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RjMaan
RjMaan
11 April

Exterior Paint

Exterior Paint

Incredible finishing. I like it.

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RjMaan
Apr 11, 2018 11:58 am
Johnpbrown
Johnpbrown
28 March

Theatre Room COLOURS Help!

Theatre Room COLOURS Help!

I feel theatre room should be very dark and soundproof as well. Because when you watch a movie there has to be dark in your surrounding area then only you will able to…

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Johnpbrown
Mar 27, 2018 11:11 pm
Johnpbrown
RjMaan
RjMaan
22 March

Exterior Paint

Exterior Paint

wow man impressive idea. I think you should keep it simple and attractive.

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RjMaan
Mar 21, 2018 11:37 pm
Juno89
Juno89
13 March

Painting a house built in 90s- is lead still a concern?

Painting 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)…

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Juno89
Mar 13, 2018 10:21 pm
bigtings
bigtings
5 March

A paint job long forgotten, lead, bog, paint shaver pro...

A 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…

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bigtings
Mar 05, 2018 9:37 pm
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corkco
Feb 26, 2018 5:49 pm
corkco
Adelaide Girl
Adelaide Girl
22 February

Exterior Colour Advice

Exterior Colour Advice

We have chosen to go with Austral Muscat Grey bricks for our double story home. Initially we chose Windspray for the roof and gutters, and Evening Haze for the render,…

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Adelaide Girl
Feb 22, 2018 7:45 pm
Gulliv
Gulliv
11 January

Taubmans paint wall colour

Taubmans paint wall colour

Thanks so much. Your kitchen looks lovely.

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Gulliv
Jan 11, 2018 1:58 pm
myfavouritescar
myfavouritescar
30 December 2017

Neutral paint colour help for open plan area

Neutral paint colour help for open plan area

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…

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myfavouritescar
Dec 30, 2017 12:37 pm
blissjohnson2
blissjohnson2
14 December 2017

Taubmans white shaver

Taubmans white shaver

Looks fantastic! Thank you for sharing

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blissjohnson2
Dec 14, 2017 12:21 pm

The back veranda area now more open, the paint is done, trellis trees and shadecloth removed, thinking of a deck..it would need to be triangular to keep access to the…

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JayG1963
Nov 05, 2017 3:18 pm
New buyer
New buyer
22 October 2017

Hello everyone!

Hello everyone!

Hi there, My husband and I are new to gardening and wondering if we could have some assistance with mulch. What type of mulch is good for gardening. Would black or red…

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New buyer
Oct 22, 2017 4:35 pm
Jaydewirihana
Jaydewirihana
17 October 2017

Taubmans arctic cotton

Taubmans arctic cotton

Hi all has anyone used arctic cotton on interior walls and has photos they can share please!??

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Jaydewirihana
Oct 17, 2017 8:10 pm
Joelleg6
Joelleg6
23 September 2017

help identify external and internal colour

help identify external and internal colour

The garage looks like caoba colorbond maybe? The render looks similar to the fascias, which look like paperbark. Good luck with the rest.

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Joelleg6
Sep 23, 2017 8:47 pm
Joelleg6

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…

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baronx
Sep 20, 2017 2:29 pm
baronx
dillongl
dillongl
3 September 2017

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 Bundanoon

GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 Bundanoon

We now have frames....coming along slowly....not so sure I like the idea of the red bellied black snakes that come with the area! Country living I guess…

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dillongl
Sep 03, 2017 6:11 pm
dillongl
rebuilder86
rebuilder86
31 July 2017

Aquanamel vs Solagard. How much paint - 1 litre or 2 litres.

Aquanamel vs Solagard. How much paint - 1 litre or 2 litres.

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…

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rebuilder86
Jul 31, 2017 11:19 pm
Dave_66
Dave_66
9 July 2017

Built in desk

Built in desk

This is The best article that I`ve ever read about different . You can find the built-in desks with various designs.

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Dave_66
Jul 09, 2017 11:22 pm
kylie_89
kylie_89
7 June 2017

Exterior Colours!

Exterior Colours!

Hi all Thank you for your suggestions. I changed from surf mist as I thought the overall facade would be too dark? Here are my following selections : Bricks: Austrial…

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kylie_89
Jun 07, 2017 12:18 am
jmasood
jmasood
22 May 2017

Solver Paint - Vitesse Colour

Solver Paint - Vitesse Colour
1, 2

Just wondering what color blinds you went with vitesse. I have vitasse at my place now but not sure if i should go similar tone or contrast.

