The Only Time of the Year a Stain is Welcome

After taking a hit from the winter cold your deck is probably looking a bit rough. These five products should make staining it a bit easier.

By Jessica Godart

With the hot summer sun starting to appear, tan lotion isn’t the only thing that decks need to be repelling. After a long winter and lots of snow, decks are sure to have become worn and faded by summer’s start and in need of a fresh coat of color. If you’re looking for a DIY project for a day, head out with these products that are sure to make your deck beautiful again.

Deck Stainer
Photo courtesy of lowes.com

Olympic 1-Gallon Multiple Solid Exterior Paint
lowes.com; $36.98

Paint roller
Photo courtesy of homedepot.com

Linzer 12 in. Deck and Water Seal Roller
homedepot.com; $9.96 

brush
Photo courtesy of acehardware.com

Wooster 1 in. Angle 3/Pack Paints All Pro Series Brush
acehardware.com; $19.99

mask
Photo courtesy of lowes.com

3M 2-Pack Chemical Respirator
lowes.com; $10.97

gloves
Photo courtesy of homedepot.com

Working Hands Long Cuff Extra-Large Neoprene Gloves
homedepot.com; $4.98 

For extra assistance, check out Lowes’ helpful tips to deck staining.

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