Sunday, April 19, 2015

Porch Posts

We finally, finally finished painting the pillars on the porch.  What seemed like an easy job turned into a pretty difficult one.  There were so many layers of old paint on those pillars, and we had to use several methods to try to clean them off.  A combo of paint stripper, sand paper, paint scrapers, and some sort of drill attachment with a metal brush.   It finally worked, and we got it as smooth as possible before we repainted.  Then we re-caulked the seams and put 3 coats of paint on the pillars.  It looks much better!

Next up we'd like to repaint the porch floor (where it's blue) and replace the light.  Oh, and I'd like to either replace the storm door or at least paint it white.  Baby steps!


Becky said...

Nice work!! The pillars look great and I love the front door color too. What a nice entrance you've made! :)

Momma/Deb said...

I know they were a lot of work but it's worth it. They look Great! Love you, Momma

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