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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 8:47 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 8:33 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 12:06 pm
MrBee
MrBee
18 May 2015

Dulux Lexicon - anyone used this recently?

Dulux Lexicon - anyone used this recently?
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One thing I will add is we went cool white lights throughout that were fluorescent. I think if we had gone warm white would habe softened.

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MrBee
May 18, 2015 8:07 pm
MrBee
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 7:42 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 11:46 am
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 6:36 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 8:07 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 09, 2015 11:13 pm
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 10:40 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 7:53 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 01, 2015 11:12 pm

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 12:54 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 2:54 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 12:03 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 10:10 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 1:37 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 9:17 pm
light487
goody59
goody59
25 February 2015

What colour bar stools for new kitchen?

What colour bar stools for new kitchen?

Colour your call but get right height bar stools. 65cm seat height for a 90cm bench height is about right, You need room for legs once you sit on stool. Just my tip and…

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goody59
Feb 25, 2015 7:43 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 5:50 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 10:30 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 6:43 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 10:51 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 9:37 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 4:44 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 3:35 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 9:14 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 7:25 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 8:01 pm
Michelle
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
23 October 2014

Render colours- dulux colorbond dune & beige royal?

Render colours- dulux colorbond dune & beige royal?

:D I look forward to seeing the finished product, don't be afraid to go with what you love (even if you change your mind). :D

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Treeseachanger
Oct 23, 2014 9:38 pm

Hey Nicole2014, I'm not an interior designer (I work in a related creative field)...but I'll still have a crack at it! If you're going for dark greys I'm guessing your…

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mlg85
Oct 21, 2014 1:32 pm
elinitha_au
elinitha_au
20 October 2014

Render colour help - Brahman Granite Brick

Render colour help - Brahman Granite Brick

So when creative genes were handed out, sadly i missed out. Must be the reason i work in IT :) So, we are owner building for the first time and really really need some help…

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elinitha_au
Oct 20, 2014 1:11 pm
Anna85
Anna85
9 October 2014

Render Colours - another one asking for help please!

Render Colours - another one asking for help please!

Your surfmist is too yellow looking. But overall, I think the contrast is a bit too high with the charcoal. And…

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Anna85
Oct 09, 2014 8:30 am
damienh7
damienh7
2 October 2014

Deciphering tint formula - what is the name of this colour?

Deciphering tint formula - what is the name of this colour?

Hi all, Just a quick one - I have 15lt of Haymes paint that came into my possession, but ended up being too yellow'ish for our tastes. Looking to on-sell it to someone…

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damienh7
Oct 02, 2014 11:41 am
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
1 October 2014

What brand of paint to use?

What brand of paint to use?

I used to use Dulux religiously, but have now realised its all marketing.. Haymes all the way, the ultra premium range is amazing and they are so helpful with colour…

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mynameisjonas
Oct 01, 2014 8:52 pm
kpravin
kpravin
29 September 2014

Monier Barramundi Roof Tiles - Roof Tile Colour Scheme

Monier Barramundi Roof Tiles - Roof Tile Colour Scheme

Are you happy with the ironstone gutters and the Barramundi? I emailed Monier and they recommended Monument gutters for the BArramundi so now im in…

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kpravin
Sep 29, 2014 9:01 pm
kpravin
Boz7
Boz7
21 September 2014

Help with Render & Gutter colours to match Terracotta Roof

Help with Render & Gutter colours to match Terracotta Roof

Thanks for the feedback d@n. I think we are going to go with Manor Red for the gutters, Paperbark for the rendered walls, and hog bristle half for the window frames &…

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Boz7
Sep 21, 2014 7:03 pm
Crazyk
Crazyk
18 September 2014

Help with painting over Gloss Paint. Help! Help! Help!

Help with painting over Gloss Paint. Help! Help! Help!

Sounds to me like he sprayed water based gloss over enamel. If that's the case it'll never stick. Needs to be sanded right back. How long did it take to dry? If less…

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Crazyk
Sep 18, 2014 8:17 pm
Crazyk
mgilla
mgilla
3 September 2014

Corinthian Door with a camber

Corinthian Door with a camber

It looks to me the stop the door closes against is not nailed off and there's a bow in that. In your first pic it shows the door hanging in about 12mm when closed, is…

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mgilla
Sep 03, 2014 6:13 am
sas19621
sas19621
1 September 2014

Help with navy blue paint colour

Help with navy blue paint colour

Thanks for that information. I looked up the Dulux Navy Blue colour and see that it is part of Protective Coatings range. It looks like a colour that i am interested in,…

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sas19621
Sep 01, 2014 5:04 pm
kpravin
kpravin
19 August 2014

Urban-one Austral Silver Bricks - Home Colour Scheme

Urban-one Austral Silver Bricks - Home Colour Scheme

Thanks for sharing your photo Merlotguest. It looks like you…

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kpravin
Aug 19, 2014 7:27 pm
kpravin
LeanneR
LeanneR
2 August 2014

Sealing new walls ??

Sealing new walls ??

I was pregnant when DH sealed out last house that smell made me gag. As for cutting in with sealer i noticed my painters didnt. I think perhaps cause paint goes on…

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LeanneR
Aug 02, 2014 5:54 pm
LeanneR
Mentone3850
Mentone3850
29 July 2014

our new build colour scheme, any suggestion?

our new build colour scheme, any suggestion?

We also used austral chestnut for our bricks.. Feel free to check it out before you lock in your colours :)

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Mentone3850
Jul 29, 2014 9:01 pm
Mentone3850
Liliana
Liliana
29 July 2014

Timber protection Painters Please?

Timber protection Painters Please?

Hi sceen7, I'll give you my experience for what it's worth. We varnished our KDHW doors and windows with Quantum Nano tinted primer and Quantum Timbre Plus Vertical…

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Liliana
Jul 29, 2014 7:58 pm
Michelle
Michelle
27 July 2014

Tile Paint - anyone used it??

Tile Paint - anyone used it??

My pleasure. Remember these are quick fixes...if you want a really smick bathroom or kitchen you need to replace the tiles. Have fun!! :)

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Michelle
Jul 27, 2014 8:04 am
Michelle

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