Staining can be colorful (and easy). It doesn't take a doctorate in color theory to work with stain colors. Start with the basics like opacity and stain palettes.
Determining your proper opacity is crucial in the staining process as opacity can range from lightly pigmented to total coverage. Sherwin-Williams opacity options include solid and semi-transparent, all of which enhance and protect any porch, deck, trim or siding as well as concrete driveways and walkways.
Color mixing and matching. Discover the world of stain colors and let the natural wood shine through, match grain colors or cover unsightly wood blemishes.

  • Sherwin-Williams stain is available in several pre-mixed colors; a great way to bring colorless areas to life.
  • As your paint expert, we're here to blend the perfect color to match your style.

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Also, see Staining Tips & How Tos. Read how staining is both an art and science and learn how to balance both of these for a superior outcome.