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pantone colour of the year 2017
Pantone Colour of the Year 2017

Feb 28, 2017 by Inspirations Paint Comments

Pantone, the world-renowned authority on colour and the provider of colour systems have dubbed the colour GREENERY the Pantone colour of the year. A refreshing and revitalizing shade, Greenery is symbolic of new beginnings.

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Hi Inspirations- I'd love a suggestion to update a Queensland style timber house with a colourbond eucalyptus roof.


Hi, one of my work colleagues is looking to paint or stain some internal timber stairs.
They are in fair condition and have been sanded back and require some puttying.  Husband want to stain. Colleague wants to paint.  Both options have concerns about slip reduction.  Could you suggest products for both staining and painting.


Hello , just after a hard wearing , exterior clear sealer to put over water based acrylic exterior house paint, such as Taubmans Endure. I am making concrete statues with fine air brushed detail, and is too weak without a sealer. Thanks. Tom

summer deck project
Refreshing your deck in time for the summer sun

Dec 08, 2016 by Inspirations Paint Comments

It had been about two years since we last gave our front deck some love. The timber was losing colour and was starting to crack under the heat of the summer sun. So we called our painter mate Barry to come over and give the deck a refresh. Even though the video above makes this project look like it happened almost instantly, doing this actually took two days in total.

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I have a rough (treated pine I think) pergola that I would like to paint ASAP, what would I use to apply the paint with quickly & effectively without using a brush.


I have a brand new treated pine deck and don’t like the colour, is there a way I can make it look like a hardwood deck by applying something to change the look & colour?

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