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Hempshield Stain Color

How to Make the Most of Hempshield Stain Color?

Hempshield Stain Color is an eco-friendly semi-transparent wood stain designed to enhance and protect your wood. With its 6 beautiful colors to choose from, Hempshield allows you to maintain the natural look of your wood while providing protection from the weather. Here are some tips on how to make the most of Hempshield Stain Color for your next project:

Surface Preparation is Key

Proper surface preparation is essential for Hempshield stain to penetrate and bond with the wood.

  • For new wood, sand it smooth and make sure the moisture content is below 15%.
  • For previously finished or weathered wood, sand and scrub away any loose fibers, dirt, mildew, and existing finishes. This allows the stain to properly soak into the bare wood.

Tip: Use a wood cleaner or bleach solution to remove mildew and allow it to dry completely before applying Hempshield.

Know Your Coverage

Understand that coverage will differ depending on the wood species, porosity, age, weathering, and other factors. Hempshield provides approximately 324 sq ft of coverage per gallon. Adjust the amount of product you purchase accordingly. Apply a smooth, even coat according to the directions on the label.

Tip: Use a brush, roller, or sprayer. Back-brush sprayed areas to ensure even coverage.

Consider Environmental Factors

Apply Hempshield when temperatures are between 50-100°F.

  • Avoid late-day applications when dew is likely to form.
  • Do not apply in direct sunlight when the wood feels hot.

Tip: Work in sections, following the wood grain to prevent lapping marks.

Apply Properly

Hempshield has a unique composition that penetrates wood rather than leaving a thick surface film. It will appear milky when first applied but dry translucent. After it penetrates, wipe away any excess with a rag before it dries. Over-application can cause issues.

Tip: Let the wood determine how much stain it needs. Some woods are more porous than others.

Use Hempshield For All Your Projects

Use Hempshield on all your exterior wood projects – decks, fences, siding, outdoor furniture, etc. Its deep penetration nourishes and protects wood from within. For log homes or over-water applications, use the Hempshield Log Home formula, which contains additional biocides.

Tip: Pre-drill holes when applying on docks or deck boards. Then, apply the Hempshield stain to the holes for maximum protection.

Enjoy the Beautiful Natural Finish

Hempshield enhances wood’s natural grain without hiding it behind a plastic-like film. It contains UV inhibitors for protection from sun damage. Clean tools and overspray with soap and water.

Hempshield Stain Color offers an eco-friendly, long-lasting finish that enhances the beauty of your wood. Follow the instructions properly, and soon your project will have a beautiful, natural wooden shine.

About Hempshield

Hemp Shield Products LLC produces premium, eco-friendly wood finishes and sealants containing all-natural hemp seed oil. Our products offer your external wood surfaces the best protection possible and are non-toxic and low-VOC. To know more about our products, visit the Hemp Shield website.