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shellsy
shellsy
22 June 2015

Pre finished solid timber flooring

Pre finished solid timber flooring

Hi all. Just wondering if anyone has used the pre finished solid timber floor boards in a new build. We are looking at these but are concerned about them getting…

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shellsy
Jun 22, 2015 6:07 pm
yvonneh
yvonneh
22 June 2015

Expansion joints and timber/bamboo flooring

Expansion joints and timber/bamboo flooring

We are doing our floors now. We are making sure we are under cutting the plaster board to make sure there is enough expansion space.... I hope it'll be OK!

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yvonneh
Jun 22, 2015 8:42 am
12Monkeys
12Monkeys
12 June 2015

Spotted Gum Hardwood Flooring

Spotted Gum Hardwood Flooring

Yes I'm in the industry. But I'm up in Queensland.

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12Monkeys
Jun 12, 2015 9:18 pm
ctvu
ctvu
8 June 2015

Solid timber 180mm x 19mm secret nailed

Solid timber 180mm x 19mm secret nailed

A few times I've heard where these wide boards has been installed this way only for problems to arise down the track. The installers response…

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ctvu
Jun 08, 2015 10:16 pm
Saintza
Saintza
5 June 2015

Vinyl plank flooring edge cap - crappy

Vinyl plank flooring edge cap - crappy

Thank you both - the colours caught my eye is all :)

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Saintza
Jun 05, 2015 10:40 am
dolphinblu
dolphinblu
1 June 2015

Feast Watson Liming Floor finish

Feast Watson Liming Floor finish

Thanks Stewie The cyprus flooring is in the existing part of the house and it would have been to costly to change. The extension is polished concrete and I really like…

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dolphinblu
Jun 01, 2015 10:26 am

Parador laminate - Classic 1050 V Trendtime 1

Parador laminate - Classic 1050 V Trendtime 1

Hi everyone Just wondering if anyone has chosen either parador classic 1050 or a trendtime 1 laminate flooring for your home.. If anyone has any pics of it installed that…

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ASH Jordan Springs
May 23, 2015 8:15 pm
ASH Jordan Springs
mgilla
mgilla
22 May 2015

Skirting Height for Tiling After

Skirting Height for Tiling After

It really depends on the tile, an 8mm tile will work if you leave skirt up 11mm, but if it's a 12mm tile you will need 15-16mm

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mgilla
May 22, 2015 7:04 pm
Perth_Euro
Perth_Euro
19 May 2015

Embelton Bamboo Flooring

Embelton Bamboo Flooring

Heya SeaChange. Hows has the floor held up a few years later? We are looking at the Embleton Pilbara.

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Perth_Euro
May 19, 2015 11:53 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
15 May 2015

Polished concrete disaster

Polished concrete disaster

Not enough grinding, no grouting, no densifing and no polishing. Why were they there?

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onc_artisan
May 15, 2015 4:00 pm
onc_artisan
Hootie
Hootie
13 May 2015

Can vinyl planks butt up to carpet without edge strip?

Can vinyl planks butt up to carpet without edge strip?

Just in case anyone else is intersted, I got a part answer to my question here. http://www.houzz.com/discussions/923636 ... ets-carpet Still searching for a definitive…

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Hootie
May 13, 2015 3:52 pm
Hootie
stinkybuns
stinkybuns
13 May 2015

Dark bamboo floor..Anyone have regrets

Dark bamboo floor..Anyone have regrets

My sister just recently finished building a two story house last Sept. She chose to have dark chocolate brown bamboo floor for upstairs and now she regrets having dark…

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stinkybuns
May 13, 2015 3:45 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
9 May 2015

Wood look tiles

Wood look tiles

Thanks for the response... Stewie D is it common for newly built homes to have uneven slabs (novice question, I know!) All slabs will have…

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Stewie D
May 09, 2015 9:31 pm
Threegreenpeas
Threegreenpeas
2 May 2015

Blackbutt T&G flooring vs Engineered Oak floating flooring

Blackbutt T&G flooring vs Engineered Oak floating flooring

Hoping someone can give me help with my flooring decision! We are building a ground floor extension on a concrete slab (no room for piers and…

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Threegreenpeas
May 02, 2015 11:02 pm
belladonna99
belladonna99
2 May 2015

New Bamboo

New Bamboo

Has anyone used this colour bamboo. I am looking at it for my kitchen dining room and would love to hear from someone who has used it or who knows someone whose used it,…

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belladonna99
May 02, 2015 2:41 pm
limefroggy
limefroggy
30 April 2015

tiler recommendations- croydon

tiler recommendations- croydon

How does one go about finding a good tiler? Does anyone know anyone?

