Which stain is better Olympic or Behr?

Which stain is better Olympic or Behr?

According to Consumer Reports, Olympic Maximum Solid Stain & Sealant in One is rated in their top solid wood stains category, coming in slightly behind Behr.

What are the top 10 deck stains?

The following top 10 deck stains are rated from one to five stars, based on the consumer criteria identified above.

  1. Sikkens Cetol Dek Finish.
  2. Cabot Decking Stain 1480.
  3. Sikkens Cetol SRD.
  4. Cabot Semi-Transparent Deck and Siding Stain 6300.
  5. Wolman Durastain.
  6. DEFY Epoxy Fortified Wood Stain.
  7. Superdeck Semi-Transparent Deck Stain.

Does Sherwin Williams make a good deck stain?

Durability – Sherwin Williams is synonymous with quality, and that doesn’t change when it comes to deck stains.

How long does Sherwin Williams superdeck last?

3 years
The enhanced, technologically advanced formula will deliver this premium performance for up to 3 years while also offering improved weathering, similar to an oil-based stain that wears away, rather than peeling and blistering at the end of its life cycle.

Which is better SuperDeck or WoodScapes?

Super Deck is a good product that I use when I stain decks, but it’s a deck stain. The solid stain finish of Super Deck (waterborne) is slightly glossy with two coats, whereas Woodscapes is totally flat and dull. So that would be the main difference of how it will look on your siding.

Does Sherwin-Williams own Cabot Stains?

About Sherwin-Williams The company manufactures products under well-known brands such as Sherwin-Williams®, Valspar®, HGTV HOME® by Sherwin-Williams, Dutch Boy®, Krylon®, Minwax®, Thompson’s® Water Seal®, Cabot® and many more.

Where can I find the best deck stain?

If you’re looking to apply deck stain to a new deck or you want to refinish an old deck so the results last, you’ve come to the right place. You’ve arrived at what I call Love Your Deck. It’s the world’s most complete, in-depth and up-to-date source of wooden deck staining and deck finishing information on the internet that I’m aware of.

Are all deck stains created equal?

Not all deck stains are created equal and there is not a perfect stain type or brand that will outperform all the others. Water-based deck stains have come on rapidly in the last 6-8 years. The main reason for the vast amount of water-based stains on the market today is related to changes in VOC laws across the country.

Can You stain a deck in the Sun?

Avoid applying deck stain in direct sunlight if at all possible. Sunshine can heat deck surfaces far beyond air temperature, boiling off those vital ingredients. Work during shady times of the day or cloudy weather. Maintain a wet edge as you work if you’re applying any sort of finish that forms a surface film.

Are oil-based deck stains legal in the US?

Many brands have gone away from oil-based stains to water-based, but you are still able to use oil-based stains in all US States and Canada. We currently restore about 300-400 decks annually, and our favorites are the penetrating semi-transparent and semi-solids.