The fundamental difference between paint and stain is the way it adheres to the cedar. Paint is a pigmented, opaque (solid color) coating that comes in almost any color, and acts as a coating applied over the shingles. It completely covers the old wood and lets less grain of the wood grain show through. Stain has less pigment and is more translucent. It allows some of the wood’s original color and grain to show through. If the shingles are porous, the stain will soak into the wood rather than coat it, making it last longer than paint.
I’m sure you are seeing the signs of it now… as you see your kids bouncing off your walls (literally) , you have wiped things down so many times the paint is actually wearing off, you can’t stand the colors that you loved so much a few weeks ago… AND it is only going to get worse! However, if […]
A Note to Our Valued Customers, As has always been our mission, our efforts are aimed to ensure that your experience with us is worry free. Guaranteed. To that end, during thisunprecedented time, Hands On Painters, Inc. is carefully monitoring the COVID-19 situation as it evolves and fully understand the concerns associated with transmission. Since it is the season […]