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Blacktown LGA - Painter?

Discussion in 'Renovation & Home Improvement' started by Redwing, 30th Aug, 2015.

  1. Redwing

    Redwing Well-Known Member

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    Wasn't sure whether to post this in Repairs & Maintenance or Renovation & Home Improvement

    Our Blacktown LGA ex-Housing IP has had a good run with both yield and capital growth over the last few years and now is up for tenancy again, problem being it needs some TLC to make it look reasonable again

    For the initial works I'm looking to get the place painted internal and external, if anyone knows of a good painter in the area?

    From memory investors around this area are @skater , @Bargain Hunter @DaveM , @MsAli , @monalisa, @devank , @Jacque ..anyone else :D

    I believe that the yard also needs a good overhaul and the kitchen and bathroom could do with a face lift

    Looking back on my original Scope Of Works (only some undertaken to get it tenanted ASAP) I had about $30k of work I wanted to do on the place to make it look bright and shiny again

    If it was my place I'd probably remove that palm tree in the front yard also, though from past experience they are a pain

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  2. MsAli

    MsAli Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    @Jacque recommended us Joe -- Damildash Pty Ltd, 0414259715, or (02) 99132683

    Joe did a good job for us. Wasn't the cheapest. But by far the only reliable one we found. And we've had a few places painted by different painters who don't want to do more work / are too busy.

    Julie is Joe's niece who takes appointments......

    Looking forward to other recommendations
     
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  3. skater

    skater Capitalist Premium Member

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    I can't help. We do our own on local stuff. I would ask your PM for a couple of recommendations and see what they say.

    Yes, I agree, get rid of that tree!
     
  4. Ted Varrick

    Ted Varrick Well-Known Member

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    If you are in Sydney metro you could try

    Matthew at Starlight Painting and Deco.

    Ph 1300 131 161 or email info@starlightpainting.com.au

    Undoubtedly a reasonable price and an excellent result.

    I have no association with this company but am very pleased with the outcome in my place (inner west).

    Cheers

    Ted
     
  5. Redwing

    Redwing Well-Known Member

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    Bargain Hunters free now isn't he, send him around ;)
     
  6. skater

    skater Capitalist Premium Member

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    LOL! He'd do a good job of it too, but I'd get into trouble if I offered his services.
     
  7. Redwing

    Redwing Well-Known Member

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    Had one painting quote for about $6K, the otehr was $12 (internals and externals) :eek:
     
  8. Redwing

    Redwing Well-Known Member

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    May need more than just a painter, it may need a bit of a reno job, it's looking a bit shabby

    May need to remove all the old existing ceiling and wall sheets and replace them with either gyprock or hardiflex sheeting. These sheets then need flush jointing and painting, as do remaining walls, ceilings and cornice.

    Laundry floor needs repair / re covering (possibly re-tiled?) and replace old concrete trough set up with a stainless steel tub and plastic (no rust) cabinet (also gives more space for a washing machine).

    Bathroom needs gutting, remove bath and replace with modular style shower cubicle, new vanity top, cupboard and basin (I bought and fitted a 1200mm unit here for $600 complete with soft close doors and drawers).

    Doors etc. need patching and painting.

    Maybe re-sand and re-stain the timber floor where practical.

    Kitchen is a mess, from the floor up. New kitchen cupboards, possibly Mitre 10 Imagine modular style (cheapest option) with new bench tops. A new Chef style electric oven and hotplates, 600mm.

    Rip out all the damaged lino and either replace with lino or vinyl tiles (?).

    Need a chippy to square away the damaged window frames and sills, damaged eaves and guttering.

    With that in mind I think with NSW govt. owner/builder regs etc. that you would need to comply with if the cost of work exceeds $10,000.00.

    OR....Do I just have a look at the cost of pre-fabricated homes delivered on site - all the services are already there and available for hook up. :D