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Rabbeted Bevel Wood Siding


Rabbeted Bevel Wood Siding

Wood siding is not something everyone is after, it tends to come with homeowner’s concern for maintenance, degradation and replacement. This is why vinyl products have become the most popular siding product in North America, it’s cheap, it’s plastic, and it lasts long. It takes a particular person to interest themselves in wood, which as we all know is not your average siding product. As a builder interested in creating beautiful craftsman homes …

Remove Stain from wood siding


Remove Stain from wood siding

If you are reading this article then you have either made the mistake of thinking you could stain the deck or fence beside the house without masking off the siding, or you are really, really bored. Either way thanks for reading and let’s begin. As I started to apply the stain, wiping the brush back and forth on the wood, I realized that the stain was spraying off the end of the brush at the end of each stroke. My first concern was spotting on the …

Stained wood siding maintenance


Stained wood siding maintenance

Cedar siding homes have similar maintenance, cleaning and staining needs as log homes. Generally there are three possible processes from which to choose, and our recommendation will be based on the current condition of the existing stain on your home. If the finish on your cedar siding home has failed, it is best to remove it and apply new stain to the bare wood. If the finish on your cedar siding home is in good condition but is weathered and in …