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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
dunkit
dunkit
10 August 2014

Australian Chestnut Flooring comments?

Australian Chestnut Flooring comments?

Funny you ask.. we're very happy with the colour, but it's too soft. You can dent it by dropping a spoon. I'd almost go as far as saying that Tasmanian Oak is harder…

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dunkit
Aug 10, 2014 8:33 pm
dunkit

We have plenty of photos on our site as we have been importing them for 17yrs now. Being in Sydney I cant help with the tiling costs in Perth sorry. A client sent me a…

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Zedman
Aug 09, 2014 9:47 am
Zedman
joea
joea
7 August 2014

Recommended Tile showroom (Victoria)

Recommended Tile showroom (Victoria)

They don't have massive displays like national tiles but have a large range. They were the best priced store I found in that…

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joea
Aug 07, 2014 6:56 pm
joea
deeps
deeps
7 August 2014

Any opinions on wood look cork planks

Any opinions on wood look cork planks

Has anyone actually used it? Looks like a perfect product - but can't find any reviews...

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deeps
Aug 07, 2014 12:33 am
roller
roller
2 August 2014

Hardwood timber flooring

Hardwood timber flooring

Have you visited KLD floors in Clayton ? Go and have a look and let me know what you think of the pre-finished spotted gum hardwood timber.

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roller
Aug 02, 2014 10:05 pm
meowsy
meowsy
30 July 2014

Floating Novalis Vinyl in Far North Qld

Floating Novalis Vinyl in Far North Qld

In preparation for renovating a unit in the tropics, (it will be an investment/holiday unit) I'm trying to choose flooring. I really like the look of the Novalis click…

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meowsy
Jul 30, 2014 3:07 pm
meowsy
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Sydney-build
Jul 30, 2014 1:20 pm
Sydney-build
Tracey17
Tracey17
28 July 2014

Help.. Will 330cm tiles look to small in a large area

Help.. Will 330cm tiles look to small in a large area

Hi tracey17 For my house we choose 600x600 polished porcelain tiles for the fact that we hate the look of too much grout lines. I must say it…

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Tracey17
Jul 28, 2014 2:44 pm
Tracey17
JB1
JB1
26 July 2014

Engineered timber flooring?

Engineered timber flooring?

What about a third option of asking the carpenter to tack on the skirting and getting the painter to paint it as per normal (but without running a bead of no more gaps…

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JB1
Jul 26, 2014 6:48 pm
RedHotMike
RedHotMike
26 July 2014

Cleaning polished porcelain tiles

Cleaning polished porcelain tiles

I was recommended a 50/50 mix of cheap white vinegar and hot water many years ago. It has never let me down and is cheap + less chemicals is a good thing IMO.

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RedHotMike
Jul 26, 2014 5:21 pm
Frenchie
Frenchie
21 July 2014

Floor tiles to go with hogs bristle half walls

Floor tiles to go with hogs bristle half walls

Hi Stewie D, Sorry my pic wasn't added properly! here is the tile we chose for all main flooring (smaller version for wet areas).

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Frenchie
Jul 21, 2014 1:28 pm
IcanBuildit
IcanBuildit
17 July 2014

Underlay - optimum density and height

Underlay - optimum density and height

I'm a new member here, and I've read a few posts about underlay and carpets. However, I'm still unsure as to what minimum density I should be looking for? We're about to…

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IcanBuildit
Jul 17, 2014 8:11 pm
IcanBuildit
joyfulbuilder
joyfulbuilder
15 July 2014

Jarrah, hardwood

Jarrah, hardwood

I will Stewie - and I totally agree about the light walls. Although bright darker toned colours work too, but that's not our current style. We have also chosen white…

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joyfulbuilder
Jul 15, 2014 3:01 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
15 July 2014

Combining polished concrete and timber floors

Combining polished concrete and timber floors

While not a great fan of polished concrete - you'd think you could get a happy link beteen the two flooring styles. But agree on the toes issue ... :) Nothing worse than…

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Saint Mike
Jul 15, 2014 1:52 pm
Saint Mike
Stewie D
Stewie D
13 July 2014

Outdoor Terrace tiling

Outdoor Terrace tiling

Photos would be a lot of help here... and if you are unhappy with the work or it is sub-standard don't pay him - simple. Stewie

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Stewie D
Jul 13, 2014 2:53 pm


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