when to apply wood brightener? right away or let dry? deck quick question: i was told after i strip/powerwash/brighten, to let the deck dry a couple of days and then to sand/buff to remove furring on cedar deck (we had a lot of furring). some sources say to stain with twp after sanding the cedar, other say to brighten/rinse again after sanding then two wait 2 days and then stain.
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cedar decking, brightener after sanding? - paint talk thanks guys, i'm pretty convinced to go ahead with a brightener after the sanding is done. they're regular 6" boards and were using mostly 5" sanders. i did consider using a big vibrator, but several of the boards are cupped. might still have helped. at this point, i guess we will just slug on through it.
how to brighten a deck how to deck tips the sealer store the use of a wood deck brightener is needed for two main reasons. the first is that wood brighteners are designed to restore the wood's ph balance to neutral after using a deck cleaner or a stain stripper. the second is that the deck brightener will lighten the wood color making the stain look better and last longer when applied.
tips for sanding a wood deck before refinishing after a deep power washing, the wood fibers of the various components of the deck often raise as they expand with water. once dry, these wood fibers can often remain raised and may cause splinters. for this reason, you should plan on sanding your wood deck after power washing and before staining and sealing. this crucial step will ensure that
why sanding a deck can be an issue best deck stain reviews one of the most frustrating problems that can crop up when you decide to stain or restain your deck is that the stain doesn't absorb into the wood correctly.
hot topics: sand or pressure wash before staining a deck hello deck pros - question about the procedure on properly staining a deck. lots of online guides state that one should wash the deck with wood cleaner or brightener prior to staining, but do i still need to wash the wood if i am going to sand the whole thing? doesn't sanding remove all surface impurities, mold, or oxidization?
use wood brightener before staining your deck - defy wood whether you use the brightener or not, make sure you rinse the wood well after sanding. the fine sawdust left in the pores of the wood after sanding can create an uneven appearance as it will absorb the stain differently, depending on how much sawdust is on the surface.