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shannen22us
shannen22us
11 April 2012

From CArpet to tiles

From CArpet to tiles

I am planning of changing our carpets in the living areas and hallways to tiles. Any suggestion on cheap supplier of tiles. I would like to have the same tiles as that ouf…

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shannen22us
Apr 11, 2012 1:12 am
delatite13
delatite13
6 April 2012

Bamboo Flooring - with inside dogs?

Bamboo Flooring - with inside dogs?
1, 2

Hey delatite13, I just went into our kitchen and noticed a mark close to the bin, looks like a bit of water damage. You might want to splash a bit…

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delatite13
Apr 06, 2012 8:24 pm
delatite13
paulw11
paulw11
5 April 2012

Blue Gum From Carpet Call - Hardness Issue

Blue Gum From Carpet Call - Hardness Issue

We got it from Carpet Choice, now Choices flooring in Castle Hill Paul

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paulw11
Apr 05, 2012 8:57 pm
KevinG
KevinG
4 April 2012

The merits of laminate flooring

The merits of laminate flooring
1, 2

I've found the IKEA Tundra flooring to be pretty good in my home. I laid it throughout the home, apart from the laundry and bathroom areas which were tiled by the…

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KevinG
Apr 04, 2012 4:32 pm
KevinG
KevinG
4 April 2012

Floating Floor - Ikea's Tundra

Floating Floor - Ikea's Tundra

I've also used the IKEA Tundra flooring in my home, and written about it over on my blog. I used a different underlay, which seems to have improved the sound and…

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KevinG
Apr 04, 2012 4:31 pm
freshfish
freshfish
4 April 2012

Bamboo Flooring at $43.95 sqm from Krakatoa Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo Flooring at $43.95 sqm from Krakatoa Bamboo Flooring

I too am considering using the strand-woven bamboo flooring offered by Krakatoa. I have received samples and I am impressed by them and the proposed price. Is anyone…

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freshfish
Apr 04, 2012 11:15 am
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
4 April 2012

No Bamboo available through Carpet Call?

No Bamboo available through Carpet Call?

Just wondering if anybody else finds it strange that Carpet Call do not sell Bamboo flooring? Maybe it is just here in Queensland? Is it sold…

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HN Flooring Team
Apr 04, 2012 5:14 am
HN Flooring Team
baekjh
baekjh
2 April 2012

Engineered Flooring Costs Perth

Engineered Flooring Costs Perth

Has anyone installed the Blue Gum (Brazillian blue gum supplied by Carpet Call) and found the quality really bad? I am having issues with dents. It's so easy to dent. One…

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baekjh
Apr 02, 2012 2:03 pm
caz_770
caz_770
1 April 2012

bamboo floors in colour brown sugar?

bamboo floors in colour brown sugar?

Are you serious?! You can get colours other than "blonde" in bamboo.... Wow! That goes on my wish list for the next build :)

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caz_770
Apr 01, 2012 11:44 pm
caz_770
Deansta
Deansta
1 April 2012

Timber floor polish and staining

Timber floor polish and staining

I live in sydney and im looking for a good price for quality job. Sent from iPhone using Tapatalk

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Deansta
Apr 01, 2012 6:45 pm
Deansta
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
31 March 2012

engineered timber floor vs bamboo

engineered timber floor vs bamboo

Hi chatterbox! I posted the janka (hardness) ratings of the various floors on the topic: "is timber or bamboo preferred floor" so check it out, it might help you in…

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Treeseachanger
Mar 31, 2012 9:13 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
31 March 2012

Opinions on EcoStone Flooring

Opinions on EcoStone Flooring

Hi All, Wondering whether anyone has used Ecostone in King Edward street Osborne Park. The have very reasonably priced stone and laying charges. I know that cheap does…

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AussieMark
Mar 31, 2012 4:42 pm
kezacheekychicken
kezacheekychicken
29 March 2012

Porcelain tiles and dogs

Porcelain tiles and dogs

We have polished porcelain tiles & I can't imagine you'd have a problem with your lab scratching them if your current matt tiles are fine. They are very, very hard. We…

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kezacheekychicken
Mar 29, 2012 10:46 am
Rewah
Rewah
26 March 2012

Bamboo Flooring Can you get it unfinished & then stained?

Bamboo Flooring Can you get it unfinished & then stained?

Hi Lewster, Like Clique Floors said, it is very, very, very hard, if not impossible to get unfinished bamboo flooring then staining and varnishing after installation.…

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Rewah
Mar 26, 2012 10:17 pm
Rewah
Rewah
Rewah
26 March 2012

How are you all getting on with Bamboo Flooring?

How are you all getting on with Bamboo Flooring?

