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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 1:52 am
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newhouser
Feb 21, 2015 12:44 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 7:04 pm
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tj9630
Feb 18, 2015 7:30 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 3:31 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 8:38 pm
Beetaloo
goody59
goody59
15 February 2015

Vinyl planks vs laminate flooring

Vinyl planks vs laminate flooring

We were going to install tiles for our living areas because I am a wheelchair user and thought they would be the best option but now we are…

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goody59
Feb 15, 2015 9:48 am
goody59

Hi, first time poster in this forum and just bought I'd put it out there for some opinions on furniture to compliment my floorboards. Currently we are going with Bolero…

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nicpope80
Feb 14, 2015 10:06 pm
trixee
trixee
14 February 2015

Show me your marri flooring

Show me your marri flooring

Hi everyone, We're umming and aahing over whether or not to get marri floorboards. Would love to see some pictures if you've done this in your house. Thanks!

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trixee
Feb 14, 2015 9:28 pm
trixee
light487
light487
12 February 2015

Quickstep Largo

Quickstep Largo

your floor looks stunning! i love bamboo too, hubby is not too keen as we are planning to have dogs once we moved in. apparently it scratches…

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light487
Feb 12, 2015 8:49 pm
light487
bpratt
bpratt
10 February 2015

Painting / sealing garage floor

Painting / sealing garage floor

I'm looking at painting/sealing my new garage floor, and have looked at both the Dy-Mark epoxy packages and the Berger Jet Dry paving paints. Looking at both, they state…

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bpratt
Feb 10, 2015 9:51 am
Melsie68
Melsie68
8 February 2015

Polished porcelain.... Hardto keep clean??

Polished porcelain.... Hardto keep clean??

I have a product from aqua mix and it is brilliant . Probley the same kinda cleaner as grout prefect .tile place recommend it . Never believed it could work but no streaks .

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Melsie68
Feb 08, 2015 1:02 am
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
6 February 2015

Calling carpenters and hardwoord flooring experts - question

Calling carpenters and hardwoord flooring experts - question

Thanks for your reply. We have decided on Blackbutt 130 x 19, what do you recommend for this timber? Secret glued and then top nailed?

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Leksie5000
Feb 06, 2015 7:09 am
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D_rail
Feb 04, 2015 4:45 pm
Cavalia
Cavalia
4 February 2015

Solid Timber Floor cost estimate in Mel?

Solid Timber Floor cost estimate in Mel?

Fzx, what did you end up getting and how much?

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Cavalia
Feb 04, 2015 12:44 pm
CarpetTiles24Seven
CarpetTiles24Seven
3 February 2015

Wear layer on Vinyl Planks

Wear layer on Vinyl Planks

.2mm is pretty standard for domestic use. .5mm and higher is generally what is used in commercial buildings, and of course that is a good thing if you choose to use that…

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CarpetTiles24Seven
Feb 03, 2015 5:45 pm
CarpetTiles24Seven
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
29 January 2015

Hardwood timber floor colour and deck colour

Hardwood timber floor colour and deck colour

I hope so!!!!!! ::lol::We had tassie oak in our rental... lovely…

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Leksie5000
Jan 29, 2015 2:37 pm
robbie_p
robbie_p
27 January 2015

Flooring advice

Flooring advice

Thanks for the advice.. Re the slate, we have been told by a number of suppliers to keep the slate, as its actually very sought after and very expensive as well as quite…

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robbie_p
Jan 27, 2015 3:10 pm
Crazyk
Crazyk
27 January 2015

Medium dark grey tile

Medium dark grey tile

Thanks Stella I'll take a look

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Crazyk
Jan 27, 2015 5:36 am
Crazyk
Crazyk
Crazyk
26 January 2015

Floor tiles-colours

Floor tiles-colours

Hello everyone, I have just chosen my floor tiles and chose a 450x450 charcoal matte floor tile for the house. I also chose 450x450…

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Crazyk
Jan 26, 2015 8:07 pm
Crazyk
namtrak
namtrak
24 January 2015

