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mimi23
Jun 05, 2013 1:20 am
mimi23
turtleschell
turtleschell
28 May 2013

Has Anyone used Tectonic Floors?

Has Anyone used Tectonic Floors?

Wow, when I want to upgrade my floors I'll definitely consider these!

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turtleschell
May 28, 2013 3:11 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
25 May 2013

Tips on cleaning "Non-real" Wooden floors.

Tips on cleaning "Non-real" Wooden floors.

We have them and they are great. But cleaning ? One tip we got was to use warm water and mop/sponge with a few drops of eucalyptus oil. Any others ?

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Saint Mike
May 25, 2013 10:39 am
Saint Mike
Brendo
Brendo
25 May 2013

Do you love or hate your high polished floorboards?

Do you love or hate your high polished floorboards?

I have floorboards in a similar colour to you in a satin. Last time I had a high gloss and they were a lot more work.I love my floorboards and would not have anything…

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Brendo
May 25, 2013 6:17 am
Valyz
Valyz
21 May 2013

How do you clean porcelain tiles and grout??

How do you clean porcelain tiles and grout??
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Great tips Grout Perfect. I have the same problem so thank you.

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Valyz
May 21, 2013 1:38 pm
Dunco
Dunco
17 May 2013

Floor laying direction - help!

Floor laying direction - help!

I vote for laying them as you have in the bottom of you picture. looks better in my humble opinion.

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Dunco
May 17, 2013 7:16 pm
flew
flew
15 May 2013

Bamboo Flooring?

Bamboo Flooring?
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Hi all We finally got rid of the super shiny laminate that wouldn't clean and went for the ARC Bamboo floor Champagne colour. Thank goodness the floors actually look…

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flew
May 15, 2013 12:56 pm
Megs25
Megs25
13 May 2013

Tiling and carpet quotes

Tiling and carpet quotes

Thanks so much for your help HN & seano!

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Megs25
May 13, 2013 6:17 am
hfwangoz
hfwangoz
12 May 2013

About Jarrah timber floor

About Jarrah timber floor

Today we went to a shop to have a look at Jarrah, $60/sm for the pre-finished ones, but we have to install for both 85mm and 90mm wide ones, and the 90mm is longer. It is…

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hfwangoz
May 12, 2013 8:35 pm
sazzy91
sazzy91
3 May 2013

Click Lock Bamboo Floor - Noise

Click Lock Bamboo Floor - Noise

Hi guys, Has anyone installed their own or had it installed by a professional over an underlay? Has anyone had any problems with an echoy noise like you would get from…

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sazzy91
May 03, 2013 5:55 pm
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fozzy
May 02, 2013 9:37 am
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
2 May 2013

Hollow/Drummy Tiles - builder won't fix

Hollow/Drummy Tiles - builder won't fix

That is really dissapointing. You would think Ventura would tell his tiler to come back and fix or they will not give him any more future work, maybe the tiler and the…

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Grout Perfect
May 02, 2013 8:48 am
Grout Perfect
Homebody99
Homebody99
30 April 2013

Anyone got Victoria Carpets "Tanzania"?

Anyone got Victoria Carpets "Tanzania"?

We may have just blown the carpet budget on this & I wondered if anyone has it & can offer some feedback? Love it? Hate it?? Thanks!! :)

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Homebody99
Apr 30, 2013 9:19 pm
MrsT12
MrsT12
30 April 2013

DIY vinyl planks

DIY vinyl planks

Oh the color of that one is pretty! I did all of ours with a stanley knife and had no troubles. Oh and I didnt do the staggered 3rds pattern either because I dont like…

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MrsT12
Apr 30, 2013 11:04 am
MrsT12
fozzy
fozzy
22 April 2013

Paying for Carpet

Paying for Carpet

Thanks for the replies everyone. I'm a bit more re-assurred that it is normal(ish) practice now, so I don't think it will be a deciding factor in who we go with. I still…

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fozzy
Apr 22, 2013 4:33 pm
mattys
mattys
21 April 2013

Install skirtings before or after? Have 3 types of flooring!

Install skirtings before or after? Have 3 types of flooring!

Hi Guys, I know this post might be a bit late but for future reference it might help others. I come from the flooring background. The skirting last with the bamboo as i…

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mattys
Apr 21, 2013 10:33 pm
Michelle
Michelle
16 April 2013

Stainmaster Eversoft?

Stainmaster Eversoft?

90% of the time it comes down to colour. :D

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Michelle
Apr 16, 2013 6:01 pm
Michelle
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

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