On Tue, 05 Jul 2016 08:22:14 -0700, rhonda.hodas.hack wrote:
When you find one, let us know :-).
Seriously, I don't think the "perfect" exterior finish exists. None last
for more than a few years and most only 1-2 years. If you believe the
statement that all finishes are non-toxic when cured, you could try
marine epoxy over shellac (SealCoat).
If you're keeping the birdhouses, my suggestion is pure tung oil,
reapplied every year. See:
When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and
carrying a cross.
Yep. If you're going to use TWS, you might as well take your money and
stuff inside the can.
I am constantly getting asked to pressure wash and "re-seal" decks. And
people ask about what the best "sealer" is. I always tell them, a high
quality exterior paint.
I also tell them the worst thing they can do to a deck is pressure wash
it. It forces moisture into the wood, raises the grain and makes it all
fuzzy and splintery. The best thing to clean a wood deck is a simple
mold-killing house wash with a light rinse from a hose or pressure wash
on a very low setting.
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