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petal
petal
16 January 2009

Carpet For Joles.. cav brem woo !

Carpet For Joles.. cav brem woo !

tarascan is awesome ! You will be doing well to wear it out, if you do it wont be for a long time ! No its not cheap, say its twice the price…

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petal
Jan 16, 2009 11:12 am
petal
thorney
thorney
18 January 2009

Which tile to choose? - see photo

Which tile to choose? - see photo

l pick 2nd from the right followed closely by the last one...third pick is 2nd from the left.

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thorney
Jan 18, 2009 11:42 pm
thorney
Michelle
Michelle
19 January 2009

Estapoling concrete floors

Estapoling concrete floors

Actually its ok Luke, I know who to talk to about this, there’s a guy in town that does unreal concrete floorings. http://adamsfloorcoatings.com.au/joomla/ I’ll…

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Michelle
Jan 19, 2009 8:53 pm
Michelle
kyiee81
kyiee81
19 January 2009

Update Bamboo flooring……

Update Bamboo flooring……

There are two types of bamboo - conventional…

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kyiee81
Jan 19, 2009 9:12 pm
kyiee81
Hammerhead
Hammerhead
21 January 2009

Luke - in here PLEASE!

Luke - in here PLEASE!

thanks for your advice, luke, much appreciated

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Hammerhead
Jan 21, 2009 8:35 pm
Hammerhead
ozzroo
ozzroo
22 January 2009

Tiling Questions

Tiling Questions

With our first place we were very happy with our wet area tiler that we had him back to do the mains. We supplied the tiles and a special deal was done for laying. Was…

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ozzroo
Jan 22, 2009 12:15 am
ozzroo
ozzroo
22 January 2009

Tiles vs PVC Planking

Tiles vs PVC Planking

sha, We are actually looking at timber look tiles. They are ceramic floor tiles in planks of approx 600x150. We have seen some laid in an entry and they look wonderful.…

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ozzroo
Jan 22, 2009 12:20 am
jbsj1974
jbsj1974
22 January 2009

Bamboo flooring in Sydney

Bamboo flooring in Sydney

Thanks helpfuladvise. I am quite a way from purchasing or needing an installer, just doing my homework at the moment. Jonathan

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jbsj1974
Jan 22, 2009 2:31 pm
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chuth77
Jan 22, 2009 7:01 pm
Southies
Southies
27 January 2009

Black floor options

Black floor options

Here's one link : http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=10112&highlight=black+floor

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Southies
Jan 27, 2009 8:18 am
Southies
Michelle
Michelle
27 January 2009

Black gunk that holds lino tiles down - how can you remove?

Black gunk that holds lino tiles down - how can you remove?

I would get someone in to check the floor out, if it is asbestos, don’t go messing with it. :?

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Michelle
Jan 27, 2009 5:03 pm
Michelle
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
27 January 2009

Second hand timber flooring

Second hand timber flooring

80mm and 108mm are secret nail profile. There is also now an approved installation method for secret nailing 130mm boards.

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Dukekamaya
Jan 27, 2009 7:30 pm
Dukekamaya
petal
petal
30 January 2009

Awesome karndean vinyl plank.

Awesome karndean vinyl plank.

Wow, you did a great job laying it - very neat......not my cup of tea, but beautifully laid!!! :wink: I guess that stuff would be great if you had dogs that lived indoors…

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petal
Jan 30, 2009 3:35 pm
petal
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
1 February 2009

Cost to install skirting boards

Cost to install skirting boards

Yes any half decent carpenter will do it - expect to pay $30-$40 per hour.

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Dukekamaya
Feb 01, 2009 8:07 pm
Dukekamaya
Subhashish
Subhashish
2 February 2009

Timber Floors and Decking

Timber Floors and Decking

Thanks for the flat-up idea !! We are doing Timber decking as well. Will you be able to let me know how much does it roughly cost (with Merabu). The total decking area…

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Subhashish
Feb 02, 2009 7:01 pm
Subhashish
oztish
oztish
2 February 2009

Has anyone moved into a house without floor coverings?

Has anyone moved into a house without floor coverings?

Yes, we lived on concrete floor for about 10 months. The concrete dust was annoying, but hey - we survived.

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oztish
Feb 02, 2009 7:38 pm
MissMuffitt
MissMuffitt
4 February 2009

Hardfloorsolutions... anyone used them?

Hardfloorsolutions... anyone used them?

