Flooring & Floor Covering
staceydAnyone else not carpeting bedrooms?
16 September 2014
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…
Sydney-buildPorcelain and paves tiler cost, tiling after handover
8 September 2014
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 ?
mgillaReplacing Floorboards - Questions to ask
6 September 2014
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…
KDR_newbiePorcelain tiles vs hardwood flooring
3 September 2014
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…
justheartFloating laminate floorboards or tiles? help please!
27 August 2014
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…
Sydney-buildBamboo flooring/UB trading/Underfelt
30 July 2014
Tracey17Help.. Will 330cm tiles look to small in a large area
28 July 2014
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…
IcanBuilditUnderlay - optimum density and height
17 July 2014
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…
Saint MikeCombining polished concrete and timber floors
15 July 2014
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…
qsandPrefinished timber floor - glued, nailed or both?
17 June 2014
Hi Kmranu, Plastic is only necessary for concrete slabs, and it goes underneath your subfloor. The pine ply subfloor you have is excellent and secret nailing is the best…
qsandArrgh - can't decide! Solid prefinished timber or bamboo
17 June 2014
P.S. Prefinished planks don't need to be acclimatized. Just raw ones. If they are prefinished, they are sealed! There moisture content is already low and sealed. It…
fabstitchesUgly slate floor: What to do? Timber Laminate, options?
12 June 2014
Just wanted to check with you Cerian.. I have a 54m2 area covered with Slate and I was thinking of the same idea of covering it with laminate. Was just wondering whether…
jcbissorNew Quickstep Colonial range - has anyone tried this
5 June 2014
We have quickstep colonial in blackbutt here in WA.
EmyNTiling advice please. Conflicting advice re:clips.
16 May 2014
Thanks for the replies guys. The tiler we've ended up going with has said he can use them if we want him to (and pay for them) but he doesn't normally use them and thinks…