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DeckCorrect by Cabot

Deckcorrect™ by Cabot®

Hoping to get a couple more years out of an old deck? Cabot Online Rebate July 30 – August 8, 2021* This product is for you. Cabot® DeckCorrect™ brings new life to old wood and concrete.  DeckCorrect™ is a thick paint great for RESCUING  decks, railings, patios, composite deck, pool decks and walkways. It covers and corrects...
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newly stained deck spring time

Deck Cleaning and Staining for Spring

Spring is here, which means it’s time to clean the decks in Minnesota – literally. “We have a lot of people wanting to freshen them up,” says Nate Sockness, manager of Hirshfield’s Woodbury location, “Historically, hosting a high school graduation motivates people to get their decks cleaned, stained and looking good.” That deck work is...
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Stained Deck

Friday Finds: 4 Simple Steps for Staining Your Deck

Staining your deck is quite a process. However, it does not need to be an ordeal. In fact, it can be a simple process as long as you’re able and willing to do a little work. Trust me, I just went through the process. Perhaps you’ve heard the stories of power washing, sanding, staining, applications...
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Powerwashing Wood Siding

Spring Cleaning: The Power Washing Edition

Tips on power washing your siding or deck and avoiding damage.
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Sarah Richardson cottage planked walls

Friday Finds: Horizontal Plank Walls

  My love affair with horizontal plank walls began in 2010 when I saw this House Beautiful Magazine cover. The width of the planks and soft whitewashed finish on the pine planks looked crazy good to me. The three blue paintings replicating the horizontal lines of the planks made this corner the pièce de résistance in this gorgeous...
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Retro wallpaper

Wallcovering Wednesday: When to go Retro with Wallpaper

Retro is Relative Your children might think of the 1990s as retro, while your grandmother is nostalgic for the 1930s. For you? Maybe the 1980s are more your style. So whether it’s the bold colors and psychedelic patterns of the 1970s, the delicate florals of the 1930s or tiny geometric designs of the 1950s you’re...
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Painting or Staining: Best Options for Interior Millwork

You can paint the walls, hang the curtains, arrange the furniture, but a room just isn’t complete until you’ve addressed that one final touch, the component that will tie the whole look of the room (and house) together  – the millwork. Millwork refers to your home’s interior doors, window casings, baseboards, mantels and crown molding....
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How to Stain: Tips for Staining Furniture

Staining wood furniture is a great way to bring out the wood’s natural beauty. But just like with painting, there are some rules and guidelines that should be followed to make sure that your staining project turns out perfect. To get some professional advice on the matter, I turned to Greg, a paint and stain...
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Tips for Staining

Staining is a great way to revitalize or personalize a piece of wood furniture. It can also be a great way to save a little bit of money by purchasing unfinished furniture then investing some time and elbow grease, yet even the most experienced DIY’er can be intimidated by the staining process. True, there are...
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