Painting the Homestead

Trimley

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Last time I painted our place was the year 2000. Behr Premium was used. In 2018 I removed all the gutters. I repaired fascias, painted them, then I had new 50yr roofing installed, then new Aluminum gutter systems. It's just my lone self doing everything, so a long and tedious process, picking things off the list of "things needing done". I've been busy sprucing the place up again. All surfaces were pressure-washed, then scraped and wire brushed where necessary. The painting, all by hand, cut-in with paint brush...then smoothed out with a 4" short-nap roller. Then two coats by roller. No drips/no runs/no foul...lol. Pictures don't do how it's turning out any justice.

I have to admit, it's turning out very nice. I've worked hard to maintain the place all by myself over the last 25 years. I'm beyond ran ragged.

The first picture shows the true colors.
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The Pumphouse. New door hinges are in route, then I plan to revamp the doors so they align with the T1-11. I also made new corner trims, that are currently drying, and I plan to finish boxing in the open area of the eaves with Cedar.
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I made the sign 23 years ago. It also got rejuvinated
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I'm gaining on it!
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Trimley

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Looks nice!
Thanks. I take pride in ownership. The Tax Assesor is going to be rubbing their hands together, all said and done. That miffs me fiercely too. Punished by taxation for wanting a humble abode, is how it works in my parts. I feel wrongly about how the process works.
 
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