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emelton

11:37AM | 07/09/02
Member Since: 06/17/02
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I stained my deck last October and dislike the reddish tone and wish to make it look a little lighter, more like oak. Is there any sort of bleaching agent or lightener or just a really light stain to put over it or am I stuck with sanding it down and starting over?
If I have to sand, how much damage does this do to the wood? (It's pressure treated pine I think--nothing fancy like cedar or redwood)
Thanks!
Elizabeth

rpxlpx

04:04AM | 07/10/02
Member Since: 03/13/00
1675 lifetime posts
You should be careful about sanding treated lumber. It contains arsenic and is not healthy to breathe.
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