Jump to content
Can you recommend a brand/type of paint?
4 replies to this topic
Posted 08 February 2013 - 08:47 AM
We are planning on repainting the inside of our house and I am not sure which brand/type of paint to go with. Can anyone recommend a good quality paint that is long lasting and washes well (we have three boys!)?
Posted 08 February 2013 - 09:06 AM
We are happy with Taubman's Endure paint. It was chosen due to the review on Choice. You can get colour matches to other brands of paint.
If you live in Melbourne Velvet Paints is very cheap (carries major brands). You cannot get prices over the phone and they don't do small sample pots (1 litre min).
Posted 08 February 2013 - 09:12 AM
At work (an architect) we generally specify Dulux - great quality and colour range.
Personally I prefer Resene but that is a personal preference based on past experience - its more expensive (unless you are in NZ - its an NZ product) but the colour range is amazing and teh tints are actually automotive quality/type so they do not fade etc as some others can do. We spec thsi a bit at work but the contractor always wants to switch it for something cheaper.
We have also used Bunnings brand wall sealer and ceiling paint before and been very happy with the results.
Posted 08 February 2013 - 09:21 AM
I've used taubmans and British paints inside, and the British paints has been far superior. Fewer coats needed to go on, it evened out much better than the taubmans, and is very low odour. It was nicer to paint with too. It cleans really well, and the mould inhibiting one we used in the bathroom has done a great job. I've recommended it to a few people now and they've all had a similarly good experience
Posted 08 February 2013 - 01:07 PM
I like Porters.
My painter likes Wattyl.
Our designers prefer Resene.
Our house is painted inside with Porters and it is holding up well to 3 grubby children. I have a white hallway which the children naturally run their hands along as they walk up and down several times a day. Marks just wipe off.
0 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users
"As a bald man, I'm very proud of my 2-month-old's hair," wrote new dad Brian Gorham, 32, along with a photo he shared to reddit.
A US woman has been applauded worldwide for sharing a photo of her modest, US$130 engagement ring after a shop assistant labelled it "pathetic".
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher welcomed their second child, USA TODAY has confirmed.
Chan Jae, a 75-year-old man from Korea, missed his grandsons terribly when they moved overseas.
It seems every year that Christmas-themed goodies for kids get less tacky and more stylish.
A dad has shared his genius hack for tackling Christmas shopping with toddlers.
I certainly wasn't shy about medication. In fact, my policy on this was, in the immortal words of Britney Spears, "Gimme gimme more".
Due during the festive season, or just have a love of Christmas?
When an adorable three-year-old spotted a white haired gentleman in a restaurant she naturally assumed he was Santa Claus.
"If, after careful assessment by their maternity care provider, there seems to be no reason why a woman shouldn't be offered a chance at VBAC, then the opportunity should be provided."
It's probably fair to say that broccoli is an acquired taste.
As specialists treat more adults for acne, Lucy Sheref reveals the emotional cost of years spent struggling with the condition.
Of course she does.
A random act of kindness from a stranger in the supermarket brought a mum to tears, exactly when she needed it most.
Hard to Find red nosed reindeer costume with hat, $79.95 "/>
December 25 is just around the corner, and it's the perfect opportunity to dress your bub in a sweet festive outfit.
Top 5 Articles
We asked real women what surprised them during their pregnancy. They've shared their experiences in the hope of preparing the rest of us better for the ride
Research suggests that big headed babies become more intelligent than their smaller peers. One mum shares the positives and negatives of having a big headed baby.
There are some everyday things that parents can do to improve gross motor skills and coordination.
A mum whose daughter was born with an extra thumb says that the extra digit saved her life.
Heather Krueger and Chris Dempsey's origin story began in a darker place than most: with stage 4 liver cancer.
This method, called elimination communication (EC or assisted infant toilet training), is becoming increasingly popular in the West.
Some of the strangest questions about pregnancy - and some of the most bizarre spelling - have made for a hilarious video.
The use of heat packs, along with other aspects of clinical care, can reduce your risk of tearing in birth.
Click through the gallery to read the details and see some of the most memorable monikers in show biz families.