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, garden sprayer 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.

Important

*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.

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Thursday, 22 June 2017

Armstrong Clark is the top rated VOC compliant penetrating oil based stain. Allowed in all US States and Canada!

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    Armstrong · 04/26/2017
    mapleview:
    Could you give me a ballpark on the cost of shipping 3 gallons of stain and 4 gallons please?
    My thanks,
    Dana

    This depends on your address and zip code. Please add to cart and enter your shipping info to see.
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    mapleview · 04/26/2017
    Could you give me a ballpark on the cost of shipping 3 gallons of stain and 4 gallons please?
    My thanks,
    Dana
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    Armstrong · 04/22/2017
    james mcdonald"]is there a mold or mildew additive in Armstrong Clark semi-transparent stain for decks/fences?

    i see that all your oil deck stains should not be thinned....Can boiled linseed oil be added?

    my 18 year old wood deck is around 18" off the ground....it is made of treated 2x6 (never been coated with any deck finish). i plan on removing all boards,running through my thickness planer and giving a quick sanding with 100 grit before applying your finish....do you see any complications?
    thank you and i look forward to hearing back. james[/quote]
    [quote name="james mcdonald:
    is there a mold or mildew additive in Armstrong Clark semi-transparent stain for decks/fences?

    i see that all your oil deck stains should not be thinned....Can boiled linseed oil be added?

    my 18 year old wood deck is around 18" off the ground....it is made of treated 2x6 (never been coated with any deck finish). i plan on removing all boards,running through my thickness planer and giving a quick sanding with 100 grit before applying your finish....do you see any complications?
    thank you and i look forward to hearing back. james

    Yes on the additive for mildew.
    No, you cannot add linseed oil and there would be no benefit.

    After your prep, you should clean and brighten for the final prep.
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    james mcdonald · 04/22/2017
    is there a mold or mildew additive in Armstrong Clark semi-transparent stain for decks/fences?

    i see that all your oil deck stains should not be thinned....Can boiled linseed oil be added?

    my 18 year old wood deck is around 18" off the ground....it is made of treated 2x6 (never been coated with any deck finish). i plan on removing all boards,running through my thickness planer and giving a quick sanding with 100 grit before applying your finish....do you see any complications?
    thank you and i look forward to hearing back. james
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    Administrator · 10/09/2016
    Kirsten Edey:
    On my cedar porch floor, will the clear Natural color be invisible (meaning, the floor will look exactly as it did before)? Or will it appear oiled (meaning, a darker "wet" look, with the grain being more visible)?
    No need to worry about UV, so I don't need much pigmentation. But I want the vibrancy that occurs when the wood is wet with oil or water. Thank you!

    Natural is tinted and not clear so it will enhance the grain similar to as if wet with water. We sell online.
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    Kirsten Edey · 10/08/2016
    I'm hoping to by locally to save time and shipping fees, but I can't seem to find any info on that. Surely you aren't limited solely to online sales? Thanks,
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    Kirsten Edey · 10/08/2016
    On my cedar porch floor, will the clear Natural color be invisible (meaning, the floor will look exactly as it did before)? Or will it appear oiled (meaning, a darker "wet" look, with the grain being more visible)?
    No need to worry about UV, so I don't need much pigmentation. But I want the vibrancy that occurs when the wood is wet with oil or water. Thank you!
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    Administrator · 09/26/2016
    Rob Dyson:

    Using the Natural means you will most likely have to prep and reapply every 12-18 months. Semi-trans will last closer to 2+ years. We would highly suggest trying some samples from our site.

    I will try the samples....I can get back to the natural colour of the wood with the cleaner and prep even waiting until spring? I am in Toronto Canada and will have winter to deal with. Thanks again.

