Fence Staining in Raleigh-Durham

Explore our selection of fence staining and painting services in the Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina area. Our meticulous fence staining process is designed to provide optimal protection and durability for your wooden fence.

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Why Choose PMA Fence Builders To Build Your Wood Fence?

Family-owned Business

Experience the warmth of personalized service with PMA Fence Builders, a family-owned business deeply rooted in generations of commitment and shared values.

Licensed & Insured

Choose PMA Fence Builders with confidence, knowing that we are a licensed and insured team.

Great Reputation

We have a proven track record of delivering a great product and service which is a result of us doing what we say we're going to do.

Workmanship Warranty

We provide a 1-year workmanship warranty on all of our wood fences. You can rest assured knowing your investment is guaranteed.

Expert Fence Builders

Our fence crews aren't just trained; they're craftsmen with years of experience under their belts. You can rest assured each rail and picket is installed correctly.

Over 20 Years Experience

With over two decades of expertise, our team understands how to craft exceptional wood fences, ensuring enduring quality and craftsmanship in every project.

Frequently Asked Questions

How often should I stain my fence?

You should typically stain your fence every 2 to 3 years for optimal protection and maintenance. However, factors such as wood type, climate conditions, and previous stain quality can influence the frequency. Regular inspections of your fence's condition can help determine when re-staining is needed.

What type of stain should I use for my fence?

For your fence, the type of stain you should use depends on factors like wood type, desired appearance, and level of protection needed. Generally, you can choose between oil-based stains, which penetrate deeply for durability, and water-based stains, which dry faster and emit fewer fumes. Consider your local climate and personal preferences when making your selection.

How long does the staining process take?

The duration of the staining process for a fence can vary based on factors such as the size of the fence, the condition of the wood, and the type of stain used. Typically, staining a fence may take anywhere from one to three days. This includes preparation time for cleaning, applying the stain, and allowing it to dry. It's important to follow the manufacturer's instructions for drying times and application techniques to ensure a successful and long-lasting finish.

Can I stain a fence that has already been painted?

Staining a fence that has been previously painted can be challenging and may not yield optimal results. Paint creates a barrier on the surface of the wood, preventing the stain from properly penetrating and adhering. As a result, the stain may not effectively bond with the wood and could lead to uneven or blotchy coverage. Additionally, the color of the paint may affect the final appearance of the stain. It's generally recommended to strip the paint from the fence before staining to ensure a smooth and uniform finish.

What factors should I consider when choosing a stain color?

When selecting a stain color for your fence, consider factors such as the aesthetic of your outdoor space, the architectural style of your home, and your personal preferences. Additionally, think about how the color will complement the natural tones of the wood and blend with the surrounding landscape. Keep in mind the level of maintenance required for lighter versus darker colors, as darker stains may show wear and fade more quickly in direct sunlight. Ultimately, choose a stain color that enhances the beauty of your fence while reflecting your individual style and preferences.