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

Choosing and Hiring a Contractor

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

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 High Moisture Wood Structures

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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