How to get the look you want with exterior stain

Learn how to choose the right exterior stain to get the look you want when creating outdoor projects.

When you’re staining an outdoor project, getting the look you want takes more than choosing the correct color. You also need to choose the correct “transparency” to make sure the wood shows through in the way you want. Here we’ll show you the differences between natural, semi-transparent, and solid-color stains.