Construction How-To

Deck Finish Fix-UP

By Matt Weber   Refinish a deck to renew the look and protect it from the elements. For decades genuine wood has remained America’s most

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Paint a Decorative Border

  By Matt Weber Border Security—A Painting Technique to Brighten a Room Nesting. It’s what birds do, and wasps, too. As I’ve learned, expectant human

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Organizing the Workshop

Regardless of whether you have a workshop in a closet, basement, garage or a full-fledged woodworking, mechanics or metal-working shop, organization is the key to productive, safe and enjoyable work.

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Insulating a Basement Floor

The porosity of a concrete floor can make your basement cold and damp robbing you of valuable living space. Today, floating subfloor systems offer homeowners a way to stifle the cold and construct a warm, pleasant place for a game room, office area or home theatre.

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Repair Roll Roofing

Q: We have roll roofing on a garden shed. During a storm a tree branch fell and stabbed a hole in the roofing material. What’s

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Add Insulation to an Attic

Q: I’d like to add more insulation to the attic but I’m concerned about the installation cost. Is blowing fiberglass or cellulose insulation into an

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Faux Corner

This years design interests in soft metallics has opened up a fresh approach to decorative plasters. Lusterstone provides the technical ease and beautiful results that

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Armstrong Clark wood stain
Armstrong-Clark Wood Stains

Armstrong-Clark’s deck and siding wood stain has nondrying conditioning oils that separate from the drying side of the formula. These oils penetrate deep into the deck or siding wood fiber where the wood’s natural oils used to be. This process rejuvenates the wood. The drying oils stay at the surface, lock in the conditioning oils […]

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