Door hinges that squeak can be very annoying, but they are easy to fix Watch this video to find Dispense Lubricate Open and close the door several times to work the lubricant into the hinge to stop the squeak Watch this video to Remove all the dirt, grease, especially any paint that s left behind You get it really clean.
to Stain a Wooden Fence in Your Yard Before installing a fence in your yard, be sure to check local building codes and neighborhood covenants to be sure your fence follows the rules on location, height, and type of materials Fencing is available in a range of materials including wood, vinyl, aluminum, and composite,
Watch this video to find out about DIY friendly composite decking and hidden fasteners that s a low maintenance alternative to wood decking You now have a deck that looks like new and will resist fading, staining, and moldthanks to the Enhance protective shell In fact, it ll clean up with only soap and water, and
They also bore into decks, outdoor furniture, fence posts, and swing sets Carpenter bee tunnel entry is usually underneath a board, or sometimes on the side Paint or Varnish You can discourage carpenter bees by painting all surfaces (including the backs and undersides of boards) with a sealing primer and at least
For the floor on the back porch of the Kuppersmith Project house, we installed low maintenance, Fiberon composite decking from their Horizon series, which comes with a year warranty against staining or fading Since it s manufactured using recycled material, Fiberon composite decking is an eco friendly choice as
A wood deck needs to be cleaned regularly and refinished with a deck stain or sealer every few years to protect the wood from the sun s UV rays, mold and mildew, rain, and other When the wood is thoroughly clean and dry, you can apply a clear sealer or a deck stain Using a pressure washer to clean a wood fence.
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I use to paint and stain professionally for years in the northeast region and as I was thought a good rule of thumb is if your decks porches fences etc was built or installed in the summer of this year you should let it go thru the season till next spring Then pressure wash it with straight water then next afternoon pending ur in
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva replaces a pair of sidelights on a front door with new, insulated ones From inside, use a utility knife to slice through the old paint along the outer edge of the stop beads, and in between the stop beads and sidelight sash Dripless Inc ETS Ergo Composite Caulk Gun.
Cut the new door sill to size, and bevel the outer edge Fit the new door sill in place under the door frame Hold the new door sill in place with construction adhesive and fasteners Caulk around the outside of the door sill Paint or stain the new door sill Replace the metal threshold and attach it with screws Insert the rubber
To mimic the V groove material on the back porch ceiling, we bevel pieces of pressure treated × and attach them to a piece of inch plywood with exterior wood glue and brad nails Once the doors are painted to match the house, we mount them on the frames around each opening to complete our outdoor cabinets.