How to Get Pet Urine Smell Out of Hardwood Floors…

    You may or may not fall into the category of folks that are faced with a certain head-scratching dilemma which can be the bane of existence for some.    Even if you are not personally experiencing this, there is a strong chance you know someone that has had to deal with it.    The scenario I […]

What is the Best Waterproofing for Wood??

  If there is natural wood in one form or another around the exterior of your home, at some point in time you may have wondered, “What is the best way to go about making sure it is protected from moisture damage?”  Perhaps you are one of those folks that is ultra-diligent and uber-protective of your home’s exterior and are […]

What Causes Wood to Rot?

  One of the items that pops up in conversation most frequently when having a discussion with someone about painting the exterior of their home, is rotted wood.   Obviously, rotted wood is not something that you want to paint over, it is something that should be addressed in one way, shape, or form. Perhaps […]

What is the Difference Between a Carpenter Ant and a Termite??

  While working on people’s homes and businesses, it is not unusual for us to encounter insect damage, either actively occurring or from some time in the past.   Most often this damage is done typically from Carpenter Ants or Termites.     It is not unusual for people to unintentionally use the terms ‘Carpenter […]

Natural Wood Cabinetry Refinishing & Restoration

  As cabinetry ages, whether it is in the Kitchen, Bathroom, or another room, it typically begins to show the signs of wear and tear. This is especially true if it is cabinetry that gets a good amount of use. Assuming this occurs and the owner of the cabinetry grows a bit concerned of this […]

The Dirty Little Secret About Solid Deck Stain…

  Earlier this past week I was watching a video of a Contractor, talking about how excited they were about applying a solid deck stain to a deck in the backyard of one of their Clients’ homes. They could not wait until they applied it to the deck surfaces (which had previously been bare), to […]

When is Rotted Wood NOT Really Rotted???

  As the old saying goes, “If I had a nickel for…” In this case the 2nd part of this sentence would be “…every time someone told me that they had rotted wood that needed fixing, I would be a rich man!”   So then… If I had a nickel for every time someone told me that they had rotted wood that […]