Mar 19 2017

Best Deck Stain and Sealers 2017

Tweet Pin It It can certainly be hard to pin down the best deck stain or sealer for 2017 but fortunately, there are a few that stand above the rest. As far as the best deck stain there are several choices. Deck stains are typically semi-transparent to transparent opacity stains that come in different tones. [...]

Mar 12 2017

Messmers UV Plus for Hardwoods Review

Tweet Pin It Hardwoods need special attention due to their overly dense nature. Many hardwoods are now used for decks, fences, and other exterior wood surfaces. The exotic hardwoods such as IPE, Mahogany, Massaranduba, Meranti, Cumaru, Tigerwood, Teak, Pau Lupe, and Brazilian Redwood are tough to penetrate. Only a specially formulated stain like Messmers UV [...]

Mar 25 2012

TWP 100 Series

Tweet Pin It When it comes to preserving any exterior wood surface, it’s important to know that the wood stain you use can make all the difference. For the do-it-yourselfer there isn’t anything more essential than getting good results. Whether it’s a wood deck, fence, cedar shakes, wood siding, or other wood structure, choosing the [...]

Mar 5 2012

Deck Stains – Water Based vs. Oil Based

Tweet Pin It It’s highly important to protect your exterior wood surfaces such as decks, fences, wood siding, outdoor furniture, and other exterior structures. These surfaces are subjected to unforgiving weather conditions during all seasons. A quality wood stain will save you time and money spent on wood maintenance. Unlike paint, which forms a film [...]

Feb 18 2012

Why Paints Do Not Work on Decks

Tweet Pin It Wood decks have always been very popular. They add extra outdoor living space to your home, increase your home’s value, and provide a great place for family outings or just relaxing. Wood decks however, do need to be protected from the environment if they are expected to last many years. To protect [...]

Feb 13 2012

Deck Stain Help | Ratings and Reviews

Tweet Pin It For most homeowners, restoring or maintaining an exterior wooden deck can be a difficult task. With all the available products for deck stains, deck cleaners, deck stain strippers, and wood deck brighteners it’s difficult to even know where to start. To help homeowners with the enormous task of restoring and maintaining their [...]