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Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
11 December 2007

ASH??????

ASH??????

Ray, you are quite right! My post was intended to address the principles of FIRST AID No pun intended of course :D Poor old glen and…

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Yak_Chat
Dec 11, 2007 12:08 am
Yak_Chat
DY
DY
16 December 2007

Help with colour of wood!

Help with colour of wood!

Hi Jet, Please also take into consideration the Janka rating (or hardness of the timber). You may have a copy of this brochure if you have been in a timber shop. If…

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DY
Dec 16, 2007 6:18 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
17 December 2007

Myth Buster

Myth Buster

:D :D :D That's better Ash - a much more entertaining reply :D

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Yak_Chat
Dec 17, 2007 11:41 pm
Yak_Chat
royalblue
royalblue
19 December 2007

blue carpets?

blue carpets?

OK so you don't like the blue, and its near new carpet. This may be your solution... http://www.revive.com.au/02-carpetdyeing.asp Depending on the type of carpet…

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royalblue
Dec 19, 2007 10:36 pm
Cabinfever
Cabinfever
20 December 2007

Sanding/Polishing floor boards

Sanding/Polishing floor boards

And make sure you pull down and store any soft furnishings, curtains etc that might soak up the smell. It's *very* strong for a week and anything left out will get…

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Cabinfever
Dec 20, 2007 10:06 pm
Cabinfever
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
29 December 2007

How to raise sunken lounge and add floor boards

How to raise sunken lounge and add floor boards

You can just lay joists across the floor at 450mm centres on the sunken area. I'd probably just fill the cavity with insulation batts or similar. If the rest of the house…

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Dukekamaya
Dec 29, 2007 9:46 pm
Dukekamaya
royalblue
royalblue
7 January 2008

Carpet cleaning prices

Carpet cleaning prices

Our real estate agent recommended a carpet cleaner for after the movers…

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royalblue
Jan 07, 2008 9:05 am
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Michelle
Jan 09, 2008 7:29 am
Michelle
mek
mek
10 January 2008

Carpet colour help please!

Carpet colour help please!

I thought I was unique on this forum? :shock:

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mek
Jan 10, 2008 12:16 pm
mek
Michelle
Michelle
12 January 2008

Wooden floors in the kitchen

Wooden floors in the kitchen

And hey, I never said to put carpet in there! :? Now I've got a bloody crook neck from looking sideways at your floor-plan. :evil: Maybe AussieBell…

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Michelle
Jan 12, 2008 8:43 pm
Michelle
wildflower_131
wildflower_131
13 January 2008

Opinions on what flooring would suit this room???

Opinions on what flooring would suit this room???

Michelle Wrote Can I suggest…..only suggest, that you paint the ceiling rafters/beams off white or white depending what you…

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wildflower_131
Jan 13, 2008 12:13 pm
Helyn
Helyn
14 January 2008

Teenagers, substance abuse & carpet!!!!

Teenagers, substance abuse & carpet!!!!

Haha, they say dogs look like their owners :? Actually that is the real me in the photo, holding her. Only 5 weeks old, will be fully weaned and ready to collect in 1…

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Helyn
Jan 14, 2008 12:04 am
Helyn
Touchingcloth
Touchingcloth
16 January 2008

Options for timber floorboards after handover

Options for timber floorboards after handover
1, 2

Thanks guys, the floor does look especially fantastic at night with the lights on. The red really does seem to glow then. As for photo's, as soon as we've got the floor…

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Touchingcloth
Jan 16, 2008 9:41 am
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
17 January 2008

Removing asbestos vinyl tiles and sanding floorboards

Removing asbestos vinyl tiles and sanding floorboards

Do you think I can put down cement sheet, level of course, and tile? Sure can - in fact that's the recommneded thing to do. :D

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Yak_Chat
Jan 17, 2008 4:09 pm
Yak_Chat
vpande
vpande
21 January 2008

Marble flooring anyone?

Marble flooring anyone?

Thanks guys. shall keep the search going.

