Using a clear deck stain (or a water repellent) is a great choice if you re protecting Ipe, cedar, redwood, or teak These types of woods are more expensive than pine, for example Clear finish protectants allow the wood grain to weather a natural gray or whatever tone comes natural Re apply every couple of years.
Sep , This paint is meant for all interior and exterior floors, decks, stairs and concrete as well as masonry surfaces My porch is enclosed, so I wasn t really worried about rain or snow, just colder temperatures in winter The porch is also a high traffic area, so I wanted a weatherproof floor and patio paint to
Aug , TTHES DESIGN BUILD How to Use It Aniline dye is sold in powder form, to be mixed with water, alcohol or both for application Many professionals use water soluble dyes for overall color, because they go on evenly and maintain their integrity well alcohol based versions dry faster but don t hold their
Apr , Last year I spent so much time stripping and staining our deck, updating our outdoor furniture and creating a nice ambiance out there with our firepit It said it was made for indoors but our outdoor outlet has a waterproof cover on it so we felt safe using it It s FREE and offers a bunch of DIY inspiration.
Oct , And over the last week I ve been spray painting outdoor end tables and planters, buying inexpensive pillows, clearance rugs, shower curtains, zip ties, you name it I was tired of our red and turquoise color palette from the previous deck, and wanted to update it all to a more clean grey with pops of aqua as
Find out which woods are the most durable and weather resistant for outdoor furniture, including acacia, cedar, cypress, redwood, shorea, and teak brown color If left unsealed, acacia should be reserved for deck or patio furniture, since constant contact with the damp ground of a garden may cause the wood to discolor.
Aug , This duvet cover s geometric design in ombré shades of mint, grey and mauve instantly adds a little razzle dazzle to a plain dorm room It reverses to a Contemporary Outdoor Cushions And Pillows by DiaNoche Designs SALE your room That s why this waterproof bath tote with pockets is essential.
May , Hard wearing porcelain tiles are a brilliant choice for bridging inside and outside spaces since they are tough, weatherproof and widely available with a slip resistant finish very handy for the garden element Contemporary Kitchen by Architect Your Home Architect Your Home Go for all over gray.
It s a given that a concrete slab will develop cracks over time This is particularly true at cold joints, where two concrete slabs meet that were poured at different times If the concrete slab is outdoors, such as a driveway, the cracks need to be sealed properly to keep water from seeping under the slab and eroding the soil,
Treating and staining a deck is an important thing to do to keep your deck looking fabulous! Stop on by to We knew we needed to stain and seal the deck and pergola or in a few years we would have a rotting, rough and ugly grey deck (yuck!) So this fall we How to Stain a Deck deck stain diy @SimplyDesigning.
Deck storage is SOOO easy with these units When it comes to being organized with everything in its place, you may suddenly notice that you have run out of storage space for some of your outdoor items Maybe you purchased new outdoor furniture (cushion storage) recently or need a place to store your grill accessories or
Sep , The Nest Cam Outdoor security camera offers sharp p video, crisp night vision, and motion detection alerts in a stylish weatherproof enclosure I screwed the magnetic base to a window sill, attached the camera to the base, and adjusted the angle to cover my back deck and doorway Nest video.
Refreshing the finish on decks, fences, and siding tops the to do list because without renewed protection against Mother Nature, wood will start to decay In a one two punch, sunlight breaks down the lignin that holds wood fibers together, leaving a gray surface that can t hold a finish Then water gets in, rotting boards and
Apr , Finishishing outdoor furniture is more like finishing a deck than a dining room table especially if you live in a wet climate that provide waterproof protection, without uv protection, that can further protect cedar and waterproof softwoods like pine and spruce, but still allow the wood to naturally gray age.
May , You can eat every meal outside with one of these ten outdoor patio dining sets our top favorite picks for the year The round table is nice for tiny decks and patios, but there is a larger rectangular version in the same collection if you prefer The orange chairs looks particularly nice with the grey finish.
Oct , I also waited for a clear forecast When applying the water seal, you need a few hours for the water protector to cure before it can get wet (Even though the porch is covered, water still splashes into the sides, especially in a hard rain.) Here is the easy way to waterproof your porch or deck floor Materials .