What Is Wood Weathering And Do You Need To Do It?

Wood is a great material to use in building projects, from furniture and decks to log homes. Not only does wood have a classic look that never goes out of style, but it is also strong and easy to maintain. Many homeowners who have a wood deck or other exterior wood on their home know they must regularly re-seal this wood to keep it safe from weather, UV rays or insects. However, some people assume that they should do this immediately after a wood deck or other wood exterior on their home is installed. This is not always the case. Some woods, such as pressure-treated wood, needs to go through a process called “weathering” before it can successfully be sealed.
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How To Know It Is Time To Re-stain Your Deck

Your deck is one of the best external features on your home. From backyard barbecues to afternoons spent lounging and reading a book, your wood deck is a versatile space that can bring you lots of joy. However, harsh weather conditions such snow, sun rays, rain and pests can slowly wear down the finish on your wood deck. You should plan to regularly restain your wood deck. There are a few key ways to know it is time to restain your deck, as well as a few signs it is time to replace your deck instead.

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When Should You Apply Deck Sealer?

While this is an easy project that can be tackled in a weekend, it can not be tackled any weekend of the year. We have compiled a list of times when you should – and should NOT – seal your deck. 
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Can Deck Sealer Be Sprayed On?

There are a few ways that you can apply sealer to your deck. Each has its merits and negative aspects, so it can be good to use a combination of methods to ensure your entire deck is coated and protected.
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What Is Ghost Coating?

Ghost coating, also known as glazing, coats a wood surface that is already painted or had wood stain applied to modify the tone. Ghost coating still maintains the wood grain and integrity of the wood but is a quick and efficient way to change
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Are Wood Varnish And Lacquer The Same Thing?

As you are working to treat and finish the wood on your log home or cabin , you may find yourself asking “Are varnish and lacquer the same thing? Can I use either in my project?” Do not worry, many of our customers ask the same questions. While
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