Juno89Painting a house built in 90s- is lead still a concern?
Hi, I am just about to undertake painting a house built in 1993-1996. I am not sure if I need to undertake extensive precaution (family has young children and babies)…
bigtingsA paint job long forgotten, lead, bog, paint shaver pro...
Am about to embark upon a big reno on an old queenslander. The paint has some old lead layers and was painted last in the 80s, where it cracked after little time from a…
myfavouritescarNeutral paint colour help for open plan area
30 December 2017
I recently used Dulux Natural White and love it. I believe it is the least warm of Duplex's warm whites. It looks clean and fresh but not stark and clinical. I have light…
baronxAnother external colors dilemma - new build
20 September 2017
Hi all, I need help with my external color selections - mainly around selecting the right render color. Below is the facade with the rendered section in brown And…
rebuilder86Aquanamel vs Solagard. How much paint - 1 litre or 2 litres.
31 July 2017
but late for a reply, but for future visitors reference, a 100% acrylic gloss exterior is the best thing to use in this example, as black enamels, even water based will go…
thesandmansPaint and kitchen opinion please - Hog Bristle [yes I know]
10 April 2017
Hi everyone. Please be gentle with me, my first post! Would love any opinions from those color and paint experts, its doing my head in. Just about to do a full kitchen…
MagavinIs Hog Bristle a modern or contemporary colour?
19 March 2017
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 Sydney
19 March 2017
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…
New buyerDennis Family homes -waterproofing stage
18 March 2017
Hi all We are building in Cranbourne East and just got our waterproofing stage inspected. The inspector pointed out that the laundry and the toilet(WC) have not been…
captaincavemanPlaster skim coat over painted render
22 February 2017
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'?
5 February 2017
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?
7 January 2017
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…
DiamondFinishPaint 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 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?
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 render
17 October 2016