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The Grant family home was built in the late 1920s and over the years has had many renovations, which has resulted in a house of many disjointed small rooms and a confusion of styles. So they decided to undertake another renovation to take the house back to the 1950/60s to a style reminiscent of the Palm Springs days of open plan rooms and large glass sliding doors.

The project started as a straightforward renovation, but escalated to the point that the house was nearly re-built from the floor upwards. The walls and ceiling have been insulated and with the installation of double glazing the result is a home that has all the modern comforts of the 21st century and the look of the 1960s.

Resene CoolColour™ Black was chosen to give the house a sharp crisp look, to complement the aluminum framing and the interior design and as an added bonus to also imitate the popular black creosote houses of the 1960s.

Resene CoolColour Black on house exterior

Resene CoolColour Black

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Thanks to the Grant family.



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