This post was updated on January 23, 2023

What is the Best Way to Stain a Deck?

Deck stains come in a variety of different types such as:

  • Solid Color Opaque Stains
  • Semi-Solid Deck Stains
  • Semi-Transparent Deck Stains
  • Transparent Deck Stains
  • Oil-Based Stains
  • Water-Based stains

There is not a simple answer as to what is the best way to stain your deck without knowing the type of stain and yes, even the brand of stain.

Best Way to Stain My Deck?

Need help finding the best way to stain your deck? We are here to help! Just let us know in the comments below the answer to these simple questions, and will let you know the best way to stain and which application tools will work best for you, making your deck staining easier and faster!

  • Deck Stain Brand Name
  • Deck Stain Type. Examples: Transparent, Semi-Transparent, Semi-Solid, Solid Color
  • Water-Based or Oil-Based

More Info on Best Way to Stain a Deck

For more info, see our Deck Stain Facts section with over 150 simple Q&A articles that answer all the questions that you have regarding deck staining, cleaning, and prep.

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