General Finishes High Performance Water Based Topcoat Application Steps. Stir topcoat to reincorporate solids that have settled to the bottom of the can before and throughout the application process.
First use a leaf blower or broom to blow all of the debris off of the deck’s surface and then wash the deck. To clean a deck, purchase a commercial deck cleaner that removes mildew, oxidation (graying), and dirt.
Exterior wood and decks stains are all designed to protect and preserve your exterior wood from the elements. Decks stain brands differ though drastically in the ingredients, solids, etc. Deck stains also come in a variety of types: Transparent, Semi-Transparent, and Semi-Solids that will determine the opacity of the stain when applying to the wood
Cabot's Oil Based Deck & Exterior Stain is a durable stain with rejuvenates and transforms the colour of all exterior timber.
#1 Deck Wood Stain Stripper is a biodegradable, ready-to-use liquid that quickly removes worn finishes to restore wood surfaces. Stains and varnishes are removed along with collected dirt, mold, mildew and mill glaze.