Reviews of Cabot stains are generally positive on both Amazon.com and Ace Hardware's website, as of 2015. Most of Cabot's staining products, both oil based and solid color, receive favorable reviews from customers.
The majority of reviews stated that Cabot stains are easy to apply and offer great protection against moisture when applied to wooden decks and fences. Reviewers report that solid color stains are great for covering siding and appear freshly painted even after five years. The most common complaint of Cabot products is that they are difficult to find in stores, and several customers state that the products tend to be more expensive than competitor's brands.