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gunners13
gunners13
23 January

Flooring! Tiles vs floorboards?

Flooring! Tiles vs floorboards?

Hi I prefer a very good laminate flooring or floating timber flooring How big is your area? I am building now and went timber floors they look the best - the flooring…

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gunners13
Jan 23, 2017 3:20 pm
gunners13
gunners13
12 January

Vinyl Floor Parquet upstairs - Boral Hardwood downstairs

Vinyl Floor Parquet upstairs - Boral Hardwood downstairs

Hi we are currently building and trying to determine what we use upstairs, we are trying to avoid carpet as my children have bad asthma, so was thinking of putting vinyl…

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gunners13
Jan 12, 2017 9:58 am
olya
olya
9 January

Water Based Dirty little secret!

Water Based Dirty little secret!

Thank you so much for sharing. Was quite informative.

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olya
Jan 09, 2017 7:24 pm
J.T
J.T
31 December 2016

Show us all your engineered timber floor!

Show us all your engineered timber floor!

Hi everyone, We're trying to decide on timber flooring for our new house. I thought that a thread where everyone could post pictures of their installed engineered timber…

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J.T
Dec 31, 2016 8:33 am
J.T
buildingonup
buildingonup
19 December 2016

What flooring is this?

What flooring is this?

Yep slate flooring, a lot of people don't like them but I personally think they look pretty cool, if you modernise the rest and pick the right items they will look…

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buildingonup
Dec 19, 2016 8:10 am
namtrak
namtrak
12 December 2016

wht timber flooring is this ??

wht timber flooring is this ??

Bit hard from the pic - but my guess is Vic Ash/Tassie Oak. Would sand up a treat - very light in colour

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namtrak
Dec 12, 2016 12:01 pm
lghulm
lghulm
7 December 2016

Timber Flooring Assistance

Timber Flooring Assistance

I noticed that Planet Timbers came up on this thread and wanted to provide my experience of using them recently to install their Levande Bamboo product throughout my whole…

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lghulm
Dec 07, 2016 6:53 pm
cmo63
cmo63
5 December 2016

Timber Flooring Prep & Installation Costings

Timber Flooring Prep & Installation Costings

Hi I have just put new flooring down on top of ceramic tiles. After a lot of research I decided on Kenbrock smart drop. I couldn't be happier.

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cmo63
Dec 05, 2016 7:18 am
kapish
kapish
24 November 2016

Acoustic underlay for carpet? Pyrotek silent step?

Acoustic underlay for carpet? Pyrotek silent step?

in my home there is which helps me to get rid of the irritating sound.now i live in peaceful environment.i buy it from soundbarrierfence. really great product!!!!

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kapish
Nov 24, 2016 6:12 pm
Lee54
Lee54
23 November 2016

Bamboo Flooring, yes or no?

Bamboo Flooring, yes or no?

its looks great and easy to clean but you have to keep it very well from scratch

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Lee54
Nov 23, 2016 9:13 am
matbellau
matbellau
12 November 2016

Recommendation Timber Flooring Sunshine Coast??

Recommendation Timber Flooring Sunshine Coast??

Hi MoodyBlue, We were looking at installing Bamboo flooring in our new place. We ended up with Kawana Flooring Warehouse. We ended up going with Vinyl planking instead…

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matbellau
Nov 12, 2016 3:29 pm
johanna.ram
johanna.ram
12 November 2016

Recommendation Timber and Carpet Flooring in Melbourne

Recommendation Timber and Carpet Flooring in Melbourne

We have engineered timber and it is strong but can get marked. If you have active kids maybe tiles.. but it's really up to you and how you plan to take care. Laminate is…

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johanna.ram
Nov 12, 2016 12:42 pm
johanna.ram
chancelierwoodfloor
chancelierwoodfloor
11 November 2016

Find A Trusted Teak Wood Flooring Manufac

Find A Trusted Teak Wood Flooring Manufac

Teak Wood Flooring Is the best flooring for your home, office or other residential places. These are available with different designs, sizes and colors. CHANCELIER WOOD…

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chancelierwoodfloor
Nov 11, 2016 9:32 pm
dleesteere
dleesteere
4 November 2016

Tile resurfacing in Perth

Tile resurfacing in Perth

Hi, I'm looking to resurface (i.e. spray) the tiles in my bathroom before I sell the house. I was hoping someone could recommend a company in Perth that does good quality…

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dleesteere
Nov 04, 2016 3:13 pm
Mark S
Mark S
28 October 2016

carpet cost

carpet cost

In buying the carpet or anything to your home improvement, always look the affordable product but the quality and after sales service is not sacrificed. You can look this …

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Mark S
Oct 28, 2016 7:22 pm
Mark S
Mark S
28 October 2016

Proper carpet laying

Proper carpet laying
1 ... 4, 5, 6

The majority of carpetlayers do not use a power stretcher. You would be amazed at the internal conflict on carpetlaying specific sites over the recommended use of a…

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Mark S
Oct 28, 2016 7:05 pm
deeps
deeps
24 October 2016

How to attach skirting boards?

