Wood Filler vs Wood Putty

Wood repairs are inevitable, as scratches, gouges, and holes can appear as time goes by or simply by continuous use.  Luckily, however, there are various ways to take care of these imperfections, with wood filler and wood putty being the most popular options. Deciding between wood filler and potty can be quite tricky, especially since […]

Joint Compound vs Wood Filler

A single hand meticulously applying putty to seal a crack with care and precision

If you’re a seasoned DIYer who works on various home projects, chances are you’ll encounter imperfections that need filling left and right.  Luckily, there are plenty of materials out there to fill holes and gouges around you. However, this variety makes it a bit tricky to choose the right filler, and that’s where this guide […]

Can You Paint Putty?

If you’re using putty for home or business purposes, you may wonder if you can paint it. The answer is yes, you can paint putty — but under the right conditions.  Putty is a versatile material commonly used in construction, woodworking, and other trades. It typically consists of a mixture of finely ground filler material, […]

How Long Does Wood Putty Take to Dry?

When using wood putty, waiting until it is fully dry before sanding or applying paint is crucial.  Wood putty can take anywhere from 24 to 72 hours to dry completely, but how can you know for certain that your wood putty is dry and ready for further modification?  How to Determine the Correct Drying Time […]

A Guide to Sanding Durham’s® Water Putty.

Durham’s Water Putty has been a trusted choice for DIY enthusiasts and professionals alike, known for its versatility in wood repairs, filling holes, and more. But to truly get the best out of this product, mastering the art of sanding wood putty is key. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the steps to achieve […]

How Long Does Putty Take to Dry?

A common question we encounter is, “How long does it take for putty to dry?” In this guide, we address these questions by diving into the drying times of Durham’s® Water Putty. Here, we’ll provide essential insights and tips, ensuring your projects using wood putty are not just quick but also deliver lasting results. Determining […]

Durham’s® Water Putty: Your Go-To Solution for Easy Drywall Repairs

Revitalize Your Walls with Ease Drywall damage is a common issue in homes, ranging from small dings and holes to larger areas needing repair. Durham’s Water Putty, a versatile and reliable product, offers a straightforward solution to these problems. This guide will walk you through the process of using Durham’s® Water Putty for drywall repairs. […]

Painting Over Durham’s Water Putty

This step-by-step guide will equip you with everything you need to know for a successful paint job using Durham’s Water Putty, not just for repairs but also for crafts and modeling applications. Step 1: Prep Your Surface Before painting Durham’s Water Putty, ensure that the area you’re working on is clean and free of dust, […]