Home
Pros
Forum
  • About
  • Join Community
  • Contact
Reply
WatchingStarredHistory
InboxSent
MembersPros
#Unanswered     #Active

Forum
Finishing Touch
Topics
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post
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…

3
846
kexkez
Mar 03, 2013 10:13 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.

12
2198
Michelle
Feb 26, 2013 6:11 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…

2
1918
kexkez
Feb 21, 2013 10:02 pm
kexkez
Grimey
Grimey
4 February 2013

Brown Window Trim - Painting White?

Brown Window Trim - Painting White?

Hi ko27, Thanks for the reply and photos. Actually that looks great even with the brown frames.. I couldn't find any pictures so I just wasn't sure how it would…

2
1641
Grimey
Feb 04, 2013 10:14 am
leighton
leighton
3 February 2013

Protecting bare hardwood from the elements

Protecting bare hardwood from the elements

You could use a water repellent but better off to work out what you are going to do and get going with it. wont hurt to do it earlier. cheers

1
589
leighton
Feb 03, 2013 8:45 pm
leighton

Hi all When going through our house again yesterday I noticed some of the internal walls seem to be sprayed Gyprock? It feels and sounds like gyprock when I tap it (ie…

0
545
Grimey
Jan 31, 2013 3:01 pm
Michelle
Michelle
30 January 2013

Exterior colours - help needed

Exterior colours - help needed

I'd remove the finials on the roof top and the green bits that make the house (somewhat) federation first. Feed the lawn, that will make the grass grow, and some…

3
839
Michelle
Jan 30, 2013 10:00 pm
Michelle
scotthas
scotthas
26 January 2013

Painting the eaves -- does this price sound right?

Painting the eaves -- does this price sound right?

Hi Johnson Its a little difficult to tell without knowing the condition of the eaves ( are they clean and ready to paint...or do they need washing down?....any gaps to be…

1
811
scotthas
Jan 26, 2013 9:47 am
bendo
bendo
26 January 2013

Render paint colour dilemna

Render paint colour dilemna

So we tried to move away from greys and painted patches of taubmans smoke haze and dune and I was outvoted on the dune and we painted the house smokehaze. Needless to say…

9
2541
bendo
Jan 26, 2013 7:51 am
Michelle
Michelle
25 January 2013

External colours for early 1990s home

External colours for early 1990s home

I'm doing a rather large commercial project at the moment.....I hope to find the time to pop in and give you advice over the long weekend :)

9
1617
Michelle
Jan 25, 2013 8:29 pm
Michelle
Johnson
Johnson
24 January 2013

Tile trim solutions - help!

Tile trim solutions - help!

My immediate question is: what sort of tiles are they? I'm using real stone tiles in my house, and I don't mind seeing the edges of those at all (12mm thick looks pretty…

1
622
Johnson
Jan 24, 2013 9:21 am
Johnson
Michelle
Michelle
24 January 2013

Retro fit tile trim? Is it possible?

Retro fit tile trim? Is it possible?

Can you post a photo of the problem? Thanks :)

1
552
Michelle
Jan 24, 2013 7:00 am
Michelle
kek
kek
23 January 2013

Porter Davis external timber doors

Porter Davis external timber doors

Hi Pize Ours isn't a two in one product - no self-respecting painter would use that. :| You should have a stain, which you would have selected when you chose your other…

1
720
kek
Jan 23, 2013 6:42 am
kek
suh
suh
22 January 2013

SIZE OF QUEEN BED VS KING ??

SIZE OF QUEEN BED VS KING ??
1, 2

Yes DH is a bundle of knowledge :) anytime Southies :)

36
4827
suh
Jan 22, 2013 9:59 pm
suh
OneTreeFalling
OneTreeFalling
19 January 2013

Best/Cheapest place to buy paint in Melbourne

Best/Cheapest place to buy paint in Melbourne

Just came back from Velvet Paint in Clifton Hill, bought a 10L Dulux can, $132. Staff was friendly and helpful. At Bunnings and Masters the same 10L cans were about…

2
1385
OneTreeFalling
Jan 19, 2013 6:05 pm
Deansta
Deansta
16 January 2013

Dulux paint sample cards

Dulux paint sample cards

Bunnings Sent from iPhone using Tapatalk

3
1256
Deansta
Jan 16, 2013 9:59 am
Deansta
fmac
fmac
14 January 2013

Shale Grey colourbond into paint colour

Shale Grey colourbond into paint colour

Most of the paint companies do a colour match for all of the colourbond colours. We are having our front render as shale grey, our builder uses taubmens, but I saw the…

1
731
fmac
Jan 14, 2013 11:24 am
leisadent
leisadent
13 January 2013

which wattyl white for trims?

which wattyl white for trims?

