Trojan’s range of painting tools and DIY accessories offers convenient and cost-effective solutions to completing a home renovation painting job easily and quickly.
Fences can be easily forgotten during a home renovation, but can make a big impact on street appeal. When repainting choose a colour that is either the same or complementary with your house’s trim to give it a cohesive look and feel, such as Dulux® Dieskau or Oolong.
Giving your window frames and trim a fresh coat of paint requires minimum effort but provides maximum impact in consolidating the look of your home against the front door, foliage, outdoor furniture and the front fence
Whether you want to go bright with a jewelled tone; dramatic with a darker shade; or friendly and welcoming with a warm terracotta tone such as Dulux® Very Terracotta; a fresh coat of paint on the front door will elevate the mood and style of your home.
Axolotl has introduced a new range of glass surfaces with unlimited permutations. The Spectrum process refers to Axolotl’s proprietary ability to custom-colour the surface of glass.
Colormaker Industries advise that as well as exterior wall applications, roof tops and balconies also need waterproofing. Similarly, wet areas such as kitchens and particularly bathrooms should be waterproofed, in the latter cases typically below the tiles.
What should people look for when choosing an interior paint? And what types of paints are best for home exterior surfaces?
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.
How big a difference can choosing the right paint make to the end painting-result for interior surfaces?
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.