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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 14, 2012 12:13 am
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 12:17 pm
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 9:31 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 2:59 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 1:34 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 8:32 am
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Deemaree
Sep 22, 2012 10:29 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 10:33 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 9:28 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 10:01 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 11:01 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 9:44 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 9:40 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 1:25 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 8:07 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 10:21 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 11:42 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 9:27 pm
Michelle

These are the bronze trims near our sliding door.

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grumblebum54
Aug 31, 2012 9:35 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 8:10 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 10:43 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 3:26 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 1:10 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 11:52 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 2:06 pm
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bradster181
Aug 16, 2012 10:06 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 9:40 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 11:27 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 10:21 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 9:17 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 3:06 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 5:23 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 6:36 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 7:34 am
CC101
CC101
29 July 2012

Porcelain tiles - Italy v China v UAE

Porcelain tiles - Italy v China v UAE
1, 2, 3

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 3:05 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 3:48 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 10:05 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 6:19 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 9:59 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 2:10 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 1:24 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 26, 2012 12:23 am
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 2:33 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 10:58 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 3:33 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 9:42 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 3:29 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 11:22 am


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