I saw an add on TV last night for Hard Floor Solutions, I took down there number to ring them. I was wanting a quote on my bathroon, laundry and toilet floor. What is…

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MissMuffitt
Feb 04, 2009 6:33 pm
MissMuffitt
Col Nation
Col Nation
4 February 2009

Carpet stains

Carpet stains

Spot dyeing only works with wool and some nylons. Most of the other fibres and some nylons are solution dyed and are more difficult to loose colour from bleaches. THe…

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Col Nation
Feb 04, 2009 9:12 pm
Col Nation
suh
suh
5 February 2009

Tiling upstairs?

Tiling upstairs?

Please do, I'll be interested to hear what he thinks, we…

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suh
Feb 05, 2009 3:08 pm
suh
laldous
laldous
7 February 2009

Boardwalk flooring

Boardwalk flooring

Hi Gregman, I have decided to go ahead with the boardwalk, although never got any feedback about it, I have heard so many bad stories about all the other types of…

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laldous
Feb 07, 2009 9:24 pm

Hi Mortgage2009, Welcome to the Forum! There are a lot of hassles to consider - I'm still hung up on a few of these. Firstly Prices: About 18months ago I had a…

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JellyLegs
Feb 09, 2009 11:51 am
JellyLegs
Col Nation
Col Nation
11 February 2009

solid timber floor & evap cooling

solid timber floor & evap cooling

I wouldn't have one due to the amount of water they put into the indoor environment. I see too many mould issues related to evaporative cooling and I would imagine that…

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Col Nation
Feb 11, 2009 8:03 am
Col Nation
McKinnon
McKinnon
11 February 2009

Oak flooring

Oak flooring

I absolutely love the look and feel of solid Euro oak flooring, especially with the walnut stain. Oh la la!!!! It's comes at a price though. Anyone know of timber…

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McKinnon
Feb 11, 2009 3:48 pm
BuildingACT
BuildingACT
15 February 2009

Anyone know where to find tiles in 1200mm x 600mm or larger?

Anyone know where to find tiles in 1200mm x 600mm or larger?

Anyone.....? :? Can anyone suggest some places to look at in Sydney that might have large size porcelains for a reasonable price? (I'm in Canberra, but planning to…

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BuildingACT
Feb 15, 2009 10:55 am
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
16 February 2009

timber floor finishes

timber floor finishes

Oil based Poly has the edge bonding issue Water based poly does not.

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Yak_Chat
Feb 16, 2009 11:15 pm
Yak_Chat
stevep79
stevep79
17 February 2009

carpet vs tiles

carpet vs tiles

yes we have doors for the theatre.. but i dont find ne echo or hollow effect!!!.... May be coz we have a rug there .. not sure :?

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stevep79
Feb 17, 2009 1:13 pm
stevep79
Col Nation
Col Nation
17 February 2009

Carpet Expert Help Needed

Carpet Expert Help Needed

The spiked bases can cause problems weather they are pointy or rounded. I prefer the slightly curved spikeless cups, as they just spread the load and allow for some…

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Col Nation
Feb 17, 2009 6:05 pm
Col Nation
mydreamhome
mydreamhome
18 February 2009

Hoover Floormate - anyone tried it?

Hoover Floormate - anyone tried it?

I have one of these (infact my 2nd one) and I think for tiled area's it is wonderful!! I used the first one on my last house that had white tiles with white grout and…

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mydreamhome
Feb 18, 2009 1:16 pm
The Data Guys
The Data Guys
19 February 2009

timber laminate "click" flooring

timber laminate "click" flooring

I laid my flooring at a townhouse a few years ago. I had timber door frames so I used a 100mm grinder to cut a space to slide the floor under the frame. One thing…

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The Data Guys
Feb 19, 2009 8:10 am
The Data Guys
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Michelle
Feb 19, 2009 1:10 pm
Michelle
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Jeremy@SSP.Stones
Feb 20, 2009 8:46 am

Heheh, here are 2 really bad photos (I took 'em just now), but I'll post 1-2 more once I have time to actually take some in better light and from a better vantage point.…

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grace_slick
Feb 20, 2009 10:28 pm
grace_slick
Becster
Becster
21 February 2009

Wood Floor Places Perth?

Wood Floor Places Perth?

I went through embelton in osborne park. and second the advice re the tassie oak. i would go with the blackbutt.

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Becster
Feb 21, 2009 9:45 am
Rastus
Rastus
21 February 2009

Any Carpet and Timber Flooring Installers in Melbourne

Any Carpet and Timber Flooring Installers in Melbourne

Hi there, I am a professional carpet installer (carpet layer), and have an excellet track record of exceeding the customers expectations. I am…

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Rastus
Feb 21, 2009 3:43 pm
Rastus
Rastus
21 February 2009

New carpet - prices?

New carpet - prices?

