Category: Summer Home Maintenance

Pocket Guide: How to Stain a Deck

how to stain a deck

Summer is around the corner, which means it’s time to get started on outdoor projects that let you take advantage of the beautiful weather and prepare your home for the season ahead! A big-ticket item on this list is staining your deck, which not only enhances its appearance but provides essential protection of the wood… Read more »

Deck Staining 101: Your DIY Solution

The first step in staining your deck is to determine which look you want for your deck. Identify the type of wood that you have. If you have a hardwood, such as mahogany, a translucent stain allows the natural beauty of the wood to be accented by the stain. A pressure treated deck in good… Read more »

House Painting in Massachusetts: What You Need to DIY

With the weather warming up and sun finally starting to shine through here in New England, you’ll undoubtedly be spending more time outdoors. If you’ve noticed some wear and tear in your outdoor living spaces, it might be time to do some painting and staining! Sure, there are plenty of services offering deck staining, pool… Read more »

Air Conditioning Products Help You Cool Down During the Dog Days of Summer

The summer heat has finally set in and residents of Braintree have been coming into our store seeking out high-quality house fans and air conditioning products. Luckily we keep our supply of home cooling items well-stocked for this time of year. In addition to purchasing a fan or air conditioner for your home, there are… Read more »

Watering Equipment and Hose Selection Tips

As New England’s rejuvenating spring season rounds the corner to sweltering summer days, all of us homeowners have one thing on our minds: keeping our lush lawns and plentiful gardens hydrated. Stay ahead of the scorching sun by visiting Richmond Hardware and Paint to purchase all your watering supplies for the summer season. We carry… Read more »