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tradeup
tradeup
29 August 2013

Help to identify colours

Help to identify colours

I thought in my mind that I was quite sure what colour schemes and window colours I was after, but along comes the Ford commerical and it has all changed. Towards the end…

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tradeup
Aug 29, 2013 12:45 pm
BellaButterfly
BellaButterfly
24 August 2013

"Borrowing" from dream home - help with external colours

"Borrowing" from dream home - help with external colours

the windows would be pearl white the roof would be a kava or oregano in monier tiles and the walls would be some sort of yellow.

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BellaButterfly
Aug 24, 2013 11:42 pm
BellaButterfly
Michelle
Michelle
24 August 2013

Paint colour combination

Paint colour combination

How did you go nickho, find anything?

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Michelle
Aug 24, 2013 7:43 pm
Michelle
Jax84
Jax84
21 August 2013

Brick, render and garage color scheme issues

Brick, render and garage color scheme issues

Hi, this is totally off subject but I noticed your building with sherridon We've been watching your progress at the estate we are also building the ransom with a different…

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Jax84
Aug 21, 2013 10:20 pm
oncewerefurriers
oncewerefurriers
20 August 2013

Bold front doors?

Bold front doors?

I'm not sure you'll be any wiser after asking the question. Some people will love it, some will loathe it. Your best bet is to take a picture of the house and Photshop*…

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oncewerefurriers
Aug 20, 2013 9:23 pm
builderforlife
builderforlife
19 August 2013

Best primer / undercoat for "whiteset"

Best primer / undercoat for "whiteset"

A good 3 in 1 from any of the reputable brands will be fine. One dry your whiteset is a very stable surface. Goos luck

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builderforlife
Aug 19, 2013 8:03 pm
builderforlife
fortheloveofhouses
fortheloveofhouses
15 August 2013

Front door colour

Front door colour

A timber door could add warmth and is bang on trend! A contrasting colour is always nice providing it contrasts perfectly and is not too bold!

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fortheloveofhouses
Aug 15, 2013 1:49 pm

Colorbond colours for garage

Colorbond colours for garage

You could go to Colorbond Steel Colour Centre Online visualiser to visualise it http://colorbond.autech.com.au/onlinevi ... esidential Select the style of your house…

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3D Designer-Builder
Jul 31, 2013 1:27 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
29 July 2013

What colour curtains?

What colour curtains?

Red is a great choice but a deep brown-toned purple (like an eggplant colour) would look good too. I couldn't personally stand 4 metres of gold curtains. Just my opinion.

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Treeseachanger
Jul 29, 2013 11:01 pm

We went with solver white cliffs @ 300% and solver colorbond dune @ 200% for the contrast and front…

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MissEm
Jul 27, 2013 1:04 am
MissEm
Charnley
Charnley
23 July 2013

What type of paint for a mantle

What type of paint for a mantle

Hi all like it says above what type of paint would you use to paint a mantle. Obviously two pac would be the best but I can't find anybody in Hicksville to do that for…

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Charnley
Jul 23, 2013 9:52 pm
Charnley
McKinnon
McKinnon
22 July 2013

Room Fragrance..GLASSHOUSE CANDLES...CHEAPEST I HAVE FOUND!!

Room Fragrance..GLASSHOUSE CANDLES...CHEAPEST I HAVE FOUND!!

Yes Ambient sell them now for $30, that is an excellent price. Try their other range of candles and diffusers called CIRCA. Mango and Papaya is absolutely DIVINE. My…

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McKinnon
Jul 22, 2013 10:13 am

Hi maiden_tz, I have to agree with d@n regarding too much jasper We have dark bricks with a lot of jasper - roof, garage door, d/pipes, gutters, front door, etc.....but…

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Southies
Jul 21, 2013 5:39 pm
Southies
PaintAdvisor
PaintAdvisor
18 July 2013

House painting prices

House painting prices

Yes the prices do not make any sense between companies at times. But whether they use Dulux or not doesn't make a difference. Most brands have a premium range and nearly…

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PaintAdvisor
Jul 18, 2013 3:14 pm
Pannacotta
Pannacotta
17 July 2013

Help with render and front of house paint colour

Help with render and front of house paint colour

Hi TJ1 We are having dark liquorice bricks, charcoal roof tiles, monument gutters, surfmist fascias, surfmist panel lift door and finally evening haze render on the front…

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Pannacotta
Jul 17, 2013 9:47 pm
FionaT
FionaT
13 July 2013

Colourbond Ironstone: Brick selection?