Have you tried explaining your position to the builder?As long as the carpet is not already down,you may well be able to negotiate upgrades to other things such as tiles…

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Rastus
Feb 21, 2009 9:27 pm
She&He+3+3
She&He+3+3
22 February 2009

Alfresco Flooring options

Alfresco Flooring options
1, 2

I think we will be going tiles. I would like something very similar to the interior tiles so the look…

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She&He+3+3
Feb 22, 2009 12:35 am
She&He+3+3
Rastus
Rastus
22 February 2009

Timber Floor - 5mm?

Timber Floor - 5mm?

If it is a solid timber,it would generally be laid on directionally opposing batons on top of the slab.Much better idea than an engineered floating timber floor.And it…

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Rastus
Feb 22, 2009 12:17 pm
serge44
serge44
22 February 2009

Cost to supply and install Blackbutt floors - Brisbane

Cost to supply and install Blackbutt floors - Brisbane

I had some quotes from the sunshine coast and I was looking at $60/m2 just to supply timber.

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serge44
Feb 22, 2009 5:08 pm
serge44
Judie
Judie
22 February 2009

Should carpet quotes match?

Should carpet quotes match?

A lineal (broadloom) metre of carpet is 3.66m wide, therefore: Redbook - $56 per sq metre, $205 per lineal metre Suzie Wilkes - $69 per sq metre, $252 per lineal…

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Judie
Feb 22, 2009 5:55 pm
Judie
Casa2
Casa2
22 February 2009

Waterproof floor?

Waterproof floor?

Ceramic/porcelain tiled floors are waterproof!

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Casa2
Feb 22, 2009 8:32 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
22 February 2009

Blackbutt vs Gray Box

Blackbutt vs Gray Box

The choice would be purely a looks one. Coastal grey box is dearer as its not as plentiful as blackbutt. It is a good choice outside as its a durability 1 timber…

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Dukekamaya
Feb 22, 2009 9:12 pm
Dukekamaya
Col Nation
Col Nation
24 February 2009

Which carpet ?

Which carpet ?

Looks can be decieving. This type of yarn has a lot of air space. The way it is spun gives a thicker looking yarn bundle with less fibres, it is very squishy for want of…

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Col Nation
Feb 24, 2009 7:24 am
Col Nation
BuildingACT
BuildingACT
24 February 2009

Anyone ever heard of Pandomo flooring???

Anyone ever heard of Pandomo flooring???

Hi Just wondering if anyone has ever come across a flooring product called Pandomo and made by Ardex: http://www.pandomo.de/en/ It's some sort of concrete based…

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BuildingACT
Feb 24, 2009 7:01 pm
Rastus
Rastus
24 February 2009

Foam underlay vs. rubber [Dunlop vsBridgestone ]

Foam underlay vs. rubber [Dunlop vsBridgestone ]

Cavalier Bremworth is almost definitely the pinnacle of tufted carpet.Nice to lay,looks great and goes on,and on,and on,...

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Rastus
Feb 24, 2009 9:37 pm
BuildingACT
BuildingACT
24 February 2009

Anyone ever heard of Pandomo flooring???

Anyone ever heard of Pandomo flooring???

Hi Just wondering if anyone has ever come across a flooring product called Pandomo and made by Ardex: http://www.pandomo.de/en/ MOVED TO "BUILDING…

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BuildingACT
Feb 24, 2009 10:30 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
26 February 2009

Timber floors WA

Timber floors WA

what is 'regular wood' for $70?

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Dukekamaya
Feb 26, 2009 10:52 am
Dukekamaya
iTalk
iTalk
26 February 2009

Black, white, or beige floor tiles ?

Black, white, or beige floor tiles ?
1, 2

We might end up with white floor tiles .. Michelle, What do you think of: Floortiles: Cool White (600x600) Walls: Cool White Kitchen Cupboards and overheard…

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iTalk
Feb 26, 2009 6:09 pm
iTalk
joles
joles
26 February 2009

Terminology used to describe floor tiles ?

Terminology used to describe floor tiles ?

Sorry, I was eating... :oops: :lol: There's a couple of really good posts on page 4 of this thread.... there's a lot of crap earlier on... mainly me! :shock: :lol: :lol:

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joles
Feb 26, 2009 7:02 pm
joles
donuts
donuts
28 February 2009

My grout still isn't sealed - help!

My grout still isn't sealed - help!

thanks mich. but what if I like the colour of my grout? :? Anyway Craig from Grout Perfect has answwered my e-mail and is trying to put me in touch with another grout…

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donuts
Feb 28, 2009 1:36 pm
donuts
kek
kek
28 February 2009

Carpets

Carpets

I don't really know, but I'd guess that it comes down to wear. The heavier carpet would logically be denser (so more fibres per square-whatever) and should wear better.

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kek
Feb 28, 2009 3:21 pm
kek


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