Flooring & Floor Covering
Solid or engineered timber flooring? Solid glued down???
You can sand & recoat Readyflor or various other overlay flooring as long as they have 4mm or better top layers. A 18mm Hardwood floor is not any better than Readyfloor…
kktan9812Anyone seen or used "Timber Tiles" for their home?
11 October 2011
I am also interested in the timber tiles. Did you manage to have it done on your house. I know the timber tiles is kinda expensive. How much does it come up to per sq.m?
RewahWonderfulfloor Hardwood or Bamboo floors
30 September 2011
Hi soakedblonde, I won't say which I'd recommend, because obviously I am a bit biased. However if you have ANY questions at all about bamboo flooring in general I'd love to help!
eyspyCan I use laminate flooring as a interior roof feature?
27 September 2011
You could also use tung and groove pine lining boards. I did this to a ceiling in a kitchen years ago and it looked great.
pattycake4Cleaning & restoring vinyl planks
25 September 2011
Hi zarda,l wouldn't advise planks on stumps.In my old house that was on stumps l had tiles with movement the grout would dislodge,l am having planks in my new house built on slab
laurajmcTitan Select Laminate Flooring vs Armstrong / Other brands
25 September 2011
Hi everyone, after reading through so many topics on this forum I finally decided to register and this is my first post. We've just started doing some basic renovating of…
zardapros and cons for solid timber v laminate/bamboo
25 September 2011
Hi What sort of house did you lay your vinyl planks in, eg on a concrete slab? I have a timber house on stumps and would like the planks. Would you plse check out my…
landedBeaufloors Laminate vs. Quickstep Laminate
20 September 2011
Well if they come in the living room and we drop a half mug of water then mop it up immediately then they come back the following day might proove it. I have seen other…
TrinitySPOTTED GUM GRADE & FINISH Feature Standard Select Gloss Mat
18 September 2011
We initially wanted gloss timber floors (as we loved it in our rental) but are so glad we were talked into semi gloss/matt instead. If you have kids or plan to in your new…
StarzAdvised by the tiler not to go with small grout line
10 September 2011
Thanks for your reply Craig. Yes the tiler did have a look and said that he will need to use screed to level some of the areas. We are re-thinking the tile we selected…
Mark Sout sourcing tiles instead of going through the builder
8 September 2011
Our builder is going to fix the skirtings to all areas that will have carpet. He said that is best to do it before so the carpet can be laid…
deb17URGENT - WHAT TO DO WHEN WATER BASED PAINT SPILT ON CARPET
6 September 2011
Our builder came today, he used Lift off, from Bunnings, it's the one for removing paint, he said it's where the cleaning products are. It has a yellow lid, it was…
mary23Skirting board done before flooring - Vinyl planks & Carpet
23 August 2011
Im having bamboo flooring, but dont like the beading at all, so we have chosen to leave our skirtings off and will put them on after floors are done, we have carpets in…
TestedbytimeTips for applying a Solvent based Poly finish
22 August 2011
New rollers lose a lot of fibres and should be cleaned with the right cleaning solution prior to the first use. They must not be used for the final coat until they have…
Some timber floor board ends 3mm lower than the rest...
In 3 spots (our of the 250sqm) ends of boards are around 3mm lower than all the other boards. Should we sand the complete floor until it is all even or should we putty up…
Which type of Timber Flooring & best suited Underlay
Is anyone aware of a chemical reaction which happens when solvent based poly coating comes in contact with the adhesive and apparently causes bubbles?
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