StarzHas anyone used Resene Metallic & Special Effects paint?
20 May 2011
I received a stack of Resene color charts the other day and have fallen for the shimmery sparkly pearl and pixie dust effects. I read the 'how to' guide and it seems…
xquisiteSilver splashback, neutral/browns furniture
18 May 2011
The browns will go great. i can't see your plans for some reason, but whether you go dark or light grey depends on the rest of the room. how much light does it get? I…
blueblueblueEnviroguard or Maxi Wash for internal Walls?
16 May 2011
I rang two different solverpaint stores today and they both recommended different products for painting the internal Walls with. Which one would you recommend?…
RizzoHow you have dressed your sliding/stacking door??
15 May 2011
I am doing curtains too. We wanted roller blinds, but I didn't want them banging if we wanted the doors open for air and we needed them down and also, I was told I would…
baley@thefarmsChoosing external colours and bricks and tiles
27 April 2011
I can't think of where your cladding will be? Is there alot of it? Surfmist is pretty much white, some pics it looks grey but I have surfmist windows, doors, fascia and…
LexWater based - Enamel vs. Acrylic - ?!?!?!
12 April 2011
Well, guess what. Forgot to say that I painted the timber handle of my little hand garden spade in my water based enamel white (same internal paint as I used on skirts)…
rayjayColour challenged guy would like some suggestions
8 April 2011
Yes, lights will get replaced eventually ( they are all around the house ) existing screen door is going to be replaced by a proper security door ( which is how this all…
Glennbcedar finish - sikkens or cutek? internal finish
3 April 2011
you will want to use an oil, sikens is pritty much the ducks nuts of timber oil stains. the gr8 thing about sikens is the colour ranges and the penitration it acheives…
shakyrenoCheck out my ext colour examples - feedback please
29 March 2011
Thanks Rudolf - yes, the Jasper type of colour was what I was leaning towards - its a muddy grey, nice and neutral, and being darker looks great with the white trim. Very…
MclarenHELP... schlarge corfu entrance handle and madison door.....
25 March 2011
That's much better and doesn't look out of place now. Good news after all that angst!!
boggedExpert paint advice please dulux and solver difference
20 March 2011
No it won't. As long as your hubby specified that it was a dulux colour... All paint companies can tint their paint to other companies colours. Cheers, Bogged
boggedWall paint advice,which white?YEEK so many HELP!!!
20 March 2011
Beware... there is "antique white" and "antique white usa"... The colour "antique white usa" is a lot whiter than antique white (antique white is quite into the cream…
mishbShould one match skirtings with similar cornices?
9 March 2011
I have a similar cornice in some rooms of my house, it's an original feature. The skirting is fairly simple though, I look at the skirting you posted and think how much…
StormyOil based or acrylic Enamel paint for internal doors
8 March 2011
In all honesty, you can't beat good old oil based enamel for woodwork around the house. I have always used enamel, and I probably always will. Yes it stinks, yes white…
Rudolf1980Give me your opinion about my door handle. PLEASE HELP.lol
7 March 2011
Thanks guys for your support..... It has convince DH that it is wrong. Will be letting the SS know today.
fitnhealthyYellow House with red door and hightlights
7 March 2011
Amadio, sorry I missed your comment, but thank you for checking the colours for me. I will paint a square on the back of the house to test, but great to get advice as this…
86CraigStainless Steel fixtures and Dulux powder costs
2 March 2011
Dulux in Aus, NZ & PNG have NOT been bought by Akzo Nobel. They are totally seperate companies. The confusion comes from the fact that Dulux in the rest of the world is a…
scotthasPainting weatherboards - not filling overlap gaps - AS 2311?
1 March 2011
Hi broaddd Ide be inclined just to say to the painter that his good work is being brought down by the unsightly gaps. If its not a big job involving more than a couple…
CozmoFibro home exterior is Dulux surfmist-lower brickwork color?
22 February 2011