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newtda 06-04-2009 05:25 AM

deck staining
hello all,

I am going to be cleaning and staining my deck this weekend. It will be any where between 78-82 degrees out. I want to put two coats of stain on my deck since it is old. Once I put down the first coat of stain how long after that shou put the 2nd coat down?

kok328 06-05-2009 06:11 AM

Follow the instructions on the back of the can.

comcarcab 06-05-2009 01:48 PM

I always use the rule double whatever the recommend time of the product is, given different climate & weather conditions this will ensure that the stain will dry sufficiently enough.

cibula11 07-20-2009 06:32 PM

A good sealer or stain will only need 1 good coat. You'd be wasting money by doing two. I use Cabot. You can get it at Lowes.
Make sure you power wash and let sit for a couple of days to make sure there is no moisture in the deck

jvmartija 07-22-2009 11:38 AM

Thank you for the info mr. Cibula11

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