I'm about to get started on stripping & re-staining my deck.
My question is...if I use a stripper like Behr's deck stripper, does it
need to be both neutralized afterwards with a brigtener AND cleaned (I
purchased an oxygen bleach product already).
Or can it JUST be cleaned with the oxygen bleach before I put on the new
What order should I do those things in (stripping, cleaning,
brightening) assuming all 3 need to be done to get it prepped for
Thanks! I'll be using Defy Epoxy Stain to seal it and stainsolver.com's
oxygen bleach to clean it if necessary. TimerBrite most likely to
brighten it if necessary...