Flooring & Floor Covering
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…
DanetteCyress Pine Flooring - Clear or Stained Finish
9 May 2014
Thanks so much Treeseachanger & Namtrak, I'd love to get a darker timber, a hardwood floor but just can't afford it I'll have a chat with our builder and see who he…
Bambeoo Flooring, UB Trading Belle Bamboo
There seem to be a lot of positive reviews online. We'll be ordering from them at the end of the year when we redo our entire house. The samples are great - I've a few…
Timber flooring - bamboo, engineered or solid?
Bamboo can get wet- just don't let it soak in. We are putting bamboo through out the house, even in the kitchen (open plan house, would look absurd otherwise). We got a…
robbie55Cream tiles in living areas - grout question
17 March 2014
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…
stevocQuickstep Colonial Laminate Range - NSW Spotted Gum
12 March 2014
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…
ARAElectric underfloor heating and timber floor - suppliers?
27 February 2014
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. …
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…
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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