How to Choose Timber Stain Colours

Timber Stain

When staining deck wood projects that receive a lot of sunlight, it should be taken into account that lighter stains reflect heat more effectively, while darker stain colors would absorb more heat.

The opacity you choose for your wooden deck stain will influence the final aesthetic effect. The coating with a clear stain lets the natural color and grain of your wood shine through.

The natural color of the wood also influences the final color of the selected stain. The wood color of the substrate and the wood texture influence the appearance of the stain product, which applies to toners, semi-transparent stains, and semi-solid stains. It is also worth noting that applying a stain with a brush or spray wipe also changes the final color of the wood.

The natural color of the wood can influence the final color of the chosen stain. Their motivation for using a wood stain is to obtain rich pigments from a simple strip of wood so that the color changes to emphasize the beautiful grain. The beautiful natural appearance of wood when used as stain or paint lets the natural properties of the wood grain shine through and gives your home color and personality.

Choose a light stain for your home to give the wood a bright natural appearance that is sunny and uplifting. Redwood and cedar paints are two of the most popular colors for opaque stains, but other wood tones and colors show different feelings and also provide beauty.



Exterior Impregnation Wood stain gives new and old wood decks a semi-transparent color protection layer that lets the wood grain shine through. The stain works best on light wood but can be used on darker wood with two or three layers. It can be removed from two pieces of wood to restore the color or bleached to change the color or deepen the wood color.

For example, the wooden floors’ tints can influence how a particular stain color looks. If you choose a stain that complements the print-treated look, you would have a lot of different opaque colors to choose from.

The choice of Timber stains colours is more than just the choice of color of a brush product for the covering, it requires consideration of the type and age of the cover wood and whether you stain or varnish it. If you are planning the color to color your deck, it is crucial to follow the color rule to pick a dominant tone as the main color and two additional colors that support the role of balustrades and cladding. It would be a personal preference to choose an opaque color, however, opaque stains should be applied to make the deck look fresh, natural, and new.

Wooden Deck Stains, Oil Paint and Lacquer, which are available in hundreds of colors, are designed to protect and nourish your wood and achieve lasting results. Our range of wood stains, oils, paints, and varnishes is designed to protect and care for your wood and deliver long-lasting results, more information can be found in Timber Stains Colour Chart.

The final color is the result of mixing the stain color with the original color of the wood. Fillers are designed to be colorable and absorb the stains but the final color may differ from the surrounding wood; therefore it is important to test the surface before starting the main project.

Clean, crisp white wood stains for contemporary living and working areas, subtle grey wood stains, dramatic black wood stains, and a variety of other beautiful wood stains. From light, natural tones to deep, rich shades, our carefully curated collection of interior and semi-transparent stain paints look like interior paint while our powerful professional Dulux wood finishes make the most of the rich beauty of the forest. For extra long-lasting protection, lacquer-based stains such as Sadolin, particularly durable stain pigments, and colored lacquers are ideal for softwood and hardwood projects, including doors and windows.