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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
1 ... 5, 6, 7

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
immeg
immeg
23 August 2013

New home flooring - 9k??

New home flooring - 9k??

It depends if your house is one story. Usually people with a tight budget will spend around 9-10 thousand on flooring for tiles, carpet or timber.

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immeg
Aug 23, 2013 9:37 pm
Pannacotta
Pannacotta
23 August 2013

Tiling- Which is a better idea?

Tiling- Which is a better idea?

We are having semi polished porcelain tiles in our en-suite and family bathroom. Will still look elegant but you don't have to worry about the slipperiness issue. However,…

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Pannacotta
Aug 23, 2013 9:15 pm
snuck
snuck
22 August 2013

Just thought I'd share a handy fact....

Just thought I'd share a handy fact....

My Mother In Law sanded back her cork floors and resealed them a couple of years ago (they need to be done every 7-10yrs depending on wear - the polyurethane gets worn)…

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snuck
Aug 22, 2013 3:27 pm
snuck
pasadena
pasadena
21 August 2013

Floating Wood Floors and Carpet- Perth

Floating Wood Floors and Carpet- Perth

Has anyone got any recommendations of good carpet stores in Perth and also to buy floating wood floors from, or ones that do both? My father in-law recently went through…

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pasadena
Aug 21, 2013 7:59 pm
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
20 August 2013

timber flooring - help!

timber flooring - help!

Kempas is an asian species of timber and is rather soft in terms of its hardness rating. We used to sell asian species such as Kempas but found the sourcing and…

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HN Flooring Team
Aug 20, 2013 1:52 pm
HN Flooring Team
LittleWing
LittleWing
16 August 2013

Laminate thickness.....

Laminate thickness.....

You need a core density of at least 820 kg m3 or higher. The thickness of the HDF is almost irrelevant, it's the core density that…

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LittleWing
Aug 16, 2013 4:28 pm
LittleWing
Darcy27
Darcy27
13 August 2013

Timber / Bamboo without bevelled edge

Timber / Bamboo without bevelled edge

I am in the process of deciding between bamboo or timber (or engineered timber). Leaning towards bamboo for the hardwearing aspect (kids and dogs) but also don't have a…

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Darcy27
Aug 13, 2013 1:30 pm
rosewood
rosewood
8 August 2013

Tile, wood laminate or vinyl planks

Tile, wood laminate or vinyl planks
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

I had laminate in my last last house & in the new place vinyl planks. Vinyl wins hands down. Lovely to walk on & it doesn't scratch

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rosewood
Aug 08, 2013 9:44 am
rosewood
Boogie
Boogie
7 August 2013

Vinyl - Spotted Gum

Vinyl - Spotted Gum

Hi There Can anyone recommend a good vinyl product that looks like realistic Spotted Gum? Thanks!

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Boogie
Aug 07, 2013 6:13 pm
Sydney47
Sydney47
6 August 2013

Re-tiling Balcony / Terrace

Re-tiling Balcony / Terrace

Hi, We got a builder in the end. It cost $16k, plus the tiles. Unfortunately the builder we did get had too many jobs on and ours dragged on and took close to 6 months…

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Sydney47
Aug 06, 2013 8:52 pm
Wildcats
Wildcats
5 August 2013

The New Solid Flooring - Stay Flat Technology

The New Solid Flooring - Stay Flat Technology

*Bump* Has anyone had this flooring installed? Interested in opinions maybe a year or two down the track...

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Wildcats
Aug 05, 2013 5:42 pm
JB1
JB1
1 August 2013

Timber coating colour

Timber coating colour

It makes it a bit more golden in colour, but did not turn your timber from chocolate to reddish. That would be the timber itself. Timber varies from board to board, so…

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JB1
Aug 01, 2013 5:53 pm

Glad you like it TBrown. I sourced my own timber. I found 180mm wide x 14mm solid overlay spotted gum (Hurford brand) on eBay (installed over 10mm ply over concrete…

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JB1
Aug 01, 2013 12:26 am
southtoeast
southtoeast
26 July 2013

Boral in contract but get Embelton

Boral in contract but get Embelton

Thank you for the info, really appreciate it!

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southtoeast
Jul 26, 2013 12:03 am
JB1
JB1
20 July 2013

Is ceramic tiles still an ok option?

Is ceramic tiles still an ok option?

Porcelain for sure. Ceramic tiles for feature tiles are ok, but general floor and wall tiles, porcelain tiles are much better looking and harder wearing. Don't discount…

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JB1
Jul 20, 2013 11:38 pm
seano
seano
17 July 2013

Decorating ideas

Decorating ideas

Its a dangerous thing to do. I know many people who thought Facebook was the ultimate in addictive procrastination. Then they discovered pintrest. 4 Beta

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seano
Jul 17, 2013 8:39 pm


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