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meowsy
Mar 10, 2013 6:09 pm
meowsy
SealerExpert
SealerExpert
9 March 2013

Grout Perfect :)

Grout Perfect :)
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Is that Ange…

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SealerExpert
Mar 09, 2013 6:42 am
SealerExpert
bendo
bendo
8 March 2013

Carpet Shadowing

Carpet Shadowing

Thank you for the comment. He might get his choice this time. Did you use either of these colours? We have a charcoal and white theme through the house with light grey…

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bendo
Mar 08, 2013 9:12 pm
lozza99
lozza99
8 March 2013

Redbrook green vs GH Eco plus

Redbrook green vs GH Eco plus

Thanks bendo I've come to the same conclusion. I put the two samples together and they were absolutely identical in every way. And with the redbrook green quote being…

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lozza99
Mar 08, 2013 3:20 pm
SealerExpert
SealerExpert
8 March 2013

How did you physically seal your grout?

How did you physically seal your grout?

These are penertrating sealers they sit just below the surface of the grout or tile we call them natural look…

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SealerExpert
Mar 08, 2013 3:02 pm
SealerExpert
Oxstrom
Oxstrom
8 March 2013

Has anyone used KENBROCK TILES ?

Has anyone used KENBROCK TILES ?

Hi Nathan, Not sure if you have chosen a floor yet but if you can afford the extra go with Karndean. I went with Kenbrock premium tiles and within a year I had 2mm gaps…

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Oxstrom
Mar 08, 2013 10:17 am
AdamIrons
AdamIrons
5 March 2013

Help with Flooring Choices

Help with Flooring Choices

I am putting in the floating timber floors in my house for the Kitchen, Living room and hallways. wont be for a little while yet, but from what i have seen it looks really…

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AdamIrons
Mar 05, 2013 2:00 pm
adgn
adgn
4 March 2013

Anyone had floating bamboo laid post handover?

Anyone had floating bamboo laid post handover?

A few mm isnt going to make much difference. All in all it is better…

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adgn
Mar 04, 2013 8:25 pm
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
4 March 2013

Rectified Edge Porcelain Tiles & 'Lipping" - Advice Please

Rectified Edge Porcelain Tiles & 'Lipping" - Advice Please

There really is not much that can be done. You can try and replace the high tiles but if the floor is not flat then it will show lippage again. I have had some jobs where…

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Grout Perfect
Mar 04, 2013 2:48 pm
Grout Perfect
nicenurse
nicenurse
4 March 2013

Patio tiling issue - any advice?

Patio tiling issue - any advice?

Im certain that you are correct that he should have started at the edge, not the house wall, and he can certainly put a row of vertical tiles (we have heaps left over)…

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nicenurse
Mar 04, 2013 12:31 am
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
2 March 2013

Timber Impressions Laminate

Timber Impressions Laminate

Your local HN store will have a recommended installer you could use. The $ varies from State to State, anywhere around $25 is about right though, sometimes more, sometimes less.

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HN Flooring Team
Mar 02, 2013 4:22 am
HN Flooring Team
Mark S
Mark S
25 February 2013

Floor covering where humidity is a problem

Floor covering where humidity is a problem

You say you have the sub floor ventilation, so it will not be a problem.

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Mark S
Feb 25, 2013 7:15 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
25 February 2013

Cost of maintenance: Bamboo vs. polished concrete

Cost of maintenance: Bamboo vs. polished concrete
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:oops: didn't mean to do that sorry, I'll butt out again. :walksoffwitheadinhands:

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onc_artisan
Feb 25, 2013 4:53 pm
onc_artisan
Scotty Dog
Scotty Dog
23 February 2013

BAMBOO floor issues..Scaremongering...True or False?

BAMBOO floor issues..Scaremongering...True or False?

