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Not sure about full render, but it certainly seems to be a popular colour. Southies…

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bel
Oct 29, 2010 8:06 am
bel
d@n
d@n
2 November 2010

Render color for front facade.

Render color for front facade.

Show us a pic of the place if you can.

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d@n
Nov 02, 2010 8:48 pm
Lady Mich
Lady Mich
2 November 2010

Help with identifying cladding

Help with identifying cladding

It's very very expensive. We've been quoted around $1,900 for a small amount of cladding on our elevation, and that's at cost. But it does look fantastic :)

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Lady Mich
Nov 02, 2010 10:49 pm
kek
kek
3 November 2010

Opinions PLEASE on a situation I have with the painters

Opinions PLEASE on a situation I have with the painters

I agree that there would normally be an extra cost to have more than one wall colour. X litres of paint will cost exactly the same, whether it's in one or five colours,…

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kek
Nov 03, 2010 7:30 am
kek
Lex
Lex
5 November 2010

Eco Shutter Blinds

Eco Shutter Blinds

Does anyone have these horizontal blinds? They seem to be available everywhere, here's one link: …

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Lex
Nov 05, 2010 10:22 am
Lex
dragonflychic
dragonflychic
5 November 2010

Does anyone have a pic of the SPH Sovereign Facade

Does anyone have a pic of the SPH Sovereign Facade

I think rendering our front was about $1k. My covenants list is looong! We had to have rendered fronts as well as a feature material, not just 2 colours. Its so hard…

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dragonflychic
Nov 05, 2010 3:17 pm
Rizzo
Rizzo
5 November 2010

which wood for timber slat fence?

which wood for timber slat fence?

Thanks guys, I managed to find Merbau in the building supplies place in my little town :) They gave me a really good price too and are dropping it off on Wednesday.

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Rizzo
Nov 05, 2010 8:20 pm
buildingwest
buildingwest
6 November 2010

Show me your letter box :)

Show me your letter box :)

Hi, You will find some pictures of letter boxes on this…

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buildingwest
Nov 06, 2010 11:02 am
leipoppy
leipoppy
7 November 2010

Photos please - Riva 33 - Metro facade

Photos please - Riva 33 - Metro facade

Hi Everyone, We're new to the forum but have very much appreciated everyone's stories and shared advice thus far! Just wondering if anyone has built Metricon's Riva in the…

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leipoppy
Nov 07, 2010 7:41 pm
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xquisite
Nov 08, 2010 10:11 am
Team PD
Team PD
10 November 2010

Brown Terrain Bricks and Paperbark - is paperbark yellow??

Brown Terrain Bricks and Paperbark - is paperbark yellow??

Hi Toni, It's great to see you asking for advice on this forum. There are a lot of people here that you can bounce ideas off. Selections can be a tricky process. From the…

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Team PD
Nov 10, 2010 11:05 am
Team PD
themax
themax
10 November 2010

show me your t'v cabinet

show me your t'v cabinet

I'm trying to decide one what we should get. We need a new one and all the ones we like are marri, but with the marri floors, I think sitting a t.v…

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themax
Nov 10, 2010 1:09 pm
themax
themax
themax
12 November 2010

Bathroom Pelmets ?

Bathroom Pelmets ?

Ooh so maybe we get to see the floors as well! :lol: :z:

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themax
Nov 12, 2010 3:53 pm
themax
Dollar
Dollar
15 November 2010

Colour combination - opinions please?

Colour combination - opinions please?

Casey not sure if I can be of much help but we have used Vanilla bricks for some of our house...see" Dollarz house" thread

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Dollar
Nov 15, 2010 5:03 pm
xquisite
xquisite
16 November 2010

Exterior Weatherboard Colour Help

Exterior Weatherboard Colour Help

I agree. More beige than grey would suit better. What colour are your gutters & fascia? A light beige like this would look lovely with white accents.

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xquisite
Nov 16, 2010 9:39 am
Miss
Miss
17 November 2010

Quick question regarding curtains for PERTH people

Quick question regarding curtains for PERTH people

Thanks for your response Xander. It sounds as though you got a really good deal- I'd love to pics of the finished items (even though I have decided to source mine…

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Miss
Nov 17, 2010 3:23 pm
LeanneR
LeanneR
17 November 2010

Render & Garage Door colour help

Render & Garage Door colour help

Colourbond colours can be made up by any company - i just stuck with colourbond colours to make it easier otherwise too much choice haha. Gutters/fascias are going to be…

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LeanneR
Nov 17, 2010 8:16 pm
LeanneR
kb46
kb46
18 November 2010

Exterior Advice for Roof and Walls? Beach living?

