Flooring & Floor Covering
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,…
rocketshipTimber Flooring - confused about species!! Please help!!
16 December 2011
Before I waste your time, I think my husband has found the answer in this excellent document about timber flooring.... firestreak is more commonly known as wormy…
3mm Grout line & which tile for my main floor
I think they are just trying to convince you not to do the 1.5mm grout line which I doubt would even be to Australian standards. It could also be to allow for grinding…
Do these allowances sound about right?
Depending on where you are but we work on $50-$60m2 for our builders but that is only a mid range quality carpet. I would go have a look at a flooring store & see what you…
DollarDisadvantage of installing timber floor in the kitchen?
29 November 2011
Timber floors can look really stunning. I use a similar cleaning method to Trinity and use a microfibre mop and once in a while will use a wrung out floor mop mitt to…
sceen7mix of polished concrete and wooden floors
25 November 2011
I thought i would bump this thread as this is where it all kinda started to me. our timber floors are in and the concrete has had its 1st cut and the two look spectacular.…
Lot927Boral Engineered timber floor Questions
20 November 2011
Stormey - your house is stunning, would you mind when you get a chance posting a few pics of the marks. We had a spotted gum full timber floor in our last home, but only…
Quest carpet solution dyed -same colours but different names
At a guess without seeing either of them I would say yes it was, but can Carpet Right confirm that Villa Maria is 48oz like the Crossly Twist? I would think that Quest…