Exterior Wood Care

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5 Misconceptions About Wood Filler

You may that there are many misconceptions sbout wood filler and/or grain filler.

scratches across hardwood flooring
How to Use Wood Filler to Repair Hardwood Floor Scratches

Wood filler is a great tool for repairing scratches.

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Exterior Finishes for California Redwood

California redwood is one of nature’s most maintenance-free building materials.

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4 Tips to Remember When Mixing Wood Filler with Paint

Using a wood filler is a great way to repair rotten or damaged wood, without buying a new piece.

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Helpful Techniques for Evenly Spreading Wood Filler

Many different home projects call for the application of wood filler.

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Everything You Need to Know When Using Wood Filler Outdoors

Wood filler is often used to repair wood that is not in the best shape.

An old window frame with peeling paint and rotting wood.
How To Repair Rotted Wood In An Exterior Window Frame

Remove and repair rot in your window frames before it gets worse. This handy do-it-yourself guide will show you how.

A handful of sawdust.
How to Make Wood Filler with Sawdust

There's no need to buy wood filler when you need to make repairs. Follow this advice t and you can easily make your own at home.

Water drops beading on wood decking.
How to Waterproof a Wood Deck

Protect your deck from weathering in four steps.

Painting old, white, wood trim with a new off-white paint.
Choosing the Best Type of Paint for Your Wood Trim

Painters tape and a good paintbrush aren't all you need for painting your wood trim. Get the right kind of paint!

Painted wood trim around a doorway.
How to Remove Paint from Wood Trim

Strip the old paint off your wood trim to go for a new, natural look.

A man works with wood filler.
How to Sand Down Wood Fillers

Wood fillers fill dents but they must be sanded down properly before painting. This guide will help you learn to do it yourself.

A water spill on wood flooring.
How to Waterproof a Wood Floor

Keep your wood floor in great shape by adding a waterproof coating to the surface.

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How to Make Wood Filler Dry Faster

Depending on the circumstances, a wood filler can take a long time to dry. Follow these tips and tricks to speed up drying times.

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Tips for Filling Rotted Wood

Epoxy seals out moisture and slows the rotting down. This handy do-it-yourself guide will teach you to repair wood that has rotted away.