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Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
8 April 2014

tiler prices south west WA prcelain tiles

tiler prices south west WA prcelain tiles

Hi, anyone know a good tiler for Margaret river area? Our only quote so far is $75 per metre and we need 85sqm laid.... ::hyst::

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Treeseachanger
Apr 08, 2014 8:16 am
CC101
CC101
5 April 2014

timber look tiles

timber look tiles

they look beautiful

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CC101
Apr 05, 2014 9:03 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
5 April 2014

Vintage Laminate - a sneak peek !

Vintage Laminate - a sneak peek !
1, 2, 3, 4

Is this flooring in Wait Awhile country yet???? (WA)

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Treeseachanger
Apr 05, 2014 2:24 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
2 April 2014

Spongey and uneven floating floors

Spongey and uneven floating floors

I had the option of gluing or floating and I opted for latter because it would be faster and cheaper Why am I not surprised you are…

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Stewie D
Apr 02, 2014 8:00 am
Mikeann
Mikeann
26 March 2014

Staining Maple Stairs

Staining Maple Stairs

Thanks Pheonix. Those stairs look really nice, but the stain would be too dark for us, especially when we are staining the risers as well. The stairs in the photo have…

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Mikeann
Mar 26, 2014 3:17 pm
rennergade
rennergade
25 March 2014

primetex gerflor vinyl flooring

primetex gerflor vinyl flooring

Hi all, I was just wondering if anybody has used primetex vinyl flooring and some advice and opinions please. It will be our first home :)

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rennergade
Mar 25, 2014 3:13 pm
CH2012
CH2012
22 March 2014

Replacing Timber Flooring

Replacing Timber Flooring

For what it's worth, our old house has two different types of timber flooring throughout, and when we build underneath the wooden floor may be different again. I quite…

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CH2012
Mar 22, 2014 10:09 am
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slothhead
Mar 19, 2014 1:07 pm
macmanluke
macmanluke
19 March 2014

Textured vs Smooth Laminate flooring

Textured vs Smooth Laminate flooring

thanks - exactly my thoughts. Will aim for smooth then, i think it will look better too.

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macmanluke
Mar 19, 2014 9:55 am
robbie55
robbie55
17 March 2014

Cream tiles in living areas - grout question

Cream tiles in living areas - grout question

If its a new place consider sealing the grout as soon as you can. There are plenty of products and even some that can be sprayed on so shouldn't be too bad if you need to…

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robbie55
Mar 17, 2014 7:42 pm
robbie55
kexkez
kexkez
17 March 2014

Polished concrete - stains and sealant

Polished concrete - stains and sealant

Thanks for clearing that up miteq. would love some pics too b_b. how long ago was the concrete last sealed?

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kexkez
Mar 17, 2014 9:42 am
kexkez
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
16 March 2014

Spotted Gum Flooring

Spotted Gum Flooring

Since spotted gum is a natural product you will get all the variations you've mentioned. This is unless you go for the laminate spotted gum of course, because it's fake. …

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Treeseachanger
Mar 16, 2014 4:57 pm
sleeprequired
sleeprequired
15 March 2014

secret nailing

secret nailing

ok so today we were checking out floorboards and the lady at boral said the following regarding secret nailing... 14mm max for 180 boards 19mm max for 130 boards then…

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sleeprequired
Mar 15, 2014 6:48 pm
sleeprequired
sleeprequired
15 March 2014

Spotted Gum Flooring

Spotted Gum Flooring

wow... i just went down to a supplier and they have 240mm ironbark floorboards that are 100 years old. amazing stuff. pulled off the north wharf in docklands in…

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sleeprequired
Mar 15, 2014 4:41 pm
itsfortony
itsfortony
14 March 2014

Belle bamboo

Belle bamboo

Hi violetvixxen137, Did you end up getting the bamboo ?

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itsfortony
Mar 14, 2014 5:54 pm
stevoc
stevoc
12 March 2014

Quickstep Colonial Laminate Range - NSW Spotted Gum

Quickstep Colonial Laminate Range - NSW Spotted Gum

Hi all I am looking at installing the quick step colonial laminate nsw spotted gum in my house and was wondering if anyone has any feeback or pictures of this product or…

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stevoc
Mar 12, 2014 1:10 pm
Gavlester
Gavlester
8 March 2014

Floor water damage

Floor water damage

So, just an update for those who search and find this in future. I lifted the carpet and whilst the boards were slightly warped from where water had clearly gotten into…

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Gavlester
Mar 08, 2014 9:07 am
Dewish
Dewish
7 March 2014

Shaw New York R2X carpet

Shaw New York R2X carpet

Anyone know very much about this carpet and any reviews. Have looked at it at carpet call and is a nice carpet we are looking for. Just looking for a bit of a review?

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Dewish
Mar 07, 2014 10:10 pm
ARA
ARA
27 February 2014

Electric underfloor heating and timber floor - suppliers?