How to attach skirting boards?

What's the best way to attach "scotia", the small skirting boards that you can't really drill through?

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deeps
Oct 24, 2016 1:55 pm
Kpatto1
Kpatto1
20 October 2016

Porcelain Tiler

Porcelain Tiler

Hi, I'm looking at getting 92m2 of porcelain timber look tiles laid 1/3 staggered. Does anyone know on average how much it is get them laid? Or can recommend anyone. I'm…

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Kpatto1
Oct 20, 2016 2:05 pm
red15
red15
13 October 2016

Sanding rises on set of stairs- putty issue

Sanding rises on set of stairs- putty issue

I'd be pretty unhappy with that. I can't believe there isn't a product that would be a better match and if there truly isn't, your tradie should have told you that before…

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red15
Oct 13, 2016 11:43 am
Myppie
Myppie
12 October 2016

Sanding rises on set of stairs- putty issue

Sanding rises on set of stairs- putty issue

Hello! I would love some advice please. We have engaged a tradie floor sander to sand and polish our timber staircase. It's rather old (40 y/o house). The treads came…

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Myppie
Oct 12, 2016 6:23 pm
bobdowne
bobdowne
1 October 2016

Carpet laying standards - Help with building insurance claim

Carpet laying standards - Help with building insurance claim

Hi, Funny to read this as we have same problem. When I complained to the place we bought the carpet from, he told us it's a thin carpet! Sadly he didn't mention that when…

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bobdowne
Oct 01, 2016 8:35 pm
hasan123
hasan123
21 September 2016

Carpet Laying Issues - Please Help!

Carpet Laying Issues - Please Help!

I have found home decorating products in a website which is very favorite to me.So,I want to share this website to all of you.If you want to buy home decorating products…

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hasan123
Sep 21, 2016 12:16 am
johnreynolds
johnreynolds
20 September 2016

Timber flooring species

Timber flooring species
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@gandn - I have similar questions... Waiting to see if someone answers you...

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johnreynolds
Sep 20, 2016 10:26 am
MoodyBlue
MoodyBlue
15 September 2016

750 Square or 450 x 900 - Open planing living area.

750 Square or 450 x 900 - Open planing living area.

Hi all, hoping someone can help with some tile advice. We have a large open plan Kitchen/Living/Dining off a wide hallway. We have found the tile colour/design we love but…

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MoodyBlue
Sep 15, 2016 10:33 pm
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
6 September 2016

Grout Sealing - who's done it?

Grout Sealing - who's done it?

Clear sealing is better then no sealer at all. Clear sealers only stop deep staining so when it is cleaned you will have a better result then unsealed grout as it can look…

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Grout Perfect
Sep 06, 2016 9:43 am
Grout Perfect
blessedpeople
blessedpeople
23 August 2016

Carpet on Stairs - Pricked by smoothedge

Carpet on Stairs - Pricked by smoothedge
1, 2

Hi Hoel, The earlier responses on this post detail the options you have in addressing the issue. All the best !

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blessedpeople
Aug 23, 2016 6:57 pm
blessedpeople
ajoncs
ajoncs
18 August 2016

Hardwood and engineered flooring Perth

Hardwood and engineered flooring Perth

Hi AussieMark. Would you mind providing the details of your flooring? I'll PM you. Cheers

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ajoncs
Aug 18, 2016 6:11 pm
Borityn
Borityn
16 August 2016

Carpet or tile

Carpet or tile

I agree with AmyHufston. I prefer tiles than carpet.

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Borityn
Aug 16, 2016 5:29 pm
Borityn
mikemix
mikemix
15 August 2016

Cavalier Bremworth SDN or Feltex Green?

Cavalier Bremworth SDN or Feltex Green?

Hi, We have narrowed our Carpet choice down to either:- Feltex Green Cottage charm range -…

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mikemix
Aug 15, 2016 3:42 pm
PHL
PHL
10 August 2016

Flooring for work area

Flooring for work area

Saw a supplier with them; looks like an easy DIY job. Then also found the rubber coin dot interlocking tiles, which might be even better. Will take a look in the shop and…

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PHL
Aug 10, 2016 8:50 pm
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
10 August 2016

I'd like to hear from laminate floor owners.

I'd like to hear from laminate floor owners.

Hi All, I'd like to hear from laminate owners who have had the product installed for a couple of years. What brand did you have? What was the AC rating? Was there a good…

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JayaJaya
Aug 10, 2016 5:32 pm
JayaJaya
stephensaugnier
stephensaugnier
10 August 2016

Cork floors, Wood tile floors or Porcelain floors?

Cork floors, Wood tile floors or Porcelain floors?

Depends on the type of cork flooring that you opt. As Michelle said above, solid cork floors would have a lesser likelihood of getting scratched as compared to the click…

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stephensaugnier
Aug 10, 2016 4:50 pm
stephensaugnier
dave2016
dave2016
9 August 2016

Bamboo, Tiles or Vinyl

Bamboo, Tiles or Vinyl

yes it's best to check the product first if you're planning to use bamboo flooring, however, there are good quality bamboo products that are safe to use and pass the…

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dave2016
Aug 09, 2016 1:43 pm
dave2016
stephensaugnier
stephensaugnier
8 August 2016

Matching bamboo flooring with kitchen tiles.

