Flooring & Floor Covering
ozfishWill the new timber floor finishes affect my pregnant wife?
21 October 2008
Around three - four days for the fumes to go - depending on ventilation. It would be around 1 - 1 1/2 weeks for an oil based…
Grout PerfectGrout or silicon where the floor tiles meet the wall?
23 October 2008
Yes silicon must be used grout will crack from movement or vibration we only use 100% silicon buy from a tile shop RLA they have 7 colour to choose from it does take skill…
Grout PerfectTiling and skirting - advice wanted please
23 October 2008
I would leave the skirting board and tile up to it than selicon the edges instead of grout looks great. If you remove the skirting boards you may have to buy new ones and…
archaeobabeIs new carpet bad for babies and preg women?
30 October 2008
A low VOC carpet will off gas less. Carpet manufacturers will be able to tell you which of their carpets are low VOC. I'd also recommend not being in the house when the…
Col NationIndependent valuations of carpet installations
13 November 2008
Hello Col here from WoolSafe Australia, Just googled Woolsafe to see who is using or misusing the name WoolSafe and came across this thread. I have to do that to…
ed.Do I need to Climatise solid wood timber & order of work
14 November 2008
Better safe than sorry IMO.
steveo247Marks on skirting boards following carpet laying
17 November 2008
get some pictures of the marks and ill tell you exactly what tool there from. they can be from a few different things ! the 2 biggest factors of scratches on the…
DeeElleYou thought you had something to complain about ??
23 November 2008
Oh god that's awful steveo. That poor tenant. Sounds like maybe it was not connected up properly when the house was built, but nobody knew till…
Renovation galBoral Silkwood or Readyflor cant decide please help! Pic inc
26 November 2008
Hi Amanda, I hope I am not to late to respond to your post. I to went around and around in the floating/ engineered floor Market. Lucky for me I decided against…
Grout Perfectporcelain splashback tiles - to seal or not to seal?
1 December 2008
Hi You sure can use a penetrating sealer but I would only do the grout lines no need to do the tile but if you want to go for it but there will be no benefit in doing…
donutsMy carpet has been discontinued help me choose another one!
4 December 2008
thanks for that Col. I will check my vacuum head for an agitator and/or brush when I move in.
yvette72Tiles... cold, dirty, breakage-prone?
4 January 2009
we have had tiles in our last 4 houses and will be havingtiles in the new one . I didnot have any chipping with any of them so far. I think it depends on the quality and…