Colourbond Ironstone: Brick selection?

We are using Kingston from austral bricks. It looks quite grey on paper but we have seen a house being built and its more of a greyish fawn if that makes sense,our roof is…

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FionaT
Jul 13, 2013 3:21 pm
virginia8586
virginia8586
11 July 2013

Help with colour scheme ... Black and White

Help with colour scheme ... Black and White

I say go for it! I should let you know that I am also doing a black and white interior so I'm biased! We'll be finished in the few weeks so I'll post a pic or two when…

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virginia8586
Jul 11, 2013 10:27 am
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LeanneR
Jul 05, 2013 8:26 pm
LeanneR

Prefer leaving the roof as is.. So the new cladding colour should match to that of roof...have a gray or brown in mind but not sure which other colour will suit here are…

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samsoft24
Jul 02, 2013 9:43 am
samsoft24
Tweety81
Tweety81
24 June 2013

Show me your dulux natural white or limed white quarter

Show me your dulux natural white or limed white quarter

Hi would love to see pics if you have used dulux natural white or dulux limped white quarter :-)

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Tweety81
Jun 24, 2013 10:48 pm
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tjilpi
Jun 22, 2013 12:17 pm
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sharonf
Jun 19, 2013 4:44 pm
grumblebum54
grumblebum54
16 June 2013

Selecting a white for period bathroom to go with grey house

Selecting a white for period bathroom to go with grey house

If you're worried about all the white on the walls could you put a border tile between the subway tiles and paint or is that considered old fashioned these days? It's…

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grumblebum54
Jun 16, 2013 8:57 pm
grumblebum54
Michelle
Michelle
16 June 2013

EXTERIOR FACADE DARK PAINT COLOUR NEEDED

EXTERIOR FACADE DARK PAINT COLOUR NEEDED

I wouldn't do pure white, possible an off white in the front.....all the windows the same in the front. Then you can put the chocolate everywhere else. :)

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Michelle
Jun 16, 2013 3:48 pm
Michelle
staceyd
staceyd
12 June 2013

Boutique bricks

Boutique bricks

We have design guidelines we have to adhere to for our build. I'm interested in what people would regard as boutique bricks. I'll give the context as written in the…

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staceyd
Jun 12, 2013 4:27 pm
kid81
kid81
6 June 2013

EXTERNAL RENDER COLOUR

EXTERNAL RENDER COLOUR

colorbond sandbank colorbond dune colorbond seaspray

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kid81
Jun 06, 2013 10:48 am
HomeAngels
HomeAngels
4 June 2013

colour opinions - I am not good at colour combos

colour opinions - I am not good at colour combos

That is a great colour. If you go to this website you can ask Porter Davis what the paint colour is http://blog.porterdavis.com.au/index.ph ... ionanswer/ they may take a…

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HomeAngels
Jun 04, 2013 12:49 pm
HomeAngels
nangers123
nangers123
29 May 2013

Suggestion for external colour scheme please?

Suggestion for external colour scheme please?

Hey Scotty Dog. I will be removing the awnings all together, as I think they make the house look dated. Any ideas on colour scheme?

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nangers123
May 29, 2013 9:45 pm
Alex2424
Alex2424
23 May 2013

Help modernise our home!

Help modernise our home!

If you're still looking for ideas, I would definitely pressure wash the driveway, you can get someone to do it for you or buy a pressure washer from bunnings or a hardware…

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Alex2424
May 23, 2013 10:04 pm
Alex2424
Alex2424
23 May 2013

Facade visual- what do you think?

Facade visual- what do you think?
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Your facade plan so far sounds good meowsy, although I think that brick infill above garage doors looks way better than painted panels, it annoys me when people build…

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Alex2424
May 23, 2013 9:46 pm
Charnley
Charnley
22 May 2013

Why Solver Paint

Why Solver Paint

Thanks Mandy, yes I thought it must be a good trade price. I think the problem is that a lot of it is trade paint so the quality is not as good or it gets watered down…

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Charnley
May 22, 2013 6:51 pm
Charnley
Michelle
Michelle
11 May 2013

Interior wall colour - help needed please?

Interior wall colour - help needed please?

