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blacklab
blacklab
3 December 2012

Adelaide Tiling Cost

Adelaide Tiling Cost

Thanks Mclaren i will be checking them beofre they grout.

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blacklab
Dec 03, 2012 12:47 pm
xya
xya
2 December 2012

Timber look tiles ?

Timber look tiles ?

The timber looking tiles look really great. I only came across them yesterday when I passed by a tile shop. My understanding (very limited) is that compared to wooden…

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xya
Dec 02, 2012 8:05 pm
kjw7
kjw7
27 November 2012

Bamboo flooring manufacturers, best and worst?

Bamboo flooring manufacturers, best and worst?

We have Embelton bamboo in the Uluru colour and we just love it. The colour is fantastic an its just a really nice floor. Does require a bit of maintenance, apparently all…

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kjw7
Nov 27, 2012 11:53 am
Onebuild
Onebuild
26 November 2012

Bunnings - Probilt Floors - Vintage All Spice?

Bunnings - Probilt Floors - Vintage All Spice?

Hi there. I came across Lionking flooring in my internet travels. The pricing looks very very good. What were they like to deal with, what was…

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Onebuild
Nov 26, 2012 8:23 am
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
21 November 2012

Incorrect carpet laid

Incorrect carpet laid

Hi Ainslee, The law is very clear on this one. You are entitled to exactly what you ordered and it must be the same as the sample you chose from. Clear cut. In reference…

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HN Flooring Team
Nov 21, 2012 6:04 pm
HN Flooring Team
SmithiesWife
SmithiesWife
17 November 2012

OIL OR WATER BASED POLYURETHANE on HARDWOOD FLOORS

OIL OR WATER BASED POLYURETHANE on HARDWOOD FLOORS

Don't know what our floor guy used but glad PaulMac could answer.

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SmithiesWife
Nov 17, 2012 7:46 pm
jaymak
jaymak
15 November 2012

What is the best place to buy carpet in Perth???

What is the best place to buy carpet in Perth???

+1 for WA Carpet Supermarket. Went to Carpet Call and then WA Carpet Supermarket Same top of the range plush cut pile was $6k as opposed to $3.8k. Quoted at Ozzy Park.

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jaymak
Nov 15, 2012 12:47 pm
jaymak
Michelle
Michelle
6 November 2012

Premium Flooring

Premium Flooring

Yes, we are still selling the cork at Carpet Court. :D

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Michelle
Nov 06, 2012 5:17 pm
Michelle
nobl
nobl
6 November 2012

Cost of Installation? To DIY or not... Bamboo floating floor

Cost of Installation? To DIY or not... Bamboo floating floor

Thank you Kayla and Carmel, I will just use a waterproof underlay and not worry about sealing the concrete. That would make my life A LOT easier !!! Too much to worry…

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nobl
Nov 06, 2012 6:38 am
nobl
stratastruggler
stratastruggler
5 November 2012

Paint floating floorboards?

Paint floating floorboards?

Cheers Michelle. Appreciate your advice.

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stratastruggler
Nov 05, 2012 6:07 am
donuts9999
donuts9999
3 November 2012

floor board protector

floor board protector

hi all, i have just layed my floor boards and was wondering if there is anything i can put over them to protect them during the rest of the build? i am worried tradies…

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donuts9999
Nov 03, 2012 5:43 am
PAB_34
PAB_34
30 October 2012

SUBFLOORING

SUBFLOORING

See here: http://oak.arch.utas.edu.au/tech/construction_details/2_03_1.htm All sorts of ways of building floors.

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PAB_34
Oct 30, 2012 7:47 am
PAB_34
Cherie
Cherie
29 October 2012

Pros & Cons of tiled floor - please help

Pros & Cons of tiled floor - please help

Quick Step Laminate and Ready Flor perform well with floor heating. Take a look at this: QS floor heating http://www.premiumfloors.com.au/brands/ ... dsubfloor/ RF floor…

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Cherie
Oct 29, 2012 2:22 pm
Ruralife
Ruralife
29 October 2012

Beaumont Tiles - LUXE ANTHRACITE

Beaumont Tiles - LUXE ANTHRACITE

Sorry, should have added a pic. It's not the best of pictures but it is sort of a charcoal…

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Ruralife
Oct 29, 2012 1:44 pm
Ruralife
Cherie
Cherie
23 October 2012

Flooring decision

Flooring decision

Carpet is always the cheaper option but you may consider some excellent quality laminate product that has the same feel and look of real timber, minus the price tag. …

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Cherie
Oct 23, 2012 5:20 pm
theoneandonly?
theoneandonly?
21 October 2012

Tile Laying costs for large tiles

Tile Laying costs for large tiles

i paid cash thru a friend for our 40x40's to be laid we had 127 sqm to do with this including the 52sqm alfresco i paid him $4200 and this was without glue or grout or…

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theoneandonly?
Oct 21, 2012 9:04 am
woodyren
woodyren
16 October 2012

Southern beech timber floor questions.

