Deck
Stains

Beauty and performance

Decks are exposed to weather extremes such as snow, heat, sun and rain, which can take a toll on exposed wood. PPG ProLuxeTM protects year-round against damage from UV exposure and moisture, and provides a mold and mildew resistant coating, while offering a premium appearance that maximizes the beauty of wood.

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Deck Stains and Finishes

Transparent Matte - Cetol® SRD Wood Finish

Cetol SRD is a one-coat, transparent exterior wood finish for siding, railings and decks. Available in a curated palette of eight richly-saturated wood tones.  

Features and Benefits

  • High-solids alkyd-oil formula, one-coat application
  • High-transparency transoxide pigments amplify depth of color, clarity and substrate protection
  • Excellent penetration for long-lasting protection and longer-lasting color
  • Powerful UV absorbers protect color and wood substrate
  • Water-repellent
  • Provides a mildew-resistant finish

Transparent Matte - Cetol® SRD RE Wood Finish

Cetol SRD RE is a one-coat, transparent exterior wood finish for siding, railings and decks. Available in a curated palette of eight richly-saturated wood tones.

Features and Benefits

  • High-solids alkyd-oil formula, one-coat application
  • High-transparency transoxide pigments amplify depth of color, clarity and substrate protection
  • Excellent penetration for long-lasting protection and longer-lasting color
  • Powerful UV absorbers protect color and wood substrate
  • Water-repellent
  • Provides a mildew-resistant finish

Semi-Transparent Matte - Cetol® SRD Semi-Transparent Wood Finish

Cetol SRD Semi-Transparent Wood Finish offers strong protection in rich colors that highlight the grain and texture of a variety of exterior wood surfaces. Ideal for coastal regions or homes near lakes, rivers or heavy vegetation.

Features and Benefits

  • Highly-durable one-coat penetrating acrylic formula
  • Available in 60 nature-inspired hues
  • Exceptional UV protection
  • Excellent dirt pick-up resistance
  • Strong water repellency
  • Provides a mildew-resistant coating

Transparent Satin - Cetol DEK® Wood Finish

Cetol DEK is a high-performance, luxurious transparent satin finish for exterior decks that extends the look and feel of hardwood flooring to exterior living spaces. Available in four popular wood tones.

Features and Benefits

  • High-solids alkyd-oil formula, two-coat application
  • High-transparency transoxide pigments amplify depth of color, clarity and substrate protection
  • Powerful UV absorbers protect color and wood substrate
  • Water-repellent
  • High-performance resin resists cracking and peeling
  • Provides a mildew-resistant finish
  • Resistant to marring from deck furniture

Solid Matte - Rubbol® Solid Wood Finish

Rubbol Solid Wood Finish is a highly-protective opaque finish with a low-luster sheen that hides wood grain but accentuates texture. Available in rich wood tones and complementary exterior hues for use on a variety of exterior wood surfaces.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides a more dirt and mildew resistant finish than standard flat-finish stains
  • Ideal for all vertical and, especially, for high-traffic horizontal surfaces
  • Water-repellent
  • Exceptional UV resistance to slow color fade
  • Self-priming on most bare or previously coated surfaces