10 Best Dock Stains
for August 2022

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Dyco Dock N Deck Stain & Sealer - Gallon - Natural Goldtone

Dyco Dock N Deck Stain & Sealer

Gallon, Natural Goldtone

by Dyco
What We like

Excellent Color Retention & Surface Durability

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Product Features

  • Resists Moisture Penetrations
  • Retards the Aging Process of Wood
  • Fortified with UV Protection

Retards the aging process of wood Fortified with uv protection Resists moisture penetrations

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Duckback Products SC0054065-20 5 Gallon, Gray, Deck & Dock Cool Feel Stain, Gray, Gray

Duckback Products SC0054065-20 5 Gallon

Gray, Deck & Dock Cool Feel Stain, Gray, Gray

by Duckback Products
What We like

New or old exterior wood, concrete, masonry & stucco surfaces

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Product Features

  • Reflects solar rays back into the atmosphere
  • Soap & water clean up
  • Helps reduce surface temperature-cooler to walk on

Helps reduce surface temperature-cooler to walk on Soap & water clean up Reflects solar rays back into the atmosphere

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Seal It Green Xtreme Marine-Plant Based, Non Toxic, Safe Wood Sealant and Stain Protects Your Wood Dock, Deck Or Railings from Rot, Insect, Water and UV Damage. Ideal for Use Near Water.

Seal It Green Xtreme Marine-Plant Based

Non Toxic, Safe Wood Sealant and Stain Protects Your Wood Dock, Deck Or Railings from Rot, Insect, Water and UV Damage. Ideal for Use Near Water.

by OneSource Organics, Inc.
What We like

Ideal For Use On Decks Or Docks Along The Water. Seal It Green Is The

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Product Features

  • Seal It Green Marine Creates A Nearly Maintenance Free Wood Dock Or Fence By Inhibiting Damage Caused By Mold, Mildew, Algae, Insects, Water Or The Sun.
  • Non-Toxic, Plant Based, Near VOC Free Ingredients Seal And Protect All Wood Types
  • Protects Wood From Cupping, Curling, Cracking, Rot And UV Damage. Contains No Mineral Oils/Spirits.
  • Seal It Green Penetrates And Bonds To The wood Fibers To Ensure The Wood Is Protected From Rot And Damage From Insects For 10 Years Or More

Seal it green marine creates a nearly maintenance free wood dock or fence by inhibiting damage caused by mold, mildew, algae, insects, water or the sun. Non-toxic, plant based, near voc free ingredients seal and protect all wood types Seal it green penetrates and bonds to the wood fibers to ensure the wood is protected from rot and damage from insects for 10 years or more Protects wood from cupping, curling, cracking, rot and uv damage. contains no mineral oils/spirits.

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Dyco Dock N Deck Stain & Sealer - 5 Gallon - Natural Goldtone

Dyco Dock N Deck Stain & Sealer

5 Gallon, Natural Goldtone

by Dyco
What We like

Excellent Color Retention & Surface Durability

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Product Features

  • Resists Moisture Penetrations
  • Retards the Aging Process of Wood
  • Fortified with UV Protection

Retards the aging process of wood Resists moisture penetrations Fortified with uv protection

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SEAL-ONCE MARINE - 1 Gallon Penetrating Wood Sealer, Waterproofer & Stain. Water-Based, Ultra-low VOC formula for high-moisture areas to protect wood docks, decks, piers & retaining walls.

SEAL-ONCE MARINE

1 Gallon Penetrating Wood Sealer, Waterproofer & Stain. Water-Based, Ultra-low VOC formula for high-moisture areas to protect wood docks, decks, piers & retaining walls.

by New Image Coatings, LLC
What We like

Creates a Flexible, Breathable Barrier that Enhances, Stabilizes & Protects Wood

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Product Features

  • Performs like an Oil-Based Sealer Without any Harmful Chemicals or Side Effects
  • Specially Formulated to be Applied Around & Over Fresh or Salt Water
  • Superior Nanotechnology Penetrates Deep, Coating Wood Fibers at the Cellular Level
  • Water-based, Low VOC, Non-toxic; Safe for People, Pets, Plants & Marine Life

