Carolina Stain and Seal only uses the BEST stain on the market, along with the best WARRANTY and that is Standard Paints "Wood Defender Stain and Seal." Wood Defender Stains offer the highest quality stains and specially formulated for longevity.
Wood Defender's Semi-Transparent Stain comes with a three year warranty. You will not need to re-stain for 3-4 years using their Semi-Transparent Stain
Wood Defender's Transparent Stain comes with a full two year warranty. You will not need to re-stain for 2-3 years using Transparent Stain.
All Wood Defender Stains are oil-based, which is designed to penetrate deep into the wood fibers. Wood Defender Stain and Seal was developed to work from deep inside the wood fibers once it's applied. Other stains on the market work from the outside surface of the wood fibers and with little to no UV Protection.