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Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
28 April 2012

Best floating floorboard colour

Best floating floorboard colour

Hi, you'll find a discussion on this thread re bamboo vs wood floors as far as wear and tear goes. :D I wouldn't go for a light floor with antiques, but anything…

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Treeseachanger
Apr 28, 2012 2:27 pm
Zedman
Zedman
28 April 2012

Porcelain tiles - Urgent need

Porcelain tiles - Urgent need
1, 2

No that is not correct. There is no "depth" to the vein print. Even on a vitrified tile, most that have any movement(pattern on them) are double charged. The top layer…

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Zedman
Apr 28, 2012 10:08 am
Zedman

We were able to find a tiler to remove our carpet in the lounge area and passageway ging to the bedrooms. Our entrance and dining /kitchen…

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Michelle
Apr 26, 2012 8:09 pm
Michelle
Stewie D
Stewie D
26 April 2012

Brick Tiled Shed Floor Dampness

Brick Tiled Shed Floor Dampness

So who was the rocket scientist who suggested brick tiles for the ( damp ) floor ??? Stewie

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Stewie D
Apr 26, 2012 1:50 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
26 April 2012

Any advice on sanding and staining old floorboards

Any advice on sanding and staining old floorboards

If I was pressed I would say Baltic Pine which has been Black Japanned. As namtrak above says although the timber could also be one of…

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Stewie D
Apr 26, 2012 1:46 pm
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
23 April 2012

Bamboo Flooring questions

Bamboo Flooring questions

Thanks Chris, The people to speak to at that store are Luke or Andrew. We would welcome your feedback on how you go and if everything works out, what you think about…

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HN Flooring Team
Apr 23, 2012 8:48 am
HN Flooring Team
Mclaren
Mclaren
20 April 2012

Tiling dilemma

Tiling dilemma

Looks great - must have given you a few sleepless nights!

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Mclaren
Apr 20, 2012 11:58 am
Mclaren
Charnley
Charnley
19 April 2012

Recycled Jarrah Flooring Installation Perth

Recycled Jarrah Flooring Installation Perth

Hi reno pair Try Fremantle Timber Traders. Maybe the same company renamed. They do a whole range of West Oz recylded timbers. Love the Wandoo - just gorgeous. ::kiss::

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Charnley
Apr 19, 2012 11:45 pm
Charnley
kimu
kimu
18 April 2012

Enjo or Sabco floor cloths

Enjo or Sabco floor cloths

I have always scoffed at spending so much money on Enjo fibres when I could get ones from the supermarket for a fraction of the price. Recently though I succumbed and…

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kimu
Apr 18, 2012 9:21 pm
MRMR
MRMR
16 April 2012

Pls can anyone help? Solid timber vs floating?

Pls can anyone help? Solid timber vs floating?

join the boat...see my post just listed about this. Didn't know it was that expensive!!

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MRMR
Apr 16, 2012 3:29 pm
MRMR
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
14 April 2012

Is Jatoba a good species for timber flooring?

Is Jatoba a good species for timber flooring?

Thats good news. You might want to ad that info to your refund thread. Many people read the forum and if they have done the right thing by you, it's good to ad that to…

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HN Flooring Team
Apr 14, 2012 8:47 pm
HN Flooring Team
sceen7
sceen7
13 April 2012

Polished concrete without aggregate

Polished concrete without aggregate

Thanks everyone. Our builder says they are doing a lot of burnished concrete floors and this is less expensive than polishing. We ended up being…

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sceen7
Apr 13, 2012 10:02 pm
sceen7
sceen7
13 April 2012

Polished concrete and cracks

Polished concrete and cracks

No ....and no. BUT you won’t get anyone to give you an iron clad…

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sceen7
Apr 13, 2012 10:00 pm
Broom
Broom
12 April 2012

Spotted Gum vs Blackbutt

Spotted Gum vs Blackbutt

I prefer spotted gum myself ::kissed:: but I'm bias, we have it in our house. You do say you prefer blackbutt though & it's a beautiful floor so why not go with your…

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Broom
Apr 12, 2012 8:22 pm
Broom
Mark S
Mark S
11 April 2012

External tiles are a nightmare - advice needed please

External tiles are a nightmare - advice needed please

Did you select the tile, or was it the builder. That could be the decider.

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Mark S
Apr 11, 2012 5:23 pm
isla-d
isla-d
11 April 2012

Laying laminate flooring

Laying laminate flooring

Thanks so much for all the replies. Will practice the swear words!

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isla-d
Apr 11, 2012 8:41 am
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


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