Restore-A-Deck Solid Stain 1 Gallon

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Restore-A-Deck Solid Color Wood Stain is an extremely durable synthetic-resin, opaque wood finish that helps protect against the damaging effects of water, fungi, and UV radiation on exterior wood surfaces and the ability to apply to damp wood.

Note: Restore-A-Deck Solid Stain can be applied to dry or damp wood.
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Stain and Prep on the Same Day!

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Restore-A-Deck Solid Color Wood Stain is an extremely durable synthetic-resin, opaque wood finish that helps protect against the damaging effects of water, fungi, and UV radiation on exterior wood surfaces. This V.O.C. compliant water-based product provides exceptional protection for nearly all exterior wood surfaces in a beautiful matte finish.

Restore-A-Deck Wood Stain can be applied the same day as the prep. Make sure that all standing and visible water has dried off the surface after prep. Typically 2-4 hours at 70º F and less than 50% humidity.

Order Solid Stain Samples: RAD Solid Stain Samples

RAD Solid Stain Small Color ChartDownload RAD Solid Stain Color Chart 

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Note: We would suggest downloading and printing the color chart by clicking the picture to the left. There is also a full version of the color chart picture below and in the product pictures above.

*Colors will vary based on full sun or shade.

WHERE TO USE

Restore-A-Deck Solid Color Wood Stain can be used on interior or exterior horizontal and vertical wood surfaces including: wood siding, log homes, decks, fences, outdoor wood furniture, pressure-treated and all other natural wood surfaces.

ADVANTAGES

  • Both a solid stain and sealer for your wood
  • Protects wood from damaging UV rays
  • Available in pre-mixed solid color (opaque) finishes
  • For use on all softwood types
  • Dries to a flat finish
  • Water-based, easy cleanup
  • Low VOC content (
  • For use on all exterior wood types and surfaces, not just decks
  • Eco-Safe
  • Easy to reapply as needed
  • Does not promote mold/mildew growth
  • Low VOC content, compliant with all US states and Canada

Restore-A-Deck Solid stain can be applied the same day as the prep. Make sure that all standing water has dried off the surface after prep. Typically 2-4 hours at 70º F and less than 50% humidity.

Note: Restore-A-Deck Solid Stain can be applied to dry or damp wood. 

New Wood Note: New wood is not the same as "damp" wood and needs to weather and be prepped before staining. Restore-A-Deck Stain and New Wood

Coverage:
RAD Wood and Deck Solid Stain applies at about 200-350 feet per gallon. Actual coverage varies depending on wood porosity.

Restore A Deck Solid Stain Application Tips

Color Chart Below is the RAD Solid Stain on Wood Samples

Restore A Deck Solid Stain Color Chart

Gallon Sizes:
1 Gallons
Coats  Required:
2 Coats
Coverage Per Gallon:
200-350 sq. ft
Temperature:
45-95 F
Application Tools:
Brush, Roller, Airless Sprayer
Dry Time:
4-8 Hours
Cleanup:
Soap and Water
VOC Compliant: 50
Compliant in all States
More Info:
Product Data Sheet

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    Julie · 11/12/2020
    I read some reviews of your stains and am interested in trying one. I had already power washed, stripped, sanded, and brightened my 30 year old deck before I learned about your products. When the deck is dry the it’s hard to see any of the solid stain that was on it remaining on the wood. When wet, you can see the old stain becomes visible in many of the little cracks (I attached some photos showing the contrast). It is incredible hard to get the remaining stain out.
    My question is, do I have to use a solid stain to cover the flaws, or would a semi-transparent tint the bits of stain left in the cracks and even out the appearance? I like the look of the semi-transparent, but I realize the wood is very old and may need to be coated with the solid.
    Thanks,
    Julie
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      RAD Products · 11/12/2020
      You would have to use a solid stain to cover the solid stain that you are unable to remove.
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    Mark · 11/08/2020
    New deck; weathered for six months. Cleaned and brightened the wood. Applied first coat of solid color stain and approximately three hours later applied second coat. As I was finishing second coat we got a very brief but heavy unexpected rain shower. Rain washed stain off some areas and others have chalky residue that looks like it will brush off. Is it OK to apply another coat after the deck has dried? We are now expecting rain for a few more days.
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    Rondi · 10/21/2020
    We live on the east coast of Florida, full sun, humidity and salt. Our deck and stairs are 2 years old and PT wood. Which stain do you recommend?
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    Anne · 10/18/2020
    I have an old weather deck. I have already cleaned and powerwashed on my own and repaired cracks. I am not going to sand. Would I be able to move straight to restore a deck solid stain without using any of your other products with no application troubles?
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    Dahi · 10/07/2020
    we are going to sand it before we stain
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    Dahi · 10/07/2020
    I pressure wash and clean my deck.we are going bandit before staining. Do I need to apply primer before I stain ??
    Thanks
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    Steve · 10/06/2020
    I see that solid stain can be applied to new wood if it is rough wood. Does this hold true for resawn wood as well (still rough, but not as coarse as rough).
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    Jordan · 09/16/2020
    I have a fairly wethered 1000 sqft deck. How many gallons of solid stain would you reccomend? (Filling in cracks etc).


