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    It is not possible to "touch up" enamel paint.....

    It is not possible to "touch up" enamel paint..
    Even with the original paint..

    You will need to repaint "complete" doors/panels required...
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    Poll: :wss::wss::wss::wss:

    :wss::wss::wss::wss:
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    Have you tried a Colour visualizer ??.. Like...

    Have you tried a Colour visualizer ??..

    Like this one -

    MyColour Visualiser

    (I have no affiliation to Dulux)
  4. If I was to guess.. He is not talking about...

    If I was to guess..
    He is not talking about these particular products...
  5. Bathroom ceilings should not be painted in flat...

    Bathroom ceilings should not be painted in flat ceiling white (I'am gathering this is what you have used in the rest of the house)
    If you "READ THE CAN" you will find it is not recommend for use in...
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    The "Fibrous cement you speak of wouldn't happen...

    The "Fibrous cement you speak of wouldn't happen to be Asbestos ??.. (caveat emptor)

    It would be possible to remove the glue with a wallpapper scrapper and then skimcoat the whole wall
    That way...
  7. "ALL" The red paint that you have left behind...

    "ALL" The red paint that you have left behind will need to be removed..
    I will say it again "ALL" The red paint that you have left behind will need to be removed..
    It will show through your new...
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    My response was in regards to the reply above.. ...

    My response was in regards to the reply above..

    Dulux 101 is not Low Voc...
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    Any of the leading paint manufacturers make a low...

    Any of the leading paint manufacturers make a low voc in there premium range..
    If you are concerned about baby this is the paint you ought to be using...

    I don't know why you would be...
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    definitely...

    definitely not a fan of the one coat paints.. :no:

    Further more you will find these are restricted to "Ceiling paints"..

    Stick with the premiums (Stay clear of trade lines false economy) & you...
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    Your contradicting yourself before you have even...

    Your contradicting yourself before you have even started to paint...
    "One coat" is not a "Good Quality Job"...
  12. This is the exact reason that for us tradesmen...

    This is the exact reason that for us tradesmen the reality television reno revolution is the best thing since sliced bread..
    We love nothing more than these exact situations where amateurs get it...
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    Yup.. Paint prices are the biggest Scam in the...

    Yup..
    Paint prices are the biggest Scam in the building Industry...
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    Don't do it..........

    Don't do it..........
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    I am yet to find windows/sills that are...

    I am yet to find windows/sills that are asbestos.. ???
    I would be more concerned about lead based paint..
    Photos would greatly help..
    If they are timber box/sash windows (Slide up and down) they...
  16. Luckily you have not paid them yet.. You have no...

    Luckily you have not paid them yet..
    You have no need to go to fair trading yet as you have not paid.. (The ball is in your court)
    Looking at this work I honestly don't believe they will ever be...
  17. A qualified painter would have no mess to clean...

    A qualified painter would have no mess to clean up !!!:no:
    So NO they have no right to make a mess..
    If you wanted a mess you would get kindygarden kids to come in and paint..
    & truth be known...
  18. "Professional painting job" Should not be used...

    "Professional painting job"
    Should not be used to describe the work pictured hear.. :no::no:

    I seriously doubt the person/person's who performed this work hold a licence other than a drivers...
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    You sure can... (I prefer them to oil for ease...

    You sure can...
    (I prefer them to oil for ease of application & longevity)

    Goodluck.. :2tsup:
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    What had you used on the deck ??.. If it was an...

    What had you used on the deck ??..
    If it was an oil this will also be suitable on plywood !!!

    Goodluck..:2tsup:
  21. Its hard to tell from your photo but the short...

    Its hard to tell from your photo but the short answer is Yes..
    If there is currently a difference in Colour contrast it will most likely be there after oiling..
    Unless you are using a tinted oil.....
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    So let Me get this right.. You want to spend...

    So let Me get this right..
    You want to spend $299.00 on an Airless spray gun..
    And your hoping that it may be made in Australia ???.. :doh:

    Who We kidding hear Vegemite is not made in...
  23. Have you considered a texture sprayer with hopper...

    Have you considered a texture sprayer with hopper ??..
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    DO NOT cut corners on the prep of concrete...

    DO NOT cut corners on the prep of concrete floor..
    (Or any other prep for that matter)..
    whether its clean or not ETCH IT..
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    :whs:

    :whs:
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    For cleaning & etching of concrete I always use...

    For cleaning & etching of concrete I always use this product..
    & yes its environmentally friendly...

    White Knight Paints - Concrete Etcher

    Should be available at your local Bunny's paint...
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    Lots...

    Lots...
  28. The paint below does look to be a "Lime wash".....

    The paint below does look to be a "Lime wash"..
    I would proceed with caution..
    Considering the age of the house either of the paint layers could contain Lead..
    A lead test kit would be highly...
  29. Better yet get the missus to roll the Ceilings &...

    Better yet get the missus to roll the Ceilings & "moisturize" Her face before she does it !!!
  30. :iagree: Yup I second the masking tape !!!

    :iagree: Yup I second the masking tape !!!
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    Now I have heard it all !!!.. I can only guess...

    Now I have heard it all !!!..
    I can only guess on the implications this would have on any paint..
    Do you think you would have any chance in getting the said paint supplier to rectify/ refund on...
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    Ignore everything that Bloss advised in this...

    Ignore everything that Bloss advised in this thread and you will be fine..I don't think this is required, it's unnecessary and provocative.
    (Pressure washing external areas with sugar soap before...
  33. Thread: Fridge paint

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    :iagree::cheers2: What He said !!!

    :iagree::cheers2:

    What He said !!!
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    You need to pay more attention to the LPM rather...

    You need to pay more attention to the LPM rather than just the PSI..
    If you are going to be using the machine to make a living from Honda Motor with Interpump is definitely the way to go..

    Lots...
  35. If you are talking about masking the underside of...

    If you are talking about masking the underside of the cornice..
    Chances are no matter how long you leave the paint to dry, if you mask that area expect sections of the paint to come off with the...
  36. To Much... :roll: How long is a piece of...

    To Much... :roll:

    How long is a piece of string !!!
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    This may not be what you are wanting to hear...

    This may not be what you are wanting to hear right now
    But what you have done already is the best solution..
    Make sure not to have the pasterboard sitting on the slab or you will be back at square...
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    Yup.. You have answered your own Question on...

    Yup..
    You have answered your own Question on this one..
    It most certainly would have been easier to go with an Acrylic system..

    But in saying that you may still be able to get away with just an...
  39. Hi.. I have used Parafix and find it to be...

    Hi..
    I have used Parafix and find it to be suitable for its application..
    My favorite filler for nail holes you simply cant beat good old glazing putty (linseed oil putty) as you can achieve a...
  40. In 20 years of painting I have never had this...

    In 20 years of painting I have never had this problem (Or heard of this problem) using Gyprock topcoat.
    Your obvious problem is your filler (An expensive way of purchasing topcoat).
    Its should not...
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