Flooring & Floor Covering
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…
Recommend laminate floating floor ?
Just a quick recommendation from what I know about floating flooring as being selling them for bunnings.
Determine the flow of traffic in the area you are…
In relation to thickness you should always allow for an extra 1-2 mm ontop of the tile thickness for adhesive and this is measured ontop of the slab
Formica Laminate Floorboards
the reason for the pva glue as well is so that it blocks any moisture entering through the top and attacking the mdf causing it to swell.
also you will find that no…
Painting floorboards - advice please
Thanks for feedback. I dropped in to Porters this morning and they have a specific stain/wash for floorboards. I wasn't too interested in this at first because the example…
Best place for carpet joins?
godfrey hirst is very very very well known for not being able to make straight patterns !! ii'd say 80% if their pattern carpets require ALOT of work to get them acceptable !!
Timber floors - Victoria Western Suburbs
Was wondering does anyone know a good, decent place where I can get solid timber floors. Also does anyone know what sort of price I'm looking at for all the…
This is a very informative thread. I wish I had discovered this thread (and this forum) sooner!
This is what I have done. Because my builder would…
Timber floors - Victoria Western Suburbs
Are you looking at installing it yourself, or having it done ?
If you're having it done, I can highly recommend Solid Hardwood Flooring. Their showroom is in West…
Dec 12, 2008 3:53 pm
Dec 12, 2008 4:44 pm
Laminate flooring in new kitchen
Shouldn't have any probs - just don't use the cheap stuff with a MDF or HDF base. Theres too many spills in a kitchen and it will ruin the floor.
Floor polisher hire in Melbourne?
Thanks Ed! Kennards have exactly what we want and they're nearby too!
Good idea with Bunnings Borg, however they only have sanders at the two closest ones.
Nanotech Tiles .....?
We visted the western distributers today and liked polished porcelain in size 600 x 600 size. Now the salesperson said it is "Nano technology" so no requirement to…
Dec 29, 2008 8:59 pm
Karndean Vs Tiles
Jo - we have two large dogs (38 and 45kg) - maybe not as big as yours!
We definitely wanted timber flooring for most of the house (carpet in lounge, bedrooms and tiles…
Just as a thought from experience. It doesn't matter how high up you are you are still only a few steps away from the car park where a lot of…
Jan 02, 2009 7:21 am
Tiles... cold, dirty, breakage-prone?
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…
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. …
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 -…
Blackbutt select or standard?
Thank you everyone for your replies.
Thats a good point Joles, features and character make wood very appealing, so I think the middle ground (the standard) is the way…
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…
Jan 14, 2009 6:21 pm
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…
Jan 15, 2009 6:24 pm
Ceramica Vinyl Floor Tiles
Oops!! I've just discovered the Flooring & Floor Covering Forum! Sorry, l should've put this thread in there instead.
Mods, would it be possible to move this thread?…
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…
Jan 16, 2009 10:12 am
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…
Tiles vs PVC Planking
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.…
Bamboo flooring in Sydney
Thanks helpfuladvise. I am quite a way from purchasing or needing an installer, just doing my homework at the moment.
Black floor options
Here's one link :
Second hand timber flooring
80mm and 108mm are secret nail profile.
There is also now an approved installation method for secret nailing 130mm boards.