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Joined 18 February 2010
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13 years13 yearsmickvemickve posted:
engineered kempas

Stay away from kempas it is cheap and nasty.

13 years13 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Plywood under timber flooring - is it worth it?

From what i have seen of heble it is very uneven you may have trouble with levels. With the glue you should be able to scrape it of easy dont…

13 years13 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Tips for painting interior door pleas...

I am not a pro but what i do is cut in then roll quickly then brush over what you have rolled so you see the brush marks. I add…

13 years13 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Floating Floor + expansion joints, are they having me on???

Stormy the problem is if you do have a problem the manufacturer does not warrant the timber as it has not been installed to there specs so if the layer…

13 years13 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Builder blaming poor materials.

If they are not doing anything about it go to the hardware and buy some caulk in colours get one that matches your floor it is a flexible filler and…

13 years13 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Builder blaming poor materials.

The glue could be the problem not letting the boards close up if the tounge and groove is a bit tight have you measured the boards to see if they…

13 years13 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Bamboo floor lifting - help

What nails can you see near the wall ?
Floating floors do not get nailed so there should be no nails.
What are they going to nail the boards down to is…

13 years13 yearsmickvemickve posted:
removing carpet and tiles for laminate flooring help

bunnings has the wall ends you will need. :)

13 years13 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Masterton Homes - The new thread

I think your posts are coming across with quite an agressive undertone, which I dont think is doing you or anyone else any favours. Please be wary of the way…

13 years13 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Masterton Homes - The new thread

The quotes include everything you have specified - however I'm not sure about the water proofing ( ??). Sound proof underlay will be extra on the first floor. I forgot…

14 years14 yearsmickvemickve posted:
floorboards imported from china?

Yes around that split between 3 of us not so good and that's 6 to 7 days a week and we don't do 9 to 5. What did you earn…

14 years14 yearsmickvemickve posted:
floorboards imported from china?

$7000 a week turnover I had just under $200000 in expenses last year not including wages doesn't sound so good now does it.not to mention 5years of doing this ****…

14 years14 yearsmickvemickve posted:
floorboards imported from china?

I think I seen it on boral or sydney floorings web site either way I'm not going to argue about it. Every job is different sometimes I'll do it other…

14 years14 yearsmickvemickve posted:
floorboards imported from china?

Im pretty sure i have seen that the department of forestry is now saying it is not required.
My question is if your customers run there air conditioners all day…

14 years14 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Quote for laminate timber boards help with costing

Its not a good price and the 7mm tarkett is not a good laminate go somewhere else.

14 years14 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Quote for laminate timber boards help with costing

The guys not doing you any favours with that price.

14 years14 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Timber flooring without skirting

Just install a fillet mould beading around perimeter only stands up about 5mm or use cork strips then stain and coat with the timber.

14 years14 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Overlay Flooring - OR Parquetry???

Hope you are happy with the end result which ever floor you get.

14 years14 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Please recommend me laminated timber flooring brands :)

Nothing i have ever laid and i do this every day has ever compared to quickstep.

14 years14 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Please recommend me laminated timber flooring brands :)

Its quickstep there is no glue and yes every now and then you get a box with chips on the end we cut them of and use them as starters…

14 years14 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Overlay Flooring - OR Parquetry???

Lex timber isnt for everyone i think you should get tiles by the time you find the installer your happy with you will be ready to move house.

14 years14 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Please recommend me laminated timber flooring brands :)

Yes lay the floor up to the skirtings leaving the required expansion gaps then nail your beading to the skirtings.You should use scotia which looks better than quad.

14 years14 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Overlay Flooring - OR Parquetry???

Any big name flooring company not the cheapest backyarder you can find.Dont worry about nail lengths etc each layer will have there own ways of doing things you have to…

14 years14 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Overlay Flooring - OR Parquetry???

Lex dont stress just pick a timber from a reputable company let them do there job and if it goes wrong they will fix it. :)

14 years14 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Please recommend me laminated timber flooring brands :)

I have been told direct from there sales rep to stop complaining about there product and just lay it i have returned a few batches of there laminate mainly because…

14 years14 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Overlay Flooring - OR Parquetry???

A 25mm nail will go around 10 to 12 mm into the ply with a 14mm timber floor.

14 years14 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Please recommend me laminated timber flooring brands :)

Quickstep is the only one the other 2 are crap compared to quickstep whick is why they are also cheaper.Quad is used around the walls to cover the expansion gap…

14 years14 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Overlay Flooring - OR Parquetry???

You nead to be a installer then you will see for yourself.If you have a 12mm thick flooring and you staple or nail it the nail is holding on to…

14 years14 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Which comes first? The floor or the kitchen?

The flooring installer can undercut the kitchen panels inside dishwasher and the fridge and get the kitcen installer to put kickboards on after the floor is installed.

14 years14 yearsmickvemickve posted:
Which comes first? The floor or the kitchen?

For the dishwasher and fridge panels just ask the installer to undercut them for you.
If the skirtings are 12mm then cutting gyprock 20mm high is a good idea to allow…

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