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When we bought this house 12 years ago it was a beige color with dark brown facia & eavestroughs.

We made a choice this year to brighten things up so I started with the back deck in May and replaced all the boards and then repainted everything else. We decided to go with light green siding and the guys came a couple weeks back and started stripping everything off including facia & troughs and then started putting up the new siding and right away we knew my wife had made a great color choice and it's a huge improvement over the old beige.

There were a few delays because of weather but the guys worked hard and did an absolutely fantastic job and after the siding was finished they replaced the dark brown metal with white and it's all done now except for downspouts and they'll be here today to finish the job.

I repainted the red shutters dark green and once the bugs are all gone I'll remove that red screen door and replace it with a new white storm door.

Just thought some of you may find this sorta stuff interesting.

 

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2 hours ago, misfish said:

What siding did you use Lew ?

Looking good there bud.

We went with Kaycan willow green double 4 and it's got a faux woodgrain finish Brian.

Thanks mamona, it's a huge improvement.

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28 minutes ago, lew said:

We went with Kaycan willow green double 4 and it's got a faux woodgrain finish Brian.

 

My parents went with the same Lew but had to have the 1st job taken off due to sun warping the panels. They had to have a special mix done to prevent it from happening. They are on top of a hill and have direct sun 60% of the day. They are very happy with the new look now.

 

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Good to hear your folks were taken care of Brian, mine was done by a very reputable company with a great reputation and they've done work for me before and if there's ever an issue they look after it.

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11 minutes ago, LostAnotherOne said:

Party at Lews house.  I’ll bring the keg.

Your more than welcome to come on over but just a coke for me please  LOL

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