Restore-A-Deck Wood Stain Stripper

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#1 Rated Wood and Deck Stain Stripper that removes clear, transparent, semi-transparent, and most semi-solid coatings.

Extremely cost-effective. When mixed, the cost is less than $7 a gallon.
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Makes 5 Liquid Gallons ...Enough to Strip 500-1000+ Sq. Feet!

Restore-A-Deck Wood Stain Stripper: the Best Deck Stain Stripper

Restore-A-Deck Wood Stain Stripper is a biodegradable, powdered concentrate that quickly removes worn finishes to restore wood surfaces. Stains and varnishes are removed along with collected dirt, mold, mildew and mill glaze.

The Restore A Deck system is a multistep deck cleaning system, and best results are achieved when using all 3 products. This product is Step 1 Stripper of the Restore A Deck system and can be substituted for or used after Restore-A-Deck Wood Cleaner.

WHERE TO USE
Restore-A-Deck Wood Stain Stripper removes most oil and latex based finishes including: clear sealers, transparent stains, and semi-transparent stains.

SURFACE PREPARATION:
Surfaces to be stripped must be above 50°F. Protect adjacent surfaces; cover with plastic sheets and/or tape off any adjacent areas not being stripped. Thoroughly wet and/or cover plants and shrubs. Rinsing residue will not harm plants or roots. Exposure to full strength product will burn foliage.

The Restore-A-Deck Wood and Deck Stain Stripper needs to be neutralized with the Step 2 Wood Brightener.

ADVANTAGES

  • #1 Rated Wood Deck Stain Stripper
  • Removes most clear, transparent, semi-transparent, and semi-solid coatings.
  • Powdered formula makes 5 liquid gallons when mixed
  • Extremely cost effective. When mixed, the cost is less than $7 a gallon.
  • Eco-Safe formulas
  • Preps previously stained wood and decks
  • Safe to use on all exterior wood surfaces, not just decks
  • Applied with pump sprayer for max results or injected through pressure washer for easier to remove finishes
  • Can be mixed at a stronger ratio for difficult to remove finishes. Max would be 3 gallons of water to one container of Restore-A-Deck Stripper

Coverage: 500-1000 sq. feet per container.

*Will not remove excessively over applied stains, solid color stains, paints, or polyurethanes fully.

Do you Have a Difficult to Remove Coating?

Restore-A-Deck Stain Stripper Additives

Restore-Deck Stain Stripper Application Tips

How do I strip the sealer from my deck?

Strip or Clean the Deck

Available Sizes:
2 lb Container
Powder Concentrate:
1 Container Makes 5 Liquid Gallons
Purpose:
Stain Stripper
Coverage Per Gallon:

100-200 sq. ft Per Gallon

Application Tools:
Injector, Sprayer, Stiff Brush
Neutralize: Yes
RAD Step 2

 

 

 

 

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Sunday, 24 December 2017

#1 Rated Wood and Deck Stain Stripper that removes clear, transparent, semi-transparent, and most semi-solid coatings.

Scott

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    Chris · 04/20/2020
    hi - I have a 2 part question. My deck is 10 y/o pressure treated with solid stain on deck and rails. Some of the deck and rails is newer after repairs 2 years ago and the new wood has not been painted or stained. After reading the posts below, in order to remove solid stain it sounds like the RAD stripper+additives won’t remove the stain and it should be sanded then brightened before restraining with solid stain of a similar color, correct? If not what do you recommend?
    Do I need to power wash or brighten the deck before sanding to remove any dirt, algae, or stains?
    thanks in advance.
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      RAD Products · 04/20/2020
      You do not have to remove all the current solid when coating with the RAD Solid stain. Remove what you can and then you can cover the rest. Use the Stripper and pressure wash off as much as possible.
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        Chris · 04/21/2020
        Thanks! As far as how many gallons I need, the total sq ft of deck, rails, and skirts is approx 615 sq ft with some excess sq ft included. I will def need 2 coats, so I calculate 2.25 gallons per coat for a total of 4.5 gallons. Correct?
        thank you
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          RAD Products · 04/21/2020
          About 5-gallons is correct.
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            Chris · 05/18/2020
            Hi - as for the railings, the spindles are in decent shape, do I need to strip the solid stain off or can I just clean and brighten then paint with solid stain. Thanks.
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              RAD Products · 05/18/2020
              Clean and brighten is fine.
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                Chris · 05/27/2020
                For application of the solid stain do you recommend a roller?, if so what type and nap size?
                or use a brush similar to the wood stain process?
                thanks.
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                  RAD Products · 05/28/2020
                  Brush and roller for the solid stain. 1/2" nap.
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    Jason · 04/20/2020
    pressure treated pine deck about 5 years old - has had a total of 3 coats of olympic maximum acrylic oil based stain and sealant applied in that time (2 coats at 1 year, 1 coat in year 2 after a simple cleaning/pressure wash). stain is worn on floor and steps but someone commented that it looks opaque due to multiple coats and it may not be able to be stripped for that reason. gets partial sun/partial shade throughout the day and has some pollen or mildew. would like to stain with a more resilient brand.

