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the history of wood flooring - old house journal magazine gleaming tongue-and-groove hardwood floors might seem like the standard for old houses but that wasn’t always the case as a trip through wood flooring history illustrates. when envisioning historic interiors many people picture rooms fitted with expanses of gleaming wooden floors embellished.

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repair for an old wooden porch - extreme how to even if a house has an exterior veneer comprised of brick stone or vinyl other parts of the house will still be constructed of wood. porches are almost always made of wood and many older homes have a porch floor made from tongue-and-groove lumber.

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can epoxy paint be applied to wood floors? | hunker bare wood surfaces are ill-suited for paint adhesion. before epoxy paint will adhere to a wood floor it must be coated with an acrylic latex primer. the primer should be applied using a roller affixed to a rolling pole. the primed wooden floors must dry for at least three hours before they are ready for epoxy paint.

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rotten wood - find it before it destroys your house on the subject of damaged paint check any painted or sealed wooden surfaces on your home’s exterior for cracks in the paint or sealant. any crack you find even small ones can allow water to work its way into the wooden material resulting in rot. what if your house’s surface is vinyl or aluminum? could it still succumb to rotten wood?

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how to repair rotted wood | family handyman repair wood with polyester filler: apply wood hardener and filler. family handyman. to repair rotted door frame first remove rotted wood with a 5-in-1 or other sharp tool. then coat the rotted door frame area with wood hardener as shown. mix polyester wood filler or bondo wood filler and press it into the recess with a putty knife.

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vintage timberworks vintage timberworks has been the premier source of antique timbers planking and flooring for over 25 years. we provide authentic recycled wood either in original “as is” condition or can custom mill our reclaimed wood into beams planking box beams flooring to meet your desired dimensions and appearances.

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exterior stains and sealers - the protect your wood and concrete surfaces with exterior stains. a few coats of wood stain can keep your deck vibrant healthy and looking great for years. the same goes for garage floors and basements. prep. prep. prep. we can’t emphasize enough how important it is to prep your deck before you stain it. even new wood needs to be prepped.

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how should old wood be prepared before painting? | home. old wood may have layers of paint or varnish that you need to remove before you can paint. if you leave these layers alone and just paint over them you will end up with uneven surfaces. proper.

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refinishing old wood floors - a beautiful mess wood floors. you either hate them or love them. we love them here at abm and were so excited when we pulled back the gross carpet in the habitat house to reveal the house had (possibly original) wood floors in ok shape. refinishing them was added to the list of to-dos. it was a project i was.

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front porch fix-up | this old house using a pry bar and hammer remove the old wood on both sides of the cut being careful not to harm the tongue of the undamaged deck board. once the waste is clear drive the bar's curved end between the joist and the underside of the next damaged board and pry it up.

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painted wood floors everything you need to know revive old and worn floors: over time your hardwood flooring will start to show its age. while this sometimes shows character this deterioration often looks horrible. tell-tale signs are usually visible scratches scuffs or color loss. even if you try repair the damaged hardwood a coat of good paint can easily bring them back to life.

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how to paint wood floors | today's homeowner using a roller to paint our wood floor. this summer i committed what any self-respecting lover of natural building materials would call a cardinal sin. i walked into our old farmhouse with nearly 100-year-old pine floors and when my husband asked what we should do with them i replied “paint.

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reclaimed antique wood antique barn siding has a unique look of its own created by time and weather. a beautiful rustic option for exterior wood siding interior wood walls or exposed wood ceilings. read more online or view in store.

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how to paint a wood porch floor | home guides | sf gate you may use alkyd or latex over old oil-based paints. 6.. lay on a first coat of exterior floor or deck paint over the primer again cutting in around the perimeter with a small brush and.

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how to refinish old wood floors without sanding | hunker the best way to refinish wood floors without sanding is to scuff the floor with a buffer and sanding screen then apply two coats of new finish. you can also use a chemical to etch the existing finish then apply new finish. however the first method gives better results.

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a pro confides his best tips for painting exteriors | this. 3. bright wood. underneath all the gunk is wood that looks as good as new?and may be even better at holding paint than clapboards sold today are. old clapboards often came from trees that grew slowly and were rift-sawn to minimize warp.

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how to refinish and paint an old wooden porch and deck. about ten years after i moved into and restored my 100-year-old house i decided to have a wooden deck and porch added to the back of the house. the back side of the house ended with steps going out and into the yard. this new porch was built to run alongside the length of the house. it would lead.

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how to fix sagging floors - old house journal magazine exterior products & landscaping elements. flooring. furniture.. first inspect all of the basement support beams and posts where they meet the floor. be suspicious of wood posts set on dirt floors or wood posts with concrete poured around the post bases.. steve jordan has been in the old-house repair and restoration business for forty.

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valspar porch floor & patio latex paint valspar floor and patio latex paint protects floors with beautiful rich colors. glides on and dries quickly to a hard smooth finish resisting scuffs scrapes and scratches on interior and exterior wood and concrete floors. polyurethane-fortified enamel glides on ultra smooth and dries to a hard satin or glossy finish

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how to paint a wood floor - bob vila click for details on how to paint a wood floor. expert advice from bob vila the most trusted name in home improvement home remodeling home repair and diy.. in places where the old coating.

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products | old masters touch-up products. sundries. apply. gel stain. a highly pigmented oil-based stain. water-based wood stain. fast drying semi-transparent wood stain. fast dry wood stain. high quality oil-based stain. masters WPC part b hardener. for use with masters WPC only. ascend exterior a durable coating designed for exterior application.

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how to replace an exterior door | the family handyman we ordered a top-quality prehung wood door with special 2-1/2-in.-wide exterior trim (casing) (simpson bungalow no. 7228) from a local lumberyard.. exterior opening. then swing the door open and lift it off. protect the floor with a dropcloth. the old door will be heavy. photo 2: pry loose the old trim.

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valspar latex porch floor & patio paint wire brush or scrape chipped or peeling paint. rough or repaired wood surfaces should be sanded smooth. prime bare new wood with an enamel undercoater. prime badly worn spots on old wood with a thinned first coat of latex porch and floor enamel. all rust must be removed from metal prior to painting.

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selecting the right wood finish | the craftsman blog shellac is an old school finish common on woodwork in old houses. it is a relatively similar product in application to polyurethane but instead of being made of petrochemicals it is made from a naturally found resin from the lac bug. flakes of this resin are dissolved in denatured alcohol and poof you have shellac.

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sanding exterior porches - how to install wood floors the two biggest myths about sanding exterior porches and decks exterior porch refurbishment is a great summer project but misconceptions about the process abound. let’s debunk some of them. myth #1: porches are easy and quick to sand. my porch is on...

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best exterior paint for wood outdoor decks & porches. wood requires certain type of paint when it's outdoor decks or porches.this is to resist against the elements.these are the top products for exterior wood painting.

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how to seal old wood | hunker solid wood like fine wine can get better with age under the right conditions. ultraviolet radiation from sunlight and wind and rain are the enemy when it comes to keeping your wood looking the way it should. there are a number of different methods for sealing old wood. the least obtrusive are natural remedies such as linseed oil or paraffin wax.

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