09:09AM | 05/19/03
Member Since: 05/18/03
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My home has cedar exterior that has been stained black. Can the color be lightened by using non transparent stain? I love the home, but the black has got to go. Also...the color (black stained cedar) goes throughout the whole upstairs...beams in the ceiling, etc. Thank you for any help anyone can give me!!!!!


01:33AM | 05/20/03
Member Since: 07/28/02
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YOu can apply a solid stain and get any color you want. Check with a paint store in your area on what their system would be. If there is a Duron paint store in your area the product you will want to get is the Maxwood Acrylic Solid Stain 28 series. This product is self priming on new and old wood but bear in mind with black siding you may have to apply 3 coats if you go with a very light color.


02:16PM | 05/20/03
Member Since: 05/19/03
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Stained black or is it discolored from age?
If it is black you could try a brightner or strip it completly down (loads of work)otherwise a you need to paint or use a solid color stain (is like paint) tinted to your liking.


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