Have you been staring at your backyard wondering what could be done to give it that little bit of wow factor?
You’ve planted some of your favourite varietals, rolled up your sleeves and gotten rid of those pesky weeds, but there’s still something missing! Did you know that splashes of paint around your garden can give your garden that special look you’ve been searching for? Plus, it can be fun for the whole family.
Brightly Paint Garden Pots
To add a bright splash of colour to any size garden, hand painting pots and garden beds is a fun and easy idea. Best of all, you can get the kids involved during the school holidays to make it a fun task for the whole family!
Try using bright colours, sharpies and different sized brushes for some unique designs filled with personality.
A Coat of Paint for Your Tired Looking Fence
Fences can be one of the most overlooked parts of your garden. It’s not a complicated task, but understandably other jobs are usually put before it.
When planning on giving your fence a new coat of paint, make sure you check the weather 24 hours in advance. Only paint your fence in dry conditions, and if it has rained recently wait until your fence is dry before painting.
Paint Your Outdoor Furniture
Do you have dull looking benches, tables and chairs, deck chairs or lounges needing some extra love and attention? Just like your fence, freshly painted outdoor furniture can work wonders for the overall atmosphere of your outdoor space.
Get Creative with a Feature Wall
If you’re feeling particularly creative, why not create a feature wall? While feature walls are typically one colour, an outside feature wall can be a little more eccentric.
Popular outdoor colours include rose hues, strong greens and blues and earthy tones as this really complements the natural tone of your garden and helps the natural foliage to stand out.
Outdoor Painting Tips
At Thomas Fisher Painters, we’re all about getting the job done right, every time. Follow these simple outdoor painting tips to ensure your next project lasts:
- Always tackle outdoor painting jobs when the weather is dry and fair
- Never paint damp wood. If the wood is damp, the paint will flake and fall off.
- Avoid painting in direct sunlight or when temperatures surpass 30°C – it’s not good for the paint and it’s not good for you.
- Just like painting inside, prepare your exterior surfaces. Treat bare wood, sand painted wood, and prime.
- Always invest in quality tools and products
- If it’s a big job, don’t be scared to call the professionals for help!