How to Stain with Benjamin Moore Arborcoat
Learn "How-To" Prep and Stain, Decks, Fences and Siding. We've been providing stain advice for 25 years in Saskatoon. We'll help select the best tools to ensure a successful stain project.
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How to videos
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Exterior Paint Tools List
- Stain brushes or pad applicators
- Rollers and roller covers
- Stain mitt
- Dust mask
- Hose or power washer
- Paint scraper
- Painter's tape
- 80 grit Sandpaper
- Wire brush
- Drop Cloths
- Benjamin Moore Exterior Stain Prep Products
Degrees of Opacity
Choosing a Colour
Natural/translucent and transparent stains are available in 6 colours: natural, redwood, teak, cedar, mahogany and silver grey. Semi transparent and semi solid stains are available in 75 colours.
Solid stains can be custom tinted with any Benjamin Moore colour, giving you unlimited creative possibilities.
Try A Colour
Wood's natural colour and grain pattern greatly affect how the colour will look. Always test your selected colour on your surface. Benjamin Moore offers 458 ml samples of stain colours. Visit Eastside Paint and Wallpaper to buy one.