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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 3:30 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 5:03 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 10:40 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 1:00 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 2:03 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 1:55 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 8:42 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 1:20 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 12:45 pm
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 3:50 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 2:20 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 2:54 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 6:20 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 2:46 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 11:11 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 4:34 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 11:04 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 10:37 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 10:15 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 4:27 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 8:59 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 2:52 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 5:28 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 2:30 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 10:44 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 7:13 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 9:52 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 6:42 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 6:53 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 1:26 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 1:03 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 21, 2013 12:38 am
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 9:39 pm
3Anne3
3Anne3
6 July 2013

Carpet Recommendation - Victoria

Carpet Recommendation - Victoria

A warning to all purchases of carpet. (Especially cut pile carpet) Ask the sales person about the possibility of PERMANENT PILE REVERSAL with the carpet that you are…

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3Anne3
Jul 06, 2013 8:17 pm
3Anne3
3Anne3
6 July 2013

HOw do i know if a carpet is going to be any good? what spec

HOw do i know if a carpet is going to be any good? what spec

Remember to ask about "Permanent Pile Reversal" This affects cut pile carpet, with no explanation. Looks absolutely terrible and is not covered under the carpet…

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3Anne3
Jul 06, 2013 8:08 pm
WorkInProgress
WorkInProgress
6 July 2013

Mosowood Bamboo - Australiana I and II

Mosowood Bamboo - Australiana I and II

Hi all, I'm looking at installing Australiana-style bamboo flooring during renovations. I'm currently looking at Mosowood Bamboo, but I can't find good photos showing…

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WorkInProgress
Jul 06, 2013 12:30 pm
red brick
red brick
6 July 2013

Solid timber showrooms Sydney for blackbutt?

Solid timber showrooms Sydney for blackbutt?

Hi guys. We are really interested in solid timber prefinshed blackbutt but can't find a decent amount on display in Sydney. Ay suggestions? The builders preferred is the…

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red brick
Jul 06, 2013 11:26 am
TrevandSam
TrevandSam
3 July 2013

Average Cost of Sanding/Polishing Floorboards?

Average Cost of Sanding/Polishing Floorboards?

We were quoted $30-40 per square metre depending on what type of product we wanted on the floor. Environmentally friendly finish was more expensive for example. Ended up…

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TrevandSam
Jul 03, 2013 10:26 pm
fmac
fmac
1 July 2013

How to clean Karndean Vinyl Planks and make them shine!!!???

How to clean Karndean Vinyl Planks and make them shine!!!???

Not sure how to help with the look of them but I'd love to see a picture. We ended up going with the classic oak and so I'd love to see what they look like in a whole room!

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fmac
Jul 01, 2013 8:20 pm
delatite13
delatite13
1 July 2013

BAMBOO FLOORING

BAMBOO FLOORING

Only had it 12 months but so far no colour change yet and parts have direct arvo sunlight. Given we have multi colours it won't be very noticable if it does. With the…

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delatite13
Jul 01, 2013 3:49 pm
delatite13
BellaButterfly
BellaButterfly
30 June 2013

Stained Black Wood flooring Victorian Ash questions

Stained Black Wood flooring Victorian Ash questions

I am looking at Victorian Ash as it is lighter and from what I understand takes stain very well. Would anyone happen to know what is the difference between feature and…

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BellaButterfly
Jun 30, 2013 9:55 pm
BellaButterfly
Mark S
Mark S
25 June 2013

How to lay bamboo flooring - H shape

How to lay bamboo flooring - H shape

IF I understand the plan correctly, build both the 'legs' of the 'H' up to the cross part, then run a line of full planks from one 'leg' to meet up with the other one. And…

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Mark S
Jun 25, 2013 8:02 pm
gabs247
gabs247
25 June 2013

Bamboo flooring suppliers in Adelaide??

Bamboo flooring suppliers in Adelaide??

how is the bamboo going? James88, just wondering how yours is going in particular? I'm in Adelaide, and considering bamboo as well. More so interested whether there are…

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gabs247
Jun 25, 2013 7:27 pm
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roops
Jun 21, 2013 1:44 pm
roops
rogerinaus
rogerinaus
21 June 2013

Tile underlayment and Shower tray

Tile underlayment and Shower tray

Not sure if this post fits into the flooring category, but didn't seem to fit anywhere else either. Two questions. Is the 6mm concrete tile under layment all they do in…

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rogerinaus
Jun 21, 2013 1:14 pm
rogerinaus
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
20 June 2013

Engineered hardwood flooring installation quotes

Engineered hardwood flooring installation quotes

It depends on the method of installation but if they are just being floated as normal, you could say the price is somewhere between 2 to 3 times market rates. Between $20…

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HN Flooring Team
Jun 20, 2013 9:41 pm
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
20 June 2013

BAMBOO FLOORING

BAMBOO FLOORING

Visit our Munno Para or Gepps Cross stores for flooring. Our Naturally Bamboo product is a cut above the rest in terms of quality and with 11 colours to choose from, the…

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HN Flooring Team
Jun 20, 2013 6:52 am
HN Flooring Team
Lurgen
Lurgen
19 June 2013

Alfresco covering

Alfresco covering

We went with tiles. HD

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Lurgen
Jun 20, 2013 12:58 am
Lurgen
chrip
chrip
18 June 2013

Feature wall - what's it made of?

Feature wall - what's it made of?

well I've hunted around to no avail. I even emailed the original designer and they were nice enough to advise that the company who made those tiles has now gone out of…

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chrip
Jun 18, 2013 11:48 pm

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