How to Replace An Outdoor Faucet or Spigot?

While people rarely think about it, outdoor faucets occasionally break and need to be replaced. A leaky outdoor faucet will cost you money with every single drip and can waste thousands of gallons of water a year! Save yourself money [...]

By |2021-11-02T23:32:33+00:00November 2nd, 2021|0 Comments

Best Laser Levels for Deck Building

Any Craftsman worth their salt has worked with a level before. These classic tools allow you to check to make sure that your work surface is as level as possible, helping you prevent an unwanted slope to your new deck. [...]

By |2021-10-10T23:50:21+00:00October 10th, 2021|0 Comments

The Top 7 Semi-Transparent Deck Stains Reviewed

Semi-transparent deck stain lasts for an average of two to three years without peeling, and it's easy to clean. Also, reapplication does not require major work like with solid stains. The best feature, though, is semi-transparent stain allows the grain [...]

By |2021-09-15T16:06:26+00:00June 8th, 2021|0 Comments

Does Vinegar Remove Paint from Wood?

The vinegar sitting in your pantry can remove paint from wood. Not only is it an affordable option, but an effective one too capable of removing stubborn stuck-on paint from many surfaces. Even better, vinegar does not harm the environment [...]

By |2021-09-15T16:07:26+00:00June 5th, 2021|0 Comments

Can You Use Pressure-treated Wood Indoors?

Pressure-treated wood can work indoors and outdoors; however, it’s not without controversy when used inside. Outside, pressure-treated wood has room to breathe and release all the toxic chemicals used to treat the wood. You do need to be safe with [...]

By |2021-09-15T16:08:47+00:00June 1st, 2021|0 Comments

How Many Coats of Polyurethane Are Needed?

Polyurethane makes a fantastic finish, especially for wood projects. The glossy finish protects the surface and helps it to last longer from scratches, water damage, and anything else. Too many coats can cause the surface to be uneven and not [...]

By |2021-09-15T16:09:18+00:00May 31st, 2021|0 Comments

Can You Apply Polyurethane with a Roller?

You know you need polyurethane to finish your product, but the question is what to apply the product with? The short answer is yes, you can use a roller instead of a paintbrush. However, as with all things, there is [...]

By |2021-09-15T16:09:50+00:00May 30th, 2021|0 Comments

How Long Does It Take for Primer to Dry?

Primer thankfully dries to the touch in about an hour, making it a great first layer to prime your project. While it might seem like an extra step, primer sets a blank stage for a surface to make applying paint [...]

By |2021-09-15T16:10:25+00:00May 29th, 2021|0 Comments
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