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vpande
Jan 21, 2008 10:17 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
22 January 2008

Pets, claws and flooring choices

Pets, claws and flooring choices

Cork with a good polyurethane is another option. It is softer & more resilient than timber, but with many of timber's qualities. And…

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Yak_Chat
Jan 22, 2008 1:36 am
Yak_Chat
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Dukekamaya
Jan 22, 2008 9:03 pm
Dukekamaya
Michelle
Michelle
23 January 2008

Floating Floors Instead of Tiles

Floating Floors Instead of Tiles

When I worked for Carpet Court….Quickstep was our best seller! It’s a good product. :D

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Michelle
Jan 23, 2008 5:26 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
25 January 2008

Warning on Flooring

Warning on Flooring

While working for Carpet Court we never went ahead with final payment without ringing the customer first to give them option to come in and use their card or give us the…

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Michelle
Jan 25, 2008 7:43 pm
Michelle
royalblue
royalblue
26 January 2008

Sealing Grouting

Sealing Grouting

You're forgiven. :) Besides, I like women that say OMG! :D :twisted: Ash.

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royalblue
Jan 26, 2008 8:18 pm
royalblue
royalblue
27 January 2008

Cork Flooring

Cork Flooring

I just mentioned cork flooring to my husband & he screwed up his face & furrowed his brows...i think i'll have to show him Ash's pics to…

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royalblue
Jan 27, 2008 8:16 pm
parker
parker
29 January 2008

Name that finish

Name that finish

Seems you were right, thanks! The patching I've done isn't finished yet, but…

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parker
Jan 29, 2008 7:24 pm
parker
d@n
d@n
2 February 2008

100% nylon vs 100% wool carpet

100% nylon vs 100% wool carpet

I could line up some nylons with…

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d@n
Feb 02, 2008 10:13 am
Vlad76
Vlad76
9 February 2008

hard wood floors

hard wood floors

I am putting solid timber flooring - parquetry. It's 18mm thick, but I chose them based on what we liked, not necessarily the cheapest. For example the parquetry we…

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Vlad76
Feb 09, 2008 11:33 pm
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royalblue
Feb 10, 2008 11:22 pm
Perth_Euro
Perth_Euro
11 February 2008

Patio / Deck Timber Flooring at ground level

Patio / Deck Timber Flooring at ground level

Thanks Perth_Euro, That's exactly the type of deck I'm referring too. Nice pics on your blog about it. Couldn't tell but did you have…

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Perth_Euro
Feb 11, 2008 9:03 am
Michelle
Michelle
16 February 2008

Painting stairs

Painting stairs

:z: my pleasure

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Michelle
Feb 16, 2008 6:29 pm
Michelle
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
18 February 2008

Timber floating boards in Kitchen

Timber floating boards in Kitchen

I did my kitchen with 1000mm high benchtops which apparently is becoming more popular over the traditional 900mm - washing up is so much better not having…

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Yak_Chat
Feb 18, 2008 11:51 pm
Yak_Chat
DeeElle
DeeElle
19 February 2008

tiles

tiles

Choosing our bathroom colours was the hardest :shock: It was a fun day and amazingly we prefered a lot of their standard range rather than the…

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DeeElle
Feb 19, 2008 10:33 pm
DeeElle
royalblue
royalblue
22 February 2008

carpet laying costs

carpet laying costs

A very rough figure would be around $700-750 (about $30 per lineal metre). In many cases, if you are buying new carpet, they will give you a quote based on your…

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royalblue
Feb 22, 2008 12:25 am
nzfiona
nzfiona
24 February 2008

Western Suburbs - Best Price!

Western Suburbs - Best Price!

Thanks - we might have a looksee ourselves! Fiona

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nzfiona
Feb 24, 2008 8:50 am
nzfiona
Minx
Minx
25 February 2008

Builder laying flooring?

Builder laying flooring?

Sorry perhaps I should have been more clear Cookie I can't ask the builder as we dont have a builder as yet, we are only looking around and I am…

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Minx
Feb 25, 2008 4:16 pm
royalblue
royalblue
25 February 2008

What Carpet should we choose?

What Carpet should we choose?

