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Hollygolly
Hollygolly
29 September 2015

Full or part render??

Full or part render??

Yeah I agree, the bricks are too nice to cover. Just do a part render if you're going to render at all. Just my two cents

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Hollygolly
Sep 29, 2015 7:28 pm
RichA
RichA
29 September 2015

Which white to paint the exterior rendered part of my facade

Which white to paint the exterior rendered part of my facade

I scored a free 1 hour appointment with a colour designer through the dulux website. They recommended the following colours: White part of facade - Vanilla Quake Half or…

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RichA
Sep 29, 2015 4:15 pm
jessCA83
jessCA83
22 September 2015

Exterior paint choices: Colorbond Deep Ocean

Exterior paint choices: Colorbond Deep Ocean

Ah yes I see, thanks rebuilder86! :D

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jessCA83
Sep 22, 2015 9:30 pm
oneJohn
oneJohn
20 September 2015

Paint choice struggles

Paint choice struggles

I don't think there would be a problem with being too white. The main risk would be if it clashes with any other whites. White on White is slightly blue of white, but…

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oneJohn
Sep 20, 2015 5:39 pm
oneJohn
azza25
azza25
17 September 2015

Laminate Finishes to Feature Walls / Posts etc.

Laminate Finishes to Feature Walls / Posts etc.

Apologies if this has been asked before, but we've just gone to tender with a builder based on our custom design which has a feature wall separating two rooms and…

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azza25
Sep 17, 2015 9:30 am
mike100jobstodo
mike100jobstodo
15 September 2015

How to Repair Cracked Wooden Furniture

How to Repair Cracked Wooden Furniture

Getting cracks in wooden furniture are very common especially with old wooden furniture. If you notice a crack in your precious wooden furniture and would like to fix the…

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mike100jobstodo
Sep 15, 2015 11:17 am
mike100jobstodo
mike100jobstodo
3 September 2015

Paint question for those who are paint experts??!!

Paint question for those who are paint experts??!!

Hi you need to apply oil base under coat if walls are plaster and two top coat of low sheen I have found this site very good http://tradiesquotes.com.au/articles/showpage/25

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mike100jobstodo
Sep 03, 2015 11:08 am
surtees
surtees
2 September 2015

Colour selections advice?? Please help

Colour selections advice?? Please help

I've been using this one it's the best one I've found. http://www.digitaldecorator.com.au/visualiser/ Preset designs but hopefully you can find a design similar to yours-…

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surtees
Sep 02, 2015 1:26 pm
surtees
mike100jobstodo
mike100jobstodo
21 August 2015

Exterior Colour Choices

Exterior Colour Choices

If I were you, I would paint my exterior walls beige because it will give a great contrast to the wallaby coloured roof you have. I would not paint the windows white. But…

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mike100jobstodo
Aug 21, 2015 11:29 am

Been trying to find a product to use on a mass quanity scale, abit like a "Canny" project I saw in Melbourne. Can anyone advise of a cost effective solution to achieve…

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t.h.e.Designer
Aug 08, 2015 5:55 pm
t.h.e.Designer
glenc
glenc
28 July 2015

Outdoor colours on old house

Outdoor colours on old house

My house is about 30 years old, going to sell it in a couple of months. Currently the concrete roof tiles are chocolate brown (not sure of the exactly colour). Its a bit…

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glenc
Jul 28, 2015 3:49 pm
flatlinerz
flatlinerz
24 July 2015

Recommend Painter in Melbourne?

Recommend Painter in Melbourne?

Hi Can anyone recommend me painter in Melbourne please? Thanks guys

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flatlinerz
Jul 24, 2015 8:52 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
24 July 2015

Facade help - exterior colour selections!

Facade help - exterior colour selections!

Good question.. We just wanted that look I guess, almost…

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Leksie5000
Jul 24, 2015 7:10 pm
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Treeseachanger
Jul 15, 2015 8:36 pm
dolphinblu
dolphinblu
4 July 2015

Dark vs Light Roof

Dark vs Light Roof

Sorry just saw this post. We chose Dulux Klute (went to the trade centre). This colour is found in their big colour book. We have wallaby Fascia's and gutters. Eaves…

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dolphinblu
Jul 04, 2015 8:43 pm
rebuilder86
rebuilder86
30 June 2015

How to work out how much paint is needed?

How to work out how much paint is needed?

there are 2 ways to do this, exact or rough. Rough = 4L of paint per bedroom, 6L per living room, 1L per hallway. Exact is as follows Standard wall height is 2.4 so if you…

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rebuilder86
Jun 30, 2015 9:59 pm
JoshuaHockley
JoshuaHockley
30 June 2015

Inside Colour Scheme

Inside Colour Scheme

Obvious to some.. unknown to others. Colour has dramatic effects on our psychology. It can also change your perception. In a room for example, a change in colour can make…

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JoshuaHockley
Jun 30, 2015 2:03 pm

We are building our house and have chosen those colours. Woodland Grey - Roof, Gutter and Fascia Dune - Exterior Cladding and also in the Gable We found this image and…

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boony124
Jun 29, 2015 10:17 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
22 June 2015

Matt or low sheen?

