And another weatherboard painted! I have to admit, weatherboard houses are the reason I’m a painter. Why? It’s such an easy way to feel satisfied at the end of the day. And so we are the Weatherboard House Painters Kensington
It’s great to come to work and know you’re going to make a big difference. After the preparation, it’s amazing how quickly these houses change. Painting changes there character, gives them personality, and as a result, a reflection of you.
The colour choices here proved my first impressions wrong, because I thought they were a little too bland. Then the door was painted, and as a result, it really sprang to life. We are the Weatherboard House Painters Kensington.
Weathershield low sheen:
Casper White, Vivid White, Outrigger, Klavier and Castlecliff.
A great house and a great exterior painting project in Albert Park. Years of needing a bit more love and attention showed. Peeling paint and repares left this house looking damaged and unwanted.
Permits galore were needed to make the Albert Park Painting happen, and yes we can deal with all the paperwork for you. Permit for the electricity cables, permit for the street/pavement access and permit to used the street/pavement. Along with street diagrams/site maps. A lot of paperwork for us Albert Park House Painters.
Painting Equipment and Tools
“When you think of painting, you think of brushes and rollers maybe? Well this one was boom lifts, harnesses, bollards, street signs and ‘caution’ tape. It resulted in lots of procedures and practices to make sure everyone was safe.”
Paints and Products Used:
Antique White USA Weathershield Masonry Matt
Vivid White Weathershield Gloss
Black Weathershield Gloss
Antique White USA Weathershield Gloss
Dulux Exterior Texture Medium Cover Antique White USA
Yes, we were the interior house painters too! The blue trim caused us many problems, due to it’s dark shade. As a result we just undercoated it three times! Normally, In contract, we undercoat all the trim just once.
Kensington Weatherboard House Painters
Exterior Paints, Colours and Sheen Levels:
Dulux Weathershield Semi Gloss – Tranquil Retreat
Dulux Weathershield Gloss – Lexicon
Rustkill Gloss – White
Dulux Weathershield Gloss – Vivid White
Dulux Weathershield Gloss – Monument
Interior Paints, Colours and Sheen Levels:
Dulux Wash & Wear Low Sheen – Natural White
Haymes Ultra Premium Expressions Ceiling Flat – White
Haymes Ultra Premium Ultratrim Acrylic Enamel Gloss – White
Our Colour Consultant and the customer finally came to a bold choice of wallpaper for a bathroom. It did take a little discussion here and there to agree! Nobody can say it’s an understated, or a vanilla choice.
The Wallpaper Installation
Whilst just a small room, it was full of difficult tasks. The bulkhead, power sockets, handrails, door furniture and even hanging wallpaper on a door.
We had to undercoat everything with Taubmans 3 in 1. This produces a sealed, chemically even surface, so we can hang wallpaper on it.
The wallpaper itself was over 1 metre in width and had to be pasted in a different room, so even walking through the doorway proved difficult.
The first drop, behind the doorway, was easy, but the other six drops proved to be anything but easy.
Wallpaper and Materials Used:
Wild Thing – Flavor Paper
“Say goodbye to long, bumpy plane rides and instead bring the tropical vacation straight to your home with Wild Thing. Our latest collaboration with Ghislane Viñas.”
Sometimes it’s great to paint new builds, and sometimes not. It really makes a difference when you’re working with a good builder. Planning is key to everything for a great paint job, especially when you are working around other trades. This job was well planned, so it went smoothly and on time.
The customer had already decided the colour scheme. And with a clear remit our job was easy.
With these important aspects taken care of, these are the painting jobs interior painters dream of.
Haymes Expression Ceiling Flat – Casper White Quarter
Dulux Wash & Wear Low Sheen – Casper White Quarter
Dulux Wash & Wear Flat – Grey Soot
Dulux Super Enamel Semi Gloss – Casper White Quarter
Dulux Super Enamel Semi Gloss – Black
Dulux Super Enamel Semi Gloss – Carnelian
Painted Black Doors
We had quite a challenge with the black painted doors, they were originally painted Low Sheen. Which looks great, however it is very easy to mark and damage. Due to a few kids in the family we had to come up with another plan.
So we suggested a semi gloss enamel, because gloss tends to look like a leather jacket from the 1970s. It worked a treat. And as so, it really complimented the black door furniture.