stratastrugglerPeeling Ceilings becoming a more common problem
22 September 2012
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…
d@nUrgent External Colour scheme help for modern new build pls
26 August 2012
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.
Angel DHelp me choose paint colour for horrible barstools please!
22 August 2012
Can't believe you posted the link to the Ikea barstools I originally envisaged buying for my kitchen!! I was going to get them in the…
Angel DLooking for some clever ideas for filling an ext wall space
20 August 2012
What about some nice wall lights? That way it has a functional purpose as well.
AbbySuggestions for good neutral paint colour in living area
18 August 2012
My daughter has grand piano 1/2 with white trims. IMHO it looks divine with her chocolate carpet and dark floor boards.
TreeseachangerColour Scheme for Brick and Cladding
14 August 2012
Hi Adam Take a look at the siding facades on Houzz site, James Hardie sites, BHG sites. You will be sure to find some combos you like as there are thousands of pics.... …
EcoFriendlyPlease help me choose external colours!
9 August 2012
Hi, What colour mortar will you be using? I would be using off-white flush mortar with white (matt) window frames. The colorbond colour “Monument” will look very…
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 The gutters and downpipes have just been replaced by Colorbond Ironstone and I am…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…