Level 3 Stain
Solid-body stains are heavily pigmented, opaque stains that offer unlimited color selections. They protect from UV rays and moisture and offer the maximum in foot traffic protection. This stain will protect the horizontal surfaces for 3-4 years and the vertical surfaces for 5-6 years.
Many owners who build with hardwood have been using a tropical stain for their deck restoration. However, cleaning and sanding are still needed because hardwoods have a very dense, oily surface. A product that will dry the oily surface must be applied before the stain to ensure that the stain will adhere properly. Once the preparation work is completed, the tropical stain can be used successfully.
If you have an older composite deck that has faded over the years, it can be brought back to life with a Level 3 stain. There are some Level 3 stains that will adhere to the composite decking material. With a vast color selection, you can get the beautiful appearance of your deck back!