How Do I Paint Rough-Hewn Cedar?

How Do I Paint Rough-Hewn Cedar?

Regina Yunghans
Feb 20, 2013

Q: The stained rough cedar on the walls of my 3-season porch is nasty. How do I paint it? The wood is super textured rough-hewn cedar, and to top it off at some point there was a roof leak that has left a bleached-out smear down the length of the wall.

Parts of the wall will be exposed to the elements and I live in Minneapolis where it is currently about 16 degrees outside.

Also, any general color suggestions for a small 3-season porch overlooking a backyard would be appreciated. I am a big gardener but have a clean. contemporary style. I've found it difficult to marry the two… thank you so much for any help I can get.

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