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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
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 10:48 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 11:06 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 10:28 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 9:49 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 10:51 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 2:02 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 8:09 am
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D_rail
Feb 04, 2015 5:45 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 1:44 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 6:45 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 3:37 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 4:10 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 6:36 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 9:07 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 7:59 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 9:33 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 12:45 pm
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 10:28 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 9:18 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 11:43 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 9:03 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 7:39 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 7:54 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 26, 2014 12:13 am
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 5:07 pm
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corza000
Dec 21, 2014 5:57 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 4:41 pm


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