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Stain and Lacquering

Have you ever marveled at the beautiful finishes that quality furniture exhibit? Wouldn't it be great if your hearth, floor, cabinets, wood trim and other parts of your home could have the same, smooth, gorgeous look? It can! The experts at Tri-County Painting have special skills to turn plain looking wood into fantastic and durable units that you will want to show all your friends and family.

Painting can only do so much for some applications. Wood can be especially tricky especially with flat surfaces. Varnish, which is commonly used by do-it-yourselfers can have unexpected results especially if not prepared correctly or even applied at the right temperature and humidity. Stain and lacquering in many cases can be a better answer.

Although the art of lacquering goes back hundreds of years, today's lacquers with colors and special compounds properly applied can exceed most anyone's expectations. It can be a lot of fun to lacquer small surfaces for the do-it-yourselfer and reasonable results can be achieved rather quickly. By playing with lacquer, one can get a sense of how amazing this product can be but how sensitive lacquer can be when exposed to certain conditions.

Almost everyone has tried staining wood at one time or another. The often overpowering problem with staining is knowing what the end result will look like! There are many variables to staining such as type of wood used, the dilution of the stain to achieve a specific color, the grain of the wood and, with tinted stains, the color within the stain itself. For some people, trying to get a specific look is either impossible or at best, luck. Unfortunately, a mistake in putting on the wrong type or amount of stain take a lot of work to correct, if it can be corrected at all. Too much stain or the wrong color on the wrong wood can bring disasterous results.

The experts at Tri-County Painting know how to match the exact type of stain and lacquer with whatever substrate you want in order to achieve the results you seek.We would be delighted to discuss with you when and where stain and lacquering can be used and how cost-effective a properly done job can be. Imagine what it would look like to have your cabinets rejuvenated to look brand new again at a fraction of the cost of new cabinets!

Give us a call and we would be delighted to discuss your individual needs and offer a no-obligation estimate for the job.