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Behr waterproofing wood stain applied with paint sprayer?

can Behr exterior waterproofing wood stain (latex) be diluted (with water?) and applied using a hand-held paint sprayer for larger areas?

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Posted 2013-04-28T15:41:46+0000  by rfkosar rfkosar
 

 If you dilute the stain it will loose it's protective qualities and may not protect the wood very long.  

 

I personally have used a larger industrial pump-up sprayer (garden sprayer) to apply the product without diluting .  I am almost certain that a regular pump-up sprayer will work just fine.  I once used a hand held spray bottle to do spindles. :smileywink:

 

Here is a sprayer that has a special tip designed for deck stain:   1.5-Gal. Deck Sprayer

Posted 2013-04-28T16:10:22+0000  by Kevin_HD_ATL

The paint dept at Home Depot sells a garden type sprayer specifically rated to spray Behr stains. It runs around $20. The main difference between it and a garden sprayer is the nozzle. However, when spraying stain, it is always advisable to "back brush" the stain to assure adhesion and eveness of appearance.

 

Hope this is of assistance

Posted 2013-04-28T16:24:42+0000  by ordjen
 
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