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royalblue
royalblue
11 April 2008

Another Question for Ash....

Another Question for Ash....

OK have had a look here http://www.rubberflooring.com.au/prodinfo/features.htm It is a very durable surface, and quite practical in many ways. However, you might need…

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royalblue
Apr 11, 2008 7:43 pm
bec
bec
13 April 2008

Tiles and grout

Tiles and grout

Don't worry about sounding clueless. That's fine.... it makes me sound sooooo bloody great! LOL :lol:

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bec
Apr 13, 2008 8:19 pm
royalblue
royalblue
15 April 2008

Slate

Slate

Hi Tang, You already have slate through the house, and like it.....fine. With the new room, why not carpet it instead, so you can also enjoy the warmth, softness &…

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royalblue
Apr 15, 2008 10:53 am
royalblue
royalblue
15 April 2008

Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate

From the photo, that looks very dark. I'd avoid a carpet that shade. Surely there's one a bit lighter that you like? :?

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royalblue
Apr 15, 2008 11:16 pm
to_do_list
to_do_list
17 April 2008

Nice rugs!

Nice rugs!

not a post by…

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to_do_list
Apr 17, 2008 2:46 pm
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HF123
HF123
17 April 2008

High build, gloss, thick polyurethane and coats

High build, gloss, thick polyurethane and coats

What is wrong with an oil or wax, why does every one insist in covering their floors with a plastic coating? If you must use polyurethane you might like to consider…

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HF123
Apr 17, 2008 4:54 pm
royalblue
royalblue
17 April 2008

Another question for Ash

Another question for Ash

Oops! Hurd's Carpet Cleaning Phone: 0418 126 888 Contact: Rod Hurd Area: Tasmania You could also try contacting Grout Perfect, and see if they have a…

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royalblue
Apr 17, 2008 11:51 pm
Michelle
Michelle
18 April 2008

floating floors....help!

floating floors....help!

I’ve heard Boral is good. I haven’t had anything to do with the flooring as yet. I did sell Readyflor when I worked for Carpet Court, and everyone seemed to be…

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Michelle
Apr 18, 2008 8:03 pm
Michelle
to_do_list
to_do_list
21 April 2008

Can Anyone Help Me Decipher Timber Flooring Terms Please?

Can Anyone Help Me Decipher Timber Flooring Terms Please?

Kyton, full feature grade would most probably mean that the timber shows the gum veins veins etc and the other natural features of…

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to_do_list
Apr 21, 2008 8:39 pm
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VJ
VJ
22 April 2008

Floor tiling by builder - is it better?

Floor tiling by builder - is it better?

We were given a quote of approx $13k for the standard floor tiling to the ff. areas: - entry through to kitchen - kitchen - dining and family room This is based on…

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VJ
Apr 22, 2008 3:03 pm
VJ
JT
JT
22 April 2008

Want to do tiling ourselves but....!!!!!!

Want to do tiling ourselves but....!!!!!!

Thanks snistr, we will def get tiles thru national tiles and actually have our tiles selection this monday. We've been to a few national tiles retail stores and found a…

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JT
Apr 22, 2008 7:34 pm
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to_do_list
Apr 23, 2008 12:27 pm
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Casa2
Casa2
24 April 2008

Vinyl with timber?

Vinyl with timber?

At work, we have vinyl in the open plan "kitchen" area. It looks great. Nice dark coour that almost has a dark stone look to it and is nice underfoot and very easy to…

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Casa2
Apr 24, 2008 12:31 pm
arkraider
arkraider
30 April 2008

Larger floor tiles?

Larger floor tiles?

Our standard range allowed us to go to 450 x 450, so we found something we liked in that size.....

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arkraider
Apr 30, 2008 4:28 pm
arkraider
royalblue
royalblue
30 April 2008

Let’s talk about carpets!

Let’s talk about carpets!

At Christmas I had a client walk grease in on my carpet while visiting me. (in photo!) :evil: I’m yet to get it cleaned, as I also want to get the…

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royalblue
Apr 30, 2008 10:25 pm
royalblue
royalblue
30 April 2008

Stainmaster

Stainmaster

There are carpet cleaners and carpet cleaners! Its an unregulated industry, and anyone can set up biz with little or no knowledge. A trained tech will know which (out of…

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royalblue
Apr 30, 2008 11:00 pm
oznow
oznow
1 May 2008

round edge tiles?

round edge tiles?

