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September 2018
PJA
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Work for Custom Designs Furniture in their warehouse nearer to home but previously enjoyed 18 months at Bunnings Alexandria Flooring Expert, DIY Presenter. Store Santa. Volunteer Community Radio Presenter. 90.1 2 NBC FM Wednesday 7-9
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PJA
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September 2018

G'day Onkar, quite an open question.I guess we could limit the conversation to floating floors. - NO bearers or joists.My mother just laid down a viny ...

PJA
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September 2018

G'day Graeme and Jule,congratulations on getting it right toward the end; and especially for giving it a go.My first question is, does anyone apart fr ...

PJA
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August 2018

Yes @Yorky88, spot on. Vinyl off; moisture barrier and underlay on. we usually grab one off the vinyl planks and, turning on it’s edge look at the g ...

PJA
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August 2018

G’day Yorky88, Easy and no gluing. I don’t think you can even get Lino anymore! If it is Lino, then it’s been down for more than 40 years; and on a wo ...

PJA
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June 2018

Royq, I had to upgrade to an 'electric' Chainsaw. I was trying to cut a 400mm diameter log, I think it was made of case hardened steel, and the +one c ...

PJA
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You can see that we are blessed with a beautiful creek frontage in our new townhouse. If you jump the fence there is some bushland that is surprisin ...

PJA
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June 2018

Sorry I took so long to get there, but you've done well.Couldn't have put it any better. Your floor will look great.

PJA
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3 replies
April 2018

Petrol motors don't like me. the neighbour borrowed one and neither of us could get it going after 30 minutes. yes, it had petrol; yes we puhed the li ...

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royq
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April 2018

That looks like pretty hard timber @PJA, I'm not surprised you were burning out saws, it'll be great firewood though. If you're comfortable using a pe ...

Branchy249
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June 2017

I have been through a similar process with those old 1980 tiles. I used a jack hammer to remove the tiles as well as a brick bolster to help remove an ...

Kim
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December 2016

Thanks all for the helpful advice. I'll be running some bbq experiments to test all feedback!

Andy_Mann
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November 2016

I forgot to mention before, that when using the fine steel brush in conjunction with the steam, it's not like scrubbing, it's virtually like brushing ...

Andy_Mann
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October 2016

@PJA, you're a risk taking liability mate, two 400lb Rotties at full pelt & out of control could spontaneously deconstruct a load bearing wall. If I w ...

Oldfart
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October 2016

Whichever way you decide to go, make sure that you use the correct underlay. Using carpet underlay is a no-no, as it allows the boards too much moveme ...

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PJA
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September 2018

G'day Onkar, quite an open question.I guess we could limit the conversation to floating floors. - NO bearers or joists.My mother just laid down a viny ...

PJA
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September 2018

G'day Graeme and Jule,congratulations on getting it right toward the end; and especially for giving it a go.My first question is, does anyone apart fr ...

PJA
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1 reply
August 2018

Yes @Yorky88, spot on. Vinyl off; moisture barrier and underlay on. we usually grab one off the vinyl planks and, turning on it’s edge look at the g ...

PJA
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3 replies
August 2018

G’day Yorky88, Easy and no gluing. I don’t think you can even get Lino anymore! If it is Lino, then it’s been down for more than 40 years; and on a wo ...

PJA
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1 reply
June 2018

Royq, I had to upgrade to an 'electric' Chainsaw. I was trying to cut a 400mm diameter log, I think it was made of case hardened steel, and the +one c ...

PJA
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1 reply

You can see that we are blessed with a beautiful creek frontage in our new townhouse. If you jump the fence there is some bushland that is surprisin ...

PJA
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3 replies
June 2018

Sorry I took so long to get there, but you've done well.Couldn't have put it any better. Your floor will look great.

PJA
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3 replies
April 2018

Petrol motors don't like me. the neighbour borrowed one and neither of us could get it going after 30 minutes. yes, it had petrol; yes we puhed the li ...

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