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8 years8 yearsm_shawrym_shawry posted:
procedure for floating floor on uneven concrete slab

We've layed floating floors on pretty uneven slabs. The foam underlay takes up a bit of the humps and bumps though I still think it feels springy and will
never settle…

8 years8 yearsm_shawrym_shawry posted:
Angled/diagonal walls and doors across timber flooring

Personal preference comes into play. It is good practice to have your main hallway run longways and simply continue each room off from there with the grain. You can get…

8 years8 yearsm_shawrym_shawry posted:
Re-tiling Balcony / Terrace

What a common nightmare, I'm looking at my verandah which also leaks.
It was fibreglass waterproofed. Wouldn't use it again. The problem is that even ripping it up and replacing…

8 years8 yearsm_shawrym_shawry posted:
Timber flooring species

I used tassie oak as it helped keep my budget down. Wouldn't use it again, it goes yellow over time. Sydney blue gum is my pick. I think thats whats…

8 years8 yearsm_shawrym_shawry posted:
Battens under the timber flooring

Battens is pretty old school. Now guys fix 13mm ply to the floor with special plugs that need drilling out and smashing in. I think they also lay black plastic…

8 years8 yearsm_shawrym_shawry posted:
Polished Concrete or Timber floors

We also install, sand and polish timber flooring. I don't advertise it but since we are ex carpenters we know this area very well. We are resanding a floor in…

8 years8 yearsm_shawrym_shawry posted:
10 mm Abelflex or "Approved equivalent"

Its all the same, there is not any difference in the way the foam will perform. We have found with some cheaper "equivalents" that came with the sticky backing that…

8 years8 yearsm_shawrym_shawry posted:
Name That Exposed Aggregate!

Midways have good concrete and a good display area, my driveway was from them. Its a few years old now and I decided to give it a grind and seal…

8 years8 yearsm_shawrym_shawry posted:
Nu-Tech concrete finish

Used their pavecoat and aquaglaze product with fairly good results. Pavecoat is solver based and the aquaglaze, water based. Domenic from the thomastown branch was very helpful and knowledgable.

8 years8 yearsm_shawrym_shawry posted:
OB licence question

In Victoria, you would need an OB certificate in order to book the final inspection of completion and then be issued a certificate of completion.

8 years8 yearsm_shawrym_shawry posted:
Recommendation for a Concretor (driveway & garden paths)

Which state is Williams Landing in? I'd say to google it but most good concreters are not actively on Google.

8 years8 yearsm_shawrym_shawry posted:
Recommendation for a Concretor (driveway & garden paths)

Which state is Williams Landing in? I'd say to google it but most good concreters are not actively on Google.

8 years8 yearsm_shawrym_shawry posted:
Polished concrete

Decorative concrete mixes seem to be a rip off but I had to buy a 20kg bag of white oxide for us to use when we color match out grout…

8 years8 yearsm_shawrym_shawry posted:
Polished Concrete Imitations

Hi everyone,
Polished concrete is becoming very popular and I've noticed more and more business' opening up offering concrete polishing.
I'm also getting more call outs to look at {edit} work…

8 years8 yearsm_shawrym_shawry posted:
Internal light fittings

You may not have though about it but polished concrete flooring that reflects more natural light reduces your lighting costs
by 30%.

8 years8 yearsm_shawrym_shawry posted:
Making a poured concrete wall

If your going to go to all the effort of pouring a concrete wall, instead of tiling it why don't you get it polished.
It will look better than tiles and…

8 years8 yearsm_shawrym_shawry posted:
Polished Concrete or Timber floors

Hi,
We do both timber floorboards and polished concrete and I know what I'll be putting in my next house, I've got floorboards at the moment.
I did a perfect job with…

8 years8 yearsm_shawrym_shawry posted:
mix of polished concrete and wooden floors

It depends on how you are installing your floorboards, if you batten out the floor with 35mm timber and then secret nail 19mm hardwoood flooring, you'll get a 55mm rise…

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