Flooring & Floor Covering
JillyWhat vinyl can I get that is the same colour as Blackbutt?
14 March 2009
Hi everyone I am hoping that someone can point me in the right direction for my floor. I am getting vinyl floors for my living areas as we live on a farm and I am so…
serge44Boral Silkwood or Premium Floors ReadyFlor - recommendation?
15 March 2009
is Universal an option you've considered?
Princess BandicootWhere to buy carpet? (Melbourne)
15 March 2009
We used Western Distributors and couldn't fault them. The prices were easily the best we'd seen in Melbourne ( and we saw a lot ) and they had an enormous selection of…
gsmFlooring suggestions please for my entry, hallway, kitchen
17 March 2009
I'm thinking timber flooring in my entry & hallway as it will be huge, approx 2.5m x 5m. Tiles to kitchen, bathrooms/laundry, meals and family areas and carpet to all…
DukekamayaEngineered Tassie Oak floorboard, colour change
23 March 2009
All timber changes colour, darkening with age - theres little you can do about that. Keep in mind Tassie Oak is a mix of three species which may change colour at different…
AnnietomLooking for suggestions for child friendly flooring...
25 March 2009
I believe there are carpets designed for stains. We are going for vinyl throughout the living areas (except beds and home theater) for three reasons... 1. Cheap 2. …
wonderlandTimber floor after skirtings have gone on - share your photo
29 March 2009
Toni, that does look really good!! But it doesnt look like those typical triangle looking quads. I didnt know there are diff types of quads you can get. Def looks good…
jcvijanoHow to convert Linear metre into metre square?
2 April 2009
It's simple. If you have 80 sq. meters, just divide it with the width of the board. Eg if your floorboards are 19cm = 0.19m wide, you will need 80/0.19 = 421 linear…
16.SFCWhat's wrong with low cost Laminate timber flooring?
6 April 2009
Have laminate flooring in my current home, my main issue is the noise. Even though we used the underlay recommended by the installer, it still makes a hollow 'clip clop'…
Dukekamayahardwood floor: high gloss, semi gloss, matt or satin???
7 April 2009
Gloss levels aren't exactly a type of finish. Differnet types of finishs are generally - oil-based polyurethane, water-based polyurethane and tung-oil. The polys are…
JochichoHow would you order and install your solid timber floor?
7 April 2009
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…
BUILDERSEDGEGaps between floorboards and skirting boards
8 April 2009
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…
LaineRemoving scratches from my beautiful floor?
9 April 2009
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…
HelsPD carpet and tiles promo - should I take it?
9 April 2009
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…
BUILDERSEDGETimber Overlay Floors - Opinions on Laying Methods Please
19 April 2009
SouthiesAnyone know where I can get some cheap floor tiles from?
20 April 2009
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…
Col NationPolypropylene or Solution Dyed Nylon carpet
22 April 2009
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…