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Backyard Makeover Reveal

By Roncesvalles Victorian Reno Diary on Jun 18, 2012

In the last post i revealed the finale to the Cheap and Cheerful Garage makeover, so today i thought i'd share the finale of the rest of the backyard makeover.  Last fall i showed the rebuilt deck and rebuilt covered basement walkout in the backyard.  Like the garage makeover, Gerry our painter ((416) 727-9089) did a great job of staining it all.  And like the garage, the difference that stain can make is insane.  Pressure-treated wood has lots of benefits, but in my opinion looks have never been one of them.  Once stained with a solid stain, not only does the look become much richer and beautiful, it also helps to preserve the wood by repelling water, mildew and UV.

Here are the afters:

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And here's what it looked before:

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