Hardwood flooring is beautiful, timeless and improves the value of your property. Wood may be a more expensive option, but it can be a wise long-term investment if properly maintained. You can refinish a hardwood floor and rejuvenate its appearance as soon as it begins to show wear and tear.
Black doesn’t often come to mind with wood staining projects. Stains exist to bring out the beautiful aesthetics of wood, highlighting them, while possibly shifting their color tone. With darker stains, the heavy and regal qualities of wood stand out, but wouldn’t black just mask the beauty of the wood?
The beauty of a gray-inspired wall or gray-stained furniture is that it goes with almost any style. From basic concepts to unique combinations, gray wood stain has the ability to transform both interior and exterior projects. Here are some great reasons to consider gray wood stain for your next project.
Do you want to give your metal projects a beautiful wood grain effect? It's actually much easier than you'd expect! We'll teach you how to do it in this post. You'll need some basic materials and a little patience, but the outcomes are well worth it.
The ZAR Platinum Pro Translucent Urethane Finish is a recently launched product that can be used on vertical surfaces such as garage doors, fiber cement, panel and lap siding, vinyl, fiberglass and steel door frames, as well as primed wood. It was initially developed to meet a specific need for professional painters, but homeowners can also use this product. Spray it, roll it or brush it on your garage doors for a beautiful, long-lasting finish.
Wood is undoubtedly durable and long-lasting, yet it isn't indestructible. Solid wood may develop fractures, cavities, divots, scratches and scars when exposed to moisture or general wear and tear. The fastest way to make repairs is to use wood filler.
With the cost of wood today, refinishing your deck and wood siding makes more sense than purchasing new lumber. Besides, applying a new stain is a great DIY weekend project, and it will add years of life to your wood, making it more weatherproof and durable. However, there are some preliminary steps that need to be observed to get professional results, and this article will explain the process step-by-step.
The basic questions of quality and quantity rapidly rise to the forefront when the time comes to choose an interior and exterior finish product for your log or timber home. ZAR® Platinum PRO Translucent Urethane Finish from United Gilson Laboratories (UGL) puts the quality question
As the design world evolves, trends go in and out of style. However, traditional, classic design elements have remained at the forefront of popularity — and one of the most popular design elements is wood. Favored among classical and modern design aesthetics, natural wood grain is welcome in almost any home. Whether you’re trying to achieve something chic and minimal or weathered and traditional, wood is an unbeatable design companion.
Removing old varnish from wood can be a difficult task. It is important to take your time and use the proper techniques in order to avoid damaging the wood. In this article, we will discuss how to remove old varnish from wood furniture, wood veneer and other types of wood, as well as provide tips for avoiding damage to the wood during the removal process.
When it comes to polyurethane, there are two types to choose from: oil-based and water-based — with the latter being the most recently developed. One question that often arises when using water-based polyurethane is how long you should wait between coats.
Wood, in its raw form, is undeniably beautiful — but that doesn’t mean it will complement the other design elements you already have in place. Because wood is a natural product, it can vary from tree to tree, even in the same species. However, solid paint colors aren’t always the best solution for getting a cohesive design.
Proper steps to take when restoring a log home - success will follow when taking the proper steps Log Homes are beautiful structures, and that natural beauty, like most wood, needs protection but first proper preparation is required for log homes. Project success begins with proper product preparation. Proper Preparation for Log Homes
Polyurethane was invented in the 1930s and can be found in both liquid and solid forms, including insulation, sportswear, adhesives and coatings. It is a type of varnish that provides better protection against water, impacts and other solvents than traditional varnish.
Deck stains can come in many forms, but the two main types you’ll encounter are transparent and semi-transparent. What's the difference, and how do you know which type to choose for your deck? Here's a breakdown of the differences between transparent and semi-transparent deck stains to help you make the best decision for your home.
Wood has long been considered a timeless decking material, so it’s no surprise that it is still one of the most popular decking materials on the market. However, while it’s incredibly popular, it does require continual upkeep to keep it looking well-maintained. Traditional options for wood decking maintenance include clear sealer, stain or paint.
A well-designed and constructed deck creates a wow factor for any home. This article explains why using a heavy-duty deck stain is the best way to protect the decks you build for clients.
Wood Stain Colors with No Limitations Owner of Detroit Craftswoman, Chelsea Cousineau, has been in the woodworking industry using wood as an art form for about four years. She grew up working at her dad’s hardware store, where there was always an abundance of wood cut-offs laying around. She took the opportunity to use them to create wood mosaics and pictures. She uses ZAR Stains and tints to create her wood stain colors.
Log cabins are beautiful, sturdy homes that take us back to the pioneer days. Now, they have a life of their own and can range from the simple, classic design to the extravagant log mansions. No matter how big or small, ensuring that they are properly maintained and cared for is essential to the life of the logs and to the home itself.
Wood is a high-quality, natural material that isn't necessarily cheap, so you will need to protect it. The best way to protect it and increase its longevity is to apply polyurethane products for wood doors.
ZAR® is more than ONE color per year, ZAR® is a lifestyle. Why have a manufacturer pick THEIR color of the year when it should be all about YOU? ZAR has collections of color that speak to your way of living: Easy Living, Tending, Classic, Global Canvas. How about this coming year, you be you! Fill your spaces with colors and decors that make you happy. They express your true personality and make your home come alive.
With so many stain and sealer brands on the market, it can be difficult to know which to choose. To help you, we created a list of some of the best interior wood stain and sealer options on the market.
Different brands have different furniture wood stain colors, some are multi-function formulas like ZAR Interior Stain and some have specific formulations for indoor and outdoor wood. ZAR® Interior and Exterior offers beautiful indoor and outdoor wood furniture stain options.
ZAR® 518 EXOTIC REDWOOD + 139 GOLDEN SUNSET + 517 MOROCCAN RED + 129 VINTAGE MODERN are warm and rich hues making for the perfect setting to transition into the changing seasons. The red-hot hues of Exotic Redwood & Moroccan Red symbolize strength and emotions of love, fire, heat, and