Painting the ugly electrical switchboard?

Discussion in 'Styling & Decorating' started by chunho01, 17th Jun, 2022.

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  1. chunho01

    chunho01 Well-Known Member

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    Just wondering if it's legal to paint the electrical switchboard? Or at least that is what I guess it is. Something like this image: [​IMG]
     
  2. Heinz57

    Heinz57 Well-Known Member

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    Paint some faux bricks and challenge the electrician to find it?!
     
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    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    That looks like it's common property being a switch board for your complex.

    There you are, saved you a few $$, make it an OC maintenance cost. :D
     
  4. chunho01

    chunho01 Well-Known Member

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    So sounded like there's no regulations against painting it? A coat of enamel paint to match the brown would make the front looks so much better.
     
  5. geoffw

    geoffw Moderator Staff Member

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    If it's common property, you wouldn't be able to paint it without body corporate permission.

    As @Scott No Mates says, it's their issue.
     
  6. Paul@PAS

    Paul@PAS Tax, Accounting + SMSF + All things Property Tax Business Plus Member

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    I have seen very good use of the likes of Grafico vinyl self adhesive film to hide NBN and electrical transformer and other objects on footpaths HOWEVER you may find that the distribution cover is meant to be the colour it is for location. A bit like a fire hydrant / pump is ...red. Perhaps submit a suggestion and offer to pay and strata may also like the idea ?
     
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