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Armstrong Oil Based Wood Stains

Armstrong Clark Deck StainFor all your wood, wood shake restoration and water repellant needs, come to Armstong-Clark Company. We specialize in wood restoration, oil-based coatings for wood and non-toxic wood stains of all kinds.

Armstrong deck and siding stain utilizes nondrying conditioning oils that divide from the drying side of the formula. These deep penetrating oils soak into the wood fibers where the wood's natural oils used to be. This procedure revitalizes the wood.

The drying oils remain at the surface while locking in the conditioning oils to form a dry to the touch barrier. Armstrong-Clark wood deck and siding stains also have vegetable oils, translucent oxide pigments, mildewcide, solvent and water repellents.

Armstrong-Clark stains are quality formulas back by five generations worth of experience in oil based coatings together with modern technology. Armstrong-Clark wood stains can far exceed your expectations for oil based coatings.

Where to Buy Armstrong Clark Stain

Suggested Use For...

  • All Decking: Cedar, Redwood, Pressure Treated Pine, IPE, Mahogany, etc
  • All Natural Wood Siding
  • Exterior Wood Stairs
  • Log Homes
  • Roof and Siding Shakes and Shingles
  • Fences
  • Playground Equipment
  • Docks

Product Specialties...

  • It's the only oil-based wood coating that can be applied in direct sunlight and heat of day.
  • One or two coat system. If desired, an additional coat can be applied to your decks, sidings, shingles and other items by wet-on-wet or wet-on dry.

Armstrong Clark Semi Transparent Oil Stain

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Armstrong Clark Stain How-To Tips and Reviews

Armstrong Clark Wood Deck Stain Review

Upon reviewing Armstrong Clark Stain tests show this high solids pigmented finish contains both heavy and light bodied oils. The heavy oils offer water shedding properties while the light bodied oils combined with solvents penetrate deep into the wood pores for maximum protection and conditioning. Armstrong Clark Stain can be used on old or new pressure treated wood surfaces such as shakes, siding, decks, fences, and log cabins. Basically, anywhere water repellency, color retention, and wood rejuvenation is desired Armstrong Clark Stain can help. Offered in 10 different colors, Armstrong Clark semi-transparent stain will naturally highlight the wood grain while enhancing its natural beauty.

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Armstrong Clark Hardwood Stain Review

In a recent Armstrong Clark Hardwood Stain review it was proven that such exotic hardwoods like IPE are extremely dense and difficult to penetrate. The special formula of Armstrong Clark Hardwood Stain has light bodied oils and solvents that allow deep absorption rates into hard to penetrate woods like IPE and other Brazilian hardwoods. This allows for better color retention and water repellency.

In addition to weather protection, Armstrong Clark Hardwood Stain utilizes drying and non drying oils. The non drying oils break apart for the drying side of the formula to penetrate into the wood fibers and replace the natural lost oils. This helps rejuvenate and condition the cellular structure of the wood to bring back flexibility. Moreover, the drying oils stay on top of the surface and cure to lock in the conditioning oils and form a barrier of protection from UV and water damage. This unique blend of oils is an innovative break through backed by five generations of oil based coatings experience.

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New Armstrong Clark Stain Colors 2017

We are pleased to announce 3 new colors for the Armstrong Clark Wood Stain?

  • Natural Oak Semi-Transparent. A medium to lighter brown tone for your softwoods like cedar, pine and redwood.
  • Chestnut Semi-Transparent for Softwoods. This color is designed to give softwoods like cedar and pine a rich reddish brown color, similar to IPE wood.
  • Black Walnut Semi-Transparent for Exotic Hardwood, IPE and all softwoods.

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Why Armstrong Clark Stain Penetrates Wood

There are two main differences between wood stains, those that penetrate the wood and those that form a protective film on top of the wood. Film forming wood stains have a reputation of not holding up as well as penetrating stains. They are prone to peeling and flaking and are traditionally more difficult to maintain. Penetrating wood stains protect by diving below the surface and into the wood pores so there is no film atop the surface. Penetrating wood stains repel water and reflect UV rays before the can do damage. In addition, they are not prone to peeling, they simply fade and wear off before needing recoated and are much easier to maintain in this sense.

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Best Price Armstrong Clark Stain

Wood stains perform an excellent purpose of protecting your wood surfaces from harmful elements. Without wood stain preserving these surfaces they would suffer greatly from UV and water damage as well as fungal infiltration and wood rot. The bottom line is exterior wood surfaces would not last half as long as they do costing homeowners thousands of dollars in repairs and replacements. Looking at it this way may help to justify the somewhat high cost of wood stains. With all of the oils, ingredients and additives that go into making a quality wood stain, prices are driven up. As the old saying goes, “You get what you pay for”.

