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Can you change color when re-staining?

Posted by newhomeowner2011a (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 19, 12 at 14:30

We just stained our cedar deck dark brown and now I'm wishing it was grey - is it possible to re-stain? Would that require sanding and then re-staining?


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RE: Can you change color when re-staining?

Depends on the brand and type of deck stain that you used. Was it a transparent, semi-trans or solid stain?

RE: Can you change color when re-staining?

I think it was semi transparent - can a picture help you know?


Am interested in staining it possibly a grey or lighter brown.

What do you think? And if so, would I sand it first?

RE: Can you change color when re-staining?

Strip neutralize then stain.

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