Do I need to clean my deck before I stain it?

Do I need to clean my deck before I stain it?

Helpful Tips for Your Next Staining Project

Do I need to clean my deck before I stain it?

Do I need to clean my deck before I stain it?

Q: Do I need to clean my deck before I stain it?

A: Yes. The answer is simple enough, but it really should be remembered that it's important to remove all dirt and contaminants from the surface of wood to ensure proper stain penetration and maximum durability of wood stains. These cleaning tips will help you properly prepare your deck before staining it.

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Take the extra time before applying your fresh wood stain to clean your deck. It's a critical first step for a beautiful, long-lasting finish.

Olympic Premium Deck Cleaner will help you easily remove dirt, build-up, algae and mildew. Take the proper steps early in your staining project to enjoy the lasting benefits of a freshly refinished deck.

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Before Is Better

A Critical First Step

Before Is Better

Take the extra time before applying your fresh wood stain to clean your deck. It's a critical first step for a beautiful, long-lasting finish.

Olympic Premium Deck Cleaner will help you easily remove dirt, build-up, algae and mildew. Take the proper steps early in your staining project to enjoy the lasting benefits of a freshly refinished deck.

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Remember, you're applying something topically. If your new wood stain can't get full access to the surface it must protect, it can't do its job. Plus, you'll be disappointed with the end result.

For previously stained wood, dark cedar and redwood, we recommend Olympic Premium Deck Brightener & Wash, and a hose instead of a power washer, for gentler cleaning.

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Better Stain Protection

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Remember, you're applying something topically. If your new wood stain can't get full access to the surface it must protect, it can't do its job. Plus, you'll be disappointed with the end result.

For previously stained wood, dark cedar and redwood, we recommend Olympic Premium Deck Brightener & Wash, and a hose instead of a power washer, for gentler cleaning.

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