Home
Pros
Forum
  • About
  • Join Community
  • Contact
Reply
WatchingStarredHistory
InboxSent
MembersPros
#Unanswered     #Active

Forum
Flooring & Floor Covering
Topics
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post
steveo247
steveo247
7 January 2009

Carpet to be layed over uneven floor

Carpet to be layed over uneven floor

no worries mate, let us know how you go. you will find this site very helpfull with almost anything you run into !

9
1045
steveo247
Jan 07, 2009 5:04 pm
steveo247
dymonite69
dymonite69
8 January 2009

Marmoleum??

Marmoleum??

Its what was used to be called lino or linoleum. Technology is much better now. Uses natural products so is eco-friendly. Lots of choices of attractive colours. …

3
609
dymonite69
Jan 08, 2009 11:46 am
dymonite69
melanie02
melanie02
8 January 2009

How difficult can it be to put down a floating timber floor?

How difficult can it be to put down a floating timber floor?

We had floating floors in our kitchen and we never had any problem,but any spillages were always cleaned up asap :D The same goes for mopping the floor....some people…

12
1022
melanie02
Jan 08, 2009 3:38 pm
enigma_brennan
enigma_brennan
9 January 2009

Help Needed - Spotted Gum Unavailable!

Help Needed - Spotted Gum Unavailable!

Thanks for the encouragement everyone. Just got a phone call this morning confirming delivery next Monday; so I should have some photos to post in a couple of weeks -…

9
1309
enigma_brennan
Jan 09, 2009 11:49 am
enigma_brennan
Paddy05
Paddy05
9 January 2009

Wooden floors and dining chairs

Wooden floors and dining chairs

Thanks Southies! You have provided me with exactly what I am looking for. I also know where their showroom is in Brisbane.

2
439
Paddy05
Jan 09, 2009 12:59 pm
Dragonfly
Dragonfly
10 January 2009

Help me I am at the mercy of carpet salesmen

Help me I am at the mercy of carpet salesmen

No sorry, not able to post photo's atm.. I don't have the karndean- was looking at that for a while though, would have used it but a gremlin in the planning meant we went…

5
490
Dragonfly
Jan 10, 2009 9:44 pm
Bam
Bam
12 January 2009

Heelp!! Tiling entire flat - where to start!!!

Heelp!! Tiling entire flat - where to start!!!

You mean where the kickers touch the floor? Your definately right, especially if the tiler isnt doing the job he's supposed to and isnt levelling it out.

5
291
Bam
Jan 12, 2009 2:39 pm
Bam
mrselliot
mrselliot
13 January 2009

Blackbutt select or standard?

Blackbutt select or standard?

Thank you everyone for your replies. :D Thats a good point Joles, features and character make wood very appealing, so I think the middle ground (the standard) is the way…

5
676
mrselliot
Jan 13, 2009 11:05 am
ellyash
ellyash
14 January 2009

Size and quality of tiles

Size and quality of tiles

Oh you guys have me confused now. We were advised by the tiler to get 400 or 450. I know we could choose 300x600 but I was worried that they would be a trend that passed…

4
573
ellyash
Jan 14, 2009 2:22 pm
Gavan
Gavan
14 January 2009

Hallway Carpet Runners

Hallway Carpet Runners

Thanks alot , I will Southies

4
302
Gavan
Jan 14, 2009 6:21 pm
rybec
rybec
15 January 2009

Porcelain tiles cracking!

Porcelain tiles cracking!

The grout is generally the weakest part of the floor so it will therefore crack before a tile will. With the larger format tiles you have less grout to crack so there is…

4
606
rybec
Jan 15, 2009 6:24 pm
thorney
thorney
16 January 2009

Ceramica Vinyl Floor Tiles

Ceramica Vinyl Floor Tiles

Oops!! I've just discovered the Flooring & Floor Covering Forum! :oops: Sorry, l should've put this thread in there instead. Mods, would it be possible to move this thread?…

6
402
thorney
Jan 15, 2009 11:02 pm
thorney
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…

16
1060
petal
Jan 16, 2009 10:12 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.

12
924
thorney
Jan 18, 2009 10:42 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…

3
330
Michelle
Jan 19, 2009 7:53 pm
Michelle
kyiee81
kyiee81
19 January 2009

Update Bamboo flooring……

Update Bamboo flooring……

There are two types of bamboo - conventional…

10
1539
kyiee81
Jan 19, 2009 8:12 pm
kyiee81
Hammerhead
Hammerhead
21 January 2009

Luke - in here PLEASE!

Luke - in here PLEASE!

thanks for your advice, luke, much appreciated

2
370
Hammerhead
Jan 21, 2009 7:35 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…

3
461
ozzroo
Jan 21, 2009 11:15 pm
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.…

3
488
ozzroo
Jan 21, 2009 11:20 pm
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

3
610
jbsj1974
Jan 22, 2009 1:31 pm
1
289
chuth77
Jan 22, 2009 6:01 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

2
334
Southies
Jan 27, 2009 7:18 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. :?

8
511
Michelle
Jan 27, 2009 4:03 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.

3
570
Dukekamaya
Jan 27, 2009 6:30 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…

3
805
petal
Jan 30, 2009 2:35 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.

1
1206
Dukekamaya
Feb 01, 2009 7:07 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…

11
1323
Subhashish
Feb 02, 2009 6:01 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.

6
484
oztish
Feb 02, 2009 6:38 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…

0
215
MissMuffitt
Feb 04, 2009 5:33 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…

16
715
Col Nation
Feb 04, 2009 8:12 pm
Col Nation
suh
suh
5 February 2009

Tiling upstairs?

Tiling upstairs?

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

7
434
suh
Feb 05, 2009 2:08 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…

2
503
laldous
Feb 07, 2009 8:24 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…

3
2389
JellyLegs
Feb 09, 2009 10:51 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…

2
367
Col Nation
Feb 11, 2009 7:03 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…

0
210
McKinnon
Feb 11, 2009 2:48 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…

1
282
BuildingACT
Feb 15, 2009 9:55 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.

9
1462
Yak_Chat
Feb 16, 2009 10:15 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 :?

8
602
stevep79
Feb 17, 2009 12:13 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…

5
1659
Col Nation
Feb 17, 2009 5:05 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…

2
645
mydreamhome
Feb 18, 2009 12:16 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…

5
1875
The Data Guys
Feb 19, 2009 7:10 am
The Data Guys
8
6794
Michelle
Feb 19, 2009 12:10 pm
Michelle
5
508
Jeremy@SSP.Stones
Feb 20, 2009 7:46 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.…

12
3322
grace_slick
Feb 20, 2009 9:28 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.

2
381
Becster
Feb 21, 2009 8:45 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…

20
2380
Rastus
Feb 21, 2009 2:43 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…

3
663
Rastus
Feb 21, 2009 8:27 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…

24
2685
She&He+3+3
Feb 21, 2009 11:35 pm
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…

11
795
Rastus
Feb 22, 2009 11:17 am
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.

6
2755
serge44
Feb 22, 2009 4:08 pm
serge44


Building ForumHome DecoratingFlooring & Floor Covering
Featured Professional

For timber flooring Sydney Timber Floors Pty Ltd specialises in supply and installation of Australian wooden flooring products - hardwood timber flooring, tongue and groove. For all new home, renovation and commercial flooring projects.

Sydney NSW
Contact Us
Related Professionals
Browsing this forum

No registered users and 1 guests

Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on TwitterFollow homeone on Google+
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2017