For Interiors, Colormaker Industries advise that glossy finishes are typically more wash-resistant, but do show more surface imperfections. Flat finishes are great for hiding surface imperfections but are inherently more porous and therefore likely to stain more and be harder to clean.
Colormaker Industries advise that choosing the right paint for the job can have a massive impact on the reultt. For interiors for example, you’d choose a satin or gloss [oil or water-based] enamel for architraves and window frames as these paints are typically stronger and stand up to more wear and tear from kicks/abrasion etc.
Designed specifically for Australian conditions, Quantum Timber Finishes’ ECODEX QUIX timber finish has been specifically formulated as a fast drying, penetrating, water-based decking oil, which will nourish and protect timber decks.
Glass Brick Company recently introduced VetroPieno, a 100% solid compact glass brick that brings together the appeal of traditional bricks and the transparency and luminosity of glass. Manufactured in Florence, by the world’s leading glass brick manufacturer Seves, VetroPieno is available in four colours.
3D Wall Panels offer a diverse range of decorative wall panels that can turn ordinary interiors into spectacular spaces. With over 50 designs, you have ample choice when it comes to livening up your home renovation.
For autumn 2019, design trends will embrace a rustic-luxe look, with rich, natural colours, mid-tone timbers and simple yet sophisticated styling, according to Dulux Paints.
Henry & Oliver Co’s Signature range of sofas have been designed specifically to suit the Australian lifestyle; and are made in Australia. The range lends itself to the relaxed coastal vibe that is Hamptons Style, inspired by the popular pared-back look.
The Laura range of sofas at Schots Home Emporium is designed with extra deep seat seats and wide rolled arms for added comfort, to allow you to curl up, stretch out and even share.
The range of ceiling roses, vents and corbels from Schots Home Emporium are cast from resin in moulds, replicating the plaster ceiling roses of the past.
I.D Advanced, by Wattyl Paints, has an ultra-low VOC formula at less than 1g per litre, which far exceeds green-building requirements.
A timber deck can have a big impact on the overall look of your home so it’s important to get the colour right if you’re finishing-off a home renovation. Applying the wrong colour or simply changing preferences can be costly to fix.
A fresh coat of Hammerite Garage Door Paint [750ml priced at $34.75] can give your garage door a whole new lease of life and brighten the entire exterior of your home.