Hi all, I prefer to work with Wattyl paints and wonder if anyone can recommend a white which is only a whisker away from untinted Wattyl White A0. I want to keep…

0
637
leisadent
Jan 13, 2013 12:08 pm
3
675
Michelle
Jan 10, 2013 6:37 pm
Michelle
colourscope1
colourscope1
10 January 2013

Dulux Hog Bristle Dilemma

Dulux Hog Bristle Dilemma

Dulux Fair Bianca half would be one solution. Also Resene paints have a fantastic range of neutrals. The Eighth Spanish white could work for you with the Hog Bristle…

2
1670
colourscope1
Jan 10, 2013 5:17 pm
ssebrook
ssebrook
4 January 2013

Perth People - has anyone used Permalux Paints?

Perth People - has anyone used Permalux Paints?

Hi all, I'm looking into internal paints and have found a Perth owned and operated paint manufacturer, Permalux. I was just wondering if anyone has used the paints and…

0
585
ssebrook
Jan 04, 2013 11:48 pm
Michelle
Michelle
30 December 2012

Exterior colours dilemma

Exterior colours dilemma
1, 2

Hi doons, Your right the colours above are new from Dulux, so no, I haven't used them yet or seen them up. You may benefit from using Dan.....

23
5145
Michelle
Dec 30, 2012 5:21 am
Michelle
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
23 December 2012

Exterior colour scheme

Exterior colour scheme

Dune or similar grey/brown colour would suit, it goes well with both paperbark and monument.

3
819
Treeseachanger
Dec 23, 2012 1:23 pm
1rocky
1rocky
22 December 2012

listing of exterior colour combinations.

listing of exterior colour combinations.
1, 2

going through the forum saw this thread this is my colors for my house being built bricks- PGH Presto Hotham roof -colorbond monument mortar joint - natural…

38
21886
1rocky
Dec 22, 2012 5:32 pm
Essaouira
Essaouira
22 December 2012

a white paint colour to go with spotted gum floors????

a white paint colour to go with spotted gum floors????

Sorry, I think it is actually East facing. I assume we get a lot of early morning light (which I haven't actually seen yet as we haven't moved in) but the rest of the time…

7
2378
Essaouira
Dec 22, 2012 8:35 am
13
3210
Carpentry
Dec 19, 2012 6:26 am
Casa2
Casa2
16 December 2012

Why do you have to seal your plaster in Perth before paint??

Why do you have to seal your plaster in Perth before paint??
1, 2

I wish I knew what is used in Western Australia for white setting walls.

37
15812
Casa2
Dec 16, 2012 10:24 pm
TomCat
TomCat
15 December 2012

Feature Wall Help!

Feature Wall Help!

Hi Nomie :D How are you going to 'fill' or use that space in the living which you 'fall into' off your entry? It's an odd huge space to walk into -- odd energy…

2
1293
TomCat
Dec 15, 2012 9:13 pm
TomCat
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
13 December 2012

HELP! What colour wall paint with Ebony Bamboo Floors!

HELP! What colour wall paint with Ebony Bamboo Floors!

A good choice, less warm toned than Hog's bristle. Beige royal is another lovely neutral you might like to check out. :D

6
1030
Treeseachanger
Dec 13, 2012 10:50 am
EcoFriendly
EcoFriendly
10 December 2012

Help!!! - exterior colour options

Help!!! - exterior colour options

Check first for variation costs. One of the render draw backs is that on the south side of the house, mould can appear especially if you have no eaves or short…

7
1168
EcoFriendly
Dec 10, 2012 5:02 pm
JB1
JB1
7 December 2012

Non Yellowing Paint

Non Yellowing Paint

You can add a tint of black with oil based enamel, it's suppose to help avoid the yellowing. I'm planning on using the above for my new build.

8
747
JB1
Dec 07, 2012 7:39 pm
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
25 November 2012

gloss lacquer paint to renovate kitchen table

gloss lacquer paint to renovate kitchen table

Hi there, we have an extendable kitchen table we bought on ebay for $100. It's a great buy, sturdy. No idea of the wood used, but we wanted to go with the retro feel. It's…

0
589
mynameisjonas
Nov 25, 2012 11:43 pm
Aisimali
Aisimali
13 November 2012

More white paint questions

More white paint questions

Oh thanks Michelle, I thought the grey pebble was another suggestion to go in the lounge with the wallpaper. I am going to get the sample pots this morning and let you…

12
1256
Aisimali
Nov 13, 2012 6:58 am
Michelle
Michelle
8 November 2012

exterior filler painters please????

exterior filler painters please????

