7/8/2020 Your deck or patio needs protection from the sun just like you. Here are nine ways to protect outdoor spaces against excess heat sun and humidity. There’s no better time than summer to enjoy an outdoor living space and a patio or deck is the perfect place to soak up beautiful weather with family and friends.
8/9/2021 No deck stain is capable of reversing preexisting damage. However a semi-transparent or solid stain or paint is going to do a better job of concealing sun spots water stains and age marks. If you’re looking to improve the look of your porch or patio on a budget deck stain is a quick and inexpensive option. Final Thoughts
9/28/2016 The size and popularity of outdoor decks in the upscale market is increasing ... It will crack warp and twist without the proper protection. The sun’s ultraviolet rays will discolor the deck whether it’s unprotected painted or stained. The sun will also break down the wood’s lignin — the natural glue that holds its fibers ...
3/22/2017 Click on each “essential” for the full story: Deck Stain Essential#1: Sand or pressure wash-and-sand before applying anything. Never apply a deck stain to unprepped wood. Use an 80-grit abrasive in a 6″ random orbit sander. Deck Stain Essential#2: Prepare new wooden decks differently than old ones before finishing.
Made of a unique blend of high-quality resin algicide and oil the light oak deck stain is designed to penetrate deeply into the wood. This way it preserves the wood and protects it from the damaging effects of the elements. It will also protect your deck from fading graying and UV damage due to exposure to the sun.
8/9/2017 Unfortunately wood sealers contain very limited UV protection. Depending on the amount of sunlight your wood receives your deck’s color may only last for 3-6 months with the use of a sealer and usually needs to be reapplied on a yearly basis. Sealers are generally easy to apply and don’t require much expertise. Stains
5/9/2017 How to protect your wood deck from the sun’s harsh rays - The Washington Post. ASK THE BUILDER | Composite decking is a nice alternative to natural products that need frequent sealing. Skip to ...
10/27/2016 Reduces the risk of timber cracking splitting and warping. Suitable for both softwood and hardwood decking sheds fences pergolas. Unique UV formula keeps wood looking good for longer and resists the greying effects of the sun. Can be used on all pre-treated pressure treated and preservative impregnated timber.