Restore-A-Deck Stripper/Brightener Kit

$74.99
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Includes Step 1 Restore-A-Deck Stripper & Step 2 Wood Brightener Kit


Extremely cost-effective. When mixed, the cost is less than $8 a gallon for each Step.
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Restore A Deck Stain Stripper and Brightener Kit

1 RAD Stripper and 1 RAD Brightener

Coverage: 500-1000 sq. feet per kit. Each Kit Makes 5 Gallons of Stain Stripper and 5 Gallons of Wood Brightener

DESCRIPTION
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.

Restore-A-Deck Wood Brightener is a biodegradable, powdered concentrate that is mixed with water to brighten and restore the natural beauty of all species of exterior wood. This product excels at brightening, removing rust stains, and tannin stains caused by fallen leaves. Restore-A-Deck Wood Brightener is a safe, product that will not only brighten but neutralize the surface of the wood, creating an ideal surface that is ready to be stained.

This combo kit includes Step 1 RAD Stripper and Step 2 RAD Wood Brightener.

WHERE TO USE
Restore-A-Deck Wood Stain Stripper removes most oil and latex based finishes including: clear film-forming varnishes, transparent, 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 Stain Stripper needs to be neutralized and this combo kit comes with the Step 2 Restore-a-Deck Wood Brightener.

ADVANTAGES

  • #1 Rated Wood Deck Stain Stripper and Wood Brightener
  • RAD Stain Stripper removes most clear, transparent, semi-transparent, and semi-solid coatings
  • RAD Stain Stripper preps previously stained wood and decks
  • RAD Wood Brightener neutralizes stain strippers
  • RAD Wood Brightener brightens and restores wood surfaces
  • RAD Wood Brightener restore pH balance of wood
  • Powdered formulas makes 5 liquid gallons when mixed
  • Extremely cost effective. When mixed, the cost is less than $7 a gallon
  • Eco-Safe formulas
  • Safe to use on all exterior wood surfaces, not just decks

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

Do you Have a Difficult to Remove Coating?

Restore-A-Deck Stain Stripper Additives

 

Reviews

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Most economical stain stripper and wood brightener kit that e have and on the market. Excellent are removing failed coatings!

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    Brandon · 04/26/2022
    My deck was “professionally” stained this past weekend with a Sherwin Williams semi-solid product. The “pros” did not strip the previous stain so we are left with multiple uneven colors on a subpar job. I’m considering stripping the stain and redoing the entire project. I’m already out $1300 so I’m willing to try anything at this point to make it right. Will this product make any impact on removing new stain? 
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      RAD Products · 04/26/2022
      It is very hard to strip a newly applied stain, especially when it was not prepped correctly prior. Do you know what brand and base type they used of stain?
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        Brandon · 04/26/2022
        I know Sherwin Williams and I believe it’s the Superdeck Exterior Waterborne. I requested the semi-solid but I’m not 100% sure based on the coverage. 
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          RAD Products · 04/27/2022
          I do not think you will be able to fully strip this based on the pics and info you sent. It is too thick, almost like a solid opaque stain. You can try to see how much you can remove. Best bet is to use the RAD Stripper with both additives: https://www.restore-a-deck.com/rad-stain-stripper-additives.html

          Apply and let dwell for 45-60 minutes and then pressure wash off. RAD Brightener after.
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    JD · 04/18/2022
    I cleaned by deck by using a home depot deck cleaner (Olympic) 2 days ago. I was planning to lightly sand some rough areas and stain it but then I came across your website and it seems like I need to use brightner as well. My deck is cleaned pretty decent (I think) with most of previous stain gone (not much was there anyways) and algae stains removed. I have few questions:
    1) Can I use your brightener 6-7 days after cleaning with another product? Its been 2 days and I am assuming 4-5 more days until I get your brightener. I don't wan to repeat the cleaning process if possible since my deck is huge.

