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  1. Painting
    My mother-in-law wants her deck repainted. My brother-in-law repainted it about 3 years ago, but didn't completely remove the old layer of paint. As you can see in the pictures I have began to scrape the paint up myself but my goodness is it time consuming. Any thoughts on what I can do to make...
  2. Painting
    I have a back porch with a roof, so it's open on three sides. The floorboards and stair treads toward the ends are looking pretty weathered and I'm guessing that the horizontal surfaces should be coated with something. I don't know what kind of wood this is or what was used to stain/paint it...
  3. Painting
    In researching the best stain to use for a new fence, I have read dozens of horror stories posted about deck coating problems. I can only say that homeowners should take a step back and look at the bigger picture before building a deck. I grew up in a home on a heavily wooded lot with a redwood...
  4. Carpentry
    I was reading elsewhere about an outside project and there was reference to Pressure Treated timber and I'd like to ask the following. I have almost completed some replacement decking at the back of my property and have used PT timber. I had intended to 'colour' (English spelling) the boards...
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