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Matt Stone is the owner of All About Wood Stain

“Welcome to our website. As a painting company owner, I do all kinds of wood staining. From fences and decks to siding and cabinets. I want to give you top-notch information about how to apply wood stain and the best products to get your job done right.”

Matt Stone – Owner, AAWS

Choose The Perfect Color

In our article on Fence Stain Colors, we will show you the most popular colors on the market today. Also, we give advice on how to choose the perfect shade for your backyard.

Our Latest Fence Staining Articles

The Warm Appeal of Wood Defender Leatherwood Stain Color

When it comes to preserving the beauty of wood while enhancing its longevity, Wood Defender is a trusted name in the industry. One of their most popular colors is leatherwood. This color is a not too light and not too dark medium brown. It is a perfect neutral brown with warm undertones that make it … Read more

The Natural Elegance of Wood Defender Clear Glow

It’s easy to fall in love with the natural beauty of cedar or redwood fences. Many homeowners want to protect their fences without altering the natural color of the wood. We recommend Wood Defender clear glow to protect your investment without changing its beauty. It’s a remarkable product that brings out the inherent beauty of … Read more
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What Does it Cost to Stain a Fence? A Complete Breakdown

Staining a wooden fence is an essential step in preserving its beauty and extending its lifespan. However, one common question that most homeowners grapple with is, “How much does fence stain cost?” Whether you’re considering a DIY project or planning on hiring a professional, it’s crucial to understand the costs involved. If you’re considering a … Read more

Is Black Fence Stain Right For You?

If you are looking for a way to elevate the look of your outdoor space, you might be considering staining your fence. While traditional wood stains in shades of brown or red are the most common options, black fence stain is becoming increasingly popular. In this article, we will explore the trend of staining fences … Read more

Wood Defender Sable Brown

Wood Defender sable brown is a very popular fence stain color. This semi-transparent color from Wood Defender will work in almost any backyard because of its neutral brown tone. It is adaptable to several different home styles. Wood Defender Sable Brown is a medium brown fence stain color with neutral undertones. I would describe this … Read more
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When to Stain a New Fence

Staining a new fence is important to protect it from the elements, but it is important to know when to apply the stain. Staining too soon or too late can result in an unsatisfactory finish or may risk damage to the wood. Knowing when to stain a new fence will help you avoid these problems.  … Read more

Wood Defender Cedar Tone

Wood Defender Cedar Tone has consistently been one of the most popular colors for new cedar fences. The warm red undertones in this stain color nicely blend with the natural red tones in cedar. This transparent stain color will allow all the beauty of cedar wood to show through. Wood Defender Cedar Tone is a … Read more

Can You Stain a Fence After if Rains?

If rain has interrupted your plans to stain your fence you may wonder, “Can you stain a fence after if rains?” How long should you wait? What will happen if you stain a fence while the wood is still wet? In my experience staining fences, moisture in the wood is one of the worst enemies … Read more
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How to Use a Moisture Meter

Using a moisture meter is an essential step before you start a new staining project. However, learning how to use a moisture meter is not as straightforward as it seems. There are a few tips and tricks you must know to get an accurate reading. I have used many moisture meters in my fence staining … Read more
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Your Guide to Fence Stain Colors

There has been an explosion of fence stain colors available today. Gone are the days when you have to choose between a half dozen shades of brown or red. With this bounty of choices comes the challenge of narrowing it down to just one.  If you are looking for inspiration for your next fence staining … Read more