Painting A Brick House????

6 Aug 2010
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hi. I have been in the building trade for many years and have never heard that one before!! maybe your neigbour has had a bad experince with termites and has associated it with the paint on the house!! however, once painted, you kind of have to live with it and re-paint every five years or so, as getting the paint off would be near impossible, now its been done. one tip though, use good quality stone paint like leylands stormshield, as cheap paint will cause you problems for yaers to come.
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Yeah, But that`s Austria - and you know what sort of house painters come from Austria ;) :LOL: KDF.
Mud packing is often where the damage is caused by termites.
Are you in OZ? Only when I was there we often steered clear of yellows and whites on the lower half of brick or stucco as this does attract termites. New builds in the southern hemisphere will often have a z profile termite barrier in the cavity.If the house is post 92, my guess is its ok.
Happy house hunting.
edit,,,,Sorry I see the house is new..!! It will be fine.If you are in Oz this will be checked as part of your land survey.
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dumb feck spammer!!!

lists themselves as austrian but hyperlinks to Australia

probably based in asia!!!!

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