Southern beech timber floor questions.

We have Souther beech timber installed in a nearly completed house that we have purchased. I have been trying to find out a few things before it is sanded and finished as…

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woodyren
Oct 16, 2012 9:37 pm
Marto54
Marto54
15 October 2012

timber flooring finish - blackbutt

timber flooring finish - blackbutt

I don't think I've seen a light / blonde coloured timber floor look good in a high gloss. Lighter timber simply looks better with a satin or low gloss. They're already…

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Marto54
Oct 15, 2012 8:36 pm
wanttorenovate
wanttorenovate
15 October 2012

Has anyone used Quick Step incizo trims?

Has anyone used Quick Step incizo trims?

Can you tell me please how you installed it? How much expansion gap do you need to leave between the floor and walls to allow for the incizo? Can you install this after…

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wanttorenovate
Oct 15, 2012 1:47 pm
Allisonw
Allisonw
14 October 2012

Carpet Court Laminate

Carpet Court Laminate

Thanks Becka I will, the trouble I have is the floors don't go with anything, just painted the house , new furniture, going to keep fighting to get what I want, you should…

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Allisonw
Oct 13, 2012 11:13 pm
cskfloors
cskfloors
7 October 2012

Solid Timber on Slab: Supply/Install Recommendations (Melb)

Solid Timber on Slab: Supply/Install Recommendations (Melb)

Having laid 19mm and 12mm soild timber flooring since the early 90's if done correctly there will be no problems. With advancements in the moisture barriers and glues and…

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cskfloors
Oct 07, 2012 11:17 am
travelbug
travelbug
5 October 2012

Bamboo flooring done! But how even is even enough?

Bamboo flooring done! But how even is even enough?

Did you notice it was out or are you only concerned because you put a measure on it and saw it was slightly out? If the latter then does it really matter?

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travelbug
Oct 05, 2012 8:31 am
daveandally1
daveandally1
1 October 2012

Inovar Flooring

Inovar Flooring

Hi saiprex :) My partner and I recently moved into our new home and had the 8mm Inovar floors in 'Burmese Teak' installed (see pics on my thread, link is in the signature…

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daveandally1
Oct 01, 2012 1:59 pm
daveandally1
grumblebum54
grumblebum54
27 September 2012

Waiting period after timber floors sanded and polished?

Waiting period after timber floors sanded and polished?

Some people say you can put your furniture back after 48 hours but the company who did ours recommended a lot longer. They said after 48 hours you can walk on it in socks…

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grumblebum54
Sep 27, 2012 12:34 am
grumblebum54
monz21
monz21
24 September 2012

Preference brand laminate flooring

Preference brand laminate flooring

Hi, Has anyone heard of Preference brand laminate flooring? We went to a flooring shop and love the glossy look of them. Similar to the Titan long boards finish that we're…

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monz21
Sep 24, 2012 7:32 am
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Deemaree
Sep 22, 2012 9:29 pm
Deemaree
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
20 September 2012

Carpet choice - Brease vs Eco Plus

Carpet choice - Brease vs Eco Plus

We got Ecoplus and absolutely love it. So soft and really to clean spills too. I don't think I could go ack to anything…

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HN Flooring Team
Sep 20, 2012 9:33 am
HN Flooring Team
KimBrunoPD
KimBrunoPD
18 September 2012

pics -my dark bamboo floors

pics -my dark bamboo floors

Late last year I asked for opinions on dark bamboo floors...well I took the plunge...here it is :)

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KimBrunoPD
Sep 18, 2012 8:28 pm
theanonyuser
theanonyuser
16 September 2012

80sqm of something thats not going to blow the budget ..

80sqm of something thats not going to blow the budget ..

Serfloor on ebay have a slightly nicer vinyl plank available now. Approx $27/square metre for supply. I'm also looking into some planks around $60/sqm installed.

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theanonyuser
Sep 16, 2012 9:01 am
CC101
CC101
15 September 2012

Caution Porcelain Tiles

Caution Porcelain Tiles
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

did anyone seal porcelain tiles or grout? what sealer did you use?

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CC101
Sep 15, 2012 10:01 pm
gailmarkby
gailmarkby
14 September 2012

QLD spotted gum engineered timber flooring available in Vic?

QLD spotted gum engineered timber flooring available in Vic?