Exterior Advice for Roof and Walls? Beach living?

Love the new colour selection - they are my favourite colorbond colours! I know you're over the Tuscan thing. Have you thought about browsing for Mexican-style beach…

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kb46
Nov 18, 2010 10:24 am
emilygirl
emilygirl
19 November 2010

Did you use Antique Ivory by Taubmans?

Did you use Antique Ivory by Taubmans?

actually looking at the threads Lex posted the last thread where stormy has a pic is basically what it was but our wasnt full strength...and we had the white around…

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emilygirl
Nov 19, 2010 8:25 pm
bel
bel
20 November 2010

What colour for soffit and down pipes?

What colour for soffit and down pipes?

Hi Andrea, We have our roof colour, and downpipes the same colour, so I'd be inclined to do a charcoal downpipe - but it would stand out on your bricks - and you don't…

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bel
Nov 20, 2010 9:16 am
bel
bel
bel
22 November 2010

boral espresso bricks

boral espresso bricks

No probs - hope it helps you with your colour selections :D

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bel
Nov 22, 2010 9:50 pm
bel

Oh what about Dulux Yarwood or Oboe…

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bel
Nov 25, 2010 6:55 pm
bel
Bigtop
Bigtop
26 November 2010

External House Colour

External House Colour

very helpful article

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Bigtop
Nov 26, 2010 11:39 am
iduno
iduno
28 November 2010

Tiling, Carpet, Painting, Skirtings - what order?

Tiling, Carpet, Painting, Skirtings - what order?

painting first, so you dont have to worry about accidentally spilling paint on the carpet/tiles. also gives a better finish close to the carpet/tiles since you dont have…

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iduno
Nov 28, 2010 10:53 am
rhoff
rhoff
30 November 2010

Exterior Colour Schemes - House and Shed!!! Help...

Exterior Colour Schemes - House and Shed!!! Help...

Hi Chook07 our shed was through a local shed place, but he just ordered it through RanBuild. The Dune has come out quite light in the photos but it just depends on the…

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rhoff
Nov 30, 2010 1:27 pm
bobbaloochi
bobbaloochi
30 November 2010

laminate flooring

laminate flooring

Hey there - nope don't have them but I want them and would love to see anyone's pics! Are you after the Armstrong Forest Select Brush Box laminate? That is what I think I…

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bobbaloochi
Nov 30, 2010 8:47 pm
d@n
d@n
4 December 2010

Render Colours for new house

Render Colours for new house

I'd be concerned about the place looking too grey.

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d@n
Dec 04, 2010 9:25 am
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fairy blue
Dec 05, 2010 1:54 pm
fairy blue
xquisite
xquisite
6 December 2010

FIRST TIME USER!! Woodland Grey and Dune

FIRST TIME USER!! Woodland Grey and Dune

However, our main problem is with the main render colour we have chosen in dulux BEIGE ROYAL. It just seems a little light and possibly throws…

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xquisite
Dec 06, 2010 10:53 am
brb_654
brb_654
6 December 2010

Show Us Your Blinds

Show Us Your Blinds

Your shutters and your home are gorgeous ::

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brb_654
Dec 06, 2010 9:21 pm
brb_654
Lextacy
Lextacy
7 December 2010

Exterior Colour Advice!

Exterior Colour Advice!

Thanks guys! I think I've made quite a few changes now... Facade Render: Toffee Fingers (much lighter than the Sea Elephant) Portico Render: Sea Elephant (that way, it…

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Lextacy
Dec 07, 2010 5:26 pm
wellos
wellos
10 December 2010

Need Help on what colour to paint cladding

Need Help on what colour to paint cladding

Hi everyone Ive searched through some previous posts to see if anyone has had the same problem as me. Im after some help in a latte or light mocha colour to paint the…

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wellos
Dec 10, 2010 11:55 am
notremaison
notremaison
15 December 2010

Render colour with Blackheath bricks!

Render colour with Blackheath bricks!

