Jul , Using only four materials stone, wood, concrete and steel Chris Corbett designed and built a new patio and deck for a backyard in Davis, Corbett laid all the inch by inch decking pieces at a degree angle to match the angle of the sliding glass door that leads to the deck from the house.
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Dec , Decking the halls with Victorian ornaments By Melanie Thomas December As the trees became larger, so did the decorations, to the point where it was common to have the outside of the tree completely covered in ornaments With most new ideas, there were a few kinks to be worked out No one had
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How worn is it On older decks, unless you can sand off the top layer you ll get the best protection from a penetrating finish a clear toner, a semitransparent, or a But greater care is required during application to prevent lap marks brush the finish on no more than two boards at a time, and be sure to cover their lengths in
It s a good idea to prime all four sides of tongue and groove flooring before installing it to reduce expansion and contraction due to changes in temperature and humidity Pressure treated flooring that This material is pressure treated, tongue and groove one by four that is kiln dried after treatment That means we can prime
Apr , Well, over the past years we ve worn down the paint on those front stairs pretty significantly, but the real gem that s been lurking under our front matt can Down the road we dream of completely replacing this front stoop area with a true full covered porch where we can relax on rocking chairs looking out
Mar , They re currently in the back of my closet, where they ve been now for the past year and a half and shall remain for the rest of eternity with the idea that one day far from now, my future daughter and I will pull them from their dark, moldy resting place and have a good belly laugh temporarily distracting her
Jan , There are four basic options for decking materialpainted fir, hardwood, synthetic material, or treated wood Within those four options is a second For one, painted fir is best used for covered porches painted wood will deteriorate faster if not protected from the weather In addition, the material available
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Then you can use cove molding against the floor to hide the cut edges That same cove can go at the top of the wall to hide the small gap above the last course The cut ends of the boards will intersect in the corners of the closet, but as long as you start your installation on the back wall and cut the sidewall boards to fit
Watch this video to find out about DIY friendly composite decking and hidden fasteners that s a low maintenance alternative to wood decking Unlike wood decking, a composite deck is durable, low maintenance, and won t crack or split Watch this To begin your deck makeover, remove the old worn wooden boards.
For those of us with the ultimate DIY projects running around (that d be kids), sometimes it s hard to figure out the best way to make your home safe while encouraging curiosity and healthy boundaries for your littles While there are plenty of theories on how much baby and childproofing a family should or shouldn t do,
Nov , I get those stores confused because I frequent both throughout the year Reindeer Pillow, Wreath Pillows I ve been doing some Christmas shopping and sometime soon I m going to put together a Gift Ideas post I absolutely love this time of yearthe decorating, the gift giving, the parties, the food! I love it
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When it comes to the deck finish, most decks look best with a flat sheen but your situation may be different As always, look for products with low VOC s (Volatile Organic Compounds) whenever possible Solid Deck Stain Recommended for older decks to hide imperfections, slightly damaged areas, wear and tear.
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However, you should remove any moss growing on surfaces you walk onsuch as sidewalks, stepping stone paths, decks, steps, or stairssince it can make them Exposure to bleach can damage or kill plants, so be sure to cover any plants you wish to save before applying, and use plenty of water when rinsing to dilute