Deck Defense. A guide to the cleaners, finishes, and techniques for making your deck look new again. By Fran J. Donegan of Today's Homeowner. Deck Defense. Even if your deck is made of pressure-treated lumber, redwood, cedar, or some other durable species, it's at risk the moment the last nail is driven home
May 18, 2013 . Stain your deck the wood's natural beauty shows through, but you might have to redo the job soon. Paint it and the wood will be protected, but you'll lose the look of the wood grain. So which should you choose?Consumer Reports: Top Deck Stains - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
May 23, 2014 . A solid stain lasts longer, but it covers up the natural grain of the wood. It's more durable. So three years later, it's almost exactly the same. The semi-transparent Cabot Express Deck Wood Stain claims you'll need no dry time between cleaning your deck and applying the stain. So testers applied the Cabot..
BEHR Premium Textured DeckOver is an innovative solid color coating. It will bring your old, weathered wood or concrete back to life. The advanced 100% acrylic resin formula creates a durable coating for your tired and worn out deck, rejuvenating to a whole new look. For the best results, be sure to properly prepare the..
The easiest way to cut the cost of the product is reduce the amounts of these performance additives in the can, but you can't do that without sacrificing durability. So don't be fooled, if you want a stain that lasts, stay away from cheap wood stains! That's it. If you have had a peeling problem on your deck in the past, I'll bet that..
Sep 1, 2007 . Surface prep makes all the difference (see "Maintenance & Restoration of Wood Decks," Mar/Apr 07). Getting a durable, uniform finish on a wood deck depends on having a surface that's ready to accept a coating. Refinishing is all about preparation. New wood can (and should) be finished within a couple..
Deck owners often join home improvement type forums, looking for recommendations on deck stains. Stains with the most recommendations are low maintenance, long lasting stains with great mildew and UV protection. The top stains are opaque or semi-transparent. Maintenance, performance and durability are dependent..
Exterior Paint & Coatings by Sherwin-Williams. . Highly durable, high quality coatings designed for superior performance on all exterior substrates. . Whether you're staining a new deck or restoring an old one, our deck stains, clear sealers, cleaning and maintenance products can help you achieve professional quality..
Our lines of premium finishing coats and deck stains at our decorating centre in Toronto are designed to maximize the longevity of your paint. Not sure where to start? . and has a slight sheen. Commonly used on interior wood surfaces, an eggshell is a great alternative to semi-gloss paints as it's durable and easy-to-clean
Nov 5, 2014 . Homeowners in Pennsylvania and New Jersey have become the latest to take Rust-Oleum Corp. to court over a deck coating that they say is prone to premature peeling and requires costly repairs
BEHR Premium DeckOver is an innovative new solid color coating that will bring your old, weathered wood or concrete back to life. The advanced 100% acrylic resin, fused with ceramic microspheres, creates a durable coating on your tired deck, rejuvenating its look. Spatter resistant formula makes application quick and..
Mar 1, 2012 . Aimed at limiting the VOCs that solvent-based products can emit into the air, these regulations are pushing manufacturers to provide alternatives that have the desirable characteristics once found only in oil-based options; that is, to create penetrating and durable water-based finishes that won't peel
Cabot Semi-Solid Deck & Siding Stains are deep penetrating linseed oil-based stains that provide long lasting beauty and wood protection, highlight the natural beauty of the wood's texture with a uniquely pigmented appearance. With their extra pigmentation, Cabot deck and siding stains are extremely durable and help..
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An extremely hard-working Alkyd Linseed Oil Finish, this impressive finish combines a beautiful stained look with long-lasting durability. Reinforced for maximum durability, Alkyd Linseed Oil Finish is perfect for decks, railings, furniture and many other exterior surfaces that will be exposed to increased traffic and wear
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