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FAQ’s

What Is the Difference Between Deck Paint and Deck Oiling ?

Most of the decking expert suggest stain over Paint or oil. As the wood shrink and expand with changes in moisture and temperature. The paint doesn’t have the ability to move the exact same way. That’s why it releases and let go off the wood which result into cracking and peeling off coating. Unlike paint decking oils are usually cheaper to buy and they do look great when you first apply them but they can dry out, they crack and they leave your timber exposed to whether condition. The reason for this is that decking oils don’t contain any pigment. Pigment that you’ll find in decking stains that actually protects the timber from fading & cracking from UV exposure. That’s Why many decking experts believe on deck staining to protect your deck.

How long the paint on deck can last ?

Your wooden decks need to be painted to last for years without annual maintenance. They tend to turn into a silver or grey color in time, but by painting it with right paint, you are protecting it from the UV rays. Painting will mask the flaws in your wooden deck, it can restore an old deck to like-new condition.

What kinds of natural wood surfaces need restoring and maintenance?

The most common types of natural surface we restore and maintain are the following:

• Wood decks
• Wood fences
• Gazebos
• Garage doors
• Sheds
• Playsets
• Cedar siding
• Long homes
• Teak outdoor furniture

Is it worth investing for my deck even if it’s too deteriorated or damaged to restore?

We can be the best solution once your deck is too damaged for restoration. We remove the expense of breaking it down and from the ground up. We assist in building a new deck again. Deck and Fence have the process that renovates your deck by eliminating all the exhausted decking and railing. With the new premium decking materials, we help you replace it with better and high-quality materials.

How to Often Should I Maintenance My Deck?

Maintaining your deck is not just about keeping it looking great. It’s about protecting your investment. Do your deck maintenance work once a year. If you live in an area of the country with wet winter weather, do it in the spring before opening the area for the warm weather seasons.

How to choose right oil for my deck?

With all the choices available how do you choose the right oil for your deck. Decking oil is naturally pigmented so it will enhance the color of timber slightly. You can even choose mild colors to accentuate the color in timber species such as Merbau and Jarrah. You should only choose that oil which really soaks deep into the wood for a long-lasting coating and preserve its color.

How long will it take to replace furniture on my fresh oiled deck?

This depends on the temperature when the paint or stain was applied and the temperature after the product begins to dry, but assuming ideal conditions I would not recommend putting furniture or plants back on your deck for several days. Acrylic paints and stains take a solid week of really dry weather to cure, sometimes even longer.

How often should a deck be oiled?

Wooden decks need to be oiled every year. They tend to turn into a silver or grey color in time, but by oiling it every year you can protecting it from the UV rays.

Do you have to seal deck after power washing?

For the best results, it is required to seal the deck after washing. For pressure washing, we make use of detergent to saturate the deck within 15 minutes, they start the process. After the process of power washing, we apply the sealer after 24-36 hours. If in humid weather, we apply the sealer after 48-72 hours.

How do you clean a stained deck?

To clean a stained deck, you can create a deck cleaning solution. You can mix a ¼ cup of liquid dish soap with a gallon of water. Before you scrub, make sure to use stiff-bristled brush brook. Rinse with a water hose after cleaning the stained deck.

What is the best sander to use for hardwood floors?

If you have hardwood floors, the best sander to use is lighter grit sandpaper. This will take three sessions for that. To start, you can make use of a coarse with 30-40 grit. Then, use a medium 50-60 girt and for the final session 80-100 grit. If you have flat floors, you can make use of orbital sander. This type of sander provides convenience while handling, unlike a drum sander. This helps in removing directional scratches.

How long will it take in sanding a floor?

Sanding a floor can take three to four days to accomplish. It also varies on the length of the deck you want to sand.

What is the best paint for fence?

The fence can expose to many elements it’s very important to keep them in good condition. There are many factors which contribute to quality of paint like color, longevity and cost. The good fence paint should be easy to use with little dripping and mess. It can be applied with a brush or sprayer. It covers well with one coat, even on old fences that haven’t been treated for a while, and leaves a nice waxy finish. The best fence paint provides a great finish with minimum mess and fuss!

Should I paint or stain my fence?

If you want for the longer service life of your fence, it is very recommendable to let your fence be painted. It helps in eliminating undesirable elements in your fence, but staining can be a better choice if you have a wooden deck. Through this, the wood absorbs more the stain.

Why Fence Spray Painting?

The sprayer is much more effective and require less hard work. It is very convenient for Large fences. Many experts will recommend it in spite of its high costing. You can spray a panel in about 10 mins compared to brush painting and the spray gets into all the nooks and crannies that you miss with a brush.

Do I need to have my fencepainted?

If you want a longer service life of your fence, it is a must for you to let it be painted to avoid unwanted elements that can put your fence at risk.

Which Fence Paint Is Best?

The best paint to use depends on the structure of your fence. But, Cuprinol is an excellent fence paint to use.