Wooden Planter Boxes Alteration
If you are among those people who love to have plants all around, you will be definitely make use of wooden planter boxes. The use of wood as the main material of this thing is also a great advantage in terms of its appeal. There is a particular alteration that could be done to it easily so that it could be waterproof.
Making Waterproof Wooden Planter Boxes
Making wooden planter boxes should be started by sanding the surface of the boxes using 80-grit sandpaper. Be sure to get the feeling of rough that will ensure the paint to stick. Next thing to do is to use polyurethane-based caulk or the silicone-based one to seal the sections where the edges of the boxes meet. Be sure to follow the instructions in using the caulk for the best result.
Once the caulk is perfectly dry, that is commonly in 3 days, you can apply wood stain that is oil-based that will be the basic protection of the wood to be waterproof. Be sure to apply the sealant thoroughly using paintbrush. Wait for it to dry within 24 hours then start applying the next coat of the sealant. If you are using a high quality sealant, you will only need a couple of coats to get the wooden planter boxes waterproof