Flooring & Floor Covering
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?
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…