Weatherboard Repairs Thornbury
For the best weatherboard repairs Thornbury has to offer call Melbourne City Maintenance. Any season is a great time to complete your home’s weatherboard repairs and Melbourne City Maintenance just completed this home is Thornbury. This west facing wall had been attacked by the harsh Melbourne weather for the last 7 years without any maintenance so it was having a hard time keeping the weather out. As a result, the exterior was starting to rot and when it rained the water had begun to penetrate the wall and the frame was at risk of become damaged.
The owners of this home were keen to have the weatherboards replaced and wondered if it was a job that we could complete. Since we understand that clients often do not want to liaise with multiple trades and have a single point of contact, we have made it a point to become proficient in basic weatherboard repairs or bring in our carpenter for larger job as well as any other trades that may be required and we will project manage the entire job, from quote to completion and everything in between.
The team began to remove the weatherboards taking off only what needed to be replaced, then fitted the new boards to complete the repair and make the wall weather tight once more. Removing the rotten boards revealed that there was no structural damage to the frame at the relief of the home owners.
Soon after the remainder of the preparation was completed on this 3 bedroom 2 bathroom, weatherboard home and painting was able to commence on the entire home with the finished job taking just short of 2 weeks. The process included the following steps.
- Inspection to determine boards the need replacing
- Removal of damaged boards
- Inspection and repair of wall frame, if required
- Replacing the weatherboards
- Filling gaps and cracks to ensure water will not penetrate
- Sanding and
- Finished with 2 coats of exterior paint