    can this be cleaned and brightened OR does it need to be stripped and brightened if i want to apply a new brand of seal (ideally, one of yours) OR do you agree that it can't be stripped and I should clean it then apply an opaque/solid stain to cover?

    thanks in advance for your thoughts.
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      RAD Products · 04/20/2020
      A stripper will not remove a solid stain completely so you would have to use the Restore A Deck Solid Stain. The best way to prep is to pressure wash with the Stripper. Neutralize after with the Brightener. This will remove as much as you can of the current stain.
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    Angela · 04/17/2020
    Sorry more pictures not related were added! Haha feel free to delete them!
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    Angela · 04/17/2020
    Hello, does your stripper will remove Benjamin Moore Arborcoat stain? We will like to remove the red stain in our deck to re-stain it along with the new deck addition.

    Thanks in advance for your help!
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      RAD Products · 04/17/2020
      That is an opaque solid stain and cannot be stripped with any stain stripper. Sorry...
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    Shaina · 04/17/2020
    Hi - we bought a house with a solid stain deck that was in bad shape. We recently took out the stairs and scraped some of the stain, now want to strip just the deck (not the railing) and recoat. What would you reccomend? It's about 300 sq ft of pressure treated pine.
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      RAD Products · 04/17/2020
      It is not possible to strip off a solid stain. You would have to sand it to get it off.
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        Shaina · 04/17/2020
        Would your product help to remove any of it before we moved to sanding? Or perhaps a paint stripper?
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    Mina · 04/15/2020
    Do you have to use the brightener?
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      RAD Products · 04/15/2020
      Yes. You must use it to neutralize the stripper.
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    Marc · 04/14/2020
    Not sure what's been applied to this deck in the past. It's looking awful sad after our Canadian winter. Will the RAD stripper work to get this off or will I need to sand it down if I want to use RAD semi-transparent stain? Do I need the booster additive?
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      RAD Products · 04/14/2020
      Use the RAD Stripper with both additives. Brightener after.
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    David · 04/10/2020
    My deck has about 3-4 coatings of Behr semi-transparent stain. What would you suggest to remove all the stain? Here are some pictures...
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      RAD Products · 04/10/2020
      This buildup of coatings is not going to be fully stripped. At this point, it is acting like paint in thickness. You can strip some or most but you will need to sand to get it all off. If you want to strip as much as you can then use both additives with the stripper. Let dwell for an hour and pressure wash off. https://www.restore-a-deck.com/rad-stain-stripper-additives.html
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    AKing1 · 04/08/2020
    I am wondering how RAD would work stripping this cedar siding. I plan on using Armstrong Clark Semi-Solid for a finish. Thanks in advance!
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    Jesse · 04/07/2020
    Hello RAD Team:

    I prepped my PTP with Olympic Premium Deck Cleaner. I applied one coat of Olympic Maximum Cedar Natural Tone Semi-Transparent Exterior Stain and Sealant in One as you can see in the picture. The color is much more orange than we hoped for, which brought me here. I was planning on just sanding the old Olympic stain off the top boards, and starting over with a RAD stain. Is this recommended, or do I need to use my deck cleaner again before sanding and stain application?

    Thank you,
    Jesse
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    Douglas · 04/05/2020
    What benefits would using the cleaner before the stripper add, if any? I'm curious before I make my order.
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      RAD Products · 04/05/2020
      No need for the cleaner if you are using the stripper.
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    John Wuryn · 04/04/2020
    My porch floor has been coated at least 4 times with sikkens rubbol paint over the past 25 years. Ii is now pealing and I would like to remove it and apply your product. I'm thinking your stripper will not remove the sickens and I will have to sand it off with something like a drum sander. Is this correct and can you make any suggestions?
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      RAD Products · 04/04/2020
      Yes, this will need heavy power sanding to remove fully.
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    Scott · 11/04/2019
    I used the RAD Stripper this weekend on my deck and the old stain has been really difficult to remove. I believe the old stain is Benjamin Moore - Arborcoat Semi-Transparent. I applied the RAD Stripper twice. The first time I let it set for 20 minutes and the second time for an hour. I used a power washer in both cases. I was planning on getting another batch of the RAD Stripper and also the booster additive and trying again. This time also using a brush along with the power washer.