Hi, we sell a really beautiful QLD spotted gum engineered floor and we are located in Melbourne. If you shoot me an email with your details I would be happy to send you…

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gailmarkby
Sep 14, 2012 8:44 pm
gailmarkby
gailmarkby
14 September 2012

Parquet/ Timber or Tiles for a very modern apartment?

Parquet/ Timber or Tiles for a very modern apartment?

I think parquetry is a bit old fashioned plus its very busy. But you could do a paquetry feature. I work for a timber flooring company and we have done things like just…

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gailmarkby
Sep 14, 2012 8:40 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
11 September 2012

Skirting for laminate floors

Skirting for laminate floors

If it is different to the rest of the skirting in your house then I think it will stick out. Why not use the same and get a chippy to install it for you…

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Stewie D
Sep 11, 2012 12:25 pm
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
10 September 2012

Where Can I Buy Tarkett Vintage Flooring?

Where Can I Buy Tarkett Vintage Flooring?

Take a look at our Vintage product. It's on this forum under Vintage Laminate below somewhere in the threads. It's 12mm thick and has a lifetime warranty. A little bit…

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HN Flooring Team
Sep 10, 2012 7:07 am
HN Flooring Team
delatite13
delatite13
7 September 2012

Is timber or bamboo the preferred floor these days ?

Is timber or bamboo the preferred floor these days ?
1, 2, 3

There are many different stories about cleaning, but the safest and easiest is a capful of vinegar in really hot water then ring out te…

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delatite13
Sep 07, 2012 9:21 pm
delatite13
Zedman
Zedman
6 September 2012

Timber look Porcelain tiles - Melbourne

Timber look Porcelain tiles - Melbourne

Our from Spain range from $72sqm up to $110sqm. When looking at any…

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Zedman
Sep 06, 2012 10:42 am
Zedman
Michelle
Michelle
3 September 2012

Replacing fringes on a persian rug

Replacing fringes on a persian rug

Yes been very busy :oops: how about next time I'm up there we catch up. :D

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Michelle
Sep 03, 2012 8:27 pm
Michelle
grumblebum54
grumblebum54
31 August 2012

Floating Floorboards against aluminium

Floating Floorboards against aluminium

These are the bronze trims near our sliding door.

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grumblebum54
Aug 31, 2012 8:35 am
grumblebum54
leighton
leighton
25 August 2012

Laying Laminate Flooring for a new build

Laying Laminate Flooring for a new build

loose tack skirting , layer removes and puts back on when finished. happen a fair bit. not to worry - ask your builder. leighton at clark new homes

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leighton
Aug 25, 2012 7:10 pm
leighton
gizmoe
gizmoe
23 August 2012

Shrinking underlay

Shrinking underlay

Good point Mark S, We all missed that. I occassionally pop a corner up to see whats under it in some of the places I have stayed around the country & the world, but is…

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gizmoe
Aug 23, 2012 9:43 pm
PHL
PHL
23 August 2012

Vinyl flooring

Vinyl flooring

Are planks more expensive than a continuous sheet, or are the sheets more expensive? Ideally I want as few joints as practically possible.

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PHL
Aug 23, 2012 2:26 pm
GoldenM
GoldenM
23 August 2012

Arc Champagne or Coffee Bamboo Flooring?

Arc Champagne or Coffee Bamboo Flooring?

well we are definitely buying from this store as they are only one of two in my town that sell bamboo flooring and the other guys aren't helpful at all so they def have…

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GoldenM
Aug 23, 2012 12:10 pm
Zedman
Zedman
22 August 2012

Tiled skirting

Tiled skirting

Most manufacturers (well my spanish suppliers do) make matching skirting with a rounded top…

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Zedman
Aug 22, 2012 10:52 am
Zedman
Emmsiek
Emmsiek
18 August 2012

Hard Flooring advice please

Hard Flooring advice please

I hadn't though about vinyl. I suppose most of the ones I have seen have been too thin and I thought they would be too hard when standing for a long time. I might look…

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Emmsiek
Aug 18, 2012 1:06 pm
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bradster181
Aug 16, 2012 9:06 pm
bradster181
C_Y
C_Y
13 August 2012

Floor Layer Required

Floor Layer Required

Yep all sorted. Thx. I chose oak white Definately post pics when its done

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C_Y
Aug 13, 2012 8:40 pm
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
13 August 2012

Quest carpet samples - where to get?

Quest carpet samples - where to get?

Quest make a great SDN product and we are proud to sell it. If you contact your local HN store, they would be happy to asisst you with this.

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HN Flooring Team
Aug 13, 2012 10:27 am
HN Flooring Team


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