Specially formulated to be applied around & over fresh or salt water Superior nanotechnology penetrates deep, coating wood fibers at the cellular level Water-based, low voc, non-toxic; safe for people, pets, plants & marine life Performs like an oil-based sealer without any harmful chemicals or side effects

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Duckback Products SC0054025-20 5 Gallon, Adobe, Deck & Dock Cool Feel Mid Tone Base Stain, Adobe, Adobe

Duckback Products SC0054025-20 5 Gallon

Adobe, Deck & Dock Cool Feel Mid Tone Base Stain, Adobe, Adobe

by Duckback Products
What We like

New or old exterior wood, concrete, masonry & stucco surfaces

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Product Features

  • Helps reduce surface temperature-cooler to walk on
  • Soap & water clean up
  • Reflects solar rays back into the atmosphere

Reflects solar rays back into the atmosphere Helps reduce surface temperature-cooler to walk on Soap & water clean up

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#1 Deck Premium Semi-Transparent Wood Stain for Decks, Fences, Siding - 1 Gallon (Dark Walnut)

SaverSystems #1 Deck Premium Semi-Transparent Wood Stain for Decks, Fences, Siding

1 Gallon (Dark Walnut)

by SaverSystems
What We like

BETTER FOR THE PLANET, EASY SOAP & WATER CLEANUP - With Less Than 50 g/L VOC Content, #1 Deck Sealer Is a Better Choice For Our Planet. Clean Up is Super Easy - Just Use Soap and Water.

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Product Features

  • BOTH A DECK STAIN & DECK SEALANT IN ONE - #1 Deck Stain Is a Dual-Purpose Stain & Sealer. It Adds Color to Your Wood and Seals it, Preventing Damage Caused by Water Penetration.
  • ALLOWS THE WOOD GRAIN TO SHOW THROUGH - Available in 5 Beautiful, Semi-Transparent Deck Stain Colors That Dry to Flat, Natural Looking Finishes That Will Enhance the Beauty of Your Exterior Wood.
  • WORKS ON DAMP WOOD, MINIMIZING THE WAIT TIME BETWEEN CLEANING AND STAINING - Once Your Wood Deck Is Visibly Dry, It's Ready to Stain.
  • PROTECTS AGAINST COLOR FADE AND PREVENTS GRAYING - #1 Deck Protects Wood From Damage Caused By Exposure to the Elements. Can Be Used On Pressure Treated Pine, Cedar, Fir, Redwood, or Most Other Softwoods. Hardwoods Will Require More Frequent Maintenance Coats.

Both a deck stain & deck sealant in one - #1 deck stain is a dual-purpose stain & sealer. it adds color to your wood and seals it, preventing damage caused by water penetration. Works on damp wood, minimizing the wait time between cleaning and staining - once your wood deck is visibly dry, it's ready to stain. Protects against color fade and prevents graying - #1 deck protects wood from damage caused by exposure to the elements. can be used on pressure treated pine, cedar, fir, redwood, or most other softwoods. hardwoods will require more frequent maintenance coats. Allows the wood grain to show through - available in 5 beautiful, semi-transparent deck stain colors that dry to flat, natural looking finishes that will enhance the beauty of your exterior wood.

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Olympic Stain 79551 Maximum Wood Stain and Sealer, 1 Gallon, Semi-Transparent Stain, Cedar

Olympic Stain 79551 Maximum Wood Stain and Sealer

1 Gallon, Semi-Transparent Stain, Cedar

by PPG
What We like

Enhanced waterproofing protection to help make sure your wood is protected from cracking due to water

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Wood Defender - Transparent Fence Stain- Cedar Tone- 5 Gallon

Wood Defender

Transparent Fence Stain- Cedar Tone- 5 Gallon

by Standard Paints Inc
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Ready Seal 500 Clear, 5-Gallon Exterior Wood Stain and Sealer, 5 Gallon

Ready Seal 500 Clear

5-Gallon Exterior Wood Stain and Sealer, 5 Gallon

by Ready Seal
What We like

Can be applied in any temperature range

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Product Features

  • Requires no back brushing or wet-line application
  • Requires no primer
  • May be applied using sprayer, roller or brush

Requires no back brushing or wet-line application May be applied using sprayer, roller or brush Requires no primer

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