MelanieGTo paint extended feature wall or not in Mancave pics incl
26 July 2012
mtchairsExterior house colour scheme - help needed
20 July 2012
Just wanted to revisit this as I'm finally getting round to having the exterior painted. The gutters and downpipes have just been replaced by Colorbond Ironstone and I am…
Matt+JoSurfmist colorbond and classic cream render
9 July 2012
I'll see if I can find some of the pics I found when doing my own colour research.... we are having surf mist fascia, and I am having the cladding & our feature render…
tjilpithe perfect white Painting/decorating advice Michelle/anyone
25 June 2012
ButtercupOld 70s house needs update - advice on render + brick
11 June 2012
Welcome to H1 butterflybijoux, What a great looking house you already have. The problem with a 70's house is that if you try and modernize it too much it won't look good…
MichelleNeed to confirm colour scheme; Michelle?? Anyone?? Help!
11 June 2012
Whoops! Sorry Michelle.... i'll remeber that for future times. Your expertise is greatly appreciated! My builder has suggested opononi in half…
TreeseachangerWeatherboard and garage door colour - something different
30 May 2012
Might seem like replying is a waste of time after so long, but someone coming along may have the same dilemma and that's where the information on this forum is invaluable…
jen78wollahraCarpet Colour to Match Dulux Limed White or Dulux Male
21 May 2012
We have just used Cavbrem velluto and are very happy. Its a wool, but the girls in the store said it is used in a lot of commercial appellations and last well, its been…
ScoutOil paint over water based primer? AND when to paint putty?
13 May 2012
Oh great, thanks for replying. On another note, if anyone happens to read this, I have restored some old windows myself and have had to re-putty around some of the…
taobellyInternal paint colour scheme - opinions pls
2 May 2012
Hello. I don't know exactly the colour of 'limed white' but Peplum is a very pinkish white. I had a friend who painted her whole house inside peplum and it was SO pink. …
tinksterDulux White Duck - is it too grey? What strength? other?
2 May 2012
Hi all...I notice these threads are really old LOL...but I need some help please!!! Am building and want to do the outside of the house either: 1. Limed white or 2. White…
Eve DwellerDo I need to undercoat "primed" timber doors and windows
12 April 2012
The factory protective coat is not quite the same as a proper paint primer. Depending on which paint finish you go with a primer is still essential. Don't forget to sand…
MichelleHere’s something you hope you don’t get!
6 April 2012
Thanks Sandra! The house isn't finished....its a reno by a single man doing it as he finds the time. He'll have the front done in the Dune colorbond pretty soon I will imagine.
grumblebum54What is the latest trend in Paint Finishes?
26 March 2012
I was advised to: a)Paint the walls with a washable silk, paint the doors, architraves and skirts with a gloss the same colour. Did this but in different strengths and…