Can Deck stain Freeze?  5/5 (1)

This post was updated on February 28, 2024

Can Deck stain FreezeCan deck stain freeze?

No, deck stain cannot be allowed to freeze or it will be ruined. Deck stain should be kept in a cool, dry, temperature controlled location. Deck stain is likely to freeze if left in a garage during winter. Deck stain will freeze if temperatures drop before it dries. Applying deck stain at or below 50 degrees leads to premature deck stain failure.

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Scott Paul ~ Restoring Wood & Decks Since 1993 Owner
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. All the products he suggests through this site are sold through online sites and in retail stores, allowing the consumer to choose their own means of purchase. Scott’s eCommerce sites do sell many top brands he endorses and if you appreciate any of the help he has offered then feel free to purchase from one of them.
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