    2) If I use brightener, do I still need to do sanding for better absorption?
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      RAD Products · 04/19/2022
      1. Yes, you can.
      2. No need.
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        JD · 04/19/2022
        I meant does my prepwork look OK based on the photo?
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        JD · 04/19/2022
        Thank you! Does my prepwork look to simply apply the brightener and then stain?
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          RAD Products · 04/19/2022
          Correct. Make sure to rinse the brighener well when done.
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    Mariusz · 04/18/2022
    Are you able to tell if this is paint or stain and whether your product will be able to help me restore my deck? 
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      RAD Products · 04/18/2022
      You will not be able to strip this paint off the deck so you will need to sand it off to fix it properly.
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    Tyler · 03/18/2022
    Are you able to tell if this is a paint or stain?  If it's paint is my only option to sand along with the stripper/brighterner if I want to use a semi-transparent stain?
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    Corey · 09/29/2021
    Based on picture, should I strip, brighten and stain?  Or can I just do either strip or brighten and stain?  I had someone stain it last year but didn't do a great job and they tried to power wash it and didn't help.  It's mahogany.  Thank you
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    Kal · 09/14/2021
    Hello!
    First timer here.
    I bought this kit. Spent today cleaning the shrubbery around the deck as well as getting used to doing the pressure washing.
    I see some scratches I think from people moving furniture. 
    Will the stripper/brightener be enough or should I get a sander to try to hand sand away the scratches a bit?
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      RAD Products · 09/15/2021
      You cannot remove scratches with the prep if they are deep. Do not spot sand as then the stain will not apply evenly. Best to just leave as is.
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        Kal · 09/16/2021
        Okay.
        This is after 2 rounds of the stripper. Should I do a 3rd?
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          RAD Products · 09/16/2021
          Send a picture when the wood is dry. Hard to tell now.
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    Roger · 09/09/2021
    Several years ago I used Dalys Seafin Ship'n Shore Penetrating Waterproofing Sealer on otherwise untreated railings. It's a petroleum based product, which they say is compatible with urethane varnishes. I want to use your products. Should I strip the railings first, or is cleaning and brightening enough? Thanks
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      RAD Products · 09/09/2021
      You will have to remove the Dalys and it may not be strippable if similar to a urethane. Post some pictures.
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    michele · 09/09/2021
    I powerwashed  my cedar deck & we are sanding down to the bare wood.  Do I need to use stripper and brightener?  If so, should I use it before or after sanding? Thank you.
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      RAD Products · 09/09/2021
      No need to strip but you should clean and brighten after sanding to open up the wood grain.
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    Norman · 08/22/2021
    I have a porch that was stained with Cabots Australian Timber Oil which has faded on the east side in the Florida sun. Do I needed to strip and brighten or clean and brighten prior to reapplying timber oil?
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    Jeremy · 08/10/2021
    Hello! I want to restore my 22 year old deck. The deck was stained with Sherwin Williams DeckScapes semi-transparent stain. I will replace my deck boards, but the vertical surfaces are ok. I want to stain them with a solid stain. What is the process of preparation? And what products will I need? I have a pressure washer (2000 PSI) and I have a pump sprayer HDX that I use to spray for ants around the house. Thanks.
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    Rose · 08/09/2021
    Used stripper with thickening agent, then brightened. Streaks have appeared on some sections of untreated pine, not the treated wood sections. Pics attached. Any suggestions to remove these? Sanding does not do the trick, I’ve tried. These pics have been sanded. I have many untreated pine boards to go but a little hesitant until I get your ideas. Thanks. 
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    Aviel · 08/04/2021
    If I have an herbicide sprayer, can I clean that out and use it to spray the stripper and brightener? 
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      RAD Products · 08/05/2021
      If it is a quality pump sprayer, then yes.
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    Reese · 08/02/2021
    Is it okay to use stripper on a recently sanded deck?
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      RAD Products · 08/03/2021
      Yes, but why would you if you sanded off the old stain?
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    Katherine · 07/24/2021
    We built a pressure treated pine deck in 2019, stained using Pittsburg Paramount semi-transparent in 2020. It’s peeling and looks awful now. What do I need to do to replace with TWP 100?
    Product on deck.
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      RAD Products · 07/25/2021
      Please send pics of the deck and its current condition.
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    Mark Villarosa · 07/24/2021
    My pictures are below. When stripping do I need to protect metal screened in porch frame with tape or plastic?
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      RAD Products · 07/24/2021
      When stripping you will need to rinse through the spindles so best to take the screens off. If that is not feasible, then you will need to continue to sand all until there is no more stain left.
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    Rose · 07/23/2021
    When using the stripper, do I need to cover vinyl siding on my porch walls? Am stripping porch ceiling, floor, and railings. Thanks.
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      RAD Products · 07/23/2021
      Cover or rinse very well prior to and during if any stripper gets on the vinyl.
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        Rose · 07/28/2021
        What is the maximum number of days I have to use the  brightener after I strip and sand off any semi solid stain that still exists?
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    Mark V · 07/11/2021
    First pic didn’t post. Here is the before…
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    Mark V · 07/11/2021
    We had a contractor apply Cabot Gold stain to a year old non prepped floor. They put way too much on and it was really tacky.  We have tried mineral spirits and when that didn’t work we belt sanded everything.  First pic is before and 2nd and 3rd is after sanding.  Do I need to just strip and brighten to put new stain on? Do i really need additives?  Also, do I need to protect the metal screened in porch next to the wood floor? Thanks for any information!
