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jmasood
jmasood
22 May 2017

Solver Paint - Vitesse Colour

Solver Paint - Vitesse Colour
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Just wondering what color blinds you went with vitesse. I have vitasse at my place now but not sure if i should go similar tone or contrast.

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jmasood
May 22, 2017 7:22 pm
jmasood
renoauction
renoauction
16 September 2016

Help Needed! - Roof Colour

Help Needed! - Roof Colour

i would go for pale eucalypt.

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renoauction
Sep 16, 2016 10:37 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
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
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
slovatt89
slovatt89
18 March 2015

building first home

building first home

hi im wondering how much poepke spent on their blind in their new house? im thinking of roller blind but if there is something ::smile:: cheap that looks neat and nice and block…

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slovatt89
Mar 18, 2015 12:03 pm
d@n
d@n
13 January 2015

Exterior Colours for 1960's cream brick, red tile roof house

Exterior Colours for 1960's cream brick, red tile roof house

You will need to upload your image to a hosting service like postimage.org or photobucket.

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d@n
Jan 13, 2015 9:37 pm
Tweety81
Tweety81
24 June 2013

Show me your dulux natural white or limed white quarter

Show me your dulux natural white or limed white quarter

Hi would love to see pics if you have used dulux natural white or dulux limped white quarter :-)

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Tweety81
Jun 24, 2013 10:48 pm
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tjilpi
Jun 22, 2013 12:17 pm
Michelle
Michelle
30 January 2013

Exterior colours - help needed

Exterior colours - help needed

I'd remove the finials on the roof top and the green bits that make the house (somewhat) federation first. Feed the lawn, that will make the grass grow, and some…

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Michelle
Jan 30, 2013 9:00 pm
Michelle
sadmaan
sadmaan
15 June 2012

Kids space

Kids space
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Once I made one for my 5 years old kid with materials. That was of a dome shape.…

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sadmaan
Jun 15, 2012 9:51 pm
kyton
kyton
29 February 2012

colour scheme

colour scheme

We have 4 ensuites, 2 powder rooms plus a kitchen in the house then another kitchen plus bathroom in a pool house. Every single one is a different colour scheme. The only…

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kyton
Feb 29, 2012 9:45 pm
kyton
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
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
Wallman
Wallman
1 August 2011

Order of painting: architraves and walls

Order of painting: architraves and walls

Sorry, I was thinking like a tradesman as I'm a painter and decorator by trade and in Brisbane as well

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Wallman
Aug 01, 2011 5:46 pm
just Erin
just Erin
11 July 2011

Bath spout

Bath spout

:lol: That obvious?

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just Erin
Jul 11, 2011 8:51 am
just Erin
Vicster
Vicster
4 July 2011

Help! What colours for older rendered house?

Help! What colours for older rendered house?

Wow, it looks great! Love the contrast with the timber feature at the front. I always find it difficult to visualise things so your colour scheme has given me some…

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Vicster
Jul 04, 2011 12:10 am
d@n
d@n
5 June 2011

Create perfect colour

Create perfect colour

Best to ask a paint specialist. I don't mix paint. My comments were more based on the difference between rgb and printed colours.

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d@n
Jun 05, 2011 10:21 pm

Mary, we went natural white in our place. I'll post a few rooms with different amounts of light so you can see.…

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Mrs P
May 31, 2011 8:02 pm
LeanneR
LeanneR
31 May 2011

cheap paint vs. one coat paints

cheap paint vs. one coat paints

I have only heard bad reviews on the Dulux Once paint...Apparently it is hard to work with as it is so thick. I agree…

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LeanneR
May 31, 2011 11:49 am
LeanneR
Lex
Lex
30 May 2011

Oil Vs Water based enamel paint

Oil Vs Water based enamel paint

And if you happen to be unlucky enough to have your trims painted in oil based paint, you will notice that it has cracked on joints (joins? :shock: :roll:) where the trim meets…

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Lex
May 30, 2011 8:06 pm
Lex
blueblueblue
blueblueblue
16 May 2011

Enviroguard or Maxi Wash for internal Walls?

Enviroguard or Maxi Wash for internal Walls?

