Flooring & Floor Covering
grace_slickChocolate carpet - Is this dumb?
14 June 2008
Well, sadly, The Sims 2 doesn't have more than 5-6 carpets that I actually like. I always tend to use the same ones in all my (incredibly luxurious, heheh) houses. Either…
VJWe found another porcelain tile from another supplier.. but.
19 June 2008
VJ….before the tilers tile the walls, make sure you have a couple of the floor tiles in the wet areas…..so the tilers get the exact size gape they need…
Dukekamayaengineered floor boards vs solid timber
21 June 2008
Any boards that have warped would probably be a result of moisture, whether it be from the sub-floor or not 'acclimatising' boards before laying. Enginnereed boards and…
kiwi056where to buy felt protectors for furniture on timber floor
21 June 2008
I bought A4 size sheets from the craft section, might have been spotlight, I can’t recall at the moment, it was in black with the sticky backing. Bunnings sell the…
nzfionaWhich laminate thickness is healthier? 12mm vs 8mm?
23 June 2008
Insofar as scratching is concerned, how many times are you going to be "keying" your own floor? If you have a dog - well, you wouldn't allow it indoors anyway, would…
royalblueIs this a reasonable quote for Carpet and Floorboards?
24 June 2008
Cool! You can be the stormy in my teacup anytime!
DukekamayaPreparation for solid timber flooring
26 June 2008
Jarrah is only available in standard and select grades I think, which would price it between $60 - $80 per sq. metre. HWD battens (usually 65x19 decking) you can get for…
DukekamayaWater damaged timber floor - sand down or replace ?
27 June 2008
Theres a pretty massive difference between Tassie oak and cypress pine - noticably the pine knots in the cypress. My money is on it being cypress, in which case you can…
acm2269Difference between Universal and Boral SilkwoodTimber Floor
29 June 2008
Hi guys, Can you kindly shed some insights regarding these 2 brands? Here's an input I got from a salesman from Carpet Call. The backing of Universal, he says, is made…
DukekamayaAnyone have timber floors throughout, ie. no carpet?
29 June 2008
QUOTE:" won't miss the sound of the kids running around on the polished boards though, it echo's through the whole house!! It will be a lot quieter with a slab." THat…
ArcHarmony vinyl tiles by Kenbrock (from Carpet Court)
30 June 2008
Does anyone have any experience with this flooring? I was looking at Karndean and this Kenbrock flooring looks very similar. I'm suspicious it might even be from the same…
DukekamayaDumb Question: How do I know what timber my floor is?
1 July 2008
Doesn't matter as long as its clear
enigma_brennanCost of Boral Silkwood 'Spotted Gum'
6 July 2008
Thanx Stormy, seems our quote is reasonable. Similar to your situation I think. Our supplier is long time established and has an excellent reputation so happy to go…
grace_slickAnyone had any water blasting/hydro cleaning for grout?
7 July 2008
I was just wondering if anyone had used anything like these... http://restile.net/grout.php If they really do work, how much they cost, how long they last, etc... Thanks!
enigma_brennanWhat is the cost per square metre for a tiler?
9 July 2008
Hi Caroline, we were told the same as jrnetwork - add $40 sqm to the cost of the tile to cover the complete cost of installation ie laying and grouting. Hope this helps.…
DukekamayaTimber flooring: Any suggestions, anyone......Michelle???
15 July 2008
I would have to check the standard grade price for Jarrah. I'm guessing about $55-$60 per sq. metre
I'm not sure if I updated but I thought I should tell you that it was a hell job getting out all the tacks and only one or two of the bedrooms were finished after all. The…
DukekamayaWhen to install pre-finished floors during a new build
17 July 2008
Ask the builder if they will leave the skirtings off otherwise fix them with minimal use of nails. Many builders won't do this as they do not nail the bottom of the…
DukekamayaAll opinions welcome...photos of wood floors.
17 July 2008
Spotted gum, coastal blackbutt and Sydney Blue Gum (containing hybrid rose gum) are all grown as plantation timbers. This does not necessarily mean a particular pack of…