Ready to Beautify and Protect your Deck? Stain it Right the First Time with these 10 tips!

1. Select the best tool for the job. If the surface of your deck is flat enough, use a 9-inch roller on an extension handle to apply stain or sealer, and a 3-inch brush to fill in nooks and crannies and finish the edges. For the railings, choose a 2-inch brush and for the balusters,…Continue Reading

Refinishing your Deck? Prep for Success with these 12 Tips!

1. Protect valuable landscaping. Shrubbery, flowers and other plants near or under your deck can be damaged by cleaners, sealer and stain. Always remember to cover them. In hot weather, try using an old sheet to avoid overheating the foliage. In addition, watering thoroughly prior to starting your project will minimize absorption of any runoff….Continue Reading

United Gilsonite Laboratories hires new Chief Executive Officer

Scranton, PA, June 7, 2016 – United Gilsonite Laboratories (UGL), Scranton, PA announced today that James Tates has been appointed 4th Chief Executive Officer, effective July 5, 2016. Current President Thomas White stated his intention to retire effective December 31, 2016. Tates comes to UGL from The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. He has had a diverse…Continue Reading