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Michelle
May 28, 2019 7:02 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
24 April

Vinyl Planks 4.5mm

Vinyl Planks 4.5mm

Very Nice!!!

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Michelle
Apr 24, 2019 9:14 pm
Michelle
Althom
Althom
24 February

Sanding/finishing wood floors

Sanding/finishing wood floors

Sounds reasonable to me. A day for sanding and clean up. A day to apply first coat. A day to cure. A day to apply second coat. A day to cure.

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Althom
Feb 24, 2019 1:21 pm
Althom
Jit singh
Jit singh
9 December 2018

Laminate Floor Brands - Embelton & Krono Original

Laminate Floor Brands - Embelton & Krono Original

Ian gonna send you the Kronos Shire oak pics that is recently installed in my house

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Jit singh
Dec 09, 2018 2:38 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
2 October 2018

Joins in carpet

Joins in carpet

It’s a problem with homes with larger open plan spaces, but it is also very dependent on the carpet. It tends to be worse with plain finely cut carpets and less…

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arcadelt
Oct 02, 2018 8:13 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
28 September 2018

Tiler damaged balcony tile...how to fix?

Tiler damaged balcony tile...how to fix?

Oops! My bad. The forum spammer has had a free ride on various threads for some time, probably because the reporting process is not prominent. I'll send an improvement…

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SaveH2O
Sep 28, 2018 9:01 am
SaveH2O
DamNita
DamNita
19 September 2018

Laying timber over tiles

Laying timber over tiles

We have kind of done this, however with ply in between. One little issue, a creaking sound in our hallway, but apart from this, has been perfect.

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DamNita
Sep 19, 2018 4:36 pm
DamNita
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Stacey_clo
Sep 05, 2018 1:57 pm
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Leksie5000
Aug 09, 2018 4:40 am
seechange
seechange
27 July 2018

Flooring dilemma - where to compromise?

Flooring dilemma - where to compromise?

We spoke to the local timber supplier again and they again strongly recommended not doing timber over the heated slab. We met with the heating/geothermal/sustainability…

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seechange
Jul 27, 2018 10:18 pm
seechange
seechange
23 July 2018

Transition between tile and floating floor

Transition between tile and floating floor

Has anyone found a nice looking solution for transitioning between tile and a floating floor (or need an expansion joint)? Photos would be great!

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seechange
Jul 23, 2018 7:09 am
Stefan_W
Stefan_W
15 July 2018

Castleton Luxury Vinyl Planks

Castleton Luxury Vinyl Planks

Hi , I am looking for the same feedback too. We are building with Metricon in QLD and the only Luxury Vinyl Planks supplier they…

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Stefan_W
Jul 15, 2018 9:58 pm
Stefan_W
seechange
seechange
7 July 2018

Hybrid floors - any feedback?

Hybrid floors - any feedback?

We had our heart set on timber floors but as we are havinghydronic heating/cooling in the slab the range is limited (a selection of engineered oak) none of which we really…

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seechange
Jul 07, 2018 2:50 pm
mountain32
mountain32
25 April 2018

Polishing an existing concrete slab?

Polishing an existing concrete slab?

Depending on how fine you wanna go, some contractor can do $100/sqm

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mountain32
Apr 25, 2018 1:59 pm
colin1
colin1
8 April 2018

Grout Sealing With Brush

Grout Sealing With Brush

Have polished porcelain tiles that don't need sealing but I would like to seal the sand cement…

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colin1
Apr 08, 2018 6:51 pm
colin1
JJ16
JJ16
28 February 2018

Engineered oak flooring from preference flooring

Engineered oak flooring from preference flooring

Hi everyone, planing on buying the Preferences Parana 1900 x 190 x 15/4mm. Would love feedback from those who have bought the board and had it in for a while. Any feedback…

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JJ16
Feb 28, 2018 9:59 pm

Heartwood blonde

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2017istheyear
Feb 16, 2018 9:26 pm
nido539
nido539
30 December 2017

Goldfrey Hirst Enforcer Carpet for Bedrooms...?

Goldfrey Hirst Enforcer Carpet for Bedrooms...?

