Aug 02, 2014 8:09 pm
Hi to all,
This is my first post after looking around the wonderful forum, and I was wanting some advice regarding our new extension and some opinions regarding render colour. Michelle if you're out there??? Anyone??
The existing house is a old concrete home to which we have added 1 bedroom, 1 masterbedroom with WIR and Ens and an office. (yeah!)
A quick run down. My delima ****** in the very large expanse of just wall, facing west, a very large 5 x 3.2m wall with one smallish window that will get the summer sun. I am looking for a neutral colour that doesn't look too grey and yet I do not want anything too dark as this will be getting the brunt of the summer sun, and don't want it to heat up too much. The roof is zinc and the facia and guttering are Dulux Surfmist. All the fence and accents will be redone using Surfmist. I am after a more neutral colour, but wanted some interest in the home with that "great wall" any suggestions???
My other dilemma is, the back of the house faces North and gets sun all day, but the decking has patio blinds in winter and rolled up in summer, if I get something darker I was wondering if this would close in the space under the deck.
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Was tossing up colour ideas of Dulux colours Oyster linen. This was the one we had seen on a house and really liked until we bought a sample and put it on our house and it was pretty light green. Linseed (goes a bit grey), light leather (like but not sure if too dark ) And a Wattyl colour weathered cedar( also darkish olivey green). Do dark colours fade in render?? I have looked a Dulux's Dune but was concerned it was too light and a bit "blendy" with not a lot of contrast.
Any opinions and or suggestions would be most wecome and thank you for taking the time to read my post.
I hope the photos have been added right.
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