The Secrets To Successful Deck Cleaning and Staining• Tired of cleaning and staining your deck year after year?The secret for a longer lasting finish is to use the products professional wood restoration contractors use. Restore-A-Deck has made these sealers, cleaners and tools available to the public.• If your wooden deck looks terrible no matter what you try..We can help with step-by-step directions and FREE how-to advice. There are techniques to make a finish look good and last. Once you learn the secrets from the pros and use the right cleaners and high quality deck stains, you'll be able to enjoy your deck more and slave over it less.
Do-It-Yourself Deck Maintenance
We can walk you through it step by stepThe true enjoyment comes when you open your door and step onto a finished wood surface where you can barbecue, throw a party or have a safe place for the kids to play. It is the steps to get there, the actual cleaning and staining, that can be cumbersome. It really comes down to using the right cleaners and stains to make the project easier to tackle yourself. On our forum you can ask any questions you may have and an expert will help you with your particular situation.
Staining and Sealing Less Often: The deck cleaners in R-A-D are of the highest quality. A state-of-the-art, two step wood cleaning process will give you results you never thought possible. Our products are also environmentally as well as landscape friendly.
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Before staining a wood deck it must first be cleaned properly to ensure lasting results. Wood and deck cleaners are designed to clean wood and prepare the surface prior to stain application. The purpose of a deck cleaner is to remove contaminants such as dirt, grime, graying, mold, mildew and algae. In some instances, a very faded old stain can be removed as well using a wood cleaner.
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When to Use a Deck Stripper over a Cleaner
The benefits of regular wood deck maintenance are well worth the time and cost. Regularly cleaning and protecting your deck with a wood stain or sealer is one of the best things you can do to guarantee years of use.
The proper procedure for regular wood maintenance is to clean or prep the wood prior to applying a wood deck stain. The purpose of cleaning [ ... ]
Regular maintenance is a necessity for exterior wood surfaces. Cleaning and ridding the surface of unwanted stains and contaminants such as dirt, mold, and mildew can help increase its longevity. A coat of water repellent sealer or deck stain can further help to enhance the beauty and increase the life of the wood.
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Different Types of Deck CleanersDeck cleaning and prep is a crucial step in any deck maintenance plan. Exterior wood must be cleaned prior to staining to ensure proper stain penetration and longevity. Let's compare the different types of deck cleaners and review how they can positively or negatively affect your wood deck.
Wood Deck CleanersThe purpose for cleaning wood is to remove any dirt, grim [ ... ]
Restore-A-Deck Stripper - Deck Stain Removers
Removing an old deck stain from a wood deck is an essential part of restoring the wood to like new condition. Most wood stains or sealers will not adhere well to an older existing wood stain. Deck stain removers will soften and emulsify an old wood stain so that it can be removed more easily. Wood stain removers consist of chemicals that break the old [ ... ]
Restore-A-Deck Cleaner Powder Advantages
It is no secret that the elements can play havoc on a wooden deck. When a deck is neglected it can become an eyesore in a relatively short time. Water damage causes cracks and splits boards while harsh UV rays turn the wood fibers gray making the whole deck very unsightly.
To protect a wood deck from Mother Nature regular maintenance is necessary. Cleanin [ ... ]