Exterior Wood Care

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How to Sand Down Wood Fillers

Wood fillers fill dents.

Choosing the Best Type of Paint for Your Wood Trim

Painters tape and a good paintbrush aren't all you need for painting your wood trim. Get the right kind of paint!

Exterior Finishes for California Redwood

California redwood is one of nature’s most maintenance-free building materials. It has a natural

How to Waterproof a Wood Deck

Protect your deck from the weather's wear and tear in four steps.

How to Waterproof a Wood Floor

Keep your wood floor in great shape by adding a waterproof coating to the surface.

How to Repair Rotted Wood on an Exterior Window Frame

Remove and repair rot in your window frames before it gets worse.

How to Remove Paint from Wood Trim

Strip the old paint off your wood trim to go for a new, natural look.

How to Make Wood Filler Dry Faster

Depending on the circumstances, wood filler can take a long time to dry. Follow these tips and tricks to speed up drying times.

How to Make Wood Filler with Sawdust

There's no need to buy wood filler when you need to make repairs. Follow this advice to make your own.

Applying Sealant To A Gazebo

A backyard gazebo adds an elegant touch while making your garden more usable. Since they are exposed

How to Finish an Outdoor Storage Bench

Finishing a weathered piece of outdoor furniture, such as an outdoor storage bench, is a simple task

How to Color Your Wood Filler

If you are undertaking a project that involves wood, you may wish to include wood filler to shape contours

How to Hide Wood Filler Before Staining

Wood filler is used to eliminate any defects and deficiencies in the surface of wood. You can use this

How to Use Wood Filler to Repair Hardwood Floor Scratches

It can be easy to use wood filler to repair scratches on your hardwood floor if you know a few common

4 Different Uses for Wood Filler

Wood filler is a substance that can be used for a multitude of different purposes to repair your wood

4 Tips to Remember When Mixing Wood Filler with Paint

Using a wood filler is a great way to repair rotten or damaged wood, without buying a new piece of wood.

Helpful Techniques for Evenly Spreading Wood Filler

Many different home projects call for the application of wood filler. This can be a confusing process

Everything You Need to Know When Using Wood Filler Outdoors

Wood filler is often used to repair wood that is not in the best shape. Which would include wood in harsh

What Kind of Wood Filler do You Need For Your Project?

Wood filler, also know as wood putty, is an excellent substance used for repairing cracks and holes in

5 Tips to Remember When Mixing Wood Filler with Stain

If you’re the kind of do-it-yourselfer who never says die, wood filler is your best friend when

5 Misconceptions About Wood Filler

If you find yourself browsing the Internet for wood filler, you may that there are many misconceptions

Exterior Wood Painting Tips: How to Deal with Knots

If you frequently perform exterior wood painting, knowing how to paint around knots can be quite useful

A Guide to Using Wood Filler to Repair and Prevent Wood Rot

Wood filler is a thick, colored paste that you can mix with thinner and varnish to apply to your wood

A Complete Guide to Different Wood Fillers

If you are performing some exterior work, then you may find that your wood product has holes or dents

Choosing the Best Color Paint for Your Wood Trim

The wood trim in your home is often found around windows, doors, the ceiling and the baseboards. Wood

What Can I Do to Prevent Wood Rot?

Wood rot is caused by a fungus that needs 3 things to survive: wood, moisture and heat. To prevent wood

How to Repair Wood Rot

Learning to repair wood rot is a home improvement task that everyone should learn. Wood rot is a form

How Can I Tell If I Have a Woodworm Infestation?

The first sign of a woodworm infestation is round holes in your furniture and wood. These will form as

What Kind of Wood is Most Resistant to Woodworm?

Timber is very susceptible to woodworm, but furniture that is made from a combination of woods or a blend

Tips for Filling Rotted Wood

Nobody wants to come across any type of rotted wood but this situation is made worse when the wood is

Repairing Rotted Wood Siding

Even the most well-kept wood siding is susceptible to moisture and damage which will lead to rotted wood.

What Is Woodworm?

There are many species of woodworm and the larval stage of certain woodboring beetles, but they are not

DIY Woodworm Treatment Tips

Woodworm treatment involves the extermination of wood destroying insects that are usually the larvae