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richiey30
richiey30
20 September 2015

timber flooring on Hebel

timber flooring on Hebel

Just wanted to know for those that had timber on Hebel PowerFloor, what was the recommended installation process? I was told that as you cant screw or nail anything into…

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richiey30
Sep 20, 2015 9:05 pm
homerun2oran
homerun2oran
13 September 2015

Quick step laminate - carpet court

Quick step laminate - carpet court

I'm also currently searching for flooring options, in an 80 sqm area (4 BRs + Home theater), rest of the house is tiles. Masters quoted whisper underlay (kind of sound…

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homerun2oran
Sep 13, 2015 6:17 pm
bradles
bradles
10 September 2015

Scotia in Kitchen

Scotia in Kitchen

We found the same issue with our place and we have asked so many flooring places and the best solution seems to be using ends rather than scotia, as it lays almost flat…

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bradles
Sep 10, 2015 9:04 pm
Michelle
Michelle
9 September 2015

How flat does a floor need to be?

How flat does a floor need to be?

The most forgiving for a less than perfect slab would be the loose lay vinyl planks. http://www.karndean.com/en-au/commercia ... w/looselay

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Michelle
Sep 09, 2015 7:16 am
Michelle
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CarpetTiles24Seven
Sep 08, 2015 6:25 pm
CarpetTiles24Seven
sunxiaoxuan23926
sunxiaoxuan23926
31 August 2015

Dark or Light grout?

Dark or Light grout?

That looks great Jozh. Can't wait to see your kitchen finished look

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sunxiaoxuan23926
Aug 31, 2015 9:53 pm
multipurposebloke
multipurposebloke
28 August 2015

Matt timber floor?

Matt timber floor?

Thanks Dreamer and meminiau. Definitely not wanting showy floors. Know of any good matt polyurethane products? for durability?

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multipurposebloke
Aug 28, 2015 9:09 pm
Michelle
Michelle
18 August 2015

Floating Floors - Acoustic rubber underlay?

Floating Floors - Acoustic rubber underlay?

Without reading all of your post, you really only need the Thermocustic underlay if your house is one story. Its really only a few dollars extra to get acoustic if you…

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Michelle
Aug 18, 2015 9:04 pm
Michelle
Our Honeywood Build
Our Honeywood Build
18 August 2015

Timbernate flooring

Timbernate flooring

I'm installing spotted gum timbernate from Trevor's carpet :) First Build, Commodore Homes, Honeywood, Wandi. viewtopic.php?t=77170

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Our Honeywood Build
Aug 18, 2015 7:40 pm
Our Honeywood Build
Emmz70
Emmz70
15 August 2015

Timber Laminate Flooring. Melbourne. How do I save $$ here?

Timber Laminate Flooring. Melbourne. How do I save $$ here?

Hi Klubear any luck? Metricon use Carpet Call and last week they had good specials on both carpets and timber flooring. Pays to check it out if you haven't done so. I…

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Emmz70
Aug 15, 2015 1:36 pm
Smales89
Smales89
13 August 2015

Karndean Looselay Flooring

Karndean Looselay Flooring

Thanks everyone! Yes we were also considering just purchasing the planks and installing them ourselves but didn't know how easy this would be and if we would be able to…

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Smales89
Aug 13, 2015 1:23 pm
pidge.72
pidge.72
7 August 2015

Can someone check my maths

Can someone check my maths

Just take or email the house plan to the tiling place and they should be able to work out exactly how much you need.... goodluck

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pidge.72
Aug 07, 2015 9:50 pm
pidge.72

I can understand why the idea of using tiles that are made to look like something doesn’t appeal to some people. But the range of timber look porcelain tiles and stone…

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tfosydney
Aug 05, 2015 3:03 pm
tfosydney
Jozh
Jozh
4 August 2015

cheap floor layers logan brisbane

cheap floor layers logan brisbane

Im also building with Coral, sameish area just abit more north. Let me know how you go, ill let you know if I find a good tiler too.

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Jozh
Aug 04, 2015 12:25 pm
Jwalt
Jwalt
1 August 2015

Solid timber - tranisitions to carpet & wet areas

Solid timber - tranisitions to carpet & wet areas

We paid to upgrade to higher ceilings, 2550mm. We're getting 12mm plywood underlay with 14mm timber flooring.

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Jwalt
Aug 01, 2015 2:20 am
Jwalt
Bjhf
Bjhf
29 July 2015

Help me pick a new floor tile!!

Help me pick a new floor tile!!

Hard choice! Both look nearly the same to me in artificial light but I like no. 1 best in natural light

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Bjhf
Jul 29, 2015 9:44 pm
Bjhf
goody59
goody59
27 July 2015

Are people happy with vinyl planks?

