Aaron's Deck Staining uses only professional deck staining products and wood stains that are guaranteed to last on your deck and fence.
- Do you provide deck staining services to customers in cities outside of Omaha?
Yes, we travel in and around the Omaha metro area. We have customers in Omaha, Council Bluffs, Elkhorn, Bennington, Bellevue, Gretna, Papillion, Blair, Valley, Fremont and other cities around the area.
- How long do deck stains and sealers take to dry?
Most stains will dry within 24 hours of application.
- How often should I clean, stain and seal my deck?
You should re-stain your deck or fence ever 2 to 3 year for maximum protection.
- Can I stain and seal my deck when it is wet?
The best time to stain and seal a deck is when the wood has been dry for a minimum of 48 hours and there is no rain in the forecast for at least 24 hrs after staining.
- Are your deck cleaning solutions safe?
The deck and fence cleaner I use is 100% biodegradable and deep cleans to remove dirt mold algae and graying.
- How long does deck or fence stain last?
On average most stains will show signs of wear after 2 to 3 years in Nebraska. This is due to the cold winters and humid summers. I recommend re-staining your fence or deck every 2 to 3 years for maximum protection.
- Why does the color I chose look different on my deck than on the sample brochure?
The type wood the stain is applied to can make the stain look lighter or darker. A solid deck stain will always look very close to the sample in the brochure because it cover the wood.
- Does power washing damage the wood?
Power washing can damage the wood if the pressure washer is set too high.
- When should I use a solid deck stain?
I recommend using a solid deck stain for decks that have a lot of wear and where the homeowner is OK with a paint like finish.
- How many coats of sealer do you apply to deck and fence applications?
I try to apply at least two coast of stain to the deck of fence.
- How many types of deck preservatives, sealers, and stains are available?
There are a lot of different types of sealers and stain on the market. There are water and oil based stains and sealers and there are latex, oil based and acrylic based stains.
- What’s the difference between clear sealers and colored stains?
A clear sealer only protects the wood from water damage and a colored stain will block the UV rays from damaging the wood also.
- Does stripping the color off my deck do damage to the wood?
Stripping your deck can be damaging if you use a very powerful pressure washer. If you hire a professional deck re-finisher - like Aaron's Deck Staining in Omaha, you won't have to worry about stripping your deck and damaging your wood.
- Do all planters leave black water rings on decks?
Planters and grill mats can leave rings and marks on decks because water can get trapper under and cause water stains.
- I used a clear sealant on my deck. Why did it turn completely gray in 3 months?
A clear sealant only protects the wood form water damage but it will not protect your deck from the suns UV rays.
- Can you wash and seal a deck in one day
No, you will meed to pressure wash your deck or fence at least 48 hours before staining.
- Should all decks bead water after they are sealed?
Most decks and fences that are stained with a quality oil based stain will bead up water for at least 1 yr
- Should I seal the underside of my deck?
No, I do not recommend staining under the deck you should leave the underside unstained to allow the wood not to rot from within.