7.5 ltr Tubs of Wood Stain - Only £4 @ Asda (Instore)
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7.5 ltr Tubs of Wood Stain - Only £4 @ Asda (Instore)

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LocalFound 3rd Apr 2011
Was just in ASDA Bournemouth and they have giant tubs of fence paint / wood stain on sale for only £4.

Perfect for cleaning up the garden for the summer BBQ's.

They came in dark brown or a reddish colour.

They are also knocking out the brush sets for £4 as well.
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I would not call 1ltr giant, that's like a bottle of squash
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Hmm, then my calculations might be off... what size would a giant bucket be? its pretty big thats for sure.
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Right, i pulled my lazy bum off the sofa and went and checked. It was 5 litres not 1.... ive edited the post/
was it a branded one?
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Im not that up on the brands, i know the old Ronseal guy but thats it.... i think it was just like an own brand equivalent.

Quick check on the homebase website and they do 2 exactly the same size and colour description. for £7.98

homebase.co.uk/web…L|1

Edited by: "MungoSplodge" 3rd Apr 2011
Is this "proper" wood stain?
From my experience the cheap 5 ltr buckets usually contain fence "paint" which peels off after a couple of years.
Stain is much longer lasting if it soaks into the wood - but it's usually a lot more expensive though the effect is much nicer where you can see the grain of the wood.
Having just been to Adsa Farnborough, I notice that these are in fact 7.5 ltre size for £4 and not 5 litre as posted. Suggest op updates post. Excellent value....thanks to op....

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Edited by: "Blotch" 4th Apr 2011
Blotch

Having just been to Adsa Farnborough, I notice that these are in fact 7.5 … Having just been to Adsa Farnborough, I notice that these are in fact 7.5 ltre size for £4 and not 5 litre as posted. Suggest op updates post. Excellent value....thanks to op....http://img641.imageshack.us/i/paintasda.jpg/



Thanks for that
Damn typical - I bought 2 * 12L tubs of similar stuff from Wikes a couple of weeks ago. Cost £25
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Blotch

Having just been to Adsa Farnborough, I notice that these are in fact 7.5 … Having just been to Adsa Farnborough, I notice that these are in fact 7.5 ltre size for £4 and not 5 litre as posted. Suggest op updates post. Excellent value....thanks to op....http://img641.imageshack.us/i/paintasda.jpg/



Sorry to all for my shockingly lazy post... i have now edited it to its true state.

Could this be used on decking?
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Darroch

Could this be used on decking?



i'm not so sure, i don't think its the worlds best quality ever, so prob shouldn't be walked on all that much.
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Darroch

Could this be used on decking?



Not Ideal it would wear out quick. I would spend the extra and buy something good for decking.
Edited by: "kiteallthetime" 4th Apr 2011
kiteallthetime

Not Ideal it would wear out quick. I would spend the extra and buy … Not Ideal it would wear out quick. I would spend the extra and buy something good for decking.


I have tried the ronseal decking treatment and it still peels, any decent decking stain suggestions?
I can confirm this offer is for paint, i just bought 2 from Asda, Bearsden Glasgow for my fencing and shed cheers op.
yep they have it in asda coventry (walsgrave) cheers.
Darroch

Could this be used on decking?



I would have to say no. its for rough sawn timber not ideal on decking at all. definitely wouldn't use it myself. I did notice B&Q have an offer on on decking treatment though, but couldn't comment on price as i wasn't paying attention. It was an end of aisle offer though.
technocarb

I would have to say no. its for rough sawn timber not ideal on decking at … I would have to say no. its for rough sawn timber not ideal on decking at all. definitely wouldn't use it myself. I did notice B&Q have an offer on on decking treatment though, but couldn't comment on price as i wasn't paying attention. It was an end of aisle offer though.


Thanks will look in b&q tomorrow.
just been to asda linwood and they had about 8 tubs of the dark brown, but they were priced at £8. didnt scan one to find out if they were £4. but they probably would scan at £4. might nip back tomorrow and see
Brought a tub today from Quesllet Asda looks o.k. for £4.00,
thanks for the post
I`ve just painted the gate with the dark brown,very watery similar to the wilko 1,but it has soaked in quite well and with a couple of coats it will look like new so can`t go wrong for the price.
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yeah, my missus painted our back fence yesterday, i think it looks lovely and regardless of the quality of the stuff, its made an old fence look brand new.
Bought 2 tubs yesterday (We have a lot of fence to cover!) needs unexpiring!
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