Hi bec how much the tiler charge you per sqm?

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oznow
May 01, 2008 1:58 pm
oznow
DeeElle
DeeElle
2 May 2008

Selection Day Tomorrow: Should We Upgrade Our Carpet?

Selection Day Tomorrow: Should We Upgrade Our Carpet?

A modern carpet sweeper is the best thing for those crumbs. 3M make a very good one. Also rubbermaid (I think). Sometimes a good old…

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DeeElle
May 02, 2008 11:41 pm
DeeElle
Southies
Southies
3 May 2008

Winter and floating wooden floors

Winter and floating wooden floors

Not to mention the fact also that a lot of draughts come in via the gaps between the boards & skirtings. :(

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Southies
May 03, 2008 6:13 am
Southies
royalblue
royalblue
5 May 2008

LAYER

LAYER

I dunno, but in most cases, the contractor selling you the flooring is the logical one. Having said that, it does pay to be very assertive, and ask the contractor who is…

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royalblue
May 05, 2008 3:29 pm
ChrisL
ChrisL
5 May 2008

Pros & Cons of Different Flooring

Pros & Cons of Different Flooring

natbut, Of the 3 main bamboo types, strandwoven is best. It is the hardest, doesn't have the 'spotty' look, and the most solid-wood-looking. But it is more expensive…

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ChrisL
May 05, 2008 7:34 pm
Rochyjp
Rochyjp
8 May 2008

Floating Floor vs hardwood timber floor

Floating Floor vs hardwood timber floor

Normal laminate flooring can't be used in kitchen because inevitably there are large amount of spills splashed on the floor. Some special laminate flooring can work well…

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Rochyjp
May 08, 2008 10:25 pm
HF123
HF123
9 May 2008

laminate over tiles

laminate over tiles

The underlay will only follow the contours of…

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HF123
May 09, 2008 9:11 pm
HF123
HF123
9 May 2008

pulling up floor boards

pulling up floor boards

I'm so sure about my sight or hearing, but my sense of smell is good :P

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HF123
May 09, 2008 9:28 pm
royalblue
royalblue
9 May 2008

Carpet over tiles

Carpet over tiles

Dunno, it's not my decision. I'm just saying it…

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royalblue
May 09, 2008 11:25 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
9 May 2008

question about newly laid carpet

question about newly laid carpet
1, 2

Sorry guys! It was HF123 ... a stop line! This is apparently where the machine pauses in one spot for a moment too long and creates an uneven line in the threading. …

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mattwalker
May 09, 2008 11:35 pm
mattwalker
Tellsth
Tellsth
10 May 2008

Timber floating floor vs laminate

Timber floating floor vs laminate

Regarding durability, definitely laminate flooring is much better than harwood flooring as its surface is much more wear resistant. However, inead laminate flooring is of…

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Tellsth
May 10, 2008 10:06 pm
Tellsth
Tellsth
11 May 2008

floors

floors

There are many forum which talks about laminate flooring especially. You can search that at internet. You can follow the installation instruction if the suppliers offers…

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Tellsth
May 11, 2008 8:46 pm
*MJ*
*MJ*
15 May 2008

grout haze left on new tiles

grout haze left on new tiles

Are they a vitrified porcelain in a solid/mono tone colour? Or are they a glazed porcelain? I assume there probably…

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*MJ*
May 15, 2008 12:44 am
Michelle
Michelle
18 May 2008

lamintate flooring finish.

lamintate flooring finish.

We had to get the 3/4 around the edge because all our architraves and door frames are concreted in! We had to remove a small amount when we moved…

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Michelle
May 18, 2008 9:30 am
Michelle
acm2269
acm2269
18 May 2008

Bamboo flooring

Bamboo flooring

Hi, I just saw a bamboo flooring in natural shade and its fantastic. So, I decided to search for a bamboo flooring supplier.Ended up with Bamboo and Timber Select in…

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acm2269
May 18, 2008 5:08 pm
acm2269
royalblue
royalblue
19 May 2008

Soloution dyed nylon carpet???

