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Old 10-12-2013, 08:01 AM   #1
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inexpensive deck stain ?


my front steps/small deck is kinda old, idk its age. it looks to not have been sealed in quite some time. i will like to put something on it to make it last a few more years. it probably would anyway, but i would like to help it out. but i don't want to spend $$$ on this. thanx

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Even a good stain is only going to last about 2 years or less in a traffic area.
Go cheap on a deck sealer and you may as well use water.
Cabots, Sherwin Williams Deck Scape's, Olympic, Flood all make good mid priced stains.
I'd pass on the Behr, or Thompsons.

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thanx joe. 10' x 4' + 5 steps and railings. mostly i just want to do the top surfaces. then the sides if i have any left. how much do you think i need ?
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One or two gallons depending on absorbancy.
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If you're really looking for something cheap, check the mistints at your local paintstore. SW usually has a few gallons of mistinted stain for about $7 - $10 per gallon.
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If you're really looking for something cheap, check the mistints at your local paintstore. SW usually has a few gallons of mistinted stain for about $7 - $10 per gallon.
thats what i'm talkin about.

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