Wood Stains

Benjamin Moore ARBORCOAT® Wood Stain

Benjamin Moore ARBORCOAT® Wood Stain

Arborcoat is available in a wide variety of opacities and colors, including a unique transparent and semi-transparent staining system.

Unique Stain System

Low-VOC ARBORCOAT outperforms other exterior wood stains in mildew and fade resistance, durability, and ease of maintenance.

  • Engineered for superior durability and protection

  • Outperforms the best alkyd stains on the market

  • Low maintenance, looks great for years

  • Waterborne Technology makes ARBORCOAT easy to apply, easy to clean up and easy on the environment

Ideal for Decks & Siding

Benjamin Moore ARBORCOAT® Wood Stain

Transparent, Semi-Transparent & Semi-Solid Finish Features:

  • Provides protection and color* without obscuring the grain or texture of the wood (transparent stain has no color)

  • Durable finish with color-permanent pigments

  • Formulated to penetrate, protect and beautify wood decking and furniture

  • Provides a mildew-resistant coating

  • Creates a water-repellent coating

  • Scuff-resistant

  • May be applied to new, pressure-treated lumber

  • Ideal for softwoods like cedar and pine

  • Provides superior UV protection when used with Clear Coat* (for transparent and semi-transparent stains)

Solid Stain Finish Features:

  • Ideal for pressure-treated lumber, cedar and redwood

  • Excellent color retention and durability

  • Creates a smooth finish

  • Self-priming on most surfaces

  • Premium-quality product with excellent resistance to blistering and peeling

  • Unsurpassed resistance to mildew growth on the stain film

  • Easy application with soap-and-water cleanup

Degrees of Opacity

  • Natural/translucent
– Allows the full beauty of the wood to show through

  • Transparent
– Tints the wood with color, allowing the grain and texture of the wood to show through

  • Semi transparent
– Enhances the beauty of the wood with color, while allowing some of the grain and texture to show through

  • Semi solid
– Colors the wood while allowing some of the grain and texture to show through

  • Solid
– Opaque color masks the grain but allows the texture of the wood to show through

These 75 colors are available in semi transparent and semi solid stains.

Transparent stains are available in 6 colors: natural, redwood, teak, cedar, mahogany and silver gray.

Solid stains can be custom tinted with any Benjamin Moore color, giving you unlimited creative possibilities.

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Protecting and beautifying your deck is simple when you follow the right steps. Our deck-staining tips and videos will show you how to choose the right deck stain, properly prepare the surface, apply the stain like an expert, and keep your deck looking like new. Browse our deck-staining videos to learn more.

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