    also I had to replace some rotted boards - will the new pressure treated pine boards take the stain well enough?
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    Scott · 09/15/2020
    Are there any pics of the solid stain in brown, coastal gray or expresso? Thanks,
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    Jim · 09/14/2020
    From a chemical/bonding standpoint, can I mix two colors of RAD solid stain (coastal gray and white 50/50) . I would take full responsibility for the color and gracefully listen to any ensuing lecture. I have the stripper/cleaner and have applied a sample of the coastal gray and it is too dark. I'd still like to use the RAD over any of my other stain options.
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      RAD Products · 09/14/2020
      Yes, you can mix the two colors together.
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        Jim Marvin · 09/19/2020
        Got the samples of coastal gray and classic white fast. Thanks! Took far less white than I thought to brighten up the coastal gray. Stained my replacement board from this spring so it's a nice big sample to look at. 10% to 15% white got an enthusiastic thumbs-up from both of us. That's about a pint of white to a gallon of gray. Pondering what to do with the rest of the white if I order in gallons...
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    Elaine · 09/13/2020
    Are there full instructions for solid stain? We bought cleaner & brightener & solid stain. Do we need to pressure wash? If yes, at what point in the process? Can we apply the solid stain to a wet (damp) deck? Thanks!
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    George · 09/11/2020
    Which is more durable; Solid or semi transparent on treated rails? Thanks!
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    Levi · 09/06/2020
    Any vendors in the Chicagoland area I can purchase from, or do I have to purchase online and wait for delivery?
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    Pegin Foglia · 09/01/2020
    Does the solid stain come in 5 gal. purchase?
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    Jim Tooke · 08/30/2020
    We live on the central Oregon coast. We want to refinish our previously stained deck which is five year old redwood. We are considering your solid stain. We have two concerns, durability and traction, traction being the most concerning. The transparent stain we originally used was extremely slippery when wet. The deck is always wet in the morning due to condensation during the night. . Do you have any complaints re: your solid stains concerning traction issues?
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    jordan · 08/29/2020
    If the wood on my deck is fairly wethered and has cracks, can i fill them with caulking or wood putty before staining with RAD? if so do i do this before or after stripping and brightening?

    Thanks
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      RAD Products · 08/30/2020
      Wood filler does not work well with exterior decks and stains. Best to just leave as is.
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    Rus · 08/29/2020
    Hi. I have a deck with a sealant from another brand. I pressure washed it and used the RAD stripper and brightener, but I still can see some of the old product on some areas. If I use this solid stain, will it go well on those areas that I just mentioned? Also, do you sell this product on 5gal buckets? I'm going to need around 15 gal for my project.
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      RAD Products · 08/29/2020
      You can cover it with the solid stain. Only comes in 1-gallons.
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    David L · 08/25/2020
    Can your solid color be used on the original vintage Trex non-encapsulated 20 year old gray deck? It's blend of wood fibers & plastics and has a very slight texture that we'd like to retain and my understanding is solids skim over the surface and create film rather than soaking

    Same question for semi-transparent? With the idea of getting a richer color without going to solid, how many coats of semi can be applied before it affects durability?

    Thank you!
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      RAD Products · 08/25/2020
      Sorry but our products have not been tested for older composites decks. In theory, they would both work but there have not been any tests with them.
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    Jack · 08/25/2020
    I have a 14 yr old 42'x12' treated pine deck that has had some boards replaced (8). There are stairs as well. It has been washed, brightened and soon to be sanded. Would you suggest the semi-transparent or the solid stain? I'm guessing the solid as it covers up the wood more than the semi-transparent. Would 5 gallons be enough? See attached image.
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      RAD Products · 08/25/2020
      Yes, you can use the solid stain for this. 5 gallons should be okay for the two coats.
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    joe · 08/24/2020
    how long for first coat to dry..b4 second coat is applied....RAD solid on a shed......what is longest time that can be waited between coats?
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      RAD Products · 08/25/2020
      For the solid stain, wait about 1-3 hours for the first coat to dry. The second coat should go on the same day.
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    Edmund · 08/22/2020
    Can I add a mildewcide to this stain, or is it unnecessary? I've had mildew problems with other solid stains in the past.
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      RAD Products · 08/23/2020
      Not needed but you can add if you want as long as the product will work in water-based stains.
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    Tony · 08/09/2020
    Hi, how long can I wait between 1st and second coats? I got the first coat done this morning, but it’s heating up and I don’t think I’ll have time to put on the second coat before next weekend (6 days).

