called Stone Impressions? I have only seen it at Harvey Norman for $60 per sq metre.…

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GMac
Apr 30, 2009 10:46 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
3 May 2009

Trowel Glue vs beaded

Trowel Glue vs beaded

Less likely to be movement between floorboards and substrate.

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Dukekamaya
May 03, 2009 8:12 pm
Dukekamaya
smeagol
smeagol
4 May 2009

Tessellated floor tiles

Tessellated floor tiles

Hi All, These tiles are redicously expensive... there must be places in Melbourne that doesnt charge Nottingham floor style for $165 bucks per square meter... could…

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smeagol
May 04, 2009 8:03 pm
smeagol
donuts
donuts
4 May 2009

cheap carpet or rugs?

cheap carpet or rugs?

yep definitely recommend western distributors. They have lots of carpet off-cuts which you can buy just as is and get the edges overlocked yourself, or buy ones already…

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donuts
May 04, 2009 8:07 pm
donuts
McKinnon
McKinnon
5 May 2009

Imported timbers for flooring

Imported timbers for flooring

Looking for wholesale timber merchants. Looking for imported Euro Oak in particular and the best price of course.

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McKinnon
May 05, 2009 7:58 pm
windboylx
windboylx
6 May 2009

Capret layer and floating floor recommendations please

Capret layer and floating floor recommendations please

personally,i like wood flooring. they are natural and easy to clean.

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windboylx
May 06, 2009 7:21 pm
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Ben Vander Veen
May 07, 2009 8:57 am
Damon
Damon
7 May 2009

Tru-lock timber laminate flooring?

Tru-lock timber laminate flooring?

Hmm, I wonder if it is the same thing, though I just checked the brochure I sourced and it is called "Tru-loc HDF floating laminate floors".…

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Damon
May 07, 2009 1:00 pm
windboylx
windboylx
7 May 2009

Engineered timber floorborad, 2 methods of making it?

Engineered timber floorborad, 2 methods of making it?

are you using terrestrial heat in your room? if yes,you should know what kind of flooring can apply to it. 1,easy to convey the heat 2,can resist the high…

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windboylx
May 07, 2009 1:05 pm
WeezB
WeezB
9 May 2009

Laying floors pre handover - foreseeable issues?

Laying floors pre handover - foreseeable issues?

We had our solid timber floors layed before handover (sand and polish after) and saved us a lot of time. We were just told to make sure we didn't get water/liquid on to…

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WeezB
May 09, 2009 4:23 pm
WeezB
WeezB
9 May 2009

NEW KITCHEN & WOOD FLOORS UNDER APPLIANCES *****help****

NEW KITCHEN & WOOD FLOORS UNDER APPLIANCES *****help****

We have timber floors and our cabinets were placed directly onto the concrete. We didn't experience any height issues as the freestanding oven was placed on the concrete…

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WeezB
May 09, 2009 4:39 pm
mellybuilding
mellybuilding
9 May 2009

Tiles - Diamond or Square laid?

Tiles - Diamond or Square laid?

hmmmmm. it is hard to tell. im su8re the photos dont give it justice. but from what i can tell they look VERY nice. I love to see another pic :D

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mellybuilding
May 09, 2009 10:38 pm
mellybuilding
ozzroo
ozzroo
11 May 2009

Anyone installed Asian solid timber floors?

Anyone installed Asian solid timber floors?

Similar question to Madcow.. the like's of Universal Floor and Readyflor I assume are manufactured overseas. With the hardwood that is on the top layer, is it a sourced…

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ozzroo
May 11, 2009 10:04 am
PaulM
PaulM
12 May 2009

Beautiful old floorboards with BIG gaps. Options?

Beautiful old floorboards with BIG gaps. Options?

We had about 110 m2 of baltic pine floorboards in our 1926 house sanded, stained and polyurethaned about 2 years ago. The boards typically had a 1-2 mm gap between…

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PaulM
May 12, 2009 1:43 pm
sooty
sooty
12 May 2009

Perth carpenter recommendations

Perth carpenter recommendations

Does anyone have a carpenter they would recommend in Perth? I am wanting someone who will lay my laminate flooring. Thanks!

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sooty
May 12, 2009 2:34 pm
Renosmakemeweary
Renosmakemeweary
12 May 2009

Tiling before or after the vanity unit

Tiling before or after the vanity unit

I reckon that a vanity on top of tiles is the best way to go. If you want to replace the vanity in years to come then you don't have to retile the entire bathroom floor…

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Renosmakemeweary
May 12, 2009 3:55 pm
Renosmakemeweary
JellyLegs
JellyLegs
12 May 2009

Tile Expansion Joints

Tile Expansion Joints

Hi SuH, I'm wondering how you got on with your expansion joint - were you able to get it fixed? Our tiler has said he will be doing ours through the middle of the floor…

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JellyLegs
May 12, 2009 5:13 pm
JellyLegs
GoodBoy
GoodBoy
12 May 2009

Do you have Bamboo floor??

Do you have Bamboo floor??

Most people imagine bamboo flooring as being strips of bamboo cane that aren’t very comfortable walk on. This couldn’t be further from the truth, because in fact,…

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GoodBoy
May 12, 2009 6:05 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
12 May 2009

Decking Timber Finish - one more Q pls Luke

Decking Timber Finish - one more Q pls Luke

Just 3 coats of HLS. If you were to use the Cetol Deck on hardwood it would need a base coat of HLS Cetol HLS is also used as a base coat under Cetol Filter 7 on…

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Dukekamaya
May 12, 2009 9:36 pm
Dukekamaya


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