A stain color chart shows customers the color options for staining exterior or interior wood projects as well as concrete projects. The charts typically show three options of stains: transparent, semi-transparent and sol... More »

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When adding color to wood stain, you need to consider any colorant already included in the stain, the hue of the original stain and the type of wood to which it will be applied. Various types of wood absorb stain differe... More »

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Color charts for Behr wood stains can be found at the Behr consumer website by browsing the paint and stain colors section. Color options may also be found directly at behr.com/consumer/colors/stain. More »

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An effective way to choose a stain color is to apply the desired stain to a 1-foot section of the wood in an inconspicuous area. Allow the stain to dry to determine whether the color is right for the wood. To hide the co... More »

Some good stains for composite decking are Penofin's Knotwood Oil Finish, Behr Premium solid color wood stain and Sherwin Williams Deckscape, as noted by MasterHandyman.com. Another stain product suitable for this type o... More »

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One helpful resource where people can find a Sherwin-Williams color chart is the company's website, which provides customers with a variety of tools for finding different shades of paint and matching existing samples. Th... More »

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The steps of applying stain to wood include testing the stain, sanding the wood surface, applying the first layer of stain, wiping the stain with a piece of cloth and protecting the stain. Wood stains are designed to boo... More »

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