The Best IPE Stains and Oil Finishes


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The Best IPE Stain and Sealers for Hardwoods

IPE Stain and Sealers for Hardwoods

messmers hardwood stainMessmers Hardwood Finish

UV Plus for Hardwood Decks is the ultimate natural exterior wood finish that guards and enhances wood decks and other exterior wood projects. Messmers Hardwoods is specifically designed for exotic woods such as Redwood, Mahogany, Brazilian, Ipe, Teak, Pau Lupe, Massaranduba and Meranti. Messmers UV Plus for Hardwood Deck Stain lets you protect and enhance your exotic wood surfaces while keeping the wood's natural appearance.

IPE Oil Wood StainIpe Oil Finish

Ipe Oil Hardwood Deck Finish will penetrate the densest of exotic hardwoods, protecting and conditioning while at the same time maintaining a completely natural appearance. Use Ipe Oil™ on your ipe, tigerwood, cumaru, or other exotic hardwood deck to preserve its natural beauty. Ipe Oil™ Deck Finish is an oil-based natural wood finish designed with exterior hardwood decks in mind, making it the perfect choice.



Armstrong Clark Hardwood Stain ColorsArmstrong Hardwood Stains

Armstrong-Clark's deck and siding wood stain makes use of conditioning oils that part from the drying oils in the formula. The nondrying oils penetrate into the wood and take the place of the wood's diminishing natural oils. This process revives and restores wood. The drying oils stay on the wood surface and lock in the conditioning oils to produce a barrier that is dry to the touch.



Penofin Hardwood Wood FinishPenofin Exotic Wood Finish

Penofin Stain for Hardwood is used for all exotic hardwoods like IPE, Teak, Mahogany, Ironwood and Pau Lope.

  • Single coat formula
  • Trans-Oxide pigments provide 99% ultraviolet protection
  • Professional grade mildewcide to reduce mold and mildew growth
  • Penetrates into dense hardwood unlike other stains on the market



Defy Ipe Hardwood StainsDefy Hardwood Stain

DEFY Deck Stain for Hardwoods is formulated with smaller resins that penetrate hardwoods, or oily softwoods better. If you're looking for the best stain for cedar decks in a water-based product, then look no further. DEFY Deck Stain for Hardwoods is a synthetic, semi-transparent deck sealer specifically formulated for use on cedar, mahogany, redwood, and other dense or difficult to penetrate woods.

Stain Articles, How-To Tips, Reviews

Ipe Stain Tips and Help Need Help with restoring your IPE deck or wood? IPE is a very dense wood that originates from Brazil. This wood is naturally resistant to rot and decay and when treated correctly, is absolutely stunning! The key to maintaining your IPE is in choosing a stain oil finish that penetrates into the IPE properly and can be cleaned and re-coated with ease. Read the Full Story
IPE Stain colors Need some help finding a color for staining your IPE? We make it very simple here at ipestain.com by offering samples of all the stains and olors we sell for IPE for only $6 each. Read the Full Story
What are the Best IPE Stains So what is the best IPE Stain? To better understand what stain or oil finish would work well for your IPE, it is important to understand what IPE is and why stains fail quicker. Read the Full Story
How to Prep IPE for Stain How to Prep IPE for Stain IPE has become increasingly popular with deck owners due to its beautiful appearance. It is a very dense wood that is naturally resistant to rot and decay making it a great choice for many exterior wood projects. The key to getting IPE to last is regular maintenance. With the right wood stain, IPE can be recoated and maintained very easily. To guarantee lasting protection from an IPE deck stain it is crucial to prep the wood surface correctly prior to stain application. Read the Full Story