Wood Stain

At Decorating Centre Online we believe choice is key! That's why we offer a wide variety of brands when it comes to wood stains. Each brand has their own range of wood stain colours meaning you will almost certainly be able to find one that suits your taste.

What is Wood Stain?

Wood Stains have been designed to colour and change the appearance of your wooden surface. Completely soaking into your wood, wood stains not only colour but also bring out the natural beauty of the wood grain.

Popular Wood Stains

Ronseal 10 Year Woodstain

Designed to last 10 years, this Ronseal Wood Stain provides protection for your windows and doors. Preventing your woodwork from cracking pealing and blistering, this water based formula is available is a variety of colours.

Sadolin Beautiflex Solvent Opaque Woodstain 

Suitable for using on a wide range of exterior surfaces, this Sadolin Wood Stain has been designed to provide protection and colour for up to 7 years. UV and weather resistant its can be used on used on new or previously painted or stained surfaces. 

Johnstone's Trade Classic Matt Woodstain

Designed to deliver excellent durability and weather protection, this Johnstone's woodstain is perfect for using on exterior wood such as rough sawn timber, decking as well as cladding.

Can I Colour Match Wood Stain?

Yes absolutely! We have a selected amount of wood stain products that can be colour matched to your favourite designer colours. To find which of our wood stain colours can be colour matched, click here.

Types of Woodstain

When it comes to wood stains there are two main choices, water based wood stains and solvent based wood stains.

Water based wood stains deliver an excellent colour which is quick drying and less smelly. Generally low VOC, they are a better choice for the environment .

Solvent based wood stains are quick drying and remain a popular choice amoungst professional decorators. Generally featuring a higher level of VOCs, solvent based wood stains are a perfect choice for exterior woodwork.

How To Stain Wood

Before starting to stain wood it's important to prepare your wood correctly. Firstly remove any dust and debris by either sanding, using a wax remover or a paint and varnish remover. Once completely clean, sand your wooden surface down to ensure a smooth and fresh surface.

Stir your wood stain thoroughly before application and follow the manufacturer’s instructions on the tin. Using a smooth movement, apply the wood stain following the grain of the wood applying the wood stain evenly along the surface. Once finished, leave it to dry according to the instructions. As a general rule, the longer you leave it, the darker the finish you will achieve.

Where Can I Buy Wood Stain?

You can buy a wide variety of wood stain directly from Decorating Centre Online via our website. Simply choose your preferred brand and product, add it to your basket and continue to the checkout. We offer free standard delivery on all orders over £60.00 and can provide a next day delivery service if required.