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pandibabi
pandibabi
19 February 2018

Polished Concrete

Polished Concrete

I am in the same boat, thinking concrete will be cheaper than tile! Any luck???

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pandibabi
Feb 19, 2018 7:56 pm
pandibabi

We've built and sold and now renovating an old farmhouse in the Adelaide Hills. Need advice on whether we should go with jarrah or Sydney Blue gum direct stick floors. We…

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DeeElle
Jan 26, 2018 6:05 pm
DeeElle
gunners13
gunners13
23 January 2017

Flooring! Tiles vs floorboards?

Flooring! Tiles vs floorboards?

Hi I prefer a very good laminate flooring or floating timber flooring How big is your area? I am building now and went timber floors they look the best - the flooring…

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gunners13
Jan 23, 2017 4:20 pm
gunners13
gunners13
12 January 2017

Vinyl Floor Parquet upstairs - Boral Hardwood downstairs

Vinyl Floor Parquet upstairs - Boral Hardwood downstairs

Hi we are currently building and trying to determine what we use upstairs, we are trying to avoid carpet as my children have bad asthma, so was thinking of putting vinyl…

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gunners13
Jan 12, 2017 10:58 am
J.T
J.T
31 December 2016

Show us all your engineered timber floor!

Show us all your engineered timber floor!

Hi everyone, We're trying to decide on timber flooring for our new house. I thought that a thread where everyone could post pictures of their installed engineered timber…

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J.T
Dec 31, 2016 9:33 am
J.T
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 11:26 am
JayaJaya
JayaJaya
10 August 2016

I'd like to hear from laminate floor owners.

I'd like to hear from laminate floor owners.

Hi All, I'd like to hear from laminate owners who have had the product installed for a couple of years. What brand did you have? What was the AC rating? Was there a good…

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JayaJaya
Aug 10, 2016 6:32 pm
JayaJaya

We are thinking of doing these final planks throughout. Lakeview 27 - Beechwood 12/15 Deposit 7/16 Council/Certifier 8/16 Colour Appointment

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Lakeview27
Aug 09, 2016 12:50 am
Lakeview27

simple copy and paste shows your joists are undersized @175x50mm, that is why your floor has sagged

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chrisinsa
Apr 11, 2016 10:59 am
CarpetTiles24Seven
CarpetTiles24Seven
19 January 2016

Paying in full prior to carpet and flooring installation??

Paying in full prior to carpet and flooring installation??

It would be certainly reasonable to pay for the products in full prior to them leaving their depot/store/warehouse - one couldn't expect to not have to at least pay for…

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CarpetTiles24Seven
Jan 19, 2016 12:47 pm
CarpetTiles24Seven
KLB
KLB
17 October 2015

Floorboard trimmings

Floorboard trimmings

You can often get matching beading/scotia depending what type of floorboards you have. We are having laminate and are running it under the skirting boards and kick boards…

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KLB
Oct 17, 2015 2:19 pm
KLB
Michelle
Michelle
9 September 2015

How flat does a floor need to be?

How flat does a floor need to be?

The most forgiving for a less than perfect slab would be the loose lay vinyl planks. http://www.karndean.com/en-au/commercia ... w/looselay

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Michelle
Sep 09, 2015 7:16 am
Michelle

We have chosen vine maple flooring for our new house but I've had trouble finding any pics of large living spaces or bedrooms with the same floor... Has anyone else used…

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treechange01
Jul 15, 2015 9:16 pm
Building15
Building15
24 June 2015

Aggregate in polished concrete wont polish

Aggregate in polished concrete wont polish

Would love to post a pic but am new and can't find how to attach a pic

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Building15
Jun 24, 2015 9:53 pm
yvonneh
yvonneh
29 April 2015

alternative to quad when installing floorboards

alternative to quad when installing floorboards

did you see this thread? :) http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=76934

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yvonneh
Apr 29, 2015 3:49 pm
Adam.M
Adam.M
24 March 2015

Installing Laminate flooring near bifold doors.

Installing Laminate flooring near bifold doors.

Posting a picture would give us all great clarity to what you are after!

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Adam.M
Mar 24, 2015 10:50 am
catfabray
catfabray
24 February 2015

Aquadrop or waterproof laminate - any reviews?

Aquadrop or waterproof laminate - any reviews?

