Having spent my entire adult life working with paints and stains, I've seen many homeowners who end up dissatisfied with their deck staining projects. Either it didn't look as good as they thought that would, or it didn't last as long. Following these steps will help guarantee a great looking, long-lasting result.

Follow these simple steps to clean mold on composite decking (cleaning Trex®). I'm guessing that when you made the decision to build your deck using composite lumber, you paid a little more for your lumber expecting that it would be maintenance free and maintain its beautiful appearance for years to come. If your deck is constructed of older composite decking (installed prior to mid-2000), then you probably know what a big problem unsightly mildew growth has become.

The unique characteristics of wood make it suitable for a variety of applications in the building industry: log or timber homes, decks, rough-sawn siding, fences, and shingles. Without protection from sun and moisture, wood "weathers" and deteriorates. Finishes are used to enhance appearance and dimensional stability, and to prevent deterioration.

DEFY Wood Stains add years of life to your wood. Besides protecting your investment and ensuring your wood's beauty and value, it is the the easiest wood care system to maintain. DEFY Wood Stains are designed to protect your wood from damaging UV rays and the elements. Keeping your deck looking good is simple to do and can be done fairly quickly.

Years ago it seems like every deck was constructed out of CCA...pine wood treated with copper chromium arsenic, commonly referred to as pressure treated lumber. Because most of the decks were constructed out of the same type of lumber (CCA), the products that you used to stain them and the way you went about it were all pretty similar. But not today, things have changed.

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