Soft touch or soft feel coatings are employed to create a variety of haptic effects on plastic, paper and metal substrates Haptic effects can improve a consumer s perceived value of the product, and influence them to buy the product over other similar products In fact a recent study by California Polytechnic State University
composite board with deck finish paint can View as slideshow Photo by Courtesy of Messmer The wood particles in wood and plastic composite decking are just as vulnerable to the sun as solid wood and will turn dingy over time Specialized semitransparent stains for composites allow you to restore or change the color
View as slideshow Photo by Wendell T Webber One of the oldest and easiest to repair finishes for wood furniture Wipe waxless shellac onto furniture with a pad made of cheesecloth wrapped tightly in a scrap of an old lint free cotton sheet Lubricate the pad with mineral oil as needed to keep it from sticking as you work.
NeverWet, a new waterproof coating distributed by Rust Oleum, seems like a miracle in spray bottles NeverWet is a superhydrophobic (not just a regular hydrophobic), two part spray that makes water bead up and run off just about any surface plastic, wood, stucco, cement, tennis sneakers you want to keep white.
Nov , Do you think of early fall as a time to paint or repaint porch railings, your house s exterior trim, or wooden garden features though, is that the white railings have needed to be repainted every few years, especially in the area that s covered with a pergola and clear roofing system (versus a solid roof).
Watch this video to find out how to update plastic laminate kitchen countertops by applying faux granite countertop paint to give them the look of real stone Patch Fill any nicks or holes with wood patch or auto body filler and sand smooth with countertop Mask Apply painter s tape around edges of countertops to protect
The post Wood Deck Restoration with Behr Premium DeckOver was sponsored by Behr Paint but my DIY hubby and I loved this product! Shortly after we moved into our home years ago my DIY hubby built the lower deck by our back door and then the upper deck around our large tree Oh, the stories this deck could tell!
Watch this video to find out how to use two part wood putty or auto body filler to repair a rotten door jamb and replace the mitered brick mold casing Mix up two part wood filler or auto body filler Use a putty knife to fill the cavity with Apply a coat of exterior primer, followed by two coats of exterior paint Watch this video to
Aug , Preserve and Enhance Exterior Wood With Thompson s Waterproofing Stain By Tim Layton Comments Wood Deck Coating With Thompsons Waterproofing Stain I m a fan of Throw in another for a throwaway foam roller and plastic roller pan and I was able to do my whole porch for about ..
If water damaged wood isn t providing structural support on your home, it can often be repaired using auto body filler, which is often easier than replacing the Prime and paint over the filler Clean out the rotten material so the filler will stick to good wood before mixing the filler putty with the supplied hardening cream.
Oct , One embodiment utilizes such evacuated micro spheres in constructing an elastomeric roof coating which appreciably reduces cooling and air conditioning power Coating for concrete, wood, plastics or other materials used for walkways, such as patios, pools, decks, etc Coating of vehicles used for
Even so, all early generation wood plastic composites, whether or a competitor s product, were not stain, scratch or mold free, and did fade slightly in color as Transcend, offers the broadest range of decking colors and finishes (including five premium tropical colors) with railing options that offer nearly limitless
Apr , Find out the best way to install and paint a wood beadboard backsplash in your kitchen to hold up under water and grease from home improvement expert Danny I recommend putting up an acrylic plastic sheet over the beadboard in the area behind the stove You ll still see the beauty of the wood, but
Oct , Around the same time, Thompson s WaterSeal emailed me and asked if I wanted to try out their wood protector It took me about three clicks on the sides, especially in a hard rain.) Here is the easy way to waterproof your porch or deck floor Paint tray (lined with a plastic bag My easy clean up method).
Sep , The emulsifier is preferably a polyolefin aminoester, a substituted alkanolamine, or a mixture thereof, a polyalkylene glycol ether, or an orange oil emulsifier The compositions of the invention are particularly useful as coatings and coating additives that are applied to substrates, such as wood and plastics.
May , Pro Tip Joists should always be placed crown up in an installation All joists must be oriented identically in this manner to ensure the deck won t have waves between the joists In our tutorial on How to Build a Shed, we provide a video on checking and marking dimension lumber to identify the crown.