4 Popular Deck Stain Colors

4 Popular Deck Stain Colors

Four Great Deck Stain Color Choices

4 Popular Deck Stain Colors

4 Popular Deck Stain Colors

Q: What Are the Most Popular Deck Stain Colors?

A: Decks see a lot of use due to regular foot traffic and general wear from outdoor elements, especially when the weather is nice.  A great first step to choosing the right stain color is by identifying the major color in a backyard, or most often the house color. Also, keep in mind the type, age and natural color of the deck wood. Consider these four popular deck colors for your next deck staining project.

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Mountain Cedar, with a light brown hue, is part of the Woodland Oil collection, a group of wood stain colors that are oil-based with just a touch of natural color to highlight the natural tones. 

Mountain Cedar is light enough to add contrast to any dark-colored house and provides a warm, comfortable atmosphere when entertaining.

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Mountain Cedar
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Mountain Cedar

Mountain Cedar on Composite Wood

Popular Deck Stain Color #4

Mountain Cedar

Mountain Cedar, with a light brown hue, is part of the Woodland Oil collection, a group of wood stain colors that are oil-based with just a touch of natural color to highlight the natural tones. 

Mountain Cedar is light enough to add contrast to any dark-colored house and provides a warm, comfortable atmosphere when entertaining.

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Cape Code Gray is a light gray color that works very well with white, blue or tan houses. This exterior wood stain color masks some of the wood color while highlighting the natural hue.

Cape Code Gray and other similar gray wood stains are subtly reminiscent of houses near the ocean and work well on large decks. The result is a classic-looking addition to your house.

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Cape Cod Gray
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Popular Deck Stain Color #3

Cape Cod Gray

Cape Code Gray is a light gray color that works very well with white, blue or tan houses. This exterior wood stain color masks some of the wood color while highlighting the natural hue.

Cape Code Gray and other similar gray wood stains are subtly reminiscent of houses near the ocean and work well on large decks. The result is a classic-looking addition to your house.

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Blue hues add a modern look to any deck, especially this deep, classic shade. Amsterdam is a solid shade wood stain that completely covers the original color of the wood, but highlights the natural texture. 

Amsterdam pairs perfectly with light brown or gray houses, and looks great with white railings for contrast.

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Amsterdam
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Amsterdam on Pressure-Treated Wood

Popular Deck Stain Color #2

Amsterdam

Blue hues add a modern look to any deck, especially this deep, classic shade. Amsterdam is a solid shade wood stain that completely covers the original color of the wood, but highlights the natural texture. 

Amsterdam pairs perfectly with light brown or gray houses, and looks great with white railings for contrast.

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Mystic White combines a polished, fresh style with older wood, resulting in a traditional weathered look, and the whitish hue complements most house colors.

Mystic White stain is thick enough to fill small cracks and smooths out the surface of the wood, making splinters no longer an issue. The gray-white color allows the dirt and dust from outside to blend in so that the deck never looks dirty and is a great accent to a bold house color.

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Popular Deck Stain Color #1

Mystic White

Mystic White combines a polished, fresh style with older wood, resulting in a traditional weathered look, and the whitish hue complements most house colors.

Mystic White stain is thick enough to fill small cracks and smooths out the surface of the wood, making splinters no longer an issue. The gray-white color allows the dirt and dust from outside to blend in so that the deck never looks dirty and is a great accent to a bold house color.

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