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jmasood
May 22, 2017 7:22 pm
jmasood
Sarah3456
Sarah3456
14 May 2017

Bed question

Bed question

Hi I'm not sure if this is the right forum but I'm planning to buy a new king bed and I've seen one I really like. It's on slats and I've always had ensembles before. My…

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Sarah3456
May 14, 2017 7:44 pm
thesandmans
thesandmans
10 April 2017

Paint and kitchen opinion please - Hog Bristle [yes I know]

Paint and kitchen opinion please - Hog Bristle [yes I know]

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…

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thesandmans
Apr 10, 2017 5:23 pm

I just photoshopped (not the best but I'm no expert) - first one is the jasper, second is the portico colour

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pnkt
Mar 28, 2017 11:12 am

Has anyone used the Ultimate Paint Shield? I saw this in a hardware shop and although it looks useful, I'm suspicious that if I buy it, I'll spend $10 to buy a device…

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brownbag
Mar 24, 2017 12:45 pm
Magavin
Magavin
19 March 2017

Is 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…

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Magavin
Mar 19, 2017 2:30 pm
LouBir
LouBir
19 March 2017

Good painter recommendation - Western Sydney

Good 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…

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LouBir
Mar 19, 2017 11:32 am
LouBir
New buyer
New buyer
18 March 2017

Dennis Family homes -waterproofing stage

Dennis Family homes -waterproofing stage

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…

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New buyer
Mar 18, 2017 9:57 am
captaincaveman
captaincaveman
22 February 2017

Plaster skim coat over painted render

Plaster 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…

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captaincaveman
Feb 22, 2017 6:47 am
Wendylovespets
Wendylovespets
5 February 2017

Surfmist 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…

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Wendylovespets
Feb 05, 2017 2:29 pm

Forgot to mention pillars are tiled with Digi Marble Black Lappato

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kylie_89
Feb 03, 2017 9:16 pm

I went with natural mortar with Boral Mocha bricks, which is like a light grey/grey mortar.. didn't cost anymore, and I liked it a lot more then the buff/cream colour.…

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aloenyx
Jan 11, 2017 6:54 pm
aloenyx
Jays2007
Jays2007
9 January 2017

Exterior paint colour advice?

Exterior paint colour advice?

Hi we are building a two storey house with a combination of JH Scyon Stria (Horizontal) and Axion (vertical) cladding. We were contemplating using: Colorbond Surfmist…

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Jays2007
Jan 09, 2017 9:23 am
Vinegar
Vinegar
7 January 2017

Pale grey or rustic neutral, to match lime render?

Pale grey or rustic neutral, to match lime render?

The LONG version of the question follows... :P I have a mud brick cottage with small windows and large verandas, so not much direct natural light, but what there is is…

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Vinegar
Jan 07, 2017 2:14 pm
sanjam
sanjam
17 December 2016

Looking for a white paint...

Looking for a white paint...
1, 2

:: Hi Look at Taubmans Snowdrop. If you google search this paint colourcyou will find lots of pics. Great White.

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sanjam
Dec 17, 2016 11:13 am
Our Build123
Our Build123
14 December 2016

Painting Ourselves - New Home

Painting Ourselves - New Home

1. No it's the builders responsibilty. 2. Yes painters job. Kind Regards James Mason www.renovationjunkies.com.au

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Our Build123
Dec 14, 2016 2:04 pm
Our Build123
Elives
Elives
11 December 2016

Which sander to use?

Which sander to use?

Hi all, First of all how i upload a photo i have snipped from a website? anyways i'm trying to figure out which sander is required for this job i'm going to be needing…

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Elives
Dec 11, 2016 12:49 pm
beness
beness
23 November 2016

How should I prep steel gal posts for painting?

How should I prep steel gal posts for painting?

Thanks for this info @rebuilder86, really helpful! I had one question, does this same paint and process apply to a hot dipped galvanised steel? Thanks!

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beness
Nov 23, 2016 5:48 am
DiamondFinish
DiamondFinish
22 November 2016

Massage Room Colour - Help

Massage Room Colour - Help

Seed Pearl and Ecru Half are quite neutral colours trending ever so slightly on the green side. A slightly warmer version of the Ecru Half would be Hog Bristle Half. A…

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DiamondFinish
Nov 21, 2016 11:31 pm
DiamondFinish
DiamondFinish
21 November 2016

Paint or Stain my rental Fence and Front Yard

Paint or Stain my rental Fence and Front Yard

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…

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DiamondFinish
Nov 21, 2016 10:29 pm
DiamondFinish
DiamondFinish
21 November 2016

Colour experts: HELP!! Drowning in exterior choices

Colour experts: HELP!! Drowning in exterior choices

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…

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DiamondFinish
Nov 21, 2016 9:59 pm
maddisonjean
maddisonjean
23 October 2016

Anyone with brick and weatherboard facade?

Anyone with brick and weatherboard facade?

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…

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maddisonjean
Oct 23, 2016 10:24 pm
tara_m
tara_m
12 October 2016

New house roof colour colorbond

New house roof colour colorbond

I am building a new house and looking at the Jasper colorbond roofing, only thing is im stuck on brick colour choice. Has anyone used this colour before and have photos…

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tara_m
Oct 12, 2016 11:39 am
bambinohome
bambinohome
30 September 2016

Bed size for kids

Bed size for kids
1, 2

Bambino Home offers bed for kids. Buy Different size of beds as per your requirement at

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bambinohome
Sep 30, 2016 4:06 pm
renoauction
renoauction
16 September 2016

Help Needed! - Roof Colour

Help Needed! - Roof Colour

i would go for pale eucalypt.

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renoauction
Sep 16, 2016 10:37 am
logiteche
logiteche
15 September 2016

Exterior paint colour for high set post war house

Exterior paint colour for high set post war house

Our house is similar. Around ten years ago I painted it "Paperbark". I still like the colour so will repaint in same in a year or two.

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logiteche
Sep 15, 2016 8:46 pm


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