    For the most part, you will be able to restore the natural wood color.
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    Rob Dyson · 09/26/2016
    [/quote]
    Using the Natural means you will most likely have to prep and reapply every 12-18 months. Semi-trans will last closer to 2+ years. We would highly suggest trying some samples from our site.[/quote]

    I will try the samples....I can get back to the natural colour of the wood with the cleaner and prep even waiting until spring? I am in Toronto Canada and will have winter to deal with. Thanks again.
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    Administrator · 09/26/2016
    Rob Dyson:
    Hi,

    I have just finished installing a cedar deck and skirt boards and have learned through your Q&As that I should wait until the spring to apply the finish. I really want to preserve the look of the cedar and am concerned that I will not be able to get that look back through the cleaning and prepping process in the spring. Also I was thinking about using the transparent natural but you have indicated that it is not as U/V resistant as a semi. Would that mean I would have to prep and reapply more frequently than using a tinted semi? Also, I know you cannot guarantee the final finish but if I went with a tinted semi what would give me the closest to natural cedar look the cedar of the western red cedar? Deck boards I have used have a lot of red, white and golden hues. Thanks

    Using the Natural means you will most likely have to prep and reapply every 12-18 months. Semi-trans will last closer to 2+ years. We would highly suggest trying some samples from our site.
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    Rob Dyson · 09/26/2016
    Hi,

    I have just finished installing a cedar deck and skirt boards and have learned through your Q&As that I should wait until the spring to apply the finish. I really want to preserve the look of the cedar and am concerned that I will not be able to get that look back through the cleaning and prepping process in the spring. Also I was thinking about using the transparent natural but you have indicated that it is not as U/V resistant as a semi. Would that mean I would have to prep and reapply more frequently than using a tinted semi? Also, I know you cannot guarantee the final finish but if I went with a tinted semi what would give me the closest to natural cedar look the cedar of the western red cedar? Deck boards I have used have a lot of red, white and golden hues. Thanks
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    Administrator · 09/19/2016
    Glenn Kahn:
    We have a roof top deck in Chicago with cedar wood planters and caminets painted with driftwood semi transparent. It has been about 3 summers and I am thinking about applying a coat on top. Is any prep required or can I apply directly over the the stained wood? Thank you.

    Yes it does need to be prepped:

    http://www.armstrongclarkstain.com/armstrong-clark-prepping-instructions
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    Glenn Kahn · 09/18/2016
    We have a roof top deck in Chicago with cedar wood planters and caminets painted with driftwood semi transparent. It has been about 3 summers and I am thinking about applying a coat on top. Is any prep required or can I apply directly over the the stained wood? Thank you.
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    Administrator · 08/17/2016
    Dean:
    Is this product safe for a cedar shake roof?

    Does the Natural tone offer UV protection?

    Natural being the lightest has the least amount of UV protection. You can use this on cedar shake roofs. Best to use a semi-transparent color.
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    Dean · 08/17/2016
    Is this product safe for a cedar shake roof?

    Does the Natural tone offer UV protection?
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    Administrator · 07/28/2016
    Clive Cobbett:
    Hello there,
    Can I get semi-solid mahogany colour deck stain?

    Thanks, Clive.

    The Mahogany only comes in the semi-transparent and we do not custom mix or blend.
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    Clive Cobbett · 07/28/2016
    Hello there,
    Can I get semi-solid mahogany colour deck stain?

    Thanks, Clive.
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    Administrator · 07/17/2016
    Jimmy:
    I am sanding my old pt deck down to remove the weathered layer/dirt, etc. Is it necessary, then, to utilize a pressure washer in the cleaning/brightening stage? Or can I just use a hose with a pressured nozzle (nothing like a pressure washer, of course).

    You can use the hose and pressure nozzle, but a pressure washer is much faster.
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    Jimmy · 07/17/2016
    I am sanding my old pt deck down to remove the weathered layer/dirt, etc. Is it necessary, then, to utilize a pressure washer in the cleaning/brightening stage? Or can I just use a hose with a pressured nozzle (nothing like a pressure washer, of course).
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    Administrator · 07/17/2016
    Jimmy:
    Hello, I have a 16 year old pressure treated pine deck. I am currently sanding off the top layer so I can get to the good wood. Plan to use the Restore clean/brighten kit before staining.

    1. Must ALL of the gray on the wood be removed, or will the cleaner/brightener take care of any small spots that I may have missed. Between the spindles is difficult to get to.

    2. I've read some comments on another site that even after curing the color "wiped off on our clothes". A replier questioned whether there was any "back wiping" which would remove the curing oils. Can you comment and recommend THE BEST way to apply your stain?

