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Mellymoo
Mellymoo
30 May 2014

Taubmans Windy Beach

Taubmans Windy Beach

Thanks I went with the windy beach but I'm not 100 % happy. I wish I went with Frosted Ice. I do see the green in it. It's in my kitchen with white ceiling, white…

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Mellymoo
May 30, 2014 11:26 pm
paintmarket
paintmarket
30 May 2014

Which exterior garage and feature wall colour?

Which exterior garage and feature wall colour?

Option 2, if the roof has a blue undertone, woodland grey if anything has a Green Undertone. Basalt would carry the Blue

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paintmarket
May 30, 2014 3:41 pm
paintmarket
paintmarket
paintmarket
29 May 2014

Light render suggestions - maybe grand piano.

Light render suggestions - maybe grand piano.

the coverage of these colours are very poor. Even Dulux themselves released a letter in regards to these colours. They tend to look light as well outside which is fine…

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paintmarket
May 29, 2014 4:35 pm
paintmarket
Scott2233
Scott2233
23 May 2014

world map mural in living room

world map mural in living room

Hi Grumblebum That is amazing you can…

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Scott2233
May 23, 2014 10:22 am
paintmarket
paintmarket
19 May 2014

Colorbond wall cladding colour options

Colorbond wall cladding colour options

Woodland Grey is quiet dark, I have always liked C/B Night Sky (Black) as a rood option, fits well with it. Unless you want to change it up a little and go for a lighter colour?

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paintmarket
May 19, 2014 2:47 pm
paintmarket
paintmarket
paintmarket
19 May 2014

What color to paint fascia ?

What color to paint fascia ?

You have a few options here that i would suggest. To match you fence you could choose Brunswick Green to tie it in. Popular Options - Keep it the same as you roof c/b…

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paintmarket
May 19, 2014 1:03 pm
paintmarket
building-expert
building-expert
19 May 2014

new plaster walls - how many coats of undercoat needed?

new plaster walls - how many coats of undercoat needed?

You can buy sealer/undercoat and have it tinted same as your finish coat then just go over with a final coat. Two coat finish well applied and with quality paint can give…

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building-expert
May 19, 2014 1:02 pm
building-expert
yokumoku
yokumoku
10 May 2014

Painting Hardie's "Sycon" Cladding

Painting Hardie's "Sycon" Cladding

Any review on Duragroove vs brick veneer would be highly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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yokumoku
May 10, 2014 8:06 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
26 April 2014

Which of these 2 front doors look better?

Which of these 2 front doors look better?

I think I prefer the 2nd. But either look good imo.

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Saint Mike
Apr 26, 2014 8:56 am
Saint Mike
vicshaz
vicshaz
23 April 2014

black butt staircase

black butt staircase

We are currently building, and about to install our staircase. We plan to use black butt timber, to match our engineered black butt flooring, however our builder is…

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vicshaz
Apr 23, 2014 9:12 pm
ashilleong
ashilleong
15 April 2014

Thoughts on window coverings.

Thoughts on window coverings.

Definately consider the interior of your room first! Timber shouldn't be a problem, probably a lighter colour due to your other wood. It doesn't have to be matchy-matchy though.

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ashilleong
Apr 15, 2014 1:48 pm
ashilleong
jerkywez
jerkywez
7 April 2014

Which front door looks better?

Which front door looks better?

Thanks guys i added a new post which includes a poll.

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jerkywez
Apr 07, 2014 11:14 pm
TLC
TLC
3 April 2014

Boral Horizon brick range

Boral Horizon brick range

Hi Whzzz28, I have addresses that Boral have provided me for Graphite in NSW ( Newcastle) Is this any help? I can inbox them to you...

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TLC
Apr 03, 2014 11:36 am
joey1434
joey1434
2 April 2014

Having trouble with driveway colour :/

Having trouble with driveway colour :/

Thanks Grey Man. Do you think Bluestone would be too dark? I have Ben googling and just can't seem to find anything similar.

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joey1434
Apr 02, 2014 6:50 am
chopstix
chopstix
1 April 2014

white white and white can't decide

white white and white can't decide

Vanilla quake is lovely in 1/2 or 1/4 strength, I went through a load of sample pots and finally settled on this

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chopstix
Apr 01, 2014 10:51 pm
chopstix
Michelle
Michelle
28 March 2014

What colour is the facade

What colour is the facade

Flick through the photos again tradeup, you'll see the back looks different to the front in colour. I wish they didn't take afternoon photos, its hard to get the colour…

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Michelle
Mar 28, 2014 6:29 pm
Michelle
Jake12
Jake12
24 March 2014

Finishes

Finishes

Neither finish is ‘better’ just a different style when a particular finish may be desired. If your building brick veneer you will need to use better quality and…

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Jake12
Mar 24, 2014 12:50 pm
trixee
trixee
14 March 2014

Laminate options

Laminate options

Thanks Tina, good to know!

