Return to the Porches & Decks Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
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?

Thanks!


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
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?


 o
RE: Can you change color when re-staining?

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

Photobucket

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

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


 o
RE: Can you change color when re-staining?

Strip neutralize then stain.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Porches & Decks Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here