Which brand of deck sealer is best?

Answer On One Hand: Water is Better Than OilThe natural resins that are found in oil-based deck sealers promote algae and mold growth. A product that uses synthetic resins will prevent the natural feedin... Read More »

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What is the best deck sealer?

On One Hand: Sealing a Deck Against MoistureIf the primary purpose of sealing a deck is to preserve its condition and natural wood grain look, a clear water-based sealer is likely the best option. ... Read More »

How to Remove a Clear-Coat Deck Sealer?

Various types of clear-coat deck sealers, including varnish, clear stain and penetrating oil, soak into wood and seal the grain against moisture. When they have worn out and the time comes to refin... Read More »

Does Thompson's deck sealer wear out?

Thompson's WaterSeal brand of products does not provide permanent waterproofing to any treated surface. Thompson's recommends performing a splash test on a surface once a year to see if a reapplic... Read More »

Do you need a weather sealer on deck stain?

To prevent warping, splitting and fading, stained wood decks should be treated with a weather sealer that contains a water repellent and UV protection. Because wood decks are vulnerable to the elem... Read More »