There is a really good exterior filler, but for the life of me I can't remember the name! :( Go to a hardware store, they will help you.

1
654
Michelle
Nov 08, 2012 7:34 pm
Michelle
hsvboy11
hsvboy11
28 October 2012

Exterior Colour opinions.

Exterior Colour opinions.

Thanks for that, I did have a play around with the visualiser before posting this thread however it was hard to pick an accurate brick colour- and the colours never look…

14
3847
hsvboy11
Oct 28, 2012 2:27 pm
stellabella
stellabella
22 October 2012

Colour assistance required! What colour garage? See pics.

Colour assistance required! What colour garage? See pics.
1, 2

Very! I had been seeing the prices people were being charged on here so was very surprised when that's what we were quoted!

22
2640
stellabella
Oct 22, 2012 12:20 pm
stellabella
Charnley
Charnley
11 October 2012

Photoshop request Exterior Paint

Photoshop request Exterior Paint

Excellent - please please please post finished pics - I would love to see how it turns out as we are looking to do a similar colour for our house. :D

7
4270
Charnley
Oct 11, 2012 11:31 am
Charnley
6
3066
Michelle
Oct 04, 2012 11:53 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
24 September 2012

Shade between Dulux Pale Earth & Saudi Sand

Shade between Dulux Pale Earth & Saudi Sand

You can, but make sure you go to a Dulux Trade Centure to get that done. :D Sorry for the late reply, I don't always get reply notices to threads! :roll:

4
1343
Michelle
Sep 24, 2012 3:27 pm
Michelle
stratastruggler
stratastruggler
22 September 2012

Peeling Ceilings becoming a more common problem

Peeling Ceilings becoming a more common problem

I bought my townhouse off the plan some 12 years ago. When I decided to repaint the place is discovered that they had not under coated or sealed, just slapped on some…

15
1330
stratastruggler
Sep 22, 2012 7:29 am
Michelle
Michelle
11 September 2012

Two render colours - help

Two render colours - help

Sorry I have been so busy with my own reno......how you going?

4
1813
Michelle
Sep 11, 2012 9:21 pm
Michelle
EcoFriendly
EcoFriendly
3 September 2012

Help with render, downpipe and entry colours

Help with render, downpipe and entry colours

Hi, Without the below picture my whole description wouldn’t have made any sense to you. Try the link again. It is the last picture on that page.

5
1454
EcoFriendly
Sep 03, 2012 4:34 pm
d@n
d@n
30 August 2012

help with render colour

help with render colour

An elevation plan would be good also. It's almost impossible to recommend colours without seeing the design of the facade.

3
650
d@n
Aug 30, 2012 12:11 pm
EcoFriendly
EcoFriendly
28 August 2012

Help with external colours?

Help with external colours?

Hi, I think the garage door needs to be balanced with a larger window. Check out below link for inspiration. http://www.trendwindows.com.au/WRCAwning.html I think the…

7
1074
EcoFriendly
Aug 28, 2012 9:23 pm
d@n
d@n
26 August 2012

Urgent External Colour scheme help for modern new build pls

Urgent External Colour scheme help for modern new build pls

Why do people run out of time with these things? Rather ironic the building takes forever but the selections are done in a mad last minute panic.

2
981
d@n
Aug 26, 2012 9:55 am
Angel D
Angel D
22 August 2012

Help me choose paint colour for horrible barstools please!

Help me choose paint colour for horrible barstools please!

Can't believe you posted the link to the Ikea barstools I originally envisaged buying for my kitchen!! :lol: I was going to get them in the…

7
1172
Angel D
Aug 22, 2012 6:23 pm
Angel D
Angel D
Angel D
20 August 2012

Looking for some clever ideas for filling an ext wall space

Looking for some clever ideas for filling an ext wall space

What about some nice wall lights? That way it has a functional purpose as well.

5
883
Angel D
Aug 20, 2012 11:29 pm
Angel D


Building ForumHome DecoratingFinishing Touch
Featured Professional

Master house painters and decorators for Sydney's North Shore and Northern Beaches since 1954, Courtney & Wise are Sydney's most experienced painters.

Sydney NSW
Contact Us
Related Professionals
Browsing this forum

No registered users and 1 guests

Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on TwitterFollow homeone on Google+
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2017