Staining My Fence, Stain Selection - General DIY Discussions - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > DIY Forum > General DIY Discussions


Thread Tools
Display Modes
Old 05-26-2011, 10:32 AM   #1
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 25
Rewards Points: 18

Staining my fence, stain selection

So after having my fence installed last year, decided its time to get some stain on it this year.

I have a Lowe's gift card I am going to use to get the stain so I am keeping my selection to what lowe's offers. I went there this evening and unfortunately they do not stock sampler sizes. So I am hoping can someone give me some recommendations, I am strongly leaning towards a translucent stain unless someone can give me a compelling reason to go with semi-transparent.

My fence is Red Pine and Lowes has Cabot and Olympic brands.

If anyone has pictures of translucent stained red pine that would be even better to give me a visual idea
evane is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 05-26-2011, 01:51 PM   #2
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Fairbanks, AK
Posts: 1,936
Rewards Points: 1,178

This won't help w/ color selection, but I think Consumer Reports recently rated stains for durability.
jklingel is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to jklingel For This Useful Post:
Ron6519 (05-26-2011)
Sponsored Links

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cedar Wood Fence - Staining again ddave23 Painting 13 03-22-2012 06:43 AM
Advice needed on staining wood fence deerhunter Painting 0 10-29-2010 11:27 PM
Which stain to use for fence? jetrep Painting 7 08-26-2009 07:35 PM
Staining our fence? Shpigford Painting 2 07-23-2008 06:07 AM

Top of Page | View New Posts