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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 […]