5 best fence stains for bold colours and long life

To get the most from your fence now fence stain or paint is a must. This articled will look at 5 of the best fence stains for bold colours and long life.
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Fences frame the garden bringing character and beauty. A fence is also an investment in the property, and can increase your home’s resale value.

To get the most from your wooden fence, stain or paint is a must. This articled will look at 5 of the best fence stains for bold colours and long life.

Ronseal 5L One Coat Life 

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We know fence painting not an easy job and given that most people have to do at least two coats of paint, it’s even more of a hassle. That is where Ronseal comes in.

Ronseal 5L One Coat Life  fence stain has everything you need for just one coat protection – colouring, sealing & protecting your wood for up to 2 years!

Once applied to rough sawn wood, this 1-2 hour rainproof finish will protect against outdoor exposure, sun damage and greying.

Whether your main concern is the drudgery or outdoors whether look, we’ve got you covered with One Coat Life from Ronseal!

Drying time: 2 hours

Number of coats: 1

Coverage: 6m2 per litre

Application method: Brush

Lifespan: 2 years

Negatives: Can be very thick and hard to paint onto dry fencing

Johnstones Woodcare One Coat Shed & Fence Paint

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Johnstones Woodcare is an extremely useful and strong protective paint for fencing!

Its hassle free as it dries quickly and it can be sprayed, meaning that the fence goes smoothly while you are enjoying your coffee or being a respectable citizen who hasn’t left their property unattended.

One coat is all you need to protect colours in one go, which saves on time and money!

This durable paint will stay good for 3 years too so what have you got to lose?

Drying time: 4 hours

Number of coats: 1

Coverage: 6m2 per litre

Application method: Spray or brush

Lifespan: 3 years

Negatives: Can need two coats if the base colour is vastly different to the stain colour

Ronseal 5 Litre Fence Life Plus Paint

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Forget the time it takes to scrape all that old rustic wood paint off your fence after you have been doing some DIY, just cover it up with a new coat of Ronseal Fence Life Plus Paint.

This hard-wearing and unique product is perfect for outdoor areas like yours because once dry its will last up to five years! You’ll never want for another coat again! 

It fits nicely with the seasons too as this water based product can be applied by spray or brush so you don’t need any toxic chemicals in close contact with your family.

What’s not to love?

Drying time: 4 hours

Number of coats: 2 – 3

Coverage: 6m2 per litre

Application method: Spray or brush

Lifespan: 5 years

Negatives: Watery paint which can need up to 3 coats and be very messy to apply

Cuprinol Ducksback 5 Year Waterproof

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No need to let the rain stop your outdoor project from getting finished. Cuprinol’s Ducksback 5 Year Waterproof fence and garden shed stain is designed with Wax in the formula for repelling forceful water.

Available in 4 lovely colours, so you don’t have to be disappointed when caulking or painting becomes a pain. Just use this innovative stain and never worry about wet paint again!

The latest product line also goes without saying that it’s shower-proof in 1 hour of contact time, meaning your personal projects can get done quickly without waiting around for hours at a time for drying.

It has low odour and leaves no drip marks behind which contribute to its quickness as well as weather staying out for up to five years!

Drying time: 2 -3 hours

Number of coats: 2 – 3

Coverage: 9m2 per litre

Application method: Spray or brush

Lifespan: 5 years

Negatives: Watery paint which can need up to 3 coats and be very messy to apply

Cuprinol Garden Shades – Willow

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There’s no doubt you will be the envy of the street with this stunning new garden shade that beautifies your backyard or front yard like never before.

If it wasn’t enough for Cuprinol to know their stuff, they continually strive to go above and beyond when it comes to quality and colour consistency.

This guarantees that even your fence will stand out as a minimalist’s dream home accessory, while also providing up to 6 years of protection against moisture, sun damage and weathering for any natural wood – scrumptious!

Drying time: 1 hour

Number of coats: 2

Coverage: 9m2 per litre

Application method: Spray or brush

Lifespan: 6 years

Negatives: Can be watery and messy to apply so make sure to lay down dust cloths when applying the fence paint.

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