This family home in Hawthorn shares a boundary wall with their neighbour, that was in need of some exterior painting. The original colour was dated and the weatherboards were showing signs of fading and peeling paint.
Scope of Work
The work required exterior painting to the weatherboards and storm water pipe along the boundary wall using Dulux Weathershield Low sheen paint. No weatherboards were required to be replaced as they were in very good condition.
The preparation involved;
- Removing flaking paint
- Filling all nail holes, timber knots and timber splits
- A light sand of all woodwork
- Washing all timber surfaces to remove chalkiness, dust, dirt and grease
- Caulking all gaps along weatherboard stops
- Spot priming all timber and putty repair
- Applying one coat of Dulux Precision Maximum adhesion undercoat
The colour chosen by the owner was Dulux Colorbond Monument. Two coats of Dulux Weathershield was applied to all surfaces.
The final result looked very sharp, clean and modern and it instantly became a feature wall to the surrounding decking area. As the wall is North facing and the colour is quite dark, over time the paint will fade and the owners will need to regularly maintain the wall with a fresh coat.