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Am I degrading the lifespan of redwood by leaving black stain?

Posted by juliaannscott (My Page) on
Thu, Oct 11, 12 at 0:37

Will it hurt the lifespan of my redwood deck by leaving black stain on before I oil?
Thank you before hand,

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RE: Am I degrading the lifespan of redwood by leaving black stain

Black? Whew.
Probably not. redwood is pretty bullet proof as deck materials go. Is it in full sun? How old is it? Is the current finish/stain in decent shape?

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