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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
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 11:39 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 8:07 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 12:37 pm
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 9:27 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 9:51 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 6:52 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 8:31 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 11:30 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 9:06 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 12:31 pm
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 8:25 am
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
22 June 2012

WOOL carpet

WOOL carpet
1, 2

As an addition to this thread here is a small article written by an industry professional about wool carpet and it's qualities etc http://flooringadviceblog.blogspot.com.…

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HN Flooring Team
Jun 22, 2012 6:27 am
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
20 June 2012

Advice on reasonable prices for vinyl and bamboo flooring

Advice on reasonable prices for vinyl and bamboo flooring

Well of its going on a concrete subfloor it doesn't require any, just a dry(ish)…

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HN Flooring Team
Jun 20, 2012 10:04 pm
HN Flooring Team
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charlotte build
Jun 20, 2012 7:48 pm
cherub
cherub
20 June 2012

Rise of visualization tools

Rise of visualization tools

We use Revit, autodesk product. You can upload a sample of any material and paint any floor or wall with the actual product. out of the price range of the home owner, but…

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cherub
Jun 20, 2012 4:41 pm
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
14 June 2012

How thick is better choice for bamboo floor in bedrooms?

How thick is better choice for bamboo floor in bedrooms?

Thickness is no sign of quality. A 12mm may be better than a 14mm, it depends on many factors that not even the people sellin it may be aware of. What brands and where…

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HN Flooring Team
Jun 14, 2012 3:52 pm
HN Flooring Team
Camber
Camber
13 June 2012

New flooring, old stairs what is the standard practice?

New flooring, old stairs what is the standard practice?

Try this: http://cabots.com.au/product-detail/144 ... ater-based I think they should be able to match the bamboo stain. We were considering this as an option too.

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Camber
Jun 13, 2012 6:55 pm
mgilla
mgilla
13 June 2012

Tiling behind a standalone gas cooker

Tiling behind a standalone gas cooker

Yes there's enough gas line and power cable so you can drag it out past the edge of the kitchen bench.

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mgilla
Jun 13, 2012 12:34 pm
gizmoe
gizmoe
10 June 2012

Pebble tiles

Pebble tiles

Approx $30 sheet for 30cm * 30cm sheets. Quantity will change the pricing. We use Island Stone - www.islandstone.net/index.php

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gizmoe
Jun 10, 2012 1:53 pm
gizmoe
gizmoe
10 June 2012

Help finding deleted floor tiles

Help finding deleted floor tiles

Epoxy adhesive? More likely a 2 part rubber if he even used a 2 part. You could try Brady tiles in Brisbane - http://www.bradytiles.com.au I have trouble finding tiles…

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gizmoe
Jun 10, 2012 1:15 pm
gizmoe
gizmoe
10 June 2012

Karndean van gogh vinyl planks

Karndean van gogh vinyl planks

All adhered vinyl floors are supposed to be rolled after the vinyl flooring is laid into the adhesive. The installation instructions will generally mention a 45kg roller…

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gizmoe
Jun 10, 2012 1:13 pm
gizmoe
gizmoe
10 June 2012

Quick Step Laminate Colonial range

Quick Step Laminate Colonial range
1, 2

We dont install anything on std ulay, quietstep is approx 30% quieter & the salesperson should have given you the option when selling to you, the Quickstep scotia &…

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gizmoe
Jun 10, 2012 12:10 pm
namtrak
namtrak
3 June 2012

How to select solid timber floor?

How to select solid timber floor?

I just bought 40 sqm of Spotted Gum from there off the floor yesterday. I pulled the pack apart, and it is great quality. Cost around $25 per sqm. Just go along and…

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namtrak
Jun 03, 2012 1:07 am
turando
turando
31 May 2012

laying laminate yourself?

laying laminate yourself?

Hi, Just wondering how difficult it is to lay laminate yourself? Our house has laminate throughout it done by the previous owners except the living room and the bedrooms.…

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turando
May 31, 2012 2:42 am
namtrak
namtrak
30 May 2012

Floorboards under cement sheet

Floorboards under cement sheet

Depends where you are but any between 30 and 40 per sqm

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namtrak
May 30, 2012 7:16 pm
fruity
fruity
28 May 2012

Laying Allure Vinyl Plank Flooring

Laying Allure Vinyl Plank Flooring

yes you should be able to put your furniture straight on it after being laid. as for the adhesive strips, not aware of that product...... :(
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fruity
May 28, 2012 11:10 pm
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
28 May 2012

Choosing a supplier/installer for Bamboo flooring

Choosing a supplier/installer for Bamboo flooring

Have you considered the acoustic nature of wood floors in a bedroom with a baby ? Also, you may wish to consider the regularity that they trip, fall, topple over…

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HN Flooring Team
May 28, 2012 8:32 pm
HN Flooring Team
PHL
PHL
26 May 2012

Epoxy flooring

Epoxy flooring

Not a problem for me as it's a concrete slab.

