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  • Q&A: Sealing Exterior Wood Before Painting

    Q: How much benefit is there to applying a water sealer and wood preservative to clapboard siding before priming and painting?

  • Q&A: Finish for Bare Slab

    Q: What is a good, durable, transparent finish for a bare radiant slab? I’ve tried Glitsa over colored concrete. The finish looked great initially, but was not water-resistant. A year later, there was a fair amount of delamination and flaking. How should I refinish the floor? Would a polyurethane...