Wood decks and fences provide a very economical way to extend your living environment and also create an excellent setting for relaxing with some deck furniture or even entertaining others. Fences and decks are prone to deterioration over long periods of time because of both rain and sunlight as well. Both of these work against the life cycle of wood and will surely make it corrode. The summer and rainy season would be really the worst for wood because there would be an abundance of heat and an abundance of water. To prolong the life of the wood on your deck or fence, you should stain then and seal them.
Deck stains will help in shielding the wood against natural things that can harm it, like the sun’s very powerful ultra violet rays while also waterproofing the wood which will surely help it in repelling any amount of water. Deck staining acts as a wood sealant and will also prevent cracking and also splitting is will protect the natural color of the wood. Before you decide and commit to purchasing a stain for the deck, you should research about it and make sure it is a good one. Here are some of the best fence stain in the market.
Sikkens Cetol Dek Finish receives some great reviews across the entire board. It undoubtedly boasts excellent performance and durability as well. The protection it provides will last upto 2-3 years when applied and also maintained properly and as directed by the manufacturer. This product has received 5 stars from all recommendations, maintenance reviews, performance and durability reviews as well. Needless to say, this is one of the best ones on the market.
Cabot Decking Stain 1480 is one of the most sought after ones and has made it to the top of the list (almost) because of its excellence. The great reviews give it a high scale spot. It is a deep penetrating and linseed oil-based option that will protect your deck for more than 2 years. It has also received 5 stars from almost all reviewers.
The Cabot Semi-Transparent Deck Stain 6300 is one that is loved by consumers. This one is also a deep penetrating option which will last for more than 3 years. Only one layer of coating is required of it to do its job. 4-5 star reviews have surrounded it.
With your deck properly and perfectly stained, you need not worry about its life cycle anymore. Just make sure you remove the old stain with a stain stripper while applying this one. You will have to do this once every 3-4 years. Since only one coat is required, it will only take you a couple of hours.