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trixee
Mar 14, 2014 12:11 pm
trixee
KB_PETERS
KB_PETERS
10 March 2014

Our facade colours - which do you like or any new ideas?

Our facade colours - which do you like or any new ideas?

Hello Delatite 13, the picture above this post I saved some time ago on google and have used this house façade as an example of how I would like our house to be built,…

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KB_PETERS
Mar 10, 2014 10:44 am
Michelle
Michelle
3 March 2014

Painting kitchen cabinets?

Painting kitchen cabinets?

I was thinking of painting my oak kitchen cabinets white. How do I prepare the wood to be painted? Can I lightly sand them or does the old…

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Michelle
Mar 03, 2014 9:20 pm
Michelle
jenathome
jenathome
24 February 2014

Help with feature tile placement ( pics included)

Help with feature tile placement ( pics included)

Hi Raemit, I think you have picked the exact right walls for your feature tiles. It is usually good practice to have them in an area that can be clearly defined e.g. the…

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jenathome
Feb 24, 2014 10:20 pm
jenathome
Julise
Julise
13 February 2014

B&D Panelift garage door Tmbercoat Rosewwod Any pics?

B&D Panelift garage door Tmbercoat Rosewwod Any pics?

Hi Unfortunately we don't have a B&D supplier nearby or any Timbercoat doors to look at in our area. Has anyone used a Timbercoat Rosewood garage door that would be…

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Julise
Feb 13, 2014 3:41 pm
Michelle
Michelle
30 January 2014

knockdown rebuild mercer q1

knockdown rebuild mercer q1

I look forward to watching your new build.....shame about the old girl. One of my favourite styles is a Bungalow :( :D

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Michelle
Jan 30, 2014 7:42 pm
Michelle

I think I posted this in the wrong section before so I've reposted it here in finishing touch. I want to accent paint a wall with a cupboard door on it. When you walk in…

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MadeInChina
Jan 26, 2014 8:59 am
Retrobyte
Retrobyte
21 January 2014

Painting - roller or spray gun?

Painting - roller or spray gun?

Has anyone tried easipaint?. Saw him at one of the home expos and bought myself a kit.. looks pretty easy to use and they claim it takes half…

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Retrobyte
Jan 21, 2014 2:46 pm
KGsGirl
KGsGirl
19 January 2014

Exterior Colour opinions please

Exterior Colour opinions please

I like the last one the best too. I like the grey in the second one too but I'm not sure if the combination of wood and grey works for me. I'm not great on suggestions…

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KGsGirl
Jan 19, 2014 4:32 pm
KGsGirl
AmyMumma23
AmyMumma23
10 January 2014

natural white

natural white

My kitchen also in natural white (silk finish) not creamy.

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AmyMumma23
Jan 10, 2014 5:46 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
5 January 2014

Interior design Rust tips please

Interior design Rust tips please

Yes, I'd be interested to find out the names of other ones out there. Guess I will make search engine my friend...

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Treeseachanger
Jan 05, 2014 7:07 pm
tizz007
tizz007
2 January 2014

dulux sealer binder

dulux sealer binder

so im going to seal my walls this weekend, the walls are white set and were done aprox 3 months ago, my question is do i sand a fill the imperfections in the wall first or…

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tizz007
Jan 02, 2014 10:12 pm
Julise
Julise
30 December 2013

Exterior Render Colours Haymes to go with Surfmist Roof

Exterior Render Colours Haymes to go with Surfmist Roof

Hi Bouquet25 Still haven't decided on external colours, going to see a Haymes paint consultant when carpet samples available to choose internal wall paint and am hoping…

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Julise
Dec 30, 2013 8:37 pm
Teaswizzler
Teaswizzler
25 December 2013

Help me pick a bathroom colour scheme!

Help me pick a bathroom colour scheme!

I'm no colour expert but do love the white schemes, except for the floor. Having lived in numerous houses due to my husband's profession, my abiding lesson is that white…

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Teaswizzler
Dec 25, 2013 9:25 pm
Teaswizzler
FionaT
FionaT
22 December 2013

Roof Gutter Facia and Roller Door Colours

Roof Gutter Facia and Roller Door Colours

We've got r4 batts. Just included in our house price.

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FionaT
Dec 22, 2013 8:01 pm
noons
noons
19 December 2013

Dulux Sealer Binder Bubbling..!?!? HELP PLEASE!

Dulux Sealer Binder Bubbling..!?!? HELP PLEASE!

jaymak did you find out what the problem was?? I'll be putting this sealer on my walls this Saturday.

