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…
jen78wollahraHelp I think we have made the wrong decision for our paint
25 March 2012
Oh god it is such a bad feeling isn't it when the colour is not quite what you wanted! Good luck with it, I found the only option was sample pots, and lots of them!
saxladyHow to wipe down new gyprock for painting? Or just vacuum?
23 March 2012
Thanks for the thoughts. It was a paint shop that put me onto it - Zissner Allcoat. We plan on spraying everywhere now to protect it, walls and ceiling and then going…
d@nNew House Exterior Wattyl Colour Help Please
16 March 2012
For render I would select something in between eclipse and surfmist. eg. Stormy, Sheer Granite, Windspray etc. Stick with cool neutrals. You could also explore a secondary…
d@nSuggestions for house colour to go with PALE EUCALYPT roof?
2 March 2012
Being a green colour, creams naturally go well with it in a traditional sense. You could try evening haze. There was a weatherboard place near me that had a Pale eucalypt…
Michellebuilding new house - really need colour help
23 February 2012
You should check out Google "Images" for all the selections you mentioned. Its amazing how many ideas you will get browsing through photos. Also try the decorating…
MichellePlease help with choosing colours to go with Dune roof !!!
23 January 2012
See how you go, sometimes it's just a matter of getting used to a new colour.
MissyPTimber Lining Alfresco Area - Anyone got pic to share???
12 January 2012
Me too... Anyone?
MichelleDoor colour with this combination - exterior weatherboard
7 January 2012
If your working with federation colours, red is best.
theanonyuserPanel colour help - ice white below, dune above.....
22 December 2011
My concern was that you will have too many colours. Dune, Surfmist, Bricks and Stack stone. If you add another colour then you will have 5…
ECOECOHelp please Why is my light pink paint look purple ??
8 December 2011
Perhaps you have a cool (blue) fluoro light in your "purple" room... Ed
catjimHELP!! Sandy Day Full or Half with Paperbark Facia / Jasper?
26 November 2011
We've got Woodland Grey gutters and Paperbark fascia, downpipes and windows. We went with Paperbark again for the eaves and trim. All just blends in together. Another option?
technomaximusHELP...Door /trim colours for 70's era boxy units
17 November 2011
Thanks for your thoughts, especially about the school doors.... I guess we just want a modern natural colour that is not too brown and isn't too yellow or green. Dark is…
sleven2 Pak painters - furniture restoring Melbourne
16 November 2011
Hi Guys, Not sure of anyone can help. I have purchased a couple of old pieces of furniture off eBay. I am wanting to match the finish to my new furniture which is a 2…
Exterior colours - cream and beige overload
what about a green in there? There is a lovely new home near us that just painted a stiking apple green door and trims and added some green deck chairs to the mix - took a…