Category Archives for Exterior Decorating

Exterior Decorating: Treatment of Special Surfaces

Unpainted outside garden woodwork should be coated with creosote or with a branded wood preservative to protect it against weather. It is best to apply the preservative with an old brush which once having been used for this purpose, should … Continue reading

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Exterior Decorating: Varnishing Exterior Woodwork

Grained woodwork and painted woodwork which is exposed to very hard wear or to adverse weather conditions may be protected to give it a longer lease of life by coating the work with varnish. There are many different types of … Continue reading

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Exterior Decorating: Painting External Doors

The most important part of exterior decorating is the work of finishing doors, especially the front door. Although every part of the outside of a house should be done thoroughly and carefully a front door should be given extra special … Continue reading

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Exterior Decorating: Distempering

In most cases the distempering or painting of exterior walls is done by applying the decorative materials on roughened surfaces, and the use of a paint-roller for coating outside walls is restricted to very smooth surfaces. The preparation of wall … Continue reading

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Exterior Decorating: Painting External Walls and Woodwork

The chief reason for coating exterior surfaces is to protect them against sun, rain and wind, and all the materials used for outside work should be of very good quality so that they perform their function properly. It is false … Continue reading

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