Problem Solver - Decking

Problem

Decking is a timber horizontal area in the garden and tends to be notched for better non slip properties. This means that when painting or staining it requires a thorough cleaning first. The timber is usually pressure treated so a decorative finish is often all that is needed. An oil can give the benefits of re-vitalising the wood while giving an attractive restored colour.


Stages

Stage 1 - Preparation

Use a suitable decking cleaner (following the manufacturers instructions) to remove any surface contamination and allow the surface to fully dry.

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Remove any denatured timber using a suitable wire brush.

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Make good any defective areas to match existing.


Stage 2 - Topcoat

Apply an appropriate topcoat and allow to dry, followed by a 2nd coat to finish.

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