Is Behr solid stain good?

The No. 2 product, with a score of 74, is Behr Deckplus Solid Color Waterproofing Wood Stain ($30.98). Both earned “excellent” ratings for their performance after one year and “very good” after two and three years. Other categories of deck finishes fared much worse.

Is Behr solid stain oil-based or water based?

Behr Premium Solid Exterior Wood Stain and Sealer This stain and sealer has an acrylic base with a penetrating formula that soaks into the wood. It seals against water, prevents fading, and prohibits the growth of mold and mildew. It’s ready for rain in four hours and applies with a roller, brush, or sprayer.

What is the best solid stain for siding?

1. Ready Seal 512 5-Gallon Pail Natural Cedar-Best Semi-Transparent Stain for Cedar Siding. ReadySeal 512-5 is currently one of the best-selling wood stains in the market right now and an excellent choice for cedar siding.

Can Behr solid stain be color matched?

BEHR SOLID COLOR WOOD STAINS create a durable film that resists cracking and peeling. Available in more than 1,600 custom and computer-matched colors, solid color stains also work well on stucco, brick and cement siding.

Which is better Behr or Olympic stain?

According to Consumer Reports, Olympic Maximum Solid Stain & Sealant in One is rated in their top solid wood stains category, coming in slightly behind Behr.

Is solid stain better than paint?

Solid color stain looks like paint, but soaks into wood instead of sitting on top of it. As it ages, stain breaks down by fading rather than peeling. Older layers of solid color stain tend to look better than paint does over time. Solid stain provides a flat finish, which showcases wood grain.

How long does it take for Behr solid stain to dry?

Wait 24-48 hours before light foot traffic. 72 hours for full cure. Additional dry time may be needed in cooler temperatures and higher humidity. For disposal of empty containers and unused product contact your household refuse collection service.

Is Behr stain oil or latex?

Create a rustic look for your patio furniture, fences and siding with BEHR’s Oil-Latex Redwood Stain No. 9. This general purpose solid color stain protects wood from water and UV rays with a penetrating oil-latex formula, and is also great for exterior trim and wood planters.

What happens if you stain over stain?

Like any good hair stylist will tell you, you can apply a dark hair colour over a light colour, but not a light over a dark. To go from a dark shade to a lighter shade, you must strip and remove the dark shade first. When it comes to furniture and wood, staining over stain works exactly the same way!

Is semi-transparent or solid stain better?

Semi-Solid – Semi-solid deck stains will almost completely hide the wood grain and natural color. These stains provide more UV protection than a semi-transparent and are a better representation of the stain’s actual color. Solid color stains will “film” on top of the wood, masking the grain, while looking like paint.

How long does Behr solid stain last?

Protect and beautify with BEHR PREMIUM Solid Color Weatherproofing All-In-One Wood Stain & Sealer. This 100% acrylic formula seals out the elements, and the sun’s harmful UV rays, for up to 10 yrs. on decks and up to 25 yrs. on fences and siding.

Which stain lasts the longest?

Solid. Just like regular paint, solid stains hide the grain of wood, and the best should last three to five years on a deck, the longest of the three types of stains.