    3. The newly sanded pt deck has a greenish hue as one would expect. We are not picky on the color.......which would you recommend that would give a nice finish?

    1. Remove as much as you can. Shoot for 95%.
    2. Apply evenly and let dry/cure into the wood without back wiping. It will fully dry.
    3. Any color that you like will work.

    It does not include railings. Best to times the height of railings by the length and then add that to the floor sq. footage.
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    Jimmy · 07/16/2016
    Also, I have about 185 sq. ft. of actual deck floor....not counting the railings or spindles. Does your coverage rate include the railings or must I add that to the 185? If not, with 3ft railings is there a way to approximate the additional square footage with this deck?
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    Jimmy · 07/16/2016
    Hello, I have a 16 year old pressure treated pine deck. I am currently sanding off the top layer so I can get to the good wood. Plan to use the Restore clean/brighten kit before staining.

    1. Must ALL of the gray on the wood be removed, or will the cleaner/brightener take care of any small spots that I may have missed. Between the spindles is difficult to get to.

    2. I've read some comments on another site that even after curing the color "wiped off on our clothes". A replier questioned whether there was any "back wiping" which would remove the curing oils. Can you comment and recommend THE BEST way to apply your stain?

    3. The newly sanded pt deck has a greenish hue as one would expect. We are not picky on the color.......which would you recommend that would give a nice finish?
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    Administrator · 07/16/2016
    David Waterhouse:
    How much would 2 gallons of cedar tone deck stain cost shipped to Victoria, British Columba, V8X 4G3?

    Regards.
    David

    Please add products to cart. At checkout, the total cost with shipping and province taxes will update once you enter your fully shipping info. There is no additional costs after that. Brokerage will be included and not duty.
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    David Waterhouse · 07/15/2016
    How much would 2 gallons of cedar tone deck stain cost shipped to Victoria, British Columba, V8X 4G3?

    Regards.
    David
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    Administrator · 07/05/2016
    Glenn Burkhardt:
    Do you have any better color charts than the one available on http://www.armstrongclarkstain.com/armstrong-clark-stain-1-gallon ?

    The "rustic brown" looks purple. And the "sierra redwood" looks unnaturally red.

    Se have samples to test on this link:
    http://www.armstrongclarkstain.com/samples
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    Glenn Burkhardt · 07/04/2016
    Do you have any better color charts than the one available on http://www.armstrongclarkstain.com/armstrong-clark-stain-1-gallon ?

    The "rustic brown" looks purple. And the "sierra redwood" looks unnaturally red.
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    Administrator · 06/21/2016
    Raymond Yamasaki:
    Hello, I want to order the Armstrong Deck Stain in Rustic Brown however, I would like to lighten the color so what other stain can I purchase to mix it with to accomplish this? Also, I don't want to make it yellow or orange in color but keep it brown color. Purchase Natural Tone as well and mix it 1:1 ratio? I am staining western red cedar (new wood).

    Thank you.

    regards,
    Raymond

    Yes you would want to mix Natural into it to lighten. As for ratio, hard to say as we do not know how much you want to lighten it? Best to test some ratios first.
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    Raymond Yamasaki · 06/21/2016
    Hello, I want to order the Armstrong Deck Stain in Rustic Brown however, I would like to lighten the color so what other stain can I purchase to mix it with to accomplish this? Also, I don't want to make it yellow or orange in color but keep it brown color. Purchase Natural Tone as well and mix it 1:1 ratio? I am staining western red cedar (new wood).

    Thank you.

    regards,
    Raymond
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    Administrator · 06/13/2016
    Joe Shanahan:
    Hello,
    I'm hoping to purchase one of your stains for a cedar deck in Nova Scotia Canada.

    Do you know how long it would take for shipping?

    Thanks
    Joe

    4-6 business days. We ship Purolator o Canada.
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    Joe Shanahan · 06/13/2016
    Hello,
    I'm hoping to purchase one of your stains for a cedar deck in Nova Scotia Canada.

    Do you know how long it would take for shipping?

    Thanks
    Joe