The best ways to stain and seal outdoor furniture

Restores outdoor wood furniture so that they are as new and can keep for many years. The weather, along with wear, make outdoor furniture look tatty and worn. An annual general maintenance program preserves the integrity of tables and chairs in the garden for many years. Use a dye in high quality gel for excellent protection that will not be compromised by rain, snow or everyday use.


Cleanliness is essential for projects had outdoor furniture. Place furniture garden on a solid concrete base, like a patio. Use a pump spray to wash the furniture well and remove dust, cobwebs and dirt. Make sure the floor under the cabinet remains wet. This will help dispel dye spills while you work.

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Soak wood

Removes stubborn dirt residues. Mix five liters of clean water with a cleaning solution for roofs, using the manufacturer’s recommended rates. Place the solution in the pump spray and applied on furniture. Allow the solution to penetrate into the wood for a few minutes to remove embedded dirt and restore the original color. Use a stiff bristles for scrubbing tough stains and rinse the furniture with clean water. Let dry completely.


Conducts a visual inspection of the furniture and make the necessary repairs before had. Lija areas of the veins that have arisen as a result of the application of the cleaning solution with P100 grit sandpaper. Remember sanding hard to reach areas such as ceilings tablets and legs, whenever necessary. Use a can of compressed air to remove traces of sawdust.

How to apply the dye

Stir or shake the can of stain gel and put the required amount in an empty and clean metal can. Using a drill, apply the dye in tight spaces and hard to reach areas so that they will be exposed and accessible only flat surfaces. Take an applicator pad and dip it into the dye gel. Spend the pad on the flat surfaces to ensure even distribution of the product. Remember to work in the same direction of the grain of the wood at all times. Check the presence of imperfections and drips and let the furniture dry in a cool area for two hours.


A second layer

Re-wet the concrete floor beneath the cabinet. Add a second coat of stain gel and remember completing difficult areas, such as splints and legs, before moving to flat surfaces. Checks for flaws and drips after the cabinet is completely dyed. Let dry overnight before using.