Approx cost to have 5 rooms sanded and sealed, Sydney Metro

Approx cost to have 5 rooms sanded and sealed, Sydney Metro

Depends on the finish and the quality of the job - at $20 per hour its gonna happen pretty quick. 2-3 days. Yeh, Alex Lind have a lot of contacts in the industry and…

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namtrak
Jan 24, 2015 6:59 pm
acethekite
acethekite
22 January 2015

Regupol 5mm cost

Regupol 5mm cost

Thanks, I saw that ... but wondered whether that was reliable, or whether it is normal for the timber installer to add the sort of mark up he is talking about.

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acethekite
Jan 22, 2015 8:33 pm
reilic
reilic
21 January 2015

QuickStep Classic vs Costco's Golden Select laminate

QuickStep Classic vs Costco's Golden Select laminate

Currently we are in the market of replacing carpet with laminate flooring for our place (approximately 100m2 of coverage area) above the original timber flooring. The…

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reilic
Jan 21, 2015 11:45 am
Spong
Spong
11 January 2015

Polished concrete: Order of events to avoid damage

Polished concrete: Order of events to avoid damage

We also have polished concrete throughout the house and turbo61uzfe's suggestion was good for us. After the first grind we plastic and taped everywhere including joins and…

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Spong
Jan 11, 2015 9:28 am
Dukecaddy
Dukecaddy
10 January 2015

Polished Concrete (Perth)

Polished Concrete (Perth)

Durability, look and thermal reasons. We originally wanted timber boards but have a dog and two young kids so thought it would be wiser to choose something else and I hate…

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Dukecaddy
Jan 10, 2015 8:18 am
Dukecaddy
steevo
steevo
6 January 2015

Quick Step Classic?

Quick Step Classic?

love to see some pics of the floor Haylie!

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steevo
Jan 06, 2015 10:43 am
seano
seano
4 January 2015

Importing floorboards from China

Importing floorboards from China

Quarantine issues. Be very very aware of AQIS requirements.

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seano
Jan 04, 2015 8:03 pm
roller
roller
31 December 2014

Polish for hardwood floors

Polish for hardwood floors

Hi, I'm building a new house in Melbourne and have installed hardwood timber on concrete floors. The timber has been installed on plywood nailed onto concrete. The timber…

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roller
Dec 31, 2014 6:39 pm
Michelle
Michelle
29 December 2014

Floating floor before or after kitchen installed?

Floating floor before or after kitchen installed?

Sorry, I forget not everyones knows building slang. Kicks are the "kick boards" of your kitchen. And no they can't be used as an alternative to beading. If you leave the…

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Michelle
Dec 29, 2014 6:54 pm
Michelle
Jazz926
Jazz926
26 December 2014

Tiler and tile supplier recommendation in Sydney.

Tiler and tile supplier recommendation in Sydney.

Hi All, We are in the process of building our dream home in Sydney's West with McDonald Jones Home. We decided to do our tiling after handover so we are after some…

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Jazz926
Dec 25, 2014 11:13 pm
acethekite
acethekite
22 December 2014

Hardwood Flooring Marrickville

Hardwood Flooring Marrickville

It's actually Hardwood Floors, not Hardwood Flooring.

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acethekite
Dec 22, 2014 4:07 pm
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corza000
Dec 21, 2014 4:57 pm
dolphinblu
dolphinblu
21 December 2014

Polished Concrete Floors (Sydney)

Polished Concrete Floors (Sydney)

Thanks for your comments everyone. All useful:-) Merry Christmas & Happy New Year.

