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
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
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
Fall is the perfect time to coat your outdoor wood projects. The cooler temps make it nice for the applicators and they do not have to be so concerned about the finish flash drying on a surface that is too hot. More importantly, your wood needs to be protected from … Read More
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
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
PaintSource outlines 5 key points of concern regarding building and wood finishing for New Deck Projects. Most problems with wood deck care can be traced to the first product that touches your bare wood. PaintSource philosophy for all deck finishing is first on / last on, meaning do not change … Read More
Join Andriots 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
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
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
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
Tung oil is the main ingredient in all our Waterlox Tung Oil Finishes. Tung oil is made from pressed seeds from the nut of the tung tree. The tung tree, native to China, is named for its heart-shaped leaves because “tung” is Chinese for “heart.” In the 14th century, Chinese … Read More
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
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
Doug and Will are available for personal project consultation. With over 30 years experience selling, applying and studying architectural coatings, they have created a massive database of knowledge for all your painting, wood maintenance and wood finishing projects. Give Doug or Will a call for Project Consultation on any Project. … Read More
When you need detailed technical advice or project assistance, PaintSource offers one-on-one consultation for your project.
Consult directly about your project with Doug Wilson, Hunter Selby, BJ Andriot, or any of our team upon request.
We can help you choose the best products for your paint or wood finish project. We can then help you source those products for jobsite delivery.
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Structures NatureOne Renew, a superior eco-friendly colorless exterior finish designed as a maintenance coat for wood homes coated with NatureColor or NatureOne protection systems. This colorless exterior maintenance coat will not darken or change the appearance of the existing wood surface. The Structures NatureOne Renew formulation combines nano-UV technology and acrylic resin technology to refresh and maintain the existing coating system in place.… Read More
Structures NatureOne Finish is a durable translucent exterior wood coating that combines 100% acrylic resin technology with transparent iron oxides. The result is a premium coating with advanced UV protection along with a beautiful luster and clarity of wood grain. Structures NatureOne 100% Acrylic is applied initially as a three-coat finishing system on vertical surfaces such as solid log and timber frames, wood sidings and trim, and entry and garage doors. NatureOne can also be used as a single coat for maintenance applications.… Read More
Structures Nature Color Recoater is a system-completing protective topcoat used in conjunction with NatureColor BASE COAT on exterior vertical wood surfaces. Structures NatureColor RECOATER should be applied within one month for optimum protection or at least within one year of the initial NatureColor BASE COAT applications. Structures NatureColor RECOATER is also used as a single coat for maintenance applications. RECOATER should be used on VERTICAL surfaces only.… Read More
Structures NatureColor Base coat is a proven translucent wood protection finish for use on exterior vertical surfaces as the first and second coat of a recommended three-coat system. Structures NatureColor Base Coat can also be used alone as a one or two-coat application on weather-exposed, horizontal wood surfaces such as decks, fencing, and garage doors.… Read More