"Done a fantastic job."
Melbourne City CBD VIC
"Pressure washed the deck and applied 2 coats of stain. It’s looking good. Very neat and clean work. I needed some help filling gaps in fence, which he..."
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"Alex provided an excellent and timely service. Thorough job and reliable. "
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"On time, friendly, efficient. And very clean. Will use again. Thanks."
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"Hard working legends"
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"Highly recommend Feda for deck staining and maintenance. Reliable, great communication, turned up when he said he would and did a terrific job! Thanks..."
"Tim was an absolute delight to deal with - very responsive, very friendly and courteous, honest, prompt and reliable. Great level of care taken and a..."
Surfers Paradise QLD
"Awesome work. Will use again. "
"I highly recommend Ace, he's an excellent Airtasker. His quality of work was very high, he has very good experience with general building, painting and handyman activities, and is a friendly easy to work with person. I strongly recommend him and look forward to using him again for future tasks."
Painting, deck staining
"Thank you Mario. Great job."
"Daniel did a great job sanding and staining my decking. Fully recommended for other odd jobs aswell. Steve"
Deck staining plus odd jobs
"Fantastic worker. Would definately use him again"
"Went above and beyond to ensure the job was completed efficiently and of a high quality. Spot on. "
Timber deck staining
"Great, responsive and showed initiative. Perfect. "
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Booking this service via Airtasker is an easy and convenient way to find an expert to protect your new deck or maintain an existing deck. This task is an excellent way to extend the lifespan of your decking and protect your investment. The best part of booking on our platform is that you don’t have to waste time looking for referrals or searching online - you use the app, and these specialists come to you!
Make a post on Airtasker with all the necessary details. Mention your deck's size and type, your location, budget, and when you want the job done. Qualified Taskers will ask about the job with a free quote. You can see their ratings and reviews, so you don’t have to hire based on rates alone.
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No, this isn’t necessary as Taskers who do deck staining already have the required tools and equipment to do the job. They also have the requisite skills and years - sometimes decades of experience in applying deck staining. What you should provide are the bottles or tubs of deck stain you want used. If you don’t have these on hand yet, some Taskers can buy these for you for a small extra fee.
The service can take at least a day to at most five days to complete. The time needed depends on your deck's size, if your deck needs repairs, and if the weather is right to allow drying after a pressure wash and after staining. We suggest you let your Tasker inspect your deck so they can give you a better estimate of how much time they need to finish the job.
Both materials can protect new and old decks from moisture damage and wear-and-tear but differ in application and cost. Deck stains cost less and don’t need a primer. The paint must have a primer applied then finished with a coat of polyurethane sealant. Deck stains don’t cover the natural grain and small cracks on the wood for a natural-looking finish. Either method works to protect your deck - choosing one over the other depends on your preference and budget.
The good old brush is best, as brushing works the stain into the wood grain and provides a deep-penetrating seal to block out moisture. Rollers are an excellent second choice when you want to work fast. Sprayers are also another option, but you have to use them at low pressure and spray close to the surface. The common drawback with rollers and sprayers is that they can’t get into hard-to-reach areas, which are no problem when using a brush.
Deck staining services include all the activities necessary to give your deck a protective layer against moisture, weather damage and everyday wear and tear. This service can also give your deck more aesthetic appeal, as deck staining offers you a variety of colours to highlight the texture and wood grain. The service can include inspecting the deck, cleaning and preparing the deck for staining, applying the stain and then allowing it to dry.
Your hired deck staining specialist checks the deck for any damage or imperfections. Should any sections or areas of your deck have cracks, splits or any damage, you may have to hire someone to repair it before staining. Your Tasker can also check each board and joist for wear and recommend the appropriate repairs if the damage is severe. If the deck is in good shape, they can proceed with preparing the deck for staining.
Preparing the deck includes giving it a thorough cleaning. This can consist of scraping off any dirt or debris built up in the spaces between planks and joists. Careful cleaning is necessary, so the stain completely bonds with the deck to protect it from the elements and doesn’t peel off.
They can apply a store-bought deck cleaner, then sweep the entire deck to remove any dust or debris on the walking surfaces. You can hire another service to give the deck a good washing down if sweeping isn’t enough, but you may have to allow the deck to dry for a couple of days. Some Taskers may recommend sanding down the entire deck after cleaning, but this can take more time and cost extra.
If there is any mould or mildew on any part of the deck, Taskers can apply the appropriate cleaning solution to remove them. Your specialist can also use masking tape to any walls or other surfaces close to your deck to prevent the staining from getting on them.
After the deck is clean and free of any dirt or debris, your Tasker goes ahead with the deck staining or deck oiling. Your hired specialist can apply whatever type of staining you prefer, whether it’s transparent or semi-solid. They can apply the stain with a brush, roller or sprayer. They can follow the deck staining manufacturer’s directions and use one method or any combination of these to stain your deck.
