From furniture and cabinets to interior trim, refinishing can breathe new life into old wood.
A knockdown texture on sheetrock walls can give a room a warm, rustic appeal.
Solvent versus Water-Based Filler: Making the Best Choice for Wood Finishing Projects
Long, hot summers and cold, rainy winters can give exterior wood a heavy dose of weather damage. This includes your wood deck, as well as any fences, gates, trellises, sunshades or other structures made of wood. Moisture intrusion, hot and cold cycles, and even the ultraviolet rays of the sun can contribute to an ugly wood surface that can be […]
Cabot, the inventor of the first decking stain, shows homeowners how to protect and beautify their wooden decks.
Homeowners are constantly repairing minor blemishes in and around their homes, but House Doctors President Steve Cohen says many people do not know how to properly fix these minor problems. In fact, some basic research and preparation can make the hardest weekend home projects seem simple. Is there a hole in the drywall where your […]
Using drywall to cover cracked plaster provides an economical way to give an old room a new look.
Surface preparation is key in exterior paint projects.
Renew your walls and furniture with faux painting.
Unless your taste leans entirely toward modern chrome, a lot of your furniture is wood. If you’re like most of us, it’s a mix of family heirlooms and hand-me-downs, resale shop finds and retail store fill-ins. Some of these may be affordable unfinished pieces you picked up to fill a need; others may be fine reproductions that have seen better […]