Lagniappe Living in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Along the Weather Beaten Path- New Home Product

Its Spring in Louisiana and  our HOT temperatures are upon us. sun






Every Spring/Fall I restain and clear coat my front window front windowwhich takes quite a beating with the Lake Charles, Louisiana sun, heat and rain.

















I was using the same product that the builder orginally used when our home was built (Coronado Nordik Exterior Clear Wood Finish.)  The problem with this product is that it  doesn't last long. With the extreme temperatures and sun exposure, the product doesnt weather well and protect the wood.  The result is crackling of the clear coat,it just deteriorates and the stain underneath fades.

coronado clear coat

My friend and owner of South City Paint in Lake Charles, recommended that I try a new product called Sikkens.  This clear coating is specifically designed for doors and windows. The Sikkens product is a durable exterior coating that will not break down.  Instead of the crackling decomposure from heat this product expands and the bond adheres to the surface.  You apply one coat for three days.  So I am giving it the test and have the first coat applied!


Check it out for yourself!

Sikkens site



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Comment balloon 0 commentsMarilyn Boudreaux • April 05 2010 03:19PM
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