Hi there, I am a new member. I have been doing some research as we are installing a new laminate floor in an open-plan kitchen/living, and I am…

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catfabray
Feb 24, 2015 2:15 pm
Beetaloo
Beetaloo
16 February 2015

Floor Tiles - Opinions on Tile Spacing & Levelling Clips

Floor Tiles - Opinions on Tile Spacing & Levelling Clips

Thanks Travis, I will stay with 3mm spacers. However I am still undecided if I will need to use a tile levelling system. Any thoughts about when to use a tile…

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Beetaloo
Feb 16, 2015 9:38 pm
Beetaloo
robbie_p
robbie_p
27 January 2015

Flooring advice

Flooring advice

Thanks for the advice.. Re the slate, we have been told by a number of suppliers to keep the slate, as its actually very sought after and very expensive as well as quite…

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robbie_p
Jan 27, 2015 4:10 pm
iyeayo
iyeayo
5 December 2014

Fairmont - Carpet\Tile question

Fairmont - Carpet\Tile question

8 weeks!!! Good grief!! Did you find that your timber frames and boards were OK (no molds or swellings?) with all the rain etc? I guess this is one of our concerns. I got…

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iyeayo
Dec 05, 2014 10:04 am
deeps
deeps
25 October 2014

vinyl planks?

vinyl planks?
1, 2

I'm tossing up between Harvey Norman flooring (allure) and Godfrey Hurst vinyl planks. Both are 0.5mm wear layer. Allure claims Ceramic bead coating whilst Godfrey Hurst…

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deeps
Oct 25, 2014 11:35 pm
jessicana10
jessicana10
14 October 2014

Quickstep Largo Vintage Oak Laminate

Quickstep Largo Vintage Oak Laminate

This flooring is on the top of my list at the moment, thanks for sharing your pic it looks beautiful. The only concern I have is the bevel edge. Is it hard to keep clean?…

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jessicana10
Oct 14, 2014 8:29 pm
jessicana10
Berstan Homes
Berstan Homes
10 October 2014

Need advice about Laminated floating floors

Need advice about Laminated floating floors

Not sure if this will apply to you now as it's a year later but great product if installed properly and careful attention needs to be put into the levelling of the slab.…

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Berstan Homes
Oct 10, 2014 10:35 am
Berstan Homes
deluxes
deluxes
19 June 2014

Floating Floor installation times?

Floating Floor installation times?

Awesome, thanks for that. Seems to be the theme!

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deluxes
Jun 19, 2014 4:29 pm
deluxes
carmania
carmania
7 May 2014

Laying Timber Floor Boards on Battens

Laying Timber Floor Boards on Battens

OK - Thanks for the tips. Will drop the top of the slab 60mm to accommodate the height of the timber floor and battens. Andrew

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carmania
May 07, 2014 11:24 pm
JazzyJess
JazzyJess
1 May 2014

Flooring strips

Flooring strips

Where we are renting at the moment has a flush transition (or close enough to flush) and it's terrible. The majority of transitions have…

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JazzyJess
May 01, 2014 7:43 pm
CH2012
CH2012
22 March 2014

Replacing Timber Flooring

Replacing Timber Flooring

For what it's worth, our old house has two different types of timber flooring throughout, and when we build underneath the wooden floor may be different again. I quite…

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CH2012
Mar 22, 2014 11:09 am
macmanluke
macmanluke
19 March 2014

Textured vs Smooth Laminate flooring

Textured vs Smooth Laminate flooring

thanks - exactly my thoughts. Will aim for smooth then, i think it will look better too.

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macmanluke
Mar 19, 2014 10:55 am
robbie55
robbie55
17 March 2014

Cream tiles in living areas - grout question

Cream tiles in living areas - grout question

If its a new place consider sealing the grout as soon as you can. There are plenty of products and even some that can be sprayed on so shouldn't be too bad if you need to…

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robbie55
Mar 17, 2014 8:42 pm
robbie55
Building the Dream
Building the Dream
1 February 2014

Quick-step Readyflor Tasmanian Oak

Quick-step Readyflor Tasmanian Oak

Just wondering if any one has has these installed and how well they have stood up to scratching and dents etc. Thanks

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Building the Dream
Feb 01, 2014 2:44 pm
gabs247
gabs247
25 June 2013

Bamboo flooring suppliers in Adelaide??

Bamboo flooring suppliers in Adelaide??

how is the bamboo going? James88, just wondering how yours is going in particular? I'm in Adelaide, and considering bamboo as well. More so interested whether there are…

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gabs247
Jun 25, 2013 7:27 pm
Megs25
Megs25
13 May 2013

Tiling and carpet quotes

Tiling and carpet quotes

Thanks so much for your help HN & seano!

