March 27, 2017
It's just over two years since I took on the project that was 9 Hinemoa Street.
I fell in love with this place the second I walked in and realised the potential the old girl had ... but she wasn't pretty.
There was a lot of room to improve, but that's where it sat. I knew if I purchased, I'd have a big job on my hands for the foreseeable future.
Buy hey, who doesn't like a challenge?
Now I don't want to ruin a nice blog with old pictures. But if you really want to see some of the befores - here they are: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/wnlj5hiy1wchidl/AACFdLH9V4LmchfmKrd3-hiZa?dl=0
The outside needed some work landscaping wise & the weatherboard was in a bit of a sad state after years without any maintenance.
But it came up very nicely with some prep work and a few coats of pigment sealer/Resene exterior white paint.
We tried a few different colours and even went as far as painting the front of the house Resene Cape Cod - a dark grey/blue colour.
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