Are people happy with vinyl planks?

I have about 80 sq metres of vinyl flooring stored and ready to lay when our house gets handed over. They look like vinyl floor planks -Gerflor Creation Clic in wild oak.…

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goody59
Jul 27, 2015 9:23 pm
goody59
Althom
Althom
27 July 2015

Vinyl Flooring in Garage

Vinyl Flooring in Garage

Used PVC tiles, specifically meant for garage use.

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Althom
Jul 27, 2015 11:45 am
Althom
Michelle
Michelle
22 July 2015

Installing Karndean LooseLay Plank

Installing Karndean LooseLay Plank

Correct. Mark, carpet layers usually do not like to lay vinyl. But Vinyl layers will lay carpet. The loose lay are great, I'm putting them in my wet areas at my home. :)

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Michelle
Jul 22, 2015 9:56 pm
Michelle
abbeybox
abbeybox
22 July 2015

Polyurea flooring

Polyurea flooring

Hi All Does anyone have this coating system on their floors? We are looking at it as an alternative to getting polished concrete. It seems like a really robust product…

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abbeybox
Jul 22, 2015 9:59 am
Champagne4lulu
Champagne4lulu
21 July 2015

Lappato finish tiles - hard to keep clean?

Lappato finish tiles - hard to keep clean?

Bumping this. I too am looking at a lappato tile and would like to know what people think of them?? Hard to clean? Love them? Hat them?

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Champagne4lulu
Jul 21, 2015 9:13 pm
Sheilzy
Sheilzy
21 July 2015

Trims in the middle of hallway?

Trims in the middle of hallway?

Eeek about the boards popping up! Builder also gave us the option of not putting the trims but it voids the warranty. I'm hoping I won't notice it when we've moved in and…

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Sheilzy
Jul 21, 2015 11:40 am
Sheilzy
Champagne4lulu
Champagne4lulu
21 July 2015

Vinyl planks Vs engineered timber Vs tiles

Vinyl planks Vs engineered timber Vs tiles

Thanks everyone. We are now ripping up everything and putting down tiles. The vinyl floors over the top of the existing tiles would have made the ceilings under legal…

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Champagne4lulu
Jul 21, 2015 11:06 am
Champagne4lulu
Champagne4lulu
21 July 2015

Good Tilers in Brisbane/Warner?

Good Tilers in Brisbane/Warner?

I actually went onto Home improvement pages and logged a job. Had three tilers contact me within 24 hours and quite a competitive quote by the end. People review them and…

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Champagne4lulu
Jul 21, 2015 11:02 am

We hope you are ok. There is a few options to get an anti-slip flooring for your shower floor. One of them is unfilled travertine natural stone tiles. They are very porous…

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tfosydney
Jul 16, 2015 12:58 pm
tfosydney

We have ordered & paid deposit for Vine Maple laminate through carpet court but I'm worried it might be too light...???? It's hard because I've not been able to find any…

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treechange01
Jul 15, 2015 10:44 pm

We have chosen vine maple flooring for our new house but I've had trouble finding any pics of large living spaces or bedrooms with the same floor... Has anyone else used…

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treechange01
Jul 15, 2015 9:16 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
15 July 2015

help !!!

help !!!

If you already have a lot of wood furniture, pick a shade that is mid toned.

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Treeseachanger
Jul 15, 2015 8:38 pm

Sorry for the picture delay…

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dolphinblu
Jul 07, 2015 10:56 pm
overwhelmed123
overwhelmed123
7 July 2015

Laminate Flooring Recommendations please

Laminate Flooring Recommendations please

Hi, Thanks for the reply. I love the poloma colour but doesn't go with the rest of my house. Did you do lots of research before deciding on this brand? Let me know how…

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overwhelmed123
Jul 07, 2015 8:45 am
nat_luke1
nat_luke1
5 July 2015

Grey ash bamboo flooring

Grey ash bamboo flooring

Hey everyone, just wondering if anyone has gone with bamboo flooring in the grey ash colour or a light colour and have any pics or feedback ? TiA :)

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nat_luke1
Jul 05, 2015 11:49 pm
Ozemal
Ozemal
29 June 2015

What first, tiles or carpet

What first, tiles or carpet

Tiles are easier to clean than carpet. I'd do tiles first.

