Sikkens is now PPG ProLuxe
Sikkens is now PPG ProLuxe
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If you’re recently seen our new Sikkens page in the shop, you’ve noticed most of the Sikkens can images either have a smaller sikkens label or one that just reads PPG ProLuxe. We would like to assure you, while the name has changed over time the product has NOT changed. … Read More

Wood protection for Decks, Fences, Docks and Marinas
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One TIME Wood Protector is unique protection that is a proven, long-lasting, low maintenance alternative to conventional wood stains for Decks, Fences, Docks and Marinas. This unique wood protector eliminates the frequent, expensive, and difficult maintenance characteristics of most commonly advertised acrylic stains and oil finishes. There are some decent quality … Read More

Building and Staining a New Deck
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This is part of our “Common Problems/ Better Solutions Series featured at PaintSource.net. Please pass this article to anyone you know who is about to stain or paint a wooden deck. You may be ready to stain your own deck. It may be your neighbor. It may be a contractor … Read More

Structures Wood Care Translucent Wood Finishes
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PaintSource is your source for all Structures Wood Care products and expertise. NatureColor BASE COAT Exterior This product is a proven translucent wood protection finish. NatureColor BASE COAT is used on exterior vertical surfaces as the first and second coat of a recommended three-coat system. BASE COAT can also be … Read More

How to Paint a 6 Paneled Door- The PaintSource Network
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Paneled doors typically exhibit brush marks and are quite challenging to many painters and do-it-yourselfers. This method is an absolute must when working with Acrylic Enamels and Water Based Finishes due to their quick drying nature. This technique can improve the speed and quality of the job for any project. … Read More

Wood Finish for Exterior Wooden Entry Doors and Garage Doors
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NatureColor® from Structures Wood Care or Structures Wood Care NatureOne® wood finishes are excellent products for exterior entry doors and garage doors. These coatings resemble a varnish stained look but provides a micro porous film that is resistant to sun deterioration because of the layered effect of the pigmentation. The translucent qualities of … Read More

Common Paint and Finish Problems on new Homes
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Many common preventable paint and caulking problems continue to cost builders and frustrate new homeowners. These problems can be minimized or eliminated by using proven solutions and procedures outlined in The PaintSource Guide to Painting and Finishing New Homes. We will be happy to consult with you about the causes … Read More

How to get Rid of Carpenter Bees
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Bee Stop Natural Bee Deterrent is a natural way to manage Bees and other nuisance insects. Bee Stop is all natural, and effective. Bee Stop is the PaintSource choice for deterring carpenter bees, wasps, bumblebees, and other flying insects..naturally. Bee Stop is very effective, and helps avoid some of the … Read More

Bee Stop Gallon
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Bee Stop is an eco-friendly product used to repel carpenter bees, wasps, and other insects. Bee Stop works great in both indoor and outdoor environments. To use Bee Stop, simply spray an area and the insects will leave. Bee Stop is biodegradable with no VOC’s and will not harm people, … Read More

Choosing and Hiring a Contractor
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We rarely allow a tile, carpet, or wallpaper installer to choose the quality level of the materials they install. They offer you options. You should choose your material, and you should hire an Independent craftsman to install it. Paint, caulk and wood coatings should be no different. Independent Paint Stores … Read More

Sequencing Hardwood Floor Finish with Painting
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Builders, subcontractors, and homeowners many times find it difficult to sequence the various steps during new home construction. Hardwood floor installation, staining, and finishing typically create one of the biggest logistical challenges to the project manager. Wall and ceiling painting many times involves ladders and scaffolding, which can damage freshly … Read More

Wood Finishes for Equine Related Facilities and Structures
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The Equestrian Coatings Network is an extension of The PaintSource Network. We bring you video review and analysis of all coating choices when building or renovating any equine facility. We have developed specific Project Guides for coating and maintaining all surfaces in the barn including wood, metal, and concrete. View our library of discussions … Read More

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About Drywall Dust
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Drywall dust is a known health hazard and a huge nuisance in remodeling and new construction. Dust free sanding is the only way to go when finishing drywall. We see excessive drywall dust remaining in most new homes in the ventilation systems, outlets and switches, can lights, etc. Drywall dust … Read More

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