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Preparing Wood for Stain - Using Natural & Eco Friendly Wood Stains

Preparing Wood for Stain - Using Natural & Eco Friendly Wood Stains

Posted by The Organic & Natural Paint Co. on 28th Apr 2014

When properly taken care of, wood is a beautiful addition to any home that can last a lifetime.  Before you begin a wood finishing project, you’ll want to know the basics to ensure you get the most professional looking results possible.  The key to any good wood finishing job is sanding.  Sand, sand, sand.  A thorough sanding will raise the quality of your results exponentially.  Choose a medium grade sandpaper to begin, and as the wood begins to smooth out, gradually switch to finer and finer grades of sandpaper.  Sand with the grain for best results.  Keep an eye on any joints in the wood that may have dried glue stuck in them.  Dried glue can interfere with your staining process down the road, so take care of it now with a good sanding.  If … read more
Tips and Tricks for Wood Staining Your Deck or Patio - Make New Again!

Tips and Tricks for Wood Staining Your Deck or Patio - Make New Again!

Posted by The Organic & Natural Paint Co. on 26th Mar 2014

After taking the painstaking measures of preparing your deck or patio for staining, the most work-intensive part of this DIY project is finished! Now’s it’s time to apply your wood finish, but exactly what is the best way to go about this task? The following are a few tips that can help you perfect the job. Taping off surrounding areas such as the siding of your house can ensure a crisp finished edge, as well as keep those areas free from any product. Carefully consider the directions on the manufacturer’s label – especially in natural/organic alternatives – because every product is different. Testing a small area and allowing it to dry will prevent any surprises and give you a better idea of your final product. Using a stain pad will provide you with a smooth finish without bein … read more
Switch to Nature: Help build a eco friendly environment that will last a lifetime, inside and outside your home!

Switch to Nature: Help build a eco friendly environment that will last a lifetime, inside and outside your home!

Posted by The Organic & Natural Paint Co. on 27th Nov 2013

The Organic and Natural Paint Co. presents a collection of natural interior and exterior eco friendly paint products you can use to not only paint and spruce up your home, but to also nurture the home we all share. We share the same sky, the same oceans and the same wildlife, treasures that are meant to be enjoyed for all time. Meanwhile, you seek to nurture the light within your own home. You wish to breathe life into your home’s walls and floors, hoping to create magic for you, your family and friends. How can you do that, while allowing the world we all share to flourish? Simple! By purchasing any of The Organic and Natural Paint Co.’s natural and eco friendly products, you’re on your way to creating an eco-friendly environment that’s safe for you and your family to enjoy. … read more