Soloution dyed nylon carpet???

Here's an example of specs of a quality commercial carpet (this is the carpet sample that Paula was considering for her home office)...

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royalblue
May 19, 2008 11:09 pm
gpierce
gpierce
20 May 2008

Soft Thick Carpets

Soft Thick Carpets

I think you're right, I don't think there was any wool in it. From what I remember seemed pretty synthetic, but had a really nice feel. I did most of the vacuuming, and I…

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gpierce
May 20, 2008 11:19 am
melanie02
melanie02
21 May 2008

Does anyone have Bolyu (Beaulieu) Broadwalk carpet?

Does anyone have Bolyu (Beaulieu) Broadwalk carpet?

Thanks Ash :D It,s so confusing looking at all the different carpet types :roll: We,ve been into several carpet shops and nearly all of them recommended this carpet,but…

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melanie02
May 21, 2008 10:02 am
royalblue
royalblue
21 May 2008

Synthetic sisal

Synthetic sisal

Natural cellulose type floorcoverings are expensive and are a poor choice. They are very difficult to maintain and clean effectively. Most carpet cleaners won't touch…

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royalblue
May 21, 2008 10:49 am
royalblue
royalblue
21 May 2008

Sales on Flooring

Sales on Flooring

OK that's good. Wasn't having a go at you, but generally I think there's too much focus on the 'best deal' instead of the 'best product'. If you know exactly what type…

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royalblue
May 21, 2008 7:19 pm
acm2269
acm2269
25 May 2008

FINAL WORD ON TIMBER FLOATING FLOORBOARDS

FINAL WORD ON TIMBER FLOATING FLOORBOARDS

Hi Rowan/CMT, Have a look at the Sydney Blue Gum of Harvey Norman. They're on special right now. They're Sydney Blue Gum is 5mm thick and their quote is reasonable with…

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acm2269
May 25, 2008 12:25 pm
acm2269
nzfiona
nzfiona
25 May 2008

Laminate flooring

Laminate flooring

Tellsth / Rochyjp So which laminate flooring company do you work for? It would be very interesting to know. Fiona

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nzfiona
May 25, 2008 4:47 pm
nzfiona
royalblue
royalblue
26 May 2008

Appreciation of fine things!

Appreciation of fine things!

A bit of casual browsing in Ebay recently, and I spotted this piece of old axminster. A runner 68cm wide and less than 4m long. I watched it out of interest (NO, I did…

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royalblue
May 26, 2008 2:21 am
FionaL
FionaL
27 May 2008

laminate flooring

laminate flooring

When i say it has scratches on it already, I mean that I myself can see them when cleaning the floor. I know where they are i guess. If you were to stand and look at it it…

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FionaL
May 27, 2008 12:59 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
28 May 2008

How long does renewed grout look good?

How long does renewed grout look good?

Cool. I think I'll skip the grout pens then. I've emailed that Perfect Grout place to ask them some questions. Looking forward to them writing back!!

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grace_slick
May 28, 2008 3:57 pm
grace_slick
VJ
VJ
30 May 2008

polished porcelain sealing

polished porcelain sealing

Thanks, Paula! That was quick! You're a gem! :D

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VJ
May 30, 2008 11:39 pm
VJ
royalblue
royalblue
3 June 2008

Is this carpet any good?

Is this carpet any good?

Warrantys and conditions will vary from carpet to carpet and with different manufacturers. You should follow the advice given by the manufacturer of your carpets, which…

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royalblue
Jun 03, 2008 1:50 am
dtklamf
dtklamf
3 June 2008

floors and legal/strata stuff

floors and legal/strata stuff

i've decided on the flooring style but my stumbling block now is that I have to advise/ask permission to do any work inside my apartment from the strata ,though i think…

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dtklamf
Jun 03, 2008 7:38 am
Casa2
Casa2
4 June 2008

Big River Timber floors

Big River Timber floors

Quiet a few people have "sought" 12 mm ply. It makes sense to me since 12 mm ply + 12 mm floorboards makes an achievable height to balance with carpet. We need 28 mm…

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Casa2
Jun 04, 2008 7:55 pm


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