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thepa1nter
thepa1nter
5 December

sanding back interior wall to repaint

sanding back interior wall to repaint

I would use a white Norton No Fil P180 Grit, this should get you what you want.

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thepa1nter
Dec 05, 2019 11:29 pm
thepa1nter
redfox
redfox
15 October

Bunnings sold me the wrong colour paint grrrrrrr!

Bunnings sold me the wrong colour paint grrrrrrr!
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Hmmm just googled this. I went into bunnings asking fir beige royal external, slapped it on the weatherboards and it seems like it's at a half strength or…

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redfox
Oct 15, 2019 8:14 pm
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
14 August

Taubmans paint wall colour

Taubmans paint wall colour

Does anyone know if Tauman's January Dawn is a good wall paint? I like grey-white tone. Thanks

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Melbournevic
Aug 14, 2019 7:34 pm

Sorry I missed this one, I hope you got this sorted?? You do need the sheen of the paint to keep the walls clean from steam, nothing looks worse than steam runs down…

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Michelle
Mar 26, 2019 6:47 am
Michelle
IamSAM
IamSAM
8 March

Fence dilemma

Fence dilemma

You are entitled to build a fence to secure your property. If they do not respond and if their build dates are not in sight, you should go ahead and secure your property.…

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IamSAM
Mar 08, 2019 4:06 pm
IamSAM
kawilson15
kawilson15
30 December 2018

mission brown paint

mission brown paint

I also had a house with mission brown windows, I found that the stripper and heat gun simply softens the paint and it works further into the grain of the timber. Invest in…

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kawilson15
Dec 30, 2018 8:21 am
fademan
fademan
29 November 2018

Theatre Room COLOURS Help!

Theatre Room COLOURS Help!

We went charcoal on the walls, and castle grey on the ceiling in ours. Soundproofing plaster (13mm) and insulation in the walls

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fademan
Nov 29, 2018 8:10 am
LouLou33
LouLou33
21 October 2018

Anyone used paint colour 'Earth Child'?

Anyone used paint colour 'Earth Child'?

No but it's the one I'm considering for internal walls. Did you choose this colour? and how did it go? What is your general colour scheme. Mine is deep but soft grey and white.

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LouLou33
Oct 21, 2018 11:29 pm
Kris_zu
Kris_zu
7 October 2018

Plaster skim coat over painted render

Plaster skim coat over painted render

Hi Captincaveman I'm looking in to renovating my house and have the same issue you had. I'd like to paint the walls but that are finished with a rough plaster that has…

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Kris_zu
Oct 07, 2018 12:56 pm

You should tag me if you need colour help. Are you still needing help?

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Michelle
Aug 20, 2018 8:08 pm
Michelle
dilla
dilla
5 August 2018

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Hi Michelle, I’m so glad you’re still on here. I’m struggling with a colour choice for our three year old but newly rendered house, and I couldn’t think of anyone…

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dilla
Aug 05, 2018 9:45 am
dilla
Krisrobe
Krisrobe
12 May 2018

Exterior Colour Advice

Exterior Colour Advice

Hi Adelaide Girl, I’ve chosen muscat grey and having the same colour dilemmas, just wondering what you ended up choosing? I’m looking at wallaby roof, dune render…

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Krisrobe
May 12, 2018 6:09 pm
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Tttt
Apr 22, 2018 7:37 pm
Juno89
Juno89
13 March 2018

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 11:21 pm
bigtings
bigtings
5 March 2018

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 10:37 pm
corkco
corkco
26 February 2018

Coral Homes and Paint

Coral Homes and Paint

3 coats of paint.

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corkco
Feb 26, 2018 6:49 pm
corkco
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 1:37 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 1:21 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 4:18 pm
Matt1973
Matt1973
2 November 2017

Exterior Paint

Exterior Paint

Incredible finishing. I like it.

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Matt1973
Nov 02, 2017 8:46 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 5:35 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 9:10 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 9:47 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 3:29 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 7:11 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
Aug 01, 2017 12:19 am
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 10, 2017 12:22 am
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 1:18 am

Link doesn't work.

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arcadelt
Jun 05, 2017 9:22 pm
jmasood
jmasood
22 May 2017

Solver Paint - Vitesse Colour

Solver Paint - Vitesse Colour
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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 8:22 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 8:44 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 6:23 pm
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galleriamad
Mar 28, 2017 7:50 pm
pnkt
pnkt
28 March 2017

Help with render colour

Help with render colour

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 12:12 pm

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 1:45 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 3:30 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 12:32 pm
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 10:57 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 3:29 pm
kylie_89
kylie_89
3 February 2017

The Facade Thread!!!

The Facade Thread!!!
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Forgot to mention pillars are tiled with Digi Marble Black Lappato

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kylie_89
Feb 03, 2017 10:16 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
11 January 2017

White v off white mortar

White v off white mortar

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 7:54 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 10:23 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 3:14 pm
sanjam
sanjam
17 December 2016

Looking for a white paint...

Looking for a white paint...
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:: 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 12:13 pm
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 3:04 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 1:49 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 6:48 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 22, 2016 12:31 am
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 11:29 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 10:59 pm

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