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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 6:37 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 9:46 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 5:50 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 12:16 pm
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 9:27 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 2:05 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 10:04 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 2:32 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 7:17 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 1:39 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 6:00 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 1:56 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 12:32 pm
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 5:02 pm
Stormy
yvonneh
yvonneh
10 November 2014

White whitewashed laminate flooring? Kronoswiss?

White whitewashed laminate flooring? Kronoswiss?

Have you looked at vinyl plank as well? Also I know Harvey Norman have a couple of white limed look oak laminate as well. Maybe you can pop into a local hn?

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yvonneh
Nov 10, 2014 10:14 pm
Kas
Kas
7 November 2014

Perth Hardwood flooring - recommendations?

Perth Hardwood flooring - recommendations?

Hi, We've just bought a house in Perth and it needs a reno. We're new to Perth and have no idea where to go! Can anyone give any recommendations for: Kitchens,…

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Kas
Nov 07, 2014 6:30 pm
khp3294
khp3294
6 November 2014

Timber Tiles

Timber Tiles

Hello everyone, My partner and I are building our first home. We have decided to go with timber tiles for our bathroom, ensuite (floor and wall to ceiling) and Laundry…

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khp3294
Nov 06, 2014 1:14 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
5 November 2014

Help with flooring colours please! Camaro Grey Driftwood

Help with flooring colours please! Camaro Grey Driftwood

If you go to their website you can download the brochure or use this link, there's a pic of it on there... http://polyflor.com.au/wp-content/uploa ... hure13.pdf

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Treeseachanger
Nov 05, 2014 9:58 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
4 November 2014

Please help with flooring!

Please help with flooring!

Have to agree, something about option 1 just pops. :D Best of luck!

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aloenyx
Nov 04, 2014 7:52 pm
aloenyx

I'll be installing the floors for a new home build and it'll be on a suspended floor (bearers and joists construction single story) We have pre-ordered the lamett…

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yvonneh
Nov 02, 2014 5:06 pm
Twit2wooie
Twit2wooie
1 November 2014

Has anyone out in quickstep eligna reclaimed chestnut floors

Has anyone out in quickstep eligna reclaimed chestnut floors

Hi I'm building a new house. I think I'm going go for with the above floors in the hall, kitchen and living areas just wondering if anyone has these floors Cheers Catherine

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Twit2wooie
Nov 01, 2014 5:21 pm
kylieandjason
kylieandjason
1 November 2014

floorboard colour

floorboard colour

Hi everyone, interested in seeing pics and hearing about ppl's choices for floorboard colours. We have chosen Laminate Flooring-- Castello -- Olivia Walnut We wanted not…

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kylieandjason
Nov 01, 2014 2:12 pm
Bella
Bella
28 October 2014

Carpet colour help

Carpet colour help

I love the taupey light colours. That is what we have in a sisal and it is so easy to style no matter what colour scheme we choose to do.

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Bella
Oct 28, 2014 8:15 pm
Bella
Skull
Skull
28 October 2014

Celebration Homes - Contempo Collection

Celebration Homes - Contempo Collection

Hi All I am building one of the Contempo Collection homes of Celebration Homes - I am stuck at what timber flooring to use? Any recommendation please? It would be…

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Skull
Oct 28, 2014 2:06 am
Burnsfirsttime
Burnsfirsttime
27 October 2014

Matte or Gloss tiles to living areas?

Matte or Gloss tiles to living areas?

Gloss look stunning, but to keep them that way takes a lot of work... but then again if you are out at work all day and have no pets then they should stay fairly clean…

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Burnsfirsttime
Oct 27, 2014 4:44 pm
Burnsfirsttime
HomeAngels
HomeAngels
26 October 2014

vinyl planks - gerflor

vinyl planks - gerflor

We installed the Gerflor antique vinyl planks in the man cave downstairs and are very happy with them. See my blog for pictures :)

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HomeAngels
Oct 26, 2014 7:11 pm
HomeAngels
deeps
deeps
25 October 2014

vinyl planks?

vinyl planks?
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I'm tossing up between Harvey Norman flooring (allure) and Godfrey Hurst vinyl planks. Both are 0.5mm wear layer. Allure claims Ceramic bead coating whilst Godfrey Hurst…

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deeps
Oct 25, 2014 11:35 pm
deeps
deeps
23 October 2014

Vinyl Plank Flooring

Vinyl Plank Flooring

what sort of prices are people being quoted per sqm for the allure floors?

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deeps
Oct 23, 2014 1:11 am
Michelle
Michelle
22 October 2014

Bamboo Expansion Issues

Bamboo Expansion Issues

I've never seen expansion joins except at doorways with any floating floors.