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Megs25
May 13, 2013 7:17 am
Allisonw
Allisonw
31 March 2013

Carpet Court Trouble

Carpet Court Trouble

Thank you :) I love the new cabinets. They were actually organised through my partners cousins business, maxi cabinets in victoria, they flat packed the cupboards and…

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Allisonw
Mar 31, 2013 8:57 pm

Taken through a glass window and they look better when cleaned

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alcatraz
Mar 21, 2013 8:51 pm
alcatraz
blacklab
blacklab
3 December 2012

Adelaide Tiling Cost

Adelaide Tiling Cost

Thanks Mclaren i will be checking them beofre they grout.

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blacklab
Dec 03, 2012 1:47 pm
Allisonw
Allisonw
14 October 2012

Carpet Court Laminate

Carpet Court Laminate

Thanks Becka I will, the trouble I have is the floors don't go with anything, just painted the house , new furniture, going to keep fighting to get what I want, you should…

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Allisonw
Oct 14, 2012 12:13 am
grumblebum54
grumblebum54
27 September 2012

Waiting period after timber floors sanded and polished?

Waiting period after timber floors sanded and polished?

Some people say you can put your furniture back after 48 hours but the company who did ours recommended a lot longer. They said after 48 hours you can walk on it in socks…

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grumblebum54
Sep 27, 2012 1:34 am
grumblebum54
GoldenM
GoldenM
23 August 2012

Arc Champagne or Coffee Bamboo Flooring?

Arc Champagne or Coffee Bamboo Flooring?

well we are definitely buying from this store as they are only one of two in my town that sell bamboo flooring and the other guys aren't helpful at all so they def have…

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GoldenM
Aug 23, 2012 1:10 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
12 July 2012

Found laminate we like, cant remember who manufacturer is

Found laminate we like, cant remember who manufacturer is

Hi just noticed no one has replied to you as yet. I assume you might have found it, if not, why not use your search engine? :D

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Treeseachanger
Jul 12, 2012 12:37 pm
Mark S
Mark S
25 June 2012

Laying Floorboards - which Direction???

Laying Floorboards - which Direction???

IMO Option 2 That direction welcomes you in the front door, and doesn't act like a barrier to going in, if you see what I mean.

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Mark S
Jun 25, 2012 8:31 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
4 March 2012

bamboo floor scratched by installer, with photos.

bamboo floor scratched by installer, with photos.

I don't think you are being unreasonable, I think the supplier is not being unreasonable either... but has not delivered his compromise. Stick to your $500 until he…

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ECOECO
Mar 04, 2012 10:40 am
ECOECO
kexkez
kexkez
28 February 2012

Polished Concrete done during build - Ideas on cost ?

Polished Concrete done during build - Ideas on cost ?

onc_artisan would be a good person to pm. Not sure where he is atm as he's been in the eastern states a fair bit doing polishing, I'd suggest you pm him for info and…

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kexkez
Feb 28, 2012 8:59 am
kexkez
HN Flooring Team
HN Flooring Team
27 January 2012

Looking for Christian Lacroix Riviera Rug - 160x260cm

Looking for Christian Lacroix Riviera Rug - 160x260cm

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…

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HN Flooring Team
Jan 27, 2012 4:22 pm
HN Flooring Team
embillindie
embillindie
13 January 2012

Pouring Polished Concrete after Slab

Pouring Polished Concrete after Slab

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…

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embillindie
Jan 13, 2012 11:34 am
mary23
mary23
9 January 2012

brand new bamboo, installer has left scratches.

brand new bamboo, installer has left scratches.

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…

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mary23
Jan 09, 2012 10:19 pm
gizmoe
gizmoe
15 December 2011

Do these allowances sound about right?

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…

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gizmoe
Dec 15, 2011 8:32 pm
gizmoe
gizmoe
18 November 2011

Bubbles in solvent based poly finish

Bubbles in solvent based poly finish

Good Question, Did you contact adhesive manufacturer or Polyurethane Supplier?

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gizmoe
Nov 18, 2011 11:32 pm
kexkez
kexkez
16 October 2011

Cleaning timber flooring with metho?

Cleaning timber flooring with metho?

vinegar and water is what Dh uses on our cork flooring as well.

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kexkez
Oct 16, 2011 10:09 am
kexkez

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