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Waterproofing Protection

August 28, 2019

When planning any construction project waterproofing should be a primary consideration. According to waterproofing expert Bill Straw “waterproofing continues to be the number one source of defects for builders in NSW.” It is important that the correct product is specified for the appropriate area. Proper preparation and application is...

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August 12, 2019

[caption id="attachment_5292" align="aligncenter" width="840"] The winning mural "Queen of Her Own Stage" (Ms Ursula Yovich) 2019 synthetic polymer on canvas by Blak Douglas[/caption] Celebrated and prolific indigenous artist, Blak Douglas, has won the 2019 Kilgour Art Prize in Newcastle with his powerful portrait of actress Ursula Yovich....

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August 9, 2019

[caption id="attachment_5256" align="aligncenter" width="492"] Diagram showing the plans for Solar panels at Colormaker Industries in Brookvale[/caption] Colormaker Industries is a boutique coatings manufacturer located on the Northern Beaches of Sydney.  Colormaker is a sustainable manufacturing company committed to supporting the...

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Weatherproof Your Home for the Cooler Months

May 1, 2019

Now that the weather is cooling down, Northern Beaches’ homeowners are starting to think about how to protect their homes against the elements. According to the Bureau of Meteorology, the month of June is when we receive the highest average rainfall. We are so lucky to live in this beautiful area, surrounded by natural wonders, such as conserved bushland...

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How to prepare surfaces & how to choose the right paint for your requirements

February 27, 2019

PAINTING 101 WITH COLORMAKER INDUSTRIES     We demystify how to prepare your surfaces before painting, choosing the right paint for your requirements and how to maintain a great finish on your painted walls, floors and other surfaces. A coat of paint is a relatively inexpensive yet effective way to update your home and DIY painting can be lots of fun once...

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Painting and decorating – time to refresh your interior or exterior colour palette.

February 7, 2019

Interior Colours When choosing a colour palette for the interior of your home, you need to consider the existing colours and the light in the room. Always make sure that you experiment with sample colours before you go ahead with the job. Think about the mood that you want to create in your home. Warm or Cool Warm colours, used in a large living area, can create a...

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The things you can do with fish oil!

December 11, 2013

It's always great to see some of the amazingly creative ways that people use our products. Recently we were sent some pictures of art installations created by John Piccoli (known colloquially as "The Spanner Man"). John has created some amazing works sculpting with spanners and using Colormaker's Fish Oil product. John's rusty sculptures are rather like...

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Colormaker recognised for 50 year membership of NSW Business Chamber

November 30, 2012

In a recent media release, The NSW Business Chamber recognised the commitment and success of its 75 year and 50 year members. Congratulations and special thanks to Staedtler who have been members of the Chamber for 75 years, along with Avon Products, Baxter Healthcare, Colormaker Industries, FormRite, Kraus & Naimer, and R B M Plastic Extrusions on...

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