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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 9:14 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 5:30 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 12:14 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 8:58 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 6:52 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 4:06 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 4:21 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 1:12 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 7:15 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 1:06 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 3:44 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 6:11 pm
HomeAngels
deeps
deeps
25 October 2014

vinyl planks?

vinyl planks?
1, 2

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 10:35 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 12:11 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 5:11 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 4:26 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 12:02 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 7:29 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 7:30 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 8:17 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 9:35 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 8:32 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 3:26 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 8:11 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 8:06 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 10:32 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 5:13 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 !
1 ... 5, 6, 7

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 3:15 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 9:52 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 21, 2014 11:45 pm
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 9:02 pm
Crazyk
staceyd
staceyd
16 September 2014

Anyone else not carpeting bedrooms?

Anyone else not carpeting bedrooms?
1, 2, 3

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 2:34 pm
Michelle
Michelle
16 September 2014

anyone used Godfrey Hirst eco+ carpet?

anyone used Godfrey Hirst eco+ carpet?

As a professional carpet cleaner, I've cleaned a fair amount of triexta - a lot of it HN SmartStrand, and some of the other brands. This is…

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Michelle
Sep 16, 2014 6:26 am
Michelle
seabreezewaikiki
seabreezewaikiki
13 September 2014

What colour variant is this wood flooring?

What colour variant is this wood flooring?

Found out what it is thanks to our CLO. It's an engineered timber flooring. Outback Brushbox. Thanks for the inputs.

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seabreezewaikiki
Sep 13, 2014 6:07 pm
Sydney-build
Sydney-build
8 September 2014

Finished floor levels Tile vs Bamboo

Finished floor levels Tile vs Bamboo

@Sydney-build, I am building with New Living Homes. Tiles in wet areas will be done by builders. I found TFO is very reasonable for 600mm…

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Sydney-build
Sep 08, 2014 10:00 pm
Sydney-build
acethekite
acethekite
8 September 2014

Mint Floors - Caringbah

Mint Floors - Caringbah

Hi all, Planning a renovation and intending on putting some oak (engineered) floors down. Anyone here used Mint Floors, Caringbah, and have any feedback? They seemed…

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acethekite
Sep 08, 2014 12:33 pm
mikkyayy
mikkyayy
8 September 2014

Best place for carpets in Melbourne

Best place for carpets in Melbourne

hey ladies and gentlemen on homeone.com.au If you looking for carpet or in fact any flooring contact Melbourne All Floors they have been good to us and their work was…

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mikkyayy
Sep 08, 2014 8:38 am
Sydney-build
Sydney-build
8 September 2014

Porcelain and paves tiler cost, tiling after handover

Porcelain and paves tiler cost, tiling after handover

O_o We have our Tile appointment this Friday. We'll see how we go. Anyway, can you share with us where you got your tiles from and the tiler details ?

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Sydney-build
Sep 08, 2014 7:14 am
Sydney-build
mgilla
mgilla
6 September 2014

Replacing Floorboards - Questions to ask

Replacing Floorboards - Questions to ask

I think it's more what info you need for the vendor. What species of timber do you want? What width plank do you like? What is the area of the room you are covering? What…

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mgilla
Sep 06, 2014 4:56 pm
mb21
mb21
5 September 2014

Carpet brand & model choice feedback

Carpet brand & model choice feedback

Hi Michelle Thanks for the reply! We ended up getting the Godfrey Hirst Bayside Twist as feel its a slightly better/nicer carpet. Was nice that the company took more off…

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mb21
Sep 05, 2014 10:38 am
Crazyk
Crazyk
4 September 2014

PTF or Perfect Timber Flooring

PTF or Perfect Timber Flooring

Don't use PTF..heard they are rubbish. Look at embleton or quikstep. Engineered timber from what I remembered is around $110/m2

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Crazyk
Sep 04, 2014 9:04 pm
Crazyk
KDR_newbie
KDR_newbie
3 September 2014

Porcelain tiles vs hardwood flooring

Porcelain tiles vs hardwood flooring

For cement grouts, you may also want to consider sealing it every year or so, I am currently considering whether or not to get epoxy grout which is more expensive, however…

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KDR_newbie
Sep 03, 2014 2:01 pm
Goog99
Goog99
28 August 2014

Bamboo flooring in Grey Ash Colour

Bamboo flooring in Grey Ash Colour

Hi sco77k, I haven't seen any pics but am looking at this colour also. Did you end up deciding on this one and if so had it installed yet?

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Goog99
Aug 28, 2014 10:58 pm
Charles Kingsley
Charles Kingsley
28 August 2014

Floating floor advice?

Floating floor advice?

I'm also here for getting some suggestion about the floor advice for my newly bought home. Actually Floor is ok but somewhere (as like corner) is damage and I am think to…

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Charles Kingsley
Aug 28, 2014 8:06 pm
Charles Kingsley
justheart
justheart
27 August 2014

Floating laminate floorboards or tiles? help please!

Floating laminate floorboards or tiles? help please!

In the end tiles will always be a little more expensive. Our first choice We went for floating timber floors and even upgraded to the ones that seem to look like the real…

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justheart
Aug 27, 2014 12:27 am
justheart
Crazyk
Crazyk
21 August 2014

Thoughts on Boral Silkwood Natural Blue Gum?

Thoughts on Boral Silkwood Natural Blue Gum?

I thought the discontinued boral engineered boards

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Crazyk
Aug 21, 2014 9:01 pm
Crazyk
Stewie D
Stewie D
21 August 2014

Concrete Polishing

Concrete Polishing

If you are in a second floor apartment then what you are proposing is illegal according to Strata laws. The only rooms that can have a hard surface in them if there is…

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Stewie D
Aug 21, 2014 9:25 am
Merlotguest
Merlotguest
15 August 2014

Flooring Options

Flooring Options

We have the click together boards. They look great but you can't let water sit on them or they will swell on the joins and look horrible. If we were to have them again I…

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Merlotguest
Aug 15, 2014 9:46 pm
Merlotguest


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