Finishing pine is a four-step process: Sand, Seal, Stain and Topcoat.
Popular colors in 2020 are all about life … experiencing it fully, enjoying it softly and engaging in it passionately. According to national color expert Kate Smith, trending colors in 2020 and 2021 will both move the soul and embrace the spirit of life. Colors trending in 2020-21 are earthy and fun,” says Smith, chief color maven at […]
Beyond Paint® products are unique and perfect for- Cabinets, Furniture, Countertops, Vanities, Doors, Accessories and more. What makes Beyond Paint® so different from any other paints? With Beyond Paint® not only is there No stripping , No sanding and No priming needed, but there is also a sealer within the formula; that makes it more durable […]
Applying wood sealer to the end cuts of treated wood is more important than ever. Here’s why.
If you want a pro-quality paint job, you should work like the pros do. And professional painters know the importance of preparing a jobsite to avoid messes. Whereas a DIY’er might throw down a flimsy plastic sheet to protect the floor, a professional paint crew will make use of wall-to-wall floor coverings and masking products that take job protection to […]
By Matt Weber We’re all aware of the wonders of wood as a building material, but to preserve its natural good looks when used outdoors, it’s necessary to apply a stain/sealer to protect it from Mother Nature. From mold and ultraviolet rays to insect infestation and rot, the threats to wood are plentiful. Choosing the right sealant, prepping the wood […]
By Lindsey Schroeder You have finally decided to tackle that painting project and you couldn’t be more excited. The living space is going to be completely transformed with this one simple color change. So you head to the store, ready to buy your paint, and then it happens: You are met with row after row and brand after brand of […]
Staining and sealing for protection from the elements By Matt Weber
By Tom Matthews
A Classic Kitchen Accessory Mounted with a French Cleat By Rob Robillard In this article I cut a 100-year-old, recycled slate chalkboard and create a custom-sized frame to hang it in. A client of mine came across an old slate blackboard that was salvaged from a boarding school. This blackboard was originally installed in the French classroom of the […]