Armstrong Clark Stain 1 Gallon

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Armstrong-Clark's deck and siding wood stain makes use of conditioning oils that part from the drying oils in the formula. The nondrying oils penetrate into the wood and take the place of the wood's diminishing natural oils. This process revives and restores wood.

The drying oils stay on the wood surface and lock in the conditioning oils to produce a barrier that is dry to the touch. Armstrong's deck and siding wood stain contain vegetable oils in addition to transparent pigments, solvents, mildewcides and water repellents.

  • Application can be done in direct sunlight and on hot days. If the first coat of stain penetrates within 30 minutes an additional coat may be applied for extra protection.
  • Applies easily by roller, brush, or airless sprayer. During spraying - going back over with a brush or roller will help give a more even appearance. After 24 hours any remaining puddles or glossy spots can be removed using a dry rag.
  • Older wood is reconditioned by deep penetrating nondrying oils.
  • Drying oils lock in the conditioning oils while pigments and water repellents lock out moisture and UV damage.
  • Armstrong wood stain is compliant with all environmental standards.
  • Does not contain any offensive odors.

Coverage Area

Armstrong-Clark Deck and Siding Stain applies at 150-200 sq ft per gallon. Depending on wood porosity, actual coverage will vary.


*We do not guarantee stain colors as they will vary widely depending on the wood type, age of wood, prepping of wood, and application. Small samples are available at top.

Armstrong Clark Wood Stain Color Chart


Friday, 30 August 2019

The best!!Easy to use one single coat will protect your entire cedar deck


Monday, 03 June 2019

It lasted 5 YEARS on my deck. After stripping, brightening and sanding I applied 1 coat which looks like a natural redwood color. My redwood/cedar deck is 40 years old so it absorbed the stain instantly but looked great for many years. I like only needing to refinish my deck every 5 years. Before switching to Armstrong it was every 2-3 years - Great product!

David Bongo

Friday, 22 March 2019

Great stain!

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    Kim Brown · 08/30/2013
    We just installed a new douglas fir porch on a 1840's house. Is this the appropriate stain for that type of flooring? I'd like to use the driftwood grey color to mimic the typical grey paint of an old porch.
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    Administrator · 08/17/2013
    Molly, every 2 years is normal for the semi-transparent and semi-solid colors. The transparent colors will need a coating every 12-24 months.
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    Molly · 08/16/2013
    How often will I need to reapply this product to a cedar deck at 7000 ft elevation with winter snow in Central California? Are there any retailers selling this in Central or Southern California? Thanks in advance for your response.
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    Administrator · 07/12/2013
    lee, I would not use the semi-solids on a hardwood deck as it may not penetrate properly. I would stay with the hardwood stain.
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    Lee · 07/11/2013
    I have a 15 year old mohagany deck that I am stripping and restaining. I need to replace a number of boards with new mohagany so when I stain it I am assuming it will not look uniform. I was thinking of using a semi solid to make it more uniform. Can the non hardwood stain be used on a mohagany deck? Also, I understand that the new boards will need to age a bit before staining? Also, any other recommendations?
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    Administrator · 06/20/2013
    Sorry but we personally do not have any dealers there. One of the 5 gallon pails should be enough for this.
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    Jon Olin · 06/19/2013
    2 questions:
    We are presently at our vacation home in McKenzie Bridge, OR, east of Eugene and west of Bend, OR. Do you retail in Oregon and, if so, what is closest store to 97413 zip?

    We have a deck of about 825 sq. ft. We used your semi-solid Mtn Cedar on our fence in southern CA in April and we really like this product. Please advise how many gallons you recommend for this deck area, applying it horizontally.
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    Armstrong · 06/14/2013
    You can use this on wood chairs.
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    angela · 06/13/2013
    Hi, I'm going to use this on my new deck. Can I also use it on some old chairs that we use outdoors or will it rub off on peoples clothing?
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    Pat · 06/10/2013
    Do you have any retailers in Rhode Island? What would you recommend to prepare the surface on pressure treated wood, in good condition, previously stained with Wolman's F&P oil-based stain?
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    Administrator · 05/13/2013
    Jason, your wood should weather for a few months then be cleaned and brightened for the prep. I would look at the semi-transparent or semi-solid colors of the AC.
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    Jason · 05/12/2013
    I have a new 12x12 redwood deck - I want to keep it's natural color but live in UT with wind, rain, sun and snow so know it needs to be protected. What is the best product you offer that doesn't need to be applied every year and is easy to apply in one day?
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    Administrator · 05/03/2013
    If the wood is free of the Cabot then you should be ready to stain with the AC.
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    Kenn Schiessl · 05/03/2013
    Hi, my family and I are restoring an old farm house and we put a new covered porch of yellow tongue and groove pine on two years ago. We stained it with Cabot Australian Tung oil. Long story short, our painter was fixing some mildew spots on the upper part of the porch and sprayed bleach on the stained wood and ruined the finish. I bleached/pressure washed the rest of that finish off (we weren't super happy with it anyway) and want to put down a new stain. Can I apply your product over the cleaned wood? I really do not want to use a stripper due to the risk to the new house paint. I like what has been written about your product and would like to use it. Any help would be really appreciated.