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Hobart Tasmania
Joined 9 April 2008
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13 years13 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
Polished Concrete Floors

Polished concrete is exactly that, polished concrete. It should not have a polyurethane seal coating - think granite or marble bench tops.
http://www.concretecare.co.nz/grinding.shtml is a good…

13 years13 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
Proper carpet laying

A bulldog stretcher is what proceeded knee kickers and power stretchers. Apparently they were pushed with your chest. I have never seen one though.

13 years13 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
100% Dyclon Solution Dyed

Yes, it's a polypropylene fibre.

14 years14 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
Carpet over tiles

Dunno, it's not my decision. I'm just saying it can be done and it's not hard to do. You wouldn't need to professional clean in 99% of cases. You can…

14 years14 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
Carpet over tiles

Yeah, there are some issues to consider, my advise is general and I was trying to keep it simple (saves typing) :lol:
Yes the…

14 years14 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
pulling up floor boards

I'm so sure about my sight or hearing, but my sense of smell is good :P

14 years14 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
Carpet over tiles

Underlay will not hide anything. Like all things in life, preparation is the key to success :D

14 years14 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
Carpet over tiles

You can do that, it's not hard to do either.

14 years14 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
floors

http://www.embelton.com.au/floor2.htm
I have sold a lot of their product. It is still a glue together system. There are some very good click systems that are worth having…

14 years14 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
laminate over tiles

The underlay will only follow the contours of what ****** underneath.

14 years14 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
laminate over tiles

If you are handy with a trowel you can put a screed of a cementious repair motar like . It does not have to be billiard table smooth. It's not…

14 years14 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
pulling up floor boards

Oh yeah, I just noticed the links in his posts :roll: :roll: :roll:

14 years14 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
Carpet Underlay in Apartments

This is a hard one.
Acoustic underlays do exist:-
http://www.soundguard.com.au/htdocs/silentstep.htm
http://www.damtec.com.au/application-timber-substrate
IMLE*, over a good high density underlay, an acoustic underlay will not make much difference…

14 years14 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
question about newly laid carpet

On the inside of carpet rolls it is not uncommon to get a pole mark - where the end of the carpet and the first run around the core…

14 years14 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
pulling up floor boards

No offence mate, but what is it with you and laminate? :? :? :?

14 years14 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
The merits of laminate flooring

It's also very noisy and oversold as to it's real performance. The market is flooded with cheap product and initially, they all look the same to the untrained eye. There…

14 years14 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
Proper carpet laying

Oh, btw, I'm not female :lol: I'm a straight male

14 years14 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
Proper carpet laying

Are you buying the drinks? :P

14 years14 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
Proper carpet laying

It's an interesting issue and probably created by society itself.
Everyone wants it quicker, faster and cheaper but when you stop to think about it, aren't really happy with the…

14 years14 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
Have I made a massive mistake? (levelling a concrete floor)

I have been involved with floors and floor coverings for the past 22 years. I currently run a retail business specialising in better end domestic and commercial floor coverings. I'm…

14 years14 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
High build, gloss, thick polyurethane and coats

What is wrong with an oil or wax, why does every one insist in covering their floors with a plastic coating?
If you must use polyurethane you might like to consider…

14 years14 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
question about newly laid carpet

Clath,
In an ideal world there would not be any threads showing. In reality there will always be some. Vacuuming reveals many little issues. Don't pull them as previously stated,…

14 years14 yearsHF123HF123 posted:
Have I made a massive mistake? (levelling a concrete floor)

It seems you have been given some poor advise. I'm presuming you have a concrete sub floor. I'll list the steps that should have been taken below.
1/ Remove the existing…

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