Cedar Siding Replacement and Exterior Painting by Monk’s- Livingston, NJ 07039

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Estimator: Greg Kihm

Scope of work: Cedar siding replacement, Exterior painting, Trim repair

Location: Livingston, NJ  07039

Timeline: 2 weeks

Taking care of the exterior of your home is just as important as maintaining the interior.  With constant exposure to the elements it is practically inevitable that the exterior of your home will experience some sort of weather damage.  The homeowners of this Livingston, NJ home called our team at Monk’s to replace the sun damaged cedar shingles on the south side of their home; perform minor trim and soffit repairs; and transform the home’s look with an exterior paint job in a new color.

Before

Livingston, NJ home- before cedar siding replacement and exterior painting
Livingston, NJ home- before cedar siding replacement and exterior painting

After

Livingston, NJ home- after cedar siding replacement and exterior painting
Livingston, NJ home- after cedar siding replacement and exterior painting

Due to the decades of sun exposure, the cedar shingles on the south side of this home had become brittle and were severely warped.  All of the shingles on the south side of this Livingston home would be replaced.

Damaged shingles on south side of the home
Damaged shingles on south side of the home
Cedar shingles before replacement
Cedar shingles before replacement

Our team began this job by stripping the exterior of the home’s south side all the way down to the tar paper.

Old shingles are stripped away to make room for the new shingles
Old shingles are stripped away to make room for the new shingles

New cedar shingles were carefully installed.

New shingles to be installed
New shingles to be installed
Livingston, NJ- Cedar Shingle Installation
Livingston, NJ- Cedar Shingle Installation

Next, the newly installed shingles were prepared for painting.Before the shingles were painted with the new taupe color they were all primed with oil based primer.  This ensures that the red color will not bleed through and interfere with the new paint color.

Newly installed shingles being prepped for painting
Newly installed shingles being prepped for painting

The home was treated with two coats of paint in a taupe color selected by the homeowners.

New shingles being painted
New shingles being painted
Livingston, NJ 07039- Exterior painting by Monk's
Livingston, NJ 07039- Exterior painting by Monk’s

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The trim was painted white, and minor trim and soffit repairs were made around the home.

Trim damage- to be repaired by Monk's
Trim damage- to be repaired by Monk’s
Livingston, NJ- Besides replacing the shingles and performing a new paint job, Mon's also repaired damaged trim
Livingston, NJ- Besides replacing the shingles and performing a new paint job, Mon’s also repaired damaged trim

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

While performing the cedar shingle installation our team also modified the garage door opening as per the homeowners’ request; squaring off the corners and achieving the look the homeowners desired.

Livingston, NJ home- garage door corners were altered to meet the homeowners' request
Livingston, NJ home- garage door corners were altered to meet the homeowners’ request

In only two weeks the exterior of this home was transformed!

Completed Shingle Installation and Exterior Paint Job by Monk's
Completed Shingle Installation and Exterior Paint Job by Monk’s
Livingston, NJ  07039- Cedar Shingle Instllation
Livingston, NJ 07039- Cedar Shingle installation
Exterior Painting, Cedar Shingle Installation, and Trim Repair by Monk's
Exterior Painting, Cedar Shingle Installation, and Trim Repair by Monk’s

Another job well done by Monk’s!

If you would like to see more projects by us, check out this pet stain removal and hardwood floor refinishing job or this bathroom remodel by Monk’s.

If you are considering shingle replacement, or exterior painting we would like the opportunity to tell you why we think we are the best carpentry and painting contractor in Livingston, NJ  07039.

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