Matt or low sheen?

No, matt paint will hide more but low sheen is far easier to clean especially for walls. Even more so if you have kids. Even ceilings I'd rather use low sheen although you…

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Stewie D
Jun 22, 2015 4:24 pm
Liney
Liney
20 June 2015

What furnishings do you have on your ranch sliders?

What furnishings do you have on your ranch sliders?

Would love to see what you all have as we can't decide what to put up. Don't want to have to pull up blinds daily and let down at night as you might as well have none but…

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Liney
Jun 20, 2015 11:00 am
Liney
light487
light487
3 June 2015

Our experience picking external colors with PGH

Our experience picking external colors with PGH

Let's just hope your brick or tile choice doesn't get discontinued by the time you start your build.. haha.. it's just another thing that can happen. It happened with us..…

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light487
Jun 03, 2015 9:34 am
light487
HBAustralia
HBAustralia
26 May 2015

Windows coverings - sunscreen blinds?

Windows coverings - sunscreen blinds?

Hi there, Many of our customers choose double roller blinds…

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HBAustralia
May 26, 2015 9:05 pm
HBAustralia
rebuilder86
rebuilder86
25 May 2015

Paint coverage with Dulux

Paint coverage with Dulux

i wish i had seen this earlier, hopefully im not too late. Wattyl fluffy is nearly white, so the solids in the paint will be at a minimum, so poor coverage…

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rebuilder86
May 25, 2015 9:47 pm

Still not sure about colours. I am thinking now that maybe I painted the Gutters/fascia/eaves in the wrong colour. But anyhow here are some picture i took early this…

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tim85
May 24, 2015 9:33 pm
sanjam
sanjam
23 May 2015

I have no idea what colour paint to choose.

I have no idea what colour paint to choose.

Hi, I think the Dulux warm neutral is quite dark & too close to the colour of cabinet. Maybe 1/4 strength Dulux hogs bristle, royal beige or white duck or light…

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sanjam
May 23, 2015 1:06 pm
Rasan
Rasan
17 May 2015

Render Colour - Elegant White

Render Colour - Elegant White

Thanks John. Appreciate your valuable comment.

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Rasan
May 17, 2015 8:42 pm

Thankyou for your responses. I do like the look of light on the top but I'm just worried about it showing more mould/dirt as we are quite shaded on that particular side.…

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lozza81
May 12, 2015 12:46 pm
Ilaeria
Ilaeria
20 April 2015

First home colour ideas. Scarborough cladding exterior

First home colour ideas. Scarborough cladding exterior

Id recommend soffits as white or dune. Having another colour will make it too busy I think. Sent from Tapatalk

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Ilaeria
Apr 20, 2015 7:36 pm
Ilaeria
Man1
Man1
16 April 2015

how to co-ordinate window frame colour with colours in & out

how to co-ordinate window frame colour with colours in & out

Hi Kylie, I just stumbled across your question with a search, I am thinking about the colour of window frames at the moment for a new build. What did you end up choosing…

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Man1
Apr 16, 2015 9:07 am
Emma1906
Emma1906
9 April 2015

Exterior colour scheme Woodland Grey roof, bronze Al window

Exterior colour scheme Woodland Grey roof, bronze Al window

Personal preference, but I prefer the aluminium windows. I'll keep following and see how things progress for you. I'm excited to see the outcome! :)

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Emma1906
Apr 10, 2015 12:13 am
Emma1906
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
7 April 2015

Exterior paint colour - dark or mid grey - help! :)

Exterior paint colour - dark or mid grey - help! :)

I suggest you buy some little sample pots and paint onto large cards (bigger than A3) and prop them up against your walls. Then look at them at all different times of day.…

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Treeseachanger
Apr 07, 2015 11:40 am
Balified
Balified
2 April 2015

Help with colours

Help with colours

Thanks kimg, I'm looking forward to seeing how yours comes along http://ourasiancreation.blogspot.com.au

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Balified
Apr 02, 2015 8:53 am
Balified
mermaidmanor
mermaidmanor
2 April 2015

Help identifying these chairs?

Help identifying these chairs?

