How to Stain a Deck



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Staining your deck will keep it looking good - it will restore its natural oils and protect it from ultraviolet rays and water damage. Here are a few steps to help protect your deck from extreme climates and improve its overall appearance.

Step 1: Things You Need:

Pressure washer
Rollers With Long Handle
Safety Glasses
Rubber gloves
Wood Stain
Paint Roller Pans
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Step 2:

Step 1.
Choose a wood stain in your desired color.

Step 2.
Thoroughly clean the deck. Use deck cleaner (see Related eHows) or a pressure washer - which uses forcefully ejected water to clean surfaces - for this.

Step 3
Let the deck dry completely.

Step 4
Fill a small bucket or rolling pan with the stain.

Step 5
Immerse a brush or long-handled roller into the stain. Absorb only enough stain for a few strokes.

Step 6
Roll or brush stain deck. Make sure you apply the stain evenly.

Step 7
Wipe excess stain or dark spots with rags.

Step 8
Let stain set for 24 hours.

Enjoy Your New Deck!



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