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Stevie 08-08-2007 05:53 PM

Stain Remover...?
 
What is the best way to remove stain from my deck? I am thinking about giving it a face lift!:D



Just a sander?

zummitt 09-23-2007 11:29 PM

My understanding, although I could be wrong, is that a stain as apposed to a varnish sinks into the wood and so can not be removed as it is in the wood not on the surface

deadmite 09-30-2007 01:22 PM

I usually just do a thorough sanding and it usually takes care of it. Personally I would not manually do it, get like an automatic sander.

imported_Griffin 04-13-2010 06:43 AM

Give it a quick sand until you see the stain has gone, and then give it a coat. Should look as good as new.

swood 04-21-2010 10:30 AM

I agree with deadmite. An automatic sander would make it a lot easier, and then just give it a coat when your done


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