Deck Stain Calculator – How Much Deck Stain Do You Need? 5/5 (10)

This post was updated on January 18, 2023

Before staining a deck you need to figure out the deck’s total square footage. Once this calculation is considered, you can figure out how many gallons of deck stain you need by reading the coverage rate of the stain you are buying. On average most deck stains cover 150-300 sq. ft. per gallon (per coat) depending on the age, condition, and porosity of the wood.

Calculate Deck Stain Needed

This deck stain calculator will help you determine the proper amount of stain and prepping supplies needed to refinish your deck using most deck stain brands and types. This calculator is intended to provide you with an approximate estimate and varies by brand and type of stains. Best to always follow the manufacturer’s directions when it comes to applying.

The results will also include using the Restore-A-Deck Prepping supplies.

Restore-A-Deck Cleaner and Brightener

Restore-A-Deck Stripper

For more info, see this article: How Much Deck Stain Should I Buy

For the Best Deck stains, see here: The 7 Best Deck Stain Reviews

Wood Deck Stain Estimator

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