1. We measure the precise quality of paint on the surface of the weatherboard. A sharp blade is used to cut an X to the existing surface and is covered with tape. The tape is then yanked off. If the paint comes away completely as it is ripped off, then it is considered to be unsound and needs to be removed completely.
2. It is likely that older homes may have a lead-based paint treatment which is more removed by our team in a safe manner.
3. To clean weatherboards, we use a high-pressure hose to remove flaking paint.
4. Our painters begin painting top to bottom for the best results. We first paint the underside of the boards before the outer surface. Using long strokes in horizontal, side-to-side motions ensures an even paint coating. As overlapping paint can be difficult to correct, it’s best to trust the experts with such a task.
Signs that your Weatherboards need to be Repainted or Replaced
Weatherboards require proper maintenance. We have listed some unmistakable signs that may indicate it’s time for repainting the weatherboards of your home:
0.1 Peeling/Chipping paint: This is one of the most obvious signs that tell it’s time to have your timber weatherboards repainted. This is because the old paint will only continue to chip which can get worse overtime as it is exposed to different weather conditions.
0.2 Fading Colour: Due to the continuous exposure to the harsh rays of sun, it is likely that the exterior of a home is adversely affected. This is because these rays can cause the paint to fade, making it look patchy. Our painters have extensive experience to smoothen the patches and even out the colour. This can create a subtle statement by freshening up the look of your home.
0.3 Signs of Timber Rot: Another major sign of getting weatherboards repainted is timber rot. In this case, the weatherboard would require immediate replacement. At The Paint Crew, our painters experts can replace or fix the damaged timber. After this, a fresh coat of paint is applied as it helps protect the weatherboard from further decay.