I rang two different solverpaint stores today and they both recommended different products for painting the internal Walls with. Which one would you recommend?…

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blueblueblue
May 16, 2011 10:16 pm
NitchFarms
NitchFarms
6 May 2011

Down to the final decisions with paint

Down to the final decisions with paint

Hi I need some help with my paint colours and finishes for my interior. Have decided for my walls to go with half strength Dulux Ecru not sure though what to do with my…

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NitchFarms
May 06, 2011 4:20 pm
NitchFarms
beckandbubs
beckandbubs
18 April 2011

Spray painting raked ceilings

Spray painting raked ceilings

Ok so I've spent the entire weekend painting our raked celing in one room, the kitchen. It's nearly killed me! The beams are mission brown and the rest of the ceiling…

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beckandbubs
Apr 18, 2011 9:43 am
Mrs P
Mrs P
3 April 2011

Painting ceiling and Walls same colour?

Painting ceiling and Walls same colour?

Your ceiling colour will change your wall colour same with trims. I saw another house with same wall colour but had white ceiling and trims and their walls look very…

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Mrs P
Apr 03, 2011 11:23 am
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deb17
Apr 01, 2011 4:54 pm
rockabilly_kid
rockabilly_kid
28 March 2011

Built in tv units & Powerpoints

Built in tv units & Powerpoints

Even with non-fixed TV units and standard height power points, I tend to run a power-board from the powerpoint through the cable hole in the back and leave the board…

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rockabilly_kid
Mar 28, 2011 11:16 am
rockabilly_kid
jtnru
jtnru
25 March 2011

external colours help

external colours help

any body have any thoughts???

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jtnru
Mar 25, 2011 9:32 pm
Stormy
Stormy
8 March 2011

Oil based or acrylic Enamel paint for internal doors

Oil based or acrylic Enamel paint for internal doors

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…

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Stormy
Mar 08, 2011 6:45 pm
Stormy
fitnhealthy
fitnhealthy
7 March 2011

Yellow House with red door and hightlights

Yellow House with red door and hightlights

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…

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fitnhealthy
Mar 07, 2011 9:09 am
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 9:24 am
Helyn
Helyn
11 October 2010

Bay Window Curtain Double Rods or Rails

Bay Window Curtain Double Rods or Rails

We have a bay window and we got a curtain rail custom made, was not that dear. We got ours made by Barratts Blinds but I think they are only a local company - they have…

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Helyn
Oct 11, 2010 9:22 pm
Helyn
wolf_rt
wolf_rt
30 September 2010

Enamel Paint Question

Enamel Paint Question

hey there beckandbubs, i would have to say your problem sounds more like the enamel yellowing to me. I have seen some white enamels yellow badly in as little as 3 months,…

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wolf_rt
Sep 30, 2010 3:01 pm
dilla
dilla
10 June 2010

A few final touches

A few final touches
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Thanks kex - I'll keep looking (sigh - maybe I'll have to go to ikea a few times to find it :roll: :wink: :lol: )

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dilla
Jun 10, 2010 8:33 pm
dilla

I think this one looks better but I can't find a nice white…

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Alexandruuss
Nov 10, 2009 12:03 am
DeeElle
DeeElle
19 August 2009

YIPPEE....floors are finished

YIPPEE....floors are finished
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thanks folks. lovely supportive comments from you all. I'm still in love with the floors ... can you love wood too much :th: Tassie oak is beautiful as well. Okay next…

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DeeElle
Aug 19, 2009 2:43 pm
DeeElle
Deviant
Deviant
3 June 2009

IKEA PAX Wardrobe Systems - Fantastic

IKEA PAX Wardrobe Systems - Fantastic
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Looking at esg's walk-in robe pictures, you do realise that with those 'curtain rods' (yes that's what they are, although 'wardrobe experts/installers/sales…

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Deviant
Jun 03, 2009 12:03 am
Deviant
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brodyb
Feb 03, 2009 4:06 pm
DeeElle
DeeElle
31 October 2008

Letterboxes again!

Letterboxes again!
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Letterbox arrived today and it looks terrific. I hope the s/s holds up. I'll post a pic soon.

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DeeElle
Oct 31, 2008 7:03 pm
DeeElle
haywgl
haywgl
3 August 2008

Feature walls that flow through the house

Feature walls that flow through the house

I didn't even think of a mirrored splashback, well done Bec this would look superb :)

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haywgl
Aug 03, 2008 9:44 am
haywgl
Paula
Paula
3 April 2008

another wallpaper thread

another wallpaper thread

Love the textured look, very stylish.

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Paula
Apr 03, 2008 9:44 am
Paula

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