Victorian Weatherboard houses always provide satisfaction. Taking run down old houses and turning them into gems, is one of the reasons I work as a painter.
“This one’s a work in progress, hence we should have it 99% done by the end of the week.”
Weatherboard houses are full of character, some of that character is in the lovely little details. However most of that character is usually called maintenance.
Typically a weatherboard house should be painted every 10-15 years, but I’ve seen paint jobs only last a couple of years almost always as a result of a poor job. This is usually down to little or no preperation. Unprimed boards and, or a poor product was used as a top coat.
We sand, then sand again, between coats and then just because. All new boards are primed, that pink or white stuff the boards are sprayed in is a ‘transit primer’, NOT a real primer. We gap, we fill, we sand. Then we paint, and finally sand and paint.
- Dulux WeatherShield Low Sheen: Tranquil Retreat
- Dulux WeatherShield Gloss: Lexicon
- Dulux WeatherShield Gloss: Maximus
- Dulux WeatherShield Low Sheen: Flooded Gum
Our Colour Consultant was used on this project.