I too would be interested to hear how people are getting on with their bamboo as well as we have just been to talk to the flooring guy at our…

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Rewah
Mar 26, 2012 10:05 pm
Rewah
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Ribbon
Mar 23, 2012 2:59 pm
cenz
cenz
23 March 2012

Bamboo installation question

Bamboo installation question

Yeah same with us. What company is doing your floor? I think we are going with iflooring we know a few ppl who recommend…

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cenz
Mar 23, 2012 1:35 pm
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
22 March 2012

Problem with my polished porcelain... Please help

Problem with my polished porcelain... Please help

When anyone has these tiles please check whether they are a 1st quality product. The Tile Council have told me that the packaging should have: a…

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Grout Perfect
Mar 22, 2012 3:25 pm
Grout Perfect
Johnny_Franklin
Johnny_Franklin
21 March 2012

Choosing Carpet for an Asthma sufferer

Choosing Carpet for an Asthma sufferer

namtrak, would that not be the same as dust that settles on the fridge or shelves? as long as the dust is not disturbed it would stay under the carpet unlike on the wooden…

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Johnny_Franklin
Mar 21, 2012 5:50 pm
greenfish
greenfish
20 March 2012

Coloured Polished Concrete

Coloured Polished Concrete

Quick update - Polishing is now complete, the colour is looking pretty good, and we are happy with it, nothing special had to be done either.

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greenfish
Mar 20, 2012 7:32 pm
greenfish
namtrak
namtrak
19 March 2012

"Feature grade" spotted Gum flooring

"Feature grade" spotted Gum flooring

For the budget conscience I do send quite a few clients to Renovator Auctions in Sydney (previously Laws Auctions) they have online catalogues and you can buy off the…

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namtrak
Mar 19, 2012 5:55 pm
Charnley
Charnley
16 March 2012

Steam Mops and Bamboo Floors

Steam Mops and Bamboo Floors

Bummer :cry: . Thanks for the reply HN

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Charnley
Mar 16, 2012 11:22 am
Charnley
delatite13
delatite13
16 March 2012

solid timber boards on a slab

solid timber boards on a slab
1, 2

Solid bamboo most certainly can be sanded. It can be treated exactly the same as any other hardwood flooring. If it gets scratched over time, it just gets sanded and…

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delatite13
Mar 16, 2012 9:56 am
delatite13
delatite13
delatite13
16 March 2012

Bamboo V's Black Butt Floating Floor

Bamboo V's Black Butt Floating Floor

Re the swelling problem. I think you will find that will happen with any type of wooden flooring if it gets wet and stays wet for a long enough period. We are looking…

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delatite13
Mar 16, 2012 9:28 am
delatite13
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
12 March 2012

How to install uniclic bamboo?

How to install uniclic bamboo?

Thanks for all the advice everyone. Looks like I should be hiring a professional! At least I have a better understanding now. HN I am in the Ryde…

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HN Flooring Team
Mar 12, 2012 5:58 pm
HN Flooring Team
BradS
BradS
11 March 2012

Bathroom Tiling - Floors and Walls

Bathroom Tiling - Floors and Walls

hhhmmmm We went out yesterday and spied on some display homes, which i am sure everyone does, and it was interesting to see what they had done. There was quite a mix,…

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BradS
Mar 11, 2012 8:46 pm
bel
bel
11 March 2012

Versatile Ceramics at Bella Vista - do they still exist?

Versatile Ceramics at Bella Vista - do they still exist?

Hi Nina, I drove past yesterday and they had a massive for lease sign in the window - so I'm guessing they aren't around anymore :(

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bel
Mar 11, 2012 8:49 am
bel
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
10 March 2012

Glossy Laminate floors - cleaning them

Glossy Laminate floors - cleaning them

We appreciate your perspective Flew, however there are thousands of Australians who are very happy with the floor and believe it has indeed added value to their homes. The…

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HN Flooring Team
Mar 10, 2012 12:59 pm
HN Flooring Team
gizmoe
gizmoe
8 March 2012

$105 psqm to lay tiles ???????????????????????????!!!!!!!!!!

$105 psqm to lay tiles ???????????????????????????!!!!!!!!!!

Almost done - been sealed, now just needs grouting. Looks fantastic though - glad I went to the effort of getting sandstone…

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gizmoe
Mar 08, 2012 8:05 pm
gizmoe
gizmoe
8 March 2012

flooring questions?

flooring questions?
1, 2, 3

I was about to question the ds carpet being still down. It would move abit under the plank & cause problems I'm sure. Looks good with the pattern.

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gizmoe
Mar 08, 2012 8:02 pm
Pete_n_Pet
Pete_n_Pet
7 March 2012

tile choice

tile choice

I don't think it is the colour so much - more that when I see a home with all the living areas tiled I too immediately think of it as looking more…

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Pete_n_Pet
Mar 07, 2012 9:42 pm
mamaminou
mamaminou
4 March 2012

Recommendations for tiler in Canberra

Recommendations for tiler in Canberra

Does anyone have a recommendation for good tilers in Canberra? Everyone we've asked knows tilers they wouldn't recommend but there must be good ones out there! We've got…

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mamaminou
Mar 04, 2012 6:08 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
4 March 2012

bamboo floor scratched by installer, with photos.

bamboo floor scratched by installer, with photos.

