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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 ?
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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

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
gizmoe
gizmoe
12 August 2012

Bamboo or Quick-Step

Bamboo or Quick-Step

HN, Have you ever seen any faded Quickstep Laminate in the 10 plus years it has been in the Australian Market? I have to say I have never seen Quickstep that has…

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gizmoe
Aug 12, 2012 9:21 pm
kyton
kyton
11 August 2012

Advice regarding carpet invoice

Advice regarding carpet invoice

Get your bank to redo your bank statements from that timeframe. Surely even if the account was closed you still have your statements. There is no time limit to them…

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kyton
Aug 11, 2012 8:17 am
kyton
sohnaeo
sohnaeo
10 August 2012

Kitchen Benchtop Hight for Porcelian tiles

Kitchen Benchtop Hight for Porcelian tiles

Thanks Zedman, I had chat with the tiling and they said 20mm is enough to lay the polished porcelain tiles

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sohnaeo
Aug 10, 2012 2:06 pm
Zedman
Zedman
9 August 2012

Timber look Porcelian Tiles

Timber look Porcelian Tiles

Not sure about dating. We have been importing the timber look now for over 15yrs. An if…

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Zedman
Aug 09, 2012 4:23 pm
Zedman
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
7 August 2012

Floating floorboards and heavy furniture

Floating floorboards and heavy furniture

Depends on the product. Too many variables. A well made laminate floor or even a bamboo floor will be very dent resistant to heavy loads.

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HN Flooring Team
Aug 07, 2012 5:36 am
HN Flooring Team
camolina
camolina
30 July 2012

Replacing tiles and carpet with new tiles on concrete slab

Replacing tiles and carpet with new tiles on concrete slab

I am a new member in need of advice. Currently our kitchen has matt, very porous tiles extending partially into the family room which is carpeted (and needs an urgent…

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camolina
Jul 30, 2012 6:34 am
CC101
CC101
29 July 2012

Porcelain tiles - Italy v China v UAE

Porcelain tiles - Italy v China v UAE
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Hi Webzone - which tile did you end up buying and what is your experience. Has anyone had any bad experience with cheaper tiles from china?

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CC101
Jul 29, 2012 2:05 am
Lex
Lex
28 July 2012

How to clean newly laid porcelain floor?

How to clean newly laid porcelain floor?

Wax gets largely removed automatically when they grout the tiles. Once you start cleaning the grout the following day, you'll also be removing wax (if any is still…

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Lex
Jul 28, 2012 2:48 pm
Lex
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
27 July 2012

German Limestone Tiles

German Limestone Tiles

You can seal them but you will not get much benefit from it. Simple test pour on some red cordial or beetroot juice wipe up and if it stains than sealing may help hence…

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Grout Perfect
Jul 27, 2012 9:05 am
Grout Perfect
CC101
CC101
26 July 2012

Ceramic vs Porcelain Tile

Ceramic vs Porcelain Tile

I got ceramic tiles at my house and over few years i have noticed so many tiny chips.

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CC101
Jul 26, 2012 5:19 pm
Tom Robert
Tom Robert
26 July 2012

Armstrong laminate flooring

Armstrong laminate flooring

Could you pls elaborate. What sort of problem you had with it? How it is wearing? And in kitchen too (in very mild damp area)? Cheers, Tom

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Tom Robert
Jul 26, 2012 8:59 am
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
26 July 2012

Anyone polished concrete floors AFTER handover?

Anyone polished concrete floors AFTER handover?

LOL I just PM'd you :lol: wonder if I should post it... nope BTW back OT no reason why not.. so long as there is a consideration for the colour/stone blend prior to the…

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onc_artisan
Jul 26, 2012 1:10 am
onc_artisan
MissyP
MissyP
26 July 2012

Opinions wanted for flooring options: tiles, timber-look lam

Opinions wanted for flooring options: tiles, timber-look lam

Thank you all for your replies. Jyn, hmmm, you have made me re-think the option of polishing after handover. We are currently waiting for contracts, so still time to…

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MissyP
Jul 26, 2012 12:24 am
MissyP
dsiroky
dsiroky
25 July 2012

engineered european oak flooring

engineered european oak flooring

I used engineered american oak, from Tait flooring. It's around 6-8mm thick, so you can sand it back and refinish it if needed, but the selling point for me was that I was…

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dsiroky
Jul 25, 2012 11:23 pm
bjthompson
bjthompson
25 July 2012

Floating Timber - Spotted Gum Engineered - PRICING???

Floating Timber - Spotted Gum Engineered - PRICING???

