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How to clean paintbrushes and rollers

Just finished a paint job? It’s now time to pack up, clean up, and enjoy your refreshed home. Cleaning your paintbrushes and rollers is one very important part of the clean-up process. In this article, we’ll go over the best ways to get your painting tools paint-free and ready to store. Let’s get right to…

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How to use paint swatches to pick the perfect colour

When it comes to picking a paint colour for the interior or exterior of your home, the first step is to head to your local hardware or paint store and browse the many paint swatches on display. When hit with the sheer quantity of shades, hues, and finishes, you might be left wondering how to…

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colour in kids bedrooms

3 ways to use colour in kids’ bedrooms

Kids grow up so fast. And, while it might be tempting to paint their bedrooms bright pink, fluoro yellow, or sky blue, in a couple of years they won’t like it anymore. In this article, we’ll look at three ways you can incorporate colour in kids bedrooms without painting all four walls a garish hue.…

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painting your exterior white

Tips for painting your exterior white

Beige, biscuit, soft grey, stone, and other white varieties are undoubtedly the most popular colours for a home’s interior. But what about the exterior? With its fresh finish, lightness, and neutrality, white can be a fantastic choice for the exterior of both older and contemporary properties. In this article, we’ll walk you through our top…

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Can I paint my house in the rain?

It’s been a rainy start to the season here in South-East Queensland. All this wet weather has people asking, “Can I paint my house in the rain?” The answer to this common question depends on your climate, how much rain, and whether you plan on painting the interior or exterior of your home. Let’s have…

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How to remove 4 common stains from your walls

Are your walls marked and stained from a few years of wear-and-tear? In this article, we’ll share with you a few ways to remove four of the most common stains found on household walls. With a little patience, you could get your interior looking as good as new. How to remove grease from walls A…

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Painting Hacks

5 Pro Painting Hacks

Interior painting is a challenging, time-consuming task that requires specialist equipment and expertise. In this article, we’ll share with you five pro painting hacks to make you interior paint job a little easier. Good luck! 1. No more drips Paint drips on the sides of the tin can be messy, and once dry, might prevent…

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2018 Colour Trends

2018 Colour Trends

Like fashion and music, interior design trends come and go year after year. If you’re thinking of giving your home a refresh this year, check out the 2018 colour trends. These striking palettes – put together by Dulux – are expertly curated, and add a sense of sophistication and cohesiveness to any indoor space. Let’s…

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painting the ceiling

How to Paint a Straight Line Between the Wall and Ceiling

There is no more obvious sign of an amateur paint job than a wobbly, uneven line between the wall and ceiling. In this article, we’ll share three fool-proof methods of achieving a straight line when painting the ceiling. Follow this guide, and you’ll be painting like a pro in no time. Method 1: Use an…

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Is it safe to sleep in a freshly painted room?

Have you recently repainted a bedroom? You might be wondering whether or not it’s safe to sleep in a freshly painted room. The answer to this common question depends on what sort of paint you’ve used. In this article, we’ll give you a rough guide, so you can sleep easy and safely in your newly…

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