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    Decking painting with fence paint

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    Hi can I put fence paint on decking after I’ve stained it

    Asked by Benny on 22nd May 2020
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    AM PAINT & LANDSCAPING SERVICES

    "hi
    better to use wood preservative with a stain as this will help your decking and protect the wood.
    oil based stain preservative is the better alternative

    regards"

    Answered on 22nd May 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    Beanos woodwork

    "I would say no to using fence paint on decking as it's not as durable.i would personally use decking oil as this penetrates into the wood and gives it a longer protection"

    Answered on 22nd May 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report
    DD Garden & Property Maintenance

    "I wouldn't put fence paint on it personally as it wont last long. Can I ask why your putting paint on it if you've stained it?"

    Answered on 22nd May 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report
    devon mckenzie ltd

    "yes but will be best to apply a clear lacquer on top to stop it chipping!"

    Answered on 22nd May 2020 - Member since Jan 2019 - report
    M.R Property and Garden services

    "Hi Benny,

    So a lot of people use fence paint on decking because it’s cheaper that decking paint/stain,

    However, the reason your using the stain is to preserve the wood, the fence paint is also a lot less wearing and chips easy,

    Hope this answers your question,

    Kind regards,

    Michael

    M.R Garden Services"

    Answered on 22nd May 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report
    AA garden maintenance/ Carpets and Vinyls

    "No you need to use correct stain for decking as if you use fence paint it will not protect and be anti slip"

    Answered on 11th Aug 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    Alan Edmunds

    "Short answer is no, it will wear off

    You need paint that is specifically for decking. Oil based is better.

    Ronseal, no-nonsense, are just 2 of the brands that might help you out.

    https://www.screwfix.com/c/decorating/decking-oil/cat9930003?cm_sp=managedredirect-_-decorating-_-deckingoil"

    Answered on 20th Jun 2020 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
    Goldleaf Landscaping Services

    "I would never put stain on decking
    Shell out that little extra and get proper decking oil"

    Answered on 3rd Jun 2020 - Member since Jun 2019 - report
    Deck-kings

    "I’d recommend using a oil base stain to do the decking or you will the paint or stain flakes over time"

    Answered on 7th Jun 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    B & P Garden Maintenance

    "no you shouldn't use fence paint on decking because it will not be durable. Ther is other paint products specifically for decking such as the Ronseal Rescue paint which is durable and resists foot traffic and weathering"

    Answered on 4th Jun 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report

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