Proper surface preparation is the key to attaining a beautiful appearance and achieving long-lasting durability. New wood should be properly cleaned to open pores and remove mill glaze allowing better penetration of stains and finishes into the wood.
Steve Schappert, a Connecticut Painter that owns Connecticut Paint & Thermal Coatings recommends Behr Paint & Stain. Connecticut Paint & Thermal Coatings provides this video to show you how to restore your Connecticut wood deck. If you don’t have time to do it yourself, call Steve at 203-994-3950. Steve Schappert and Behr make a great team to complete your Connecticut painting project.
If no previous stain or finish has been applied or has completely worn away you usually have a weathered wood surface that is aged and darkened in color. To rejuvenate your wood and prepare for coating use Behr premium all in one wood cleaner, this product will clean and bright your wood project and transform your weathered wood. This product also removes stains caused by mold or mildew while also restoring the wood’s natural color you’ll end up with a newer looking wood surface ready for stain or paint. It’s easy to apply the Behr Premium all in one wood cleaner just wet the wood surface and apply the product with a pump sprayer wait 15 minutes scrub the wet surface with the stiff bristle brush and then rinse the wood surface thoroughly once the surface has completely dried you’re ready to coat with Behr stain or paint. Notice the transformation that takes place on weathered wood once the all in one wood cleaner has done its job and restores the wood to a newer looking surface.