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Ozemal
Jun 29, 2015 7:15 pm
Crazyk
Crazyk
28 June 2015

Everstrand or PET recycled carpet

Everstrand or PET recycled carpet

Hi all. Have any of you had the above carpet fibres installed with a twist cut pile and what are your thoughts on feel? Do they track? The carpet I'm considering is…

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Crazyk
Jun 28, 2015 9:05 am
Crazyk
Building15
Building15
24 June 2015

Aggregate in polished concrete wont polish

Aggregate in polished concrete wont polish

Would love to post a pic but am new and can't find how to attach a pic

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Building15
Jun 24, 2015 9:53 pm
shellsy
shellsy
22 June 2015

Pre finished solid timber flooring

Pre finished solid timber flooring

Hi all. Just wondering if anyone has used the pre finished solid timber floor boards in a new build. We are looking at these but are concerned about them getting…

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shellsy
Jun 22, 2015 6:07 pm
yvonneh
yvonneh
22 June 2015

Expansion joints and timber/bamboo flooring

Expansion joints and timber/bamboo flooring

We are doing our floors now. We are making sure we are under cutting the plaster board to make sure there is enough expansion space.... I hope it'll be OK!

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yvonneh
Jun 22, 2015 8:42 am
12Monkeys
12Monkeys
12 June 2015

Spotted Gum Hardwood Flooring

Spotted Gum Hardwood Flooring

Yes I'm in the industry. But I'm up in Queensland.

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12Monkeys
Jun 12, 2015 9:18 pm
ctvu
ctvu
8 June 2015

Solid timber 180mm x 19mm secret nailed

Solid timber 180mm x 19mm secret nailed

A few times I've heard where these wide boards has been installed this way only for problems to arise down the track. The installers response…

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ctvu
Jun 08, 2015 10:16 pm
Saintza
Saintza
5 June 2015

Vinyl plank flooring edge cap - crappy

Vinyl plank flooring edge cap - crappy

Thank you both - the colours caught my eye is all :)

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Saintza
Jun 05, 2015 10:40 am
dolphinblu
dolphinblu
1 June 2015

Feast Watson Liming Floor finish

Feast Watson Liming Floor finish

Thanks Stewie The cyprus flooring is in the existing part of the house and it would have been to costly to change. The extension is polished concrete and I really like…

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dolphinblu
Jun 01, 2015 10:26 am

Parador laminate - Classic 1050 V Trendtime 1

Parador laminate - Classic 1050 V Trendtime 1

Hi everyone Just wondering if anyone has chosen either parador classic 1050 or a trendtime 1 laminate flooring for your home.. If anyone has any pics of it installed that…

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ASH Jordan Springs
May 23, 2015 8:15 pm
ASH Jordan Springs
mgilla
mgilla
22 May 2015

Skirting Height for Tiling After

Skirting Height for Tiling After

It really depends on the tile, an 8mm tile will work if you leave skirt up 11mm, but if it's a 12mm tile you will need 15-16mm

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mgilla
May 22, 2015 7:04 pm
Perth_Euro
Perth_Euro
19 May 2015

Embelton Bamboo Flooring

Embelton Bamboo Flooring

Heya SeaChange. Hows has the floor held up a few years later? We are looking at the Embleton Pilbara.

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Perth_Euro
May 19, 2015 11:53 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
15 May 2015

Polished concrete disaster

Polished concrete disaster

Not enough grinding, no grouting, no densifing and no polishing. Why were they there?

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onc_artisan
May 15, 2015 4:00 pm
onc_artisan
Hootie
Hootie
13 May 2015

Can vinyl planks butt up to carpet without edge strip?

Can vinyl planks butt up to carpet without edge strip?

Just in case anyone else is intersted, I got a part answer to my question here. http://www.houzz.com/discussions/923636 ... ets-carpet Still searching for a definitive…

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Hootie
May 13, 2015 3:52 pm
Hootie
stinkybuns
stinkybuns
13 May 2015

Dark bamboo floor..Anyone have regrets

Dark bamboo floor..Anyone have regrets

My sister just recently finished building a two story house last Sept. She chose to have dark chocolate brown bamboo floor for upstairs and now she regrets having dark…

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stinkybuns
May 13, 2015 3:45 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
9 May 2015

Wood look tiles

Wood look tiles

Thanks for the response... Stewie D is it common for newly built homes to have uneven slabs (novice question, I know!) All slabs will have…

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Stewie D
May 09, 2015 9:31 pm
Threegreenpeas
Threegreenpeas
2 May 2015

Blackbutt T&G flooring vs Engineered Oak floating flooring

Blackbutt T&G flooring vs Engineered Oak floating flooring

Hoping someone can give me help with my flooring decision! We are building a ground floor extension on a concrete slab (no room for piers and…

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Threegreenpeas
May 02, 2015 11:02 pm
belladonna99
belladonna99
2 May 2015

New Bamboo

New Bamboo

Has anyone used this colour bamboo. I am looking at it for my kitchen dining room and would love to hear from someone who has used it or who knows someone whose used it,…

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belladonna99
May 02, 2015 2:41 pm

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