12:34PM | 05/02/05
Member Since: 03/01/05
28 lifetime posts
We just moved into a house with a nice deck. It looks like it was treated with a solid color stain 5+ years ago.

I want to protect it from any further cracking damage.

Questions: Should I put another solid color stain on top? How can I really provide long-term protection from water and sun?

Thanks in advance!



06:31PM | 05/03/05
Member Since: 11/19/02
59 lifetime posts
Hi Steve-

We recommend annually or biannually applying a topical water repellant or stain with water repellant properties to your deck. It's not a bad idea to clean your deck first; either by pressure washing, or by using a deck brightening product.


04:01AM | 05/04/05
Member Since: 03/01/05
28 lifetime posts
Thanks for your reply.



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