Redwood is one of nature’s most maintenance-free building materials, with unparalleled natural resistance to insects and decay. Applying a finish can help keep your redwood looking like new for years and lock in the color and look you want.
Water-repellant finishes with UV protection and a mildewcide offer the most protection, while slightly tinted stains will last longer than completely clear finishes. Check our finish guide to for more information on selecting a finish. Regardless of the finish you choose, keeping redwood clear of leaves and regular maintenance will make refinishing redwood easy.