How to protect your fence with opaque finishes
In the previous post of our fencing series, we discussed how you can use saturated oils to provide protection to your fence from different elements, such as moisture and UV rays. In this discussion, we shall focus on opaque stains, where we will explain why you should consider using opaque finish. We will also talk about how to apply. Regarding application, our focus will base on using Shed & Fence Paint from Owatrol.
Opaque finish are unique in the sense that they provide a finish that is totally different from saturating oils. In addition, they are available in a wide range of colors. Two coats are applied. This makes the process faster. We recommend Owatrol’s Shed & Fence Paint. It is currently the best paint in the market. It offers perfect adhesion. Besides, it is fortified using Owatrol’s Emulsa Bond. This eliminates the need to prepare it; a process which is time consuming.
When applied, it forms a flexible film on wood surface. In addition, it does not flake or peel like other products in the same category. It lasts for 5 and 15 years on horizontal and vertical surfaces respectively. The most impressive thing about this product is that it is available in 34 different shades. This gives you many options to choose from. Moreover, it offers the best protection against sun’s ultra violet rays and moisture. Into the bargain, it is ready to maintain. It requires neither sanding nor stripping.
A Guide On How to Protect Your Fence With Shed & Fence Paint
When using saturated oils, we normally advise that you first use Seasonite on new wood. Then give it time to weather. You may want to look at our guide on how to protect new wood. In the event that you have weathered wood, you can proceed to preparation stage. Preparation is done using Shed & Fence Paint.
Regarding the amount of Shed & Fence Paint that you require for application, 1 litre covers an area of 8-10m2. Application can be done using different equipment such as brush, roller and airless sprayer.
Begin applying. Allow the first coat to dry for 3 to 4 hours. You can then proceed and make the second coat. If you decide to use a sprayer, you are advised to back brush so that you can get the best finish results. Begin from the top of the fence panel, then proceed to the lower sides. Once you are through, you can go to the next panel. This will enable you to get the best and even coverage.
The biggest advantage of using matt opaque wood finish especially Shed & Fence Paint is that is fast and easy to apply. Additionally, it requires little maintenance. Furthermore, it offers different finish options. This adds variety to your garden. You can paint your concrete poles using this amazing product so that they can blend perfectly with your fence. You definitely want to give it a try. Always make sure that you use high quality products like the ones we provide. Avoid fake brands.