Flooring & Floor Covering
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 9:59 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 8:21 am
Jan 02, 2009 10:22 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 7:21 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 7:24 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 11:12 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.
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.