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05-28-16, 04:09 AM
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A lot depends on how wet the PT wood was when it...

A lot depends on how wet the PT wood was when it was installed. It generally takes between 6 weeks and 6 months for the wood to dry out sufficiently. While a moisture meter tells best, you can...
05-26-16, 10:17 AM
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I've always used the 'sand' additive sold in...

I've always used the 'sand' additive sold in packets at the paint store and not regular mason sand.
Oil base paints don't usually hold up well on new PT wood. Generally PT has to weather for a few...
05-26-16, 10:11 AM
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Sand added to paint is always short lived, it...

Sand added to paint is always short lived, it wears off quickest where you need it [traffic area] I don't know if sand would adhere well to stain [never tried it] I'd suggest getting some traction...
05-25-16, 02:22 PM
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Posted By marksr

You'll probably need to wait awhile for the wood...

You'll probably need to wait awhile for the wood to dry out before you apply any coating. I'd either use a solid deck stain tinted to the same color as the shed or a semi-transparent stain to...
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