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Deck Staining & Wood Care

Posted 05-22-2011 at 07:32 AM by housepaintingny (House Painting & Staining)
Updated 03-30-2014 at 08:10 AM by housepaintingny

The most important factor in deck staining is surface preparation. Great surface preparation is the KEY to outstanding results. Prep right, and the deck will turn out great. Rush through prep, skip a step (or two) and the deck won’t look nearly as good.

A major source of problems and complaints for all wood finishes is over-application of the coating. Many do-it-your self believe that when it comes to coating, more is better. This is simply not the case and is particularly a problem...
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Benefits Of Staining Your Deck

Posted 01-12-2011 at 11:38 AM by housepaintingny (House Painting & Staining)
Updated 06-01-2013 at 11:14 AM by kwikfishron (Removed link)

A properly applied stain is part of regular maintenance to protect your deck from stains, mildew, the elements and damaging uv rays. Stain products exist for every type of deck, including composite decking. Selecting the appropriate product to match the your deck material and applying it the proper way will ensure a long-lasting, great-looking deck that you can be proud of.

Unprotected wood will turn gray and will eventually severely crack. A deck should be restained every 1-1/2 to...
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