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  1. I think no one knows. That's why no replies.

    I think no one knows. That's why no replies.
  2. It's been 4 weeks. Can I still do a third coat of oil based?

    Is it too late to do a third coat of oil based deck oil on my deck. I did the 1st and second coat 4 weeks ago.
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    Decking oil hardening and reoiling

    Hi does oil-based decking oil harden such that you can't recoat it after a certain length of time because it's too hard?
    Say if you oiled your deck and then 1 week later you wanted to apply another...
  4. The old roller doors are white. I want to paint...

    The old roller doors are white. I want to paint them but not sure what colour. I'm painting the walls in Dulux Beige Royal. Will it look silly if I also paint the roller doors in beige royal?
  5. What about painting the roller doors? Can I do...

    What about painting the roller doors? Can I do that. What type of matte paint would be best? They have stains.
  6. Painting laminated melamine built it wardrobe

    Whoops title should built IN wardrobe
    Will paint hold well on laminated melamine. Do i need a sealer binder.

    It's this style wardrobe but this is not mine.
    ...
  7. I'd rather use the older stuff. I'm not happy...

    I'd rather use the older stuff.
    I'm not happy with the product in terms of it is disguised as the old product. I sent the woman out to buy it for me. It should have a different name. Like.... Feast...
  8. Why do they say on the can DO NOT use roller. It...

    Why do they say on the can DO NOT use roller. It may be to keep a nice smooth surface with the lambs wool pad, or it may be when you roll to fast you get splatter on the sides. I've used a roller and...
  9. So now that I have coated the deck with this new...

    So now that I have coated the deck with this new formula of feast watson decking oil, un beknown to me cos the tin looks just like the old one.....:((
    Is it acrylic.
    does that mean I can't clean...
  10. Feast Watson Decking oil really hard to apply this year - do you water the applicator

    Should you wet the wool applicator with water to dampen it before you start, so that the applicator does it's job better? i didn't but I think I should have maybe.

    Bought a new tin of feast...
  11. Thanks for the advice. The coating on the door...

    Thanks for the advice.
    The coating on the door has been there is use for 20 years and looks like it could go another 20.
    I would want more than 5-10 years out of a paint job.

    What would it's...
  12. Does this garage door need powder coating or can you paint it?

    It's metal. Need to know wether the right thing is to paint it or does it need powder coating or some other special kind of treatment when changing it's colour. If I paint it I don't want the paint...
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    What colours would you use on this house?

    http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn306/noeljjj/Painting/PB230886.jpg
    http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn306/noeljjj/Painting/PB230906.jpg
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    Windows, inside white, outside dark colour?

    Painting exterior of home. We want to use a dark colour on the windows and particularly the bars on the windows, so that they don't stand out.
    If I use a dark colour on the outside of windows and...
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    how can you cut terracotta tile?

    I think it's teraccotta. It's outdoor orange tile on the veranda. At the veranda drop off, one line of tiles goes down the wall vertical. I need to cut a space in the tiles so that my vertical post...
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    haha are you serious or joking. haha Hope you...

    haha are you serious or joking.
    haha
    Hope you get more help on "here" then I have gotten with my questions and problems.........(nothing)

    My opinion with your situation is - I used a sledge...
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    i have a feeling that all the bad comments about...

    i have a feeling that all the bad comments about polycarb roofing are coming from people who have sat under the clear stuff.
    With the rolls royce dual-layer plastic roofing, the expensive stuff, the...
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    The one I quoted is says it lets 20% heat...

    The one I quoted is says it lets 20% heat through. Are you saying it will let 80% through?

    Hmmm do I want a sauna(steel roofing) or a greenhouse(poly) :oo:

    Our roof will be low on our deck...
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    Decking oil question

    If you use a water based decking oil, how long do they work for before the deck goes grey and ugly and you have to recoat??? , because you have to sand the deck before you recoat with the water based...
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    Deck sanding question

    When you sand a merbau decking board and the surface goes lighter, does it eventually go browny again like an unsanded board so that it will blend in.

    Was thinking of sanding out a stain and...
  21. You might be able to see from the pictures, I...

    You might be able to see from the pictures, I treated the end cuts of the decking joins with the Intergrain ultra deck which a plan to use on the whole deck. So, at the moment the joins stan out and...
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    I was going to buy the Ampelite "Silver Mist"...

    I was going to buy the Ampelite "Silver Mist" which is abot 20% heat 20% light transfer. Its the stage 3 solasafe - the expensive one out of the solasafe range from ampelite.

    Wouldn't solid...
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    thanks for the tips. Does anyone :)(do this or...

    thanks for the tips.
    Does anyone :)(do this or will I be the first
  24. There are some marks on the deck left by a drill...

    There are some marks on the deck left by a drill bit which I think had some creosote (wood treatment stuff) on it.
    Do you sand it out. If so what sand paper. Will sanding leave a mark too? ...
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    I was going to go with 10mm before I thought of...

    I was going to go with 10mm before I thought of asking people on renovate-world. IMy opinion is that alot of these types of screens - you can still see through them with their big gaps.
    I'd put a...
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    what's a good gap to set for lots of privacy? ...

    what's a good gap to set for lots of privacy?

    would it look stupid if at about half way up I increase the gap for the second half
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    roofing poly carbonate

    Anyone using polycarbonate.
    We're thinking of getting the AMPELITE silver mist. (the darkest one)

    I've heard bad things on here about the poly in general - too hot. But it has to be an...
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    Sticky: http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn306/noeljjj/d...

    http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn306/noeljjj/deck%20project%20december%2009/PICT1823.jpg
    http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn306/noeljjj/deck%20project%20december%2009/PICT1834.jpg...
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    Sticky: I posted these pics in a new thread in the...

    I posted these pics in a new thread in the decking section but I said I'd put some pics up in this thread so here they are. ...
  30. http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn306/noeljjj/d...

    http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn306/noeljjj/deck%20project%20december%2009/PICT1937.jpg
    http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn306/noeljjj/deck%20project%20december%2009/PICT1938.jpg...
  31. decking; decking oil; screening; merbau; no idea

    Hello, this is the deck that I just tried to rebuild for me mum.
    Its at maroubra in Sydney.
    I'm at the stage of finishing it with handrail, wire balustrading and a merbau horizontal screen on the...
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    Building a Merbau screening for a deck side

    I used 90x45 treated pine for a box frame and will have to put the screws in on the front of the Merbau 90x19 (dressed side). Will it look stupid with screws in on the dressed side for the screening....
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    Sticky: Gday Utemad and everyone. My first post here. I...

    Gday Utemad and everyone. My first post here.
    I thought I'd ask, because I'm a bit confused after reading all the pages in this thread.

    With my newly laid Merbau decking boards,
    - should I oil...
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