Menard s sold a water-based Pittsburgh stain for our deck, when we ran out, they sold us a oil-based Pittsburgh stain in an identical can.?

The original stain was from an Illinois store. It was discontinued, so they sent us to a Missouri store to get the additional stain we needed to finish and then second coat the deck. The cans look identical. We mixed the last of the original stain with the new can and continued to cover the deck. What a mess! It... show more The original stain was from an Illinois store. It was discontinued, so they sent us to a Missouri store to get the additional stain we needed to finish and then second coat the deck. The cans look identical. We mixed the last of the original stain with the new can and continued to cover the deck. What a mess! It still isn t dry after two days! It s color has the same name, but looks different, as well! What can we do???? We drove for an hour each way to get the second set of cans...now it will be a four hour drive to get the correct original stain, and we still don t know if it will work!!! We ve been to the local store three times and still no resolution! Is it a lost cause??? It s a one year old deck with PT wood that had never been stained before. It was a huge investment, and now...it s sticky and discolored!!! Help!!!
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