Last Updated on January 19, 2021 by Defy Help
2021 Update on What is the Best Defy Stain for Cedar Wood
When applying to cedar wood, it is best to use the Defy Hardwood. This varies based on where you live though. We appreciate your input, so feel free to leave a comment below and pictures of your completed projects if you have them.
Maintenance on a cedar decks and homes are essential for the longevity of the wood. Cedar siding takes a lot of abuse from Mother Nature, from rain, harsh UV rays, snow, and freezing temperatures. All of these natural elements do harm in their own way and take a toll on wood fibers, which can deplete the natural oils in the wood causing them to dry out and deteriorate. When maintained properly, a cedar home can last for many, many years. Regular cleaning and staining the cedar is the key to a long-lasting beautiful cedar wood.
In terms of deck and wood stains, one brand name has always lived up to consumer expectations in helping wood last. Defy stain is a well-known deck and wood stain that is in a class of its own. Using defy will preserve the cedar while giving a beautiful finish. Defy produces many types of wood stain for certain specifications. So what is the best Defy Stain for cedar homes and decking? Although there are several different Defy Stain products that could be used there is one that will be the best for cedar wood.
The best Defy Stain for the cedar is Defy Hardwood Stain, which is specifically formulated for cedar as well as other hardwoods like mahogany and redwood. This synthetic semi-transparent finish will dive deep into the hard to penetrate wood fibers of the hardwood types. Defy Hardwood Stain for the cedar is available in 3 different color tones that still allow the beauty of the wood grain to show through and will even enhance its appearance.
For the best results in using Defy Hardwood on a cedar, pressure wash the wood with Defy wood cleaner to remove dirt, grime, and grayed wood fibers. Then use Defy wood brightener as a final step prior to staining the wood with Defy Hardwood Stain. This deep penetrating synthetic stain will protect cedar for several years while enhancing the wood grain’s natural beauty.