We went back to the shop today and we're going to go ahead with the Bamboo floor and floating according to the guy we do just need the moisture barrier. Looking forward…

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Scotty Dog
Feb 23, 2013 5:31 pm

Hi there, you may have already fixed your problem by now if not you could visit a Timber Mill and get a skirting board made to order like the image i have posted. You can…

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Onebuild
Feb 22, 2013 12:31 pm
tamara
tamara
15 February 2013

bluestone tiles in showers

bluestone tiles in showers

Hello, I am building a house and was wondering if anyone has advice about using bluestone tiles as a base for an insitu shower base

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tamara
Feb 15, 2013 9:07 pm
Mark S
Mark S
15 February 2013

Floor laying direction

Floor laying direction

I would lean towards laying the floor horizontal. Kitchen is then running the length of the room . OK, the entrance is not ideal that way, but it's better for the…

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Mark S
Feb 15, 2013 7:10 pm
LittleWing
LittleWing
12 February 2013

Checkered tiles

Checkered tiles

We are almost certainly going to use b/w checker tiling in our ensuite (to match with the black and white roll-top slipper bath). Love the look…

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LittleWing
Feb 12, 2013 10:08 am
LittleWing
LittleWing
LittleWing
6 February 2013

Laminate Flooring

Laminate Flooring

Those floors look great! I also will be installing laminate in my future home, even in the bedrooms. I've got two cats and it's hard to keep things hygienic with indoor…

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LittleWing
Feb 06, 2013 10:10 pm
LittleWing
kfinky
kfinky
1 February 2013

New timber floorboards - cracked board

New timber floorboards - cracked board

Hi, After some advice. We have just completed our new home, and have moved in 1 month ago. We have Spotted Gum hardwood timber floorboards throughout. Just noticed…

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kfinky
Feb 01, 2013 1:06 pm
JB1
JB1
31 January 2013

Patio tiles lifting and hollow underneath-options and rights

Patio tiles lifting and hollow underneath-options and rights

Unless the store arranged the installation, you have to take it up with the tiler who will no doubt shift the blame to the tile adhesive company, who will then shift the…

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JB1
Jan 31, 2013 7:48 am
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parcelona
Jan 29, 2013 9:09 pm
parcelona
MissEm
MissEm
24 January 2013

Big River engineered - pre finished.

Big River engineered - pre finished.

Hi grunter still not there yet, we are only just at lockup at the moment so will still be a while away yet. I have asked on a different forum for some feedback and have…

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MissEm
Jan 24, 2013 10:56 am
MissEm
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
23 January 2013

Where to start for carpet-melbourne

Where to start for carpet-melbourne

Call Anthony Carter on 9567 6677 and make an appointment to see him personally at Harvey Norman Chadstone and you will get looked after with over 20 years of experience.…

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HN Flooring Team
Jan 23, 2013 8:51 pm
HN Flooring Team
MangaGal
MangaGal
23 January 2013

Verdura Bamboo - Sandy colour

Verdura Bamboo - Sandy colour

Hi guys I'm new to this board. I'm deciding on the bamboo flooring colours. I'm sure this is one of the hot topics. I've bought a off-the-plan house, which makes a…

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MangaGal
Jan 23, 2013 10:02 am
woodeez
woodeez
23 January 2013

Timber floor finishing

Timber floor finishing

Hello flooring guru's/experts, I need some help with our flooring as follows: We want to find out what to put on freshly laid prefinished/ presealed kempas board. Should…

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woodeez
Jan 22, 2013 11:20 pm
bella buterfly
bella buterfly
20 January 2013

Comparing these two Bamboo samples - anything I'm missing?

Comparing these two Bamboo samples - anything I'm missing?

Hi guys i had bamboo installed a year ago thru out whole house from one of the bigger shops.It has cupped a little and does scratch,but i do love it,

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bella buterfly
Jan 20, 2013 7:15 pm
kdgirl
kdgirl
20 January 2013

Porcelain tiles - tolerance and grout level

Porcelain tiles - tolerance and grout level

We moved into our newly built house in 2012 (still getting maintenance work done) and have always been unhappy with the floor tiles in the mail living area... We spend a…

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kdgirl
Jan 20, 2013 6:58 pm
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
20 January 2013

Carpet Installation only $99

Carpet Installation only $99

It's an absolute load of crap. The price is in the underlay, otherwise they would still let you buy it and have it laid direct stick for $99. As…

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HN Flooring Team
Jan 20, 2013 1:30 pm
HN Flooring Team
parkesy55
parkesy55
17 January 2013

'Brease' by Beaulieu

'Brease' by Beaulieu

Where's your showroom deesy73? :) you seem to know your stuff and would be good to see both brease and ecoplus in one place

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parkesy55
Jan 17, 2013 9:00 pm

Hi murphywei, Generally we recommend direct stick over the use of underlay. It avoids that "hollow" sounding noise when walked on and is more solid - especially if you…

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Rewah
Jan 16, 2013 10:17 am
Rewah
Deesy73
Deesy73
15 January 2013

