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Kit did a thorough job and went above and beyond to tighten some other wires which he saw were also lose.

Fix Stainless Steel Wire Fencing on my deck


Peter communicated well, completed the task and then, having completed with time to spare, volunteered to do some more work.

Extension of stainless steel line to train a vine onto


Excellent work, on time. Great communication

Staining bamboo screen and merbau posts


Great job by Stephen and good communication

Staining 3 lengths of wooden fence


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Why book a fence staining service through Airtasker?

Does your wooden fence look a little weather-beaten? If you're making your property over to look neat and appealing, an old-looking fence might ruin the view for you and your neighbors. Don’t worry - we’re here to help!

Fence staining is a process that provides wood fences with protection as well as an eye-catching appearance. Whether you want to give your weathered fence a makeover or you need a handyman to stain a brand-new one, Airtasker can help you through its fence staining services. To make things easier, you can reach a variety of skilled Taskers near you through our platform.

After all, we know how time-consuming it is to look for reliable services on a budget of your choice. All you need to do is create a post about your fence staining needs, and you will soon be able to browse through profiles of available fence staining specialists. What’s more, Taskers are reviewed and rated by fellow customers to help you make a better, informed decision. Put up the task today and discover the difference!

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Aside from ensuring that your wooden fence looks good, fence staining increases its lifespan. When appropriately applied, it can slow down rotting, reduce mildew, provide much-needed UV protection, and prevent discoloration. Compared to fence painting, fence staining usually requires less maintenance because it lasts longer. Wood stain also comes in a variety of shades and transparencies so that you can match it with the rest of your property.

The amount of time you need to allot before staining a newly installed fence depends on the type of wood used and the climate in your area, but what’s most important is that it’s dry. A quick determiner to see if your fence is ready is by spraying some water on it. If the water forms beads, wait a bit, but if the wood absorbs the water, it’s time for a fence staining service.

Wood greying for fences is caused by age and exposure to UV rays, dirt, dust, pollen, and salt particles. You’ll know an old fence needs restaining when the wood starts to turn grey and has visible halo marks. Halo marks on wood, also known as sprinkler stains, appear when water from your sprinkler system washes against the fence.

Having the right weather conditions before fence staining is vital because your fence needs to be completely dry before the stain is applied. It is best to choose a day when the weather forecast says rain is not likely for the next 48 hours or so. After staining, let the fence dry for a minimum of 24 hours and avoid getting it wet for several days. 

Yes, you can opt for a complete and worry-free fence staining service. On Airtasker, you can connect with specialists who can have everything covered – from sourcing the suitable materials to preparing the area and staining your fence. You can also let your Tasker know if you already have the right supplies, tools, and your fence stain of choice at home.

You can find a convenient fence staining service with just a few taps on Airtasker. All you need to do is post about your fence staining needs, and qualified Taskers (reviewed and trusted by fellow customers) will send you offers. Click accept when you see an offer that works for you, and you can now iron out the details with your Tasker.

What do fence staining services include?

When you book a fence staining service on our platform, you can connect with Taskers who will complete the process within a budget of your choice. They can prepare the area around your fence, complete the fence staining process, and even let you know how to properly maintain it once it’s ready. 


The details of each service may vary, so here is a quick overview of what fence staining services near you can include.


Fence staining prep

Before the actual process, it would be best to prepare an old fence by having it washed. A power washer can remove dirt and other unwanted elements from the wood. Keep in mind that your fence needs several days to dry before fence staining can take place. When it comes to prep work, your Tasker may cover the area around the fence with a tarp or some drop cloths. 


This is to protect the surrounding area, such as grass and plants, from the stain. If other parts of your house also need staining, you can find a specialist to stain your deck on Airtasker. 


Staining a fence with a roller

There are two different ways to stain a fence, and one of them is by using a paint roller, which is ideal if you’re not in a rush. Staining a wood fence with a roller may involve other materials such as a paint tray, a paintbrush, and rags. Your Tasker will use the roller to cover your fence with the stain and apply one to two coats. 


Once they’re finished, they will inspect the fence, clear the surrounding area, and pack up their equipment. All you need to do is wait for the fence to dry completely. If having your fence stained using a roller doesn’t seem like the right fit for you, don’t worry because there is another available option.


Staining a fence with a sprayer

Using a sprayer to stain a fence can take less time. Just like when using a roller, your Tasker may use materials to protect the area around your fence from overspray. They will then pour the stain into a sprayer and cover your fence with it. The duration will depend on the size and type of your fence, but the process can take several hours to several days. 


Fence staining isn’t the only thing a Tasker can help you with. If other parts of your property need revamping, you can also use Airtasker to find skilled painters near you. Hiring a specialist to repair your fence and even install a new one is made easier through our platform. 

Recent Fence Staining tasks

Replace 17 wooden posts on fence by stainless steel posts


Mount Gravatt QLD 4122, Australia

29th Aug 2023

Existing wooden fence 17 posts need to be replaced and fixing the gate - Due date: Flexible

Balcony Stainless Steel Wire Balustrade


Joondanna WA, Australia

25th Mar 2023

Our existing balcony, first level, has two horizontal timber beams and is open, not safe. We are looking for someone to source and install 12 rows of stainless steel wires thread through existing posts and continuous from end to end.

