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Re-Staining Deck

Posted by gagesgranny (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 28, 09 at 7:24

Our deck needs restaining this year. Do I have to strip the old stain off before I restain??? In most areas of the deck, it just looks faded and dull but there are some areas that have the appearance of stain cracking. Thanks in advance for your help

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RE: Re-Staining Deck

What kind of stain do you have??
Is it a solid or S/T?
Latex or Oil??
How old is the deck??
Age of existing stain??
Height of deck off ground?


RE: Re-Staining Deck

Hi, Faron---Happy to see your response. My deck stain is a solid latex. The deck and stain is 5 years old and the deck is 24 inches off the ground. What do you think?? Thanks

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