This post was updated on January 24, 2024
What is the best stain color for a deck?
The best stain color for a deck is a cedar tone deck. Cedar deck stain colors hide imperfections in the wood while allowing the natural grain show through. The best cedar colors for a deck are semi-transparent penetrating deck stains that soak into the wood, wear evenly, and are easy to reapply as needed. The best cedar stain colors for a deck are TWP Cedartone, Armstrong Clark semi-transparent Cedar or Mountain Cedar, and Restore-A-Deck Cedar.
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