Deck Defense Wood Stain

Deck Defense Has Been Replaced With Vista Deck!
Deck Defense Finish is a waterborne semi-transparent stain for decks, fences, outdoor wood furniture, and railings. Deck Defense offers superior UV protection and water resistance along with quick and easy application and cleanup. Deck Defense is very unique as it is a penetrating stain that applies much the same as a typical oil type finish; but can be applied to damp wood. (For new pressure treated wood, allow the wood to "season" for a minimum of three to five weeks before application.) This unique feature enables you to clean the deck, remove excess water with a broom, squeegee or leaf blower and apply the stain. No more waiting for the wood to dry before application. Just make sure to remove any pooling or standing water before application. Deck Defense is formulated with Trans-Oxide pigments to offer the best in color retention to help resist fading, giving it a richer color then Lifeline Endure. The small particle size technology in Deck Defense offers penetration into the wood fibers for the ultimate in wood protection, and will not flake or peel due to weather extremes. When it is time for normal maintenance; there is no stripping or sanding necessary to rejuvenate the original beauty of the wood just wash down with Log Wash and recoat. Plus Deck Defense will not harm expensive landscaping or plants. Made in the USA.  Deck Defense Data  MSDS 

Application: Airless Sprayer or Brush; Back-brush into surface; do not let stain puddle.
Application Temperature:
Coats: 2 recommended
Coverage: 175-250 sq. ft. per gal.
Cleanup: Soap and Water. Mineral spirits, if allowed to dry.
Drying Time: Dry to the touch in 15 minutes, tack free and ready for recoat in 4 hours. Dries in about 24 hours.
Shelf Life: 1 year; Do not freeze.
Surface Prep: Apply to clean dry or damp surface, free of mold and mildew. Never use bleach or steel wool.

Cautions & Warnings:

  • Not for recoating over Lifeline Endure. (The two stains are incompatible.)
  • Do not use on Aromatic Cedar.
  • Must be applied to clean, bare, dry or damp wood.
  • Not for wood with 20% or more moisture content.
  • Do not add UV Boost to Deck Defense.
  • Stay-Clean Mildewcide is the only additive that can be added to Deck Defense.
  • Never use bleach or steel wool for prep.
  • Cannot Ship USPS Cannot ship by the U.S. Postal Service.


  • Lifeline-DD
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