Hi all, Hoping to get some tips & advise off you with regards to interior wall colour.... My wife and I are in the closing stages of a…

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Michelle
May 11, 2013 7:00 pm
Michelle
LeanneR
LeanneR
8 May 2013

Grey Paint, So frustrating

Grey Paint, So frustrating

I wanted a warm grey so Iill be using dulux bleaches 1/2 for main and full strength for bedrooms & theatre Otherwise silkwort is a popular grey (I've used it as feature…

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LeanneR
May 08, 2013 9:37 pm
LeanneR
etrader
etrader
2 May 2013

Advice on exterior paint colours for new home

Advice on exterior paint colours for new home

Hi, I'm about to build my first home and I'd like to check with any designers out there if my colour choice will look good. You can see a couple of drawings at:

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etrader
May 02, 2013 8:36 am
carmania
carmania
1 May 2013

what colour to paint rental house?

what colour to paint rental house?

I Always Paint Ceiling White and all walls, doors, skirtings off white. Note it doesn't matter what 50 shades of off white you pick. Just pick one. Enjoy the…

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carmania
May 01, 2013 10:16 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
27 April 2013

Linea Board- can it be stained?

Linea Board- can it be stained?

ok, thanks Ed. I did actually find that on the website after I posted this, but it still isn't really clear to a layperson like me. It says more…

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ECOECO
Apr 27, 2013 10:23 pm
ECOECO
bjm770
bjm770
24 April 2013

Staining Jarrah Window sills

Staining Jarrah Window sills

Hi Everyone. I am putting in Jarrah Window sills into my new House. I've done some samples on off cuts but would like to know which is hard wearing. …

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bjm770
Apr 24, 2013 11:00 am
snufl
snufl
4 April 2013

Free Dulux Colour Sample Pots Delivered

Free Dulux Colour Sample Pots Delivered

Like others here, I received mine about 2 weeks ago. I did get an email on 8th March saying delivery would be delayed by around 2-3 weeks because of the overwhelming…

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snufl
Apr 04, 2013 8:21 pm
meowsy
meowsy
1 April 2013

fascia colour help

fascia colour help

ok, we have moved away from this facade now... I've found a brick we love at a fraction of the cost. Complete change of direction :)

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meowsy
Apr 01, 2013 10:13 am
meowsy
Michelle
Michelle
18 March 2013

Shades of White!

Shades of White!

Both Dulux/Taubmans whites? I know what I would be telling my builder........ ::stop::

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Michelle
Mar 18, 2013 5:15 pm
Michelle
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leni
Mar 16, 2013 8:52 pm
leni
seano
seano
11 March 2013

Paint matching

Paint matching

Get a small chip of the colour you need from the existing bit of wall. Take to any good paint supplier. They have scanners that can determine the exact make-up of the…

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seano
Mar 11, 2013 7:29 pm
sanjam
sanjam
9 March 2013

Paint Colour

Paint Colour

hi if you search for wrexter you will find pictures of white cliffs used internally and it looks nice. Or search for this paint colour and you will find pics. Snaggers…

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sanjam
Mar 09, 2013 7:03 pm
Champagne4lulu
Champagne4lulu
4 March 2013

Benjamin Moore pale smoke colour match?

Benjamin Moore pale smoke colour match?

Oh yeah it's funny isn't it!?! Although every now and then I catch myself staring at it and noticing the depth of colour. Sometimes it can appear white, soft dove grey,…

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Champagne4lulu
Mar 04, 2013 7:37 pm
kexkez
kexkez
3 March 2013

Ideas to renew a stone wall

Ideas to renew a stone wall

Is the stone sealed? If it is and could peel you might need to remove the sealer before covering it with an undercoat and pain. You'd need to investigate a stone…

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kexkez
Mar 03, 2013 9:13 pm
kexkez
Michelle
Michelle
26 February 2013

Help pick render colours

Help pick render colours

I wouldn't repaint the garage door, I'd leave it the timber look. You need the contrast in colours on the front façade. Use the Tea House on the panelling over the garage door.

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Michelle
Feb 26, 2013 5:11 am
Michelle
kexkez
kexkez
21 February 2013

Wall colour to go with Jarrah Floors

Wall colour to go with Jarrah Floors

we went a little darker. Our floors are more deep brown than jarrah (cork) but we have a lot of jarrah timber in our house as well. We have wattyl brand paints. the…

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kexkez
Feb 21, 2013 9:02 pm
kexkez


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