Deck Stain

Jimmy Staff asked 4 years ago

What is the difference between deck stain and ordinary wood stain? Deck stain is double the price.

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crowderpainting Staff answered 6 years ago

If you use ordinary wood stain on a deck you will quickly find out the difference. Deck stain is designed to be used outdoors and be walked on, without the need for a protective clear coat. Ordinary wood stain has no UV inhibitors, low grade resins and must be protected with a clear finish (varnish, etc).

Deck stains can last for a year or more on a properly prepared wood deck. Ordinary wood stain might last a month if your lucky.

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