Can you recommend a high quality semi-transparent stain for exterior of old lodge exposed to snow & freezing?

Asked by Ken Klos
Portland, OR

It will be applied by professionals (no volunteers). I also need a clear sealer for peeled DF columns. The peeled Doug Fir columns are old, with cracks - solid good wood, but deep cracks.


Edward Wright

Answered by Edward Wright

Cincinnati, OH

Wright Design, LLC

October 3, 2012


I think Wood Assure by EarthPaint may work for your project.

  • It is an exterior stain for high mold areas and does not support mold growth through the use of Lime and Cashew resin.
  • It also has UV / Infra-Red Radiation protection.




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