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Need advise on stain color to choose

Chantale Gosselin's picture
Chantale Gosselin

I'm in the process of finalising to stain my wrap around porch. But I am confused...not certain anymore that my choice of color stain and ''where'' I should use it is still pertinent. I am in a place where I can still fix my mistake easily.....I need your help !!!! The stain color I had chosen was ''Architectural grey'' which is a deep charcoal shade/clear stain. I wanted to match the color of the roof....but the roof  now looks lighter ! I have started to stain last summer but stopped because I was not certain of my choice anymore. Please see some before ...after pics attached. You will see that I have stained in the Architectural Grey the''base board'' of the balcony...but I find it is giving a ''cabin'' feel to my house....should I paint it white ????? I wanted to paint also the hand rail that dark color...and of course the balcony floor ! I have just purchased White wicker furniture: 2 seater, table and a rocking chair. I need your advise on my current choice of color or perhaps new ideas just before I get startedas soon as the weather permits ! I am open to suggestions ! Thank you, 

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Jay Mari's picture
Jay Mari

Choose a stain color then test your surface.

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