We went with Blackheath also, pics are in the blog. Quite sure we went mostly Jasper, maybe Barn Floor for the majority which isn't done. Still building so still to fully…

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notremaison
Dec 15, 2010 7:33 pm
piscean
piscean
18 December 2010

Painting MDF - sand between coats?

Painting MDF - sand between coats?

you wont get the same finish where you've used a brush as a roller. carefully sand back the raised area around the moulding to get it flat with the rest of the door panel…

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piscean
Dec 18, 2010 11:17 am
Intrepid
Intrepid
4 January 2011

Vertical Blinds - pricing??

Vertical Blinds - pricing??

Some of the online blinds companies supply verticals - put in your dimensions and you'll get a baseline price. The cost will increase from there…

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Intrepid
Jan 04, 2011 1:30 pm
Glennb
Glennb
6 January 2011

External painting: needs complete strip – peel away or burn?

External painting: needs complete strip – peel away or burn?

the problem with burning it is your burning lead based paint and that is more harmful than smoking cigarettes, itll kill you ! . you got 2 ways of removing the peeling…

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Glennb
Jan 06, 2011 10:55 am
Glennb
Glennb
6 January 2011

Shiny patch after wall repair

Shiny patch after wall repair

hey what id do is, sand the wall the patch is on, recut it in then before you roll the hole wall again, spot the patch when the full size roller, then go have a coffee :D

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Glennb
Jan 06, 2011 11:02 am
d@n
d@n
8 January 2011

External Colours - HELP!

External Colours - HELP!

Evening haze might suit you but it would be a light beige. I'd get some paint samples and try to match what you see. Or consult michelle for help.

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d@n
Jan 08, 2011 7:46 am
Xander
Xander
11 January 2011

How Much??????? Quote your Painting / Tiling / Carpet

How Much??????? Quote your Painting / Tiling / Carpet
1, 2

Hi KoIL, Sorry for late response, haven't been online in a while. No worries about the photos, I've been trying to organise a time to see an example of his work but it's…

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Xander
Jan 11, 2011 6:30 pm
Xander
Miss
Miss
14 January 2011

Dulux White Duck

Dulux White Duck

I'm pleased to hear you are happy with your decision Janeylou. We've decided to use White Duck Half Strength. The kids' rooms (which will all have feature walls and are…

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Miss
Jan 14, 2011 10:30 pm
Miss
Miss
16 January 2011

Suggest a feature wall colour! Bold feature wall or neutral

Suggest a feature wall colour! Bold feature wall or neutral

I have started a new thread with more pictures to try and explain things a little better..... viewtopic.php?f=15&t=43019&start=0

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Miss
Jan 16, 2011 8:46 pm
Liz
Liz
16 January 2011

What goes with Dulux Shetland Lace

What goes with Dulux Shetland Lace

so glad you like it!! i really look forward to seeing some piccies! :-D

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Liz
Jan 16, 2011 10:55 pm
Annietom
Annietom
20 January 2011

Hog Bristle

Hog Bristle

we have HB 1/4 on our walls (which we love btw!) Our trims are the same HB 1/4, which I'm going to change to gloss white, I think it will look much classier. anyways,…

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Annietom
Jan 20, 2011 8:57 pm
Annietom

Silver frames with…

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suh
Jan 25, 2011 11:34 am
suh
Southies
Southies
27 January 2011

Colours that go with Jasper colourbond roof

Colours that go with Jasper colourbond roof

I'm also interested in colours that go with Jasper. Our home will be a mixture of textures. I would love a 3rd colour to go with Jasper and…

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Southies
Jan 27, 2011 10:42 pm
Southies
melc500
melc500
28 January 2011

Pls help with external colour scheme - so hard to visualise!

Pls help with external colour scheme - so hard to visualise!

Thanks so much for your help!! I really appreciate it. I think we have decided on Coffee Cake now!

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melc500
Jan 28, 2011 8:25 am
Annietom
Annietom
28 January 2011

Help with kids bedroom colours please!!!!

Help with kids bedroom colours please!!!!

Hi, I did Hogs Bristle 1/4 strenth in boy - with a feature fine blue/red/cream striped wallpaper on one wall. I also painted his WIR in bright blue. With my little girl…

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Annietom
Jan 28, 2011 4:44 pm
Annietom


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