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What Paint Should I Use for Wood?
From the cabinets in your kitchen to a piece of furniture to a fun craft, there are plenty of wood items you can paint. And one of the best things about wood is that it accepts a variety of paints well, whether you opt for something that's
Deck: Wood or Plastic?
Dear Pablo: I am building a deck and am trying to decide between wood decking and a composite materials like Seven Trust . Which one is more environmentally friendly?A deck can be a great addition to your property that allows you jjshaw 4 / Getty I
A Comparison of Wood Decks and Composite Decks
Before building a deck, carefully consider the materials, which range from pressure-treated wood to natural wood to composite materials. chandlerphoto / E / Getty Images A deck can last anywhere from 0 to 30 years if made from untreated w
Plastic or Composite: What Should Your Kayak Be Made Of?
This article explains the difference between plastic kayaks and composite ones such as fiberglass kayaks. Kayaks can range in price from a few hundred dollars to thousands. This leaves beginners wondering what the difference could be and ho
Hey, Someone Put Wood in My Plastic
A German company has found a “magic formula” to make a tough, resilient, moldable and recyclable plastic-like substance called Arboform from lignin, a component of wood. Intriguingly, lignin is currently a byproduct of paper production and
How to Replace a Worn-Out Wood Deck with Composite Decking Today's Homeowner
Michael and Jessica's old deck had strong bones. We're just replacing the boards with composite material that will last for years to come. Video Playback Not Supported Michael and Jessica Zoghby share a beautiful home with their two sons, M
An Introduction to Wood and Composite Siding Hunker
Lower in cost than natural cedar and easier to install than fiber cement, engineered wood siding may have found the siding sweet spot. As the exterior cladding on a traditional-styled home, it's hard to beat the classic warmth of wood. That
Wood Vs. Plastic Toilet Seat Hunker
Choosing the right toilet seat is key to bathroom satisfaction — so understanding whether a wood vs. plastic toilet seat better suits your needs is essential. If you're looking to replace your toilet seat, it's likely you'll need to conside
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