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catjim
catjim
26 November 2011

HELP!! Sandy Day Full or Half with Paperbark Facia / Jasper?

HELP!! Sandy Day Full or Half with Paperbark Facia / Jasper?

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?

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catjim
Nov 26, 2011 8:31 am
mqtutor
mqtutor
23 November 2011

External colours - surfmist roof and fawn brick

External colours - surfmist roof and fawn brick

That is our brick, austral access fawn and we are wanting a…

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mqtutor
Nov 23, 2011 8:39 pm
quick_silver
quick_silver
21 November 2011

Metallic Paint - Exterior

Metallic Paint - Exterior

I'd love to see pics of this once your done! We are thinking of the same on our place. Let us know how it all went.

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quick_silver
Nov 21, 2011 9:12 pm
technomaximus
technomaximus
17 November 2011

HELP...Door /trim colours for 70's era boxy units

HELP...Door /trim colours for 70's era boxy units

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…

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technomaximus
Nov 17, 2011 9:36 pm
technomaximus
sleven
sleven
16 November 2011

2 Pak painters - furniture restoring Melbourne

2 Pak painters - furniture restoring Melbourne

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…

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sleven
Nov 16, 2011 8:34 pm
sleven
polarbear66
polarbear66
16 November 2011

Kids Bedrooms - Feature Wall Colour?

Kids Bedrooms - Feature Wall Colour?

So Sienna, which purple colour from the Dulux charts would you pick? Purple was my preference too as it seems more girly!

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polarbear66
Nov 16, 2011 1:18 pm
polarbear66
polarbear66
16 November 2011

Eaves Paint Colour?

Eaves Paint Colour?

Thanks everyone. I think I've settled on Sago Quarter with Paperbark fascia and Jasper gutter. Do you thin that looks too much?

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polarbear66
Nov 16, 2011 12:47 pm
sienna81
sienna81
16 November 2011

Cutting-in. Once or twice?

Cutting-in. Once or twice?

I painted a house in the U.S. where they have flat eggshell/ satin/ semi gloss/ Gloss as your paint option for everything. I was talked into the semi-gloss for my living…

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sienna81
Nov 16, 2011 12:45 pm
sienna81
sienna81
16 November 2011

Grey and White Exterior Colour Scheme

Grey and White Exterior Colour Scheme

we used monument grey for our front fence and loved it- it did have a little bit of a dark blue hue in some lights

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sienna81
Nov 16, 2011 8:10 am
sienna81
sienna81
16 November 2011

Exterior colours - cream and beige overload

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…

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sienna81
Nov 16, 2011 8:03 am
travelbug
travelbug
14 November 2011

Painting with oil over water based

Painting with oil over water based

application methods vary with different brands and products There are water based paints that (after applying primer) can be applied to…

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travelbug
Nov 14, 2011 6:23 am
selina2106
selina2106
8 November 2011

Painters! Staining advice please

Painters! Staining advice please

Thank you that's great advice :) I'm going to try and speak them tomorrow than if necessary ill call wattyl. They seem like really nice blokes so I'm sure they'll tell me…

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selina2106
Nov 08, 2011 10:06 pm
jimhome
jimhome
7 November 2011

Powdercoat colour match

Powdercoat colour match

Did enquire, and there was a minimum order of powder (something like 80kg, at hefty cost!). For the record, dulux powderkote pottery was the closest likeness. In the…

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jimhome
Nov 07, 2011 4:12 pm
Mrs P
Mrs P
4 November 2011

Render blueboard or something else?

Render blueboard or something else?

Michelle the plan is to paint the front of the left room and its wall that runs down the entry in a feature colour.

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Mrs P
Nov 04, 2011 8:00 am
gogo65
gogo65
27 October 2011

Exterior colour help

Exterior colour help

Try Bristol "Mortar" I have just had it painted and have Dune fascias with surfmist gutters and roof. It throws both grey and brown…

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gogo65
Oct 27, 2011 9:30 pm
gogo65
mistie
mistie
26 October 2011

Need Help with our paint colours walls ceiling !!

Need Help with our paint colours walls ceiling !!

