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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
RichA
RichA
22 October 2013

Tiling question, what to do with this gap?

Tiling question, what to do with this gap?

Hi. I'm diy tiling my brick stairs atm. There is a 1cm gap between the two brick walls...see pic. What should i do here...use a tile edge to cover gap or put mortar or…

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RichA
Oct 22, 2013 8:54 am
chatterbox
chatterbox
21 October 2013

Bamboo Flooring and Timber Flooring

Bamboo Flooring and Timber Flooring
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that looks like carbonized - which is what we have. Bamboo only comes in light wood,,,to get colours they dye it which means the colour doesnt go all the way through. …

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chatterbox
Oct 21, 2013 7:59 am
namtrak
namtrak
20 October 2013

Flooring misinformation......

Flooring misinformation......

I tend to use 20 litre buckets filled with water - I have used railway line offcuts as well - either way it needs to be heavy

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namtrak
Oct 19, 2013 11:38 pm
adrianb18
adrianb18
17 October 2013

Carpet colours. Our sample doesn't match what was laid

Carpet colours. Our sample doesn't match what was laid

Michelle - or anyone else with advice on this conundrum ... We selected our new wool carpet based on taking a sample home from the retailer and viewing it in the rooms…

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adrianb18
Oct 17, 2013 10:33 am
FCS
FCS
13 October 2013

Tile skirting?

Tile skirting?

Tile skirtings will be more durable than wood and wont be prone to water damage.

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FCS
Oct 13, 2013 7:29 am
FCS
Belter
Belter
27 September 2013

** GERFLOR **

** GERFLOR **

Hi guys :wink: Just wanted to hear if anyone is using GERFLOR Loose-lay Vinyl Planks in their house? If yes, what colour have you gone for? How are…

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Belter
Sep 27, 2013 7:16 pm
Belter
Belter
Belter
26 September 2013

** Another Timber Floor Question (Vinyl) **

** Another Timber Floor Question (Vinyl) **

Hi guys, We are new to the Forum (have just posted in the introductions section). We are building in North Kellyville with Clarendon (we think ::wink::

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Belter
Sep 26, 2013 2:30 pm
Belter
captain
captain
25 September 2013

Floorboards online?

Floorboards online?

My family used Floorboards Online with our recent renovations. They got the bamboo floorboards, http://www.floorboardsonline.com.au/bam ... amboo.html , in a nice coffee…

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captain
Sep 25, 2013 4:03 pm
Cameron32
Cameron32
20 September 2013

recommended flooring (timber, floating, bamboo, etc)

recommended flooring (timber, floating, bamboo, etc)

Its very intersting, i recon don't put anything mate.. leave it a concrete floor(slab). lol

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Cameron32
Sep 20, 2013 9:40 pm
Cameron32
JB1
JB1
20 September 2013

European or French Oak flooring

European or French Oak flooring

Unlikely for a good product that is installed correctly…

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JB1
Sep 20, 2013 12:00 am
FCS
FCS
18 September 2013

Hard wearing carpet?

Hard wearing carpet?

Over my many years of carpet cleaning I would say that a sisal loop pile carpet is a good hard wearing carpet to have in a home. When protected properly with a good…

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FCS
Sep 18, 2013 1:03 am
FCS
FCS
FCS
18 September 2013

Cleaning anti-slip tiles. Or seal them?!

Cleaning anti-slip tiles. Or seal them?!

We are always getting requests for your same situation. What we offer as a service is a deep SX12 pressure vacuumed clean because as you know mops are useless on non-slip…

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FCS
Sep 18, 2013 12:55 am
FCS
BellaButterfly
BellaButterfly
16 September 2013

Solid Timber Flooring: Best Species to stain Dark

Solid Timber Flooring: Best Species to stain Dark

Hi Bella, it all depends on your style, your space, and furniture. By space I mean will you have lots of natural light? and what wood…

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BellaButterfly
Sep 16, 2013 7:42 pm
BellaButterfly
Southies
Southies
15 September 2013

Kitchen Runner

Kitchen Runner

Hi all, anyone know where I can get a washable kitchen mat that's about 1500mm long and looks good. Generally, they are way too small to accomodate the length of my bench.

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Southies
Sep 15, 2013 12:20 pm
Southies
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
14 September 2013

I don't know what type of flooring to get!

I don't know what type of flooring to get!

That's a tough one because most options other than tiles (vinyl plank, wood, cork, slate) don't take kindly to puddles. Even sheet vinyl is going to be slippery when wet. …

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Treeseachanger
Sep 14, 2013 11:45 am
Genghis77
Genghis77
12 September 2013

Wild River Timber Company

Wild River Timber Company

Has anyone had floorboards by the Wild River Timber Company installed? Their natural oil philosophy appeals to us (no polyurethanes used in their finishes) but there's not…

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Genghis77
Sep 12, 2013 2:50 pm
meowsy
meowsy
7 September 2013

tip...

tip...

Michelle, the bricks are going to start on Tuesday. It's looking great so far :)

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meowsy
Sep 07, 2013 1:20 pm
meowsy
BuilderRob
BuilderRob
5 September 2013

Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo Flooring

I have used it in my own residence however; a previous project we worked on had it in the hallways. It is an amazing product! I would definitely recommend it for your home…

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BuilderRob
Sep 05, 2013 1:54 pm
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
4 September 2013

Smartstrand IQ150 "Don't worry it's Smartstrand"

Smartstrand IQ150 "Don't worry it's Smartstrand"
1, 2

At the moment, Harvey Norman stores in WA do not have flooring products, other than rugs. This may change in the future but we don't know if and when, sorry. You can…

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HN Flooring Team
Sep 04, 2013 5:20 am
HN Flooring Team
Steph23
Steph23
3 September 2013

Charcoal tiles in living room

Charcoal tiles in living room

Wow. Love it already. Looks great! Thanks for the tips :) We also have a small space to work with, do you think black tiles closes the room? I hope not, I love the look of…

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Steph23
Sep 03, 2013 1:46 pm
cornellengineers
cornellengineers
28 August 2013

handyman

handyman

Hi Newbie18 I got my builder to remove the carpet from my renovation project last year and I wish I had done it myself. Carpet is pretty easy to lift - there are Youtube…

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cornellengineers
Aug 28, 2013 10:11 am
cornellengineers
ColbyCo
ColbyCo
27 August 2013

(AC) Wear rating on Allure Aspen or Laneway Vinyl planks ?

(AC) Wear rating on Allure Aspen or Laneway Vinyl planks ?

Hi May I ask where to get the Laneway vinyl plank besides Carpet Court? Ta. Colby

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ColbyCo
Aug 27, 2013 3:34 am
xxkatxx
xxkatxx
26 August 2013

Hair and Dirt in Wood floor finish

Hair and Dirt in Wood floor finish

:z: Fingers crossed it's better next time around... ::study::

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xxkatxx
Aug 26, 2013 10:04 pm


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