Electric underfloor heating and timber floor - suppliers?

Glad to be of some help, Sari but don't think you are the only one pining for being able to walk inside, throw lots of layers off and then walk around in little clothing. …

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ARA
Feb 27, 2014 3:33 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
27 February 2014

Carpet in Perth

Carpet in Perth

My only tip with carpet is go quality. Don't fall for the cheap stuff. They all look good but the cheap wears over time.

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Saint Mike
Feb 27, 2014 2:20 pm
Saint Mike
Just Floor It
Just Floor It
25 February 2014

Carpet Underlay - WHICH IS BEST - Rubber, Foam or Felt?

Carpet Underlay - WHICH IS BEST - Rubber, Foam or Felt?

there is a thin black rubber that is laid down in areas for sound deadening, then underlay is laid over the top of that. I have laid carpet in apartments that must have…

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Just Floor It
Feb 25, 2014 12:43 pm
Just Floor It
Just Floor It
Just Floor It
25 February 2014

New carpet wrinkling?

New carpet wrinkling?

awesome advice given here guys. sounds like it wasn't powerstretched correctly the first and second time. the manufacturer can void warranties if not installed to…

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Just Floor It
Feb 25, 2014 12:29 pm
Just Floor It
Just Floor It
Just Floor It
25 February 2014

Carpet queries

Carpet queries

lol, the information you received regarding power stretching is laughable. powerstretching is required on any room larger than 2-3 metres. A long warranty is given to…

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Just Floor It
Feb 25, 2014 12:06 pm
Just Floor It
Just Floor It
Just Floor It
25 February 2014

What do i need to know about carpet?

What do i need to know about carpet?

First off dont buy by the square metre, it's simply a way to make your carpet sound cheaper when in reality you will always be buying by the broadloom metre. In regards…

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Just Floor It
Feb 25, 2014 12:00 pm
Just Floor It

Hi I'm after a particular style of tile in a porcelain. I've been to multiple big brand places to no avail, as the tile I want is a white white with a greyish thread…

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Sarix
Feb 24, 2014 8:54 pm
kid81
kid81
17 February 2014

Recommendations for porcelain tilers and suppliers - Melb

Recommendations for porcelain tilers and suppliers - Melb

Hynes Tiles (also know as The tile People). They do supply and install and have a great range of Porcelain tiles. Not the cheapest but i have used them hunders of times…

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kid81
Feb 17, 2014 7:57 am
ericchen
ericchen
16 February 2014

How to match tiles

How to match tiles

You could take the photo into tile stores, they may be able to help. Alternatively, would you consider vinyl or laminate flooring? I think if…

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ericchen
Feb 16, 2014 7:32 pm
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
13 February 2014

Any help for discoloured unglazed porcelain tiles?

Any help for discoloured unglazed porcelain tiles?

Have you tried using an alkaline cleaning solution and see if that helps as the acid may need to be neutralized. It is rare to see phos acid discolour a matt finish…

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Grout Perfect
Feb 13, 2014 1:07 pm
Grout Perfect
Marto54
Marto54
12 February 2014

Tassie Oak floors - Matte or Satin finish?

Tassie Oak floors - Matte or Satin finish?

The lighter timbers generally look better with a satin or matt finish. Personally, I wouldn't get high gloss on any floor though, just my preference. I think it takes away…

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Marto54
Feb 12, 2014 1:02 pm
delatite13
delatite13
7 February 2014

Odd Shape Room for Floating Floors - Advice Please!

Odd Shape Room for Floating Floors - Advice Please!

Hi thomaslux :D As others have said, shape of the area would not be a problem for any reputable flooring company. Competent installers will have it looking great. Re…

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delatite13
Feb 07, 2014 6:10 pm
delatite13
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
6 February 2014

remove and lay new flooring or lay new flooring over old

remove and lay new flooring or lay new flooring over old

Tile removal ranges from $20 all the way up to $38.50, depending on who you use. There are many varying degrees of professionalism and varying outcomes (ie if you pay more…

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HN Flooring Team
Feb 06, 2014 10:14 pm
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
6 February 2014

Advice re replacing slate floor with porcelain or carpet

Advice re replacing slate floor with porcelain or carpet

Removing the old will cost between $4400 and $7700, depending on who does it (that's the least expensive and most expensive we have heard of .... The two extremes if you…

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HN Flooring Team
Feb 06, 2014 10:06 pm
HN Flooring Team
tamarind
tamarind
5 February 2014

Moisture in structural particleboard flooring?

Moisture in structural particleboard flooring?

Had an inspection of a house I'm interested in today, and found this when looking at the sub-floor space in several areas:

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tamarind
Feb 05, 2014 3:02 pm
tamarind
engs
engs
5 February 2014

Travertine - recommendations for installers in Perth

Travertine - recommendations for installers in Perth

Thanks kindly. I am currently waiting on a quote from Barefoot Tiles and Stone down Mandurah way. They seem really good and we are SOR so fall into their install area.

