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rebuilder86
rebuilder86
6 March 2016

Best for external

Best for external

I have worked for dulux for many years, and it was well known within the company that our weathershield was guaranteed for the time you live in your house, but still could…

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rebuilder86
Mar 06, 2016 9:28 pm
Raji
Raji
11 February 2016

Need help with paint color...pleaseeee

Need help with paint color...pleaseeee

Hello Members, To start with we are renovating our kitchen and will be painting our house very soon. Today the kitchen goes in and I'll send some pictures very soon…

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Raji
Feb 11, 2016 12:57 pm
rubyracing
rubyracing
2 February 2016

Federation House Original Exterior Colour Scheme

Federation House Original Exterior Colour Scheme

Hi all, Am renovating a 1908 Federation Homestead house in country WA. Trying to paint house in original colour scheme but not getting very far. I have rubbed and…

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rubyracing
Feb 02, 2016 11:44 am
rebuilder86
rebuilder86
1 February 2016

Wall colour when your tiles are not white

Wall colour when your tiles are not white

go to ur paint shop, ask to see the dulux master pallete fandeck, find the colour which closest matches your tiles then move outwards towards the lighter shades until you…

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rebuilder86
Feb 01, 2016 12:06 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
22 January 2016

Colour help

Colour help

Anyone? So a nice warm neutral for a lounge room area, basically that would suit a contemporary home Custom knockdown rebuild Newcastle NSW viewtopic.php?t=78271

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Leksie5000
Jan 22, 2016 2:35 pm
sanjam
sanjam
10 January 2016

Anyone used paint colour 'Earth Child'?

Anyone used paint colour 'Earth Child'?

Hi use advanced search option above to see posts re this colour and photos. :)

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sanjam
Jan 10, 2016 7:56 am
sanjam
sanjam
3 December 2015

Dulux Flooded gum.

Dulux Flooded gum.

Hi also try this blog to see flooded gum as feature wall colour with 1/4 silkwort. The Malay grey will be great for theatre..a dark colour like this deep grey is good…

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sanjam
Dec 03, 2015 5:53 am
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Raji
Nov 30, 2015 10:43 am
Raji
Raji
30 November 2015

Kitchen benchtop and cabinet colour choice

Kitchen benchtop and cabinet colour choice

We are installing new kitchen and in the process of choosing the bench top and kitchen cabinet colours. It is going to be L-shaped kitchen with the gas cooktop and sink…

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Raji
Nov 30, 2015 10:07 am
Bushie
Bushie
24 November 2015

Interior paint selection help please

Interior paint selection help please

Thanks AussieMark and oneJohn. Comments appreciated. Unfortunately I didn't get back to this thread before prestart. We ended up going with Dhimba. We thought it might be…

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Bushie
Nov 24, 2015 10:35 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
16 November 2015

Facade Colours Feedback please

Facade Colours Feedback please

I like light roofs - I pushed hard for Surfmist! but you could try shale grey instead, to brighten it a bit. Custom knockdown rebuild Newcastle NSW viewtopic.php?t=78271

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Leksie5000
Nov 16, 2015 5:56 pm
bank
bank
29 October 2015

Facade help

Facade help

I think your colours work together if you like that dark look, nothing appears to clash to me, but I'm no expert. I personally love the look of monument garage doors but…

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bank
Oct 29, 2015 1:42 pm
bank
Earth_99
Earth_99
14 October 2015

Colour advice - roof paint on old property

Colour advice - roof paint on old property

Hello We are painting the roof on an investment property. It's an old house. We don't live anywhere near it. I am seeking advice on colour for the roof paint! We only…

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Earth_99
Oct 14, 2015 11:21 am
jpmontoya
jpmontoya
13 October 2015

Exterior colours to go with Dune colorbond

Exterior colours to go with Dune colorbond

The picture I posted is using tiles but it looks exactly like dune…

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jpmontoya
Oct 13, 2015 10:37 pm
jpmontoya

This is actually Wattyl Spirit Grey but is nearly identical to Traquil retreat @bubblynutter…

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Crazyk
Oct 08, 2015 8:33 pm
Crazyk
Hollygolly
Hollygolly
29 September 2015

Full or part render??

Full or part render??