Hi there, We are building our new house through one of small Builder...He has offered us Goldfrey Hirst Enforcer Carpet as Standard inclusion...Just wanted to know, if…

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nido539
Dec 30, 2017 7:41 pm
Priyasuresh11
Priyasuresh11
29 December 2017

Hardwood timber recommendations in Sydney

Hardwood timber recommendations in Sydney

First post on this site, so please be easy on me.... :D I was wondering if any of you guys can provide recommendation on where is the best and cheapest place to get raw…

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Priyasuresh11
Dec 29, 2017 7:51 pm
Priyasuresh11
colin1
colin1
7 December 2017

Sealing Alfresco Tiles

Sealing Alfresco Tiles

Hi, We are currently building and have selected Belga Taupe Textured 450x450 mm for our alfresco area. I am a bit worried that with the textured finish that they will…

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colin1
Dec 07, 2017 6:30 am
colin1
JB1
JB1
29 November 2017

Urgent : Changing from carpet to floor board in bedroom

Urgent : Changing from carpet to floor board in bedroom

You could use it as is if it was polished previously- can't tell from the photo. However you may have trouble getting all the little bits of underlay off. I'd probably…

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JB1
Nov 29, 2017 5:40 pm
ggml
ggml
7 October 2017

Tempus elite

Tempus elite

they use Dons tiles Narellan

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ggml
Oct 07, 2017 3:46 pm
Mojo1
Mojo1
20 September 2017

Question for Tilers and laminate floor experts

Question for Tilers and laminate floor experts

Hi Anyone know what the standard height is from slab to top of tile is? Including cement, screed etc. Is it 40mm? I need to know for stair finish. Also what about for…

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Mojo1
Sep 20, 2017 4:55 pm
ankrich
ankrich
11 September 2017

Timber staircase colour

Timber staircase colour

We have the same combination white walls and oak grey floor, we went with dark walnut for stairs. PCI is next month so don't have any pictures yet.

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ankrich
Sep 11, 2017 4:15 pm
ajbrisbane
ajbrisbane
31 August 2017

Super soft carpets

Super soft carpets

Hi Michelle, Very Good to know! Thanks for sharing this information Michelle A nice and tidy home is one of the most important things. Peter James

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ajbrisbane
Aug 31, 2017 8:10 pm
hs815
hs815
15 July 2017

Recommendations for bamboo flooring and ceramic tiles

Recommendations for bamboo flooring and ceramic tiles

Hi, I'm in the same boat, finalizing flooring. We're switching up between bamboo or laminate for upstairs. From all the sales reps we've talked to Bamboo: + Feels…

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hs815
Jul 15, 2017 9:10 pm
bvillemot
bvillemot
14 July 2017

Putting flooring in after skirting

Putting flooring in after skirting

How much did builders charge to lay skirting after? If anything?

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bvillemot
Jul 14, 2017 5:58 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
2 June 2017

Black spong-like stuff on floorboards under underlay?

Black spong-like stuff on floorboards under underlay?

I have no idea about the spongy stuff nor how to remove it; however, why can't you refinish the timber floors right now? Once you glue vinyl to those board, it will be…

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arcadelt
Jun 02, 2017 11:42 am
theclaudiabeck
theclaudiabeck
24 May 2017

Recycled or distressed-looking timber flooring

Recycled or distressed-looking timber flooring

Recycled and new timber comes in three different finishes for decking and flooring…

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theclaudiabeck
May 24, 2017 4:00 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
18 May 2017

Where to get these tiles?

Where to get these tiles?

Like arcadelt said, it is better to ask them Or contact SJB (http://www.sjb.com.au/projects/sepia)

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arcadelt
May 18, 2017 10:06 pm

Timber look Laminate flooring

Timber look Laminate flooring

I called our builder in advance and asked them which of their displays had the two colours of laminate installed that we were deciding on. This way we could drive…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
May 10, 2017 6:46 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build
Berek
Berek
5 May 2017

Warm floors without underfloor heating

Warm floors without underfloor heating

As mentioned concrete will need to absorb heat from somewhere to radiate it. It has an R value of 0 so I'd say you'd have to have the heaters on for a while before they'd…

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Berek
May 05, 2017 11:01 pm
jack147
jack147
12 April 2017

Carpet cleaner Sydney - recommendations?

Carpet cleaner Sydney - recommendations?

Hello, Thanks for this useful information. I also want to sell my home and really need some service that can clean it at a reasonable price. So could you please suggest…

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jack147
Apr 12, 2017 9:14 am
Berek
Berek
4 April 2017

Flooring for bottom floor which includes kitchen and living

Flooring for bottom floor which includes kitchen and living

Same same except I have a lot longer to decide :-D The are pros and cons of each and none have all pros. Timber is more giving and forgiving but I have doubts about it in a…

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Berek
Apr 04, 2017 8:28 pm
building-expert
building-expert
20 March 2017

Subfloor moisture problem

Subfloor moisture problem

If your moisture level in timber is 17-20% it is too high, it should be 10-14%. Anything over 18% sets of conditions suitable for rot, mould and termites. All homes with…

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building-expert
Mar 20, 2017 7:10 am
building-expert
olya
olya
9 January 2017

Cleaning white carpets

Cleaning white carpets

Better try with steam cleaning-it might be rid of all the spots from your carpet, so hire http://www.fastlinecarpetcleaning.com.a ... melbourne/

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olya
Jan 09, 2017 8:59 pm
namtrak
namtrak
12 December 2016

wht timber flooring is this ??

wht timber flooring is this ??