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engs
Feb 04, 2014 11:16 pm
engs
Building the Dream
Building the Dream
1 February 2014

Quick-step Readyflor Tasmanian Oak

Quick-step Readyflor Tasmanian Oak

Just wondering if any one has has these installed and how well they have stood up to scratching and dents etc. Thanks

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Building the Dream
Feb 01, 2014 1:44 pm
David_Baker
David_Baker
1 February 2014

What floor tile colour goes well with Red cedar wall panels

What floor tile colour goes well with Red cedar wall panels

In my opinion grey beige is definitely the right choice! Or at least that's what I've used two years ago in my previous house. Unfortunately don't keep any pictures for…

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David_Baker
Feb 01, 2014 1:07 am
David_Baker
Rudy
Rudy
31 January 2014

how to avoid spongey or uneven floating floors?

how to avoid spongey or uneven floating floors?

Thanks Grom40 and HN Flooring Team for great feedback. I will take this up with my builder and hopefully will be able to avoid these floor issues.

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Rudy
Jan 31, 2014 7:12 pm
Rudy
kid81
kid81
28 January 2014

Looking for specific floor tiles, please help!

Looking for specific floor tiles, please help!

could be johnson tiles. look like 600x100mm or 600x150mm Check out their mode range here http://www.johnson-tiles.com/catalog/range/mode/ the colour could be coal. I…

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kid81
Jan 28, 2014 11:29 am
KGsGirl
KGsGirl
26 January 2014

Refinishing a Mosowood Bamboo Floor

Refinishing a Mosowood Bamboo Floor

Thanks for posting this as we are laying bamboo in all rooms except bathroom and laundry. Don't be embarrassed that its a simple solution - be happy you asked the question…

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KGsGirl
Jan 26, 2014 12:21 pm
KGsGirl
Crazyk
Crazyk
24 January 2014

600 X 600 Rectified Porcelain Tiles & Screeding

600 X 600 Rectified Porcelain Tiles & Screeding

If it's glued I doubt you'll be able to get them off. Sent from my iPhone using

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Crazyk
Jan 24, 2014 4:35 pm
Crazyk
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
24 January 2014

Pre-Finished solid timber V's un-Finished solid timber

Pre-Finished solid timber V's un-Finished solid timber

Hi, we had solid timber on battens previously. Now we are going for engineered click style. It's a real hassle moving furniture etc when the re-polish comes due. The…

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Treeseachanger
Jan 24, 2014 8:52 am
takeiteasy
takeiteasy
23 January 2014

Hard wood solid wood floors - Perth

Hard wood solid wood floors - Perth

Ha. I just went online to post a similar question. I suppose it just comes down to treading the recycle yards, keeping an eye on gumtree, and checking out the new timber…

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takeiteasy
Jan 22, 2014 11:07 pm
AuburnMum
AuburnMum
5 January 2014

Considering an alpaca blend carpet?

Considering an alpaca blend carpet?

We are considering the Velieris (Alpaca) Willaura carpet range for the bedrooms in our new house build in Brisbane. It is 60% wool, 20% alpaca and 20% synthetic? …

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AuburnMum
Jan 05, 2014 8:05 pm
Munaz
Munaz
2 January 2014

Dirty Expansion Joints

Dirty Expansion Joints

The expansion joints are attracting all the dirt that surrounds them. The tiles and grout look clean but the joints are sticky and discolored.

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Munaz
Jan 02, 2014 9:47 pm
yvonneh
yvonneh
2 January 2014

Rustic timber look flooring

Rustic timber look flooring

@AltonaMan I think there are a few people on this forum who have used Parador (which is why I have heard of them) I have now looked at the Harvey Norman range and like a…

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yvonneh
Jan 02, 2014 9:45 am
Crazyk
Crazyk
31 December 2013

8 or 12 mm, gloss or flat

8 or 12 mm, gloss or flat

What did you end up going with your flooring? I would not be wasting my money on laminate so sorry if you've already paid it. I agree with JB1..go for the real…

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Crazyk
Dec 31, 2013 3:16 pm
Crazyk
p0msd0wnunder
p0msd0wnunder
31 December 2013

Where to buy carpet and laminate in Perth?

Where to buy carpet and laminate in Perth?

Hi, As per a previous topic of mine, we are required to get floor coverings fitted before our lender will release the final progress payment to our builder. We are…

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p0msd0wnunder
Dec 31, 2013 2:29 pm
jacky18
jacky18
13 December 2013

Green Earth Bamboo Review?

Green Earth Bamboo Review?

Hi all I'm about to place an order from e-Flooring (Brissy based supplier) of Bamboo flooring :lol: http://www.greenfutureflooring.com.au/p ... ht-coffee/ Anyone had…

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jacky18
Dec 13, 2013 2:36 pm


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