Carpet squares - rumpus room

Carpet squares - rumpus room

Just be careful to check what type of backing you purchase when it comes to carpet tiles as some are bitumen backed or felt backed and once glued down will not peel of the…

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Deesy73
Jan 15, 2013 9:09 pm
donuts9999
donuts9999
14 January 2013

floor polishing

floor polishing

hi can anyone recommend a floor polisher in south east mel who does the alcohol finish? what should i expect to pay per sq meter cheers john

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donuts9999
Jan 14, 2013 9:43 pm
leisadent
leisadent
13 January 2013

Help to match previously finished boards

Help to match previously finished boards

PS - if I can just find out what type of product was most popular during that time, it would be a great start - then I can get a small tin and try it out.

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leisadent
Jan 13, 2013 11:23 am
Building in the G
Building in the G
12 January 2013

Sealers for jarrah flooring

Sealers for jarrah flooring

I think we're leaning towards the water based sealer at the moment. I'm sure the guys doing the polishing would prefer it as it's much better for them not having all the…

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Building in the G
Jan 12, 2013 10:19 pm
JB1
JB1
12 January 2013

what's the height should I leave for timber flooring?

what's the height should I leave for timber flooring?

That would be the ideal situation, but then it would be your responsibility to install and paint them. I seen my carpenter do it and to make sure the joins are…

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JB1
Jan 12, 2013 10:02 pm
kikichan
kikichan
12 January 2013

Looking for a good place to shop for flloring

Looking for a good place to shop for flloring

Hello, I think I need to post our floor details here for your information as I have got a lot help from the forum to search for our best option :D . We have done almost…

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kikichan
Jan 12, 2013 6:15 am
double07
double07
11 January 2013

Preparing/Cleaning concrete slab

Preparing/Cleaning concrete slab
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Wow this is an old post! We actually found this stuff not to be very hard wearing over time so we ended up getting somebody in to polish the concrete a couple of years…

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double07
Jan 11, 2013 8:01 am
lynny-jane
lynny-jane
10 January 2013

New to laying Timber floor

New to laying Timber floor

I would suggest that you call your local Dulux centre and ask for the Reps number and contact them directly. We have found that speaking to the reps is the best way to…

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lynny-jane
Jan 10, 2013 5:02 am
lynny-jane
SmithiesWife
SmithiesWife
9 January 2013

Perth Tiling Cost and Suggestions

Perth Tiling Cost and Suggestions

Pretty sure she knows people in the business though

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SmithiesWife
Jan 09, 2013 2:28 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
9 January 2013

Polished concrete info needed!

Polished concrete info needed!

Polished concrete costs about $135 sq mtr There are several types of polished concrete. Some have a resin top coat applied, some are polished to achieve a shine neither…

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onc_artisan
Jan 09, 2013 11:32 am
onc_artisan
oneness
oneness
9 January 2013

Does anyone have this Soft-e (Softe) carpet in their home??!

Does anyone have this Soft-e (Softe) carpet in their home??!

Hey DD yes i saw your comment on thread, sorry for some reason i thought i sent you pm...sometimes its hard to keep up with all the threads! espesh if you forget to…

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oneness
Jan 09, 2013 10:55 am
debbos
debbos
5 January 2013

New parquet floor finish problem

New parquet floor finish problem

I've just had a new parquet floor (about 50 m2) laid in place of an old one which was water damaged. The insurance company appointed a builder who chose the floorers. …

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debbos
Jan 05, 2013 8:10 am
suh
suh
28 December 2012

Buying flooring online- please help

Buying flooring online- please help
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What state are you in Rosemarie :)

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suh
Dec 28, 2012 9:07 pm
suh
redh
redh
20 December 2012

12mm or 15mm ply for solid timber over concrete?

12mm or 15mm ply for solid timber over concrete?

Thanks for the replies. The builder thinks it doesn't matter, so probably shouldn't be concerned.

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redh
Dec 20, 2012 11:22 am
Thejoker
Thejoker
17 December 2012

Engineered v solid hardwood floors

Engineered v solid hardwood floors

Thanks for the info, much appreciated, will stick with the solid for now, just worried that it might be easier to get a good result out o engineered

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Thejoker
Dec 17, 2012 5:24 pm
xya
xya
10 December 2012

Fixing squeaky floor underneath carpet?

Fixing squeaky floor underneath carpet?

Thanks, Michelle. Never knew there was such a product.

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xya
Dec 10, 2012 7:39 pm


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