Hi guys, A bit of a strange request but I got these three chairs free from gumtree and I would love to find some more similar so I can paint and upholster them all…

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mermaidmanor
Apr 02, 2015 12:12 am

I bought a timber veneer coffee table. It is not the colour I was after, but I was struggling to find the style I wanted in the right size for less than $1200. I got this…

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redjelly
Apr 01, 2015 1:54 pm
Adonis
Adonis
18 March 2015

Painting new cement rendered exterior wall

Painting new cement rendered exterior wall

G'day guys! We just got our external walls cement rendered and now need to paint them. We are sealing them with bondcrete and painting them with Dulux weathersheild.…

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Adonis
Mar 18, 2015 3:54 pm
slovatt89
slovatt89
18 March 2015

building first home

building first home

hi im wondering how much poepke spent on their blind in their new house? im thinking of roller blind but if there is something ::smile:: cheap that looks neat and nice and block…

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slovatt89
Mar 18, 2015 1:03 pm
Burnsfirsttime
Burnsfirsttime
6 March 2015

Dulux Wash & Wear

Dulux Wash & Wear

Get yourself some magic erasers!! They clean marks off the walls really easily and as far as I've seen don't damage the paint!

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Burnsfirsttime
Mar 06, 2015 11:10 am
Burnsfirsttime
trixee
trixee
2 March 2015

Using textured feature tiles

Using textured feature tiles

But to be honest, I picked them cos it's pretty not because of how day they'll be to clean... Which I may live to regret. But I hope not! :D

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trixee
Mar 02, 2015 2:37 pm
trixee

Are you going with all that wood as per the picture on the link? Looking at Colourbond colours as a reference, maybe you could go for a Paperbark or Headland, or…

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light487
Feb 25, 2015 10:17 pm
light487
goody59
goody59
25 February 2015

What colour bar stools for new kitchen?

What colour bar stools for new kitchen?

Hi guys, might be too late but came across this feed and thought i would chip in as i've just kitted out my kitchen dining stools. If you're looking for high quality but…

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goody59
Feb 25, 2015 8:43 pm
goody59
KTHOMMO121212
KTHOMMO121212
25 February 2015

Window Colour

Window Colour

Hi, I am struggling to make a firm decision on window colour. Our external colours are Surf Mist, Dune and one Matrix feature wall in Monument. I wanted Anodic Silver Grey…

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KTHOMMO121212
Feb 25, 2015 6:50 pm
Building4my3tots
Building4my3tots
8 February 2015

Using an interior designer - new build

Using an interior designer - new build

Is your house a face brick finish? We did the rounds of austral bricks and pgh today. there are a lot of things to consider with colours etc, I felt we should of done this…

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Building4my3tots
Feb 08, 2015 11:30 pm
Building4my3tots
keltay
keltay
18 January 2015

Moroka colour choices - Help

Moroka colour choices - Help

Hi We are building with eden brae and I have found the hardest decision is the Moroka colour choice. We are thinking Taubmans - coach house, Lariat, Sandbank or Tudor…

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keltay
Jan 18, 2015 7:43 pm
Building2015
Building2015
18 January 2015

Staircase design

Staircase design

Hi all, We are building a side by side townhouse and have just been advised by our builder that the suspended staircase we really looked forward to having will now not be…

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Building2015
Jan 18, 2015 11:51 am
d@n
d@n
13 January 2015

Exterior Colours for 1960's cream brick, red tile roof house

Exterior Colours for 1960's cream brick, red tile roof house

You will need to upload your image to a hosting service like postimage.org or photobucket.

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d@n
Jan 13, 2015 10:37 pm
Crazyk
Crazyk
6 January 2015

How to paint skirting boards

How to paint skirting boards

I'm not a fan of acrylic but each to their own. I'm old school. The products allow the paint to flow better and give more workable time. I would not paint doors without it.

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Crazyk
Jan 06, 2015 5:44 pm
Crazyk
JohnBridges
JohnBridges
6 January 2015

Interior Paint costs - DIY vs Professional

Interior Paint costs - DIY vs Professional

By this time you must have painted the walls, but who are willing to paint their house walls by themselves, there are some common mistakes done by the DIYers. Here is a…

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JohnBridges
Jan 06, 2015 4:35 pm
B STAR
B STAR
1 January 2015

Filling holes with putty or no more gaps ?

Filling holes with putty or no more gaps ?

no more gaps in the example above is very poor. I did find though using poly filler Mirror finish a much easier and cheaper product to use and sands very easily.

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B STAR
Jan 01, 2015 10:14 pm
bpratt
bpratt
22 December 2014

Painting inside wardrobes white versus ....

Painting inside wardrobes white versus ....

Yeah, I was thinking how does everyone do things, so thought I'd make a post and ask. :) Hog Bristle for all the rooms, except for Laundry and toilet which will be white,…

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bpratt
Dec 22, 2014 8:25 pm
Michelle
Michelle
19 December 2014

Best brand of paint to use?

Best brand of paint to use?

I only ever use Dulux.... :)

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Michelle
Dec 19, 2014 9:01 pm
Michelle

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