Stain and Paint Decks Patios

Using a roller to stain a deck

Cleaning and Staining a Wood Deck

Staining a wood deck and other exterior wood surfaces is vital to prolonging the life and look of the wood. Watch this video for tips on how to go about it.

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Wood deck before staining

How to Prepare a Wood Deck for Staining

Proper cleaning and drying is the key to staining a wood deck, fence, or outdoor furniture. Watch this video to find out more.

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Filling Wagner DeckJet Deck Stain Applicator with stain

Wagner DeckJet Deck Stain Applicator

Watch this video about the Wagner DeckJet stain applicator, which makes it easy to stain or seal a wood deck in half the time.

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Newly stained wood deck and railing.

Protecting a Wood Deck with Stain

Cleaning and staining a wood deck seals out water and dirt and protects the wood from UV rays and mildew so it will last longer and look better. Watch this video for more.

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Freshly stained wood deck.

Whether to Paint or Stain a Wood Deck?

Marian asks, “Our 10-year-old pressure treated wood deck is a dull, dingy gray. Can I paint the wood deck successfully?”

Stain is a better option than paint when finishing a deck. Read on to find out more.

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Danny Lipford with pressure treated deck board

How Long to Wait Before Staining a New Wood Deck?

Pressure treated wood often arrives still wet with preservative and needs time to dry before staining. Watch this video to find out how long you should wait before staining.

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How to Clean an Older Concrete Slab Before Applying Acid Stain

David asks, “I want to acid stain an existing, older concrete slab. What’s the best way to clean the concrete so the stain will take?”

Cleaning an old concrete slab so it will take an acid stain can be difficult, but it is possible. Read on to find out more.

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How Long to Wait After Pouring a Concrete Slab Before Acid Staining?

John asks, “On a new concrete slab, how long must you wait before you can acid stain it?”

While 28 days is the norm, how long you wait will depend on the consistency of the concrete and the weather conditions. Read on to find out more.

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