Yeah I agree, the bricks are too nice to cover. Just do a part render if you're going to render at all. Just my two cents

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Hollygolly
Sep 29, 2015 6:28 pm
RichA
RichA
29 September 2015

Which white to paint the exterior rendered part of my facade

Which white to paint the exterior rendered part of my facade

I scored a free 1 hour appointment with a colour designer through the dulux website. They recommended the following colours: White part of facade - Vanilla Quake Half or…

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RichA
Sep 29, 2015 3:15 pm
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jessCA83
Sep 22, 2015 8:30 pm
oneJohn
oneJohn
20 September 2015

Paint choice struggles

Paint choice struggles

I don't think there would be a problem with being too white. The main risk would be if it clashes with any other whites. White on White is slightly blue of white, but…

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oneJohn
Sep 20, 2015 4:39 pm
oneJohn
azza25
azza25
17 September 2015

Laminate Finishes to Feature Walls / Posts etc.

Laminate Finishes to Feature Walls / Posts etc.

Apologies if this has been asked before, but we've just gone to tender with a builder based on our custom design which has a feature wall separating two rooms and…

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azza25
Sep 17, 2015 8:30 am
mike100jobstodo
mike100jobstodo
15 September 2015

How to Repair Cracked Wooden Furniture

How to Repair Cracked Wooden Furniture

Getting cracks in wooden furniture are very common especially with old wooden furniture. If you notice a crack in your precious wooden furniture and would like to fix the…

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mike100jobstodo
Sep 15, 2015 10:17 am
mike100jobstodo
mike100jobstodo
3 September 2015

Paint question for those who are paint experts??!!

Paint question for those who are paint experts??!!

Hi you need to apply oil base under coat if walls are plaster and two top coat of low sheen I have found this site very good http://tradiesquotes.com.au/articles/showpage/25

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mike100jobstodo
Sep 03, 2015 10:08 am
surtees
surtees
2 September 2015

Colour selections advice?? Please help

Colour selections advice?? Please help

I've been using this one it's the best one I've found. http://www.digitaldecorator.com.au/visualiser/ Preset designs but hopefully you can find a design similar to yours-…

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surtees
Sep 02, 2015 12:26 pm
surtees
mike100jobstodo
mike100jobstodo
21 August 2015

Exterior Colour Choices

Exterior Colour Choices

If I were you, I would paint my exterior walls beige because it will give a great contrast to the wallaby coloured roof you have. I would not paint the windows white. But…

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mike100jobstodo
Aug 21, 2015 10:29 am

Been trying to find a product to use on a mass quanity scale, abit like a "Canny" project I saw in Melbourne. Can anyone advise of a cost effective solution to achieve…

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t.h.e.Designer
Aug 08, 2015 4:55 pm
t.h.e.Designer
glenc
glenc
28 July 2015

Outdoor colours on old house

Outdoor colours on old house

My house is about 30 years old, going to sell it in a couple of months. Currently the concrete roof tiles are chocolate brown (not sure of the exactly colour). Its a bit…

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glenc
Jul 28, 2015 2:49 pm
flatlinerz
flatlinerz
24 July 2015

Recommend Painter in Melbourne?

Recommend Painter in Melbourne?

Hi Can anyone recommend me painter in Melbourne please? Thanks guys

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flatlinerz
Jul 24, 2015 7:52 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
24 July 2015

Facade help - exterior colour selections!

Facade help - exterior colour selections!

Good question.. We just wanted that look I guess, almost…

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Leksie5000
Jul 24, 2015 6:10 pm
dolphinblu
dolphinblu
4 July 2015

Dark vs Light Roof

Dark vs Light Roof

Sorry just saw this post. We chose Dulux Klute (went to the trade centre). This colour is found in their big colour book. We have wallaby Fascia's and gutters. Eaves…

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dolphinblu
Jul 04, 2015 7:43 pm
rebuilder86
rebuilder86
30 June 2015

How to work out how much paint is needed?

How to work out how much paint is needed?

there are 2 ways to do this, exact or rough. Rough = 4L of paint per bedroom, 6L per living room, 1L per hallway. Exact is as follows Standard wall height is 2.4 so if you…

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rebuilder86
Jun 30, 2015 8:59 pm
JoshuaHockley
JoshuaHockley
30 June 2015

Inside Colour Scheme

Inside Colour Scheme

Obvious to some.. unknown to others. Colour has dramatic effects on our psychology. It can also change your perception. In a room for example, a change in colour can make…

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JoshuaHockley
Jun 30, 2015 1:03 pm

We are building our house and have chosen those colours. Woodland Grey - Roof, Gutter and Fascia Dune - Exterior Cladding and also in the Gable We found this image and…

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boony124
Jun 29, 2015 9:17 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
22 June 2015

Matt or low sheen?

Matt or low sheen?

