Your Deck Railing: Prep The Wood Before You Paint

Posted on: 10 August 2015

Properly painting your deck railing can ensure that the wood will be protected for many years to come, however, proper painting starts with good prepping technique. Prepping the wood involves the removal of any old finishes and repair of old damage. To prepare your railing for painting, follow the tips below.      Sand and Repair as Necessary Sand the wood railings to strip away the old finish and expose the naked wood underneath.
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Three Unique Projects To Give Your Outdated Deck A Modern Makeover

Posted on: 29 July 2015

If you have an old deck with treated wood and simple decking, it may be time to give it a modern makeover. You can do things like replace decking with vinyl or metal systems, add new railings and many other things to give your deck more of a contemporary look. If you want to give your deck a new design, here are some things that you can do to make it look more modern:
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Three High-Paying Jobs in the Oil Sands

Posted on: 10 July 2015

The Oil Sands of Fort McMurray, Alberta contain the third highest amount of crude oil reserves in the world. With 168 billion barrels of oil, only Saudi Arabia and Venezuela have more untapped underground oil. Because of energy exploration in the Oil Sands, there are many high paying jobs in the area. Here are three of them. Welder While the average hourly wage for welders in Canada is $22.80, welders in Edmonton, Alberta can make closer to $30 an hour.
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Making Repairs To Your Asphalt Basketball Court

Posted on: 24 June 2015

If you are on the recreational committee for your neighborhood park, you know the importance in making sure all playground equipment and sporting areas are kept maintained to keep guests safe from injury. Here are some instructions for you to use when doing routine maintenance on your park's basketball court, keeping it looking sharp for those who wish to play a game.  Do An Assessment Take a walk on the court to look at the asphalt surface in detail.
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