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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

Been in the house 4 and a half years no issues at all. Hopefully here is a picture :D

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Back Pocket
Dec 12, 2013 9:01 pm
CarpetTiles24Seven
CarpetTiles24Seven
10 December 2013

Vinyl Planks in wet areas?

Vinyl Planks in wet areas?

You will find this within the instructions for some Vinyl Planks "Please note all edges should be sealed using silicone if installed in bathroom areas" Might be an…

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CarpetTiles24Seven
Dec 10, 2013 12:31 pm
CarpetTiles24Seven
Stiggles
Stiggles
9 December 2013

Sandstone Tiling

Sandstone Tiling

Hey guys, I just looked at some sandstone tilings from rockmark http://www.rockmark.com.au/sandstone-pavers-range Are they any good? has anybody used their products…

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Stiggles
Dec 09, 2013 2:22 pm
newfm
newfm
6 December 2013

Parquet floor repair/replacement

Parquet floor repair/replacement

Hi there, Would anyone have an approximate idea of how much it generally costs to repair parquetry floor - mosaic 5 finger v/s replacing it. The area is very small, only…

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newfm
Dec 06, 2013 12:02 pm
delbel43
delbel43
5 December 2013

Oak Engineered Flooring

Oak Engineered Flooring

Hello I renovated my townhouse recently and I chose…

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delbel43
Dec 05, 2013 11:55 am
Peter_Ng
Peter_Ng
3 December 2013

Online flooring companies

Online flooring companies

Retail stores always have a higher mark up than normal. My sister who lives in Botany had ordered flooring relatively cheap from a VIC supplier…

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Peter_Ng
Dec 03, 2013 11:41 am
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
28 November 2013

Bamboo... and hyperactive poodles... and little children

Bamboo... and hyperactive poodles... and little children

I think the title says it all. Can anyone shed any light on how bamboo holds up when you throw children and pets into the mix? Is it a recipe…

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HN Flooring Team
Nov 28, 2013 7:39 pm
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
26 November 2013

Allure click lock vinyl floors - I did it!

Allure click lock vinyl floors - I did it!

7 months later... Have to say I was very disappointed today to see that our floors are VERY scratched where our coffee table is :( The coffee table…

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HN Flooring Team
Nov 26, 2013 9:46 am
HN Flooring Team
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
23 November 2013

Polished concrete

Polished concrete

While not a fan - I've seen other threads on this - try the search mechanism.

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Saint Mike
Nov 23, 2013 7:35 am
Saint Mike
pattycake4
pattycake4
20 November 2013

Karndean loose lay vinyl pricing

Karndean loose lay vinyl pricing

l think demand has pushed the price up.

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pattycake4
Nov 20, 2013 7:02 pm
homer1
homer1
18 November 2013

Repairing bad flooring polish job

Repairing bad flooring polish job

So I rang the guys this morning after thinking about this all weekend and they said they would come back to fix it. I asked how they proposed to do it given we are now…

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homer1
Nov 18, 2013 10:01 am
deluxes
deluxes
15 November 2013

recommend us a Timber floor or Bamboo

recommend us a Timber floor or Bamboo

ARC Bamboo is fantastic... My dad has just done his first level with it. 14mm thick, strand woven and great quality. He did use a champagne colour, but there were a lot of…

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deluxes
Nov 15, 2013 9:52 am
deluxes
mazstar1980
mazstar1980
11 November 2013

Floating timber floor uneven and soft

Floating timber floor uneven and soft

I have just had floating engineered floors installed on new concrete last weekend. Upon walking on it once the contractors were finished, I noticed large parts of the…

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mazstar1980
Nov 11, 2013 12:34 pm
ashilleong
ashilleong
10 November 2013

Our expanding bamboo floor

Our expanding bamboo floor

Unfortunately there are still people on here telling people there's no need for spacers... I've seen this a couple of times. Thank you for posting, hopefully this will…

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ashilleong
Nov 10, 2013 1:57 pm
ashilleong
Stormy
Stormy
2 November 2013

removing old carpet and restoring floorboards

removing old carpet and restoring floorboards

With our first house, we pulled out all the carpets, smooth edge, underlay and the thousands of nails in the floor. We also chiseled out ceramic tiles and removed 2 layers…

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Stormy
Nov 02, 2013 8:24 am
Stormy
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
27 October 2013

How to tell quality stone?

How to tell quality stone?

Yeah - lovely things ... IMO. Add to the whole thing.

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Saint Mike
Oct 27, 2013 3:32 pm
Saint Mike
asj25
asj25
26 October 2013

Karndean Loose Lay Vinyl

Karndean Loose Lay Vinyl

We are looking at this product as well. Am also considering laying it ourselves. Has anyone tried to do this?

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asj25
Oct 26, 2013 6:03 pm
Nomzee
Nomzee
22 October 2013

cement coatings, Perth

cement coatings, Perth

Hello, does anyone know of a good company in perth that can do VOC free cement coating for my floors in my house that will be finished construction in 5-6 weeks. Thanks

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Nomzee
Oct 22, 2013 8:47 pm


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