Floorboard Guidance in Australia

Flooring is an important investment in your home. It can be time-consuming to find the perfect flooring for your space and shopping around can be a hassle. The flooring industry in Australia is a booming and competitive market. There are many types of flooring materials to choose from, including carpet, laminate, wood or vinyl. With such a huge range of options available it can be difficult to know what the best type of flooring for your needs is. If you're looking for help deciding which type of flooring might suit your home best then select one of our flooring resources below...

Australia has many different types of hardwood floors that come from Tasmanian Oak, Jarrah, Ironbark or Kauri trees. These beautiful wood grains range from light tan to deep browns with hints of purple in them. There are also many colours available, such as Victorian Ash, Grey Gum, Blackbutt and Australian Red Cedar.

Flooring used to be made from the salvaged timber of old buildings, but now, most flooring is made out of recycled wood or new wood. When wood is recycled it means that the wood has been chopped down and the chips have been pressed together to make a new product. Wooden flooring can be sanded down, making it thinner and more smooth. It is then painted on top of or sealed with a varnish that dissolves into the wood pores, creating an even finish that gives the floor style and beauty. All of these finished products are resistant to water and can be installed in most homes.

Wooden floors have different benefits for homeowners about their hardwood floor solutions. Wooden floors create a warm, comforting atmosphere that has been shown by tests to promote healthy sleep patterns. Wood is also strong against humidity changes, which makes it good for re-sale potential when you decide to move. Wooden flooring has three main types; solid hardwood, engineered and composite. There are many types of solid hardwood, each having its own characteristics depending on the weight, colour and grain pattern.

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Flooring Quotes

If you’ve been looking for new flooring for a while and have recently been bombarded with sales pitches, you may be perplexed. When flooring companies start promising you the benefits of floating floors, it’s only natural that you’re doubtful. Here at Specifier, you can make an educated decision.


Floorer Call Out Fee

You know you need new flooring, but you don’t know how much it may cost. The good news is that regardless of your budget, there are lots of beautiful, long-lasting flooring options available to you. Read about it…


Hydronic Heating Cost

Hydronic heating is increasingly popular in Australia as the running expenses are up to 40% lower than ducted heating or underfloor heating. Read more…


Underfloor Hydronic Heating Prices

Because hydronic heating systems operate on water, they are more energy-efficient than other types of heaters. Read more…


What is a Tradie

A skilled manual worker in a specific trade or craft is known as a “Tradie” (trade specialist). Read more…


Epoxy Garage Floor Cost

Epoxy flooring has been utilized in commercial settings for some time, but it is now becoming increasingly popular in Australian homes. Read more…


What is a Floating Timber Floor?

A floating timber floor “floats” over your current floor due to the simple, straightforward, and secure click-joint profile. Read more…


Floor Polishing Cost

The cost of floor polishing can be high depending on what services you need. Read more…


Underfloor Heating Cost

Many people are surprised to find out that you can use underfloor heating in your bathroom and throughout your entire home. Read more…


Floating Floorboards Cost

A floating floor is one that is constructed without the use of nails or glue to attach it to the subfloor. Read more…


Epoxy Flooring Cost

Epoxy flooring, which was previously only utilized in businesses, is becoming increasingly popular in homes all around Australia. Read more…


Vinyl Plank Flooring Prices

Vinyl plank flooring is a great alternative to traditional hardwood floors. They are relatively inexpensive and easy to install. Read more…


Cost to Replace Floor Joists And Subfloor Australia

If the subfloor has no more than minor cracks, it’s likely that you can just replace the joists and re-use some or all of the existing subfloor. Read more…


Hybrid Flooring vs Carpet

What is the difference between these hybrid flooring vs carpet? Which one is better for you, why and what do you need to know before choosing either option? Read here, at Specifier.


Hybrid Flooring vs Floor Tiles

The flooring in your home is one of the most important elements in creating a stylish, practical, and functional space. This article may discuss two often-confused surfaces, hybrid flooring and ‘true’ tile flooring.


Bamboo vs Laminate Flooring

Many people who are renovating their floors would also want to replace the flooring in all other rooms as well. Read about the best flooring options.


Engineered vs Bamboo Flooring

Well, some people might be wondering why bamboo is becoming more and more popular. There are some major differences between these two types of floors that set them apart. Read more…


Bamboo vs Vinyl Flooring

Bamboo flooring versus vinyl plank flooring is one of the common questions asked by people when they are looking for bamboo flooring for their homes. Here at Specifier, you can read about the better option for your home.


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