Matching bamboo flooring with kitchen tiles.

Your best solution would be to go with compressed wood which is harder than bamboo flooring. BTW are you going with engineered bamboo flooring?

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stephensaugnier
Aug 08, 2016 11:58 pm
stephensaugnier

We are thinking of doing these final planks throughout. Lakeview 27 - Beechwood 12/15 Deposit 7/16 Council/Certifier 8/16 Colour Appointment

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Lakeview27
Aug 08, 2016 11:50 pm
Lakeview27
ange3812
ange3812
7 August 2016

1.5mm vs 3mm grout joint when tiling

1.5mm vs 3mm grout joint when tiling
1, 2, 3

It is rubbish to think that 1.5mm grouting is not a correct standard, unless perhaps you have a huge tiles. But even then, I've seen very expensive, high quality large…

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ange3812
Aug 07, 2016 8:31 am
Rebekah_BFlooring
Rebekah_BFlooring
6 August 2016

Vinyl flooring

Vinyl flooring

You can visit some brands' website to choose color, such as Armstrong, gerflor, Beauty Flooring and so on. You also can visit this, http://www.beautyflooring.cn/e_products/

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Rebekah_BFlooring
Aug 06, 2016 4:49 pm
jimmyssmak
jimmyssmak
2 August 2016

Scratches in Bamboo flooring

Scratches in Bamboo flooring

any bamboo flooring shouldnt be sanded again, only recoating is allowed as the surface will be as raw as sandpaper after sanded.

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jimmyssmak
Aug 02, 2016 2:37 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
31 July 2016

Removing carpet to polish floor boards under neath

Removing carpet to polish floor boards under neath

Remove the carpet yourselves( and all the nails and staples ) and save a bundle, then get someone in for the polishing. Stewie

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Stewie D
Jul 31, 2016 10:15 am
mrslin
mrslin
28 July 2016

Timbermax Engineered Timber

Timbermax Engineered Timber

Hi all, anyone used Timbermax Engineered Timber? How is it in terms of quality and scratch resistancy? Any feedback will be greatly appreciated. We are looking at the…

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mrslin
Jul 28, 2016 6:19 pm
lazandjohn
lazandjohn
24 July 2016

Oak floors - what did you choose?

Oak floors - what did you choose?

Hi there, lazandjohn. Me and my sister chose to lay down a new and beautiful looking parquet for our parents' home in London. We went for one because…

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lazandjohn
Jul 24, 2016 11:34 am
HaydenC
HaydenC
23 July 2016

timber flooring on masterchef ??

timber flooring on masterchef ??
1, 2

Hi all, The floor is Spotted gum, I work at Urban Salvage in Spotswood and we were approached by the producers of the show to quote the floor for the set out of 80x19…

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HaydenC
Jul 23, 2016 1:24 pm
stephensaugnier
stephensaugnier
23 July 2016

Bamboo/Timber Flooring and Dogs

Bamboo/Timber Flooring and Dogs

My only suggestion if you are opting for bamboo flooring and if you are having dogs is to go for strand woven bamboo flooring as opposed to carbonized bamboo…

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stephensaugnier
Jul 23, 2016 1:02 am
stephensaugnier
jimmyssmak
jimmyssmak
12 July 2016

Anticipated wastage when installing vinyl planks

Anticipated wastage when installing vinyl planks

5% would be sufficient in general case except any odd shape of rooms.

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jimmyssmak
Jul 12, 2016 3:25 pm
jimmyssmak
jimmyssmak
12 July 2016

Primetex looselay

Primetex looselay

primetex is one the best looselay vinyl sheet in market and the felt backing allow slight forgiveness of subfloor imperfection. however, if the subfloor is way too much…

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jimmyssmak
Jul 12, 2016 3:24 pm
jimmyssmak
jimmyssmak
12 July 2016

Smart Strand Carpet

Smart Strand Carpet

smart strand is rubbish and the carpet get flattened less than 5 yrs. stay with solution dyed nylon no more triexta. it is only marketing hype from U.S.

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jimmyssmak
Jul 12, 2016 3:23 pm
jimmyssmak
jimmyssmak
12 July 2016

Stairs Question

Stairs Question

in fact, the only way you could get away to put in laminate or timber would be 1) patch up the 5mm or more on bullnose so that the timber guy can lay the floorboard…

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jimmyssmak
Jul 12, 2016 3:20 pm
jimmyssmak
jimmyssmak
12 July 2016

Bamboo or Laminate

Bamboo or Laminate

however, i would suggest vinyl clicks plank instead as it provide a bit warmer underfoot feeling. Bamboo seems not a great product anymore as I ve been couple of my…

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jimmyssmak
Jul 12, 2016 3:09 pm


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