No, matt paint will hide more but low sheen is far easier to clean especially for walls. Even more so if you have kids. Even ceilings I'd rather use low sheen although you…

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Stewie D
Jun 22, 2015 3:24 pm
Liney
Liney
20 June 2015

What furnishings do you have on your ranch sliders?

What furnishings do you have on your ranch sliders?

Would love to see what you all have as we can't decide what to put up. Don't want to have to pull up blinds daily and let down at night as you might as well have none but…

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Liney
Jun 20, 2015 10:00 am
Liney
light487
light487
3 June 2015

Our experience picking external colors with PGH

Our experience picking external colors with PGH

Let's just hope your brick or tile choice doesn't get discontinued by the time you start your build.. haha.. it's just another thing that can happen. It happened with us..…

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light487
Jun 03, 2015 8:34 am
light487
HBAustralia
HBAustralia
26 May 2015

Windows coverings - sunscreen blinds?

Windows coverings - sunscreen blinds?

Hi there, Many of our customers choose double roller blinds…

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HBAustralia
May 26, 2015 8:05 pm
HBAustralia
rebuilder86
rebuilder86
25 May 2015

Paint coverage with Dulux

Paint coverage with Dulux

i wish i had seen this earlier, hopefully im not too late. Wattyl fluffy is nearly white, so the solids in the paint will be at a minimum, so poor coverage…

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rebuilder86
May 25, 2015 8:47 pm

Still not sure about colours. I am thinking now that maybe I painted the Gutters/fascia/eaves in the wrong colour. But anyhow here are some picture i took early this…

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tim85
May 24, 2015 8:33 pm
sanjam
sanjam
23 May 2015

I have no idea what colour paint to choose.

I have no idea what colour paint to choose.

Hi, I think the Dulux warm neutral is quite dark & too close to the colour of cabinet. Maybe 1/4 strength Dulux hogs bristle, royal beige or white duck or light…

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sanjam
May 23, 2015 12:06 pm
MrBee
MrBee
18 May 2015

Dulux Lexicon - anyone used this recently?

Dulux Lexicon - anyone used this recently?
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One thing I will add is we went cool white lights throughout that were fluorescent. I think if we had gone warm white would habe softened.

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MrBee
May 18, 2015 8:07 pm
MrBee
Rasan
Rasan
17 May 2015

Render Colour - Elegant White

Render Colour - Elegant White

Thanks John. Appreciate your valuable comment.

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Rasan
May 17, 2015 7:42 pm

Thankyou for your responses. I do like the look of light on the top but I'm just worried about it showing more mould/dirt as we are quite shaded on that particular side.…

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lozza81
May 12, 2015 11:46 am
Ilaeria
Ilaeria
20 April 2015

First home colour ideas. Scarborough cladding exterior

First home colour ideas. Scarborough cladding exterior

Id recommend soffits as white or dune. Having another colour will make it too busy I think. Sent from Tapatalk

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Ilaeria
Apr 20, 2015 6:36 pm
Ilaeria
Man1
Man1
16 April 2015

how to co-ordinate window frame colour with colours in & out

how to co-ordinate window frame colour with colours in & out

Hi Kylie, I just stumbled across your question with a search, I am thinking about the colour of window frames at the moment for a new build. What did you end up choosing…

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Man1
Apr 16, 2015 8:07 am
Emma1906
Emma1906
9 April 2015

Exterior colour scheme Woodland Grey roof, bronze Al window

Exterior colour scheme Woodland Grey roof, bronze Al window

Personal preference, but I prefer the aluminium windows. I'll keep following and see how things progress for you. I'm excited to see the outcome! :)

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Emma1906
Apr 09, 2015 11:13 pm
Emma1906
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
7 April 2015

Exterior paint colour - dark or mid grey - help! :)

Exterior paint colour - dark or mid grey - help! :)

I suggest you buy some little sample pots and paint onto large cards (bigger than A3) and prop them up against your walls. Then look at them at all different times of day.…

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Treeseachanger
Apr 07, 2015 10:40 am
Balified
Balified
2 April 2015

Help with colours

Help with colours

Thanks kimg, I'm looking forward to seeing how yours comes along http://ourasiancreation.blogspot.com.au

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Balified
Apr 02, 2015 7:53 am
Balified
mermaidmanor
mermaidmanor
2 April 2015

Help identifying these chairs?

Help identifying these chairs?

Hi guys, A bit of a strange request but I got these three chairs free from gumtree and I would love to find some more similar so I can paint and upholster them all…

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mermaidmanor
Apr 01, 2015 11:12 pm


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