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Most decks are made of wood, and wood naturally deteriorates over time. The good news is that with regular care (cleaning and spot touch-ups), you can maintain your stunning wood deck’s natural beauty.
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There’s nothing quite like summertime in the Chicagoland area, and there’s no place quite like your deck. From peaceful afternoon lunches to evening family BBQs, it’s a summer sanctuary where you can grill, gather, and enjoy the weather, and it shows.
During the early fall months, there’s often nothing better than spending a weekend outside in the cool air working in the yard or fixing up the house. Sharon Grech, Color & Design Expert at Benjamin Moore, shares some ideas for weekend projects that add value to your property.
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With the kids back at school, it may feel like summer’s over, but it’s not too late to transform your backyard into a relaxing oasis. To help you maximize your outdoor living areas, Sharon Grech, Benjamin Moore® color and design expert, shares tips on how to bring the latest looks to your open-air escape.

 

 

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As the holiday season has passed and we’ve settled into 2018, we’ve noticed some hot interior design trends that are worth noting. The 2018 home trends in paint, wall coverings, and window treatments are coming into focus, and JC Licht can help you find the materials to beautify your home.

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Redecorating your home at different times of the year can bring the outdoors inside. Autumn is a great time of year, with the beautiful reds, oranges, yellows, and golds as the leaves change.
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Learn interior and exterior painting tips and tricks from the experts at JC Licht. Interior tricks include creating visual interest, painters tape and keeping the room's function in mind. Read more for exterior tips!
Ready Seal® is an oil-based, semi-transparent stain and sealer in one. This biodegradable product has a unique blend of resin, pigment, oil and algaecide that penetrates deeply into wood providing beauty and superior protection from the elements.
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UGL® NuDeck® is a water-based paintable coating designed to restore damaged and aged wood and concrete surfaces. NuDeck creates a mildew-resistant, non-slip surface for wooden decks and docks, as well as concrete pool decks, patios and walkways.
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