7 Reasons Why You’ll Love our New Website!

1. You can watch instructional videos on the new How To page. Check out United Gilsonite Laboratories’ growing library of do-it-yourself videos. Before you tackle a home improvement project, it’s often helpful to get tips and techniques from savvy homeowners and experienced pros. Properly matching products to your specific needs, following correct preparation and application…Continue Reading

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