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How to Apply a Black Lacquer Finish

Getting a classic finish with black lacquer can be tricky.

How to Paint a Metal Porch Swing

A metal porch swing is usually made of wrought iron. The material is very resistant and can last for a long time if maintained properly. Unlike wooden porch swings, the metal swings are not prone to mildew, cracking or other connected problems. However, metal porch swings also need maintenance and protection

Testing Exterior Paint Colors for Your Home

Finding the right exterior paint colors is both art and science. You need to have a good eye color or artistic sense to complement or contrast the paint color with the roof, the garden, the door and the windows. Nonetheless, you should also know the science side of exterior painting in order to get that

Tips for Staining Oak Interior Doors

You may need to stain your beautiful oak interior doors to bring out the grain and the color of the oak. This is an easy job for any do-it-yourselfer to accomplish. Tools and Materials Oak stain Rags Rubber or disposable gloves Fine steel wool Fine sand paper Preparing the Door It is a good idea to

Painting Aluminum Fascia: 5 Tips

Unlike wood or shingled surfaces, aluminum fascia is prone to oxidation. Painting is the easiest way to enhance the fascia’s aesthetics, and protect it from the elements of weather. Use the following tips to paint your aluminum fascia for best results: 1. Buy the Right Paint You should buy aluminum-specific

How to Paint Wood Soffit Boards

Painting wood soffit boards is a process that must be undertaken to prevent moisture damage and rotting. The boards are installed to connect the siding to the roofing. As long as they are painted properly, you will not need to worry about repairing damage caused by moisture and other external factors.

How to Varnish Teak

While it may not always need a protective coating, it helps.

How to Paint Exterior Masonry Walls

The absorptive surface can present a challenge.

Best Stains For Custom Kitchen Cabinets

Wood type and the finished goal are two considerations.

Increase Your Curb Appeal in a Weekend

Each of these 4 projects can be accomplished in a day.

Give Your House a Face Lift: A Curb Appeal Overview

Put some flowers in, paint the trim, install new door hardware.

Benefits of Painting Your Home By Hand

Why not hire a contractor or use a paint sprayer?

Staining Siding: 3 Mistakes to Avoid

When staining siding, especially if this is your first time, there are a few things that you want to

Create Curb Appeal Without Scaring Away Buyers

Let the front of your home, invite in prospective buyers.

How to Improve Curb Appeal in a Day

Make the outside of your house shine.