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When choosing wood for any project knowing the background of the wood can turn extremely beneficial. Knowing the advantages and disadvantages will lead to the kind of wood that will be the best option for your projects.  Cedar and pine, are the two most common wood kinds that are widely used. And if you are confused between these then this very guide is for you. I have designed an in-depth Cedar Vs Pine wood comparison that will tell you everything you need to know about these two kinds of wood. Both come with their own set of pros and cons and I have mentioned all of them so that you can pick the ideal one for you.  Have a look!  Cedar Vs Pine Wood                                                   Cedar…

Before we get into the benefits of Cedarwood oil, let me ask, do you know what is cedarwood oil?  It is okay if you don’t!  If I put it plain and simple, cedarwood oil is an oil that is extracted from the Cedar bark, leaves, berries, and needles. There are different kinds of cedarwoods in the world, and the oil from all kinds is called Cedarwood oil. Though there are specific names of each kind, but they are well recognized as Cedarwood oil.  However, the most popular kind of cedarwood for essential oil is the Eastern Red Cedar. It is also called Pencil cedar. The oil from cedarwoods is extracted in different methods. Professionals use different techniques such as Carbon Dioxide Distillation, Cold pressing, Steam Distillation, etc.  Cedarwood oil was analyzed and tested a couple of times on both animals and humans. And every time it has proved that this oil has…

Using tung oil on cedar wood isn’t something tough or complex. It is very easy. You just need to follow the steps I am about to show below. Before we get into the applying process, in case a few of you don’t know, Tung oil is used as a finish on woods.  The oil hardens the wood and protects the wood from the elements. Apart from this, there are other benefits of tung oil as well.  However, let’s not get into that. Below I am going to show you how to use tung oil on cedar woods. Not only cedarwood, using the following method you can use tung oil on any wood. Using Tung Oil on Cedar Woods Clean the Wood Properly Pick a cloth and dip that into warm water. Squeeze off the excess water from the cloth and then start wiping down the wood where you will be using the…

A wood sealer and stain both do the same job, protecting the wood. But yet, they are not the same! There are a few things that differentiate these two. And if you are a homeowner who does most of the repairing jobs then you must know what’s the difference between a wood sealer and a stain This is exactly what I am going to show in this very guide.  I’ll provide you everything you need to know about wood stain and sealer, so without any more delay, let’s dive right in! Difference Between a Wood Stain and Sealer Quick Summary Wood sealers are transparent and clear, they don’t add any extra color to the wood.  They show the natural grain of the wood, actually, they make the wood grain look even better. Protects the wood from water by ensuring the wood doesn’t absorb water.  On the other hand, the stain…

Cedarwoods are incredible, they are durable, comes with an attractive look, and they are rot and decay-resistant naturally. Then why do you still need to seal cedarwood? Cedarwoods contain oil that keeps them safe from rotting and decaying. However, that cannot protect the wood from the sunlight. This wood is highly durable and beautiful, but under direct sunlight, these wouldn’t last long. And that is exactly why you will want to seal the cedarwood, especially when used outdoors. At the end of this article, I have listed a couple more reasons why you should seal cedar wood. But now, let have a look at the guide on how to seal cedarwood. Do not worry if you have never done this before, this guide is for beginners. The process is extremely simple, all you have to do is follow the instruction and you will get it done smoothly. So with no…

You are here that clearly means you want to learn how to stain cedar woods. And this guide isn’t going to be a disappointment for sure. Staining cedarwood isn’t a tough job at all. Gather the right equipment and have little knowledge of wood staining and you are there! For outdoor cedar woods, staining and sealing are a must, otherwise, the wood will get damaged in no time. So it is better that you learn how to do those, it will come in handy at the right time. However, in this very guide, I am going to instruct you so that you can get the staining done properly. Make sure to focus and do not miss any part at all. Let’s get started then! How to Stain Cedar Wood Cedar Wood Staining Process Let me clarify one thing, the process I am about to show you that can be used…

Cedar shake sidings do improve the overall look of the home, it makes the home look very attractive. That is because cedarwood itself is a beautiful looking wood. However, they are costly as well. But the look and reliability this wood offers, that easily outweighs the price. Not only that wood but the installation cost is also little high. But you can save installation cost if you do it all by yourself. Don’t worry you have never done it before. Installing cedar shake siding is not at hard as you might be thinking. With the right instruction, anyone can do it well. In this guide, I am going to show how to install cedar shake siding. I tried my best to keep this as understandable as possible. Have a look! How to Install Cedar Shake Siding Tools you will be needing A Circular Saw. Measuring tape. Hammer or staple gun.…

Whether it is cedar deck, siding, railing, fence, or anything else, if that looks weathered and has dirt on that, surely you would want to treat that as soon as possible. And there is a very easy way of doing that in case you don’t know how to clean cedar wood. You won’t have to spend money on buying cleaning harsh chemicals. A lot of people cleans cedar woods without any chemicals and found out better results than chemicals. This is something you are about to witness if you follow the instructions. Below I am going to show you how you can clean cedar wood easily with items that are found in every household. But before you proceed know that of the wood cedar wood is painted, varnished, or stained, then this formula might not work well. How to Clean Cedar Wood And in that case, you can sand off…

Cedar is a wood for which everyone is on the line. Almost everyone wants their outdoor wood items to be made of cedarwood. There are several reasons why people go after cedar wood, especially for outdoor and I will be listing the advantages of it after this section. Mother weather is always harsh for woods. The UV-ray, rain, mold, mildew, are the things that cause the most damage to the wood. Not only cedar, and wood. And you cannot stop these from happening, you cannot stop rain or UV-ray, doesn’t make sense, right? But what can you do is, protecting the wood from these. How? That is exactly what I will be showing in this particular article. Go through the article and you will know enough about how to protect cedar wood for outdoors. Here you go! How to Protect Cedar Wood for Outdoors Why should you Choose Cedar Wood? …

Cedar is a very famous and versatile wood. It is highly used in outdoor furniture. It comes from a tree called Cedars and it has different types. Each type is different from others and serves a different purpose as well. Cedar trees are found all over the world. Let me give you something about this tree. It has needle-like leaves which color ranges from green to intense blue. These trees grow around 100-feet long, that is the maximum height. But most cedar tree height remains between 50 to 80-feet. The cedar tree has some aromatic qualities and that is why they are used in essential oils, creams, lotions, soaps, etc. The wood has a lot of health benefits. According to research, cedarwood essential oil can greatly help people from getting over fatigue and stress. Moreover, the wood is used in Aromatic therapy as well. If I keep saying the benefits…