Before doing the staining, your hired deck staining specialist can check the weather report. The weather should be warm but not too sunny to apply and let your deck dry. If the sun is too harsh, the deck staining can dry in uneven blemishes and show brush marks. If requested, some specialists can put up tarps to shield the deck staining from direct sunlight as it dries.
Hampton VIC, Australia
25th Apr 2021
A deck that requires a thorough sanding back and a destaining. 10 by 3 metres in diameter. Also required to help support remove items from the deck ie furniture before work commencing l. Ideally this Thursday/Friday with the sunnier weather. It’s Marbau timber. We have some stain already garage and will be able to supply more if required. Must have pressure hose to wash down deck.
Rowville VIC, Australia
17th Apr 2021
Two jobs - Deck and Pergola stain(about 3.5x11m) - 2 coats - New deck so doesn’t need to be cleaned - few timber’s of pergola may need to be cleaned before staining - gutters paint Material (stain, paint etc) will be provided
Stanhope Gardens, New South Wales, Australia
7th Apr 2021
Need hand to remove Stain with Flood powerlift stain remover and varnish 3 coating
Broadbeach Waters QLD, Australia
27th Mar 2021
I need my deck and timber walls stained
Highly recommend Daniel. Nice guy too.
Moorabbin VIC 3189, Australia
13th Feb 2021
Need a general contractor/handyman to do three tasks: 1. Fix small hole in plasterboard. Cut and replace with new patch of plasterboard 2. Check for stud/pipes and mount floating shelves in spare bedroom 3. Sand and prepare deck for staining, mask off and stain. Many thanks Vas
Warrandyte South VIC, Australia
12th Dec 2020
Deck needs to be washed and stained. Deck is 5.9m x 4m Cabotts Aquadeck Supplied Deck wash also supplied.
Feda is very reliable and professional. The job was done to a very high standard. Very easy to deal with. Thank you so much Feda.
Mulgrave VIC, Australia
17th Nov 2020
I have a merbau deck that needs restaining approx 50m2
Great job Harry!
Point Cook VIC, Australia
22nd Apr 2021
I would like my deck stained. 40 square meters approximately.
Lilydale VIC, Australia
14th Apr 2021
Stain deck in preparation for sale All stain and applicators provided to complete the task x1 coat
Yeerongpilly QLD, Australia
3rd Apr 2021
I’m looking for someone who has experience with preparing and staining a deck. It’s 3 x 5 metres. Price and timeframe negotiable. Have all the products ready to go. Just need a run of good weather!
Springfield Lakes QLD, Australia
26th Mar 2021
Stain deck including sanding etc. Repair 2-3 metres fence
Kingsford NSW 2032, Australia
6th Feb 2021
back wooden fence pergola ( need a ladder) small wooden shed back deck ( small) All need staining. I'll provide stain and brushes
Dalyston VIC, Australia
9th Dec 2020
Front and rear decks require sanding, cleaning and staining. Approx 10m x 2m each.
Hard working legends
Alfredton VIC, Australia
3rd May 2021
We have a small front deck which is quite weathered and a path/deck out the back which is weathered in parts which we would like sanding/ re-staining. Happy to provide photos. Timing is flexible - sometime in the next month or two is fine. Please include provision of materials/tools in quote (we don't have sanders/ stain etc).
Tim was an absolute delight to deal with - very responsive, very friendly and courteous, honest, prompt and reliable. Great level of care taken and a high quality of workmanship. Competitively priced and went above and beyond expectations. Cannot recommend highly enough! Thank you Tim
Willow Vale QLD 4209, Australia
22nd Apr 2021
Need my small 24 square metre duplex merbau deck stained as it has not been done for 2 years. I can organise the stain if the hand person can supply labour and tools eg rollers etc. This will include helping me move deck furniture
Ashburton VIC, Australia
11th Apr 2021
Our back deck needs to be scrubbed and stained. I have Reviva deck cleaner but am out of oil so ideally that would be included (water based). Deck is 5.5m x 4.5m
Mario did a fantastic job sanding and staining our back deck. He was a great communicator and I’d highly recommend him.
Chapel Hill QLD, Australia
30th Mar 2021
We are wanting deck staining, without a major sandback.
Bonbeach VIC, Australia
1st Mar 2021
1. Small balcony deck to be sanded / stained 2. Sanding back the top panel on the upstairs balcony and staining it with the appropriate stain/varnish.
Alex is very hardworking & did a great job with our decking & balcony. Thanks Alex
Elwood VIC, Australia
3rd Feb 2021
I have a small deck that needs staining and some painting around edges of some outside windows
Pascoe Vale South VIC 3044, Australia
30th Nov 2020
Clean and restain rear deck
A very thorough job done. Would highly recommend.