I don't think you are being unreasonable, I think the supplier is not being unreasonable either... but has not delivered his compromise. Stick to your $500 until he…

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ECOECO
Mar 04, 2012 9:40 am
ECOECO
namtrak
namtrak
4 March 2012

Solid Hardwood Floor - Wideboard in 14mm - Hurford

Solid Hardwood Floor - Wideboard in 14mm - Hurford

I've installed these and other similar boards a few times. They come up great. The two things I would suggest need to be considered are largely for your installer. The…

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namtrak
Mar 04, 2012 7:19 am
gizmoe
gizmoe
2 March 2012

Redbook ecology green corn carpet

Redbook ecology green corn carpet

Sounds good to me :D Just need to know who you are....

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gizmoe
Mar 02, 2012 7:16 pm
gizmoe
gizmoe
1 March 2012

oak parquet shrinking

oak parquet shrinking

Definitely get a few opinions from unbiased people who have experience. Do you know who supplied the Parquet? Have you got any left over in a ctn that could allow…

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gizmoe
Mar 01, 2012 8:43 pm
gizmoe
gizmoe
1 March 2012

Self-leveling particle board subfoor

Self-leveling particle board subfoor

Depending on the thickness required, he could be using Feather Finish, Feather Finish with P82 instead of water or if it needs a reasonable thickness 5mm or more, then he…

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gizmoe
Mar 01, 2012 8:36 pm
gizmoe
gizmoe
1 March 2012

Laminate Vinyl floor boards - are these a good choice?

Laminate Vinyl floor boards - are these a good choice?

Most laminate problems I have heard of or seen are a combination of incorrect maintenance & cheap or inferior product. Laminate is the same as everything on the market,…

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gizmoe
Mar 01, 2012 8:27 pm
gizmoe
gizmoe
1 March 2012

Carpet underlay: Foam (Dunlop) or rubber (Bridgestone)

Carpet underlay: Foam (Dunlop) or rubber (Bridgestone)

Wool will still suffer from Insect attack & if anything I have seen more in the last 5-7 years than any before that. My understanding is the carpet is sprayed with…

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gizmoe
Mar 01, 2012 8:05 pm
kexkez
kexkez
28 February 2012

Polished Concrete done during build - Ideas on cost ?

Polished Concrete done during build - Ideas on cost ?

onc_artisan would be a good person to pm. Not sure where he is atm as he's been in the eastern states a fair bit doing polishing, I'd suggest you pm him for info and…

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kexkez
Feb 28, 2012 7:59 am
kexkez
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
18 February 2012

Tiles or Laminate floor to replace carpet

Tiles or Laminate floor to replace carpet

??? It's a floating PVC floor gizmoe. Moisture of the…

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HN Flooring Team
Feb 18, 2012 4:08 pm
HN Flooring Team
gizmoe
gizmoe
16 February 2012

Rising boards, bamboo flooring

Rising boards, bamboo flooring

In a perfect world the new flooring is left onsite for a few days to allow it to increase or decrease in moisture content to your residences environment before the…

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gizmoe
Feb 16, 2012 8:45 pm
gizmoe
gizmoe
16 February 2012

New Karndean Opus Tiles

New Karndean Opus Tiles

sub floor had glue on it from the flooring that was there before, so the concrete was grinned back???? Whats the wording for that? I love this…

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gizmoe
Feb 16, 2012 8:36 pm
gizmoe
gizmoe
16 February 2012

Subfloor preparation for floating boards

Subfloor preparation for floating boards

I would be sanding that floor with a Polyvac or similar to remove all the adhesive residue. From the looks of it your lucky the tiler didnt do their job properly.

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gizmoe
Feb 16, 2012 8:17 pm
deb17
deb17
10 February 2012

Ardex Mudberry coloured grout Anyone got it?

Ardex Mudberry coloured grout Anyone got it?

It doesn't look white, I would say something. Have you had your Maintenance yet? we had the wrong color in our bathrooms and WC, and our builder re grouted them for us. …

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deb17
Feb 10, 2012 6:03 pm
planfan
planfan
10 February 2012

What is this kitchen flooring? (pics included)

What is this kitchen flooring? (pics included)

Looks like recycled rubber bits - try Clark Rubber? Google rubber floors in images and something very similar is on the second page - alter.e.com

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planfan
Feb 10, 2012 1:44 pm
gizmoe
gizmoe
9 February 2012

Carpet tacks poking feet at doorway

Carpet tacks poking feet at doorway

When I did a carpet installation course we were always told not to install tack strips in walk way areas due to the problems…

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gizmoe
Feb 09, 2012 8:25 pm
gizmoe
gizmoe
9 February 2012

Vinyl flooring - any advise ? suggestions? Please

Vinyl flooring - any advise ? suggestions? Please

Hi live2dream, Allure Grip. This is a floating PVC floor that comes in strips that have a grip strip built into each. You…

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gizmoe
Feb 09, 2012 6:51 am
willcres
willcres
8 February 2012

300 x 600 or 600 x 600??? help need to decide tonight

300 x 600 or 600 x 600??? help need to decide tonight

Can you still change it? I think there will be additional cost from DiLor $250 for changing, plus the laying ?? Ours is 600x600. If you in green range, then tiles is no…

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willcres
Feb 08, 2012 10:12 pm
willcres


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