Semi transparent oil based stain.
No stain for 10 years. This is an example of a wood restoration project.
After powerwashing, acid neutralizer is used to brighten up the wood, making it look like new. Very important step if using a transparent or semi transparent stain.

Hill Painting offers a full list of deck services, including:

  • Deck staining
  • Painting
  • Sealing
  • Complete refinishing
  • Powerwashing
  • Deck repair
  • Wood restoration
  • Oil-based stain; solid, semi-solid, semi-transparent, transparent. Re-coat 1-3 years. Never peels; requires more frequent maintenance, i.e., re-coating every few years, but overall, is less labor intensive.
Natural oil based stain.
Natural oil based stain.
  • Latex stain; solid, semi-solid, semi-transparent. Lasts 5-7 years. Peels, chips, flakes; typically, deck needs to be stripped prior to re-coat. Requires two coats and, realistically, lasts 2-4 years on decks.