Fence Paint Color Selection Guide
In this guide we’ll walk you through the whole fence paint color selection process. We will start off with the most important part of the process: What opacity? If your deck is new, Congratulations! The world is your oyster! You can select any opacity, color you’d like. For a brief explanation on Opacity, the following Video from Cabot is very helpful.
Fence Stain Opacity Infographic
Solid Stain – Completely hides the grain. Longest lasting finish.
Semi Solid Stain – HIdes most of the grain- Excellent durability
Semi Transparent Stain – Hides some of the grain Durable.
Toner – Accentuates wood grain, A touch of color.
Clear sealer – Completely transparent. Provides water repellency, zero color.
Fence Paint Color Selection
Once you’ve decided on what opacity works best for your fence’s needs, we can move to color selection. Cabot offers a wide-range of fence paint colors to suit most tastes.
Cabot solid fence stains/paints are the best in the business. Great products!
If you would like to use a more translucent stain such as semi solid, semi transparent please see our fence stain colors page
Still stuck, Need Help? We're Here For You!
We know how difficult it is to pick just the right fence paint color. We can help in a variety of ways:
- Solid color stain paint sample on your fence – We can put actual solid color paint samples on your fence so you can see the actual color on your fence.
- Sample boards: We can paint fence panels with paints you’ve finalized so you can make an easier choice.
- Can refer a color consultant – We know a very competent color consultant that is very fairly priced.
We can help with color selection as well as product selection. Depending on your home’s micro-climate we can asses which particular type of solid color fence stain is best suited for your home.
Fill in as much information as you can including pictures, describe your home’s micro-climate – is it mostly shaded, will the fence get a lot of sun? Does it stay mostly wet? Any and all information you proved will be very useful in our providing solid product selection advice.