• High-quality exterior stains enhance the beauty and extend the life of wood siding, shakes, decks, fencing, and furniture. They are available in a wide variety of colors and opacities. We’ll help you select the product that works best with the type of wood you’ll be staining. Don’t forget to ask us about Benjamin Moore exterior stain prep and cleaning products!

    Premium Exterior Waterborne Stains

    • Arborcoat® Solid Stain
      Benjamin Moore

      Arborcoat® Solid Stain

      This premium quality product masks the grain of the wood without obscuring its texture and can be used on both decks and siding. It has been formulated to protect and beautify all types of wood decks including cedar, redwood, and pressure treated lumber. It features easy application, a highly durable matte finish, fast dry, water cleanup, and excellent color retention. It is also a great product for coating older weathered Composite decks.

      Finishes: Matte

    • Arborcoat® Ultra Flat Solid Siding Stain
      Benjamin Moore

      Arborcoat® Ultra Flat Solid Siding Stain

      A premium ultra-flat solid stain which masks the grain of the wood without obscuring its texture. This durable finish protects and enhances the appearance of new or previously stained smooth or rough siding, manufactured hardboard and fiber-cement siding, shakes, trim, railings, fencing, stucco and masonry. The ultra flat finish minimizes exterior imperfections while maintaining excellent color retention properties.

      Finishes: Ultra Flat

    • Arborcoat® Semi Solid Deck and Siding Stain
      Benjamin Moore

      Arborcoat® Semi Solid Deck and Siding Stain

      A premium quality 100% acrylic semi-solid stain formulated to penetrate and protect wood, resist abrasion, and beautify wood decking, siding, fencing, shakes and furniture. Its colors are semi-solid, allowing some of the color and the grain pattern of the wood to show through. Arborcoat® Semi-Solid stain can be top coated with Arborcoat® Waterborne Protective Clear Coat (636) for a low lustre look.

      Finishes: Flat

    • Arborcoat® Semi Transparent Deck and Siding Stain
      Benjamin Moore

      Arborcoat® Semi Transparent Deck and Siding Stain

      A premium quality waterborne alkyd/ acrylic semi-transparent stain formulated to penetrate, protect, and beautify wood siding, decks, fences or furniture. Its semi-transparent color allows the grain pattern and texture of the wood to show through. Generally, one coat of stain is sufficient on properly prepared substrates. A second coat of stain may be necessary on some surfaces to achieve desired color. Arborcoat® Semi-Transparent stain can be top coated with Arborcoat® Waterborne Protective Clear Coat (636) for a low lustre look.

      Finishes: Flat

    • Arborcoat® Translucent Deck and Siding Stain
      Benjamin Moore

      Arborcoat® Translucent Deck and Siding Stain

      A premium quality translucent waterborne deck and siding stain that utilizes a blend of alkyd, acrylic and urethane resin technologies to deliver superior performance. Trans-Oxide pigments are ground into this weather tested resin package to provide ultimate sun protection, abrasion and mildew resistance. It may be used over substrates previously stained with a transparent stain in good condition. Arborcoat® Translucent stain can be top coated with Arborcoat® Waterborne Protective Clear Coat (636) for a low lustre look.

      Finishes: Flat

    • Arborcoat® Protective Clear Coat
      Benjamin Moore

      Arborcoat® Protective Clear Coat

      A premium quality 100% acrylic finish coat for Benjamin Moore® Arborcoat® waterborne exterior stain systems. Use as a protective coating over (N623) Translucent and (N638) Semi-Transparent Stains on decks or other surfaces where enhanced abrasion resistance and additional protection is desired. Can also be used over (N639) Arborcoat® waterborne semi solid stain when a low lustre finish is preferred.

      Finishes: Low Lustre

    • Arborcoat® Exterior Waterproofer
      Benjamin Moore

      Arborcoat® Exterior Waterproofer

      Arborcoat® Exterior Waterproofer is a water-based sealer that provides excellent protection from moisture and sun damage on exterior wood decking, siding, fencing, shingles and furniture. Arborcoat® Exterior Waterproofer is a penetrating, non-yellowing coating with silicone that fills the pores of wood surfaces and trans-oxide pigments that protect against UV damage. Arborcoat® Exterior Waterproofer may be used on properly prepared new or reconditioned wood surfaces. Ideal for protecting all types of wood from water and sun damage, as well as stains from grease, oil, dirt and mildew.

      Finishes: Flat

    • Maxum® 2000 Solid Acrylic Latex Color Siding Stain
      Coronado

      Maxum® 2000 Solid Acrylic Latex Color Siding Stain

      Maxum® 2000 Solid Color Siding Stain will provide a fade resistant finish that will enhance the beauty and appearance of the wood substrate – the ideal coating for new or previously coated wood. Maxum® 2000 is formulated with 100% Acrylic polymers, which along with the rich pigmentation, provides outstanding protection to exterior wood. The solid opaque color masks the grain accentuating the beauty and appearance of the natural texture of the wood substrate.