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      RAD Products · 07/11/2021
      Strip and then brighten to get it all off using the additives as well. 
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    Paul Hribernick · 07/06/2021
    Two summers ago (7/2019) I RAD cleaned and brightened my grayed Ipe deck.  Used Armstrong-Clark Mahogany oil based stain.  It has how faded and I want to re-stain.  Do I strip-then-brighten or clean-then-brighten?
    Thanks!
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    Tom Williams · 07/03/2021
    Will the RAD stripper remove Thompson’s WaterSeal Semi transparent stain from pressure treated deck boards?  
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    Jeff · 06/15/2021
    Hello, I have a 5 year old deck that measures 38 x 15 and was stained/waterproofed (Olympic semi transparent Cedar Naturaltone) too early so it looks terrible.  Recently I replaced several boards due to cupping/curling.  The deck needs to be either sanded or stripped and brightened, then treated later. What are your recommendations??  Also, if stripping, will one stripper - brightener kit do the job for it and the railings.  Thanks in advance
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    Brett · 06/14/2021
    Hello is this stain or paint on my deck? What products should I use to restore my deck? Thanks
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      RAD Products · 06/15/2021
      That is a solid color deck stain and a stripper cannot remove this effectively. You will have to sand it all off if you want to remove fully. The other option is to strip off what you can, brighten, then use the RAD in a solid stain color over it: https://www.restore-a-deck.com/restore-a-deck-wood-stain/restore-a-deck-solid-stain.html
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        Brett · 06/15/2021
        I have a small orbital sander and a pressure washer. Should I still use the stripper or a cleaner?
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          RAD Products · 06/15/2021
          Stripper.
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            Brett · 06/15/2021
            Last question, is it a problem if I use the semi transparent stain and not the solid color?
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              RAD Products · 06/15/2021
              The only way for you to use a semi-transparent color is to power sand off your current solid stain fully.
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    SK · 06/02/2021
    My deck was last stained maybe 3-4 years ago with a Sherwin Williams SuperDeck solid stain.  
    I understand I need to use a stripper and then brightener, and then a solid stain.
    Do I need any additives to the stripper?
    Do I need to sand off any solid stain that does not come off with the stripper?
    Can I stain with a solid stain that is a lighter and different color or does it need to be darker than the current color, especially if it doesn’t all come off with the stripper?
    Thanks.
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    Kathy · 06/01/2021
    Hi -- will this remove STORM Category 2 Oil finish?
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      RAD Products · 06/02/2021
      Post some pictures in the comment area of the deck.
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        Kathy Matthews · 06/02/2021
        Here are some photos - two coats of storm on floor boards.
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          RAD Products · 06/02/2021
          Best to use the RAD stripper with both additives: https://www.restore-a-deck.com/rad-stain-stripper-additives.html
          Brightener after. It is not an easy strip due to the excessive coatings so you may need to strip a couple of times to get it all off.
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            Kathy Matthews · 06/02/2021
            I have already tried two other strippers and sanded so I am hoping yours will take the rest of it off. 
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              Kathy Matthews · 06/02/2021
              Are there any locations that I can locally purchase this product rather than ordering it online?  I am in Eden Prairie, MN. Any idea how long shipping takes? What is your refund policy if it does not work?
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    Erin Anderson · 05/31/2021
    I have about 1800 sq ft of deck/handrails. Previous owner used decks capes solid stain on 2x6 boards. I’m not sure what is on the handrails? I would like to stain the decking with a semi-transparent oil penetrating stain. I realizes I have to sand it all. How should I prep deck boards vs handrail?
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    Cori Jacobs · 05/25/2021
    This product sounds great. I have a couple of questions. - do I need to strip my deck first? I have used Storm #2 for the last couple of applications. Or can I just clean and brighten? - if I have to strip, do I need to cover everything- the railings, house and trees?  I am worried about all of the mess. I have plants all around the base of the porch. 
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      RAD Products · 05/25/2021
      You cannot apply over this and from the look in the picture, you have a film forming stain on there like a varnish that looks shiny. These coatings types cannot be stripped fully so you may need to sand after stripping to get it all off. Brightener is last. Use both additives with the stripper.
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    Derek wierz · 05/13/2021
    Dont know where to begin..? Do I sand, power wash or both? When do I use this product?
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    Westbury · 09/24/2020
    This is an old deck that had stain powerwashed off of it years ago. It's been cleaned with a generic cleaner and substantially sanded 80 grit. I will be using semi transparent.

    1. Is there any way I could do cleaner instead of stripper or is that just asking for trouble?

    2. If there has been a lot of sanding, should I only do one coat of semi?

    3. If I do one coat of semi and do the second maintenance coat in next fall, does it need to be cleaned with your product and brightened before that second coat?

    Thanks so much! I've been to scared to do this project for years but all your answers are helping me feel confident I can do it.
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      RAD Products · 09/24/2020
      1. Looks like you still have some old stain so you should strip and brighten for prep.
      2. Yes.
      3. Yes, you have to prep when recoating.
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    Zach · 09/21/2020
    I was wondering if we can get our fence any lighter. I applied one coat of stripper and throuhly power washed (over an hour because I may have applied too much stripper). Would another application of stripper lighten it before applying the brightener?
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      RAD Products · 09/21/2020
      No, but the brightener will lighten it.
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    Shannon T · 09/13/2020
    Hi, I cleaned a 3 month old cedar deck with oxy clean/water/scrub brush & rinsed. Then applied Thompson’s clear water sealer. Wood fuzzies came through & sealer didn't stick everywhere. How do I re-do this/fix it?
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      RAD Products · 09/13/2020
      Strip it all off and then brighten the wood. Lightly buff the fuzzies, then use our semi-transparent stain.