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How to Paint a Metallic Feature Wall

May 22, 2020

The Light and Radiance of a Metallic Feature Wall You can create the look of glimmering metal on an interior feature wall using metallic paints from the PERMACRYLIK scenic paint range.  Metallic feature walls are on trend, creating a sophisticated elegance reflecting light and generating the appearance of brushed or precious metals.  They also add a...

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Choosing ACRYLMERIC® Sportscote PFR Colours

December 4, 2023

ACRYLMERIC® Sportscote PFR, a decorative weather resistant trafficable membrane has an exciting new colour offering across two ranges. With this many colour choices available, deciding on a colour can be overwhelming.  These 5 tips will help you choose the right colour for your project. TIP 1 - Colours That Compliment Existing Features ACRYLMERIC...

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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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Celebrated Indigenous artist Blak Douglas Wins the 2019 Kilgour Prize

August 12, 2019

Celebrated and prolific indigenous artist, Blak Douglas, has won the 2019 Kilgour Art Prize in Newcastle with his powerful portrait of actress Ursula Yovich.  Blak Douglas (real name Adam Hill) has entered many art competitions often reaching the finals.  Adam’s work has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Archibald Prize three times...

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Colormaker Industries Installs Solar Power

August 9, 2019

Colormaker Industries is a boutique coatings manufacturer located on the Northern Beaches of Sydney.  Colormaker is a sustainable manufacturing company committed to supporting the environment.  Colormaker Industries is excited to announce that the installation of 356 solar panels is underway.  This follows the initiative of recently...

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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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