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Stain comes in many colors. How to Paint a Deck. Once you have scraped and sanded the deck, run a broom over it to sweep up any dust or debris. Painting vs.
Always test an area with your particular wood, though, because the color of the wood itself will have a big effect on the finished color of the stain.
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Building a Deck: If you notice your deck is prone to mold or mildew, or if your deck is low to the ground, spray a mold deterrent on the deck. Then, use a wire brush or a broom to scrub the deterrent into the deck.
When working with a sprayer, always wear protective eye wear, a mask and old clothes. Do not press too hard on the wood as you sand it.
While the paint is still wet, use a paintbrush to gently move the paint from side to side to smooth out any paint roller marks or clumps on the wood. Floor paints used to be limited in color options, but not anymore. Both paint and stain can give you a deck that lasts years longer than it would if left untreated. Barnwood Builders 12pm 11c. Best Deck Plans Learn how you can find deck plans—often for free—online or through various offline resources. Barnwood Builders 3pm 2c.