How To Stain New Oak Stairs


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What Stain Should I Use?

 Use this guide to understand what each type of wood stain opacity is and what colors work best for your wood stain project.

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How Long Does It Take To Stain A Deck?

How Long Does It Take To Stain A Deck?

Staining a deck doesn't take as long as you may think. The typical deck can be stained in a matter of a couple hours given the right circumstances. If the conditions are not right, however, it can take significantly longer. Read below for advice on the conditions needed to make sure your project is completed as quickly as possible.

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Paint & Stain Color Combinations

Great Paint & Stain Color Combinations

Pairing paints and stains can be intimidating. That’s why we’ve put together this guide that highlights the best stain and paint colors that look great together.

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How To Stain A Deck

How To Stain A Deck

Q: How do I stain a deck? My deck's appearance needs some updating and I have never stained wood before. Thanks!

A: Staining a deck is a lot easier than you may think. It involves a simple four-step process. Follow our guide on how to stain a deck below.

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Get the weathered look of reclaimed wood with these gray stains

Get The Weathered Look By Using These Great Gray Stain Colors


Does you deck reflect the latest home fashion trend? You frequently update your wardrobe, your residential decor and your vehicle. Don't miss the opportunity to display your great sense of style when you entertain outdoors, too. The current buzz in deck stains focuses on the oh-so-chic weather beaten gray motif.

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​The One Simple Trick To Making Your Neighbors Envy You

​The One Simple Trick To Making Your Neighbors Envy You

When you buy a home with a deck or when you make the plunge to have a deck built on to your home you inevitably want to end up with a structure that both looks aligned with the design of your home, but also one that impresses your neighbors and – for lack of a better word – makes you feel fancy.
There is an easy way to do that, it is simple, effective, and affordable – choose an unexpected color.

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​Wooden Fence Colors That Will Wow Your Neighbors

​Wooden Fence Colors That Will Wow Your Neighbors

Finding a wooden fence color doesn’t have to be hard. There are colors for every type of home and piece of property that are beautiful, bright, and bold. You’re no longer stuck with typical dark browns or honey oak-type colors when it comes to staining a wooden fence. Here are 5 of the best rated colors for your wooden fence that are sure to catch some eyes as well as boost curb appeal.

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