Hello all i am new to the site and have founf information very helpful. Still have to update my profile with type pool, equipment etc. We are looking to build a wooden deck around front of pool and have been researching staining vs painting. Not sure what will work best with wood being exposed to water. Tried restore a while back but it was on an old deck in bad shape and started chipping and peeling after a year. Any suggstions on a good stain or could i paint it without having to repaint every year. Any suggestions would be appreciated.