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Wood Staining Techniques

Posted on: February 17, 2018 by in Attributed Blog, Home Decor, Staining Tips
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Tips For Staining Wood The look of stained wood on furniture or interior trim is elegant and natural. However, it isn't as easy as just painting the wood because there are more steps. [caption id="attachment_996" align="alignright" width="258"] maciej326 / Pixabay[/caption] This is especially true if you have to strip away previous layers of varnish. Let's go over some wood staining techniques that will make your project more successful. Here are a couple pointers before you start the Continue Reading ...

Tips For Finishing Crown Molding

Posted on: October 22, 2017 by in Attributed Blog, Painting Tips, Staining Tips
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What is Crown Molding? Crown molding, a decorative trim that gracefully flares out, is typically applied along the seams where ceiling meets wall. It can also beĀ used for capping pilasters and cabinets as well as for the creation of interior and exterior door and window cornice assemblies. [caption id="attachment_752" align="alignright" width="300"] JamesDeMers / Pixabay[/caption] The ancient Greeks used molding in buildings to visually divide spaces into smaller units. Their designs Continue Reading ...

Is Refinishing a Piano Worth the Effort?

Posted on: August 20, 2017 by in Attributed Blog, Home Decor, Painting Tips, Staining Tips
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The Process of Restoring a Piano If you have ever considered refinishing a piano, you probably started by doing some online research. It's not exactly a niche that tons of people have experience in, so you need to find someone that's been there, done that. Part of the problem with a piano is that there are a lot moving parts and separate panels that have to be taken apart to do the job properly. Keeping track of the keys, hardware and which panel goes where can make or break the final Continue Reading ...

Best Time To Stain Your Deck

Posted on: June 18, 2017 by in Attributed Blog, Home Maintenance, Staining Tips
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Keeping your deck maintained is a must. It will prevent issues like rot, mold and mildew, warping, splitting and insect infestation. There are numerous different finishes to choose from but no matter which stain color you pick, maintenance is essential. There are some things you can do to keep your wood deck looking preserved that don't require a complete refinish, as mentioned in the followed post: Wood Decks - Bob Vila Seasonally, sweep away leaves, needles, twigs and branches. Remove Continue Reading ...