How to Stain a Fence
How to restain a wood fence:
Restaining your fence is as simple as applying another coat of fence stain over a previous application of Wood Defender™. The Wood Defender product can penetrate itself, so there is no need to powerwash or strip back to bare wood. If there is no mildew present or darkening of the surface, you can apply a fresh coat of Wood Defender. If there is any mildew present, then it would be advised to apply a coat of bleach to first kill any mildew. Once the bleach wash has dried for a minimum of 24 hours, you can then apply the fresh coat of fence stain.
How to restain a fence to a different color:
Switching your fence stain color to a darker option is as simple as spraying on the new color. The Wood Defender product can penetrate itself, so making this change is not an issue.
How to Stain a Wood Deck
How to stain a wood deck:
- Prepare the wood surface to be
- If washed, allow it to completely dry.
- Apply the wood stain with a roller or sprayer and saturate the surface.
- Allow the product to penetrate, and using a roller on an extension pole, remove any areas where the product may have puddled on the surface.
How to Stain Wood Furniture
How to stain wood furniture:
Staining exterior furniture makes for a nice-and-easy project with the Wood Defender 200 Series Stain & Seal. On new furniture, ensure the substrate is dry before applying. The product can be applied with a pump sprayer, rags, roller, or paint brushes. Allow the product to completely cure before sitting to minimize the risk of color transfer onto your clothing.
If the furniture is aged, apply a diluted bleach application (two parts bleach and one part water) to remove any mildew that may be present on the surface. Allow the furniture to completely dry before applying the stain.
How to Maintain Wood Staining Equipment
How to maintain wood staining equipment:
Wood Defender equipment is built to a quality standard instead of a price point. Therefore, maintenance on the equipment is minimal. A weekly cleanout of the system with mineral spirits and a daily check of the inline filter will ensure problem-free service for years to come.
How to repair wood staining equipment:
All Wood Defender equipment is repaired free of charge for one year after purchase date at our manufacturing facility in Mansfield, Texas. All Wood Defender equipment built with Honda motors have been certified by Honda and are covered under their warranty nationwide.
How to Clean Up Wood Stains
How to remove fence stain from a car:
Wood Defender is easy to clean off most surfaces, even those you don’t intend it being on. In the event of overspray on a vehicle, it often can be cleaned off with liquid dish soap and water. If the product was on the vehicle for an extended time, try a diluted application of Wood Defender EZ Kleen-Up to remove the overspray.
How to remove fence stain from brick:
It is always best to pre-treat porous surfaces with a soap-and-water mixture prior to staining. This allows any overspray that comes in contact with these surfaces to repel the stain. Should overspray contact surfaces such as brick or concrete, you can use Wood Defender EZ Kleen-Up for removal.
How to remove fence stain from windows:
Wood Defender EZ Kleen-Up should be used for removing overspray from windows, air conditioners, gutters, etc. This product will remove any overspray and leave the surface with a spot-free finish. Our suggested mixture would be two parts Wood Defender EZ Kleen-Up and one part water.
How to remove fence stain from metal poles and gate hardware:
This should be the last step of the job site. The longer you wait to clean your poles and gate hardware, the less you will have to clean, as the majority will run off. When you’re ready to clean these items, you may simply wipe them down with a dry rag.
How to clean up 200 Series Stain & Seal:
Utilize mineral spirits for cleaning out any spray equipment, brushes, or rollers. Wood Defender EZ Kleen-Up can be used to remove overspray from non-porous items such as windows, air conditioners, gutters, etc.