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noons
Dec 19, 2013 5:26 pm
WesternFront
WesternFront
2 December 2013

Painting an old (damaged) weatherboard

Painting an old (damaged) weatherboard

I have a few questions about painting an old weatherboard home. Some of our weatherboards were extremely damaged and we had them replaced. There are still lots that have…

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WesternFront
Dec 02, 2013 10:25 am
lina101280
lina101280
28 November 2013

I want to paint my kitchen cupboards

I want to paint my kitchen cupboards

Hi Mishb! We are building a new house and we are thinking of painting the kitchen cupboards taubmans burlap beige as well as yours but I can't imagine the colour in real.…

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lina101280
Nov 28, 2013 2:10 pm
lina101280
lina101280
25 November 2013

Wall colour from Taubmans Range

Wall colour from Taubmans Range

Hi! Is the Martini more grey or more brown?

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lina101280
Nov 25, 2013 6:24 pm
d@n
d@n
19 November 2013

Fix my Facade... pleeeease...

Fix my Facade... pleeeease...

It sounds like you need to find out what you like in terms of combinations. Brick + render + cladding + stone etc. That's part of the design process. Then comes colours…

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d@n
Nov 19, 2013 8:29 am
Jax84
Jax84
16 November 2013

Front facade help - timber cladding, tiles etc

Front facade help - timber cladding, tiles etc

Drove past your place today & seen the woodland grey looks fantastic! Really changed the looks of the house wise choice looks fantastic you must be really pleased with his…

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Jax84
Nov 16, 2013 1:01 am
MrsT12
MrsT12
1 November 2013

Northern melb suburbs - curtains?

Northern melb suburbs - curtains?

Hi all, After recommendations on curtain places (or who to stay away from!) in northern melb suburbs? After supply and install at a good price. Thanks!

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MrsT12
Nov 01, 2013 12:40 pm
MrsT12
raemit
raemit
27 October 2013

External facade colours

External facade colours

Thanks d@n, I posted a while back asking the same question, we are a still going and wanted some more opinions. Thanks for the suggestions off to look at the colurs now.

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raemit
Oct 27, 2013 12:05 pm
maximus
maximus
24 October 2013

TOTALLY STUCK ON PAINT COLOURS - HELP

TOTALLY STUCK ON PAINT COLOURS - HELP

Quickest / easiest way to add photos is to use the tapatalk app on an iPhone / ipad ( unsure if it is available on android ). You can alternatively use an image hosting…

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maximus
Oct 24, 2013 8:21 pm
maximus
Julise
Julise
24 October 2013

Facade Render Haymes colours 4 Tapestry Beige &Light Leather

Facade Render Haymes colours 4 Tapestry Beige &Light Leather

Hi We have seen a display home with façade fully rendered in dulux colours, but our builder requires us to pick Haymes colours. We also need to decide on a colorbond…

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Julise
Oct 24, 2013 6:18 pm
maximus
maximus
15 October 2013

Roof and Render colour please help!!

Roof and Render colour please help!!

I went with these colours. - Monument for windows, roof, gutter - Surfmist fascia - Dulux Tranqil Retreat for cladding - Dulux Organic for rendered piers - bricks are…

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maximus
Oct 15, 2013 7:35 pm
maximus
d@n
d@n
7 October 2013

Render Colour Help

Render Colour Help

Select greys that have a cool tone. ie. with a hint of blue.

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d@n
Oct 07, 2013 7:17 pm
meowsy
meowsy
3 October 2013

Outside Colour Combinations Need Help

Outside Colour Combinations Need Help
1, 2

Oh OK. Hopefully someone else can help with the colours and has experience of dune, perhaps as you aren't having any bricks in view the dune will be fine... 2

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meowsy
Oct 03, 2013 7:11 pm
meowsy
meowsy
meowsy
1 October 2013

Dark chocolate Solver Exterior stain colour?

Dark chocolate Solver Exterior stain colour?

No, its all in my own thread only :-) the good thing is, I'm glad I went through the process as I am now really happy with the vastly different choices we ended up with 2

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meowsy
Oct 01, 2013 7:37 pm
meowsy
einadia
einadia
21 September 2013

Conventional vs alternative paints

Conventional vs alternative paints

Thanks, Robbie. "one had a gold tin and Low Odour listed on it" Would this be Haymes? On the windows and doors, did you use matte paint recommended for walls, or…

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einadia
Sep 21, 2013 1:37 pm
JB1
JB1
13 September 2013

Most robust interior paint?

Most robust interior paint?

I'm interested in this too. Our builder can do Dulux Wash and Wear as an upgrade for the whole house for $350. Seems quite reasonable to us but…

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JB1
Sep 13, 2013 8:54 pm
snuck
snuck
11 September 2013

Vinyl wrap sliding doors on wardrobes and linen

Vinyl wrap sliding doors on wardrobes and linen

Can I put wallpaper on them? What do I do to make it stick (and stick well)? I'm thinking I'll pretty them up with some funky striped wallpaper or something. Maybe…

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snuck
Sep 11, 2013 10:54 pm
snuck

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