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dazed & confused ? on what to put on PTW privacy screen

Posted by gautama5 (My Page) on
Fri, Nov 11, 11 at 9:32

Yes, I have read everything posted and still undecided. Hubby built privacy panels with PTW on sides of patio, shadow-box style per HOA rules. Each side is 6x8. This is a small patio area that is in full sun that will be planted with vines, etc. House color is a deep taupe with white trim.
It seems from what I read here that all PTW will eventually turn grey, that more pigment means more UV protection, that oil stains are better than water based, no consistent brand recommended and whatever you do will have to be redone frequently to maintain.
There is a weather window of opportunity coming up next week to get her done.
Reasonable suggestions please for some 50ish DIY's with more time than brains.

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RE: dazed & confused ? on what to put on PTW privacy screen

Probably too late for you, but my husband always says we should use spar varnish (the kind people use on boats) on outdoor wood. Of course, he has never actually gotten around to using it after he bought it and now our deck surface needs replacing, but that is another story altogther!

another 50ish-soon-to-be60ish DIYer with more time than brains :)

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