Deck Staining & Painting
in Renton Kent, WA
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Deck Painting & Staining in Renton, WA
Maintaining your outdoor surfaces can do a lot to boost your overall curb appeal. Here at CertaPro Painters® of Renton Kent, we specialize in professional deck staining and painting services. We recommend investing in routine touch ups for your outdoor entertainment areas in order to protect these wood surfaces from wood rot and insect damage. Most staining applications will last for 3-4 years. When you renovate your deck you will instantly create a more inviting place to relax during the warm weather seasons. Below are a few of the steps we take to ensure a seamless staining or painting service.
Scraping: Our painters will remove any dirt, gravel, and chipped paint.
Power Washing: It is best to have a completely clean surface prior to staining or painting for a smooth application.
Sanding: If needed, our team can smooth away any rough or raised surfaces.
Apply Paint or Stain: The last step is to apply your selected color of paint or stain.
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We were very happy with the results of our project. The people who worked it were very friendly and helpful and did a very good job.
- Fred G. | Kent, WA
Deck Staining Services in Renton, WA
Staining your deck not only highlights the wood grain and improves its overall appearance, but it will also increase its lifespan by preventing rot and insect infestation. Deck staining will also prevent the wood from absorbing moisture, which can freeze causing costly damage.
When it comes to choosing deck stain colors, there are plenty of options, from natural-looking clear wood stains to bold solid colors. While you’re looking for one to suit your project, you should consider that a clear stain will bring out the wood grain, while a solid color will reveal very little of the wood’s natural color.
Many homeowners leave their pressure-treated wood as is because they think that you can not apply stain to treatment. This is not the case. There are many different shades of stain that can complement the look of treated wood. You can stain all decks whether they are pressure treated or they have already been stained.
When To Re-Stain Your Deck
Homeowners should re-stain their deck and fences periodically. The lifespan of your stain will depend on several different factors including:
The elements: direct sunlight is the biggest threat to your deck because it can cause the stain to dry out and weather much faster. Rain can also cause damage, especially if your deck is not treated. The wood can soak up the water and when the temperature cools it can freeze, causing cracks. With each season cycle, your deck can become a little weaker.
Foot traffic: Once you have applied a good deck stain, typical use of your deck will not begin to show signs of wear for several months. Gradually, the stain will begin to wear as the small particles of dirt beneath people’s shoes rub on the deck’s surface like sandpaper.