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mongjong
mongjong
15 April 2013

Floor Depo Castle Hill & Verdura Bamboo Flooring

Floor Depo Castle Hill & Verdura Bamboo Flooring

We're looking for quotes and places to get bamboo flooring done in our apartment. Has anyone dealt with Floor Depo in Castle Hill before? We haven't been able to find…

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mongjong
Apr 15, 2013 12:48 pm
JULES4
JULES4
13 April 2013

Kids friendly carpets

Kids friendly carpets

We would of course recommend you drive straight past Carpet Call and come and visit one of our showrooms and take a look at Smartstrand…

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JULES4
Apr 13, 2013 9:13 pm
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
11 April 2013

Dunlop AcoustiCushion

Dunlop AcoustiCushion

It does assist with reducing sound transfer and has tested to be superior in respect to this. Dunlop are a reputable brand and regarded as a Market leader in the field of…

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HN Flooring Team
Apr 11, 2013 8:45 pm
HN Flooring Team
Stewie D
Stewie D
11 April 2013

quads for timber floors

quads for timber floors

That is unfortunately standard practice and I agree, it doesn't look that flash. All the more reason to put your floor down before the skirting goes in. Stewie

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Stewie D
Apr 11, 2013 8:38 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
5 April 2013

Polished concrete floors

Polished concrete floors

WNZ - if you do a search here on the forums for " Polished concrete floors " you will get a lot of hits. Trawl through them and you will get a lot of info. Stewie ( ex…

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Stewie D
Apr 05, 2013 7:26 am
Allisonw
Allisonw
31 March 2013

Carpet Court Trouble

Carpet Court Trouble

Thank you :) I love the new cabinets. They were actually organised through my partners cousins business, maxi cabinets in victoria, they flat packed the cupboards and…

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Allisonw
Mar 31, 2013 7:57 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
29 March 2013

Floor covering by third party?

Floor covering by third party?

I'm not sure that is the case. Though you might need to establish the following to comply with the code: Concrete as in concrete tanks that hold water up to and beyond 2.1…

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onc_artisan
Mar 29, 2013 10:48 am
onc_artisan
MissEm
MissEm
27 March 2013

Engineered direct stick concern...

Engineered direct stick concern...

No photos unfortunately, nothing to show any such detail anyway. We definitely didnt notice any large holes or anything before it was laid, that being said it very well…

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MissEm
Mar 27, 2013 8:44 pm
MissEm
Marto54
Marto54
26 March 2013

Carlisle-will they provide timber/bamboo floors?

Carlisle-will they provide timber/bamboo floors?

Sounds good meowsy. I've seen many ARC floors, all of which looked fantastic. It's a great product that will give great results if installed properly. I've not seen a lime…

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Marto54
Mar 26, 2013 7:07 pm
planck_length
planck_length
23 March 2013

Strand woven bamboo, termites and dogs

Strand woven bamboo, termites and dogs

Thanks delatite13. I emailed the company that distributes the Genesis boards we're interested in yesterday. He said the boards are termite-resistant, but not termite…

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planck_length
Mar 23, 2013 6:20 am

Taken through a glass window and they look better when cleaned

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alcatraz
Mar 21, 2013 7:51 pm
alcatraz
AmyMumma23
AmyMumma23
21 March 2013

Show me your Bamboo floors!

Show me your Bamboo floors!
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Delatite your flooring looks impressive! Did your builder install your skirtings and kickers in the kitchen after? How did the install around your island?

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AmyMumma23
Mar 21, 2013 8:33 am
dragonchild
dragonchild
20 March 2013

Floating Floor To Carpet Transition Help

Floating Floor To Carpet Transition Help

If you can start at that side and lay a full board parallel to the join, it might be fine as is. But if you cant butt it up that close - or if you do but would then stub…

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dragonchild
Mar 20, 2013 8:12 am
dragonchild
meowsy
meowsy
19 March 2013

Anyone have a limed bamboo floor?

Anyone have a limed bamboo floor?

Thanks guys. I am actually now thinking of going for a kind of natural tile, maybe not too grey bbut not too brown, somewhere in the middle... maybe then I could go for a…

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meowsy
Mar 19, 2013 7:45 pm
meowsy
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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


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