Flooring & Floor Covering
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…
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…
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…
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…
Wool loop carpet
OK. I'll see how quote comes up & go from there.
Once again thanks for all your help.
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…
Wood over tiles
Do you have any idea about the price of the flooring??
And what exactly is a "a moisture barrirer?
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…
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…
Just what I need…to see the colours!
It’s unfortunately, something I have not bothered to get into…..timber and colours.
Timber floor hardness
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…
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…
You get near the same amount of colour variation in an ironbark floor unless you go with a select grade
* 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…
Floating Floor on Stairs
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…
Apr 01, 2008 6:18 pm
Looking at that site I'm thinking
Bedrooms/Upstairs living - Nylon/Wool blend in either Cut Pile twist or Cut PIle Plush
Builder mark up with flooring
I to am going to build with PD but the dilemma i have is that if i get my own tiler, i still need to use PD for the wet areas and i want to put the same tiles…
Another one bites the dust!
Things have been tough all round in the building industry!
Brintons carpets are one of the best you will buy, but also one of the most expensive!
I have hard time…
Filling gaps in floorboards
We had the same prob, and there are 3 DIY appoaches you can take.
First method is to remove the skirting boards & refit them down lower, against the floor. This has 3…
Timber flooring - fading, cracking etc
We initially considered hydronic heating and several people told us to avoid wooden floors ... not only the wood but the surface polish can be affected by changes to floor…
Tiles and grout
Don't worry about sounding clueless. That's fine.... it makes me sound sooooo bloody great!
You already have slate through the house, and like it.....fine.
With the new room, why not carpet it instead, so you can also enjoy the warmth, softness &…
From the photo, that looks very dark. I'd avoid a carpet that shade. Surely there's one a bit lighter that you like?
Apr 17, 2008 5:54 pm
Another question for Ash
Hurd's Carpet Cleaning
Phone: 0418 126 888
Contact: Rod Hurd
You could also try contacting Grout Perfect, and see if they have a…
I’ve heard Boral is good.
I haven’t had anything to do with the flooring as yet. I did sell Readyflor when I worked for Carpet Court, and everyone seemed to be…
Floor tiling by builder - is it better?
We were given a quote of approx $13k for the standard floor tiling to the ff. areas:
- entry through to kitchen
- dining and family room
This is based on…
Want to do tiling ourselves but....!!!!!!
Thanks snistr, we will def get tiles thru national tiles and actually have our tiles selection this monday. We've been to a few national tiles retail stores and found a…
Vinyl with timber?
At work, we have vinyl in the open plan "kitchen" area. It looks great. Nice dark coour that almost has a dark stone look to it and is nice underfoot and very easy to…
Apr 24, 2008 1:31 pm
Larger floor tiles?
Our standard range allowed us to go to 450 x 450, so we found something we liked in that size.....
Let’s talk about carpets!
At Christmas I had a client walk grease in on my carpet while visiting me. (in photo!)
I’m yet to get it cleaned, as I also want to get the…
There are carpet cleaners and carpet cleaners! Its an unregulated industry, and anyone can set up biz with little or no knowledge. A trained tech will know which (out of…
May 01, 2008 2:58 pm
our floating laminate boards are in
Rochyip, I beg to differ.
I would never do a separate colour for each room, I think that would look very disjointed.
We want our house to flow through smoothly from…
May 03, 2008 9:44 am
I dunno, but in most cases, the contractor selling you the flooring is the logical one. Having said that, it does pay to be very assertive, and ask the contractor who is…