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dolphinblu
Dec 21, 2014 3:41 pm
sydfam
sydfam
20 December 2014

JU Flooring from South Wentworthville NSW

JU Flooring from South Wentworthville NSW

We are looking at parquetry timber floors for our new home. Have you used JU Flooring and have any feedback? They seemed helpful and competitive in price. I'm in the St…

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sydfam
Dec 20, 2014 5:37 pm
TomCat
TomCat
17 December 2014

Timber look tiles

Timber look tiles

Fantastic! I LOVE tiles :D

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TomCat
Dec 17, 2014 8:46 pm
TomCat
Majka87
Majka87
15 December 2014

Carpet VS Timber floorboards in bedrooms

Carpet VS Timber floorboards in bedrooms

I will most likely go with floorboards then :)

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Majka87
Dec 15, 2014 4:50 am
plarkham01
plarkham01
10 December 2014

Timber flooring options

Timber flooring options

they may have included it into the cost of the timber. Underlay, glue, water proofing or plastic and concrete nails are not…

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plarkham01
Dec 10, 2014 11:16 am
building inspector
building inspector
8 December 2014

Sealing Concrete Slab Prior to Carpet Laying

Sealing Concrete Slab Prior to Carpet Laying

Not really of any benefit from an allergen standpoint. Most allergens are in the fibres of the carpet.…

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building inspector
Dec 08, 2014 8:27 pm
building inspector
Melsie68
Melsie68
7 December 2014

HELP! Something wrong with my tiles, don't know what it is??

HELP! Something wrong with my tiles, don't know what it is??

I dont really know what it could be .I know someone on here ( bathroom section) had something like that .but she was taking it further . I still have wax on mine. I have…

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Melsie68
Dec 07, 2014 1:05 am
iyeayo
iyeayo
5 December 2014

Fairmont - Carpet\Tile question

Fairmont - Carpet\Tile question

8 weeks!!! Good grief!! Did you find that your timber frames and boards were OK (no molds or swellings?) with all the rain etc? I guess this is one of our concerns. I got…

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iyeayo
Dec 05, 2014 9:04 am
Hayliec
Hayliec
26 November 2014

Many many pics of flooring ~ FINALLY! a decision at last!

Many many pics of flooring ~ FINALLY! a decision at last!
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Hi Vanilla Tree Your flooring choices look awesome :) I would love to know how the Quick Step Classic 7mm laminate has held up in your home if possible please? We are…

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Hayliec
Nov 26, 2014 1:32 pm
cx2
cx2
24 November 2014

timing of floor finishing

timing of floor finishing

Does it matter if wood floors are finished or not finished before wardrobes and/or cabinets are installed?

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cx2
Nov 24, 2014 6:17 pm
TomCat
TomCat
22 November 2014

CarpetCall, Standard Carpets, Invincible: Kensington

CarpetCall, Standard Carpets, Invincible: Kensington

Thanks Michelle! I just put a deposit down for a carpet from Carpet Call 80:20 today. I tried to find it on the manufacturer's website (Victoria Carpets) to show my…

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TomCat
Nov 22, 2014 12:39 am
TomCat
botanictimber
botanictimber
21 November 2014

Masters Laminate Flooring

Masters Laminate Flooring

so laminate flooring is what you are after I believe. for $20/m2 you should get these floor in 12mm thick. laminate floor won't go up to that high in most of the cases

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botanictimber
Nov 21, 2014 5:00 pm
Melsie68
Melsie68
19 November 2014

Choosing tiles - help please!!!

Choosing tiles - help please!!!

Thanks for you time .great information . its annoying but its select dark grout that turns white or white grout that can look dirty .he he . I will bring it up with the…

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Melsie68
Nov 19, 2014 12:56 pm
tradeup
tradeup
18 November 2014

What is this under the floor tile?

What is this under the floor tile?

Thank you chippy for your response and your explanation. Given that the depth of the screed is 4cm deep to get down to the floorboards - it just sounds like too much…

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tradeup
Nov 18, 2014 11:32 am
Stormy
Stormy
17 November 2014

Install carpet to timber first?

Install carpet to timber first?

When we had ours done, the timber went in first. There's a lot of dust created from cutting boards, quad and fitting them under doorway skirtings....and you don't want…

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Stormy
Nov 17, 2014 4:02 pm
Stormy


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