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limefroggy
Apr 30, 2015 1:54 pm
limefroggy
yvonneh
yvonneh
29 April 2015

alternative to quad when installing floorboards

alternative to quad when installing floorboards

did you see this thread? :) http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=76934

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yvonneh
Apr 29, 2015 3:49 pm
Excited_much
Excited_much
29 April 2015

Parador or Ezi Click Laminate Flooring

Parador or Ezi Click Laminate Flooring

Parador is a good brand, I didnt go with it, but I have heard only good feedback.

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Excited_much
Apr 29, 2015 12:27 pm
Excited_much
Bexy1510
Bexy1510
26 April 2015

Bamboo Flooring photos

Bamboo Flooring photos

Does anybody have any photos to share of their bamboo flooring? I have had a look at the samples in stores but it`s hard to imagine what it would look like on a larger scale. TIA :)

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Bexy1510
Apr 26, 2015 3:16 pm
Bexy1510
kron
kron
22 April 2015

All tiled or part carpet?

All tiled or part carpet?

We went with timber laminate to main areas (except wet which are tile) and carpet in bedrooms.

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kron
Apr 22, 2015 9:52 pm
herbie1986
herbie1986
8 April 2015

Engineered Timber Flooring - Perth

Engineered Timber Flooring - Perth

I am looking at TOC in Joondalup too - so far very impressed with Kevin and we are looking at Blackbutt or Spotted Gum. I believe TBrown - who is on the forum and built in…

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herbie1986
Apr 08, 2015 5:29 pm
miteq
miteq
7 April 2015

New Concrete Floor- Which sealer

New Concrete Floor- Which sealer

Depending on the installer most I have found will generally always use penetrating sealer's. Me, I'd do the same. If you are looking for something with a little depth of…

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miteq
Apr 07, 2015 3:50 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
5 April 2015

Help me pick a carpet to match my interior colours??

Help me pick a carpet to match my interior colours??

Thanks guys! I think I'm going to sneak down to Bunnings with my tile sample and look at some colours. It won't be an exact match to my carpet choices, but might help me…

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aloenyx
Apr 05, 2015 9:41 am
aloenyx
Joker
Joker
3 April 2015

Bamboo flooring installation - beading or no beading?

Bamboo flooring installation - beading or no beading?

I've got bamboo in all living areas and thick carpet in bedrooms and I have not noticed any difference to the naked eye,no ugly quad used , but I ,Ve got 100mm skirting boards.

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Joker
Apr 03, 2015 10:56 pm
autumnleaves
autumnleaves
2 April 2015

hardwood flOORS- Waterproofing Eliminating a leak

hardwood flOORS- Waterproofing Eliminating a leak

Hey guys, I have stumbled across this forum in my search for answers and hope someone can help We have beautiful hard floors on the top level of our home, which are all…

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autumnleaves
Apr 02, 2015 11:09 am
Gunna
Gunna
31 March 2015

Any Tiler recommendations for Brisbane\Ipswich

Any Tiler recommendations for Brisbane\Ipswich

We are building but doing the flooring in the living areas ourselves. One of my pet peeves is tiles that have a grout line that jumps left and right a few mm every couple…

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Gunna
Mar 31, 2015 5:53 pm
blutek
blutek
27 March 2015

Michelle - Carpet help please!!!

Michelle - Carpet help please!!!

We choose a wool carpet for a bedroom, to match existing carpet in other rooms. However, the new carpet feels very rough, like it's made from straw. The existing carpet…

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blutek
Mar 27, 2015 10:10 pm
tsmith
tsmith
27 March 2015

Very Bad Experience - Myaree Ceramics

Very Bad Experience - Myaree Ceramics

This company were really good to us!!! I love this place

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tsmith
Mar 27, 2015 8:55 pm
Excited_much
Excited_much
26 March 2015

Need some help...can't decide!!

Need some help...can't decide!!
1, 2

Did anyone get Kenbrock installed? Reviews and Pics? :)

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Excited_much
Mar 26, 2015 11:01 am
Excited_much
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Excited_much
Mar 26, 2015 10:59 am
Excited_much
Adam.M
Adam.M
24 March 2015

Installing Laminate flooring near bifold doors.

Installing Laminate flooring near bifold doors.

Posting a picture would give us all great clarity to what you are after!

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Adam.M
Mar 24, 2015 10:50 am
Excited_much
Excited_much
23 March 2015

Reviews Vinyl Planks - Polyflor, Karndean, Kenbrock, Genero

Reviews Vinyl Planks - Polyflor, Karndean, Kenbrock, Genero

Hi, Has anyone had the following vinyl planks installed? Karndean - Opus or Knight Tile Polyflor - Camaro or Expona Genero - Design (Choices Flooring) Kenbrock - Harmony…

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Excited_much
Mar 23, 2015 4:12 pm
Excited_much
acaicas
acaicas
13 March 2015

Preference 4mm Oak - anyone used these boards?

