Cabot’s popular Australian Timber Oil® is now available in a convenient aerosol spray can, protecting and beautifying outdoor furniture and other hard-to-stain wooden surfaces faster than ever. Offering the same weather-beating performance in four popular colors: Natural, Honey Teak, Mahogany Flame and Jarrah Brown, Cabot® Australian Timber Oil Aerosol will match projects used with Cabot’s other Australian Timber Oil stain […]
New Water-Based Stains from Minwax Bring Out Wood’s Natural Beauty in 200+ colors Minwax, America’s number one-selling* interior wood stain, has introduced its new Wood Finish Water-Based Color Stains, a line of water-based semi-transparent and new-to-the-world solid stains, offering the largest color assortment on the market with more than 200 color options. Wood Finish Water-Based Color Stains are for […]
Applying a Penetrating Stain and Sealer By Matt Weber Wood remains the top building material for exterior projects because it has a lot going for it. It’s affordable, easy to work with, versatile, and maintains a natural look that blends with the outdoor surroundings. But wood requires maintenance and occasional recoating to keep it looking good and performing well. […]
Finishing pine is a four-step process: Sand, Seal, Stain and Topcoat.
Applying wood sealer to the end cuts of treated wood is more important than ever. Here’s why.
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 […]
Staining and sealing for protection from the elements By Matt Weber
Staining and sealing outdoor wood is among the best ways to protect it from the elements. By Matt Weber Whether it’s pressure-treated, cedar, cypress, redwood or even a high-end exotic hardwood, the right care and maintenance will protect exterior wood and keep it in good shape for years. Staining and sealing outdoor wood is among the best ways to protect […]