Messmer’s Wood Stains: Making the Real Thing Look Really Good


People have always prized “the real thing” over copies. This is why there is only one Mona Lisa. Extremely accurate copies can be made, but they are not prized nearly as highly as the priceless original. The idea that the copy is inferior to the original goes back at least as far as Plato’s “Republic”, […]

DeckMAX Products are a Time Machine for your Decks


In climates with winter snow, PVC decking is best given a cleaning and revitalization in the spring, after winter has deposited its grime and dirt. The task is quick and simple, and revitalizing is usually just a once-a-year task.

Penofin Wood Finish: Good Enough For a Horse


Esthetics are something the human race has been concerned with since the dawn of time. We have planted flowerbeds in our yards, hung things from our walls and placed those little garden gnomes in our grass for this specific reason (what else would possess a man to do this??). Esthetics is the reason why single […]