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How to Choose the Right Stain

Selecting Your Fence Stain

Which stain should you choose?

  • Wood Defenderâ„¢ Transparent Fence Stain is the No. 1 choice for new cedar fence construction. The pigments utilized in this material showcase the natural beauty and grain of this wood.
  • Wood Defender Semi-Transparent is the perfect choice for aged cedar, spruce, and pressure-treated fencing. This material will give you more coverage per gallon while providing a nice uniform appearance across the board surface.
  • Wood Defender Universal Stain & Sealer is an excellent choice when your project includes both vertical and horizontal surfaces, allowing you to purchase one material. Our Universal Stain & Sealer is a unique blend of pigments that provides excellent coverage while enhancing the natural grain and attributes of the wood.

Selecting Your Deck Stain

Which stain should you choose?

  • Generally speaking, Wood Defender Transparent Stain is suited for new cedar decks, while Universal Stain & Sealer is excellent for aged structures and treated pine. As with the fence-stain formulations, the Transparent Stain will highlight the natural wood grain and beauty of the deck boards.
  • The Universal Stain & Sealer will help make boards look more uniform after having gone through the cleaning process, as well as give better coverage to treated pine boards.

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