All posts tagged "refinishing"

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    5 Ways to Transform the Furniture You’re About to Throw Out

    If you’re trying to update the interior decor of your home by getting rid of old furniture, you might want to consider fixing up your furniture rather than simply throwing it away. It’s easier than you think...

    • Posted February 26, 2017
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  • On Applying Polyurethane

    What do an oak door, a walnut mantle, and a cherry rocker have in common? Aside from the fact that each is constructed of natural wood, they all look especially good with a clear finish. In fact,...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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    The best way to strip and refinish that old furniture piece

    No doubt, there are garages, attics, and basements all across America chock full of what was once useful furniture. A baby bed, grandpa’s heirloom rocker, a distressed chest of drawers and perhaps even an antique or two....

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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  • Refinishing A Hardwood Floor

    Q. Thank you so much for your article regarding “Do It Yourself Hardwood Floor Refinishing”. I became aware of it when one of your readers tried doing it himself at your suggestion and ended up in frustration....

    • Posted August 25, 2015
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    Refinishing A Hardwood Floor

    First, we want to say that we both absolutely love hardwood flooring. Its rich look and low maintenance make it one of the most preferred of floor finishes. Having said that we also want to say that...

    • Posted August 4, 2015
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  • Issues with Refinishing the Stairs in my Home

    Question: I’m refinishing the stairs in my turn-of-the-century home, and when I pulled off the carpet I found this black stuff underneath. I don’t think it’s paint. What could it be? (Julie, Wisconsin) Answer:  This could be...

    • Posted August 17, 2014
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  • Painting Fences Pt.2

    When Tom Sawyer got Huckleberry Finn to paint his fence he forgot the most important part. In part II of our series on fences, you’ll learn how to be certain the entire fence gets painted — so...

    • Posted May 11, 2014
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    Best Finish for Hardwood Floors

    Question We soon will have our hardwood floors sanded and refinished and we’d like to know what you might recommend for the longest lasting finish. The professionals have offered us three choices and differing opinions as to...

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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    Bathtub and Fixture Refinishing

    Question In the past I have seen several advertisements about refinishing bathtubs, sinks, and other bathroom fixtures. Now I’m in the market for this service, and I can’t find a single advertisement anywhere! The bathtub in my...

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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  • Deck Refinishing with the Carey Brothers
    Get You Deck Ready For Outdoor Living

    Besides making outdoor cooking and lounging more pleasant, a well-maintained deck is important to the appearance of your yard, and will last for years and years Most people think that water is a deck’s biggest enemy. Although...

    • Posted March 28, 2014
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