How to stain over existing deck paint.
Decking stain or fence paint.
Consider the age of your deck.
Choose an option below to learn more about how stain colors help create design harmony throughout your home.
So you want to stain your painted deck but you don t want to sand off the old paint.
Revive the deck using a solid stain.
The silicone fortified formula delivers excellent protection from the sun s harmful uv rays.
Stain is more budget friendly.
With sherwin williams stain colors you can let the natural wood shine through match grain colors or cover unsightly blemishes.
Their moisture content needs to be 16 or less.
Protect your older decks with a solid color.
Stain runs between 20 and 35 per gallon while exterior paint suitable for decking ranges from 30 to as much as 60 per gallon.
Staining a deck or fence is a perfectly doable diy project.
Semi solids solid stains and paint do not have that flexibility.
Behr s best wood finish this advanced 100 acrylic behr s best wood finish this advanced 100 acrylic formula delivers complete protection from the elements for up to 4 years on decks and 6 years on fences and siding.
This latex floor paint from kilz checks all of those boxes and more.
It s just thinner and doesn t obscure the texture of the wood as much.
Semi transparent stain allows the grain and character of the underlying wood to show through.
Giving your home a perfect color palette goes beyond paint.
Just like regular paint solid stains hide the grain of wood and the best should last three to five years on a deck the longest of.
Surface preparation clean up sherwin williams carries a full line of surface preparation and cleanup supplies to complete your deck job.
If your deck already has a semi solid or solid stain or paint you will have to continue with that type of product or go all o paint vs solid stain.
Solid deck stain vs.
It also comes down to how you want the deck to look too.
Don t use solid stain on a deck or any surface you want to walk on because it s too thin and won t hold up.
The kilz floor coating has a low luster finish that s perfect for sprucing up your deck porch or patio it s available in two neutral colors slate gray and silver gray and the finish is mildew resistant and super long lasting.
Unlike thin transparent stains.
From stains to clear sealers for wood or composite we have a complete line of deck products that make it easy for you to achieve beautiful results.
Solid stain looks more like paint.