Expert Surface Refinishing in Michigan

Elevate your outdoor surfaces with our unique and tailored Specialty Refinishing Services in Michigan.


At New Finish, we understand that the beauty and longevity of your property’s exterior can make a significant difference in its overall appeal and value. That’s why we specialize in top-tier outdoor surface refinishing services designed to restore your outdoor living spaces to their former glory, or even elevate them to new heights. Our skilled team is adept at handling both residential and commercial projects with precision and care, ensuring that every plank and railing not only looks beautiful but is also protected against the elements. Using the latest in refinishing technology and high-quality materials, we’re able to address wear and tear, weather damage, and aging with solutions that not only restore but enhance the resilience and aesthetics of your porch.

Slip Resistant Surfaces

Ensuring the safety of your outdoor living spaces is as important as enhancing their aesthetic appeal, particularly when it comes to slip resistance on your porch surface. At New Finish, we prioritize your safety by offering solutions that significantly improve the slip resistance of your porch. Utilizing advanced materials and techniques, we apply specialized finishes that create a textured surface, effectively reducing the risk of slips and falls, especially in wet or icy conditions. These finishes are designed to blend seamlessly with the aesthetic of your porch, ensuring that safety measures do not compromise the beauty of your outdoor space.

Need for Porch Refinishing

Porch refinishing is a specialized service aimed at restoring and enhancing the appearance and durability of outdoor porches. This process involves several steps, including cleaning, repairing, sanding, staining, or painting, and sealing the porch surfaces. The goal is to protect these areas from the elements, such as sun exposure, rain, and temperature fluctuations, which can lead to wear and tear over time. New Finish, with its expertise in both residential and commercial projects, is dedicated to providing high-quality refinishing services that cater to the specific needs of each project.


Incorporating quality textured surfaces into your porch design not only enhances its aesthetic appeal but also contributes to its functionality and safety. At New Finish, we specialize in creating beautifully textured surfaces that add depth and character to your outdoor space. Our approach involves using premium materials and precise techniques to achieve a variety of textures, from subtle and refined to bold and rustic, tailored to complement your home’s overall design. These textures are more than just visually appealing; they also provide the added benefit of slip resistance, making your porch safer underfoot in all weather conditions.


Sign You Need to Refinish Your Porch

Identifying the right time for a porch refinishing project is crucial to maintaining the aesthetic appeal, safety, and longevity of your outdoor space. Here are key signs that indicate your porch needs refinishing.


Visible Wear and Tear


The most apparent sign that your porch requires attention is visible wear and tear. This can include cracked, splintered, or warped wood that not only detracts from the porch’s appearance but can also pose safety hazards to users. Regular foot traffic, furniture, and exposure to elements contribute to this deterioration over time.


Fading and Discoloration


Over time, the sun’s UV rays can cause the stain or paint on your porch to fade and discolor. If your porch’s finish appears uneven or significantly lighter than its original color, it’s a clear indicator that a refinishing job is due. A fresh coat of stain or paint will not only rejuvenate its appearance but also provide a protective layer against further UV damage.


Peeling or Flaking Finish


A peeling or flaking finish is a sign that the protective outer layer of your porch is no longer effective. This occurs when the finish fails to adhere properly to the wood, often due to moisture infiltration or the age of the finish itself. Refinishing involves removing the old, damaged layers and applying a new, durable finish.


Mold, Mildew, or Rot


The presence of mold, mildew, or rot is a serious indication that your porch needs refinishing. These issues are not only unsightly but can also lead to structural damage if left unaddressed. Refinishing after treating these problems helps to protect the wood from future moisture damage and extends the life of your porch.


Water No Longer Beads


A good test to see if your porch needs refinishing is to sprinkle some water on its surface. If the water beads up, the protective finish is still working. However, if the water soaks into the wood, it means the protective barrier has worn off, and it’s time to refinish the porch to prevent moisture damage and decay.

How to Maintain Your Porch After Refinishing

Maintaining your newly refinished porch is crucial to preserving its beauty and extending its lifespan. Here are essential tips on how to keep your porch in top condition after refinishing:


Regular Cleaning


Keep your porch clean by sweeping it regularly to remove dirt, leaves, and debris. This prevents the buildup of materials that can retain moisture and potentially harm the wood. For deeper cleaning, use a mild soap solution and a soft brush to gently scrub the surface. Rinse with water and allow it to dry completely.


Immediate Spill Cleanup


Spills should be cleaned up immediately to prevent stains or damage to the finish. Whether it’s food, drink, or paint, prompt removal will help maintain the porch’s appearance and integrity.


Avoid Water Accumulation


Ensure that your porch has proper drainage and that water does not accumulate or stand on its surface. Water is one of the biggest threats to wood, causing rot, mold, and mildew. Adjust gutters, downspouts, and landscaping as necessary to divert water away from the porch.


Regular Inspection


Inspect your porch regularly for signs of wear, damage, or loosening fasteners. Catching issues early can prevent them from becoming major problems. Pay special attention to areas that are prone to moisture exposure or direct sunlight, as these are more likely to require maintenance.

Why Choose Us?

When selecting a partner for your porch refinishing project, the choice significantly impacts the outcome’s quality, durability, and overall satisfaction. Here’s why choosing us, New Finish, positions you advantageously for an exceptional refinishing experience:


Comprehensive Expertise


Our team at New Finish brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to every project. Specializing in both residential and commercial refinishing, we understand the unique challenges and requirements of each, ensuring that your porch receives the expert care it deserves.


Quality Materials


We commit to using only the highest quality materials for every step of the refinishing process. This commitment extends from the preparation phase to the final sealant, guaranteeing a finish that not only looks superior but also endures through seasons.


Custom Tailored Solutions


Recognizing that no two porches or client visions are the same, we pride ourselves on providing personalized service. From the initial assessment through to the selection of finishes, our approach is to tailor our services to meet your specific needs and preferences, ensuring the final result aligns with your vision.


Advanced Techniques


At New Finish, we stay at the forefront of refinishing technology and techniques. This ongoing commitment enables us to offer the most effective, efficient, and innovative solutions to our clients, ensuring your porch not only looks its best but also benefits from the latest advancements in the field.

How To Get Started With Our Refinishing Services In 3 Easy Steps

We are thoroughly invested in helping you to realize your vision with our highly skilled bathtub refinishing team. Our goal is to help you have a home you can't get enough of. Here's how we make that happen.

1. Get In Touch

 Call us at +1 (989) 525-6479 or email us at We’re here to answer your questions, provide detailed information about our services, and offer expert advice tailored to your refinishing needs.

2. We Get To Work

We’ll plan out how to revitalize your new space to look how you need it to look. Once we have a plan and completely understand your vision, we’ll start working our magic.

3. Love Your New Space

We’ll go with you on a post-job walk-through with you to make sure you love your new space. Tell us your thoughts so we can make sure we’ve exceeded your expectations.