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Deck Paint/Stain remover- Does it work?

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Ok, I need some help with the stain on my deck.

I have Behr Deck, Fence and Siding Wood stain- 100% acrylic latex on my deck now. The old owners left the gallon at the house and last fall I put a coat on the deck floor. The stain didn't even make it through the winter and looks much worse now than it did then.

It is called a stain, but the stuff looks like paint. It is peeling and chipping like paint does, that is for sure!

Anyways, I was looking into removing all of the old stain off of the deck and starting over. Does anyone have a specific stain remover they use for this application? How well does it work? Etc?

Then, what brand of stain would you recommend after I get it cleaned off?

Thanks a lot!

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Rent a power washer. I have the same stain on my deck and it lasted almost 4 yrs, not too bad.

Just redid it this spring. Power washer took most of it right off.

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Thats the problem with stain sealers or any sealer.

Oils wont peel their absorbed.

As far as getting it off? I'd start with a good pressure washer,remove all it will,then scrape & sand.lots of work! You could try a stripper but different brands give different results and you'll probably be sanding anyway.

Use a oil not sealer just oil like CWF as example,there are lots of oils that will give different looks.

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