Problem Solver - Flakeboard

Problem

Flake Board, also known as particleboard, chipboard or OSB (Oriented Strand Board), is an engineered wood product manufactured from wood chips, sawmill shavings, or even sawdust, and a synthetic resin or other suitable binder, which is pressed and extruded


Stages

Stage 1 - Preparation

Ensure surface is sound dry and clean


If any mould or mildew is apparent, treat with a suitable fungicidal solution, rinse again with clean water and allow to dry.

Brewers recommends:
  • Albany Fungicidal Wash 1L
    - A 1 litre concentrated multi surface treatment to prevent the growth of surface mould on timber and masonry

Depending on surface substrate check condition and carry out any remedial works required to make sound.

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Abrade with 100 grit abrasive paper to remove any loose or flaking areas and to create a key

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Stage 2 - Basecoat

Once the surface is clean and all loose material has been removed, treat with as suitable primer and allow to dry.

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Apply a suitable undercoat

Brewers recommends:
  • Albany Undercoat White 1L
    - Excellent covering power, finish for interior and exterior use on wood and metal. Perfect for new work and redecoration.

Stage 3 - Topcoat

Apply a suitable topcoat

Brewers recommends: