Flooring & Floor Covering
Second hand timber flooring
80mm and 108mm are secret nail profile.
There is also now an approved installation method for secret nailing 130mm boards.
Awesome karndean vinyl plank.
Wow, you did a great job laying it - very neat......not my cup of tea, but beautifully laid!!!
I guess that stuff would be great if you had dogs that lived indoors…
Jan 30, 2009 3:35 pm
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
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.
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.…
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.
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…
Alfresco Flooring options
I think we will be going tiles. I would like something very similar to the interior tiles so the look…
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…
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…
Feb 22, 2009 5:55 pm
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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…
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…
Black, white, or beige floor tiles ?
We might end up with white floor tiles ..
What do you think of:
Floortiles: Cool White (600x600)
Walls: Cool White
Kitchen Cupboards and overheard…
Feb 26, 2009 6:09 pm
Feb 26, 2009 7:02 pm
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…
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.
Does anyone know anything about polymer flooring? What does the finished product look like in the flesh. We are building a new house and want are thinking of doing…
What timber species is this??
first picture looks like kempas in a 2 strip board
second photo looks hot, i love timber with nice blond tones to it
Bamboo flooring, suggestions?
bamboo looks fantastic, however its a very soft material comparabe to most timber floorboards these days... you can get good bamboo but you'll be…
Bamboo floor pictures
I did a floor for a client as they wanted bamboo flooring.. looks heaps nice! each to there own tho..
They haven't had any issues or problems with them, either did we…
Which direction for timber look flooring?
Thanks everyone for your replies. I was thinking of going this way to start with but the tiler suggested the other way. ..but I will definately be making the planks go…
Floor sanding and polishing quotes
I'd definitely recommend a water-based polyurethane on it. The oil-based finishes turn cypress too 'orange' and a tung-oil would not provide enough protection on the…
Furniture Indents On Carpet
Just a bit of moisture will normally do the trick.
Place a few drops of white vinegar in a cup full of water and place a teaspoon of water in the indent.
Use a big…
What type of underlay?
Thanks for the all the advice.
For your information, I enquired again with the original quoter how much for a better quality underlay; he came back with I would have…
Timber and Carpet Sydney
Saw some discountinued lines in a franchised store for carpet 100% wool, and they were within the range...as for laminate, I guess will explore all options of Timber first…
Mar 13, 2009 1:25 pm
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