Painting or staining your deck is an essential maintenance project that can also dramatically update outdoor living spaces. Regardless of whether your goals are practical or aesthetical, protecting your deck with paint, stain or sealer is an important step in preserving the integrity of its wood. Paint or stain should be reapplied regularly to provide consistent coverage and preserve the quality of your deck, usually at 2-5 year intervals.
While both types of finishes provide protection, the frequency of recoating varies depending on your selection.Your choice of paint and stain should be influenced by your style preferences as well as the condition of your deck, type of wood it’s composed of, usage and weather conditions.
An experienced pro can help you determine the best finish for your needs. They will take the right steps to prepare the surface of your deck and apply finish products so you can enjoy lasting beauty and protection.