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Best Armstrong Stain for Log Cabins

Regular maintenance is a large part of owning a log cabin. These beautiful homes fit right in with nature but the weather can take its toll if they are not preserved. In general a log cabin will need to be cleaned and stained every few years to stay protected and looking good. Logs exposed to the elements can be harmed from moisture and sun exposure. The logs also become aged and start losing their own natural oils and may begin cracking and splitting.

On a log cabin where color retention, water repellency and wood conditioning are a concern, Armstrong Clark siding wood stain is the best Armstrong stain for log cabins. This oil based formula is specially designed to replace lost natural oils to rejuvenate the wood.

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Best Armstrong Stain for Fences

Wood fences have long been used for purposes such as curb appeal, property line marking and privacy. Fences can be made of many types of wood from pressure treated pine and cedar to western redwood. Regardless of wood type a wood fence should be periodically stained to protect it from the elements. Regular maintenance is necessary to prolong a fence’s life.

Armstrong Clark stain is ideal for most types of wood fences. If dealing with pressure treated pine, pine, cedar, redwood or rough sawn wood then Armstrong is the best stain for fences. Armstrong deck and siding wood stain is designed with an amazing formula consisting of nondrying rejuvenating oils that isolate from the drying oils that stay on top of the wood surface. The drying side of the formula locks in the conditioning oils, which aids in wood rejuvenation. Armstrong stain for fences helps with color retention, water repellency and wood conditioning.

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Best Armstrong Stain for Cedar Homes

Cedar has always been a popular choice for exterior wood siding on homes. Cedar is naturally resistant to moisture, wood rot and insect infestation making it a great choice. Some cedar siding is painted. In this case the surface will have to be cleaned and repainted every so often. For homes that have more of a rustic, natural look with non-painted cedar siding maintenance consists of cleaning and recoating with wood stain. Although cedar is naturally resistance to moisture and rot it needs some extra protection to shield against years of prolonged exposure to the elements.

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Armstrong Clark Wood and Deck Stain Near Me

Whether you are looking for a wood deck stain for pressure treated pine, cedar, redwood, or an exotic hardwood like IPE, Armstrong Clark has you covered. Both their regular wood stain and their hardwood stain have unique formulas that help to recondition wood fibers.

The exclusive blend of Armstrong Clark wood and deck stain uses nondrying oils that separate from the drying side of the formula to aid in wood conditioning. These special nondrying oils penetrate into the wood surface where the wood’s natural oils have diminished to rejuvenate the wood and add flexibility. At the same time the drying oils stay on the surface to lock in the conditioning oils and to create a weather barrier against water and UV rays.

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New Decking and Armstrong Clark Stain

Armstrong Clark is a penetrating oil based stain that will soak deep into the wood grain offering protection from UV graying and water. The advantages to a penetrating deck stain is that they will not peel but rather fade over the years. The key though is proper prep before applying your AC especially if your wood is new.

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Armstrong Clark Prepping Instructions

The most important step in any exterior wood restoration or maintenance project is to prep the surface properly prior to staining. Armstrong Clark Wood Stains are quality formulated wood coatings with five generations worth of experience that will give your deck lasting beauty and protection.

To ensure you get the expected results from any of the Armstrong Clark Oil Based Wood Stain products it is essential that the wood surface be cleaned and prepped prior to staining.

The exterior wood surface being refinished needs to be free of any dirt, grime, gray wood fibers, and any old deck stain or sealer. Even new wood needs to be cleaned to remove mill glaze and contaminants. For newer or grayed out wood we highly recommend using Restore-A-Deck Wood Cleaner. This two-step powder system is specially designed to clean and prepare wood for new stain.


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Armstrong Clark Staining Instructions

Armstrong Clark Staining Instructions

Choosing Armstrong Clark Oil Based Wood Stains will ensure lasting beauty and protection for all your exterior wood surfaces. Backed by five generations of experience in oil based coatings and cutting edge technology, Armstrong Clark Wood Stains will not only meet your wood protection needs but far exceed them.

Determine the square footage area of the surface you plan to stain. On decks be sure not only to measure the floor but also railings, spindles, steps and all areas that you are planning to stain. Armstrong-Clark Deck and Siding Stains will cover approximately 150-200 sq. ft. per gallon depending on age and wood porosity.


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