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Old 02-10-2012, 04:01 PM   #1
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what is the best deck stain

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Old 02-10-2012, 04:13 PM   #2
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What kind of wood---new work or over the top of existing stain?

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Old 02-10-2012, 05:59 PM   #3
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here you go!
http://www.superdeck.com/
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Old 02-11-2012, 08:58 AM   #4
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Try this link: Deck Stain Reviews

This site reviews all deck stain brands.
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Old 02-11-2012, 05:21 PM   #5
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Has deck been stripped neutralized and cleaned? What sealer was used last?
What type wood?

I use Ready Seal, and Armstrong Clark. Use either on about 250 decks per year.

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Like Randy said, a deck needs to be properly stripped, cleaned, neutralized and brightened before a stain is even applied. These are critical steps that most DIYers skip and also a lot of company's that claim to be deck restoration pros skip or are not even aware of the proper steps in deck restoration. We use Sikkens SRD a lot.
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HousepaintingNY, we used to use Sikkens but when the formula changed most customers did not keep up the schedule and we were forced to abandon it. That is when we switched to Ready Seal. Loved the Sikkens but if not redone within 18 months it could become a nightmare.
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HousepaintingNY, we used to use Sikkens but when the formula changed most customers did not keep up the schedule and we were forced to abandon it. That is when we switched to Ready Seal. Loved the Sikkens but if not redone within 18 months it could become a nightmare.
I have a local vendor for Sikkens and I still get an oil base stain. Ready seal is a good stain too. You're right, most customers want to stretch there deck stain out and not keep up on maintenance as they should.
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You guys lucked out, we got the crappy Sikkens and have to live with it.

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