When using the Restore-A-Deck Stain Stripper you can and should use one or both additives for certain scenarios as not all stain removal projects are the same. This article is a guide to help determine the best way to strip your exterior deck or outside wood so you can achieve the maximum results.

Let's breakdown the three Restore-A-Deck Stripping components that can be used while removing your exterior stain. 

Note: The Gel and Booster work as additives for the Restore-A-Deck Stain Stripper and are not effective as standalone products.

Restore-A-Deck Wood Stain Stripper

Restore-A-Deck Wood Stain Stripper is a biodegradable, powdered concentrate that is mixed with water. Each RAD Stripper container makes 5 liquid gallons. Restore-A-Deck Wood Stain Stripper removes most oil and latex-based finishes including clear sealers, transparent stains, and semi-transparent stains.

Restore-A-Deck Thickening Gel Additive

Restore-A-Deck Stain Stripper Thickening Gel is a special blend that is added to premixed 5-Gallons of the Restore-A-Deck Stain Stripper. With a longer dwell time, Restore-A-Deck Stripper Thickening Gel will raise the effectiveness of the stain stripping by adding the ability to cling to vertical and horizontal surfaces for up to 1 hour. Works especially well on improving the performance of the stripping on vertical wood such as wood railings, wood fences, and wood-sided homes.

Restore-A-Deck Stain Stripper Booster

Restore-A-Deck Stain Stripper Booster Additive is a special blend of solvents that is added to premixed 5-Gallons of the Restore-A-Deck Stain Stripper. The Restore-A-Deck Stripper Booster will raise the effectiveness of the stain stripping up to 300% by helping to break down the surface tension of difficult to remove wood stain finishes.

Use the chart below to help determine the proper products to remove your stain.

Note: You must Neutralize after Stripping with the Restore-A-Deck Wood Brightener.

For any questions, please ask in the Comment Area with some pictures of the stain stripping project.

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  • Use as Standalone (No Additives Needed)
  • Where To Use
  • Horizontal Surfaces for the below stain types. Examples: Deck Floors, most Deck Railings, etc.
  • Stain Types Removed
  • Most Penetrating Transparent & Semi-Transparent Oil-Based Stains.
  • Most Heavily Weathered Penetrating Transparent & Semi-Transparent Water-Based (Acrylic) Stains.
  • Most Clear Penetrating Sealers.
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  • Use with Restore-A-Deck Stripper
  • Where To Use
  • Vertical Surfaces for the below stain types. Examples: Wood Fences, Cedar & Log Homes, etc.
  • Stain Types Removed
  • Most Penetrating Transparent & Semi-Transparent Oil-Based Stains.
  • Most Heavily Weathered Penetrating Transparent & Semi-Transparent Water-Based (Acrylic) Stains.
  • Most Clear Penetrating Sealers.
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  • Use both Additives with Restore-A-Deck Stripper
  • Where To Use
  • Decks, Wood Fences, Cedar & Log Homes and all Exterior Wood Surfaces for the below stain types.
  • Stain Types Removed
  • All Exterior Wood & Deck Stain Types in Columns 1 & 2.
  • Most Over-Applied Transparent & Semi-Transparent Oil & Water-Based (Acrylic) Stains.
  • Most Semi-Solid Oil-Based & Water-Based (Acrylic) Stains.
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