All posts tagged "Sealing"
Sealing & Patching A Driveway
The condition of a driveway can have a great deal to do with the overall appearance of one’s home. A stain-ridden, chipped, cracked surface is not only unsafe, it can literally diminish a home’s value. The good...
- Posted May 2, 2016
Sealing and Patching an Asphalt Driveway
Brother Morris’ son Morris III helps to run our remodeling company along with Morris’ wife Carol. Recently they asked about the most cost effective surface for a driveway – for a bid they were making. They wanted...
- Posted October 28, 2015
Pavers Over Crushed Rocks, and Joints are Filled With Sand
Q.I tore out and replaced the concrete on my patio and sidewalk with pavers over crushed rock. Joints are filled with sand. Should I use a sealer on this, and if so how often? (Bob, Los Altos...
- Posted October 1, 2015
Sealing an Asphalt Driveway
Looking for a good hazy-day project that you wouldn’t want to tackle when the sun’s blazing? Sealing asphalt should be routine maintenance, as it prolongs the life and the quality of the surface. While pros use materials...
- Posted July 18, 2014
Protect Your Garage Floor
Is winter taking its toll on your garage floor? Is it all salt and grime when you open the door? In cold climates lots of salt and road grime accumulate under your car. Due to whatever else...
- Posted May 13, 2014
Sealing Grout for Tile
Question I wrote several months ago requesting information for sealing grout. I enclosed a stamped self-addressed envelope for a reply. To date you have not responded. Also, I have made four long distance calls to your office...
- Posted April 17, 2014
Cedar Siding – Maintenance and Care
Question Is there a chemical available that will fade new cedar shingles to match the aged ones on a 1915 brown-shingle bungalow? Do translucent stains allow natural aging to occur. How can you get a uniform look...
- Posted April 17, 2014
Installing French Doors
Question We would like some information regarding the best way to install double glass French doors. We have been told that sealing on the inside is the best way, and another person told us that sealing on...
- Posted March 5, 2014
Waterproofing Home Made Rocks
Question My daughter made some great plaster “rocks” that we used last year in a small recirculating waterfall. My husband gave them three coats of Thompson’s Water Seal, and we sat the bottom ones on gravel to...
- Posted February 23, 2014