This post was updated on January 25, 2024
Best deck stain for splinters?
The best deck stain for a deck that has splinters is a solid color deck stain. Solid color deck stain does not penetrate into the wood but rather seals it with a film over the surface. When splinters are an issue, a solid deck stain seals the splinters into the deck to prevent them from breaking off or injuring a child or pet. Solid deck stains can be reapplied with they begin to crack and peel to keep the wood as intact as possible.
More information on solid deck stain for splintered decks
- When to use a Solid Color Deck Stain?
- Best Solid Color Deck Stains
- How to Reapply a Solid Color Deck Stain
- The Best Solid Deck Stains
As an article and comment contributor to the site, Scott has been around the pressure washing industry since attending college. 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 and his Deck Cleaning Michigan company have 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.
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