Flooring & Floor Covering
Grout Sealing - who's done it?
Clear sealing is better then no sealer at all. Clear sealers only stop deep staining so when it is cleaned you will have a better result then unsealed grout as it can look…
Flooring for work area
Saw a supplier with them; looks like an easy DIY job. Then also found the rubber coin dot interlocking tiles, which might be even better.
Will take a look in the shop and…
Bamboo, Tiles or Vinyl
yes it's best to check the product first if you're planning to use bamboo flooring, however, there are good quality bamboo products that are safe to use and pass the…
We are thinking of doing these final planks throughout.
Lakeview 27 - Beechwood
8/16 Colour Appointment
1.5mm vs 3mm grout joint when tiling
It is rubbish to think that 1.5mm grouting is not a correct standard, unless perhaps you have a huge tiles. But even then, I've seen very expensive, high quality large…
Scratches in Bamboo flooring
any bamboo flooring shouldnt be sanded again, only recoating is allowed as the surface will be as raw as sandpaper after sanded.
Timbermax Engineered Timber
Hi all, anyone used Timbermax Engineered Timber? How is it in terms of quality and scratch resistancy?
Any feedback will be greatly appreciated.
We are looking at the…
Oak floors - what did you choose?
Hi there, lazandjohn.
Me and my sister chose to lay down a new and beautiful looking parquet for our parents' home in London. We went for one because…
timber flooring on masterchef ??
The floor is Spotted gum, I work at Urban Salvage in Spotswood and we were approached by the producers of the show to quote the floor for the set out of 80x19…
Bamboo/Timber Flooring and Dogs
My only suggestion if you are opting for bamboo flooring and if you are having dogs is to go for strand woven bamboo flooring as opposed to carbonized bamboo…
primetex is one the best looselay vinyl sheet in market and the felt backing allow slight forgiveness of subfloor imperfection.
however, if the subfloor is way too much…
Smart Strand Carpet
smart strand is rubbish and the carpet get flattened less than 5 yrs.
stay with solution dyed nylon no more triexta. it is only marketing hype from U.S.
in fact, the only way you could get away to put in laminate or timber would be
1) patch up the 5mm or more on bullnose so that the timber guy can lay the floorboard…
Bamboo or Laminate
however, i would suggest vinyl clicks plank instead as it provide a bit warmer underfoot feeling.
Bamboo seems not a great product anymore as I ve been couple of my…
Skirting Board Query
Ahhh, an internal scribe is what you mean. Yes, that is a pretty ordinary join. The skirting on the left should go all the way into the return corner for a start, then the…
Anyone with bamboo?
Thanks everyone. Iv discounted bamboo now. Glad i was sensible. Just needed bringing back to reality xx
Jun 14, 2016 7:23 am
Hi, we're also getting this flooring. Did you haggle? We were quoted $80 p m2 and we kept haggling and now we're paying $70
Builders tile choice is only 3 normal?
That's good...so you can negotiate it all now. I'd be raising it with the salesperson. Not sure of legalities of wet areas being left post handover as I think they may…
Due to the fact that Marble and Travertine are of a porous nature, using the wrong adhesive and applying it wrong, can be detrimental.
Firstly, it is important to use…
Identify our floorboards
Sanding is finally underway! The guys started today and will finish it off tomorrow, with Lobasol 2k oil.
Verdict: we have Jarrah!! Also a little QLD spotted gum down…
New carpet installation problems
My money is on it being laid in reverse. If so you can tell by running a lint remover (those red suede wand looking things) across both sides of the join in the same way…
of plastic is very important because it is made from the oil which will cause the regular depletion of this limited resource. With the recycling of plastic we can save…
Subfloor and re-stumping problem
I have received a breakdown of labor and materials to be deployed in a proposed schedule of work as follows, for a total price point of about 18k. Please help…
simple copy and paste shows your joists are undersized @175x50mm, that is why your floor has sagged
Apr 05, 2016 9:45 pm
Self levelling concrete. Anyone know cost?
Thanks for the info. We're not locked into tiles but that what we want in there. It doesnt matter so much that they might feel cold since there's going to be under tile…
Mar 20, 2016 8:31 am
Staining Blackbutt to Black?
Just wondering what you decided to do. We have just bought an old Edwardian house with blackbutt parquet floors. We are also considering black Japan.
wood look tiles
Has anyone used heartwood tiles in their home?
If you have moved in do you still love them?
I really love them but am wondering what they would look like…