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Cherry: An Interesting Wood For Your Home

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Cherry is an interesting wood that is commonly used for furniture, flooring, cabinets, and both exterior and interior doors. It is a very popular tree because of it's fruit. The… Read More
Red Cedar Shakes

Cedar Shakes and Shingles: Finishing Choices

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Using either red cedar shakes or shingles on a building gives a great rustic look  With cedar’s basic resistance to the elements it’s a practical choice as well.  For either roofing or siding coverage you… Read More

What are the Basics on Red Cedar Shakes and Red Cedar Shingle

What are the Basics on Red Cedar Shakes and Red Cedar Shingles?

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Red Cedar makes a beautiful covering for any home. It can be used as either a roof covering or wall covering. It is a sturdy, strong, covering that has a long history of protecting homes… Read More

What are-my options for Wooden Siding on my home?

What are my options for Wooden Siding on my home?

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For a timber or log home wooden siding is a necessity. Even with a log home you may not chose to use logs for every section. Wooden siding allows you… Read More

Walnut: The Wood of Fine Furniture For Your Doors and Trim

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Walnut is a high quality dark wood often used for furniture and wood trim, like interior doors, kitchen cabinets, and flooring. It has a long history in America. Native Americans considered the walnut tree the… Read More

APPLYING LIFELINE™ OVER EXISTING STAINS

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We often get asked whether Perma-Chink’s LIFELINE™ wood stains and finishes can be applied over an existing stain. Since the answer to this question is somewhat complex, we’ll look at the various types of wood… Read More

GOT ROT? KNOCK ROT OUT OF THE PARK WITH M-BALM AND E-WOOD

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A hollowed out piece of timber on your home might make a convenient storage space for sports equipment or toys, but it’s a problem. Before you panic and list your home up on Zillow or… Read More

THE IMPORTANCE OF BACK-BRUSHING

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All of our finish labels and application instructions emphasize the necessity for back-brushing during the application process. What exactly is “back-brushing” and why is it so important? Back-brushing is the term we use to describe… Read More

WHICH PERFORMS BETTER, ADVANCE GLOSS OR ADVANCE SATIN?

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Occasionally we get asked which performs better,Advance Gloss or Advance Satin? When it comes to performance and longevity there is no doubt about it, a gloss topcoat will outperform a satin topcoat. Why? The most… Read More