How do i apply exterior stain?

Answer PreparationClean the surface of any dirt, film, dust or mildew with water and mild detergent. Stains will not dry properly if the surface is not clean and may not stick correctly or they might peel... Read More »

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How do I stain exterior doors?

PrepApply a wood filler that can be stained to unsightly holes with a putty knife. Allow filler to dry overnight. Sand the surface of the door with 180-grit sandpaper by hand. Wipe off all sand res... Read More »

How long does exterior stain take to dry?

Can you paint over exterior stain?

Yes. Clean the area with a diluted oxygen bleach solution. Allow sufficient drying time. Sand away remaining glossy areas. Use exterior paint. Follow the directions on the can for recommended numbe... Read More »

Can you use exterior stain inside?

Exterior stain should be used only on the outside of a building. Staining interior walls or flooring calls for a stain specifically made for indoor use. Exterior stains that are used indoors can ca... Read More »