Painting Tips

Here you’ll find handy tips and info related to both residential and commercial painting

Frequently asked questions

Here are some common painting-related questions.

Make sure to evaluate the specific needs of the building, are their environmental factors to take into account, balanced with the desired aesthetic. It’s important to remember that the durability and longevity of the paint will have a significant impact on the overall maintenance costs of the building, take this into account to gain significant savings in the long run.

Choosing the best colour for a commercial building involves considering various factors such as the industry, your competition, location, and target audience. The colour should not only reflect the brand but also create the right atmosphere for employees and customers.

Take the time to research and consult with, reach out to RCS to help with colour choices for your building.

Select high-quality, durable paint designed to withstand New Zealand’s climate and salty air.  Opt for paint with high UV protection to shield your home from the harsh UV rays in New Zealand.

Look for paint with mould or mildew resistance to endure the wetter climates of New Zealand. Consider eco-friendly options with low VOCs to minimise environmental impact.

Consult with RCS Solutions for tailored recommendations on materials and colours.

Regular water blasting can make a house look clean, while adding building wash can provide sanitising benefits. Water blasting a few times a year is sufficient for most normal homes to maintain a pristine appearance.

Fading happens faster in exterior environments with prolonged exposure to sunlight.

Choosing the right sheen and high-quality paint is crucial. Limiting UV light in interiors can help prevent fading. Using vibrant tones on exterior paint should be avoided. And apply more than one coat of paint for better durability.

The weather has a major impact on the condition of your roof, causing paint to flake. Summer and winter temperature fluctuations can strain the roof’s structure, leading to paint chips and cracks. Furthermore, prolonged exposure to rain and wind can cause significant damage to the roof’s surface.

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