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PHL
May 26, 2012 11:57 pm
namtrak
namtrak
26 May 2012

Black floorboards anyone???

Black floorboards anyone???
1, 2, 3

Thats twice an old thread has been retrieved!! I've done a few black floors and they do look fantastic with the right decor. However they are not for everyone and they…

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namtrak
May 26, 2012 10:49 am
Michelle
Michelle
25 May 2012

quickstep

quickstep

I've been playing with it at work, I'm going to make a few photos to show the customers. :D

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Michelle
May 25, 2012 6:48 pm
Michelle

Goga, Generally the patterns created in the bamboo flooring aren't by colour, but by the way the flooring is made. The grain patterns and line patterns on…

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Rewah
May 21, 2012 11:08 pm
Rewah
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
20 May 2012

price check - boral silkwood Engineered Jarrah -and a few qs

price check - boral silkwood Engineered Jarrah -and a few qs

Ring Boral and ask them. Retailers cannot BUY those products for those prices so something's going on.....

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HN Flooring Team
May 20, 2012 12:24 pm
HN Flooring Team
margritdv
margritdv
18 May 2012

We need person to lay laminate flooring Nelson Bay

We need person to lay laminate flooring Nelson Bay

LAYING ONLY! We need someone to lay our formica laminate Floor, wide planking. Approx 135 sqm Mid august approx Nelson bay We will supply underlay and laminate

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margritdv
May 18, 2012 10:41 am
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
16 May 2012

Opinions for stairs floor covering please

Opinions for stairs floor covering please

Hi, I've seen these covered in floating floorboards, and it looked good. My friend has painted MDF self destruct, a white carpet runner and mostly white porcelain…

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Treeseachanger
May 16, 2012 12:25 pm
mia100
mia100
15 May 2012

Carpet vs Floating floorboards vs tiles

Carpet vs Floating floorboards vs tiles

Thanks so much for your imput. We have decided to get spotted gum in the living areas and carpet in the bedrooms, lounge and rumpus. That way it wont seem as cold as tiles.

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mia100
May 15, 2012 10:05 pm
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
13 May 2012

Can anyone recommend a vinyl plank layer in Melbourne South

Can anyone recommend a vinyl plank layer in Melbourne South

Call Anthony on 9567 6675 and he will put you onto the BEST vinyl layer in Melbourne.

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HN Flooring Team
May 13, 2012 4:53 pm
HN Flooring Team
builderforlife
builderforlife
12 May 2012

fLOATING FLOORS GLUED

fLOATING FLOORS GLUED

MiawWhen glued in place overlay floors are as awesome as old fashioned floor boards. Floating floors are like my ex wife, the less heard the better ;)

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builderforlife
May 12, 2012 9:10 pm
builderforlife
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
11 May 2012

Floating floorboards glued

Floating floorboards glued

Thanks Michelle, but If they are engineered boards then they are real timber, 100% real timber. :D What you should be describing them as is the eco friendly option…

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HN Flooring Team
May 11, 2012 6:38 am
HN Flooring Team
bad flooring
bad flooring
10 May 2012

Spotted gum flooring and dogs compatibility

Spotted gum flooring and dogs compatibility

Whatever you do, if you go for laminate be wary, We did heaps of research, went with a well rated product recommended by the staff, it looked fantastic when it was first…

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bad flooring
May 10, 2012 10:00 pm
bad flooring
bad flooring
10 May 2012

Laminea Flooring- What do you know?

Laminea Flooring- What do you know?

Oh, from experience, don't buy Laminate, We have bought an AC3 with a 25 year warranty - Looked fantastic when it was first laid - within months it was flaring at the…

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bad flooring
May 10, 2012 9:53 pm
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mia100
May 10, 2012 9:13 pm
mia100
mia100
10 May 2012

Which direction to run floorboards

Which direction to run floorboards

Thanks a lot. You are right. I will run it all in one direction the length of the house.

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mia100
May 10, 2012 8:19 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
4 May 2012

Anyone have a sisal/wool blend rug?

Anyone have a sisal/wool blend rug?

Rug care is determined by size, construction, and material. Care for large-size as you would wall-to-wall…

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Treeseachanger
May 04, 2012 11:09 pm
hemi426
hemi426
4 May 2012

Filling expansion gaps in timber flooring - Please help!!

Filling expansion gaps in timber flooring - Please help!!

" title="Love struck" /> It's just such a quality finish. What is your timber species?

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hemi426
May 04, 2012 3:16 pm

We have 80sqm of Spotted Gum and a Staffy who rules. Have been in since end of November and so far no noticable marks and sons also visit regularly with another staffy…

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grumblebum54
May 01, 2012 11:50 pm
grumblebum54


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