Armstrong Clark Oil Based Wood Deck Stains

How to Apply a Maintenance Coat of Armstrong Clark

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Here is great video from one of our customers showing how to prep and apply a maintenance coat of the Armstrong Clark Wood Stain.

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Wayne
Wayne
11 days ago

Is it ok to restrain my deck with a solid oil-based AC stain over my original semi-transparent job? How should I prep after 2 years since original semi-transparent coat?

Mike Barnes
Mike Barnes
13 days ago

In order to apply a “maintenance coat” of stain to a 1-year old patio cover, what is needed to clean and prepare the wood for a single coat of the same Armstrong Sierra Redwood Semi-Transparent stain?

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Tom luciano
Tom luciano
21 days ago

My Armstrong Clark semi transparent stain Amber water spotted after 3days drying deck was completely sanded and pressure washed before application deck was Completley dry, what can I do?

Mary Hickling
Mary Hickling
2 months ago

The wood conditioner used was Varathane premium wood conditioner for use under any oil based stain.

Mary Hickling
Mary Hickling
2 months ago

I have 3, 20 yr old knotty pine clad garage doors that my painter sanded down to bare wood. He then applied a pre-conditioner and after that he applied one coat of Armstrong-Clark semi transparent Cedar stain. Now the garage doors look very blotchy! What can I do?

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Mary Hickling
Mary Hickling
2 months ago
Reply to  Armstrong

I didn’t see in the Armstrong-Clark instructions where it said not to use a pre-conditioner…typically that is what is done for pine right?

David W.
David W.
2 months ago

I need to do a maintenance coat of rustic brown semi-transparent stain on only the horizonal surfaces. So I need to use RAD cleaner to prep the deck but do I need the RAD brightener. Will either of these products effect the vertical surfaces? I don’t wait to re-do them.

Michele S
Michele S
2 months ago

we stained our deck 2 years ago and the hubby just powerwashed to prep for a maintenance coat… do we still need to use the RAD cleaner prior to recoat?

david rosner
david rosner
3 months ago

I’ve got a previous armstrong stain finish and starting to fade in some areas in varying degrees. Do I need to strip and start over?

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DaveR
DaveR
3 months ago
Reply to  Armstrong

Which part of the process do i use a pressure washer? Pressure wash the surface to prep for cleaner or do I apply cleaner and or brighter with pressure washer?

Eugene
Eugene
9 months ago

I’m using the amber stain on My redwood deck. Would you recommend doing a second coat? Also, I had a couple areas that puddled up a little bit and darkened more than the rest of the deck. Is there a fix to this?

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Eugene
Eugene
9 months ago
Reply to  Armstrong

Even if I sand down the area where it puddled and ended up darker? I was thinking to sand that section down to lighten it up and reapply some stain, would this work? Thank you for your reply.

Tom
Tom
9 months ago

I applied a maintenance coat on my mahogany front porch. One area just will not dry completely. I have wiped off excess stain twice. How do I get rid of the tackiness?

Dave
Dave
11 months ago

I stained my pressure treated deck last year with one coat of armstrong clark semi transparent natural oak. I want to apply another coat of stain this year. What is the proper way to clean/prep the deck before applying the second coat? Can I use a bleach and water solution like I used for the first coat or do you recommend something else? Also I have a gallon can of stain which I opened last year. Will this can of stain still be good?

Thanks

Dave
Dave
11 months ago
Reply to  Armstrong

Use only the cleaner? Brightener is not necessary? Will bleach and water work for cleaning instead of restore-a-deck wood cleaner? Whatever cleaning method produces the best staining results is what I will use.

Thanks

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