I'm refinishing all of my exterior doors in my home and would like to re-do the surface with a gel stain. Do I need to do any additional sanding to the stain that I just applied before applying the gel stain, or can I just apply the gel on top of the new stain?
I am refinishing a wood floor and want to leave a little grain / rustic look to the wood, what grit of paper do I stop at? I am staining the wood with a white-wash type stain and finishing with a poly urethane. I am thinking that I can just use several coats of poly to coat the floor and protect it from splintering. Any advice?
We are looking to re-stain the exterior of our house. have about 1900 sq.ft. of cedar siding that needs re-staining. What's the approximate cost these days?
I have an exterior door with side lights that need refinishing. Can you recommend the kind of stain and finish I should use? I would like to keep it water based. The door and sidelights are protected with storm doors.
Every year I stain my deck. Within a few months, the knots begin to bleed through and become a powdery, white substance that runs several inches/feet from the original knot. There are dozens of these and they are unsightly. I have been told there is nothing I can do but paint the deck. I want to continue to stain it. Is painting really my only option?
A stainless steel wine chiller was on top of my oak buffet overnight. Now there is a ring stain on the buffet. What can I use to remove the stain?
Can I stain maple with some kind of stain, and what would I use to bring its luster back. I do have that stick which erases some marks and it is good but not for a large job.
I have recently put new countertops, appliances, and flooring in my kitchen in Charleston, South Carolina. Now I need to do something with the cabinets, but my budget is very slim. Is re-facing cabinets a good option if the basic structure is sound? How do I go about re-facing them to match the rest of the decor?