Painting & Staining: What’s the difference?

Now that the summer season is upon us, it’s time to start thinking about how to refresh your outdoor entertainment spaces. Here at CertaPro Painters® of Yorba Linda, we recommend adding a fresh coat of paint or stain to any exterior wood structure, like fences, gates, pergolas, or patios. Not only will this make these spaces look more inviting, but it will help them hold up against the outdoor conditions for years to come. You can learn more about each of these professional painting services below.

Painting Services in Anaheim

patioHaving your fence or patio painted is an excellent way to make your outdoor spaces look like new. Adding a pop of color can really make a dramatic statement. One of the reasons that homeowners decide to have their wooden structures painted is because of the almost endless paint color options. Our local team only trusts reputable paint brands like Sherwin-Williams for each of our painting projects.

When you decide to have your outdoor wooden structures painted, you can also count on it lasting for years to come. The only downfall for some homeowners is that paint can cost more initially than stain. Then again, the amount of time paint will last in comparison to most stains can make the initial cost more than worth it.

Professional Staining Services

There are also many reasons to consider scheduling a fence or patio staining service in the Yorba Linda community. Property owners often select this service over painting if they favor a more natural look. While there are many color options with staining, the shades often allow natural wood grains to show through. This can add a bit of natural texture and character to your outdoor space. Just like paint, a professional-grade stain can protect the surface the wood from the outdoor elements like moisture, insects, and UV rays. However, a stained surface will often need to be refinished before a painted one.

Transform Your Exterior Spaces With CertaPro Painters® of Yorba Linda

Now that you have learned a few of the pros and cons, it’s time to decide which refinishing service is best for you. We would be happy to answer any additional questions that you may have about these professional services. Complete our online form to request a free estimate on your next painting or staining service in the Anaheim community. You can also check out our online portfolio for exterior painting inspiration.