Flooring & Floor Covering
ECOECObamboo floor scratched by installer, with photos.
4 March 2012
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…
namtrakSolid Hardwood Floor - Wideboard in 14mm - Hurford
4 March 2012
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…
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,…
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…
kexkezPolished Concrete done during build - Ideas on cost ?
28 February 2012
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…
deb17Ardex Mudberry coloured grout Anyone got it?
10 February 2012
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. …
willcresconfused dunlop springtread Ultimate vs excelay pricing
10 February 2012
Yep, you're right, gizmoe, thank you!
willcres300 x 600 or 600 x 600??? help need to decide tonight
8 February 2012
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…
Wet concrete slab, new floor cannot be fixed. Please help
Wet Slabs can be rectified by products such as Ardex WPM300 Hydrapoxy, Ardex also have a Silicate type Product thatlooks like Orange cordial. Protect Crete also make…
Tiling over vs removal of old vynil tiles and black cutback
Like Paul Mac has stated, You could glue, nail & screw the Ceramic tile u'lay over the existing if well stuck, level etc. I would personally remove the lot & start from…
Does anybody know how much Tilers charge ?
If a tiler quoted me only $60m2 to install Polished Porcelain without asking me lots of questions & wanting a site visit, then I would run away very quickly. To install…
leah_1705Polishing an existing concrete slab?
5 February 2012
I think there are products that can be poured over existing tiles (think it's called Pandomo?) but not sure what the lasting quality would be like. We're in the same boat…
CharnleyWhat do I need to Know about Solid T&G timber floors
4 February 2012
Hi All Thinking about putting solid T&G timber in our new build. At the moment tossing up between Grey Ironbak and Spotted gum. Just wanting to get the facts straight…
HN Flooring TeamLooking for Christian Lacroix Riviera Rug - 160x260cm
27 January 2012
Thanks HN Flooring Team for your reply. I quite like the first one and this may be an option. I did look in my local HN store, but there was…
caz_770Why is bamboo cheaper than floating floorboards
18 January 2012
Thought I might share the image below.... It's kinda relevant The building on the left, with the scaffolding.... Yeah, that's all bamboo, with those nylon packing ties…
Install bamboo floor before or after?
Hi ChrisBirmele, Bamboo King is spot on. Kitchen first, floor last. Leave the kick boards off and have them retro fitted by the cabinet maker to then not require…
carpet before or after bamboo floor installation
Hi chickynat, Have your hard flooring installed first for sure. Your carpet layers then have something to finish to and will be grateful. Doing it reverse can cost you…
Recommend a Carpet Supplier and Layer - Glen Waverley Melb
Hi srpearson, Great to see that you are looking for good quality carpet. In general, the more you can invest in your flooring, the greater length of service it will…
embillindiePouring Polished Concrete after Slab
13 January 2012
Hi I'm very new to this forum and just want to ask some advise on Polished Concrete. We are owner builder and are mainly using friends to do a lot of the work so we've…
JTdotWKFloorboards running opposite directions
10 January 2012
Hi All, With my renovations I am pulling out a few walls to open the house up a bit. One problem I am now facing is the joining of rooms where the floorboards are running…
mary23brand new bamboo, installer has left scratches.
9 January 2012
sorry for the late reply bamboo king, but alas is not direct stick.That was one of the first things I asked my husband was can we replace the scratched boards, but meant…
selina2106to sand or not to sand, old timber floorboard
1 January 2012
Yeah I think sand them back and polish and they'll look brand new. I've had boards in worse shape then that, that came up great. If any damage is still visible after,…