brownbagAquanamel vs Solagard. How much paint - 1 litre or 2 litres.Aquanamel vs Solagard. How much paint - 1 litre or 2 litres.
Got a small door/window painting job coming up, and I'm tossing up materials and quantity. Some of these doors are going to get some sun so I need to paint them in a…
MagavinIs Hog Bristle a modern or contemporary colour?Is Hog Bristle a modern or contemporary colour?
Maybe have a look at grand piano or buff it. Maybe in 1/4 strength. We have hogs bristle quarter in the rental we are in now. I'm not really a fan. It tends to look a bit…
LouBirGood painter recommendation - Western SydneyGood painter recommendation - Western Sydney
We used and I can't recommend them highly enough. Not sure if they go out that far, but if they do then you are in luck. The guy who owns it can literally make anything…
captaincavemanPlaster skim coat over painted renderPlaster skim coat over painted render
I actually already have one. I was referring to the trade price! Have been doing some more investigation and spoke to Rockcote and CSR. Apparently rockcote keycote will…
WendylovespetsSurfmist and Whisper White exterior? Possible? Do they 'go'?Surfmist and Whisper White exterior? Possible? Do they 'go'?
Building contemporary in Wagga Wagga, single storey. I'm going with the lightest colours I can get away with to reflect heat etc First, I was going with Surfmist for…
VinegarPale grey or rustic neutral, to match lime render?Pale grey or rustic neutral, to match lime render?
The LONG version of the question follows... I have a mud brick cottage with small windows and large verandas, so not much direct natural light, but what there is is…
nicoledeeDark brick, dark roof inspiration please!Dark brick, dark roof inspiration please!
15 December 2016
Hi buildingonup! Thanks for your reply! I LOVE your choices!! It absolutely looks elegant! After some looking around I think we are leaning more towards surfmist for…
DiamondFinishPaint or Stain my rental Fence and Front YardPaint or Stain my rental Fence and Front Yard
21 November 2016
Hi Drekko, I would say stain will give you less maintenance and will hide marks better than painting it an opaque colour. If renting just imagine that your fence will get…
DiamondFinishColour experts: HELP!! Drowning in exterior choicesColour experts: HELP!! Drowning in exterior choices
21 November 2016
Just read your post many months on - did you end up finding a suitable colour? I'm trying to guess how much colour depth you're after... I would suggest looking at Dulux…
maddisonjeanAnyone with brick and weatherboard facade?Anyone with brick and weatherboard facade?
23 October 2016
Have you got any pics? We are in the process of designing a hamptons style custom build, and are struggling a little on the facade, particularly with some pillars…
Narrewarren01Colorbond Monument or Dulux Domino - exterior renderColorbond Monument or Dulux Domino - exterior render
17 October 2016
tradeupcalling upon colour experts... meaning everyone but me!calling upon colour experts... meaning everyone but me!
8 July 2016
I love this colour scheme, the facade appears to be a soft creamy colour, white windows and black louvres & tiles. Can anyone suggest what the creamy facade colour may…
Black and White. Inside And Out.Black and White. Inside And Out.
I think black is white is a drag theme when paired with warm homely furnishings. The only thing I can suggest is that black benches can be an absolute nightmare. I've…
First_Timer_RayWindow frame colour with white-grey wallsWindow frame colour with white-grey walls
10 June 2016
Hi all, I'm collecting some design ideas for our next build and am toying with the idea of black (or dark) Colorbond window frames. Our current house has Paperbark…
TomCatInterior white paint colour to go with white furniture?Interior white paint colour to go with white furniture?
27 April 2016
I have to vouch for Antique White USA and Limed White Half! I just painted my rendered 65 yo house in Limed White Half (externally) into 'British Paints Professional…
rubyracingFederation House Original Exterior Colour SchemeFederation House Original Exterior Colour Scheme
2 February 2016
Hi all, Am renovating a 1908 Federation Homestead house in country WA. Trying to paint house in original colour scheme but not getting very far. I have rubbed and…
rebuilder86Wall colour when your tiles are not whiteWall colour when your tiles are not white
1 February 2016
go to ur paint shop, ask to see the dulux master pallete fandeck, find the colour which closest matches your tiles then move outwards towards the lighter shades until you…
RajiKitchen benchtop and cabinet colour choiceKitchen benchtop and cabinet colour choice
30 November 2015
We are installing new kitchen and in the process of choosing the bench top and kitchen cabinet colours. It is going to be L-shaped kitchen with the gas cooktop and sink…