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ausdesign
ausdesign
6 September 2004

Tile Flooring Installation

Tile Flooring Installation

In deference to the previous reply - no you can't ( successfully). 1. Ensure your flooring is secure - renail any loose boards 2. Install a suitable underlay as per the…

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ausdesign
Sep 06, 2004 12:31 pm
ausdesign
EGGENZ
EGGENZ
16 November 2004

decorating particle board floor

decorating particle board floor

HEY THERE A MANY WAYS YOU CAN GO AND HERE THEY ARE 1. A SOLID COLOUR TO MATCH YOUR FLOOR BOARDS IS THE FIRST OPTIONS WITH THOUSANDS OF COLOURS TO CHOOSE FROM YOU SHOULD…

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EGGENZ
Nov 16, 2004 8:17 pm
EGGENZ
builda
builda
25 July 2006

Polished boards/parquetry - Gloss, satin or matt??

Polished boards/parquetry - Gloss, satin or matt??

My personal preference is Satin 'cos it doesn't show up all the dirt as much. Also, the high gloss does scuff in the traffic areas but the satin remains more consistent…

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builda
Jul 25, 2006 8:56 am
builda
EGGENZ
EGGENZ
6 September 2006

Painting Ceramic Floor Tiles

Painting Ceramic Floor Tiles

G'day "BRO" There is no foolproof way of painting floor tiles; the coating is always going to come off. However, the best way is to; lighltly sand them, to remove…

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EGGENZ
Sep 06, 2006 9:53 pm
EGGENZ
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eugenekirmani
Sep 22, 2006 12:12 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
26 September 2006

new floorboards

new floorboards

The other finish you are talking about is tung oil. This gives a low sheen natural look to the floor, although provides no actual protection from scratches or dings. Yes…

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Dukekamaya
Sep 26, 2006 4:21 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
27 September 2006

bamboo flooring

bamboo flooring

A neat trick is to get a sample of the bamboo flooring you are thinking of buying. Put it through hell, try scratch it using household…

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Dukekamaya
Sep 27, 2006 7:22 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
27 December 2006

Floorboards and vinal

Floorboards and vinal

It depends on the difference in floor height you need to mate - but as said masonite is usually the way to go.

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Dukekamaya
Dec 27, 2006 8:07 pm
Dukekamaya
bunoluvas
bunoluvas
8 January 2007

Uniclick/Quickstep Flooring Query

Uniclick/Quickstep Flooring Query

Lovely, Thanks Michelle. It seems I have so many questions as we near building completion so good advise is always apreciated.

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bunoluvas
Jan 08, 2007 6:56 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
9 January 2007

Creaky Floorboards

Creaky Floorboards

you need to get under the house first with someone on top and work out exactly where they are creaking - it may be as simple as screwing some 'chocks' to the joists under…

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Dukekamaya
Jan 09, 2007 11:44 am
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
9 January 2007

Tiles Or Floorboards

Tiles Or Floorboards

only you can really decide that - its your place after all. Your looking at 2 completely different feels and looks. The floors running perpendicular is not a problem, you…

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Dukekamaya
Jan 09, 2007 11:46 am
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
14 January 2007

Tung Oil - have you had it? Would you have it again?

Tung Oil - have you had it? Would you have it again?

Putting an acrylic polymer sealer over TUNG oil is a messy business and not neccessary. It requires stripping before recoating which involves a lot of water on the floor…

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Dukekamaya
Jan 14, 2007 8:24 pm
Dukekamaya
barnsey
barnsey
14 January 2007

Does anyone know a better brand of polyurethane finish?

Does anyone know a better brand of polyurethane finish?

the new two pack polly's that i use and made by toby's are all solvent based and have come along way from the early years,wattle 7008 used to yellow up faily quickley but…

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barnsey
Jan 14, 2007 9:43 pm
sehnaz1
sehnaz1
15 January 2007

Uneven Floor

Uneven Floor

The uneven floor is almost repaired so my focus now is on the type of carpet we get and more importantly the type of underlay we use. I have managed to scrape most of…

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sehnaz1
Jan 15, 2007 8:08 am
barnsey
barnsey
16 January 2007

Timber flooring: Floor Prep Cost

Timber flooring: Floor Prep Cost

Is this floor quoted to lay over a concrete floor or partical board floor. I do Blackbutt Standard Grade 80mm x 19mm Solid Tongue & Groove Timber Flooring…

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barnsey
Jan 16, 2007 9:00 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
17 January 2007

Different types of floorboards

Different types of floorboards

Which prices? Prices can vary greatly within species with different grades and widths. Generally 80mm (secret nail) feature and standard and 130mm (top nail) feature are…

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Dukekamaya
Jan 17, 2007 8:02 pm
Dukekamaya
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Budwah
Jan 24, 2007 8:01 pm
Michelle
Michelle
29 January 2007

Ikea laminate flooring

Ikea laminate flooring

I haven’t had anything to do with the brands they are offering. BUT I do know there are good and bad in all selections. If I were you I would get a sample of their…

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Michelle
Jan 29, 2007 8:31 pm
Michelle
bunoluvas
bunoluvas
30 January 2007

Laminate Flooring installation costs?

Laminate Flooring installation costs?

hi momoklick, Well this all depends on what you choose. We are putting 80m2 into our house so will just calculate the cost for your 12m2... Please note this is a…

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bunoluvas
Jan 29, 2007 11:38 pm


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