How Long Does It Take To Stain A Deck?

How Long Does It Take To Stain A Deck?

Stain quickly by following the right steps

How Long Does It Take To Stain A Deck?

How Long Does It Take To Stain A Deck?

Q: How Long Does It Take To Stain A Deck?

A: Need some wood staining advice? Staining a deck doesn't take as long as you may think. The typical deck can be stained in a matter of a couple hours, given the right circumstances. Learn about the conditions needed to make sure your project is completed as quickly as possible, the best products to use, and how to prepare and stain your deck.

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If wood has been previously stained it can cause delays in the project, compared to new wood that has never been finished. Previously stained wood may make the new coat of stain take longer to adhere if old stain has not been properly stripped.

To make sure your deck is stained quickly, use Olympic Premium Stain Stripper to remove all latex and oil-based coatings that have been previously applied.

Additionally, many people have decks made of pre-treated wood. Pre-treated wood must be dried before stain can be applied, and it is important to choose a stain that is oil-based. 

See How to Choose the Right Stain Finish

The Wood
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The Wood

Staining a Deck

The Wood

If wood has been previously stained it can cause delays in the project, compared to new wood that has never been finished. Previously stained wood may make the new coat of stain take longer to adhere if old stain has not been properly stripped.

To make sure your deck is stained quickly, use Olympic Premium Stain Stripper to remove all latex and oil-based coatings that have been previously applied.

Additionally, many people have decks made of pre-treated wood. Pre-treated wood must be dried before stain can be applied, and it is important to choose a stain that is oil-based. 

See How to Choose the Right Stain Finish

When you are staining your deck you need to make sure you have the right weather conditions for a successful project. Staining when it is too wet outside or if the surface of the deck is too hot can cause problems with adhesion and lengthen the time it takes to complete your project. 

While having dry conditions is the best way to ensure your project finishes quickly, Olympic MAXIMUM stains can be applied to a wet surface and dry in 8-12 hours. 

Learn More About Olympic MAXIMUM
 

The Weather
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The Weather

Staining a Deck

The Weather

When you are staining your deck you need to make sure you have the right weather conditions for a successful project. Staining when it is too wet outside or if the surface of the deck is too hot can cause problems with adhesion and lengthen the time it takes to complete your project. 

While having dry conditions is the best way to ensure your project finishes quickly, Olympic MAXIMUM stains can be applied to a wet surface and dry in 8-12 hours. 

Learn More About Olympic MAXIMUM
 

Knowing the right steps in advance can significantly reduce the amount of time it takes for you to stain your deck.

Properly preparing your deck is critical to reducing time wasted on fixing mistakes. Olympic Premium Deck Cleaner removes dirt and mildew stain fast.

Follow These Steps to Prep Your Deck

The Project Steps
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The Project Steps

Staining a Deck

The Project Steps

Knowing the right steps in advance can significantly reduce the amount of time it takes for you to stain your deck.

Properly preparing your deck is critical to reducing time wasted on fixing mistakes. Olympic Premium Deck Cleaner removes dirt and mildew stain fast.

Follow These Steps to Prep Your Deck