Best Wood Finish Wood Floors and Dogs

We have tested many finishes over the years, and Waterlox is absolutely the PaintSource Product of Choice for clients with dogs. Because Waterlox finishes penetrate into your wood floors, when scratches or wear areas do occur, they are far less noticeable than with a urethane finish that simply lies on … Read More

Painting Exterior Wooden Doors

For the exterior, a painted wooden door is a tough surface to protect. Acrylic finishes will usually outperform oil-based paint on a wooden door due to their breathability and flexibility. While oil-based finishes offer superior flow and leveling during application, oil- based coatings generally chalk, crack, and fade rapidly. If … Read More

Waterlox TB 6044 Satin on Reclaimed Heart Pine Floor

It is difficult to verbally describe the beauty of a Waterlox Tung Oil finish. You really need to see it.  This Heart Pine flooring renovation project was executed  by a Waterlox connoisseur in Louisiana. Waterlox was the perfect finishing touch on this work of craftsmanship. Dwight Foreman of Authentic Heartpine salvaged, de-nailed, re-purposed, milled, installed, and then finished … Read More

Waterlox on Tropical Hardwoods

While Waterlox enhances and beautifies all types of wood, it is our only choice for oily tropical hardwoods. Tropical hardwood like Cumaru, Ipe, Mahogany, and Brazilian Cherry has always been a challenge both interior and exterior. These woods are extremely dense and hard, and they are full of natural oils … Read More

Wood protection for Decks, Fences, Docks and Marinas

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

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

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

Common Paint and Finish Problems on new Homes

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

Strip and Finish Mahogany Wood Garage Door.

Join The PaintSource Network as we contemplate the renovation and preservation of this African Mahogany Garage Door. We will capture a bit of each day’s work, and the steps to stripping, sanding, and then choosing a wood finish on this door. If you need advice or consultation with a similar … Read More

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