Can I paint over wood stain?

Answer It's possible to paint over wood that has been stained, although you'll need to prepare the surface for new paint. If the wood was sealed with a protective varnish, you'll need to remove the coatin... Read More »

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How to Paint Over Wood Stain?

Wood Doors Sprayed with Alkyd PaintPainting over wood stain can be tough and messy. If you prep the door right, the paint should be durable and last a long time.

How do I stain or paint a wood deck?

Wash the DeckWash the deck with a pressure washer stocked with a lower-pressure tip. Allow the deck to dry out completely.Apply StainApply stain to the deck using a 3- to 4-inch paintbrush manufact... Read More »

Can you paint concrete with wood stain?

No. It will definitely leave a "stain", if you will, but it will come off with use. A specially formulated compound must be used that bonds with the concrete. See your local Home Depot or Lowes. It... Read More »

Can you thin wood stain with paint thinner?

You can thin wood stain with paint thinner if it is an oil-based stain. Diluting stain with paint thinner lightens the stain for application. The more thinner used, the lighter the stain color beco... Read More »