07818 062148 / 01548 531400      
Current projects 
Boathouse, Nr Kingsbridge 
 
This fantastic old boathouse has been extended and completely renovated from top to bottom. Following extensive internal decoration we are currently finishing the external painting and other small works. 
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DURING 
Recent Projects 
Cottage, Collapit, Nr Kingsbridge 
The sitting room floor in this cottage had a dark wood stain and was badly damaged by scratches from dog claws and marks from heavy furniture . After thorough sanding and staining with a lighter antique pine colour the floor was sealed with Bona lacquer. 
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Historic Cottage, Loddiswell 
 
Centuries old, this listed cottage required an external makeover. The walls and rear fascia boards were re-painted and new windows fitted to replace damaged ones. 
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Cottage, Goveton, Nr Kingsbridge 
 
This fabulous old cottage in Goveton already had stripped floorboards on the landing and in one of the bedrooms but they had been stained very darkly. As a result, the rooms were quite dark so Surfaces were called in to sand back to bare wood and finish with a hard-wax oil to provide a natural finish. 
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Devon Longhouse, Nr Kingsbridge 
 
This large, traditional Devon Longhouse required re-painting all over and the newly built barns and garage also needed painting. 
Following an extensive cleaning cycle with fungicidal wash to prepare the surfaces two coats of paint were applied to the main house and three to the new-build areas. 
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Farmhouse, West Alvington 
 
Sitting at the head of an exposed valley, this farmhouse has suffered the full effects of the weather. The job involves the cleaning, sanding back and repainting of all the metal downpipes, rafter ends, eaves and fascia boards. The working height in places has required the use of scaffold towers. 
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Shop, Salcombe 
The floors of this popular Salcombe shop had become worn from heavy foot traffic so overnight they were sanded and re-oiled. 
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AFTER 
Coastal House, Thurlestone 
 
This was a magnificent coastal house in Thurlestone with a large sea-facing veranda. The railings were in a bad state of repair and needed to be stripped back, to bare metal in places, primed and then finished with specialist metal paint. 
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Traditional Sailing Yacht, Salcombe 
 
The dog house of this traditional 60ft sailing 
yacht required complete re-varnishing so every inch of old varnish was stripped off, the teak sanded smooth and eight coats of varnish applied whilst sanding and cleaning between each coat. 
 
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Country House, Henley-in-Arden 
 
A beautiful parquet floor lay hidden under years of ingrained dirt. After sanding and varnishing the floor was brought back to its original glory. 
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Bedroom, Plymouth 
 
The external bedroom wall of this townhouse in Plymouth had suffered from the effects of damp due to defects on the wall outside. After remedial work, Surfaces were called in to make good and repaint ready for new occupancy. 
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Kingsbridge Creamery,  
28a Fore Street, Kingsbridge  
 
This project involved the complete re-decoration of a specialist food shop in Kingsbridge Fore Street. Previously varnished pine, the shop front was transformed using a water-based paint system made up from Dulux Weathershield undercoat and Fired Earth Eggshell topcoat.  
 
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Flat, Kingsbridge  
 
The requirement for this job was to prepare  
the premises for a rental let using a simple magnolia emulsion and brilliant white gloss paint system.  
 
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Cottage, West Alvington  
 
The kitchen windows and back-door frame had suffered extensively from wet rot and required complete restoration and re-decoration. Window frames were treated, filled and re-painted and the doorframe and weatherboard were replaced using one of Surface’s experienced carpenters to produce an as-new finish. 
 
WORKTOP 
 
The worktop on the right was beginning to look its age so it was sanded back and re-coated with wax-oil to restore it to as new condition. 
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Farm, West Alvington 
 
The garage facia boards above the door were suffering from the effects of weathering and required immediate treatment. The main beam inside was also rotten so this was replaced together with new pine, tongue and groove boarding at the front. 
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House, Exmouth 
 
The owner of this property in Exmouth wished that the floorboards in her hallway could match her previously sanded dining room floor. Surfaces removed the carpets, replaced a damaged floor board, filled gaps, sanded and sealed the floor using identical varnish to seamlessly blend the two floors together. 
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6 East Farm, East Charleton, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 2AR - Tel: 01548 531400 or 07818 062148 
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