Deck Stain & Sealer
Start and finish with the yella tag.
Homeowners and contractors alike appreciate high-quality home improvement products, and nothing is as recognized or respected as YellaWood® brand pressure treated pine. When building with the best, it makes sense to finish with the best too — YellaWood Protector® semi-transparent stain and water repellent wood deck sealer.
Specially formulated for the makers of YellaWood® brand pressure treated pine.
These professional-grade, acrylic-oil hybrid wood stains and sealers are water repellent and provide excellent protection for all outdoor projects like decks, fences or outdoor furniture. In accelerated weather test exposure to UV light, condensation and high temperatures, YellaWood Protector® brand stains demonstrated color fastness and coating durability equal or superior to the leading competitor’s tested products. Rest assured it meets the high expectations for products backed by the famous yella tag.
Wood stain and sealer has iron oxide pigments for rich, long-lasting color.
The color lasts as long as the stain on the deck. The premium alkyd oil finish in our deck stains penetrates wood providing superior moisture damage protection, while the acrylic finish repels water, resists wear and fends off mold and mildew. For homeowners who prefer a natural look, the clear, water repellent deck sealer is loaded with UV stabilizers to maintain that stunning appearance provided by Mother Nature herself.
How to stain a deck.
Step-by-step instructions for using YellaWood Protector® semi-transparent deck stain and water repellent sealer.
Why use YellaWood Protector® deck stain and sealer
- Easy application
- Dries quickly
- Cleans up with soap and water
- Rich colors penetrate deeply and last a long time
- Semi-transparency highlights the wood grain
- Powerful water repellency
- Low VOCs
- Eco-friendly formulation
- Available in convenient 1-gallon cans and 5-gallon buckets
- No in-store mixing required
- Three popular semi-transparent deck stain colors complement any style home
- Clear water repellent deck sealer with UV stabilizers also available
Learn more about YellaWood Protector® with our helpful FAQs and usage tips.
What to know about applying YellaWood Protector® deck stain and sealer
You can apply deck stain and sealer as soon as construction is complete, the boards readily absorb a sprinkle of water and you have several days of dry weather in the forecast.
- Coverage: 150-250 square feet per gallon
- Application: 2 thin coats: spray, roll or brush (back-brushing recommended)
- Dry to touch: 1 to 2 hours
- General use: 6 to 8 hours
- Foot traffic: 24 hours
- Rain safe: 12 to 24 hours
- Re-stain: Every 2 to 3 years
FIND STAIN OR SEALER NEAR YOU
- Outdoor Furniture
- Other outdoor projects
- Crystal Clear (water repellent with UV stabilizer)
- American Classic Cedar
- Rich Walnut
- Smoky Gray
Product availability varies by region.
Step-by-step instructions for staining a deck with YellaWood Protector®
Know when to paint, stain, or apply water repellent.