Deck Stain with UV Protection?  5/5 (2)

This post was updated on March 2, 2024

Best deck stain with UV protection?

The best deck stains with UV protection are tinted deck stains. All deck stains with color or tint will protect against sun damage. Darker tints last longer than lighter hued deck stains. Solid color deck stains offer the most UV protection for wood decks, but a semi-transparent penetrating deck stain is almost as effective against graying from the sun, protects the wood, wears evenly, and makes it easy to apply a new coat of stain down the road. Most tinted semi-tranDeck Stain with UV Protectionsparent penetrating deck stains offer UV protection for as long as 3 years with proper preparation, application, and maintenance.

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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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