Stain merbau gate and Cyprus fence


Berwick VIC, Australia

18th Feb 2023

Hi all Need an experienced person to help with staining my gate and fence posts Gate has merbau timber slats Fence posts are Cyprus timber Both have been installed for about 5 weeks. Price is for labour only. I can pay directly for the staining materials once we know what we need. Thanks - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 20 February 2023

Bamboo panel stained


Point Cook VIC 3030, Australia

15th Jan 2023

Need approx 20 bamboo panels dime tin 2x2M cleaned and stained

Stain bamboo fence


Point Cook VIC, Australia

8th Jan 2023

Stain bamboo fence in the backyard - Due date: Flexible

Staining of Bamboo fence and Deck


Point Cook VIC, Australia

13th Dec 2022

Staining of Bamboo Fence and Small Deck - Due date: Flexible

Bamboo oil staining


Point Cook VIC 3030, Australia

19th Nov 2022

Looking for someone to rejuvenate bamboo panels. There should be around 18 to 20 panels 2x2 dimension. Panels need to be cleaned. I have 10l bamboo rejuvenation.. but if required more Tasker needs to bring it in(happy to pay extra ofcoruse) Location point cook

Extension of stainless steel line to train a vine onto


Balmoral QLD, Australia

29th Sep 2022

I have a vine which is growing well and I'd like to extend the lines it runs on down the fence. There is one post that it can be attached to, but then it runs to the fence alone (overlapping palings, as per the photo). The $ is for the task, will pay separately for the wire etc. Hoping to have as many metres as is possible given that it's attaching to the palings. - Due date: Flexible

Peter communicated well, completed the task and then, having completed with time to spare, volunteered to do some more work.

Stain bamboo panels


Mickleham VIC 3064, Australia

24th Sep 2022

Hi I need bamboo staining for 31mt on backyard fencing. Please send me quote Thanx

Staining 3 lengths of wooden fence


Nudgee QLD, Australia

22nd Aug 2022

Block size is 508m2 which a wooden fence surrounding 3 x sides (2 long, 1 shorter). All fencing needs to be stained - Due date: Flexible

Great job by Stephen and good communication

Fence paling replaced and oil stains removed from a driveway


Torquay QLD, Australia

19th Jul 2022

Require a fence paling replaced and oil stains removed from driveway at a rental duplex please. - Due date: Before Tuesday, 26 July 2022

Fence restaining


Pallara QLD, Australia

15th Jun 2022

restaining/oiling of merbau fence - Due date: Flexible

Stain timber fence


Curtin ACT, Australia

20th Feb 2022

We would like our timber fence stained to help it last longer. The hardwood fence was built 9 months ago and is in good condition. The fence is 2m high and 21m long. One side only requires staining. Ideally, your quote will include the cost of you supplying the fence stainer liquid and any other materials for the job.

Fix Stainless Steel Wire Fencing on my deck


Beecroft NSW, Australia

2nd Feb 2022

simple job for someone who knows what they are doing. I have a couple of lengths of steel wire (2-3m long each) which were removed for deck sanding but not replaced after. The wire was twisted badly when removed and damaged permanently. I have replacement wire of the right lengths (need cutting) but will need new hardware on the ends fitted which I don't think I have. (i have an assortment of stainless fitting for fencing but don't look to be the same as what is there now.) I would also like the other lengths tightened. It is only the bottom row of wire we are talking about on 2 lengths + tightening on remainder of about 8 metres. I am ok to have a quote for the labour plus parts at reasonable cost. - Due date: Flexible

Kit did a thorough job and went above and beyond to tighten some other wires which he saw were also lose.

Stain timber screening fence


Coolum Beach QLD 4573, Australia

12th Dec 2021

Staining (oiling) of a timber (spotted gum) screening fence of 24x2 m - Due date: Flexible

Install stainless steel wire rope to timber stair balustrade


Ocean Grove VIC 3226, Australia

23rd Oct 2021

Install stainless steel wire rope to small timber stair balustrade - all materials and tools supplied - Due date: Flexible

Stain fence


Oakleigh South VIC 3167, Australia

4th Oct 2021

Stain the front fence. There is 2 parts of the fence, the front and the side. Front fence is around 10-15 metre wide and side fence is about 5-7m wide. Height of fence is arounf 1.5 metre. - Due date: Flexible

Stain deck and fence


Wilton NSW, Australia

26th Sep 2021

Looking for quotes for 2 decks to be cleaned and stained along with one fence and a bin enclosure. Decks have been stained previously however the fence and bin enclosure have not. I have all the supplies. - Due date: Flexible

Install stainless steel wire balustrade


Skye SA, Australia

28th Jul 2021

Affix stainless steel wires to already installed and pre drilled timber posts. Total 12 posts, 26 linear metres of balustrade x 11 runs = 286m of wire. Have ordered DIY 3.2mm wire and 66 Jaw Jaw rigging kits from Scrooz. You will need wire cutters and a swaging tool to compress the ferrule and complete the swage. Ideally the person doing the work will be experienced and therefore have these tools. Please describe any prior experience when responding. Need it done before mid October, not fussed when. Budget is negotiable if more hours are needed to complete the task.

Balustrades - Install Stainless Steel wire


Kedron QLD, Australia

25th Jul 2021

Needing Stainless steel wire installed for balustrades - deck is about 400mm to 800mm high. Posts & handrails installed as per photos, so needing Brackets fitted, wire run/swaged & tensioned. Would need your own swaging tools, I have the wire and the swage/tension kits. 3 Sections, looking at 6 rows of wire. - 1x Approx 5.4 long - 2x Approx 1.9 long