Gotta question if a timber floor is best in a billiard room? Noise factor, and possible dents to timber from flying billiard balls? :? I think from what I'm hearing…

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royalblue
Feb 25, 2008 8:30 pm
FionaL
FionaL
27 February 2008

Quote question

Quote question

Hi, I've had 2 different companies in to give me quotes on timber laminate floor boards and carpet but they've both come back with different measurements. 1 was a lot…

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FionaL
Feb 27, 2008 1:44 pm
Jo K
Jo K
29 February 2008

Wool loop carpet

Wool loop carpet
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OK. I'll see how quote comes up & go from there. Once again thanks for all your help. Jo

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Jo K
Feb 29, 2008 8:46 am
Jo K
royalblue
royalblue
2 March 2008

Terrazzo

Terrazzo

Terrazzo tiles don't quite have the same qualities of an installed terrazzo floor. Older 'classic' terrazzo has a cementitious base that is polished, whilst later…

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royalblue
Mar 02, 2008 5:35 pm
Kyle
Kyle
2 March 2008

Wood over tiles

Wood over tiles

Thanks Duke, Do you have any idea about the price of the flooring?? And what exactly is a "a moisture barrirer?

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Kyle
Mar 02, 2008 8:55 pm
bec
bec
2 March 2008

Haze on polished porcelain

Haze on polished porcelain

thankyou Ive seen this happen :evil: looks like a very informative article

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bec
Mar 02, 2008 11:45 pm
royalblue
royalblue
6 March 2008

Crocking rugs from IKEA

Crocking rugs from IKEA

Unfortunate but not surprising if the rug is bright red and has no backing!! I guess they're not designed to be placed on…

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royalblue
Mar 06, 2008 1:17 pm
royalblue
royalblue
7 March 2008

What flooring should I have??

What flooring should I have??

Main question here is how long do you realistically think you will live with the floorcoverings you choose. Some folk build on a limited budget, and fit basic…

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royalblue
Mar 07, 2008 11:45 pm
Michelle
Michelle
11 March 2008

LUKE!!!!

LUKE!!!!

Steve….that’s perfect! :D :D Just what I need…to see the colours! It’s unfortunately, something I have not bothered to get into…..timber and colours. Thank…

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Michelle
Mar 11, 2008 2:24 pm
Michelle
DeeElle
DeeElle
15 March 2008

Timber floor hardness

Timber floor hardness
1, 2

Ive seen some middle range quality laminate that looks ... simply put dreadful after 5 or so years. Plus it can't be sanded back. If you are planning on getting wood…

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DeeElle
Mar 15, 2008 12:58 am
DeeElle
Michelle
Michelle
15 March 2008

Laminate v Vinyl - which is least smelly?

Laminate v Vinyl - which is least smelly?

After working with both these products I think the Laminate would be stronger and hang longer. But what Ash said is a good idea, although when you order your vinyl, it…

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Michelle
Mar 15, 2008 12:49 pm
Michelle
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
15 March 2008

Spotted Gum

Spotted Gum

You get near the same amount of colour variation in an ironbark floor unless you go with a select grade

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Dukekamaya
Mar 15, 2008 6:53 pm
Dukekamaya
bec
bec
20 March 2008

carpet query

carpet query
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thankyou for your advice! :D

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bec
Mar 20, 2008 10:23 am
Michelle
Michelle
1 April 2008

* Floor Company

* Floor Company

I have to add here, the large franchise companies like, Carpet Court, Carpet Choice and the rest, aren’t all as bad as each other. Some are good, some are bad, it…

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Michelle
Apr 01, 2008 5:42 pm
Michelle
eimaj
eimaj
1 April 2008

Floating Floor on Stairs

Floating Floor on Stairs
1, 2

I'm hoping to get floating flooring done on my stairs and someone said to me that I need to be careful its not a tripping hazard if the stairs…

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eimaj
Apr 01, 2008 6:18 pm
haywgl
haywgl
2 April 2008

Carpet :)

Carpet :)

Thanks Ash :) Looking at that site I'm thinking Bedrooms/Upstairs living - Nylon/Wool blend in either Cut Pile twist or Cut PIle Plush AND Study/Downstairs…

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haywgl
Apr 02, 2008 8:59 pm
haywgl
pasey25
pasey25
6 April 2008

Carpet or Timber staircase

Carpet or Timber staircase
1, 2

thats the problem. I have to know enough to know when they…

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pasey25
Apr 06, 2008 5:49 pm
pasey25
sirgoat
sirgoat
6 April 2008

To DIY or Not to DIY - that is the Question!

To DIY or Not to DIY - that is the Question!

did our own floating floor over floor boards, basically the final job will more or less hang on how flat and solid the floor underneath is. We had a dip in our kitchen…

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sirgoat
Apr 06, 2008 9:46 pm


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