Updated February 2020
Best Stain Applicators – Brushes and Pads
Welcome to Deckstainhelp.com, your source for industry insights and tips for the perfect deck stain project execution. Having the right tools is so important for a successful stain job, so we list our recommendations for the best stain application brushes and pads to get the job done right in 2020. We want to hear from you. What are your favorite application brushes and pads for deck stain and why? Leave us a comment below.
As with any wood staining project using the right tools is essential to achieving good results. There are many different types of stain applicators. Several tools can even be combined to get the desired result. Let us look at some of the more common stain applicator tools.
A basic white china bristle brush is always a good bet. A big 4 or 6-inch brush can hold a lot of stain for large areas. A brush is also good for getting into hard to reach places and for edging. Use a brush on the whole staining project or use it to cut in before tackling the larger areas.