Flooring & Floor Covering
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?
chippyFilling hollow spaces under timber floor
17 August 2011
Over here in the west we don't use nails that are removed. We use 3.3mm diameter concrete nails that get hammered into a pre-drilled 3mm hole. These really bite and pull…
TestedbytimeFilling gaps in new timber floor - before or after sanding?
16 August 2011
StarzExtra large format porcelain tiles... labour cost?
14 August 2011
We are looking to order our floor tiles soon and out of all the tiles places in Melbourne, one stood out and we both finally agree on. It's a 900mm x 450mm full bodied…
MichelleFeltex – Carpet Calculator for rooms
12 August 2011
To help you work out how much carpet you will need for a room to get a quote. http://www.feltex.com/residential/r_fel ... alculator/
MichelleTarkett Flooring – Interactive flooring site.
12 August 2011
You have to try this site, found it today at work and its great for vinyl flooring. http://www.tarkett-floors.com/floors/si ... topics.asp
ChristineXPolished concrete floors and wet areas
7 August 2011
Having found a volume builder that is happy to do polished concrete floors (and another H1er in my suburb is in the process of having polished floors, and the people who…
LexTimber floor - Sealer + 2 coats OR 3 coats of varnish only?
6 August 2011
kellyW24Opinion? What flooring suits dark timer floorboards
5 August 2011
Great advice! Thank you for taking the time to reply, it is definitely appreciated So happy to know opposite flooring (dark to light, timber to shiny) works, thank you…
TestedbytimeTimbermate Putty - Interior Wood Filler
4 August 2011
Has anyone used Timbermate Putty for filling the nail holes and gaps in their newly installed timber floor? If so, would you recommend it, or is there a better product out there?
What type of roller for applying Bostik Moisture Seal
What type/size roller would you recommend for applying Bostik Moisture Seal to concrete?
HappyCamper_auWhat to put under the furniture to protect your floorboard?
1 August 2011
I bought some rubber-type self stick pads from the $2 shop, there were several sizes in the pack. So far they seem to be OK and have a reasonable amount of grip on the…
TestedbytimePUTTY - Spot Patching Vs Trowel Filling
31 July 2011
When working with a new/raw solid timber floor, what is the best way to fill the nail holes and (butt joints)/gaps between floor boards? With a scraper or mixing a large…
theanonyuserDoing your own floor coverings? Bathroom, ensuite....
29 July 2011
Did some more searching and found this thread: Alternative to wall tiles in a bathroom viewtopic.php?f=21&t=44465&p=761277#p761277 Aquapanel looks like it would be good…
TestedbytimeDo your floorboards sit perfectly next to each other?
25 July 2011
chatterboxunlevel (new build) concrete and wood floor- how to level
24 July 2011
The house is split level - so the floor is half concrete and half flooring sheet (yellow tongue). The slab is not level (due to being poured on a very hot day and under…
chuth77Scratched & Scuffed Polished Floorboards - Revival Tips?
20 July 2011
Thanks Holly... It's my own property, and personally I hate rugs on polished floors! Besides that, there are too many marks to cover with strategically places coverings!
Michellebamboo flooring and hounds.... How does it hold up?
14 July 2011
Hi K….I’ve only been back at C/C now for 3 ½ months from 7 years out of the industry. When I first got back we also were selling Crickey Bamboo, which I thought…