    Do you think this will work and should I also get the thickening gel?
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      RAD Products · 11/05/2019
      What you have on the wood is a filming forming coating that dried on top like a polyurethane/varnish and why it is shiny. This is extremely hard to strip off as it is not a true penetrating semi-transparent stain but is acting more like a polyurethane. Also is why the BM peeled on you. The Booster and Gel will help some but you may have to sand as well to get it all off.
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        Scott · 11/05/2019
        Thank you for the response. What order would you recommend I do each step in? Should I user the stripper + additives, let dry, sand and then neutralize? Or should I neutralize before sanding? Also, would I need to use a cleaner again after sanding?
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          RAD Products · 11/05/2019
          Neutralize after sanding. You do not have to clean again.
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    Harriett · 10/11/2019
    Do you sell smaller sizes of your stripper and brightener? I only have 6 deck boards to strip. They are new boards and the person staining my 10 year old deck stained them while I was away instead of letting them age and darken to better match the old boards.
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    Kyle · 09/25/2019
    If I strip and brighten one weekend and then apply stain after two weeks will I have to redo everything?
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      RAD Products · 09/25/2019
      If longer than two weeks you should lightly pressure wash and brighten the deck.
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    Jason · 09/18/2019
    I've cleaned, stripped, and brightened twice with RAD and still seeing some spots with the old stain - TWP Pecan. We'll be staining with TWP 116. Should this be stripped again or sanded prior to staining ?
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    Kyle · 09/09/2019
    We purchased a house with deck that needs some work. I don’t know if it is a solid stain or paint that is on there now. Can you tell me what you think and if this product would work on it. Pictures attached.
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    Tim · 09/08/2019
    Will this stripper or whitener harm vinyl siding?
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    Donald · 08/23/2019
    Will this harm stainless steel? I have cable rail around my deck and am worried the overspray will do something to it.
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    D Johnson · 07/31/2019
    I got some of the dissolved stripper on a window when I was spraying it on the deck. It left spots on the window that do not want to come off. I have tried detergent and a razor blade, window cleaner, and acetone. Any ideas?
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      RAD Products · 07/31/2019
      It should not do this unless the glass has a coating on the exterior of it? Do you know if it does?
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    Nick · 07/07/2019
    Previously had Behr "Semi-transparent" in Chocolate (which seems a lot more opaque than most other semi-transparent stains?). The Behr was wearing and peeling.


    I've done 3 full rounds of stripping and power washing with RAD stripper + both boosters, followed by brightening. This got "most"--but not all-- of the Behr stain off. I just can't bare to do any more prep at this point (sanding this is out), but would prefer to avoid a completely-solid stain covering if there's something that will work.

    What's going to get the best results (with easy reapplication of future coats), despite the little bit of lingering old stain remaining? I had hoped the RAD stripper would prep this well enough to be able to use TWP, but it seems like the semi-transparent oil-based might not provide good "coverage" of the lingering Behr?

    What do you recommend that I should stain with at this point? (North Carolina, full sun, pine)
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      RAD Products · 07/08/2019
      At this point, you could try the TWP 103 Dark Oak. It will blend much of the old Behr but it will show through slightly and will be a little shiny in the areas it goes over this Behr. The other option is to sand.
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        Nick · 07/08/2019
        Oh interesting, I figured the TWP was fairly see-through and would be totally out of the question, especially given that the Behr seems 'more opaque' than the TWP, and that the oil based are more of a "soak in" rather than sit-on-top stain.

        Thoughts on TWP 100 vs Armstrong Clark oil based semi-solid for this?
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    Shawn · 06/19/2019
    Will RAD stripper remove this
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      RAD Products · 06/20/2019
      That looks fairly thick. Do you know the brand and type of stain that is on there now?
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    Stan · 06/17/2019
    A small vertical section of ny deck is stained with semi-transparent Honeytone. Should I use the stripper, additive, and gel in preparation for using Classic White solid stain. If so, can I use smaller proportions of each? Photo attached.
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      RAD Products · 06/17/2019
      Just stripper. No need for the additives in this scenario.
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    FurnitureRefin · 06/13/2019
    In one area on a teak table, I accidentally let some of the stripper dry. It had both additives in it. I have sanded and brightened the table, but when it is dry, I can still see an area of darkened wood. Anything I can do? I do plan to seal the table with semco in honey, will it show when finished?
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    Idesignedit · 06/12/2019
    Can I use Restore-Deck Stain Stripper on this deck to remove the solid stain color (see attached image)?

    What do you recommend?

    Thanks
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    jeff · 05/10/2019
    will this harm cement board siding ?
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    Miles Unruh · 05/08/2019
    our deck was new July 2018. We used Olympic sealant from Lowes at that time. This spring we stripped and power washed and brightened twice to remove all the sealant. On Tuesday, we stained and now we do not like the color so want to restain. BUT the wood looks like it's furring! Should we lightly sand or can we not, with it being new wood? Thank you for replying.
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      RAD Products · 05/08/2019
      If you want to change the color you will need to strip it again. You could lightly sand after with 60 grit to remove any furring.
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        kaylene · 05/17/2019
        The wood is actually very furred. Do I clean and prep before I sand? We have to replace a few boards also now because of a burn. Can I do this all in 3 months, like in September?
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          RAD Products · 05/17/2019
          Strip and brighten and then sand. You can do all in Fall.
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    Carly · 05/06/2019
    Will this remove Thompson's Water Seal?
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    Kevin · 04/22/2019
    Will this work on Behr Semi-Transparent stain? Thanks!
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    Randy · 04/22/2019
    Late last year I used Ready Seal (cedar color) to stain our screened-in porch. Porch was built over 35 years ago with cedar with redwood support columns and beams. Do I use your stripper or cleaner product before brightening and staining?

    Secondly, should I use a brush to apply the stripper or cleaner as recommended above so product does not affect outside painted surfaces?
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      RAD Products · 04/22/2019
      Yes, strip and brighten. Prep products do not remove paint.