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How to Find A Painter Brisbane

1-600x600Every house, whether recently constructed or otherwise, will need a fresh coat of paint, inside and outside, once in a while. You can take many approaches for this: you can paint the home yourself or seek the services of a reliable Painter Brisbane. When you choose the second approach, it is best to have someone that would do the job just right. With that, it becomes essential to find a reliable house painting contractor serving the Brisbane area. While that might seem easy at first glance, it is not. All painters may be able to do the job but each one would use a different style and technique of working. You must consider this when hiring a reliable painter Brisbane for the task. (more…)

Ensuring Your Exterior Paint Lasts!

Exterior paintwork maintenance •

Regularly inspect the exterior of your property to ensure you are on top of any changes or irregularities such as timber splitting, cracking and nails popping. If you notice any issues such as peeling, blistering or flaking paint or any other problems that are calling out for repair be sure to have a professional Brisbane painting contractor look at the issue and recommend how to move forward without having to wait until the problem gets any worse. (more…)

Taking Care Of Your New Interior Paint

You have just made a worth while investment, which has the potential to protect your biggest investment for up to 15 years, Its the equivalent of getting a brand new car! It will leave you feeling refreshed and you may sometimes just catch yourself admiring how good it looks when mowing the lawn. The most important part of a paint job is what happens after your painter has left the work site, It all depends on how you care of the paint coating. The maintenance of a building coating system is essential to keeping the building looking great. By maintaining your new paint work will naturally extend the life span of the paint and intern protect materials that your house is made from. (more…)

Why Ventilation Is So Important?

Moisture can accumulate and damage your roof and paint, proper ventilation can provide protection

During the past few years, homeowners have become increasingly aware of the energy savings afforded by properly venting their roof cavities. On hot summer days, the temperature inside a roof space can reach well over 60 degrees, putting additional strain on the cooling system. The use of soffit vents and ridge vents to ventilate the roof space has been well  advertised. In addition to the energy savings, a properly ventilated roof can also help protect your paint. (more…)

Why Is Caulk or ” No More Gaps” Important ?

Long considered a carpenter’s best friend for it’s ability to hide inaccurate cuts, no more gaps or “caulk” plays a crucial role in protecting the exterior of a house. The primary purpose of caulk is to provide a water and weather proof barrier. Typically, caulk is applied to joints where two pieces of construction material meet, such as where wood meets wood, or wood meets masonry. To maintain this barrier, caulk should have several key properties: flexibility, adhesion, and “memory”. (more…)