Preference 4mm Oak - anyone used these boards?

We are considering a Chinese brand, Preference for our 4mm oak engineered flooring. Although Chinese the supplier has stated they don't have issues with formaldehyde or…

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acaicas
Mar 13, 2015 10:09 am
kes1984
kes1984
10 March 2015

UTF "bolero" Europlank anyone?

UTF "bolero" Europlank anyone?

I am thinking of going Rustic Black at this point. Thought the flooring looks better than I expected for builders range.

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kes1984
Mar 10, 2015 2:09 pm
ramul
ramul
8 March 2015

Carpet for a holiday rental

Carpet for a holiday rental

I have a holiday rental on the Mid North Coast of NSW near Kempsey. The rubber backed direct glued carpet has lasted 30 years but its time for a change. We are about 100…

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ramul
Mar 08, 2015 11:58 am
Nic and Shell 1
Nic and Shell 1
7 March 2015

Timber laminate/Scotia beading-help please

Timber laminate/Scotia beading-help please

Thanks Michelle!! We will definitely ask the installer about this when it comes to it :)

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Nic and Shell 1
Mar 07, 2015 11:30 am
Matt1
Matt1
6 March 2015

Allowance for carpet

Allowance for carpet

A friend of mine used to work for Pacific Dunlop and advised that upgrading your underlay generally gives you more bang for your buck than upgrading your carpet. We're…

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Matt1
Mar 06, 2015 12:13 pm
Matt1
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
6 March 2015

Flooring experts/people with timber - Blackbutt

Flooring experts/people with timber - Blackbutt

Sorry yes I meant to say select.. typo in my first post. I was also thinking it would show more dings over time.

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Leksie5000
Mar 06, 2015 11:13 am
goody59
goody59
5 March 2015

Sealing vinyl floor

Sealing vinyl floor

Seen some posts that Karndean should be sealed with dim-glo... Can't find anything on their website about it though..…

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goody59
Mar 05, 2015 7:34 pm
goody59
yvonneh
yvonneh
2 March 2015

Carpet or floating floors first?

Carpet or floating floors first?

*cough* Um maybe I'll stick to plan A. We are just going to go to a carpet place and choose two carpets (home theatre has a different colour scheme) with amazing underlay

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yvonneh
Mar 02, 2015 8:18 am
yvonneh
yvonneh
1 March 2015

Brintons Carpet

Brintons Carpet

wow! they look so pretty! They would definitely make a nice rug.

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yvonneh
Mar 01, 2015 8:07 pm
yvonneh
yvonneh
1 March 2015

Leave the skirting off to lay floor coverings????

Leave the skirting off to lay floor coverings????

We asked our builders to tack on the skirting boards so we could do our own floors after handover. That way they cut and paint them but we can remove the skirting easily…

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yvonneh
Mar 01, 2015 8:04 pm
catfabray
catfabray
24 February 2015

Aquadrop or waterproof laminate - any reviews?

Aquadrop or waterproof laminate - any reviews?

Hi there, I am a new member. I have been doing some research as we are installing a new laminate floor in an open-plan kitchen/living, and I am…

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catfabray
Feb 24, 2015 2:15 pm
mim_feher
mim_feher
23 February 2015

installation cost of vinyl planks vs tiles

installation cost of vinyl planks vs tiles

We have decided to go timber look tiles, hubby didn't like vinyl. So now to find one we like. Thank you build123 for the information. Now to look for tiles although we…

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mim_feher
Feb 23, 2015 2:52 am
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newhouser
Feb 21, 2015 1:44 am
newhouser
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
19 February 2015

Help need some information.

Help need some information.

Perhaps make enquiries through the titles office in your state. You can actually track the progress of dealings on your block and the subdivision if you register to do…

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Treeseachanger
Feb 19, 2015 8:04 pm
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tj9630
Feb 18, 2015 8:30 pm
Excited_much
Excited_much
18 February 2015

FLOORING

FLOORING
1, 2, 3, 4

Bumping this thread back up!! I am from Perth and trying to decide on a vinyl plank. Once I have all the quotes back, I will post the prices, and then off to the shop to…

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Excited_much
Feb 18, 2015 4:31 pm
Excited_much
Beetaloo
Beetaloo
16 February 2015

Floor Tiles - Opinions on Tile Spacing & Levelling Clips

Floor Tiles - Opinions on Tile Spacing & Levelling Clips

Thanks Travis, I will stay with 3mm spacers. However I am still undecided if I will need to use a tile levelling system. Any thoughts about when to use a tile…

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Beetaloo
Feb 16, 2015 9:38 pm
Beetaloo


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