Thanks . I think I will have to get some sample pots. Another colour I was thinking of was "white Duck", which is really popular. But Grand Piano 1/2 sounds good . The…

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mistie
Oct 26, 2011 2:46 pm
McKinnon
McKinnon
24 October 2011

TRADEX taubmanns

TRADEX taubmanns

Well if you have not lived in a house with it you would not know. I have and I hate it. It feels chalky to run your hands over.. It not the ceilings I tried to wash but the walls.

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McKinnon
Oct 24, 2011 8:08 pm
Upnorth
Upnorth
22 October 2011

Hog Bristile to yellow

Hog Bristile to yellow

We don't have any chocolate flooring but we've done our place in White Duck and are very happy with it. Our floors should hopefully be done by the end of the week coming…

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Upnorth
Oct 22, 2011 8:01 pm
jagvale
jagvale
22 October 2011

Another newbie in need of some external colour guidance!!

Another newbie in need of some external colour guidance!!

Thankyou, i feel better about the colours now. Was thinking of planting out the garden with dwarf magnolias so i think that'll soften it up a bit. I really appreciate…

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jagvale
Oct 22, 2011 8:05 am
Pauline
Pauline
17 October 2011

Light warm beige?

Light warm beige?

Maybe take a look at Dulux "Buff It". We have it half strength throughout, but if I could do it over I'd go full strength as it's too light in large areas. Quite a neutral…

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Pauline
Oct 17, 2011 5:06 pm
polarbear66
polarbear66
12 October 2011

Jasper or Paperbark?

Jasper or Paperbark?

Have you tried the Colorbond website colour selection pages? Just pick a house that looks your style. I think Jasper is a bit darker than mid…

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polarbear66
Oct 12, 2011 10:51 am
scotthas
scotthas
10 October 2011

Paint chipping really easy?

Paint chipping really easy?

Hey Rizzo Not sure about the tiny hairline cracks, but its not so uncommon with set plaster work....so many variables that can cause these cracks. No big deal to…

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scotthas
Oct 10, 2011 9:28 pm
chrisk
chrisk
10 October 2011

Austral Elements Graphite Bricks - help choosing colours.

Austral Elements Graphite Bricks - help choosing colours.

Hi all, Just looking for some advice on whether woodland grey would work ok with Austral Elements Graphite Bricks? We have so far chosen the following Bricks - Austral…

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chrisk
Oct 10, 2011 11:35 am
deb17
deb17
8 October 2011

Upgrade to Dulux wash & wear?

Upgrade to Dulux wash & wear?

That sounds allot, give the painter the extra money to buy the Dulux wash and wear. You will be able to see what paint he has purchased when you visit the site, on the…

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deb17
Oct 08, 2011 11:47 am
Southies
Southies
5 October 2011

Exterior Colour Scheme Photographs

Exterior Colour Scheme Photographs

Hi I think that is more profitable way to expand photography business.

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Southies
Oct 05, 2011 6:33 pm
Southies
pondsdream
pondsdream
5 October 2011

What are some great online homewares stores?

What are some great online homewares stores?

I love Oasis Homewares, so much so that I have just become a consultant!

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pondsdream
Oct 05, 2011 11:47 am
d@n
d@n
3 October 2011

External Colour Scheme - Help!

External Colour Scheme - Help!

Do you have a picture or elevations of your facade?

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d@n
Oct 03, 2011 9:22 pm
Trish
Trish
2 October 2011

IM DESPERATE PLEASE HELP

IM DESPERATE PLEASE HELP

We have used Fair Bianca on our ceiling & ornate cornice (with haymes…

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Trish
Oct 02, 2011 12:33 pm
Trish
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
1 October 2011

PLEASE HELP WITH MY COLOUR SCHEME!!

PLEASE HELP WITH MY COLOUR SCHEME!!

Dulux Natural White is a light colour that is much warmer than Lime White or Vivid White. I imagine it would look great with creamy coloured marbles. Dulux China White is…

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EthosDesign
Oct 01, 2011 1:46 pm
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
1 October 2011

Argh! Did I just ruin my freshly painted theatre wall?

Argh! Did I just ruin my freshly painted theatre wall?

With touch ups you will probably find that if done properly the touchup will be less noticeable after a week or two. I just had a touch up done in a display home I…

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EthosDesign
Oct 01, 2011 1:44 pm
EthosDesign
alt0160
alt0160
28 September 2011

Red feature wall?!

Red feature wall?!

Sarahjaneskittys, how did you go?

