Who is DeckStainHelp.com
DeckStainHelp.com Site Interaction Stats as of Fall 2023
- Over 78,000 Deck Help Restoration Comments
- Over 360+ Deck Staining Help Articles and Contractor Reviews
- 6800 Deck Restoration Forum Help Posts
- Over 15,000 Consumer Star Ratings on Deck Products and Reviews
Who is Deck Stain Help and why do you offer help, reviews, and tips for restoring exterior wood?
We have been getting this question for some time now and we would like to explain ourselves for a better understanding of what we do, who we are, and why we do it.
Who answers the questions and writes the reviews?
All reviews and comment answers are from our experiences as wood restoration contractors.
Note: If you are a Wood and or Deck Restoration Contractor and are interested in becoming a contributor to the site, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Any other inquiries to this email address will not be answered.
Through the years numerous restoration contractors have contributed to this site either directly or indirectly by writing articles, offering reviews of products, and offering advice in the comment sections.
Our Top 2 Deck Restoration Contributors
Scott Paul – Owned OPW LLC Deck Restoration for 25+ years and The Sealer Store eCommerce sites
As an article and comment contributor to the site, Scott has been around the pressure washing industry since attending Michigan State University. In 1993 he started his first company called Oakland Pressure Wash specializing in exterior pressure washing and deck staining. That company evolved into OPW L.L.C. shortly thereafter concentrating more on exterior wood and deck restoration. Scott has restored over 10,000 decks in the Metro Detroit area since the early years. He has become an authority in the deck restoration industry and has contributed to numerous wood restoration forums and informative sites. In the spring of 1996, Scott opened his first Brick and Mortar storefront in Rochester Hills, MI. Scott relied on his vast experience and stocked the store with the best wood restoration products available. In 2002, Scott opened his first eCommerce site…
Barry Maddox – Owner of Midwest Pro Wash
As an article contributor to the site, Barry has been around construction all his life and has experience in many different trades and skills. He’s done everything from roofing and siding to gutter installation and painting and everything in between. In 2003 he started his own exterior cleaning business in Indiana called Midwest Pro Wash and now has over a decade of experience in pressure washing and deck staining.
More Info About DeckStainHelp.com
Why do we offer our reviews?
To help consumers research alternatives to normal big box store brands, and give our experience and opinions on the top products (poor products as well) while helping consumers with restoration questions for their particular project.
Where to find products?
We do not sell products directly from this site. You will find links to the manufacturers and related sites for each product reviewed. Keep in mind that most products we review are available in select stores throughout the USA. Best to contact the manufacturers directly for help with this.
Are you paid by the manufacturers?
No, we have not been paid by any manufacturer to promote a product.
Are you affiliated with anyone?
Are your reviews biased?
Yes and no. As contractors in the business and many 1000’s decks restored, we have strong opinions on what works and does not work so it is hard not to be biased sometimes. Fortunately, we realize not all products work the same based on your particular environment and location, so we do try to vary our comment suggestions. You will see that many of our opinions and reviews are shared by contractors on other wood restoration forums and by individual homeowners on this site. See For an Example: Behr Deck Stain Review
Can we contact you directly?
Please place all product questions and comments on the site. Every review and help article that we write has a Q&A section at the bottom where you can interact to ask questions and even add pictures.
No Internet Trolling Allowed
A troll or troller in internet slang is someone that starts arguments or upsets people by posting rude or extraneous messages in some type of online community. Their goal is to cause people to get emotional and harass people online.
We strongly forbid this and will remove any comments and will ban users if needed.
Summary of DeckStainHelp.com
We understand that not everyone is going to agree with our site and reviews and we respect that. We do allow consumers to post their own comments for each product review. We allow both good and bad comments on product reviews from consumers who have actually used the products. We will censor comments that contain vulgar language, contain links to sites, or come directly from a manufacturer.
Our advice and reviews are not 100% accurate for all scenarios. We do strive to help people and feel we are offering a substantial amount of free help and advice. If you do not agree with our advice or site then please visit another help site.
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2388 Franklin Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302