Why Are There Streaks When I Stain My Deck? Causes of Lap Marks.

What is a Lap Mark? Lap marks occur when wet stain overlaps dry stain, creating an area with either higher gloss or darker shade. This is a permanent, and often irreversible problem that occurs with most water based stains. In the past, hardware stores carried oil based stains, which cleaned up and thin with mineral […]

A Snowy Deck: The Dos and Don’ts For Clearing Your Deck of Snow

In the poem “Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening” the beloved American poet, Robert Frost, describes a tranquil New England scene, as he “watch[es] his woods fill up with snow…” and praises “the easy wind and downy flake”.  Come shovel my driveway, Mr. Frost.  There are no “downy flakes” here.  Just mounds of heavy, […]

Mild Detergents: What are Those?

What are Mild Detergents? One TIME Wood suggests using  mild detergents to clean your deck before re-application of the stain or while winterizing your deck, but many people wonder: what is a mild detergent? A mild detergent is typically a hand dish washing soap that only contains surfactants that dissolve dirt and grease as opposed […]

Winterize Now! 3-Steps to Winterize your Deck

For those of us in Northern states, winter is the time to store your outdoor furniture and begin the process of winterizing your deck for the harsh, hindering weather that is on its way shortly. For those who don’t know how, don’t worry! We here at One TIME are here to help. Here’s a quick […]

Fall into the Season with One TIME™

What better way to admire the fall leaves than spending some time on your deck this time of year? Between admiring the colors of changing leaves to stargazing late at night under the fall sky, this time of year can be a prime time to enjoy the outdoors, especially on your deck. It is important […]

“… A Getaway Right In Your Own Backyard …”

          A deck is a place to entertain guests and relax on quiet summer nights and colorful fall days. It is a getaway right in your own backyard. Your deck should bring relaxation and tranquility; however, when the stain on your deck is looking weathered and worn, that relaxing place can […]

Summer Is Here, Enjoy Your Deck at Least One TIME™

It’s Time To Enjoy Your Deck             It’s the summer season and what better way to enjoy it than relaxing on your deck and enjoying the warm weather. If you will be entertaining family and friends, it’s important to have your deck looking its best. With One TIME™, that is easily achievable. One TIME™ is […]

Save Time and Save Aggravation With a One TIME™ Application

Summer has officially arrived and there is no better way to enjoy all this season has to offer than by spending time on your deck.  In addition to increasing your home’s value, a deck becomes the focal point of outdoor activities; making you the envy of all who are only too happy to accept an […]

Fireworks and so does One TIME™ Stain

Holidays are the perfect time to spend time on your newly stained deck.  Celebrating with family and friends during the summer months, and particularly around Independence Day are solid traditions for any deck owner. But, with a One TIME™ stained deck, you don’t need to worry about spills, heavy traffic, scrapes, or scuffs because not […]

Whatever Your Outdoor Staining Project … Use One TIME, Every Time.

We all know that One TIME™ stain is the easiest to use, best protecting, longest warranty deck stain on the market at 7 years, but did you also know that it does a LOT more than decks? Whatever your outdoor wood protection needs, One TIME™ stain is the perfect choice for your application. For starters, […]