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alt0160
Sep 28, 2011 4:15 pm
Michelle
Michelle
27 September 2011

Exterior Paint Advice - Extension

Exterior Paint Advice - Extension

I’d really like to see a photo before I make a comment, you can email me a couple if you like and I’ll post them in your thread. Let me know who you are when you send…

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Michelle
Sep 27, 2011 6:16 pm
Michelle
eyspy
eyspy
27 September 2011

Can I use laminate flooring as a interior roof feature?

Can I use laminate flooring as a interior roof feature?

You could also use tung and groove pine lining boards. I did this to a ceiling in a kitchen years ago and it looked great.

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eyspy
Sep 27, 2011 7:06 pm
eyspy
eyspy
23 September 2011

Which Paint Brand?

Which Paint Brand?

they also now gaurantee that the paint will last as…

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eyspy
Sep 23, 2011 9:40 pm
Mclaren
Mclaren
22 September 2011

Kid Leather Paint Colour- Please Help

Kid Leather Paint Colour- Please Help

We just spent 11 months in the rental living with Kid Leather walls, doors, architraves and skirtings. It was amazing how the colour changed throughout the day -…

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Mclaren
Sep 22, 2011 4:57 pm
Mclaren
mon_4u2c
mon_4u2c
20 September 2011

Windspray Help...

Windspray Help...

gravel is too dark... might stick with Windspray or Weekender which is more grey looking i think?

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mon_4u2c
Sep 20, 2011 11:41 am
mon_4u2c
claireh
claireh
18 September 2011

Recommend me a Painter! Melb NE

Recommend me a Painter! Melb NE

Thanks www, but we found one that we're really happy with - entire house done in about 6 days, great quality, bit more $$ than others, but well worth it!

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claireh
Sep 18, 2011 10:33 am
Zarli
Zarli
11 September 2011

SHERIDAN SALE

SHERIDAN SALE

I thank you...but my credit card nor DP do.... :D

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Zarli
Sep 11, 2011 10:46 pm
Zarli
Kaytee
Kaytee
8 September 2011

Render colour help, please!

Render colour help, please!

We have Jasper windows and sliding doors. Really happy with this choice. The front windows are timber to match front door and garage door. We have a Dune colourbond roof…

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Kaytee
Sep 08, 2011 4:42 pm
Kaytee
kiwichick
kiwichick
6 September 2011

Colour scheme program

Colour scheme program

Dulux and resene both have good sites for this, colourbond has some good pics too

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kiwichick
Sep 06, 2011 6:47 pm
MickMarie08
MickMarie08
6 September 2011

Exterior woodwork

Exterior woodwork
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Thank you :D Mystery solved. :: That would explain why they didnt look Woodland Grey. Will go and have another look. I was going to email the owner but after reading they…

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MickMarie08
Sep 06, 2011 6:23 pm
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
4 September 2011

Exterior Colour Scheme Advice Please

Exterior Colour Scheme Advice Please

I have a Pinterest page where I save exterior photos. Here are few that a green or grey colour scheme which might serve as inspiration.

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EthosDesign
Sep 04, 2011 1:46 pm
EthosDesign
Judie
Judie
3 September 2011

Cost of a painter for internal, new build?

Cost of a painter for internal, new build?

My house is a similar size, but without the high ceilings. I had quotes ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to do the interior MINUS ceilings and trim. Bear in mind I'm in…

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Judie
Sep 03, 2011 9:15 pm
Judie
excalabur245
excalabur245
1 September 2011

Painting Sash windows

Painting Sash windows

Hey Im after some advice on how to paint sash windows. They are pretty old and have a few coats of paint on them, I plan to strip that back and…

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excalabur245
Sep 01, 2011 9:45 pm
Lex
Lex
31 August 2011

127mm vs. 89mm Verticals

127mm vs. 89mm Verticals
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:lol: no probs :D (and now I have a chance to ask for some 'extras' ... maybe you can take large photos ?? and some with that nice metal chain?? aaand ... Nah, that's all!…

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Lex
Aug 31, 2011 8:37 pm
Lex
take2
take2
30 August 2011

Need render & driveway help

Need render & driveway help

That will get hot in the qld summer. most concrete companies…

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take2
Aug 30, 2011 8:52 pm
take2
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d@n
Aug 23, 2011 10:49 am

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