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Weather Shield Opaque!

Discussion in 'Showcase - show us your work.' started by DerekHessett, Jul 29, 2011.

  1. DerekHessett

    DerekHessett PPS Craftsman Bar Member

    Just squared this up today.. all the windows & doors. what a finish the opaque has. Aint cheap but at £98 a tin. it was never prepped properly was a mess, it amazes me what some of these new build painters get away with:eek:mgblink:
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  2. chris spence

    chris spence PPS Master Craftsman

    Dereck i take it thats Dulux, and is that 5litres ? and is that alloy trim ? and what did you use for the black down pipes and trim ? and my dear friend its a loverly clean sharp job, how did you apply,brush or roller or both, 10 out of 10 mate, i love clean examples like this, shows a mans skill set, did you mask windows or use the wet paper teqnique, anyway , i better stop doing ya head in.
     
  3. Aggie

    Aggie PPS Master Craftsman

    A super job Derek:thumbsup:

    I like the grey colour, BS by any chance? Did you say you only did the trim? only I noticed the brick plinth isn't done, so would assume this was not part of the contract:scratchhead:

    Something else unusual, is the painting of the roof verge & the cement tile bedding. I have done this in the past, where the previous painters couldn't cut in & looked a mess, but as a rule, I leave them bare. However, it looks ok in the picture - kind of contemporary effect which works ok with the colours & style of the windows.

    Ohh, PS...........nice van:thumbsup:
     
  4. Welsh Decorator

    Welsh Decorator PPS Master Craftsman

    Nice looking job! :thumbsup:

    Had one similar recently, first re-dec on an exterior, the house at the time of sale was £800K and had next to no paint on the fascias and soffit's, thankfully the windows were from 'Rational' a Belgium comp I think, and they were still in factory finish.
     
  5. DerekHessett

    DerekHessett PPS Craftsman Bar Member

     
  6. DerekHessett

    DerekHessett PPS Craftsman Bar Member

    Yip BS, Flint if am not mistaking. nope unfortunately not, just what you see. Yea a did mention to the owner about taking it in but he wanted it the exact same as before so he got what he asked for :yes: a prity little modern home i think... but the house behind it was just put up a total cost of 2.6mill, if you seen the paint work you would be disgusted at the quility haha makes me laugh! :lol:
     
  7. DerekHessett

    DerekHessett PPS Craftsman Bar Member

    There you go lads, now go scare the crap out some home owners when you tell them the paint bill lol
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  8. bagshot

    bagshot PPS Master Craftsman PPS Painter Bar Member

    nice job Derek,still much prefer superdec as a exterior finish tho.and i'm supposed to use Dulux,gr
     
  9. MrHarriDec

    MrHarriDec PPS Master Craftsman

    Looks sharp. I'm a big fan of w/s opaque woodstain, the Aquatech version is also very good.
     
  10. acmasterpainter

    acmasterpainter PPS Master Craftsman

    I like that look a lot. Good job.
     
  11. mistcoat

    mistcoat Colour Changing Cowboy Staff Member PPS Painter Bar Member

    £98 for 5ltr :omg:

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