Can I Stain Over Deck Oil?

Questions & AnswersCategory: Wood Deck QuestionsCan I Stain Over Deck Oil?
Vernon asked 10 years ago

Used oil instead of stain on pine decking. I want to put a stain over it.

2 Answers
Crowder Painting answered.

You will need to wipe the deck down with acetone. This will reopen the wood pores and allow some penetration. If this isn't possible, lightly sand the wood then apply your deck stain.

Crowder Painting answered.

Another thought, you could wash your deck with a deck stripper and power washer. Allow to dry then restain.