      Finishes: Matte

    Classic Exterior Oil Finishes

    • Arborcoat® Semi Solid Classic Oil Finish
      Benjamin Moore

      Arborcoat® Semi Solid Classic Oil Finish

      A premium quality semi solid stain formulated to penetrate and protect wood, resist abrasion, and beautify wood decking, siding, fencing, shakes and furniture. Semi Solid stain uses the maximum amount of pigment without completely obscuring the grain and texture of the wood. Available in 75 Colors.

      Finishes: Flat

    • Arborcoat® Semi Transparent Classic Oil Finish
      Benjamin Moore

      Arborcoat® Semi Transparent Classic Oil Finish

      A premium quality semi transparent stain formulated to penetrate and protect wood, resist abrasion, and beautify wood decking, siding, fencing, shakes and furniture. The deeply penetrating formula offers great protection from water, sun and provides a mildew resistant finish. Its colors are semi-transparent, allowing the texture and grain of the wood to show through. Available in 75 Colors.

      Finishes: Flat

    • Arborcoat® Translucent Classic Oil Finish
      Benjamin Moore

      Arborcoat® Translucent Classic Oil Finish

      A premium quality coating specifically designed to enrich the beauty of woods like mahogany, teak, and ipe. This durable finish enhances the look of hardwoods, while offering great protection from water and sun damage. With a deeply penetrating alkyd / Tung oil formula, this mildew-resistant coating will stave off the aging of wood. May also be used on traditional woods like pine, cedar and redwood. •Available in six ready mix colors: Natural (10), Redwood (20), Teak (30), Cedar (40), Mahogany (60), Silver Gray (70)

      Finishes: Flat

    • Arborcoat® Exterior Oil Primer
      Benjamin Moore

      Arborcoat® Exterior Oil Primer

      A premium quality, quick drying exterior primer with excellent adhesion and blocking properties. Seals porous surfaces and provides better uniformity of the topcoat. Available in light to medium toned colors.Excellent for blocking tannins in extractive woods like redwood and cedar. Provides a uniform surface over which the finish, stain, or paint performs to best advantage.

    • Wood Stain and Sealant
      Ready Seal®

      Wood Stain and Sealant

      Ready Seal® wood stain and sealant contains all the essential elements of a quality coating for exterior wood projects. Ready Seal® is a professional grade wood sealant that is superior to other sealant products when compared in ease of application, maintenance, and beauty of the finished project.

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    Exterior Stain Prep Products

    • Remove
      Benjamin Moore

      Remove

      This product is designed for the removal of peeling oil or latex stain, varnish, and clear-coat wood finishes. It will also remove damaged and discolored wood fiber from all exterior wood surfaces: decking, siding, shingles and furniture. Restores wood to its natural tone and prepares the surface for recoating. After applying neutralize surface with Brightener & Neutralizer (317) following label directions.

    • Restore
      Benjamin Moore

      Restore

      This product is designed to restore severely weathered wood to its natural color and prepare wood surfaces for recoating. It will quickly restore heavily grayed and weathered wood surfaces. It will quickly remove tannin bleeding, water stains, mold and mildew stains, and discolored surface fiber from all exterior wood surfaces, including decking, siding, shakes and furniture. After applying neutralize surface with Brightener & Neutralizer (317) following label directions.

    • Brightener & Neutralizer
      Benjamin Moore

      Brightener & Neutralizer

      A safe brightener for exterior use on wood decking, siding, shingles and furniture. Removes tannin and rust stains. Rinses easily with water, and is safe for all coatings and treated lumber. Removes the factory “mill glaze” which can interfere with the adhesion of paints and stains to smooth planed lumber, clapboards, or siding. Effectively neutralizes pH and counteracts the darkening effect of the Benjamin Moore® Remove (315) and Restore (316) products.

    • Clean
      Benjamin Moore

      Clean

      A safe maintenance cleaner for exterior use on wood decking, siding, shakes and outdoor furniture. Also recommended for concrete, stucco, vinyl, fiberglass and outdoor furniture. Removes grime, mildew stains and water stains. Ideal for removing stains from mold and mildew in a concentrated formula.

    • Composite Deck Cleaner
      Benjamin Moore

      Composite Deck Cleaner

      Benjamin Moore Composite Deck Cleaner is a safe, low-VOC, biodegradable cleaner for composite and PVC decking, railings, furniture and fences. It can also be used as a general cleaner for most exterior surfaces to remove dirt, mold and mildew stains, algae, grease and oil. It is excellent for preparing decks, railings and fences for staining with ARBORCOAT® solid stain (640). (Available in 3.5-lb. containers.)