Hey guys, my family did some looking for me and they found a flooring place in the homemaker centre on victoria avenue in castle hill. They have a sale on right now with…

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bjthompson
Jul 25, 2012 1:33 pm
beachside
beachside
24 July 2012

Concrete Flooring

Concrete Flooring

... it would be no colder than tiles as it would retain heat much better from the day because of its thermal mass :) anything else shout…

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beachside
Jul 24, 2012 9:58 am
Getjason
Getjason
24 July 2012

Bunnings wood flooring

Bunnings wood flooring

If only you knew what sort of margins Bunnings actually demand

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Getjason
Jul 24, 2012 2:33 am
shellbelle
shellbelle
23 July 2012

Tile Sealing

Tile Sealing

hi there we asked our colour girl about paying to have out floor tiles sealed and she said tiles don't need it???? now we have known people to get this done many years…

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shellbelle
Jul 23, 2012 8:42 pm
C_Y
C_Y
23 July 2012

Core of laminate flooring

Core of laminate flooring

what is the relevance of the core in laminate flooring ??? I.E ... is a 12mm plank with HDF worse off or better than a 8mm with 80% wood core ???

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C_Y
Jul 23, 2012 2:29 pm
saandrews
saandrews
25 July 2012

Demolish kitchen and bathrooms

Demolish kitchen and bathrooms

Sorry Zora!! No, I'm in Melbourne.

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saandrews
Jul 25, 2012 10:22 am
Stormy
Stormy
12 July 2012

Yellow tongue chipboard as a finished floor

Yellow tongue chipboard as a finished floor

I know of someone who is living in a 10 year old house and they still have sealed yellow tongue. So, yes, it can be done. Depends if you like the look, or not! They will…

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Stormy
Jul 12, 2012 10:39 pm
Stormy
Michelle
Michelle
12 July 2012

carbon tax

carbon tax

delatite13...it pays to shop around and do your homework which you have done. Well done! :D

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Michelle
Jul 12, 2012 7:07 pm
Michelle
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
12 July 2012

Found laminate we like, cant remember who manufacturer is

Found laminate we like, cant remember who manufacturer is

Hi just noticed no one has replied to you as yet. I assume you might have found it, if not, why not use your search engine? :D

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Treeseachanger
Jul 12, 2012 11:37 am
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
7 July 2012

Grey floorboards or vinyl/laminate look flooring

Grey floorboards or vinyl/laminate look flooring

The Vintage range is arriving in stores right now. It is maybe a day or two too early for it to be on…

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HN Flooring Team
Jul 07, 2012 8:27 pm
HN Flooring Team
WillowMoon
WillowMoon
7 July 2012

Builder won't allow ducted vac system to be installed ...

Builder won't allow ducted vac system to be installed ...

Thanks for your replies and advice everyone ... Our house is at lockup now and slowly slowly moving along - and we have no intention of getting the builder or our new SS…

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WillowMoon
Jul 07, 2012 8:51 am
kim.Beveridge
kim.Beveridge
27 June 2012

Floor Boards bowing

Floor Boards bowing

Ok thanks. I'll get under the house and have another look for any sign of water.

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kim.Beveridge
Jun 27, 2012 5:52 pm
Mark S
Mark S
25 June 2012

Laying Floorboards - which Direction???

Laying Floorboards - which Direction???

IMO Option 2 That direction welcomes you in the front door, and doesn't act like a barrier to going in, if you see what I mean.

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Mark S
Jun 25, 2012 7:31 pm
budgnbear
budgnbear
25 June 2012

What to look for when 'inspecting' solid timber flooring

What to look for when 'inspecting' solid timber flooring

We are having solid timber laid in our new house as we speak & I am going up there to have a look at the job. What sort of things should I be looking for in terms of the…

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budgnbear
Jun 25, 2012 10:30 am
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
24 June 2012

Floating floors in wet areas plus timber floor questions

Floating floors in wet areas plus timber floor questions

Great. No worries then ! Your local Harvey Notman was correct. If required, small ramps can be fitted under the carpet to assist, but you won't know if they are truly…

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HN Flooring Team
Jun 24, 2012 8:06 am
HN Flooring Team
Camber
Camber
22 June 2012

Are tiles cold looking and cold under foot

Are tiles cold looking and cold under foot

I think the premium quality vinyl in wood patterns (or even tiles) are great - has the advantages of tiles and replicates the beauty/look of wooden floors. From what I…

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Camber
Jun 22, 2012 11:31 am
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
22 June 2012

Carpet help, wool vs nylon?

Carpet help, wool vs nylon?

There are some tips on cleaning and also a link to the Australain Carpet Cleaning Institute here on this article: http://flooringadviceblog.blogspot.com. ... r.html?m=1

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HN Flooring Team
Jun 22, 2012 7:25 am
HN Flooring Team


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