Flooring & Floor Covering
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…
kid81Recommendations for porcelain tilers and suppliers - Melb
17 February 2014
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…
Grout PerfectAny help for discoloured unglazed porcelain tiles?
13 February 2014
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…
Marto54Tassie Oak floors - Matte or Satin finish?
12 February 2014
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…
delatite13Odd Shape Room for Floating Floors - Advice Please!
7 February 2014
Hi thomaslux 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…
HN Flooring Teamremove and lay new flooring or lay new flooring over old
6 February 2014
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…
HN Flooring TeamAdvice re replacing slate floor with porcelain or carpet
6 February 2014
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…