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DIY STAINING A DECK

  1. Michelle Irons

    April 30th, 2015 at 10:08 am

    I really enjoyed this post! My husband and I are looking to stain our deck this weekend. We plan on purchasing the same brands and supplies. Are you happy with how your deck is holding up? That’s the only concern we have at this point. Thank you!

  2. effortless

    April 30th, 2015 at 10:42 am

    Hi Michelle,

    Overall I’m really happy with it. I’m actually going to be posting on the deck in a couple of weeks, because I just got it all cleaned up and put the furniture back out. So far it’s holding up really well, but I do see some areas where I will need to do some touches. I have a big dog and when he goes into the backyard he is normally running after a squirrel so there are some scratch marks right at side of the door where he takes off from. I think this would have happened with any stain. Hope that helps.

    Camila

  3. Tyler

    March 25th, 2016 at 9:02 am

    coming up on 2 years later how is that Behr stain looking?

  4. effortless

    March 28th, 2016 at 9:19 pm

    I’m actually not loving the stain. It started to chip pretty quickly. I have a big dog so I don’t think his claws helped with keeping it in perfect condition. The only perk to it all is that applying the stain is so easy that when I have to go over high traffic areas it gets done pretty quickly.

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