How Do You Stain A Fiberglass Door?

How do you stain a fiberglass door? You can stain a fiberglass door, but you should be very careful. Another benefit of fiberglass doors is that the door is stainable. You can use any wood stain on a fiberglass...

Another benefit of fiberglass doors is that the door is stainable. You can use any wood stain on a fiberglass door. However, fiberglass doors are very tricky to stain. Again, I recommend that you contact a paint professional. Fiberglass is tricky because it doesn't absorb stain as well as wood. The reason for this is that fiberglass does not have the same cell structure as wood. It is not as easily absorbed into the door.


If you try staining your fiberglass door, it is not a very difficult job. First, you have to use a special type of a free stain. You would lie this down on the fiberglass. This helps the fiberglass accept the stain. You also have to use a special pre-wash before staining the fiberglass. Also, the time to leave the stain on fiberglass is different than with the wood door. So, that's definitely something you want to consult a paint store or a finishing store about.


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