    thanks!
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      RAD Products · 08/09/2020
      As soon as possible is best or you will have to clean again.
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    Tim Gould · 08/07/2020
    Can solid stain be applied to a damp deck or does it have to be completely dry?
    Jug says dry, web page says damp.
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      RAD Products · 08/08/2020
      It can be applied to damp or dry wood for the first coat. The second coat can only be applied after the first coat dries.
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    ren · 07/27/2020
    Is 3/4'' nap roller good to use for RAD solid stains? If not, is 1/2'' nap rollers Ok to use? Does nap size affect performance or usage (if they are good to use on rough surfaces)?
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      RAD Products · 07/28/2020
      1/2" to 5/8" is better. Nap size does not affect performance.
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    Karen · 07/24/2020
    Mayday! Mayday! We weren’t supposed to get any rain today, but as I was rolling the second coat of solid stain a bit of rain fell. Just sprinkles, but the stain was still wet (of course) and I have polka dots. Should it dry okay or will I need to roll a very light coat over it tomorrow? I have no idea what to do. I hope you have some sage advice...
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      RAD Products · 07/25/2020
      If it looks good after it dries then no need to do another coat.
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    Dave · 07/24/2020
    How quickly does All the product get delivered.
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    John Hofman · 07/21/2020
    Old deck stained once with Cabot acrylic solid stain. All loose stain has been removed, still some stain adhereing to bear wood. Brushed and power washed, what other prep work needs done?
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      RAD Products · 07/21/2020
      You should be okay to cover with the RAD solid stain as long as all peeling and loose stain has been removed.
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    John Hofman · 07/21/2020
    Is your solid coastal deck stain transparant or opaque?
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    Ren · 07/20/2020
    Solid stain application. I have a deck with two sections of size 14ft x 14 ft and 8 ft x 8 ft floor sizes. There are about 130 spindles, and about 15 steps in total each 4 ft in width, and 20 posts. I have a few questions related to deck staining.

    1. I plan on dual-tone staining: For the floor how many gallons do I need, assuming 2 coats are needed? My rough calculation is something like 350 sq ft. (including the side of the board and steps)
    2. For the railings/spindles, how many gallons do I need, assuming 2 coats are needed? A rough estimate of about 360 sq ft. (including the 4 sides and height for each of the spindles and posts)
    3. Can I use the Shur-line Deck applicator pad for RAD solid stains?
    4. What size rollers should be used for solid stains?
    5. I am moving from semi-transparent (different brand) to RAD solid stain. I already got the stripper and brightener. Is this the correct order? Stripper, sand where the wood fibers show with 80 grit paper lightly, brightener, solid stain on railings first, then a different color solid stain on deck floor?
    6. Can stripper and brightener be done on one day, and solid stain on a different day (a week later)?
    7. Do I need to wet the deck before doing solid stain, if staining on a different day than brightener?
    8. I saw that the second coat should be done about 3 hours or so from the first coat. If I need extra paint to do my second coat, I may have to wait to get that shipped, which may be a week or two. In that case, would it be alright to put the second coat 2 weeks later? If it rains during this time, is that an issue?
    9. After staining, how long for solid stain to dry (before the rain)?

    I know it is a lot of questions, but I appreciate your expert advice and hope will help me with my first-time deck staining.
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      RAD Products · 07/21/2020
      1. 3-4 gallons for two coats and 350 sq feet.
      2. 3-4 gallons for two coats and 360 sq feet.
      3. No, you need brushed and rollers for solid stains.
      4. 5/8" nap.
      5. Correct.
      6. Yes.
      7. Wet or dry os fine. It does not need to be damp.
      8. Yes, that is fine. Rain should not have an issue. Much easier to do all the same day though.
      9. 2-6 hours.
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    Karen · 07/20/2020
    Hi! I placed an order at 2:30 this morning for the RAD cleaner and brightener but forgot to order my stain! Can I add to the original order or cancel it and place a new order?
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      Karen · 07/20/2020
      Never mind - I just found out your customer service phone lines are open.
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        RAD Products · 07/20/2020
        We already refunded your order. You can reorder now online.
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      RAD Products · 07/20/2020
      We cannot add to orders as we do not keep credit cards on file. Easiest is to just place a new order. We have canceled your current order.