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Michelle
Oct 22, 2014 6:11 am
Michelle
deeps
deeps
21 October 2014

Carpetsatyours

Carpetsatyours

Has anyone had any experiences with http://www.carpetsatyours.com.au/? Looking to get some Vinyl supplied and installed from there, but can't find much information online

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deeps
Oct 21, 2014 5:26 pm
auds
auds
19 October 2014

Whats new with Modern Skirting?

Whats new with Modern Skirting?

we are probably going to go with hospital grade vinyl in our living areas - something that looks like polished concrete. What is the latest with skirting these days? …

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auds
Oct 19, 2014 1:02 pm
jessicana10
jessicana10
14 October 2014

Quickstep Largo Vintage Oak Laminate

Quickstep Largo Vintage Oak Laminate

This flooring is on the top of my list at the moment, thanks for sharing your pic it looks beautiful. The only concern I have is the bevel edge. Is it hard to keep clean?…

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jessicana10
Oct 14, 2014 8:29 pm
jessicana10
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
11 October 2014

All Things Flloring!

All Things Flloring!

Wood floors are definitely not scratch resistant if you mean surface scratches. Michelle has a thread for your questions, from memory it's called "I work at Carpet…

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Treeseachanger
Oct 11, 2014 8:30 pm
B STAR
B STAR
10 October 2014

floating vs glued flooring

floating vs glued flooring

I would advise to have the flooring able to move thus floating is a better way. Another large bonus with having a floating floor is that if…

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B STAR
Oct 10, 2014 9:17 pm
Berstan Homes
Berstan Homes
10 October 2014

Need advice about Laminated floating floors

Need advice about Laminated floating floors

Not sure if this will apply to you now as it's a year later but great product if installed properly and careful attention needs to be put into the levelling of the slab.…

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Berstan Homes
Oct 10, 2014 10:35 am
Berstan Homes
namtrak
namtrak
2 October 2014

In search of resilient flooring

In search of resilient flooring

I specialise in installing hardwood floors only and have stayed away from pre-finished floors of any type. However we owned a house in Queanbeyan which had a cork floor in…

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namtrak
Oct 02, 2014 9:32 pm
Vonnie11
Vonnie11
2 October 2014

Flooring issue

Flooring issue

Thanks guys. I think the issue for us was we were not aware of hand scraped bamboo. We have a number of friends/families with bamboo that is smooth and without waves.…

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Vonnie11
Oct 02, 2014 4:26 pm

Another Water Based floor that did not even last 2 years. The owners were talked into it. They have thinners based upstairs that has lasted 12 years. So I restored the…

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qsand
Oct 01, 2014 9:11 am
qsand
qsand
qsand
1 October 2014

DIY Floor Sanding.....Should you do it. Here is one I just

DIY Floor Sanding.....Should you do it. Here is one I just

If you want to restore the floor back to a flat condition, then Yes, you have to resand it again all the way back to abre timber. A re-coat won't do anything for the…

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qsand
Oct 01, 2014 9:06 am
qsand
AKB
AKB
25 September 2014

Floor Tiling

Floor Tiling

Opps thanks tomcat I should have said that included glue etc we had to supply sand cement and…

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AKB
Sep 25, 2014 11:32 pm
AKB
melbhouse
melbhouse
23 September 2014

Water based polyurethane vs hardwax for timber floor

Water based polyurethane vs hardwax for timber floor

Hi to all, this may be a little late but if others are considering floor finishes it may be of use. We too were not keen on any of the polyurethane finishes and opted for…

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melbhouse
Sep 23, 2014 6:13 pm
oneness
oneness
23 September 2014

The greatest carpet in the world has arrived in OZ !

The greatest carpet in the world has arrived in OZ !
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GREAT to see the Smartstrand has FINALLY arrived in WA albeit 18 months too late for us :-( We saw it last week in Mandurah :-) Very soft.

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oneness
Sep 23, 2014 4:15 pm
MightyPhil
MightyPhil
22 September 2014

IQ 150 The carpet created with genius technology

IQ 150 The carpet created with genius technology

As royalblue has alluded to, we really need to wait and see what happens with this carpet over a period of time. It may very well be true that some sales reps haven't…

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MightyPhil
Sep 22, 2014 10:52 am
MightyPhil
justheart
justheart
21 September 2014

Show me your wood look tiles!

Show me your wood look tiles!

In Melbourne, National Tiles stock them in so many styles and colours.

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justheart
Sep 22, 2014 12:45 am
justheart
Crazyk
Crazyk
18 September 2014

OMG I can't believe it

OMG I can't believe it

Yeah sux big time. Until it happens to you, you just don't know the feeling.

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Crazyk
Sep 18, 2014 10:02 pm
Crazyk
staceyd
staceyd
16 September 2014

Anyone else not carpeting bedrooms?

Anyone else not carpeting bedrooms?
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Well this turned into a busy little thread! I thought I'd update, we ended up ordering laminate for the entire house (except wet areas of course) White Varnished Oak from…

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staceyd
Sep 16, 2014 3:34 pm


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