How to stain with Benjamin Moore arborcoat


How to videos

Prep

Remove Finish Remover

How to Clean Your Deck

How to Restore Severely Weathered Wood with RESTORE

 

Staining

Prepare and Stain a Deck in Solid Finish

 

Staining your deck with semi-solid stain

Create a Semi-Transparent Stain

ARBORCOAT Waterborne Exterior Stain

How To Maintain Your Deck

 
 

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Exterior Paint Tools List

 
  • Stain brushes or pad applicators
  • Rollers and roller covers
  • Stain mitt
  • Sprayer
  • Caulk
  • Gloves
  • Dust mask
  • Hose or power washer
  • Paint scraper
  • Painter's tape
  • Rags
  • 80 grit Sandpaper
  • Wire brush
  • Drop Cloths
  • Benjamin Moore Exterior Stain Prep Products
 

Selecting Colours

Degrees of Opacity

 
Natural/Translucent Allows the full beauty of the wood to show through

Natural/Translucent

Allows the full beauty of the wood to show through

Transparent Tints the wood with colour, allowing the grain and texture of the wood to show through

Transparent

Tints the wood with colour, allowing the grain and texture of the wood to show through

Semi Transparent Enhances the beauty of the wood with colour, while allowing some of the grain and texture to show through

Semi Transparent

Enhances the beauty of the wood with colour, while allowing some of the grain and texture to show through

Semi Solid Colours the wood while allowing some of the grain and texture to show through

Semi Solid

Colours the wood while allowing some of the grain and texture to show through

Solid Opaque colour masks the grain but allows the texture of the wood to show through

Solid

Opaque colour masks the grain but allows the texture of the wood to show through

 
 

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.

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Arborcoat Coverage Chart


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