Deck Staining Equipment: Pre-stain Deck Lumber to Save Time & Money

Apr 16, 2022 | Stained Lumber, Deck Staining

As a contractor, you already know the hassle that comes along with finding the right equipment to stain decks.

Wood Staining MachineTraditional sprayers aren’t that difficult to use…

But they aren’t always ideal for every job.

Not only is the process messy…

It can also be incredibly slow, which creates job delays and added frustration.

Two things that are bad for you and even worse for the customer.

That’s why finding a better solution for deck staining is so important.

The great news?

We have an incredible answer to this issue that you’re really going to want to know about.

It’s a special piece of wood staining equipment that makes it easy to pre-stain deck wood before you install it.

In fact, it really is a game changer when it comes to how contractors like you…

Are able to save time and money on large deck projects.

Let’s jump in and get started.

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The Problem with Traditional Deck Staining Equipment

When you start thinking about how to stain a deck and go to create a job quote…

You have to consider time, supplies, and the labor to get everything done.

As you already know…

Traditional deck staining includes using an airless sprayer.

While this process is effective, it does create the potential problem of overspray.

Which can be messy and create a lot of waste.

And when you’re working on a strict project budget…

That’s like pouring money right down the drain in materials and labor to clean it all up.

Staining Cedar Boards Before Install

Along with the fact you have to stain the deck on-site and outdoors…

Which makes you susceptible to weather delays and space confinement issues.

The end result?

Big potential for project delays and hassle.


It isn’t good for business and it isn’t good for your customers, either.

That’s why we’re proud to give you a better alternative to traditional deck staining equipment.

StainTrac is a specialized system designed just for contractors.

It allows you to pre-stain deck boards before installation.

You can also stain fence pickets, posts, rails, cap boards, and more…

Right in your own workshop or construction yard.

This new way of getting the job done right means no worrying about factors out of your control and less waste overall.

Better for the client…

And even better for your business.

Sounds pretty great, right?

The Old Way of Staining a Deck

Waste isn’t the only thing you have to consider when thinking about the old way of staining a deck.

When it comes to completing this type of job for a customer, there are just so many unpredictable factors.

Weather, time delays, and even the conditions in which you have to apply the stain are all things you have to take into consideration.

Rain Construction Weather Delays

Not to mention the added delays…

As you usually need to wait a set period of time after installation of the wood to be able to get a precise finish.

The downside to this old way of staining a deck is that there are just too many elements that are out of your control.

In the end, this delays your job…

Making what should take only a day or two span weeks or even months during certain seasons.

And that means waiting for payment and other inconveniences that you do not want to have to deal with.

Even if you don’t use a sprayer, there’s still messy brushes and hassle to consider.

The good news?

StainTrac Commercial Fence Stain SprayerStainTrac is the solution you’ve been looking for.

And it makes it possible to get the job done from the comfort of your workshop before you even start the build.

That means no more waiting for weather to clear up or trying to target the right day to stain.

All your crew has to do is show up, assemble the pre-stained deck, clean up, and collect payment.

Happy customer…

Even happier contractor.

Fence Stain With Roller
Fence Stain With Brush
Fence Stain With Sprayer

A Better Deck Stain Sprayer

We’ve mentioned quite a few issues with traditional deck staining that you can probably relate to.

The StainTrac deck stain sprayer is the answer to all of these problems.

This unique and easy-to-use system makes it simple to stain wood planks, rails, posts, and more prior to installation.

In fact…

This revolutionary piece of equipment can be used to pre-stain wood for nearly any project, including fences, barriers, and more.

You can do it all in your shop long before the project even starts.

It works on all types of lumber including fir, pine, cedar, and others.


Each piece of wood is stained on all sides, which gives you a better finish and overall result.

The end result?

An easier process for you and less project delay due to factors outside your control.

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Less Wasted Deck Stain

What’s even better than time savings?

The StainTrac deck stain sprayer flood sprays the stain on all sides of the wood.

Then it goes through a series of nap rollers to remove the excess.

To help conserve stain, the drips go right back into the stain bucket.

Allowing the liquid to be reserved for future use.

Not only is this a much more efficient system, but it can also save you hundreds of dollars in materials over the course of multiple projects.

Best Deck Staining Equipment for Contractors

If you’re looking for the best deck and wood staining equipment for contractor use…

Then you’ll love the StainTrac system.

It also may be the best way to stain a fence. It’s a huge time saver.

It easily accommodates any length square post up to 8″ x 8″ in size.

And you can stain five to ten boards per minute

Right inside your shop, no matter what the weather outside is doing.

The end result?

A more even finish, better cost savings on materials, and a faster time schedule for completing the job.

Ready to learn more?

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