Bit hard from the pic - but my guess is Vic Ash/Tassie Oak. Would sand up a treat - very light in colour

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namtrak
Dec 12, 2016 12:01 pm
Lee54
Lee54
23 November 2016

Bamboo Flooring, yes or no?

Bamboo Flooring, yes or no?

its looks great and easy to clean but you have to keep it very well from scratch

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Lee54
Nov 23, 2016 9:13 am
Kpatto1
Kpatto1
20 October 2016

Porcelain Tiler

Porcelain Tiler

Hi, I'm looking at getting 92m2 of porcelain timber look tiles laid 1/3 staggered. Does anyone know on average how much it is get them laid? Or can recommend anyone. I'm…

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Kpatto1
Oct 20, 2016 2:05 pm
johnreynolds
johnreynolds
20 September 2016

Timber flooring species

Timber flooring species
1, 2, 3

The soft warmth and universal beauty of adds light and class to each room with its unique, natural glow. Although all hardwood…

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johnreynolds
Sep 20, 2016 10:26 am
PHL
PHL
10 August 2016

Flooring for work area

Flooring for work area

Saw a supplier with them; looks like an easy DIY job. Then also found the rubber coin dot interlocking tiles, which might be even better. Will take a look in the shop and…

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PHL
Aug 10, 2016 8:50 pm
stephensaugnier
stephensaugnier
8 August 2016

Matching bamboo flooring with kitchen tiles.

Matching bamboo flooring with kitchen tiles.

Your best solution would be to go with compressed wood which is harder than bamboo flooring. BTW are you going with engineered bamboo flooring?

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stephensaugnier
Aug 08, 2016 11:58 pm
stephensaugnier
Rebekah_BFlooring
Rebekah_BFlooring
6 August 2016

Vinyl flooring

Vinyl flooring

You can visit some brands' website to choose color, such as Armstrong, gerflor, Beauty Flooring and so on. You also can visit this, http://www.beautyflooring.cn/e_products/

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Rebekah_BFlooring
Aug 06, 2016 4:49 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
31 July 2016

Removing carpet to polish floor boards under neath

Removing carpet to polish floor boards under neath

Remove the carpet yourselves( and all the nails and staples ) and save a bundle, then get someone in for the polishing. Stewie

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Stewie D
Jul 31, 2016 10:15 am
jimmyssmak
jimmyssmak
12 July 2016

Smart Strand Carpet

Smart Strand Carpet

smart strand is rubbish and the carpet get flattened less than 5 yrs. stay with solution dyed nylon no more triexta. it is only marketing hype from U.S.

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jimmyssmak
Jul 12, 2016 3:23 pm
jimmyssmak
jimmyssmak
12 July 2016

Stairs Question

Stairs Question

in fact, the only way you could get away to put in laminate or timber would be 1) patch up the 5mm or more on bullnose so that the timber guy can lay the floorboard…

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jimmyssmak
Jul 12, 2016 3:20 pm
mim_feher
mim_feher
11 July 2016

Timber Look tiles different size

Timber Look tiles different size

When speaking to retailers i have been told to lay them with a maximum 200mm offset. sekisui build viewtopic.php?f=31&t=75060&p=1573965#p1573965

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mim_feher
Jul 11, 2016 8:10 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
24 June 2016

Skirting Board Query

Skirting Board Query

Ahhh, an internal scribe is what you mean. Yes, that is a pretty ordinary join. The skirting on the left should go all the way into the return corner for a start, then the…

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Stewie D
Jun 24, 2016 3:01 pm
volmix
volmix
28 May 2016

Parador trendtime

Parador trendtime

Hi, we're also getting this flooring. Did you haggle? We were quoted $80 p m2 and we kept haggling and now we're paying $70

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volmix
May 28, 2016 12:13 am
artmarnsw
artmarnsw
13 May 2016

Application of adhesive

Application of adhesive

Due to the fact that Marble and Travertine are of a porous nature, using the wrong adhesive and applying it wrong, can be detrimental.   Firstly, it is important to use…

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artmarnsw
May 13, 2016 3:00 pm
artmarnsw

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